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  • In China erfolgreich seinby Gerhard Preyer

    Springer Fachmedien 2010; US$ 39.99


  • Neuer Mensch und kollektive Identität in der Kommunikationsgesellschaftby Gerhard Preyer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 59.99

    Die Soziologie der Gegenwartsgesellschaft erkennt zunehmend die Bedeutung der kollektiven Identitäten und korrigiert die klassische Modernisierungstheorie. Sie erkennt, dass Moral wenig zu regeln vermag, da sie auf Konflikt angelegt ist. Die soziologische Forschung führt uns immer mehr vor Augen, dass wir den kollektiven Gefühlen nicht entgehen können.... more...

  • Rolle, Status, Erwartungen und soziale Gruppeby Gerhard Preyer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 29.95

    Die Soziologie der Mitgliedschaft legt einen besonderen Anschnitt bei der Untersuchung der klassischen soziologischen Grundbegriffe Rolle, Status, Erwartungen und soziale Gruppe. Er besteht darin, dass sie im Hinblick auf die Strukturbestandteile sozialer Systeme zu untersuchen sind. Der Band führt in zentrale Grundbegriffe der Soziologie ein, die... more...

  • Context-Sensitivity and Semantic Minimalismby Gerhard Preyer; Georg Peter

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 48.99

    Fifteen specially written papers examine the ways in which the content of what we say is dependent on the context in which we say it. At the centre of the debate is Cappelen and Lepore's claim that context-sensitivity in language is best captured by a combination of semantic minimalism and speech act pluralism. - ;Fifteen specially written papers... more...

  • Philosophy of Education in the Era of Globalizationby Yvonne Raley; Gerhard Preyer

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95

    Terrorism, ethnocentrism, religious tension, competition over limited resources, war - these are just a few of the problems and challenges that have emerged in today's global economy. Globalization both implies and requires economic interdependence; and this should bring with it a heightened sense of the interconnectedness of the participating societies.... more...

  • Reality and Humean Supervenienceby Gerhard Preyer; Frank Siebelt

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 104.99

    Reality and Humean Supervenience confronts the reader with central aspects in the philosophy of David Lewis, whose work in ontology, metaphysics, logic, probability, philosophy of mind, and language articulates a unique and systematic foundation for modern physicalism. more...

  • Triangulationby Maria Cristina Amoretti; Gerhard Preyer

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 133.00

    This volume breaks new grounds by bringing together a great variety of innovative contributions on triangulation, epistemology, and mind. The notion of ?triangulation?, developed by Donald Davidson (1917-2003) during the last two decades of his life, has changed our understanding of the relationship between subjective, intersubjective,... more...

  • Consciousness and Subjectivityby Sofia Miguens; Gerhard Preyer

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 0.00

    Issues of subjectivity and consciousness are dealt with in very different ways in the analytic tradition and in the idealistic?phenomenological tradition central to continental philosophy. This book brings together analytically inspired philosophers working on the continent with English-speaking philosophers to address specific issues... more...

  • Philosophy of Mathematicsby Gerhard Preyer; Georg Peter

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 119.00

    One main interest of philosophy is to become clear about the assumptions, premisses and inconsistencies of our thoughts and theories. And even  for a formal language like mathematics it is controversial if consistency is acheivable or necessary like the articles in the firt part of the publication show. Also the role of formal derivations,... more...

  • Chinas Power-Tuningby Gerhard Preyer; Reuß-Markus Krauße

    Springer 2013; US$ 29.99

    Der vorliegende Band stellt einen neuen Zugang fur das Verstandnis der Modernisierung Chinas seit den 1990er Jahren vor. Die Umstellung von der Plan- zur Marktwirtschaft verstehen wir nur dann angemessen, wenn wir die sozial-strukturellen Veranderungen der chinesischen Gesellschaft erfassen. Mit diesem Buch erhalten China-Interessierte aus Wissenschaft,... more...

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