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Kant and Phenomenology

Kant and Phenomenology

Tom Rockmore

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226723402
eISBN:
9780226723419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226723419.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Phenomenology, together with Marxism, pragmatism, and analytic philosophy, dominated philosophy in the twentieth century—and Edmund Husserl is usually thought to have been the first to develop the ... More

Kant’s OrganicismEpigenesis and the Development of Critical Philosophy

Kant’s Organicism: Epigenesis and the Development of Critical Philosophy

Jennifer Mensch

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226021980
eISBN:
9780226022031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226022031.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Because it laid the foundation for nearly all subsequent epistemologies, Immanuel Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason has overshadowed his other interests in natural history and the life sciences, which ... More

Living Up to Death

Living Up to Death

Paul Ricoeur

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780226713496
eISBN:
9780226713502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226713502.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

When French philosopher Paul Ricoeur died in 2005, he bequeathed to the world a highly regarded, widely influential body of work which established him as one of the greatest thinkers of our time. He ... More

Maimonides and SpinozaTheir Conflicting Views of Human Nature

Maimonides and Spinoza: Their Conflicting Views of Human Nature

Joshua Parens

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226645742
eISBN:
9780226645766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645766.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Until the last century, it was generally agreed that Maimonides was a great defender of Judaism, and Spinoza—as an Enlightenment advocate for secularization—among its key opponents. However, a new ... More

Moralizing TechnologyUnderstanding and Designing the Morality of Things

Moralizing Technology: Understanding and Designing the Morality of Things

Peter-Paul Verbeek

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226852911
eISBN:
9780226852904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226852904.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Technology permeates nearly every aspect of our daily lives. Cars enable us to travel long distances, mobile phones help us to communicate, and medical devices make it possible to detect and cure ... More

Music in German PhilosophyAn Introduction

Music in German Philosophy: An Introduction

Stefan Lorenz Sorgner and Oliver Furbeth (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226768373
eISBN:
9780226768397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768397.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Though many well-known German philosophers have devoted considerable attention to music and its aesthetics, surprisingly few of their writings on the subject have been translated into English. This ... More

Nietzsche’s EnlightenmentThe Free-Spirit Trilogy of the Middle Period

Nietzsche’s Enlightenment: The Free-Spirit Trilogy of the Middle Period

Paul Franco

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226259819
eISBN:
9780226259840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259840.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

While much attention has been lavished on Friedrich Nietzsche’s earlier and later works, those of his so-called middle period have been generally neglected, perhaps because of their aphoristic style ... More

Objectivity and DiversityAnother Logic of Scientific Research

Objectivity and Diversity: Another Logic of Scientific Research

Sandra Harding

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226241227
eISBN:
9780226241531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241531.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Central assumptions in dominant philosophy of science were reformulated in the context of the encounter of Vienna Circle logical positivism with U.S. McCarthyism and the Cold War. For these mostly ... 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

On the Happiness of the Philosophic LifeReflections on Rousseau's Rêveries in Two Books

On the Happiness of the Philosophic Life: Reflections on Rousseau's Rêveries in Two Books

Heinrich Meier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226074030
eISBN:
9780226074177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226074177.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book presents the author's confrontation with Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Les rêveries du Promeneur Solitaire, the philosopher's most beautiful and daring work, as well as his last and least ... More

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