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Language Of Images: Visualization & Meaning In Tantras

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Author: Sthaneshwar Timalsina  |  Isbn: 978-1433125560  |  File size: 6.9 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 175  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy While Indian visual culture and Tantric images have drawn wide attention, the culture of images, particularly that of the divine images, is broadly misunderstood. This book is the first to systematically address the hermeneutic and philosophical aspects of...

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Der Sinn Des Menschlichen Lebens

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Author: Edward O. Wilson  |  Isbn: 978-3406681707  |  File size: 2.4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Ein Buchtitel, der Skepsis weckt. Wer kann sich zutrauen, den Sinn des menschlichen Lebens (aus evolutionärer Sicht) umfassend zu beschreiben? Der 86jährige, weltweit sehr bekannte amerikanische Biologe, Insektenkundler, Evolutionstheoretiker und Soziobiologe Edward O....

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Heidegger On Concepts, Freedom & Normativity

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Author: Sacha Golob  |  Isbn: 1107031702  |  File size: 3.4 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Provides a fundamentally new account of the arguments and concepts that define Heidegger's early philosophy. The book locates Heidegger's work in relation to contemporary analytic philosophy, the history of philosophy, and to Plato, Kant and Husserl. Of great interest to those...

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When The Clouds Part: The Uttaratantra & Its Meditative Tradition As A Bridge Between Sutra & Tantra

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Author: Karl Brunnholzl  |  Isbn: 978-1559394178  |  File size: 42.8 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 1152  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy KARL BRUNNHÖLZL was trained as a physician and presently works as a Tibetan translator and Buddhist teacher. He studied Tibetology, Buddhology, and Sanskrit at Hamburg University and Tibetan language and Buddhist philosophy and practice at the Marpa Institute for...

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A Beginner’s Guide To Meditation: Health, Serenity, & Joy

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Author: Lucas River  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 332.9 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 31  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI  |  Category: Philosophy Is your life so chaotic and cramped with distractions and responsibilities that you can no longer sleep at night? Do you find that at a large part of your day is filled with worry and anxiousness? Is your body beginning to build up stress? Are you having physical symptoms of...

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Consolations: The Solace, Nourishment & Underlying Meaning Of Everyday Words

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Author: David Whyte  |  Isbn: 978-1932887341  |  File size: 293.6 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 247  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy This book overflows with generosity and courageous wisdom. Painstakingly written, deeply reflective, its words will halt the mind, opening the soul to the mystery and majesty of life. With the imagery of a poet and the reflection of a philosopher, David Whyte turns his...

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Der Teufel Und Seine Engel: Die Neue Biographie

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Author: Kurt Flasch  |  Isbn: 978-3406684128  |  File size: 2.7 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 462  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Der Teufel stammt nicht aus Europa, sondern aus dem Orient. Aber jahrhundertelang lag sein Schatten auf dem Kontinent und nahm von da aus den Weg in die neue Welt. Die Europäer erlitten Satan (wie er auf Hebräisch heißt), aber sie verwandelten ihn auch, veränderten den...

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Ces Objets Qui Nous Envahissent : Objets Cultes, Culte Des Objets : Anthologie 2015-2016

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Author: Johan Faerber  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 102.4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages:  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Une anthologie numérique sur le thème au programme des sessions 2015-2016. 60 documents, des analyses précises et de nombreux outils pour préparer l’épreuve. Les questions abordées Nos sociétés produisent toutes sortes d’objets. La publicité les rend tous désirables,...

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Buddha Of Infinite Light: The Teachings Of Shin Buddhism, The Japanese Way Of Wisdom & Compassion

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Author: Daisetz T. Suzuki  |  Isbn: 978-1570624568  |  File size: 132.1 KB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 96  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Shin is the uniquely Japanese flowering of the type of Buddhism known as "Pure Land." It originated in the thirteenth century with the charismatic and prophetic figure Shinran (1172–1263), whose interpretation of the traditional Pure Land teachings was extremely...

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Radical Philosophy: An Introduction

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Author: Chad Kautzer  |  Isbn: 1577240618  |  File size: 1.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 230  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In this concise introduction, Chad Kautzer demonstrates the shared emancipatory goals and methods of several radical philosophies, from Marxism and feminism to critical race and queer theory. Radical Philosophy examines the relations of theory and practice, knowledge and...

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Law & The Philosophy Of Privacy

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Author: Janice Richardson  |  Isbn: 978-0415572439  |  File size: 3.4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 226  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF, EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Situating privacy within the context of political philosophy, this book highlights the way in which struggles concerning the meaning of privacy have always been political. Different conceptions of privacy are here shown to involve diverse assumptions about...

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On Moral Capital

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Author: Xiaoxi Wang  |  Isbn: 978-3662455432  |  File size: 2.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 266  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This book promotes the original concept of “Moral Capital” as the key to analyzing the nature and function of morality in economic activities. The book is divided into three major sections. In the first, the author argues that the logical connections between...

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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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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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Valuing Health: Well-being, Freedom, & Suffering (population-level Bioethics)

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Author: Daniel M. Hausman  |  Isbn: 0190233184  |  File size: 12.9 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In an analysis unmatched for its comprehensiveness and care, Hausman challenges two dominant assumptions in health economics: that the value of health resides in its bearing on well-being, and that health economists should measure that value through the expressed...

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The Myth Of An Afterlife: The Case Against Life After Death

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Author: Keith Augustine and Michael Martin  |  Isbn: 9780810886773  |  File size: 3.4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 708  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In The Myth of an Afterlife: The Case against Life after Death, Michael Martin and Keith Augustine collect a series of contributions that redress this imbalance in the literature by providing a strong, comprehensive, and up-to-date casebook of the...

