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Levels of Organic Life and the HumanAn Introduction to Philosophical Anthropology

Levels of Organic Life and the Human: An Introduction to Philosophical Anthropology

Helmuth Plessner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283996
eISBN:
9780823286140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283996.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Phenomenology, biology, and the human sciences combine in this work to support an original systematic philosophy of nature, organic life, and human existence. A sequence of increasingly complex modes ... More

Deep Time, Dark TimesOn Being Geologically Human

Deep Time, Dark Times: On Being Geologically Human

David Wood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281367
eISBN:
9780823286010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281367.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Deep Time, Dark Times takes its bearing from Nietzsche’s concern that a surfeit of history can extinguish the passion for life, especially when we are reminded of our capacity for cruelty and folly. ... More

The Unconstructable EarthAn Ecology of Separation

The Unconstructable Earth: An Ecology of Separation

Frédéric Neyrat

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823282586
eISBN:
9780823284931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282586.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The Space Age is over? Not at all! A new planet has appeared: Earth. In the age of the Anthropocene, the Earth is a post-natural planet that can be remade at will, controlled and managed thanks to ... More

Eco-DeconstructionDerrida and Environmental Philosophy

Eco-Deconstruction: Derrida and Environmental Philosophy

Matthias Fritsch, Philippe Lynes, and David Wood (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279500
eISBN:
9780823281558
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279500.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book launches a new mode of philosophical and ethical reflection with respect to the challenges posed by the degradation of the natural environment. While the work of French philosopher Jacques ... More

Husserl's Missing Technologies

Husserl's Missing Technologies

Don Ihde

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269600
eISBN:
9780823269648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269600.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Husserl’s Missing Technologies looks at the early-twentieth-century “classical” phenomenology of Edmund Husserl, both in the light of the philosophy of science of his time, and retrospectively at his ... More

Plasticity and PathologyOn the Formation of the Neural Subject

Plasticity and Pathology: On the Formation of the Neural Subject

David Bates and Nima Bassiri (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823266135
eISBN:
9780823266975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823266135.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

With the rise of cognitive science and the revolution in neuroscience, it is now commonplace to assume that the study of a human person—a thinking, feeling, acting subject—is ultimately the study of ... More

InterdependenceBiology and Beyond

Interdependence: Biology and Beyond

Kriti Sharma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265527
eISBN:
9780823266913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265527.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

In Interdependence, biologist Kriti Sharma offers a tightly argued, richly exemplified, and impressively coherent alternative to the popular view that interdependence simply means “independent things ... More

Bruno Latour in PiecesAn Intellectual Biography

Bruno Latour in Pieces: An Intellectual Biography

Henning Schmidgen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263691
eISBN:
9780823266555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263691.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The French philosopher and sociologist Bruno Latour (*1947) is a major figure of contemporary thought. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the Latourian oeuvre, from his early ... More

The Helmholtz CurvesTracing Lost Time

The Helmholtz Curves: Tracing Lost Time

Henning Schmidgen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823261949
eISBN:
9780823266463
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261949.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book reconstructs the emergence of the phenomenon of “lost time,” i.e. the interval between stimulus and response, with respect to the German physiologist Hermann von Helmholtz (1821-1894) and ... More

Environmental AestheticsCrossing Divides and Breaking Ground

Environmental Aesthetics: Crossing Divides and Breaking Ground

Martin Drenthen and Jozef Keulartz (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254491
eISBN:
9780823261185
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254491.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Environmental aesthetics today harbors a wide range of perspectives, and crosses several commonly recognized divides: between analytic and continental philosophy, Eastern and Western traditions, ... More

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