Negative Ecstasies: Georges Bataille and the Study of Religion (Perspectives in Continental Philosophy (FUP))

Regardless of Georges Bataille's stated effect on significant poststructuralist thinkers-including Foucault, Derrida, Kristeva, Lacan, Baudrillard, and Barthes-and his prominence in literary, cultural, and social conception, infrequently has he been taken up by way of students of faith, at the same time problems with the sacred have been relevant to his pondering. Bringing jointly demonstrated students and rising voices, Negative Ecstasies engages Bataille from the viewpoint of non secular stories and theology, forging hyperlinks with feminist and queer thought, economics, secularism, psychoanalysis, fats stories, and ethics. As those essays display, Bataille's paintings bears value to modern questions within the academy and important matters on this planet. We proceed to disregard him at our peril.

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Regardless of Georges Bataille's stated effect on significant poststructuralist thinkers-including Foucault, Derrida, Kristeva, Lacan, Baudrillard, and Barthes-and his prominence in literary, cultural, and social conception, infrequently has he been taken up by way of students of faith, at the same time problems with the sacred have been relevant to his pondering. Bringing jointly demonstrated students and rising voices, Negative Ecstasies engages Bataille from the viewpoint of non secular stories and theology, forging hyperlinks with feminist and queer thought, economics, secularism, psychoanalysis, fats stories, and ethics. As those essays display, Bataille's paintings bears value to modern questions within the academy and important matters on this planet. We proceed to disregard him at our peril.

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Readings in Classical Chinese Philosophy

By Bryan W. Van Norden

This new version bargains increased decisions from the works of Kongzi (Confucius), Mengzi (Mencius), Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu), and Xunzi (Hsun Tzu); new works, the dialogues Robber Zhi and White Horse; a concise basic creation; short introductions to, and selective bibliographies for, every one paintings; and 4 appendices that make clear vital figures, sessions, texts, and phrases in chinese language thought.

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By Bryan W. Van Norden

This new version bargains increased decisions from the works of Kongzi (Confucius), Mengzi (Mencius), Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu), and Xunzi (Hsun Tzu); new works, the dialogues Robber Zhi and White Horse; a concise basic creation; short introductions to, and selective bibliographies for, every one paintings; and 4 appendices that make clear vital figures, sessions, texts, and phrases in chinese language thought.

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Pasión femenina (Great Ideas 38)

40 grandes rules que han cambiado el mundo.

Kierkegaard, a quien a veces se ha tachado de misógino, tenía una concepción elevada del alma femenina. En estos textos, con un trasfondo de crítica social, el filósofo de los angeles angustia nos brinda un fino análisis estético de los angeles aflicción a través de diversas figuras femeninas (una Antígona moderna, María Beaumarchais, Doña Elvira y Margarita).

A lo largo de los angeles historia, algunos libros han cambiado el mundo. Han transformado los angeles manera en que nos vemos a nosotros mismos y a los demás. Han inspirado el debate, los angeles discordia, los angeles guerra y los angeles revolución. Han iluminado, indignado, provocado y consolado. Han enriquecido vidas, y también las han destruido. Taurus publica las obras de los grandes pensadores, pioneros, radicales y visionarios cuyas principles sacudieron l. a. civilización y nos impulsaron a ser quienes somos.

La crítica ha dicho sobre los angeles colección «Great Ideas»...
«Un fenómeno editorial.»
The Guardian

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40 grandes rules que han cambiado el mundo.

Kierkegaard, a quien a veces se ha tachado de misógino, tenía una concepción elevada del alma femenina. En estos textos, con un trasfondo de crítica social, el filósofo de los angeles angustia nos brinda un fino análisis estético de los angeles aflicción a través de diversas figuras femeninas (una Antígona moderna, María Beaumarchais, Doña Elvira y Margarita).

A lo largo de los angeles historia, algunos libros han cambiado el mundo. Han transformado los angeles manera en que nos vemos a nosotros mismos y a los demás. Han inspirado el debate, los angeles discordia, los angeles guerra y los angeles revolución. Han iluminado, indignado, provocado y consolado. Han enriquecido vidas, y también las han destruido. Taurus publica las obras de los grandes pensadores, pioneros, radicales y visionarios cuyas principles sacudieron l. a. civilización y nos impulsaron a ser quienes somos.

La crítica ha dicho sobre los angeles colección «Great Ideas»...
«Un fenómeno editorial.»
The Guardian

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What Nietzsche Really Said

By Robert C. Solomon

What Nietzsche quite Said provides us a lucid evaluate -- either informative and enjoyable -- of maybe the main commonly learn and least understood thinker in history.

Friedrich Nietzsche's competitive independence, flamboyance, sarcasm, and get together of energy have struck responsive chords in modern tradition. extra humans than ever are analyzing and discussing his writings. yet Nietzsche's principles are usually overshadowed via the myths and rumors that encompass his intercourse lifestyles, his politics, and his sanity. during this full of life and complete research, Nietzsche students Robert C. Solomon and Kathleen M. Higgins get to the guts of Nietzsche's philosophy, from his principles on "the will to energy" to his assault on faith and morality and his notorious Übermensch (superman).

