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Chance in Evolution

Chance in Evolution

Grant Ramsey and Charles H. Pence (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226401744
eISBN:
9780226401911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226401911.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Evolutionary biology since Darwin has seen a dramatic entrenchment and elaboration of the role of chance in evolution. It is nearly impossible to discuss contemporary evolutionary theory in any depth ... More

Collective Memory and the Historical Past

Collective Memory and the Historical Past

Jeffrey Andrew Barash

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399157
eISBN:
9780226399294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226399294.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

If collective remembrance is as old as human communal existence and the age-old practices that forge its cohesion, theoretical preoccupation with the phenomenon of collective memory is relatively ... More

Data-Centric BiologyA Philosophical Study

Data-Centric Biology: A Philosophical Study

Sabina Leonelli

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226416335
eISBN:
9780226416502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226416502.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The convergence of new technologies for the production, dissemination and analysis of scientific data and new regulatory regimes has provoked a reshuffling of priorities in research practices and ... More

The Distressed BodyRethinking Illness, Imprisonment, and Healing

The Distressed Body: Rethinking Illness, Imprisonment, and Healing

Drew Leder

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226396071
eISBN:
9780226396248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226396248.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This volume uses phenomenological and hermeneutical tools to look at “distressed bodies” – including the experiences and treatment of sick patients, prisoners, and animals. These groups are ... More

Nietzsche's EarthGreat Events, Great Politics

Nietzsche's Earth: Great Events, Great Politics

Gary Shapiro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226394459
eISBN:
9780226394596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394596.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Nietzsche’s Earth articulates the sense of his call to be “true to the earth,” exploring its political dimensions. Triangulating Nietzsche between the nineteenth century European world of competing ... More

Nietzsche's Journey to SorrentoGenesis of the Philosophy of the Free Spirit

Nietzsche's Journey to Sorrento: Genesis of the Philosophy of the Free Spirit

Paolo D'Iorio

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226164564
eISBN:
9780226288659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226288659.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Nietzsche's Journey to Sorrento situates the turning point in Nietzsche's philosophy at the moment of his 1876 sabbatical in Sorrento. Nietzsche traveled to Southern Italy, accompanied by his friends ... More

The Philosophy ScareThe Politics of Reason in the Early Cold War

The Philosophy Scare: The Politics of Reason in the Early Cold War

John McCumber

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226396385
eISBN:
9780226396415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226396415.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book argues that the domestic tumult of the early Cold War favored a “new and improved” philosophical paradigm for America, better adapted to the times than other approaches. Comprised of ... More

Sophistry and Political PhilosophyProtagoras' Challenge to Socrates

Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras' Challenge to Socrates

Robert C. Bartlett

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226394282
eISBN:
9780226394312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226394312.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This study is the first to put together and analyze Plato’s two-part presentation of Protagoras, the most famous sophist of all time. In the Protagoras Plato sets out the sophist’s moral-political ... More

The Timeliness of George Herbert Mead

The Timeliness of George Herbert Mead

Hans Joas and Daniel R. Huebner (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226376943
eISBN:
9780226377131
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226377131.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

The Timeliness of George Herbert Mead brings together a range of scholars who provide detailed analyses of Mead’s importance to innovative fields of scholarship, including cognitive science, ... More

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