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Critique Of Pure Reason

Author : Immanuel Kant
ISBN : 0140447474
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Immanuel Kant was one of the leading lights of 18th-century philosophy; his work provided the foundations for later revolutionary thinkers such as Hegel and Marx. This work contains the keystone of his critical philosophy - the basis of human knowledge and truth.

The Penguin Classics Book

Author : Henry Eliot
ISBN : 9780141990934
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Penguin Classics is the largest and best-known classics imprint in the world. From The Epic of Gilgamesh to the poetry of the First World War, and covering all the greatest works of fiction, poetry, drama, history and philosophy in between, this reader's companion encompasses 500 authors, 1,200 books and 4,000 years of world literature. Stuffed full of stories, author biographies, book summaries and recommendations, and illustrated with thousands of historic Penguin Classic covers, this is an exhilarating and comprehensive guide for anyone who wants to explore and discover the best books ever written.

Neurosis And Assimilation

Author : Charles William Johns
ISBN : 9783319475424
Genre : Philosophy
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This book deals with the possibility of an ontological and epistemological account of the psychological category 'neurosis'. Intertwining thoughts from German idealism, Continental philosophy and psychology, the book shows how neurosis precedes and exists independently from human experience and lays the foundations for a non-essentialist, non-rational theory of neurosis; in cognition, in perception, in linguistics and in theories of object-relations and vitalism. The personal essays collected in this volume examine such issues as assimilation, the philosophy of neurosis, aneurysmal philosophy, and the connection between Hegel and Neurosis, among others. The volume establishes the connection between a now redundant psycho-analytic term and an extremely progressive discipline of Continental philosophy and Speculative realism.

Learning From The Future

Author : Mary Hykel Hunt
ISBN : 9781780990118
Genre : Self-Help
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Learning from the future. A neat, eye-catching turn of phrase, that. A good title for a book, no doubt designed by some marketing sort to grab your attention, because, of course, it's a statement of the impossible. You can't learn from the future, because it hasn't happened yet. Or can you? Mary Hykel Hunt, functioning intuitive and researcher in the field of human consciousness, reveals that it's entirely possible to access your future AND that it's based on good, demonstrable science. Yes, it'll require some considerable shift in your conventional thinking, because reality is not as we see it, as science is increasingly and convincingly revealing

Incompatible Ballerina And Other Essays

Author : Charles William Johns
ISBN : 9781782798767
Genre : Philosophy
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An ontological and epistemological framework and foundation for the psychological symptom 'neurosis'.

The Sly Mind

Author : Dr. Talib Kafaji
ISBN : 9781482864700
Genre : Psychology
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The basic concept of this book is there is no scientific study more vital to man than the study of his own mind. This book is a comprehensive attempt to explore most of the facets of the human brain. It is necessary to understand our mind, because happiness and suffering co-exist within the mind; their origins are not to be found outside the mind, if we want to find lasting happiness. Moreover, our unconscious mind or even the conscious mind becomes the garbage bin of society. Society throws trash on you, and it becomes part of your psychological makeup. It is fascinating to see a flood of magazines trumpeting the latest theories about how to be physical fit, and lose weight. While we do not see magazine about how to sharpen your thinking, how to enrich your mind skills, this book provides you with the clear understanding of the nature of thinking and tools to manage the complexity of the human mind.

