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Argument & Persuasion in Descartes' Meditations

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Author: David Cunning  |  Isbn: 0199380309  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Descartes' Meditations on First Philosophy has proven to be not only one of the canonical texts of Western philosophy, but also the site of a great deal of interpretive activity in scholarship on the history of early modern philosophy over the last two decades. David Cunning's...

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On What Matters, Vol. 1

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Author: Derek Parfit  |  Isbn: 9780199572809  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 592  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy On What Matters is a major work in moral philosophy. It is the long-awaited follow-up to Derek Parfit's 1984 book Reasons and Persons, one of the landmarks of twentieth-century philosophy. In this first volume Parfit presents a powerful new treatment of reasons and...

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Commentary on Husserl's Ideas I

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Author: Andrea Staiti  |  Isbn: 3110438429  |  File size: 2.3MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 344  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This is the first complete critical commentary of Husserl's seminal work Ideas for a Pure Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy. Leading international scholars offer a close reading, examining arguments and phenomenological descriptions, connecting them to Husserl's...

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The Death of Philosophy: Reference & Self-reference in Contemporary Thought

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Author: Isabelle Thomas-Fogiel  |  Isbn: 9780231147781  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 360  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Philosophers debate the death of philosophy as much as they debate the death of God. Kant claimed responsibility for both philosophy's beginning and end, while Heidegger argued it concluded with Nietzsche. In the twentieth century, figures as diverse as John Austin...

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Mind, Meaning, & Reality: Essays in Philosophy

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Author: D. H. Mellor  |  Isbn: 9780199645084  |  File size: 1.4MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Mind, Meaning, and Reality contains fifteen philosophical papers by D. H. Mellor, including a new defense of "success semantics," and an introduction arguing that metaphysics can and need only be justified by doing it and not by a "meta-metaphysics," which it needs no more...

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Alfred Tarski: Life & Logic

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Author: Anita Burdman Feferman  |  Isbn: 9780521714013  |  File size: 4.42MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 432  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Alfred Tarski, one of the greatest logicians of all time, is widely thought of as 'the man who defined truth'. His mathematical work on the concepts of truth and logical consequence are cornerstones of modern logic, influencing developments in philosophy,...

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On What Matters, Vol. 2

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Author: Derek Parfit  |  Isbn: 9780199572816  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 848  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy On What Matters is a major work in moral philosophy. It is the long-awaited follow-up to Derek Parfit's 1984 book Reasons and Persons, one of the landmarks of twentieth-century philosophy. In this first volume Parfit presents a powerful new treatment of reasons and...

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Value & Understanding: Essays for Peter Winch

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Author: Raimond Gaita  |  Isbn: 9780415041508  |  File size: 4.42MB  |  Year: 1990  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The voices in this volume, those of philosophers from Britain, Europe, America and Australia, speak in different tones of sumpathy and criticism of Winch and his conception of human conditioning. Download book...

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Ideas in Motion in Baghdad & Beyond

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Author: Damien Janos  |  Isbn: 9789004306028  |  File size: 2.08MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 479  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This volume contains a collection of articles focusing on the philosophical and theological exchanges between Muslim and Christian intellectuals living in Baghdad during the classical period of Islamic history, when this city was a vibrant center of philosophical,...

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The Work of Giorgio Agamben: Law, Literature, Life

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Author: Alex Murray, Justin Clemens, and Nicholas Heron  |  Isbn: 9780748643653  |  File size: 1.36MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy More than any other thinker, Giorgio Agamben shows us that philosophy is also a matter of style and politics a matter of poetics. This book explores the unexpected and illuminating paths that his work traces across the territories of law...

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The Nature of Art: An Anthology

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Author: Thomas E. Wartenberg  |  Isbn: 9780495093558  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 368  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy What is art? THE NATURE OF ART: AN ANTHOLOGY explores that question and shows you how it's been answered over the years by both Western and Non-Western thinkers. You'll not only read selections from these great writers, you'll also get study questions that draw your...

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Lonergan & the Philosophy of Historical Existence

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Author: Thomas J. McPartland  |  Isbn: 9780826213457  |  File size: 1.15MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Bernard Lonergan's ambitious study of human knowledge, based on his theory of consciousness, is among the major achievements of twentieth-century philosophy. He challenges the principles of contemporary intellectual culture by finding norms and standards not in...

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Contexts: Meaning, Truth, & the Use of Language

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Author: Stefano Predelli  |  Isbn: 0199558116  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 170  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Stefano Predelli comes to the defense of the traditional "formal" approach to natural-language semantics, arguing that it has been misrepresented not only by its critics, but also by its foremost defenders. In Contexts he offers a fundamental reappraisal, with particular...

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Frege's Puzzle

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Author: Nathan U. Salmon  |  Isbn: 0262192462  |  File size: 151.97MB  |  Year: 1986  |  Pages: 216  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The nature of the information content of declarative sentences is a central topic in the philosophy of language. The natural view that a sentence like "John loves Mary" contains information in which two individuals occur as constituents is termed the naive theory, and is...

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Philosophy After Deleuze

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Author: Joe Hughes  |  Isbn: 9781441147158  |  File size: 1.2MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Philosophy After Deleuze providesa concise and accessible introduction to Deleuze in relation to philosophicalinquiry. The book shows how Deleuze's work contributes to contemporary debatesin each of the major areas of philosophy: metaphysics, ethics, aesthetics, andpolitical...

