Category: Philosophical Movements

The Afterlives of Roland Barthes by Neil Badmington

By Neil Badmington

Roland Barthes – the writer of such enduringly influential works as Mythologies and Camera Lucida - was once some of the most vital cultural critics of the post-war period. given that his demise in 1980, new writings have endured to be came across and released. The Afterlives of Roland Barthes is the 1st publication to revisit and think again Barthes' notion in gentle of those posthumously released writings. masking paintings corresponding to Barthes' Mourning Diary, the notes for his projected Vita Nova and many writings but to be translated into English, Neil Badmington finds a truly assorted Barthes of at the present time than the determine common from the writings released in his lifetime.

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Fünf Puzzlestücke: Füge alles zusammen. Eine kafkaeske by Cihan Aydin,Sonia Lauinger

By Cihan Aydin,Sonia Lauinger

Eine kafkaeske Erzählung in fünf Puzzlestücken. Füge alles zusammen - von innen nach außen und von außen nach innen säubern.

Inklusive der Novelle "Der Wanderer - Eine literarische Dokumentation".

Ich sage: Unmöglich ist eine phantasm. Ich sage: Unmöglich ist kein Fakt. Es lebe die Aufklärung. Tod der Schablone. Nicht vorprogrammiert. Tod der Genetik. Kein reduzierter Weg mehr. Sagen Sie es dir? Dann erschlage deinen Vater. Denn Menschen sterben, bevor sie geboren sind. Mein Körper, mein Leben, kein Alien. Wünsche, Träume summieren, nicht subtrahieren. Und immer variabel kotzen, wenn der Magen sauer aufstößt. Zerquetsch dem Opportunismus die Hand. Brich die Knochen.
Nicht verstanden? Dann grüße deine Schablone von mir.

UND genau in diesem SINNE SCHREIE ICH: Lieber geistiger Vegetarier, als ein fool von

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Science and the Decolonization of Social Theory: Unthinking by Gennaro Ascione

By Gennaro Ascione

This booklet addresses the ideological determine of modernity, its presumed old importance as an period, and its theoretical adequacy as a body. It indicates how technological know-how is evoked to avoid the sociological mind's eye from elaborating non-Eurocentric different types and terminologies which are extra sufficient for a world age. the belief of modernity are usually not merely be contested, yet greatly unthought in its foundational assumptions. those assumptions tell ideas equivalent to secularization, emancipation, the 'global' and accumulation of capital. This publication frees those recommendations from ethnocentrism and discloses a course towards a brand new, non-Eurocentric, worldwide social theory. 
Gennaro Ascione explores the transformative strength of decolonizing wisdom via a thorough reconsideration of the historic and epistemological position that the highbrow connection with technological know-how performs within the building of suggestions. This ground-breaking paintings demanding situations social theorists to imagine globally past modernity, bringing jointly social thought and technological know-how in an unparalleled manner. Importantly, it makes obtainable a brand new house of lacking theorization for additional advancements and inquiries within the field.

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Existentialism and Contemporary Cinema: A Sartrean by Jean-Pierre Boule,Jean-Pierre Boulé,Enda McCaffrey

By Jean-Pierre Boule,Jean-Pierre Boulé,Enda McCaffrey

At the guts of this quantity is the statement that Sartrean existentialism, so much widespread within the Forties, really in France, continues to be correct as a fashion of studying the realm this day. movie, by way of reflecting philosophical matters within the activities and offerings of characters, maintains and extends a practice within which paintings exemplifies the knowledge of existentialist philosophy. In a scholarly but available sort, the participants take advantage of the wealthy interaction among Sartre's philosophy, performs and novels, and a couple of modern movies together with No state for outdated Men, Lost in Translation and The Truman Show, with film-makers together with the Dardenne brothers, Michael Haneke, and Mike Leigh. This quantity could be of curiosity to scholars who're coming to Sartre's paintings for the 1st time and to people who want to learn movies inside of an existentialist perspective.

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Shaftesbury (Aufklärung 22) (German Edition) by Lothar Kreimendahl,Martin Mulsow,Monika

By Lothar Kreimendahl,Martin Mulsow,Monika Neugebauer-Wölk,Friedrich Vollhardt

Thema: Shaftesbury

ABHANDLUNGEN

Barbara Schmidt-Haberkamp
›Go to the poets‹: die Kunst des Selbst¬gesprächs bei Shaftesbury

Alexandra Kleihues
Figuren der Evidenz in Shaftesburys 'Moralists'

Michael B. Prince
Mimetic advantage. On Shaftes¬bury's ethical sense

Mark-Georg Dehrmann
Shaftesburys stoischer Sokratismus

Insa Kringler
Shaftesburys Natur- und Moralverständnis hinsichtlich der Rezeption des ›Cambridge Platonism‹

Simon Grote
Shaftes¬bury's Egoistic Hedonism

Björn Pecina
Gefühlte Ganzheit. Shaftesburys Metaphysik des ›moral sense‹

Martin Kirves
Das 'Urteil des Herkules' - Shaftesburys gemalte Kunsttheorie

Patrick Müller
'Dwell with honesty & attractiveness & order': the anomaly of Theodicy in Shaftesbury's Thought

