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  • Ethicsby Peter Cave

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 14.99

    From Confucianism to Kant?s categorical imperative, from the Ancient Greeks to Amnesty International, This essential volume presents ethics through a fascinating global historical lens and relates it to everyday life and 21st-century politics. Peter Cave traces the development of this key branch of philosophy up to the present day, introducing readers... more...

  • Philosophie als Text - Zur Darstellungsform der "Götzen-Dämmerung"by Axel Pichler

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    This monograph examines the meaning and function of textuality and the aesthetic form of presentation in philosophy based on a close reading of selected passages from Nietzsche?s Twilight of the Idols . Drawing on philosophical and textual criticist theories, the study demonstrates the philosophical-cognitive valence of aesthetic forms... more...

  • Handwerk und Mundwerkby Peter Janich

    C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 23.51

    Bereits die griechischantike Philosophie stellte das Handwerk in der Rangfolge der Wertschätzung weit unter die viel edlere ?reine Theorie?. Seither steht der Theoretiker im Gegensatz zum Praktiker, also zum Arbeiter und Handwerker. Es wirkt das Vorurteil, dass der Handwerker nichts zur theoriefähigen Erkenntnis beitrage. Der Physiker genießt mehr... more...

  • Scottish Philosophy in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuriesby Gordon Graham

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 97.99

    A History of Scottish Philosophy is a series of collaborative studies, each volume being devoted to a specific period. Together they provide a comprehensive account of the Scottish philosophical tradition, from the centuries that laid the foundation of the remarkable burst of intellectual fertility known as the Scottish Enlightenment, through the Victorian... 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$ 112.00

    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 Italian Renaissance.... more...

  • Selbstbewusstsein in der Spätantikeby Matthias Perkams

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 196.00

    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 AD) develops... more...

  • Struktur und Dynamik in Kants Kritikenby Werner Moskopp

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    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 to some shifts... more...

  • Creative Evolutionby Henri Bergson; Arthur Mitchell

    The Floating Press 1911; US$ 5.99

    French philosopher Henri Bergson's Creative Evolution was published in 1907 and translated into English in 1911. Very popular at the time, it gives an alternate mechanism for evolution - that it is motivated by an "élan vital" a vital impetus, also graspable as our natural creative urge. It also looks at Bergson's conception... more...

  • John Stuart Millby Various

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.99

    John Stuart Mill: His Life and Works is a collection of twelve biographical and philosophical sketches written by Herbert Spencer, Henry Fawcett, Frederic Harrison and other authors. John Stuart Mill (1806 – 1873) was a great liberal thinker of the nineteenth century, a noted philosopher, political theorist, Member of Parliament, and one of the... more...