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- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 19.99
Raoul Moati intervenes in the critical debate that divided two prominent philosophers in the mid-twentieth century. In the 1950s, the British philosopher J. L. Austin advanced a theory of speech acts, or the “performative,? that Jacques Derrida and John R. Searle interpreted in fundamentally different ways. Their disagreement centered on the issue... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 62.50
In Freedom and the End of Reason , Richard L. Velkley offers an influential interpretation of the central issue of Kant?s philosophy and an evaluation of its position within modern philosophy?s larger history. He persuasively argues that the whole of Kantianism?not merely the Second Critique?focuses on a ?critique of practical reason? and is a response... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95
In this updated edition of his outstanding introduction to Kant, Paul Guyer uses Kant?s central conception of autonomy as the key to his thought. Beginning with a helpful overview of Kant?s life and times, Guyer introduces Kant?s metaphysics and epistemology, carefully explaining his arguments about the nature of space, time and experience in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
Five eminent critics explore the validity of Foucault's ideas on such questions as the fit between power and knowledge and the tension between historicist and universalist claims.The very possibility of a critical stance is a recurring theme in all of Foucault's works, and the contributors vary in the ways that they relate to his key views on truth... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95
Beginning with the earliest philosopher of the Middle Ages, Saadiah ben Joseph al-Fayyumi, this work surveys the writings of such figures as Solomon ben Joseph ibn Gabirol, Bahya ben Joseph ibn Pakuda, Abraham ben david Halevi ibn Daud, Judah Halevi, Moses Maimonides, Gersonides, Hasdai Crescas, Simon ben Zemah Duran, Joseph Albo, Isaac Arama, and... more...
Collected Works of C.G. Jung, Volume 9 (Part 2): Aion: Researches into the Phenomenology of the SelfPrinceton University Press 2014; US$ 27.95
Aion , originally published in German in 1951, is one of the major works of Jung's later years. The central theme of the volume is the symbolic representation of the psychic totality through the concept of the Self, whose traditional historical equivalent is the figure of Christ. Jung demonstrates his thesis by an investigation of the Allegoria... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
The Orient was central to the work of Marx and Weber, both figures building their theories around the question of why modernity appeared to emerge only in the West. Extending recent work comparing the social theories of Marx and Weber, this book examines their approaches to oriental societies, showing how, in spite of the differences in their respective... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 15.95
"C. D. C. Reeve's masterful new translation of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics will become a classic: it is clear and readable; its interpretive implications are far-reaching; it is philosophically illuminating. Reeve's scholarly noteswith detailed textual cross--references to the rest of Aristotle's works--integrate the ethics... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 16.95
"By far the best collection of sources to introduce readers to Renaissance humanism in all its many guises. What distinguishes this stimulating and useful anthology is the vision behind it: King shows that Renaissance thinkers had a lot to say, not only about the ancient world--one of their habitual passions--but also about the self, how civic... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95
Michel Foucault is recognized as one of the twentieth century's most influential thinkers, however the authors in this volume contend that more use can be made of Foucault than has yet been done and that some of the uses to which Foucault has so far been put run the risk of and occasionally simply amount to misuse. This interdisciplinary volume brings... more...