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- Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 65.00 US$ 58.99
From the Renaissance on, a new concept of the frame becomes crucial to a range of artistic media, which in turn are organized around and fascinated by this frame. The frame decontextualizes, cutting everything that is within it from the continuity of the world and creating a realm we understand as the realm of fiction. The modern theatrical stage,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 18.04
?According to the words of Phaedrus in the Symposium of Plato, Love, sometimes named Eros, has no parents, no age, no history, and its origin remains unknown to anyone. Love, whose destiny is said to be unique amongst the gods and humans, perhaps embodies desire for a conjunction always in search of its happening. Love would represent a dynamism longing... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 159.22
Although pain is widely recognized by clinicians and researchers as an experience, pain is always felt in a patient-specific way rather than experienced for what it objectively is, making perceived meaning important in the study of pain. The book contributors explain why meaning is important in the way that pain is felt and promote the integration... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield International 2017; US$ 38.99
Part graphic novel, part feminist and philosophical analysis, The Pregnancy ? Childbearing Project explores how pregnancy can be a meaningful and distinct phenomenon from childbirth and does not equate with childbearing or the production of children. more...
- Lexington Books 2017; US$ 79.99
This book explores four types of nothingness as found in nature: holes in nature, totalizing nothingness in horror, naturing nothingness, and encompassing nothingness. Robert S. Corrington argues that though nothingness takes many forms, they are all guises of the same vast Nothingness. more...
- Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99
Collected here in this omnibus edition are three of Nietzsche's three most important books: The Anti-Christ, Beyond Good and Evil, and Thus Spake Zarathustra, as well as The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche by Henry Louis Mencken. A perfect book for new readers of Nietzsche or anyone hoping to understand his writing and philosophy more thoroughly.... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 84.91
This book provides a persuasive account of how identity and difference factor in the debate on the self in the humanities. It explores this topic by applying the question to fields such as philosophy, cultural studies, politics and race studies. Key themes discussed in this collection include authenticity in Michel de Montaigne?s essays,... more...
- Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 0.99
Collected here are nine short essays, On the Sufferings of the World, The Vanity of Existence, On Suicide, Immortality: A Dialogue, Psychological Observations, On Education, Of Women, On Noise, and, A Few Parables, by the world renowned philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.64
This volume expands the concept and role of the schema, with three goals in mind: 1) to outline the continuing issues in the schema concept as the legacy of Kant?s concept and analysis, 2) to show that Kant?s challenges resulted in successful but truncated views of the schema and its functions, 3) to reconstruct Otto Selz?s schema concept by... more...