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  • New Essays on the History of Autonomyby Natalie Brender; Larry Krasnoff

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 90.00

    This book relates Kant's work to the historical context of his predecessors. more...

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    Icon Books 2005; US$ 10.19

    Modelled on Machiavelli's notorious tract on statecraft, The Prince, Steve Fuller?s book dissects what it means to be an intellectual. What distinguishes them from philosophers, scientists, politicians or entrepreneurs? Why are they happy to be insulted as long as they are not ignored? And who is the intellectual's favourite superhero?  "I devoured... more...

  • Worldviews, Science And Usby Carlos Gershenson; Diederik Aerts; Bruce Edmonds

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 234.00

    Scientific, technological, and cultural changes have always had an impact upon philosophy. They can force a change in the way we perceive the world, reveal new kinds of phenomena to be understood, and provide new ways of understanding phenomena. Complexity science, immersed in a culture of information, is having a diverse but particularly significant... more...

  • The Philosophy of Simone de Beauvoirby Penelope Deutscher

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 79.00

    A study of Beauvoir's work on 'otherness' through the concepts of gender, race, and ageing. more...

  • Knowledge in Fermentby Adriaan Groen

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 59.95

    Fundamental controversies, or basic oppositions between methods and approaches, occur in all fields of science and scholarship. Often these dilemmas arise at the nexus of science and society, or when several sciences or disciplines clash. Paradoxically, a more...

  • Die Entgrenzung der Verantwortungby Silvio Pfeuffer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 133.00

    This book contrasts Nietzsche's and Levinas' deconstructions of Greco-European thought and their critiques of morality. Through examining their approaches to deconstruction, the author reveals the motivations of their critiques and shows their unique position in philosophical discourse. Nietzsche's and Levinas' alternatives to the prevailing moral... more...

  • History of Conceptsby Iain Hampsher-Monk; Karin Tilmans; Frank van Vree

    Amsterdam University Press 1999; US$ 50.75

    First introduction to an english-speaking audience of a field of research booming in continental Europe. more...

  • Western Marxism and the Soviet Unionby Marcel van der Linden

    BRILL 2007; US$ 136.00

    The 'Russian Question' was a central problem for Marxism in the twentieth century. Numerous attempts were made to understand the nature of Soviet society. If the Soviet Union did not have a socialist society, then how should its nature be understood? This book tries to portray the development of these theoretical contributions since 1917. more...

  • Property, Piracy and Punishmentby Hans W. Blom

    BRILL 2009; US$ 144.00

    In 1604-1605, Hugo Grotius wrote "De iure praedae", a commentary on the law of booty and prize. This title features essays that discuss "De iure praedae" and its intellectual sources, exploring how Grotius as a humanist, theologian, jurist and politician proceeded in this his first exercise in the theory of natural law and rights. more...

  • Donati Graeciby Federica Ciccolella

    BRILL 2007; US$ 258.00

    Offers a study of four Greek grammars modelled on a Latin elementary grammar called Ianua of Donatus; they represent a tradition of Greek studies contemporaneous with, and parallel to, the "official" Byzantine-humanist grammar that made the revival of Greek in the West possible. more...