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Philosophy of Olfactory Perception

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Author: Andreas Keller  |  Isbn: 3319336444  |  File size: 5.94MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 209  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This book reconsiders the major current topics in the philosophy of perception using olfaction as the paradigm sense. The author reveals how many of the most basic concepts of philosophy of perception are based on peculiarities of visual perception not found in other...

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The Idea of Enlightenment: A Post-Mortem Study

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Author: Robert C. Bartlett  |  Isbn: 9780802048370  |  File size: 11.79MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In "The Idea of Enlightenment", Robert Bartlett explores the roots of the contemporary dissatisfaction with the modern Enlightenment, the momentous political-philosophical project that sought to liberate politics from religious control. What is unsatisfactory about...

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Current Issues & Enduring Questions , 10th Edition

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Author: Hugo Bedau and Sylvan Barnet  |  Isbn: 1457622602  |  File size: 16MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 992  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The unique collaborative effort of a professor of English and a professor of philosophy, Current Issues and Enduring Questions is an extensive resource for teaching argument, persuasive writing, and rigorous critical thinking. This extraordinarily versatile text...

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Conscience & Its Critics: Protestant Conscience, Enlightenment Reason, & Modern Subjectivity

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Author: Edward Andrew  |  Isbn: 9780802048592  |  File size: 13.42MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Conscience and Its Critics is an eloquent and passionate examination of the opposition between Protestant conscience and Enlightenment reason in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Seeking to illuminate what the United Nations Declaration of Rights means in its...

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Dr. B. Reiters Lexikon des philosophischen Alltags: Übersinnliches: Von Astralleib bis Zehn Gebote

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Author: Dr. B. Reiter  |  Isbn: 9783476026880  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 150  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Das 21. Jahrhundert ist das Zeitalter von Bildung und Wissen. Doch allzu oft stehen wir bis an die Zähne mit Faktenwissen bewaffnet den Widrigkeiten des Lebens ratlos gegenüber. Doch Hilfe naht: Als Spezialisten für alle Bereiche des Lebens wissen Philosophen über Diät, Doping...

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Hegel Und Die Geistmetaphysik Des Aristoteles

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Author: Tobias Dangel  |  Isbn: 3110313774  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 342  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Hegel Und Die Geistmetaphysik Des Aristoteles Download book...

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Comparing Kant & Sartre

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Author: Sorin Baiasu  |  Isbn: 1137454520  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 273  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This is the first edited collection comparing the philosophies of Kant and Sartre, an area which has received considerable attention of late. Including 10 newly written comparative essays and an introduction, focusing on metaphysics, metaethics and metaphilosophy; chapters are...

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Mind, Method, & Morality: Essays in Honour of Anthony Kenn

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Author: John Cottingham  |  Isbn: 0199556121  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 408  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Sir Anthony Kenny is one of the most distinguished and prolific philosophers of our time. In the wide range and historical breadth of his interests, he has influenced many parts of the philosophical landscape, especially in the philosophy of mind and the theory of human action...

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Qu'est-ce qu'une nation ?

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Author: Ernest Renan  |  Isbn: 1523399929  |  File size: 0.9MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 63  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Dans cette conférence prononcée le 11 mars 1882, Renan se positionne contre une vision allemande de la nation, dans le contexte de la défaite de 1870 et de l'annexion par l'Empire allemand de l'Alsace-Lorraine. Il formule l'idée qu'une nation repose à la fois sur un héritage...

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Das Lexikon der offenen Fragen

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Author: Jörn Laakmann and Jürgen Kaube  |  Isbn: 9783476026200  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Antworten gibt es viele! Was aber sind die grundlegenden Fragen? Wir haben namhafte Wissenschaftler, Publizisten und Schriftsteller gebeten, uns ihre »offenen Fragen« zu verraten. Fragen, die sie eigentlich immer schon beantworten wollten; Fragen,...

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Kristeva's Fiction

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Author: Benigno Trigo  |  Isbn: 9781438448275  |  File size: 1.3MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 195  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy With published work spanning more than forty years, Julia Kristeva's influence in psychoanalysis and literary theory is difficult to overstate. In addition to this scholarship Kristeva has written several novels, however this portion of her oeuvre has received comparatively...

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Eye for an Eye

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Author: William Ian Miller  |  Isbn: 0521704677  |  File size: 1.66MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 278  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Analyzing the law of the talion–an eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth–literally, William Ian Miller presents an original meditation on the concept of "pay back". Miller's unique theory of justice offers redemption via retaliation. It espouses the view that revenge is a...

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Articulating Medieval Logic

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Author: Terence Parsons  |  Isbn: 9780199688845  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 352  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Terence Parsons presents a new study of the development and logical complexity of medieval logic. Basic principles of logic were used by Aristotle to prove conversion principles and reduce syllogisms. Medieval logicians expanded Aristotle's notation in several ways, such as...

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Origins of Analytic Philosophy: Kant & Frege

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Author: Delbert Reed  |  Isbn: 0826493378  |  File size: 9MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 216  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy While the relationship between Kant and other major figures in early analytic philosophy, such as Russell, G. E. Moore, and Rudolf Carnap, has been the subject of full length studies, no such work yet exists on the relationship between Kant and Frege. The Origins of Analytic...

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The Life of Reason or The Phases of Human Progress, Book 3: Reason in Religion

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Author: George Santayana  |  Isbn: 9780262028325  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 400  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Santayana's Life of Reason, published in five books from 1905 to 1906, ranks as one of the greatest works in modern philosophical naturalism. Acknowledging the natural material bases of human life, Santayana traces the development of the human capacity for appreciating and...

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