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  • The Critique of Pure Reasonby Immanuel Kant; J. M. D. Meiklejohn

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.95 US$ 3.44

    The Critique of Pure Reason is one of the seminal texts of Western philosophy, and the first of Kant's three Critiques. In it he takes up Hume's argument that cause and effect cannot be experienced by the senses. Hume argued that we experience events one after the other, but not that one event is caused by the preceding event. Kant argues that... more...

  • The Consolation of Philosophyby Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius; H. R. James

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 6.99 US$ 6.08

    The book called 'The Consolation of Philosophy' was throughout the Middle Ages, and down to the beginnings of the modern epoch in the sixteenth century, the scholar's familiar companion. Few books have exercised a wider influence in their time. It has been translated into every European tongue, and into English nearly a dozen times, from... more...

  • The Oxford Companion to Philosophyby Ted Honderich

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 44.99

    Oxford University Press presents a major new edition of the definitive philosophical reference work for readers at all levels. For ten years the original volume has served as a stimulating introduction for general readers and as an indispensable guide for students; its breadth and depth of coverage have ensured that it is also read with pleasure and... more...

  • Selbstbewusstsein in der Spätantikeby Matthias Perkams

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    Während Aristoteles’ De anima Seele als Lebensprinzip des körperlichen Wesens definiert, ist sie für die neuplatonischen Kommentatoren dieser Schrift eine geistige, vom Körper trennbare Größe, die sich auf sich selbst zurückwenden kann. Die Studie untersucht, wie die Ausleger Johannes Philoponos, Priskian von Lydien (Pseudo-Simplikios) und... more...

  • Nietzsche – Philosoph der Kultur(en)?by Andreas Urs Sommer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    Weithin macht das Wort vom „Kampf der Kulturen“ die Runde. Die Gegenwart wird bestimmt von Fragen nach kultureller Identität und kultureller Diversität. Aber wie ist dem Problem der Kultur denkerisch beizukommen? Der vorliegende Band, der auf eine internationale Tagung der Friedrich Nietzsche Gesellschaft e. V. in Naumburg zurückgeht, versammelt... more...

  • Representation and the Mind-Body Problem in Spinozaby Michael Della Rocca

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 134.99

    This first extensive study of Spinoza's philosophy of mind concentrates on two problems crucial to the philosopher's thoughts on the matter: the requirements for having a thought about a particular object, and the problem of the mind's relation to the body. Della Rocca contends that Spinoza's positions are systematically connected with each other and... more...

  • Wittgenstein and Reasonby John Preston

    Wiley 2009; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.29

    This volume discusses Wittgenstein’s work, as well as his oeuvre in general, and its implications for the nature of reason. Investigates the nature of reason which has always been a topic at the very heart of Western philosophy Analyses how Wittgenstein raised crucial questions about the subject - most notably in his critique of Frazer’s... more...

  • The Critique of Practical Reasonby Immanuel Kant; Thomas Kingsmill Abbott

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99 US$ 4.34

    The Critique of Practical Reason is the second of Kant's three Critiques, following Critique of Pure Reason . In it he distinguishes between actual practical reason and desire-based practical reason, arguing for the first and against the application of the second. He sees practical reason as something to be cultivated and moreover believes Freedom... more...

  • The Metaphysical Elements of Ethicsby Immanuel Kant; Thomas Kingsmill Abbott

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99 US$ 4.34

    If there exists on any subject a philosophy (that is, a system of rational knowledge based on concepts), then there must also be for this philosophy a system of pure rational concepts, independent of any condition of intuition, in other words, a metaphysic. It may be asked whether metaphysical elements are required also for every practical philosophy,... more...

  • A Treatise of Human Natureby David Hume

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.99 US$ 5.21

    A Treatise of Human Nature , first published between 1739 and 1740, is a philosophical text by the Scottish philosopher David Hume. The work contains three books: "Of the Understanding", "Of the Passions" and "Of Morals". Written by Hume when he was 26, it is considered by many to be Hume's best work and one of the... more...