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The Adventure

The Adventure

Giorgio Agamben

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037594
eISBN:
9780262345231
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037594.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This book charts a journey that ranges from poems of chivalry to philosophy, from Yvain to Hegel, from Beatrice to Heidegger. An ancient legend identifies Demon, Chance, Love, and Necessity as the ... More

AfflictedHow Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

Afflicted: How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice

Nicole M. Piemonte

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037396
eISBN:
9780262344968
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037396.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

While many commentators have pointed to the lack of compassion and empathy in medicine, their critiques, for the most part, have not considered seriously the deeper philosophical, psychological, and ... More

The Bodily SelfSelected Essays

The Bodily Self: Selected Essays

José Luis Bermúdez

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037501
eISBN:
9780262344661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037501.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

How can we be aware of ourselves both as physical objects and as thinking, experiencing subjects? What role does the experience of the body play in generating our sense of self? What is the role of ... More

Experienced WholenessIntegrating Insights from Gestalt Theory, Cognitive Neuroscience, and Predictive Processing

Experienced Wholeness: Integrating Insights from Gestalt Theory, Cognitive Neuroscience, and Predictive Processing

Wanja Wiese

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262036993
eISBN:
9780262343275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036993.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The unity of the experienced world and the experienced self have puzzled humanity for centuries. How can we understand this and related types of phenomenal (i.e., experienced) unity? This book ... More

Philosophical Provocations55 Short Essays

Philosophical Provocations: 55 Short Essays

Colin McGinn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036191
eISBN:
9780262340090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036191.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book offers a series of short, sharp chapters that take on philosophical problems ranging from the concept of mind to paradox, altruism, and the relation between God and the Devil. Avoiding the ... More

Real HallucinationsPsychiatric Illness, Intentionality, and the Interpersonal World

Real Hallucinations: Psychiatric Illness, Intentionality, and the Interpersonal World

Matthew Ratcliffe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036719
eISBN:
9780262342155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036719.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Real Hallucinations is a philosophical study of the structure of human experience, its vulnerability to disruption, and how its integrity depends on interpersonal relations. It focuses on the ... More

Robot SexSocial and Ethical Implications

Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

John Danaher and Neil McArthur (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036689
eISBN:
9780262341981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036689.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Sexbots are coming. Given the pace of technological advances, it is inevitable that realistic robots specifically designed for people’s sexual gratification will be developed in the not-too-distant ... More

True Enough

True Enough

Catherine Z. Elgin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036535
eISBN:
9780262341370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036535.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Epistemology standardly holds that there can be no epistemically good reason to accept a known falsehood or to accept a mode of justification that is not truth-conducive. Such a stance cannot ... More

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