Eraclito : Testimonianze, Imitazioni e Frammenti con i Testi Greci

By Miroslav Marcovich, Rodolfo Mondolfo, Leonardo Taran

Di Eraclito di Efeso, detto l'Oscuro (VI sec. a.C.) - il più ermetico, il più aristocratico e scontroso tra i filosofi presocratici - non c'è frammento che Hegel e Heidegger, tanto in line with fare due nomi, non abbiano assimilato nelle loro opere. Se il suo scritto "Sulla Natura" fosse pervenuto in keeping with intero, l. a. fama di Eraclito, a detta dei curatori dell'opera, avrebbe potuto oscurare quella di Platone. È stato inoltre il primo pensatore a suddividere los angeles propria opera nelle tre parti filosofiche che poi sarebbero divenute canoniche: fisica, teologia e politica.

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Who Stole Feminism?: How Women Have Betrayed Women

By Christina Hoff Sommers

Philosophy professor Christina Sommers has uncovered a stressful improvement: how a bunch of zealots, claiming to talk for all girls, are selling a perilous new time table that threatens our so much adored beliefs and units girls opposed to males in all spheres of existence. In case after case, Sommers exhibits how those extremists have propped up their arguments with hugely questionable yet well-funded study, offering inflammatory and sometimes erroneous info and stifling any semblance of loose and open scrutiny. Trumpeted as orthodoxy, the ensuing "findings" on every little thing from rape to household abuse to fiscal bias to the meant drawback in ladies' vanity perpetuate a view of girls as sufferers of the "patriarchy". furthermore, those arguments and the intended proof on which they're established have had huge, immense impression past the academy, the place they've got shaken the rules of our academic, medical, and criminal associations and feature fostered resentment and alienation in our deepest lives. regardless of its present dominance, Sommers continues, this sort of breed of feminism is at odds with the true aspirations and values of such a lot American ladies and undermines the reason for real equality. Who Stole Feminism? is a decision to hands that may enrage or encourage, yet can't be overlooked.

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House of Cards and Philosophy: Underwood's Republic (The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series)

Is Democracy overrated?

Does energy corrupt? Or do corrupt humans search power?

Do company puppet masters pull politicians’ strings?

Why does Frank consult the digicam?

Can politics carry at the promise of justice?

House of Cards depicts our worst fears approximately politics at the present time. Love him or detest him, Frank Underwood has charted an inimitable path via Washington politics. He and his cohorts depict the darkest dealings in the glowing halls of our such a lot respected political associations.

These 24 unique essays learn key philosophical matters at the back of the critically-acclaimed series—questions of fact, justice, equality, chance, and privilege. The amoral machinations of Underwood, the last word anti-hero, function an excellent backdrop for a dialogue of the political theories of philosophers as assorted as Plato, Aristotle, Nietzsche, Machiavelli, Hobbes, and Marx. From political and company ethics, race kin, and ruthless paragmatism to mass media collusion and sexual politics, those essays take on a number of concerns very important not just to the sequence yet to our realizing of society today.

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Heidegger et le problème de la mort: existentialité, authenticité, temporalité

By Cristian Ciocan

Cet ouvrage est l. a. première monographie systématique d’expression française dédiée exclusivement au problème heideggérien de los angeles mort. Il se donne pour tâche de clarifier tout l’enjeu de cette query capitale de l. a. pensée de Martin Heidegger. los angeles nouveauté de cette étude réside dans une approche systématique et précise de Sein und Zeit, à partir d’une explanation rigoureuse de los angeles thought d’Existenzial, en interprétant le problème de los angeles mort dans l’articulation des buildings fondamentales de l’être du Dasein. Cette approche permet non seulement d’expliciter les différentes couches ontologiques où intervient le phénomène de los angeles mort dans l’analytique existentiale, mais aussi de mettre en lumière l. a. rigueur de l’analyse heideggérienne et los angeles systématicité de sa démarche. En outre, cette research discover l’intégralité de l. a. pensée de Heidegger : des écrits de jeunesse jusqu’aux textes les plus tardifs, l’ouvrage retrace non seulement l. a. genèse complexe de cette query, mais aussi son évolution arborescente.?

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The Politics of Friendship (Radical Thinkers)

By Jacques Derrida

“O, my associates, there isn't any friend.” the main influential of latest philosophers explores the assumption of friendship and its political results, prior and destiny.

