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Simone de Beauvoir (1908–86)

Robert L. Wicks

Robert L. Wicks is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Introduction to Existentialism : From Kierkegaard to The Seventh Seal

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Although Jean-Paul Sartre’s Being and Nothingness is over 800 pages in length, only a brief section at the book’s end addresses ethical matters. In Sartre’s 1946 lecture “Existentialism Is a Humanism,” the ethical focus is more salient...

Conclusion: The Wisdom of Exile

Abi Doukhan

Abi Doukhan is with the Philosophy Department, Queens College (CUNY), New York, NY, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Emmanuel Levinas : A Philosophy of Exile

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2012

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...Upon arriving to the Promised Land, the Hebrews received a very strange commandment indeed. Of the twelve tribes of Israel, one of them, the tribe of Levi was not to receive an inheritance in the land. They were not to receive property...

Are There Any Moral Rights for Fichte?

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Fichte

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...It is commonplace in the secondary literature on Fichte’s moral theory that, in his post-1795 moral and political writings, Fichte neither provides a derivation of individuals’ rights from considerations of morality, nor encourages...

Aesthetic and Artistic Value

The Bloomsbury Companion to Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction What makes artworks valuable? Most philosophers have offered two general sorts of answers to this question. Either they have tried to explicate the value of art in terms of its moral and political value, or they have attempted...

Affirmative Negatives

Alison Scott-Baumann

Alison Scott-Baumann is Professor of Society and Belief in the Centre of Islamic Studies in the Near and Middle East Department at SOAS. Her work has two interrelated and also distinct research strands; social justice and philosophy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ricœur and the Negation of Happiness

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...In the latter half of the twentieth century, there was a heady atmosphere of debate and discord among Parisian philosophers; yet Deleuze (1925–95) and Ricœur, almost exactly contemporary, did not feel drawn to each other; they were...

Art, Therapy and the Schizophrenic

Lorna Collins

Lorna Collins is an artist, critic and arts educator based in Cambridge, where she completed her PhD as a Foundation Scholar in French Philosophy, at Jesus College. She was the founder and co-organiser/curator of the trans-disciplinary Making Sense colloquia and co-editor of the series of Making Sense books. She is also the co-editor of Deleuze and the Schizoanalysis of Visual Art. Her provocative practice as an artist (in paint, film, installation and performance) drives the motor that lies behind all her existential and epistemological (philosophical) enquiries. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Deleuze and the Schizoanalysis of Visual Art

Bloomsbury, 2014

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...Deleuze and Guattari’s project of schizoanalysis in Anti-Oedipus proceeds in search of ‘the new earth’, or a new understanding of subjectivity and desire (Deleuze and Guattari 2004b: 417). In their conclusion, they say that this search...

The beautiful and the good: Refinement as a propaedeutic to morality

Maria Borges

Maria Borges is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Santa Catarina, Brazil. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Emotion, Reason, and Action in Kant

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In this chapter, I would like to explore the connection between refinement and morality, both in its closest relation between the judgment of the beautiful and moral judgments, and in the presence of the feeling of pleasure and displeasure...

The Highest Values Compared

Samuel Alexander

Samuel Alexander (1859–1938) was a prominent figure in early twentieth-century British philosophy. He is best known as one of the progenitors of British Emergentism, a movement that claimed that mind “emerges” from matter. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beauty and Other Forms of Value

Thoemmes Press, 2000

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...It is not easy, and not very important, to say where science ends and philosophy begins in the study of the values. So far I should prefer to say I have been pursuing the science of values, describing them as the different species of things...

Conclusion

François Laruelle

François Laruelle is a French philosopher formerly Professor of Contemporary Philosophy at the Université de Paris X (Nanterre) and the Collège International de Philosophie, France. He is the creator of the concept of 'non-philosophy' and author of over twenty works of philosophy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Anthony Paul Smith

Anthony Paul Smith

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The Last Humanity : The New Ecological Science

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The Ecological Amplitude of Ethics The introduction into thought of ecology as material and as thought gives ethics a new amplitude beyond its rationalist closure and Judaic openness. We are not attempting to subject moribund and harassed...

Ethics as the dissipation of the paradoxes of partisanship

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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Theory of the Subject

Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...Antigone once more—Ethics is the remainder of politics—Logic of the incalculable decision—To give in or to be—The Moscow trials—The partisan mindset 1 From Hegel to Lacan, the reference point for ethics is Sophoclean. Who is Antigone...