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Zu den Sachen und zurück
Blumenberg, Hans
[Frankfurt am Main] : Suhrkamp, 2002
Baker Berry B3209.B833 Z64 2002

Politics with Beauvoir : freedom in the encounter
Marso, Lori Jo, author
Durham : Duke University Press, 2017
(Re)encountering the Second Sex -- Enemies : Monsters, men, and misogynist art -- "An eye for an eye" with Hannah Arendt's Eichmann in Jerusalem -- The Marquis de Sade's bodies in Lars von Trier's Antichrist -- Allies : Antinomies of action in conditions of violence -- Violence, pathologies, and resistance in Frantz Fanon -- In solidarity with Richard Wright -- Friends : Conversations that change the rules -- Perverse protests from Chantal Akerman to Lars von Trier -- Unbecoming women with Violette Leduc, Rahel Varnhagen, and Margarethe von Trotta -- Conclusion: a happy ending.
Baker Berry B2430.B344 M37 2017

Blumenberg lesen : ein Glossar
herausgegeben von Robert Buch und Daniel Weidner
Berlin : Suhrkamp, 2014
Baker Berry B3209.B834 B585 2014

Das Lachen der Thrakerin : eine Urgeschichte der Theorie
Blumenberg, Hans
Frankfurt am Main : Suhrkamp, 1987
Baker Berry B105.T52 B58 1987

The infidel and the professor : David Hume, Adam Smith, and the friendship that shaped modern thought
Rasmussen, Dennis Carl, 1978- author
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2017]
"David Hume is widely regarded as the most important philosopher ever to write in English, but during his lifetime he was attacked as "the Great Infidel" for his skeptical religious views and deemed unfit to teach the young. In contrast, Adam Smith was a revered professor of moral philosophy, and is now often hailed as the founding father of capitalism. Remarkably, the two were best friends for most of their adult lives, sharing what Dennis Rasmussen calls the greatest of all philosophical friendships. The Infidel and the Professor is the first book to tell the fascinating story of the friendship of these towering Enlightenment thinkers--and how it influenced their world-changing ideas. The book follows Hume and Smith's relationship from their first meeting in 1749 until Hume's death in 1776. It describes how they commented on each other's writings, supported each other's careers and literary ambitions, and advised each other on personal matters, most notably after Hume's quarrel with Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Members of a vibrant intellectual scene in Enlightenment Scotland, Hume and Smith made many of the same friends (and enemies), joined the same clubs, and were interested in many of the same subjects well beyond philosophy and economics--from psychology and history to politics and Britain's conflict with the American colonies. The book reveals that Smith's private religious views were considerably closer to Hume's public ones than is usually believed. It also shows that Hume contributed more to economics--and Smith contributed more to philosophy--than is generally recognized. Vividly written, The Infidel and the Professor is a compelling account of a great friendship that had great consequences for modern thought."--Book jacket.
Baker Berry B1497 .R37 2017

中国最后的大儒 : 王阳明, 张载与关中三李 / 许葆云著
许葆云, author
Xi'an Shi : Shanxi ren min chu ban she, 2015
Baker Berry East Asian B128.W364 X833 2015

The philosophy of ontological lateness : Merleau-Ponty and the tasks of thinking
Whitmoyer, Keith, author
London : Bloomsbury Academic, and imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2017
Baker Berry B2430.M3764 W47 2017

Self-understanding and lifeworld : basic traits of a phenomenological hermeneutics
Gander, Hans-Helmuth, 1954- author
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2017
Baker Berry B3279.H94 G3613 2017

Epicurus on the self
Németh, Attila, 1973- author
Abingdon, Oxon ; Routledge, 2017
Epicurus on the Self reconstructs a part of Epicurean ethics which only survives on the fragmentary papyrus rolls excavated from an ancient library in Herculaneum, On Nature 25. The aim of this book is to contribute to a deeper understanding of Epicurus' moral psychology, ethics and of its robust epistemological framework and to show how the notion of the self emerges in Epicurus' struggle to express the individual perspective of oneself in the process of one's holistic self-reflection as an individual psychophysical being.
Baker Berry B573 .N46 2017

