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Proposed Roads to Freedom

By: Bertrand Russell

...tician, political activist and Nobel laureate. He led the British revolt against idealism in the early 1900s and is considered one of the founders of analytic philosophy along with his predecessor Gottlob Frege and his protégé Ludwig Wittgenstein. In this book, written in 1918, he offers his assessment of three competing streams in the thought of the political left: Marxia...

Philosophy, Politics

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Posterior Analytics

By: Aristotle

...Posterior Analytics is the fourth of Aristotle's six texts on logic which are collectively known as the Organon (Instrument). Posterior Analytics deals with demonstration, definition, and scientific knowledge. Demonstration is distingu...

Classics (antiquity), Philosophy

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I and Thou

By: Martin Bube

...s hitherto been eomparatively Unknown among English-speaking students of philosophy and theology. 1 and TIum' is to be understood in the context of... ...t is, indeed, philosophical; but it is not an academic work of discursive philosophy. It is mystical, but it belongs to what' Pringle-Pattison has t... ...as thus called in doubt the massive monistic system within which !dealist philosophy has worked. The direct influence of Buber on philosophical tho... ...eteenth century Soren Kierkegaard, in his attack on the reigning Hegelian philosophy, had shown the limits of thought along the old .lines. And in 1... ...stinct to set up things in a synthetic, or, if that is impossible, in an analytic way-through pulling to pieces or tearing up), is also determined ... ... know the vital factor. And indeed, if fu. all the much disCussed erotic philosophy of the age we were to leave out of a.ccount everything that inv...

...and Thou will rank &8 one of the epoch-making books 9f our generation. It has hitherto been eomparatively Unknown among English-speaking students of philosophy and theology....

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Principia Ethica

By: George Edward Moore

... and influential English philosopher. He was, with Bertrand Russell, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and (before them) Gottlob Frege, one of the founders of the analytic tradition in philosophy....

Philosophy

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Speculations and Physics

By: Sam Vaknin, Ph. D.

...d: Natural Selection IS the vital power itself. Modern Physics is converging with Philosophy (possibly with the philosophical side of Religion as ... ...ent view of the scientific endeavor competes with a more modest, semantic school of philosophy of science. Many theories - especially ones with bre... ...dvantage, to tackle questions that once were the exclusive preserve of religion or philosophy. The scientific method is ill-built to cope with such... ...ts it applies to, the term's universe of applicability). As the Oxford Companion to Philosophy puts it (p. 411): " A context of a form of words is ... ...t equivalent and do not share the same truth value). As the Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy summarily puts it (p. 194): " Inscrutability (Quine ... ...eses and the antitheses of the antinomies. The opposition in the antinomies is not analytic (no contradiction is involved) - it is dialectic. A met... ... An effect can be caused by many causes or many causes can lead to the same effect. Analytic tools - rather than experiential ones - are called for ... ..., post facto and ad hoc constructions. None of this has methodological, systematic, analytic and predictive merits. Still, the theories in psycholo...

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...ssive, coercive, or bureaucratic." (Honderich, Ted, ed. - The Oxford Companion to Philosophy - Oxford University Press, New York, 1995 - p. 31) A... ...ed: Natural Selection IS the vital power itself. Modern Physics is converging with Philosophy (possibly with the philosophical side of Religion as ... ...ors and, lately, by (neuronal) network metaphors. Metaphors are not confined to the philosophy of neurology. Architects and mathematicians, for inst... ...ck to the future", communism was surely "forward to the past". Competition A. THE PHILOSOPHY OF COMPETITION The aims of competition (anti-trust) l... ...ehead concluded that mathematics was a branch of the logic of sets and that it is analytical. In other words: the language with which we analyse t... ...ure of things because they are, at bottom, self referential (equivalent to Kant's "analytic propositions"). IIC. Kant According to Kant, our sens... ...society of lack of self- awareness. But choice of words does not a coherence make. Analytic Summary of Kimball Lasch was a member, by conviction, o... ...sly critical sensibility exemplified by psychoanalysis and the degeneration of the 'analytic attitude' into an all out assault on ideals of every ki... ...ather than as a basis for enlightenment. The solution was to blend Marxism and the analytic method of Psychoanalysis (very much as Herbert Marcuse ...

...Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics....

