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  • Theories of Human Nature & Human Nature: A Readerby Joel J. Kupperman

    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...

  • The Consolations of Philosophyby Alain De Botton

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.95

    From the author of How Proust Can Change Your Life , a delightful, truly consoling work that proves that philosophy can be a supreme source of help for our most painful everyday problems. Perhaps only Alain de Botton could uncover practical wisdom in the writings of some of the greatest thinkers of all time. But uncover he does, and the result is... more...

  • Humean Libertarianismby Marius Backmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 108.82

    What does it mean for an agent to be free? Is determinism true? What are laws of nature?This studyargues 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 position... more...

  • The Importance of Spinoza for the Modern Philosophy of Scienceby Nancy Brenner-Golomb

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 174.14

    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...

  • Hannah Arendt and the Specter of Totalitarianismby Marilyn LaFay

    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...

  • The Social Construction of Realityby Peter Berger; Thomas Luckmann

    Open Road Media 2011; US$ 14.99

    The classic work that redefined the sociology of knowledge and has inspired a generation of philosophers and thinkers   In this seminal book, Peter L. Berger and Thomas Luckmann examine how knowledge forms and how it is preserved and altered within a society. Unlike earlier theorists and philosophers, Berger and Luckmann go beyond intellectual... more...

  • Invitation to Sociologyby Peter Berger

    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...

  • The World As I See Itby Albert Einstein; Neil Berger

    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...

  • Humanism & Ideology Vol 4by James Robert Flynn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Art of Beingby Erich Fromm

    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...