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  • The Philosophy of Recognitionby Hans-Christoph Schmidt am Busch; Christopher F. Zurn; Frederick Neuhouser; Jay M. Bernstein; Michael Quante; Ludwig Siep; Terry Pinkard; Daniel Brudney; Andreas Wildt; Nancy Fraser; Axel Honneth; Emmanuel Renault; Hans-Christoph Schmidt am Busch; Jean-Philippe Deranty; Arto Laitinen; HeikkiIkäheimo

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 109.99

    This volume collects original, cutting-edge essays on the philosophy of recognition by international scholars eminent in the field. By considering the topic of recognition as addressed by both classical and contemporary authors, the volume explores the connections between historical and contemporary recognition research and makes substantive contributions... 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...

  • Posthumanismusby Rosi Braidotti; Thomas Laugstien

    Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 21.94

    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...

  • Praise of Follyby Desiderius Erasmus; A. Levi; Betty Radice

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 14.38

    Erasmus of Rotterdam (c. 1466-1536) is one of the greatest figures of the Renaissance humanist movement, which abandoned medieval pieties in favour of a rich new vision of the individual's potential. Praise of Folly, written to amuse his friend Sir Thomas More, is Erasmus's best-known work. Its dazzling mixture of fantasy and satire is narrated by... more...

  • Progressive Secular Societyby Tom Rubens

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 10.49

    A progressive secular society is one committed to the widening of scientific knowledge and humane feeling. It regards humanity as part of physical nature and opposes any appeal to supernatural agencies or explanations. In particular, human moral perspectives are human creations and the only basis for ethics. Secular values need re-affirming in the... more...

  • Publishing in the Republic of Lettersby Richard G. Maber

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 56.00

    This book prints for the first time two remarkable interlocking sequences of letters between Paris and the Netherlands: 40 letters from Gilles Ménage in Paris to Johann-Georg Grævius in Utrecht, and 30 from the printer Henrik Wetstein, in Amsterdam, to Ménage. Their principal focus is the publication of a considerable number of Ménage’s... more...

  • Russell Kirkby Bradley J. Birzer

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 34.95

    Emerging from two decades of the Great Depression and the New Deal and facing the rise of radical ideologies abroad, the American Right seemed beaten, broken, and adrift in the early 1950s. Although conservative luminaries such as T. S. Eliot, William F. Buckley Jr., Leo Strauss, and Eric Voegelin all published important works at this time, none of... more...

  • Securityby John T. Hamilton

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    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...

  • Shame and Philosophyby Dr Phil Hutchinson

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 105.00

    Engaging with current research in the philosophy of emotions, both analytic and continental, the author argues that reductionist accounts of emotions leave us in a state of poverty regarding our understanding of our world and of ourselves. more...

  • The Turbulent Universeby Paul Kurtz

    Prometheus Books 2013; Not Available

    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...