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Bridging The Gap Between Aristotle's Science And Ethics, Devin Henry, Karen M. Nielsen 2015 The University of Western Ontario

Bridging The Gap Between Aristotle's Science And Ethics, Devin Henry, Karen M. Nielsen

Devin Henry

No abstract provided.


What Fanon Said: A Philosophical Introduction To His Life And Thought, Lewis R. Gordon, Sonia Dayan-Herzbrun, Drucilla Cornell 2015 University of Connecticut, Storrs

What Fanon Said: A Philosophical Introduction To His Life And Thought, Lewis R. Gordon, Sonia Dayan-Herzbrun, Drucilla Cornell

Philosophy

Challenging the notion of theory as white and experience as black, Lewis Gordon here offers a philosophical portrait of the thought and life of the Martinican-turned-Algerian revolutionary psychiatrist and philosopher Frantz Fanon as an example of “living thought” against the legacies of colonialism and racism, and thereby shows the continued relevance and importance of his ideas.


Considering Triple Self-Portraiture In The Work Of María Izquierdo, Brooke Lashley 2015 University of Connecticut

Considering Triple Self-Portraiture In The Work Of María Izquierdo, Brooke Lashley

The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal

This paper looks to María Izquierdo’s paintings, Prisioneras (Prisoners) of 1936 and Sueño y presentimiento (Dream and Premonition) of 1947, as case studies for activating a theory of triple self-portraiture. The theory reflects how plurality arises in the singular or in single significations of the self and disrupts homogeneity in thinking about identities for the self and others within the genre of self-portraiture. In activating a theory of triple self-portraiture, I found three forms of the self in Izquierdo's works: the self as oppressed (the past); the self as oppressing (the current); and the self as an emancipator ...


Antitrust, Competition Policy, And Inequality, Jonathan B. Baker, Steven C. Salop 2015 American University Washington College of Law

Antitrust, Competition Policy, And Inequality, Jonathan B. Baker, Steven C. Salop

Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works

Economic inequality recently has entered the political discourse in a highly visible way. This political impact is not a surprise. As the U.S. economy has begun to recover from the Great Recession since mid-2009, economic growth has effectively been appropriated by those already well off, leaving the median household less well off. The serious economic, political and moral issues raised by inequality can be addressed through a panoply of public policies including competition policy, the focus of this article. The article describes the channels through which market power contributes to inequality, and sets forth a range of possible antitrust ...


The Fragility Of Things: Self-Organizing Processes, Neoliberal Fantasies, And Democratic Activism By William E. Connolly, Brian McCormack 2015 York University

The Fragility Of Things: Self-Organizing Processes, Neoliberal Fantasies, And Democratic Activism By William E. Connolly, Brian Mccormack

The Goose

Review of William E. Connolly's The Fragility of Things: Self-Organizing Processes, Neoliberal Fantasies, and Democratic Activism.


The Debate About Time: Examining The Evidence From Our Ordinary Experience Of Time, Melissa MacAulay 2015 The University of Western Ontario

The Debate About Time: Examining The Evidence From Our Ordinary Experience Of Time, Melissa Macaulay

University of Western Ontario - Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

In this thesis, I examine the metaphysical debate between the A-theory and the B-theory of time, first by elaborating upon its proper characterization, and then by examining the sorts of evidence that are often thought to be germane to it. This debate, as I see it, is about whether or not time passes in any objective (observer-independent) sense: the A-theory holds that it does, while the B-theory holds that it does not. I identify two opposing conceptions of time—that of the “time of ordinary experience” on one hand, and that of “scientific time” on the other—and argue that ...


From Aristotle’S Teleology To Darwin’S Genealogy: The Stamp Of Inutility, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, Forthcoming: February 2015, 208 Pp., Isbn: 9781137445766, Marco Solinas 2015 Florence University

From Aristotle’S Teleology To Darwin’S Genealogy: The Stamp Of Inutility, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, Forthcoming: February 2015, 208 Pp., Isbn: 9781137445766, Marco Solinas

Marco Solinas

Starting with Aristotle and moving on to Darwin, Marco Solinas outlines the basic steps from the birth, establishment and later rebirth of the traditional view of living beings, and its overturning by evolutionary revolution. The classic framework devised by Aristotle was still dominant in the 17th Century world of Galileo, Harvey and Ray, and remained hegemonic until the time of Lamarck and Cuvier in the 19th Century. Darwin's breakthrough thus takes on the dimensions of an abandonment of the traditional finalistic theory. It was a transition exemplified in the morphological analysis of useless parts, such as the sightless eyes ...


How To Formulate Arguments From Easy Knowledge, Alexander Jackson 2015 Boise State University

How To Formulate Arguments From Easy Knowledge, Alexander Jackson

Alexander Jackson

Arguments from ‘easy knowledge’ are meant to refute a class of epistemological views, including foundationalism about perceptual knowledge. This paper clears up some mistakes about how to formulate arguments from easy knowledge. I criticize two features of Stewart Cohen’s presentation (2002, 2005), namely his focus on knowing that one is reliable, and his use of a Williamson-style closure principle. Roger White’s presentation (2006) implicitly depends on a controversial response to the so-called lottery paradox. Distinguishing basic from non-basic visual contents limits the force of the examples discussed by Cohen, White, and Crispin Wright (2007). I end with an ...


