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Borrowed Light: Vico, Hegel, & The Colonies

Philosophy | 7 | 23-11-2017, 11:47

Author: Timothy Brennan  |  Isbn: 9780804790543  |  File size: 15.6 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy A critical revaluation of the humanist tradition, Borrowed Light makes the case that the 20th century is the "anticolonial century." The sparks of concerted resistance to colonial oppression were ignited in the gathering of intellectual malcontents from all over the...

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Zen-brain Horizons: Toward A Living Zen

Philosophy | 12 | 11-11-2017, 20:10

Author: James H. Austin  |  Isbn: 0262027569  |  File size: 1.6 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 301  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This insightful book by neurologist and Zen practitioner James Austin is icing on the four-layered cake of his previous books on Zen and the brain. He provides a unique, informed, and readable account of the brain mechanisms generating egocentric and enlightened...

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Nothingness & Emptiness

Philosophy | 11 | 20-10-2017, 15:53

Author: Steven W. Laycock  |  Isbn: 9780791449103  |  File size: 1.1 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This sustained and distinctively Buddhist challenge to the ontology of Jean-Paul Sartre s Being and Nothingness resolves the incoherence implicit in the Sartrean conception of nothingness by opening to a Buddhist vision of emptiness. Rooted in the insights of...

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Adaptive Technologies For Training & Education

Philosophy | 10 | 14-10-2017, 12:48

Author: Alan M. Lesgold and Paula J. Durlach  |  Isbn: 9780521769037  |  File size: 11.3 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 380  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This edited volume provides an overview of the latest advancements in adaptive training technology. Intelligent tutoring has been deployed for well-defined and relatively static educational domains such as algebra and geometry. However, this...

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The Passion Of Michel Foucault

Philosophy | 14 | 14-09-2017, 15:06

Author: James Miller  |  Isbn: 9780385472401  |  File size: 7.2 MB  |  Year: 1994  |  Pages: 491  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy A startling look at one of this century's most influential philosophers, the book chronicles every stage of Foucault's personal and professional odyssey, from his early interest in dreams to his final preoccupation with sexuality and the nature of personal identity....

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Zen: The Authentic Gate

Philosophy | 23 | 19-08-2017, 12:24

Author: Yamada Koun  |  Isbn: 9781614292500  |  File size: 899.2 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Whether a beginner or at the highest level of practice, learn Zen from one of the greatest masters of the twentieth century. Why practice Zen? What sets Zen apart from religion? What are its different practices? These questions, and more, are examined and answered by Zen...

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Plato's Cratylus: The Comedy of Language

Philosophy | 106 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: S. Montgomery Ewegen  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 2.1 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 249  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy "This is so convincing a reading of Plato's Cratylus that it may well open up discussion of the dialogue and make it much more widely studied than it is presently." ―Drew A. Hyland, Trinity College Plato’s dialogue Cratylus focuses on being and human dependence on words,...

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Adventure Time & Philosophy

Philosophy | 90 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Nicolas Michaud  |  Isbn: 978-0812698589  |  File size: 3.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Adventure Time and Philosophy is a monster-beating, wild ride of philosophical mayhem. One of the deepest and most thoughtful television shows ever to assault human brain waves, Adventure Timeshows us what the world could be like, challenging everything we know about...

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Making Sense Of Reality: Culture & Perception In Everyday Life

Philosophy | 143 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Tia DeNora  |  Isbn: 9781446202005  |  File size: 2.4 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 198  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy What is reality and how do we make sense of it in everyday life? Why do some realities seem more real than others, and what of seemingly contradictory and multiple realities? This book considers reality as we represent, perceive and experience it. It suggests that the...

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Routledge Handbook Of The Philosophy Of Sport

Philosophy | 186 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Mike Mcnamee and William J. Morgan  |  Isbn: 9780415829809  |  File size: 8 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 470  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Sport is a landmark publication in sport studies. It goes further than any book has before in tracing the contours of the discipline of the philosophy of sport and in surveying the core themes, approaches and...

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The Routledge Companion To Hermeneutics

Philosophy | 80 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Hans-Helmuth Gande and Jeff Malpas  |  Isbn: 9780415644587  |  File size: 3.8 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 778  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Hermeneutics is a major theoretical and practical form of intellectual enquiry, central not only to philosophy but many other disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. With phenomenology and existentialism, it is also one of the twentieth...

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The Politics Of Nihilism: From The Nineteenth Century To Contemporary Israel

Philosophy | 104 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Nitzan Lebovic and Roy Ben-Shai  |  Isbn: 9781623561482  |  File size: 1.7 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 249  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Contemporary politics is faced, on the one hand, with political stagnation and lack of a progressive vision on the side of formal, institutional politics, and, on the other, with various social movements that venture to challenge modern understandings of...

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Michel Sasseville, Mathieu Gagnon, La Communauté De Recherche Philosophique : Applications Et Enjeux

Philosophy | 140 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Mathieu Gagnon and Michel Sasseville  |  Isbn: 978-2763791944  |  File size: 1.6 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 322  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Ce livre présente, dans un premier temps, quelques-unes des applications de la communauté de recherche philosophique (CRP) dans des contextes différents de celui qu'avait imaginé M. Lipman, créateur du programme Philosophie pour les enfants, à la fin...

