Hegel After Derrida (Warwick Studies in European Philosophy) by Stuart Barnett

By Stuart Barnett

Hegel After Derrida offers a miles wanted perception not just into the significance of Hegel and the significance of Derrida's paintings on Hegel, but additionally the very foundations of postmodern and deconstructionist suggestion. it will likely be crucial interpreting for all these enticing with the paintings of Derrida and Hegel this day and somebody looking perception into the various uncomplicated yet ignored topics of deconstruction.

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Renewing Philosophy by Hilary Putnam

By Hilary Putnam

Hilary Putnam, one in every of America's so much special philosophers, surveys an astonishingly wide selection of concerns and proposes a brand new, simple method of philosophical questions--a renewal of philosophy. He contests the view that in simple terms technology bargains a suitable version for philosophical inquiry. His dialogue of subject matters from synthetic intelligence to normal choice, and of reductive philosophical perspectives derived from those versions, identifies the insuperable difficulties encountered while philosophy ignores the normative or makes an attempt to minimize it to whatever else.

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Nietzsche als Dichter: Lyrik - Poetologie - Rezeption by Katharina Grätz,Sebastian Kaufmann

By Katharina Grätz,Sebastian Kaufmann

Nietzsches Ausnahmestatus als Philosoph gründet nicht zuletzt in seinem künstlerischen Verhältnis zur Sprache. Der Grenzen sprengende Denker erweist sich zugleich als ein Grenzen sprengender Sprachartist, der den traditionellen Unterschied zwischen Philosophie und Dichtung zum Verschwimmen bringt. Während die Forschung meist den Hauptakzent auf den Denker Nietzsche legt, widmet sich der vorliegende Band dem Dichter Nietzsche. Untersucht wird ein großes, von der Forschung bislang erst ansatzweise erschlossenes Korpus von Gedichten und Gedichtfragmenten. Betrachtet werden darüber hinaus auch weitere literarische Ausdrucksformen Nietzsches (Aphorismus, conversation, lyrische Prosa) sowie ausgewählte Stationen seiner Rezeption als Dichter (u. a. bei Carlo Michelstaedter, Ernst Bertram und Theobald Ziegler).

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Ist die Zerstörung einer Skiloipe strafbar? Oder: Warum by Götz-Ulrich Luttenberger

By Götz-Ulrich Luttenberger

Essay aus dem Jahr 2016 im Fachbereich Philosophie - Philosophie des 20. Jahrhunderts / Gegenwart, be aware: 1,0, Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg (Pholosophie), Veranstaltung: Seminar, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Die Arbeit befasst sich aus philosophischer Sicht mit der Frage, inwieweit das Sprachverständnis Wittgensteins im juristischen Diskurs von Nutzen sein kann. Dazu stellt der Autor die Sprachphilosophie Ludwig Wittgensteins in dessen "Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus" und "Philosophischen Untersuchungen" dar und zeigt exemplarisch an einem tatsächlich vom Bayerischen Obersten Landesgericht mit Urteil von 1979 entschiedenen Fall, dass jedenfalls bei der Lösung strafrechtlicher Probleme die Sprachphilosophie Wittgensteins an Grenzen stößt. Die amüsant zu lesende Arbeit untersucht Fragen an der Nahtstelle von Philosophie und Rechtswissenschaft.

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Viroid Life: Perspectives on Nietzsche and the Transhuman by Keith Ansell Pearson

By Keith Ansell Pearson

Nietzsche's imaginative and prescient of the 'overman' keeps to hang-out the postmodern mind's eye. His name that 'man is anything that has to be conquer' can not be noticeable as easy rhetoric. Our reports of the hybrid realities of man-made existence have made the 'transhuman' a determine that appears over us all. encouraged through this imaginative and prescient, Keith Ansell Pearson units out to ascertain if evolution is 'out of regulate' and machines are taking over.
In a chain of six attention-grabbing views, he hyperlinks Nietzsche's idea with the problems at stake in modern conceptions of evolution from the organic to the technological. Viroid existence; views on Nietzsche and the Transhuman Condition considers the hybrid, 'inhuman' personality of our destiny simply by Nietzsche's philosophy. Keith Ansell Pearson contrasts Nietzsche and Darwin earlier than introducing the newer figures resembling Giles Deleuze and man Debord to cartoon a brand new taking into consideration technics and machines and tension the ambiguous personality of our 'machine enslavement'.

