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- 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...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 99.99
Editors Sarah Tyson and Joshua M. Hall convene an international group of philosophical thinkers?from both inside and outside prison walls?who draw on a variety of historical figures and critical perspectives to think about prisons in our new historical era. more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 27.95
When future historians chronicle the twentieth century, they will see phenomenology as one of the preeminent social and ethical philosophies of its age. The phenomenological movement not only produced systematic reflection on common moral concerns such as distinguishing right from wrong and explaining the status of values; it also called on philosophy... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00
This volume explores the importance of affectivity for ethics by drawing fruitfully from two different traditions that have previously tended to be kept at a maximum distance from each other: Kant research and the tradition of phenomenology. The narrower aim is to reconcile these two areas of research; the broader aim is to advance systematic inquiry... 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...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
This study provides insight into the human desire to return to important places of our past and to establish places of memory. Drawing upon philosophers such as Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Gadamer, and Ricoeur, Janet Donohoe uses the idea of a palimpsest as a jumping-off point to explore how we make and preserve memories. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
First published in 1984, this is a study of categorization practices: how people categorize each other and their actions; how they describe, infer, and judge. The book presents a sociological analysis and description of practical activities and makes a cogent contribution to the study of how the moral order actually works in practical communicative... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 25.95
Spinoza Contra Phenomenology fundamentally recasts the history of postwar French thought, which is typically presumed by detractors and celebrants alike to have been driven by a critique of reason indebted above all to Nietzsche and Heidegger. Although the reception of German phenomenology gave rise to many of the most innovative developments in... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2014; US$ 60.00
Throughout his career, the influential new media theorist Vilém Flusser kept the idea of gesture in mind: that people express their being in the world through a sweeping range of movements. He reconsiders familiar actions?from speaking and painting to smoking and telephoning?in terms of particular movement, opening a surprising new perspective on... 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...