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  • A Common Humanityby Raimond Gaita

    The Text Publishing Company 2011; US$ 25.95

    In this marvellous book, Raimond Gaita discusses ideas about love and hatred, good and evil, guilt and forgiveness. Moving, wise and inspiring, A Common Humanity explores personal, political and philosophical ideas about the kind of society and the sort of public conversation we might have in the twenty-first century. more...

  • Action in Contextby Anton Leist

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 133.00

    The book illustrates the concept of action in three different contexts - the justification of actions, people?s life history, and pragmatism.Because of itscomprehensive view, this volume marks a departure from the atomistic approach of action theory. Thisin itself raises a number of questions, which the ten contributors to this volume deal with in... more...

  • Grounds for Respectby Kristi Giselsson

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 84.99

    Grounds for Respect broaches a question that is of vital importance to all; namely, what grounds do we need in order to justify respect for others? In exploring this question the author provides not only a critical overview of traditional and contemporary approaches to ? and critiques of ? the concept of a common humanity, but also offers a distinctively... more...

  • Posthuman Suffering and the Technological Embraceby Anthony Miccoli

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 74.99

    Posthuman Suffering investigates the core assumptions of posthumanist discourse via philosophy, cultural studies, psychoanalytic theory, and close textual and filmic readings of Thomas Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49, Don DeLillo's White Noise and Steven Spielberg's film, AI: Artificial Intelligence, bringing the more ontological and epistemological... more...

  • What We Mean by Experienceby Marianne Janack

    Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 21.95

    Social scientists and scholars in the humanities all rely on first-person descriptions of experience to understand how subjects construct their worlds. The problem they always face is how to integrate first-person accounts with an impersonal stance. Over the course of the twentieth century, this problem was compounded as the concept of experience... more...

  • The Emotionsby Julien Deonna; Fabrice Teroni

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95

    The emotions are at the centre of our lives and, for better or worse, imbue them with much of their significance. The philosophical problems stirred up by the existence of the emotions, over which many great philosophers of the past have laboured, revolve around attempts to understand what this significance amounts to. Are emotions feelings, thoughts,... more...

  • Securityby John T. Hamilton

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 39.50

    From national security and social security to homeland and cyber-security, "security" has become one of the most overused words in culture and politics today. Yet it also remains one of the most undefined. What exactly are we talking about when we talk about security? In this original and timely book, John Hamilton examines the discursive versatility... more...

  • Zoence -- The Science of Lifeby Peter Dawkins

    Red Wheel Weiser 1998; US$ 18.95

    "Zoance "RM" ", developed by Peter Dawkins, is knowing the right thing to do in the right place, at the right time, and with the right orientation. Dawkins introduces us to the idea that chakras, or energy centers, are not limited to the human form: natural and man-made "temples" manifest these same fundamental chakra energy systems. more...

  • The Turbulent Universeby Paul Kurtz

    Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99

    In his final book, the late Paul Kurtz outlines his personal vision for a planetary ethics inspired by scientific wisdom. Blending realism and optimism, he lays out the basic principles of an ethical approach that he calls humanist eupraxsophy --that is, the application of practical moral choices inspired by scientific wisdom. Emphasizing the dramatic... more...

  • Being in the Worldby Fred Dallmayr

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 50.00

    It is commonly agreed that we live in an age of globalization, but the profound consequences of this development are rarely understood. Usually, globalization is equated with the expansion of economic and financial markets and the proliferation of global networks of communication. In truth, much more is at stake: Traditional concepts of individual... more...