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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression addresses the impact of social conditions, especially subordinating conditions, on personal autonomy. The essays in this volume are concerned with the philosophical concept of autonomy or self-governance and with the impact on relational autonomy of the oppressive circumstances persons must navigate. They... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 31.99
A renowned philosopher of the mind, also known for his groundbreaking work on Buddhism and cognitive science, Evan Thompson combines the latest neuroscience research on sleep, dreaming, and meditation with Indian and Western philosophy of the mind, casting new light on the self and its relation to the brain. Thompson shows how the self is a changing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
We are frequently confronted with arguments . Arguments are attempts to persuade us ? to influence our beliefs and actions ? by giving us reasons to believe this or that. Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide will equip students with the concepts and techniques used in the identification, analysis and assessment of arguments. Through precise and accessible... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 80.00
"NYPPP" provides an annual international forum for phenomenological research in the spirit of Husserl's groundbreaking work and the extension of this work by such figures as Scheler, Heidegger, Sartre, Levinas, Merleau-Ponty and Gadamer. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 74.95
Over the last decade, Axel Honneth has established himself as one of the leading social and political philosophers in the world today. Rooted in the tradition of critical theory, his writings have been central to the revitalization of critical theory and have become increasingly influential. His theory of recognition has gained worldwide attention... more...
- Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 40.00
Freedom of speech, religion, choice, will?humans have fought, and continue to fight, for all of these. But what is human freedom really? Taking a broad approach across metaphysics, politics, and ethics, Lars Svendsen explores this question in his engaging book, while also looking at the threats freedom faces today. Though our behaviors, thoughts,... more...
- Vittorio Klostermann 2014; US$ 145.09
Ist die uns vertraute Wirklichkeit von unserem Denken und Erkennen unabhängig? Der Realismus gibt auf diese Frage eine positive, die verschiedenen Formen des Antirealismus eine negative Antwort. Doch die Diskussion zwischen Realisten und Antirealisten beruht auf einem Missverständnis des zugrundeliegenden Problems. Dieses liegt nicht in der Denkunabhängigkeit... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
People believe in a great many things; and yet most of us know almost nothing about why other people believe what they do, or indeed about how it feels to believe it. This book presents an objective method for understanding and comparing belief systems - irrespective of whether the investigator happens to agree with them. more...
- James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 38.00
This book is a philosophical effort to deal with the problem of otherness, particularly as it has been bequeathed to contemporary thought by the legacy of German idealism, whose most challenging, influential thinker was Hegel. more...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2014; US$ 80.96
Unter den Begriffen, mit denen die Philosophie es zu tun hat, sind wenige derart vielgestaltig und umstritten wie "Dialektik", "Reflexion" und "Vernunft". Hier wird nun ein gänzlich neuer Ansatz zur historischen Klärung und systematischen Neubestimmung der Tragweite dieser drei Begriffe vorgestellt und ihr Verhältnis zueinander... more...