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- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 39.99
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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.95
Simone de Beauvoir?s account of the last ten years of Jean-Paul Sartre?s life provides a focus for understanding one of the greatest thinkers of the twentieth century. But the book, consisting of both a year-by-year account of Sartre?s last decade and a conversation between him and de Beauvoir about his life and work, is more than just a philosophical... more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 154.00
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$ 39.99
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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 18.95
The aphorism eludes definition: it can appear to be a random jotting or a more polished observation. Whether arbitrary fragment or crystalline shard, an aphorism captures the inception of a thought. Franz Kafka composed aphorisms during two periods in his life. A series of 109 was written between September 1917 and April 1918, in Zürau, West Bohemia,... more...
- 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...
- Philosophical Library/Open Road 2012; US$ 14.99
This collection of reflective essays forms a ?spiritual autobiography? of André Gide, a key figure of French letters André Gide, a literary and intellectual giant of twentieth-century France, mines his memories and personal observations in this collection of essays. Gide?s reflections and commentary masterfully showcase his delicate writing... more...