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Phenomenology

  • Becoming Animalby David Abram

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    David Abram?s first book, The Spell of the Sensuous ?hailed as ?revolutionary? by the Los Angeles Times, as ?daring and truly original? by Science ?has become a classic of environmental literature. Now Abram returns with a startling exploration of our human entanglement with the rest of nature.   As the climate veers toward catastrophe, the innumerable... more...

  • The Spell of the Sensuousby David Abram

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00

    Animal tracks, word magic, the speech of stones, the power of letters, and the taste of the wind all figure prominently in this intellectual tour de force that returns us to our senses and to the sensuous terrain that sustains us. This is a major work of ecological philosophy that startles the senses out of habitual ways of perception. more...

  • Jan Patoka and the Heritage of Phenomenologyby Erika Abrams; Ivan Chvatik

    Springer 2010; US$ 179.00

    Whereas for the wider public Jan Patocka is known mainly as a defender of human rights and one of the first spokespersons of Charter 77, who died in Prague several days after long interrogations by secret police of the Communist regime, the international philosophical community sees in him an important and inspiring thinker, who in an original way... more...

  • Nietzsche?s Meta-Existentialismby Vinod Acharya

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    The author presents a new existential interpretation of Nietzsche. He argues that Nietzsche?s approach, especially in his mature works, is to make the typical existential position foundational, and then to develop to the fullest the implications of this position. This meta-existential approach necessarily yields an ambiguous and open-ended critique... more...

  • A Concise Introduction to Existential Counsellingby Martin Adams

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 32.00

    'A concise introduction to existential counselling is a superb addition to the literature on existential counselling and psychotherapy. Martin Adams provides an excellent overview of the field for those who are new to it at the same time as distilling key features in a way which will be valuable for experienced practitioners' - Meg Barker, Senior Lecturer... more...

  • Empathy in the Context of Philosophyby Dr Lou Agosta

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00

    Integrating continental and Anglo-American traditions, the author exposes empathy as the foundation of the being-with-one-another of human beings. The interpretation of empathy is applied to story telling, literature, and self psychology, rescuing empathy from the margins and revealing its role in the understanding of the other and human community. more...

  • Queer Phenomenologyby Sara Ahmed

    Duke University Press 2006; US$ 79.95

    Cultural theorist Sara Ahmed demonstrates how queer studies can put phenomenology to productive use by analyzing what it means for bodies to be "oriented" in space and time. more...

  • The Promise of Happinessby Sara Ahmed

    Duke University Press 2010; US$ 84.95

    This provocative cultural critique of the imperative to be happy draws on the work of feminist, black, and queer critics showing how happiness is used to justify social oppression. more...

  • Body Mattersby James Aho; Kevin Aho

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 32.99

    Written in a jargon-free way, Body Matters provides a clear and accessible phenomenological critique of core assumptions in mainstream biomedicine and explores ways in which health and illness are experienced and interpreted differently in various socio-historical situations. By drawing on the disciplines of literature, cultural anthropology, sociology,... more...

  • Material Feminismsby Stacy Alaimo; Susan Hekman

    Indiana University Press 2008; US$ 23.99

    Harnessing the energy of provocative theories generated by recent understandings of the human body, the natural world, and the material world, Material Feminisms presents an entirely new way for feminists to conceive of the question of materiality. In lively and timely essays, an international group of feminist thinkers challenges the assumptions... more...