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Parrochia, Daniel - Mathematics and Philosophy, e-bok

Mathematics and Philosophy

Parrochia, Daniel


This book, which studies the links between mathematics and philosophy, highlights a reversal. Initially, the (Greek) philosophers were also mathematicians (geometers). Their vision of the world stemmed from their research in this field (rational and irrational numbers, problem of duplicating

Feyerabend, Paul K. - Philosophy of Nature, e-bok

Philosophy of Nature

Feyerabend, Paul K.


Yet it is not well known that Feyerabend spent many years working on a philosophy of nature that was intended to comprise three volumes covering the period from the earliest traces of stone age cave paintings to the atomic physics of the 20th century – a project

Baron, Sam - An Introduction to the Philosophy of Time, e-bok

An Introduction to the Philosophy of Time

Baron, Sam


An Introduction to the Philosophy of Time will appeal to students of physics and philosophy who want both a comprehensive overview of the area and enough depth to allow for rigorous discussion. The book’s detailed readings and

Tucker, Aviezer - A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography, e-bok

A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography

Tucker, Aviezer


The fifty entries in this Companion cover the main issues in the philosophies of historiography and history, including natural history and the practices of historians.Written by an international and multi-disciplinary group of expertsA cutting-edge updated picture of current research in

Adorno, Theodor W. - Ontology and Dialectics 1960-61, e-bok

Ontology and Dialectics 1960-61

Adorno, Theodor W.


Adorno’s lectures on ontology and dialectics from 1960–61 comprise his most sustained and systematic analysis of Heidegger’s philosophy. They also represent a continuation of a project that he shared with Walter Benjamin – ‘to demolish Heidegger’. Following the publication of

Fassin, Didier - Life: A Critical User's Manual, e-bok

Life: A Critical User's Manual

Fassin, Didier


How can we think of life in its dual expression, matter and experience, the living and the lived? Philosophers and, more recently, social scientists have offered multiple answers to this question, often privileging one expression or the other – the…

Badiou, Alain - The True Life, e-bok

The True Life

Badiou, Alain


And if the aim of philosophy is to corrupt youth, as Socrates was accused of doing, this can mean only one thing: to help young people see that they don't have to go down the paths already mapped out for them, that they are not just condemned to obey social customs,

Malabou, Catherine - Before Tomorrow: Epigenesis and Rationality, e-bok

Before Tomorrow: Epigenesis and Rationality

Malabou, Catherine


Is contemporary continental philosophy making a break with Kant? The structures of knowledge, taken for granted since Kant?s Critique of Pure Reason, are now being called into question: the finitude of the subject, the phenomenal given, a priori synthesis. Relinquish the transcendental: