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Aesthetics at LargeVolume 1: Art, Ethics, Politics

Aesthetics at Large: Volume 1: Art, Ethics, Politics

Thierry de Duve

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226546568
eISBN:
9780226546872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226546872.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

It has been the author’s conviction since Kant after Duchamp (MIT Press, 1996) that Marcel Duchamp’s readymades have forced the cultural critic who takes them seriously to rethink the “concept” of ... More

On Knowing--The Social Sciences

On Knowing--The Social Sciences

Richard P. McKeon

David B. Owen and Joanne K. Olson (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226340180
eISBN:
9780226340357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226340357.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

As a philosopher, the author spent his career developing Pragmatism in a new key, specifically by tracing the ways in which philosophic problems arise in fields other than philosophy—across the ... More

Philosophy, Writing, and the Character of Thought

Philosophy, Writing, and the Character of Thought

John T. Lysaker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226569567
eISBN:
9780226569734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226569734.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Taking the demand “know thyself" to heart, Philosophy, Writing, and the Character of Thought argues that philosophy is best understood as an activity of writing, and that writerly choices influence ... More

PlotinusMyth, Metaphor, and Philosophical Practice

Plotinus: Myth, Metaphor, and Philosophical Practice

Stephen R. L. Clark

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226339672
eISBN:
9780226339702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226339702.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Plotinus's images are not merely 'ornamental' but constitute spiritual exercises. We need to understand Plotinus's myths and metaphors in the cultural and philosophical context of his time if we are ... More

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