What Nietzsche rather Said bargains either guidance and insights for examining and knowing this debatable philosopher. Written with sophistication and wit, this e-book offers an outstanding precis of the lifestyles and paintings of 1 of history's such a lot provocative philosophers.

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By Robert C. Solomon

What Nietzsche quite Said provides us a lucid evaluate -- either informative and enjoyable -- of maybe the main commonly learn and least understood thinker in history.

Friedrich Nietzsche's competitive independence, flamboyance, sarcasm, and get together of energy have struck responsive chords in modern tradition. extra humans than ever are analyzing and discussing his writings. yet Nietzsche's principles are usually overshadowed via the myths and rumors that encompass his intercourse lifestyles, his politics, and his sanity. during this full of life and complete research, Nietzsche students Robert C. Solomon and Kathleen M. Higgins get to the guts of Nietzsche's philosophy, from his principles on "the will to energy" to his assault on faith and morality and his notorious Übermensch (superman).

What Nietzsche rather Said bargains either guidance and insights for examining and knowing this debatable philosopher. Written with sophistication and wit, this e-book offers an outstanding precis of the lifestyles and paintings of 1 of history's such a lot provocative philosophers.

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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter (Hinges of History)

By Thomas Cahill

In Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, his fourth quantity to discover “the hinges of history,” Thomas Cahill escorts the reader on one other entertaining—and traditionally unassailable—journey in the course of the landmarks of artwork and bloodshed that outlined Greek tradition approximately 3 millennia ago.

In the city-states of Athens and Sparta and during the Greek islands, honors may be received in making love and battle, and lives have been rife with contradictions. via constructing the alphabet, the Greeks empowered the reader, demystified adventure, and opened the best way for civil dialogue and experimentation—yet they stored slaves. the wonderful verses of the Iliad recount a clash within which rage and outrage spur males to motion and recommend that their “bellicose society of glowing metals and damn guns” isn't so very far away from more moderen campaigns of “shock and awe.” And, centuries prior to Zorba, Greece was once a land the place track, dance, and freely flowing wine have been necessary to the excessive lifestyles. Granting equivalent time to the sacred and the profane, Cahill rivets our recognition to the legacies of an old and enduring worldview.

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By Thomas Cahill

In Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, his fourth quantity to discover “the hinges of history,” Thomas Cahill escorts the reader on one other entertaining—and traditionally unassailable—journey in the course of the landmarks of artwork and bloodshed that outlined Greek tradition approximately 3 millennia ago.

In the city-states of Athens and Sparta and during the Greek islands, honors may be received in making love and battle, and lives have been rife with contradictions. via constructing the alphabet, the Greeks empowered the reader, demystified adventure, and opened the best way for civil dialogue and experimentation—yet they stored slaves. the wonderful verses of the Iliad recount a clash within which rage and outrage spur males to motion and recommend that their “bellicose society of glowing metals and damn guns” isn't so very far away from more moderen campaigns of “shock and awe.” And, centuries prior to Zorba, Greece was once a land the place track, dance, and freely flowing wine have been necessary to the excessive lifestyles. Granting equivalent time to the sacred and the profane, Cahill rivets our recognition to the legacies of an old and enduring worldview.

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Philosophical Works of Etienne Bonnot, Abbe De Condillac: Volume 1

This hugely readable translation of the key works of the 18th- century thinker Etienne Bonnot, Abbe de Condillac, a disciple of Locke and a latest of Rousseau, Voltaire, and Diderot, exhibits his effect on psychiatric prognosis in addition to at the schooling of the deaf, the retarded, and the preschool baby. released 200 years after Condillac's demise, this translation includes treatises which have been, formerly, almost unavailable in English: A Treatise on structures, A Treatise of the Sensations, Logic.

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This hugely readable translation of the key works of the 18th- century thinker Etienne Bonnot, Abbe de Condillac, a disciple of Locke and a latest of Rousseau, Voltaire, and Diderot, exhibits his effect on psychiatric prognosis in addition to at the schooling of the deaf, the retarded, and the preschool baby. released 200 years after Condillac's demise, this translation includes treatises which have been, formerly, almost unavailable in English: A Treatise on structures, A Treatise of the Sensations, Logic.

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Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work

By Matthew B. Crawford

A philosopher/mechanic's clever (and occasionally humorous) examine the demanding situations and pleasures of operating with one's fingers

referred to as "the sleeper hit of the publishing season" (The Boston Globe), Shop category as Soulcraft grew to become an immediate bestseller, attracting readers with its radical (and well timed) reappraisal of the benefits of expert guide exertions. On either fiscal and mental grounds, writer Matthew B. Crawford questions the academic significant of turning each person right into a "knowledge worker," in line with a inaccurate separation of pondering from doing. utilizing his personal event as an electrician and mechanic, Crawford offers a superbly articulated demand self-reliance and a relocating mirrored image on how we will dwell concretely in an ever extra summary international.

