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The Much-at-Once: Music, Science, Ecstasy, the Body

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Author: Bruce W. Wilshire and Edward S. Casey  |  Isbn: 0823268349  |  File size: 2.5MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 296  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In this capstone work, the late Bruce Wilshire seeks to rediscover the fullness of life in the world by way of a more complete activation of the body's potentials. Appealing to our powers of hearing and feeling, with a special emphasis on music, he...

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A History of Western Philosophy: Hobbes to Hume, Volume III (v. 3)

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Author: Robert J. Fogelin and W. T. Jones  |  Isbn: 9780155383142  |  File size: 18.84MB  |  Year: 1969  |  Pages: 381  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy A HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY examines the nature of philosophical enterprise and philosophy's role in Western culture. Jones and Fogelin weave key passages from classic philosophy works into their comments and criticisms, giving A HISTORY OF WESTERN...

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Humanizing Evil: Psychoanalytic, Philosophical & Clinical Perspectives

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Author: Jon Mills and Ronald C. Naso  |  Isbn: 113882853X  |  File size: 1.64MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 218  |  Language: Englsih  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Psychoanalysis has traditionally had difficulty in accounting for the existence of evil. Freud saw it as a direct expression of unconscious forces, whereas more recent theorists have examined the links between early traumatic experiences and later...

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Sagesse des contes Bouddhistes - Exercices philosophiques

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Author:  |  Isbn: 9782212558821  |  File size: 40MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Chacune des grandes religions est porteuse de sagesse. C'est le point de départ de cette collection qui propose 20 méditations pour penser sa vie et donner du sens à son existence. Faut-il chercher à tout savoir ? Sommes-nous responsable de ce qui nous arrive ? Peut-on maîtriser ses...

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The Hidden God: A Study of Tragic Vision in the Pensées of Pascal & the Tragedies of Racine

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Author: Lucien Goldmann  |  Isbn: 9780415822367  |  File size: 27.2MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 440  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The concept of ‘world visions’, first elaborated in the early work of Georg Lukàcs, is used here as a tool whereby the similarities between Pascal’s Pensées and Kant’s critical philosophy are contrasted with the rationalism of Descartes and the...

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Thinking Philosophically: An Introduction to the Great Debates

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Author: David Roochnik  |  Isbn: 9781119067252  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Thinking Philosophically: An Introduction to the Great Debates presents a highly accessible introduction to five of the most fundamental debates in world philosophy.Introduces five fundamental philosophical debates in a highly engaging and accessible manner that invites...

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Philosophers Behaving Badly

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Author: Mel Thompson  |  Isbn: 9780720612196  |  File size: 0.8MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy An engaging and often hilarious survey of the far-from-fusty extra-curricular activities of some of philosophy’s finest practitioners Philosophers Behaving Badly examines the lives of eight great philosophers—Rousseau, whose views on education and the social order seem...

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Culture, Science, Society

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Author: George Markus  |  Isbn: 9789004202405  |  File size: 2.27MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 666  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The closely interrelated essays in this volume address the question of the internal dynamism of the high culture of modernity in its paradoxical constitution as the complementary unity of strict opposites: the sciences (philosophy included) and the arts. Special attention...

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Heidegger, History & The Holocaust

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Author: Mahon O'Brien  |  Isbn: 9781472510198  |  File size: 948.5 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Heidegger, History and the Holocaust is an important contribution to the longstanding debate concerning Martin Heidegger's association with National Socialism. Although a difficult topic, this ambitious new work moves the entire debate on the Heidegger controversy...

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A Common Law Theory of Judicial Review: The Living Tree

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Author: W. J. Waluchow  |  Isbn: 0521864763  |  File size: 1.8MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 296  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In this study, W. J. Waluchow argues that debates between defenders and critics of constitutional bills of rights presuppose that constitutions are more or less rigid entities. Within such a conception, constitutions aspire to establish stable, fixed points of agreement and...

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Philosophy & the Foundations of Dynamics

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Author: Lawrence Sklar  |  Isbn: 0521716306  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 279  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Although now replaced by more modern theories, classical mechanics remains a core foundational element of physical theory. From its inception, the theory of dynamics has been riddled with conceptual issues and differing philosophical interpretations and throughout its long...

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Routledge Handbook of Ethics & War: Just War Theory in the 21st Century

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Author: Fritz Allhoff and Nicholas G. Evans  |  Isbn: 1138953040  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 432  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This new Handbook offers a comprehensive overview of contemporary extensions and alternatives to the just war tradition in the field of the ethics of war. The modern history of just war has typically assumed the primacy of four particular elements: jus ad...

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The Most Human Human: What Talking with Computers Teaches Us About What It Means to Be Alive

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Author: Brian Christian  |  Isbn: 9780385533065  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The Most Human Human is a provocative, exuberant, and profound exploration of the ways in which computers are reshaping our ideas of what it means to be human. Its starting point is the annual Turing Test, which pits artificial intelligence programs against people to...

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Enseignements des doctrines de Platon

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Author: Alcinoos  |  Isbn: 9782251004075  |  File size: 10.7MB  |  Year: 1990  |  Pages: 253  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy L'enseignement des doctrines de Platon est un ouvrage du Moyen-Platonisme qui contient un expose concis et systematique des doctrines platoniciennes. L'auteur, Alcinoos, n'est pas connu par ailleurs. Le texte critique est illustre par une abondante annotation destinee a montrer...

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From The Cave To The Cross: The Cruciform Theology Of George Grant & Simone Weil

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Author: Bradley Jersak  |  Isbn: 978-1517505325  |  File size: 538.4 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 342  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy FROM THE CAVE TO THE CROSS: The cruciform theology of the George Grant and Simone Weil - is an academic work that enucleates the core tenets of Canadian political philosopher, George P. Grant, and his dependence on French philosopher-mystic, Simone Weil, in developing...

