New PDF release: Cannabis: What Were We Just Talking About (Philosophy for

By Dale Jacquette

ISBN-10: 1444341391

ISBN-13: 9781444341393

The talk at the prestige and legality of hashish maintains to achieve momentum. right here, own anecdotes mixed with educational and clinical reviews mix to sharpen a number of the attention-grabbing philosophical matters linked to hashish use.

A frank, professionally proficient and playful dialogue of hashish utilization in terms of philosophical inquiry
Considers the that means of a 'high', the morality of smoking marijuana for excitement, the slippery slope to extra harmful medications, and the human force to change our consciousness
Not merely contains contributions from philosophers, psychologists, sociologists or felony, pharmacological, and health workers, but in addition non-academics linked to the cultivation, distribution, and sale of cannabis
Brings jointly a world staff of writers from the U.S., Canada, united kingdom, Finland, Switzerland, South Africa, and New Zealand

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NOTES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Edith Wyschogrod, Crossover Queries: Dwelling with Negatives, Embodying Philosophy's Others (New York: Fordham University Press, 2006), 341. , 1. On the ocularcentrism in Cartesian rationalism, see Martin Jay, Downcast Eyes: The Denigration of Vision in Twentieth-Century French Thought (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993), 189, 80-81. See also Edith Wyschogrod, Saints and Postmodernism: Revisioning Moral Philosophy (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1990), 15.

21. 22. 23. 24. cago: University of Chicago Press, 1998), 166-69. , 77-81. , 114-15. Wyschogrod, Crossover Queries, 65-66. , 364-66. , 311. 25. , 63-66. For a similar conception of legal nomoi, see Robert Cover, "Nomos and Narrative," The Har26. 27. 28. 29. 30. vard Law Review 97:4 ( 1983): 4-68. Wyschogrod, Crossover Queries, 23, 24-25. , 120. , 118-19. , 157. , 3-36. AFTER THE ETHICS OF "DOWNCAST EYES" 359 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. , 36. , 25. Ibid. , 30. , 312. , 14. , 17. , 21, 23, 29,40.

Unlike the "symbolic interventionfs]" in painting (the operation of human consciousness "behind" the pictorial form), the trace of a departed object, not symbolic, is an impression made by the thing or object itself. "47 While Krauss writes in the cool detached style of an iconoclast reading against the modernist grain, a Dadaist après la lettre, her readings are never cynical. The enthusiasms in her own writing are indicated the more she lets thought about photography and art slip into an un-real register that would only appear to depart from her interest in indexicality.

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