Where Film Meets Philosophy: Godard, Resnais, and Experiments in Cinematic Thinking (Film and Culture Series)

By Hunter Vaughan

Hunter Vaughan interweaves phenomenology and semiotics to investigate cinema's skill to problem traditional modes of notion. Merging Maurice Merleau-Ponty's phenomenology of conception with Gilles Deleuze's image-philosophy, Vaughan applies a wealthy theoretical framework to a comparative research of Jean-Luc Godard's motion pictures, which critique the audio-visual phantasm of empirical commentary (objectivity), and the cinema of Alain Resnais, during which the sound-image generates cutting edge portrayals of person adventure (subjectivity). either filmmakers substantially upend traditional movie practices and problem philosophical traditions to change our figuring out of the self, the area, and the connection among the 2. movies mentioned intimately contain Godard's Vivre sa vie (1962), Contempt (1963), and 2 or three issues i do know approximately Her (1967); and Resnais's Hiroshima, mon amour (1959), Last yr at Marienbad (1961), and The battle Is Over (1966). Situating the formative works of those filmmakers inside of a broader philosophical context, Vaughan pioneers a phenomenological movie semiotics linking disparate methodologies to the reflected achievements of 2 possible irreconcilable artists.

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Phenomenology and Existentialism in the Twentieth Century: Book 3: Heralding the New Enlightenment (Analecta Husserliana, Volume 105)

The nice flourishing within the 20th Century of the amalgamated stream of Phenomenology and Existentialism, having reached its unfolding and reverberation – as now we have proven in our previous books and proceed during this one – turns out to have spanned the full gamut in their marvels.
Although the philosophical box is being nonetheless corroborated via phenomenologico-existential insights, their methods and trends in a relentless flux of views, phenomenology as such has remained itself an open query. Its final foundations, the query of "phenomenology of phenomenology", its "unconditional positioning" because the resource of feel has no longer been solved by means of Husserl (see herein Verducci’s research of Husserl and Fink, infra-page).

But during this conundrum during which we discover ourselves, there's accumulating a wave of notion that maintains regenerating philosophy. The inner most phenomenologico-existential inspirations, pushed through a prompting emblems, is venture a brand new critique of cause (see Verducci), apprehending the pivotal function of Imaginatio Creatrix (see Egbe), figuring out Jean Wahl’s significance as an early precursor of the search after final which means (see Kremer-Marietti) and is clarifying the emblems of the "Moral Sense" (see Cozma and Szmyd). discovering a brand new element of departure for all phenomenology within the ontopoiesis of existence (Tymieniecka) and so setting up the searched for "first philosophy" encompassing all (see Haney), is fructifying the coalescing reformulations of concerns present in the phenomenology/ontopoiesis of lifestyles. now we have right here a robust ferment we might name the recent Enlightenment.

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Transcendentalism Overturned: From Absolute Power of Consciousness Until the Forces of Cosmic Architectonics: 108 (Analecta Husserliana)

This assortment bargains a severe evaluation of transcendentalism, the knowledge of realization, absolutized as a process of a priori legislation of the brain, that was once complicated by way of Kant and Husserl. As those reviews exhibit, transcendentalism severely trained twentieth Century phenomenological research into such matters as temporality, historicity, mind's eye, objectivity and subjectivity, freedom, moral judgment, paintings, praxis. Advances in technology have now provoked a wondering of absolutely the prerogatives of recognition. Transcendentalism is challenged through empirical reductionism. and popularity of the position the celestial sphere performs in existence on planet earth means that an intensive shift of philosophy's heart of gravity be made clear of absolute attention and towards the transcendental forces at play within the architectonics of the cosmos.

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The Primacy of Movement, 2nd Expanded Edition (Advances in Consciousness Research)

By Maxine Sheets-Johnstone

This expanded moment edition includes ahead the preliminary insights into the organic and existential significances of animation by means of taking modern examine findings in cognitive technological know-how and philosophy and in neuroscience into severe and confident account. It first takes affectivity as its point of interest, elucidating it inside of either an enactive and qualitative affective-kinetic dynamic. It follows via with a thoroughgoing interdisciplinary inquiry into circulate from 3 views: brain, mind, and the conceptually reciprocal realities of receptivity and responsivity as set forth in phenomenology and evolutionary biology, respectively. It ends with a noticeable afterword on kinesthesia, pointing up the incontrovertible value of the college to cognition and affectivity. sequence A

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The New Science of the Mind: From Extended Mind to Embodied Phenomenology (Bradford Books)

