Memoria de la ética: Una reflexión sobre los orígenes de la «theoría» moral en Aristóteles

PREMIO PRINCESA DE ASTURIAS DE COMUNICACIÓN Y HUMANIDADES 2015

PREMIO NACIONAL DE LAS LETRAS ESPAÑOLAS 2014

Memoria de l. a. ética es uno de los textos clave de Emilio Lledó, gran exponente de los angeles filosofía contemporánea

¿Cómo organizar l. a. posible felicidad person, el Bien de cada character junto al Bien de los otros? ¿Cómo luchar por ser bueno en un mundo malo? Los griegos que, hace veinticinco siglos, inventaron l. a. palabra y el contenido de l. a. democracia, crearon también los dos términos que representan esa inmensa revolución humana: l. a. Ética y los angeles Política.

Este libro trata de ellas, de su indisoluble unión y de su origen, e intenta mostrar l. a. sombrosa modernidad de su mensaje. Pretende leer las páginas clásicas recobrando sus esenciales latidos, penetrando los angeles lozanía e inmediatez de su maravilloso lenguaje y olvidándose de los angeles poor costra de ideologías y terminologías que cierta tradición ha aplastado sobre el libre fluir de estos textos.

Emilio Lledó es un filósofo capaz de otorgar a l. a. filosofía una dimensión práctica y de construir puentes entre los filósofos clásicos y nosotros. Su vocación docente consigue que sus libros estén al alcance de cualquier lector interesado en los angeles filosofía, el lenguaje y l. a. moral.

«Pensador de relevancia internacional y de trayectoria ejemplar en el ámbito de las humanidades, concibe l. a. Filosofía como meditación sobre el lenguaje y subraya l. a. tendencia traditional del ser humano hacia los angeles comunicación. [...] Hace suya l. a. razón ilustrada a través de un diálogo que impulsa l. a. convivencia en libertad y democracia.»

Del acta del Jurado del premio Princesa de Asturias

«Por su pensamiento y dilatada obra, que armoniza l. a. filosofía del trademarks, l. a. hermenéutica, el valor estético yético de los angeles palabra, los angeles defensa de l. a. libertad y reivindica l. a. vocación docente.»

Declaración del jurado que le otorgó el Premio Nacional de las Letras Españolas 2014

La crítica opina...

«Un gran ensayista y divulgador de alto nivel, entre los temas que trata destacan los angeles defensa de l. a. lectura, l. a. felicidad, el silencio, los angeles belleza y los angeles verdad.»

Winston Manrique, El País

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Deleuze and the Meaning of Life (Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Philosophy)

By Claire Colebrook

The intensification of curiosity in Deleuze during the last decade has coincided with the tip of the linguistic paradigm in either continental and analytic philosophy. certainly, the department among the 2 traditions seems to be final and the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze seems an important to this convergence, as he's either indebted to the phenomenological culture whilst he operates with strategies drawn from the sciences. Claire Colebrook explores those principles and gives a brand new and substitute evaluation of Deleuze's contribution to philosophy. She argues that whereas Deleuze does draw upon sciences that specify the emergence of language, paintings and philosophy, his personal idea is individual through a discontinuist thesis: structures may possibly emerge from trends of existence yet continuously have the ability to function irrespective of their unique goal. Colebrook makes new claims relating to how Deleuze's philosophy can be used to learn modern paintings and hence bargains an unique and the most important contribution to the Deleuzian debate.

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The Cambridge Companion to the Scottish Enlightenment (Cambridge Companions to Philosophy)

A exclusive crew of members examines the writings of David Hume, Adam Smith, Thomas Reid, Adam Ferguson, Colin Maclaurin and different Scottish thinkers, in philosophy, usual theology, economics, anthropology, normal technology and legislation. The participants additionally relate the Scottish Enlightenment to its old context and verify its effect and legacy in Europe, the United States and past. the quantity is of curiosity to a variety of readers in philosophy, theology, literature and the background of rules.

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The Story of Islamic Philosophy: Ibn Tufayl, Ibn Al-'Arabi, and Others on the Limit Between Naturalism and Traditionalism

By Salman H. Bashier

Offers a brand new interpretation of medieval Islamic philosophy, one expert via Platonic mysticism.

In this leading edge paintings, Salman H. Bashier demanding situations conventional perspectives of Islamic philosophy.

While Islamic inspiration from the an important medieval interval is usually depicted as a rationalistic elaboration on Aristotelian philosophy and an try to reconcile it with the Muslim faith, Bashier places equivalent emphasis at the impression of Plato s philosophical mysticism.

This shift encourages a brand new examining of Islamic highbrow culture, one during which limitations among philosophy, faith, mysticism, and delusion are comfy. Bashier exhibits the way within which medieval Islamic philosophers mirrored at the relation among philosophy and faith as an issue that's intrinsic to philosophy and exhibits how their deliberations had the impact of redefining the very limits in their philosophical concept.

The difficulties of the beginning of humans, human language, and the realm in Islamic philosophy are mentioned. Bashier highlights the significance of Ibn Tufayl s Hayy Ibn Yaqzan, a landmark paintings frequently missed by way of students, and the idea of the nice Sufi mystic Ibn al-Arabi to the mainstream of Islamic philosophy.

