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  • The Routledge Companion to Twentieth Century Philosophyby Dermot Moran

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 52.95

    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...

  • The Legacies of Richard Popkinby Jeremy D. Popkin

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy, 4by Daniel Garber; Steven Nadler

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...