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Personal Identity & Self-consciousness

Philosophy | 192 | 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 | 112 | 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 | 173 | 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 | 165 | 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 | 215 | 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 | 160 | 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 | 102 | 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 | 121 | 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 | 74 | 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 | 60 | 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 | 99 | 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 | 184 | 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 | 104 | 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 | 142 | 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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Ignorance & Imagination: The Epistemic Origin Of The Problem Of Consciousness

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

Author: Daniel Stoljar  |  Isbn: 9780195383287  |  File size: 2.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 261  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Ignorance and Imagination advances a novel way to resolve the central philosophical problem about the mind: how it is that consciousness or experience fits into a larger naturalistic picture of the world. The correct response to the problem, Stoljar argues, is not to...

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The Founding Of Aesthetics In The German Enlightenment:

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

Author: Stefanie Buchenau  |  Isbn: 9781107541405  |  File size: 2.5 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 281  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy When, in 1735, Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten added a new discipline to the philosophical system, he not only founded modern aesthetics but also contributed to shaping the modern concept of art or 'fine art'. In The Founding of Aesthetics in the German Enlightenment,...

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An Introduction To Buddhist Philosophy

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Author: Stephen J. Laumakis  |  Isbn: 9780521670081  |  File size: 1.4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 301  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In this clearly written undergraduate textbook, Stephen Laumakis explains the origin and development of Buddhist ideas and concepts, focusing on the philosophical ideas and arguments presented and defended by selected thinkers and sutras from various traditions. He...

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John Locke & Modern Life

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

Author: Lee Ward  |  Isbn: 9780521192804  |  File size: 1.4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 329  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This book recovers a sense of John Locke's central role in the making of the modern world. It demonstrates that his vision of modern life was constructed on a philosophy of human freedom that is the intellectual nerve connecting the various strands of his thought. By revealing...

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Feminist Interpretations Of Thomas Hobbes

Philosophy | 67 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Joanne H. Wright and Nancy J. Hirschmann  |  Isbn: 9780271056364  |  File size: 461.8 KB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 314  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, CHM  |  Category: Philosophy Feminist Interpretations of Thomas Hobbes features the work of feminist scholars who are centrally engaged with Hobbes’s ideas and texts and who view Hobbes as an important touchstone in modern political thought. Bringing together...

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The Escape Of The Mind

Philosophy | 194 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Howard Rachlin  |  Isbn: 9780199322350  |  File size: 1.8 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy The Escape of the Mind is part of a current movement in psychology and philosophy of mind that calls into question what is perhaps our most basic, most cherished, and universally accepted belief--that our minds are inside of our bodies. Howard Rachlin adopts the...

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Time Without Becoming

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Author: Anna Longo and Quentin Meillassoux  |  Isbn: 9788857523866  |  File size: 2.1 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 70  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Time without becoming is the text of a lecture Quentin Meillassoux gave at the Middlesex University in May 2008. He makes a summary of the arguments he employed in After Finitude to overcome correlationism from the inside and to dismiss philosophies of...

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Dionysius The Areopagite & The Neoplatonist Tradition

Philosophy | 184 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: John Dillon and Sarah Klitenic  |  Isbn: 9780754603856  |  File size: 1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy 'Dionysius the Areopagite' is arguably one of the most mysterious and intriguing figures to emerge from the late antique world. Writing probably around 500 CE, and possibly connected with the circle of Severus of Antioch, Dionysius manipulates a Platonic...

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The Routledge Companion To Aesthetics, 3 Edition

Philosophy | 91 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Berys Gaut and Dominic Lopes  |  Isbn: 9780415782876  |  File size: 4.3 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 704  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The third edition of the acclaimed Routledge Companion to Aesthetics contains over sixty chapters written by leading international scholars covering all aspects of aesthetics. This companion opens with an historical overview of aesthetics including entries...

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Theology Of Transformation: Faith, Freedom, & The Christian Act

Philosophy | 94 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Oliver Davies  |  Isbn: 9780199685950  |  File size: 1.7 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Significant advances in science bring new understandings of the human as a unity of mind, body and world and calls into question the deep-seated dualistic presuppositions of modern theology. Oliver Davies argues that the changing framework allows a return to the defining...

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Termin Mit Kant: Philosophische Lebensberatung

Philosophy | 149 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Andreas Mussenbrock  |  Isbn: 9783423345811  |  File size: 230.5 KB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Philosophie ist Lebenskunst! Wie kann man die Ideen der großen Denker für die konkreten Probleme des täglichen Lebens nutzen? Präsentiert werden vier Beispielgeschichten von Menschen, die nach Sinn und Orientierung suchen, unter Einsamkeit, Unzufriedenheit oder...

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