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- Wiley 2015; US$ 29.95
'Even the biographical individual is a social category', wrote Adorno. ?It can only be defined in a living context together with others.? In this major new biography, Stefan Müller-Doohm turns this maxim back on Adorno himself and provides a rich and comprehensive account of the life and work of one of the most brilliant minds of the twentieth century.... more...
- Basic Books 2015; US$ 29.99
In France, perhaps more so than anywhere else, intellectual activity is a way of life embraced by the majority of society, not just a small group of élite thinkers. And because French thought has also shaped the Western world, Sudhir Hazareesingh argues in How the French Think , we cannot hope to understand modern history without first making... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available
All Thoughts Are Equal is both an introduction to the work of French philosopher François Laruelle and an exercise in nonhuman thinking. For Laruelle, standard forms of philosophy continue to dominate our models of what counts as exemplary thought and knowledge. By contrast, what Laruelle calls his ?non-standard? approach attempts to bring democracy... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
This volume assesses Friedrich Schleiermacher?s contribution to the theory and practice of translation two hundred years after his classic text "On the Different Methods of Translating" (1813). It brings together scholars from Philosophy and Translation Studies who offer close readings of Schleiermacher?s ideas, placing them in the context... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
As editor of the quarterly Salmagundi for the past fifty years, Robert Boyers has been on the cutting edge of developments in politics, culture, and the arts. Reflecting on his collaborations and quarrels with some of the twentieth century?s most transformative writers, artists, and thinkers, Boyers writes a wholly original intellectual memoir that... more...
- Grosvenor House Publishing 2015; US$ 8.99
This is a personal journey through history and politics on the back of the narrator"s own experiences in the two countries he has come to love most: Greece and England. The impact of momentous events over the years on everyday lives and the ensuing struggle for survival are vividly, poetically and also humorously portrayed. So are his generation"s... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; Not Available
Der chinesische Philosoph, Übersetzer und Hochschullehrer He Lin (1902?1992) zählt zu den wichtigsten chinesischen Intellektuellen des 20. Jahrhunderts und gilt gemeinhin auch als Mitbegründer des Neukonfuzianismus (xinruxue), der bis in die Gegenwart bedeutendsten ?konservativen? Denkrichtung Chinas. Die vorliegende Arbeit ist die erste Monografie... more...
- C.H. Beck 2015; Not Available
Woher kommen wir? Was sind wir? Wohin gehen wir? Die Antworten des großen Biologen Edward O. Wilson auf die Fragen unseres Lebens. Mehr als jemals zuvor liegt die Geschichte in unserer Hand. Sind wir dabei, die Evolution zu beseitigen, indem wir einen Menschen schaffen, wie er unseren Wünschen entspricht? Wilson ist der tiefen Überzeugung, dass wir... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 12.99
Philosophy is a fascinating discipline that encourages us to think about the BIG questions. What is life? What is space? Who are we, and why are we here? Where do we belong, and how should we relate to one another? Philosophy gives us access to the wisdom of the great philosophers, who thought long and hard about these questions. It then allows us... more...