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Baudouin de Bodinat, "La vie sur Terre : Réflexions sur le peu d'avenir que contient le temps où nous sommes", tomes 1 et 2

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Author:  |  Isbn: 9782910386290  |  File size: 0.4/0.8MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 138  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy "Le passé n'a plus de présent pour nous: l'usurpation marchande ne le supportait pas vivant, habité avec du linge aux fenêtres, qui la contredisait toujours: campagnes enchantées du temps de la traction animale, moeurs et usages curieux de ces contrées lointaines peintes à la main,...

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Kierkegaard & Existentialism

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Author: Jon Stewart  |  Isbn: 113825231X  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 446  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy There can be no doubt that most of the thinkers who are usually associated with the existentialist tradition, whatever their actual doctrines, were in one way or another influenced by the writings of Kierkegaard. This influence is so great that it can be fairly stated that the...

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Explaining Science: A Cognitive Approach

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Author: Ronald N. Giere  |  Isbn: 9780226292069  |  File size: 20.7MB  |  Year: 1990  |  Pages: 344  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy "This volume presents an attempt to construct a unified cognitive theory of science in relatively short compass. It confronts the strong program in sociology of science and the positions of various postpositivist philosophers of science, developing significant...

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The Long Quest for Identity

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Author: Gabriele de Angelis and Paulo Barcelos  |  Isbn: 9783034310833  |  File size: 0.6MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 239  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The constitutionalisation of the European Union has been a major goal of European politics from the late 1980s until recently. It is supposed to enhance the citizens’ feeling of belonging and give the Union a clearer political identity and...

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Jan Patočka, "Eternité et historicité"

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Author: Jan Patočka  |  Isbn: 9782864325956  |  File size: 2.95MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 155  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Eternité et historicité est l'un des rares livres conçus par Patočka lui-même - entre 1946 et 1947. S'il avait été publié alors, il eût pu être l'équivalent de l'Existentialisme est un humanisme de Sartre. Répondant à la Consolation philosophique du biologiste et historien...

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Free Will, Agency, & Meaning in Life

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Author: Derk Pereboom  |  Isbn: 9780199685516  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Derk Pereboom articulates and defends an original conception of moral responsibility. He argues that if determinism were true we would not be morally responsible in the key basic-desert sense at issue in the free will debate, but that we would also lack this kind of moral...

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Axioms of Kwame Nkrumah: Freedom Fighters' Edition

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Author: Kwame Nkrumah  |  Isbn: 9780901787002  |  File size: 2.5MB  |  Year: 1967  |  Pages: 140  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Kwame Nkrumah, "Axioms of Kwame Nkrumah: Freedom Fighters' Edition" Download book...

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Concept & Reality of Existence

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Author: Toshihiko Izutsu  |  Isbn: 9789839154818  |  File size: 10.3MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 242  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The actual presence of things, writes Prof. Izutsu, is their existence. They are there. They do exist, as we ourselves exist. On the other hand, they are not there in the form of pure 'existences'. They æexistÆ as various and variegated things: man, horse, stone, tree,...

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The Biological Foundations of Action

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Author: Derek M Jones  |  Isbn: 9781848935341  |  File size: 12MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 124  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Philosophers have traditionally assumed that the difference between active and passive movement could be explained by the presence or absence of an intention in the mind of the agent. This assumption has led to the neglect of many interesting active behaviors that do not...

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Kant's Empirical Psychology

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Author: Patrick R. Frierson  |  Isbn: 9781107032651  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Throughout his life, Kant was concerned with questions about empirical psychology. He aimed to develop an empirical account of human beings, and his lectures and writings on the topic are recognizable today as properly 'psychological' treatments of human thought and...

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Ethics, Creation & Environment

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Author: Rebekah Humphreys and Sophie Vlacos  |  Isbn: 9781443825085  |  File size: 0.9MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 165  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Creation, Environment and Ethics aims to contribute to a critical understanding of ethics, evolution and creation, and to provide a pluralistic response to some of the most pressing issues facing the global environment today. Following the example of...

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Philosophy in the Age of Science & Capital

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Author: Gregory Dale Adamson  |  Isbn: 9780826460325  |  File size: 34.2MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Based on an original synthesis of the work of Marx and Bergson, the key theorists of capitalism and creativity, the book presents an astonishing analysis of contemporary science and capital. Exploring in particular genetics, evolutionary theory, commodification and...

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Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Language

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Author: Gillian Russell  |  Isbn: 1138776181  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 940  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Philosophy of language is the branch of philosophy that examines the nature of meaning, the relationship of language to reality, and the ways in which we use, learn, and understand language. Download book...

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Expressions of Judgment: An Essay on Kant's Aesthetics

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Author: Eli Friedlander  |  Isbn: 9780674368200  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 144  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The Critique of Judgment―the third and final work in Kant’s critical system―laid the groundwork of modern aesthetics when it appeared in 1790. Eli Friedlander’s reappraisal of this seminal accomplishment reformulates and elucidates Kant’s thought in order...

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Ethics & Analysis: Philosophical Perspectives & Their Application in Therapy

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Author: Luigi Zoja  |  Isbn: 9781585445783  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 152  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Also available in an open-access, full-text edition at http://oaktrust.library.tamu.edu/handle/1969.1/86082 Most books on psychoanalytical ethics focus on rules, but author Luigi Zoja argues that ethics is really concerned with personal decisions—as is analysis itself. Rules are...

