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  • Minerva's Night Outby No?l Carroll

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.96

    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...

  • Hirn als Subjekt?by Hans-Peter Krüger

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 65.90

    Während seit einiger Zeit im Feuilleton ein Kulturkampf zwischen Vertretern des "Gehirns" und des "Geistes" ausgefochten wird, haben führende Neurobiologen und Philosophen ? unter Beteiligung einer Soziologin, eines Mathematikers und zweier Physiker - in der "Deutschen Zeitschrift für Philosophie" eine Sachdiskussion zu den Grenzfragen der Hirnforschung... more...

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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 34.99

    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$ 131.86

    Theodor Storm?s novella Der Doppelgänger depicts the fate of someone released from prison who seeks in vain to become reintegrated in society. The novel is written with great literary empathy, and is informed by the writer?s professional background (he was an attorney and judge). With commentary by Thomas Vormbaum and Walter Zimorski.... 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$ 31.16

    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...

  • What's Wrong With Eating People?by Peter Cave

    Oneworld Publications 2008; US$ 12.99

    With the aid of tall stories, jokes, common sense and bizarre insights, Cave engages the reader in a romp through the best bits of philosophical thought. Tackling some of life?s most important questions, his brilliant puzzles that will keep you pondering throughout the night. From encounters with bears (ethical dilemmas) to talking turkeys (the... more...