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  • Critical Thinkingby Sharon M. Kaye

    Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 7.99

    We are bombarded daily with vast amounts of information, much of it using faulty logic. From adverts to blogs, television to newspapers, knowing what to believe is a daunting task. Critical Thinking: A Beginner?s Guide teaches you how to analyze people?s arguments and explains the main "fallacies" that are used to deceive and confuse. With a wealth... more...

  • Disrespectby Axel Honneth

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.96

    Over the last decade, Axel Honneth has established himself as one of the leading social and political philosophers in the world today. Rooted in the tradition of critical theory, his writings have been central to the revitalization of critical theory and have become increasingly influential. His theory of recognition has gained worldwide attention... more...

  • Materiale Textkulturenby Thomas Meier; Michael R. Ott; Rebecca Sauer

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    How does one define and explore the ?material presence of the written in non-typographical cultures?? The interdisciplinary and collaborative essays in this handbook present theoretical principles, describe text-bearing materials and objects, and investigate the diverse practices related to text-bearing artifacts. The analysis is illustrated... more...

  • The New Pragmatismby Alan Malachowski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Some hundred years after its inception, Pragmatism has reclaimed centre stage, not just within philosophy, but also within intellectual culture as a whole. This book sets out to explain what it is about Pragmatism that makes it such a distinctively attractive prospect to so many thinkers, even in previously hostile traditions. Alan Malachowski sets... more...

  • Phenomenal Consciousnessby Dimitris Platchias

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    How can the fine-grained phenomenology of conscious experience arise from neural processes in the brain? How does a set of action potentials (nerve impulses) become like the feeling of pain in one's experience? Contemporary neuroscience is teaching us that our mental states correlate with neural processes in the brain. However, although we know that... more...

  • Understanding Phenomenologyby David R. Cerbone

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    "Understanding Phenomenology" provides a guide to one of the most important schools of thought in modern philosophy. The book traces phenomenology's historical development, beginning with its founder, Edmund Husserl and his "pure" or "transcendental" phenomenology, and continuing with the later, "existential" phenomenology of Martin Heidegger, Jean-Paul... more...

  • Analytic Versus Continentalby James Chase; Jack Reynolds

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Throughout much of the twentieth century, the relationship between analytic and continental philosophy has been one of disinterest, caution or hostility. Recent debates in philosophy have highlighted some of the similarities between the two approaches and even envisaged a post-continental and post-analytic philosophy. Opening with a history of key... more...

  • Persons and Thingsby Roberto Esposito

    Wiley 2015; US$ 12.95 US$ 11.22

    What is the relationship between persons and things? And how does the body transform this relationship? In this highly original new book, Roberto Esposito - one of Italy’s leading political philosophers - considers these questions and shows that starting from the body, rather than from the thing or the person, can help us to reconsider the status... more...

  • Cognitive Phenomenologyby Elijah Chudnoff

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Phenomenology is about subjective aspects of the mind, such as the conscious states associated with vision and touch, and the conscious states associated with emotions and moods, such as feelings of elation or sadness. These states have a distinctive first-person ?feel? to them, called their phenomenal character. In this respect they are often taken... more...

  • Emotionby Carolyn Price

    Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95 US$ 19.89

    Emotion is at the centre of our personal and social lives. To love or to hate, to be frightened or grateful is not just a matter of how we feel on the inside: our emotional responses direct our thoughts and actions, unleash our imaginations, and structure our relationships with others. Yet the role of emotion in human life has long been disputed.... more...