Preformations

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Preformations is a collection of philosphic essays concerning debates both ancient and contemporary. Epistemology and Ontology are two important topics of focus. Philosophers interpreted include Plato, Friedrich Nietzsche, Martin Heidegger, Hans Jonas, Merleau-Ponty, and Michel Foucault.
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Overview

Preformations is a collection of philosphic essays concerning debates both ancient and contemporary. Epistemology and Ontology are two important topics of focus. Philosophers interpreted include Plato, Friedrich Nietzsche, Martin Heidegger, Hans Jonas, Merleau-Ponty, and Michel Foucault.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595180141
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/12/2001
  • Pages: 108
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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Scott Simon
Scott Simon

Scott Simon is the host of NPR’s Weekend Edition with Scott Simon. He has reported stories from all fifty states and every continent, covered ten wars, from El Salvador to Iraq, and has won every major award in broadcasting. He is the author of Home and Away, a memoir, Jackie Robinson and the Integration of Baseball, and the novel Pretty Birds. He lives with his wife, Caroline, and their daughters, Elise and Lina.

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Table of Contents

Part IKnowing The Known1
Preface3
I.The Nietzschean Unknown7
II.Defining Thing by Way of Martin Heidegger17
III.Hans Jonas And the Evolution of the Organic Mind23
Part IIInterstice: Epistemologies of Power in Plato and Nietzsche31
Preface33
I.Platonic Epistemology37
II.Nietzschean Epistemology45
Appendix of Aphorisms: Selections From Beyond Good And Evil With Commentary71
Part IIISubversive Parallels: Merleau-Ponty, Nietzsche, Foucault75
Preface77
I.Merleau-Ponty's Milieu81
II.On "Nietzsche, Genealogy, History"85
III.Foucault's "Heterotopia"95
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