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Nietzsche's Revaluation Of All Values, Joseph Anthony Kranak Oct 2014

Nietzsche's Revaluation Of All Values, Joseph Anthony Kranak

Dissertations (2009 -)

This dissertation looks at the details of Friedrich Nietzsche's concept of the revaluation of all values. The dissertation will look at the idea in several ways to elucidate the depth and complexity of the idea. First, it will be looked at through its evolution, as it began as an idea early in Nietzsche's career and reached its full complexity at the end of his career with the planned publication of his Revaluation of All Values, just before the onset of his madness. Several questions will be explored: What is the nature of the revaluator who is supposed to ...


The Humanistic, Fideistic Philosophy Of Philip Melanchthon (1497-1560), Charles William Peterson Oct 2012

The Humanistic, Fideistic Philosophy Of Philip Melanchthon (1497-1560), Charles William Peterson

Dissertations (2009 -)

This dissertation examines the way Philip Melanchthon, author of the Augsburg Confession and Martin Luther's closest co-worker, sought to establish the relationship between faith and reason in the cradle of the Lutheran tradition, Wittenberg University. While Melanchthon is widely recognized to have played a crucial role in the Reformation of the Church in the sixteenth century as well as in the Renaissance in Northern Europe, he has in general received relatively little scholarly attention, few have attempted to explore his philosophy in depth, and those who have examined his philosophical work have come to contradictory or less than helpful ...


Aesthetics In Contemporary Art: Philosopher And Performer, Curtis L. Carter Jan 2012

Aesthetics In Contemporary Art: Philosopher And Performer, Curtis L. Carter

Philosophy Faculty Research and Publications

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Attending To Presence: A Study Of John Duns Scotus' Account Of Sense Cognition, Amy F. Whitworth Apr 2010

Attending To Presence: A Study Of John Duns Scotus' Account Of Sense Cognition, Amy F. Whitworth

Dissertations (2009 -)

This project is guided and motivated by the question concerning the nature of the phantasm as that which mediates between sensation and intellection in John Duns Scotus' account of cognition. Scotus embraces Aristotle's claim that the intellect cannot think without the phantasm. The phantasm is in a corporeal organ, yet the immaterial intellect must act with it to produce an intelligible species. In this project I examine the critical elements of Scotus' cognitive theory in order to understand the nature of the phantasm.

In the first chapter I discuss key elements of Aristotle's metaphysics and give a close ...


The Conservation Of Authenticity: Political Commitment And Racial Reality, Michael Monahan Mar 2005

The Conservation Of Authenticity: Political Commitment And Racial Reality, Michael Monahan

Philosophy Faculty Research and Publications

Discusses issues related to the conservation of racial authenticity, political commitment and racial reality in the U.S. Growing interest in racial ontology in philosophical circles; Analysis of the concept of social constructivism.