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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95
Scepticism, a philosophical tradition that casts doubt on our ability to gain knowledge of the world and suggests suspending judgement in the face of uncertainty, has been influential since is beginnings in ancient Greece. Harald Thorsrud provides an engaging, rigorous introduction to the arguments, central themes and general concerns of ancient Scepticism,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
This comprehensive introduction to the thought of Jurgen Habermas covers the full range of his ideas from his early work on student politics to his recent work on communicative action, ethics and law. Andrew Edgar examines Habermas' key texts in chronological order, revealing the developments, shifts and turns in Habermas' thinking as he refines his... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
Direct, combative and wide-ranging, John Searle's philosophy has made fundamental and lasting contributions to thinking in language, mind, knowledge, truth and the nature of social reality. His account of language based on speech-acts, that mind is intentional, and the Chinese Room Argument, are just some of his most famous contributions to philosophical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
This is the first introduction to the ideas of the British philosopher, Peter Winch (1926-97). Although author of the hugely influential "The Idea of a Social Science" (1958) much of Winch's other work has been neglected as philosophical fashions have changed. Recently, however, philosophers are again seeing the importance of Winch's ideas and their... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
The End of Russian Philosophy describes and evaluates the troubled state of Russian philosophical thought in the post-Soviet decades. The book suggests that in order to revive philosophy as a universal, professional discipline in Russia, it may be necessary for Russian philosophy to first do away with the messianic traditions of the 19th century.... more...
- SensePublishers 2014; US$ 49.99
Why did Martin Heidegger, the giant of continental philosophy, believe in 1933 that Hitler is the future of Europe? And why does Slavoj ?i?ek, ?the most dangerous philosopher in the West?, support Heidegger?s right wing militancy? Heidegger and ?i?ek are not only erudite thinkers on human being but also incorrigible revolutionaries who even after the... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2015; US$ 19.95
Nicholas Rescher presents the first comprehensive chronology of philosophical anecdotes, spanning from antiquity to the current era. He introduces us to the major thinkers, texts, and historical periods of Western philosophy, recounting many of the stories philosophers have used over time to engage with issues of philosophical concern: questions of... more...
- Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 129.00
This book approaches the concept of identity from both logical-linguistic and socio-cultural perspectives, and explores its implications for our understanding of who or what we persons really are. In the process, it bridges disciplines that often remain disconnected - most notably analytic philosophy and the social sciences - and offers a novel critique... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 54.99
Das römische Privatrecht hat die europäischen Rechtssysteme der Gegenwart maßgeblich beeinflusst. Es spielt daher noch heute im Rahmen der europäischen Rechtsvereinheitlichung und der Rechtsvergleichung eine Rolle. Das Studium des römischen Rechts macht dem Studenten erfahrensgemäß beträchtliche Schwierigkeiten. Dem will das vorliegende Buch abhelfen.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 55.95
Who are we today? That deceptively simple question continued to be asked by the French historian and philosopher, Michel Foucault, who for the last three decades has had a profound influence on English-speaking scholars in the humanities and social sciences.; This text is designed for undergraduates and others who feel in need of some assistance when... more...