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Schopenhauer, Thoreau, Stirner: Le radicalità esistenziali by Michel Onfray,Gregorio de Paola

By Michel Onfray,Gregorio de Paola

Tre modelli di costruzione filosofica dell’individuo in keeping with una resistenza alla massificazione dei nostri giorni: così Onfray intende questo quantity, il sesto, della sua monumentale Controstoria della filosofia. Henry David Thoreau mostra che l. a. natura può e deve darci lezioni: contro los angeles tecnica, l. a. modernità, il giornalismo, los angeles società dei consumi, l. a. città, l. a. banca, l’industria, il filosofo propone l’amore del lago Walden, le passeggiate, l. a. solitudine, l. a. frugalità, l’ecologia, l. a. ribellione libertaria, l. a. costruzione di una casa con le proprie mani, l’autosussistenza; modelli: il boscaiolo, l’indiano, il selvaggio. Arthur Schopenhauer formulation l. a. filosofia pessimista più compiuta, ma vive secondo i principi di un epicureismo teorizzato nell’Arte di essere felici, opera che permette di scoprire un pensatore tutt’altro che cupo, innamorato della vita e... edonista! Infine, ne L’Unico e l. a. sua proprietà, Max Stirner pone le basi di un uomo postcristiano affermandone l. a. potenza e anticipando un certo Nietzsche... Fu Thoreau a scrivere los angeles celebre frase: «Oggi esistono molti professori di filosofia, ma filosofi nessuno»: bene, è proprio questa l. a. sfida che Onfray raccoglie con l. a. propria opera: riportare los angeles filosofia nella vita - e questo libro è un invito a ciascuno a creare e a condurre una vita pienamente filosofica.

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Herder on Humanity and Cultural Difference by Sikka

By Sikka

Herder is usually criticized for having embraced cultural relativism, yet there was little philosophical dialogue of what he really wrote in regards to the nature of the human species and its differentiation via tradition. This booklet makes a speciality of Herder's concept of tradition, looking to situate his social and political theses in the context of his anthropology, metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, concept of language and philosophy of background. It argues for a view of Herder as a professional relativist, who mixed the perception of a standard human nature with a trust within the significance of tradition in constructing and shaping that nature. particularly highlighted are Herder's realizing of the relativity of advantage and happiness, and his trust within the impossibility of making a unmarried most sensible society. The ebook will attract quite a lot of readers either in Herder and in Enlightenment tradition extra generally.

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Nietzsche, Biology and Metaphor by Gregory Moore

By Gregory Moore

Nietzsche, Biology and Metaphor explores the German philosopher's reaction to the highbrow debates sparked by way of the e-book of Charles Darwin's The beginning of Species. by means of reading the abundance of organic metaphors in Nietzsche's writings, Gregory Moore questions his contemporary attractiveness as an eminently subversive and (post-) glossy philosopher, and exhibits how deeply Nietzsche used to be immersed in overdue nineteenth-century debates on evolution, degeneration and race. the 1st a part of the publication offers an in depth research and interpretation of Nietzsche's a lot disputed courting to Darwinism. Uniquely, Moore additionally considers the significance of Nietzsche's evolutionary viewpoint for the advance of his ethical and aesthetic philosophy. the second one half analyzes key subject matters of Nietzsche's cultural feedback - his assault at the Judaeo-Christian culture, his prognosis of the nihilistic trouble afflicting modernity and his anti-Wagnerian polemics - opposed to the history of fin-de-siècle fears in regards to the forthcoming organic cave in of Western civilization.

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Bernard Williams (Philosophy Now) by Mark Jenkins

By Mark Jenkins

From his earliest paintings on own id to his final at the price of truthfulness, the guidelines and arguments of Bernard Williams - within the metaphysics of personhood, within the background of philosophy, yet in particular in ethics and ethical psychology - have proved occasionally debatable, frequently influential, and consistently worthy learning. This ebook presents a accomplished account of Williams's many major contributions to modern philosophy. subject matters contain own identification, a variety of evaluations of ethical conception, useful reasoning and ethical motivation, fact and objectivity, and the relevance of historical Greece to trendy lifestyles. It not just positions Williams between those very important philosophical subject matters, but additionally with reference to the perspectives of different philosophers, together with widespread forerunners equivalent to Hume and Nietzsche and modern thinkers similar to, Nagel, McDowell, MacIntyre and Taylor. The fragmentary nature of Williams's paintings is addressed and ordinary subject matters and connections inside his paintings are dropped at light.

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