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Weakening Philosophy

Essays in Honour of Gianni Vattimo

by Santiago Zabala

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Philosophy,
  • Italy,
  • General,
  • Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages453
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8079662M
    ISBN 100773531424
    ISBN 109780773531420

    Weakening Religious Belief: Vattimo, Rorty, and the Holism of the Mental. Nancy K. Frankenberry - - In Santiago Zabala (ed.), Weakening Philosophy: Essays in Honour of Gianni Vattimo. Mcgill-Queen's University Press. In the article "The Deinstitutionalization of American Marriage," Cherlin argues that marriage is weakening, and alternatives to marriage, such as cohabitation, are increasing in popularity. Lauer and Yodanis argue that 90% of people still eventually marry, and .

      About the Author Gianni Vattimo is emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Turin and a member of the European Parliament. His books with Columbia University Press are Christianity, Truth, and Weakening Faith: A Dialogue (with René Girard), Not Being God: A Collaborative Autobiography, Art's Claim to Truth, After the Death of God, Dialogue with Nietzsche, The Future of . Analysis: Book IX, d–end. Plato’s stated goal was to show that justice is worthwhile even in the absence of the rewards it might confer. In Book IX he argues that justice pays precisely because of such advantages. It will make for the most pleasurable life. If this is .

    Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews is an electronic, peer-reviewed journal that publishes timely reviews of scholarly philosophy books. Christianity, Truth, and Weakening Faith: A Dialogue // Reviews // Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews // University of Notre Dame.   Another way of peddling philosophy to the masses is to package it as spiritual therapy, for which there is a seemingly endless appetite. Hence the whimsical subtitle of this book Author: Terry Eagleton.


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"Weakening Philosophy does what no other book has done with this major figure in contemporary thought: place him at the centre of a dialogue featuring important voices in philosophy today - Eco, Nancy, Rorty, Taylor, Frank, Welsch, and Oqate."Cited by: "Weakening Philosophy does what no other book has done with this major figure in contemporary thought: place him at the centre of a dialogue featuring important voices in philosophy today - Eco, Nancy, Rorty, Taylor, Frank, Welsch, and Oqate."Format: Hardcover.

He is the author of The Hermeneutic Nature of Analytic Philosophy: A Study of Ernst Tugendhat (Columbia, ); The Remains of Being: Hermeneutic Ontology After Metaphysics (Columbia, ); and (with Gianni Vattimo) Hermeneutic Communism: From Heidegger to /5(3).

Gianni Vattimo is one of the world's most important philosophers, yet he has received little attention in the English-speaking world. The essays in Weakening Philosophy, from leading figures such as Umberto Eco, Richard Rorty, and Charles Taylor, introduce his ideas to a wider : Main Weakening philosophy: essays in honour of Gianni Vattimo Due to the technical work on the site downloading books (as well as file conversion and sending books to email/kindle) may be unstable from May, 27 to May, 28 Also, for users who have an active donation now, we will extend the donation period.

“Weakening Philosophy does what no other book has done with this major figure in contemporary thought: place him at the center of a dialogue featuring important voices in philosophy today – Eco, Nancy, Taylor, Frank, Welsch, and Oñate.” – WILLIAM EGGINTON. The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit.

Help us create the kind of literary community you’ve always dreamed of. Weakening Philosophy: A. The Los Angeles Review of Books is a (c)(3) nonprofit. ,’ a philosophical stance centered on weakening political and religious Weakening Philosophy: A Forum on.

His secularising interpretation stresses anti-metaphysical elements and puts philosophy into a relationship with postmodern culture. Bringing together twenty-one influential philosophers, theologians, and literary critics, Weakening Philosophy is an important assessment of Vattimo's influence and the major tenets of his thought.

Acknowledging the force of Nietzsche's "God is dead," Vattimo argues for a philosophy of pensiero debole or "weak thinking" that shows how moral values can exist without being guaranteed by an external authority.

His secularising interpretation stresses anti-metaphysical elements and puts philosophy into a relationship with postmodern culture.

Edited by Santiago Zabala, a former student of Vattimo's and presently a researcher in philosophy at the Pontifical Lateran University of Rome, Weakening Philosophy is comprised of twenty-three essays, including one by Vattimo, which, while referred to as a response in the editor's introduction, is actually an original essay both summarizing the trajectory of his thinking as a whole and addressing it in light of the philosophies.

"Weakening Philosophydoes what no other book has done with this major figure in contemporary thought: place him at the centre of a dialogue featuring important voices in philosophy today - Eco, Nancy, Rorty, Taylor, Frank, Welsch, and Oñate." William Egginton, The Johns Hopkins University "An outstanding and unique collection.

Santiago Zabala, ICREA Research Professor of Philosophy at the Pompue Fabra University. Author of "The Hermeneutic Nature of Analytic Philosophy," "The Remains of Being," co-author with Gianni Vattimo of "Hermeneutic Communism." Writes opinion articles for Al-Jazeera En.

Biography. Gianteresio Vattimo was born in Turin, studied philosophy under the existentialist Luigi Pareyson at the University of Turin, and graduated with a laurea in After studying with Karl Löwith and Hans-Georg Gadamer in Heidelberg he returned to Turin where he became assistant professor inand later full professor of Aesthetics in Alma mater: University of Turin (Laurea, ).

It would seem, in the case of Christianity, Truth and Weakening Faith—which comprises a series of debates concerning religious thought between Italian philosopher, Gianni Vattimo and French anthropologist, Rene Girard—that you would end up with something very much like a tickle-fight/5.

Weakening Philosophy - Essays in Honour of Gianni Vattimo - Edited by Santiago Zabala --Gianni Vattimo is one of the world's most important philosophers, yet he has received scant attention in the English-speaking essays in Weakening Philosophy, from leading figures such as Umberto Eco and Charles Taylor, introduce his ideas to a wider audience.

The relationship between philosophy and moral weakness makes the condition of moral weakness an important subject of study in Aristotle‟s ethical theory. In her recent book Aristotle’s Dialogue with Socrates: On the Nicomachean Ethics, Ronna Burger argues that book 7.

The essays in Weakening Philosophy, from leading figures such as Umberto Eco and Charles Taylor, introduce his ideas to a wider audience. Keywords Philosophy Philosophie: Categories 20th Century Philosophy (categorize this paper) Reprint years Buy the book $ used (49% off) $ direct from Amazon (7% off) Amazon page: Call number.

"Weakening Philosophy does what no other book has done with this major figure in contemporary thought: place him at the centre of a dialogue featuring important voices in philosophy today - Eco, Nancy, Rorty, Taylor, Frank, Welsch, and Onate." William Egginton, The Johns Hopkins University "An outstanding and unique collection.

Gianni Vattimo is emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of Turin and a member of the European Parliament. His books with Columbia University Press are Christianity, Truth, and Weakening Faith: A Dialogue (with Rene Girard), Not Being God: A Collaborative Autobiography, Art's Claim to Truth, After the Death of God, Dialogue with Nietzsche, The Future of Religion (with Richard Rorty 4/5(4).

Philosophy Book: Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking (van Cleave) 1: Reconstructing and Analyzing Arguments Guarding involves weakening a claim so that it is easier to make that claim true. Here is a simple contrast that will make the point.

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