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Deconstruction

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  • The Philosophy of Simone de Beauvoirby Penelope Deutscher

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 84.00

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

  • Discourse and Knowledgeby Piet Strydom

    Liverpool University Press 2000; US$ 70.00

    By closely analysing the contributions of such theorists as More, Hobbes, Vico, Montesquieu, Ferguson and Millar to the emergence of sociology in its original form, Piet Strydom follows the discursive construction of sociology in the context of the society-wide early modern practical discourse about violence and rights. Parallels with the nineteenth-... more...

  • Die Entgrenzung der Verantwortungby Silvio Pfeuffer

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 138.07

    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... 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...

  • A Philosophy of Cultureby Morton White

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 32.95 US$ 29.98

    In this book, one of America's leading philosophers offers a sweeping reconsideration of the philosophy of culture in the twentieth century. Morton White argues that the discipline is much more important than is often recognized, and that his version of holistic pragmatism can accommodate its breadth. Going beyond Quine's dictum that philosophy of... more...

  • Property, Piracy and Punishment: Hugo Grotius on War and Booty in De iure praedaeby Hans Blom

    BRILL 2009; US$ 144.00

    Sixteen essays discuss De iure praedae ? Hugo Grotius?s 1604-1605 commentary on booty ?, its sources, circumstances and consequences, and explore how Grotius the humanist, the theologian, the jurist and the politician concur in this his first exercise in 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...

  • Etiam Realis Scientiaby Caroline Gaus

    BRILL 2008; US$ 130.00

    Research on the medieval doctrine of the transcendentals is characterized by one debate: its characteristic peculiarity vs its structural correspondence to the modern concept of transcendentality. This study on Peter Aureol's ( 1322) doctrine of transcendentals offers a contribution to that discussion. more...

  • Western Marxism and the Soviet Unionby Marcel van der Linden; Jurriaan Bendien

    BRILL 2007; US$ 136.00

    If the Soviet Union did not have a socialist society, then how should its nature be understood? The present book presents the first comprehensive appraisal of the debates on this problem, which was so central to twentieth-century Marxism. more...

  • Essays on the History of Moral Philosophyby J. B. Schneewind

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 43.99

    J. B. Schneewind presents a selection of his published essays on ethics, the history of ethics and moral psychology, together with a new piece offering an intellectual autobiography. The essays range across the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, with a particular focus on Kant and his relations to earlier thinkers. more...