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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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