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Download Tainted: How Philosophy Of Science Can Expose Bad Science

Tainted: How Philosophy Of Science Can Expose Bad Science

Philosophy | 65 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Kristin Shrader-Frechette  |  Isbn: 9780199396412  |  File size: 2.7 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 312  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Three-fourths of scientific research in the United States is funded by special interests. Many of these groups have specific practical goals, such as developing pharmaceuticals or establishing that a pollutant causes only minimal harm. For groups with financial...

Download Introduction To A Future Way Of Thought: On Marx & Heidegger

Introduction To A Future Way Of Thought: On Marx & Heidegger

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

Author: Kostas Axelos and Stuart Elden  |  Isbn: 9783957960054  |  File size: 4.6 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 180  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy "Technologists only change the world in various ways in generalized indifference; the point is to think the world and interpret the changes in its unfathomability, to perceive and experience the difference binding being to the nothing." Anticipating the...

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The Cambridge Companion To Berkeley

Philosophy | 98 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Kenneth P. Winkler  |  Isbn: 9780521456579  |  File size: 1.4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 480  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy George Berkeley is one of the greatest and most influential modern philosophers. In defending the immaterialism for which he is most famous, he redirected modern thinking about the nature of objectivity and the mind's capacity to come to terms with it. Along the way,...

Download Life After Faith: The Case For Secular Humanism

Life After Faith: The Case For Secular Humanism

Philosophy | 204 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Philip Kitcher  |  Isbn: 9780300203431  |  File size: 563.9 KB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 194  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Although there is no shortage of recent books arguing against religion, few offer a positive alternative—how anyone might live a fulfilling life without the support of religious beliefs. This enlightening book fills the gap. Philip Kitcher constructs an original and...

Download Free Will, Agency, & Selfhood In Indian Philosophy

Free Will, Agency, & Selfhood In Indian Philosophy

Philosophy | 155 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Edwin F. Bryant and Matthew R. Dasti  |  Isbn: 978-0199922758  |  File size: 1.5 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Led by Buddhists and the yoga traditions of Hinduism and Jainism, Indian thinkers have long engaged in a rigorous analysis and reconceptualization of our common notion of self. Less understood is the way in which such theories of self intersect with...

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Sextus Empiricus & Ancient Physics

Philosophy | 183 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Katerina Ierodiakonou and Keimpe Algra  |  Isbn: 9781107069244  |  File size: 5.5 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 443  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The two books of Sextus Empiricus' Against the Physicists have not received much attention in their own right, as sustained and methodical specimens of sceptical philosophy. This volume redresses the balance by offering a series of in-depth studies...

Download Articulating Reasons: An Introduction To Inferentialism

Articulating Reasons: An Introduction To Inferentialism

Philosophy | 131 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Robert B. Brandom  |  Isbn: 9780674006928  |  File size: 2.1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Robert B. Brandom is one of the most original philosophers of our day, whose book Making It Explicit covered and extended a vast range of topics in metaphysics, epistemology, and philosophy of language--the very core of analytic philosophy. This new work provides an...

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Gadamer & The Transmission Of History

Philosophy | 204 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Jerome Veith  |  Isbn: 9780253015983  |  File size: 3.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 236  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Observing that humans often deal with the past in problematic ways, Jerome Veith looks to philosopher Hans-Georg Gadamer and his hermeneutics to clarify these conceptions of history and to present ways to come to terms with them. Veith fully engages Truth and Method as well...

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On Philosophy: Notes From A Crisis

Philosophy | 207 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: John McCumber  |  Isbn: 9780804781428  |  File size: 2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 289  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Deepening divisions separate today's philosophers, first, from the culture at large; then, from each other; and finally, from philosophy itself. Though these divisions tend to coalesce publicly as debates over the Enlightenment, their roots lie much deeper. Overcoming them...

Download Panaesthetics: On The Unity & Diversity Of The Arts

Panaesthetics: On The Unity & Diversity Of The Arts

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

Author: Daniel Albright  |  Isbn: 9780300186628  |  File size: 3.9 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy While comparative literature is a well-recognized field of study, the notion of comparative arts remains unfamiliar to many. In this fascinating book, Daniel Albright addresses the fundamental question of comparative arts: Are there many different arts, or is there one...

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Historical Dictionary Of Nietzscheanism

Philosophy | 191 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Carol Diethe  |  Isbn: 9780810880313  |  File size: 2.4 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 425  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Few philosophers have been as popular, prolific, and controversial as Friedrich Nietzsche, who has left his imprint not only on philosophy but on all the arts. Whether it is his concept of the übermensch or his nihilistic view of the world, Nietzsche's writings have aroused...

Download Beyond Presence: The Late F.w.j. Schelling's Criticism Of Metaphysics

Beyond Presence: The Late F.w.j. Schelling's Criticism Of Metaphysics

Philosophy | 107 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Tyler Tritten  |  Isbn: 9781614512110  |  File size: 3.1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 385  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Schelling s late positive philosophy of mythology and revelation tackles the question of nihilism in a way that easily adapts itself to its contemporary form concern over the surpassing of onto-theology or metaphysics of presence. Tyler Tritten argues that Schelling s...

Download Record Of Miraculous Events In Japan: The Nihon Ryoiki

Record Of Miraculous Events In Japan: The Nihon Ryoiki

Philosophy | 64 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Burton Watson and Haruo Shirane  |  Isbn: 9780231164214  |  File size: 282.6 KB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 225  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy This collection of setsuwa, or “explanatory tale” literature, compiled by a monk in eighth- or ninth-century Japan, records the spread of Buddhist ideas in Japan and ways in which Buddhism’s principles were adapted to the conditions...