Katja Battenfeld & Melinda Palmer
Kolb Protestant ethics and the ›moral feel‹ within the mid-eighteenth-century novel. C. F. Gellert's 'Das Leben der Schwedischen Gräfinn' in Mary Collyer's English translation

KURZBIOGRAPHIE

Albrecht von Haller (1708-1777)

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Environmental Pragmatism (Environmental Philosophies) by Eric Katz,Andrew Light

By Eric Katz,Andrew Light

Environmental pragmatism is a brand new procedure in environmental idea. It argues that theoretical debates are hindering the facility of the environmental move to forge contract on uncomplicated coverage imperatives. This new course in environmental inspiration strikes past thought, advocating a significant inquiry into the advantages of ethical pluralism. Environmental pragmatism, as a coherent philosophical place, connects the technique of classical American pragmatic idea to the reason, answer and dialogue of genuine issues.
This concise, well-focused assortment is the 1st finished presentation of environmental pragmatism as a brand new philosophical method of environmental proposal and policy.

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Continental Idealism: Leibniz to Nietzsche by Paul Redding

By Paul Redding

Standard debts of nineteenth-century German philosophy usually start with Kant and determine philosophers after him in gentle in their responses to Kantian idealism. In Continental Idealism, Paul Redding argues that the tale of German idealism starts with Leibniz.

Redding starts off by way of reading Leibniz's dispute with Newton over the character of house, time and God, and stresses the best way Leibniz integrated Platonic and Aristotelian parts in his specific model of idealism. Redding exhibits how Kant's interpretation of Leibniz's perspectives of area and time hence formed his personal 'transcendental' model of idealism. faraway from finishing right here, in spite of the fact that, Redding argues that post-Kantian idealists resembling Fichte, Schelling and Hegel at the one hand and metaphysical sceptics similar to Schopenhauer and Nietzsche at the different persevered to combat with a kind of idealism eventually derived from Leibniz.

Continental Idealism deals not just a brand new photo of 1 of crucial philosophical pursuits within the background of philosophy, but in addition a helpful and transparent creation to the origins of Continental and ecu philosophy.

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Pragmatism, Law, and Language (Routledge Studies in by Graham Hubbs,Douglas Lind

By Graham Hubbs,Douglas Lind

This quantity places major pragmatists within the philosophy of language, together with Robert Brandom, involved with students fascinated with what pragmatism has come to intend for the legislation. every one contribution makes use of the assets of pragmatism to take on basic difficulties within the philosophy of language, the philosophy of legislation, and social and political philosophy. in lots of chapters, the model of pragmatism deployed proves a fruitful method of its material; in others, shortcomings of the categorical model of pragmatism are published. the result's a clearer knowing of what pragmatism has intended and will suggest throughout those tightly similar philosophical parts. The publication, then, is itself pragmatism in motion: it seeks to explain its unifying suggestion by means of interpreting the practices that centrally contain it.

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Der Streit der Fakultäten: Auf Grund des Textes der Berliner by Immanuel Kant,Horst D Brandt,Piero Giordanetti

By Immanuel Kant,Horst D Brandt,Piero Giordanetti

In den drei kurzen Abhandlungen der 1798 erschienenen Schrift "Der Streit der Fakultäten" erörtert Kant (1724-1804) das Verhältnis der traditionell als 'untere' Fakultät angesehenen Philosophie zu den drei 'oberen' Fakultäten Theologie, Jura und Medizin. Das revolutionäre second der Erörterung liegt darin, daß Kant allein der philosophischen Fakultät die uneingeschränkte Freiheit in Forschung und Lehre zuschreibt sowie die Fähigkeit zur Kritik der eigenen theoretischen Voraussetzungen sowie jener der oberen Fakultäten.

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Philosophical Chronicles (Perspectives in Continental by Jean-Luc Nancy,Franson Manjali

By Jean-Luc Nancy,Franson Manjali

In 11 short, enticing talks initially broadcast on French public radio, Jean-Luc Nancy deals a philosopher’s tough and prepared account of a few of the urgent questions of our day and addresses persistent concerns inside of philosophical inquiry. the elemental query, which recurs many times, is whether or not philosophy is conditioned through the realm the thinker inhabits, or even if it needs to stay unconditioned by means of that world.

Nancy discusses: terror relating to faith and capitalism; the relevance of philosophy to lifestyles (whether philosophy could be a type of life); the prestige of god in monotheism; the relevance of “politics” because it is outlined this present day; the “Heidegger affair” and its outcomes for philosophy; battle, specifically within the context of the invasion of Iraq; the position of negativity in philosophical and cultural discourses; “art” and the variety of its meanings; the predominance of the metaphor of the solar. The essays could be learn individually, yet jointly they quantity to the notable imaginative and prescient of a thinker delicate to the area of his occasions and trying to open his personal direction inside it.

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