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Action (1893): Essay on a Critique of Life and a Science of Practice

by Blondel, Maurice

Action was once a prominent theme in philosophical reflection. It figured prominently in Aristotelian philosophy, and the medieval Scholastics built some of their key adages around it. But by the time Maurice Blondel came to focus on it for his ...

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Action and Ethics in Aristotle and Hegel

Escaping the Malign Influence of Kant

by Gary Pendlebury

<p>Pendlebury alleges that abstraction and rationalization have had a strong and malign influence on normative moral philosophy in the 20th century. Criticizing writers such as Hare, Rawls and Scanlon for pursuing a conception of moral ...

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Action Learning

Praxiology

by Wojciech W. Gasparski

<p>Praxiology is the study of working and doing from the point of view of effectiveness. It has three components: analysis of concepts involving purposive actions; critique of modes of action from the viewpoint of efficiency; and normative ...

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Action Theory

Proceedings of the Winnipeg Conference on Human Action, Held at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 9–11 May 1975

by M. Brand & Douglas Walton

<p>Proceedings of the Winnipeg Conference on Human Action, held at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 9-11 May 1975</p> ...

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Action versus Contemplation

Why an Ancient Debate Still Matters

by Jennifer Summit & Blakey Vermeule

<p>“All of humanity’s <em>problems</em> stem from <em>man’s</em> inability to sit quietly in a room alone,” Blaise Pascal wrote in 1654. But then there’s Walt Whitman, in 1856: “Whoever you are, come forth! Or man or woman come forth! / You must

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Action, Ability and Health

Essays in the Philosophy of Action and Welfare

by L.Y Nordenfelt

<p>This book is a contribution to the general philosophy of action and the philosophy of welfare. The author makes separate analyses of concepts such as action, ability, interaction, action-explanation, happiness, health, illness and disability.

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Action, Belief, and Community

by Andrzej Zaporowski

<p>This is a study about man who is a part of the world of physical events, including actions. As a bunch of actions which are conditioned by beliefs and other attitudes, man co-creates communities which emerge and vanish along time. While ...

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Action, Knowledge, and Will

by John Hyman

<p>What is the difference between the movements in our bodies we cause personally ourselves, such as the movements of our legs or our lips when we walk or speak, and the movements we do not cause personally, such as the contraction of the heart?

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Activist Business Ethics

by Jacques Cory

<p>Jacques Cory's second book <em>Activist Business Ethics</em> expands upon the theoretical concepts developed in his first book <em>Business Ethics: The</em> <em>Ethical Revolution of Minority Shareholders</em> published by Kluwer Academic ...

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Acts of God

by Chetananand Krishnasarathi

<p>Yes. It’s true. God does exist. And he is quantifiable.<br /> The question is: do you possess the heart to see him? Will you believe me when I show him to you? What if I told you that you have been trained and schooled to ignore him all ...

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Acts of Literature

by Jacques Derrida

<p>First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor &amp; Francis, an informa company.</p> ...

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Actual Consciousness

by Ted Honderich

<p>What is it for you to be conscious? There is no agreement whatever in philosophy or science: it has remained a hard problem, a mystery. Is this partly or mainly owed to the existing theories not even having the same subject, not answering the

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Actual Understanding

by Erez Ascher

<p>When asked with this book is about, I've often replied that <em>Actual Understanding</em> provides an actual understanding of reality in order to actualize wellness at all levels of being. When I communicate this to people, their responses ...

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Ad Cogitavit

A Collection of Rational Thought

by Isy Peréz

<p>This book is divided into three secti ons: Philosophy, Theology and Politi cs. Which one are you? From topics as divisive as Aborti on to those as groundbreaking as the Alternatives to Taxes, Ad Cogitavit discusses many ideas, but with ...

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Adam de Wodeham: Tractatus de Indivisibilibus

A Critical Edition with Introduction, Translation, and Textual Notes

by R. Wood

<p>The English Franciscan philosopher and theologian, Adam of Wodeham (d. 1358), was a disciple and friend of William of Ockham; he was also a student of Walther Chatton. Nevertheless, he was an independent thinker who did not hesitate to ...

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Adam Ferguson

His Social and Political Thought

by David Kettler

<p>The thought of Adam Ferguson generated great excitement among many of his philosophic contemporaries in the late eighteenth century, and it continues to inspire the modern reader. This major study by David Kettler is an ideal introduction to ...

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Adam Smith

Systematic Philosopher and Public Thinker

by Eric Schliesser

<p>Eric Schliesser's <em>Adam Smith</em> is the product of two decades' reflection by the author on the great Scottish Enlightenment. Unique among treatments of Adam Smith, Schliesser's book treats him as a systematic philosopher. Smith was a ...

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Adam Smith

His Life, Thought, and Legacy

by Ryan Patrick Hanley

<p>Adam Smith (1723–90) is perhaps best known as one of the first champions of the free market and is widely regarded as the founding father of capitalism. From his ideas about the promise and pitfalls of globalization to his steadfast belief in

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Adam Smith and the Character of Virtue

by Ryan Patrick Hanley

<p>Recent years have witnessed a renewed debate over the costs at which the benefits of free markets have been bought. This book revisits the moral and political philosophy of Adam Smith, capitalism's founding father, to recover his ...

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Adam Smith and the Circles of Sympathy

Cosmopolitanism and Moral Theory

by Fonna Forman-Barzilai

<p>This 2010 text pursues Adam Smith's views on moral judgement, humanitarian care, commerce, justice and international law both in historical context and through a twenty-first-century cosmopolitan lens, making this a major contribution not ...

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