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  • Aristotle's Ethicsby Aristotle; Jonathan Barnes; Anthony Kenny; Jonathan Barnes; Anthony Kenny

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 22.95

    Aristotle?s moral philosophy is a pillar of Western ethical thought. It bequeathed to the world an emphasis on virtues and vices, happiness as well-being or a life well lived, and rationally motivated action as a mean between extremes. Its influence was felt well beyond antiquity into the Middle Ages, particularly through the writings of St. Thomas... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Aquinasby Brian Davies; Eleonore Stump

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 57.99

    This volume presents an introduction to Aquinas and a guide to his thinking on almost all the major topics on which he wrote. The book begins with an account of Aquinas's life and the historical context of his thought. The subsequent sections address topics that Aquinas himself discussed. The final sections of the volume address the development of... more...

  • Weltanschauung, Philosophie und Naturwissenschaft im 19. Jahrhundertby Kurt Bayertz; Myriam Gerhard; Walter Jaeschke

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2007; US$ 34.35

    Darwins Schrift Über die Entstehung der Arten (1859) löste eine neue Debatte aus, die sich zeitlich und inhaltlich unmittelbar an den Materialismus- Streit anschloß. Umstritten war einerseits die wissenschaftliche Akzeptanz der Evolutionstheorie, andererseits die vor allem von Ernst Haeckel vertretene Verabsolutierung der Darwinschen Theorie zum Schlüssel... more...

  • Seneca, Epistulae moralesby Stefan Kliemt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 12.40

    Die Ausgabe enthält auf das Zentralabitur zugeschnittene Textpassagen aus Senecas Epistulae morales und De providentia. Seneca sieht den Sinn der Philosophie primär darin, Hilfestellung für das Leben zu bieten. Demzufolge hat die Ethik eine herausragende Stellung. Die Auswahl von Senecas Briefen lässt zentrale Aspekte der stoischen Ethik deutlich... more...

  • Der Mensch zwischen Natur und Kulturby Rolf Oerter; Peter Janich

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 15.13

    Es ist nicht neu, dass sich die Wissenschaften mit dem Menschen befassen. Neu ist aber, dass ein Zuständigkeitskonflikt zwischen Natur- und Kulturwissenschaften entbrannt ist. Der Philosoph Peter Janich beschäftigt sich mit dem Bild des Menschen in den Wissenschaften, der Psychologe Rolf Oerter mit dem Menschenbild im Kulturvergleich. In den Beiträgen... more...

  • Platonicus amorby Achim Wurm

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 126.00

    This analysis of the historical understanding of Marsilio Ficino?s commentary on Plato?s Symposium sets it in relationship to the philosophical interpretation of Eros in Plato and Plotinus, while at the same time providing a multi-faceted description of the place of Ficino?s philosophy in the intellectual and spiritual development of the... more...

  • Selbstbewusstsein in der Spätantikeby Matthias Perkams

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 224.00

    The three ancient commentaries on Aristotle's On the Soul ( De anima ) are interesting because the commentators, as neo-Platonists, understand the soul completely differently than Aristotle. For them, the soul is the inseperable life principle of the body, a spiritual entity. In response to this challenge, the commentator Priscian (ca. 530... more...

  • Struktur und Dynamik in Kants Kritikenby Werner Moskopp

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    The objective of this study is to demonstrate the coherence of Kant?s Critiques from a transcendental-critical perspective. To achieve this, the author paraphrases the Critiques , and interprets them from a common epistemic horizon; furthermore he takes up relevant positions from the research literature. The accents set by this view lead... more...

  • Kant und die Zukunft der europäischen Aufklärungby Heiner Klemme

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00

    The philosophy of the Enlightenment still greatly influences our thinking today. This is especially true of Immanuel Kant, whose writings on moral philosophy, theory of law, philosophy of history, and political theorymoulded decisively the concept Enlightenment based on terms like reason, critique, and immaturity. The contributions deal with... more...