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Download E-books Descartes: a filosofia da mente de Descartes (Coleção Grandes Filósofos) PDF

By John Cottingham

Monk & Raphael montam um painel geral da história da Filosofia, no qual os autores mais influentes são analisados pelos comentadores de maior prestígio em cada área. O objetivo desta coleção é, assim, apresentar ao leitor o pensamento dos principais nomes da Filosofia, por meio de textos ao mesmo pace rigorosos, elucidativos e concisos. A estratégia aqui é concentrar as análises nos eixos básicos que articulam as obras em questão. Dessa forma, cada filósofo é introduzido pela elucidação de suas principais posições.

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Download E-books Anime and Philosophy: Wide Eyed Wonder (Popular Culture and Philosophy) PDF

By Josef Steiff

Anime and Philosophy makes a speciality of a number of the most-loved, most-intriguing anime movies and sequence, in addition to lesser-known works, to discover what lies at their center. Astro Boy, Dragon Ball Z, Ghost within the Shell, and Spirited Away are only some of the motion pictures analyzed during this ebook. In those tales approximately monsters, robots, teenagers, and spirits who grapple with the $64000 questions in existence we discover perception the most important to our instances: classes on morality, justice, and heroism, in addition to meditations on identification, the soul, and the that means — or meaninglessness — of existence. Anime has develop into a global phenomenon, attaining throughout genres, mediums, and cultures. For these puzzling over why such a lot of humans love anime or for die-hard lovers who need to know extra, Anime and Philosophy offers a deeper appreciation of the artwork and storytelling of this certain jap culture.

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Download E-books A Short History of Modern Philosophy: From Descartes to Wittgenstein (Routledge Classics) PDF

By Roger Scruton

Observe for your self the pleasures of philosophy! Written either for the pro scholar of philosophy in addition to the final reader, the well known author Roger Scruton presents a survey of contemporary philosophy. continually attractive, Scruton takes us on a desirable journey of the topic, from founding father Descartes to crucial and well-known thinker of the 20 th century, Ludwig Wittgenstein. He identifies all of the important figures in addition to outlines of the most highbrow preoccupations that experience knowledgeable western philosophy. portray a portrait of contemporary philosophy that's bright and lively, Scruton introduces us to a few of the best philosophical difficulties invented during this interval and pursued ever considering the fact that. together with fabric on contemporary debates, A brief heritage of contemporary Philosophy is already demonstrated as the vintage creation. learn it and discover why.

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Download E-books Badiou's Deleuze PDF

By Jon Roffe

Badiou's Deleuze provides the 1st thorough research of 1 of the main major encounters in modern inspiration: Alain Badiou's interpretation and rejection of the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze. Badiou's interpreting of Deleuze is basically specified by his provocative publication, Deleuze: The Clamor of Being. Badiou's Deleuze provides a close exam of Badiou's examining and argues that, whereas it fails to do justice to the Deleuzean undertaking, it invitations us to think again and re-examine Deleuze's strength to handle the last word issues of philosophy. Badiou's Deleuze analyses the differing metaphysics of 2 of the main influential fresh continental philosophers, whose divergent perspectives have assisted in shaping a lot modern thought.

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Download E-books Objective Communication: Writing, Speaking and Arguing PDF

Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism is more and more influencing the form of the realm from enterprise and politics to attaining own pursuits. right here, Leonard Peikoff—Rand’s heir—explains how one can speak philosophical principles with conviction, common sense, and, such a lot of all, reason.

Based on a chain of lectures awarded by way of Peikoff, Objective Communication indicates the best way to follow Objectivist ideas to the matter of accomplishing readability either in proposal and in communication.

Peikoff teaches readers how you can write, converse, and argue as regards to philosophical ideas—ideas referring to profoundly very important concerns starting from the query of the lifestyles of God to the character and correct limits of presidency power.

Including enlightening discussions of quite a lot of Objectivist topics—such because the primacy of recognition, the pitfalls of rationalistic pondering, and the real which means of the notice “altruism,” in addition to in-depth research of a few of Ayn Rand’s personal writings—Peikoff’s Objective verbal exchange is crucial interpreting for a person attracted to Ayn Rand’s philosophy.

