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Ending the Pursuit of Happi...

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Nothing Is Hidden: The Psyc...

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Hegel's Social Ethics by Molly B Farneth
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Hegel's critique of Faith according to Farneth, centers on its pursuit of the experience of the absolute or the transcendent, while denying or dissociating all the ways that having such religious experiences is dependent on and grounded in the contin
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Greek Buddha by Christopher I. Beckwith
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We know that the earliest Indian accounts (the Pali canon) of the Buddha's life and teaching were complied hundreds of years after his death. What if the most reliable picture of early Buddhism instead comes hundreds of years earlier via the teaching ...more
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At the Existentialist Café by Sarah Bakewell
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Pythagoras is said to have been the first philosopher to apply the word "cosmos" to the universe as a whole. Previously, it simply meant either an orderly arrangement -- like battle lines in Homer, or decorative, as applied to women's jewelry. Pythag ...more
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The Geography of Morals by Owen J. Flanagan
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“What does it take to play music with feeling?” asked Wittgenstein. “A culture,“ he replied. Owen Flanagan has masterfully surveyed the varieties of cultural geographies which have given rise to the vast range of feelings and values we call morality. ...more
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Revolution of the Ordinary by Toril Moi
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"A remarkably clear explication of Wittgenstein's philosophy, by and for someone in "recovery" from deconstruction and critical theory. Moi defends ordinary language philosophy from Marcuse's critique in "One Dimensional Man" as well as from Derrida ...more
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Pragmatism as a Way of Life by Hilary Putnam
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"Traditionally, moral values were held to be transcendent, but in the twentieth century they came to be thought of as non-existent...when positivist philosophers rejected they very idea of the transcendent, value judgments were thought to be, in the
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The Moral Economists by Tim Rogan
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These names are now obscure to most of us, yet in the first half of the 20th century they very well known for their attempts to chart a middle way between utilitarian, laissez faire capitalism and Marxist collectivism. Each in their own way challenge ...more
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The Idea of Socialism by Axel Honneth
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Axel Honneth wants to restore the "social" in socialism, by which he means a public sphere characterized by communication, interdependency, intersubjectivity and mutual recognition. All of these, he contends, were displaced in the long dominant Marxi
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The Idea of a Critical Theory by Raymond Geuss
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It is interesting to note certain qualities Buddhism has in common with Critical Theory, beginning with their shared aim of “enlightenment and emancipation,” even as they define these differently- though perhaps not as differently as you would imagin
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The Infidel and the Professor by Dennis C. Rasmussen
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