Phenomena such as memory, experience, observation, anticipation and hope are all essential for the way time is understood. Modern issues in temporal logic. The Master Argument of Diodorus Cronus. Logic and Special Relativity. Graphs for Time and Modality.
Basic concepts and definitions of philosophy, their meanings and significance. Philosophical interpretation of the data definitions. Directions and especially their use by students in their learning. Appendix of special symbols and logical notation.
The historical study of early cinematic comedy. Investigates early cinema's exploration of sense and nonsense by utilizing the contributions to the philosophy of comedy and by examining significant poststructuralist interpretations of their work.
Dictionary for teachers, students and interested readers. Encyclopedic character of the book. Correct definitions and descriptions of the philosophical terms. Schools of ancient, medieval and modern philosophy. Works of ancient and contemporary thinkers.
Definition of democracy from the point of view of philosophy in Derrida's works. Interpretation of humanism or anthropologism as things in common of existentialism and christianity. The concept of phenomenology of thinking. Formal structure of a question.
The imitative capacity in nonhuman primates, the expressive power of their communication system. Imitation as one of the most powerful social learning mechanisms. Conceptual Issues in the Study of Communication. Ontogenetic Design and Communication.
A non-linear latent variable model, intended for modelling continuous, intrinsically low-dimensional probability distributions, embedded in high-dimensional spaces. The probability theory and statistics to address problems such as model complexity.
The life and direction of scientific Kedvort as an outstanding thinker of his time, and prominent figures of the so-called School of Cambridge Platonism. The content of the teachings of the philosopher and the impact on the Cartesian dualism theory.
Philosophical hermeneutics and destruction as interdependent postmodern philosophies. Hermeneuein as free interpretation of sense of interpretation of text of Gadamer. Acquaintance with the programmatic orientation of Derrida against absolutism of sense.
A philosophical fiction need not be philosophically useless. For Vaihinger a theoretical approach is of the as-if variety when the leading concepts employed in it are fictitious. The mental constructs on which Vaihinger concentrated are conceptual.
The problem in the form of a paradox: how can it be both the case that words and other elements in a fictional story have their ordinary meanings and yet the rules that attach to those words and other elements and determine their meanings not complied.
The MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences is comprehensive reference work that represents the methodological and theoretical diversity of this changing field. At the core of the encyclopedia are concise entries, from Acquisition to X-bar Theory.
The ontological difference is indeed the dominant theme in the history of philosophy. The symbolic difference in Political Philosophy. Political symbols will appear to be paradigmatic for the phenomenological reformulation of the ontological difference.
Foucault’s passion is an evocation of pure Deleuzian haecceity. Characteristic Blanchot’s and Schroeter’s Passion. Bodies and pleasures, and the passion which animates them. Individuation through passion as a new distinction between affective states.
Foucault as one of the most influential and controversial 20th century French philosophers. The research and presentation of the intellectual journey, his passion Nietzsche. The study of homosexuality, experimentation with drugs, hobbies and death.
An overview of Jean-Luc Nancy's philosophical thought to date which situates it within the broader context of contemporary European thinking. His understanding of space and spatiality; his thinking about the body and embodiment; his political thought.
Aristotle's understanding of the ethical principles of life in "The Nicomachean Ethics". The interpretation of the ancient monument of an eudemonism terms of modern philosophy. The use of theses thinker to morality and the development of modern society.
Commitment by challenging what Marx called "traditional ideas", viewing them as historically complicit with the exercise of power. Foucault's alternative ideas of discourse/practice and of power as "positive" are moreover intricately linked in a way.
Exploring the thought of Hegel, Saussure and Derrida regarding the nature of the linguistic sign. Derrida misrepresents thoughts Hegel and Saussure by interpreting them as falling within the Platonic rather than the Aristotelian philosophical tradition.
The analysis of works of the philosopher and the writer McLuhan. A new awareness of McLuhan’s politics. Realisation prophecies about technological change. McLuhan’s politics are as "right-wing postmodern". Technical changes and the power of a myth.