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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 60.00
The prevailing Western paradigm is modernity: a model focused on individual liberty, secularism, and the scientific control of nature. This worldview emerged from the break with the medieval and classical past and advanced a philosophy in which the solitary mind opposes the rest of the world. Although there is a simple appeal in this binary structure,... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 34.95
Emerging from two decades of the Great Depression and the New Deal and facing the rise of radical ideologies abroad, the American Right seemed beaten, broken, and adrift in the early 1950s. Although conservative luminaries such as T. S. Eliot, William F. Buckley Jr., Leo Strauss, and Eric Voegelin all published important works at this time, none of... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 5.99
À l?origine de ce travail, il y a un besoin personnel de l?auteur de faire le point sur ses propres convictions. Après plus de trente années de lectures, d?échanges d?idées, de débats parfois animés et de réflexions personnelles, il lui a semblé important de se situer spirituellement. Sans méconnaître que les religions peuvent avoir une importance... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "Tous les Etats, toutes les dominations qui ont tenu et tiennent encore les hommes sous leur empire, ont été et sont ou des républiques ou des principautés. Les principautés sont ou héréditaires ou nouvelles. Les héréditaires sont celles qui ont été longtemps possédées par la famille de leur prince." more...
- Andrews UK 2015; US$ 10.49
In his book The Moral Case against Religious Belief (1997), the author argued that some important virtues cease to be virtues at all when set in a religious context, and that, consequently, a religious life is, in many respects, not a good life to lead. In this sequel he takes up the theme again because 'the intervening decade has brought home... more...
- Andrews UK 2015; US$ 10.49
A progressive secular society is one committed to the widening of scientific knowledge and humane feeling. It regards humanity as part of physical nature and opposes any appeal to supernatural agencies or explanations. In particular, human moral perspectives are human creations and the only basis for ethics. Secular values need re-affirming in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
The idea of the Inner is central to our concept of a person and yet is far from being philosophically understood. This book offers a comprehensive account of Wittgenstein's work on the subject and presents a forceful challenge to contemporary views. Written in a non-technical and accessible style, it throws new light both on Wittgenstein's work and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Is there such a thing as human nature? Here Sean Sayers defends the controversial theory that human nature is in fact an historical phenomenon. He gives an ambitious and wide ranging defence of the Marxist and Hegelian historical approach and engages with a wide range of work at the heart of the contemporary debate in social and moral philosophy. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 49.95
For philosophers such as Kant, the imagination is the starting point for all thought. For others, such as Wittgenstein, what is important is only how the word 'imagination' is used. In spite of the attention the imagination has received from major philosophers, remarkably little has been written about the radically different interpretations they have... more...