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 History of Western philosophy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As with the 18th century, it would be developments in science that would arise from, and then challenge, philosophy: most importantly the work of Charles Darwin, which was based on the idea of organic self-regulation found in philosophers such as Adam Smith, but fundamentally challenged established conceptions.
The "Modern" is a word with more varied use, which includes everything from Post-Medieval through the specific period of the early 20th century.
Western Philosophy is generally said to begin in the Greek cities of western Asia Minor (Ionia) with Thales of Miletus, who was active around 585 B.C. and left us the opaque dictum, "All is water." His most noted students were Anaximenes of Miletus and Anaximander ("All is air").
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 20th-century philosophy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 20th century brought with it upheavals that produced a series of conflicting developments within philosophy over the basis of knowledge and the validity of various absolutes.
With classical certainties thought to be overthrown, and new social, economic, scientific, ethical, and logical problems, 20th-century philosophy was set for a series of attempts variously to reform, preserve, alter, abolish, previously conceived limits.
Philosophy of science, philosophy of mathematics, and epistemology furthered seemingly antagonistic tendencies in accounting for consciousness and its objects, as expressed in the profound differences between analytic philosophy and phenomenology, both of which had foundations in place at the beginning of the century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/20th-century_philosophy   (175 words)

 20th-century English literature - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about 20th-century English literature
This indicates the questioning nature of the 20th century, which began by doubting the principles on which the Victorians had based their social code, leading to uncertainty and complexity.
The 20th century is dominated by the effects of World War I and II.
The century was a period of great artistic change, and is dominated by the impact of World War I (1914–18) and World War II (1939–45), as well as by the artistic concerns of modernism (which affected both themes and methods of writing).
encyclopedia.farlex.com /20th-century+English+literature   (1774 words)

 Timeline 20th Century Philosophy -
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 20th century BC
Intellectual Currents of the Twentieth Century A survey of 20th century philosophy, spanning all of the major movements.
Late 20th Century (1960 - 2000) Profiles of those involved in the rise of technology and minimalism in late 20th century composition from Heart's Ease Conservatory.
Early 20th Century Russian Theater The best starting place for an examination of Russian 20th-century visual art is the immediate 19th-century context.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-20th_century_BC.html   (555 words)

 History of Science Bibliography - History of Science - Technology - Medicine - A General Annotated Bibliography - Dr Robert A. Hatch
Traces the development of marine science from antiquity to the 20th century, emphasizing the period since the 17th century and the interest in tides, navigation, and the gradual emergence of oceanography.
Recounts the heroic age of 19th century geology before arguing that the 20th century decline was reversed only in the 1960s with plate tectonics.
Examines the resolution of the biometry-Mendelism controversy and the origins of theoretical population genetics in the early 20th century.
www.clas.ufl.edu /users/rhatch/pages/03-Sci-Rev/SCI-REV-Teaching/bibliography/05bib-rah-gen.htm   (7573 words)

Existentialism is seen as a break with systematic theology, science and philosophy in its concept of man. The background of Catholic and Protestant theology and the intellectual history of Europe is discussed in relation to Nietzsche and modern existential doctrines.
Sophisticated, complete discussion of Tillich's philosophy, focusing on his discussion of the infinite "ground of being" and the finite "real world," and the kinds of knowledge appropriate and proper to each; concludes with clever thoughts on the role of objective and subjective knowledge in science, given Tillich's framework.
A thorough study of the arguments for and against monism and pluralism in the history of philosophy, concentrating on the Jamesian criticism of the concept of monism.
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Philosophy» courses focus on learning how to read and interpret classical philosophical texts, since doing so is doing philosophy; while by offering two options in each group, the number of students to a class is significantly diminished.
A minimum of eight semesters is required in order to obtain a degree in philosophy from the Department.
Topics in the Philosophy of Art I (Aesthetic theories)
www.philosophy.upatras.gr /curricul.htm   (504 words)

 20th Century Western Philosophy: Term Paper Section at AcademicTermPapers.com
The paper focuses on the role of philosophy in the formulation of political theory, and the connection between the study of philosophy and the understanding of political theory and practice.
Through analysis of the ancient Greeks, utilitarian philosophy, and democratic politics, the paper argues that politics, even in its primitive forms, is inevitably based on concepts and principles that ultimately derive from philosophy.
Examines factors contributing to communism's appeal in the twentieth century: social idealism, anti-imperialism, post-colonial politics and the atmosphere of the cold war.
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 Philosophy: History of Philosophy: 20th Century
A survey of 20th century philosophy, spanning all of the major movements.
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A 1993 lecture series celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Oregon State University Philosophy Department.
philosophy.society-sites.com /index.php/History_of_Philosophy/20th_Century   (140 words)

