The New Inquisition: Irrational Rationalism and the Citadel of Science

The New Inquisition: Irrational Rationalism and the Citadel of Science EPUB

The New Inquisition: Irrational Rationalism and the Citadel of Science
The New Inquisition dares to confront the disease of our time; Fundamentalist Materialism. Wilson explains, I am opposing the Fundamentalism, not the Materialism. This book...is deliberately shocking because I do not want its ideas to seem any less stark or startling than they are.

Uncommon Sense: The Strangest Ideas from the Smartest Philosophers EPUB

Uncommon Sense: The Strangest Ideas from the Smartest Philosophers
In Uncommon Sense, Andrew Pessin leads us on an entertaining tour of philosophy, explaining the pivotal moments when the greatest minds solved some of the knottiest conundrums by asserting some very strange things. But the great philosophers don t merely make unusual claims, they offer powerful arguments for those claims that you can t easily dismiss. And these arguments s

Time and Narrative, Volume 1(Time and Narrative) EPUB

Time and Narrative, Volume 1(Time and Narrative)
Time and Narrative builds on Paul Ricoeurs earlier analysis, in The Rule of Metaphor, of semantic innovation at the level of the sentence. Ricoeur here examines the creation of meaning at the textual level, with narrative rather than metaphor as the ruling concern.Ricoeur finds a healthy circle between time and narrative: time is humanized to the extent that it portrays

Complete Maxims and Thoughts (The Works of Sebastien-Roch Nicolas Chamfort) EPUB

Complete Maxims and Thoughts (The Works of Sebastien-Roch Nicolas Chamfort)
Chamfort, wrote Balzac in a letter, put whole volumes in a single biting phrase, while nowadays its a marvel to find a biting phrase in a volume.Chamfort, said John Stuart Mill, is the nobler La Rochefoucauld of the 18th century.Never a day passes, confessed Mirabeau, the legendary statesman, in which I do not find myself saying - Chamfort would scorn this, I

Kybalion: A Study of the Hermetic Philosophy of Ancient Egypt and Greece EPUB

Kybalion: A Study of the Hermetic Philosophy of Ancient Egypt and Greece
The precepts of Hermetic philosophy remained shrouded in secrecy for more than 2,000 years, clouded by obscure language and dense allegories. This concise guide offers a modern interpretation of the doctrine, distilling its teachings with seven compelling principles that can be applied to self-development in daily life.

Family Guy and Philosophy(Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture 3) EPUB

Family Guy and Philosophy(Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture 3)
Family Guy and Philosophy brings together low-brow, potty-mouthed, cartoon humor and high-brow philosophical reflection to deliver an outrageously hilarious and clever exploration of one of TVs most unrelenting families. Ok, its not that high-brow.A sharp, witty and absurd exploration of one of televisions most unrelenting families, the stars of one of the biggest-selli

From Socrates to Sartre: The Philosophic Quest EPUB

From Socrates to Sartre: The Philosophic Quest
A challenging new look at the great thinkers whose ides have shaped our civilizationFrom Socrates to Sartre presents a rousing and readable introduction to the lives, and times of the great philosophers. This thought-provoking book takes us from the inception of Western society in Plato’s Athens to today when the commanding power of Marxism has captured one third of the wo

Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Philosophy: Fear and Trembling in Sunnydale(Popular Culture and Philosophy 4) EPUB

Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Philosophy: Fear and Trembling in Sunnydale(Popular Culture and Philosophy 4)
Twenty-three essays by young professional philosophers examine crucial ethical and metaphysical aspects of the Buffyverse (the world of Buffy). Though the show already attracted much scholarly attention, this is the first book to fully disinter the intellectual issues. Designed by Whedon as a multilevel story with most of its meanings deeply buried in heaps of heavy irony,

The Denial of Death EPUB

The Denial of Death
Drawing from religion and the human sciences, particularly psychology after Freud, the author attempts to demonstrate that the fear of death is mans central concern.

The Quest for Meaning: Developing a Philosophy of Pluralism EPUB

The Quest for Meaning: Developing a Philosophy of Pluralism
In The Quest for Meaning: Developing a Philosophy of Pluralism, Tariq Ramadan embarks on a journey to uncover the profound truths that bind us together. In a world so full of different beliefs and viewpoints, how can we find peace in our shared humanity? Acclaimed thinker and philosopher Tariq Ramadan explores universal ideas such as love, respect, truth and tolerance, and

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