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The Promise of Phenomenology: Posthumous Papers of John Wild by Richard I. Sugarman,Roger Duncan

By Richard I. Sugarman,Roger Duncan

The Promise of Phenomenology: Posthumous Papers of John Wild comprises articles that remained unpublished in the course of Wild's lifetime, a magazine, in which he recorded conversations with significant British and Continental philosophers in the course of 1957-8, in addition to a masterful exposition and remark on Emmanuel Levinas's ebook Totality and Infinity. It additionally features a whole bibliography of all of Wild's unpublished writings open for study on the Beinecke infrequent publication Library at Yale college. extra own and no more reserved than Wild's released scholarship, but containing Wild's attribute readability and rigor, the writings during this publication disguise such topics as a phenomenological method of ethical relativism, an exploration of lived time, and reflections at the different and spiritual transcendence. The Promise of Phenomenology supplies a full of life photograph of a grasp thinker at paintings conveying the power and significance of philosophy to daily life.

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Founding Community: A Phenomenological-Ethical Inquiry by H.P. Steeves

By H.P. Steeves

Phenomenology, in its conventional encounters with ethics, has normally aimed toward a extra descriptive instead of prescriptive objective. The path of this venture, despite the fact that, is either phenomenological and prescriptive as i try to offer a phenomenological beginning for communitarian moral idea. I argue, following Husserl, that the Ego and the opposite come up jointly in experience and therefore we're devoted to group in a foundational method. i'm constantly and essentially constituted as a member of a group - as a Self between Others - and, given this, there are specific moral implications. particularly, there's a communal strong of which my solid is yet a viewpoint; certainly, it's a viewpoint on a very good which encompasses the entire of the residing global and never simply humanity. for that reason, we are foundationally imbedded in a deep group and a deep communitarian ethic.

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Hegel, Husserl and the Phenomenology of Historical Worlds by Tanja Staehler

By Tanja Staehler

GWF Hegel famously defined philosophy as 'its personal time apprehended in thoughts', reflecting a hope that we more and more event, specifically, the need to appreciate our advanced and fast-changing global. yet how do we philosophically describe the realm we are living in? whilst Hegel tried his systematic account of the historic international, he had to conceive of historical past as rational development to permit for such description. After the occasions of the 20th century, we're rightfully uncertain approximately such progress.

However, within the 20th century, one other German thinker, Edmund Husserl, tried an identical venture whilst he realised philosophical account of our human adventure calls for getting to the old global we are living in. in keeping with Husserl, the Western global is a global in obstacle. during this ebook, Tanja Staehler explores how Husserl hence radicalises Hegel’s philosophy by way of offering an account of historic circulate as open. Husserl’s phenomenology permits considering ancient worlds within the plural, with no hierarchy, decided by means of ethics and aesthetics. Staehler argues that, via his radicalization of Hegel’s philosophy, Husserl offers us with a ancient phenomenology and a coherent proposal of a tradition that issues to the long run for phenomenology as a philosophy that offers the methodological grounding for a number of qualitative techniques within the humanities and social sciences.

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Whitehead’s Philosophy of Science and Metaphysics: An by W. Mays

By W. Mays

during this publication i've got tried to offer an account of a few of the main im portant of Whitehead's philosophical writings - his writings at the philoso phy of technology in addition to his metaphysics. i've got attempted to teach that even if there are novelties in Whitehead's later philosophy there also are continuities along with his previous paintings within the philosophy of technology. For a extra distinctive account of Whitehead's metaphysics, i might refer the reader to my booklet The Philosophy of Whitehead (The Muirhead Library of Philosophy), Allen and Unwin, London 1959 (Collier Books, ny 1962). traditionally i think my view of Whitehead in that paintings, not less than so far as his metaphysics is anxious, isn't materially assorted from that held within the current one, even if there are a few alterations in emphasis and interpretation. I desire to thank the administrateur delegue of the Revue Internationale de Philosophie, Brussels; the publishers Allen and Unwin, London; and Sprin ger-Verlag, Heidelberg, for kindly giving me permission to submit amended models of the next papers which I initially released with them: "Whitehead and the belief of Equivalence" Revue Internationale de Philoso phie, No. 56-57, 1961, pp. 167-184; "The Relevance of "On Mathematical suggestions of the cloth global" to Whitehead's Philosophy," within the Relevance of Whitehead. Ed. Ivor Leclerc (The Muirhead Library of Philo sophy) Allen and Unwin 1961, pp. 235-260; "Whitehead and the Philosophy of Time." Studium Generale. Springer-Verlag 1970, pp.

