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- Karnac Books 2014; US$ 29.95
This book foregrounds the life struggles of an individual, Brenda, in such a way that argument and theoretical exploration arise organically out of experience. The "frustration" of the title is traced to avoidant attachment - pretending not to need others. In Brenda this is associated with a body-energy pattern that is both over-charged and over-contained,... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00
Nicolas of Cusa?s notion of God as ?non aliud? 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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 119.00
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... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 62.99
The German Stranger provides a guide to Leo Strauss that situates his thought in the context of National Socialism; by destroying any middle ground between 'Athens' and 'Jerusalem,' Strauss undermined modernity's secular bulwark against political theology. Once National Socialism is understood as an atheistic religion re-enacted by post-Revelation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
One of the most pressing concerns for contemporary society is the issue of violence and the factors that promote it. In Altared Ground: Levinas, History and Violence Brian Schroeder stages an engagement between Emmanuel Levinas, one of the leading figures in 20th century Continental philosophy, and Plato, Hegel, Heidegger, Nietzsche, Merleau-Ponty,... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 80.00
Inhaltsverzeichnis/Table of Contents Abhandlungen/Articles M. Oreste Fiocco: An Absolute Principle of Truthmaking Daniel Alexander Milne: Everett¿s Dilemma: How Fictional Realists Can Cope with Ontic Vagueness Carlo Penco: Indexicals as Demonstratives: On the Debate between Kripke and Künne Roberto Horácio De Sá Pereira: Phenomenal Concepts as Mental... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
The programmes of political parties and movements are attempts to formulate policies or guidelines in relation to social change. Social philosophy concerns the fundamental issues on which those programmes divide. This introductory work gives an account of several highly influential systems of social philosophy ? systems which serve as the landmarks... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 14.99
Tadeusz Zawidzki outlines Dennett's reconciliation of three major componentsthought, consciousness, and freedom of the willwith what science tells us about human nature. In the course of this exposition, the book highlights the important role that Darwinian thinking plays in Dennett's proposed reconciliation, as well as his innovative proposals regarding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95
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...