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Franz Borkenau: Cartesianism and the exploitation of man and nature

Alon Segev

Alon Segev is Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Illinois, Springfield, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Political Readings of Descartes in Continental Thought

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In his book Der Übergang vom feudalen zum bürgerlichen Weltbild; Studien zur Geschichte der Philosophie der Manufakturperiode (The Transition from the Feudal to the Bourgeois Worldview: Studies on the History of the Manufacture Period...

Introduction

Didier Franck

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Didier Franck is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris X-Nanterre, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Joseph Rivera

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Scott Davidson

Scott Davidson is Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department at Oklahoma City University, USA. He is the translator of Michel Henry's works: Material Phenomenology (2008), Seeing the Invisible (2009), and Barbarism (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Flesh and Body : On the Phenomenology of Husserl

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Regardless of how one defines thought – presuming that this is even possible today and is not itself precisely the greatest difficulty – and regardless of what tasks are assigned to thought – whether this is to think that we are not yet...

Universe, 1: Closed Cartesian Categories

Alain Badiou

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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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A. J. Bartlett

A. J. Bartlett teaches philosophy in Melbourne, has published widely in contemporary philosophy and education and is the author of Badiou & Plato: An Education by Truths (2011), co-author of Lacan Deleuze Badiou (2014) and of the forthcoming What is Impossible: Alain Badiou and Contemporary Philosophy (2016). He is also the co-editor of Badiou: Key Concepts (2010), The Praxis of Alain Badiou (2006) and co-editor and translator of Alain Badiou's Mathematics of the Transcendental (Bloomsbury 2014). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alex Ling

Mathematics of the Transcendental

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...We can now return to the idea of a sufficiently ‘large’ categorial universe.The basic idea is that this is a category in which there are sufficient limits and co-limits, thus a category from which we can ‘see’ universally from various...

Politics and the Logic of Walden

Lester H. Hunt

Lester H. Hunt is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Philosophy of Henry Thoreau : Ethics, Politics, and Nature

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...The Argument of “Civil Disobedience” The first time Thoreau delivered “Civil Disobedience” as a lecture, the title he gave it was actually “On the Relation of the Individual to the State.” That title suggested, as the present one does not,...

Science as Egology

Didier Franck

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Didier Franck is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris X-Nanterre, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Joseph Rivera

Joseph Rivera is a PhD candidate in Philosophy of Religion at the University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Scott Davidson

Scott Davidson is Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department at Oklahoma City University, USA. He is the translator of Michel Henry's works: Material Phenomenology (2008), Seeing the Invisible (2009), and Barbarism (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Flesh and Body : On the Phenomenology of Husserl

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The purpose of Husserl’s Cartesian Meditations is to elevate philosophy to the rank and dignity of a rigorous science, that is, to the idea of true science. If evidence and its correlate – the truth – are the telos of all scientific...

Self-Givenness and Incarnate Givenness

Didier Franck

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Didier Franck is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris X-Nanterre, France. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Joseph Rivera

Joseph Rivera is a PhD candidate in Philosophy of Religion at the University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Scott Davidson

Scott Davidson is Professor and Chair of the Philosophy Department at Oklahoma City University, USA. He is the translator of Michel Henry's works: Material Phenomenology (2008), Seeing the Invisible (2009), and Barbarism (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Flesh and Body : On the Phenomenology of Husserl

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Here, as elsewhere generally, phenomenology is introduced in the gap between fact and essence. This gap gives rise to and opens its field of investigation. The initial fact is historical and describes a particular situation: the progress...

Intersubjectivity

Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of the West of England, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tanja Staehler

Tanja Staehler is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Sussex, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Phenomenology : An Introduction

Continuum, 2010

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...Main primary literature: Cartesian Meditations, meditation V.The Fifth Cartesian Meditation has often been taken to represent Husserl’s final position on the question of intersubjectivity, and it has been heavily criticized, leading...

Descartes/Lacan

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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...‘[The cogito], as moment, is the detritus of a rejection of all knowledge,but for all that it is supposed to founda certain anchoring in being for the subject.’‘Science and Truth’, ÉcritsOne can never insist enough upon the fact...
...The philosopher and mathematician René Descartes was born on 31 March 1596 in La Haye (later renamed Descartes) in Touraine. He died in Stockholm on 11 February 1650. He was the son of Joachim Descartes, a counsellor at the Parliament...

The Importance of Descartes

Gail Linsenbard

Gail Linsenbard teaches philosophy at New York University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Starting with Sartre

Continuum, 2010

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...Therefore it can only be through Nothingness that Being resists God. Which is just how Descartes understood things. There must be a continual creation, otherwise the Being of the world would collapse into Nothingness. Nothingness...