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- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 37.95
Twelfth-century France has been described as the key to many of the most important developments of medieval civilization. Nowhere is this description more accurate than in the domain of poetic invention. The years 1050 to 1200 witnessed the development of a brilliant body of vernacular narrative that not only expressed the complexity of its own time... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 42.00
For the first time, this volume presents a German translation of the Old French heroic epic Aliscans , which served as a model for Wolfram von Eschenbach?s novel Willehalm . The primary source for the text is the edition based on the Venetian manuscript M (Holtus 1985). Students of German Studies will thus be able to compare the two... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95
In this study Dr. Gregory examines how Diderot borrowed from Lucretius, Buffon, Maupertuis, and probability theory, and combined ideas from these sources in an innovative fashion to hypothesize that species are mutable and that all life arose randomly from a single prototype. more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 50.07
Dieser Band trägt zur Aufklärung des zeitgenössisch-westlichen Freundschaftsverständnisses in seiner Geschichtlichkeit und seinen Traditionszusammenhängen bei, indem er die Konzeptionen der französischen Moralisten Michel de Montaigne, François de La Rochefoucauld und Nicolas Chamfort untersucht. Die Analyse, die sich auf den jeweiligen philosophischen... more...
- Dartmouth College Press 2000; US$ 34.99
Rousseau's major works, available for the first time in a uniform English edition, continue with a work that situates Rousseau's linguistic and musical theory within his larger philosophical system. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1985; US$ 36.00
Framed Narratives was first published in 1985. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. The work of French philosophe Denis Diderot (1713-1784) has inspired conflicting reactions in those who encounter... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00
This volume includes a step-by-step textual commentary on Jean-Jacques Rousseau?s first and second critical discourses on civilization. Rousseau?s thesis is that man has become progressively alienated from his own nature and thus perverted by technological and scientific progress. The example of Rousseau shows that critical reflection... more...
- Dartmouth College Press 2013; US$ 34.99
Rousseau?s responses to the religious and political critics of his works more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2008; US$ 139.95
This work aims to separate de Sade the individual from his image in order to better understand his philosophy regarding the libertine status quo on the Ancien Régime in France. By doing so, his prophetic magnum opus, The One Hundred Days of Sodom, is parted from the accretions of misapprehension which have surrounded it and shown as... more...