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Das "Janusgesicht" der Menschenwürde - Regulierung im Spannungsfeld von Medienrecht und Medienethik Öffentliche Antrittsvorlesung am 28. Mai 2014 an der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

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ISBN: 9783863951795 Year: Pages: 35 Language: German
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Subject: Law --- Political Science --- Philosophy
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This book documents the inaugural public lecture of Honorary Professor Dr. Murad Erdemir, held on May 28th 2014 in the auditorium of the University of Göttingen. Murad Erdemir is the Vice Director and General Counsel in the Hessian State Authority for Commercial Broadcasting and New Media (LPR Hessen). His inaugural lecture looks at human dignity as a central concept of law and ethics. The lecture covers the media law review and also the supervisory practices of the State Media Authorities and the German Press Council. The full text is reprinted, also including references and further reading.

'My Name Is Not Natasha'

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Book Series: IMISCoe Dissertations ISBN: 9789053567074 Year: Pages: 324 DOI: 10.5117/9789053567074 Language: Undetermined
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Subject: Philosophy --- History --- Migration
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This book challenges every common presumption that exists about the trafficking of women for the sex trade. It is a detailed account of an entire population of trafficked Albanian women whose varied experiences, including selling sex on the streets of France, clearly demonstrate how much the present discourse about trafficked women is misplaced and inadequate. The heterogeneity of the women involved and their relationships with various men is clearly presented as is the way women actively created a panoptical surveillance of themselves as a means of self-policing. There is no artificial divide between women who were deceived and abused and those who "choose" sex work; in fact the book clearly shows how peripheral involvement in sex work was to the real agenda of the women involved. Most of the women described in this book were not making economic decisions to escape desperate poverty nor were they the uneducated naïve entrapped into sexual slavery. The women's success in transiting trafficking to achieve their own goals without the assistance of any outside agency is a testimony to their resilience and resolve.

37 Neuroscientific Threaths to Free Will (Book chapter)

Book title: The Routledge Companion to Free Will

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ISBN: 9781138795815 9781315758206 Year: Pages: 12 Language: English
Publisher: Routledge
Subject: Philosophy --- Social Sciences
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In this chapter, I review recent work on neuroscientifi c threats to free will. What is it for something to threaten free will? Consider, fi rst, an apparent threat. You are walking in the dark, and a shadow looms in the distance. It certainly appears threatening, but you are not sure. What do you do? You consider the source of the threat (the thing casting the shadow, and you attempt to discover whether the threat is actual (an attacker) or merely apparent (a tree). And if the threat is actual, you attempt to discern what epistemic and behavioral changes are required of you.

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free will --- threats --- neuroscience

Actas de las Jornadas Marcel Proust: Literatura y filosofía

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Book Series: Trabajos, comunicaciones y conferencias ISBN: 9789503413982 Year: Volume: 28 Language: Spanish
Publisher: Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Educación
Subject: Philosophy --- Languages and Literatures
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Se publican las actas de las “Jornadas Marcel Proust: Literatura y Filosofía” en cuyas ponencias los investigadores exploran las múltiples conexiones entre filosofía y literatura presentes en el obra de Marcel Proust. En efecto, puesto que En busca del tiempo perdido reconstruye diversas tradiciones literarias, filosóficas y artísticas a la vez que suscita lecturas heterogéneas y divergentes, lo trabajos de las jornadas profundizan algunas de esas relaciones o proponen nuevas posibilidades de lectura. En las ponencias se indaga, en última instancia, sobre cuestiones y concepciones filosóficas inmanentes a los desarrollos ficcionales y las relaciones entre demostración ficcional y demostración filosófica, desde los estudios de género al neopragmatismo, de Merleau Ponty a Benjamin o Sartre.

Actas del Coloquio Internacional 50 años de Lire le Capital

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Book Series: Trabajos, comunicaciones y conferencias ISBN: 9789503414910 Year: Volume: 29 Language: Spanish
Publisher: Universidad Nacional de La Plata. Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias de la Educación
Subject: Philosophy
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El volumen recoge los trabajos presentados en el Coloquio internacional: 50 años de Lire le Capital celebrado en Buenos Aires del 28 al 30 de octubre de 2015. El evento fue organizado por la Red Latinoamericana de Estudios Althusserianos (RELEA), Associazione Louis Althusser (Italia), las revistas Demarcaciones. Revista latinoamericana de estudios althusserianos y Décalages. An Althusser Studies Journal, contando con el aval de la Universidad de Buenos Aires, de la Universidad Nacional de la Plata, de la Universidad de Chile y de la Universita degli Studi Milano-Bicocca. El evento contó con un “Subsidio para reuniones científicas 2015” (por concurso abierto a nivel nacional) de la Agencia nacional de promoción científica y tecnológica, (ANPCyT).

