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Vygotsky Philosophy and Education
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Vygotsky Philosophy and Education

Vygotsky Philosophy and Education reassesses the works of Russian psychologist Lev Vygotsky work by arguing that his central ideas about the nature of rationality and knowledge were informed by the philosophic tradition of Spinoza and Hegel. Presents a reassessment of the works of Lev Vygotsky in light of the tradition of Spinoza and Hegel informing his work Reveals Vygotsky’s connection with the work of contemporary philosophers such as Brandom and McDowell.
 
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Tags: Vygotsky, Hegel, works, tradition, Philosophy
Modernist Fiction and Vagueness: Philosophy, Form, and Language
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Modernist Fiction and Vagueness: Philosophy, Form, and LanguageModernist Fiction and Vagueness: Philosophy, Form, and Language

Modernist Fiction and Vagueness marries the artistic and philosophical versions of vagueness, linking the development of literary modernism to changes in philosophy. This book argues that the problem of vagueness - language's unavoidable imprecision - led to transformations in both fiction and philosophy in the early twentieth century.
 
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Tags: philosophy, Modernist, vagueness, Vagueness, Fiction
Philosophy GuideBook to Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason
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Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Kant and the Critique of Pure ReasonRoutledge Philosophy GuideBook to Kant and the Critique of Pure Reason

Kant's Critique of Pure Reason is arguably the single most important work in western philosophy.

Ideal for anyone coming to Kant's thought for the first time. This guide will be vital reading for all students of Kant in philosophy.
 
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Tags: Critique, philosophy, Reason, reading, guide, GuideBook, Philosophy
Educational Philosophy and Theory Vol 44 - No 4 - June 2012
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Educational Philosophy and Theory Vol 44 - No 4 - June 2012Educational Philosophy and Theory Vol 44 - No 4 - June 2012
Educational Philosophy and Theory
June 2012
Volume 44, Issue 4  

REUPLOAD NEEDED

 
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Handbook of British Philosophy in the Eighteenth Century
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Handbook of British Philosophy in the Eighteenth CenturyPhilosophy in eighteenth-century Britain was diverse, vibrant, and sophisticated. This was the age of Hume and Berkeley and Reid, of Hutcheson and Kames and Smith, of Ferguson and Burke and Wollstonecraft. Important and influential works were published in every area of philosophy, from the theory of vision to theories of political resistance, from the philosophy of language to accounts of ways of governing the passions. The philosophers of eighteenth-century Britain were enormously influential, in France, in Italy, in Germany, and in America. Their ideas and arguments remain a powerful presence in philosophy three centuries later.
 
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Translation and Philosophy
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Translation and PhilosophyTo what extent is philosophy reliant on translation and how does this practice impact on philosophy itself? How should philosophical texts be translated? Is translation inherently philosophical? Can philosophy be described as a ‘type of translation’? The essays in this collection seek to respond to these intriguing and provocative questions. Exploring a wide range of issues, from the complexities of translating ambiguous philosophical terms to the role of language in concepts of identity and society, each essay highlights the manner in which the two disciplines rely on (and intersect with) each other.
 
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Between Philosophy and Poetry (Philosophy, Literature, and Culture)
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Between Philosophy and Poetry (Philosophy, Literature, and Culture)

This text examines the complex and controversial relation that has informed literary theory since ancient times: the difference between philosophy and poetry. The book explores three specific areas: the practice of writing with respect to orality; the interpretive modes of poetic and philosophical discourse as self-narration and historical understanding; how rhythm marks the differential spaces in poetry and philosophy.
 
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Tags: philosophy, poetry, Philosophy, modes, interpretive