By Daniel H. Levine
By Daniel H. Levine
By Thomas Deane Tucker,Stuart Kendall
Each of the essays in Terrence Malick: movie and Philosophy is grounded in movie reports, philosophical inquiry, and the emerging field of scholarship that combines the 2 disciplines. Malick's movies also are open to different angles, particularly phenomenological, deconstructive, and Deleuzian ways to movie, all of that are evidenced during this assortment.
Terrence Malick: movie and Philosophy engages with Malick's physique of labor in specific and independently major methods: through taking a look at the culture during which Malick works, the inventive orientation of the filmmaker, and by way of discussing the methods in which criticism can light up those striking movies.
By Ms Gardner Fiona
Critical spirituality is a manner of naming a wish to paintings with what's significant within the context of permitting a socially simply, diversified and inclusive society. severe spirituality capacity seeing humans holistically, trying to comprehend the place they're coming from and what concerns to them at a primary point; the extent that's a part of the standard but in addition transcends it. what's very important in severe spirituality is to mix a postmodern valuing of person adventure of spirituality with all its variety with a severe point of view that says the significance of dwelling harmoniously and respectfully at somebody, kinfolk and neighborhood level.
Human carrier execs presently strive against with the steadily expanding expectation to paintings with spirituality frequently with no feeling able to project such perform. a few paintings with humans experiencing significant trauma or swap akin to palliative care or rehabilitation the place humans ask which means of lifestyles inquiries to which they suppose sick built to reply. Others paintings with members, households and groups experiencing clash approximately non secular matters. elevated migration and circulation of refugees raises touch with humans for whom spirituality is principal. Such stories bring up a couple of matters for current execs in addition to scholars: what will we suggest through religious? How does this relate to faith? How will we paintings with the non secular in ways in which understand and price distinction, with no accepting abusive relationships? What are the bounds to non secular tolerance, if any?
This e-book explores those concerns and addresses the dilemmas and demanding situations skilled by means of execs. It additionally presents a couple of functional instruments resembling attainable inquiries to ask to evaluate for religious matters; to work out spirituality as a part of an online of relationships.
By Jerry G. Watts
By Franz Brentano,Franziska Mayer-Hillebrand
By J. Rudanko
By Philip Cafaro
Cafaro's specific curiosity is in Thoreau's therapy of advantage ethics: the department of ethics founded on own and social flourishing. Ranging around the vital parts of Thoreau's philosophy—life, advantage, economic climate, solitude and society, nature, and politics—Cafaro exhibits Thoreau constructing a complete advantage ethics, much less dependent in old philosophy than many contemporary efforts and extra grounded in smooth existence and event. He provides Thoreau's evolutionary, experimental ethics as greater to the extra static foundational efforts of present advantage ethicists.
Another major concentration is Thoreau's environmental ethics. The booklet indicates Thoreau not just looking forward to fresh arguments for wild nature's intrinsic price, but additionally demonstrating how a private connection to nature furthers self-development, ethical personality, wisdom, and creativity. Thoreau's lifestyles and writings, argues Cafaro, current a confident, life-affirming environmental ethics, combining admire and restraint with an appreciation for human percentages for flourishing inside of nature.
By Terry Martin
By Victor Callaghan,James Miller,Roman Yampolskiy,Stuart Armstrong
This volume contains a range of authoritative essays exploring the
central questions raised via the conjectured technological singularity.
In proficient but jargon-free contributions written via energetic research
scientists, philosophers and sociologists, it is going past philosophical
discussion to supply an in depth account of the hazards that the singularity
poses to human society and, probably so much usefully, the prospective actions
that society and technologists can take to control the adventure to any
singularity in a fashion that guarantees a good instead of a negative
impact on society. The discussions supply views that hide technological,
political and enterprise concerns. the purpose is to convey readability and rigor
to the controversy in a fashion that might tell and stimulate either specialists and
interested basic readers.
By John A Hawkins