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- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 25.95
In this extraordinary book, Mark Johnston sets out a new understanding of personal identity and the self, thereby providing a purely naturalistic account of surviving death. Death threatens our sense of the importance of goodness. The threat can be met if there is, as Socrates said, "something in death that is better for the good than for the bad."... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
After the end of Euro-American hegemony and the return of the multi-centric world, Eurocentrism in philosophy and the social sciences has come under attack. However, no real alternative has been proposed. This provides an opportunity to reassess the philosophy of the social sciences that has been developed in the West. This book argues that the re-emergence... more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 77.99
The topic of personal identity has prompted lively debates in recent philosophy. In a contribution to the discussion, the author of this treatise presents a psychologically aimed, but physically based, account of our identity over time. more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge is a book that largely seeks to counter the claims made by his contemporary philosophers about the nature of human perception. The author has asserted that there is an outer world that largely consists of ideas and not of physical forms. He goes on to conclude that this world owes... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
An extension of Berkleys ideas, the work presents his philosophy in the form of dialogues. The author has presented arguments to prove the existence of god and that the material world consists completely of ideas and not physical objects. He reiterates that there is a diety that maintains order and arrangement in the world around us. more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 1990; US$ 21.00
Today man's mind is under attack by all the leading schools of philosophy. We are told that we cannot trust our senses, that logic is arbitrary, that concepts have no basis in reality. Ayn Rand opposes that torrent of nihilism, and she provides the alternative in this eloquent presentation of the essential nature--and power--of man's conceptual faculty.... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 196.00
We still follow the definitions of Nature already laid down by Aristotle and Descartes who saw Nature as being delineated from the non-natural (e.g. culture, technology). Schiemann defends the continuing validity of these traditional ways of understanding, but argues that that they prove to be valid only within limited contexts. Depending... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 64.40
Epistemology had to come to terms with the social on two different occasions. The first was represented by the dispute about the epistemological status of the social sciences, and in this case the already well established epistemology of the natural sciences seemed to have the right to dictate the conditions for a discipline... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 84.00
This volume presents ten new essays on the work of Wilfrid Sellars and its implications for contemporary philosophy. Contributors run the gamut from established voices in the Sellarsian literature to the newest voices in the field. It addresses topics ranging from cognitive science and philosophy of mind to epistemology and the philosophy of language.... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 8.99
?We continue to live within the intellectual shadow cast by Nietzsche.? ? New York Times Book Review Best known for his seminal works on religion, morality, existentialism, and contemporary culture, such as The Birth of Tragedy and Thus Spoke Zarathustra , Nietzsche focuses his penetrating insight on assessing the nature of truth in this concise... more...