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Phenomenology

  • Theatre and Phenomenologyby Daniel Johnston

    Macmillan Education UK 2017; US$ 29.54

    What it means to ‘be’ goes to the heart of drama. But in order to engage with theatre’s Being-in-the-world, we need to attend to the meaning of being both in everyday life and in the creative process. This book provides a clear and accessible introduction to key concepts of phenomenology in relation to theatre, showing how they shed light on the... more...

  • Philosophizing Madness from Nietzsche to Derridaby Angelos Evangelou

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.55

    Drawing connections between madness, philosophy and autobiography, this book addresses the question of how Nietzsche's madness might have affected his later works. It also explores why continental philosophy after Nietzsche is so fascinated with madness, and how it (re)considers, (re)evaluates and (re)valorizes madness. To answer these questions,... more...

  • From Conventionalism to Social Authenticityby Hans Bernhard Schmid; Gerhard Thonhauser

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.55

    This edited volume offers a new approach to understanding social conventions by way of Martin Heidegger. It connects the philosopher's conceptions of the anyone, everydayness, and authenticity with an analysis and critique of social normativity. Heidegger’s account of the anyone is ambiguous. Some see it as a good description of human sociality, others... more...

  • The Nature of Sympathyby Max Scheler

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The Nature of Sympathy explores, at different levels, the social emotions of fellow-feeling, the sense of identity, love and hatred, and traces their relationship to one another and to the values with which they are associated. Scheler criticizes other writers, from Adam Smith to Freud, who have argued that the sympathetic emotions derive from self-interested... more...

  • Existentialism and Sociologyby Gila Hayim

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Existentialism and Sociology (originally published under the title The Existential Sociology of Jean-Paul Sartre) is the first work to systematically and critically analyze the existential ideas of Jean-Paul Sartre and to demonstrate their importance and connection to central sociological categories found in the theories of Weber, Durkheim, Freud,... more...

  • Religion and Humor as Emancipating Provinces of Meaningby Michael Barber

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.55

    ​This book illustrates how non-pragmatic finite provinces of meaning emancipate one from pragmatic everyday pressures. Barber portrays everyday life originally, as including the interplay between intrinsic and imposed relevances, the unavoidable pursuit of pragmatic mastery, and the resulting tensions non-pragmatic provinces can relieve. But individuals... more...

  • Existential Psychotherapyby Daniel Sousa

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2017; US$ 95.65

    This book presents a genetic-phenomenological approach of existential psychotherapy, articulating its theoretical underpinnings with principles supported by scientific evidence and concluding with clinical examples.The volume also offers a clear perspective about the relational stances and the therapeutic interventions of existential psychotherapy... more...

  • In Defense of Phenomenologyby Douglas Low

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    French phenomenological philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty argued for the primary role perception plays in understanding the world as well as engaging with it. As a contributor to phenomenology, Merleau-Ponty faced his fair share of criticisms. In this new book, Douglas Low comes to the defence of both Merleau-Ponty and phenomenology. In Defence... more...

  • Power, Culture and Situated Research Methodologyby Cecilie Basberg Neumann; Iver B. Neumann

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 53.13

    This book explores the extent to which our lives become an important underlying context for data production. Drawing on insights from Gestalt psychology, feminism and post-structuralism, it discusses how to situate yourself in the different phases of research. more...

  • Gadamer on Tradition - Historical Context and the Limits of Reflectionby Anders Odenstedt

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.55

    This book discusses Gadamer's theory of context-dependence. Analytical and partly critical, the book also shows exegetical accuracy in the rendering of Gadamer's position. It explores the following questions that Gadamer's theory of context-dependence tries to answer: in what way is thought influenced by and thus dependent on its historical context?... more...