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  • Neuropsychology and Philosophy of Mind in Processby Maria Pachalska; Michel Weber

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    This volume celebrates the life achievements of Jason W. Brown, who, along with Jean Piaget, Heinz Werner, Alexander Luria and the Würzburg school, has significantly contributed to the development of a process-based theory of brain/mind capable of challenging the currently fashionable modularist or cybernetic approaches to understanding human thought... more...

  • Wittgenstein and the Philosophy of Informationby Alois Pichler; Herbert Hrachovec

    De Gruyter Open 2008; US$ 111.00

    This is the first of two volumes of the proceedings from the 30th International Wittgenstein Symposium in Kirchberg, August 2007. In addition to several new contributions to Wittgenstein research (by N. Garver, M. Kross, St. Majetschak, K. Neumer, V. Rodych, L. M. Valdés-Villanueva), this volume contains articles with a special focus on digital Wittgenstein... more...

  • Philosophy of the Information Societyby Alois Pichler; Herbert Hrachovec

    De Gruyter Open 2008; US$ 111.00

    This is the second of two volumes of the proceedings from the 30th International Wittgenstein Symposium in Kirchberg, August 2007. It contains selected contributions on the Philosophy of media, Philosophy of the Internet, on Ethics and the political economy of information society. Also included are papers presented in a workshop on electronic philosophy... more...

  • Fostering the Ontological Turnby Guido Bonino; Rosaria Egidi

    De Gruyter Open 2008; US$ 125.00

    Gustav Bergmann (1906-1987) was, arguably, one of the greatest ontologists of the twentieth century. In 2006 and 2007, after a period of relative neglect, international conferences devoted solely to Bergmann's work were held at the University of Iowa in the USA, Université de Provence in France, and Università degli Studi di Roma Tre in Italy. The... more...

  • Are the Lips a Grave?by Lynne Huffer

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    Lynne Huffer?s ambitious inquiry redresses the rift between feminist and queer theory, traversing the space of a new, post-moral sexual ethics that includes pleasure, desire, connection, and betrayal. She begins by balancing queer theorists? politics of sexual freedoms with a moralizing feminist politics that views sexuality as harm. Drawing on the... more...

  • The Concept of World from Kant to Derridaby Sean Gaston

    The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2013; US$ 38.99

    A clear and concise account of the metaphysical concept of world, its possibilities and limitations, from Kant to Derrida. more...

  • Deconstructing Dignityby Scott Cutler Shershow

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    The right-to-die debate has gone on for centuries, playing out most recently as a spectacle of protest surrounding figures such as Terry Schiavo. In  Deconstructing Dignity , Scott Cutler Shershow offers a powerful new way of thinking about it philosophically. Focusing on the concepts of human dignity and the sanctity of life, he employs Derridean... more...

  • Derrida/Searleby Raoul Moati; Timothy Attanucci; Maureen Chun; Jean-Michel Rabaté

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    Raoul Moati intervenes in the critical debate that divided two prominent philosophers in the mid-twentieth century. In the 1950s, the British philosopher J. L. Austin advanced a theory of speech acts, or the “performative,? that Jacques Derrida and John R. Searle interpreted in fundamentally different ways. Their disagreement centered on the issue... more...

  • Mad Mothers, Bad Mothers, and What a "Good" Mother Would Doby Sarah LaChance Adams

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    When a mother kills her child, we call her a bad mother, but, as this book shows, even mothers who intend to do their children harm are not easily categorized as “mad? or “bad.? Maternal love is a complex emotion rich with contradictory impulses and desires, and motherhood is a conflicted state in which women constantly renegotiate the needs mother... more...

  • Critique of Violenceby Beatrice Hanssen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Critique of Violence is a highly original and lucid investigation of the heated controversy between poststructuralism and critical theory. Leading theorist Beatrice Hanssen uses Walter Benjamin's essay 'Critique of Violence' as a guide to analyse the contentious debate, shifting the emphasis from struggle to dialogue between the two parties. Regarding... more...