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  • Verwandtschaft, Name und soziale Ordnung (300-1000)by Karl Ubl; Steffen Patzold

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    The social transformation of the Roman world is a highly topical and much-discussed subject among historians. The importance of kinship in this epochal process has been largely neglected until now. This compendium seeks to close this gap by examining the role of kinship in transforming the social order. It significantly expands our perspective on the... more...

  • Verwandtschaft, Name und soziale Ordnung (300-1000)by Karl Ubl; Steffen Patzold

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    The social transformation of the Roman world is a highly topical and much-discussed subject among historians. The importance of kinship in this epochal process has been largely neglected until now. This compendium seeks to close this gap by examining the role of kinship in transforming the social order. It significantly expands our perspective on the... more...

  • A Student's Guide to Philosophyby Ralph M. McInerny

    Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2014; US$ 4.99

    A Student?s Guide to Philosophy examines these questions: Who is a philosopher? Can philosophical thought be avoided? What have philosophers written over the ages? And why should we care? In this critical essay, these and other questions are posed and answered by one of America?s leading philosophers, Ralph McInerny of the University of Notre Dame.... more...

  • The Far Reachesby Michael Gubser

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    When future historians chronicle the twentieth century, they will see phenomenology as one of the preeminent social and ethical philosophies of its age. The phenomenological movement not only produced systematic reflection on common moral concerns such as distinguishing right from wrong and explaining the status of values; it also called on philosophy... more...

  • Anishinaabe Ways of Knowing and Beingby Lawrence W. Gross

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Very few studies have examined the worldview of the Anishinaabeg from within the culture itself and none have explored the Anishinaabe worldview in relation to their efforts to maintain their culture in the present-day world. Focusing mainly on the Minnesota Anishinaabeg, Gross explores how their worldview works to create a holistic way of living,... more...

  • Anishinaabe Ways of Knowing and Beingby Lawrence W. Gross

    Oscar Test Publisher 2014; US$ 109.95

    Very few studies have examined the worldview of the Anishinaabeg from within the culture itself and none have explored the Anishinaabe worldview in relation to their efforts to maintain their culture in the present-day world. Focusing mainly on the Minnesota Anishinaabeg, Gross explores how their worldview works to create a holistic way of living,... more...

  • Speaking of God in Thomas Aquinas and Meister Eckhartby Anastasia Wendlinder

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Going beyond ordinary readings of Aquinas and building a foundation for further insights into the works of both theologians, this book draws out the implications of the thought of Eckhart and Aquinas for contemporary issues, including ecumenical and inter-religious dialogue, liturgy and prayer, and religious inclusivity. Reading Aquinas and Eckhart... more...

  • Literature and the Encounter with God in Post-Reformation Englandby Michael Martin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Each of the figures examined in this study -John Dee, John Donne, Sir Kenelm Digby, Henry and Thomas Vaughan, and Jane Lead -is concerned with the ways in which God can be approached or experienced. Michael Martin analyses the ways in which the encounter with God is figured among these early modern writers who inhabit the shared cultural space of poets... more...

  • Equal Recognitionby Alan Patten

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    Conflicting claims about culture are a familiar refrain of political life in the contemporary world. On one side, majorities seek to fashion the state in their own image, while on the other, cultural minorities press for greater recognition and accommodation. Theories of liberal democracy are at odds about the merits of these competing claims. Multicultural... more...

  • Suárez?s Metaphysics in Its Historical and Systematic Contextby Luká? Novák

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Although the importance of Francisco Suárez has been generally recognized, the wider context of his thought remains largely unexplored. This collection of papers, aimed at puttinghisphilosophy into context, will be of value not just to Suárez scholars, but to anyone interested in the intricacies of metaphysical thought at the verge of modernity. more...