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The Actual and the RationalHegel and Objective Spirit

The Actual and the Rational: Hegel and Objective Spirit

Jean-Francois Kervegan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226023809
eISBN:
9780226023946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023946.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This book develops a non-metaphysical reading of Hegel’s work, and results from a lifelong investigation on his theory of the “objective spirit”. It entails four parts. The first part demonstrates ... More

Becoming PoliticalSpinoza's Vital Republicanism and the Democratic Power of Judgment

Becoming Political: Spinoza's Vital Republicanism and the Democratic Power of Judgment

Christopher Skeaff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226555478
eISBN:
9780226555508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226555508.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Becoming Political argues that a profoundly democratic conception of judgment is at the heart of Spinoza’s thought. By recuperating in Spinoza’s writings a “vital republicanism,” the book illuminates ... More

Marx's DreamFrom Capitalism to Communism

Marx's Dream: From Capitalism to Communism

Tom Rockmore

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226554525
eISBN:
9780226554662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226554662.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book discusses Marx’s formulation of a theory that, since it is supposedly practical, changes or will change the world. The discussion is divided into three parts, including Marx’s Theory of ... More

Seeming and Being in Plato's Rhetorical Theory

Seeming and Being in Plato's Rhetorical Theory

Robin Reames

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226567013
eISBN:
9780226567150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567150.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The common view of language in the West is that it represents the world. Although it is widely recognized that this concept of language originates with Plato, until now, it has not been established ... More

The Third LensMetaphor and the Creation of Modern Cell Biology

The Third Lens: Metaphor and the Creation of Modern Cell Biology

Andrew S. Reynolds

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226563121
eISBN:
9780226563435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226563435.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

It is a popular belief that science is supposed to provide a literally or objectively true account of the world. Philosophers call this the thesis of scientific realism. Yet an inspection of the ... More

What a Philosopher IsBecoming Nietzsche

What a Philosopher Is: Becoming Nietzsche

Laurence Lampert

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226488110
eISBN:
9780226488257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226488257.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

From his beginnings Nietzsche viewed the philosopher as the rare and highest attainment of human intellect and spiritedness. But only slowly did he come to see himself as such a man, the philosopher ... More

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