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Polythrýleta. Sistemas explicativos y mutación conceptual en el pensamiento griego.
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Price: Free! Words: 92,090. Language: Spanish. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics
Los orígenes de la tradición occidental pertenecen a la categoría de “polythrýleta”cosas muy discutidas. La experiencia griega está transida de una mutación conceptual de surgimiento paulatino y recreación vertiginosa.
Superheroes: An Analysis of Popular Culture's Modern Myths
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,910. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 by Problematic Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics
A scholarly interrogation of popular North American superhero narratives, such as those of Superman, Spider-Man, and Batman, provides insight into how media’s messages influence the culture’s ethical values. As an extension of ideas presented by Friedrich Nietzsche, Joseph Campbell, and Umberto Eco, this dissertation argues that superhero tales must be regarded as modern mythology.
From Dust to Descartes: An Evolutionary and Mechanical Explanation of Consciousness and Self-Awareness
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Price: Free! Words: 65,900. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics
Beginning with physical reactions as simple and mechanical as rust, From Dust to Descartes goes step by evolutionary step to explore how the most remarkable and personal aspects of consciousness have arisen, how our awareness of the world of ourselves differs from that of other species, and whether machines could ever become self-aware.