Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Heidegger and Being and Time


Author: Stephen Mulhall

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415357203

Category: Philosophy

Page: 220

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Heidegger is one of the most controversial thinkers of the twentieth century. His writings are notoriously difficult; they both require and reward careful reading. Being and Time, his first major publication, remains to this day his most influential work. Heidegger and Being and Time introduces and assesses: * Heidegger's life and the background to Being and Time * the ideas and text of Being and Time * Heidegger's continuing importance to philosophy and his contribution to the intellectual life of our century. In this second edition, Stephen Mulhall expands his treatment of scepticism, revises his discussion on death, and reassesses the contentious relationship between the two parts of Being and Time with a focus on the notion of authenticity. This guide will be vital to all students of Heidegger in philosophy and cultural theory.

Paul Bekker's Musical Ethics


Author: Nanette Nielsen

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317082982

Category: Music

Page: 242

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German music critic and opera producer Paul Bekker (1882–1937) is a rare example of a critic granted the opportunity to turn his ideas into practice. In this first full-length study of Bekker in English, Nanette Nielsen investigates Bekker's theory and practice in light of ethics and aesthetics, in order to uncover the ways in which these intersect in his work and contributed to the cultural and political landscape of the Weimar Republic. By linking Beethoven's music to issues of freedom and individuality, as he argues for its potential to unify the masses, Bekker had already in 1911 begun to construct the ethical framework for his musical sociology and opera aesthetics. Nielsen discusses some of the complex (and conflicting) layers of modernism and conservatism in Bekker that would have a continued presence in his work and its reception throughout his career. Bekker's demands for a 'practical ethics' led to his criticisms of metaphysically grounded approaches to aesthetics, and his ethical views are put into further relief in a sketch of the development of his music phenomenology in the 1920s. Nielsen unravels the complex intersections between Bekker's ethics and his opera aesthetics in connection with his practice as an Intendant at the Wiesbaden State Theatre (1927–1932), offering a critical reading of an opera staged during his tenure: Hugo Herrmann’s Vasantasena (1930). Further works are considered in light of the theoretical framework underpinning the book, inspired by several intersections between ethics and aesthetics encountered in Bekker's work.

Feeling and Value, Willing and Action

Essays in the Context of a Phenomenological Psychology


Author: Marta Ubiali,Maren Wehrle

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319103261

Category: Philosophy

Page: 291

View: 3822

This volume explores the role and status of phenomena such as feelings, values, willing, and action in the domain of perception and (social) cognition, as well as the way in which they are related. In its exploration, the book takes Husserl’s lifelong project Studien zur Struktur des Bewusstseins (1909-1930) as its point of departure, and investigates these phenomena with Husserl but also beyond Husserl. Divided into two parts, the volume brings together essays that address the topics from different phenomenological, philosophical, and psychological perspectives. They discuss Husserl’s position in dialogue with historical and recent philosophical and psychological debates and develop phenomenological accounts and descriptions with the help of Geiger, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Plessner, Sartre, Scheler, Schopenhauer, and Reinach.

Authenticity: The Cultural History of a Political Concept


Author: Maiken Umbach,Mathew Humphrey

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 331968566X

Category: Science

Page: 144

View: 2673

Authenticity is everywhere: political leaders invoke the idea to gain our support, advertisers use it to sell their products. But is authenticity a dangerous hoax? What is, and is not, authentic has been hotly debated ever since the concept was invented. Many academics have sought to "unmask" authenticity claims as deceptive. This book takes a different approach. In chapters covering historical and contemporary examples, the authors explore why authenticity, real or imagined, exercises such a powerful hold on our imaginations. The chapters trace how invocations of authenticity borrow from one another, across arenas such as philosophy and theology, encounters with nature, leisure, and mass consumption, political and corporate leadership, left-wing and right-wing ideologies. This cultural history of authenticity is of interest to academic and lay readers alike, who are interested in the significance and history of a concept that shapes how we understand ourselves and the world we live in.

"Becoming" a Professional

an Interdisciplinary Analysis of Professional Learning


Author: Lesley Scanlon

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789400713789

Category: Education

Page: 262

View: 9956

This book is founded on the idea that ‘becoming’ is the most useful defining concept for a new ‘professional’ class whose members understand that development in their working lives is an open-ended, lifelong process of refinement and learning. In a world where being a ‘professional’ is an increasingly indistinct notion and where better education and technology are challenging ‘professional’ norms, it is imperative that we no longer think in terms of an exclusive, ‘Anglo-American’, knowledge-rich class of workers. Exploring the implications of this insight for professions including nursing, teaching, social work, engineering and the clergy, this volume aims to encourage informed debate on what it means to be a ‘professional’ in this globalised 21st century. The book argues that ‘becoming’ a professional is a lifelong process in which individual professional identities are constructed through formal education, workplace interactions and popular culture. The book advocates the ‘ongoingness’ of developing a professional self throughout one’s professional life. What emerges is a concept of becoming a professional different from the isolated, rugged, individualistic approach to traditional professional practice as represented in popular culture. It is a book for the reflective professional.

Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Plato and the Republic


Author: Nickolas Pappas

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415299978

Category: Philosophy

Page: 252

View: 3250

In the second edition of this title, Nickolas Pappas extends his exploration of Plato's text to include substantial revisions and new material. The chapters on Plato's ethics and politics have been revised and enlarged to include two brand new sections, plus further discussion of Plato on aesthetics.

The Routledge Guidebook to Heidegger's Being and Time


Author: Stephen Mulhall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136190864

Category: Philosophy

Page: 240

View: 4680

The Routledge Guidebook to Heidegger’s Being and Time examines the work of one of the most controversial thinkers of the twentieth century. Heidegger’s writings are notoriously difficult, requiring careful reading. This book analyses his first major publication, Being and Time, which to this day remains his most influential work. The Routledge Guidebook to Heidegger’s Being and Time explores: The context of Heidegger’s work and the background to his writing Each separate part of the text in relation to its goals, meanings and impact The reception the book received when first seen by the world The relevance of Heidegger’s work to modern philosophy, its legacy and influence. Following Heidegger’s original work closely, this guidebook examines the two central themes of scepticism and death. Mulhall skilfully examines the relationship between the book’s two parts, making it essential reading for all students of philosophy, and all those wishing to get to grips with this classic work.

Reception Theory and Biblical Hermeneutics


Author: David Paul Parris

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 1630878154

Category: Religion

Page: 344

View: 9731

Traditional methods employed in biblical interpretation involve a two-way dialogue between the text and the reader. Reception theory expands this into a three-way dialogue, with the third partner being the history of the text's interpretation and application. Most contemporary biblical interpreters have ignored this third partner, although recently the need to include the history of interpretation has gained some attention. This book explores the hermeneutical resources that reception theory provides for engaging the history of biblical interpretation as a third dialogue partner in biblical hermeneutics. The first third of this work explores the philosophical background and hermeneutical framework that Hans-Georg Gadamer provides for reception theory. The center of this study examines how this hermeneutical approach is fleshed out by Hans Robert Jauss. Jauss not only builds upon Gadamer's work, but his literary hermeneutic provides a model applicable to the biblical text and its tradition of interpretation. The focus for the final third of the book shifts toward three studies that seek to demonstrate the applicability of various aspects of reception theory to biblical interpretation.

Heidegger's Being and time


Author: William Large

Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr


Category: Philosophy

Page: 148

View: 4680

Everything you need to know about Heidegger's "Being and Time" in one volume

Key Concepts in Philosophy


Author: Paddy McQueen,Hilary McQueen

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan


Category: Philosophy

Page: 262

View: 5083

Key Concepts in Philosophy is an accessible account of philosophical concepts, theories and key thinkers with an emphasis on recent developments in the field. Containing over 300 entries, the terms are ordered alphabetically and cross referenced for ease of use. Suggestions for further reading follow the explanations, encouraging further reflection and independent learning.



Author: Geoffrey Scarre

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781844650835

Category: Social Science

Page: 175

View: 4184

What is death and why does it matter the knowledge of our finitude affect Does death destroy the meaningfulness lives that never ended be eternally Can death really be an evil if, after exist as subjects of goods or evils? questions are addressed in Geoffrey draws upon a wide variety of philosophical sources to offer an up-to-date and of some of the major ethical and concerning death and dying.

Das Imaginäre

Phänomenologische Psychologie der Einbildungskraft


Author: Jean-Paul Sartre

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783499340130


Page: 314

View: 4027

Über die Dichtkunst


Author: Aristoteles

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 8026870514

Category: Philosophy

Page: 127

View: 1183

Dieses eBook: "Über die Dichtkunst" ist mit einem detaillierten und dynamischen Inhaltsverzeichnis versehen und wurde sorgfältig korrekturgelesen. Die Poetik als Vorlesungsgrundlage verfasstes Buch des Aristoteles, das sich mit der Dichtkunst und deren Gattungen beschäftigt. Aristoteles gliedert die Wissenschaften in drei große Gruppen; die Poetik behandelt einen Teil des poietischen, d.h. 'hervorbringenden' menschlichen Wissens in deskriptiver und präskriptiver Weise. In den Bereich der aristotelischen Poetik fallen zunächst all diejenigen Künste, die mimetischen, d. h. nachahmenden bzw. darstellenden Charakter besitzen: Epik, Tragödie, Komödie, Dithyrambendichtung, aber auch Tanz und Musik. Im Verlauf des Werkes zeigt sich aber, dass Aristoteles fast ausschließlich Dichtung im engeren Sinne behandelt, also nachahmende Kunstformen, die sich des Mediums der Sprache bedienen. Aristoteles' Poetik steht im Zusammenhang mit seiner Rhetorik, insofern beide Schriften Sprache und Kommunikation thematisieren, sowie mit seiner Politik, insofern Dichtkunst wie Redekunst zentrale gesellschaftliche Funktionen in der griechischen Polis hatten.