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On Art and Life (Penguin Great Ideas)

By John Ruskin

All through historical past, a few books have replaced the area. they've got reworked the way in which we see ourselves - and every different. they've got encouraged debate, dissent, conflict and revolution. they've got enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. they've got enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the good thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose rules shook civilization, and helped make us who we're.

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The Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories

By Matthew R. X. Dentith

Conspiracy theories are a favored subject of dialog in lifestyle yet are usually frowned upon by way of educational discussions. taking a look at the new spate of philosophical curiosity in conspiracy theories, The Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories asks even if the belief that trust in conspiracy theories is sometimes irrational is easily founded.

The Philosophy of Conspiracy Theories is geared toward either the thinker and the non-philosopher. The book is a professional defence of trust in conspiracy theories, featuring the argument that trust specifically conspiracy theories should be rational. It covers such concerns as: who may be examine a certified conspiracy theorist; how will we examine claims of disinformation; is our reliance on authentic theories a great cause to be suspicious of rival conspiracy theories; and what we should always do while legit theories and conspiracy theories are in clash?

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Lettres et autres textes

By Gilles Deleuze

Lettres et autres textes est le troisième et dernier quantity des textes posthumes de Gilles Deleuze, publié à l’occasion du vingtième anniversaire de sa disparition. Il regroupe de nombreuses lettres adressées à ses contemporains (Michel Foucault, Pierre Klossowski, François Châtelet ou Clément Rosset). Particulièrement importantes à cet égard sont les lettres adressées à Félix Guattari, qui constituent un témoignage irremplaçable sur leur « travail à deux », de L’Anti-Œdipe jusqu’à Qu’est-ce que l. a. philosophie ? On y trouve aussi des lettres plus tardives adressées à des étudiants qui l’interrogent sur son œuvre et lui permettent de l’éclairer d’un regard nouveau. Y figurent également un ensemble de textes introuvables ou inédits, comme certains essais de jeunesse, quelques dessins insolites, ou un lengthy entretien de 1973 sur L’Anti-Œdipe avec Guattari.

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Deleuze and Geophilosophy: A Guide and Glossary (Deleuze Connections EUP)

By Mark Bonta

This is often the 1st publication to exploit complexity conception to open up the 'geophilosophy' built through Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari in 1000 Plateaus, Anti-Oedipus and what's Philosophy?. Written by way of a thinker and a geographer in a transparent sort, with a pragmatic orientation and interdisciplinary concentration, the consultant allows readers to understand the fundamentals of complexity idea (the examine of self-organisation and emergence in fabric systems), whereas the thesaurus eases the trouble of utilizing this technology to Deleuze and Guattari's usually puzzling terminology. Deleuze and Geophilosophy is carefully pragmatic: it asks now not what the earth capacity, yet the way it works. It presents a typical conceptual framework in which actual and human geographers can interact along different social scientists, cultural experiences practitioners, and philosophers in interdisciplinary groups to discover the entangled flows, traces, grids, and areas of our global. The ebook may be of curiosity to all these operating in discipline

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Ecology, Community and Lifestyle: Outline of an Ecosophy

Ecology, group and way of life is a revised and extended translation of Naess' publication Okologi, Samfunn og Livsstil, which units out the author's considering at the relevance of philosophy to the issues of environmental degradation and the rethinking of the connection among mankind and nature. The textual content has been completely up-to-date by means of Naess and revised and translated via David Rothenberg.

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The Enigmatic Reality of Time: Aristotle, Plotinus, and Today (Studies in Platonism, Neoplatonism, and the Platonic Tradition, Volume 7)

By Michael F. Wagner

The character and lifestyles of time is an engaging and perplexing function of human existence and know-how. This booklet integrates interdisciplinary paintings and methods from such fields as physics, psychology, biology, phenomenology, and expertise stories with philosophical analyses and issues to give an explanation for a few features of the perennnial query of time's nature and lifestyles, either in modern and in its preliminary classical Greek context; and it then explores and explains of the main influential investigations of time in classical Western suggestion: Aristotle's, as awarded in his Physics, and the (neo)Platonist Plotinus' in his treatise On Time and Eternity. unique interpretative views are argued in either situations, and distinctive cognizance is paid to Plotinus as in part responding to and critiquing Aristotle's account.

