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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

Spinoza and the Politics of Renaturalization

Spinoza and the Politics of Renaturalization

Hasana Sharp

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226750743
eISBN:
9780226750750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226750750.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

There have been many Spinozas over the centuries: atheist, romantic pantheist, great thinker of the multitude, advocate of the liberated individual, and rigorous rationalist. The common thread ... More

Stoicism & Emotion

Stoicism & Emotion

Margaret R. Graver

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226305578
eISBN:
9780226305202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305202.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

On the surface, stoicism and emotion seem like contradictory terms. Yet the Stoic philosophers of ancient Greece and Rome were deeply interested in the emotions, which they understood as complex ... More

Studying Human BehaviorHow Scientists Investigate Aggression and Sexuality

Studying Human Behavior: How Scientists Investigate Aggression and Sexuality

Helen E. Longino

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226492872
eISBN:
9780226921822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921822.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book enters into the complexities of human behavioral research, a domain still dominated by the age-old debate of “nature versus nurture.” Rather than supporting one side or another or ... More

The Symbolic Construction of RealityThe Legacy of Ernst Cassirer

The Symbolic Construction of Reality: The Legacy of Ernst Cassirer

Jeffrey Andrew Barash (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226036861
eISBN:
9780226036892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036892.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In 1933, eminent philosopher Ernst Cassirer (1874–1945) fled Nazi Germany for the United States. His fame in Europe having already been established through a public debate with Martin Heidegger in ... More

Technology and the Good Life?

Technology and the Good Life?

Eric Higgs, Andrew Light, and David Strong Strong (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226333861
eISBN:
9780226333885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226333885.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Can we use technology in the pursuit of a good life, or are we doomed to having our lives organized and our priorities set by the demands of machines and systems? How can philosophy help us to make ... More

Terrorism, Ticking Time-Bombs, and TortureA Philosophical Analysis

Terrorism, Ticking Time-Bombs, and Torture: A Philosophical Analysis

Fritz Allhoff

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226014838
eISBN:
9780226014821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226014821.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The general consensus among philosophers is that the use of torture is never justified. This book demonstrates the weakness of the case against torture. While allowing that torture constitutes a ... 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

Torture and DignityAn Essay on Moral Injury

Torture and Dignity: An Essay on Moral Injury

J. M. Bernstein

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226266329
eISBN:
9780226266466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226266466.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Human beings are intrinsically vulnerable, injurable, and dependent creatures. For this reason, the primary source for the meaning of morals is the experience of moral injury. Through investigating ... More

Toward a Rhetoric of Insult

Toward a Rhetoric of Insult

Thomas Conley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226114774
eISBN:
9780226114798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226114798.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

From high school cafeterias to the floor of Congress, insult is a truly universal and ubiquitous cultural practice with a long and earthy history, and yet this most human of human behaviors is not ... More

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