An Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy: A Question-Based Approach (Elements of Philosophy)

An Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy: A Question-Based Approach (Elements of Philosophy) PDF Social and political philosophy, unlike other fields and disciplines, involves conflict, disagreement, deliberation, and action. This text takes a new approach and understands philosophy not so much as a story of great thinkers or as a collection of philosophical positions but… Continue reading An Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy: A Question-Based Approach (Elements of Philosophy)

Origins of Political Extremism: Mass Violence in the Twentieth Century and Beyond

Origins of Political Extremism: Mass Violence in the Twentieth Century and Beyond PDF Political extremism is one of the most pernicious, destructive and nihilistic forms of human expression. During the 20th century, in excess of 100 million people had their lives taken from them as the result of extremist violence. In this wide-ranging book Manus… Continue reading Origins of Political Extremism: Mass Violence in the Twentieth Century and Beyond

Freedom and Neurobiology: Reflections on Free Will, Language, and Political Power (Columbia Themes in Philosophy)

Freedom and Neurobiology: Reflections on Free Will, Language, and Political Power (Columbia Themes in Philosophy) Our self-conception derives mostly from our own experience. We believe ourselves to be conscious, rational, social, ethical, language-using, political agents who possess free will. Yet we know we exist in a universe that consists of mindless, meaningless, unfree, nonrational, brute… Continue reading Freedom and Neurobiology: Reflections on Free Will, Language, and Political Power (Columbia Themes in Philosophy)