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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 9.95
This brief, elegant book introduces students and general readers to philosophy through core questions and topics?particularly those involving ethics, the existence of God, free will, the relation of mind and body, and what it is to be a person. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
The essays collected in this volume address a range of issues that arise when the focus of philosophical reflection on identity is shifted from metaphysical to practical and evaluative concerns. They also explore the usefulness of the notion of narrative for articulating and responding to these issues. The chapters, written by an outstanding roster... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
First published in 1978, this reissue presents a seminal philosophical work by professor Putnam, in which he puts forward a conception of knowledge which makes ethics, practical knowledge and non-mathematic parts of the social sciences just as much parts of 'knowledge' as the sciences themselves. He also rejects the idea that knowledge can be demarcated... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2010; US$ 19.95
Do life's big questions perplex you? This book will give you answers to some of them while revealing that others have no answer. A humorous but informed instruction manual to questions philosophers have been asking and attempting to answer for centuries, How to Be A Philosopher will help you:. • Think, talk, argue and persuade like a philosopher.... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 99.99
This collection is a major contribution to the understanding and evaluation of Ernest Sosas profound and wide-ranging philosophy, in epistemology and beyond. A balanced, fair and critical volume, it offers a sensitive appreciation of his wide philosophical purview, a nuanced assessment of the detail of his thought, and a spur to exploring the... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95
Introductions to the theory of knowledge are plentiful, but none introduce students to the most recent debates that exercise contemporary philosophers. Ian Evans and Nicholas D. Smith aim to change that. Their book guides the reader through the standard theories of knowledge while simultaneously using these as a springboard to introduce current debates.... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95
This wide ranging and challenging book explores the relationship between subjectivity and mortality as it is understood by a number of twentieth-century French philosophers including Sartre, Lacan, Levinas and Derrida. Making intricate and sometimes unexpected connections, Christina Howells draws together the work of prominent thinkers from the fields... more...
- Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 18.33
Hauptbeschreibung Karl Mannheim gilt als Klassiker der Soziologie. Dass seine Kultursoziologie aber auch auf die aktuellen Gesellschaftswissenschaften großen Einfluss hat, zeigt Michael Corsten in seiner Einführung in das Mannheim'sche Werk. Das wechselseitige Verhältnis von Kultur und Gesellschaft sieht er dabei als Schlüssel zum Denken des Soziologen.... more...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2009; US$ 84.12
Hauptbeschreibung Franciscus Sanchez ist profunder Kenner der erkenntnistheoretischen Auseinandersetzungen seiner Zeit. Sein konsistentes skeptisches Denken und der hohe Grad der Argumentativität seiner Ausführungen machen Sanchez zu einem herausragenden Vertreter des frühneuzeitlichen Skeptizismus. more...