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Humanism

  • Echoes of Aquinas in Cusanus's Vision of Manby Markus Führer

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99

    This book examines the influence of Saint Thomas Aquinas upon Nicholas of Cusa?s (Cusanus) doctrine of human nature. It explores this influence against the background of other authors associated with Cusanus? own generation of philosophers in order to demonstrate the uniqueness of Cusanus? use of Aquinas. more...

  • Hannah Arendt and the Specter of Totalitarianismby Marilyn LaFay

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    This work positions Arendt as a political writer attempting to find a way in which humanity, poised between the Holocaust and the atom bomb, might reclaim its position as the creators of a world fit for human habitation. more...

  • Render Unto Darwinby James H. Fetzer

    Open Court 2013; US$ 24.95

    With exceptionally clear analysis, James Fetzer dissects the philosophical issues underlying today?s most contentious moral debates. He examines unflinchingly the controversies where science, religion, and politics meet — intelligent design, creationism, evolution, abortion, stem-cell research, and human cloning — and offers a concept of morality... more...

  • Philosophical Issues in Counseling and Psychotherapyby James T. Hansen

    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...

  • Vision in Contextby Teresa Brennan; Martin Jay

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

  • 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...

  • Hating Perfection (Revised Edition)by John F. Williams

    Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99

    The best heaven and the worst hell are the same place. Travel with author John F. Williams into the jungles of Laos and into a new understanding of existence. In lively short stories, Hating Perfection shows the everyday world as uncanny, equally strange as the imaginary worlds of Borges or Kafka. This engrossing, strikingly original book invites... more...

  • Self and Emotional Lifeby Adrian Johnston; Catherine Malabou

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 31.99

    Adrian Johnston and Catherine Malabou defy theoretical humanities? deeply-entrenched resistance to engagements with the life sciences. Rather than treat biology and its branches as hopelessly reductive and politically suspect, they view recent advances in neurobiology and its adjacent scientific fields as providing crucial catalysts to a radical rethinking... more...

  • Dynamics and Performativity of Imaginationby Bernd Huppauf; Christoph Wulf

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    In this interdisciplinary anthology, essays study the relationship between the imagination and images both material and mental. Through case studies on a diverse array of topics including photography, film, sports, theater, and anthropology, contributors focus on the role of the creative imagination in seeing and producing images and the imaginary.... more...