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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 an illustration of the important part played by Rhetoric in the making of Early Enlightenment Philosophy. more...
- 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...
- Melville House 2010; US$ 15.95
With death looming, Jacques Derrida, the world's most famous philosopher, known as the father of "deconstruction," sat down with journalist Jean Birnbaum of the French daily Le Monde . They revisited his life's work and his impending death in a long, surprisingly accessible, and moving final interview. Sometimes called "obscure" and branded... more...
- Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 27.99
Michel Foucault was the first to embed the roots of human sexuality in discipline and biopolitics, therefore revolutionizing our conception of sex and its relationship to society, economics, and culture. Yet over the past two decades, scholars have limited themselves to the study of Foucault's History of Sexuality, volume 1 paying lesser attention... more...
- Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 54.99
In this book, Shlomo Biderman examines the views, outlooks, and attitudes of two distinct cultures: the West and classical India. He turns to a rich and varied collection of primary sources: the Rg Veda , the Upanishads, and texts by the Buddhist philosophers Någårjuna and Vasubandhu, among others. In studying the West, Biderman considers the Bible... more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 54.99
Gerhard Richter's groundbreaking study argues that the concept of "afterness" is key to understanding the thought and aesthetics of modernity. He pursues such questions as what it means for something to "follow" something else and whether that which follows marks a clear break with what comes before. Or does that which follows tacitly perpetuate its... more...
- Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 19.99
First collected in Italy in 1985, Art's Claim to Truth is considered by many philosophers to be one of Gianni Vattimo's most important works. Newly revised for English readers, the book begins with a challenge to Plato, Aristotle, Kant, and Hegel, who viewed art as a metaphysical aspect of reality rather than a futuristic anticipation of it. Following... more...