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  • The Soul of the Greeksby Michael Davis

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 22.50

    The understanding of the soul in the West has been profoundly shaped by Christianity, and its influence can be seen in certain assumptions often made about the soul: that, for example, if it does exist, it is separable from the body, free, immortal, and potentially pure. The ancient Greeks, however, conceived of the soul quite differently. In this... more...

  • The Most Human Humanby Brian Christian

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 16.98

    For the first time in history, we are interacting with computers so sophisticated that we think they're human beings. This is a remarkable feat of human ingenuity, but what does it say about our humanity? Are we really no better at being human than the machines we've created? By mimicking our behaviour and conversation, computers have recently... more...

  • The Erich Fromm Readerby Erich Fromm; Rainer Funk; Joel Kovel

    Open Road Distribution 2014; US$ 11.99

    Fromm?s basic idea was to look at the individual as a social being and to look at society as an ensemble of many individuals who have not only common ideas and convictions based on a common practice of life but also a common psychic structure. With his concept of ?social character? he created a new interdisciplinary thinking presented in this reader.... more...

  • The Essential Frommby Erich Fromm; Rainer Funk

    Open Road Distribution 2014; US$ 11.99

    As Fromm points out, ours is ?a life  between  having and being??between mere  having  and healthy  being , between destructiveness and creativity, between narcissism and productive self-understanding, between passivity and the joy of positive activity.   The alternatives of  having  and  being  are basic orientations of our character and determine... more...

  • Cartographies of the Mindby Massimo Marraffa; Mario De Caro; Francesco Ferretti

    Springer 2007; US$ 269.00

    Presents a collection of essays exploring some classical dimensions of mind both from the perspective of an empirically-informed philosophy and from the point of view of a philosophically-informed psychology. This book reflects the different forms of interaction in an effort to clarify issues concerning some traditional cognitive capacities. more...

  • What Is Posthumanism?by Cary Wolfe

    University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 75.00

    What does it mean to think beyond humanism? Is it possible to craft a mode of philosophy, ethics, and interpretation that rejects the classic humanist divisions of self and other, mind and body, society and nature, human and animal, organic and technological? Can a new kind of humanities—posthumanities—respond to the redefinition of humanity’s... more...

  • What Minds Can Doby Pierre Jacob

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 40.00

    This 1997 book explores the representational powers of a person's mind. more...

  • Understand Humanism: Teach Yourselfby Mark Vernon

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 17.83

    Understand Humanism is the definitive introduction to this diverse and increasingly prominent philosophy. This guide teaches you everything you need to know about humanism, from it's ancient origins and key figures, to humanist answers to pressing modern issues, like climate change and identity politics. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute... more...

  • Understand Humanism: Teach Yourselfby Mark Vernon

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; Not Available

    Understand Humanism is the definitive introduction to this diverse and increasingly prominent philosophy. This guide teaches you everything you need to know about humanism, from it's ancient origins and key figures, to humanist answers to pressing modern issues, like climate change and identity politics. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute... more...

  • Explore Humanismby Mark Vernon

    Hodder Education 2012; US$ 9.58

    Everything you need to get started. more...