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On Romantic Love: Simple Truths About A Complex Emotion (philosophy In Action)

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Author: Berit Brogaard  |  Isbn: 0199370737  |  File size: 2.4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Romantic love presents some of life's most challenging questions. Can we choose who to love? Is romantic love rational? Can we love more than one person at a time? And can we make ourselves fall out of love? In On Romantic Love, Berit Brogaard attempts to get to the bottom...

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Subjectivity, Gender & The Struggle For Recognition

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Author: Paddy McQueen  |  Isbn: 9781137425980  |  File size: 673.7 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Subjectivity, Gender and the Struggle for Recognition examines the significance of 'recognition' for contemporary philosophy and political theory. It reveals the role played by recognition in the construction of our individual and collective identities through an...

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Kierkegaard’s Kenotic Christology

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Author: David R. Law  |  Isbn: 978-0199698639  |  File size: 1.7 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The orthodox doctrine of the incarnation affirms that Christ is both truly divine and truly human. This, however, raises the question of how these two natures can co-exist in the one, united person of Christ without undermining the integrity of either nature. Kenotic...

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Ewige Jugend: Eine Kulturgeschichte Des Alterns

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Author: Robert P. Harrison  |  Isbn: 978-3446249202  |  File size: 1.1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Man ist nur so alt wie man sich fühlt – stimmt das? Unser Geburtsjahr sagt noch lange nichts darüber aus, wie es um unseren Körper steht oder wie wir selbst und andere Menschen uns wahrnehmen. Unser Alter, so Robert P. Harrison, hängt von der Welt ab, in der wir...

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The Routledge Guidebook To Gramsci’s Prison Notebooks

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Author: John Schwarzmantel  |  Isbn: 978-0415714174  |  File size: 1.9 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF, EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Gramsci’s Prison Notebooks are one of the most important and original sources of modern political philosophy but the Prison Notebooks present great difficulties to the reader. Not originally intended for publication, their fragmentary character and their...

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The Problem With Levinas

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Author: Alexis Dianda and Simon Critchley  |  Isbn: 9780198738763  |  File size: 1.1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Levinass idea of ethics as a relation of responsibility to the other person has become a highly influential and recognizable position across a wide range of academic and non-academic fields. Simon Critchleys aim in this book is to provide a less...

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The Ancients & The Postmoderns: On The Historicity Of Forms

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Author: Fredric Jameson  |  Isbn: 9781781685938  |  File size: 2.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Fredric Jameson sweeps from the Renaissance to The Wire High modernism is now as far from us as antiquity was for the Renaissance. Such is the premise of Fredric Jameson’s major new work in which modernist works, this time in painting (Rubens) and music (Wagner...

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Evaluating Emotions

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Author: Eva-Maria Düringer  |  Isbn: 9781137389794  |  File size: 691.5 KB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy How are emotions related to values? This book shows that the answer to this question, and to questions about the nature of emotions and values, can be found in an understanding of what it means to care about something. It is argued that caring consists in having a...

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Naturalizing Badiou: Mathematical Ontology & Structural Realism

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Author: Fabio Gironi  |  Isbn: 9781137463463  |  File size: 1.6 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Naturalizing Badiou offers a naturalist critique and revision of Alain Badiou's philosophy. It argues against some core elements of his systematic philosophy, considering them unacceptable for the naturalist philosopher. At the same time, however, it highlights how Badiou's...

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Negation & Polarity: Experimental Perspectives

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Author: Chungmin Lee and Pierre Larrivée  |  Isbn: 9783319174631  |  File size: 12.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 359  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This volume offers insights on experimental and empirical research in theoretical linguistic issues of negation and polarity, focusing on how negation is marked and how negative polarity is emphatic and how it interacts with double negation....

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The Bloomsbury Companion to Aristotle

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Author: Claudia Baracchi  |  Isbn: 9781441108739  |  File size: 6.7MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 432  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Aristotle is one of the most crucial figures in the history of Western thought, and his name and ideas continue to be invoked in a wide range of contemporary philosophical discussions. The Bloomsbury Companion to Aristotle brings together leading scholars from across the...

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Twilight & Philosophy

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Author: Rebecca Housel  |  Isbn: 9780470484234  |  File size: 1.2MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The first look at the philosophy behind Stephenie Meyer's bestselling Twilight series Bella and Edward, and their family and friends, have faced countless dangers and philosophical dilemmas in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight novels. This book is the first to explore them,...

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A Companion to the Latin Medieval Commentaries on Aristotle's Metaphysics

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Author: Gabriele Galluzzo  |  Isbn: 9789004261280  |  File size: 2.91MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 695  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Few philosophical books have been so influential in the development of Western thought as Aristotle's Metaphysics. For centuries Aristotle's most celebrated work has been regarded as a source of inspiration as well as the starting point for every investigation into the...

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The Social Thought of Ortega y Gasset: A Systematic Synthesis in Postmodernism & Interdisciplinarity

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Author: John T. Graham  |  Isbn: 0826213537  |  File size: 2.61MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 568  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The Social Thought of Ortega y Gasset is the third and final volume of John T. Graham's massive investigation of the thought of Ortega, the renowned twentieth-century Spanish essayist and philosopher. This volume concludes the synthetic trilogy on Ortega's thought as a...

