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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 22.95
Aristotle?s moral philosophy is a pillar of Western ethical thought. It bequeathed to the world an emphasis on virtues and vices, happiness as well-being or a life well lived, and rationally motivated action as a mean between extremes. Its influence was felt well beyond antiquity into the Middle Ages, particularly through the writings of St. Thomas... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
This book aims to interpret ?Jewish Philosophy? in terms of the Marrano phenomenon: as a conscious clinamen of philosophical forms used in order to convey a ?secret message? which cannot find an open articulation. The Marrano phenomenon is employed here, in the domain of modern philosophical thought, where an analogous tendency can be seen: the... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 21.95
The book offers a new introduction to Jacques Derrida and to Deconstruction as an important strand of Continental Philosophy. From his early writings on phenomenology and linguistics to his later meditations on war, terrorism, and justice, Jacques Derrida (1930?2004) achieved prominence on an international scale by addressing as many different audiences... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00
This volume engages with Jürgen Habermas?s political theory from critical perspectives beyond its Western European origins. In particular, it explores the challenges of democratizing, decolonizing and desecularizing his theory for global contexts, and proposes ?deprovincializing? reformulations for contemporary political and social issues. more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 38.99
From Despair to Faith analyzes the spiritual insights and writings of Søren Kierkegaard. Christopher B. Barnett orients readers to Kierkegaard?s grounding in the Christian spiritual tradition and his authorial stress on themes like upbuilding, spiritual journey, and faith. Barnett maintains that Kierkegaard?s spirituality is best understood through... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00
The Routledge Handbook of Neoplatonism is an authoritative and comprehensive survey of the most important issues and developments in one of the fastest growing areas of research in ancient philosophy. An international team of scholars situates and re-evaluates Neoplatonism within the history of ancient philosophy and thought, and explores its influence... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
John Locke?s theory of personal identity underlies all modern discussion of the nature of persons and selves?yet it is widely thought to be wrong. In this book, Galen Strawson argues that in fact it is Locke?s critics who are wrong, and that the famous objections to his theory are invalid. Indeed, far from refuting Locke, they illustrate his fundamental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95
The first book of its kind, Buddhist Moral Philosophy: An Introduction introduces the reader to contemporary philosophical interpretations and analyses of Buddhist ethics. It begins with a survey of traditional Buddhist ethical thought and practice, mainly in the Pali Canon and early Mah?y?na schools, and an account of the emergence of Buddhist... more...