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- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00
Fooled by Randomness is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb?s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don?t understand. The other books in the series are The Black Swan, Antifragile, and The Bed of Procrustes . ?[Taleb is] Wall Street?s... more...
- Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 13.99
Can there be freedom and free will in a deterministic world? Renowned philosopher Daniel Dennett emphatically answers ?yes!? Using an array of provocative formulations, Dennett sets out to show how we alone among the animals have evolved minds that give us free will and morality. Weaving a richly detailed narrative, Dennett explains in a series of... more...
- Rogner & Bernhard 2013; US$ 7.43
Wer Hodgkinson kennt, weiß, dass er kein Freund von langatmigen Analysen und Begriffsklärungen ist. Er beleuchtet mit der für ihn typischen Mischung aus enzyklopädischem Wissen, einer unermesslichen Fülle von literarischen und kulturgeschichtlichen Zitaten und viel Humor alle Aspekte des freiheitlichen Lebens. In 29 Kapiteln nimmt sich Hodgkinson die... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 5.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete essays complemented by author biography. Table of Contents. Homer and Classical Philology (1869). Birth of Tragedy Out of the Spirit of Music (1872). On Truth and Lies in a Nonmoral Sense (1873). We Philologists (1874). Human All-Too-Human, A Book For Free Spirits (1878-79). Thus Spake Zarathustra (1885).... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1992; US$ 124.99
Tackling some central problems in the philosophy of action, Mele constructs an explanatory model for intentional behavior, locating the place and significance of such mental phenomena as beliefs, desires, reason, and intentions in the etiology of intentional action. Part One comprises a comprehensive examination of the standard treatments of the relations... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 16.99
Freedom, Nature, and World is a collection of essays by Peter Loptson which examine issues posed by a broadly naturalistic view of the world, which Loptson defends while also exploring some of the challenges it confronts. Papers on freedom, Kant, Christianity, Homer, the history of analytic philosophy, the place of humanity in nature, and other... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 145.00
Nietzsche?s relationship with Wagner has long been a source of controversy and has given rise to a number of important studies, including this major breakthrough in Nietzsche scholarship, first published in 1982. In this work Hollinrake contends that the nature and extent of the anti-Wagnerian pastiche and polemic in Thus Spake Zarathustra is arguably... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
Originally published in 1988, this collection brings together a wide range of original readings on Friedrich Nietzsche, reflecting many aspects of Neitzsche in contemporary philosophy, literature and the social sciences. The Nietzsche these contributors discuss is the Nietzsche who exceeds any attempt at determinate interpretation, the Nietzsche whose... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 43.99
This book argues two main things: The first is that there is no such thing as free will?at least not in the sense most ordinary folk take to be central or fundamental; the second is that the strong and pervasive belief in free will can be accounted for through a careful analysis of our phenomenology and a proper theoretical understanding of... more...