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  • Philosophical Talesby Martin Cohen; Raul Gonzalez

    Wiley 2009; US$ 100.95 US$ 87.49

    Enlightening and entertaining, Philosophical Tales examines a few of the fascinating biographical details of history?s greatest philosophers (alas, mostly men) and highlights their contributions to the field. By applying the true philosophical approach to philosophy itself, the text provides us with a refreshing 'alternative history' of philosophy.... more...

  • Springs of Actionby Alfred R. Mele

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 144.99 US$ 124.69

    Tackling some central problems in the philosophy of action, Mele constructs an explanatory model for intentional behavior, locating the place and significance of such mental phenomena as beliefs, desires, reason, and intentions in the etiology of intentional action. Part One comprises a comprehensive examination of the standard treatments of the relations... more...

  • Klassische Emotionstheorienby Hilge Landweer; Ursula Renz; Alexander Brungs

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    Over the last few years, emotions have been rediscovered as a central object of ethics, philosophical anthropology, and philosophy of mind. The subject of emotions has a long tradition in philosophy. Reflections on and theoretical explanations of feelings have belonged to philosophy since Plato and Aristotle. While many of these classical... more...

  • Philosophie der Orientierungby Werner Stegmaier

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 105.00

    Everyone talks about orientation, but there have been hardly any attempts since Kant to say exactly what orientation is. It is the most everyday thing, the point from which all things depart and to which all return. As such, it is a philosophical question. In a debate with the most important philosophical approaches to this subject, Werner... more...

  • On Philosophy in American Lawby Francis J. Mootz III

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    Original essays by 38 leading legal theorists mark the 75th anniversary of Karl Llewellyn's essay 'On Philosophy in American Law.' more...

  • Die Klarheit der Gefühleby Eva Weber-Guskar

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 105.00

    A lot depends on a clear understanding of feelings: success in relationships and the possibility of a self-determined life, for example. The author asks what it means to understand one?s own as well as other?s emotions, how this understanding works and to what extent it is possible. The following issues are discussed: what is an emotion, how... more...

  • Reference and Descriptionby Scott Soames

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 33.95 US$ 27.16

    In this book, Scott Soames defends the revolution in philosophy led by Saul Kripke, Hilary Putnam, and David Kaplan against attack from those wishing to revive descriptivism in the philosophy of language, internalism in the philosophy of mind, and conceptualism in the foundations of modality. Soames explains how, in the last twenty-five years, this... more...

  • Verwantschap in Extremenby Marc de Wilde

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 69.50

    De filosoof Walter Benjamin (1892-1940) en de jurist Carl Schmitt (1889-1985) behoren tot de eersten die de terugkeer van religie in moderne democratieËn onder de aandacht brachten en onderwierpen aan een scherpe analyse. In de jaren twintig en dertig zouden zij een dialoog met elkaar zijn aangegaan over politieke theologie. Deze dialoog tussen Schmitt... more...

  • Hanes Athroniaeth y Gorllewinby E. Gwynn Matthews

    University of Wales Press 2009; US$ 50.00

    Dyma’r tro cyntaf i hanes athroniaeth y Gorllewin ymddangos mewn un gyfrol yn yr iaith Gymraeg. Trafodir syniadau’r athronwyr mawr o Thales, a oedd yn byw yn y chweched ganrif cyn Crist, hyd at Karl Popper, a fu farw yn 1994. more...

  • Informal Philosophyby Avrum Stroll

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 49.99

    Informal Philosophy provides an original look at how we should understand and teach philosophy. Avrum Stroll persuasively argues that philosophy should be evaluated using its own methodology and should not merely mimic formal scientific analysis, because while modern science does inform our philosophical views about man and his place in nature, it... more...