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  • Kommentar zu Nietzsches "Ueber Wahrheit und Lüge im aussermoralischen Sinne"by Sarah Scheibenberger

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 98.00

    In On Truth and Lies in an Extra-Moral Sense (1873), written a year after The Birth of Tragedy , Nietzsche addresses critical questions in the philosophy of language by inquiring into the sine qua nons for thought. Initially laid out as a collection of personal reflections, this essay went on in the 20 th century to be regarded as... more...

  • Totemismby Claude Levi-Strauss

    Beacon Press 2016; US$ 18.99

    "Levi-Strauss continues his assault on the myth of the primitice as savage by turning to the phenomena of totemism an totoemix classification ... to show, contrary to this myth, that primitive thought rests upon a rich and complex conceptual structure." ?   Commentary more...

  • God Being Nothingby Ray L. Hart

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    In this long-awaited work, Ray L. Hart offers a radical speculative theology that profoundly challenges classical understandings of the divine. God Being Nothing contests the conclusions of numerous orthodoxies through a probing question : How can thinking of God reach closure when the subjects of creation are themselves unfinished, when God?s self-revelation... more...

  • Ethical Habitsby Aaron Massecar

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    The central focus of Peirce?s work is the development of self-control through engaging in a critical, reflective practice of habit development. This book details that development from a philosophical, pragmatic perspective. more...

  • Free Will and Theismby Kevin Timpe; Daniel Speak

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 84.99

    This volume presents a systematic exploration of the relationship between religious beliefs and how they might shape our views about the nature of free will. A team of leading experts in the field focus their attention on this crucial point of intellectual intersection with surprising and illuminating results. more...

  • Free Will and Action Explanationby Scott Sehon

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 72.99

    Do we have free will and moral responsibility? Is free will compatible with determinism? Scott Sehon addresses these key questions by focusing on an underlying issue: the nature of action explanation. He proposes a non-causal account of action and agency, according to which reason explanation of human behavior is teleological rather than causal. more...

  • Weltschmerzby Frederick C. Beiser

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 72.99

    Frederick C. Beiser presents a study of the pessimism that dominated German philosophy from the 1860s to c. 1900: the theory that life is not worth living. He explores its major defenders and chief critics, and examines how the theory redirected German philosophy away from the logic of the sciences and toward an examination of the value of life. more...

  • Experiencing Timeby Simon Prosser

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 72.99

    Our engagement with time is a ubiquitous feature of our lives, but how does our encounter with it reveal the true nature of temporal reality? Simon Prosser addresses central questions at the heart of this debate, and explores our understanding of time, its passage, and our experience of changes, rates, and durations. more...

  • Who Rules the World?by Noam Chomsky

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 30.38

    Internationally renowned political commentator Noam Chomsky examines America's pursuit and exercise of power in a post 9/11 world Noam Chomsky is the world's foremost intellectual activist. Over the last half century, no one has done more to question the great global powers who govern our lives, forensically scrutinizing policies and actions,... more...

  • Plotinusby Stephen R. L. Clark

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 55.00

    Plotinus, the Roman philosopher (c. 204-270 CE) who is widely regarded as the founder of Neoplatonism, was also the creator of numerous myths, images, and metaphors. They have influenced both secular philosophers and Christian and Muslim theologians, but have frequently been dismissed by modern scholars as merely ornamental. In this book, distinguished... more...