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  • Treatise on Critical Reasonby Hans Albert; Mary Varney Rorty

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 33.50

    Albert approaches critical rationalism as an alternative to other philosophical standpoints dominant in Germany: the conceptions of the Frankfurt School, hermeneutical thinking as represented by Gadamer, analytic philosophy, and logical empiricism. The author's purpose is to find a way out of the foundationalism of classical philosophy without falling... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Montaigneby Ullrich Langer

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 26.00

    This volume explores the range of Montaigne's philosophy and its social and intellectual contexts. more...

  • Epoche und Metapherby Benjamin Specht

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Epochs are constituted by their differentiated repertoires of knowledge and concepts, and also by distinctive metaphors. Metaphors shape the sensibility of an era and define its core ideas and style of thinking. This volume compiles essays from linguistics,literary studies, and philosophy in order to understand the genesis, structure, and function... more...

  • The New Centuryby Keith Ansell-Pearson; Alan D. Schrift

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    This volume covers the period between the 1890s and 1930s, a period that witnessed revolutions in the arts and society which set the agenda for the rest of the century. In philosophy, the period saw the birth of analytic philosophy, the development of new programmes and new modes of inquiry, the emergence of phenomenology as a new rigorous science,... more...

  • Phenomenologyby Leonard Lawlor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    After Husserl, the study of phenomenology took off in different directions. The ambiguity inherent in phenomenology - between conscious experience and structural conditions - lent itself to a range of interpretations. Many existentialists developed phenomenology as conscious experience to analyse ethics and religion. Other phenomenologists developed... more...

  • The Life of Reasonby George Santayana

    The Floating Press 1906; US$ 6.99

    Philosopher George Santayana published The Life of Reason in five volumes between 1905 and 1906. Said to be the most fully-realized articulation of Santayana's moral philosophy, the volumes of this set are Reason in Common Sense, Reason in Society, Reason in Religion, Reason in Art, and Reason in Science; all contained in this edition. Considered... more...

  • The Will to Believeby William James

    The Floating Press 1912; US$ 4.99

    William James was an important American psychologist and philosopher. He was one of the early academics of psychology and his philosophy touched mainly on pragmatism and the religious or mystic experience. The Will to Believe is a lecture he delivered, which argues that personal belief is a valid basis for hypothesis, in the place of evidence. Following... more...

  • Causationby Douglas Kutach

    Wiley 2014; US$ 64.95

    In most academic and non-academic circles throughout history, the world and its operation have been viewed in terms of cause and effect. The principles of causation have been applied, fruitfully, across the sciences, law, medicine, and in everyday life, despite the lack of any agreed-upon framework for understanding what causation ultimately amounts... more...

  • Vom erstrebenswertesten Lebenby Simon Varga

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Aristotle examines the role of leisure (scholé) in the optimal life of the citizen (Politics VII/VIII). In the quest for the most desirable life? understood as the proper combination of political and contemplative elements? Aristotle ascribes an important role to leisure. Varga explores the two books in terms of the notion of scholé and shows the inadequacy... more...

  • Der negative Selbstbezug des Absolutenby Max Rohstock

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Nicolas of Cusa?s notion of God as ?not-other? is one of the most spectacular ideas in the history of metaphysics? the negative self-reference of the Absolute. In this study, Max Rohstock examines this concept historically and systematically. For the first time, he shows Johannes Scotus Eriugena was the true progenitor of the concept. more...