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- Aarhus University Press 2009; US$ 30.03
Hvad vil det sige at eksistere - og at tænke over sin eksistens? Hvordan påvirker livet tænkningen - og tænkningen livet? Spørgsmål som disse, og med dem eksistentialismen, nød enorm popularitet i efterkrigstiden, hvor de blev hvermandseje. Men som årene gik, gik det populære hen og blev upopulært. Betegnelsen eksistentialisme, og dens navnebroder... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
John McDowell and Hubert L. Dreyfus are philosophers of world renown, whose work has decisively shaped the fields of analytic philosophy and phenomenology respectively. Mind, Reason, and Being-in-the-World: The McDowell-Dreyfus Debate opens with their debate over one of the most important and controversial subjects of philosophy: is human experience... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00
A longstanding controversy in philosophy concerns whether it is possible to develop an ethics on the basis of existential philosophy. The authors of this volume address contradictory claims regarding existential philosophy that either assert that it is closely bound to ethics or quite alien from ethics. They examine the approaches to ethics taken by... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 137.00
Can we have objective knowledge of the world? Can we understand what is morally right or wrong? Yes, to some extent. This is the answer given by Adam Smith and Edmund Husserl. Both rejected David Hume?s skeptical account of what we can hope to understand. But they held his empirical method in high regard, inquiring into the way we perceive and emotionally... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 159.00
Findings about the central nervous system obtained with new technology, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and positron emission tomography (PET), being too subtle to correlate with the crude results of many decades of behavioristic psychology, some psychologists were now turning to descriptions of subjective phenomena in William James, Edmund... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 293.00
Der Ausdruck Phänomenologie ist heute höchst vieldeutig geworden. Husserl hat seit 1905 eine immer stärkere Wendung zum Idealismus kantischer Prägung hin vollzogen, durch die er den Boden der Phänomenologie, wie er sie begründet hatte, verlassen hat. Eine ähnliche Abweichung von der ursprünglichen Idee der Phänomenologie findet sich bei vielen anderen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
This study, originally published in 1977, focuses on a critical examination of the life-work of Alfred Schutz, the most important and influential ?father? of several recent schools of empirical social research. The author shows why Shutz and his followers fail in their attempts to ?humanize? empirical social science. The problems they encounter,... more...
- Granta Publications 2013; Not Available
'Necessity makes existentialists of us all ... It is a map drawn truthfully to our likeness'Existentialism is not a unified doctrine or belief in any conventional sense. It breaks ranks with all previous philosophy, unsettles orthodox religion, and questions the supremacy of science. However, the question it poses is of fundamental importance to us... more...
- Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 10.99
For Strasbourg consists of a series of essays and interviews by French philosopher and literary theorist Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) about the city of Strasbourg and the philosophical friendships he developed there over a forty year period. Written just months before his death, the opening essay of the collection, "The place name(s): Strasbourg,"... more...
- Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 33.99
First published in German in 1995, volume 77 of Heidegger?s Complete Works consists of three imaginary conversations written as World War II was coming to an end. Composed at a crucial moment in history and in Heidegger's own thinking, these conversations present meditations on science and technology; the devastation of nature, the war, and evil;... more...