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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2015; US$ 39.95
This concise anthology of primary sources designed for use in an ancient philosophy survey ranges from the Presocratics to Plato, Aristotle, the Hellenistic philosophers, and the Neoplatonists. The Second Edition features an amplified selection of Presocratic fragments in newly revised translations by Richard D. McKirahan. Also included is an... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 27.99
Abed Azzam offers a fresh interpretation of Nietzsche?s engagement with the work of Paul the Apostle, reorienting the relationship between the two thinkers while embedding modern philosophy within early Christian theology. Paying careful attention to Nietzsche?s dialectics, Azzam situates the philosopher?s thought within the history of Christianity,... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 74.99
Qi (?vital energy?) is one of the most important concepts in Chinese philosophy and culture, and neo-Confucian Zhang Zai plays a pivotal role in developing the notion. This book provides a thorough and proper understanding of his thoughts. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
Abu Hamid Muhammad al-Ghazzali (1058-1111) is one of the most important religious figures in Islamic history. He is particularly noted for his brilliant synthesis of mysticism and traditional Sunni Islam. Ghazzali's "The Alchemy of Happiness", written toward the end of his life, provides a succinct introduction to both the theory and practice of Sufism... more...
- Basic Books 2015; US$ 28.99
Confucius is perhaps the most important philosopher in history. Today, his teachings shape the daily lives of more than 1.6 billion people. Throughout East Asia, Confucius?s influence can be seen in everything from business practices and family relationships to educational standards and government policies. Even as western ideas from Christianity... more...