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Philosophical Investigations

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Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein  |  Isbn: 1405159286  |  File size: 3.03MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 321  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Incorporating significant editorial changes from earlier editions, the fourth edition of Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations is the definitive en face German-English version of the most important work of 20th-century philosophyThe extensively revised...

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Des Philosophes Pour Bien Vivre

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Author: Gilles Prod'homme  |  Isbn: 978-2212538786  |  File size: 102.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 231  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Etre heureux, goûter au bonheur, même un peu, ici et maintenant, qui n'en a pas envie ? En revenant à la philosophie, ouvrons-nous au message des stoïciens. Pourquoi eux particulièrement ? Parce que ces penseurs antiques ont osé faire du bonheur leur but pratique et...

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The Apology Ritual: A Philosophical Theory Of Punishment

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Author: Christopher Bennett  |  Isbn: 9780521880725  |  File size: 1.1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 222  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Christopher Bennett presents a theory of punishment grounded in the practice of apology, and in particular in reactions such as feeling sorry and making amends. His book is a rich and intriguing contribution to the debate over punishment and restorative justice....

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Moral Development & Reality: Beyond The Theories Of Kohlberg, Hoffman, & Haidt

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Author: John C. Gibbs  |  Isbn: 978-0199976171  |  File size: 2.7 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 384  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This is the most sensible and insightful book on moral development that I have seen in over twenty years. In this masterful treatment, John Gibbs examines the recent trends in moral psychology with a deep understanding of the classic questions and controversies in the...

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Ethics & Philosophical Critique In William James

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Author: Sarin Marchetti  |  Isbn: 9781137541772  |  File size: 2.1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In Ethics and Philosophical Critique in William James Marchetti invites the reader to radically rethink James's seminal contribution to moral philosophy. Contrary to the standard interpretation of his work as a moral philosopher, Marchetti argues that James was not...

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Science Without Bounds: A Synthesis Of Science, Religion & Mysticism

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Author: Arthur D'Adamo  |  Isbn: 978-1414054728  |  File size: 1.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 448  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Well written, logically arranged, subjects thoroughly covered. Considering the difficulty of discussing the centuries old conflict between Science and Religion, the cause of the struggle is clearly exposed and discussed in a non-judgmental way. A religious person need...

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Reverence: Renewing A Forgotten Virtue

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Author: Paul Woodruff  |  Isbn: 0199350809  |  File size: 2 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 334  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy This book by Paul Woodruff is a delight, in part from the beauty and pertinence of the poetry that Woodruff brings in to illuminate his discussion and from the charm added by his explications. His prose is a joy as he illustrates the various facets of reverence with brief...

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Vom Nutzen Der Feindschaft

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Author: Wilhelm Schmid  |  Isbn: 978-3458205098  |  File size: 1.5 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 111  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB, CHM  |  Category: Philosophy Wilhelm Schmid, geb. 1953, lebt als freier Philosoph in Berlin und lehrt Philosophie als außerplanmäßiger Professor an der Universität Erfurt. Viele Jahre lang war er als Gastdozent in Riga/Lettland und Tiflis/Georgien, sowie als »philosophischer...

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Aesthetics & The Embodied Mind: Beyond Art Theory & The Cartesian Mind-body Dichotomy

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Author: Alfonsina Scarinzi  |  Isbn: 9789401793780  |  File size: 6.4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 330  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The project of naturalizing human consciousness/experience has made great technical strides (e.g., in mapping areas of brain activity), but has been hampered in many cases by its uncritical reliance on a dualistic “Cartesian” paradigm (though as some of...

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Durch Die Nacht: Eine Naturgeschichte Der Dunkelheit

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Author: Ernst Peter Fischer  |  Isbn: 3886808386  |  File size: 1.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 241  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Das faszinierende Panorama der dunklen Seite unseres Lebens Jedes Licht braucht die Dunkelheit, um aus ihr zu entspringen, so wie ein Laut erst hörbar wird durch die Stille der Welt. Und das Gleiche gilt für das Leben, die menschliche Existenz überhaupt: Die Nacht ist...

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Essence Of The Dhammapada: The Buddha’s Call To Nirvana

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Author: Eknath Easwaran  |  Isbn: 978-1586380977  |  File size: 833.7 KB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 302  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Eknath Easwaran, translator of the best-selling edition of the Dhammapada, sees this powerful scripture as a perfect map for the spiritual journey. Said to be the text closest to the Buddha's actual words, it is a collection of short teachings memorized during his...

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Classical Confucian Political Thought: A New Interpretation

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Author: Loubna El Amine  |  Isbn: 0691163049  |  File size: 9.1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 226  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF, EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy The intellectual legacy of Confucianism has loomed large in efforts to understand China’s past, present, and future. While Confucian ethics has been thoroughly explored, the question remains: what exactly is Confucian political thought? Classical Confucian...

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Nishida Kitarō’s Chiasmatic Chorology: Place Of Dialectic, Dialectic Of Place

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Author: John W. M. Krummel  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 1.9 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 314  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Nishida Kitarō (1870–1945) is considered Japan's first and greatest modern philosopher. As founder of the Kyoto School, he began a rigorous philosophical engagement and dialogue with Western philosophical traditions, especially the work of G. W. F. Hegel. John W. M. Krummel...

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Hegel’s Phenomenology Of Spirit

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Author: Ludwig Siep  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 2.5 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 331  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This is a new interpretative guide to Hegel's influential Phenomenology of Spirit, a work that combines a world history of culture and society with a systematic epistemology and a philosophy of nature and culture. A subtle and elegantly argued assessment, the book appears here in English...

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