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  • A Conversation with Martin Heideggerby Raymond Tallis

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 147.00

    Martin Heidegger is one of the most important as well as one of the most difficult thinkers of the last century. His masterpiece Being and Time has been described as the most profound turning point in German philosophy since Hegel. Raymond Tallis, who has been arguing with Heidegger for over thirty years, illuminates his fundamental ideas through... more...

  • The Nietzsche Readerby Keith Ansell Pearson; Duncan Large

    Wiley 2009; US$ 123.95

    The Nietzsche Reader brings together in one volume substantial selections from the entire body of Nietzsche’s writings, together with illuminating commentary on Nietzsche’s life and importance, and introductions to his major works and philosophical ideas. • Includes selections from all the major texts, including The Birth of Tragedy,... more...

  • Comic Reliefby Kathleen Marie Higgins

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 134.99

    This text offers a unorthodox analysis of Nietzsche by examining a neglected aspect of his scholarly personality - his sense of humour. While often thought of as ponderous and melancholy, the Nietzsche of Higgins's study is a surprisingly subtle and light-hearted writer. more...

  • A Companion to Phenomenology and Existentialismby Mark A. Wrathall; Hubert L. Dreyfus

    Wiley 2008; US$ 231.95

    A Companion to Phenomenology and Existentialism is a complete guide to two of the dominant movements of philosophy in the twentieth century. Written by a team of leading scholars, including Dagfinn Føllesdal, J. N. Mohanty, Robert Solomon, Jean-Luc Marion Highlights the area of overlap between the two movements Features longer essays... more...

  • Kierkegaardby Dr Vasiliki Tsakiri

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 115.00

    This work uses the writings of Kierkegaard to offer a novel and challenging way of approaching the concepts of anxiety, repetition, freedom and contemporaneity. Pivotal to this project is a reinterpretation of Kierkegaard's notion of 'taking notice' and its elevation to the status of a central principle which opens up new interpretive dimensions. more...

  • Basic Writings of Existentialismby Gordon Marino

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.00

    Edited and with an Introduction by Gordon Marino Basic Writings of Existentialism, unique to the Modern Library, presents the writings of key nineteenth- and twentieth-century thinkers broadly united by their belief that because life has no inherent meaning humans can discover, we must determine meaning for ourselves. This anthology brings together... more...

  • Existentialists and Mysticsby Iris Murdoch

    Penguin Publishing Group 1999; US$ 25.00

    Best known as the author of twenty-six novels, Iris Murdoch has also made significant contributions to the fields of ethics and aesthetics. Collected here for the first time in one volume are her most influential literary and philosophical essays. Tracing Murdoch's journey to a modern Platonism, this volume includes incisive evaluations of the thought... more...

  • Merleau-Pontyby Taylor Carman

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 33.95

    Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1908-1961) is one of the most important philosophers of the Twentieth century. His theories of perception and the role of the body have had an enormous impact on the humanities and social sciences, yet the full scope of his contribution not only to phenomenology but philosophy generally is only now becoming clear. In this lucid... more...

  • Zizekby Dr Fabio Vighi; Dr Heiko Feldner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    This book brings together two of the most influential thinkers in critical theory. By unmasking reality as contingent symbolic fiction, the authors argue, Foucauldian criticism has only deconstructed the world in different ways; the point, however, is 'to recognize the Real in what appears to be mere symbolic fiction' (?i?ek) and to change it. more...

  • The Existentialism of Jean-Paul Sartreby Jonathan Webber

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Webber argues for a new interpretation of Sartrean existentialism. On this reading, Sartre is arguing that each person?s character consists in the projects they choose to pursue and that we are all already aware of this but prefer not to face it. Careful consideration of his existentialist writings shows this to be the unifying theme of his theories... more...