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  • »Von der Geschichte zur Natur« – Die Politische Hermeneutik von Leo Strauss.by Ulrike Weichert

    Duncker & Humblot 2013; US$ 75.67

    Das Gesamtwerk des Politischen Philosophen Leo Strauss (1899–1973) durchzieht die immerwährende Grundspannung des »theologisch-politischen Problems«. Aus diesem leitet er die Notwendigkeit einer rhetorischen Strategie ab, die im Medium Schrift zwischen einer exoterischen Oberfläche und einem esoterischen Kern unterscheidet. Diese »Kunst des Zwischen-den-Zeilen-Schreibens«... more...

  • Character and Opinion in the United Statesby George Santayana

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    A fascinating figure, the thinker who came to be known as George Santayana was born in Spain, but grew up in the United States. During his formal training in philosophy, Santayana studied under some of the foremost figures of his era, including William James. In the volume Character and Opinion in the United States, the author calls upon his dual status... more...

  • Winds of Doctrineby George Santayana

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Spanish-born philosopher George Santayana made a number of significant contributions to his academic discipline, but his popularity stretched beyond the ivory tower when he began to publish his essays and observations for a wider audience. The collection Winds of Doctrine offers readers a glimpse of Santayana's personal perspective with his insightful... more...

  • Averroesby Majid Fakhry

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 29.95

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the life, times, and achievements of Averroes, a twelfth-century Muslim philosopher whose ideas were so controversial that his books were burnt not once, but twice. A fascinating introduction that covers all the key issues and underlines the importance of Islamic philosophy as a vital ingredient in contemporary... more...

  • Al-Farabi, Founder of Islamic Neoplatonismby Majid Fakhry

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 24.99

    This is the only available comprehensive introduction to the life and achievements of the ninth-century Islamic pjilosopher, Al-Farabi. more...

  • Faith and Reason in Islamby Averroes; Ibrahim Najjar

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 28.95

    The first translation available in English of a key work by the twelfth-century Muslim philosopher Averroes, which reveals his controversial views about reason, religion, and humankind's relationship with God. Suitable both for scholars and interested readers, this unique text proves that today's disputes between religion, reason, and science are... more...

  • The 60-Second Philosopherby Andrew Pessin

    Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 9.95

    Philosophy means "love of knowledge" in Greek. Unfortunately, as much as we all love knowledge, we don?t all have the time to spend acquiring it! This fabulous little book provides the perfect antidote. Split into 60 one-minute chapters, Andrew Pessin offers you a snippet of philosophical wisdom everyday, giving you something to think about on your... more...

  • Desire, Dialectic and Othernessby William Desmond

    James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 38.00

    This book is a philosophical effort to deal with the problem of otherness, particularly as it has been bequeathed to contemporary thought by the legacy of German idealism, whose most challenging, influential thinker was Hegel. more...

  • Über die Verpflichtungen. De obligaionibus.by Martinus Anglicus; Franz Schupp; Franz Schupp

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2014; US$ 44.20

    Die mittelalterlichen logischen Traktate "De obligationibus" legten die Grundlagen für die Ausbildung der Methode der hypothetischen Argumentation, der zentralen Grundformen des wissenschaftlichen Denkens in der Moderne. Der Traktat des Martinus Anglicus aus der zweiten Hälfte des 14. Jahrhunderts bietet exemplarisch einen Quellentext zur... more...

  • Dialektik und Reflexionby Andreas Arndt

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2014; US$ 82.09

    Unter den Begriffen, mit denen die Philosophie es zu tun hat, sind wenige derart vielgestaltig und umstritten wie "Dialektik", "Reflexion" und "Vernunft". Hier wird nun ein gänzlich neuer Ansatz zur historischen Klärung und systematischen Neubestimmung der Tragweite dieser drei Begriffe vorgestellt und ihr Verhältnis zueinander... more...