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Thomas Reid and the Problem of Secondary Qualities

Thomas Reid and the Problem of Secondary Qualities

Christopher A. Shrock

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474417846
eISBN:
9781474438650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417846.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Thomas Reid, the father of Common Sense, champions Direct Realism against the Problem of Secondary Qualities. Direct Realism holds immediate objects of perception, like rocks and desks, to be ... More

Resistance and PsychoanalysisImpossible Divisions

Resistance and Psychoanalysis: Impossible Divisions

Simon Morgan Wortham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474429603
eISBN:
9781474438575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474429603.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

As calls mount for resistance to recent political events, Simon Morgan Wortham explores the political implications and complexities of a psychoanalytic conception of resistance. Through close ... More

Practising with DeleuzeDesign, Dance, Art, Writing, Philosophy

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

Multicultural Governance in a Mobile World

Multicultural Governance in a Mobile World

Anna Triandafyllidou (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474428231
eISBN:
9781474438391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428231.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Migration-related cultural diversity poses a number of highly pressing political and normative challenges for liberal democratic societies. This book explores what forms of migrant accommodation and ... More

Global StatesmanHow Gordon Brown Took New Labour to the World

Global Statesman: How Gordon Brown Took New Labour to the World

David M. Webber

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423564
eISBN:
9781474438384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423564.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Global Statesman revisits the decade that Gordon Brown spent as architect-in-chief of the New Labour project, and charts an often neglected but crucial dimension of the Brown years: his commitment to ... More

The Contingency of NecessityReason and God as Matters of Fact

The Contingency of Necessity: Reason and God as Matters of Fact

Tyler Tritten

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474428194
eISBN:
9781474438643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428194.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book shows how all necessity – logical, mathematical, physical, transcendental or metaphysical - is consequent. It argues that reason and God, although necessary with respect to essence, are, ... More

Agamben's Philosophical Lineage

Agamben's Philosophical Lineage

Adam Kotsko and Carlo Salzani (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423632
eISBN:
9781474438520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423632.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

One of the greatest challenges Agamben presents to his readers is the vast and often bewildering range of sources he draws upon in his work. This volume is a one-stop reference for clarifying ... More

Speculative EmpiricismRevisiting Whitehead

Speculative Empiricism: Revisiting Whitehead

Didier Debaise

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474423045
eISBN:
9781474438612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423045.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Can experience be thought systematically without transforming the richness of the world as it is lived into reductive philosophical generalities? Can the method of empiricism ever be reconciled with ... More

Speculative Art HistoriesAnalysis at the Limits

Speculative Art Histories: Analysis at the Limits

Sjoerd van Tuinen (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474421041
eISBN:
9781474438605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421041.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Following the recent ‘speculative turn’ in Continental philosophy, the aim of this volume is to propose a ‘counter-discourse’ of speculative approaches to art history. How could today’s materialist, ... More

Spectacular Science, Technology and Superstition in the Age of Shakespeare

Spectacular Science, Technology and Superstition in the Age of Shakespeare

Sophie Chiari and Mickaël Popelard (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474427814
eISBN:
9781474438735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427814.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Back in the late 1950s, C.P. Snow famously defined science negatively by separating it from what it was not, namely literature. Such polarization, however, creates more problems than it solves. By ... More

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