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- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00
This book traces the compelling ethical and political ideas that unfold in the multifaceted work of Albert Camus, one of the twentieth century's most provocative and influential figures, and explores their relevance for human existence in an unsettling world of global integration and fragmentation. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 74.99
Do our lives have meaning? Should we create more people? Is death bad? Should we commit suicide? Would it be better to be immortal? Should we be optimistic or pessimistic? Since Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the Big Questions first appeared, David Benatar's distinctive anthology designed to introduce students to the... more...
- Philosophical Library/Open Road 2016; US$ 29.99
Understand the concepts that shaped twentieth-century philosophy, theology, psychology, and art, with works by Martin Heidegger, Simone de Beauvoir, and Jean-Paul Sartre. Existentialism was born in the nineteenth century and came of age in mid-twentieth-century France. Here, three major texts offer an introduction to the philosophy, which emphasizes... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00
Integrating continental and Anglo-American traditions, the author exposes empathy as the foundation of the being-with-one-another of human beings. The interpretation of empathy is applied to story telling, literature, and self psychology, rescuing empathy from the margins and revealing its role in the understanding of the other and human community. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
Examining the revival of Bergsonism for phenomenology, leading scholars of both areas inaugurate a dialogue long overdue. By assessing phenomenology's readings of Bergson and Bergsonian challenges to phenomenological methods, the essays in this volume explore anew the issues of central concern in contemporary continental philosophy. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2001; US$ 18.32
While ostensibly commenting on the work of a contemporary novelist, Kierkegaard used this review as a critique of his society and age. The influence of this short piece has been far-reaching. The apocalyptic final sections are the source for central notions in Heidegger's Being and Time. Later readers have seized on the essay as a prophetic analysis... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1985; US$ 12.68
Writing under the pseudonym of Johannes de silentio, Kierkegaard uses the form of a dialectical lyric to present his conception of faith. Abraham is portrayed as a great man, who chose to sacrifice his son, Isaac, in the face of conflicting expectations and in defiance of any conceivable ethical standard. The infamous and controversial 'teleological... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.00
Newly translated and unabridged in English for the first time, Simone de Beauvoir?s masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of ?woman,? and a groundbreaking exploration of inequality and otherness. This long-awaited new edition reinstates significant portions of the original French text that were cut in the first English translation.... more...
- Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2012; US$ 5.99
Flying Leap is a book about many things. The main character embarks on a journey of discovery through an unusual circumstance, a conversation that questions everything and every thing. Through this process the protagonist and the reader find themselves looking at life anew. In the tradition of Daniel Quinns Ishmael or Richard Bachs Illusions,... more...