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  • Galileo on the World Systemsby Galileo Galilei; Maurice A. Finocchiaro

    University of California Press 1997; US$ 12.95 US$ 10.36

    Galileo's 1632 book, Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems, Ptolemaic and Copernican , comes alive for twentieth-century readers thanks to Maurice Finocchiaro's brilliant new translation and presentation. Condemned by the Inquisition for its heretical proposition that the earth revolves around the sun, Galileo's masterpiece takes the form of a debate,... more...

  • When I Am Playing With My Cat, How Do I Know She Is Not Playing With Me?by Saul Frampton

    Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 13.12

    In the year 1570, at the age of thirty-seven, Michel de Montaigne gave up his job as a magistrate and retired to his ch?teau to brood on his own private grief - the deaths of his best friends, his father, his brother, and most recently his first-born child. But finding his mind agitated rather than settled by this idleness, Montaigne began to write,... more...

  • Forms of Life and Language Gamesby Jesús Padilla Gálvez; Margit Gaffal

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 103.37

    Ludwig Wittgenstein?s writings inspired contemporary philosophical thinking and advanced many issues that had been addressed by traditional philosophy. The questions raised by the Viennese philosopher initiated debates on a reconsideration of philosophical terminology. This is especially true for a term that has generated at least three... more...

  • Studies in the Philosophy of Scienceby Nicholas Rescher

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 103.37

    Since Rescher?s earliest publication of the middle 1950?s in this field, the philosophy of science has constituted one focus of his interest and preoccupation. Some dozen of Rescher?s contributions to the field are published in the present volume, and they combine to convey his favored way of blending empirical data with philosophical... more...

  • Regards croisés sur Alfred North Whiteheadby Benoît Bourgine; David Ongombe; Michel Weber

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 119.71

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  • Philosophical Deliberationsby Nicholas Rescher

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 87.04

    Philosophical Deliberations continues Rescher?s longstanding practice of publishing groups of philosophical essays. Notwithstanding their thematic diversity, these discussions exhibit a uniformity of method in addressing philosophical issues and a commonality of objective: the elucidation of philosophically pivotal ideas. more...

  • Sport und Spiel bei den Germanenby Matthias Teichert

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 152.37

    This book places the phenomenon of sports and games in its philological, archeological, and art historical context, and examines its connections to cultural and social history. The temporal scope extends from Tacitus' mention of dice games to courtly falconry and includes the culture of games among 17th century Swedish miners. The thematic... more...

  • Beyond the Cyborgby Margret Grebowicz; Helen Merrick; Donna Haraway

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    Feminist theorist and philosopher Donna Haraway has substantially impacted thought on science, cyberculture, the environment, animals, and social relations. This long-overdue volume explores her influence on feminist theory and philosophy, paying particular attention to her more recent work on companion species, rather than her “Manifesto for Cyborgs.?... more...

  • Derrida For Beginnersby Jim Powell; Van Howell

    For Beginners 2007; US$ 16.99

    In 1966, Jacques Derrida gave a lecture at Johns Hopkins University that cast the entire history of Western Philosophy into doubt. The following year, Derrida published three brilliant but mystifying books that convinced the pollsters that he was the most important philosopher of the late 20th Century. Unfortunately, nobody was sure whether the intellectual... more...

  • Critical Theory to Structuralismby David Ingram

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Philosophy in the middle of the 20th Century, between 1920 and 1968, responded to the cataclysmic events of the time. Thinkers on the Right turned to authoritarian forms of nationalism in search of stable forms of collective identity, will, and purpose. Thinkers on the Left promoted egalitarian forms of humanism under the banner of international communism.... more...