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Understanding Habermas: The Ideal Speech Community
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Philosophy
This essay length guide examines Habermas's theory of the Ideal Speech Community, which is a combination of speech act theory and Kantian moral theory. Topics covered include a brief examination of critical theory and its origins, different types of speech acts and the validity claims they make, the world creation criteria that validate speech acts, and the principle of universalisation.
Epistemología Kantiana
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern
Renato Descartes y David Hume habían iniciado una crítica del conocimiento humano y habían colocado la teoría del conocimiento antes de las investigaciones de orden metafísico. Lo que ellos buscaban era el origen de nuestras ideas. Para Descartes y los racionalistas las ideas eran innatas. Para Hume y los empiristas las ideas eran adquiridas.
Ontologia y Metafisica
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / General
La metafisica es la rama de la filosofía que se ocupa de la naturaleza de la realidad última. La metafísica está dividida en ontología, que tiene que ver con la cuestión de cómo muchos tipos fundamentales de entidades componen el universo, y la propia metafísica, que se ocupa de describir los rasgos más generales de la realidad.
Saber y Conocer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,180. Language: Spanish. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Te presento un conjunto muy selecto de pequeños trabajos, tareas y reflexiones en torno a la búsqueda del conocimiento: epistemología, problemas del lenguaje, convencionalismo físico, el lenguaje en foucault, realismo desde el punto de vista de Quintanilla y Ludovico Geymonat, racionalismo y método científico.
Social Truths
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Psychology » General
Social Truths is about better understanding society to better understand ourselves. This book lays out a buffet of sociological nuggets about society, allowing you to take in deep concepts in bite-sized ways that are easily digestible and surprisingly delicious. Bon appetit!
What is Enlightenment? Theories about Knowing Yourself Beneath Your Societal Identity, God and the Unseen Realm From Plato, Isaac Newton, Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Immanuel Kant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,440. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Throughout the years many other philosophers and physicists, including Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Immanuel Kant, Isaac Newton, and Albert Einstein, have repeatedly suggested that to find peace, comfort, passion and happiness, people must look inside and get to know themselves, or their soul. And that within our selves lay limitless knowledge about what we cannot see in the physical world.
Nine Thinkers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
Each chapter in this volume is dedicated to an idea that helped shape our world. It begins with Plato and love, then moves on to look at Aristotle and virtue, Descartes and existence, Kant's concepts and intuitions, Marx and class struggle, Freud and the subconscious, Sartre and existentialism, Rawls and justice as fairness and, finally, Júrgen Habermas and the ideal speech community.
Creative Obsession - Philosophic Life in Broad Daylight (An Apomary)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Pragmatism, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Creative Obsession is a modern apomary (an amalgam of aphorisms, apothegms and apologues) which depicts a "boiling pot" of philosophy with astonishing succinctness. The fervent protagonist of Creative Obsession is Homer Dogg, “a hardcore traveler, an honest scholar and an infatuated artist.”
Fundamentals of Western Philosophy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,260. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
This work includes detailed examinations of the ideas put forth by such influential thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, George Berkeley, John Locke, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, Arthur Schopenhauer, Bertrand Russell, Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Stuart Mill, and Alexis de Tocqueville.
Kant’s Theory of Mental Activity: A Commentary on the Transcendental Analytic of the Critique of Pure Reason
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 131,120. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
This book explains the central passage of the “Transcendental Analytic” of the Critique of Pure Reason. It proceeds in the manner of a textual commentary, discussing and explaining each section of the Analytic in turn. The purpose, however, is not merely to comment chapter by chapter on what Kant has written, but rather to reorganise and interpret his argument so that it is coherent and connected.