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Mondrian's Philosophy of Visual Rhythm: Phenomenology, Wittgenstein, and Eastern thought

Tosaki, Eiichi.
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(2017)  | 9789402411966 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxvii, 260pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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This volume investigates the meaning of visual rhythm through Piet Mondrian’s unique approach to understanding rhythm in the compositional structure of painting, drawing reference from philosophy, aesthetics, and Zen culture. Its innovation lies in its reappraisal of a forgotten definition of rhythm...

Philosophical logic: current trends in asia : proceedings of awpl-tplc 2016.

Lee, Kok Yong. Ono, Hiroakira. Yang, Syraya Chin-Mu.
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(2017)  | 9789811063541 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 296pp | Availability last checked: 25/10/2017
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This volume brings together a group of logic-minded philosophers and philosophically oriented logicians, mainly from Asia, to address a variety of logical and philosophical topics of current interest, offering a representative cross-section of the philosophical logic landscape in early 21st-century...

New frontiers in philosophical practice.

Amir, Lydia.
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(2017)  | 9781527503557 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 286pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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"In this volume, an international group of prominent philosophical practitioners brings new methods, aims, problems and audiences to the practice of philosophy. The twelve chapters here exemplify how philosophers can fulfill their responsibility towards their communities, and, ultimately, towards civilization...

Real fourdimensionalism : an essay in the ontology of persistence and mind.

Jaskolla, Ludwig.
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(2017)  | 9783319659268 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 257pp | Availability last checked: 9/11/2017
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This book explores persistence, taking human beings as an example case. It investigates how concrete particulars stay the same during their temporal carriers while changing significantly. Themes of relativity, structural realism, 4-dimensional ontologies and different strains of panpsychism are amongst...

Responsible innovation 3 : a european agenda?.

Asveld, Lotte. Lavrijssen, Saskia. Linse, Kees. Swierstra, Tsjalling. van, Dam-Mieras Rietje.
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(2017)  | 9783319648330 | Springer | hbk. | book | vi, 256pp | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
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This book offers a comprehensive overview of current developments in the field of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). Divided into three parts, the book first presents reflections on the concept of RI from various angles: how did it come about, who is involved and how might in be applied in various...

Vital forces, teleology and organization : philosophy of nature and the rise of biology in germany.

Gambarotto, Andrea.
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(2017)  | 9783319654140 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxii, 137pp | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
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Introduction.- I. Generation.- 1. At the Origin of German Vitalism: the Haller-Wolff Debate.- 2. Vital Force and Epigenesis: Wolff's Theory of Generation.- 2.1. Discarding the Invisibility Argument.- 2.2. The Progressive Organization of Parts.- 3. Goal-Directed Organization: Wolff and Blumenbach on...

Finding one's way through wittgenstein's philosophical investigations : new essays on §§1-88.

Bermon, Emmanuel. Narboux, Jean-Philippe.
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(2017)  | 9783319635064 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 179pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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This volume sheds a new light on Philosophical Investigations, Ludwig Wittgenstein’s master opus, by taking a new approach to its first stretch (sections §§1-88), with special emphasis on its atypical opening. The methodological conviction that subtends the volume is that the highly unconventional form...

Kosmos noetos : the metaphysical architecture of charles s. peirce.

Ibri, Ivo Assad.
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(2017)  | 9783319663135 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxv, 114pp | Availability last checked: 16/11/2017
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This pioneering book presents a reconstitution of Charles Sanders Peirce philosophical system as a coherent architecture of concepts that form a unified theory of reality. Historically, the majority of Peircean scholars adopted a thematic approach to study isolated topics such as semiotics and pragmatism...

Stalin: from theology to the philosophy of socialism in power.

Boer, Roland.
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(2017)  | 9789811063664 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxii, 240pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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This book not only explicates Stalin’s thoughts, but thinks with and especially through Stalin. It argues that Stalin often thought at the intersections between theology and Marxist political philosophy – especially regarding key issues of socialism in power. Careful and sustained attention to Stalin’s...

Human duties and the limits of human rights discourse.

