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The Not-TwoLogic and God in Lacan

The Not-Two: Logic and God in Lacan

Lorenzo Chiesa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262529037
eISBN:
9780262335034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529037.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The Not-Two examines the treatment of logic and God in Lacan’s later work. The book draws from Lacan’s axiom “There is no sexual relationship.” It provides both a close reading of Lacan’s strive to ... More

OstensionWord Learning and the Embodied Mind

Ostension: Word Learning and the Embodied Mind

Chad Engelland

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028097
eISBN:
9780262320610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028097.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book focuses on the significance of ostension in first word learning, which it distinguishes from ostensive definition. It begins by discussing ostension in contemporary philosophy, especially ... More

Our Own MindsSociocultural Grounds for Self-Consciousness

Our Own Minds: Sociocultural Grounds for Self-Consciousness

Radu J. Bogdan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026376
eISBN:
9780262289214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026376.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book takes a developmental perspective on consciousness—its functional design in particular—and proposes that children's functional capacity for consciousness is assembled during development out ... More

Outside ColorPerceptual Science and the Puzzle of Color in Philosophy

Outside Color: Perceptual Science and the Puzzle of Color in Philosophy

M. Chirimuuta

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029087
eISBN:
9780262327435
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029087.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Is color real or illusory, mind independent or mind dependent? The metaphysical debate over color has gone on at least since the seventeenth century. In this book, M. Chirimuuta draws on contemporary ... More

The Philosophical Challenge from China

The Philosophical Challenge from China

Brian Bruya (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028431
eISBN:
9780262323628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028431.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

For too long, analytic philosophy discounted insights from the Chinese philosophical tradition. In the last decade or so, however, philosophers have begun to bring the insights of Chinese thought to ... More

Pirate PhilosophyFor a Digital Posthumanities

Pirate Philosophy: For a Digital Posthumanities

Gary Hall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034401
eISBN:
9780262332217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034401.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Much has been written about the “crisis of capitalism” and the associated series of events that began with the Tunisian revolution of 2010: the Arab Spring, Occupy, #GobalRevolution, and student and ... More

The Place of LandscapeConcepts, Contexts, Studies

The Place of Landscape: Concepts, Contexts, Studies

Jeff Malpas (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015523
eISBN:
9780262295840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015523.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This volume explores the conceptual “topography” of landscape: it examines the character of landscape as itself a mode of place as well as the modes of place that appear in relation to landscape. ... More

Poiesis and Enchantment in Topological Matter

Poiesis and Enchantment in Topological Matter

Xin Wei Sha

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262019514
eISBN:
9780262318914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019514.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Movement, and in particular, gesture are arguably essential aspects of engendering human experience. But rather than taking “the body” or “cognition” for granted as conceptual starting points, we ... More

Pragmatism and Reference

Pragmatism and Reference

David Boersema

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026604
eISBN:
9780262268882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026604.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Despite a recent revival of interest in pragmatist philosophy, most work in the analytic philosophy of language ignores insights offered by classical pragmatists and contemporary neopragmatists. This ... More

Radicalizing EnactivismBasic Minds without Content

Radicalizing Enactivism: Basic Minds without Content

Daniel D. Hutto and Erik Myin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018548
eISBN:
9780262312172
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018548.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Most of what humans do and experience is best understood in terms of dynamically unfolding interactions with the environment. Many philosophers and cognitive scientists now acknowledge the critical ... More

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