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  • Charles Sanders Peirce in His Own Wordsby Torkild Thellefsen; Bent Sorensen

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    In 2014, Peirce will have been dead for one hundred years. The book will celebrate this extraordinary, prolific thinker and the relevance of his idea for semiotics, communication, and cognitive studies. More importantly, however, it will provide a major statement of the current status of Peirce's work within semiotics. The volume will... more...

  • Encyclopedia of the Enlightenmentby Michel Delon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 570.00

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Handy Philosophy Answer Bookby Naomi Zack

    Visible Ink Press 2009; US$ 18.99

    Combining a basic history of philosophical thought with the often quirky personal stories of famous philosophers, this comprehensive introduction to the world of philosophy answers more than 1,000 questions, ranging from What was the Enlightenment? to Why did the Pythagorians avoid fava beans? Analyzing the collective effort of philosophers throughout... more...

  • Philosophy: The Classicsby Nigel Warburton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95

    Now in its fourth edition, Philosophy: The Classics is a brisk and invigorating tour through the great books of western philosophy. In his exemplary clear style, Nigel Warburton introduces and assesses thirty-two philosophical classics from Plato?s Republic to Rawls? A Theory of Justice .?The fourth edition includes new material on: Montaigne... more...

  • Beyond the Frustrated Selfby Barbara Dowds

    Karnac Books 2014; US$ 27.95

    This book foregrounds the life struggles of an individual, Brenda, in such a way that argument and theoretical exploration arise organically out of experience. The "frustration" of the title is traced to avoidant attachment - pretending not to need others. In Brenda this is associated with a body-energy pattern that is both over-charged and over-contained,... more...

  • Der negative Selbstbezug des Absolutenby Max Rohstock

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Nicolas of Cusa?s notion of God as ?non aliud? is one of the most spectacular ideas in the history of metaphysics ? the negative self-reference of the Absolute. In this study, Max Rohstock examines this concept historically and systematically. For the first time, he shows Johannes Scotus Eriugena was the true progenitor of the concept.... more...

  • Vom erstrebenswertesten Lebenby Simon Varga

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 119.00

    Aristotle examines the role of leisure ( scholé ) in the optimal life of the citizen ( Politics VII/VIII ). In the quest for the most desirable life? understood as the proper combination of political and contemplative elements? Aristotle ascribes an important role to leisure. Varga explores the two books in terms of the notion of scholé... more...

  • The German Strangerby William H. F. Altman; Michael Zank

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 62.99

    The German Stranger provides a guide to Leo Strauss that situates his thought in the context of National Socialism; by destroying any middle ground between 'Athens' and 'Jerusalem,' Strauss undermined modernity's secular bulwark against political theology. Once National Socialism is understood as an atheistic religion re-enacted by post-Revelation... more...

  • Altared Groundby Brian Schroeder

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    One of the most pressing concerns for contemporary society is the issue of violence and the factors that promote it. In Altared Ground: Levinas, History and Violence Brian Schroeder stages an engagement between Emmanuel Levinas, one of the leading figures in 20th century Continental philosophy, and Plato, Hegel, Heidegger, Nietzsche, Merleau-Ponty,... more...

  • Grazer Philosophische Studien, Vol. 88 ? 2013by Rudolf Haller; Johannes L. Brandl; Marian David; Maria E Reicher; Leopold Stubenberg

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 80.00

    Inhaltsverzeichnis/Table of Contents Abhandlungen/Articles M. Oreste Fiocco: An Absolute Principle of Truthmaking Daniel Alexander Milne: Everettżs Dilemma: How Fictional Realists Can Cope with Ontic Vagueness Carlo Penco: Indexicals as Demonstratives: On the Debate between Kripke and Künne Roberto Horácio De Sá Pereira: Phenomenal Concepts as Mental... more...