By Mark Rowlands

There is a brand new state of mind in regards to the brain that doesn't find psychological strategies completely "in the head." a few imagine that this increased notion of the brain often is the foundation of a brand new technological know-how of the brain. during this booklet, major thinker Mark Rowlands investigates the conceptual foundations of this new technology of the brain. the hot mind set in regards to the brain emphasizes the ways that psychological procedures are embodied (made up partially of extraneural physically buildings and processes), embedded (designed to operate in tandem with the environment), enacted (constituted partly through action), and prolonged (located within the environment). the recent state of mind in regards to the brain, Rowlands writes, is de facto an outdated state of mind that has taken on new shape. Rowlands describes a perception of brain that had its clearest expression in phenomenology -- within the paintings of Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, and Merleau-Ponty. He builds on those perspectives, clarifies and renders constant the guidelines of embodied, embedded, enacted, and prolonged brain, and develops a unified philosophical remedy of the radical belief of the brain that underlies the hot technological know-how of the mind.

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Potentialities: Collected Essays in Philosophy

By Giorgio Agamben, Daniel Heller-Roazen

This ebook collects fifteen significant philosophical essays written over a interval of greater than 20 years via acclaimed Italian thinker Giorgio Agamben. the quantity opens with an advent during which the editor situates Agamben's paintings with appreciate to either the background of philosophy and modern ecu suggestion. The essays that keep on with articulate a chain of theoretical confrontations with privileged figures within the historical past of philosophy, politics, and feedback, from Plato to Spinoza, Aristotle to Deleuze, Carl Schmitt to Benjamin, Hegel to Aby Warburg, and Heidegger to Derrida. 3 basic ideas manage the gathering as an entire: language, within the feel no longer of specific statements yet really the very happening of speech, the natural truth of language's life; historical past, because it appears to be like from a viewpoint within which culture, transmission, and reminiscence succeed in their messianic success; and potentiality, understood as a basic challenge of metaphysics, ethics, and the philosophy of language. a lot of these themes converge within the ultimate a part of the ebook, within which Agamben bargains an intensive interpreting of Melville's brief tale "Bartleby the Scrivener" as a piece that places potentiality and reality, chance and fact, in an altogether new light.

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Merleau-Ponty: A Guide for the Perplexed (Guides for the Perplexed)

By Eric Matthews

Maurice Merleau-Ponty used to be essentially the most very important figures within the existential and phenomenological traditions in twentieth-century Continental philosophy. Merleau-Ponty: A consultant for the at a loss for words is the appropriate textual content for college kids encountering Merleau-Ponty's philosophy for the 1st time. The e-book assumes no earlier wisdom of the topic, and takes the reader although the most important topics in Merleau-Ponty's paintings, casting mild on complicated rules, together with - crucially - his interpretations of 'perception', 'embodiment' and 'behaviour'. most significantly this advisor for the at a loss for words deals a whole and authoritative explication of Merleau-Ponty's phenomenological account of human behaviour.

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Entre Nous : Thinking-of-the-Other

By Emmanuel Levinas

Emmanuel Levinas is likely one of the most crucial figures of twentieth-century philosophy. Exerting a profound effect upon such thinkers as Derrida, Lyotard, Blanchot, and Irigaray, Levinas's paintings bridges a number of significant gaps within the evolution of continental philosophy--between sleek and postmodern, phenomenology and poststructuralism, ethics and ontology. he's credited with having spurred a revitalized curiosity in ethics-based philosophy all through Europe and America.
Entre Nous (Between Us) is the end result of Levinas's philosophy. released in France many years sooner than his demise, it gathers his most crucial paintings and divulges the improvement of his inspiration over approximately 40 years of dedicated inquiry. in addition to a number of trenchant interviews released right here, those essays have interaction with problems with anguish, love, faith, tradition, justice, human rights, and felony conception. Taken jointly, they represent a key to Levinas's rules at the moral dimensions of otherness.
Working from the phenomenological approach to Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger, Levinas driven past the boundaries in their framework to argue that it really is ethics, no longer ontology, that orients philosophy, and that accountability precedes reasoning. Ethics for Levinas skill accountability with regards to distinction. all through his paintings, Levinas returns to the metaphor of the face of the opposite to debate how and the place accountability enters our lives and makes philosophy priceless. For Levinas, ethics starts with our head to head interplay with one other person--seeing that individual now not as a mirrored image of one's self, nor as a possibility, yet as various and bigger than self. Levinas strikes the reader to acknowledge the results of this interplay: our abiding accountability for the opposite, and our hindrance with the other's soreness and death.
Situated on the crossroads of a number of philosophical colleges and techniques, Levinas's paintings illuminates a bunch of serious matters and has discovered resonances between scholars and students of literature, legislations, faith, and politics. Entre Nous is right away the apotheosis of his paintings and an obtainable advent to it. in spite of everything, Levinas's pressing meditations upon the face of the opposite recommend a brand new beginning upon which to know the character of excellent and evil within the tangled skein of our lives.

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