Killing By Remote Control

Author : Bradley Jay Strawser
ISBN : 9780199339792
Genre : Political Science
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The increased military employment of remotely operated aerial vehicles, also known as drones, has raised a wide variety of important ethical questions, concerns, and challenges. Many of these have not yet received the serious scholarly examination such worries rightly demand. This volume attempts to fill that gap through sustained analysis of a wide range of specific moral issues that arise from this new form of killing by remote control. Many, for example, are troubled by the impact that killing through the mediated mechanisms of a drone half a world away has on the pilots who fly them. What happens to concepts such as bravery and courage when a war-fighter controlling a drone is never exposed to any physical danger? This dramatic shift in risk also creates conditions of extreme asymmetry between those who wage war and those they fight. What are the moral implications of such asymmetry on the military that employs such drones and the broader questions for war and a hope for peace in the world going forward? How does this technology impact the likely successes of counter-insurgency operations or humanitarian interventions? Does not such weaponry run the risk of making war too easy to wage and tempt policy makers into killing when other more difficult means should be undertaken? Killing By Remote Control directly engages all of these issues. Some essays discuss the just war tradition and explore whether the rise of drones necessitates a shift in the ways we think about the ethics of war in the broadest sense. Others scrutinize more specific uses of drones, such as their present use in what are known as "targeted killing" by the United States. The book similarly tackles the looming prospect of autonomous drones and the many serious moral misgivings such a future portends. "A path-breaking volume! BJ Strawser, an internationally known analyst of drone ethics, has assembled a broad spectrum of civilian and military experts to create the first book devoted to this hot-button issue. This important work represents vanguard thinking on weapon systems that make headlines nearly every day. It will catalyze debates policy-makers and military leaders must have in order to preserve peace and protect the innocent. - James Cook, Department Chair/Head of Philosophy, US Air Force Academy "The use of 'drones' (remotely piloted air vehicles) in war has grown exponentially in recent years. Clearly, this evolution presages an enormous explosion of robotic vehicles in war - in the air, on the ground, and on and under the sea. This collection of essays provides an invaluable contribution to what promises to be one of the most fundamental challenges to our assumptions about ethics and warfare in at least the last century. The authors in this anthology approach the ethical challenges posed by these rapidly advancing technologies from a wide range of perspectives. Cumulatively, they represent an essential overview of the fundamental ethical issues involved in their development. This collection makes a key contribution to an urgently needed dialogue about the moral questions involved." - Martin L. Cook, Adm. James B. Stockdale Professor of Professional Military Ethics, Professor Leadership & Ethics, College of Operational & Strategic Leadership, U.S. Naval War College

Meditations And Other Metaphysical Writings

Author : Rene Descartes
ISBN : 9780140447019
Genre : Philosophy
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Of all the works of the man claimed by many as the father of modern philosophy, the MEDITATIONS, first published in 1641, must surely be Rene Descartes' masterpiece. This volume consists of not only a new translation of the original Latin text and the expanded objections and replies, but also includes selected correspondence and other metaphysical writings from the period 1641-49.

God And Man According To Tolstoy

Author : A. Boot
ISBN : 9780230623026
Genre : Literary Criticism
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With a critical look at Tolstoy's persona, faith, and thought, this book treats the writer as a midwife of modern counterculture. It shows and tries to correct the metaphysical blunder on which Tolstoy's philosophy was based.

If A Then B

Author : Michael Shenefelt
ISBN : 9780231535199
Genre : Philosophy
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While logical principles seem timeless, placeless, and eternal, their discovery is a story of personal accidents, political tragedies, and broad social change. If A, Then B begins with logic's emergence twenty-three centuries ago and tracks its expansion as a discipline ever since. It explores where our sense of logic comes from and what it really is a sense of. It also explains what drove human beings to start studying logic in the first place. Logic is more than the work of logicians alone. Its discoveries have survived only because logicians have also been able to find a willing audience, and audiences are a consequence of social forces affecting large numbers of people, quite apart from individual will. This study therefore treats politics, economics, technology, and geography as fundamental factors in generating an audience for logic—grounding the discipline's abstract principles in a compelling material narrative. The authors explain the turbulent times of the enigmatic Aristotle, the ancient Stoic Chrysippus, the medieval theologian Peter Abelard, and the modern thinkers René Descartes, David Hume, Jeremy Bentham, George Boole, Augustus De Morgan, John Stuart Mill, Gottlob Frege, Bertrand Russell, and Alan Turing. Examining a variety of mysteries, such as why so many branches of logic (syllogistic, Stoic, inductive, and symbolic) have arisen only in particular places and periods, If A, Then B is the first book to situate the history of logic within the movements of a larger social world. If A, Then B is the 2013 Gold Medal winner of Foreword Reviews' IndieFab Book of the Year Award for Philosophy.

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