De Heidegger À Henry, Critique De La Transcendance Et Phénoménologie Du Corps Vivant, Vincent Marzano-Poitras 2015 The University of Western Ontario

De Heidegger À Henry, Critique De La Transcendance Et Phénoménologie Du Corps Vivant, Vincent Marzano-Poitras

University of Western Ontario - Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

This thesis evaluates Michel Henry’s phenomenology of the lived body: A thorough reconsideration of the role of the lived body in the transcendental constitution of our world has important ethical consequences. We begin with Heidegger’s definition of phenomenology, which rests on his understanding of time as the horizon of being. We then turn to Henry’s criticism of transcendental monism and its phenomenological derealization. Henry subsequently argues for a new thinking of immanence, which requires a redefinition of phenomenology through the immediate experience of the embodied self. This immediate immanence manifests itself, through our perception of transcendence, as ...


Gamete Provision And Moral Responsibilty, Reuven A. Brandt 2015 The University of Western Ontario

Gamete Provision And Moral Responsibilty, Reuven A. Brandt

University of Western Ontario - Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

Abstract

The use of third-party gametes in reproductive procedures has raised ethical questions about what responsibilities, if any, the providers of these gametes have towards the children they help to create. Much of this debate has focused on the conditions under which individuals acquire parental responsibilities, and the manner in which these responsibilities can be ethically discharged. Rather than taking parenthood as a starting point, however I focus on the conditions under which care-taking responsibilities arise more generally. I defend the thesis that gamete providers acquire substantial inalienable care-taking responsibilities towards their biological offspring, but that these responsibilities do not ...


Moral Disagreement And Audi's Account Of Moral Intuitionism, Dustin Michael Sigsbee 2015 Western Michigan University

Moral Disagreement And Audi's Account Of Moral Intuitionism, Dustin Michael Sigsbee

The Hilltop Review

In Moral Perception Robert Audi advocates for an intuitionist account of moral perception in which a moral agent of the proper disposition can use emotion and intuition as a means of supporting or justifying knowledge claims concerning certain moral truths or propositions. Since emotion and intuition can vary from agent to agent and neither agent would be better disposed to claim priority for their emotion or intuition over that of the other agent this opens Audi’s account up to possible instances of problematic disagreement. For this reason, I argue that agents in this intuitionist picture ought to remain epistemically ...


Replies To Brons And Mou On Wang Chong And Pluralism, Alexus MCLEOD 2015 Colorado State University, USA

Replies To Brons And Mou On Wang Chong And Pluralism, Alexus Mcleod

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Rooted And Rootless Pluralist Approaches To Truth:Two Distinct Interpretations Of Wang Chong’S Account, Bo MOU 2015 San Jose State University, USA

Rooted And Rootless Pluralist Approaches To Truth:Two Distinct Interpretations Of Wang Chong’S Account, Bo Mou

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Wang Chong, Truth, And Quasi-Pluralism, Lajos L. BRONS 2015 Lakeland College Japan Campus, and Department of Philosophy, Nihon University, Japan

Wang Chong, Truth, And Quasi-Pluralism, Lajos L. Brons

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Heidegger And Indian Thinking: The Hermeneutic Of A “Belonging-Together” Of Negation And Affirmation , Jaison D. VALLOORAN 2015 Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India

Heidegger And Indian Thinking: The Hermeneutic Of A “Belonging-Together” Of Negation And Affirmation , Jaison D. Vallooran

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Health As Human Nature And Critique Of Culture In Nietzsche And Zhuang Zi , Danesh SINGH 2015 Binghamton University, USA

Health As Human Nature And Critique Of Culture In Nietzsche And Zhuang Zi , Danesh Singh

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Performativity, Social Ontology, And The Uses Of Narratives In Latin America , Ivan MARQUEZ 2015 Texas State University, USA

Performativity, Social Ontology, And The Uses Of Narratives In Latin America , Ivan Marquez

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


The Bhagavad Gita’S Ethical Syncretism, Roopen MAJITHIA 2015 Department of Philosophy, Mount Allison University, Canada

The Bhagavad Gita’S Ethical Syncretism, Roopen Majithia

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Hazel Barnes And Octavio Paz: Two Existentialist And Pan-American Philosophies Of Education , John KAISER ORTIZ 2015 Millersville University, USA

Hazel Barnes And Octavio Paz: Two Existentialist And Pan-American Philosophies Of Education , John Kaiser Ortiz

Comparative Philosophy

No abstract provided.


Wittgenstein And Buddhism? On Alleged Affinities With Zen And Madhyamaka , Florian DEMONT-BIAGGI 2015 Militärakademie and der Eidgenössischen Technischen Hochschule Zürich, Switzerland

Wittgenstein And Buddhism? On Alleged Affinities With Zen And Madhyamaka , Florian Demont-Biaggi

Comparative Philosophy

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