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Who is discussed in the english speaking world?

Posted: Thu May 08, 2014 7:09 pm
by Rodion
I study philosophy - as you see on my website - in germany and read many german texts but i want to improve my english skills and want to be able to discuss the latest philosophical issues, even if they are not expressed in my mother tongue yet. So i want to read philosophical textes in english. And i would really like to read new stuff. What do you read? I heard and read stuff of Nozick, Foot, Bonjour and Rawls because there are german translations allready, but what do you read now? Can you suggest anything?

Best Regards,
R

Re: Who is discussed in the english speaking world?

Posted: Fri May 29, 2015 10:25 am
by rbirds
A quite interesting philosophy book for general readers is "Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away" by Rebecca Goldstein. A very engaging, well-written exploration of Plato's ideas applied to modern situations. Well worth the investment of time to read.

Re: Who is discussed in the english speaking world?

Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2015 8:21 pm
by bergie15
I too have read Plato at the Googleplex. I quite liked it; it was interesting.

Re: Who is discussed in the english speaking world?

Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2015 1:27 am
by Melchior
Rodion wrote:I study philosophy - as you see on my website - in germany and read many german texts but i want to improve my english skills and want to be able to discuss the latest philosophical issues, even if they are not expressed in my mother tongue yet. So i want to read philosophical textes in english. And i would really like to read new stuff. What do you read? I heard and read stuff of Nozick, Foot, Bonjour and Rawls because there are german translations allready, but what do you read now? Can you suggest anything?

Best Regards,
R
'Latest philosophical issues'? What could you possibly mean?

Re: Who is discussed in the english speaking world?

Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 5:49 am
by -1-
Rodion wrote:
Thu May 08, 2014 7:09 pm
I heard and read stuff of Nozick, Foot, Bonjour and Rawls because there are german translations allready, but what do you read now? Can you suggest anything?

Best Regards,
R
Klopfstock, Krantz, Uberraschung, Nocheinmal, and my fav, Wichtoffgulgelesendrittevergangenheit, of curse.

Re: Who is discussed in the english speaking world?

Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 12:41 pm
by Necromancer
Melchior wrote:
Tue Jun 02, 2015 1:27 am
'Latest philosophical issues'? What could you possibly mean?
Latest issues from Mind journal from Oxford University Press:

Volume 127, Issue 506, April 2018

* The Structure of Justification
* Shape Perception in a Relativistic Universe
* Veritism Unswamped
* Anti-Intellectualism
* Using Benevolent Affections to Learn Our Duty
* Intellectual Isolation
* Counterfactual Attitudes and the Relational Analysis
* Adequate Counterpart Translations
* Fichte’s Normative Ethics: Deontological or Teleological?
* Retrieving Realism, by Hubert Dreyfus and Charles Taylor
* Because Without Cause: Non-Causal Explanations in Science and Mathematics, by Marc Lange
* On What Matters, Volume Three, by Derek Parfit and Does Anything Really Matter? Essays on Parfit on Objectivity, edited by Peter Singer
* Surfing Uncertainty: Prediction, Action and The Embodied Mind, by Andy Clark
* The Wrong of Injustice, by Mari Mikkola

From https://academic.oup.com/mind/issue.

Others:
Analysis, https://academic.oup.com/analysis/issue
The British Journal for Philosophy of Science, https://academic.oup.com/bjps/issue
The Monist, https://academic.oup.com/monist/issue
The Philosophical Quarterly, https://academic.oup.com/pq/issue

:D 8)

(Edit: Added The Philosophical Quarterly.)