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  • God´s Existence. Can it be Proven?by Paul Weingartner

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 63.00

    The aim of the book is to show that the Five Ways of Thomas Aquinas, i.e. his five arguments to prove the existence of God, are logically correct arguments by the standards of modern Predicate Logic. In the first chapter this is done by commenting on the two preliminary articles preceeding the Five Ways in which Thomas Aquinas points out... more...

  • Reisen eines Deutschen in England im Jahr 1782by Jürgen Jahnke; Christof Wingertszahn

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 238.00

    This first sub-volume of the travelogues includes Travels in England in 1782 and the associated essay ?Letter from London.? Moritz describes his travels, undertaken ?mainly on foot? in letters to a friend in Berlin. The text has been edited in accordance with the sources, including all variants, and is presented with extensive biographical, geographical,... more...

  • Mindscaping the Landscape of Tibetby Dan Smyer Yü

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book addresses the imaginative portrayal of Tibet among contemporary Tibetans and non-Tibetans as well as the global phenomenon known as ?imagined Tibet.? It critiques divergent perceptions of eco-religious practices, collective memories, and earth-inspired emotions in Tibet with emphasis on the potency of landscape. It is written for readers... more...

  • Weiter denken - über Philosophie, Wissenschaft und Religionby Gregor Betz; Dirk Koppelberg; David Löwenstein; Anna Wehofsits

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    When we philosophize we create arguments. This collection brings together essays on the theory of argumentation, epistemology, the philosophy of science, existential philosophy, the philosophy of religion, and metaphilosophy, the core areas of interest of the philosopher Holm Tetens. The essays demonstrate that even highly theoretical questions can... more...

  • Rosengartenby Elisabeth Lienert; Sonja Kerth; Svenja Nierentz

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    This new edition of the Dietrich epic Rosengarten documents the marked textual variations of the heroic epic. It includes three variants of Version A of the poem; Versions D and P of Version DP; the mixed version C; the fragments of a Version F; and a fragment of the Low-German Rosengarten. Explanations concerning textual sources, the stemma, and editorial... more...

  • Eschatologie und Soteriologie in der Dichtungby Daniela Kohler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Johann Gottfried Herder?s paraphrase of the Apocalypse Maran Atha (1779) and Johann Caspar Lavater?s ?Messiah? epics (1780, 1794) provide evidence that the tradition of Christian verse did not end, by any means, with the completion of Klopstock?s ?Messiah,? as has been assumed by literary historians. Based on Herder's and Lavater?s works, this study... more...

  • Hazardous Futureby Isabel Capeloa Gil; Christoph Wulf

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    The book seeks to understand how societies and cultures deal with disaster and the rhetorical means they resort to in order to represent it. Since culture, the media and the arts deal with the perception and the processing of catastrophe, what kind of social knowledge does this process produce and how does it contribute to the sustainable development... more...

  • Averroès: le philosophe et la Loiby Ziad Bou Akl

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00

    One of Averroes' (Ibn Rushd) earliest works is dedicated to law. The work comprises a summary of al-Ghazali's work on legal theory called al-Mustasfa min 'ilm al-usul. This volume presents a new edition of the Arabic text accompanied by a French translation and commentary. The edition is preceded by a study that draws attention to the main points of... more...

  • Geistliches Erzählenby Nicole Eichenberger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    Despite the richness of its facets, the short religious epic has been largely neglected by scholars until now. This study explores this literary phenomenon using a multi-perspectival descriptive model. Extensive detailed case studies provide basic information and present the genre in its broader literary historical and systematic context. more...

  • Metapher und Metonymieby Constanze Spieß; Klaus-Michael Köpcke

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The contributions of this volumeexamine the phenomena of metaphor and metonymy from different perspectives. Theyadopt current tendencies in metaphor and metonymy research, discuss theoretical and methodological questions based on empirical analyses, and outline newapproaches in both single-languageand cross-linguisic research. more...