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  • The Essence of David Hume on Religion, Morals, and Economicsby Henry Lewis; Hunter Lewis

    Axios Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    Axios?s Essence of? Series takes the greatest works of practical philosophy and pares them down to their essence. Selected passages flow together to create a seamless work that will capture your interest from page one. This newest volume in the series is dedicated to David Hume who is ranked as one of the greatest Western philosophers and economists.... more...

  • When the Eternal can Be Metby Corey Latta

    The Lutterworth Press 2014; US$ 38.00

    This book is about philosophical influence on theological articulations. Specifically, Latta claims that C.S. Lewis, T.S. Eliot, and W.H. Auden’s post-conversion works that have time as a theological theme cannot be completely understood without knowledge of the philosophy of Henri Bergson. more...

  • The Other Adam Smithby Mike Hill; Warren Montag

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The Other Adam Smith represents the next wave of critical thinking about the still under-examined work of this paradigmatic Enlightenment thinker. Not simply another book about Adam Smith, it allows and even necessitates his inclusion in the realm of theory in the broadest sense. Moving beyond his usual economic and moral philosophical texts, Mike... more...

  • Kierkegaard, Aesthetics, and Selfhoodby Peder Jothen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    In the digital world, Kierkegaard's thought is valuable in thinking about aesthetics as a component of human development, both including but moving beyond the religious context as its primary center of meaning. Contributing to the debate about Kierkegaard's conception of the aesthetic, this book argues that Kierkegaard's concern is provocatively... more...

  • Divination and Theurgy in Neoplatonismby Crystal Addey

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    This book explores the extensive links between oracles and philosophy in Late Antiquity, particularly focusing on the roles of oracles and other forms of divination in third and fourth century CE Neoplatonism. Examining some of the most significant debates between pagan philosophers and Christian intellectuals on the nature of oracles as a central... more...

  • Categorisation in Indian Philosophyby Jessica Frazier

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Shedding light on the way in which Indian philosophical traditions crafted an elaborate picture of the world, this book brings Indian thinkers into dialogue with modern philosophy and global concerns. For those interested in philosophical traditions in general, this book will establish a foundation for further comparative perspectives on philosophy.... more...

  • The Birth of Hedonismby Kurt Lampe

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    According to Xenophon, Socrates tried to persuade his associate Aristippus to moderate his excessive indulgence in wine, women, and food, arguing that only hard work can bring happiness. Aristippus wasn?t convinced. Instead, he and his followers espoused the most radical form of hedonism in ancient Western philosophy. Before the rise of the better... more...

  • Nietzsches Zarathustra Auslegenby Murat Ates; Helmut Heit; Irene Treccani; Choong-Su Han; Thomas Land; Ulrich Alexander Götz; Paul Stephan; Gaia Domenici; Anna Taton; Berislav Podrug; Selena Pastorino; Nina Tolksdorf; Elnaz Seyedi; Murat Ates

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 21.05

    Nietzsche selbst schrieb einst über seinen Zarathustra, dieser sei »das tiefste Buch, das die Menschheit hat [?] Aber mit dem kann man nicht anfangen«. Tatsächlich machte es Nietzsche seinen Leserinnen und Lesern nicht einfach: Der durchwegs kryptisch gehaltene Text erschwert das philosophische Verstehen des Werkes enorm, stellt dem Versuch eiliger... more...

  • The Weirdness of Beingby Ivo De Gennaro

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.00

    The ongoing publication of Heidegger's complete works has called into question the interpretive and translative practices that have historicized Heidegger's thinking through the adaptation of categories and mind-sets inherited from metaphysics. Ivo De Gennaro argues that the posthumous treatises in particular - many of which have yet to be translated... more...

  • The Cyrenaicsby Ugo Zilioli

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    The Cyrenaic school of philosophy (named after its founder Aristippus' native city of Cyrene in North Africa) flourished in the fifth and fourth centuries BCE and whose importance was much recognized in ancient times. Ugo Zilioli's book provides the first book-length introduction to the school in English. This book begins by introducing the main figures... more...