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The Nature of Melancholy: From Aristotle to Kristeva

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Author: Jennifer Radden  |  Isbn: 0195151658  |  File size: 19MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 390  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Spanning 24 centuries, this anthology collects over 30 selections of Western writing about melancholy and its related conditions by philosophers, doctors, religious and literary figures, and modern psychologists. Download book...

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Engaging Reason: On the Theory of Value & Action

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Author: Joseph Raz  |  Isbn: 9780198238294  |  File size: 19.5MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 344  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Joseph Raz presents a penetrating exploration of the interdependence of value, reason, and the will. The essays illuminate a wide range of questions concerning fundamental aspects of human thought and action. The book is a summation of many years of original, compelling, and...

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Knowledge, Virtue, & Action: Putting Epistemic Virtues To Work (routledge Studies In Contemporary Philosophy)

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Author: David P. Schweikard and Tim Henning  |  Isbn: 978-0415807692  |  File size: 870.8 KB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 282  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Philosophers who work on epistemology should seek out a copy of Knowledge, Virtue, and Action as quickly as possible. The collection is full of high quality work, and the individual chapters are written clearly, concisely, and with close attention...

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Philosophy & Blade Runner

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Author: Timothy Shanahan  |  Isbn: 978-1137412287  |  File size: 611.1 KB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Philosophy and Blade Runner explores philosophical issues in the film Blade Runner , including human nature, personhood, identity, consciousness, free will, morality, God, death, and the meaning of life. The result is a novel analysis of the greatest science fiction...

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The Concept Of Hell

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Author: Benjamin McCraw, Rob Aitken, and Robert Arp  |  Isbn: 9781137455703  |  File size: 2.9 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 252  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The Concept of Hell examines a wide range of topics, problems, and concepts of interest to philosophers, theologians, and anyone curious about religious thinking concerning damnation. Acting as a platform for philosophers from many different...

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Metaphysics: A Critical Translation With Kant’s Elucidations, Selected Notes, & Related Materials

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Author: Alexander Baumgarten, Courtney D. Fugate, and John Hymers  |  Isbn: 978-1472570130  |  File size: 2.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 496  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Now available for the first time in English, this critical translation of Metaphysica draws from the original seven Latin editions, the Academy edition of Kant, and Georg Friedrich Meier's 18th-century German translation. To...

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Allowing For Exceptions: A Theory Of Defences & Defeasibility In Law

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Author: Luis Duarte d'Almeida  |  Isbn: 0199685789  |  File size: 359.9 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy You find yourself in a court of law, accused of having hit someone. What can you do to avoid conviction? You could simply deny the accusation: No, I didnt do it. But suppose you did do it. You may then give a different answer. Yes, I hit him, you grant, but it was...

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In Search Of Pythagoreanism

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Author: Gabriele Cornelli  |  Isbn: 978-3110306279  |  File size: 1.6 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 228  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The history of Pythagoreanism is littered with different and incompatible interpretations. This observation directs this book towards a fundamentally historiographical rather than philological approach, setting out to reconstruct the way in which the tradition...

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The Blackwell Guide To Plato’s Republic

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Author: Gerasimos Santas  |  Isbn: 978-1405115643  |  File size: 1.1 MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This is a splendid collection of essays. The contributors are not content with rehashing old material but demonstrate how it is still possible to engage with the Republic in new and philosophically stimulating ways. It provides a first-rate guide both to the Republic...

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Deleuze & The Non/human

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Author: Hannah Stark and Jonathan Roffe  |  Isbn: 978-1137453686  |  File size: 735.2 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 260  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Deleuze and the Non/Human brings together leading international voices to consider the place of the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze in the nonhuman turn. It examines recent debates about the figure of the nonhuman in fields such as new materialism,...

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Flirtations: Rhetoric & Aesthetics This Side Of Seduction

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Author: Barbara Nagel, Daniel Hoffman-Schwartz, and Lauren Stone  |  Isbn: 978-0823264902  |  File size: 11.5 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Flirtations makes an everyday practice and pleasure newly available to critical thought. Usually avoided as frivolous, lacking the disruptive grandeur of seduction or the power of the truly erotic, flirtation gets left aside as...

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The Routledge Guidebook To Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics (the Routledge Guides To The Great Books)

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Author: Gerard J Hughes  |  Isbn: 978-0415663854  |  File size: 1.7 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Written by one of the most important founding figures of Western philosophy, Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethicsrepresents a critical point in the study of ethics which has influenced the direction of modern philosophy. TheRoutledge Guidebook to Aristotle’s...

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Aristotle’s Prior Analytics Book I: Translated With An Introduction & Commentary

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Author: Gisela Striker  |  Isbn: 978-0199250417  |  File size: 10.8 MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Aristotle's Prior Analytics marks the beginning of formal logic. For Aristotle himself, this meant the discovery of a general theory of valid deductive argument, a project that he had described as either impossible or impracticable, probably not very long before he...

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24 Hour Mindfulness: How To Be Calmer & Kinder In The Midst Of It All

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Author: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd. and Rohan Gunatillake  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 390.1 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 40  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI  |  Category: Philosophy Having enjoyed the app Buddhify2 for quite a while, this booklet seems like a familiar friend. It's does add nice flow and depth to what are normally short, but lovely situational guided meditations. I am looking forward to the longer book...

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Ontological Politics In A Disposable World: The New Mastery Of Nature

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Author: Luigi Pellizzoni  |  Isbn: 978-1472434944  |  File size: 3.8 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 259  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This book explores the intertwining of politics and ontology, shedding light on the ways in which, as our ability to investigate, regulate, appropriate, ‘enhance’ and destroy material reality have developed, so new social scientific accounts of nature and...

