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- 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...
- University Press of America 1995; US$ 47.99
Some philosophers we read to discover the nature of the universe. Others we read to discover the nature of ourselves. In the second group, Soren Kierkegaard stands alone as a towering figure, a man who revolutionized our concept of the human condition. His insights go to the core of the dilemmas that haunt the modern mind and spirit. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 69.99
In Philosophical Issues in Counseling and Psychotherapy, James Hansen proposes resolutions to four fundamental philosophical questions about knowing, effectiveness, and truth. Presented within the context of the author's struggle to reconcile these philosophical questions with his understanding of patient care, Hansen gives unity and meaning... more...
- 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 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...
- Open Road Distribution 2014; US$ 11.99
As Fromm points out, ours is ?a life between having and being??between mere having and healthy being , between destructiveness and creativity, between narcissism and productive self-understanding, between passivity and the joy of positive activity. The alternatives of having and being are basic orientations of our character and determine... more...
- Open Road Distribution 2014; US$ 11.99
Fromm?s basic idea was to look at the individual as a social being and to look at society as an ensemble of many individuals who have not only common ideas and convictions based on a common practice of life but also a common psychic structure. With his concept of ?social character? he created a new interdisciplinary thinking presented in this reader.... more...
- Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 23.74
Genetik und künstliche Befruchtung, Robotik, Implantate und Computertechnologie haben nicht nur in der Science-Fiction Cyborgs, Zombies und Klone hervorgebracht. Auch in der Philosophie und in den Humanwissenschaften hat sich seit einigen Jahren eine lebendige Diskussion über die Grenzen und Möglichkeiten des Menschen angesichts moderner Technologien... more...
- Traugott Bautz 2010; US$ 8.26
Ihwan as-Safa (Die lauteren Geschwister) wirkten in der zweiten Hälfte des 10. Jh. im Kalifat der Abbasiden mit Sitz in Bagdad. Das Philosophen- und Wissenschaftlerkollegium, über dessen namentliche Zusammensetzung keine gesicherten Erkenntnisse vorliegen, verfaßte ein umfangreiches Werk, welches die Wissenschaften, von A, wie Anthropologie, bis Z,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
The idea of the Inner is central to our concept of a person and yet is far from being philosophically understood. This book offers a comprehensive account of Wittgenstein's work on the subject and presents a forceful challenge to contemporary views. Written in a non-technical and accessible style, it throws new light both on Wittgenstein's work and... more...