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Brian Epstein

in The Ant Trap: Rebuilding the Foundations of the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199381104
eISBN:
9780199381128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199381104.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This conclusion considers areas for future inquiry. It points out that we have accepted anthropocentrism about the social world at least since Hobbes’s Leviathan, and that this has been built into ... More


Toward an Aesthetics of Respect: Kant’s Contribution to Environmental Aesthetics

Denis Dumas

in Environmental Aesthetics: Crossing Divides and Breaking Ground

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254491
eISBN:
9780823261185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254491.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Dennis Dumas focuses on the relationship between environmental ethics and environmental aesthetics, two philosophical disciplines that emerged at about the same time. Dumas turns to Kant’s third ... More


The Resurrection of Nature: Environmental Metaphysics in Sergei Bulgakov’s Philosophy of Economy

Bruce V. Foltz

in The Noetics of Nature: Environmental Philosophy and the Holy Beauty of the Visible

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823254644
eISBN:
9780823261024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254644.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Sergei Bulgakov’s Philosophy of Economy presents an understanding of nature that overcomes environmental philosophy’s polarization into anthropocentrism and deep ecology. Economy here is something ... More


Elemental Complexity and Relational Vitality: The Relevance of Nomadic Thought for Contemporary Science

Rosi Braidotti

in The Force of the Virtual: Deleuze, Science, and Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665976
eISBN:
9781452946382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665976.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter begins with a discussion of the “knowing” subject as multiplicity, process, and becoming. It proposes an alternative vision of both the thinking subject, of his or her evolution, and of ... More


Cases: Qualitative Analogy

Carrie Figdor

in Pieces of Mind: The Proper Domain of Psychological Predicates

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198809524
eISBN:
9780191846861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809524.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

Chapter 2 begins to illustrate the problem with details of recent scientific research into plants and bacteria and the uses of psychological predicates to describe the new discoveries. Plants are ... More


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