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From Objectivity to Ontology

Edward M. Hundert

in Philosophy Psychiatry and Neuroscience: A Synthetic Analysis of the Varieties of Human Experience

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198248965
eISBN:
9780191681165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198248965.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter shows Hegel's criticism of Kant's metaphysical world as being ‘merely objective’. Hegel's critique of Kant's view of knowledge is simply that it is self-refuting. To this self-refuting ... More


Leibniz on Precise Shapes and the Corporeal World

Samuel Levey

in Leibniz: Nature and Freedom

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195143744
eISBN:
9780199835317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143744.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Many of Leibniz’s “middle years” writings (around 1679-89) contend that there are no precise shapes in things, and suggest that shape, motion, and extension are not in things outside us but involved ... More


Shrines and Deities

Gore Charles

in Art, Performance and Ritual in Benin City

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633166
eISBN:
9780748652983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633166.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This chapter looks at local Edo definitions of shrines and the deities to which they are dedicated, outlines the range of different shrines and their uses, and explores some of the local ... More


Looking Forward in Architecture by Looking Back

Yung Ho Chang and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In this dialogue, the architect, professor of architecture and former head of department of architecture at MIT, Yung Ho Chang, outlines why he agrees with Mies Van der Rohe that materiality is the ... More


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