Until really lately, Jacques Derrida used to be visible via many as not anything greater than the excessive priest of Deconstruction, through turns stimulating and engaging, but regularly slightly disengaged from the imperative political questions of our time. Or so it appeared. Derrida’s “political turn,” marked specifically by way of the looks of Specters of Marx, has shocked a few and extremely joyful others. In The Politics of Friendship Derrida renews and enriches this orientation via an exam of the political heritage of the belief of friendship pursued down the a long time.

Derrida’s ideas are haunted during the e-book through the unusual and provocative tackle attributed to Aristotle, “my buddies, there isn't any good friend” and its inversions by way of later philosophers resembling Montaigne, Kant, Nietzsche, Schmitt and Blanchot. The exploration permits Derrida to bear in mind and restage the ways that the entire oppositional of Western philosophy and political thought—friendship and enmity, deepest and public life—have turn into madly and dangerously volatile. whilst he dissects family tree itself, the accepted and male-centered suggestion of fraternity and the virile advantage whose authority has long past unquestioned in our tradition of friendship and our versions of democracy

The way forward for the political, for Derrida, turns into the way forward for neighbors, the discovery of a greatly new friendship, of a deeper and extra inclusive democracy. This notable ebook, his so much profoundly vital for a few years, bargains a difficult and encouraging imaginative and prescient of that destiny.

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Counter-Institutions: Jacques Derrida And the Question of the University (Perspectives in Continental Philosophy)

This e-book offers a definitive account of Jacques Derrida's involvement in debates concerning the college. Derrida was once a founding member of the examine crew at the educating of Philosophy (GREPH), an activist workforce that mobilized competition to the Giscard government's proposals to rationalizethe French academic process in 1975. He additionally helped to convene the Estates normal of Philosophy, an enormous collecting in 1979 of educators from throughout France. in addition, he was once heavily linked to the founding of the foreign university of Philosophy in Paris, and his reference to the overseas Parliament of Writers through the Nineties additionally illustrates his carrying on with curiosity within the risk of launching an array of literary and philosophical initiatives whereas experimenting with new forms of associations during which they may take their particular form and path. Derrida argues that where of philosophy within the college might be explored as either a historic query and a philosophical challenge in its personal correct. He argues that philosophy concurrently belongs and doesn't belong to the collage. In its founding function, it needs to come from outsidethe establishment during which, however, it involves outline itself. the writer asks even if this irresolvable stress among belongingand no longer belongingmight no longer additionally shape the root of Derrida's political pondering and activism the place wider problems with modern value are involved. Key questions this present day bearing on citizenship, rights, the countryside and Europe, asylum, immigration, terror, and the returnof faith all contain assumptions and concepts approximately belonging; and so they entail constitutional, felony, institutional and fabric constraints that take form accurately at the foundation of such rules. This venture will as a result open up a key query: Can deconstruction's perception into the paradoxical institutional status of philosophy shape the root of a significant political reaction by means of theoryto a few modern overseas issues?

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Theoretical Logic in Sociology, Volume 1: Positivism, Presuppositions, and Current Controversies

By Jeffrey C. Alexander

This quantity starts off by means of hard the bases of the new scientization of sociology. Then it demanding situations a number of the bold claims of contemporary theoretical debate. the writer not just reinterprets crucial classical and sleek sociological theories yet extracts from the debates the weather of a extra passable, inclusive method of those normal theoretical issues.

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Reverence: Renewing a Forgotten Virtue

By Paul Woodruff

Reverence is an historic advantage that survives between us in half-forgotten styles of civility and moments of inarticulate awe. Reverence supplies aspiring to a lot that we do, but the notice has virtually handed out of our vocabulary.

Reverence, says thinker and classicist Paul Woodruff, starts off in an figuring out of human boundaries. From this grows the means to be in awe of no matter what we think lies open air our keep an eye on -- God, fact, justice, nature, even demise. it's a caliber of personality that's particularly vital in management and in instructing, even though it figures in almost each human dating. It transcends spiritual barriers and will be chanced on open air faith altogether.

Woodruff attracts on considering this misplaced advantage in historic Greek and chinese language traditions and applies classes from those hugely reverent cultures to modern day international. The ebook covers reverence in quite a few contexts -- the humanities, management, instructing, struggle, and the house -- and indicates how crucial a top quality it truly is to a well-functioning society.

First released through Oxford college Press in 2001, this re-creation of Reverence is revised and elevated. It incorporates a foreword via Betty Sue plant life, exclusive instructing Professor Emeritus on the collage of Texas at Austin, a brand new preface, new chapters -- one at the sacred and one on compassion -- and an epilogue enthusiastic about renewing reverence in our personal lives.

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