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Postphenomenological Investigations: Essays on by Robert Rosenberger,Peter-Paul Verbeek,Don Ihde,Lenore

By Robert Rosenberger,Peter-Paul Verbeek,Don Ihde,Lenore Langsdorf,Kirk M. Besmer,Aud Sissel Hoel,Annamaria Carusi,Marie-Christine Nizzi,Fernando Secomandi,Asle Kiran,Yoni Van Den Eede,Søren Riis,Frances Bottenberg,Chris Kaposy,Adam Rosenfeld,Jan Kyrre Berg

Postphenomenological Investigations: Essays on Human–Technology Relations offers an advent to the college of idea referred to as postphenomenology and showcases tasks on the innovative of this attitude. Postphenomenology provides a distinct mix of insights from the philosophical traditions of phenomenology and American pragmatism, and applies them to experiences of person kin to applied sciences. those stories offer deep descriptions of the methods applied sciences remodel our skills, increase our adventure, and form the area round us. This e-book proceeds with a preface by means of Don Ihde, postphenomenology’s founder, and a close evaluation of the most rules of this angle by way of the editors Robert Rosenberger and Peter-Paul Verbeek. The physique of this quantity consists of twelve postphenomenological essays which replicate the expansive diversity, detail-orientation, and interdisciplinarity of this college of notion. those essays confront a extensive collection of issues, either summary and urban. summary issues addressed comprise metaphysics, ethics, method, and research of the notions of selfhood, ability education, velocity, and political activism. quite a few of the concrete themes studied comprise human-like interactive robots, ethics schooling, picture interpretation in radiology, technological know-how fiction tropes, transportation historical past, wearable computing, and organ donation protocols for brain-dead our bodies. the quantity concludes with optimistic evaluations of postphenomenology via Andrew Feenberg, Diane Michelfelder, and Albert Borgmann, all figures whose paintings is correct to postphenomenological projects.

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A Theory of Philosophical Fallacies (Argumentation Library) by Leonard Nelson,Fernando Leal,David Carus

By Leonard Nelson,Fernando Leal,David Carus

Presented as a Vorlesung within the German philosophical culture, this booklet provides the main targeted account of Nelson’s approach to argument research, celebrated by way of many luminaries akin to Karl Popper. It was once written in 1921 towards the relativistic, subjectivistic and nihilistic traits of Nelson’s time. The e-book includes an exposition of a mode that may be a additional improvement of Kant’s transcendental dialectics, by way of an software to the serious research of arguments by way of many well-known thinkers, together with Bentham, Mill, Poincaré, Leibniz, Hegel, Einstein, Bergson, Rickert, Simmel, Brentano, Stammler, Jellinek, Dingler, and Meinong. The e-book offers a normal idea of philosophical argumentation as noticeable from the point of view of the common fallacies devoted through anyone arguing philosophically, no matter if specialist philosophers or philosophical laypeople. even though the character of philosophy and philosophical argumentation is among the so much recurrent gadgets of mirrored image for philosophers, this booklet represents the 1st try out at a normal concept of philosophical fallacy. in accordance with Nelson, it's within the form of fake dilemmas that mistakes in reasoning continually emerge, and fake dilemmas are regularly the results of an identical mechanism--the unwitting alternative of 1 proposal for another.

