Art Mind and Religion

Author: W. H. Capitan
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Pre
ISBN: 9780822975632
Release Date: 1967-03-15
Genre: Philosophy

This volume offers an unusual variety of topics presented during the sixth annual Oberlin Colloquium in Philosophy. The subjects covered include: refuting J. L. Austin's attempt to destroy philosophers' assumptions on the nature and purpose of a “statement;” false premises found in “St. Anselm's Four Ontological Arguments;” pain in connection with brain-state and functional-state theories; aesthetics in light of questions of fraudulence in modern art and music, and an analytical deconstruction of mystical experience.

The New Aestheticism

Author: John J. Joughin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9781847790354
Release Date: 2013-07-19
Genre: Literary Criticism

The interest in aesthetics in Philosophy, Literary and Cultural Studies is growing rapidly. 'The new aestheticism' contains exemplary essays by key practitioners in these fields which demonstrate the importance of this area of enquiry.

The Later Philosophy of Wittgenstein

Author: David Pole
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 9781472510150
Release Date: 2013-11-07
Genre: Philosophy

'David Pole, in his The Later Philosophy of Wittgenstein, makes an admirable attempt to clarify the central points of Wittgenstein's philosophy in a straightforward manner. He approaches it from the outside with sympathy and good sense. And since he combines a clear head with a fluent style of writing – a combination that is rare among the initiated – his book will prove an excellent introduction for those who need a succinct account of Wittgenstein's later philosophy without any mystical overtones.' - The Economist 'There is now a real need for a commentary on what must in frankness be admitted to be an exceedingly difficult corpus of philosophy. Mr Pole's little book is a response to that need; if small in bulk, it is rich in ideas… and all students of Wittgenstein will turn to it with gratitude.' - Sunday Times

The Book on Adler

Author: Søren Kierkegaard
Publisher:
ISBN: 0691140820
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Philosophy

Kierkegaard was driven to write The Book on Adler after news spread that a Danish pastor, Adolph P. Adler, claimed to have experienced a revelation in which Christ dictated a new doctrine. Like many others, Kierkegaard was intrigued by Adler--but for different reasons than most. Over the eight years during which Kierkegaard worked on the manuscript, the phenomenon of Adler became a concern secondary to the larger question of authority. Kierkegaard revised the manuscript many times, and published a segment of it as "The Difference between a Genius and an Apostle" in Two Ethical-Religious Essays, but did not publish the work as a whole before his death. The latest integral version of The Book on Adler is included here, along with excerpts from the earlier drafts and a sampling of writing by Adler himself.

Wittgenstein s Later Philosophy

Author: Oswald Hanfling
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 0791400700
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Philosophy

"Philosophy," wrote Wittgenstein, "simply puts everything before us, and neither explains nor deduces anything." Hanfling takes seriously Wittgenstein's declaration of what he was doing, emphasizing Wittgenstein's rejection of theory and explanation in favor of 'description alone.' He demonstrates the importance of Wittgenstein's philosophy to long-standing problems about language, knowledge, the mind, and philosophy itself. The book exposes common misunderstandings about Wittgenstein, and examines in detail the celebrated 'private language' argument.

The Reign of Religion in Contemporary Philosophy

Author: Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Publisher: Palala Press
ISBN: 1378496051
Release Date: 2018-02-22
Genre: History

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Contemporary Social Constructionism

Author: Darin Weinberg
Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 9781439909263
Release Date: 2014-04-11
Genre: Psychology

"Provides a detailed, critical overview of the key themes of social constructionism, which explains how phenomena and ways of thinking develop in their social contexts. Weinberg traces the multiple roots of social constructionism, and shows how it has been used, critiqued, and refined within the social and human sciences."--Publishers website