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  1. A doutrina das causas finais na Antiguidade. 3. A teleologia na natureza, de Teofrasto a Galeno.Roberto de Andrade Martins - 2014 - Filosofia E Hist’Oria da Biologia 9 (1):79-120.
    This paper studies the history of teleological thought in Antiquity, after Aristotle, analyzing three relevant episodes: the contribution of Theophrastus – a companion and successor of Aristotle; Stoicism, as described by Cicero in his work On the nature of gods; and Galen’s anatomical and physiological works, especially his book On the utility of the parts of the human body. This analysis exhibits the broad diversity of views concerning final causes in Antiquity, all of them widely different from Aristotle’s one, and (...)
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  • How to Theorize in Humanities.Dan Pătroc - 2012 - Annales Philosophici 5:47-58.
    Since the times of Plato and Aristotle we have lost our innocence in thousands of ways. One of them means theory’s double transformation from the act of observing the world and the heavens through the intellect to the act of measuring the world through our senses, on one hand, and, on the other, its transformation from the best way of living to a vague and abstract waste of time, inferior to any kind of praxis. This article studies the shifts in (...)
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  • Building Beauty: Kantian Aesthetics in a Time of Dark Ecology.K. August - unknown
    In the aftermath of a normalized Foucaultian world with an all encompassing web of biopower, one remaining hope is to cultivate nimbleness. Nimbleness is an embodied aesthetic sensitivity to the material presence. Cultivating nimbleness is a particular style of cultivation; it is to willfully gather together one’s self in the wake of a formative force far richer than the derivative web of living power relationships of human embeddness within a horizon of social, economical, political and historical subjectivating power relations; which (...)
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  • Confessional Science and Organisation of Disciplines: Anatomy, Psychology, and Anthropology Between the Sixteenth and the Seventeenth Centuries.Davide Cellamare - 2017 - Quaestio 17:461-480.
    In this article I address the introduction of anatomy in books on the soul that were produced in sixteenth-century Germany and the Low Countries, by authors such as Philip Melanchthon,...
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