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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 165.00
The book claims that philosophy can be defined by its distinct rhetoric. This rhetoric is shaped by two values: humanism and critique. Humanism is defined as preferring the individual human deliberation to any external authority or method. Self-conviction is the touchstone of truth in philosophy. Critique is defined as suspecting your beliefs and convictions.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.95
Founded in the mid-17th century, Rationalism was philosophy's first step into the modern era. This volume contains the essential statements of Rationalism's three greatest figures: Descartes, who began it; Spinoza, who epitomized it; and Leibniz, who gave it its last serious expression. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2010; US$ 18.58
The current economic crisis has triggered a broad debate about societal values. This is not the first time that this has happened: in the 60s and 70s of the last century, ethical questions like human rights, disarmament, the battle against poverty and the protection of the environment were successfully placed on the political agenda. During this period... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1984; US$ 158.00
The general topic of this book is the metaphysics of the subject in Kantian transcendental philosophy. A critical appreciation of Kant's achievements requires that we be able to view Kant's positions as transformations of pre-Kantian philosophy, and that we understand the ways in which contemporary philosophy changes the letter of Kantian thought in... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99
Philosophy at its best is an activity more than a body ofknowledge. In an ancient sense, done right, it is a healing art.It’s intellectual self-defense. It’s a form of therapy.But it’s also much more. Philosophy is map-making for thesoul, cartography for the human journey. It’s an importantnavigational tool for life that too... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
This historically renowned oration was presented by Socrates in his own defense after he had been formally accused of corrupting the youth of Athens. It is not an apology in the traditional sense of expressing remorse for one's actions; rather, Socrates' Apology (recorded by his faithful student and protege Plato) is a succinct and compelling... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 459.00
Published in English for the first time, this is the translation of "Dall'età cartesiana a Brucker", the second installment of the monumental multi-volume "Storia delle storie generali della filosofia". It follows on from the first volume, translated from the Italian by C.W.T. Blackwell and published by Kluwer in 1993, which covered the subject from... more...