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  • Surrender and Catchby K.H. Wolff

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 188.11

    Su"ender and catch: give so you can receive, where the giving is your whole self, in a total experience. This is scarcely new on the American scene, and it is ancient knowledge, East and West. The fears of total surrender, the fears of self-revelation and of total abandon, although genuine, are likewise not new. Yet Kurt H. Wolff does attempt something... more...

  • Essays in Honor of Carl G. Hempelby N. Rescher

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 188.11

    The eminent philosopher of science Carl G. Hempel, Stuart Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University and a Past President of the American Philosophical Association, has had a long and distinguished academic career in the course of which he has been professorial mentor to some of America's most distinguished philosophers. This volume gathers together... more...

  • Modern Physics and its Philosophyby M. Strauss

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 90.52

    In selecting the papers for this volume I have excluded all physics papers proper. I have further omitted all book rev.iews. Instead, I have included two papers not published previously; they are marked by an asterisk (*) in the table of contents. Since many of the papers were occasioned by Symposia or similar gatherings their chronological order is... more...

  • Studies in the Methodology and Foundations of Scienceby Patrick Suppes

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 281.01

    The twenty-three papers collected in tbis volume represent an important part of my published work up to the date of this volume. I have not arranged the paper chronologically, but under four main headings. Part I contains five papers on methodology concerned with models and measurement in the sciences. This part also contains the first paper I published,... more...

  • Science in Fluxby J. Agassi

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 316.28

    Joseph Agassi is a critic, a gadfly, a debunker and deflater; he is also a constructor, a speculator and an imaginative scholaro In the history and philosophy of science, he has been Peck's bad boy, delighting in sharp and pungent criticism, relishing directness and simplicity, and enjoying it all enormously. As one of that small group of Popper's... more...

  • Minerva's Night Outby No?l Carroll

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.96

    Minerva’s Night Out presents series of essays by noted philosopher and motion picture and media theorist Noël Carroll that explore issues at the intersection of philosophy, motion pictures, and popular culture. Presents a wide-ranging series of essays that reflect on philosophical issues relating to modern film and popular culture... more...

  • Philosophy and the Interpretation of Pop Cultureby William Irwin; Jorge J. E. Gracia

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 36.00

    Comprised of thirteen articles by well-known authors, this book makes the case to philosophers that popular culture is worthy of their attention. Issues of concern include the distinction between high culture and popular culture, the aesthetic and moral value of popular culture, allusion and identification in popular culture, and special problems posed... more...

  • Ein Doppelgängerby Theodor Storm; Thomas Vormbaum; Walter Zimorski

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    "Nachdem dieser John von Rechtes wegen seine Strafe abgebüßt hatte, wurde er, wie gebräuchlich, der lieben Mitwelt zur Hetzjagd überlassen. Und sie hat ihn nun auch zu Tode gehetzt; denn sie ist ohn Erbarmen." Theodor Storms Novelle "Ein Doppelgänger" schildert das Schicksal eines aus der Strafhaft Entlassenen, der vergeblich versucht,... more...

  • Philosophy and the Study of Religionsby Kevin Schilbrack

    Wiley 2013; US$ 35.95 US$ 32.36

    Philosophy and the Study of Religions: A Manifesto  advocates a radical transformation of the discipline from its current, narrow focus on questions of God, to a fully global form of critical reflection on religions in all their variety and dimensions. Opens the discipline of philosophy of religion to the religious diversity that characterizes... more...

  • Rules, Magic and Instrumental Reasonby Berel Dov Lerner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a systematic and critical discussion of Peter Winch's writings on the philosophy of the social sciences. The author points to Winch's tendency to over-emphasize the importance of language and communication, and his insufficient attention to the role of practical, technological activites in human life and society. It also offers an... more...