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- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 64.99
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...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 38.99
The American philosopher Stanley Cavell (b. 1926) is a secular Jew who by his own admission is obsessed with Christ, yet his outlook on religion in general is ambiguous. Probing the secular and the sacred in Cavell?s thought, Espen Dahl explains that Cavell, while often parting ways with Christianity, cannot dismiss it either. Focusing on Cavell's... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 11.99
Le Temps n?existe pas. Le paradoxe est de le relever. Troisième degré. Membre de la Grande Loge de Belgique après avoir été initié au Grand Orient, ayant parcouru l?entièreté des degrés maçonniques jusqu?au 33ème, l?auteur nous incite à réfléchir sur la valeur et la qualité de ce qu?il est convenu de nommer? « le Temps » ! 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...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 36.99
The A to Z of Existentialism explains the central claims of existentialist philosophy and the contexts in which it developed into one of the most influential intellectual trends of the 20th century. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and more than 300 cross-referenced dictionary entries offering clear, accessible... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
Since the pioneering work of Donald Davidson on action, many philosophers have taken critical stances on his causal account. This book criticizes Davidson's event-causal view of action, and offers instead an agent causal view both to describe what an action is and to set a framework for how actions are explained. more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 140.00
When Reschers Process Metaphysics (1996) was published, it was widely acclaimed as a major step towards the academic recognition of a mode of thought that has otherwise been confined within sharp scholarly boundaries. Of course it is not an easy book: despite its stylistic clarity, it remains the complex outcome of a lifes work in most... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99
Simon Feldman explores how the concept of authenticity has become an unrealistic ideal founded on metaphysically confused notions of the self. In Against Authenticity , Feldman argues for the validity and value of inauthenticity in our lives, providing an exciting challenge for studies of ethics, metaethics, metaphysics, and moral psychology.... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 84.00
In the first decade of a new century, this collection of bilingual essays examines Camuss continuing popularity for a new generation of readers. In crucial respects, the world Camus knew has changed beyond all recognition: decolonization, the fall of the Iron Curtain, a new era of globalization and the rise of new forms of terrorism have all... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 38.00
Existentialism was one of the most important influences on twentieth-century thought, especially in the period between the 1920s and early 1960s. Best known in its atheistic representatives such as Sartre, it also numbered many significant religious thinkers. Anxious Angels is a critical introduction to these religious existentialists, who are treated... more...