Philosophy

Aquellos que acuden a la filosofía para que les guíe en su proyecto vital deben ser advertidos: sin duda el saber filosófico puede iluminar y hacer que la persona mejore, pero también puede desorientar, confundir y, a la postre, aniquilar. Ya lo dijo Descartes: «Las almas más grandes son tan capa...

Want to sort out the claims of experts, pseudo-experts, scam artists, and liars alike? Want to protect yourself from the dangers of the ubiquitous nonsense and outright frauds that assault you from every side? Want to become acquainted with the pleasurable activity of discovering truth while enha...

One of the founders of psychology offers his classic exposition of the need for faith in the modern age, accompanied by several other of his most important works in a handy pocket edition.

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Plato was born around 2,500 years ago. He lived in a small city-state in Greece and busied himself with the problems of his fellow Greeks, a people living in scattered cities around the Mediterranean and the Black Sea. In all he tried to do for the Greeks he failed. Why, then, should people in th...

ویتگنشتاین فیلسوفی است که دو نگرش فلسفی اساساً متفاوت پدید آورده است . به تأیید همه آنهایی که در کنار این فیلسوف بوده‌ اند ، زندگی وی با فلسفه‌ اش گره خورده بود و این دو بر هم تأثیر می‌ نهادند . ویتگنشتاین همیشه متحیر به نظر می‌ رسید . حیرت او تنها در کلاس فلسفه نبود . وی در طول زندگی‌ اش در همه ...

Political theorists have long been frustrated by Nietzsche's work. Although he develops profound critiques of morality, culture, and religion, it is very difficult to spell out the precise political implications of his insights. He himself never did so in any systematic way. In this book, Tamsin ...

In this remarkably accessible, concise, and engaging introduction to the philosophy of religion, Steven M. Cahn brings together a rich and balanced collection of fifty-two classic and contemporary readings. Most importantly, he has carefully edited the articles to ensure that they will be underst...

هناك الكثير مما يقال عن الثورة والحرب والسلاح والتاريخ واللغة، فعينا عبد الله القصيمي ليستا حجراً. يتفجر الألم المتوضع من تراكمات المرئيات نقداً.. بل قل هو فلسفة نقدية تضحي للأشياء معاني تتداعى متصارعة بين المثل والواقع لتأتي نصوص نقدية من عاشق عار التاريخ.

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Michel Onfray, cohérent avec lui-même, s'en prend ici à une religion qui, bien plus que les monothéismes qu'il pourfendait dans son Traité d'athéologie, semble avoir encore de beaux jours devant elle. Cette religion, c'est la psychanalyse - et, plus particulièrement, le freudisme. Son idée est si...

سال نشر: 1388 - چاپ دوم این کتاب از سه نوشتار تشکیل شده است: 1) آدورنو و فعلیت فلسفه ( از بنیامین استو ) - 12 صفحه ؛ 2) فعلیت فلسفه - 28 صفحه؛ 3) نقد فلسفه ی خاستگاه - 81 صفحه. مقدمه ای چند صفحه ای نیز در آغاز کتاب به قلم مترجم آمده است

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John Locke (1632-1704) was one of the towering philosophers of the Enlightenment and arguably the greatest English philosopher. Many assumptions we now take for granted, about liberty, knowledge and government, come from Locke and his most influential works, An Essay Concerning Human Understandin...

First formulated in the sixth century BCE, the teachings of Confucius came to dominate Chinese society, politics, economics, and ethics. In this Very Short Introduction, Daniel K. Gardner explores the major ideas of the Confucian tradition, showing their profound impact on life in China over the ...

Kara Keeling contends that cinema and cinematic processes had a profound significance for twentieth-century anticapitalist Black Liberation movements based in the United States.

Drawing on Gilles Deleuze’s notion of “the cinematic”—not just as a phenomenon confined to moving-image media su...

The proclamation of a "New World Order," hailed at the end of the cold war, coincided with an eruption of nationalism. The withering of the bipolar balance of power has created a vacuum that has been filled by a new tide of ethnic conflict in the former Soviet Union, the Balkans, Somalia, and els...

The distinguished American philosopher Alvin Plantinga has had a career-long interest in the defense of Christian belief. There hasn't been a major contemporary challenge to such belief that Plantinga has not, in some way, addressed. This book draws together those contributions, highlighting part...

The Philosophy Skills Book will help you to master the core skills you need to succeed in your study of Philosophy. Taking you through a series of exercises that will help you practise and perfect your reading and writing of Philosophy, this book covers such topics as: Finding arguments and drawi...

Although the relationship of part to whole is one of the most fundamental there is, this is the first full-length study of this key concept. Showing that mereology, or the formal theory of part and whole, is essential to ontology, Simons surveys and critiques previous theories--especially the sta...