Boot, Eric R.
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(2017)  | 9783319669564 | Springer | hbk. | book | ix, 183pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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This book demonstrates the importance of a duty-based approach to morality. The dominance of what has been labeled “rights talk” leads to the neglect of duties without corresponding rights (e.g., duties of virtue) and stimulates the proliferation of questionable human rights. Therefore, this book argues...

Toward a phenomenology of addiction: embodiment, technology, transcendence.

Schalow, Frank.
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(2017)  | 9783319669410 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 191pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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This book addresses an epidemic that has developed on a global scale, and, which under the heading of “addiction,” presents a new narrative about the travails of the human predicament. The book introduces phenomenological motifs, such as desire, embodiment, and temporality, to uncover the existential...

Ontologies of nature : continental perspectives and environmental reorientations.

Kuperus, Gerard. Oele, Marjolein.
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(2017)  | 9783319662350 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxi, 264pp | Availability last checked: 25/10/2017
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This volume contains essays that offer both historical and contemporary views of nature, as seen through a hermeneutic, deconstructive, and phenomenological lens. It reaches back to Ancient Greek conceptions of physis in Homer and Empedocles, encompasses 13th century Zen master Dogen, and extends to...

Bioethics and biopolitics : theories, applications and connections.

Kakuk, PĂ©ter.
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(2017)  | 9783319662473 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 135pp | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
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This volume links three different theoretical approaches that have a common focus on the relationship between biopolitics and bioethics. This collection of papers can be categorized into different domains that are representative of the contemporary usage of biopolitics as a concept. On the one hand,...

Distributing worlds through aesthetic encounters.

Stoll, Joshua. Underwood, Brandon. Xiang, Shuchen.
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(2017)  | 9781527500358 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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"This collection consists of a selection of papers presented at the 2014 Uehiro Cross Currents Philosophy Conference, which focused on comparative philosophy, held at the University of Hawai'i in Mnoa. The annual student conference opens up opportunities for dialogue across cultures and traditions and...

The chinese philosophy of fate.

Wei, Yixia.
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(2017)  | 9789811043697 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 222pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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This book is based on the study of the traditional Chinese philosophy, and explores the relationship between philosophy and people’s fate. The book points out that heaven is an eternal topic in Chinese philosophy. The concept of heaven contains religious implications and reflects the principles the...

Philosophy and computing : essays in epistemology, philosophy of mind, logic, and ethics.

Powers, Thomas M.
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(2017)  | 9783319610429 | Springer | hbk. | book | vi, 242pp | Availability last checked: 16/11/2017
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This book features papers from CEPE-IACAP 2015, a joint international conference focused on the philosophy of computing. Inside, readers will discover essays that explore current issues in epistemology, philosophy of mind, logic, and philosophy of science from the lens of computation. Coverage also...

Reflections on human inquiry : science, philosophy, and common life.

Mukherji, Nirmalangshu.
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(2017)  | 9789811053634 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 203pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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This original volume examines forms and limits of human inquiry from a largely sceptical point of view. Human beings are endowed with cognitive agency. Our grasp of the world, and of ourselves, are not merely responses to external stimuli; they are reflective products of human inquiry. At...

Issues in science and theology: are we special? : human uniqueness in science and theology.

Evers, Dirk. Fuller, Michael. Runehov, Anne. SĂŠther, Knut-Willy.
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(2017)  | 9783319621234 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 313pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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This book offers a penetrating analysis of issues raised by the perennial question, ‘Are We Special?’ It brings together scholars from a variety of disciplines, from astronomy and palaeontology to philosophy and theology, to explore this question. Contributors cover a wide variety of issues, including...

Stakeholder engagement: clinical research cases.

Freeman, Ed. Kujala, Johanna. Sachs, Sybille.
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(2017)  | 9783319627847 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 400pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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This book offers a case-study approach to stakeholder theory that moves beyond theoretical analysis to the applied. As stakeholder theory has moved into the mainstream of management thinking in business ethics and a number of the management disciplines, there is an increasing need to explore the subtleties...

Clinical ethics consultation toolkit.

Jiwani, Bashir.
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(2017)  | 9783319603773 | Springer | pbk. | book | xiii, 33pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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This workbook is a companion to Clinical Ethics Consultation: A Practical Guide to Changing Culture, Building Capacity and Solving Problems Case by Case. The Toolkit lays out the process for clinical ethics consultation in a series of steps within five phases: Pre-Consult, Interviews, Mid-Consult, Consult...

