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- Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99
The best heaven and the worst hell are the same place. Travel with author John F. Williams into the jungles of Laos and into a new understanding of existence. In lively short stories, Hating Perfection shows the everyday world as uncanny, equally strange as the imaginary worlds of Borges or Kafka. This engrossing, strikingly original book invites... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 98.00
Is all that exists part of the natural world? If there are non-natural entities, what is their difference from natural things? Is the human-independent realm of nature the only paradigm for ontological respectability, as naturalism claims? Can existence be simply explained away by means of formal devices? Philosophers keep struggling with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
As humanity becomes increasingly interconnected through globalization, the question of whether community is possible within culturally diverse societies has returned as a principal concern for contemporary thought. Lorenzo Simpson charges that the current discussion is stuck at an impasse-between postmodernism's fragmented notions of cultural difference... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
First published in 1964, this is a short collection of both literary and philosophical essays. Whilst two essays consider Greek literature written at the point at which the Athenian empire was breaking apart, another group explore the background from which Christianity arose, considering Paganism and the religious philosophy at the time of Christ.... more...
- Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99
Erich Fromm?s insightful work on the modern human condition, and how to break free of its bonds In the 1960s, renowned social psychologist Erich Fromm argued that people were becoming increasingly alienated. No longer were we dynamic, constantly creative beings. Instead, he observed, we were becoming fixated on things like television, while the... more...
- Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99
Erich Fromm?s groundbreaking examination of an age-old question, and a stunning look at how to pursue a life with purpose and meaning Life in the modern age began when people no longer lived at the mercy of nature and instead took control of it. We planted crops so we didn?t have to forage, and produced planes, trains, and cars for transport.... more...
- Philosophical Library/Open Road 2011; US$ 14.99
An inspiring collection of the great thinker?s views on a rapidly changing world Nuclear proliferation, Zionism, and the global economy are just a few of the insightful and surprisingly prescient topics scientist Albert Einstein discusses in this volume of collected essays from between 1931 and 1950. Written with a clear voice and a thoughtful... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
SELF: A Study in Ethics and Endocrinology considers the psycho-physical mechanisms and reactions in human nature and destiny. This book is composed of seven chapters and begins with a description of the complexity of human body and mind, specifically their physical basis and nature of functioning. These topics are followed by a presentation on the... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00
Studies of Rousseau generally concentrate on the social-theoretical rather than the institutional aspects of his thought. This work offers a complementary perspective, focusing on Rousseau?s problematic relationship to institutions and simultaneously casting new light on the social-theoretical foundations of Rousseau?s work as a whole. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 10.95
The esteemed psychologist and thinker John Dewey headed for previously unexplored philosophical territory with this influential work. Written shortly after World War I, it embodies Dewey's system of pragmatic humanism and maintains that individuals can attain "a more ordered and intelligent happiness" by reconsidering the ultimate effects of their... more...