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Reading Heidegger's Black Notebooks 1931-1941

Reading Heidegger's Black Notebooks 1931-1941

Ingo Farin and Jeff Malpas (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034012
eISBN:
9780262334631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034012.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The publication of Heidegger’s Black Notebooks, especially those from 1931-1941,has provoked enormous controversy and this volume aims to bring together a range of responses by well-known figures in ... More

Screen EcologiesArt, Media, and the Environment in the Asia-Pacific Region

Screen Ecologies: Art, Media, and the Environment in the Asia-Pacific Region

Larissa Hjorth, Sarah Pink, and Kristen Sharp

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034562
eISBN:
9780262334013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034562.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

A visual culture of environmental deterioration, pollution and disaster has fast become part of our everyday media lives. This is accompanied by a wider move towards recognition, consciousness, and ... More

Sensory Integration and the Unity of Consciousness

Sensory Integration and the Unity of Consciousness

David J. Bennett and Christopher S. Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027786
eISBN:
9780262319270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027786.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In this volume, cognitive scientists and philosophers examine two closely related aspects of mind and mental functioning: the relationships among the various senses and the links that connect ... More

The Stubborn System of Moral Responsibility

The Stubborn System of Moral Responsibility

Bruce N. Waller

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028165
eISBN:
9780262327404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028165.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Belief in moral responsibility is very strong; and although there are many arguments in support of moral responsibility, it is clear that those arguments are not as strong as the belief in moral ... More

Systems, Experts, and ComputersThe Systems Approach in Management and Engineering, World War II and After

Systems, Experts, and Computers: The Systems Approach in Management and Engineering, World War II and After

Agatha C. Hughes and Thomas P. Hughes (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262082853
eISBN:
9780262275873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262082853.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

After World War II, a systems approach to solving complex problems and managing complex systems came into vogue among engineers, scientists, and managers, fostered in part by the diffusion of digital ... More

The Tarskian TurnDeflationism and Axiomatic Truth

The Tarskian Turn: Deflationism and Axiomatic Truth

Leon Horsten

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015868
eISBN:
9780262298643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015868.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book investigates the relationship between formal theories of truth and contemporary philosophical approaches to truth. The work of mathematician and logician Alfred Tarski (1901–1983) marks the ... More

Thinking about OneselfFrom Nonconceptual Content to the Concept of a Self

Thinking about Oneself: From Nonconceptual Content to the Concept of a Self

Kristina Musholt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029209
eISBN:
9780262329767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029209.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book offers a novel theory of self-consciousness, understood as the ability to think about oneself. The book’s aim is to explain this ability and its development. It argues for a ... More

Time and Identity

Time and Identity

Joseph Keim Campbell, Michael O'Rourke, and Harry S. Silverstein (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014090
eISBN:
9780262265799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014090.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The concepts of time and identity seem at once unproblematic and frustratingly difficult. Time is an intricate part of our experience — it would seem that the passage of time is a prerequisite for ... More

The Time of Our LivesA Critical History of Temporality

The Time of Our Lives: A Critical History of Temporality

David Couzens Hoy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013048
eISBN:
9780262255226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013048.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The project of all philosophy may be to gain reconciliation with time, even if not every philosopher has dealt with time expressly. A confrontation with the passing of time and with human finitude ... More

The Trouble with PleasureDeleuze and Psychoanalysis

The Trouble with Pleasure: Deleuze and Psychoanalysis

Aaron Schuster

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262528597
eISBN:
9780262334150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262528597.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Is pleasure a rotten idea, mired in negativity and lack, which should be abandoned in favor of a new concept of desire? Or is desire itself fundamentally a matter of lack, absence, and loss? This is ... More

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