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From the Tree to the Labyrinth: Historical Studies on the Sign and Interpretation

By Umberto Eco

The means we create and arrange wisdom is the subject of From the Tree to the Labyrinth, an enormous fulfillment through one of many world's finest thinkers on language and interpretation. Umberto Eco starts off through arguing that our ordinary approach of category through genus and species derives from the Neo-Platonist inspiration of a "tree of knowledge." He then strikes to the assumption of the dictionary, which--like a tree whose trunk anchors an excellent hierarchy of branching categories--orders wisdom right into a matrix of definitions. In Eco's view, notwithstanding, the dictionary is simply too inflexible: it turns wisdom right into a closed procedure. A extra versatile organizational scheme is the encyclopedia, which­--instead of reminiscent of a tree with finite branches--offers a labyrinth of unending pathways. offering wisdom as a community of interlinked relationships, the encyclopedia sacrifices humankind's dream of owning absolute wisdom, yet in repayment we achieve the liberty to pursue an infinity of latest connections and meanings.

Moving easily from analyses of Aristotle and James Joyce to the philosophical problems of telling canine from cats, Eco demonstrates repeatedly his inimitable skill to bridge historical, medieval, and sleek modes of proposal. From the Tree to the Labyrinth is a super representation of Eco's longstanding argument that difficulties of interpretation could be solved in simple terms in old context.

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Manuel : suivi des Entretiens rassemblés par Arrien

By Epictetus

Pour atteindre le bonheur, tout est query d'attitude. Sur l'avis des autres, los angeles richesse, l. a. likelihood ou l. a. mort, nous n'avons pas de prise. C'est donc aux opérations de l'âme qu'il faut accorder tous nos soins, et apprendre à jouir des choses matérielles sans nous y attacher. Désirer que les choses arrivent comme elles arrivent, voilà l. a. clef pour Epictète. En illustrant cette voie de manière concrète, il disclose avec simplicité et sagesse une manière différente de voir le monde, qui affranchit l'homme des angoisses et des préoccupations de sa . Compilé par Arrien, le Manuel est suivi de morceaux choisis parmi les Entretiens avec ce même disciple : "A ceux qui craignent los angeles pauvreté", "Contre les gens querelleurs et méchants" ou "Pour ceux qui parlent trop aisément d'eux-mêmes"...

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Rethinking Language, Mind, and Meaning (Carl G. Hempel Lecture Series)

In this publication, Scott Soames argues that the revolution within the research of language and brain that has taken position because the past due 19th century has to be rethought. The crucial perception within the reigning culture is that propositions are representational. to understand the that means of a sentence or the content material of a trust calls for understanding which issues it represents as being which methods, and for this reason realizing what the area has to be like whether it is to comply to how the sentence or trust represents it. those are fact stipulations of the sentence or trust. yet meanings and representational contents aren't fact stipulations, and there's extra to propositions than representational content material. as well as enforcing stipulations the realm needs to fulfill whether it is to be real, a proposition can also impose stipulations on minds that entertain it. The learn of brain and language can't strengthen additional and not using a belief of propositions that enables them to have contents of either one of those kinds. Soames offers it.

He does so through arguing that propositions are repeatable, merely representational cognitive acts or operations that signify the area as being a undeniable method, whereas requiring minds that practice them to fulfill convinced cognitive stipulations. simply because they've got those different types of content--one dealing with the area and one dealing with the mind--pairs of propositions might be representationally exact yet cognitively exact. utilizing this step forward, Soames deals new suggestions to numerous of the main complicated difficulties within the philosophy of language and mind.

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Making Amends: Atonement in Morality, Law, and Politics

By Linda Radzik

Can wrongs be righted? do we make up for our misdeeds, or does the impossibility of adjusting the prior suggest that we stay completely to blame? whereas atonement is characteristically thought of a theological subject, Making Amends makes use of the assets of secular ethical philosophy to discover the potential for correcting the wrongs we do to 1 another.

Philosophers as a rule process the matter of earlier wrongdoing from the viewpoint of both a pass judgement on or a sufferer. They suppose that wrongdoing can in basic terms be resolved via punishment or forgiveness. yet this publication explores the responses that wrongdoers can and may make to their very own misdeeds, responses corresponding to apology, repentance, reparations, and self-punishment. Making Amends explores the opportunity of atonement in a huge spectrum of contexts--from circumstances of fairly minor wrongs in own relationships, to crimes, to the historic injustices of our political and non secular groups. It argues that wrongdoers usually be ready to earn redemption in the ethical community.

Making Amends defends a concept of atonement that emphasizes the rebuilding of recognize and belief between sufferers, groups and wrongdoers. the perfect of reconciliation permits us to provide an explanation for the worth of repentance with no proscribing our curiosity to the wrongdoer's personality, to account for the facility of reparations with out putting a greenback worth on dignity, to justify the pain of guilt with out falling right into a simplistic endorsement of retribution, and to insist at the ethical accountability of wrongdoing teams with out treating their individuals unfairly.

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Mr g: A Novel About the Creation (Vintage Contemporaries)

By Alan Lightman

Alan Lightman, the the world over bestselling writer of Einstein's Dreams, provides Mr g, a party of the highs and lows of lifestyles, at the grandest attainable scale: the tale of production, as advised by way of God.

Once earlier than time existed, Mr g awakened from a sleep and made up our minds to create the universe. within the shimmering Void, the place he lives together with his Aunt Penelope and Uncle Deva, he creates time, house, and topic. quickly persist with stars, planets, animate subject, consciousness,and clever beings with ethical dilemmas. however the production of house and time has accidental outcomes, together with the arriving of Belhor, a smart and devious rival. Belhor delights in needling Mr g, hard reasons for the inexplicable, supplying his personal evaluations at the fledgling universes, and keeping the need of evil. As Mr g’s favourite universe grows, he discovers how an act of production can swap every little thing within the world—including the author himself.

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