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Walden, Or Life in the Woods

By: Henry David Thoreau

... to human life that few, if any, whether from sav ageness, or poverty, or philosophy, ever attempt to do without it. To many creatures there is in th... ...ture, or commerce, or literature, or art. There are nowadays professors of philosophy, but not philosophers. Yet it is admirable to profess because it... ...water. It was fit that I should live on rice, mainly, who love so well the philosophy of India. To meet the objections of some inveterate cavillers, I... ...s was not indispensablenfor my discoveries were not by the syn thetic but analytic process and I have gladly omitted it since, though most housewive... ...g about the world in his own orbit, do ing it good, or rather, as a truer philosophy has dis covered, the world going about him getting good. When P... ...he necessity of being forever on the alert. What is a course of history or philosophy, or poetry, no mat ter how well selected, or the best society, ...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume One

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...valuable as illustrating the great truth, too gener- ally overlooked, that analytic power is a subordinate quality of the critic. On the whole, it may... ...neral, and more especially my ignorance on subjects connected with natural philosophy, so far from rendering me diffident of my own ability to compre-... ... conjecture. —Sir Thomas Browne. THE MENTAL FEATURES discoursed of as the analytical, are, in themselves, but little susceptible of analysis. We appr... ...y had turned outward the faces of their own. 118 Poe in Five V olumes The analytical power should not be confounded with ample ingenuity; for while t... ...ted general observation among writers on morals. Between ingenuity and the analytic ability there exists a difference far greater, indeed, than that b... ...enious are always fanciful, and the truly imaginative never otherwise than analytic. The narrative which follows will appear to the reader some- what ... ...ion. Observing him in these moods, I often dwelt meditatively upon the old philosophy of the Bi-Part Soul, and amused myself with the fancy of a doubl... ...o distend under the influence of the gas. “Having thus before us the whole philosophy of this subject, we can easily test by it the assertions of L ’E... ...to the bounds of apparent relevancy. Y et experience has shown, and a true philosophy will always show, that a vast, perhaps the larger portion of tru...

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The Doctors Dilemma: Preface on Doctors

By: George Bernard Shaw

... doctor’s power of diagnosis was shown by the doctors themselves as to the analytic microbe hunt- ers. These witch finders would give you a certificat...

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A Unifying Field in Logics : Neutrosophic Logic. Neutrosophy, Neutrosophic Set, Neutrosophic Probability

By: Florentin Smarandache

... by Charles T. Le: 3 0. Introduction: 9 1. Neutrosophy - a new branch of philosophy: 13 2. Neutrosophic Logic - a unifying field in logics: 87 3.... ...nter Florentin Smarandache, especially because the treated subject was of philosophy - revealing paradoxes - and logics. He had generalized the fu... ...osophic statistics” and thus opening new ways of research in four fields: philosophy, logics, set theory, and probability/statistics. It was known t... ...t was an inspired connection he made between literature/arts and science, philosophy. We started a long correspondence with questions and answers. ... ...l and metaphorical comments – which are separated by blank rows. It is an analytical study, and it is related to multiple-valued logic because in alm... ...ugin | passed to that of "stable disequilibrium" (<Truth in the Abstract (Analytical) versus Truth in the Concrete (Empirical)>). A self-regulating ... ...n in a hyperspace). Facts exist in isolation from other facts (= the analytic philosophy), and in connection as well with each other (= Wh... ... That's why I plead for a philosophical system without system. Not quite analytic philosophy. Congratulations for your failure! If you are defeate... ...comment and argue with them. Everything put in a form of short sections (analytic philosophy), systematically concatenated on themes, notions, cate...

...order to review them for the German journal “Zentralblatt fár Mathematik”. It was an inspired connection he made between literature/arts and science, philosophy....

...Paradoxism is an avant-garde movement in literature, art, philosophy, science, based on excessive used of antitheses, antinomies, contradictions, parables, odds, paradoxes in creations....

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The Ethics of Aristotle

By: J. A. Smith

...d the same subject. This subject is what Aristotle calls in one place the “philosophy of human affairs;” but more frequently Political or Social Scien... ...distinction is not that the one treats of Moral and the other of Political Philosophy, nor again that the one deals with the moral activity of the ind... ... 6 The Ethics of Aristotle the view of it as containing Aristotle’s Moral Philosophy. Nor is it important merely as summing up the moral judgments an... ...uct and speaking of it. Thus it still remains one of the classics of Moral Philosophy, nor is its value likely soon to be exhausted. As was pointed ou... ... prove its truth if he should ask. But these terms are employed elsewhere (Analytica Post I cap. 11. sect. 10) to denote respectively particulars and ... ...nihil enim impedio. P 6, l. 1. Or “prove themselves good,” as in the Prior Analytics, ii 25, [Greek: apanta pisteuomen k.t l] but the other rendering ... ...st upon Compassion. P. 133, l. 24. It is the opening statement of the Post Analytics. P . 133, l. 27. Aristotle in his logical analysis of Induction, ... ...cs. P . 133, l. 27. Aristotle in his logical analysis of Induction, Prior. Analytics II. 25, defines it to be “the proving the in- herence of the majo... ...l to compare on the subject of Induction as the term is used by Aristotle, Analytica Prior. II 25 26 Analytica Post. I. 1, 3, and I. Topics VI I and X...

