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  • Science in Fluxby J. Agassi

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 313.81

    Joseph Agassi is a critic, a gadfly, a debunker and deflater; he is also a constructor, a speculator and an imaginative scholaro In the history and philosophy of science, he has been Peck's bad boy, delighting in sharp and pungent criticism, relishing directness and simplicity, and enjoying it all enormously. As one of that small group of Popper's... more...

  • Modern Physics and its Philosophyby M. Strauss

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 89.82

    In selecting the papers for this volume I have excluded all physics papers proper. I have further omitted all book rev.iews. Instead, I have included two papers not published previously; they are marked by an asterisk (*) in the table of contents. Since many of the papers were occasioned by Symposia or similar gatherings their chronological order is... more...

  • Minerva's Night Outby No?l Carroll

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.96

    Minerva’s Night Out presents series of essays by noted philosopher and motion picture and media theorist Noël Carroll that explore issues at the intersection of philosophy, motion pictures, and popular culture. Presents a wide-ranging series of essays that reflect on philosophical issues relating to modern film and popular culture... more...

  • Philosophy and the Interpretation of Pop Cultureby William Irwin; Jorge J. E. Gracia

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 36.00

    Comprised of thirteen articles by well-known authors, this book makes the case to philosophers that popular culture is worthy of their attention. Issues of concern include the distinction between high culture and popular culture, the aesthetic and moral value of popular culture, allusion and identification in popular culture, and special problems posed... more...

  • Ein Doppelgängerby Theodor Storm; Thomas Vormbaum; Walter Zimorski

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    "Nachdem dieser John von Rechtes wegen seine Strafe abgebüßt hatte, wurde er, wie gebräuchlich, der lieben Mitwelt zur Hetzjagd überlassen. Und sie hat ihn nun auch zu Tode gehetzt; denn sie ist ohn Erbarmen." Theodor Storms Novelle "Ein Doppelgänger" schildert das Schicksal eines aus der Strafhaft Entlassenen, der vergeblich versucht,... more...

  • Rules, Magic and Instrumental Reasonby Berel Dov Lerner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a systematic and critical discussion of Peter Winch's writings on the philosophy of the social sciences. The author points to Winch's tendency to over-emphasize the importance of language and communication, and his insufficient attention to the role of practical, technological activites in human life and society. It also offers an... more...

  • Philosophy and the Study of Religionsby Kevin Schilbrack

    Wiley 2013; US$ 35.95 US$ 32.36

    Philosophy and the Study of Religions: A Manifesto  advocates a radical transformation of the discipline from its current, narrow focus on questions of God, to a fully global form of critical reflection on religions in all their variety and dimensions. Opens the discipline of philosophy of religion to the religious diversity that characterizes... more...

  • The Element of Fire (Routledge Revivals)by Anthony O'Hear

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1988, the aim of this book can be stated in Nietzsche’s words: ‘To look at science from the perspective of the artist, but at art from that of life’. The title contests the notions that science alone can provide us with the most objective truth about the world, and that artistic endeavour can produce nothing more valuable than entertainment.... more...

  • Against the Academicians and The Teacherby Augustine; Peter King

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1995; US$ 13.50

    These new translations of two treatises dealing with the possibility and nature of knowledge in the face of skeptical challenges are the first to be rendered from the Latin critical edition, the first to be made specifically with a philosophical audience in mind, and the first to be translated by a scholar with expertise in both modern epistemology... more...

  • Philosophy and Religion from Plato to Postmodernismby Max Charlesworth

    Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 23.99

    From the works of the Greek philosophers to the Postmodernist theories of Jacques Derrida and Richard Rorty, this authoritative survey encompasses over two thousand years of interaction between philosophical and religious though. Exploring the various ways in which philosophy can relate to the monotheistic religions, the author tracks five key approaches... more...