Logo

Abuses by Alphonso Lingis

Small book cover: Abuses

Abuses
by

Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520086317
ISBN-13: 9780520086319
Number of pages: 268

Description:
This book is at once a philosophical work and a travel documentary, compiled from a collection of letters the author wrote while traveling in Third World countries. It explores the fundamental principles of Continental philosophy, taking readers on a memorable journey, describing the histories of the cultures he visits, and the horrific conditions that some people in these cultures must endure.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Read online
(online reading)

Similar books

Book cover: Knowledge, Perception, and MemoryKnowledge, Perception, and Memory
by - D. Reidel Publishing Co.
This book attempts a general definition of what it is to know that a thing is so. It gives accounts of the knowledge based on perception and that based on memory. Regarding the justification of claims to know, it takes a fundamentalist approach.
(7337 views)
Book cover: The Problems of PhilosophyThe Problems of Philosophy
by - Project Gutenberg
This classic work is an approachable introduction to the theory of philosophical enquiry. It gives Russell's views on distinction between appearance and reality, the existence and nature of matter, idealism, induction, and the limits of knowledge.
(8299 views)
Book cover: Modelling Rationality... and Beyond the PhysicsModelling Rationality... and Beyond the Physics
by - American Research Press
The author is convinced that the Platonic theory of reminiscence is not a mere speculation, and the meaning of the spirit of science is the expression of a natural phenomenon which in the sense of the MESER concept is called revelation.
(12663 views)
Book cover: Thus Spake ZarathustraThus Spake Zarathustra
by - Modern Library
This work is the first thorough statement of Nietzsche's philosophy, and also a masterpiece of literature. The book is a combination of prose and poetry, epigrams, and parodies. Nietzsche made here his famous statement that God is dead.
(12808 views)