Isonomia and the origins of philosophy
Karatani, Kōjin, 1941- author
Durham : Duke University Press, 2017
Introduction : Universal religion, ethical prophets, exemplary prophets -- Ionian society and thought : Athens and Ionia, Isonomia and democracy, Athenian democracy, State and democracy, Colonization and isonomia, Iceland and North America, Isonomia and council -- The background of Ionian natural philosophy : Natural philosophy and ethics, Hippocrates, Herodotus, Homer, Hesiod -- The essential points of Ionian natural philosophy : The critique of religion, Self-moving matter, Poiesis and becoming, Post-Ionian thought, Pythagoras, Heraclitus, Parmenides, Post-eliatics -- Socrates and empire : The Athenian empire and democracy, Sophists and rule by rhetoric, The trial of Socrates, The riddle of socrates, Daimon, The Socratic method, Plato and Pythagoras, The philosopher-king, Isonomia and the philosopher-king -- Appendix. from structure of world history to isonomia and the origins of philosophy -- Timeline of the ancient world.
Baker Berry B115.J3 K3713 2017

Aristotle's concept of mind
Jimenez, Erick Raphael, author
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; Cambridge University Press, 2017
Preliminaries to Aristotle's concept of mind -- A dialectical argument in DA III.4 -- The model of explanation in Aristotelian psychology -- Mind in body: Aristotelian arguments for embodiment -- The activity of Aristotelian mind -- Making things intelligible: a commentary on DA III.5 -- The objects of Aristotelian mind -- Aristotelian essences: a commentary on Met. VII.4-12 -- Aristotelian principles: a commentary on APo II.19 -- Aristotle on thinking: the time-perception model of thinking -- Aristotle's concept of time: a commentary on Phys. IV.10-4 -- The role of time in Aristotle's account of perception -- Mind and time in Aristotle's account of meaning.

In this book, Erick Raphael Jimenez examines Aristotle's concept of mind (nous), a key concept in Aristotelian psychology, metaphysics, and epistemology. Drawing on a close analysis of De Anima, Jimenez argues that mind is neither disembodied nor innate, as has commonly been held, but an embodied ability that emerges from learning and discovery. Looking to Aristotle's metaphysics and epistemology, Jimenez argues that, just as Aristotelian mind is not innate, intelligibility is not an innate feature of the objects of Aristotelian mind, but an outcome of certain mental constructions that make those objects intelligible. Conversely, it is through these same mental constructions that thinkers become intelligent, or come to possess minds. Connecting this account to Aristotle's metaphysics and epistemology, Jimenez shows how this concept of mind fits within Aristotle's wider philosophy. His bold interpretation will interest a wide range of readers in ancient and later philosophy.
Baker Berry B485 .J56 2017

晚明王學由心轉性的本體詮釋 / 侯潔之著
台北市 : 政大出版社, 2012
Baker Berry East Asian B5233.N45 H68 2012

Leibniz on causation and agency
Jorati, Julia, author
Cambridge ; Cambridge University Press, 2017
Monads and their actions -- Spontaneity -- Teleology -- Attributability and divine concurrence -- Freedom -- Control, weakness, and compulsion -- Moral agency.
Baker Berry B2598 .J57 2017

The Norton anthology of western philosophy : after Kant
volume editor, Richard Schacht ; with the assistance of Matthew Rukgaber
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2017
volume 1. The interpretive tradition -- volume 2. The analytic tradition / editors, Richard Schacht, James Conant, Jay R. Elliott.

The Norton Anthology of Western Philosophy: After Kant provides a comprehensive introduction to the predominantly European ("Continental") interpretive tradition of philosophy after Kant in one volume, and to the now predominantly Anglo-American analytic tradition in the other.
Baker Berry B790 .N67 2017

Moralische Motivation : Kant und die Alternativen
Heiner F. Klemme / Manfred Kühn / Dieter Schönecker (Hg.)
Hamburg : F. Meiner, ©2006
Baker Berry B2799.E8 M565 2006

Arius Didymus on peripatetic ethics, household management, and politics : text, translation, and discussion
edited by William W. Fortenbaugh
New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
Contains essays by different authors on Arius Didymus. Also contains parallel text in Greek and English of fragments attributed to Arius Didymus, preserved in Stobaeus's Eclogues. Translation of Arius Didymus by Georgia Tsouni.
Baker Berry B522 .A75 2018

The problem of universals in early modern philosophy
edited by Stefano Di Bella and Tad M. Schmaltz
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Baker Berry B105.U5 P77 2017

Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty
edited by Komarine Romdenh-Romluc
New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
Abbreviations of cited works by Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty -- Introduction / Komarine Romdenh-Romluc -- Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty on Gestalt psychology / Katherine J. Morris -- Expression / Kathleen Lennon -- Merleau-Ponty and Wittgenstein on mindreading : exposing the myth of the given mind / Søren Overgaard -- Community without conservatism : Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty on the sociality of subjectivity / Chantal Bax --The world and I / Komarine Romdenh-Romluc -- Painting and the promiscuity of vision / Taylor Carman -- The recovery of indeterminacy in Merleau-Ponty and Wittgenstein / David R. Cerbone -- Wittgenstein and Merleau-Ponty on knowledge and certainty / Thomas Baldwin.
Baker Berry B3376.W564 W52135 2017

