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The Subject in Question Sartre's Critique of Husserl in The Transcendence of the Ego

The Subject in Question: Sartre's Critique of Husserl in The Transcendence of the Ego

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By Stephen Priest
April 24, 2014

The Subject in Question provides a fascinating insight into a debate between two of the twentieth century's most famous philosophers - Jean-Paul Sartre and Edmund Husserl - over the key notions of conscious experience and the self. Sartre's The Transcendence of the Ego, published in 1937, is a ...

Trust and Toleration

Trust and Toleration

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By Richard H. Dees
April 24, 2014

Toleration would seem to be the most rational response to deep conflicts. However, by examining the conditions under which trust can develop between warring parties, it becomes clear that a fundamental shift in values - a conversion - is required before toleration makes sense. This book argues that...

Collingwood and the Metaphysics of Experience

Collingwood and the Metaphysics of Experience

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By Giuseppina D'Oro
April 09, 2014

Giuseppina D'Oro explores Collingwood's work in epistemology and metaphysics, uncovering his importance beyond his better known work in philosophy of history and aesthetics. This major contribution to our understanding of one of the most important figures in history of philosophy will be essential ...

Naturalism A Critical Analysis

Naturalism: A Critical Analysis

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Edited By William Lane Craig, J.P. Moreland
April 09, 2014

Naturalism provides a rigorous analysis and critique of the major varieties of contemporary philosophical naturalism. The authors advocate the thesis that contemporary naturalism should be abandoned, in light of the serious objections raised against it. Contributors draw on a wide range of topics ...

Philosophy After Postmodernism Civilized Values and the Scope of Knowledge

Philosophy After Postmodernism: Civilized Values and the Scope of Knowledge

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By Paul Crowther
March 31, 2014

Formulating a new approach to philosophy which, instead of simply rejecting postmodern thought, tries to assimilate some of its main features, Paul Crowther identifies conceptual links between value, knowledge, personal identity and civilization understood as a process of cumulative advance.To ...

From Kant to Davidson Philosophy and the Idea of the Transcendental

From Kant to Davidson: Philosophy and the Idea of the Transcendental

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Edited By Jeff Malpas
December 12, 2013

Recent philosophy has seen the idea of the transcendental, first introduced in its modern form in the work of Kant, take on a new prominence.Bringing together an international range of younger philosophers and established thinkers, this volume opens up the idea of the transcendental, examining it ...

Karl Jaspers Politics and Metaphysics

Karl Jaspers: Politics and Metaphysics

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By Dr Chris Thornhill
March 22, 2002

This book sets out a new reading of the much-neglected philosophy of Karl Jaspers. By questioning the common perception of Jaspers either as a proponent of irrationalist cultural philosophy or as an early, peripheral disciple of Martin Heidegger, it re-establishes him as a central figure in modern ...

Heidegger and the Romantics The Literary Invention of Meaning

Heidegger and the Romantics: The Literary Invention of Meaning

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By Pol Vandevelde
September 20, 2013

While there are many books on the romantics, and many books on Heidegger, there has been no book exploring the connection between the two. Pol Vandevelde’s new study forges this important link. Vandevelde begins by analyzing two models that have addressed the interaction between literature and ...

Wittgenstein and Other Minds Rethinking Subjectivity and Intersubjectivity with Wittgenstein, Levinas, and Husserl

Wittgenstein and Other Minds: Rethinking Subjectivity and Intersubjectivity with Wittgenstein, Levinas, and Husserl

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By Soren Overgaard
June 16, 2009

A compelling new approach to the problem that has haunted twentieth century philosophy in both its analytical and continental shapes. No other book addresses as thoroughly the parallels between Wittgenstein and leading Continental philosophers such as Levinas, Husserl, and Heidegger....

Grammar in Early Twentieth-Century Philosophy

Grammar in Early Twentieth-Century Philosophy

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Edited By Richard Gaskin
July 25, 2001

This book is a systematic and historical exploration of the philosophical significance of grammar. In the first half of the twentieth century, and in particular in the writings of Frege, Husserl, Russell, Carnap and Wittgenstein, there was sustained philosophical reflection on the nature of grammar...

The Existentialism of Jean-Paul Sartre

The Existentialism of Jean-Paul Sartre

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By Jonathan Webber
April 09, 2013

Webber argues for a new interpretation of Sartrean existentialism. On this reading, Sartre is arguing that each person’s character consists in the projects they choose to pursue and that we are all already aware of this but prefer not to face it. Careful consideration of his existentialist writings...

The Story of Analytic Philosophy Plot and Heroes

The Story of Analytic Philosophy: Plot and Heroes

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Edited By Anat Biletzki, Anat Matar
March 21, 2013

This unique collection looks at analytic philosophy in its historical context. Prominent philosophers discuss key figures, including Russell and Wittgenstein, methods and results in analytic philosophy to present its story. This volume assesses the challenge posed by changing cultural and ...

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