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Art and Truth after Plato

Art and Truth after Plato

Tom Rockmore

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226040028
eISBN:
9780226040165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226040165.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Despite its foundational role in the history of philosophy, Plato's famous argument that art does not have access to truth or knowledge is now rarely examined, in part because recent philosophers ... More

Deep RhetoricPhilosophy, Reason, Violence, Justice, Wisdom

Deep Rhetoric: Philosophy, Reason, Violence, Justice, Wisdom

James Crosswhite

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226016344
eISBN:
9780226016511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226016511.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

“Rhetoric is the counterpart of logic,” claimed Aristotle. “Rhetoric is the first part of logic rightly understood,” Martin Heidegger concurred. “Rhetoric is the universal form of human ... More

German Idealism as Constructivism

German Idealism as Constructivism

Tom Rockmore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226349909
eISBN:
9780226350073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226350073.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

German Idealism as Constructivism is Tom Rockmore’s statement on the debate about German idealism between proponents of representationalism and those of constructivism that still plagues our grasp of ... More

Human PredicamentsAnd What to Do about Them

Human Predicaments: And What to Do about Them

John Kekes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226359458
eISBN:
9780226359595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226359595.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book is about understanding and coping with exceptionally difficult problems that stand in the way of living as we think we should. Living that way depends on pursuing possibilities that ... More

The Idea of Hegel's "Science of Logic"

The Idea of Hegel's "Science of Logic"

Stanley Rosen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226065885
eISBN:
9780226065915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226065915.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Although Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel considered Science of Logic essential to his philosophy, it has received scant commentary compared with the other three books he published in his lifetime. This ... More

InteranimationsReceiving Modern German Philosophy

Interanimations: Receiving Modern German Philosophy

Robert B. Pippin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226259659
eISBN:
9780226259796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259796.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

I distinguish here between work on historical figures in philosophy as a form of history and as philosophy, and I defend a conception of the latter. The second and related point takes up the ... More

On Borrowed TimeThe Art and Economy of Living with Deadlines

On Borrowed Time: The Art and Economy of Living with Deadlines

Harald Weinrich

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226886015
eISBN:
9780226886039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226886039.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Life is short. This indisputable fact of existence has driven human ingenuity since antiquity, whether through efforts to lengthen our lives with medicine or shorten the amount of time we spend on ... More

Orientation and Judgment in Hermeneutics

Orientation and Judgment in Hermeneutics

Rudolf A. Makkreel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226249315
eISBN:
9780226249452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226249452.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This work is about how philosophy can contribute to the challenges that hermeneutics faces in interpreting an ever-changing world. It proposes an orientational and reflective approach to ... More

The Philosophy of Autobiography

The Philosophy of Autobiography

Christopher Cowley (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226267890
eISBN:
9780226268088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226268088.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book explores a new area, the philosophy of autobiography. There are many long-standing philosophical discussions surrounding concepts relating to autobiography: the self, personal identity, ... More

Reforming PhilosophyA Victorian Debate on Science and Society

Reforming Philosophy: A Victorian Debate on Science and Society

Laura J. Snyder

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226767338
eISBN:
9780226767352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226767352.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The Victorian period in Britain was an “age of reform.” It is therefore not surprising that two of the era's most eminent intellects described themselves as reformers. Both William Whewell and John ... More

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