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New Romantic CyborgsRomanticism, Information Technology, and the End of the Machine

New Romantic Cyborgs: Romanticism, Information Technology, and the End of the Machine

Mark Coeckelbergh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035460
eISBN:
9780262343084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035460.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Most people assume that technology and romanticism are opposed. They share this assumption with many contemporary philosophers of technology, who tend to reduce romanticism to nostalgia. This book ... More

The New Science of the MindFrom Extended Mind to Embodied Phenomenology

The New Science of the Mind: From Extended Mind to Embodied Phenomenology

Mark Rowlands

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014557
eISBN:
9780262289733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014557.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

There is a new way of thinking about the mind that does not locate mental processes exclusively “in the head.” Some think that this expanded conception of the mind will be the basis of a new science ... More

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

Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment

Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment

David M. Kaplan (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035668
eISBN:
9780262337991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035668.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Environmental philosophy and philosophy of technology have taken divergent paths despite their common interest in examining human modification of the natural world. Yet philosophers from each field ... 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

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