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- Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 49.99
In Basic Concepts , Heidegger claims that "Being is the most worn-out" and yet also that Being "remains constantly available." Santiago Zabala radicalizes the consequences of these little known but significant affirmations. Revisiting the work of Jacques Derrida, Reiner Schürmann, Jean-Luc Nancy, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Ernst Tugendhat, and Gianni... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 49.99
Contemporary philosophers& mdash;analytic as well as continental& mdash;tend to feel uneasy about Ernst Tugendhat, who, though he positions himself in the analytic field, poses questions in the Heideggerian style. Tugendhat was one of Martin Heidegger's last pupils and his least obedient, pursuing a new and controversial critical technique. Tugendhat... more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 29.99
Having lost much of its political clout and theoretical power, communism no longer represents an appealing alternative to capitalism. In its original Marxist formulation, communism promised an ideal of development, but only through a logic of war, and while a number of reformist governments still promote this ideology, their legitimacy has steadily... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00
Being Shaken is a multifaceted meditation by leading philosophers from Europe and North America on ways in which events disrupt the complacency of the ontological paradigm at the personal, ethical, theological, aesthetic, and political levels. more...
- Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 19.99
First collected in Italy in 1985, Art's Claim to Truth is considered by many philosophers to be one of Gianni Vattimo's most important works. Newly revised for English readers, the book begins with a challenge to Plato, Aristotle, Kant, and Hegel, who viewed art as a metaphysical aspect of reality rather than a futuristic anticipation of it. Following... more...
- Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 22.99
Though coming from different and distinct intellectual traditions, Richard Rorty and Gianni Vattimo are united in their criticism of the metaphysical tradition. The challenges they put forward extend beyond philosophy and entail a reconsideration of the foundations of belief in God and the religious life. They urge that the rejection of metaphysical... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2007; US$ 21.03
I dag opfatter mange mennesker sig som religiøse, uden at de dermed nødvendigvis tilslutter sig den kristendom, der i Vesten igennem to årtusinder har været den dominerende religion. Bogen rejser ikke mindst spørgsmålet om, hvorvidt oplysningen, sekulariseringen og demokratiseringen, der satte ind for et par århundreder siden, virkelig har distanceret... more...