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Deciphering Capital

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Author: Alex Callinicos  |  Isbn: 9781909026681  |  File size: 5.2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 334  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Marx's Capital is back where it belongs, at the centre of debate about Marxism and its purchase on the contemporary world. In recent years there has been an explosion of much wider interest in Capital, after the debate on Capital largely fell silent in the late-1970s. In...

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Stratégie ouvrière et néocapitalisme

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Author: André Gorz  |  Isbn: 2020022400  |  File size: 3.7MB  |  Year: 1964  |  Pages: 175  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Sommes-nous devenus trop riches pour le socialisme ? Le néocapitalisme est-il capable de satisfaire les besoins au point d'émousser la combativité des travailleurs, voire de mettre le mouvement ouvrier en crise? Non. Aux formes extrêmes de la misère, le développement du...

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The Spiritual Automaton: Spinoza's Science of the Mind

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Author: Eugene Marshall  |  Isbn: 9780199675531  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Eugene Marshall presents an original, systematic account of Spinoza's philosophy of mind, in which the mind is presented as an affective mechanism, one that, when rational, behaves as a spiritual automaton. The central feature of the account is a novel concept of...

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Assurance: An Austinian view of Knowledge & Knowledge Claims

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Author: Krista Lawlor  |  Isbn: 9780199657896  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Claiming to know is more than making a report about one's epistemic position: one also offers one's assurance to others. What is an assurance? In this book, Krista Lawlor unites J. L. Austin's insights about the pragmatics of assurance-giving and the semantics of knowledge...

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A Series of Discourses on the Christian Revelation, Viewed in Connection with the Modern Astronomy

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Author: Thomas Chalmers  |  Isbn: 9781108005272  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 280  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In 1817 the Scottish mathematician and churchman Thomas Chalmers (1780-1847), who was later invited to write one of the Bridgewater Treatises (also reissued in this series) published this book, based on weekday sermons preached by him in Glasgow. His main aim is to refute...

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Rules, Magic & Instrumental Reason

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Author: Berel Dov Lerner  |  Isbn: 9780415253024  |  File size: 4.8MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This book offers a systematic and critical discussion of Peter Winch's writings on the philosophy of the social sciences. The author points to Winch's tendency to over-emphasize the importance of language and communication, and his insufficient attention to the role of...

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Hume: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding: & Other Writings

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Author: Stephen Buckle  |  Isbn: 0521604036  |  File size: 1.69MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 278  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy David Hume's An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, first published in 1748, is a concise statement of Hume's central philosophical positions. It develops an account of human mental functioning which emphasizes the limits of human knowledge and the extent of our reliance...

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A Philosophy Of The Screenplay

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Author: Ted Nannicelli  |  Isbn: 978-0415521444  |  File size: 1.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 277  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy "Engaging effectively with an impressive range of relevant literatures and examples, Ted Nanicelli’s book provides a fresh and cogent perspective on the art of the screenplay." Recently, scholars in a variety of disciplines―including philosophy, film and media...

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Plato: Euthyphro. Apology. Crito. Phaedo. Phaedrus

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Author: Harold North Fowler and Plato  |  Isbn: 9780674990401  |  File size: 31MB  |  Year: 1999  |  Pages: 608  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Plato, the great philosopher of Athens, was born in 427 BCE. In early manhood an admirer of Socrates, he later founded the famous school of philosophy in the grove Academus. Much else recorded of his life is uncertain; that he left Athens for a time after...

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Ethics & Images of Pain (Routledge Advances in Art & Visual Studies)

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Author: Asbjørn Grønstad and Henrik Gustafsson  |  Isbn: 9780415893824  |  File size: 2.63MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 262  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Few phenomena are as formative of our experience of the visual world as displays of suffering. But what does it mean to have an ethical experience of disturbing or traumatizing images? What kind of ethical proposition does an image of pain...

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Merleau-Ponty: Key Concepts

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Author: Jack Reynolds and Rosalyn Diprose  |  Isbn: 1844651150  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Having initially not had the attention of Sartre or Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty's work is arguably now more widely influential than either of his two contemporaries. "Merleau-Ponty: Key Concepts" presents an accessible guide to the core ideas which structure...

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The Death Penalty, Volume I

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Author: Jacques Derrida and Peggy Kamuf  |  Isbn: 0226144321  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 312  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In this newest installment in Chicago’s series of Jacques Derrida’s seminars, the renowned philosopher attempts one of his most ambitious goals: the first truly philosophical argument against the death penalty. While much has been written against...

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Knowledge & Ethics In Anthropology: Obligations & Requirements

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Author: Lisette Josephides  |  Isbn: 978-0857855442  |  File size: 966.9 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This volume explores the anthropology of knowledge. Inspired by eminent scholar Marilyn Strathern, leading anthropologists explore key theoretical themes of subjectivity, ethics and gender through global ethnographies. Inspired by the work of world-renowned...

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The Existence of the External World: The Pascal-Hume Principle

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Author: Jean-Rene Vernes  |  Isbn: 9780776605197  |  File size: 4.1MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 120  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Do the objects that we perceive though our senses exist autonomously, independent of the mind that perceives them? Three and a half centuries have gone by without a universally acceptable solution. Jean-René Vernes shows that this failure results from the fundamental...

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Philosophy Of Song & Singing: An Introduction

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Author: Jeanette Bicknell  |  Isbn: 978-1138790674  |  File size: 944.9 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 140  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Jeanette Bicknell’s Philosophy of Song and Singing is a convincing addition to the body of work in musical aesthetics, which has tended to emphasize music alone. Song and Singing offers a framework for understanding singing, itself, that is philosophically...

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