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Humanism

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  • Mind, Reason and Imaginationby Jane Heal

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 35.00

    A collection of essays by a leading philosopher of mind and language. more...

  • Philologyby James Turner

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    Many today do not recognize the word, but ?philology? was for centuries nearly synonymous with humanistic intellectual life, encompassing not only the study of Greek and Roman literature and the Bible but also all other studies of language and literature, as well as religion, history, culture, art, archaeology, and more. In short, philology was the... 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...

  • Was ist das für den Menschen Gute? / What is Good for a Human Being?by Jan Szaif; Matthias Lutz-Bachmann

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 147.00

    The current ethical challenges have shown the limits of the currently dominating types of ethics which are focused on rules and principles. Accordingly, approaches to an ethics based on the concepts of virtue and the good life have regained significance for the philosophical debate. There also has been a resurgence of the debate about the concept of... 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...

  • Passions and Perceptionsby Jacques Brunschwig; Martha C. Nussbaum

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 70.00

    This volume considers the important contributions to philosophy made by the philosophers of the Hellenistic schools. more...

  • What Minds Can Doby Pierre Jacob

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 38.00

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

  • Understand Humanism: Teach Yourselfby Mark Vernon

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 18.75

    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...