What is philosophy?
Agamben, Giorgio, 1942- author
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2018
Experimentum vocis -- On the concept of demand -- On the sayable and the idea -- On writing proems -- Appendix : the supreme music : music and politics.
Baker Berry B87 .A4613 2018

Transparency in postwar France : a critical history of the present
Geroulanos, Stefanos, 1979- author
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2017]
Introduction : the matter with transparency -- Was transparency an optical problem? : a short history -- France, year zero : perception and reality after the liberation -- The world's opacity to consciousness : Sartre and Merleau-Ponty -- The image of science and the limits of knowledge -- Machines and the cogito -- From the total man to the other : UNESCO, anti-colonialism, and the new humanism of French anthropology -- What is social transparency? : a second short history -- Between state and society, I : the police, the black market, and 'the gangster' after the libération -- Between state and society, II : psychology, public health, and the rebellion of the inadaptés -- Alienation, utopia, and Marxism after 1956 -- Mask, face, and other as avatars of selfhood : a third short history -- The norm and the same -- The third order, or the structural 'symbolic' as epistemological interface -- Lévi-Strauss' world out of sync -- The ethnographer, cinéma-vérité, and the disruption of the natural order : chronicle of a summer -- Return to Rousseau : Lévi-Strauss, Starobinski, Derrida -- Return to Descartes : 'the last tribunal of the cogito' -- "Speak not of darkness, but of a somewhat blurred light" : Michel Foucault, modernity, and the distortion of knowledge -- Cybernetic complexity : prehistory, biology, and Derrida's program for liberation -- The present time and the agent of history before and after May 1968 -- The myth of the self-transparency of society : Claude Lefort and his circle -- Nineteen eighty-four : information, the scrambled signs of the ideal, and the postmodern condition.
Baker Berry B2424.T73 G47 2017

Jewish exiles and European thought in the shadow of the Third Reich : Baron, Popper, Straus, Auerbach
Weinstein, D. 1949- author
Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2017
"Hans Baron, Karl Popper, Leo Strauss and Erich Auerbach were among the many German-speaking Jewish intellectuals who fled continental Europe with the rise of Nazism in the 1930s. Their scholarship, though not normally considered together, is studied here to demonstrate how, despite their different disciplines and distinctive modes of working, they responded polemically in the guise of traditional scholarship to their shared trauma. For each, the political calamity of European fascism was a profound intellectual crisis, requiring an intellectual response which Weinstein and Zakai now contextualize, ideologically and politically. They exemplify just how extensively, and sometimes how subtly, 1930s and 1940s scholarship was used not only to explain, but to fight the political evils that had infected modernity, victimizing so many. An original perspective on a popular area of research, this book draws upon a mass of secondary literature to provide an innovative and valuable contribution to twentieth-century intellectual history"--
Baker Berry B5800 .W45 2017

Hume's presence in the Dialogues concerning natural religion
Fogelin, Robert J., author
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Baker Berry B1493.D523 F64 2017

Kant and the Scottish Enlightenment
edited by Elizabeth Robinson and Chris W. Surprenant
New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
Baker Berry B2798 .K22274 2017

Utilitarianism : a very short introduction
Lazari-Radek, Katarzyna de, author
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017
In this Very Short Introduction Peter Singer and Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek provide an authoritative account of the nature of utilitarianism, from its nineteenth-century origins, to its justification and its varieties. Considering how utilitarians can respond to objections that are often regarded as devastating, they explore the utilitarian answer to the question of whether torture can ever be justified. They also discuss what it is that utilitarians should seek to maximize, paying special attention to the classical utilitarian view that only pleasure or happiness is of intrinsic value. Singer and de Lazari-Radek conclude by analysing the continuing importance of utilitarianism in the world, indicating how it is a force for new thinking on contemporary moral challenges like global poverty, the treatment of animals, climate change, reducing the risk of human extinction, end-of-life decisions for terminally-ill patients, and the shift towards assessing the success of government policies in terms of their impact on happiness.
Baker Berry B843 .L39 2017

The Nyāya-sūtra : selections with early commentaries
Gautama (Authority on Nyāyaśāstra), author
Indianapolis, Indiana : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., [2017]
Baker Berry B132.N8 G36513 2017