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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 23.95
First published in France in 1936 as a journal article, The Transcendence of the Ego was one of Jean-Paul Sartre's earliest philosophical publications. When it appeared, Sartre was still largely unknown, working as a school teacher in provincial France and struggling to find a publisher for his most famous fictional work, Nausea . The Transcendence... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 33.00
Alison Stone offers a feminist defence of the idea that sexual difference is natural. Providing a new interpretation of the later philosophy of Luce Irigaray, she defends Irigaray's unique form of essentialism and her rethinking of the relationship between nature and culture. more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 133.00
An interpretation of Kierkegaard?s most provocative work, in which the Danish philosopher makes the biblical account of Abraham?s sacrifice of Isaac the epitome of faith. more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 90.00
Contemporary Perspectives in Critical and Social Philosophy brings together a range of essays concerning ways of conceptualising modernities, subjectivities, and recognition. It highlights recent developments in German critical and social philosophy and includes essays by Martin Seel, Christoph Menke, Max Pensky, Andrew Bowie, and Karl Ameriks, and... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 66.00
Eloquently arguing that we cannot explain the development of individuality or subjectivity apart from its social context, Kelly Oliver makes a powerful case for recognizing the social aspects of alienation and the psychic aspects of oppression.Oliver explores the ways in which the alienation unique to oppression leads to depression or violence; and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 35.00
This book pushes nihilism to its ultimate conclusion by linking revisionary naturalism in Anglo-American philosophy with anti-phenomenological realism in French philosophy. Contrary to the 'post-analytic' consensus uniting Heidegger and Wittgenstein against scientism and scepticism, this book links eliminative materialism and speculative realism. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 27.50
Sartre and Foucault were two of the most prominent and at times mutually antagonistic philosophical figures of the twentieth century. And nowhere are the antithetical natures of their existentialist and poststructuralist philosophies more apparent than in their disparate approaches to historical understanding. A history, thought Foucault, should... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 10.00
The perfect books for the true book lover, Penguin's Great Ideas series features twelve more groundbreaking works by some of history's most prodigious thinkers. Each volume is beautifully packaged with a unique type-driven design that highlights the bookmaker's art. Offering great literature in great packages at great prices, this series is ideal... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 16.99
Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. Part I: Emotional Strategies: An Existentialist Perspective. 1. Anger as a Way of Engaging the World. 2. Why It Is Good to Be Afraid. 3. Varieties of Fear and Anger: Emotions and Moods. 4. Lessons of Love (and Plato's Symposium). 5. We Are Not Alone: Compassion and Sympathy. 6. Extremes of Emotion: Grief,... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 179.99
Our world's cultural circles are permeated by the philosophical influences of existentialism and phenomenology. Two contemporary quests to elucidate rationality - took their inspirations from Kierkegaard's existentialism and Husserl's phenomenology focusing on the constitutive aspect of rationality. more...