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Aquinas on the Beginning & End of Human Life

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Author: Fabrizio Amerini  |  Isbn: 9780674072473  |  File size: 1.33MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In contemporary discussions of abortion, both sides argue well-worn positions, particularly concerning the question, When does human life begin? Though often invoked by the Catholic Church for support, Thomas Aquinas in fact held that human life begins after conception,...

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The Body in Culture, Technology & Society

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Author: Chris Shilling  |  Isbn: 0761971246  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This is Shilling at his creative best…these are seminal observations of the classical theories drawn together as never before. Moreover, as a framework provides a genuinely new and fertile way of reconsidering not just classical sociology but contemporary Download book...

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Horrorism: Naming Contemporary Violence

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Author: Adriana Cavarero  |  Isbn: 9780231144568  |  File size: 14.45MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 168  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Words like "terrorism" and "war" no longer encompass the scope of contemporary violence. With this explosive book, Adriana Cavarero, one of the world's most provocative feminist theorists and political philosophers, effectively renders such terms obsolete. She...

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The Intrinsic Worth of Persons

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Author: Daniel Farnham and Jean Hampton  |  Isbn: 0521673259  |  File size: 1.11MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 238  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Contractarianism in some form has been at the center of recent debates in moral and political philosophy. Jean Hampton was one of the most gifted philosophers involved in these debates and provided both important criticisms of prominent contractarian...

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Justice, Posterity, & the Environment

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Author: Wilfred Beckerman  |  Isbn: 0199245096  |  File size: 12.38MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In rich countries, environmental problems are seen as problems of prosperity; in poor countries, they are seen as problems of poverty. Lack of clean drinking water and insufficient sanitation affect the here and now, whereas environmental problems in rich countries seem...

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Classical Cynicism: A Critical Study

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Author: Luis Navia  |  Isbn: 9780313300158  |  File size: 6.73MB  |  Year: 1996  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy More than a school of philosophy with a defined set of beliefs and convictions, classical Cynicism represents an unconventional sect of philosophers and a way of life. This is a complete account of classical Cynicism from its beginnings in the Socratic circle to its...

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A Friendly Introduction to Mathematical Logic, 2 edition

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Author: Christopher C. Leary  |  Isbn: 9781942341079  |  File size: 1.7MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 380  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy At the intersection of mathematics, computer science, and philosophy, mathematical logic examines the power and limitations of formal mathematical thinking. In this expansion of Leary's user-friendly 1st edition, readers with no previous study in the field are...

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Modern Perspectives in Type-Theoretical Semantics

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Author: Stergios Chatzikyriakidis and Zhaohui Luo  |  Isbn: 9783319504209  |  File size: 4.91MB  |  Year: 2017  |  Pages: 296  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This book is a collective volume that reports the state of the art in the applications of type theory to linguistic semantics. The volume fills a 20 year gap from the last published book on the issue and aspires to bring researchers closer to...

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Responding to Loss: Heideggerian Reflections on Literature, Architecture, & Film

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Author: Robert Mugerauer  |  Isbn: 9780823263240  |  File size: 34.55MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Much recent philosophical work proposes to illuminate dilemmas of human existence with reference to the arts and culture, often to the point of submitting particular works to preconceived formulations. In this examination of three texts that respond to loss, Robert...

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Moore's Paradox: A Critique of Representationalism

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Author: Ulla Schmid  |  Isbn: 9783110371031  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 282  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The word belief is widely assumed to designate a special class of mental states, the attitude of representing something as being the case. This book provides a critique of representationalism by focusing on the role that psychological concepts play in language, the way in which...

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Six Names of Beauty

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Author: Crispin Sartwell  |  Isbn: 9780415965583  |  File size: 1.22MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 184  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Download book...

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Realm of Unknowing: Meditations on Art, Suicide, & Other Transformations

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Author: Mark Rudman  |  Isbn: 0819522201  |  File size: 7.14MB  |  Year: 1995  |  Pages: 193  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Powerful meditations on the nature and limits of human understanding. Download book...

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Hermeneutics & the Human Sciences

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Author: John B. Thompson and Paul Ricoeur  |  Isbn: 131650820X  |  File size: 1.6MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 284  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Collected and translated by John B. Thompson, this collection of essays by Paul Ricoeur includes many that had never appeared in English before the volume's publication in 1981. As comprehensive as it is illuminating, this lucid introduction to Ricoeur's...

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Life's Intrinsic Value

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Author: Nicholas Agar  |  Isbn: 9780231117869  |  File size: 1.10MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Are bacteriophage T4 and the long-nosed elephant fish valuable in their own right? Nicholas Agar defends an affirmative answer to this question by arguing that anything living is intrinsically valuable. This claim challenges received ethical wisdom according to which only...

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A Companion to Walter Burley: Late Medieval Logician & Metaphysician

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Author: Alessandro Conti  |  Isbn: 9789004244610  |  File size: 2.60MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 452  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Walter Burley was one of the most prominent logicians and metaphysicians of the Middle Ages. This volume, which contain thirteen substantial articles on his philosophy, is aimed to reconstruct the internal evolution of his doctrines and the role they played in the...

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Intertwinings

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Author: Gail Weiss  |  Isbn: 9780791475898  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 292  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Intertwinings presents exciting interdisciplinary scholarship on twentieth-century French philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty. The contributors break new ground by bringing Merleau-Ponty's work into conversation with literary theory, architecture, cultural studies, critical race...

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