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Living the Pyrrhonian Way

Science, Politics, and Ontology of Life-Philosophy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...An earlier version was read to a symposium on my own work at the University of Liverpool in September 2010: I am grateful to my auditors, especially Sam Clark, Daniel Hill, Michael McGhee, John Skorupski, and Panayiota Vassilopoulou.What...

Third Section: Of the Greatness of Learned Cognition

Georg Friedrich Meier

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Georg Friedrich Meier (1718-1777) was a German philosopher, a student of Alexander Baumgarten and a principle architect of the post-Leibnizian rationalism that dominated German-speaking universities through the Eighteenth Century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aaron Bunch

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Aaron Bunch is a translator. He has translated work by Martin Heidegger and Otfried Höffe. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Axel Gelfert

Axel Gelfert is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy, National University of Singapore. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Riccardo Pozzo

Riccardo Pozzo is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Verona, Italy. He is the foremost living scholar on Georg Friedrich Meier and his books include Meier’s Vernunftlehre (2000) and Kant und das Problem einer Einleitung in die Logik (1989). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Excerpt from the Doctrine of Reason

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...[AA 16: 219]§66. The greatness of learned cognition requires not only a great object, but the cognition must also be great enough for the object §26. The greater the object is, and the more proportioned the cognition, the greater...

A Phenomenology of Foreboding/Foreseeing

Early Phenomenology : Metaphysics, Ethics, and the Philosophy of Religion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In my half sleep I heard the talk of men resting during a pause from artillery firing. A young officer had fallen the day before; briefly before the ride [left], from which he never returned, he had, as he otherwise never did, given his...

Hikma

Oliver Leaman

Oliver Leaman is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Kentucky, USA. He is the author and editor of books on Islamic philosophy and philosophy in general. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...The Arabic term hikma literally means wisdom. In terms of Islamic philosophy, the usual connotation is the knowledge of first principles, that is, of God. True wisdom brings one closer to God and to a true understanding of the world...

Philosophy and science

Georges Canguilhem

Georges Canguilhem

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Alain Badiou

Alain Badiou teaches at the École Normale Supérieure and at the Collège International de Philosophie in Paris, France. In addition to several novels, plays and political essays, he has published a number of major philosophical works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Badiou and the Philosophers : Interrogating 1960s French Philosophy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...First broadcast23 January 1965 Alain BadiouWhen we speak of the philosophy of science, what should we understand by this? Is epistemology the same thing as the philosophy of science? Georges Canguilhem The “philosophy of science”...

The Thought of the Generic and Being in Truth

Alain Badiou

Alain Badiou teaches at the École Normale Supérieure and at the Collège International de Philosophie in Paris, France. In addition to several novels, plays and political essays, he has published a number of major philosophical works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Being and Event

Bloomsbury Academic, 2006

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...We find ourselves here at the threshold of a decisive advance, in which the concept of the ‘generic’ — which I hold to be crucial, as I said in the introduction — will be defined and articulated in such a manner that it will found the very...

Immanent life

Kristien Justaert

Kristien Justaert is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theology After Deleuze

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2012

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...God is really among you! (1 Cor 14:25)The most important intellectual shock that Deleuze provides to theology is the idea that immanence and not transcendence will bring us ‘salvation’, or Life. What, in God's name, could this mean...

Philosophy and truth

Georges Canguilhem

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Georges Canguilhem

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Dina Dreyfus

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Michel Foucault

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Michel Foucault

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Jean Hyppolite

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Jean Hyppolite

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Paul Ricœur

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Alain Badiou

Alain Badiou teaches at the École Normale Supérieure and at the Collège International de Philosophie in Paris, France. In addition to several novels, plays and political essays, he has published a number of major philosophical works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Badiou and the Philosophers : Interrogating 1960s French Philosophy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...First broadcast27 March 1965 [Excerpt from “Philosophy and its history”] Jean Hyppolite: No, I would not employ the word “error.” […] [I]t seems to me too general to speak of an error at the interior of a philosophical system. It seems...

The Beautiful and the Agreeable

David Berger

David Berger teaches philosophy at the University of Michigan, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kant’s Aesthetic Theory : The Beautiful and Agreeable

Continuum, 2009

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...In Chapter 1, I argued that on the whole, Kant takes his aesthetic theory to be respectful of and responsive to much of our ordinary conception of taste. Nevertheless, Kant appears to claim that colors and tones cannot be beautiful.See...

Reality and Contradiction

The Religious Philosophy of Simone Weil : An Introduction

I.B.Tauris, 2014

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...To love truth signifies to endure the void, and consequently to accept death. Truth is on the side of death. To love truth with all one’s soul is something that cannot be done without a wrenching. (N 161)Religion could have been defined...