A covenant of creatures : Levinas's philosophy of Judaism by Lévinas, Emmanuel; Lévinas, Emmanuel; Fagenblat, Michael

By Lévinas, Emmanuel; Lévinas, Emmanuel; Fagenblat, Michael

"I am now not a very Jewish thinker," stated Emmanuel Levinas, "I am only a thinker." This booklet argues opposed to the belief, affirmed by way of Levinas himself, that Totality and Infinity and differently Than Being separate philosophy from Judaism. through analyzing Levinas's philosophical works in the course of the prism of Judaic texts and concepts, Michael Fagenblat argues that what Levinas known as "ethics" is as a lot a hermeneutical product wrought from the Judaic history as a sequence of phenomenological observations. deciphering the Levinas's philosophy of Judaism inside of a Heideggerian and Pauline framework, Fagenblat makes use of biblical, rabbinic, and Maimonidean texts to supply sustained interpretations of the philosopher's paintings. finally he demands a reconsideration of the relation among culture and philosophy, and of the which means of religion after the loss of life of epistemology.

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Reduction and Givenness Investigations of Husserl, by Jean-Luc Marion

By Jean-Luc Marion

Through cautious research of phenomenological texts via Husserl and Heidegger, Marion argues for the need of a 3rd phenomenological aid that issues what's absolutely implied yet left mostly unthought via the phenomenologies of either Husserl and Heidegger: the unconditional "givenness" of the phenomenon. without delay traditionally grounded and extensively new, this phenomenology of givenness has revitalized phenomenological debate in Europe and the U.S.

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Husserlian Phenomenology: A Unifying Interpretation by Jeffrey Yoshimi

By Jeffrey Yoshimi

This booklet unifies a wide a part of the massive physique of Husserlian phenomenology utilizing a comparatively basic set of dynamical legislation. The underlying proposal of the booklet is convinced middle thought of “world-constitution” in Husserl will be formalized and awarded in lower than a hundred pages, by using precise pix and quantitative textual research. The ebook is the 1st to formalize quite a bit of Husserl’s paintings in this type of brief area. it's either a contribution to Husserl scholarship, and a different and available advent to Husserlian phenomenology. via making key Husserlian rules transparent and through officially expressing them, it allows efforts to use Husserlian phenomenology in numerous domain names, particularly to cognitive technology. The e-book therefore prepares the way in which for an in depth point-by-point set of connections among Husserl’s phenomenology and modern cognitive science.

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Postphenomenological Investigations: Essays on by Robert Rosenberger, Peter-Paul Verbeek (eds.)

By Robert Rosenberger, Peter-Paul Verbeek (eds.)

Individuals: Lenore Langsdorf, Kirk M. Besmer, Aud Sissel Hoel, Annamaria Carusi, Marie-Christine Nizzi, Fernando Secomandi, Asle Kiran, Yoni Van Den Eede, Søren Riis, Frances Bottenberg, Chris Kaposy, Adam Rosenfeld, Jan Kyrre Berg O. Friis, Andrew Feenberg, Diane Michelfelder, Albert Borgmann

Postphenomenological Investigations: Essays on Human–Technology Relations presents an creation to the varsity of notion referred to as postphenomenology and showcases tasks on the leading edge of this angle. Postphenomenology provides a different combination of insights from the philosophical traditions of phenomenology and American pragmatism, and applies them to reports of consumer relatives to applied sciences. those reviews offer deep descriptions of the methods applied sciences remodel our skills, increase our adventure, and form the realm round us. This booklet proceeds with a preface by means of Don Ihde, postphenomenology’s founder, and an in depth evaluation of the most rules of this attitude by way of the editors Robert Rosenberger and Peter-Paul Verbeek. The physique of this quantity consists of twelve postphenomenological essays which replicate the expansive variety, detail-orientation, and interdisciplinarity of this faculty of idea. those essays confront a wide collection of issues, either summary and urban. summary themes addressed comprise metaphysics, ethics, method, and research of the notions of selfhood, ability education, velocity, and political activism. quite a few of the concrete subject matters studied contain human-like interactive robots, ethics schooling, photo interpretation in radiology, technological know-how fiction tropes, transportation heritage, wearable computing, and organ donation protocols for brain-dead our bodies. the amount concludes with confident evaluations of postphenomenology by way of Andrew Feenberg, Diane Michelfelder, and Albert Borgmann, all figures whose paintings is correct to postphenomenological projects.

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Complicated Presence: Heidegger and the Postmetaphysical by Jussi Backman

By Jussi Backman

A man made evaluate of Heidegger’s complete direction of considering as a thorough try to thematize and reconsider the basic notions of solidarity dominating the Western metaphysical tradition.

From its Presocratic beginnings, Western philosophy involved itself with a quest for team spirit either when it comes to the systematization of information and as a metaphysical look for a team spirit of being—two tendencies that may be considered as converging and culminating in Hegel’s method of absolute idealism. on the grounds that Hegel, in spite of the fact that, the philosophical quest for harmony has turn into more and more complicated. Jussi Backman returns to that question during this publication, interpreting where of the cohesion of being within the paintings of Heidegger. Backman sketches a constant photo of Heidegger as a philosopher of solidarity who all through his occupation in several methods tried to return to phrases with either Parmenides’s and Aristotle’s basic questions about the singularity or multiplicity of being—attempting to take action, although, in a “postmetaphysical” demeanour rooted in instead of above and past specific, located beings. via his research, Backman deals a brand new method of knowing the fundamental continuity of Heidegger’s philosophical undertaking and the interconnectedness of such key Heideggerian techniques as ecstatic temporality, the ontological distinction, the flip (Kehre), the development (Ereignis), the fourfold (Geviert), and the research of recent technology.

Jussi Backman is college Lecturer in Philosophy on the collage of Jyväskylä, Finland.

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Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Development: Phenomenology, by M. Engelmann

By M. Engelmann

The e-book explains why and the way Wittgenstein tailored the Tractatus in phenomenological and grammatical phrases to satisfy demanding situations of his 'middle period.' It additionally exhibits why and the way he invents a brand new approach and develops an anthropological point of view, which steadily body his philosophy and provides delivery to the Philosophical Investigations .

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