Thinking about Ordinary Things: A Short Invitation to Philosophy

Thinking about Ordinary Things: A Short Invitation to Philosophy

by Jan Sokol

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788024622293
Publisher: Karolinum Press, Charles University
Publication date: 10/15/2013
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Jan Sokol teaches courses in phenomenology, philosophic anthropology, religious science, anthropology of law at Charles University Prague. 

Table of Contents

Introduction

1              Philosophy: between Science, Art and Myth

2              How We See and Hear

3              Perception and Attention

4              Things, Words and Names

5              Language and Thought

6              Man in the World

7              Holiday and Everyday, Myth and Logos

8              You and I

9              Action and Freedom

10           Play

11           Language as Play

12           Time

13           Science and Knowledge

14           Truth

15           Scale and Ratio

16           Likeness and Imitation

17           Life

18           Nature

19           Necessity and Change

20           Technique and Technology

21           Society, Institutions and State

22           Values and Money

23           Custom and Society

24           Morality and Ethics

25           Law

26           Text and Interpretation

27           The City

28           History

29           What Happens in History?

30           Civilisation, Culture, and Religion

31           Tolerance and Pluralism

32           Man and the World

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