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Download E-books The Poverty of Clio: Resurrecting Economic History PDF

By Francesco Boldizzoni

The Poverty of Clio demanding situations the carry that cliometrics--an method of monetary heritage that employs the analytical instruments of economists--has exerted at the research of our fiscal earlier. during this provocative ebook, Francesco Boldizzoni demands the reconstruction of financial heritage, one during which background and the social sciences are dropped at endure on economics, and never the opposite direction around.

Boldizzoni questions the charm of economics over history--which he identifies as a enormously American attitude--exposing its blunders and hidden ideologies, and revealing the way it fails to give an explanation for fiscal habit itself. He indicates how the faulty reliance on fiscal reasoning to interpret historical past has come on the cost of insights from the arts and has ended in a rejection of useful previous old examine. constructing a greater substitute to new institutional economics and the rational selection strategy, Boldizzoni builds at the amazing accomplishments of twentieth-century ecu historians and social thinkers to provide clean principles for the renewal of the field.

Economic heritage must rediscover the real dating among economic system and tradition, and advertise an real alliance with the social sciences, beginning with sociology and anthropology. It needs to resume its discussion with the arts, yet with out shrinking clear of thought while developing its versions. The Poverty of Clio demonstrates why heritage needs to exert its personal inventive energy on economics.

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Download E-books Straw Dogs: Thoughts on Humans and Other Animals PDF

By John Gray

The British bestseller Straw canine is a thrilling, radical paintings of philosophy, which units out to problem our so much loved assumptions approximately what it ability to be human. From Plato to Christianity, from the Enlightenment to Nietzsche and Marx, the Western culture has been in response to boastful and inaccurate ideals approximately humans and their position on the planet. Philosophies reminiscent of liberalism and Marxism give some thought to humankind as a species whose future is to go beyond normal limits and triumph over the Earth. John grey argues that this trust in human distinction is a perilous phantasm and explores how the realm and human lifestyles glance as soon as humanism has been ultimately deserted. the result's a thrilling, occasionally irritating booklet that leads the reader to question our deepest-held ideals. Will Self, within the New Statesman, known as Straw canine his ebook of the yr: "I learn it as soon as, I learn it two times and took notes . . . i presumed it that good." "Nothing gets you considering up to this exceptional e-book" (Sunday Telegraph).

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Download E-books Platón y Aristóteles (Endebate) PDF

Fernando Savater nos presenta a Platón y Aristóteles, los padres de los angeles filosofía occidental.

Vivimos en un tiempo en el que todos recibimos mucha más información de l. a. que somos capaces de asimilar, y en el que los angeles filosofía debería cobrar más importancia que nunca como una herramienta que nos ayuda a pensar y a desarrollar un espíritu crítico. Con un estilo ameno, Fernando Savater aleja l. a. filosofía del esnobismo y los angeles pedantería y nos acerca a las figuras de Platón y Aristóteles, padres de los angeles filosofía occidental.

Este texto forma parte de una obra más extensa, La aventura de pensar.

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Download E-books Storia della filosofia, Volume 1: Dai presocratici ad Aristotele PDF

By Giovanni Reale, Dario Antiseri

L'affascinante cammino della conoscenza dalle sue origini all'epoca contemporanea. Una nuova edizione della "Storia della filosofia" di due dei più importanti studiosi del nostro pace, Giovanni Reale e Dario Antiseri, arricchita con le biografie dei filosofi, brani antologici significativi, dettagliate appendici critiche e un denso apparato iconografico. Alla scoperta di autori e correnti che hanno determinato lo sviluppo del pensiero e los angeles storia dell'umanità, con una particolare attenzione al pensiero contemporaneo.

La storia della filosofia dai presocratici advert Aristotele, ecco gli autori trattati: Talete
Anassimandro
Anassimene
Eraclito
Pitagora
Parmenide
Empedocle
Anassagora
Democrito
Socrate
Platone
Aristotele

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