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Imagination et Invention

Ce texte prononcé par Gilbert Simondon (1924-1989) à la Sorbonne en 1965-1966 développe une théorie de l'image en en faisant la genèse. Il constitue une réflexion sur la façon dont l'image se forme et devient une fonction vitale lorsqu'elle sert l'invention et les techniques.

Performance Phenomenology: To The Thing Itself

This collection of essays addresses emergent trends in the meeting of the disciplines of phenomenology and performance. It brings together major scholars in the field, dealing with phenomenological approaches to dance, theatre, performance, embodiment, audience, and everyday performance of self. It argues that despite the wide v...

The Philosophy of Affordances

This book is the first monograph fully devoted to analyzing the philosophical aspects of affordances. The concept of affordance, coined and developed in the field of ecological psychology, describes the possibilities for action available in the environment. This work offers a systematic approach to the key philosophical features...

The Ethics of Medical Data Donation

This open access book presents an ethical approach to utilizing personal medical data. It features essays that combine academic argument with practical application of ethical principles. The contributors are experts in ethics and law. They address the challenges in the re-use of medical data of the deceased on a voluntary basis....

The Philosophical Journey: An Interactive Approach (7th Edition)

The Philosophical Journey: An Interactive Approach 7e is a text with readings that enhances comprehension of philosophical study by encouraging students to ponder explore and actively participate in the learning process. Philosophy becomes a personal journey for students through Lawhead’s unique pedagogy that introduces philosop...

Alienation and Emancipation in the Work of Karl Marx (1st ed.)

This book considers Karl Marx’s ideas in relation to the social and political context in which he lived and wrote. It emphasizes both the continuity of his commitment to the cause of full human emancipation, and the role of his critique of political economy in conceiving history to be the history of class struggles. The book fol...

Heidegger with Derrida Being Written

Heidegger with Derrida: Being Written attempts, for the first time, to think Heidegger's philosophy through the lens of Derrida's logocentric thesis, according to which speech has, throughout the history of metaphysics, been given primacy over writing. The book offers a detailed account of Derrida's arguments about the debasemen...

Dutch Cartesianism and the Birth of Philosophy of Science

How did the relations between philosophy and science evolve during the 17th and the 18th century? This book analyzes this issue by considering the history of Cartesianism in Dutch universities, as well as its legacy in the 18th century. It takes into account the ways in which the disciplines of logic and metaphysics became funct...

Philosophy of mind in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The history of the philosophy of mind. Volume 6

  • Amy, Kind |
  • 2019 |
  • pdf |
  • 2.63MB |
  • 345pages

While the philosophical study of mind has always required philosophers to attend to the scientific developments of their day, from the twentieth century onwards it has been especially influenced and informed by psychology, neuroscience, and computer science.Philosophy of Mind in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries provides ...