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  • Gleichheitby

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 137.39

    Der Begriff der Gleichheit gehört spätestens seit der Französischen Revolution zum europäischen Grundvokabular. Formen des Gleichheitsgedankens finden sich bereits in der stoischen Philosophie oder dem christlichen Denken. Die Erklärung der Menschenrechte im 20. Jahrhundert unterstreicht die Bedeutung dieses Begriffs, der in der jüngeren Geistesgeschichte... more...

  • Euthydemusby

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99

    One of the very first books that discuses philosophy of logic. Coming from a time when man was in the initial stages of differing between thinking and acting, philosophy and logic, this is one of the, masterpieces by Plato. Thought-provoking! more...

  • Mönche, Schreiber und Gelehrteby

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 45.79

    »Auch zu schreiben versuchte er und pflegte deswegen Wachstafel und Büchlein im Bett unter dem Kopfkissen bei sich zu führen, um in müßigen Stunden seine Hand an das Nachmachen von Buchstaben zu gewöhnen.« Diese Schilderung der Bemühung Karls des Großen um die Erweiterung der eigenen Bildung kann als der symbolische Beginn für die mittelalterliche... more...

  • Symposiumby

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99

    Written at the high point of Plato's writing career, this is one of his masterpieces. The characters here discuss the nature of love, the relation between philosophy and poetry and between beautiful and good. To render realism to the work, Plato has accorded it historic credibility and logic. more...

  • Polemical Encountersby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 166.00

    In its historical development from late antiquity to the present, western esotericism has repeatedly been the issue of polemical discourse. This volume engages the polemical structures that underlie esoteric identities and the controversy about esoteric currents in European history. more...

  • The Roots of Reasonby

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 47.99

    David Papineau presents a controversial view of human reason, portraying it as a normal part of the natural world, and drawing on the empirical sciences to illuminate its workings. In these six interconnected essays he discusses both theoretical and practical rationality, and shows how evolutionary theory, decision theory, and quantum mechanics offer... more...

  • Suïcidepreventie in de praktijkby

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2010; US$ 49.99

    Nederland kent internationaal gezien een laag suïcidecijfer, namelijk 1.500 suïcides per jaar. Toch is elke suïcide er een te veel. Met dit boek willen de auteurs een bijdrage leveren aan de terugdringing van suïcides. Suïcidepreventie in de praktijk richt zich primair op wat je moet doen: welke vragen stel je, hoe stel je ze, wanneer en aan wie,... more...

  • Timaeus and Critiasby

    Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 8.99

    In Timaeus Plato attempts to describe and explain the structure of the universe: the creator god, the elements, the lower gods, the stars, and men. The companion piece, Critias, is the origin of the story of Atlantis, the lost empire defeated by ancient Athenians. This is the clearest translation yet of these crucial ancient texts. - ;'The god... more...

  • Paracelsus (Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, 1493-1541)by

    BRILL 2007; US$ 319.00

    The daunting writings of Paracelsus-the second largest 16th-century body of writings in German after Luther's-contributed to medicine, natural science, alchemy, philosophy, theology, and esoteric tradition. This volume provides a critical edition of essential writings from the authoritative 1589 Huser Paracelsus alongside new English translations... more...

  • Pragmatism and Environmentalismby

    Editions Rodopi 2012; US$ 61.00

    The growing literature on Environmental Ethics has ballooned into a separate sub-field within philosophy, involving ethical studies concerning the value of other species, of ecosystems, and of the environment of all living things as a whole. Some consider Environmental Ethics to be a revolution in ethics which will completely change the human-centered... more...