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The Ayn Rand Lexicon: Objectivism from A to Z (Ayn Rand Library)

By Ayn Rand, Harry Binswanger

A prolific author, bestselling novelist, and world-renowned thinker, Ayn Rand outlined a whole procedure of thought--from epistemology to aesthetics. Her writing is so large and the diversity of concerns she covers so huge, immense that these attracted to discovering her discussions of a given subject could have to look via many assets to find the correct passage. The Ayn Rand Lexicon brings jointly all of the key principles of her philosophy of Objectivism. began lower than Rand's supervision, this designated quantity is a useful consultant to her philosophy or cause, self-interest and laissez-faire capitalism--the philosophy so brilliantly dramatized in her novels The Fountainhead, We the dwelling, and Anthem.

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The Transhumanist Wager

By Zoltan Istvan

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"WINNER" Visionary Fiction - foreign ebook Awards
 
Zoltan Istvan is the founding father of political association the "Transhumanist Party" and is its 2016 US presidential candidate.
  
Leading futurist, thinker, and previous nationwide Geographic journalist Zoltan Istvan offers his award-winning, bestselling visionary novel, The Transhumanist Wager, as a seminal assertion of our times.
 
His philosophical mystery has been known as "revolutionary," "life-changing," and "a masterpiece" by way of readers, students, and critics. the unconventional debuts a difficult unique philosophy, which rebuffs glossy civilization by means of inviting the top of the human species--and pointing out the onset of anything greater.
 
Set at present, the unconventional tells the tale of transhumanist Jethro Knights and his unwavering quest for immortality through technological know-how and know-how. scuffling with opposed to him are fanatical spiritual teams, economically depressed governments, and mystic Zoe Bach: a stunning trauma health care provider and the affection of his lifestyles, whose trust in spirituality and the afterlife is absolute. Exiled from the USA and reeling from own tragedy, Knights forges a brand new kingdom of keen scientists at the world's biggest seastead, Transhumania. while the realm proclaims struggle opposed to the floating libertarian urban, tough an finish to its renegade and godless transhuman experiments and objectives, Knights moves again, leaving the planet endlessly changed.

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Philosophy in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds: A History of Philosophy without any gaps, Volume 2

Peter Adamson's historical past of Philosophy with none gaps sequence of podcasts is among the such a lot formidable academic works on the internet. It goals to do not anything lower than take listeners during the complete background of philosophy 'without any gaps'. It assumes no previous wisdom making it perfect for novices. this is often the second one quantity to make those witty, and hugely obtainable, podcasts to be had in ebook shape. Philosophy within the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds offers a journey via a interval of 8 hundred years while one of the most influential of all faculties of concept have been shaped. From the counter-cultural witticisms of Diogenes the Cynic to the political philosophy of Augustine, the publication gathers jointly all elements of later old idea in a fashion that could be a excitement to read.

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On the Shores of Politics (Radical Thinkers)

It's often acknowledged that we live during the finish of politics, the top of social upheavals, the top of utopian folly. Consensual realism is the order of the day. yet political realists, feedback Jacques Ranciere, are constantly a number of steps at the back of fact, and the single factor which could come to an finish with their dominance is democracy. ‘We could’, he indicates, ‘merely smile on the duplicity of the conclusion/suppression of politics that's concurrently a suppression/conclusion of philosophy.’ this can be exactly the job which Ranciere undertakes in those refined and perceptive essays. He argues persuasively that considering Plato and Aristotle politics has continually built itself because the artwork of finishing politics, that realism is itself utopian, and that what has succeeded the polemical sorts of type fight isn't the knowledge of a brand new millennium however the go back of outdated fears, criminal activity and chaos. no matter if he's discussing the disagreement among Mitterrand and Chirac, French working-class discourse after the 1830 revolution, or the ideology of contemporary pupil mobilizations, his goal is to revive philosophy to politics and provides politics again its unique and important which means: the association of dissent.

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