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Heidegger in France (Studies in Continental Thought) by Dominique Janicaud,David Pettigrew,François Raffoul

By Dominique Janicaud,David Pettigrew,François Raffoul

Dominique Janicaud claimed that each French highbrow movement—from existentialism to psychoanalysis—was prompted by means of Martin Heidegger. This translation of Janicaud’s landmark paintings, Heidegger en France, information Heidegger’s reception in philosophy and different humanistic and social technological know-how disciplines. Interviews with key French thinkers similar to Françoise Dastur, Jacques Derrida, Éliane Escoubas, Jean Greisch, Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe, Jean-Luc Marion, and Jean-Luc Nancy are incorporated and supply extra mirrored image on Heidegger’s dating to French philosophy. An highbrow project of authoritative scope, this paintings furnishes a radical historical past of the French reception of Heidegger’s thought.

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Weltanschauung, Philosophie und Naturwissenschaft im 19. by Kurt Bayertz,Myriam Gerhard,Walter Jaeschke

By Kurt Bayertz,Myriam Gerhard,Walter Jaeschke

Darwins Schrift Über die Entstehung der Arten (1859) löste eine neue Debatte aus, die sich zeitlich und inhaltlich unmittelbar an den Materialismus- Streit anschloß. Umstritten warfare einerseits die wissenschaftliche Akzeptanz der Evolutionstheorie, andererseits die vor allem von Ernst Haeckel vertretene Verabsolutierung der Darwinschen Theorie zum Schlüssel für die Lösung aller ungelösten wissenschaftlichen und philosophischen Rätsel. Während so die Evolutionstheorie gleichsam zur neuen faith erhoben wurde, zog sich die Theologie - und teilweise auch die Philosophie - aus der Deutung der empirischen Welt zurück.
Auch dieser Streit wurde nicht entschieden und hält bis heute an.

Die heute vorherrschende Meinung, nur die Naturwissenschaften seien in der Lage, uns das richtige Weltbild zu geben, bedarf der Korrektur. Die Beiträge dieser Bände zeigen, daß der Diskurs, in dessen Verlauf den Naturwissenschaften im 19. Jahrhundert diese Rolle zugesprochen wurde, sich nicht auf Erkenntnisse stützen kann - sondern auf Fehleinschätzungen darüber beruht, used to be Naturwissenschaft leistet.

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Ricoeur and the Hermeneutics of Suspicion (Continuum Studies by Alison Scott-Baumann

By Alison Scott-Baumann

Paul Ricoeur (1913-2005) used to be essentially the most prolific and influential French philosophers of the 20 th Century. In his huge, immense corpus of labor he engaged with literature, heritage, historiography, politics, theology and ethics, whereas debating 'truth' and moral strategies to lifestyles within the face of common and growing to be suspicion approximately even if one of these seek is both attainable or worthwhile.
In Ricoeur and the Hermeneutics of Suspicion, Alison Scott-Baumann takes a thematic strategy that explores Ricoeur's lifelong fight to be either iconoclastic and but hopeful, and steer clear of the slippery slope to relativism. via an exam of the 'hermeneutics of suspicion', the publication unearths robust continuities all through his paintings, in addition to major discontinuities, resembling the marked approach within which he later distanced himself from the 'hermeneutics of suspicion' and his improvement of latest units instead, whereas looking a hermeneutics of restoration. Scott-Baumann bargains a hugely unique research of the hermeneutics of suspicion that might be necessary to the fields of philosophy, literature, theology and postmodern social theory.

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Heidegger, Levinas, Derrida: The Question of Difference by Lisa Foran,Rozemund Uljée

By Lisa Foran,Rozemund Uljée

This publication explores the relation among Heidegger, Levinas and Derrida via a discussion with specialists at the paintings of those at the same time influential thinkers. every one essay during this assortment makes a speciality of the relation among not less than of those 3 philosophers concentrating on quite a few subject matters, akin to Alterity, Justice, fact and Language. by means of contextualising those thinkers and tracing their together shared issues, the booklet establishes the query of distinction and its ongoing radicalization because the challenge to which phenomenology needs to respond.

Heidegger’s impact on Derrida and Levinas used to be fairly colossal. Derrida as soon as claimed that his paintings ‘would now not were attainable with out the hole of Heidegger’s questions.’ both, as friends, Derrida and Levinas commented on and critiqued each one other’s paintings. by means of analyzing the variations among those thinkers on quite a few subject matters, this e-book represents a philosophically enriching undertaking and crucial examining for figuring out the respective tasks of every of those philosophers.

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