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Practising with Deleuze: Design, Dance, Art, Writing, Philosophy

Suzie Attiwill, Terri Bird, Andrea Eckersley, and Antonia Pont

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474429344
eISBN:
9781474438568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429344.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Practising with Deleuze offers the first systematic reading of Gilles Deleuze’s mature philosophy from the perspective of contemporary creative practitioners, including fine artists, a dancer, a ... More


Thinking Through the Imagination: Aesthetics in Human Cognition

John Kaag

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254934
eISBN:
9780823261031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254934.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In this book, John Kaag explores the following questions: What is the imagination? And where does the imagination come from? In order to answer these questions, Kaag explains the way that the concept ... More


Objectivism III: The Fundamentality Theory

Thaddeus Metz

in Meaning in Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199599318
eISBN:
9780191747632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599318.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 12 develops a novel non-consequentialist theory that, it is argued, is major improvement on rivals from the previous chapters. According to this favoured principle, one's life is more ... More


What is Speculative Philosophy?

Didier Debaise

in Speculative Empiricism: Revisiting Whitehead

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423045
eISBN:
9781474438612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423045.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter questions the contemporary stakes of speculative philosophy. Taking Whitehead’s claim of inscribing all problems of knowledge, of reality, and of experience within a “speculative scheme” ... More


Actualising Creativity

Didier Debaise

in Speculative Empiricism: Revisiting Whitehead

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423045
eISBN:
9781474438612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423045.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The description of the general components of creativity led to the following key proposition of Process and Reality: creativity exists only through its actualisations. But what does it mean to exist ... More


Silence, Theopoetics, and Theologos: On the Word That Comes After

John Thatamanil

in Theopoetic Folds: Philosophizing Multifariousness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251551
eISBN:
9780823252985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251551.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This afterword addresses the use of Whiteheadian process thought as a means of theopoestics in the previous chapters of the book, examining the various readings of Whitehead that include ... More


The World as an Ultimate: Children as Windows to the World's Sacredness

C. Robert Mesle

in Theopoetic Folds: Philosophizing Multifariousness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251551
eISBN:
9780823252985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251551.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter argues for three metaphysical ultimates: God, creativity (or emptiness in the Buddhist tradition), and the world, or manifold. The author explores Whitehead's own proposal of the three ... More


The Cultivation of the Imagination

John Kaag

in Thinking Through the Imagination: Aesthetics in Human Cognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254934
eISBN:
9780823261031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254934.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This introductory chapter addresses the difficulty of defining the imagination, a difficulty that turns on the difference between empirical or objective accounts of the imagination and ... More


On Creativity: Blue Dogs with Red Spots and Dialogic Imagination

Anke Finger, Rainer Guldin, and Gustavo Bernardo

in Vilém Flusser: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674787
eISBN:
9781452947211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674787.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter connects Vilém Flusser with the art world and discusses “creativity” as the central concept of Flusser’s philosophy. In the essay Exile and Creativity, Flusser emphasizes exile as a ... More


A Trajectory of Positions

Terrence W. Tilley

in The Problem of Evil: Eight Views in Dialogue

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198821625
eISBN:
9780191860904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821625.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter defends three positions, developing arguments originally put forward in the author’s The Evils of Theodicy, published in 1991. First, the argument is made that the discourses of theodicy ... More


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