Pictures, quotations and distinctions : fourteen essays in phenomenology

Resumen: "Pictures, quotations and distinctions" presents an anthology of the essays of Robert Sokolowski, a thinker who specialises in questions on conceptual analysis. The essays constitute Sokolowski's sustained project of critical phenomenological analysis of many different forms...

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Main Author: Sokolowski, Robert.
Format: Book
Language: English
Publication: Indiana : University of Notre Dame, 1992.
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Summary: Resumen: "Pictures, quotations and distinctions" presents an anthology of the essays of Robert Sokolowski, a thinker who specialises in questions on conceptual analysis. The essays constitute Sokolowski's sustained project of critical phenomenological analysis of many different forms of presentation as well as many different forms of human experience. Aimed at the specialist in phenomenology and the generalist in the philosophical tradition, Sokolowski's work describes various ways in which things appear, as pictured, quoted, measured, distinguished, explained, meant, and referred to. Through the analysis of appearances, he probes the question of being and aims to clarify the human condition. The 14 essays are grouped into pairs or triplets. "Picturing" and "quotation" describe representation in image and speech. "Making distinctions" clarifies how we can isolate something as an issue for thought, and "explaining" discusses what we do after we have isolated it. "Timing" and "measurement" describe two ways i
Índice: 1. Picturing. 2. Quotation. 3. Making distinctions. 4. Explaining.5. Timing. 6. Measurement. 7. Exact science and the world in wich we live. 8. Exorcising concepts. 9. Referring. 10. Grammar and thinking. 11. Tarkskian Harmonies in words and pictures. 12. Moral thinking. 13. What is moral action? 14. Knowing natural law.
ISBN: 0268015929
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