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- 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...
- 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$ 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
Introduction. The Ideal of Authenticity Chapter 1. The Wellbeing Account of the Ideal of Authenticity Chapter 2. The Rationality Account of the Ideal of Authenticity Chapter 3. The Moral Account of the Ideal of Authenticity Chapter 4. Bad Advice: Action-Guiding Rules and the Nature of Normative Failure Chapter 5. Ethics Without Authenticity: Looking... 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 US$ 13.99
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...
- Other Press 2016; US$ 20.99
From the best-selling author of How to Live , a spirited account of one of the twentieth century?s major intellectual movements and the revolutionary thinkers who came to shape it Paris, 1933: three contemporaries meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the rue Montparnasse. They are the young Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir,... more...
- Knopf Canada 2016; US$ 34.00 US$ 25.50
Great philosophy meets powerful biography in this entertaining and immensely readable portrait of mid-20th century Paris and the fascinating characters of Sartre, de Beauvoir, Camus, and their circle, who loved and hated, drank and debated with each other--and forever changed the way we think about thinking. At the Existentialist Café is a thrilling... more...