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Clarke, Chris - Ways of Knowing, ebook

Ways of Knowing

Clarke, Chris


The old stories - whether the exclusive claims of rival religions or the grand schemes of perennial philosophy - seem bankrupt to many. The editorial stance of this book is that mysticism and science offer a way forward here, but

Michelfelder, Diane P. - Philosophy and Engineering, ebook

Philosophy and Engineering

Michelfelder, Diane P.


Squaring Philosophy of Engineering Through Personal Epistemologies Research
Kacey Beddoes, Devlin Montfort, Shane Brown
4. Evidence in Engineering
Eric Kerr
5. Is Technology a Science? Recent Developments in German Philosophy

Vermaas, Pieter E. - Advancements in the Philosophy of Design, ebook

Advancements in the Philosophy of Design

Vermaas, Pieter E.


Table of contents
1. Towards a Philosophy of Design
Pieter E. Vermaas, Stéphane Vial
Part I. Design Concepts
2. A Philosophical Approach for Distinguishing “Green Design” from Environmental Art
Sue Spaid
3. Scratching the Surface: “Appearance” as a Bridging Concept between Design Ontology and Design

Barnes, Jonathan - Porphyry´s Introduction, ebook

Porphyry´s Introduction

Barnes, Jonathan


The Introduction to philosophy written by Porphyry at the end of the second century AD is the most successful work of its kind ever to have been published. Porphyry's aim was modest, but he gave highly influential treatments of a number of perennial... Copying

Arp, Robert - South Park and Philosophy: You Know, I Learned Something Today, ebook

South Park and Philosophy: You Know, I Learned Something Today

Arp, Robert


If you think Saddam and Satan make a kinky couple, wait till you get a load of South Park and Philosophy. Get your Big Wheels ready, because we’re going for a ride, as 22 philosophers take us down the road to understanding the big-picture issues in this small mountain town.
A smart

Waard, Fransje de - Spiritual Crisis, ebook

Spiritual Crisis

Waard, Fransje de


The American comedienne Lily Tomlin once observed with surprise that we call it 'praying' when we talk to God and 'schizophrenia' when God talks back to us. In this book people speak about inner experiences in which they perceived themselves and the world…

van Inwagen, Peter - Persons: Human and Divine, ebook

Persons: Human and Divine

van Inwagen, Peter


The nature of persons is a perennial topic of debate in philosophy, currently enjoying something of a revival. In this volume for the first time metaphysical debates about the nature of human persons are brought together with related debates in