Philosophy

The line of the arch

The essays that compose this book turn around aesthetic and ethical questions, intertwining the two dimensions. They are intended to elaborate an intercultural philosophy: without […]

Philosophy

Normativity and praxis

Among the various issues debated in philosophy today, this book focuses on one which is unquestionably central: can we claim to have any regulated procedure […]

Philosophy

Mindsets. Conceiving cognition in nature

What is cognition? What is its place in nature? For about 60 years philosophers and scientists have been engaged in giving a naturalistic dress to the cognitive sciences arguing over the status of mental representations and computational processes.

Philosophy

The Invention of the Text

The notion of text is perhaps the most used and discussed within social and human sciences. Nevertheless, it is surprisingly one of the worst defined. […]

Philosophy

Time and Cross-Temporal Relations

According to both ordinary and scientifi c thought, two objects can enter into relation not only simultanously, but also at different times, namely cross-temporally. For […]

Philosophy

Time without Becoming

Time without Becoming is the text of a lecture Quentin Meillassoux gave at the Middlesex University in May 2008. He makes a summary of the […]