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- AltaMira Press 2010; US$ 29.99
This important work of archaeological theory challenges us to reconsider our ideas about the nature of things, past and present, arguing that objects themselves possess a dynamic presence that we must take into account if we are to understand the world we and they inhabit. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 83.00
Ralph Waldo Emerson is one of the most significant figures in nineteenth-century American literature and culture-indeed, this collection argues, in the history of philosophy. The Other Emerson is a thorough reassessment of the philosophical underpinnings, theoretical innovations, and ethical and political implications of the prose writings of one of... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.00
Introduction by Peter Gay Translated and edited by Walter Kaufmann Commentary by Martin Heidegger, Albert Camus, and Gilles Deleuze One hundred years after his death, Friedrich Nietzsche remains the most influential philosopher of the modern era. Basic Writings of Nietzsche gathers the complete texts of five of Nietzsche?s most important... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
Widely recognized as the finest definition of existentialist Philosophy, this book introduced existentialism to America in 1958. Barrett discusses the views of 19th and 20th century existentialists Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre and interprets the impact of their thinking on literature, art, and philosophy. From the Trade Paperback... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2005; US$ 12.99
In Kierkegaard's Romantic Legacy , Anoop Gupta develops an original theory of the self based on Kierkegaard's writings. Gupta proceeds by historical exegesis and considers several important ways of thinking about self outside of the natural sciences. His study moves theories of the self from theology toward sociology, from a God-relationship to a... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 14.95
This new edition is the product of a collaboration between a Germanist and a philosopher who is also a Nietzsche scholar. The translation strives not only to communicate a sense of Nietzsches style but also to convey his meaning accuratelyand thus to be an important advance on previous translations of this work. A superb set of notes ensures... more...
- Open Court 2011; US$ 19.99
The French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre (19051980) was the major representative of the philosophical movement called existentialism,? and he remains by far the most famous philosopher, worldwide, of the postWorld War Two era. This book will provide readers with all the help they will need to find their own way in Sartre?s works. Author David Detmer... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95
Can a person suffer radical change and still be the same person? Are there human beings who are not persons at all? Western philosophers, from the ancient Greeks to contemporary thinkers, gave the concept of "person" great importance in their discussions. They saw it as crucial to our understanding of our world and our place in it. Prompted... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 79.99
Gadamer's Ethics of Play examines the ethical dimensions of understanding by focusing on the concept of dialogical 'play' in Hans-Georg Gadamer's Truth and Method. The book is accessible to an undergraduate audience, while also being relevant to ongoing debates among Gadamer scholars. more...