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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 14.95
Along with Why I Am Not a Christian , this essay must rank as the most articulate example of Russell's famed atheism. It is also one of the most notorious. Used as evidence in a 1940 court case in which Russell was declared unfit to teach college-level philosophy, What I Believe was to become one of his most defining works. The ideas contained within... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
The essays collected in this volume address a range of issues that arise when the focus of philosophical reflection on identity is shifted from metaphysical to practical and evaluative concerns. They also explore the usefulness of the notion of narrative for articulating and responding to these issues. The chapters, written by an outstanding roster... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
First published in 1978, this reissue presents a seminal philosophical work by professor Putnam, in which he puts forward a conception of knowledge which makes ethics, practical knowledge and non-mathematic parts of the social sciences just as much parts of 'knowledge' as the sciences themselves. He also rejects the idea that knowledge can be demarcated... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 100.99
Lebensphilosophie , central to nineteenth-century philosophical thought, is concerned with the meaning, value and purpose of life. In this much-needed study, historical lebensphilosophie is returned to the core of philosophical investigations and revealed in the contemporary ascendency of 'life' in philosophical thinking. Scholars from aesthetics,... more...
- Hay House, Inc. 2013; US$ 19.95
Just about everything today comes with an operating manualfrom your computer to your car, from your cell phone to your iPad. Is it possible that Life comes with an operating manual as well? Thats the simple but powerful premise of Tom Shadyac s inspiring and provocative first book. Written as a series of essays and dialogues, we are... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 99.99
This collection is a major contribution to the understanding and evaluation of Ernest Sosas profound and wide-ranging philosophy, in epistemology and beyond. A balanced, fair and critical volume, it offers a sensitive appreciation of his wide philosophical purview, a nuanced assessment of the detail of his thought, and a spur to exploring the... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95
Introductions to the theory of knowledge are plentiful, but none introduce students to the most recent debates that exercise contemporary philosophers. Ian Evans and Nicholas D. Smith aim to change that. Their book guides the reader through the standard theories of knowledge while simultaneously using these as a springboard to introduce current debates.... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95
This wide ranging and challenging book explores the relationship between subjectivity and mortality as it is understood by a number of twentieth-century French philosophers including Sartre, Lacan, Levinas and Derrida. Making intricate and sometimes unexpected connections, Christina Howells draws together the work of prominent thinkers from the fields... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 49.95
The question of how to lead a happy and meaningful life has been at the heart of philosophical debate since time immemorial. Today, however, these questions seem to be addressed not by philosophers but self-help gurus, who frantically champion the individual's quest for self-expression and self-realization; the desire to become authentic. Against these... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
Peter Burke follows up his magisterial Social History of Knowledge , picking up where the first volume left off around 1750 at the publication of the French Encyclopédie and following the story through to Wikipedia. Like the previous volume, it offers a social history (or a retrospective sociology of knowledge) in the sense that it focuses... more...