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  • 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 US$ 39.59

    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...

  • Institutio Oratoria: Bacon, Descartes, Hobbes, Spinozaby Jan Rothkamm

    BRILL 2009; US$ 144.00

    Bringing together four eminent Seventeenth century philosophers and investigating educational background, preferred language(s), reading habits as well as writing strategies, this book offers a vivid illustration of the important part played by Rhetoric in the making of Early Enlightenment Philosophy. more...

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

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 74.00

    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-Leninism: The Decline of an Ideologyby Alfred 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$ 25.00

    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 of the... more...

  • Specters of Marxby Jacques Derrida

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 29.95

    Prodigiously influential, Jacques Derrida gave rise to a comprehensive rethinking of the basic concepts and categories of Western philosophy in the latter part of the twentieth century, with writings central to our understanding of language, meaning, identity, ethics and values. In 1993, a conference was organized around the question, 'Whither Marxism??,... more...

  • Derrida: A Very Short Introductionby Simon Glendinning

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 7.99 US$ 7.19

    Simon Glendinning explores Jacque Derrida's work, from his engagement with the history of metaphysics to his views on law and justice and ethics and politics. Confronting and refuting claims that Derrida was an irresponsible 'postmodernist' or 'nihilist' he instead reveals Derrida's significant contributions to philosophy. more...