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  • G. W. F. Hegelby Michael Baur

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 32.95

    The thought of G. W. F. Hegel (1770 -1831) has had a deep and lasting influence on a wide range of philosophical, political, religious, aesthetic, cultural and scientific movements. But, despite the far-reaching importance of Hegel's thought, there is often a great deal of confusion about what he actually said or believed. G. W. F. Hegel: Key Concepts... more...

  • The Pseudo-Platonic Seventh Letterby Myles Burnyeat; Michael Frede; Dominic Scott

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 49.99

    The Seventh Platonic Letter describes Plato's attempts to turn the ruler of Sicily, Dionysius II, into a philosopher ruler along the lines of the Republic. It explains why Plato turned from politics to philosophy in his youth and how he then tried to apply his ideas to actual politics later on. It also sets out his views about language, writing... more...

  • Philosophy and the Idea of Communismby Alain Badiou; Peter Engelmann; Susan Spitzer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 12.95

    In a well-known text called ?The Communist Hypothesis?, first published in 2007, the renowned philosopher Alain Badiou breathed fresh life into the idea of communism as an intellectual representation that provides a critical perspective on existing politics and offers a systemic alternative to capitalism. Now, in the course of this wide-ranging... more...

  • Die Wiederholung der Philosophieby Hjördis Becker-Lindenthal

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 126.00

    Kierkegaard understood his thinking as philosophy confronting its own end. In campaigning against the existential amnesia of the 19th century, he revived the intellectual figure of a kind of philosophizing with roots in both the Socratic method and the apophatic reflections of Meister Eckhart. The Young Hegelians? philosophy of action... more...

  • Plato's Theaetetusby John M. Cooper

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    Originally published in 1990. This book discusses in a philosophically responsible and illuminating way the progress of the dialogue and its separate sections to improve our understanding of Plato?s work on Theaetetus. An early coverage of this dialogue, this investigation predated a surge in study of Plato?s piece which examined Socratic and pre-Socratic... more...

  • Platonicus amorby Achim Wurm

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 112.00

    This analysis of the historical understanding of Marsilio Ficino?s commentary on Plato?s Symposium sets it in relationship to the philosophical interpretation of Eros in Plato and Plotinus, while at the same time providing a multi-faceted description of the place of Ficino?s philosophy in the intellectual and spiritual development of the... more...

  • Selbstbewusstsein in der Spätantikeby Matthias Perkams

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    The three ancient commentaries on Aristotle's On the Soul ( De anima ) are interesting because the commentators, as neo-Platonists, understand the soul completely differently than Aristotle. For them, the soul is the inseperable life principle of the body, a spiritual entity. In response to this challenge, the commentator Priscian (ca. 530... more...

  • John Stuart Millby Various

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.99

    John Stuart Mill: His Life and Works is a collection of twelve biographical and philosophical sketches written by Herbert Spencer, Henry Fawcett, Frederic Harrison and other authors. John Stuart Mill (1806 – 1873) was a great liberal thinker of the nineteenth century, a noted philosopher, political theorist, Member of Parliament, and one of the... more...

  • Struktur und Dynamik in Kants Kritikenby Werner Moskopp

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    The objective of this study is to demonstrate the coherence of Kant?s Critiques from a transcendental-critical perspective. To achieve this, the author paraphrases the Critiques , and interprets them from a common epistemic horizon; furthermore he takes up relevant positions from the research literature. The accents set by this view lead... more...