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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 27.95
Heidegger is one of the most controversial thinkers of the twentieth century. A difficult and powerful philosopher, his work requires careful reading. Being and Time was his first major book and remains his most influential work. Heidegger and Being and Time introduces and assesses: Heidegger's life and the background of Being and Time ; the ideas... more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.79
Stephen Mulhall offers a new way of interpreting one of the most famous and contested texts in modern philosophy: remarks on 'private language' in Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations. He sheds new light on a central controversy concerning Wittgenstein's early work by showing its relevance to a proper understanding of the later work. more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
Did post-Enlightenment philosophers reject the idea of original sin and hence the view that life is a quest for redemption from it? In Philosophical Myths of the Fall , Stephen Mulhall identifies and evaluates a surprising ethical-religious dimension in the work of three highly influential philosophers--Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Wittgenstein. He... more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 41.95 US$ 33.56
In 1997, the Nobel Prize-winning novelist J. M. Coetzee, invited to Princeton University to lecture on the moral status of animals, read a work of fiction about an eminent novelist, Elizabeth Costello, invited to lecture on the moral status of animals at an American college. Coetzee's lectures were published in 1999 as The Lives of Animals , and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95
The Routledge Guidebook to Heidegger?s Being and Time examines the work of one of the most controversial thinkers of the twentieth century. Heidegger?s writings are notoriously difficult, requiring careful reading. This book analyses his first major publication, Being and Time , which to this day remains his most influential work. The Routledge... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
On Being in the World , first published in 1990, illumines a neglected but important area of Wittgenstein?s philosophy, revealing its pertinence to the central concerns of contemporary analytic philosophy. The starting point is the idea of ?continuous aspect perception?, which connects Wittgenstein?s treatment of certain issues relating to aesthetics... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95
The first edition of Stephen Mulhall's acclaimed On Film was a study of the four Alien films, and made the highly original and controversial argument that films themselves can philosophise. In its second edition, On Film increased its breadth and vision considerably to encompass films such as the Mission: Impossible series and Steven Spielberg's... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89
Stephen Mulhall presents a series of multiply interrelated essays which explore the idea of selfhood as a matter of non-self-identity: for example, as becoming or self-overcoming, or as being doubled or divided. He draws on Nietzsche, Sartre, and Wittgenstein, but also on works of opera, cinema, and fiction. more...
- OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29
Can we talk meaningfully about God? Grammatical Thomism affirms that religious language is nonsensical, because the reality of God is beyond our capacity for expression. 'Nonsense' is standardly taken to be a term of criticism in Wittgenstein's work, but Mulhall argues that we can exploit an analogy with riddles to take a more positive view. more...