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Download Film Worlds: A Philosophical Aesthetics Of Cinema

Film Worlds: A Philosophical Aesthetics Of Cinema

Philosophy | 136 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Daniel Yacavone  |  Isbn: 9780231157698  |  File size: 5.7 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 342  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Film Worlds unpacks the significance of the "worlds" that narrative films create, offering an innovative perspective on cinema as art. Drawing on aesthetics and the philosophy of art in both the continental and analytic traditions, as well as classical and contemporary...

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Oxford Studies In Ancient Philosophy: Volume 45

Philosophy | 73 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Brad Inwood  |  Isbn: 9780199679447  |  File size: 18.6 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 384  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy is a volume of original articles on all aspects of ancient philosophy. The articles may be of substantial length, and include critical notices of major books. OSAP is now published twice yearly, in both hardback and paperback. 'The...

Download Visible Empire: Botanical Expeditions & Visual Culture In The Hispanic Enlightenment

Visible Empire: Botanical Expeditions & Visual Culture In The Hispanic Enlightenment

Philosophy | 68 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Daniela Bleichmar  |  Isbn: 9780226058535  |  File size: 8.6 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF, CHM  |  Category: Philosophy Between 1777 and 1816, botanical expeditions crisscrossed the vast Spanish empire in an ambitious project to survey the flora of much of the Americas, the Caribbean, and the Philippines. While these voyages produced written texts and compiled collections of...

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Machinic Eros: Writings On Japan

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

Author: Felix Guattari  |  Isbn: 9781937561208  |  File size: 4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 150  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The French philosopher Félix Guattari frequently visited Japan during the 1980s and organized exchanges between French and Japanese artists and intellectuals. His immersion into the “machinic eros” of Japanese culture put him into contact with media theorists...

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Understanding Deleuze, Understanding Modernism

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

Author: Paul Ardoin and S. E. Gontarski  |  Isbn: 9781501325038  |  File size: 1.4 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 305  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Understanding Deleuze, Understanding Modernism explores the multi-faceted and formative impact of Gilles Deleuze on the development and our understanding of modernist thought in its philosophical, literary, and more broadly cultural manifestations. Gilles...

Download Language, Truth, & Literature: A Defence Of Literary Humanism

Language, Truth, & Literature: A Defence Of Literary Humanism

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

Author: Richard Gaskin  |  Isbn: 9780198776895  |  File size: 5.4 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 400  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy According to the literary humanist, works of imaginative literature have an objective meaning which is fixed at the time of their production and which is the same for all readers, then and thereafter, not subject to the vagaries of individual readers' responses. Such...

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Elemente Einer Realistischen Philosophie

Philosophy | 160 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Jocelyn Benoist  |  Isbn: 978-3518297001  |  File size: 2.5 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 180  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Bei welchen Gelegenheiten und auf welche Weise sprechen wir heute von der »Realität«? Welche Rolle spielt diese Idee in unserem Denken und Leben? Jocelyn Benoist verbindet in seinem konzisen Buch meisterhaft Einsichten der Phänomenologie und der analytischen...

Download Zhang Zai's Philosophy of Qi: A Practical Understanding

Zhang Zai's Philosophy of Qi: A Practical Understanding

Philosophy | 120 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Jung-Yeup Kim  |  Isbn: 9780739192368  |  File size: 1.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 132  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Qi ("vital energy") is one of the most important concepts in Chinese philosophy and culture, and neo-Confucian Zhang Zai (1020-1077) plays a pivotal role in developing the notion. An investigation of his philosophy of qi is not confined to his particularity, but sheds...

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The Death Of God & The Meaning Of Life

Philosophy | 72 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Julian Young  |  Isbn: 9780415307901  |  File size: 757.3 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 245  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy What is the meaning of life? In the post-modern, post-religious scientific world, this question is becoming a preoccupation. But it also has a long history: many major figures in philosophy had something to say on the subject, as Julian Young so vividly illustrates in...

Download The History Of Emotions: An Introduction

The History Of Emotions: An Introduction

Philosophy | 173 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Jan Plamper  |  Isbn: 9780199668335  |  File size: 5.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 368  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The history of emotions is one of the fastest growing fields in current historical debate, and this is the first book-length introduction to the field, synthesizing the current research, and offering direction for future study. The History of Emotions is organized around the...

Download Confucian Propriety & Ritual Learning: A Philosophical Interpretation

Confucian Propriety & Ritual Learning: A Philosophical Interpretation

Philosophy | 156 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Geir Sigurosson and Geir Sigursson  |  Isbn: 9781438454405  |  File size: 1.1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 186  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy A reconsideration of the Confucian concept li (ritual or ritual propriety), one that references Western philosophers as well as the Chinese context. Geir Sigurðsson offers a reconsideration of li, often translated as “ritual” or...

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Die Welt Der Philosophen

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

Author: Siegfried König  |  Isbn: 978-1479170906  |  File size: 262.3 KB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 226  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Die Fragen der Philosophie gehen uns alle an. Doch ohne ein Studium steht mancher ratlos vor der Fülle an Theorien, die sich in über 2000 Jahren angesammelt haben. Siegfried König gelingt es, dem Leser in einfachen und verständlichen Worten einen lebendigen Überblick...

