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  • Climate Justice and Historical Emissionsby Lukas H. Meyer; Pranay Sanklecha

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    This book provides a systematic introduction to the debate on historical emissions and climate change, for students, researchers and policymakers. more...

  • The Great Refusalby Andrew Lamas; Todd Wolfson; Peter N. Funke; Angela Y. Davis

    Temple University Press 2017; US$ 44.95

    Herbert Marcuse examined the subjective and material conditions of radical social change and developed the "Great Refusal," a radical concept of "the protest against that which is." The editors and contributors to the exciting new volume  The Great Refusal  provide an analysis of contemporary social movements around the world with particular... more...

  • Moral Psychology of Confucian Shameby Bongrae Seok

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2017; US$ 38.99

    This book offers an analysis of shame (as a state, disposition, activity, and social relation) and develops an interdisciplinary and comparative interpretation of Confucian shame as a moral disposition, the ability of critical moral-development and self-cultivation. more...

  • Political Philosophy and the Challenge of Revealed Religionby Heinrich Meier; Robert Berman

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 40.00

    Heinrich Meier?s guiding insight in Political Philosophy and the Challenge of Revealed Religion is that philosophy must prove its right and its necessity in the face of the claim to truth and demand obedience of its most powerful opponent, revealed religion. Philosophy must rationally justify and politically defend its free and unreserved questioning,... more...

  • Epistemologyby Ernest Sosa

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    In this concise book, one of the world's leading epistemologists provides a sophisticated, revisionist introduction to the problem of knowledge in Western philosophy. Modern and contemporary accounts of epistemology tend to focus on limited questions of knowledge and skepticism, such as how we can know the external world, other minds, the past through... more...

  • A Short History of Chinese Philosophyby Yu-lan Fung; Derk Bodde

    Free Press 2017; US$ 18.95 US$ 13.99

    The classic chronicle of Chinese philosophical thought from the third millennium to the 20th century. From the sage-kings of ancient China to the 1911 overthrow of the oldest monarchical system in the world, Chinese philosophy has evolved and influenced schools of thought around the world. In an accessible voice, A Short History of Chinese Philosophy... more...

  • The Art of Being Freeby James Poulos

    St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 18.89

    Most of us probably don?t learn about Alexis de Tocqueville in school anymore, but his masterpiece, Democracy in America , is still surprisingly resonant. When he came to America in 1831 to study our great political experiment, he puzzled over our strange struggles with religion and politics, work and money, sex and gender, and love and death. Clearly... more...

  • Hegel-Handbuchby Walter Jaeschke

    J.B. Metzler 2017; US$ 13.39

    Hegels Denken ist auch heute noch umstritten: Er gilt als Verteidiger ebenso wie als Kritiker der Religion, als Philosoph der Restauration, als Wegbereiter des Marxismus und als Denker der Freiheit. Das Handbuch verbindet einen Überblick über Hegels Leben und die Wirkung seiner Schule mit einer detaillierten Darstellung seiner Werke. Von den frühen... more...

  • Bonner Enzyklopädie der Globalitätby Ludger Kühnhardt; Tilman Mayer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 71.42

    Im Zentrum der Enzyklopädie steht die Frage, ob und inwieweit Europa im Zeitalter der Globalität durch Kontinuität und Wandel Referenzrahmen für Begriffsbildungen, Symbolisierungen und Sinndeutungen in den Geistes- und Kulturwissenschaften bleibt. Angesichts weltweiter Diskurse zur Globalität wird exemplarisch nach den Konsequenzen des  global... more...

  • Descartes? Treatise on Man and its Receptionby Delphine Antoine-Mahut; Stephen Gaukroger

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 92.42

    This edited volume features 20 essays written by leading scholars that provide a detailed examination of L?Homme by René Descartes. It explores the way in which this work developed themes not just on questions such as the circulation of the blood, but also on central questions of perception and our knowledge of the world. Coverage first offers... more...