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Download Touching A Nerve: The Self As Brain

Touching A Nerve: The Self As Brain

Philosophy | 153 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Patricia S Churchland  |  Isbn: 9780393058321  |  File size: 7.8 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 9  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy What happens when we accept that everything we feel and think stems not from an immaterial spirit but from electrical and chemical activity in our brains? In this thought-provoking narrative drawn from professional expertise as well as personal life experiences...

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Être Soi Avec Heidegger

Philosophy | 133 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Céline Belloq  |  Isbn: 978-2212543421  |  File size: 803.1 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Figure incontournable du XXe siècle, Heidegger passe, auprès des non-initiés, pour un penseur obscur et inaccessible. Qu'il puisse nous aider à mieux vivre notre quotidien semble, soit une hérésie, soit une folle gageure. Pourtant, les interrogations que soulève sa...

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Hunting Down Social Darwinism: Will This Canard Go Extinct?

Philosophy | 167 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Stuart K. Hayashi  |  Isbn: 9780739186701  |  File size: 2.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 420  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Hunting Down Social Darwinism is the third and final installment in the trilogy, The Nature of Liberty. The trilogy gives a secular, ethical defense of laissez-faire capitalism, inspired by Ayn Rand’s ideas. The trilogy’s first book, The Freedom of Peaceful...

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Oxford Studies In Early Modern Philosophy: Volume Vi

Philosophy | 115 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Daniel Garber and Donald Rutherford  |  Isbn: 978-0199659609  |  File size: 1.6 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 400  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy is an annual series, presenting a selection of the best current work in the history of early modern philosophy. It focuses on the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries -- the extraordinary period of...

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Jewish Philosophical Politics In Germany, 1789-1848

Philosophy | 93 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Sven-Erik Rose  |  Isbn: 9781611685794  |  File size: 2 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 384  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In this book Rose illuminates the extraordinary creativity of Jewish intellectuals as they reevaluated Judaism with the tools of a German philosophical tradition fast emerging as central to modern intellectual life. While previous work emphasizes the subversive dimensions...

Download Mehr Licht: Goethe Mit Newton Im Streit Um Die Farben

Mehr Licht: Goethe Mit Newton Im Streit Um Die Farben

Philosophy | 210 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Olaf Müller  |  Isbn: 9783100022073  |  File size: 2.8 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 544  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Goethe als Naturwissenschaftler: eine Rehabilitation!§§Ob Goethe ganz zuletzt "Mehr Licht!" gesagt hat, werden wir nie erfahren. Fest steht, dass er es hätte sagen sollen: Der Spruch bringt Jahrzehnte seiner Forschung zu Farben, Licht und Finsternis auf den Punkt. Die...

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Morality & Capitalism: A Dialogue On Freedom

Philosophy | 206 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: David L. Kendall  |  Isbn: 9781503233249  |  File size: 491.9 KB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 177  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy "This creative and important book on the ethics of capitalism will be of interest to any involved in economics, business, government or ethics.  Unlike the usual case-study format of "Business Ethics," Kendall's innovative approach emphasizes the philosophical...

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The Life Of The Senses

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

Author: François Laplantine  |  Isbn: 1596057238  |  File size: 1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 376  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This volume provides a wonderful introduction to the study of the senses in a variety of cultural contexts. The author's encyclopedic knowledge of film and ethnography makes these explorations uniquely well informed. Laplantine is teaching us to remove the philosophical...

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The Philosophy Of Play

Philosophy | 129 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Emily Ryall and Wendy Russell  |  Isbn: 978-1138833876  |  File size: 3.5 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 217  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Play is a vital component of the social life and well-being of both children and adults. This book examines the concept of play and considers a variety of the related philosophical issues. It also includes meta-analyses from a range of philosophers and...

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The Columbia History Of Western Philosophy

Philosophy | 100 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Richard H. Popkin  |  Isbn: 9780231101295  |  File size: 16.7 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 864  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Richard Popkin has assembled 63 leading scholars to forge a highly approachable chronological account of the development of Western philosophical traditions. From Plato to Wittgenstein and from Aquinas to Heidegger, this volume provides lively, in-depth, and...

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Hannah Arendt Oder Die Liebe Zur Welt

Philosophy | 168 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Alois Prinz  |  Isbn: 9783458358725  |  File size: 779 KB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 326  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Hannah Arendt (1906–1975) ist eine der bedeutendsten Denkerinnen des 20. Jahrhunderts. In einer Zeit, als Frauen an der Universität noch eine Ausnahme waren, studierte sie u. a. bei Martin Heidegger und Edmund Husserl und promovierte 1928 bei Karl Jaspers. Mit dem 17 Jahre...

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Personal Identity & Self-consciousness

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

Author: Brian Garrett  |  Isbn: 9781138007109  |  File size: 499.1 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 148  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Personal Identity and Self-Consciousness is about persons and personal identity. What are we? And why does personal identity matter? Brian Garrett, using jargon-free language, addresses questions in the metaphysics of personal identity, questions in value theory, and...

