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  • Liberation from Selfby Bernard Berofsky

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 37.00

    Professor Berofsky provides a detailed, sophisticated and comprehensive treatment of autonomy. more...

  • The Nature of True Mindsby John Heil

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 48.00

    This work proposes a way to a naturalistic synthesis, one that accords the mental a place in the physical world alongside the non-mental. more...

  • Agents and Their Actionsby Maximilian de Gaynesford

    Wiley 2011; US$ 35.95 US$ 31.16

    Reflecting a recent flourishing of creative thinking in the field, Agents and Their Actions presents seven newly commissioned essays by leading international philosophers that highlight the most recent debates in the philosophy of action Features seven internationally significant authors, including new work by two of philosophy's ‘super... more...

  • The Formation of Reasonby David Bakhurst

    Wiley 2011; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.29

    In The Formation of Reason , philosophy professor David Bakhurst utilizes ideas from philosopher John McDowell to develop and defend a socio-historical account of the human mind. Provides the first detailed examination of the relevance of John McDowell's work to the Philosophy of Education Draws on a wide-range of philosophical sources,... more...

  • On Balanceby Adam Phillips

    Penguin Books Ltd 2010; US$ 14.09

    In this absorbing and provocative new book from one of Britain's most elegant and original prose stylists, psychoanalyst Adam Phillips addresses a variety of urgent concerns - many centred around the idea of balance. When might we know that enough is enough? Does the road of excess ever lead to the palace of wisdom? What is the role of the parent,... more...

  • Losses and Gainsby Lya Fett Luft

    Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 9.86

    In her bestselling book Losses and Gains , Lya Luft draws on her own experiences of loss and gain in marriage and family to address the universal themes of childhood, love and maturity. She portrays love as the common thread through all phases of life. As children, the unconditional love we receive from our parents determines our expectations for... more...

  • Posthuman Suffering and the Technological Embraceby Anthony Miccoli

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 75.00

    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...

  • The Emotionsby Julien Deonna; Fabrice Teroni

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    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$ 24.95 US$ 22.70

    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...

  • 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...