Psychosyntax : the nature of grammar and its place in the mind.

Pereplyotchik, David.
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(2017)  | 9783319600642 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxv, 302pp | Availability last checked: 6/11/2017
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This volume examines two main questions: What is linguistics about? And how do the results of linguistic theorizing bear on inquiry in related fields, particularly in psychology? The book develops views that depart from received wisdom in both philosophy and linguistics. With regard to questions concerning...

Making communism hermeneutical : reading vattimo and zabala.

Glyn-Williams, Owen. , Mazzini, Silvia.
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(2017)  | 9783319590196 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 261pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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This book aims to provide fresh perspectives on Vattimo and Zabala’s groundbreaking foundational text, Hermeneutic Communism, from 2011. The contributors to this collection of essays explore various facets of Vattimo and Zabala’s “anarchic hermeneutics” and “weak communism” in order to investigate the...

Religious perspectives on bioethics and human rights.

Garcia, Alberto. Man, Kwan Kai. Tham, Joseph.
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(2017)  | 9783319584294 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxviii, 291pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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This book deals with the thorny issue of human rights in different cultures and religions, especially in the light of bioethical issues. In this book, experts from Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Daoism, Hinduism and Confucianism discuss the tension between their religious traditions and the...

Pragmatic idealism and scientific prediction : a philosophical system and its approach to prediction in science.

GuillĂĄn, Amanda.
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(2017)  | 9783319630427 | Springer | hbk. | book | ix, 336pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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This monograph analyzes Nicholas Rescher’s system of pragmatic idealism. It also looks at his approach to prediction in science. Coverage highlights a prominent contribution to a central topic in the philosophy and methodology of science.  The author offers a full characterization of Rescher’s system...

The hand : perception, cognition, action.

Bertolaso, Marta. Di, Stefano Nicola.
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(2017)  | 9783319668802 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 192pp | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
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Drawing on shared research experiences and collaborative projects, this book offers a broad and timely perspective on research on the hand and its current challenges. It especially emphasizes the interdisciplinary context in which researchers need to be trained in contemporary science. From language...

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Psychosyntax : the nature of grammar and its place in the mind.

Pereplyotchik, David.
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(2017)  | 9783319600642 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxv, 302pp | Availability last checked: 6/11/2017
AUD 218.95 (inc. GST), AUD 199.05 (ex. GST),
This volume examines two main questions: What is linguistics about? And how do the results of linguistic theorizing bear on inquiry in related fields, particularly in psychology? The book develops views that depart from received wisdom in both philosophy and linguistics. With regard to questions concerning...

Philosophy and computing : essays in epistemology, philosophy of mind, logic, and ethics.

Powers, Thomas M.
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(2017)  | 9783319610429 | Springer | hbk. | book | vi, 242pp | Availability last checked: 16/11/2017
AUD 196.95 (inc. GST), AUD 179.05 (ex. GST),
This book features papers from CEPE-IACAP 2015, a joint international conference focused on the philosophy of computing. Inside, readers will discover essays that explore current issues in epistemology, philosophy of mind, logic, and philosophy of science from the lens of computation. Coverage also...

Kosmos noetos : the metaphysical architecture of charles s. peirce.

Ibri, Ivo Assad.
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(2017)  | 9783319663135 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxv, 114pp | Availability last checked: 16/11/2017
AUD 163.95 (inc. GST), AUD 149.05 (ex. GST),
This pioneering book presents a reconstitution of Charles Sanders Peirce philosophical system as a coherent architecture of concepts that form a unified theory of reality. Historically, the majority of Peircean scholars adopted a thematic approach to study isolated topics such as semiotics and pragmatism...

Real fourdimensionalism : an essay in the ontology of persistence and mind.

Jaskolla, Ludwig.
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(2017)  | 9783319659268 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 257pp | Availability last checked: 9/11/2017
AUD 196.95 (inc. GST), AUD 179.05 (ex. GST),
This book explores persistence, taking human beings as an example case. It investigates how concrete particulars stay the same during their temporal carriers while changing significantly. Themes of relativity, structural realism, 4-dimensional ontologies and different strains of panpsychism are amongst...

 

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