...gle treatise of which his Politics is the other half. Both deal with one and the same subject. This subject is what Aristotle calls in one place the ?philosophy of human affairs;? but more frequently Political or Social Science. In the two works taken together we have their author?s whole theory of human conduct or practical activity, that is, of all human activity which i...

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

...at define prop- erty in the information age. It is that problem, its history, philosophy, and politics that I try to sketch out in the pages ahead. Ack... ... how seamlessly Macaulay coupled beautiful, evoca- tive writing and careful, analytic argument. Admittedly, he was remarkable even in his own time, bu... ...efferson and Macaulay focused do not disappear merely because one embraces a philosophy of moral rights—if anything, they become more pressing, partic... ... ___ 37278_u01.qxd 8/28/08 11:04 AM Page 36 als had been nurtured on the philosophy of the Scottish Enlightenment and the history of the struggle ... ...Gates, General Partner, Micro-Soft.” The hyphen would disappear in time. The philosophy stuck around. Though there are quibbles about the facts in Gat... ...... ...udely speaking, the environmental movement was deeply influenced by two basic analytical frameworks. The first was the idea of ecology: the fragile, com... ...lism, we need not only a semantic reorganization, or a set of conceptual and analytic tools, but a movement of people devoted to bringing a goal to th... ...294; and ecology, 239–240; and externality, 239–240; and populariza- tion of analytic framework, 240; cri- tique of analogy to intellectual property, ...

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Proceedings of the Introduction to Neutrosophic Physics : Unmatter & Unparticle

By: Florentin Smarandache, Editor

...2. The Gist of the Present Epistemology: The Surjective Qualon “Mere eruditic logic often turns – as has been generically said – philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. How far away from creation and solitude, from play and imagination, from day and night, from noon and silhouette it is! How Genius is precisely everythi...

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Scientia Magna : An International Journal : Volume 3, No. 2, 2007

By: Shaanxi Xi'an, Editor

...Scientia Magna is published annually in 200-300 pages per volume and 1,000 copies on topics such as mathematics, physics, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and linguistics....

...S. M. Khairnar and M. More : Subclass of analytic and univalent functions in the unit disk 1 Y. Ma, etc. : Large quaternary cyclic codes of length 85 and related quantum error-correcting 9 J. Chen : Value distribution of the F.Smarandache LCM function 15 M. Bencz...

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The Analysis of Mind

By: Bertrand Russell

...iversity is an equal opportunity university. Contents MUIRHEAD LIBRARY OF PHILOSOPHY ................................................................... ... Russell The Analysis of Mind by Bertrand Russell 1921 MUIRHEAD LIBRARY OF PHILOSOPHY An admirable statement of the aims of the Library of Phi- losoph... ... his description of the original programme printed in Erdmann’s History of Philosophy under the date 1890. This was slightly modified in subsequent vo... ...umes to take the form of the following statement: “The Muirhead Library of Philosophy was designed as a contribution to the History of Modern Philosop... ...secondly of different Sub- jects—Psychology, Ethics, Aesthetics, Political Philosophy, Theology. While much had been done in England in tracing the co... ...d, if I am not mistaken, incapable of maintaining itself either against an analytic scrutiny or against a host of facts in psycho-analysis and animal ... ... a wide field of “unconscious” phenomena which does not depend upon psycho-analytic theories. Such occurrences as automatic writing lead Dr. Morton Pr... ...urist, this must certainly count as knowledge, however it may be viewed by analytic psychology. In this case, what is known, roughly, is the stimulus;... ... except observation. I assume, that is to say, a trained observer, with an analytic attention, knowing the sort of thing to look for, and the sort of ...

...Excerpt: Muirhead Library Of Philosophy. An admirable statement of the aims of the Library of Philosophy was provided by the first editor, the late Professor J. H. Muirhead, in his description of the original programme printed in Erdmann?s History of Phi...

...Contents MUIRHEAD LIBRARY OF PHILOSOPHY .............................................................................................................. 4 PREFACE ................................................................................................