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La Communauté De Recherche Philosophique : Applications Et Enjeux

Philosophy | 200 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Michel Sasseville  |  Isbn: 978-2763791944  |  File size: 1.6 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 351  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Ce livre présente, dans un premier temps, quelques-unes des applications de la communauté de recherche philosophique (CRP) dans des contextes différents de celui qu'avait imaginé M. Lipman, créateur du programme Philosophie pour les enfants, à la fin des années 1960....

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The Many Roots Of Medieval Logic

Philosophy | 132 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: John Marenbon  |  Isbn: 9789004164871  |  File size: 1.5 MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 262  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Medieval logic is usually divided into the branches that derived from Aristotle's organon - the 'logica vetus' and 'logica nova', and those invented in the Middle Ages, the 'logica modernorum'. In this volume, a group of distinguished specialists asks whether the ancient...

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Happiness For Humans

Philosophy | 175 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Daniel C. Russell  |  Isbn: 9780199583683  |  File size: 1.9 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 132  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In Happiness for Humans, Daniel C. Russell takes a fresh look at happiness from a practical perspective: the perspective of someone trying to solve the wonderful problem of how to give himself a good life. From this perspective, 'happiness' is the name of a solution to...

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Killing In War

Philosophy | 77 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Jeff McMahan  |  Isbn: 9780199603572  |  File size: 970.9 KB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 263  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Killing a person is in general among the most seriously wrongful forms of action, yet most of us accept that it can be permissible to kill people on a large scale in war. Does morality become more permissive in a state of war? Jeff McMahan argues that conditions in war...

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Virtues & Vices In Positive Psychology: A Philosophical Critique

Philosophy | 180 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Kristján Kristjánsson  |  Isbn: 9781107562370  |  File size: 9 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 266  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Positive psychology is one of the biggest growth industries in the discipline of psychology. At the present time, the subfield of "positive education" seems poised to take the world of education and teacher training by storm. In this first book-length philosophical...

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Uncertainty & The Philosophy Of Climate Change

Philosophy | 62 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Martin Bunzl  |  Isbn: 9781138793927  |  File size: 2.6 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 196  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy When it comes to climate change, the greatest difficulty we face is that we do not know the likely degree of change or its cost, which means that environmental policy decisions have to be made under uncertainty. This book offers an accessible philosophical treatment of the...

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The Fourth Revolution: How The Infosphere Is Reshaping Human Reality

Philosophy | 181 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Luciano Floridi  |  Isbn: 9780199606726  |  File size: 1.3 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Who are we, and how do we relate to each other? Luciano Floridi, one of the leading figures in contemporary philosophy, argues that the explosive developments in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) is changing the answer to these fundamental human...

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Sylvia Wynter: On Being Human As Praxis

Philosophy | 173 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Katherine McKittrick  |  Isbn: 9780822358206  |  File size: 437 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 305  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy The Jamaican writer and cultural theorist Sylvia Wynter is best known for her diverse writings that pull together insights from theories in history, literature, science, and black studies, to explore race, the legacy of colonialism, and representations of...

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Philosophy & The Idea Of Communism: Alain Badiou In Conversation With Peter Engelmann

Philosophy | 158 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Alain Badiou and Peter Engelmann  |  Isbn: 9780745688350  |  File size: 371.6 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 120  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In a well-known text called ‘The Communist Hypothesis’, first published in 2007, the renowned philosopher Alain Badiou breathed fresh life into the idea of communism as an intellectual representation that provides a critical perspective on...

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Tagebuch Eines Philosophen

Philosophy | 121 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Alexandre Kojève  |  Isbn: 9783882213959  |  File size: 1.7 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 172  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Er nannte sich selbst »Sonntagsphilosoph«, schuf eine epochale Hegel-Interpretation, die auf das Werk von Bataille, Breton, Lacan und Derrida ausstrahlte, spionierte wahrscheinlich für den KGB und war Co-Architekt des europäischen Wirtschaftsraums: Kaum ein...

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Wish-fulfilment In Philosophy & Psychoanalysis: The Tyranny Of Desire

Philosophy | 158 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Tamas Pataki  |  Isbn: 9780415822923  |  File size: 1 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 229  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Wish-fulfilment as a singular means of satisfying ineluctable desire is a pivotal concept in classical psychoanalysis. Freud argued that it was the thread that united dreams, daydreams, phantasy, omnipotent thinking, neurotic and some psychotic symptoms such as hallucinations...

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Plato's Parmenides Reconsidered

Philosophy | 154 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Mehmet Tabak  |  Isbn: 978-1137515353  |  File size: 2.8 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Parmenides is very commonly read as a turning point in Plato's philosophical development. Most scholars assert that, in Parmenides, Plato seriously criticizes his theory of Forms. According to some proponents of this stance, Plato later came to view his own criticisms as...

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