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 Directory - Society: Philosophy: History of Philosophy: 20th Century
20th century philosophy  · cached · Overview of important 20th century philosophy.
Directory - Society: Philosophy: History of Philosophy: 20th Century
Philosophy's Twentieth Century: A Revolutionary Path  · Article by Charles Travis in the Michigan Philosophy News.
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 17th Century Philosophy
17th Century Western philosophy is conventionally seen being dominated by the coming of symbolic and rationalism to philosophy many of the most philosophers were also mathematicians.
This is elegant exposition of the moral thought of 4 thinkers: Hume, Kant, Leibniz, and Hegel from one of the most distinguished political philosophers of the 20th century.
Template:Histphil The main theme of the period the rise of the Cartesian method in and the subsequent decline of the Scholastic method.
www.freeglossary.com /17th_Century_Philosophy   (462 words)

 20th Century
Important 20th Century Discoveries in Physics - Eight major discoveries made in physics plus a summary of the centennial celebration of the American Physical Society.
Linus Pauling and the Twentieth Century : Virtual Tour of the Pauling Exhibit - Information on the life and work of one of the 20th century's most important chemists.
20th Century Tactical Studies Group - Living up to its motto "Preserving the Past - Today - For Tomorrow", this US based group focuses on restoration of vehicles, aircraft and artifacts and on living history displays, including public battle reenactments.
www.findly.com /20th-century.htm   (444 words)

 PHIL 3313 19th & 20th Century Philosophy
The central topics of this course are in logic, epistemology, philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, and metaphysics.
Lewis, “A Pragmatic Conception of the A Priori”; Sellars, Empiricism and Philosophy of Mind, sections 1-3; Austin, Sense and Sensibilia, chaps.
century, played out in the contest over “psychologism” by Lotze, Wundt, Frege, and Husserl.
www.pragmatism.org /shook/19th&20thCentury/19th&20th_S01.htm   (581 words)

 20th Century Philosophy, Spring '02
Generally the 20th century has been dominated by a schism between analytic philosophy, the main philosophical tradition in the English-speaking world and Scandinavia, and Continental philosophy, the main philosophical tradition on the continent, above all Germany and France.
Philosophy 100, Spring '02 - 20th Century Philosophy
The 20th Century has been the most prolific period of philosophy ever.
www.beloit.edu /~philorel/faculty/davidvessey/DV20thS02.html   (866 words)

 20th Century Society, Directory
Intellectual Currents of the Twentieth Century A survey of 20th century philosophy, spanning all of the major movements.
20th century philosophy Overview of important 20th century philosophy.
Philosophy's Twentieth Century: A Revolutionary Path Article by Charles Travis in the Michigan Philosophy News.
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 20th Century Society, Directory
Intellectual Currents of the Twentieth Century A survey of 20th century philosophy, spanning all of the major movements.
20th century philosophy Overview of important 20th century philosophy.
Philosophy's Twentieth Century: A Revolutionary Path Article by Charles Travis in the Michigan Philosophy News.
www.natmo.org /bmF0XzExNzQ1Njg%3d.aspx   (133 words)

 LRB Richard Rorty : How many grains make a heap?
He ends his book by saying that ‘what seems to be the fragmentation in philosophy found at the end of the 20th century may be due to more than the institutional imperatives of specialisation and professionalisation.
It is anybody’s guess whether analytic philosophy will burst the boundaries of the English-speaking world and become dominant in universities around the globe, or whether the work of some synoptic visionary will persuade young philosophers in Britain and the US to turn their backs on the movement that Russell initiated.
Faced with such obduracy, the head of the philosophy department might look around for a book that will straighten the dean out, one that will help her understand why analytic philosophy is (whatever disgruntled foreigners and disappointed undergraduates may say) a very good thing, deserving not only of autonomy, but of enthusiastic encouragement.
www.lrb.co.uk /v27/n02/rort01_.html   (3277 words)

 20th-century philosophy - Open Encyclopedia
Phenomenologically oriented metaphysics undergirded existentialism and finally postmodern philosophy.
Epistemology and its basis was a central concern, as seen from the work of Martin Heidegger, Karl Popper, Claude Levi-Strauss and Bertrand Russell.
www.open-encyclopedia.com /20th-century_philosophy   (51 words)

 1993 History Page, Ideas Matter Lecture Series, Philosophy Department, Oregon State University
Courtney Campbell traced the rise of a particular branch of applied philosophy, bio-medical ethics and explained how it reinvigorated philosophical thinking in the 20th century.
Feminism, the environmental philosophy, and biomedical ethics all are new fields in the twentieth century.
Beginning with the recounting of experiments in the early 20th century which turned atomism from a metaphysical to an empirical theory, Salmon traced a positivistic history of scientific understanding in the 20th century.
www.oregonstate.edu /Dept/philosophy/ideas/93history.html   (343 words)