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By Matthew B. Crawford

A philosopher/mechanic's clever (and occasionally humorous) examine the demanding situations and pleasures of operating with one's fingers

referred to as "the sleeper hit of the publishing season" (The Boston Globe), Shop category as Soulcraft grew to become an immediate bestseller, attracting readers with its radical (and well timed) reappraisal of the benefits of expert guide exertions. On either fiscal and mental grounds, writer Matthew B. Crawford questions the academic significant of turning each person right into a "knowledge worker," in line with a inaccurate separation of pondering from doing. utilizing his personal event as an electrician and mechanic, Crawford offers a superbly articulated demand self-reliance and a relocating mirrored image on how we will dwell concretely in an ever extra summary international.

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Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion, Volume 1: Introduction and The Concept of Religion

By G. W. F. Hegel

Those lectures signify the ultimate, and in many ways the decisive, component of Hegel's complete philosophical procedure. This quantity comprises Hegel's creation and the 1st a part of the lectures.

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By G. W. F. Hegel

Those lectures signify the ultimate, and in many ways the decisive, component of Hegel's complete philosophical procedure. This quantity comprises Hegel's creation and the 1st a part of the lectures.

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Talking with Sartre: Conversations and Debates

What wouldn't it be prefer to be aware of the brain of 1 of the 20th century’s maximum thinkers? John Gerassi had simply this chance; as a baby, his father and mother have been very shut associates with Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, and the couple grew to become for him like surrogate mom and dad. approved via Sartre to jot down his biography, Gerassi performed a protracted sequence of interviews among 1970 and 1974, which he has now edited to supply this revelatory and breathtaking portrait of 1 of the world’s most renowned intellectuals.

 

Through the interviews, with either their informalities and their tensions, Sartre’s larger complexities emerge. specifically, we see Sartre wrestling with the plain contradiction among his perspectives on freedom and the impression of social stipulations on our offerings and activities. We additionally achieve perception into his views at the Spanish Civil warfare, international warfare II, and the disintegration of colonialism.

 

These conversations upload an intimate size to Sartre’s extra summary principles. With awesome rigor and depth, in addition they offer a transparent lens in which to view the key conflagrations of the prior century.

 

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What wouldn't it be prefer to be aware of the brain of 1 of the 20th century’s maximum thinkers? John Gerassi had simply this chance; as a baby, his father and mother have been very shut associates with Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, and the couple grew to become for him like surrogate mom and dad. approved via Sartre to jot down his biography, Gerassi performed a protracted sequence of interviews among 1970 and 1974, which he has now edited to supply this revelatory and breathtaking portrait of 1 of the world’s most renowned intellectuals.

 

Through the interviews, with either their informalities and their tensions, Sartre’s larger complexities emerge. specifically, we see Sartre wrestling with the plain contradiction among his perspectives on freedom and the impression of social stipulations on our offerings and activities. We additionally achieve perception into his views at the Spanish Civil warfare, international warfare II, and the disintegration of colonialism.

 

These conversations upload an intimate size to Sartre’s extra summary principles. With awesome rigor and depth, in addition they offer a transparent lens in which to view the key conflagrations of the prior century.

 

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Free Will (Central Problems of Philosophy)

By Graham McFee

Free will is still one of many nice difficulties in philosophy. no matter if human offerings and activities are causally made up our minds or indirectly loose and the consequences of picking out one place or the opposite on our ethical, own, and social lives maintains to problem philosophers. Written in a transparent and simple type, this creation to the matter of unfastened will presents readers with a great snatch of the important concerns in addition to the facility to examine and evaluation the tips and arguments concerned. loose Will explores the determinist rejection of unfastened will via specific exposition of the principal determinist argument and attention of responses to every of its premises. At each level wide-spread examples and case experiences support body and flooring the argument. targeting a transparent, unmarried line of argument permits the writer to illustrate what scrupulous and chronic analytic philosophical inquiry seems to be and sounds like in perform. the style and strategy used all through motivate the reader to give a contribution to the talk as an engaged player. unfastened Will might be welcomed via scholars trying to find an interesting and transparent advent to the topic. As a rigorous workout in philosophical argument it's going to serve the start philosophy scholar as a superb spring board into the topic extra generally.

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By Graham McFee

Free will is still one of many nice difficulties in philosophy. no matter if human offerings and activities are causally made up our minds or indirectly loose and the consequences of picking out one place or the opposite on our ethical, own, and social lives maintains to problem philosophers. Written in a transparent and simple type, this creation to the matter of unfastened will presents readers with a great snatch of the important concerns in addition to the facility to examine and evaluation the tips and arguments concerned. loose Will explores the determinist rejection of unfastened will via specific exposition of the principal determinist argument and attention of responses to every of its premises. At each level wide-spread examples and case experiences support body and flooring the argument. targeting a transparent, unmarried line of argument permits the writer to illustrate what scrupulous and chronic analytic philosophical inquiry seems to be and sounds like in perform. the style and strategy used all through motivate the reader to give a contribution to the talk as an engaged player. unfastened Will might be welcomed via scholars trying to find an interesting and transparent advent to the topic. As a rigorous workout in philosophical argument it's going to serve the start philosophy scholar as a superb spring board into the topic extra generally.

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