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TransfigurementsOn the True Sense of Art

Transfigurements: On the True Sense of Art

John Sallis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226734224
eISBN:
9780226734231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226734231.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This book develops a framework for thinking about art through innovative readings of some of the most important philosophical writing on the subject by Kant, Hegel, and Heidegger. The author exposes ... More

Unruly ComplexityEcology, Interpretation, Engagement

Unruly Complexity: Ecology, Interpretation, Engagement

Peter J. Taylor

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226790350
eISBN:
9780226790398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226790398.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Ambitiously identifying fresh issues in the study of complex systems, this book, in a model of interdisciplinary exploration, makes these concerns accessible to scholars in the fields of ecology, ... More

Virtue Is KnowledgeThe Moral Foundations of Socratic Political Philosophy

Virtue Is Knowledge: The Moral Foundations of Socratic Political Philosophy

Lorraine Smith Pangle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226136547
eISBN:
9780226136684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136684.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book explores the famous Socratic paradox, or claim that virtue is knowledge, in five dialogues in which that claim is most fully elaborated, the Apology, Gorgias, Meno, Protagoras, and Laws. ... More

Why We Need Ordinary Language Philosophy

Why We Need Ordinary Language Philosophy

Sandra Laugier

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226470542
eISBN:
9780226037554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226037554.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Focused on clarity and logical argument, analytic philosophy has dominated the discipline in the United States, Australia, and Britain over the past one hundred years, and it is often seen as a ... More

A Woman Who Defends All the Persons of Her SexSelected Philosophical and Moral Writings

A Woman Who Defends All the Persons of Her Sex: Selected Philosophical and Moral Writings

Gabrielle Suchon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226779201
eISBN:
9780226779232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226779232.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

During the oppressive reign of Louis XIV, Gabrielle Suchon (1632–1703) was the most forceful female voice in France, advocating women's freedom and self-determination, access to knowledge, and ... More

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