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  • Foucaultby Paul Veyne

    Wiley 2016; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    Michel Foucault and Paul Veyne: the philosopher and the historian. Two major figures in the world of ideas, resisting all attempts at categorization. Two timeless thinkers who have long walked and fought together. In this short book Paul Veyne offers a fresh portrait of his friend and relaunches the debate about his ideas and legacy. ‘Foucault... more...

  • The Use of Bodiesby Giorgio Agamben; Adam Kotsko

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 25.95

    Giorgio Agamben's Homo Sacer was one of the seminal works of political philosophy in recent decades. It was also the beginning of a series of interconnected investigations of staggering ambition and scope, investigating the deepest foundations of Western politics and thought. The Use of Bodies represents the ninth and final volume in this twenty-year... more...

  • Trick or Truth?by Anthony Aguirre; Brendan Foster; Zeeya Merali

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 65.31

    The prize-winning essays in this book address the fascinating but sometimes uncomfortable relationship between physics and mathematics. Is mathematics merely another natural science? Or is it the result of human creativity? Does physics simply wear mathematics like a costume, or is math the lifeblood of physical reality? The nineteen wide-ranging,... more...

  • Discerning the Powers in Post-Colonial Africa and Asiaby Pak Nung Wong

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 94.71

    Qualifying post-Westphalian sovereign statehood as a ?power? as argued for in Hendrik Berkhoff?s political theology, this book addresses the decades-long theological-spiritual debate between Christian realism and Christian pacifism in U.S. foreign policy and global Christian circles. It approaches the debate by delving into the pacifist Anabaptist... more...

  • A Treatise of Legal Philosophy and General Jurisprudenceby Andrea Padovani; Peter G. Stein; Michael Lobban

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 281.98

    The first-ever multivolume treatment of the issues in legal philosophy and general jurisprudence, from both a theoretical and a historical perspective. The work is aimed at jurists as well as legal and practical philosophers. Edited by the renowned theorist Enrico Pattaro and his team, this book is a classical reference work that would be of great... more...

  • In Search of a Simple Introduction to Communicationby Nimrod Bar-Am

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 94.71

    This book is a philosophical introduction to the field of communication and media studies. In search of the philosophical backgrounds of that relatively young field, the book explores why this overwhelmingly popular discipline is in crisis. The book discusses classic introductions on communication, provides an update on lessons learned, and re-evaluates... more...

  • Designtheorieby Gerhard Schweppenhäuser

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 4.56

    Das essential bietet eine ideengeschichtliche Erkundung moderner Konzepte von Design. Es schlägt Positions- und Kursbestimmungen für ein zukunftsfähiges Design vor und diskutiert Aspekte des engen und des erweiterten Designbegriffs. Die Ambivalenz von Design zwischen Entwurf für den bestehenden Bedarf und Entwurf eines noch nicht Seienden wird philosophisch... more...

  • Friedrich Nietzscheby Robin Small

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 46.80

    This book offers a succinct guide to Friedrich Nietzsche?s contributions to educational thought, placing them within the context of his overall philosophy and adding biographical background information that sheds light on his thinking. Topics discussed in detail include theories of knowledge and life, concepts of teaching and learning, and practice... more...

  • Opportunistic Mobile Networksby Sudip Misra; Barun Kumar Saha; Sujata Pal

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 57.69

    This textbook reviews the theory, applications, and latest breakthroughsin Delay Tolerant Networks (DTNs). Presenting a specific focus on OpportunisticMobile Networks (OMNs), the text considers the influence of human aspects, andexamines emerging forms of inter-node cooperation. Features: containsreview terms and exercises in each chapter, with the... more...

  • Cassirers Leibniz und die Begründung der Menschenrechteby Christoph Sebastian Widdau

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 27.44

    Christoph Sebastian Widdau leistet mit seinem Buch einen innovativen Beitrag zur Cassirer-Forschung, zu den Leibniz-Studien und zur Begründung der Menschenrechte. Er wirft ein ideengeschichtlich und philosophisch neues Licht auf die »Natur« im Naturrecht, die kulturelle Bedeutung des Individuums und den Pluralismus politischer Ordnungen. Mit »Cassirers... more...