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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 24.95
Now available together as a set for a discounted price: Theories of Human Nature , and Human Nature: A Reader , by Joel J. Kupperman. On Theories of Human Nature : "A very fine book on human nature, both what it is and what philosophers have thought about it--philosophers in an inclusive sense, from Plato and Aristotle to Mengzi and Xunzi, from Hume... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 108.43
What does it mean for an agent to be free? Is determinism true? What are laws of nature? This study argues that libertarianism can be reconciled with determinism provided that determinism is understood in a Humean fashion, i.e. backed by a Humean theory of laws of nature. The resulting view ? Humean Libertarianism ? is an intermediate... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 173.52
The question raised in this book is why Spinoza?s work which comes so close to the modern view of natural science is not prominent in the social sciences. The answer suggested is that this is due to the lingering influence of the Cartesian differentiation between the domain of science, dealing with material bodies in space and time, and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
This work positions Arendt as a political writer attempting to find a way in which humanity, poised between the Holocaust and the atom bomb, might reclaim its position as the creators of a world fit for human habitation. more...
- Open Road Media 2011; US$ 14.99
The most popularly read, adapted, anthologized, and incorporated primer on sociology ever written for modern readers Acclaimed scholar and sociologist Peter L. Berger lays the groundwork for a clear understanding of sociology in his straightforward introduction to the field, much loved by students, professors, and general readers. Berger aligns... more...
- Philosophical Library/Open Road 2011; US$ 14.99
One of the world?s greatest minds addresses the ever-timely topics of religion and science, war and peace, and the treatment of minorities in this authorized collection. In the aftermath of the First World War, Albert Einstein writes about his hopes for the League of Nations, his feelings as a German citizen about the growing anti-Semitism and... more...
- Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99
Renowned social psychologist Erich Fromm outlines a guide to well-being in the modern age Though laptops, smartphones, and TVs have in many ways made life more convenient, they have also disconnected us from the real world. Days are spent going from screen to machine, machine to screen. In The Art of Being , renowned humanist philosopher and... more...
- Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99
An insightful look at alienation in the modern world from the New York Times ?bestselling author of The Art of Loving and Escape from Freedom . Social psychologist Erich Fromm observed the spread of alienation in the 1960s, arguing that humans who were once dynamic, creative beings were reduced to fixating on TV screens, emotionally paralyzed... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 74.99
Do our lives have meaning? Should we create more people? Is death bad? Should we commit suicide? Would it be better to be immortal? Should we be optimistic or pessimistic? Since Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the Big Questions first appeared, David Benatar's distinctive anthology designed to introduce students to the... more...