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- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 44.99
David Papineau presents a controversial view of human reason, portraying it as a normal part of the natural world, and drawing on the empirical sciences to illuminate its workings. In these six interconnected essays he discusses both theoretical and practical rationality, and shows how evolutionary theory, decision theory, and quantum mechanics offer... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2007; US$ 109.45
Despite what its title might suggest, Death and Desire is a meditation on life. Using the texts of Hegel, Heidegger, and Deleuze, the author argues that philosophy has been dominated by a form of thought that focuses exclusively on death. The importance of Death & Desire lies in its refusal of the morbidity of much contemporary philosophy. Its uniqueness... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 64.40
This book examines new concept of evolutionary ontology based on the idea of radically different ontic orders natural and cultural being. It explains how culture evolved out of nature and how it became anti-natural. The remedy is seen in the global biophilous reconstruction of culture. The value of the live planet... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2007; US$ 43.03
Hauptbeschreibung »Für mich hätte er nicht zu sterben brauchen.« So denken heute viele Menschen. Die über Jahrhunderte fraglos gültige Überzeugung, dass Jesus Christus uns mit seinem Blut und Sterben erlöst hat, wird von vielen Christen der Gegenwart nicht mehr geteilt. Es sieht so aus, als sei dieser Glaubenstopos Menschen heute so schwer zu vermitteln... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 94.00
Aristotle's convincing philosophy is likely to have shaped (even indirectly) many of our current beliefs, prejudices and attitudes to life. This includes the way in which our mind (that is, our capacity to have private thoughts) appears to elude a scientific description. This book is about a scientific ingredient that was not available to Aristotle:... more...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2004; US$ 105.68
Hauptbeschreibung Im vierten und letzten Buch, mit dem die Edition des "Convivio" abgeschlossen ist, interpretiert Dante sein Gedicht "Le dolci rime d'amor ch' i' solia" und erörtert die komplexe Frage der wahren Edelkeit. In diesem Rahmen diskutiert er den Umfang der kaiserlicher Macht und die Bedeutung des Römischen Reiches sowie das Verhältnis... more...
- Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 44.99
Some critical theorists understand the self as constituted by power relations, while others insist upon the self's autonomous capacities for critical reflection and deliberate self-transformation. Up to now, it has all too often been assumed that these two understandings of the self are incompatible. In her bold new book, Amy Allen argues that the... more...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 20.99
In 2005 St Andrews Studies published a volume of essays by Anscombe entitled Human Life, Action and Ethics, followed in 2008 by a second with the title Faith in a Hard Ground. Both books were highly praised. This third volume brings essays on the thought of historical philosophers in which Anscombe engages directly with their ideas and arguments. Many... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 32.00
The human subject is under threat from postmodernist thinking which has declared the 'Death of God' and the 'Death of Man'. This book is a revindication of the concept of humanity, rejecting contemporary theory that seeks to diminish human properties and powers and asserting the primacy of practice over language. more...