 Karl Jaspers -- Philosophy Books and Online Resources
Born in Oldenburg, Jaspers taught psychiatry and philosophy at Heidelberg University.
Karl Jaspers died in 1969, leaving unfinished his universal history of philosophy, a history organized around those philosophers who have influenced the course of human thought.
German philosopher, one of the originators of existentialism, whose work influenced modern theology and psychiatry as well as philosophy.
www.erraticimpact.com /~20thcentury/html/jaspers.htm   (536 words)

 20th Century Society, Directory
Intellectual Currents of the Twentieth Century A survey of 20th century philosophy, spanning all of the major movements.
20th century philosophy Overview of important 20th century philosophy.
Philosophy's Twentieth Century: A Revolutionary Path Article by Charles Travis in the Michigan Philosophy News.
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 twentieth syllabus
Century Philosophy is the so-called "Linguistic Turn." We will use the question of language as a way of entry to other problems of contemporary philosophy.
Another significant issue in contemporary philosophy is the split between "continental" and "analytic" styles of philosophizing.
Course Description: The aim of this course is to study the main traits of contemporary philosophy.
www.earlham.edu /~guvenfe/twentieth.htm   (1183 words)

 19th & 20th Century European Philosophy (V7066)
(a) acquire an understanding of some of the dominant thinkers and debates in 19th and 20th century European philosophy;
Topics to be addressed will include: the challenge of historicism; hermeneutics; the notion of an “end” or “limit” to philosophy; the relation of philosophy to the natural and social sciences; continental philosophy of language; tensions between phenomenological and genealogical approaches to philosophy.
The course offers a thematic and advanced introduction to some of the central philosophical issues in post-Hegelian European philosophy.
www.sussex.ac.uk /economics/V7066.html   (239 words)

 Lulu.com - Late 20th Century Philosophy
So it’s more than just a philosophy book, more than just the debut of Alexander T. Newport’s seminal contribution to the history of Generation-X, and a hell of a lot deeper, sincerer and universal than any of those so-called “ranting” books written by those nothing-but TV celebrities.
I think the present 21st Century owes a lot to the questioning by so-called Hippies.
by John Young M.D. Description: In this series of essays John G. Young, M.D., a board certified psychiatrist, returns to his roots in philosophy to examine the relationships between biological evolution and cognitive evolution.
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 19th & 20th Century Science, Philosophy, Psychology - Sacred and Other Texts
Nietzsche became a professor of philosophy at Basel at the age of 24 without the qualifications for the job.
Friedrich Nietsche (1844-1900) - a German philosopher influenced by Kant, Schopenhauer, and the composer Richard Wagner.
He resigned in 1879 due to constant illness and concentrated on writing for then years, after which he was mentally ill.
www.gurdjieff-internet.com /article_details.php?ID=145&W=17   (304 words)

 20th Century Philosophy Resources at Erratic Impact
This is a bibliography of recent work in the philosophy of mind, philosophy of cognitive science, philosophy of artificial intelligence, and on consciousness in the sciences.
Pete Wagner's other works include essays on the philosophy of war and human spirituality, as well as a large and diverse collection of original songs.
Compiled by David Chalmers, Department of Philosophy, University of California, Santa Cruz CA 95064.
www.erraticimpact.com /~20thcentury/html/20th_century.htm   (850 words)

 EpistemeLinks: Classroom Resources for Twentieth Century Philosophy
In the Western tradition, 20th Century philosophy, often referred to simply as "contemporary philosophy", includes the philosophers and systems that flourished since around 1900.
Political and ethical philosophy also thrived during this period, marked by a notable shift in the usage of the term "liberal".
Those defending a strong individualist and free-market notion of liberty (Robert Nozick, Ayn Rand, Friedrich Hayek) are now referred to as Classical Liberals.
www.epistemelinks.com /Main/Classroom.aspx?TopiCode=Twen   (369 words)

 Philosophy 235, Spring 00, Schrift
During the semester, special attention will also be focused on connections between 20th century philosophy and developments in other humanistic and social science disciplines, including anthropology, literary studies, psychoanalysis, linguistics, and social/political theory.
Beginning with an examination of the origins of 20th-century European philosophy in phenomenology (Husserl), we will move on to examine existentialism (Sartre and Merleau-Ponty), hermeneutics (Heidegger, Gadamer), critical theory (Arendt, Benjamin, Habermas), structuralism (Saussure, Lacan), post-structuralism and deconstruction (Foucault, Derrida), French feminism (Cixous), and postmodernism (Lyotard).
Among the themes covered will include the relation between science and philosophy, the relations between language and thinking, the place of the subject in the human sciences and philosophy, the critique of foundationalism, and the functions of ideology, interpretation, power, and desire in the search for "knowledge" and "truth".
web.grinnell.edu /courses/phi/S00/phi235-01   (427 words)

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