Modern

Download Charles Renouvier, Philosopher of Liberty by William Logue PDF

By William Logue

Charles Renouvier, thinker of Liberty, is a learn and exam of the nineteenth Century French philosopher's positions, the social and political opinions he derived from them, their relevance to the issues of his day, and their carrying on with relevance to a few of the social and highbrow difficulties of our personal time. the writer additionally provides an analyses of Renouvier's ethical philosophy and the way he similar it to the necessity for social motion; his doctrine of of unfastened will and its manifold results for philosophy and for daily life; his figuring out of the spiritual quandary of the nineteenth Century; and his principles in regards to the courting among the person and the group in an age of accelerating individualism that prefigured our personal.

Show description

Read Online or Download Charles Renouvier, Philosopher of Liberty PDF

Best modern books

Wittgenstein (Arguments of the Philosophers)

John Searle as soon as stated that this can be the easiest e-book on Wittgenstein. I in part agree. i locate this booklet the simplest creation to the Tractatus i have ever learn, lucid, insightful and transparent, and in addition an excellent advent to the overdue philosophy of Wittgenstein. it's not as scholarly useful as Anthony Kenny's booklet, which I nonetheless locate the easiest creation to the full philosophy of Wittgenstein, however it has its personal advantages, just like the self sustaining feedback opposed to the personal language argument on the finish of the booklet.

Technics and Time, 1: The Fault of Epimetheus (Meridian: Crossing Aesthetics) (No. 1)

What's a technical item? firstly of Western philosophy, Aristotle contrasted beings shaped by way of nature, which had inside themselves a starting of circulation and relaxation, and man-made items, which failed to have the resource in their personal construction inside themselves. This ebook, the 1st of 3 volumes, revises the Aristotelian argument and develops an leading edge overview wherein the technical item could be noticeable as having a necessary, certain temporality and dynamics of its personal.

The Nobel Laureates: How the World's Greatest Economic Minds Shaped Modern Thought

Paul Samuelson. Milton Friedman. William Sharpe. those are only many of the elite team of Nobel Laureates who symbolize leading edge monetary proposal. within the Nobel Laureates, Marilu damage McCarty interlaces the intense contributions of those world-class economists with the old conditions that influenced them, delivering attention-grabbing perception into smooth fiscal inspiration.

Modern Organoaluminum Reagents: Preparation, Structure, Reactivity and Use

Janusz Lewiński and Andrew E. H. Wheatley: uncomplicated trivalent organoaluminum species: views on constitution, bonding and reactivity. - Stephan Schulz: Organoaluminum complexes with bonds to s-block, p-block, d-block, and f-block steel facilities. - Samuel Dagorne and Christophe Fliedel: Low valent organoaluminium (+I, +II) species.

Additional resources for Charles Renouvier, Philosopher of Liberty

Example text

On Marion, see Waelti, Morale kantienne, 105107. 26 See Pt. II, Chap. 4, of Gaston Richard, La Question sociale et le mouvement philosophique au XIXe siècle (Paris, 1914). Renouvier praised Liard (Histoire, IV, 67879); Father Lucien Laberthonnière (Critique du laïcisme [Paris, 1948]) found Renouvier's influence in all the laic reformers: Pécaut, Steeg, Liard, Buisson, Séailles, Jaurès. On Pécaut, see François Pillon, "Un ouvrage récent sur la philosophie de Charles Renouvier," Année philosophique (1905), 127.

13 The Western country that seems to have best resisted the diminution of philosophy in the twentieth century has been Italy, perhaps because of the example of Benedetto Croce, who so brilliantly carried the banner of philosopher-in-the-world into our time. 14 13 For more sophisticated discussion of the relevance of philosophy, see the last section of Jacques Bouveresse, Rationalité et cynisme (Paris, 1984), and W. V. , 1981); see also Bernard-Henri Lévy, Eloge des intellectuels (Paris, 1987). 14 See especially Giovanna Cavallari, Charles Renouvier, filosofo della liberal-democrazia (Naples, 1979), and Vittore Collina, Plurale filosofico et rad- (footnote continued on next page) Page 11 The single factor that has the greatest influence on the reputation of a thinker outside his homeland is his reputation inside.

Waelti (Morale kantienne, 11213) saw Bergson as further expanding the use of liberty as the basis of philosophy. 29. , 132) argues that Bergson revived the French spiritualist movement, which was naturally hostile to Renouvier's phenomenism. Benrubi (Contemporary Thought of France, 11516) argues for the appearance of a rad- (footnote continued on next page) Page 17 The final blow, which produced a definitive eclipse of Renouvier's philosophy despite a spate of scholarly studies in the 1920s, was undoubtedly World War I.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.82 of 5 – based on 45 votes