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Angels of Desire: Esoteric Bodies, Aesthetics & Ethics

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Author: Jay Johnston  |  Isbn: 1845533089  |  File size: 3.2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The idea that the human body consists of 'subtle bodies' - psycho-spiritual essences - can be found in a variety of esoteric traditions. This radical form of selfhood challenges the dualisms at the heart of Western discourse : mind/body, divine/human, matter/spirit,...

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How Aristotle Gets By In Metaphysics Zeta

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Author: Frank A. Lewis  |  Isbn: 9780199664016  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Frank A. Lewis presents a closely argued exposition of Metaphysics Zeta--one of Aristotle's most dense and controversial texts. It is commonly understood to contain Aristotle's deepest thoughts on the definition of substance and surrounding metaphysical issues. But people...

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Jung on Synchronicity & Yijing: A Critical Approach

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Author: Young Woon Ko  |  Isbn: 9781443827065  |  File size: 0.9MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 165  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Jung s understanding of Yijing for supporting the synchronistic principle reveals the key issues of his archetypal theory. Jung s archetypal theory, which is the basic motif of his understanding of Yijing, illuminates the religious significance of Yijing. Jung defines the...

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Toward a Pragmatist Metaethics

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Author: Diana Heney  |  Isbn: 9781138189492  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 180  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In our current social landscape, moral questions―about economic disparity, disadvantaging biases, and scarcity―are rightly receiving attention with a sense of urgency. This book argues that classical pragmatism offers a compelling and useful account of our engagement with moral...

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Speech Acts in Argumentative Discussions

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Author: Frans H. van Eemeren and Rob Grootendorst  |  Isbn: 9789067650182  |  File size: 4.2MB  |  Year: 1984  |  Pages: 215  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy A Theoretical Model for the Analysis of Discussions Directed… Download book...

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A Metaphysics of Psychopathology

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Author: Peter Zachar  |  Isbn: 9780262027045  |  File size: 8MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In psychiatry, few question the legitimacy of asking whether a given psychiatric disorder is real; similarly, in psychology, scholars debate the reality of such theoretical entities as general intelligence, superegos, and personality traits. And yet in both disciplines, little...

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Presocratics & Plato: Festschrift at Delphi in Honor of Charles Kahn

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Author: Arnold Hermann, Richard Patterson, and Vassilis Karasmanis  |  Isbn: 9781930972759  |  File size: 3.7MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 632  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This celebratory Festschrift dedicated to Charles Kahn comprises some 23 articles by friends, former students and colleagues, many of whom first presented their papers at the international "Presocratics and Plato" Symposium in...

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The Wisdom to Doubt: A Justification of Religious Skepticism

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Author: J. L. Schellenberg  |  Isbn: 9780801445545  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 342  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The Wisdom to Doubt is a major contribution to the contemporary literature on the epistemology of religious belief. Continuing the inquiry begun in his previous book, Prolegomena to a Philosophy of Religion, J. L. Schellenberg here argues that given our limitations and...

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Ancient Wisdom in the Age of the New Science

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Author: Dmitri Levitin  |  Isbn: 9781107105881  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 696  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Seventeenth-century England has long been heralded as the birthplace of a so-called 'new' philosophy. Yet what contemporaries might have understood by 'old' philosophy has been little appreciated. In this book Dmitri Levitin examines English attitudes to ancient philosophy...

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Consciousness & Moral Responsibility

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Author: Neil Levy  |  Isbn: 9780198704638  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Neil Levy presents an original theory of freedom and responsibility. Cognitive neuroscience and psychology provide a great deal of evidence that our actions are often shaped by information of which we are not conscious; some psychologists have concluded that we are actually...

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Recent Catholic Philosophy: The Twentieth Century

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Author: Alan Vincelette  |  Isbn: 9780874628036  |  File size: 2.3MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 449  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Alan Vincelette traces the thought of twenty one key Catholic philosophers of the Twentieth Century and their contributions to the philosophical movements in which their thought can most accurately be situated. These movements include Phenomenology, Neo-Thomism,...

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Priority in Aristotle's Metaphysics

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Author: Michail Peramatzis  |  Isbn: 9780199588350  |  File size: 1.7MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 352  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Michail Peramatzis presents a new interpretation of Aristotle's view of the priority relations between fundamental and derivative parts of reality, following the recent revival of interest in Aristotelian discussions of what priority consists in and how it relates...

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Logic: Inquiry, Argument, & Order

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Author: Scott L. Pratt  |  Isbn: 9780470373767  |  File size: 1.5MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy An enlightening introduction to the study of logic: its history, philosophical foundations, and formal structures Logic: Inquiry, Argument, and Order is the first book of its kind to frame the study of introductory logic in terms of problems connected to wider issues of...

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Re-Imagining Nature: The Promise of a Christian Natural Theology

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Author: Alister E. McGrath  |  Isbn: 1119046351  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 259  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Reimagining Nature is a new introduction to the fast developing area of natural theology, written by one of the world’s leading theologians. The text engages in serious theological dialogue whilst looking at how past developments might illuminate and inform theory and...

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Aristotle & the Rediscovery of Citizenship

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Author: Susan D. Collins  |  Isbn: 0521110211  |  File size: 1.71MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 206  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Aristotle and the Rediscovery of Citizenship confronts a question that is central to Aristotle's political philosophy as well as to contemporary political theory: what is a citizen? Answers prove to be elusive, in part because late twentieth-century critiques of the...

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