By Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka
By Timothy E. Eastman,Hank Keeton
Featuring discussions and discussion by way of fashionable scientists and philosophers, this e-book explores the wealthy interface of up to date physics and Whitehead-inspired procedure concept. The members percentage the conviction that quantum physics not just corroborates lots of Whitehead’s philosophical theses, yet is usually illuminated by way of them. hence, although differing in standpoint or emphasis, the contributions via Geoffrey bite, David Finkelstein, Henry Stapp and different scientists conceptually dovetail with these of Philip Clayton, Jorge Nobo, Yutaka Tanaka and different technique philosophers.
“Eastman and Keeton have edited a amazing choice of essays by way of famous scientists and philosophers motivated by way of the method philosophy of A. N. Whitehead … An advent by way of the sequence editor, dialogues on the finish of every a part of the ebook, a word list, bibliography, and an index improve the standard of this well-produced quantity … hugely recommended.” — CHOICE
“Without query this booklet comprises a few impressive and cutting-edge essays at the very serious problem of the relation among Whitehead’s philosophy and modern physics. it is a actually wanted addition to the turning out to be box of method stories and will good increase the general highbrow respectability of method pondering for a large swath of intelligentsia.” — George W. Shields, editor of method and research: Whitehead, Hartshorne, and the Analytic Tradition
“What excites me so much approximately this booklet is the hassle of best physicists to strengthen their reflections approximately physics via interplay with philosophy—primarily that of Whitehead. It additionally means that, after a protracted hold up, state-of-the-art scientists realize the necessity of technological know-how for a few of Whitehead’s seminal ideas.” — John B. Cobb Jr., Founding Co-director, heart for method Studies
“This ebook is filled with unforeseen insights, new principles, and beneficial feedback. there's additionally a desirable juxtaposition of philosophical and medical viewpoints.” — Pete A. Y. Gunter, editor of Creativity in George Herbert Mead
Timothy E. Eastman is staff supervisor for house technological know-how at NASA’s Goddard area Flight heart and a specialist in plasma technology and technology.
Hank Keeton is President of Keeton building company and earned his Ph.D. in Philosophy on the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley.
By Richard Eldridge
By Jon R. Snyder,Juan Antonio Méndez
La estética del Barroco analiza con rigor y minuciosidad los textos de aquellos autores que podemos considerar antecedentes inmediatos del arte y l. a. literatura barrocos, pero es a los clásicos de los angeles agudeza y el ingenio, de los angeles nueva concepción de los angeles belleza, Marino, Gracián y Tesauro, a los que presta mayor atención. Completa su estudio con un análisis de los autores y textos barrocos que se han ocupado de las artes visuales y de aquellos filósofos que ya en el siglo xviii desarrollaron algunas de las rules centrales del barroco.
By Josephine Donovan
The Aesthetics of Care starts off with a consultant to the connection among ethics and aesthetics, resulting in a reconceptualization of key literary severe phrases similar to mimesis and catharsis, earlier than relocating directly to an utilized part, with interpretations of the explicit therapy of animals dealt with through a variety of authors, together with Willa Cather, Leo Tolstoy, George Sand, and J.M. Coetzee. The booklet closes with 3 concluding theoretical chapters.
transparent, unique, and provocative, The Aesthetics of Care introduces and makes new contributions to a couple of burgeoning parts of analysis and debate: aesthetics and ethics, serious thought, animal ethics, and ecofeminist criticism.
By Robert L. Wicks
Highlighting eu ambivalence in the direction of cause within the aftermath of the violence of the French Revolution, Wick indicates how each one thinker bargains with the stress among the beliefs of medical rationalism on one aspect and creativity and human intuition at the different. may still paintings be evaluated objectively when it comes to its shape and dimensions, or may still we price it as a result of the way it makes us think? With a color plate part and written in a full of life yet target tone, this publication will end up crucial for college kids in Philosophy, artwork, and English Literature.
By Joanna Demers
By Nick Zangwill
In this quantity, Zangwill develops a view of the character of tune and our event of track that foregrounds the cultured houses of song. He specializes in metaphysical matters approximately aesthetic houses of song, mental matters concerning the nature of musical event, and philosophy of language matters concerning the metaphorical nature of aesthetic descriptions of song.
Among the techniques of this booklet, Zangwill addresses the boundaries of literal description, as a rule, and within the aesthetic case. He additionally explores the social and political concerns approximately musical listening, which are typically addressed extra in continental traditions.
By Jeanette Bicknell
In Philosophy of track and making a song: An Introduction, Jeanette Bicknell explores key aesthetic, moral, and different philosophical questions that experience no longer but been completely researched via philosophers, musicologists, or scientists. matters addressed include:
- The courting among the which means of a song’s phrases and its music
- The performer’s function and the consequent gender problems, social ontology, and private identity
- The performer’s moral tasks to audiences, composers, lyricists, and people for whom the cloth holds specific significance
- The metaphysical prestige of remoted solo performances in comparison to the continual making a song of opera or the interrupted making a song of level and monitor musicals
Each bankruptcy specializes in one significant musical instance and comprises a number of shorter discussions of different decisions. All were selected for his or her illustrative energy and their accessibility for any reader and are without problems available.
By Sigurd Bergmann
Built area is either a actual entity in addition to a socially and traditionally built position. It continuously interacts with humans, affecting their habit, considering, and feeling. Doing non secular paintings in a selected atmosphere implies acknowledging the environment to be indispensable to theology itself. The members to this quantity view constructions, scriptures, conversations, prayers, preaching, artifacts, track and drama, and equipped and ordinary atmosphere as participants to a contextual theology.
The view of our surroundings during which faith is practiced as built-in with theology represents not only a brand new topic but in addition a need if one is to appreciate religion's personal intensity. Reflections approximately house and position and the way they replicate and impact non secular event offer a problem and an pressing necessity for theology. this is often fairly vital if non secular practitioners are to observe how theology is given expression within the existential spatiality of existence. Can area set theology loose? this can be a tough query, one who the editor hopes could be responded, a minimum of partly, during this volume.
The variety of theoretical innovations in aesthetics, cultural concept, and structure aren't considered as an issue to be solved through developing one overarching dominant concept. as a substitute, this variety is considered by way of its optimistic capability to motivate discourse approximately theology and aesthetics. during this discourse, theology doesn't have to develop into absolutely depending on one or one other concept, yet must always in actual fact current its standards for selecting this or that theoretical framework. This quantity indicates basically how diverse modes of layout in sacred areas catch a feeling of the religious.