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Die Sehnsucht Im Herzen Der Artischocke: Eine Gemüsekulturgeschichte

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

Author: Evelyne Bloch-Dano  |  Isbn: 9783312005789  |  File size: 788.9 KB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 153  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Die Kochkunst feiert Hochkonjunktur, aber dem Gemüse bringen wir beim Kochen und Essen nur wenig Achtung entgegen. Dabei ist das Gemüse der verkannte Superheld im Garten. Unauffällig und treu macht es uns zu dem, was wir sind. Fast vergessene Sonderlinge wie...

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Pathologies Of Reason: On The Legacy Of Critical Theory

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

Author: Axel Honneth  |  Isbn: 9780231146265  |  File size: 26 MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 233  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Axel Honneth has been instrumental in advancing the work of the Frankfurt School of critical theorists, rebuilding their effort to combine radical social and political analysis with rigorous philosophical inquiry. These eleven essays published over the past five years...

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Objectivity & Insight

Philosophy | 217 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Mark Sacks  |  Isbn: 9780198250586  |  File size: 3.1 MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 352  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The first two parts of Objectivity and Insight explore the prospects for objectivity on the standard ontological conception, and find that they are not good. In Part I, under the heading of subject-driven scepticism, Sacks addresses the problem of securing epistemic reach...

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The Myth Of Morality

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

Author: Richard Joyce  |  Isbn: 9780521036252  |  File size: 902.5 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 266  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In The Myth of Morality, Richard Joyce argues that moral discourse is hopelessly flawed. At the heart of ordinary moral judgements is a notion of moral inescapability, or practical authority, which, upon investigation, cannot be reasonably defended. Joyce argues that...

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The Skepticism Of Michel De Montaigne

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

Author: Manuel Bermúdez Vázquez  |  Isbn: 978-3319102283  |  File size: 544.8 KB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 154  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy This book examines the work of Michel de Montaigne, considering his Essays as a whole. Building on the premise that Montaigne was an important part of the skeptical crisis but that his skepticism was not shaped by Sextus Empiricus, the book first describes...

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Queer Marxism In Two Chinas

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

Author: Petrus Liu  |  Isbn: 9780822360049  |  File size: 4.1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In this quite stunning book, Petrus Liu offers a new intervention into gender and sexuality studies. He establishes queer perspectives as a way of thinking about the doubleness of China, and tracks how sexuality has been produced as a new ethnic identity within an emerging...

Download In The Space Of Reasons: Selected Essays Of Wilfrid Sellars

In The Space Of Reasons: Selected Essays Of Wilfrid Sellars

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

Author: Kevin Scharp, Robert B. Brandom, and Wilfrid Sellars  |  Isbn: 9780674024984  |  File size: 9.4 MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 528  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Wilfrid Sellars (1912-1989) was, in the opinion of many, the most important American philosopher of the second half of the twentieth century. He was, Richard Rorty writes, "as original a mind as C. S. Peirce, and it has taken almost...

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Karma Chakme's Mountain Dharma, Vol. 2

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

Author: Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche  |  Isbn: 978-0974109213  |  File size: 13.8 MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 399  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The five volume set, Karma Chakme's Mountain Dharma, includes the text as taught by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche at Karma Triyana Dharmachakra (KTD) from 1999 to 2003, with translations by Lama Yeshe Gyamtso and Chojor Radha. Volume two examines the complete path of...

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The Ethics Of Capital Punishment

Philosophy | 132 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Matthew H. Kramer  |  Isbn: 9780199642199  |  File size: 2.7 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 361  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy Debate has long been waged over the morality of capital punishment, with standard arguments in its favour being marshalled against familiar arguments that oppose the practice. In The Ethics of Capital Punishment, Matthew Kramer takes a fresh look at the philosophical...

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Fairness In Practice: A Social Contract For A Global Economy

Philosophy | 175 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Aaron James  |  Isbn: 9780199344567  |  File size: 1 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy If the global economy seems unfair, how should we understand what a fair global economy would be? What ideas of fairness, if any, apply, and what significance do they have for policy and law? Working within the social contract tradition, this book argues that fairness is best...

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Introducing Heidegger: A Graphic Guide

Philosophy | 112 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Jeff Collins  |  Isbn: 9781848311749  |  File size: 128.7 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 176  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Philosophy Martin Heidegger - philosophy's 'hidden king', or leading exponent of a dangerously misguided secular mysticism. Heidegger has been acclaimed as the most powerfully original philosopher of the twentieth century. Profoundly influential on deconstruction, existentialism...

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Realistic Rationalism

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

Author: Jerrold J. Katz  |  Isbn: 9780262611510  |  File size: 1.5 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 262  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy In <I>Realistic Rationalism</I>, Jerrold J. Katz develops a new philosophical position integrating realism and rationalism. Realism here means that the objects of study in mathematics and other formal sciences are abstract; rationalism means that our...

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Unsnarling The World-knot

Philosophy | 196 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Dr. David Ray Griffin  |  Isbn: 9780520209442  |  File size: 1.9 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Philosophy The mind-body problem, which Schopenhauer called the 'world-knot', has been a central problem for philosophy since the time of Descartes. Among realists - those who accept the reality of the physical world - the two dominant approaches have been dualism and...

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