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The Event UniverseThe Revisionary Metaphysics of Alfred North Whitehead

The Event Universe: The Revisionary Metaphysics of Alfred North Whitehead

Leemon B. McHenry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474400343
eISBN:
9781474416108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400343.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

What kinds of things are events? Battles, explosions, accidents, crashes, rock concerts would be typical examples of events and these would be reinforced in the way we speak about the world. Events ... More

Foucault's ArchaeologyScience and Transformation

Foucault's Archaeology: Science and Transformation

David Webb

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780748624218
eISBN:
9780748684472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624218.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The book proposes that Foucault's archaeology is a direct response to the predicament for thought in modernity that he described in the closing chapters of The Order of Things, and that science and ... More

Gerard Manley Hopkins and the Spell of John Duns Scotus

Gerard Manley Hopkins and the Spell of John Duns Scotus

John Llewelyn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474408943
eISBN:
9781474416030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408943.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The Early Mediaeval Scottish philosopher and theologian John Duns Scotus shook traditional doctrines of logical universality and logical particularity by arguing for a metaphysics of ‘formal ... More

Gilbert SimondonBeing and Technology

Gilbert Simondon: Being and Technology

Arne De Boever, Shirley S. Y. Murray, and Jon Roffe (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748677214
eISBN:
9780748684489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748677214.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Gilbert Simondon's work has recently come to prominence in America and around the Anglophone world, having been of great importance in France for many years. This collection of essays presents the ... More

Hegel's Political PhilosophyA Systematic Reading of the Philosophy of Right

Hegel's Political Philosophy: A Systematic Reading of the Philosophy of Right

Thom Brooks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625741
eISBN:
9780748652532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625741.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

G. W. F. Hegel's Elements of the Philosophy of Right is widely acknowledged to be one of the most important works in the history of political philosophy. It is broadly agreed that Hegel intended this ... More

A History of Scottish Philosophy

A History of Scottish Philosophy

Alexander Broadie

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748616275
eISBN:
9780748652471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616275.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

There has never been a full-length history of Scottish Philosophy. Yet Scotland has an immensely rich philosophical tradition that is justly famous for the works of several towering philosophical ... More

Iconoclastic TheologyGilles Deleuze and the Secretion of Atheism

Iconoclastic Theology: Gilles Deleuze and the Secretion of Atheism

F. LeRon Shults

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748684137
eISBN:
9780748697151
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684137.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Gilles Deleuze consistently hammered away at icons, overturning pretentious images taken as true copies of ideal models. He was particularly critical of religious figures. In What is Philosophy? ... More

The Idea of Commercial Society in the Scottish Enlightenment

The Idea of Commercial Society in the Scottish Enlightenment

Christopher J. Berry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748645329
eISBN:
9780748693788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645329.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The book examines the writings of the Scottish Enlightenment, focusing on their conception of a commercial society. This focus captures both what the Scottish Enlightenment is now best known for as ... More

The Idea of Continental Philosophy

The Idea of Continental Philosophy

Simon Glendinning

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624706
eISBN:
9780748671885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624706.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The idea of Continental Philosophy has never been properly explained in philosophical terms. This book attempts finally to succeed where others have failed, although not by giving an account of its ... More

Immanence - Deleuze and Philosophy

Immanence - Deleuze and Philosophy

Miguel de Beistegui

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638307
eISBN:
9780748671816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638307.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book identifies the original impetus and the driving force behind Deleuze's philosophy as a whole and the many concepts it creates. It seeks to extract the inner consistency of Deleuze's thought ... More

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