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  • Examined Lifeby Astra Taylor

    The New Press 2009; US$ 18.99

    Examined Life boldly takes philosophy out of the dark corners of the academy and into the streets, reminding us that great ideas are born through profound engagement with the hustle and bustle of everyday life, not in isolation from it. A companion to Astra Taylor?s documentary film, the book features interviews with eight iconoclastic and influential... more...

  • The Metaphysics of Powersby Anna Marmodoro

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    This volume is a collection of papers that advance our understanding of the metaphysics of powers ? properties such as fragility and electric charge. The metaphysics of powers is a fast developing research field with fundamental questions at the forefront of current research, such as Can there be a world of only powers??What is the manifestation of... more...

  • An Introduction to Ethicsby John Deigh

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    This book examines the central questions of ethics through a study of the great ethical works of Western philosophy. more...

  • Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinkingby William James 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...

  • Intentionalityby Gabor Forrai; George Kampis

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 56.00

    This book contains eleven original papers about intentionality. Some explore current problems such as the status of intentional content, the intentionality of perception and emotion, the connections between intentionality and normativity, the relationship between intentionality and consciousness, the characteristics of the intentional idiom. Others... more...

  • Faith in the Enlightenmentby Lieven Boeve; Joeri Schrijvers; Wessel Stoker

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 105.00

    One of the urgent tasks of modern philosophy is to find a path between the rationalism of the Enlightenment and the relativism of postmodernism. Rationalism alone cannot suffice to solve today’s problems, but neither can we dispense with reasonable critique. The task is to find ways to broaden the scope of rational thought without losing its critical... more...

  • Modern Philosophyby Roger Ariew; Eric Watkins

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 41.95

    The leading anthology of writings of the modern period, Modern Philosophy provides the key works of seven major philosophers, along with a rich selection of associated texts by other leading thinkers of the period, chosen to deepen the reader's understanding of modern philosophy and its relationship to the natural sciences. Building on the strengths... more...

  • The Will to Believeby William James

    The Floating Press 1912; US$ 4.99

    William James was an important American psychologist and philosopher. He was one of the early academics of psychology and his philosophy touched mainly on pragmatism and the religious or mystic experience. The Will to Believe is a lecture he delivered, which argues that personal belief is a valid basis for hypothesis, in the place of evidence. Following... more...

  • Betrayedby Clive Small; Tom Gilling

    Allen & Unwin 2010; US$ 25.44

    The riveting tale of two honest and courageous police officers whose lives were nearly destroyed by the pressure, the danger and terrible isolation of living life undercover. more...

  • Breakfast With Socratesby Robert Rowland Smith

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98

    What does it mean to be awake? What exactly is therapeutic about retail therapy? And what are you really working on when you're at your desk, in the gym, or having dinner? From getting ready in the morning, through heading to work, going to a party, having sex and falling back to sleep, Breakfast with Socrates provides an hour-by-hour commentary... more...