The Platonic Tradition in the Middle Ages by Maarten J.F.M. / Gersh, Stephen Hoenen,Pieter Th. van

By Maarten J.F.M. / Gersh, Stephen Hoenen,Pieter Th. van Wingerden

This choice of essays delineates the background of the quite disparate highbrow culture frequently classified as "Platonic" or "Neoplatonic". In chronological order, the publication covers the main eminent philosophic colleges of notion inside of that culture. crucial phrases of the Platonic culture are studied including a dialogue in their semantic implications, the philosophical and theological claims linked to the phrases, the assets that provide the phrases, and the highbrow traditions aligned with or against them. The participants thereby offer a shiny highbrow map of the center a while and the Early smooth period.Contributions are written in English or German.

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Il risveglio della storia: Filosofia delle nuove rivolte by Alain Badiou,L. Toni,M. Zaffarano

By Alain Badiou,L. Toni,M. Zaffarano

Bancari, «tecnici», industriali, opinionisti sono concordi nel dirci che dobbiamo cambiare. Dobbiamo cambiare il nostro modo di considerare il lavoro e los angeles vita consociata, i rapporti mondiali e l'esistenza individuale; altrimenti, los angeles crisi ci porterà through, come infimi relitti, verso l'oceano della povertà definitiva. consistent with i nostri padroni, cube Badiou, «questa è l. a. legge del mondo». Ma questo libro - l. a. prima e più autorevole interpretazione filosofica della nuova stagione di rivolte mondiali, dalla primavera araba agli Indignados a Occupy - sostiene una tesi diversa: un nuovo mondo sta nascendo, basato su tutt'altre regole. Un mondo che rigetta le parole d'ordine della «modernizzazione» e della «riforma», sotto le quali si traveste un tentativo di regressione politica senza precedenti, volto a adeguare l. a. produzione e l. a. vita stessa ai dogmi di un liberismo oligarchico e ottocentesco; un mondo che - sebbene in maniera ancora confusa e dispersa - a quest'ordine si ribella esplicitamente, entrando in quello che Badiou chiama «il pace delle rivolte». Rivolte attraverso le quali il «risveglio della storia» dovrà dar luogo a un «risveglio dell'Idea»: l'idea di comunismo, un comunismo antidogmatico e in fieri, che rilanci l'insopprimibile aspirazione dell'uomo alla giustizia, all'eguaglianza, all'universalità.

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Michael Psellos by Stratis Papaioannou

By Stratis Papaioannou

This publication explores Michael Psellos' position within the background of Greek rhetoric and self-representation and his influence at the improvement of Byzantine literature. fending off the fashionable quandary that vacillates among Psellos the pompous rhetorician and Psellos the inventive philosopher, Professor Papaioannou unravels the customarily misunderstood Byzantine rhetoric, its wealthy discursive culture and the social textile of elite Constantinopolitan tradition which rhetoric addressed. The ebook bargains shut readings of Psellos' own letters, speeches, lectures and historiographical narratives, and research of alternative early Byzantine and classical types of authorship in Byzantine publication tradition, equivalent to Gregory of Nazianzos, Synesios of Cyrene, Hermogenes and Plato. It additionally info Psellos' leading edge realization to authorial creativity, performative mimesis and the aesthetics of the self. concurrently, it strains inside of Byzantium advanced expressions of emotion and gender, notions of authorship and subjectivity, and theories of fictionality and literature, tough the typical fallacy that those are sleek inventions.

