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Download Ignorance & Imagination: The Epistemic Origin Of The Problem Of Consciousness

Ignorance & Imagination: The Epistemic Origin Of The Problem Of Consciousness

Philosophy | 128 | 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 | 160 | 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

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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

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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 | 207 | 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 | 191 | 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 | 100 | 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 | 109 | 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 | 157 | 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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Tainted: How Philosophy Of Science Can Expose Bad Science

Philosophy | 71 | 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

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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

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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,...

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Life After Faith: The Case For Secular Humanism

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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...

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Free Will, Agency, & Selfhood In Indian Philosophy

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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

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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...

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Articulating Reasons: An Introduction To Inferentialism

Philosophy | 136 | 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

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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

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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...

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Panaesthetics: On The Unity & Diversity Of The Arts

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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

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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 | 114 | 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...

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Record Of Miraculous Events In Japan: The Nihon Ryoiki

Philosophy | 76 | 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...

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Philosophie Des Geistes: Eine Einführung

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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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