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  • Ethicsby Benedictus de Spinoza; R. H. M. Elwes

    The Floating Press 1951; US$ 5.95

    Ethics is a philosophical book written by Benedictus de Spinoza. Although published after Spinoza's death, in 1677, it is considered his greatest and most famous work. In it, Spinoza tries to set out a "fully cohesive philosophical system that strives to provide a coherent picture of reality and to comprehend the meaning of an ethical life.... more...

  • Materialism: A Historico-Philosophical Introductionby Charles T. Wolfe

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book provides an overview of key features of (philosophical) materialism, in historical perspective. It is, thus, a study in the history and philosophy of materialism, with a particular focus on the early modern and Enlightenment periods, leading into the 19th and 20th centuries. For it was in the 18th century that the word was first used by a... more...

  • The Metaphysical Elements of Ethicsby Immanuel Kant; Thomas Kingsmill Abbott

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    If there exists on any subject a philosophy (that is, a system of rational knowledge based on concepts), then there must also be for this philosophy a system of pure rational concepts, independent of any condition of intuition, in other words, a metaphysic. It may be asked whether metaphysical elements are required also for every practical philosophy,... 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...

  • 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...

  • A Treatise of Human Natureby David Hume

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.99

    A Treatise of Human Nature , first published between 1739 and 1740, is a philosophical text by the Scottish philosopher David Hume. The work contains three books: "Of the Understanding", "Of the Passions" and "Of Morals". Written by Hume when he was 26, it is considered by many to be Hume's best work and one of the... more...

  • 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...

  • "Idea matheseos universae"by Klaus-Dieter Herbst; Helmut G. Walther

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 22.90

    Der Mathematiker Erhard Weigel (1625?1699) gilt bisher als einer der bedeutendsten deutschen Vertreter der sog. "Frühaufklärung". Dieser Band hinterfragt nun diesen traditionellen und deshalb allzu bequemen philosophiegeschichtlichen Begriff nach seiner Erklärungsfunktion innerhalb der modernen Wissenschaftsgeschichte. In komparatistischer... more...