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Introduction

Kyle Michael James Shuttleworth

Kyle Shuttleworth is currently a Visiting Research Fellow at Queen’s University Belfast. He has previously lectured for the Royal Institute of Philosophy, convened modules on Asian Philosophy, Existentialism, Continental Philosophy, and Modern Ethical ideals, and published journal articles on the phenomenology of death, the ethics of authenticity, and virtue ethics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The History and Ethics of Authenticity : Meaning, Freedom and Modernity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...What is authenticity? The first documented concern with the authenticity of a work of art dates to the nineteenth century and two almost identical paintings of Raphael’s portrait of Pope Leo X, located in Florence and Naples...

Self- and Public Bewitchment: Sartre’s Ego (1936)

Daniel O’Shiel

Daniel O’Shiel is with FONDECYT and Instituto de Filosofía, Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago, Chile. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sartre and Magic : Being, Emotion and Philosophy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In order to locate the magical dynamic at work in Sartre’s theory of personhood, I will first need to outline his general phenomenological conception of the ego as an object pole of reflective consciousness. I will then need to explicate...

Authenticity

T. Storm Heter

T. Storm Heter received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois and currently teaches philosophy at East Stroudsburg University, PA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sartre’s Ethics of Engagement : Authenticity and Civic Virtue

Continuum, 2006

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...Authenticity is the chief moral virtue of existential ethics, just as bad faith is the chief vice of existential ethics. We have seen the pitfall of bad faith involves misrecognizing one’s own freedom. It would be tempting to see...

Schizophrenia, Psychosis, and Empathy

Phenomenology and the Social Context of Psychiatry : Social Relations, Psychopathology, and Husserl’s Philosophy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction This chapter sheds light on the nature of psychosis in schizophrenia. First, the contemporary concept of psychosis is explored. Although ‘psychosis’ remains undefined in the contemporary diagnostic manuals, the definition...

Fichte’s First Principle: Self-Positing and Gambit Normativity

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Fichte

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...On the Alleged Need for a First Principle Even before he arrived to begin his brief and tumultuous tenure at Jena, Fichte published a prospectus for the new philosophical system, or Wissenschaftslehre, that he proposed to develop (EPW...

José Ortega y Gasset’s Anti-idealist Interpretation of Phenomenology

Brian Harding

Brian Harding is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the Texas Woman’s University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Not many people read Ortega any more. The days when his work was well known to an English-speaking audience are far gone (in the 1930s and 1940s his books were reviewed in Time Magazine). Today, he appears as a minor figure in the yellowing...

Bad Faith

T. Storm Heter

T. Storm Heter received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois and currently teaches philosophy at East Stroudsburg University, PA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sartre’s Ethics of Engagement : Authenticity and Civic Virtue

Continuum, 2006

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...In a scant section at the end of BN, entitled ‘Ethical Implications’, Sartre remarks that the concept of human freedom is purely descriptive and not ethically prescriptive. ‘Ontology can not formulate ethical precepts.’BN 795. Elsewhere...

Self-knowledge and disinterestedness

Karl Axelsson

Karl Axelsson is Research Fellow and Lecturer in the Department of Comparative Literature at Södertörn University, Sweden. He is also the author of The Sublime: Precursors and British Eighteenth-Century Conceptions (2007) and the Swedish translator and editor of the Third Earl of Shaftesbury’s The Moralists, a Philosophical Rhapsody (2018). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Political Aesthetics : Addison and Shaftesbury on Taste, Morals and Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Apart from the significance of natural affections and the concept of moral sense in philosophy, it is Shaftesbury’s use of the concept of disinterestedness that has rendered most attention in aesthetics. The current diachronic narrative...

The Thought of a Principle: Rödl’s Fichteanism

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Fichte

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...In recent decades, an increasing number of philosophers trained in the analytic tradition have laid claim to strands of thought in the German idealist tradition. Robert Brandom, John McDowell, Michael Thompson, and Steven Darwall have drawn...

Transcendental Method

The Bloomsbury Handbook of Fichte

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Fichte, following Kant, employs a transcendental method in accordance with the goal of his philosophical system called “Wissenschaftslehre” (WL hereafter). In this chapter, I will show that, even though Fichte resorts to both an analytic...