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  • Utilitarianismby John Stuart Mill

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    Utilitarianism is philosopher John Stuart Mill's defense and advocacy of utilitarian ethics. First appearing in three magazine articles, this essay was first gathered into a single book in 1863. While Mill discusses utilitarian ethical principles in some of his other writings such as On Liberty and The Subjection of Women , Utilitarianism is Mill's... 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...

  • Philosophy and the Social Problemby Will Durant

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Will Durant was an influential American philosopher who sought to offer a unified perspective of the whole of Western thought, as well as to present philosophical issues and problems in accessible language that could appeal to a broad audience. In Philosophy and the Social Problem, Durant tackles his greatest concern: that of reducing human misery... more...

  • A New Philosophyby Edouard Le Roy; Vincent Benson

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Henri-Louis Bergson was a French scholar and philosopher who would eventually come to be recognized as one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century. This volume served as one of the first overviews of Bergson's work to be published. Geared toward a wider audience of general readers, it serves as a concise and comprehensive introduction... more...

  • The Problems of Philosophyby Bertrand Russell

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Regarded as one of the most significant thinkers of the twentieth century, Bertrand Russell was a British philosopher who helped establish the discipline of analytic philosophy. In the enormously ambitious volume The Problems of Philosophy, Russell sets forth the chief issues and dilemmas that he considered to be most worthy of the time and effort... more...

  • Beyond Good and Evilby Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche; Helen Zimmern

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 5.99

    Beyong Good and Evil expands on the ideas Nietzsche first published in Thus Spake Zarathustra . Darker in its philosophy, this text questions Christianity as a basis for moral thinking. In its place, Nietzsche calls for the use of bold critical thinking and individualism. more...

  • Platonicus amorby Achim Wurm

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 119.00

    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...