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Walker Percy, philosopher (4)

Forthcoming: Walker Percy, Philosopher. Walker Percy, Phenomenology, and the Mystery of Language by Carolyn Culbertson In his theoretical essays on language, Walker Percy criticizes contemporary linguistics for overlooking the deep, existential impact that language acquisition has on human life. This acquisition, for Percy, radically transforms the human being’s mode of existence. With the acquisition of language,…

Hayek and the hermeneutics of mind

Recent article from Francesco Di Iorio in anticipation of his forthcoming book. CognitionenactivismFrancesco Di IorioFrancisco VarelaGadamerHayekHermeneuticsmaturanamethodological individualismPhilosophy of mindself-organizing mindsituated cognitionsocial epistemologysocial ontologySpontaneous orderthe sensory orderVerstehen

Cognitive Autonomy and Methodological Individualism

Forthcoming from my chum and endorsed by none other than Barry Smith. Adam SmithAustrian SchoolCognitionCognitive sciencecomplexitydistributed cognitionenactivismFrancesco Di IorioHayekHermeneuticsholismmethodological individualismphenomenologyphilosophical psychologyPhilosophy of mindphilosophy of social scienceSelf-organizationsituated cognitionsocial epistemologysocial ontologySocial SciencesSociologySpontaneous orderthe sensory order

Symbol as Hermeneutic in Existentialism

A pre-novelist Walker Percy. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, Vol. 16, No. 4 (Jun., 1956), pp. 522-530. A POSSIBLE BRIDGE FROM EMPIRICISM If it is true that both Anglo-American empiricism and European existentialism contain valid insights, then in respect of the failure to make a unifying effort toward giving an account of all realities, the former…

More Oakeshottiana

Michael Oakeshott and Hans-Georg Gadamer on Practices, Social Science, and Modernity by Edmund Neill Continental philosophyHans-Georg GadamerHermeneuticsmodernityPhilosophyphilosophy of social sciencePolitical philosophypracticeSocial scienceTradition