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Heidegger & the Politics of Disablement

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Author: Thomas Abrams  |  Isbn: 9781137528551  |  File size: 1.4MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 119  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This book presents the early existential phenomenology of Martin Heidegger as a way to reformulate academic disability studies and activist disability politics.It redresses the almost categorical neglect of human difference in thephilosophyof Heidegger. It proceeds by...

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Epistemic Logic: A Survey Of the Logic Of Knowledge

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Author: Nicholas Rescher  |  Isbn: 082296130X  |  File size: 0.9MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 152  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Epistemic logic is the branch of philosophical thought that seeks to formalize the discourse about knowledge. Its object is to articulate and clarify the general principles of reasoning about claims to and attributions of knowledge. This comprehensive survey of the topic...

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Formal Logic: A Philosophical Approach

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Author: Paul Hoyningen-Huene  |  Isbn: 9780822958475  |  File size: 0.7MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Many texts on logic are written with a mathematical emphasis, and focus primarily on the development of a formal apparatus and associated techniques. In other, more philosophical texts, the topic is often presented as an indulgent collection of musings on issues for...

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From Morality to Metaphysics

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Author: Angus Ritchie  |  Isbn: 9780199652518  |  File size: 0.7MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy From Morality to Metaphysics offers an argument for the existence of God, based on our most fundamental moral beliefs. Angus Ritchie engages with a range of the most significant secular moral philosophers of our time, and argues that they all face a common difficulty which...

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Episteme, etc.: Essays in Honour of Jonathan Barnes

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Author: Ben Morison and Katerina Ierodiakonou  |  Isbn: 9780199696482  |  File size: 3.2MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 384  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The sixteen essays written in honour of Jonathan Barnes for this volume reflect the impressive scope of his contributions to philosophy. Six are on knowledge, five on logic and metaphysics, five on ethics. The volume ranges widely over ancient...

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Philosophy of Social Science, 4th Edition

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Author: Alexander Rosenberg  |  Isbn: 9780813345925  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Philosophy of Social Science provides a tightly argued yet accessible introduction to the philosophical foundations of the human sciences, including economics, anthropology, sociology, political science, psychology, history, and the disciplines emerging at the...

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Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals: An Edinburgh Philosophical Guide

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Author: John Callanan  |  Isbn: 0748647252  |  File size: 0.6MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 144  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy A step-by-step guide to Kant's first work on moral philosophy. Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals is considered a standard text in the history of moral philosophy as well as a classic work of moral philosophy in its own right. This guide provides a...

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Essays on Spinoza's Ethical Theory

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Author: Andrew Youpa and Matthew J. Kisner  |  Isbn: 9780199657537  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Thirteen original essays by leading scholars explore aspects of Spinoza's ethical theory and, in doing so, deepen our understanding of the richly rewarding core of his system. Given its importance to his philosophical ambitions, it is surprising that his...

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A Companion to Metaphysics, 2nd Edition

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Author: Ernest Sosa and Jaegwon Kim  |  Isbn: 9781405152983  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 680  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Fully extended and revised, A Companion to Metaphysics 2nd Edition includes a section of detailed review essays from renowned metaphysicians, and the addition of more than 30 new encyclopedic entries, taking the number of entries to over 300.Includes revisions...

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The Jurisprudence of Emergency: Colonialism & the Rule of Law

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Author: Nasser Hussain  |  Isbn: 9780472113286  |  File size: 933.55KB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Hussain analyses the uses and the history of a range of emergency powers, such as the suspension of habeas corpus and the use of military tribunals. His study focuses on British colonialism in India from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century to demonstrate...

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Inside Teaching: How Classroom Life Undermines Reform

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Author: Mary Kennedy  |  Isbn: 9780674017238  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Reform the schools, improve teaching: these battle cries of American education have been echoing for twenty years. So why does teaching change so little? Arguing that too many would-be reformers know nothing about the conflicting demands of teaching, Mary Kennedy takes us into...

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Frege's Conception of Logic

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Author: Patricia A. Blanchette  |  Isbn: 9780199891610  |  File size: 0.8MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In Frege's Conception of Logic Patricia A. Blanchette explores the relationship between Gottlob Frege's understanding of conceptual analysis and his understanding of logic. She argues that the fruitfulness of Frege's conception of logic, and the illuminating...

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Ethics After Aristotle

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Author: Brad Inwood  |  Isbn: 9780674731257  |  File size: 0.5MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy From the earliest times, philosophers and others have thought deeply about ethical questions. But it was Aristotle who founded ethics as a discipline with clear principles and well-defined boundaries. Ethics After Aristotle focuses on the reception of Aristotelian ethical...

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Contextuality in Practical Reason

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Author: A. W. Price  |  Isbn: 9780199534791  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 242  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy A. W. Price explores the varying ways in which context is relevant to our reasoning about what to do. He investigates the role of context in our interpretation and assessment of practical inferences (especially from one intention to another), practical judgements (especially...

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Death, Dying, & the Afterlife: Lessons from World Cultures

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Author:  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 359MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages:  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy After thousands of years of pondering it, we still find death one of life's most perplexing mysteries. Many cultures view death as a window into the true meaning of life. These 24 lectures looking at this often feared subject are an uplifting, meaningful, and multidisciplinary exploration of life's...

