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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 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

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

On TyrannyCorrected and Expanded Edition, Including the Strauss-Kojeve Correspondence

On Tyranny: Corrected and Expanded Edition, Including the Strauss-Kojeve Correspondence

Leo Strauss, Victor Gourevitch, and Michael S. f

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226030135
eISBN:
9780226033525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226033525.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

On Tyranny is Leo Strauss' classic reading of Xenophon's dialogue Hiero, or Tyrannicus, in which the tyrant Hiero and the poet Simonides discuss the advantages and disadvantages of exercising ... More

The One Culture?A Conversation about Science

The One Culture?: A Conversation about Science

Jay A. Labinger and Harry Collins (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226467221
eISBN:
9780226467245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226467245.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

So far the “science wars” have generated far more heat than light. Combatants from one or the other of what C. P. Snow famously called “the two cultures” (science versus the arts and humanities) have ... More

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