Realism Regained: An Exact Theory of Causation, Teleology, by Robert C. Koons

By Robert C. Koons

during this wide-ranging philosophical paintings, Koons takes on strong dogmas--anti-realism and materialism. In doing so, Koons develops a chic metaphysical approach that money owed for such phenomena as details, psychological illustration, our wisdom of common sense, arithmetic and technological know-how, the constitution of spacetime, the identification of actual gadgets, and the objectivity of values and ethical norms.

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Gilbert Simondon: Information, Technology and Media by Simon Mills

By Simon Mills

Gilbert Simondon: info, know-how and Media is a complete advent to the paintings of the French thinker Gilbert Simondon. particularly it examines Simondon's unique informational ontology, as built from a synthesis of Cybernetics, thermodynamics and French epistemology,

The publication is going directly to delineate the position this ontology performs in constructing an unique account of individuation within the actual, organic and psycho-social regimes. this can be performed, partly, via examining Simondon with and opposed to different figures in those fields equivalent to Merleau-Ponty and Stuart Kauffman.

Additionally, generators explores Simondon's contribution to epistemology and invention, together with an research of his vital theories of the image-cycle and transindividuality. He additionally examines Simondon's effect on numerous modern thinkers, together with Bernard Stiegler and Bruno Latour, sooner than exploring the relevance of Simondon's paintings for theorising modern media technology.

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The View of Life: Four Metaphysical Essays with Journal by Georg Simmel,Daniel Silver,Donald N. Levine,John A. Y.

By Georg Simmel,Daniel Silver,Donald N. Levine,John A. Y. Andrews

Published in 1918, The View of Life is Georg Simmel’s ultimate paintings. Famously deemed “the brightest guy in Europe” via George Santayana, Simmel addressed varied subject matters throughout his essayistic writings, which encouraged students in aesthetics, epistemology, and sociology. however, sure middle concerns emerged over the process his career—the genesis, constitution, and transcendence of social and cultural types, and the character and stipulations of real individuality, together with the function of mindfulness concerning mortality. Composed no longer lengthy sooner than his dying, The View of Life was once, Simmel wrote, his “testament,” a capstone paintings of profound metaphysical inquiry meant to formulate his belief of existence in its entirety.

Now Anglophone readers can ultimately learn in complete the paintings that formed the argument of Heidegger’s Being and Time and whose awesome impression on eu highbrow lifestyles among the wars was once extolled by way of Jürgen Habermas. offered along those seminal essays are aphoristic fragments from Simmel’s final magazine, supplying a beguiling investigate the brain of 1 of the 20th century’s maximum thinkers.

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More Transcendental Science & Religion Tales by Austin Torney

By Austin Torney

6x9 absolutely color-illustrated.


1) Parmenides' cohesion in Multiplicity
2) existence Explained?
3) Being Explained
4) How the Allies gained international warfare II
5) while An Angel involves Visit
6) A flavor of Memory
7) the fast and the Dead—On the final Mundi
8) The locate of the Rubaiyat variation known as the 'Great Omar'
9) God on Trial
10) The Firefly Tales
11) colors of the Otherworld
12) keen the desire that Wills

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The Lives of Things (Studies in Continental Thought) by Charles E. Scott

By Charles E. Scott

"Like Foucault and Levinas prior to him, even though in very other ways, Scott makes an indirect incision into phenomenology... [it is] the type of ebook to which individuals dazed through the specters of nihilism should be referred by way of these within the know." —David Wood

"... clean and original." —Edward S. Casey

In The Lives of items, Charles E. Scott reconsiders our relations with traditional, daily issues and our skill to have interaction them of their particularity. he is taking up the Greek idea of phusis, or physicality, that allows you to indicate boundaries in sophisticated and typical perspectives of nature and the physique in addition to a tool to focus on the usually missed lives of items that folks stumble upon. Scott explores questions of harmony, function, coherence, universality, and reports of ask yourself and astonishment in reference to medical truth and information. He develops those issues with lightness and wit, eventually articulating a brand new interpretation of the appearances of items which are past the achieve of language and thought.