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Kant & Colonialism: Historical & Critical Perspectives

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Author: Katrin Flikschuh  |  Isbn: 9780199669622  |  File size: 1.9 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy this volume is highly instructive and the right starting point for anyone who wants to understand Kant's position on colonialism. This is the first book dedicated to a systematic exploration of Kant's position on colonialism. Bringing together a team of leading scholars...

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Style In Theory: Between Literature & Philosophy

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Author: Ivan Callus and James Corby  |  Isbn: 9781441122186  |  File size: 19 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy 'What, in theory, is style? How has style been rethought in literary theory?' Drawing together leading academics working within and across the disciplines of English, philosophy, literary theory, and comparative literature, Style in Theory: Between Philosophy...

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Gramsci’s Historicism: A Realist Interpretation

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Author: Esteve Morera  |  Isbn: B00HFTVGDE  |  File size: 11.8 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 246  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy First published in 1990, this book is a comprehensive study of Gramsci's Quaderni, and gives the reader a penetrating account of the structure of Gramsci's thought. The author draw on many materials and sources, making accesible to the English-speaking reader a wide range of...

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Antigone, Interrupted

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Author: Bonnie Honig  |  Isbn: 978-1107668157  |  File size: 1.7 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 342  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Antigone, Interrupted explores the intertwined history of law, politics, gender and humanism through a new reading of Sophocles' classical tragedy. Studying the play in its fifth-century and modern contexts, Bonnie Honig argues for an Antigone committed not just to...

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Democratic Enlightenment – Philosophy, Revolution, & Human Rights, 1750-1790

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Author: Jonathan Israel  |  Isbn: 978-0199668090  |  File size: 6 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 1066  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Israel has turned up evidence of the Radical Enlightenment's influence in surprising places, and that labor alone should ensure that this book finds a place on every specialist's shelf. The Enlightenment shaped modernity. Western values of representative democracy and...

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Repeating Zizek

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Author: Agon Hamza  |  Isbn: 978-0822358916  |  File size: 1.9 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 305  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Repeating Žižek offers a serious engagement with the ideas and propositions of philosopher Slavoj Žižek. Often subjecting Žižek's work to a Žižekian analysis, this volume's contributors consider the possibility (or impossibility) of formalizing Žižek's ideas into an...

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Stechfliege Sokrates: Warum Gute Philosophie Wehtun Muss

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Author: Ekkehard Martens  |  Isbn: 978-3406682117  |  File size: 2.4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Ich glaube, man sollte überhaupt nur noch solche Bücher lesen, die einen beißen und stechen.“ Was Kafka in einem Brief an einen Freund von guter Literatur erwartet, gilt auch für gute Philosophie: Sie macht etwas mit uns, ändert uns in dem, wie wir denken, wie...

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Rumi & Shams Silent Rebellion: Parallels With Vedanta, Buddhism, & Shaivism

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Author: Mostafa Vaziri  |  Isbn: 978-1137534040  |  File size: 3.7 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This book offers a paradigm shift and fresh interpretation of Rumi's message. After being disentangled from the anachronistic connection with the Mevlevi order of Islamic Sufism, Rumi is placed in the world of philosophy. A pyramidal model is proposed for the structure...

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Psychology As The Science Of Human Being

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Author: Giuseppina Marsico, Jaan Valsiner, Nandita Chaudhary, Tatsuya Sato, and Virginia Dazzani  |  Isbn: 9783319210933  |  File size: 5.5 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 375  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This book brings together a group of scholars from around the world who view psychology as the science of human ways of being. Being refers to the process of existing - through construction of the...

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The Cambridge Companion To The Communist Manifesto

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Author: James Farr and Terrell Carver  |  Isbn: 978-1107683075  |  File size: 1.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 328  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy The Cambridge Companion to the Communist Manifesto makes accessible to general readers the latest historical and biographical scholarship critically relevant to this class text in political theory and intellectual history. It provides a fresh translation...

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Contributions To Social Ontology

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Author: Clive Lawson, John Spiro Latsis, and Nuno Martins  |  Isbn: 9780415403733  |  File size: 1.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Recent years have seen a dramatic re-emergence of interest in ontology. From philosophy and social sciences to artificial intelligence and computer science, ontology is gaining interdisciplinary influence as a popular tool for applied...

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Critical Theory & The Challenge Of Praxis: Beyond Reification

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Author: Stefano Giacchetti Ludovisi  |  Isbn: 1472447735  |  File size: 1.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 234  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This volume explores possibility of constructing a political outcome from the theory of the early years of the Frankfurt School, countering the commonly-made criticism that critical theory is highly speculative. With chapters exploring the work of figures...

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Art, Literature & Culture From A Marxist Perspective

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Author: Tony McKenna  |  Isbn: 9781137526601  |  File size: 3.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 229  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Art, Literature and Culture from a Marxist Perspective provides a journey through some of the most salient and abiding instances of art, literature, TV series and film. The analysis ranges from more classical works such as the paintings of Van Gogh or the writing of Balzac...

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Georges Bataille: The Sacred & Society

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Author: William Pawlett  |  Isbn: 978-0415645485  |  File size: 2.8 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In this comprehensive and engaging study Georges Bataille’s central ideas – the sacred, community and eroticism – are explored in detail. Bataille’s project to understand social bonds and energies at their most fundamental level and to re-energise society by...

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A Journey Through Philosophy In 101 Anecdotes

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Author: Nicholas Rescher  |  Isbn: 978-0822963356  |  File size: 1.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Nicholas Rescher presents the first comprehensive chronology of philosophical anecdotes, spanning from antiquity to the current era. He introduces us to the major thinkers, texts, and historical periods of Western philosophy, recounting many of the stories philosophers...

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