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Aims to present an elucidation of the work of Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic philosopher as the author of "On Nature", the first sustained work of Greek prose. This book comprises two lecture courses delivered by the author at the University of Freiburg during the summers of 1943 and 1944.
The representation of gender and sexuality is well-explored territory in film studies.
Teleology is the study of ends or purposes. This collection of twelve essays examines ancient philosophical and medical approaches to a subject that has often been conflated with theological arguments advocated by proponents of creationism and intelligent design. In so doing, it will enable a better evaluation of teleological argumentation.
This book discusses Aristotle's biological views about 'natural character traits' and their importance for moral development. It provides a new, comprehensive account of the physiological underpinnings of moral development and shows that the biological account of natural character provides the conceptual and ideological foundation for Aristotle's ethical views about habituation.
David Hume is famous as a sceptic but the nature of his scepticism is hard to pin down. Donald Ainslie provides the first sustained interpretation of Hume's deepest engagement with sceptical arguments, in his Treatise, which argues that, while reason shows that we ought not to believe the verdicts of...
Didier Debaise focuses in on Whitehead s attempt to construct a metaphysical system of everything in the universe that exists whilst simultaneously claiming that it can account for every element of our experience, giving us a radically new way of conceiving the relations between experience and speculation.
This book engages new research into Kant and his philosophy of religion, addresses the lack of analytic voices in these discussions, and puts forward informed perspectives on the significance of Kant's claims about natural, philosophical, and revealed theology. Topics discussed include life after death, redemption, miracles, divine action, and God's...