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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.95
Simone de Beauvoir?s account of the last ten years of Jean-Paul Sartre?s life provides a focus for understanding one of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth century. But the book, consisting of both a year-by-year account of Sartre?s last decade and a conversation between him and de Beauvoir about his life and work, is more than just a philosophical... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 137.19
Gustav Bergmann (1906-1987) was, arguably, the greatest ontologist of the twentieth century in pursuing the fundamental questions of first philosophy as deeply as any philosopher of any time. In 2006 and 2007, international conferences devoted solely to Bergmann?s work were held at the University of Iowa in the USA, Université de Provence... more...
- Granta Publications 2013; US$ 9.32
'Necessity makes existentialists of us all ... It is a map drawn truthfully to our likeness'Existentialism is not a unified doctrine or belief in any conventional sense. It breaks ranks with all previous philosophy, unsettles orthodox religion, and questions the supremacy of science. However, the question it poses is of fundamental importance to us... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 23.99
What is the effect of light as it measures the seasons? How does light leave different traces on the terrain?on a Pacific Island, in the Aegean Sea, high in the Alps, or in the forest? John Sallis considers the expansiveness of nature and the range of human vision in essays about the effect of light and luminosity on place. Sallis writes movingly... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 110.00
The book proposes a critique of Nietzsche's works 'from within'. In doing so, it answers the continuing question asked by any reader of Nietzsche: Why did he decide not to write the major work he said he would write? more...
- Philosophical Library/Open Road 2014; US$ 14.99
Professor Albérès in this well-ordered volume traces through successive works the elaboration of various concepts now linked to French Existentialism?anguish, nausea, hypocrisy, lucidity, consciousness, conformity, commitment, ethical values, situation, etc. Translated from the French by Wade Baskin. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 18.95
The aphorism eludes definition: it can appear to be a random jotting or a more polished observation. Whether arbitrary fragment or crystalline shard, an aphorism captures the inception of a thought. Franz Kafka composed aphorisms during two periods in his life. A series of 109 was written between September 1917 and April 1918, in Zürau, West Bohemia,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
Metaphysics and Music in Adorno and Heidegger explains how two notoriously opposed German philosophers share a rethinking of the possibility of metaphysics via notions of music and waiting. This is connected to the historical materialist project of social change by way of the radical Italian composer Luigi Nono. more...