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DEATH Is Not FATAL by Vernon L. Grose DSc

By Vernon L. Grose DSc

“Dr. Grose has performed an exceptional activity in describing and documenting the chance linked to loss of life. This new publication is a crucial addition to the information of danger assessment, research, and communique in addition to the real societal and governmental concerns that might must be addressed and adjudicated not just within the usa yet all around the world.”
Neurologist Peter G. Bernad, MD George Washington collage clinical Center
“This publication uniquely addresses demise – supplying an outlook and standpoint that might have enabled me to undergo threats and intimidation some distance another way as a prisoner-of-war. loss of life loses its grip of worry while anyone acknowledges and adopts the reality Dr. Grose unearths -- that everybody dies two times! it really is impressive revelation of the which means of dying – a leap forward to realizing today’s obsession and worry of it.”
Navy Captain Eugene B. (Red) McDaniel 6-year Vietnam POW, writer of SCARS & STRIPES
“What subject matters are extra instantly and universally very important – than existence and loss of life? My friend Vern Grose has splendidly documented a message that i feel is especially enlightening for today’s bustling tradition. This publication is either rational and average whereas empowering and interesting. As I learn it, i used to be gratified to remember a track I wrote it slow in the past -- “Everybody Dies” -- that affirms the book’s know-how all of us desire: demise, whereas common, isn't really deadly. Dr. Grose presents the foremost to death’s genuine which means. . . and the way we will be able to really wait for it!”
Entertainer Pat Boone Singer, Actor, Recording Artist & Author
“By giving us a extra thorough standpoint on loss of life, Vern provides us a extra entire standpoint on existence. That reward equips us to raised comprehend, get pleasure from and extra absolutely stay life!”
NASA commute Astronaut man S. Gardner FAA affiliate Administrator, Technical middle Director

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A Philosophy of Sacred Nature: Prospects for Ecstatic by Leon Niemoczynski,Nam T. Nguyen,Robert S.

By Leon Niemoczynski,Nam T. Nguyen,Robert S. Corrington,Sigridur Gudmarsdottir,Joseph M. Kramp,Wade A. Mitchell,Robert Cummings Neville,Jea Sophia Oh,Iljoon Park,Austin J. Roberts,Wesley J. Wildman,Guy Woodward,Martin O. Yalcin

A Philosophy of Sacred Nature introduces Robert Corrington’s philosophical suggestion, “ecstatic naturalism,” which seeks to acknowledge nature’s self-transforming capability. Ecstatic naturalism is a philosophical-theological point of view, deeply seated in a semiotic cosmology and psychosemiosis, and it appreciably and profoundly probes into the secret of nature’s perennial self-fissuring of nature natured and nature naturing. Edited by way of Leon Niemoczynski and Nam T. Nguyen, this assortment goals to permit readers to determine what could be performed with ecstatic naturalism, and what instructions, interpretations, and artistic makes use of that doing can take. an intensive exploration of the customers of ecstatic naturalism, this e-book will entice students of Continental philosophy, spiritual naturalism, and American pragmatism.

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Phenomenology and the Human Positioning in the Cosmos: The by Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

By Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka

The vintage perception of human transcendental attention assumes its self-supporting existential prestige in the horizon of life-world, nature and earth. Yet this assumed absoluteness doesn't entail the character of its powers, neither their constitutive force.  This latter demand an existential resource attaining past the generative life-world network.  Transcendental awareness, having misplaced its absolute prestige (its element of reference) it's the function of the emblems to put down the harmonious positioning within the cosmic sphere of the all, setting up an unique origin of phenomenology within the primogenital ontopoiesis of life.​

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Posthuman Life: Philosophy at the Edge of the Human by David Roden

By David Roden

We think posthumans as people made superhumanly clever or resilient via destiny advances in nanotechnology, biotechnology, info expertise and cognitive technology. Many argue that those improved humans may dwell greater lives; others worry that tinkering with our nature will undermine our feel of our personal humanity. Whoever is true, it truly is assumed that our technological successor might be an upgraded or degraded model people: Human 2.0.

Posthuman Life argues that the enhancement debate tasks a human face onto an empty monitor. we don't recognize what's going to ensue and, no longer being posthuman, can't count on how posthumans will examine the realm. If a posthuman destiny won't unavoidably be told by means of our type of subjectivity or morality the bounds of our present wisdom needs to tell any moral or political overview of that destiny. Posthuman existence develops a serious metaphysics of posthuman succession and argues that just a actually speculative posthumanism can aid an ethics that meets the problem of the transformative power of technology.

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Phenomenology and Science: Confrontations and Convergences by Jack Reynolds,Richard Sebold

By Jack Reynolds,Richard Sebold

 This e-book investigates the complicated, occasionally fraught dating among phenomenology and the ordinary sciences. The members try and subvert and complicate the divide that has traditionally tended to symbolize the connection among the 2 fields. Phenomenology has usually been understood as methodologically specific from medical perform, and hence faraway from any declare that philosophy is exactly non-stop with technology. there's a few substance to this pondering, which has ruled attention of the connection among phenomenology and technological know-how during the 20th century. besides the fact that, there also are rising tendencies inside of either phenomenology and empirical technology that complicate this too stark competition, and contact for extra systematic attention of the inter-relation among the 2 fields. those essays discover such concerns, both via at once studying meta-philosophical and methodological concerns, or through taking a look at specific issues that appear to require the assets of every, together with mind's eye, cognition, temporality, impact, imagery, language, and perception. 

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