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Information, Self-Reference, and the Magical Realism of “Life”

Science, Politics, and Ontology of Life-Philosophy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...On Wednesday night, as they did every Wednesday, the parents went to the movies. The boys, lords and masters of the house, closed the doors and windows and broke the glowing bulb in one of the living room lamps. A jet of golden light...

Works of Art as Social and Historical Objects

Tiziana Andina

Tiziana Andina is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Turin, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Natalia Iacobelli

Natalia Iacobelli is a translator in the College of Liberal Arts at Temple University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Philosophy of Art: The Question of Definition : From Hegel to Post-Dantian Theories

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The road that we have mapped out thus far shows how after the dismissal of the mimetic theory, philosophers implemented very different reflections in order to define the concept of art, the majority of which concentrated on a fundamentally...

Martin Heidegger (1889–1976)

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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...When one apprehends the world as an overwhelming and amazing mystery, philosophy begins. This occurs in everyone’s experience at one time or another, but not everyone dwells upon the perplexity in a persistent, soul-moving...
...Henle, Paul Paul Henle was born on 12 September 1908 in New York City, and was raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Receiving his BA magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1929, Henle then attended Harvard Law School for a semester before...

Appendix: Demonstration of the Equivalence of the Three Characteristic Properties of a Classical World

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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Alberto Toscano

Alberto Toscano

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Logics of Worlds : Being and Event II

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...We wish to establish that the following three properties are equivalent:Double negation: ¬ ¬ p = p.Excluded middle: p ∪ ¬ p = M.The equation ¬ p = μ only has M as a solution.First of all, we will show that in a transcendental T, if p ∪ ¬ p...

Deleuze's Ontology

Nathan Widder

Nathan Widder is Reader in Political Theory at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. His previous publications include Reflections on Time and Politics (Penn State University Press, 2008) and Genealogies of Difference (University of Illinois Press, 2002). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Political Theory After Deleuze

Continuum, 2012

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...An ontology of ‘sense’ Deleuze's ontology is often called an ‘ontology of difference’. This is certainly accurate, as Deleuze holds difference to be foundational and identity, along with the categories of being traditionally associated...

Eulogy for Philosophy

Keith Whitmoyer

Keith Whitmoyer is Adjunct Assistant Professor at Pace University, the School of Visual Arts, and the New York City College of Technology, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Philosophy of Ontological Lateness : Merleau-Ponty and the Tasks of Thinking

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...It is perhaps no coincidence that Merleau-Ponty’s inaugural address at the Collège de France was a eulogy for philosophy, precisely in the double sense that the word éloge indicates: recognition that something has come to an end and marking...

Introduction: Re-Problematizing the Greek Topos

Jason Tuckwell

Jason Tuckwell is a Researcher and tutor in the Writing and Society Research Group at Western Sydney University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Creation and the Function of Art : Technē, Poiesis and the Problem of Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In our contemporary moment, the orthodox understanding of art arguably comes to us via Platonism and a critique of its metaphysical assumptions. For art, this is to primarily address the poet’s exile from The Republic by challenging...
...Wyttenbach, Daniël Albert Daniël Albert Wyttenbach was born in Bern in 1746. After his father was appointed Professor of Theology at Marburg Daniël Jr studied ancient languages there. By his own account he suffered during his boyhood from...
...Parsons, Terence Terence Parsons was born on 26 July 1939 in Endicott, New York. He received his BA degree in physics from the University of Rochester in 1961, and his PhD in philosophy from Stanford University in 1966. From 1965 to 1972...