Burdened Virtues
  • Author : Lisa Tessman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Genre : Philosophy

Lisa Tessman's Burdened Virtues is a deeply original and provocative work that engages questions central to feminist theory and practice, from the perspective of Aristotelian ethics. Focused primarily on selves who endure and resist oppression, she addresses the ways in which devastating conditions confronted by these selves both limit and ...

Natural Principles of Rectitude for the Conduct of Man in All States and Situations of Life
  • Author : John Gros
  • Publisher : Applewood Books
  • Genre : Philosophy

""With our American Philosophy and Religion series, Applewood reissues many primary sources published throughout American history. Through these books, scholars, interpreters, students, and non-academics alike can see the thoughts and beliefs of Americans who came before us.""...

Self representational Approaches to Consciousness
  • Author : Professor of Philosophy and Cognitive Science and Associate Director of the Center for Consciousness Studies Uriah Kriegel
  • Publisher : Bradford Books
  • Genre : Philosophy

Leading theorists examine the self-representational theory of consciousness as an alternative to the two dominant reductive theories of consciousness, the representational theory of consciousness and the higher-order monitoring theory. In this pioneering collection of essays, leading theorists examine the self-representational theory of consciousness, which holds that consciousness always involves some ...

  • Author : Robert Lee
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Genre : Philosophy

First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Mediating between Concepts and Grammar
  • Author : Holden Härtl
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines

Researchers with backgrounds in theoretical linguistics, computational linguistics, psycholinguistics, and psychology have contributed to the interdisciplinary discussion of the interface between conceptual representations and linguistic structures. This book fills a critical gap in cognitive science. The study implements the objective of determining the impact that adjoining non-linguistic cognitive systems have ...

Representing and Intervening
  • Author : Ian Hacking
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Genre : Philosophy

A lively and clearly written introduction to the philosophy of natural science, organized around the central theme of scientific realism....

  • Author : Jillian Becker
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Genre : Fiction

Revolution sweeps Louis Zander, a charismatic philosopher of art and politics known as L, into power as dictator of England. This skillfully composed story could be a fictional realization of the Cloward-Piven strategy or Saul Alinsky's Rules for Radicals. It is a page-turner that traces the process by which one ...

On Liberty
  • Author : John Stuart Mill
  • Publisher : VM eBooks
  • Genre : Philosophy

John Stuart Mill was born on 20th May 1806. He was a delicate child, and the extraordinary education designed by his father was not calculated to develop and improve his physical powers. "I never was a boy," he says; "never played cricket." His exercise was taken in the form of walks ...

Real History
  • Author : Martin Bunzl
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Genre : Philosophy

In Real History, Martin Bunzl brilliantly succeeds in bringing together two schools of thought at the forefront of the philosophy of history: that of realism and objectivity. He shows us how the realism debate is inhabited by philosophers, whereas the objectivity argument lies in the hands of historians. In his ...

Robert Brandom
  • Author : Jeremy Wanderer
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Genre : Philosophy

"Robert Brandom" is one of the most significant philosophers writing today, yet paradoxically philosophers have found it difficult to get to grips with the details and implications of his work. This book aims to facilitate critical engagement with Brandom's ideas by providing an accessible overview of Brandom's project and the ...

Augustine s Confessions
  • Author : William E. Mann
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Genre : Philosophy

Unique in all of literature, the Confessions combines frank and profound psychological insight into Augustine's formative years along with sophisticated and beguiling reflections on some of the most important issues in philosophy and theology. The essays contained in this volume, by some of the most distinguished recent and contemporary thinkers ...

Process  Action  and Experience
  • Author : Rowland Stout
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Genre : Philosophy

There has been a philosophical upheaval recently in our understanding of the metaphysics of the mind. The philosophy of mind and action has traditionally treated its subject matter as consisting of states and events, and completely ignored the category of ongoing process. So the mental things that happen - experiences ...