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  • Foucault for Architectsby Gordana Fontana-Giusti

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 28.95

    From the mid-1960s onwards Michel Foucault has had a significant impact on diverse aspects of culture, knowledge and arts including architecture and its critical discourse.?The implications for architecture have been wide-ranging.?His archaeological and genealogical approaches to knowledge have transformed architectural history and theory, while his... more...

  • Readings in Later Chinese Philosophyby Justin Tiwald; Bryan W. Van Norden

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 24.50

    An exceptional contribution to the teaching and study of Chinese thought, this anthology provides fifty-eight selections arranged chronologically in five main sections: Han Thought, Chinese Buddhism, Neo-Confucianism, Late Imperial Confucianism, and the Twentieth Century. The editors have selected writings that have been influential, that are philosophically... more...

  • V 3 Lachesby Platon; Jörg Hardy

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 57.80

    Der Laches zählt zu den frühen Dialogen Platons. Er ist Teil einer ganzen Gruppe von Dialogen, in denen Sokrates die Bedingungen eines gelingenden Lebens erläutert. Im Gespräch mit den zwei bedeutenden athenischen Feldherren Laches und Nikias geht Sokrates den Fragen nach, was Tapferkeit sei und wie eine insgesamt gute seelische Verfassung, deren Bestandteil... more...

  • Descent of Socratesby Peter Warnek

    Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 21.55

    Since the appearance of Plato's Dialogues, philosophers have been preoccupied with the identity of Socrates and have maintained that successful interpretation of the work hinges upon a clear understanding of what thoughts and ideas can be attributed to him. In Descent of Socrates, Peter Warnek offers... more...

  • Heidegger and the Greeksby Drew A. Hyland; John Panteleimon Manoussakis

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 19.95

    Martin Heidegger's sustained reflection on Greek thought has been increasingly recognized as a decisive feature of his own philosophical development. At the same time, this important philosophical meeting has generated considerable controversy and disagreement concerning the radical originality of Heidegger's... more...

  • The People of Platoby Debra Nails

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2002; US$ 24.95

    The People of Plato is the first study since 1823 devoted exclusively to the identification of, and relationships among, the individuals represented in the complete Platonic corpus. It provides details of their lives, and it enables one to consider the persons of Plato's works, and those of other Socratics, within a nexus of important political, social,... more...

  • Irigaray for Architectsby Peg Rawes

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 29.95

    Specifically for architects, the third title in the Thinkers for Architects series examines the relevance of Luce Irigaray?s work for architecture. Eight thematic chapters explore the bodily, spatio-temporal, political and cultural value of her ideas for making, discussing and experiencing architecture. In particular, each chapter makes accessible... more...

  • Plato and the Question of Beautyby Drew A. Hyland

    Indiana University Press 2008; US$ 18.65

    Drew A. Hyland, one of Continental philosophy's keenest interpreters of Plato, takes up the question of beauty in three Platonic dialogues, the Hippias Major, Symposium, and Phaedrus. What Plato meant by beauty is not easily characterized, and Hyland's close readings show that Plato ultimately gives... more...

  • Five Dialoguesby G. M. A. Grube

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 6.95

    The second edition of Five Dialogues presents G. M. A. Grube?s distinguished translations, as revised by John Cooper for Plato, Complete Works. A number of new or expanded footnotes are also included along with an updated bibliography. more...

  • Aristotle's Dialogue with Socratesby Ronna Burger

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 26.00

    What is the good life for a human being? Aristotle’s exploration of this question in the Nicomachean Ethics has established it as a founding work of Western philosophy, though its teachings have long puzzled readers and provoked spirited discussion. Adopting a radically new point of view, Ronna Burger deciphers some of the most perplexing... more...