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Autobiography

By: John Stuart Mill

...with Logic, in which I began at once with the Organon, and read it to the Analytics inclusive, but profited little by the Poste rior Analytics, whic... ...e eighteenth century metaphysics, M. Gergonne, on logic, under the name of Philosophy of the Sciences. I also went through a course of the higher math... ...ollection of having once seen Saint Simon, not yet the founder either of a philosophy or a religion, and considered only as a clever original. The chi... ...ty to my conceptions of things. I now had opinions; a creed, a doctrine, a philosophy; in one among the best senses of the word, a religion; the incul... ...my father’s direction, my studies were carried into the higher branches of analytic psychology. I now read Locke’s Essay, and wrote out an ac count ... ...my father made me study what he deemed the really master production in the philosophy of mind, Hartley’s Observations on Man . This book, though it d... ...an the one I ultimately executed. Having done with Logic, we launched into Analytic Psy chology, and having chosen Hartley for our text book, we 71 ... ...oined together in Nature, to cohere more and more closely in our thoughts. Analytic habits may thus even strengthen the associations between causes an... ...he formation of my character anew, and create, in a mind now irretrievably analytic, fresh associations of plea sure with any of the objects of human...

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes Volume Four

By: Edgar Allan Poe

...‘Confessions of an Opium-eater’—fine, very fine!—glorious imagination—deep philosophy acute specula- tion—plenty of fire and fury, and a good spicing ... ...r. Is it not truly remarkable that, before the magnificent light shed upon philosophy by Humanity, the world was accustomed to regard War and Pes- til... ...OST NOTORIOUS ill-fortune must in the end yield to the untiring courage of philosophy—as the most stubborn city to the ceaseless vigilance of an enemy... ... might even have a tangible form. Most philoso- phers, upon many points of philosophy, are still very unphilosophical. William Godwin, however, says i... ...uch new light might be thrown upon a highly interesting branch of physical philosophy. To all this I am sorry that I cannot reply. A hint is the only ... ...ented to his inspection—he could have no difficulty in determining, by the analytic retrogradation, to what original impulse it was due. This power of...

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Getting Married and Preface to Getting Married

By: George Bernard Shaw

...le, and that even the most experi- enced people have not always sufficient analytic faculty to dis- entangle it from the sentiments, sympathetic or ab...

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The Varieties of Religious Experience

By: William James

.......................................................... 365 Lecture XVIII: PHILOSOPHY ................................................................... ...lthy- mindedness and repentance— Essential pluralism of the healthy-minded philosophy— Morbid- mindedness: its two degrees—The pain-threshold varies i... ... states— They strengthen monistic and optimistic hypotheses. LECTURE XVIII PHILOSOPHY Primacy of feeling in religion, philosophy being a secondary fun... ...statements of religious experience, but uncoercive as reasoned proof— What philosophy CAN do for religion by transforming herself into “science of rel... ...petites,” and the second a metaphysical one on “Their Satisfaction through Philosophy.” But the un- expected growth of the psychological matter as I ... ...thematicians handle the same numeri- cal and spatial facts by geometry, by analytical geom- etry, by algebra, by the calculus, or by quaternions, and ... ...religious constructions once more. For the moment, let me dryly pursue the analytic part of the task. Both thought and feeling are determinants of con...

...VII: MYSTICISM ................................................................................................................... 365 Lecture XVIII: PHILOSOPHY ................................................................................................................................ 416 Lecture XIX: OTHER CHARACTERISTICS .................................................

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Paradoxist Distiches

By: Florentin Smarandache

...The whole paradoxist distich should be as a geometric unitary parabola, hyperbola, ellipse at the borders between art, philosophy, rebus, and mathematics – which exist in complementariness. The School of Paradoxist Literature, which evolved around 1980s, continues through these bi-verses closed in a new lyric exact formula, but with an openin...

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The Renaissance of Science : The Story of the Atom and Chemistry

By: Ph.D. Albert Martini

...us who we are! The writing of this book was guided by the gentle hand of our little and fascinating friend, the ATOM, through the exalting world of PHILOSOPHY (the love of learning) and of SCIENCE (the love of truth). In this fantastic journey, I had the privilege and pleasure of re-learning an old lesson of life, that man’s struggle to learn and to better himself and th...

...ur solar system as a mechanical universe. RENE DESCARTES (1596-1650) French Philosopher and Mathematician 53 Created his Cartesian Coordinates and Analytic Geometry. ROBERT BOYLE (1627-1691) Irish Physicist and Chemist 53 Proposed his corpuscular theory, revived Democritus’ theory. Published The Sceptical Chemist and initiated modern chemistry.   WILLIAM GILBERT ...

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