Download Philosophie Des Geistes: Eine Einführung

Philosophie Des Geistes: Eine Einführung

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

Author: Albert Newen  |  Isbn: 9783406638589  |  File size: 2.6 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 144  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy In der Reihe C.H.Beck Wissen erscheinen kurze Einführungen in die Disziplinen der Philosophie. Die Bände sind knapp und konzise für ein allgemeines Lesepublikum geschrieben. Neben einer Einführung in die Geschichte der jeweiligen philosophischen Disziplin liegt der...

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A Defense Of Abortion

Philosophy | 107 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Other  |  Isbn: 9780521520355  |  File size: 1.5 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 366  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The central thesis of philosopher David Boonin is that the moral case against abortion can be shown to be unsuccessful on terms that critics of abortion can and do accept. Critically examining a wide array of arguments that have attempted to establish that every human fetus has a...

Download Die Protestantische Ethik Und Der Geist Des Kapitalismus: Vollständige Ausgabe

Die Protestantische Ethik Und Der Geist Des Kapitalismus: Vollständige Ausgabe

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

Author: Max Weber  |  Isbn: 9783406602009  |  File size: 834.6 KB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 432  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Max Webers berühmte Studie zur Protestantischen Ethik hat bis heute nichts von ihrer Faszination eingebüßt. Ausgehend von der Frage, worin die Besonderheit der abendländischen Moderne besteht, beginnt Max Weber mit der Suche nach den Grundlagen und Voraussetzungen des...

Download Natural-born Cyborgs: Minds, Technologies, & The Future Of Human Intelligence

Natural-born Cyborgs: Minds, Technologies, & The Future Of Human Intelligence

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

Author: Andy Clark  |  Isbn: 9780195177510  |  File size: 1.9 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy From Robocop to the Terminator to Eve 8, no image better captures our deepest fears about technology than the cyborg, the person who is both flesh and metal, brain and electronics. But philosopher and cognitive scientist Andy Clark sees it differently. Cyborgs, he writes, are...

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The Path Of Reason – A Philosophy Of Nonbelief

Philosophy | 203 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Bruce A. Smith  |  Isbn: 978-0875865799  |  File size: 6.1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 228  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Smith, a business analyst at a computer software firm who was once a conservative Christian, seeks to eliminate misconceptions about atheism and skepticism by examining faith and reason, the two means by which we evaluate our world. Writing for those who are confused by...

Download Collective Emotions: Perspectives From Psychology, Philosophy, & Sociology

Collective Emotions: Perspectives From Psychology, Philosophy, & Sociology

Philosophy | 119 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Christian von Scheve and Mikko Salmella  |  Isbn: 9780199659180  |  File size: 4.5 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 480  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Although collective emotions have a long tradition in scientific inquiry, for instance in mass psychology and the sociology of rituals and social movements, their importance for individuals and the social world has never been more obvious than in...

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Thinking About Crime (revised Edition)

Philosophy | 117 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: James Wilson  |  Isbn: 9780465048830  |  File size: 1.1 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 281  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy As crime rates inexorably rose during the tumultuous years of the 1970s, disputes over how to handle the violence sweeping the nation quickly escalated. James Q. Wilson redefined the public debate by offering a brilliant and provocative new argument--that criminal activity...

Download Anima Mundi: The Rise Of The World Soul Theory In Modern German Philosophy

Anima Mundi: The Rise Of The World Soul Theory In Modern German Philosophy

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

Author: Miklós Vassányi  |  Isbn: 978-9048187959  |  File size: 4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 454  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This work presents and philosophically analyzes the early modern and modern history of the theory concerning the soul of the world, anima mundi. The initial question of the investigation is why there was a revival of this theory in the time of the early German...

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Elegy For Theory

Philosophy | 99 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: D. N. Rodowick  |  Isbn: 9780674088153  |  File size: 2.2 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 298  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Rhetorically charged debates over theory have divided humanities scholars for decades. Rodowick steps back from arguments pro and con to assess why theory has become such a deeply contested concept. Far from lobbying for a return to the “high theory” of the...

Download Paul's Summons To Messianic Life: Political Theology & The Coming Awakening

Paul's Summons To Messianic Life: Political Theology & The Coming Awakening

Philosophy | 125 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: L. L. Welborn  |  Isbn: 9780231171311  |  File size: 5.7 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 152  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Taubes, Badiou, Agamben, Zizek, Reinhard, and Santner have found in the Apostle Paul's emphasis on neighbor-love a positive paradigm for politics. By thoroughly reexamining Pauline eschatology, L. L. Welborn suggests that neighbor-love depends upon an orientation toward...

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Tibetan Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction

Philosophy | 59 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Matthew T. Kapstein  |  Isbn: 9780199735129  |  File size: 1.7 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 150  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The Tibetan Buddhist tradition has known over thirteen centuries of continuous development. During that time, it has spread among the neighboring peoples - the Mongol, Himalayan, and Siberian peoples, Manchus and Chinese. At its height is has been practiced in...

Download The Aesthetico-political: The Question Of Democracy In Merleau-ponty, Arendt, & Rancière

The Aesthetico-political: The Question Of Democracy In Merleau-ponty, Arendt, & Rancière

Philosophy | 199 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Martín Plot  |  Isbn: 9781501319648  |  File size: 964.6 KB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 184  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy This study uses new arguments to reinvestigate the relation between aesthetics and politics in the contemporary debates on democratic theory and radical democracy. First, Carl Schmitt and Claude Lefort help delineate the contours of an aesthetico-political understanding of...

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