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- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00
Although Martin Heidegger is nearly as notorious as Friedrich Nietzsche for embracing the death of God, the philosopher himself acknowledged that Christianity accompanied him at every stage of his career. In Heidegger's Confessions , Ryan Coyne isolates a crucially important player in this story: Saint Augustine. Uncovering the significance of Saint... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 70.00
Menexenus is one of the least studied among Plato's works, mostly because of the puzzling nature of the text, which has led many scholars either to reject the dialogue as spurious or to consider it as a mocking parody of Athenian funeral rhetoric. In this book, Pappas and Zelcer provide a persuasive alternative reading of the text, one that contributes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 32.95
The thought of G. W. F. Hegel (1770 -1831) has had a deep and lasting influence on a wide range of philosophical, political, religious, aesthetic, cultural and scientific movements. But, despite the far-reaching importance of Hegel's thought, there is often a great deal of confusion about what he actually said or believed. G. W. F. Hegel: Key Concepts... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 31.99
Plato's Animals examines the crucial role played by animal images, metaphors, allusions, and analogies in Plato's Dialogues. These fourteen lively essays demonstrate that the gadflies, snakes, stingrays, swans, dogs, horses, and other animals that populate Plato's work are not just rhetorical embellishments. Animals are central to Plato's understanding... more...
- Rodmell Press 2015; US$ 14.95
A yoga teacher since 1971, Judith Hanson Lasater is a cofounder of The California Yoga Teachers Association and Yoga Journal and the author of several books, including Relax and Renew, Living Your Yoga, and 30 Essential Yoga Poses. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
In the 19th century, the history of philosophy becomes the history of a particular science. Modern philosophical historiography is an ambivalent project. On the one hand, we find an affirmative concept of Bildung through tradition and historical insight; on the other, there arises a critical reflection on historical education in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 105.00
This book, first published in 1977, presents for the first time a serious and systematic assessment of Marx primarily as a philosopher. It considers all major aspects of Marx?s theory ? its methodology, its ontological dimensions, its approaches to the descriptions of history and of societies and their economic structures, its alleged predictions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
This book examines in detail Ludwig Wittgenstein?s ideas on thought, thinking, will and intention, as those ideas developed over his lifetime. It also puts his ideas into context by a comparison both with preceding thinkers and with subsequent ones. The first chapter gives an account of the historical and philosophical background, discussing such... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00
One reader has called this study, first published in 1984, ?easily the best book on the relation of Hegel to Marx?. With spirited argument, MacGregor demonstrates that Hegelian logic suited Marx?s purpose so well because it already contained the unique elements that later appeared in Marx?s social theory, including the notions of surplus value and... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 99.95
T he Possibility of Culture: Pleasure and Moral Development in Kant?s Aesthetics presents an in-depth exploration and deconstruction of Kant?s depiction of the ways in which aesthetic pursuits can promote personal moral development. Presents an in-depth exploration of the connection between Kant?s aesthetics and his views on moral development... more...