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  • From Empedocles to Wittgensteinby Anthony Kenny

    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...

  • Philosophical Talesby Martin Cohen; Raul Gonzalez

    Wiley 2009; US$ 97.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Philosophie der Orientierungby Werner Stegmaier

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 98.00

    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... 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$ 42.99

    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...

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

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 252.00

    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... more...

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

    De Gruyter 1973; US$ 70.00

    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

    The New Press 2009; US$ 18.95

    Astra Taylor directed ?i?ek! , which was chosen as one of the top ten documentaries of 2007 by Peter Bradshaw of The Guardian and rated a “must see? by the Chicago Reader . She holds an MA in liberal studies from the New School for Social Research and has taught at the University of Georgia and the State University of New York, New Paltz. Her... more...

  • Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinkingby William James

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...