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Francis Bacon: Critical & Theoretical Perspectives

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Author: Rina Arya  |  Isbn: 3034308892  |  File size: 3.0MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 217  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This collection of essays on Francis Bacon (1909-1992) pays tribute to the legacy, influence and power of his art. The volume widens the relevance of Bacon in the twenty-first century and looks at new ways of thinking about or reframing him. The contributors consider the...

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Homeland Conflict & Identity for Palestinian & Jewish Israeli American

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Author: Julianne Weinzimmer  |  Isbn: 9781593324544  |  File size: 0.9MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 200  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Weinzimmer examines various ways that homeland conflict affects the diasporic identities of first and second generation Jewish Israeli Americans and Palestinian Americans. Her work builds upon central tenets of conflict theory, collective memory and transnationalism...

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The Chreia & Ancient Rhetoric: Commentaries on Aphthonius's Progymnasmata

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Author: Ronald F. Hock  |  Isbn: 9781589836440  |  File size: 2.5MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 358  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This book provides the first translations in English and a preliminary analysis of the commentaries on the chreia chapter in Aphthoniuss standard Progymnasmata, a classroom guide on composition. The chreia, or anecdote, was a popular form that preserved the wisdom of...

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Egalitarianism & Global Justice: From a Relational Perspective

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Author: Ka-Wai Ip  |  Isbn: 1349704172  |  File size: 2.4MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 233  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In this book, Kevin Ip articulates and defends an egalitarian conception of global distributive justice grounded on the value of equality as a normative ideal of how human relations should be conducted. Arguing that relationships of equality, rather than those characterized by...

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Goldman & His Critics

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Author: Brian P. McLaughlin and Hilary Kornblith  |  Isbn: 9780470673676  |  File size: 1.6MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 400  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Goldman and His Critics presents a series of original essays contributed by influential philosophers who critically examine Alvin Goldman’s work, followed by Goldman’s responses to each essay.Critiques Alvin Goldman’s...

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The Place of Prejudice: A Case for Reasoning within the World

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Author: Adam Adatto Sandel  |  Isbn: 9780674726840  |  File size: 1.3MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Today we associate prejudice with ignorance and bigotry and consider it a source of injustice. So how can prejudice have a legitimate place in moral and political judgment? In this ambitious work, Adam Sandel shows that prejudice, properly understood, is not an...

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Pedagogia y Politica de la Esperanza: Teoria, Cultura y Ensenanza

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Author: Henry A. Giroux  |  Isbn: 9789505188291  |  File size: 20MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 380  |  Language: Spanish  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Como directores de la colección «The Edge: Critical Studies in Educational Theory» en la editorial Westview, pedimos a Henry Giroux que reuniera sus artículos más conclu-yentes de los últimos quince años, a fin de que los especialistas en educación y estudios...

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Erotic Justice: Law & the New Politics of Postcolonialism

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Author: Ratna Kapur  |  Isbn: 9781904385240  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 228  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The essays in Erotic Justice address the ways in which law has been implicated in contemporary debates dealing with sexuality, culture and `different' subjects - including women, sexual minorities, Muslims and the transnational migrant. Law is analyzed as a discursive...

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Non-Representational Geographies of Therapeutic Art Making: Thinking Through Practice

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Author: Candice Boyd  |  Isbn: 9783319462851  |  File size: 7.37MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 118  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Utilising non-representational theories and practice-led research methods, this book serves to reclaim therapeutics as ecological, spatial and material. It examines the sites and performances of a wide range of therapeutic art practices, including painting and drawing,...

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Dating: Philosophy for Everyone

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Author: Fritz Allhoff, Kristie Miller, and Marlene Clark  |  Isbn: 9781444330229  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Progressing from the first flirtatious moment of eye contact to the selection of a “mate,” this enlightening book offers playful philosophical explorations of the dating game for anyone who has dated, is dating, or intends to...

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Reason & Analysis

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Author: Blanshard Brand  |  Isbn: 9780415295901  |  File size: 21.8MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 504  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Download book...

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Against the Current: Selected Philosophical Papers

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Author:  |  Isbn: 3110322013  |  File size: 1.4MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 461  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The present collection of seventeen papers, most of them already published in international philosophical journals, deals both with issues in the philosophy of logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of language and epistemology. The first part contains critical assessments...

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The Post-Critical Kant: Understanding the Critical Philosophy through the Opus Postumum

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Author: Bryan Hall  |  Isbn: 9781138802148  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 230  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In this book, Bryan Wesley Hall breaks new ground in Kant scholarship, exploring the gap in Kant’s Critical philosophy in relation to his post-Critical work by turning to Kant’s final, unpublished work, the so-called Opus Postumum. Although Kant considered this...

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Mill's A System of Logic: Critical Appraisals

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Author: Antis Loizides  |  Isbn: 9780415841245  |  File size: 1.2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 282  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy John Stuart Mill considered his A System of Logic, first published in 1843, the methodological foundation and intellectual groundwork of his later works in ethical, social, and political theory. Yet no book has attempted in the past to engage with the most important...

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Reading Hume's "Dialogues": A Veneration for True Religion

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Author: William Lad Sessions  |  Isbn: 9780253215345  |  File size: 13MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy "... establishes the literary and philosophical greatness of the Dialogues in ways that even its warmest admirers have been unable to do before." ―Terence Penelhum In this lively reading of David Hume’s Dialogues concerning Natural Religion, William Lad Sessions...

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