philosophical analysis


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philosophical analysis

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(Philosophy) a philosophical method in which language and experience are analysed in an attempt to provide new insights into various philosophical problems
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To achieve these aims, I will draw on novel philosophical analysis, relevant empirical findings, and my own earlier study of complicity in the context of embryonic stem cell research.
Heilke persuasively suggests that neo-Kantian epistemology affected Voegelin's "theory of consciousness" and his philosophical analysis of history, which Voegelin primarily based on man's experiential encounter with trancendent reality.
We go back to the origins of emic and etic in linguistics and conduct a linguistic and philosophical analysis of these terms to demonstrate that the emic-etic distinction is not helpful for adequately studying cross-cultural data.
There is therefore a great need for philosophical analysis and the clarity it provides as we head toward Paris and aim for a durable, fair, and ambitious new climate regime.
I contend that President Sekou Toures profoundly insightful philosophical essay, "A Dialectical Approach to Culture," stands out as one of the premier contributions and formidable introductions to the presentation of the dialectical materialist philosophical analysis of African culture, particularly in the throes of the anti-imperialist struggle.
This is a fairly technical text, drawing on not just philosophical analysis but formal linguistics as well.
Nearly all contributors to the philosophical analysis of hope agree that if an agent hopes that p, he both desires that p and assigns to p a probability which is greater than zero, but less than one.
In Chapter 3, he develops the method of Levels of Abstraction (LoA), which will play a central role in the philosophical analysis undertaken by the rest of the book.
Conversely, Mun uses an emic philosophical analysis in order to place the agency for the Movement with the Buddhist orders themselves.
She was the author of over a dozen collections of poetry, in which a recurrent theme was the philosophical analysis of contemporary moral issues - a sensitive area in what was then communist Poland and notably focused on "anti-history.
Viewers of Inception with a special interest in philosophical analysis and insights will find this a powerful link between film and philosophical ideals.
The Dexter character serves as a fine contemporary vehicle for modern philosophical analysis, offering insights on basic philosophical issues from the nature of evil to free will and choice inherent in Dexter's aesthetics.