Category: Philosophical Movements
By David Davies
The skinny crimson Line is the 3rd feature-length movie from acclaimed director Terrence Malick, set in the course of the fight among American and eastern forces for Guadalcanal within the South Pacific in the course of global struggle . it's a robust, enigmatic and intricate movie that increases vital philosophical questions, starting from the existential and phenomenological to the inventive and technical.
This is the 1st assortment devoted to exploring the philosophical features of Malick’s movie. establishing with a necessary creation that areas the movie in context, 5 essays, 4 of that have been especially commissioned for this assortment, move directly to study the following:
- the exploration of Heideggerian themes – corresponding to being-towards-death and the vulnerability of Dasein’s world – in The skinny crimson Line
- how Malick’s movie explores and cinematically expresses the embodied nature of our adventure of, and organisation in, the world
- Malick’s use of cinematic concepts, and the way the fashion of his photographs shapes our affective, emotional, and cognitive responses to the film
- the position that photographs of nature play in Malick’s cinema, and his ‘Nietzschean’ perception of human nature.
The skinny purple Line is key studying for college kids drawn to philosophy and picture or phenomenology and existentialism. It additionally offers an available and informative perception into philosophy for these in similar disciplines corresponding to movie experiences, literature and religion.
Contributors: Simon Critchley, Hubert Dreyfus and Camilo Prince, David Davies, Amy Coplan, Iain Macdonald.
By Guido Naschert,Gideon Stiening
Werner Euler: Commercium mentis et corporis? Ernst Platners medizinische Anthropologie in der Kritik von Marcus Herz und Immanuel Kant
Hans-Peter Nowitzki: Platner und die Wolffsche Philosophietradition
Gideon Stiening: Platners Aufklärung. Das Theorem der angeborenen Ideen zwischen Anthropologie, Erkenntnistheorie und Metaphysik
Udo Thiel: Das "Gefühl Ich". Ernst Platner zwischen Empirischer Psychologie und Transzendentalphilosophie
Falk Wunderlich: Ernst Platners Auseinandersetzung mit David Hume
Temilo van Zantwijk: Platner, Kant und der Skeptizismus
Jutta Heinz: "Eben so viel feine Beobachtungsgabe, als philosophischen Scharfsinn". Anthropologische Charakteristik in Platners Philosophischen Aphorismen
Michael Ansel: Ernst Platner und die Popularphilosophie
Simone De Angelis: Unbewußte Perzeptivität und metaphysisches Bedürfnis. Ernst Platners Auseinandersetzung mit Haller in den Quaestiones physiologicae (1794)
Udo Roth: "Es giebt eine gewisse Gattung des Wahnsinns, [.] nämlich den verborgenen". Ernst Platner als Forensiker
Alessandro Lazzari: Platner und Reinhold über das Vergnügen
Martin Bondeli: Über eine "Entdeckung" in der Psychologie. Reinholds Auseinandersetzung mit Platners Bemerkungen zur Geschichte des Seelenbegriffs
Hans-Peter Nowitzki: Curriculum Vitae. Fundstücke und Nachträge zur Biographie Ernst Platners
Guido Naschert: Johann Georg Sulzer (1720-1779)
Volker Dieringer: Kants Theodizee-Aufsatz im Spiegel neuerer Arbeiten. Ein Forschungsbericht
By Marion Schmaus
By Seung-hoon Jeong,Jeremi Szaniawski
By Paul B. Thompson
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By Greg Frost-Arnold
By Leonard Nelson,Fernando Leal,David Carus
Presented as a Vorlesung within the German philosophical culture, this booklet provides the main unique account of Nelson’s approach to argument research, celebrated by way of many luminaries similar to Karl Popper. It was once written in 1921 towards the relativistic, subjectivistic and nihilistic developments of Nelson’s time. The publication comprises an exposition of a style that may be a extra improvement of Kant’s transcendental dialectics, by way of an program to the serious research of arguments by way of many well-known thinkers, together with Bentham, Mill, Poincaré, Leibniz, Hegel, Einstein, Bergson, Rickert, Simmel, Brentano, Stammler, Jellinek, Dingler, and Meinong. The booklet provides a basic concept of philosophical argumentation as visible from the perspective of the common fallacies devoted by way of anyone arguing philosophically, no matter if specialist philosophers or philosophical laypeople. even though the character of philosophy and philosophical argumentation is likely one of the such a lot recurrent items of mirrored image for philosophers, this ebook represents the 1st try at a basic concept of philosophical fallacy. based on Nelson, it's within the form of fake dilemmas that blunders in reasoning constantly emerge, and fake dilemmas are consistently the results of an analogous mechanism--the unwitting alternative of 1 notion for another.
By Kris Sealey
In Moments of Disruption, Kris Sealey considers Emmanuel Levinas and Jean-Paul Sartre jointly to completely observe the moral and political implications in their comparable descriptions of human lifestyles. targeting issues of touch and distinction among their writings on transcendence, id, lifestyles, and alterity, Sealey offers not just an figuring out of Sartrean politics during which Levinas’s a bit apolitical application may be taken into the political, but in addition an explicitly political analyzing of Levinas that resonates good with Sartre’s paintings. In bringing jointly either thinkers money owed of disrupted life during this manner, a theoretical position is located from which to query the declare that politics and ethics are jointly exclusive.
Kris Sealey is affiliate Professor of Philosophy at Fairfield University.
By Alan R. How
By Fredric Jameson
A significant interpretation of the thoughts of modernism and modernity.
The suggestions of modernity and modernism are among the main arguable and vigorously debated in modern philosophy and cultural concept. during this intervention, Fredric Jameson—perhaps the main influential and persuasive theorist of postmodernity—excavates and explores those notions in a clean and illuminating demeanour. the intense revival of discussions of modernity, in addition to of recent theories of inventive modernism, calls for cognizance in its personal correct. it kind of feels transparent that the (provisional) disappearance of choices to capitalism performs its half within the common try to revive 'modernity' as a social excellent. but the paradoxes of the concept that illustrate its valid heritage and recommend a few ideas for keeping off its misuse besides. during this significant interpretation of the tricky, Jameson concludes that either suggestions are tainted, yet still yield clues as to the character of the phenomena they imagined to theorize. His sensible and vigilant probing of either terms—which can most likely no longer be banished at this overdue date—helps us make clear our current political and creative situations.