Actors and the Art of Performance

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Book Series: Performance Philosophy ISBN: 9781137596338 Year: Pages: 131 Seiten DOI: 10.1057/9781137596345 Language: English
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Grant: Austrian Science Fund (FWF) - PUB 357
Subject: Philosophy --- Performing Arts --- Arts in general
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Acting on stage is a mode of performing an action, in the context of which the bodily aspects implicitly at work in acting reveal their own significance and power. This event can actualize a wound incarnated in human beings, because the actor acts and does not act at the same time and hence the concept of being ‘the doer’ unmasks itself as being illusionary. One could call it a kind of ‘symbolic death’ (Mueller), an ‘anthropological mutation’ (Agamben)––an event of great interest because of its highly ethical call.The book “Actors and the Art of Performance. Under Exposure” opens with a cascade of contradictory motives for becoming an actor. But, if theatre is no longer understood as a theatre of representation, then what takes place on stage is a transformation at play with truth, in which ethics are realized by the aesthetic. Insofar the book summarizes the attempt to explore and map guidelines of acting as being under the perspective of be-coming. That may sound fairly harmless in theory, but it feels anything but harmless when you experience it on your own body. For example, for being physical under exposure actors have to learn that there exists no fundamental dualism between mind and matter. Furthermore, actors are espoused to a dynamic shifting ground in the name of creativity. They have to carry the burden that the self is no sovereign identity as we generally suppose, but rather a threshold of permanent be-coming. One could call it the outstanding gift of acting. In the German language, gift means “poison”, in German ears the word has the double meaning of poison and present, thus expressing the fact that a gift is disturbing and blessing at the same time. Loaded with fear and joy as the crucial point of acting, which attacks and attracts actors and spectators most.

Adaptive Reuse

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ISBN: 9783447107075 Year: Pages: 373 Seiten DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_623411 Language: English
Publisher: Harrassowitz Verlag Grant: Austrian Science Fund (FWF) - PUB 403
Subject: Religion --- Philosophy --- History
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The present volume explores a specific aspect of creativity in South Asian systems of knowledge, literature and rituals. Under the heading of “adaptive reuse,” it discusses the relationship between innovation and perpetuation of earlier forms and contents of knowledge and aesthetic expressions within the process of creating new works. Although this relation rarely became the topic of explicit reflections in the South Asian intellectual traditions, it is here investigated by taking a closer look at the treatment of older materials by later authors.

Adorno versus Lyotard

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ISBN: 9783495485293 Year: Pages: 497 Seiten DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_496956 Language: German
Publisher: Verlag Karl Alber Grant: Austrian Science Fund (FWF) - PUB 7
Subject: Philosophy
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It is well known that Theodor W. Adorno’s aesthetic theory is grounded in his profound musical knowledge. The importance of music for Jean-François Lyotard, however, has not been adequately recognized until today; neither has the fact that Lyotard was strongly influenced by Adorno. Tracing back the development of Lyotard’s thought from his “pagan” beginnings to his late conception of an informal art, the book intends to initiate an adequate reception of Lyotard’s œuvre from a musicological viewpoint. Moreover, as a first comprehensive comparison of Lyotard‘s and Adorno’s theories on art, the study contributes to the exploration of Critical Theory’s reception in France.

Advances in Proof-Theoretic Semantics

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Book Series: Trends in Logic ISSN: 15726126 ISBN: 9783319226859 9783319226866 Year: Volume: 43 Pages: 283 DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-22686-6 Language: English
Publisher: Springer
Subject: Philosophy --- Mathematics --- Statistics
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This volume is the first ever collection devoted to the field of proof-theoretic semantics. Contributions address topics including the systematics of introduction and elimination rules and proofs of normalization, the categorial characterization of deductions, the relation between Heyting's and Gentzen's approaches to meaning, knowability paradoxes, proof-theoretic foundations of set theory, Dummett's justification of logical laws, Kreisel's theory of constructions, paradoxical reasoning, and the defence of model theory. The field of proof-theoretic semantics has existed for almost 50 years, but the term itself was proposed by Schroeder-Heister in the 1980s. Proof-theoretic semantics explains the meaning of linguistic expressions in general and of logical constants in particular in terms of the notion of proof. This volume emerges from presentations at the Second International Conference on Proof-Theoretic Semantics in Tübingen in 2013, where contributing authors were asked to provide a self-contained description and analysis of a significant research question in this area. The contributions are representative of the field and should be of interest to logicians, philosophers, and mathematicians alike.

Aesthetics and subjectivity

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ISBN: 9780719024450 Year: Language: English
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Subject: Philosophy
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This new, completely revised and re-written edition of aesthetics and subjectivity brings up to date the original book's account of the path of German philosophy from Kant, via Fichte and Holderlin, the early Romantis, Schelling, Hegel, Schleimacher, to Nietzsche, in view of recent historical research and contemporary arguments in philosophy and theory in the humanities. The original book helped make subjectivity, aesthetics, music and language a significant part of debate in the humanity. Bowie develops the approaches to these areas in relation to new theoretical advances which bridge the divide between the continental and analytical traditions of philosophy. In light of the huge growth of interest in German philosophy as a resource for re-thinking both literary and cultural theory, and contemporary philosophy, aesthetics and subjectivity will be indispensable reading for students and teachers in all humanities subjects, from literature, to philosophy, to music and beyond.

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philosophy --- germany --- aesthetics

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