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  • Our Enlightened Barbarian Modernityby Josef Früchtl

    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...

  • Philosophical Talesby Martin Cohen; Raul Gonzalez

    Wiley 2009; US$ 94.95

    Enlightening and entertaining, Philosophical Tales examines a few of the fascinating biographical details of history’s greatest philosophers (alas, mostly men) and highlights their contributions to the field. By applying the true philosophical approach to philosophy itself, the text provides us with a refreshing 'alternative history' of philosophy.... more...

  • Philosophie der Orientierungby Werner Stegmaier

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 84.00

    Everyone talks about orientation, but there have been hardly any attempts since Kant to say exactly what orientation is. It is the most everyday thing, the point from which all things depart and to which all return. As such, it is a philosophical question. In a debate with the most important philosophical approaches to this subject, Werner Stegmaier... more...

  • Hanes Athroniaeth y Gorllewinby E. Gwynn Matthews

    University of Wales Press 2009; US$ 50.00

    Dyma’r tro cyntaf i hanes athroniaeth y Gorllewin ymddangos mewn un gyfrol yn yr iaith Gymraeg. Trafodir syniadau’r athronwyr mawr o Thales, a oedd yn byw yn y chweched ganrif cyn Crist, hyd at Karl Popper, a fu farw yn 1994. more...

  • Informal Philosophyby Avrum Stroll

    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...

  • Emil L. Fackenheimby Sharon Portnoff; James A. Diamond; Martin D. Yaffe

    BRILL 2008; US$ 145.00

    A tribute to Fackenheim's memory. It covers a spectrum of Fackenheim's work including biographical, philosophical, and theological aspects of his thought. more...

  • Between Faith and Unbeliefby Elisabeth Hurth

    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...

  • Spätrenaissance-Philosophie in Deutschland 1570-1650by Martin Mulsow

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 224.00

    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...

  • The Existential Graphs of Charles S. Peirceby Don D. Roberts

    De Gruyter 1973; US$ 56.00

    Peirce's contemporaries had the advantage of some popular lectures on the graphs (the Lowell Lectures of 1903, principally), but his graphical publications were few and not easy to understand, as he admitted himself. more...

  • Examined Lifeby Astra Taylor

    New Press, The 2009; US$ 18.95

    Examined Life boldly takes philosophy out of the dark corners of the academy and into the streets, reminding us that great ideas are born through profound engagement with the hustle and bustle of everyday life, not in isolation from it. A companion to Astra Taylor?s documentary film, the book features interviews with eight iconoclastic and influential... more...