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Philosophical provocations

Mike LaBossiere

Philosophical provocations

what don"t you know?

by Mike LaBossiere

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Published by Continuum in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Modern

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael C. LaBossiere.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB805 .L33 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17944453M
    ISBN 109780826499837, 9780826499844
    LC Control Number2007020791

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    Pithy, direct, and bold: essays that propose new ways to think about old problems, spanning a range of philosophical topics. In Philosophical Provocations, Colin McGinn offers a series of short, sharp essays that take on philosophical problems ranging from the concept of mind to paradox, altruism, and the relation between God and the ng the usual scholarly apparatus and embracing a. Provocations is one of the best books I have read on the faith in a long while. It seemed that each chapter brought to light some part of my heart that I was holding in reserve from God. Kierkegaard encourages us to go forth, have faith, dare to follow God--say no to the dumbed down version of Christianity which so many embrace/5.

    MCGINN, Colin. Philosophical Provocations: 55 Short Essays. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, viii + pp. Cloth, $The book is divided into seven Author: Jude P. Dougherty. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.


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Pithy, direct, and bold: essays that propose new ways to think about old problems, spanning a range of philosophical topics.

In Philosophical Provocations, Colin McGinn offers a series of short, sharp essays that take on philosophical problems ranging from the concept of mind to paradox, altruism, and the relation between God and the Devil.

Collected from LaBossiere's regular column in The Philosopher's Magazine, this fascinating set of philosophical provocations assumes no background in philosophy and focuses on matters that are of popular interest to the general public, yet are also philosophically significant.

Topics range across a whole host of controversial issues that are of genuine interest to the reader, including same sex /5(3). In Philosophical Provocations, Colin McGinn offers a series of short, sharp essays that take on philosophical problems ranging from the concept of mind to paradox, altruism, and the relation between God and the Devil.

Avoiding the usual scholarly apparatus and embracing a blunt pithiness, McGinn aims to achieve as much as possible in as short a space as possible while covering as many Brand: MIT Press. In Philosophical Provocations, Colin McGinn offers a series of short, sharp essays that take on philosophical problems ranging from the concept of mind to paradox, altruism, and the relation between God and the Devil.

Avoiding the usual scholarly apparatus and embracing a Author: Colin McGinn. Provocations is the latest edition to The Philosophy Foundation Book Series with Crown House Publishing.

Like all the books in the series it is a beautiful hard back book with content that is tried and revised in the classroom. 'Provocations' is a set of philosophy. Philosophical Provocations by Colin McGinn,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1).

This book overviews the philosophical contribution of Deleuze including the project he developed with Guattari. It goes on to explore the application of these ideas in three major dimensions of psychology: its unit of analysis, its method and its applications to the clinic.5/5. Provocations: Philosophy for Secondary Schools (PAPERBACK) This is an excellent and thoughtful approach to providing some structure for secondary philosophical enquiry.

Instead of simply teaching the great philosophers, it provides support for teachers and students to ask philosophical questions and problematize their experience. Foreword by A.C Grayling. This book is ideal for teachers, whether they are P4C trained or just experimenting with philosophy. It will help teachers to present ideas and stimulate discussions which both accommodate and engage adolescent appetites/5.

In Philosophical Provocations, Colin McGinn offers a series of short, sharp essays that take on philosophical problems ranging from the concept of mind to paradox, altruism, and the relation between God and the ng the usual scholarly apparatus and embracing a blunt pithiness, McGinn aims to achieve as much as possible in as short a space as possible while covering as many.

Philosophical Provocations. In Philosophical Provocations, Colin McGinn offers a series of short, sharp essays that take on philosophical problems ranging from the concept of mind to paradox, altruism, and the relation between God and the Devil.

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Philosophical Provocations: 55 Short Essays is a sensational book – philosophy at its best. It is divided into seven categories: Mind, Language, Knowledge, Metaphysics, Biology, Ethics, and Religion/5.

Philosophical Provocations J / 6 Comments / in Uncategorized / by Colin McGinn Readers may be interested to learn that I have signed a contract with MIT Press to publish a collection of my recently written papers, numbering 50 odd (the remaining 60 or so papers may be published in a later volume).

This book overviews the philosophical contribution of Deleuze including the project he developed with Guattari. It goes on to explore the application of these ideas in three major dimensions of psychology: its unit of analysis, its method and its applications to the clinic.

40 Lessons to get Children Thinking Peter Worley's new 'If' book is an A4 collection of practical lesson and activity plans to use in the primary classroom to get children thinking philosophically and creatively around different curriculum areas and topics. "LaBossiere brilliantly tackles many of the toughest ethical dilemmas of our times, from gender selection, cloning and sexual inequality to violence in the media and the conduct of warfare.

In an age of snap judgments and stereotypes, he approaches his topics in a refreshingly open-minded fashion. His quick wit and firm knowledge of contemporary culture bring philosophy full-force into the.

His 'Philosophical Provocations' column appears regularly in The Philosopher's Magazine and on the magazine's website. Opiniones de clientes. de 5 estrellas. 5 de 5. 2 calificaciones de clientes.

5 estrellas % (%) % 4 estrellas 0% (0%) 0% 3 estrellas 5/5(2). Much academic philosophical writing today is long, leaden, citation heavy, dense with qualifications, and painful to read.

The essays inPhilosophical Provocations Philosophical Provocations are short, direct, and engaging, often challenging philosophical orthodoxy as they consider issues in mind, language, knowledge, metaphysics, biology.

Book Description: InPhilosophical Provocations, Colin McGinn offers a series of short, sharp essays that take on philosophical problems ranging from the concept of mind to paradox, altruism, and the relation between God and the Devil.

Avoiding the usual scholarly apparatus and embracing a blunt pithiness, McGinn aims to achieve as much as possible in as short a space as possible while covering as many. Pithy, direct, and bold: essays that propose new ways to think about old problems, spanning a range of philosophical topics.

In Philosophical Provocations, Colin McGinn offers a series of short, sharp essays that take on philosophical problems ranging from the concept of mind to paradox, altruism, and the relation between God and the Devil.Book review: ‘Provocations: Philosophy for Secondary Schools’ by David Birch Oddly, very few books exist to help teachers foster philosophical enquiry among high schoolers.

Of these few, David Birch’s Provocations is a standout, distinguished by the originality, breadth and richness of its material.