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A Flourishing Practice?

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ISBN: 9780850843538 9780850843903 Year: Pages: 152 DOI: 10.26530/oapen_625890 Language: English
Publisher: Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 100363
Subject: Philosophy
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Peter Toon is the leading writer on primary care virtue ethics and this thought-provoking book builds on the thinking of philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre. A Flourishing Practice? looks at the moral problems that currently seem prevalent in health care. Common moral dilemmas highlighted by the media include threats to continuity of care, inappropriate care at the end of life, problems associated with commercialisation and privatisation of health care, defensiveness and risk aversion, and unrealistic expectations of care. The author argues that these all arise from a fundamental fragmentation of the value systems guiding our lives. The solution to these crises of professionalism and the pervading sense of moral crisis is the creation of a shared narrative. In this model of health care professionals and patients work together to cultivate the personal qualities that they need to flourish.

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Incapacity

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ISBN: 9780810129924 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Northwestern University Press Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 101388
Subject: Philosophy
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In this highly original study of the nature of performance, Spencer Golub uses the insights of Ludwig Wittgenstein into the way language works to analyze the relationship between the linguistic and the visual in the work of a broad range of dramatists, novelists, and filmmakers, among them Richard Foreman, Mac Wellman, Peter Handke, David Mamet, and Alfred Hitchcock. Like Wittgenstein, these artists are concerned with the limits of language’s representational capacity. For Golub, it is these limits that give Wittgenstein’s thought a further, very personal significance—its therapeutic quality with respect to the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder from which he suffers. Underlying what Golub calls “performance behavior” is Wittgenstein’s notion of “pain behavior”—that which gives public expression to private experience. Golub charts new directions for exploring the relationship between theater and philosophy, and even for scholarly criticism itself.

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El sujeto en cuestión. Abordajes contemporáneos

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Book Series: Estudios / Investigaciones ISSN: 15140075 ISBN: 9789503411643 Year: Volume: 53 Pages: 261 Language: Spanish
Publisher: Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Educación
Subject: Philosophy
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Los trabajos abordan, desde diferentes perspectivas a la categoría de sujeto como una categoría crucial del pensamiento contemporáneo. El ámbito de preocupaciones es amplio: la perspectiva del filósofo norteamericano S. Cavell quien hace una originalísima recepción de la herencia de Austin y Wittgenstein; la perspectiva fenomenológica de Sartre en diálogo y conflicto con la del psicoanálisis lacaniano y las reconceptualizaciones de la ideología realizadas por Louis Althusser; la constitución del sujeto en tensión entre la sujeción al poder y las posibilidades de resistencia según la perspectiva de Judith Butler; una relectura de la implicación de estructura y sujeto en la perspectiva estructural abierta por Saussure y continuada por Lévi-Strauss, Benveniste y Lacan, tema que recibe un tratamiento circunscripto al pensamiento del argentino Ernesto Laclau, en el que se distinguen distintas etapas; las implicaciones que los eventos fundamentales de la historia del siglo XX acarrean para una conceptualización de la subjetividad en la perspectiva de Theodor Adorno y las limitaciones que la conceptualización de la obra de arte como juego en la obra de Gadamer impone a la concepción moderna de la subjetividad.

Chapter 20: Nishitani on Emptiness and Nothingness (Book chapter)

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ISBN: 9780415829434 9780415829441 9781315774244 Year: Pages: 28 Language: English
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Subject: Philosophy
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"A variety of crucial and still most relevant ideas about nothingness or emptiness have gained profound philosophical prominence in the history and development of a number of South and East Asian traditions—including in Buddhism, Daoism, Neo-Confucianism, Hinduism, Korean philosophy, and the Japanese Kyoto School. These traditions share the insight that in order to explain both the great mysteries and mundane facts about our experience, ideas of ""nothingness"" must play a primary role. This collection of essays brings together the work of twenty of the world’s prominent scholars of Hindu, Buddhist, Daoist, Neo-Confucian, Japanese and Korean thought to illuminate fascinating philosophical conceptualizations of ""nothingness"" in both classical and modern Asian traditions. The unique collection offers new work from accomplished scholars and provides a coherent, panoramic view of the most significant ways that ""nothingness"" plays crucial roles in Asian philosophy. It includes both traditional and contemporary formulations, sometimes putting Asian traditions into dialogue with one another and sometimes with classical and modern Western thought. The result is a book of immense value for students and researchers in Asian and comparative philosophy."

