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Deconstruction

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  • Cities of the Godsby Doyne Dawson

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 134.99

    This historical study of the theory of Utopian communism in ancient Greek thought identifies and assesses the reasons for the decline in Utopian traditions after 150 BC. The author examines the evidence of the survival of Utopian traditions; particularly their influence on early Christianity. more...

  • 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...

  • The British Moralists on Human Nature and the Birth of Secular Ethicsby Michael B. Gill

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 35.00

    This 2006 volume uncovers the historical roots of naturalistic, secular contemporary ethics. more...

  • The Intellectualby Steve Fuller

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 147.00

    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...

  • Scientific Development and Misconceptions Through the Ages: A Reference Guideby Robert E. Krebs

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 67.00

    The evolution of science through the ages has often been marred by people's misconceptions. From pre-historic times, when myths played a major role in people's lives, to present-day debates concerning the environment, people have sought ways to explain the world around them and have often come up with incorrect answers. Science has grown through the... more...

  • Soviet Marxism-Leninismby Alfred B. Evans

    ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 31.95

    This study examines the development of Marxist-Leninist ideology in the U.S.S.R. from its origins to the collapse of the Soviet regime. Alfred Evans argues that Soviet Marxism-Leninism was subject to significant adaptation under various leaders, contrary to the widespread impression that official Soviet ideology remained static after Stalin. While... more...

  • The Verge of Philosophyby John Sallis

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 19.00

    The Verge of Philosophy is both an exploration of the limits of philosophy and a memorial for John Sallis’s longtime friend and interlocutor Jacques Derrida. The centerpiece of the book is an extended examination of three sites in Derrida’s thought: his interpretation of Heidegger regarding the privileging of the question; his account... more...