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Unheiliger Berg: Das Bonner Aloisiuskolleg der Jesuiten und by Ebba Hagenberg-Miliu

By Ebba Hagenberg-Miliu

Das Aloisiuskolleg, in Bonn als "Heiliger Berg" bekannt, gilt als eine der deutschen Eliteschulen der Jesuiten. Seit Anfang 2010 vom ebenfalls jesuitischen Berliner Canisius-Kolleg aus die Welle der Missbrauchsvorwürfe bundesweit Schulen ergriff, steckt auch das Bonner Ako in seiner bislang schwersten Krise. Zahllose Fälle in forty Jahren wurden aufgedeckt. Das Ako wurde zur einzigen Schule, bei der tremendous Vorwürfe gegen einen langjährigen Internats- und Schulleiter auch zur strafrechtlichen Verfolgung führten. Gegen einen anderen mutmaßlichen Täter ermittelt die Bonner Staatsanwaltschaft noch immer. Der Band bietet erstmals Innenansichten. Er referiert den aktuellen Stand der Aufklärung und Aufarbeitung, dabei kommen insbesondere Opfer und Angehörige, aber auch Orden, Kolleg, Politik u. a. zu Wort.

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Über die Würde und Erhabenheit des Menschen: (De dignitate by Giannozo Manetti,August Buck,Hartmut Leppin

By Giannozo Manetti,August Buck,Hartmut Leppin

Das Menschenbild der Renaissance findet einen bedeutenden Niederschlag in dem Traktat De dignitate et excellentia hominis (1452) des Florentiners Gianozzo Manetti (1396-1459). Aufgrund einer examine der Merkmale seiner Wesenswürde wird der Standort des Menschen neu bestimmt. Als Schöpfer der Kultur herrscht er nahezu wie ein Gott auf Erden über die ihm dienstbare Welt.
Thematisch eng verwandt ist die ungleich berühmtere Abhandlung von Pico della Mirandola mit dem Titel Über die Würde des Menschen (PhB 427).

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The Stone Reader: Modern Philosophy in 133 Arguments by Peter Catapano,Simon Critchley

By Peter Catapano,Simon Critchley

A undying quantity to be learn and valuable, The Stone Reader presents an unheard of evaluation of latest philosophy.

Once exclusively the province of ivory-tower professors and faculty school rooms, modern philosophy used to be ultimately emancipated from its educational closet in 2010, whilst The Stone used to be introduced in The long island Times. First showing as a web sequence, the column quick attracted hundreds of thousands of readers via its available exam of common issues just like the nature of technological know-how, cognizance and morality, whereas additionally probing extra modern concerns akin to the morality of drones, gun keep watch over and the gender divide.

Now amassed for the 1st time during this handsomely designed quantity, The Stone Reader offers 133 significant and influential essays from the sequence, putting approximately the whole lot of recent philosophical discourse at a reader’s grab. The publication, divided into 4 vast sections—Philosophy, technological know-how, faith and Morals, and Society—opens with a sequence of questions on the scope, historical past and id of philosophy: What are the sensible makes use of of philosophy? Does the self-discipline, all started within the West in old Greece with Socrates, desire males and exclude girls? Does the heritage and examine of philosophy betray a racial bias opposed to non-white thinkers, or geographical bias towards the West?

These questions and others shape a starting place for readers because the booklet strikes to the second one part, technology, the place a few of our such a lot pressing modern philosophical debates are happening. Will synthetic intelligence compromise our morality? Does neuroscience undermine our unfastened will? Is there's a valid position for the arts in a global the place technology and expertise seem to rule? should still the proof for worldwide warming swap the way in which we are living, or die?

In the book’s 3rd part, faith and Morals, we discover philosophy the place it is usually at its most sensible, sharpest and such a lot disturbing—working in the course of the arguments provoked through competing ethical theories within the face of real-life matters and carefully addressing prevalent moral dilemmas in a brand new gentle. do we have a real ethical lifestyles with out trust in God? What are the risks of ethical relativism?

In its ultimate half, Society, The Stone Reader returns to its origins as a discussion board to motivate philosophers who're prepared to have interaction heavily, seriously and analytically with the affairs of the day, together with financial inequality, know-how and racial discrimination. In without delay confronting occasions just like the September eleven assaults, the killing of Trayvon Martin, the Sandy Hook university bloodbath, the essays right here demonstrate the facility of philosophy to assist form our viewpoints on approximately each factor we are facing today.

With an creation via Peter Catapano that information the column’s founding and precise editorial method at The manhattan Times, and prefatory notes to every part by way of Simon Critchley, The Stone Reader can provide to turn into not just an highbrow landmark but in addition a affirmation that philosophy is, certainly, for everyone.

