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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
Why are philosophers, as opposed to, say, linguists and psychologists, puzzled by language? How should we attempt to shed philosophical light on the phenomenon of language? "How to Understand Language" frames its discussion by these two questions. The book begins by thinking about the reasons that language is hard to understand from a philosophical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
Michael Dummett's approach to the metaphysical issue of realism through the philosophy of language, his challenge to realism, and his philosophy of language itself are central topics in contemporary analytic philosophy and have influenced the work of other major figures such as Quine, Putnam, and Davidson. This book offers an accessible and systematic... more...
- Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 39.95
"... a book of striking originality and depth, a brilliant and quite new interpretation of the nature and history of philosophy." -- John Sallis In Broken Hegemonies, the late distinguished philosopher Reiner SchÃ¼rmann offers a radical rethinking of the history of Western philosophy ... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
The post-Yugoslav states have developed very differently since Yugoslavia dissolved in the early 1990s. This book analyzes the foreign policies of the post-Yugoslav states, thereby focusing on the main goals, actors, decision-making processes and influences on the foreign policies of these countries. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00
This book explores one of the central questions that has haunted husbands and wives and lovers over the millennia of history: What kind of afterlife might they expect for their love once one or both of them have died? Focusing on the evolution of ideas about posthumous love within medieval and early modern Europe, the book includes many... more...
- Fachverlag Schiele & Schön 2014; US$ 64.14
In addition to clay minerals, which have been used for decades as a binder for the compaction moulding process (with bentonite moulding materials), there are also inorganic chemically curing binder systems od long-standing tradition in the foundry. Since the forties of the last century cement has has been used for mould and core production. The core... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 120.00
In the second half of the nineteenth century a new kind of social and cultural actor came to the fore: the expert. During this period complex processes of modernization, industrialization, urbanization, and nation-building gained pace, particularly in Western Europe and North America. These processes created new forms of specialized expertise that... more...
- transcript 2015; US$ 29.72
Gegen zeitgenössische Werke, wie sie prominent die Documenta (13) zeigte, wird häufig der Vorwurf der Affirmation erhoben. Stattdessen wird eine kritische Funktion der Kunst eingefordert. Während die Gegenüberstellung von Kritik und Affirmation die (post-)moderne Diskussion des Verhältnisses von Kunst und Wirklichkeit charakterisiert, scheinen jüngere... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2011; US$ 35.00
In the wake of the recent far-reaching changes in the use and accessibility of technology in our society, the average person is far more engaged with digital culture than ever before. They are not merely subject to technological advances but actively use, create, and mold them in everyday routines—connecting with loved ones and strangers through... more...