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Humanism

  • Transcendenceby Mitchell Aboulafia

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    Transcendence offers an original theory of self and society that reconciles philosophical and political commitments to self-determination, cultural pluralism, and cosmopolitanism. more...

  • The Spell of the Sensuousby David Abram

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00

    Animal tracks, word magic, the speech of stones, the power of letters, and the taste of the wind all figure prominently in this intellectual tour de force that returns us to our senses and to the sensuous terrain that sustains us. This is a major work of ecological philosophy that startles the senses out of habitual ways of perception. more...

  • Marsilio Ficinoby M.J.B. Allen; Rees V.

    BRILL 2002; US$ 187.00

    This volume consists of 21 essays on Marsilio Ficino (1433-99), the Florentine scholar, philosopher and priest who was the architect of Renaissance Platonism and whose long-lasting influence on philosophy, love and music theory, medicine and magis extended across Europe. more...

  • The Uses of Humanismby Gábor Almási

    BRILL 2009; US$ 147.00

    Through the case studies of two Hungary born humanists, Johannes Sambucus and Andreas Dudith, this book explores the world of late-sixteenth century East Central European humanism, presenting the ways a scholarly culture became meaning and sellable for a wide group of learned elite. more...

  • Viroid Lifeby Keith Ansell Pearson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    A bold and thought-provoking look at the future of the human, Viroid Life is essential reading for anyone interested in continental philosophy, cultural studies and social theory. more...

  • Being Humanby Margaret S. Archer

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 34.00

    A revindication of the concept of humanity and the primacy of practice over language. more...

  • A Materialist Theory of the Mindby D.M. Armstrong

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 55.95

    First published in 1968, this text remains the most compelling, comprehensive statement of the view that the mind is material. In the preface to this new edition, the author reflects on the book's impact in the light of recent debates. more...

  • Humean Libertarianismby Marius Backmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 125.00

    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 between... more...

  • What's It All About?by Julian Baggini

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 11.99

    The great question of the meaning of life breaks down into a number of different questions, some of which must be answered differently and uniquely. Baggini offers philosophy not as a direct answer to this age-old question, but a method of sorts that gives us the resources for answering these smaller questions. more...

  • The Formation of Reasonby David Bakhurst

    Wiley 2011; US$ 34.95

    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, including... more...