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Impossible Objects by Simon Critchley,Carl Cederstrom,Todd Kesselman

By Simon Critchley,Carl Cederstrom,Todd Kesselman

very unlikely gadgets are these approximately which the thinker, narrowly conceived, can not often converse: poetry, movie, song, humor. Such "objects" don't depend upon philosophy for interpretation and realizing; they're already self reliant practices and websites of sensuous which means construction. As Elvis Costello has acknowledged, "writing approximately tune is like dancing approximately architecture." we do not desire literary conception that allows you to be riveted through the poem, nor a critic's research to get pleasure from a movie. How then can philosophy talk about something outdoor of itself, specifically all of these issues which really count to us during this global?

In Impossible Objects, Simon Critchley - essentially the most influential and insightful philosophers writing at the present time - extends his philosophical research into non-philosophical territories, together with discussions on tragedy, poetry, humor, and track. In a sequence of attractive and enlightening conversations, Critchley displays on his early paintings at the ethics of deconstruction; the ordinary subject matters of mortality and nihilism; his protection of neo-anarchism; and his contemporary research into secular religion, or "a religion of the faithless". crucial interpreting for artists, teachers, and normal readers alike, this booklet explores the connection among the philosophical global and people advanced and engaging "impossible items" which offer lifestyles meaning.

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Johann Gottfried Herders Kulturentstehungslehre: Studien zu by Ralf Häfner

By Ralf Häfner

Herders Geschichtsdenken zählt zu den herausragenden Leistungen des späten 18. Jahrhunderts. Der Band zeichnet anhand einer großen Zahl bisher unbeachteter Quellen die Genese vor allem für den Zeitraum von 1762 bis 1781 nach und macht so ihre Eigenart innerhalb der europäischen Aufklärung deutlich. Unveränderter Print-on-Demand-Nachdruck der Auflage von 1995.

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Gentile-Edition Bd. 7,4: Entstehung und Entwicklung der by Giovanni Gentile,Michael Walter Hebeisen

By Giovanni Gentile,Michael Walter Hebeisen

Titel der Originalausgaben:
Le origini della filosofia contemporanea in Italia – I Neokantiani e gli Hegeliani [parte seconda], in: Opere whole, Bd. XXXIV. Sansoni, Firenze 1957;
Der aktuale Idealismus, zwei Vorträge, in: Philosophie und Geschichte – Eine Sammlung von Vorträgen und Schriften aus dem Gebiet der Philosophie und Geschichte, H. 35, Tübingen: J. C. B. Mohr {Paul Siebeck}, 1931.

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Critical Realism, Environmental Learning and by Leigh Price,Heila Lotz-Sistka

By Leigh Price,Heila Lotz-Sistka

Southern Africa, the place each one of these publication chapters originate, has been pointed out as certainly one of areas of the area so much prone to the implications of environmental degradation and weather switch. while, it really is nonetheless looking how you can triumph over the century lengthy ravages of colonial and apartheid impositions of structural and epistemic violence. examine deliberations and utilized examine case experiences in environmental schooling and activism from this quarter offer an rising contextualized engagement that's with regards to a much wider the world over articulated quest to accomplish social-ecological justice, resilience and sustainability via academic interventions.

This e-book introduces a decade of quite often southern African severe realist environmental schooling learn and considering that asks the query: "How do we facilitate studying techniques that may bring about the flourishing of the Earth’s humans and ecosystems in additional socially simply ways?" The environmental schooling study subject matters represented during this booklet are wide-ranging. although, all of them convey the typical topic of social justice and eager to create swap in the direction of a greater destiny. the entire authors have used serious realist or serious realist-influenced examine methodologies. delivering contributions from a small yet becoming neighborhood of researchers operating with serious realism within the worldwide South, this booklet can be of curiosity to scholars, students and practitioners within the components of environmental schooling, sustainability, improvement and the philosophy of severe realism in general.

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