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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 twenty chapters of the book are divided into three parts. Part One contains the leading essay in the book, ‘Metaphysical Imagination’, a study of two complex concepts that have been of great importance in our understanding of both science and philosophy, together with an essay on how the...
By Robert Leach
Furthermore, it helps students to prepare for a career and a lifetime's interest and involvement in politics. From pre-course reading, to core text on introductory Politics and IR modules, to handy reference guide across a degree program, this Companion provides a one-stop resource, packed with tips for succeeding at university...
This book offers a comprehensive overview of the arguments relating to the extent and manner to which social influences enable epistemic agents.
People with mirror-touch synaesthesia feel a physical sense of touch on their own bodies when they witness touch to other people and often to objects. This book brings together essays and conversations by prominent neuroscientists, anthropologists, artists, art theorists, curators, film theorists, and philosophers, to explore this phenomenon.
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.