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Signals: Evolution, Learning, and Information

Brian Skyrms

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580828
eISBN:
9780191722769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580828.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Science

This book presents an exploration of how fundamental signals are to our world. It uses a variety of tools — theories of signaling games, information, evolution, and learning — to investigate how ... More


Deleuze and Politics

Ian Buchanan and Nicholas Thoburn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632879
eISBN:
9780748652549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632879.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Deleuze was intensely aware of the need for philosophy to take an active part in shaping and critiquing the world. Philosophy, as he saw it, engages in politics by inventing new concepts and using ... More


The Invention of a People: Heidegger and Deleuze on Art and the Political

Janae Sholtz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748685356
eISBN:
9781474412445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685356.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The Invention of a People explores the residual relation between Heidegger’s thought and Deleuze’s novelty. Contextualising the problematic of a people-to-come within a larger political and ... More


Ablations and Grafts (Too Many Fingers)

Peter Szendy

in Phantom Limbs: On Musical Bodies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267057
eISBN:
9780823272303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267057.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach’s treatise, Essay on the True Art of Playing Keyboard Instruments, opens up new perspectives on fingering: there is no longer a natural position, the hand is constantly ... More


Voluntary Choices and Emergent Inequalities

Eric Rakowski

in Equal Justice

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240792
eISBN:
9780191680274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240792.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores whether justice requires the transfer of resources after initial assignments have been made to correct some emergent inequalities. While discussing this issue, Ronald Dworkin's ... More


Moralizing Technology: Understanding and Designing the Morality of Things

Peter-Paul Verbeek

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226852911
eISBN:
9780226852904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226852904.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Technology permeates nearly every aspect of our daily lives. Cars enable us to travel long distances, mobile phones help us to communicate, and medical devices make it possible to detect and cure ... More


Structure of the New Science

Donald Phillip Verene

in Vico's "New Science": A Philosophical Commentary

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700163
eISBN:
9781501701863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700163.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter comments on the structure of the New Science. The New Science has been interpreted in philosophical terms, which dwells on its theory of knowledge, or in political terms, which places ... More


Introduction: Future, Heteronomy, Invention

James J. Bono, Tim Dean, and Ewa Plonowska Ziarek

in A Time for the Humanities: Futurity and the Limits of Autonomy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229192
eISBN:
9780823235063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229192.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This introductory chapter reflects on the future of the humanities with the help of an interdisciplinary group of renowned theorists and scholars including Deleuze, Freud, Lacan, Foucault, Kristeva, ... More


Deleuze and the Political

Janae Sholtz

in The Invention of a People: Heidegger and Deleuze on Art and the Political

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748685356
eISBN:
9781474412445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685356.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Chapter Six begins with a commentary on the meaning of being true to the earth and provides an analysis of the cosmic through the lens of the work of artist, Brian Fridge. The main thrust of the ... More


Introduction

Janae Sholtz

in The Invention of a People: Heidegger and Deleuze on Art and the Political

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748685356
eISBN:
9781474412445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685356.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The introduction focuses on contextualizing Deleuze’s project as a continuation of the desire to redefine the relation of mitsein outside of homogenizing tendencies characteristic of metaphysical ... More


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