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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
This book looks at two ?revolutions? in philosophy ? phenomenology and conceptual analysis which have been influential in sociology and psychology. It discusses humanistic psychiatry and sociological approaches to the specific area of mental illness, which counter the ultimately reductionist implications of Freudian psycho-analytic theory. The book,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
This study, originally published in 1977, focuses on a critical examination of the life-work of Alfred Schutz, the most important and influential ?father? of several recent schools of empirical social research. The author shows why Shutz and his followers fail in their attempts to ?humanize? empirical social science. The problems they encounter,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 34.99
Plato?s dialogue Cratylus focuses on being and human dependence on words, or the essential truths about the human condition. Arguing that comedy is an essential part of Plato's concept of language, S. Montgomery Ewegen asserts that understanding the comedic is key to an understanding of Plato's deeper philosophical intentions. Ewegen shows how Plato?s... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00
Ever since Parmenides, one of philosophy?s riddles has been how we are able to direct our thoughts to non?being. Erhard uses the problem of non-existence as the starting point for an analysis of Husserl?s phenomenology. He examines Husserl?s interpretation of judgments about non?being as judgments made ?under assumption? and his analysis of ?free fantasy.?... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 28.00
Richard Rorty's collected papers, written during the 1980s and now published in two volumes, take up some of the issues which divide Anglo-Saxon analytic philosophers and contemporary French and German philosophers and offer something of a compromise - agreeing with the latter in their criticisms of traditional notions of truth and objectivity, but... more...
- Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 28.99
Remembering A Phenomenological Study Second Edition Edward S. Casey A pioneering investigation of the multiple ways of remembering and the difference that memory makes in our daily lives. A Choice Outstanding Academic Book "An excellent book that provides an in-depth phenomenological and philosophical study of memory." ?Choice "... a stunning... more...
- Orion 2011; US$ 10.01
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche 1844-1900 ?God is dead?, announced Nietzsche ? before going on to abolish himself. For there is no Nietzsche, suggests Ronald Hayman in this stimulating, provocative guide: just a shifting set of contradictory voices. Those envious contemporaries who smeared Nietzsche with the mark of madness came closer than the knew in... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2001; Not Available
While ostensibly commenting on the work of a contemporary novelist, Kierkegaard used this review as a critique of his society and age. The influence of this short piece has been far-reaching. The apocalyptic final sections are the source for central notions in Heidegger's Being and Time. Later readers have seized on the essay as a prophetic analysis... more...