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Translation & The Nature Of Philosophy: A New Theory Of Words

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

Author: Andrew Benjamin  |  Isbn: 9781138779136  |  File size: 3.5 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 204  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This engrossing study, first published in 1989, explores the basic mutuality between philosophy and translation. By studying the conceptions of translation in Plato, Seneca, Davidson, Walter Benjamin and Freud, Andrew Benjamin reveals the interplay between the two...

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The Routledge Guidebook To Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations

Philosophy | 185 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Marie McGinn  |  Isbn: 9780415452564  |  File size: 1.9 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 360  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Wittgenstein is one of the most important and influential twentieth-century philosophers in the western tradition. In his Philosophical Investigations he undertakes a radical critique of analytical philosophy's approach to both the philosophy of language and the philosophy...

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Light Traces (Studies in Continental Thought)

Philosophy | 174 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Alejandro Arturo Vallega and John Sallis  |  Isbn: 978-0253012821  |  File size: 2.8 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 168  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy What is the effect of light as it measures the seasons? How does light leave different traces on the terrain—on a Pacific Island, in the Aegean Sea, high in the Alps, or in the forest? John Sallis considers the expansiveness of nature and the...

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The Tasks of Philosophy: Volume 1: Selected Essays

Philosophy | 222 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Alasdair MacIntyre  |  Isbn: 9780521670616  |  File size: 1.5 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 246  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy How should we respond when some of our basic beliefs are put into question? What makes a human body distinctively human? Why is truth an important good? These are among the questions explored in this 2006 collection of essays by Alasdair MacIntyre, one of the most...

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Platonic Dialogue & The Education Of The Reader

Philosophy | 166 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: A. K. Cotton  |  Isbn: 9780199684052  |  File size: 1.4 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 344  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In this volume, Cotton examines Plato's ideas about education and learning. With a particular focus on the experiences a learner must go through in developing philosophical understanding, the book argues that a reader's experience can be parallel in kind and value to that...

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The Great Equal Society: Confucianism, China & The 21st Century

Philosophy | 111 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Jung-Kyu Kim and Young-Oak Kim  |  Isbn: 9789814504713  |  File size: 839.3 KB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 188  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Confucianism is the guiding creed for a quarter of mankind, yet hardly anyone has explained it in plain terms — until now. Written in a style both intelligible and enjoyable for the global audience, The Great Equal Society distils the core ideas of the...

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Understanding Phenomenal Consciousness

Philosophy | 127 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: William S. Robinson  |  Isbn: 9780521834636  |  File size: 1.6 MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 215  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy "This book is almost certainly the most complete and up-to-date defense of dualism in the contemporary literature. Robinson takes on nearly all the philosophical accounts of phenomenal qualities, and offers consistently tight arguments to conclude that dualism is the...

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Debating Christian Theism

Philosophy | 88 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Chad V. Meister, J. P. Moreland, and Khaldoun A. Sweis  |  Isbn: 9780199755431  |  File size: 2.4 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 539  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Comprising groundbreaking dialogues by many of the most prominent scholars in Christian apologetics and the philosophy of religion, this volume offers a definitive treatment of central questions of Christian faith. The essays are...

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Plato's Animals: Gadflies, Horses, Swans, & Other Philosophical Beasts

Philosophy | 70 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Jeremy Bell and Michael Naas  |  Isbn: 9780253016133  |  File size: 3.5 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 261  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF, EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Plato's Animals examines the crucial role played by animal images, metaphors, allusions, and analogies in Plato's Dialogues. These fourteen lively essays demonstrate that the gadflies, snakes, stingrays, swans, dogs, horses, and other animals that...

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Why Philosophize?

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

Author: Jean-François Lyotard  |  Isbn: 9780745670737  |  File size: 345.5 KB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 133  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Why Philosophize? is a series of lectures given by Jean-François Lyotard to students at the Sorbonne embarking on their university studies. The circumstances obliged him to be both clear and concise: at the same time, his lectures offer a profound and...

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Universals In Second Scholasticism: (Bochumer Studien zur Philosophie)

Philosophy | 189 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Daniel Heider  |  Isbn: 9789027214645  |  File size: 1.9 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 355  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This study aims to present a comparative analysis of philosophical theories of universals espoused by the foremost representatives of the three main schools of early modern scholastic thought. The book introduces the doctrines of Francisco Suárez, S.J. (1548–1617), the...

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On The Purity Of The Art Of Logic: The Shorter & The Longer Treatises

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

Author: Walter Burley  |  Isbn: 9780300082005  |  File size: 1.2 MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 360  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy An English translation of a handbook of logic written in Latin by English philosopher Walter Burley. The book includes both the versions circulated in the Middle Ages, along with an introduction, explanatory notes, a table of corresponding passages, an annotated...

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Nietzsche: The Meaning Of Earth

Philosophy | 152 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Lucas Murrey  |  Isbn: 9781611461541  |  File size: 750.2 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 190  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy In this book, author Lucas Murrey argues that the thinking of the modern German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1944–1900) is not only more grounded in antiquity than previously understood, but is also based on the Dionysian spirit of Greece which scholars have still to...

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