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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00
Since its first publication in 1970 this book has become one of the most widely read introductory books on phenomenology and is used as a standard text in many universities from Germany to Korea and China. Praised for its accessibility and clarity the book has attracted a wide readership both within and outside the academia. Its author has over the... 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...
- Verso Books 2014; US$ 24.95
In this major new study, philosopher and cultural theorist Fredric Jameson offers an innovative reading of a book that forms part of the bedrock of modern Western thought: Hegel?s Phenomenology of Spirit. Whereas other writers have interpreted the Phenomenology as a rigidly closed system, Jameson discovers it to be a more fluid, open-ended work.... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00
The unique intermediary position of Martin Heidegger?s Being and Time (1927) between ontology, transcendental philosophy, phenomenology, existential analysis, and hermeneutics along with the controversial history of its interpretation make an introductory commentary essential. For this 3rd edition the essays were updated with the latest in international... more...
- Ohio University Press 2011; US$ 43.99
In The Tenets of Cognitive Existentialism , Dimitri Ginev draws on developments in hermeneutic phenomenology and other programs in hermeneutic philosophy to inform an interpretative approach to scientific practices. At stake is the question of whether it is possible to integrate forms of reflection upon the ontological difference in the cognitive... 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...
- Edinburgh University Press 2014; US$ 33.99
In the 20th century, phenomenology promised a method that would get philosophy "back to the things themselves". But phenomenology has always been haunted by the spectre of an anthropocentric antirealism. Tom Sparrow shows how, in the 21st century, speculative realism aims to do what phenomenology could not: provide a philosophical method... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Theology and Existentialism in Aeschylus revivifies the complex question of fate and freedom in the tragedies of the famous Greek playwright. Starting with Sartre?s insights about radical existential freedom, this book shows that Aeschylus is concerned with the ethical ramifications of surrendering our lives to fatalism (gods, curses, inherited... more...