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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...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 56.95
The twentieth century was one of the most significant and exciting periods ever witnessed in philosophy, characterized by intellectual change and development on a massive scale. The Routledge Companion to Twentieth Century Philosophy is an outstanding authoritative survey and assessment of the century as a whole. Featuring twenty-two chapters written... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...