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- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
Reader?s Report on The Pedagogic Mission Content The strength of The Pedagogic Mission (PM) is its examination of the educational content and themes in the work of Heraclitus and Parmenides, two philosophers who have received little attention on this subject. In addition, juxtaposing Socrates and Plato (who, in contrast, have... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 27.95
Hans-Georg Gadamer?s theory of hermeneutics is one of the most important modern theories of interpretation and understanding, and at its heart is the experience of reading literature. In this clear and comprehensive guide to Gadamer?s thought, Karl Simms: presents an overview of Gadamer?s life and works, outlining his importance to hermeneutic... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 188.00
Focuses on the role played by the philosophy of the Hellenistic, or post-Aristotelian age in Philo of Alexandria's works. This inquiry draws on the presence of Hellenistic philosophy in Philo and provides a better knowledge of the diffusion of Hellenistic philosophy since the late Republican age. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 177.00
This volume contains papers originally presented to the Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy during 2005-6. Of the seven colloquia, two deal with topics in Neoplatonism, four are dedicated to Aristotle's ethics and metaphysics, and one to Plato's Republic. more...
- The Floating Press 1918; US$ 5.99
Tangle with one of the most astoundingly vexing minds that the Western philosophical canon has ever produced. In The Anti-Christ, Nietzsche first defined his concept of the will to power, the animating force that he sees as the motivation behind most human behavior. Whether you are a non-believer or a committed Christian, Nietzsche's detailed critique... more...