By Susan Schneider
By Virginia Burrus,Catherine Keller
Inviting and acting a mutual seduction of disciplines, the amount brings philosophers, historians, biblical students, and theologians right into a lively dialog that traverses the boundaries of traditional orthodoxies, even if doctrinal or disciplinary. It seeks new openings for the emergence of hope, love, and delight, whereas difficult universal understandings of those phrases. It engages hazard on the aspect the place the wish for salvation mockingly endangers the security of subjects—in specific, of theological subjects—by starting them to these transgressions of eros within which barriers, as soon as surpassed, develop into areas of rising possibility.
The eighteen chapters, prepared in thematic clusters, circulation fluidly between and among premodern and postmodern textual traditions—from Plato to Emerson, Augustine to Kristeva, Mechthild to Mattoso, the Shulammite to Molly Bloom, the Zohar to the Da Vinci Code. In so doing, they hyperlink the elegant reaches of thought with the gritty realities of politics, the boundless transcendence of God with the poignant transience of materiality.
By Gail Weiss
Intertwinings offers fascinating interdisciplinary scholarship on twentieth-century French thinker Maurice Merleau-Ponty. The participants holiday new flooring via bringing Merleau-Ponty’s paintings into dialog with literary thought, structure, cultural reviews, serious race experiences, and present feminist thought and perform. Spanning Merleau-Ponty’s early and overdue suggestion, this quantity specializes in the ontological, moral, and political implications of his exact emphasis at the constitutive intertwinings of in and out, self and different, language and gesture, physique and global, and id and distinction. Intertwinings affirms Merleau-Ponty’s perception that we must always now not get rid of, yet fairly rejoice, the corporeal ameliorations that make our encounters with either human and nonhuman others a resource of inexplicable richness and unending fascination.
“…performs the dear provider of pointing Merleau-Ponty scholarship in a extra interdisciplinary direction.” — CHOICE
“This is a philosophically attention-grabbing and worthwhile assortment. i love its wide diversity of subject matters, its interdisciplinary personality, and the truth that it made me take into consideration Merleau-Ponty in unforeseen and instructive ways.” — William S. Hamrick, coeditor of Merleau-Ponty and Environmental Philosophy: residing at the Landscapes of Thought
Gail Weiss is Professor of Philosophy and Human Sciences on the George Washington collage. She is the coeditor (with Jeffrey Jerome Cohen) of considering the bounds of the physique, additionally released by means of SUNY Press, and (with Dorothea Olkowski) of Feminist Interpretations of Maurice Merleau-Ponty.
By Brian McLaughlin,Jonathan Cohen
- Comprises 20 newly commissioned essays on hotly debated matters within the philosophy of mind
- Written via a solid of prime specialists of their fields, essays take opposing perspectives on 10 important modern debates
- A thorough advent presents a complete history to the problems explored
- Organized into 3 sections which discover the ontology of the psychological, nature of the psychological content material, and the character of consciousness
By V. Virom Coppola
By J. Wentzel Van Huyssteen,Erik P. Wiebe
Terrence W. Deacon
James W. Haag
Barbara J. King
Philip A. Rolnick
Helene Tallon Russell
Calvin O. Schrag
Daniel J. Siegel
Marjorie Hewitt Suchoki
J. Wentzel van Huyssteen
Erik P. Wiebe
By Bernie Clark
By Anthony B. Pinn
By Robert Stainton
Does this close to truism relatively carry of human languages? Robert Stainton, drawing on a large physique of proof, argues forcefully that audio system can and do use mere phrases, no longer sentences, to speak entire options. He then considers the results of this empirical outcome for language-thought kinfolk, a number of doctrines of sentence primacy, and the semantics-pragmatics boundary.
The publication is necessary either for its philosophical and empirical claims, and for the method hired. Stainton illustrates how the tools and distinct result of a few of the cognitive sciences can undergo on significant matters in philosophy of language. whilst, he applies philosophical differences with subtlety and care, to teach that arguments which possible help the primacy of sentences don't relatively accomplish that. the result's a paradigm instance of the hot Philosophy of Language: a wealthy melding of empirical paintings with conventional philosophy of language.
By Justin Sytsma
By bringing empirical how to endure on key concerns, Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Mind pushes the debates ahead, casting new perception on perennial difficulties. this is often an important source for professors, graduate scholars, and complex undergraduates drawn to both philosophy of brain or the burgeoning box of experimental philosophy.