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Fløistad, Guttorm

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Works: 138 works in 605 publications in 5 languages and 4,174 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Redactor, Creator
Classifications: B804, 190.9047
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Most widely held works by Guttorm Fløistad
Contemporary philosophy, a new survey by Guttorm Fløistad( Book )

68 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A continuation of two earlier series of chronicles, Philosophy in the mid-century (Frienze 1958/59) and Contemporary philosophy (Frienze 1968)"--Preface
Philosophical problems today = Problèmes philosophiques d'aujourd'hui( )

21 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attempts to answer the following question: what is globalization and what does "globe" or "world" (monde) signify? This work shows how a world has developed, in which technologies are no longer considered neutral means serving the ends of human action, but become the very means by which people exist in the world
Aesthetics and philosophy of art by Guttorm Fløistad( )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The present volume is a continuation of the series Contemporary Philosophy (International Institute of Philosophy). As with the earlier volumes in the series, the present chronicles purport to give a survey of significant trends in contemporary philosophy. This volume on Aesthetics, containing nineteen surveys, shows the variety of approaches to Aesthetics in various cultures. The close connection between aesthetics and religion and between aesthetics and ethics is emphasized in several contributions. The chronicles are as a rule written in English, French and German. In the present volume ten surveys are written in English, eight in French and one in German. The bibliographical references, with some exceptions, follow the pattern introduced in earlier volumes. The bibliographies themselves usually follow at the end of each chronicle arranged in alphabetical order. The bibliographies are selected and arranged by the authors themselves
Ethics, or, Moral philosophy by Guttorm Fløistad( )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume examines a variety of philosophical approaches that seek to formulate practical guidelines or norms for human actions and behavior in different areas of society, including politics, cultural traditions, the environment, business management, architecture, and medicine. Written by a team of international authors, this volume features thirteen surveys. It begins with an exploration of ethics in politics and cultural traditions. From genocide to the unequal distribution of wealth, it examines many of the harms that currently affect societies throughout the world and considers a way that those in politics can follow to provide better care for all their populations. Next, the book looks at the relation between ethics and cultural traditions. It features a paper that examines the tension that often exists between the past and the present, with a special focus on the history of India. This volume also considers the idea of a universal system of ethics, presents a practical approach to value-based management in private and public organizations, and examines ethics in medicine. In addition, this volume includes coverage of a new type of ethics called Eco-ethica, proposed by the Japanese philosopher Tomonobu Imamichi, which seeks to answer the question of how men and women can live better or live together with each other in a systematized, technological age.--
Philosophy of justice by Institut international de philosophie( )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents surveys of significant trends in contemporary philosophy. Contributing authors explore themes relating to justice including natural rights, equality, freedom, democracy, morality and cultural traditions.  Key movements and thinkers are considered, ranging from ancient Greek philosophy, Roman and Christian traditions to the development of Muslim law, Enlightenment perspectives and beyond.  Authors discuss important works, including those of Aristotle, Ibn Khaldun, John Locke, Immanuel Kant and Mary Wollstonecraft. Readers are also invited to examine Hegel and the foundation of right, Karl Marx as a utopian socialist and the works of Paul Ricœur, amongst the wealth of perspectives presented in this book.  Through these chapters, readers are able to explore the relationship of the state to justice and consider the rights of the individual and the role of law. Contributions presented here discuss concepts including Sharia law, freedom in the community and Libertarian Anarchism. Readers may follow accounts of justice in the Scottish Enlightenment and consider fairness, social justice and the concept of injustice.  The surveys presented here show different approaches and a variety of interpretations. Each contribution has its own bibliography
Philosophy of Latin America by Guttorm Fløistad( Book )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In most contributions collected in this volume, the influence from European and American philosophy can be felt. Remarkably, ten out of thirteen philosophers feel that the working out of a genuine Latin American local, national and continental cultural identity is a challenge to philosophy. This volume contains articles on topics within a variety of disciplines: political philosophy, ethics, history of philosophy, formal logic, philosophy of science and technology, as well as philosophical interpretation of literature. It is relevant to a large audience of philosophers and researchers in these disciplines
Language, meaning, interpretation by Guttorm Fløistad( )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and German and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation Philosophy of logic and language, and of meaning and communication are central to this volume. The discussion of these issues involves analytical approaches, including semantics and semiotics, philosophy of science, mathematical logic, phenomenology, hermeneutics and some aspects of philosophical anthropology and aesthetics. Philosophy of the Absolute also belongs to this broad repertoire of philosophical problems and disciplines. A number of problems and viewpoints derive from the metaphysical system; any relativistic view on ethical values, for instance, makes sense in relation to some absolute. Metaphysical system building may have come to an end, but after all it belongs to philosophy to remind us of our past
Contemporary philosophy : a new survey( Book )

27 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary philosophy : a new survey = La philosophie contemporaine : chroniques nouvelles by Raymond Klibansky( Book )

28 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in 5 languages and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary philosophy : a new survey. Vol. 4, Philosophy of mind( Book )

24 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in 5 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy and science in the Middle Ages by GUTTORM FLOISTAD( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Germanic and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary philosophy : a new survey = La philosophie contemporaine : chroniques nouvelles( Book )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarkably, ten out of 13 philosophers feel that the working out of a genuine Latin American local, national and continental cultural identity is a challenge to philosophy. This volume contains articles on topics within a variety of disciplines: political philosophy, ethics, history of philosophy, formal logic, philosophy of science and technology, as well as philosophical interpretation of literature. It is relevant to a large audience of philosophers and researchers in these disciplines
Asian philosophy by Guttorm Fløistad( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and German and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy of mind( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary philosophy : a new survey by Raymond Klibansky( Book )

20 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in 4 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy of action( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and Germanic and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophie africaine( )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary philosophy a new survey( Book )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African philosophy by Guttorm Fløistad( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This publication is a continuation of two earlier series of chroni cles, Philosophy of the Mid-Century (Firenze 1958/59) and Con temporary Philosophy (Firenze 1968), edited by Raymond Klibansky. Like the other series, these chronicles provide a survey of significant trends in contemporary philosophical discussion from 1970 to 1985. The need for such surveys has, I believe, increased rather than decreased over the last years. The philosophical scene appears, for various reasons, more complex than ever before. The continuing process of specialization in most branches, the emergence of new schools of thought, the convergence of interest (thought not neces sarily of opinion) of different traditions upon certain problems, the increasing attention being paid to the history of philosophy in discussions of contemporary problems, and the growing signifi cance for philosophical discourse of the social, political and cul tural situation in various regions of the world are the most impor tant contributory factors. Surveys of the present kind are a valu able source of knowledge of this complexity and may as such be an assistance in renewing the understanding of one's own philo sophical problems. The surveys, it is to be hoped, may also help to strengthen a world-wide Socratic element of modern philosophy, the dialogue or Kommunikationsgemeinschaft. So far, five volumes have been prepared for the new series
Philosophy of religion by Guttorm Fløistad( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Contemporary philosophy, a new survey Asian philosophy
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Philosophical problems today = Problèmes philosophiques d'aujourd'huiAesthetics and philosophy of artPhilosophy of Latin AmericaLanguage, meaning, interpretationContemporary philosophy : a new surveyContemporary philosophy : a new survey. Vol. 4, Philosophy of mindContemporary philosophy : a new survey = La philosophie contemporaine : chroniques nouvellesAsian philosophy
Alternative Names
Fløistad, G.

Fløistad, G. (Guttorm)

Floistad, Guttorm 1930-

Guttorm Fløistad (filosof)

Guttorm Fløistad Noors professor

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