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  • Authenticity as an Ethical Idealby Somogy Varga

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Authenticity has become a widespread ethical ideal that represents a way of dealing with normative gaps in contemporary life. This ideal suggests that one should be true to oneself and lead a life expressive of what one takes oneself to be. However, many contemporary thinkers have pointed out that the ideal of authenticity has increasingly turned... more...

  • The Myth of Sisyphusby Albert Camus

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.00

    One of the most influential works of this century, The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays is a crucial exposition of existentialist thought. Influenced by works such as Don Juan and the novels of Kafka, these essays begin with a meditation on suicide; the question of living or not living in a universe devoid of order or meaning. With lyric eloquence,... more...

  • Paul Ricoeur and the Task of Political Philosophyby Greg S. Johnson; Dan R. Stiver

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 41.99

    This book offers a sustained engagement with the political philosophy of Paul Ricoeur and demonstrates both the significance of the political in his own thinking throughout his career, and how his understanding of the political offers something valuable to current discussions of issues in political philosophy. more...

  • Handbook of Whiteheadian Process Thoughtby Michel Weber

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 456.18

    Gathering 115 entries written by 101 internationally renowned experts in their fields, the Handbook of Whiteheadian Process Thought aims at canvassing the current state of knowledge in Whiteheadian scholarship and at identifying promising directions for future investigations through (internal) cross-elucidation and (external) interdisciplinary... more...

  • Revolutionary Hopeby Nathan J. Jun; Shane Wahl

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 67.99

    Over the course of the last four decades, William Leon McBride has distinguished himself as one of the most esteemed and accomplished philosophers of his generation. This volume?which celebrates the occasion of his seventy-fifth birthday?includes contributions from colleagues, friends, and formers students and pays tribute to McBride?s considerable... more...

  • Trespassing on Einstein's Lawnby Amanda Gefter

    Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 28.00

    NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY  KIRKUS REVIEWS In a memoir of family bonding and cutting-edge physics for readers of Brian Greene?s The Hidden Reality and Jim Holt?s Why Does the World Exist?, Amanda Gefter tells the story of how she conned her way into a career as a science journalist?and wound up hanging out, talking shop, and... more...

  • Encounters with Alphonso Lingisby Alexander E. Hooke; Wolfgang W. Fuchs

    Lexington Books 2003; US$ 39.99

    Encounters with Alphonso Lingis is the first extensive study of this American philosopher who is gaining an international reputation to augment his national one. The distinguished contributors to this volume address most of the central themes found in Lingis's writings?including singularity and otherness, death and eroticism, emotions and rationality,... more...

  • Heidegger's Being and Timeby Richard Polt; Jean Grondin; Karin de Boer; Graeme Nicholson; Charles Guignon; William McNeill; Günter Figal; Steven Crowell; Hubert L. Dreyfus; Daniel O. Dahlstrom; Jeffrey Andrew Bara; Theodore Kisiel; Dieter Thomä

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 104.99

    Heidegger's Being and Time: Critical Essays provides a variety of recent studies of Heidegger's most important work. Twelve prominent scholars, representing diverse nationalities, generations, and interpretive approaches deal with general methodological and ontological questions, particular issues in Heidegger's text, and the relation between Being... more...

  • The Existentialistsby Charles B. Guignon

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 33.99

    This volume brings together for the first time some of the most helpful and insightful essays on the four most influential and discussed philosophers in the history of existentialism: Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre. more...

  • The Outsiderby Albert Camus; Sandra Smith

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 11.27

    Meursault leads an apparently unremarkable bachelor life in Algiers until he commits a random act of violence. His lack of emotion and failure to show remorse only serve to increase his guilt in the eyes of the law, and challenges the fundamental values of society - a set of rules so binding that any person breaking them is condemned as an outsider.... more...