The Inhuman: Reflections on Time

The Inhuman: Reflections on Time

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ISBN Code : 9780804720083
Book Author : Jean-Francois Lyotard
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Total Pages : 192

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Jean-Francois Lyotard is one of Europes leading philosophers, well known for his work The Postmodern Condition. In this important new study he develops his analysis of the phenomenon of postmodernity.In a wide-ranging discussion the author examines the philosophy of Kant, Heidegger, Adorno, and Derrida and looks at the works of modernist and postmodernist artists such as

Aristotle: A Very Short Introduction(Very Short Introductions 32)

Aristotle: A Very Short Introduction(Very Short Introductions 32)

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ISBN Code : 9780192854087
Book Author : Jonathan Barnes
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Total Pages : 402

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The influence of Aristotle, the prince of philosophers, on the intellectual history of the West is second to none. In this book, Jonathan Barnes examines Aristotles scientific researches, his discoveries in logic and his metaphysical theories, his work in psychology and in ethics and politics, and his ideas about art and poetry, placing his teachings in their historical c

Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds

Conversations on the Plurality of Worlds

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ISBN Code : 9780520071711
Book Author : Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle
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Total Pages : 196

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Surveying the night sky, a charming philosopher and his hostess, the Marquise, are considering thep ossibility of travelers from the moon. What if they were skillful enough to navigate on the outer surface of our air, and from there, through their curiosity to see us, they angled for us like fish? Would that please you? asks the philosopher. Why not? the Marquise repli

The Parallax View(Short Circuits)

The Parallax View(Short Circuits)

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ISBN Code : 9780262240512
Book Author : Slavoj Zizek
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Total Pages : 351

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The Parallax View is Slavoj Zizeks most substantial theoretical work to appear in many years; Zizek himself describes it as his magnum opus. Parallax can be defined as the apparent displacement of an object, caused by a change in observational position. Zizek is interested in the parallax gap separating two points between which no synthesis or mediation is possible, lin

Doubt Truth to Be a Liar

Doubt Truth to Be a Liar

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ISBN Code : 9780199238514
Book Author : Graham Priest
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Total Pages : 521

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The Law of Non-Contradiction has been high orthodoxy in Western philosophy since Aristotle. The so-called Law has been the subject of radical challenge in recent years by dialetheism, the view that some contradictions are indeed true. Many philosophers have taken the Law to be central to many of our most important philosophical concepts. In Doubt Truth to be a Liar, Graham

La Morale anarchiste

La Morale anarchiste

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ISBN Code : 9782842058371
Book Author : Pyotr Kropotkin
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Total Pages : 499

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Apres Stirner, Proudhon et Bakounine, Pierre Kropotkine poursuit le grand reve libertaire : ce prince russe devenu geographe de renom se fait le genealogiste dune morale anarchiste qui denonce les fausses morales imposees depuis des lustres par le pretre, le juge, le gouvernant . Avec La Morale anarchiste (1889), livre virulent et raisonne, il montre que seul linstinc

Sorvegliare e punire: Nascita della prigione

Sorvegliare e punire: Nascita della prigione

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ISBN Code : 9788806174767
Book Author : Michel Foucault
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Total Pages : 547

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Si imprigiona chi ruba, si imprigiona chi violenta, si imprigiona anche chi uccide. Da dove viene questa strana pratica, e la singolare pretesa di rinchiudere per correggere, avanzata dai codici moderni? Forse una vecchia eredita delle segrete medievali? Una nuova tecnologia, piuttosto: la messa a punto, tra il XVI e il XIX secolo, di tutto un insieme di procedure per inc

Three Books of Occult Philosophy

Three Books of Occult Philosophy

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ISBN Code : 9780875428321
Book Author : Cornelius Agrippa
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Total Pages : 556

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Now you can learn from the original, most important source for magic in the Western world that has ever been published, when you get Agrippas Three Books of Occult Philosophy. This massive volume was originally published in 1531, and occultists have been drawing on it ever since. Now, Llewellyn is proud to produce the first complete reprint of the original English transla

Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lees Wisdom for Daily Living

Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lees Wisdom for Daily Living

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ISBN Code : 9780804834711
Book Author : Bruce Lee
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Total Pages : 541

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A teacher is never a giver of truth�he is a guide, a pointer to the truth that each student must find for himself. A good teacher is merely a catalyst.�Bruce LeeWithin the pages of Striking Thoughts, you will find the secrets of Bruce Lees amazing success� as an actor, martial artist, and inspiration to the world. Consisting of eight sections, Striking Thoughts covers 7

Self-Reliance

Self-Reliance

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ISBN Code : 9781604500097
Book Author : Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Total Pages : 281

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A Classic Essay by Emerson. Excerpted from Essays, First Series.

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