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  • Kant und die Zukunft der europäischen Aufklärungby Heiner Klemme

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 119.00

    The philosophy of the Enlightenment still greatly influences our thinking today. This is especially true of Immanuel Kant, whose writings on moral philosophy, theory of law, philosophy of history, and political theorymoulded decisively the concept Enlightenment based on terms like reason, critique, and immaturity. The contributions deal with... more...

  • Nietzsche und Frankreichby Clemens Pornschlegel; Martin Stingelin

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    Friedrich Nietzsche held France in high esteem throughout his life. France was at the same time the country in which he allowed himself to believe to be understood. Nietzsche and France surveys a multitude of diverse encounters distinguished by their interplay with one another and explores them in their historical and systematic dimensions,... more...

  • The Afterlife of the Platonic Soulby Maha El-Kaisy; John Dillon

    BRILL 2009; US$ 144.00

    Plato's doctrine of the soul, its immaterial nature, its parts or faculties, and its fate after death (and before birth) came to have an enormous influence on the great religious traditions that sprang up in late antiquity, beginning with Judaism (in the person of Philo of Alexandria), and continuing with Christianity, from St. Paul on through... more...

  • The Anti-Christby Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; H. L. Mencken

    The Floating Press 1918; US$ 5.99

    Tangle with one of the most astoundingly vexing minds that the Western philosophical canon has ever produced. In The Anti-Christ, Nietzsche first defined his concept of the will to power, the animating force that he sees as the motivation behind most human behavior. Whether you are a non-believer or a committed Christian, Nietzsche's detailed critique... more...

  • Discourse on the Methodby Rene Descartes

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.99

    One of the most influential books ever written, Descartes' Discourse on the Method delves into some of the most basic and profound philosophical problems facing humanity. Follow this great mind through the logical processes that ultimately led him to conclude, "I think, therefore I am" -- and to change Western philosophy forever in the... more...

  • Essays of Schopenhauerby Arthur Schopenhauer; Sara Hay Dircks

    The Floating Press 1880; US$ 5.99

    These essays are a valuable criticism of life by a man who had a wide experience of life, a man of the world, who possessed an almost inspired faculty of observation. Schopenhauer, of all men, unmistakably observed life at first hand. There is no academic echo in his utterances; he is not one of a school; his voice has no formal intonation; it is deep,... more...

  • A Guide to Stoicismby St. George Stock; E. Haldeman-Julius

    The Floating Press 1908; US$ 4.99

    One of the most influential schools of classical philosophy, stoicism emerged in the third century BCE and later grew in popularity through the work of proponents such as Seneca and Epictetus. This informative introductory volume provides an overview and brief history of the stoicism movement. more...

  • Der Fall Bess McNiell: Von der Heiligen zur Hure und wieder zurückby Kati Rausch

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 40.32

    BREAKING THE WAVES, Lars von Triers erstes Filmmelodram provoziert - sowohl durch seinen Inhalt als auch seine Inszenierung. Es erzählt eine unglaubliche Geschichte mit den Mitteln des Dokumentarischen Films: Die junge, unerfahrene Bess McNiell lebt mit ihrer Familie in einem abgelegenen schottischen Küstendorf in einer streng gläubigen Gemeinde.... more...

  • Die Beobachtbar/unbeobachtbar-Unterscheidungby Carolin Köhne

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 30.04

    Ein entscheidendes Merkmal wissenschaftlicher Erkenntnis ist es, dass sie uns etwas über die Beschaffenheit der Welt mitteilt, die weit über das, was wir beobachten können, hinausgeht. Viele Wissenschaftstheoretiker setzen ein realistisches Verständnis der Naturwissenschaften, gemäß dem die am besten bestätigten Theorien und Forschungsergebnisse der... more...

  • Einführung in Michel Foucaults Methodologieby Tanja Proki?

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.04

    Obwohl der Name Michel Foucault in den letzten Jahren im Wissenschaftsdiskurs nicht mehr wegzudenken ist, ist schwer von der Hand zu weisen, dass seine Diskursanalyse häufig als Label für eine Vielzahl von Arbeiten herhalten muss, die wenig bis gar nichts mit Foucaults Untersuchungsmethoden zu tun haben. Das liegt nicht zuletzt daran, dass häufig vergessen... more...