Philosophical reflections of prominent musical critic Theodor W. Adorno, describing becoming of music of the newest time, musics of XX age, saying a ponderable word about the ways of its development, its recoveries of sight and justified in face of epoch.
The main theme of Austin’s How to Do Things with Words is the replacement of the original distinction between performatives and constatives by a general theory of speech acts. The phonetic and the phatic act as the act of uttering vocables or words.
The problem of autochthony: Abraham and Lot. Bending etymologies. The linguistic turn and the political. Investigation of the private and political hospitality in the works of Levinas and Derrida. The study of the philosophy of Heidegger and Carl Schmitt.
The individual self and freedom. Identity of nature. Bergson's point of view so eloquently set forth is not a system but a philosophical vision. Mechanism regards "the future and the past as calculable function of the present", and claims that is given.
An interpretation od Bergson's doctrine, which resolves the contradiction and can briefly put in such ways: intuition is intellectual process, which puts us in direct touch with reality and on the other hand, gives us knowledge through concepts.
"Mathematical Logic as based on the Theory of Types" - the greatest and most original of Russell's works. Contributions which Russell made to the philosophy of physics. Causality as a matter of regular sequence. Logic as "the essence of philosophy".
Opening of maintenance of metaphysical doctrine is in interpretation of modern philosophy. Description of properties of veritable metaphysical objects and phenomena. Research of conceptions of metaphysical true and properties of metaphysical motion.
The concept of death by Heidegger and Derrida. Deconstruction: Tying the Knot Tighter. Death as an Aporetic Possibility. Death as an aporetic possibility in the works of philosophers. Place the phrase "Can I die?" Research in Heidegger and Derrida.
Dewey's metaphysics, a description of the generic traits of existence. Comparing the traits of nature with nature existing. Ontological status of real character. The continuity between logic and metaphysics. A non-ontological interpretation of logic.
The Cartesian Scholar's Dilemma. The Nature of Analysis. The cogito can be understood as an example of analytic entailment, a concept in the philosophy of language whereby a statement can be a formally valid inference without depending on a law of logic.
Интуиции русской философии: поиск национального своеобразия. Аналитика интуиций мировоззрения. Проблема категориальной структуры эмпирического уровня естественнонаучного познания. Социальная природа познания как проявление родовой сущности человека.
Something has gone wrong in the US with the conventions of privacy. Along with a increased tolerance for variation in sexual life we have seen a sharp increase in prurient and censorious attention to the sexual lives of public figures and famous persons.
Basic features of philosophy of the German philosopher, composer and theorist of music of T. Adorno. Research of Adorno of "authoritarian personality" as social-psychological pre-condition of fascism. Contradiction of tendencies is in a mass culture.
Differences and the Place of the Ethical and Institutional in Derrida. Mandela and the Deconstructive Laws of Reflection. Derrida, Dewey and the Double Bind of Postmodern Criticism. Dewey’s Copernican Revolution: Decentering the metaphysics of presence.
According to Foucault's critical analyses, the traditional ethics of intellectual activity is little more than a deception justifying service to the status quo, and thus leads to a re-examination of the methods, purposes and effects of that activity.
A number of scientific examples drawing on principles of classical physics, quantum physics, probability theory, and economics. Einstein’s ecumenical concepts of the nature of religion and its social expressions, as evidenced in his correspondence.
Paradoxes as recourses for understanding deep and subtle features of language and concepts. Categories of the best known epistemic paradoxes. Intriguing paradox derived from an example of A. Prior’s. Problem in use of nonfactive propositional predicates.
The role of knowledge in the information society, it's status and legitimacy in the postmodern model era. Different types of language games and their pragmatics. Nature of social relations and the prospect of post-modern philosopher Lyotard's book.
The critical theorists' analyses of the dialectic of enlightenment. Marx's critique of political economy to instrumental reason. The context for critical theory. Marx's dialectical materialism. Nietzsche's genealogy of morals. Critical contradictions.
A hostile analysis by Wyndham Lewis of what he called the time-cult - the network of similarities and influences dominating his culture. In his book "The revolutionary Simpleton" he finds in modern art the concrete evidence of a time-obsessed Zeitgeist.