Cosmic Order and Divine Power

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Book Series: SAPERE ISBN: 9783161528095 9783161564321 Year: DOI: 10.1628/978-3-16-156432-1 Language: English
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 103625
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The treatise De mundo offers a cosmology in the Peripatetic tradition which subordinates what happens in the cosmos to the might of an omnipotent god. Thus the work is paradigmatic for the philosophical and religious concepts of the early imperial age, which offer points of contact with nascent Christianity.

The Rise of Informal Logic

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Book Series: Windsor Studies in Argumentation ISBN: 9780920233719 Year: Volume: 2 Pages: 259 Language: English
Publisher: Centre for Research in Reasoning, Argumentation and Rhetoric (CRRAR): Windsor Studies in Argumentation
Subject: Philosophy
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We are pleased to release this digital edition of Ralph Johnson’s The Rise of Informal Logic as Volume 2 in the series Windsor Studies in Argumentation. This edition is a reprint of the previous Vale Press edition with some minor corrections.We have decided to make this the second volume in the series because it is such a compelling account of the formation of informal logic as a discipline, written by one of the founders of the field. The book includes essential chapters on the history and development of informal logic. Other chapters are key reflections on the theoretical issues raised by the attempt to understand informal argument. Many of the papers were previously published in important journals. A number of them were co-authored with J. Anthony Blair. Three of them have appeared only in the present book.

Philosophische Theologie im Umbruch (II/1)

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ISBN: 9783205795636 Year: Pages: 482 DOI: 10.26530/oapen_480333 Language: German
Publisher: Böhlau Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 144
Subject: Philosophy
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For Philosophical Theology in Transition is the Challenge of Fideism and Atheism very important, because they are both against a Ungodly God.

A Companion to Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand (Second Edition)

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Book Series: Philosophy ISBN: 9781921867712 9781925495263 Year: DOI: 10.26530/oapen_627410 Language: English
Publisher: Monash University Publishing Grant: Knowledge Unlatched - 100435
Subject: Philosophy
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Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand has been experiencing something of a ‘golden age’. Within this, the richness of Australasia’s philosophical past, though less well known, should not be forgotten: Australasian philosophy includes much distinctive and highly original work. The Companion contains a wide range of articles by prominent philosophers and scholars, as well as important contributions by those outside academia. As well as longer essays on selected philosophers, philosophical topics and controversies, there are shorter entries on associations, research centres, departments, journals, pedagogy and international links. Philosophy’s recent inroads into the wider community are also highlighted. A Companion to Philosophy in Australia and New Zealand provides scholars and the wider community with a greater appreciation of the philosophical heritage of this region, and will be a standard work of reference for many years to come. “Judicious and authoritative” – Graham Priest

Sarah Kofman

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ISBN: 9783851327274 Year: Pages: 340 DOI: 10.26530/oapen_497777 Language: German
Publisher: Turia und Kant Grant: Austrian Science Fund - PUB 146
Subject: History
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The first intellectual biography of the French-Jewish philosopher Sarah Kofmann (1934-1994) combines philosophical text analysis with contemporary theory of biography. The author conducts a critical revision of the postmodern maxim of the „Death of the Subject“.

El conocimiento como práctica: Investigación, valoración, ciencia y difusión

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Book Series: Estudios / Investigaciones ISSN: 15140075 ISBN: 9789503411018 Year: Volume: 48 Pages: 268 Language: Spanish
Publisher: Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Educación
Subject: Philosophy
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Presentamos en este volumen una serie de trabajos en los que se reflexiona sobre el problema del conocimiento desde una perspectiva filosófica. En muchos de ellos se parte de la formulación de diversas críticas a las concepciones tradicionales del conocimiento en general y del conocimiento científico en particular. En varios de los aportes incluidos se identifican y exploran las consecuencias de sus limitaciones, inconsistencias o debilidades y se recurre a nuevos modos de abordaje que no desconocen su deuda con la tradición filosófica misma. Todo esto para llegar a nuevas y más adecuadas respuestas desde la filosofía hacia las problemáticas específicas que plantea nuestro tiempo, para dar cuenta de una mejor comprensión de la actividad cognoscitiva humana y científica en particular.

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