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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95
?To philosophize is to learn how to die.? ?Cicero; assassinated by order of Mark Antony ?One who no longer is cannot suffer.? ?Lucretius; suicide, allegedly driven mad by a love potion ?Life is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.? ?Hobbes; died in bed, age 91 In this collection of brief lives (and deaths) of nearly two hundred of the world's... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 64.99
Sir Anthony Kenny presents a selection of his historical essays in philosophy. In the main they are concerned with four of the great philosophers whom he most esteems, namely Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, and Wittgenstein. The author is one of our most respected, most accessible, and widest-ranging historians of philosophy. - ;From Empedocles to Wittgenstein... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 49.99
Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy presents a selection of the best current work in the history of early modern philosophy. It focuses on the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries - the extraordinary period of intellectual flourishing that begins, very roughly, with Descartes and his contemporaries and ends with Kant. - ;Oxford Studies in Early... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 259.00
Richard H. Popkin (1923-2005) transformed the study of the history of philosophy in the second half of the twentieth century. His History of Scepticism and his many other publications demonstrated the centrality of the problem of skepticism in the development of modern thought, the intimate connections between philosophy and religion, and the importance... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 10.50
De afgelopen eeuw heeft ons vertrouwd gemaakt met de gedachte dat verlichting en barbaarsheid elkaar niet uitsluiten. Josef Früchtl pakt deze gedachte in zijn oratie opnieuw op en probeert de volgende vragen te beantwoorden: welk theoretisch principe heeft deze gedachte mogelijk gemaakt? Of op een klassieke filosofische manier geformuleerd: wat is... more...
- University of Wales Press 2009; US$ 50.00
Dymar tro cyntaf i hanes athroniaeth y Gorllewin ymddangos mewn un gyfrol yn yr iaith Gymraeg. Trafodir syniadaur athronwyr mawr o Thales, a oedd yn byw yn y chweched ganrif cyn Crist, hyd at Karl Popper, a fu farw yn 1994. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 138.00
This book sets out to shed light on what is specific to American Transcendentalism by comparing it with the atheistic vision of German philosophers and theologians like Ludwig Feuerbach and Arthur Schopenhauer. The study argues that atheism was part of the discursive and religious context from which Transcendentalism emerged. Tendencies toward atheism... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 38.99
Informal Philosophy provides an original look at how we should understand and teach philosophy. Avrum Stroll persuasively argues that philosophy should be evaluated using its own methodology and should not merely mimic formal scientific analysis, because while modern science does inform our philosophical views about man and his place in nature, it... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 238.00
This volume introduces the concept of late Renaissance philosophy to cover those intellectual currents in pre-mid 17th century Germany that saw themselves as inheritors of the (Italian) Renaissance but at the same time amalgamated their speculations with established Lutheran or Reformed metaphysics. Thirteen case studies by renowned scholars describe... more...