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- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 8.99
A Technologist's Guide to History, Literature, Philosophy, Art, and Music. From the author who inspired inaugural poet Richard Blanco! Now available in ebook for the first time, Engineering and the Liberal Arts remains a fresh and provocative book, using the familiar world of technology to guide a new generation of engineers through the stimulating... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 36.00
The combination of rhetoric and philosophy appeared in the ancient world through Cicero, and revived as an ideal in the Renaissance. By a careful and precise analysis of the views of four major humanists-Petrarch, Salutati, Bruni, and Valla?Professor Seigel seeks to establish that they were first of all professional rhetoricians, completely committed... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 60.00
The prevailing Western paradigm is modernity: a model focused on individual liberty, secularism, and the scientific control of nature. This worldview emerged from the break with the medieval and classical past and advanced a philosophy in which the solitary mind opposes the rest of the world. Although there is a simple appeal in this binary structure,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Primento Digital 2015; US$ 1.99
Découvrez enfin tout ce qu?il faut savoir sur Érasme et sa pensée en moins d?une heure ! Figure majeure de l?humanisme et de la Renaissance, Érasme reste malgré tout bien méconnu du grand public. Théologien, homme de lettres et voyageur infatigable, cet homme aux multiples facettes a marqué l?histoire du XVe et du XVIe siècle par ses pensées et... more...
- Philosophical Library 2015; US$ 9.99
The two lectures translated here were published in 1957 under the title Identitat und Differenz . The sensitive and attentive reader will come away with a feeling that he now knows Heidegger, the man, the teacher, better. Heidegger provides illuminating insights and thoughts on many a vital issue?our technological age, religion, language, history,... more...
- Andrews UK 2015; US$ 10.49
In his book The Moral Case against Religious Belief (1997), the author argued that some important virtues cease to be virtues at all when set in a religious context, and that, consequently, a religious life is, in many respects, not a good life to lead. In this sequel he takes up the theme again because 'the intervening decade has brought home... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.00
The Art of Happiness and The Dalai Lama?s Little Book of Inner Peace, the Dalai Lama has guided us along the path to compassion and taught us how to improve our inner lives. In A Force for Good, with the help of his longtime friend Daniel Goleman, the New York Times bestselling author of Emotional Intelligence, the Dalai Lama explains how... more...