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‘A Ritual of Discourse’: Conceptualizing and Reonceptualizing the Analytic Relationship  

Judith Hughes

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Nov 2018
Freud embarked on his exploration of an unconscious domain hand in hand with his clinical practice. He was thus forced to think deeply about the relationship between doctor and patient. He ... More

Action  

Alfred R. Mele

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Nov 2007
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Sep 2009
What are actions? And how are actions to be explained? These two central questions of the philosophy of action call, respectively, for a theory of the nature of action and a theory of the ... More

Action and selfhood: a narrative interpretation  

László Tengelyi

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Dec 2012
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Jan 2013
This chapter enters into a debate with the analytic theory of action, especially the version developed by Donald Davidson, who makes it clear that the upsurge of a desire to perform a ... More

Action-Based Accounts of Perception  

Pierre Jacob

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Jul 2015
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Dec 2013
There are two main motivations for action-based approaches to perception: the parsimonious assumption that action and perception belong to a single overlapping functional system and the ... More

Aesthetics: Introduction  

Michael Lacewing and Richard G.T. Gipps

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Nov 2018
This introduction provides an overview of the chapters in this section, which explores the role of psychoanalysis in aesthetics. More specifically, the chapters examine some psychoanalytic ... More

Affective Temperaments  

Andrea Raballo and Lorenzo Pelizza

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Apr 2018
This chapter discusses the phenomenology of affective temperaments as well as their subjective nuances and potential pathogenetic trajectories. It first considers the notion that different ... More

Affectivity and Its Disorders  

Kevin Aho

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Mar 2018
Affectivity and Its Disorders draws on Martin Heidegger’s phenomenology of moods and his conception of Befindlichkeit in an effort to critique traditional psychological and behaviorist ... More

Affects in Appreciation  

Susan L. Feagin

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Dec 2009
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Jan 2010
This article explains the complexity argument as offered by Peter Kivy in relation to absolute music. The next section looks at a particular criticism of the complexity argument: that ... More

Agent-Relative and Agent-Neutral Reasons  

Krister Bykvist

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Jun 2018
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Jul 2018
The distinction between agent-relative and agent-neutral reasons, at least in its explicit form, is a fairly recent contribution to normative ethics. That the distinction is both ... More

Alterity  

Søren Overgaard and Mads Gram Henriksen

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Mar 2018
Alterity examines a key notion in phenomenology, viz. that of otherness or alterity, and distinguishes between a broad and a narrow definition of alterity. Broadly understood, “alterity” ... More

Animal Behavior  

Stephen J. Crowley and Colin Allen

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Jul 2008
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Sep 2009
This article focuses on comparative psychology, ethology, and cognitive ethology which explain animal behaviour. The same old questions raised by ancient Greek are discussed by scientists ... More

Anomalous Monism  

Julie Yoo

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Jan 2009
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Sep 2009
Anomalous monism is a view about the relationship between the mind and the body, which attempts to strike a delicate balance between the thesis of materialism, on the one hand, and the ... More

Aristotle in Phenomenology  

Pavlos Kontos

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Jun 2018
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Jul 2018
It is not an overstatement to say that no other figure in the history of philosophy has exercised a stronger influence on phenomenology than Aristotle. It suffices to recall Franz ... More

Aristotle on Practical Reason  

Christopher C. W. Taylor

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Aug 2016
For Aristotle,phronēsis, the excellence of the practical intellect, is two-fold, consisting of a true conception of the end to be achieved by action and correct deliberation about the ... More

Aristotle on the Moral Psychology of Persuasion  

Christof Rapp

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Aug 2012
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Nov 2012
This article discusses some core theorems of Aristotle's account of persuasion as it is set out in the Rhetoric. It is the declared ambition of Rhetoric I and II to develop a technê, or ... More

Aristotle on the Separability of Mind  

Fred D. Miller Jr.

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Aug 2012
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Nov 2012
In De Anima, Aristotle addresses the problem of whether the mind is separable from the body. In book I, he broaches the broader question of whether the affections of the soul, including ... More

Art and Emotion  

Alex Neill

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Jan 2005
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Sep 2009
The theory of art in which the abiding philosophical interest in the connection between art and emotion is most explicit is expression theory, of which there have been several, ... More

Artificial Intelligence  

Diane Proudfoot and B. Jack Copeland

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Jan 2012
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May 2012
In this article the central philosophical issues concerning human-level artificial intelligence (AI) are presented. AI largely changed direction in the 1980s and 1990s, concentrating on ... More

Aspect Perception and Philosophical Difficulty  

Avner Baz

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
This article traces a new line of thought through, or actually to, Ludwig Wittgenstein's writings on aspect perception. Its point of bearing is the second part of the Brown Book. It show ... More

Atmospheres and the Clinical Encounter  

Cristina Costa, Sergio Carmenates, Luís Madeira, and Giovanni Stanghellini

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Sep 2018
Atmospheres in the clinical encounter are intersubjective phenomena experienced by the participants in that situation. In this chapter we will first unveil essential aspects of the ... More

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