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  • The Ethics of Energyby Sergio Franzese

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 119.42

    William James's moral philosophy is neither a remaking of utilitarianism nor it is a theory of values as it is assumed by the majority of his interpreters. Instead James offers an ethical view consistently arising out of valorization of energy of his days, and effecting a counter-tendency to the two great popular scientific currents of... more...

  • Rescher on Rationality, Values, and Social Responsibilityby Nicholas J. Moutafakis

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 119.42

    Nicholas Rescher stands as a major figure in American Philosophy today. His philosophical contribution, ranging over fifty years, is marked by a profound respect for the fate of the human condition in a world of unparalleled scientific and technological innovation. This work brings under the centrally unifying theme of 'rationality' some... more...

  • Richard Rortyby Andreas Vieth

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 43.39

    Without doubt Richard Rorty is one of the most honored, famous and disputed philosophers of our days. All over the world interest in his inspiring and provoking thoughts goes beyond the circles of academic philosophy. The present volume includes "The Brain as Hardware, Culture as Software" and "Philosophy-Envy" of Richard Rorty, papers... more...

  • Pragmatisch denkenby André Fuhrmann; Erik J. Olsson

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 108.56

    Dieses Buch versammelt einige der führenden Köpfe heutiger pragmatischer Philosophie zu einem konstruktiven Gespräch über die Zukunft des Pragmatismus. Robert B. Brandom, dessen Theorie der Bedeutung im Mittelpunkt mehrerer Beiträge des Bandes steht, hat das Einleitungskapitel geschrieben. Sämtliche zentrale Problemstellungen der pragmatischen... more...

  • Robert Brandomby Bernd Prien; David P. Schweikard

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 43.39

    Robert Brandom is one of the most renowned philosophers in the analytic tradition today. This volume contains his programmatic essay 'Towards an Analytic Pragmatism', in which Brandom shows how analytic philosophy can broaden ist perspective so as to incorporate important insights of pragmatism.   In addition, this volume contains nine... more...

  • La philosophie spéculative de Whiteheadby Xavier Verley

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 173.73

    Weitere Informationen von "La philosophie spéculative de Whitehead":La pensée de Whitehead a été abordée à partir de plusieurs perspectives, convergeant le plus souvent vers Procès et réalité. Cet ouvrage difficile, obscur parfois, reste un livre essentiel. Le danger est de croire qu'il est un centre à partir duquel on mesure l'écart... more...

  • Reason, Method, and Valueby Dale Jacquette

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 195.45

    Nicholas Rescher has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in philosophy, writing on many different areas from logic to philosophy of language, epistemology, pragmatism, ethics and political philosophy, and metaphilosophy. Reason, Method, and Value: A Reader on the Philosophy of Nicholas Rescher offers a selection of Rescher's writings... more...

  • Idealism and Praxisby Michele Marsonet

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 119.42

    This work manages to present a complete and informative overview of Nicholas Rescher?s philosphy. A prominent representative of contemporary pragmatism and of 20th century?s thought at large, Rescher wrote an impressive amount of volumes and essays on a wide variety of philosophical topics. The present book purports to make his theses... more...

  • Gebaute Zeichenby Christoph Baumberger

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 173.73

    Gebaute Zeichen zeigt am Beispiel der Architektur, wie auf der Grundlage der Arbeiten von Nelson Goodman eine leistungsfähige Symboltheorie entwickelt werden kann. Neben der bisher umfassendsten Rekonstruktion enthält das Buch wichtige Modifikationen und wesentliche Erweiterungen von Goodmans Theorie. Die resultierende Symboltheorie der... more...

  • Charles Taylorby Nicholas H. Smith

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.96

    The Canadian philosopher Charles Taylor is a key figure in contemporary debates about the self and the problems of modernity. This book provides a comprehensive, critical account of Taylor's work. It succinctly reconstructs the ambitious philosophical project that unifies Taylor's diverse writings. And it examines in detail Taylor's specific... more...