Cultural Relativism and Philosophy

North and Latin American Perspectives

Edited by M. Dascal

Status: 
€113,00
$150.00
ISBN13: 
9789004094338
Publication Date: 
July 1991
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xii, 316 pp.
Imprint: 
Language: 
ISSN: 
0922-6001
Volume: 
7

Edited by Alfonsina Scarinzi, EuCog III Network of Excellence

The volume presents the results of the 1st International Conference on Aesthetics and the Embodied Mind. It discusses from different points of view the role of embodiment in the reevaluation of aesthetics as a process of bodily mediated meaning-making.
Series: 
Volume: 
34
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004281509
Expected: 
December 2014

Admir Skodo, University of California, Berkeley

In Other Logics: Alternatives to Formal Logic in the History of Thought and Contemporary Philosophy, edited by Admir Skodo, an array of historical and philosophical chapters decenter the idea of formal logic as the most accurate, timeless, and abstract description of all thought and reasoning.
Series: 
Volume: 
33
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004270039
Publication date: 
March 2014

Edited by Bo Mou San Jose State University and Richard Tieszen San Jose State University

From the vantage point of comparative philosophy, this anthology explores how analytic and "Continental" approaches in the Western and other philosophical traditions can constructively engage each other and jointly contribute to the contemporary development of philosophy.
Series: 
Volume: 
32
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004205116
Publication date: 
April 2013

Edited by Mary Bittner Wiseman and Liu Yuedi

How contemporary Chinese art is creating “a philosophy of life, a philosophy of politics, and a natural philosophy,” as artist Qiu Zhijie says it must, is explored in this collection of essays by philosophers and art historians from America and China.
Series: 
Volume: 
31
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004187955
Publication date: 
March 2011

Edited by Nigel Mackay and Agnes Petocz

This volume is a collection of new, published and revised essays, providing a distinctive, thoroughgoing, realist approach to contemporary psychological theories, concepts, methods, and applications. The essays also offer critical analyses of antirealist trends both in and outside of mainstream...
Series: 
Volume: 
30
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004188877
Publication date: 
December 2010

Swarupa Gupta

This book opens fresh ways of rethinking colonial nationalisms, qualifying derivative, political and modernist paradigms. Introducing the category of samaj (cultural entity), it shows how indigenous socio-cultural origins were reconfigured in modern Bengali-Indian nationhood to conceptualise...
Series: 
Volume: 
29
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004176140
Publication date: 
June 2009

Edited by Michael Krausz, Denis Dutton and Karen Bardsley

Seventeen philosophical thinkers ask: What is creativity? What are the criteria of creativity? Should we assign logical priority to creative persons, processes, or products? How do various forms of creativity relate to different domains of human activity?
Series: 
Volume: 
28
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004174443
Publication date: 
March 2009

Edited by Bo Mou

This anthology investigates how Searle’s philosophy and Chinese philosophy can jointly contribute to the common philosophical enterprise and shows how such comparative methodology of constructive engagement is important in philosophical inquiry. Searle contributes his keynote essay and his...
Series: 
Volume: 
27
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004168091
Publication date: 
June 2008

Jeroen Vanheste

The T.S. Eliot of the 1920s was a European humanist who was part of an international network of like-minded intellectuals. Their ideas about literature, education and European culture in general remain highly relevant to the cultural debates of our day.
Series: 
Volume: 
26
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004161603
Publication date: 
May 2007

Jeffrey Strayer

Subjects and Objects provides the philosophical groundwork for the determination of the limits of Abstraction in art. This involves extensive consideration of the subject-object relationship and properties of subjects and objects that pertain to making and apprehending works of art.
Series: 
Volume: 
25
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004157149
Publication date: 
March 2007

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