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- Wiley 2014; US$ 22.95
The most forceful philosophical objections to belief in God arise from the existence of evil. Bad things happen in the world and it is not clear how this is compatible with the existence of an all-powerful and perfectly loving being. Unsurprisingly then, philosophers have formulated powerful arguments for atheism based on the existence of apparently... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 24.50
An exceptional contribution to the teaching and study of Chinese thought, this anthology provides fifty-eight selections arranged chronologically in five main sections: Han Thought, Chinese Buddhism, Neo-Confucianism, Late Imperial Confucianism, and the Twentieth Century. The editors have selected writings that have been influential, that are philosophically... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 14.95
A runaway train is racing toward five men who are tied to the track. Unless the train is stopped, it will inevitably kill all five men. You are standing on a footbridge looking down on the unfolding disaster. However, a fat man, a stranger, is standing next to you: if you push him off the bridge, he will topple onto the line and, although he will... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 57.80
Der Laches zählt zu den frühen Dialogen Platons. Er ist Teil einer ganzen Gruppe von Dialogen, in denen Sokrates die Bedingungen eines gelingenden Lebens erläutert. Im Gespräch mit den zwei bedeutenden athenischen Feldherren Laches und Nikias geht Sokrates den Fragen nach, was Tapferkeit sei und wie eine insgesamt gute seelische Verfassung, deren Bestandteil... more...
- Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 21.55
Since the appearance of Plato's Dialogues, philosophers have been preoccupied with the identity of Socrates and have maintained that successful interpretation of the work hinges upon a clear understanding of what thoughts and ideas can be attributed to him. In Descent of Socrates, Peter Warnek offers... more...
- Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 19.95
Martin Heidegger's sustained reflection on Greek thought has been increasingly recognized as a decisive feature of his own philosophical development. At the same time, this important philosophical meeting has generated considerable controversy and disagreement concerning the radical originality of Heidegger's... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2002; US$ 24.95
The People of Plato is the first study since 1823 devoted exclusively to the identification of, and relationships among, the individuals represented in the complete Platonic corpus. It provides details of their lives, and it enables one to consider the persons of Plato's works, and those of other Socratics, within a nexus of important political, social,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 29.95
Specifically for architects, the third title in the Thinkers for Architects series examines the relevance of Luce Irigaray?s work for architecture. Eight thematic chapters explore the bodily, spatio-temporal, political and cultural value of her ideas for making, discussing and experiencing architecture. In particular, each chapter makes accessible... more...
- Indiana University Press 2008; US$ 18.65
Drew A. Hyland, one of Continental philosophy's keenest interpreters of Plato, takes up the question of beauty in three Platonic dialogues, the Hippias Major, Symposium, and Phaedrus. What Plato meant by beauty is not easily characterized, and Hyland's close readings show that Plato ultimately gives... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 6.95
The second edition of Five Dialogues presents G. M. A. Grube?s distinguished translations, as revised by John Cooper for Plato, Complete Works. A number of new or expanded footnotes are also included along with an updated bibliography. more...