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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 & Modern Liberal Arts Education: Freedom Is To Learn

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Author: Nigel Tubbs  |  Isbn: 9781137358912  |  File size: 766.1 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 218  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In the age that announces the death of metaphysics, that is alive to the existence of the 'other', and defends democratic citizenship against the privilege of masters, what future can there be for a liberal arts education grounded in the pursuit of first principles? This...

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Models Of The History Of Philosophy: Vol. Iii: The Second Enlightenment & The Kantian Age

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Author: Giovanni Santinello and Gregorio Piaia  |  Isbn: 9789401799652  |  File size: 6.4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 1000  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This is the third volume of Models of the History of Philosophy, a collaborative work on the history of the history of philosophy dating from the Renaissance to the end of the nineteenth century. The volume covers a decisive period in the history...

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Cybertheology: Thinking Christianity In The Era Of The Internet

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Author: Antonio Spadaro and Maria Way  |  Isbn: 9780823256990  |  File size: 839.8 KB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This book, written by Antonio Spadaro, S.J., the Editor of La Civilta Cattolica, has been translated by Maria Way, who specializes in topics relating to media and religion. The author suggests that since the Internet has changed, and is changing, the ways...

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Philosophy, Sophistry, Antiphilosophy – Badiou’s Dispute With Lyotard

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Author: Matthew R. McLennan  |  Isbn: 978-1472574169  |  File size: 730.5 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Alain Badiou's work in philosophy, though daunting, has gained a receptive and steadily growing Anglophone readership. What is not well known is the extent to which Badiou's positions, vis-à-vis ontology, ethics, politics and the very meaning of philosophy, were...

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Distributive Justice

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Author: Michael Allingham  |  Isbn: 978-0415859103  |  File size: 688.9 KB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 204  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This book presents a critical appraisal of the main theories of distributive justice. It develops the view that all such theories, or at least all liberal theories, may be seen as expressions of laissez-faire with compensations for factors that they consider to be...

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Walter Benjamin’s Concept Of The Image

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Author: Alison Ross  |  Isbn: 978-1138811485  |  File size: 2.5 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF, EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy In this book, Alison Ross engages in a detailed study of Walter Benjamin’s concept of the image, exploring the significant shifts in Benjamin’s approach to the topic over the course of his career. Using Kant’s treatment of the topic of sensuous form...

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For Strasbourg: Conversations Of Friendship & Philosophy

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Author: Jacques Derrida and Pascale-Anne Brault  |  Isbn: 978-0823256495  |  File size: 781.4 KB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 105  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This volume gathers some of Derrida's last texts, from 2002 to 2004, as he was engaged in fascinating discussions with Jean-Luc Nancy and Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe about questions of sovereignty, event, responsibility, friendship, hospitality,...

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Art Theory As Visual Epistemology

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Author: Harald Klinke  |  Isbn: 978-1443854399  |  File size: 1.3 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 148  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy How can we "know"? What does "knowledge" mean? These were the fundamental questions of epistemology in the 17th century. In response to continental rationalism, the British empiricist John Locke proposed that the only knowledge humans can have is acquired a posterior. In...

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Existential Cognition: Computational Minds In The World

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Author: Ron McClamrock  |  Isbn: 978-0226556413  |  File size: 5.2 MB  |  Year: 1995  |  Pages: 216  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy While the notion of the mind as information-processor—a kind of computational system—is widely accepted, many scientists and philosophers have assumed that this account of cognition shows that the mind's operations are characterizable independent of their relationship to...

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Ostension: Word Learning & The Embodied Mind

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Author: Chad Engelland  |  Isbn: 978-0262028097  |  File size: 3 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Ostension is bodily movement that manifests our engagement with things, whether we wish it to or not. Gestures, glances, facial expressions: all betray our interest in something. Ostension enables our first word learning, providing infants with a prelinguistic way to grasp...

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Gewährleisteter Christlicher Glaube

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Author: Alvin Plantinga  |  Isbn: 978-3110439120  |  File size: 5.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 617  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Mit Gewährleisteter Christlicher Glaube liegt nun endlich die deutsche Übersetzung des Hauptwerkes von Alvin Plantinga vor ( Warranted Christian Belief ), dem einflussreichsten Religionsphilosophen der letzten Jahrzehnte. Mit dem schwer übersetzbaren Ausdruck warrant (in...

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10 Moral Paradoxes

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Author: Saul Smilansky  |  Isbn: 978-1405160872  |  File size: 3.2 MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This is an excellent book which I recommend wholeheartedly both as a source of beneficial thought experiments for the professional moral philosopher, and as a better stimulus for the student of moral philosophy than any theory-focused book could possibly be . . . It is...

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The Cambridge Companion To Logical Empiricism

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Author: Alan Richardson and Thomas Uebel  |  Isbn: 0521791782  |  File size: 1.6 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 447  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy If there is a movement or school that epitomizes analytic philosophy in the middle of the twentieth century, it is logical empiricism. Logical empiricists created a scientifically and technically informed philosophy of science, established mathematical...

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The Laws Of The Spirit: A Hegelian Theory Of Justice

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Author: Shannon Hoff  |  Isbn: 978-1438450285  |  File size: 3.4 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 310  |  Language: English  |  File format: DJVU  |  Category: Philosophy An account of Hegel’s political insights and their contemporary relevance. Drawing from a variety of Hegel’s writings, Shannon Hoff articulates a theory of justice that requires answering simultaneously to three irreducibly different demands: those of...

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Every Thing Must Go: Metaphysics Naturalized

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Author: David Spurrett, Don Ross, James Ladyman, and John Collier  |  Isbn: 9780199276196  |  File size: 3.7 MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 360  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Every Thing Must Go aruges that the only kind of metaphysics that can contribute to objective knowledge is one based specifically on contemporary science as it really is, and not on philosophers' a priori intuitions, common...

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Autonomous Nature: Problems Of Prediction & Control From Ancient Times To The Scientific Revolution

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Author: Carolyn Merchant  |  Isbn: 978-1138931008  |  File size: 5.6 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 314  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF, EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Autonomous Nature investigates the history of nature as an active, often unruly force in tension with nature as a rational, logical order from ancient times to the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century. Along with subsequent advances in mechanics,...

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The Self As Enterprise: Foucault & The Spirit Of 21st Century Capitalism

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Author: Peter Kelly  |  Isbn: 978-0754649632  |  File size: 2.5 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Twenty first century, flexible capitalism creates new demands for those who work to acknowledge that all aspects of their lives have come to be seen as performance related, and consequently of interest to those who employ them (or fire them). At the start of the 21st...

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