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Download The Many Roots Of Medieval Logic

The Many Roots Of Medieval Logic

Philosophy | 153 | 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 | 217 | 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 | 107 | 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 | 206 | 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 | 81 | 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 | 198 | 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 | 197 | 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...

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

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

Philosophy | 179 | 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 | 153 | 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...

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

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

Philosophy | 177 | 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 | 163 | 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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Objects & Pseudo-objects

Philosophy | 190 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Bruno Leclercq and Sebastien Richard  |  Isbn: 9781501510458  |  File size: 645.3 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 608  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Which entities should be accepted as part of the furniture of the world, and which not? What are "pseudo-objects," if they are not properly objects? This collection explores the answers given to these questions by some key philosophers throughout...

Download Reverence: Renewing A Forgotten Virtue, 2 Edition

Reverence: Renewing A Forgotten Virtue, 2 Edition

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

Author: Paul Woodruff  |  Isbn: 9780199350803  |  File size: 953.5 KB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Reverence is an ancient virtue that survives among us in half-forgotten patterns of civility and moments of inarticulate awe. Reverence gives meaning to much that we do, yet the word has almost passed out of our vocabulary. Reverence, says philosopher and classicist Paul...

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Aquinas On Mind

Philosophy | 146 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Sir Anthony Kenny  |  Isbn: 9780415113069  |  File size: 482.6 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 255  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This book shows how the mature writings of Thomas Aquinas though written in the thirteenth century have much to offer the human mind and the relationship between intellect and will, body and soul. Download book...

Download Beckett/philosophy: A Collection

Beckett/philosophy: A Collection

Philosophy | 75 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Alexander Gungov and Matthew Feldman  |  Isbn: 9783838206417  |  File size: 632.9 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 242  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy "This collection of essays, most of which return to or renew something of an empirical or archival approach to the issues, represents the most comprehensive analysis of Beckett's relationship to philosophy in print, how philosophical issues,...

Download The New Yearbook For Phenomenology & Phenomenological Philosophy: Volume 12

The New Yearbook For Phenomenology & Phenomenological Philosophy: Volume 12

Philosophy | 113 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Burt Hopkins and John J. Drummond  |  Isbn: 9781844655410  |  File size: 2.5 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 414  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy The New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy provides an annual international forum for phenomenological research in the spirit of Husserl's groundbreaking work and the extension of this work by such figures as Scheler, Heidegger,...

Download Der Fünfte Hammer: Pythagoras Und Die Disharmonie Der Welt

Der Fünfte Hammer: Pythagoras Und Die Disharmonie Der Welt

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

Author: Daniel Heller-Roazen  |  Isbn: 9783100314123  |  File size: 830.8 KB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Was sich der Harmonie der Welt nicht fügen mag§§Es heißt, dass Pythagoras die Harmonielehre erfand, als er bei einem Schmied den Klang von fünf Hämmern hörte. Vier Hammerschläge konnte er in ein wohlgeordnetes Verhältnis setzen. Der fünfte Hammer jedoch klang...

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Dialectical Rhetoric

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

Author: Bruce Mccomiskey  |  Isbn: 9780874219814  |  File size: 675.7 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 237  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In Dialectical Rhetoric, Bruce McComiskey argues that the historical conflict between rhetoric and dialectic can be overcome in ways useful to both composition theory and the composition classroom. Historically, dialectic has taken two forms in relation to rhetoric....

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The Big Bang Theory Und Die Philosophie: Stein, Papier, Schere, Aristoteles, Locke

Philosophy | 97 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Dean A. Kowalski, Thomas Wollermann, and William Irwin  |  Isbn: 9783499628924  |  File size: 667.4 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 368  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Was würde Aristoteles über Sheldon Coopers Leben sagen? Warum würde Thomas Hobbes die Mitbewohnervereinbarung gutheißen? Und wen würde Immanuel Kant dafür verspotten, unentwirrbare Lügengespinste zu spinnen? "The Big Bang Theory...

Download Gerechtigkeit: Eine Philosophische Einführung, Auflage: 5., Durchgesehene Auflage

Gerechtigkeit: Eine Philosophische Einführung, Auflage: 5., Durchgesehene Auflage

Philosophy | 201 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Otfried Höffe  |  Isbn: 9783406447686  |  File size: 3.4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 127  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Diese kulturen- und epochenübergreifende Einführung in Begriff und Geschichte der Gerechtigkeit reicht von der Frühzeit des Menschen bis in das heutige Zeitalter der Globalisierung. Höffes historisch und systematisch kompetente Darlegung behandelt einen zentralen Grundsatz...

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The Possibility Of Culture: Pleasure & Moral Development In Kant's Aesthetics

Philosophy | 141 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Bradley Murray  |  Isbn: 9781118950654  |  File size: 923.1 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy "T""he Possibility of Culture: Pleasure and Moral Development in Kant's Aesthetics" presents an in-depth exploration and deconstruction of Kant's depiction of the ways in which aesthetic pursuits can promote personal moral development. Presents an in-depth exploration...

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Die Wahrheit Der Technischen Welt: Essays Zur Genealogie Der Gegenwart

Philosophy | 96 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Friedrich A. Kittler and Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht  |  Isbn: 9783518296738  |  File size: 1.9 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 432  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Wenige deutsche Geisteswissenschaftler der letzten 50 Jahre haben die kulturelle Situation unserer Zeit, einschließlich ihrer akademischen Strukturen, so nachhaltig geprägt wie Friedrich Kittler. Seine Schriften trugen entscheidend dazu...

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Indra's Net: Defending Hinduism's Philosophical Unity

Philosophy | 208 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Rajiv Malhotra  |  Isbn: 978-9351362449  |  File size: 667.3 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 376  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy It is fashionable among intellectuals to assert that dharma traditions lacked any semblance of unity before the British period, and that the contours of contemporary Hinduism were bequeathed to us by our colonial masters. Such arguments routinely target Swami...

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Stone: An Ecology Of The Inhuman

Philosophy | 221 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Jeffrey Jerome Cohen  |  Isbn: 9780816692620  |  File size: 2.8 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 376  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy "Stone "maps the force, vivacity, and stories within our most mundane matter, stone. For too long stone has served as an unexamined metaphor for the really real: blunt factuality, nature s curt rebuke. Yet, medieval writers knew that stones drop with fire from the...

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Elementary Particles & Emergent Phase Space

Philosophy | 114 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Piotr Zenczykowski  |  Isbn: 9789814525688  |  File size: 1.5 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The Standard Model of elementary particles, although very successful, contains various elements that are put in by hand. Understanding their origin requires going beyond the model and searching for "new physics." The present book elaborates on one particular proposal...

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