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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 100.00
This book offers a concise exposition of the content theory of intentionality, which lies at the root of Husserl?s phenomenology. Originally published in 1982, the first part traces the history from Aristotle and Aquinas through Hume, to its clear formulation in Frege and Husserl; while part two analyses some special problems involved in two important... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
This book looks at phenomenology and conceptual analysis which have been influential in sociology and psychology. It discusses humanistic psychiatry and sociological approaches to the specific area of mental illness, which counter the ultimately reductionist implications of Freudian psycho-analytic theory. Originally published in 1973. more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00
Feeling, wanting, and acting are typically understood solely in terms of the individual. What does it mean, then, when we share feelings, have a common goal, or act jointly? This volume addresses the social dimension of these phenomena from diverse philosophical perspectives and from a sociological viewpoint. It reveals that sociality plays a constitutive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
This critical reappraisal of the relevance of Marxian analysis for a science of society shows how these developments within sociology have had their counterpart in Marxism. The author focuses upon those concerns which are common to both Marxian analysis and sociology ? the question of subjectivity; the nature of social reality; and the ?doing? of... more...
- Fordham University Press 2012; US$ 101.00
Focusing on the first four images of the Other mobilized in Descartes' Meditations--namely, the blind, the mad, the dreamy, and the bad--Reading Descartes Otherwise casts light on what have heretofore been the phenomenological shadows of "Cartesian rationality." In doing so, it discovers dynamic signs of spectral alterity lodged both... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 89.99
This book reconstructs the metapsychological and clinical theories of Melanie Klein and Jacques Lacan in a manner designed to redress prevalent mischaracterizations of their works that are largely responsible for the deadlocked polemics between partisans of Kleinian and Lacanian camps. more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 69.99
This work examines thoughtlessness and seeks to illuminate the necessity and extent that reflection is involved in becoming practically wise within an Aristotelian virtue ethical framework. Derived from an Arendtian reading of Kantian aesthetic judgment, an account of thinking and judging is offered to supplement traditional accounts of practical... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 31.00
Theories of performativity and numerous cultural studies rudiments of philosophical thought in culture - such as that of Wittgenstein, Austin, or Butler - highlight the role of taking action within symbolic cultural practices. Passive shades of acting, as are currently inherent to donation, easily disappear from view. In this volume, phenomenological... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 64.99
David Carr outlines a distinctively phenomenological approach to history. Rather than asking what history is or how we know history, a phenomenology of history inquires into history as a phenomenon and into the experience of the historical. How does history present itself to us, how does it enter our lives, and what are the forms of experience in which... more...