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- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 470.63
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...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 45.99
In this astonishingly rich volume, experts in ethics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, political theory, aesthetics, history, critical theory, and hermeneutics bring to light the best philosophical scholarship on what is arguably Nietzsche's most rewarding but most challenging text. Including essays that were commissioned specifically for the volume... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
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...