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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95
Why think? Not, according to Gilles Deleuze, in order to be clever, but because thinking transforms life. Why read literature? Not for pure entertainment, Deleuze tells us, but because literature can recreate the boundaries of life. With his emphasis on creation, the future and the enhancement of life, along with his crusade against 'common sense',... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95
Best known for his theories of ideology and its impact on politics and culture, Louis Althusser revolutionized Marxist theory. His writing changed the face of literary and cultural studies, and continues to influence political modes of criticism such as feminism, postcolonialism and queer theory. Beginning with an introduction to the context of... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 5.99
Beyong Good and Evil expands on the ideas Nietzsche first published in Thus Spake Zarathustra . Darker in its philosophy, this text questions Christianity as a basis for moral thinking. In its place, Nietzsche calls for the use of bold critical thinking and individualism. more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 105.00
This analysis of the historical understanding of Marsilio Ficino?s commentary on Plato?s Symposium sets it in relationship to the philosophical interpretation of Eros in Plato and Plotinus, while at the same time providing a multi-faceted description of the place of Ficino?s philosophy in the intellectual and spiritual development of the Italian Renaissance.... more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2008; US$ 123.00
Friedrich Schleiermacher preached in the Reformed Church in Berlin from 1809 onwards. From 1812 up to 1828 he printed a special hymn sheet for each of his main services. But why? To answer this question it is necessary to undertake a systematic study of the hymn sheets, which are largely unknown. For this, the periodical for a whole year is presented... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00
The objective of this study is to demonstrate the coherence of Kant?s Critiques from a transcendental-critical perspective. To achieve this, the author paraphrases the Critiques , and interprets them from a common epistemic horizon; furthermore he takes up relevant positions from the research literature. The accents set by this view lead to some shifts... more...
- The Floating Press 1911; US$ 5.99
French philosopher Henri Bergson's Creative Evolution was published in 1907 and translated into English in 1911. Very popular at the time, it gives an alternate mechanism for evolution - that it is motivated by an "élan vital" a vital impetus, also graspable as our natural creative urge. It also looks at Bergson's conception... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.99
John Stuart Mill: His Life and Works is a collection of twelve biographical and philosophical sketches written by Herbert Spencer, Henry Fawcett, Frederic Harrison and other authors. John Stuart Mill (1806 – 1873) was a great liberal thinker of the nineteenth century, a noted philosopher, political theorist, Member of Parliament, and one of the... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 112.00
The philosophy of the Enlightenment still greatly influences our thinking today. This is especially true of Immanuel Kant, whose writings on moral philosophy, theory of law, philosophy of history, and political theorymoulded decisively the concept Enlightenment based on terms like reason, critique, and immaturity. The contributions deal with Kant?s... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 154.00
Friedrich Nietzsche held France in high esteem throughout his life. France was at the same time the country in which he allowed himself to believe to be understood.Nietzsche and France surveys a multitude of diverse encounters distinguished by their interplay with one another and explores them in their historical and systematic dimensions, as well... more...