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  • Gottes Werk und Adams Beitragby Thomas Honegger; Volker Leppin; Gerlinde Huber-Rebenich

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The volume launches the new series of the Medievalists? Society. The focus is on the relationship between Man and God that marked all areas of the monotheistic medieval world. Issues include the interrelationship of God and Man, of God?s image and the image of man, of the Creator and His creature, and the differences between divine and human creation... more...

  • Vom erstrebenswertesten Lebenby Simon Varga

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    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 and shows the inadequacy... more...

  • After Poststructuralismby Rosi Braidotti

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The end of the Cold War revitalised continental philosophy and, more particularly, interest in it from outside philosophy. "After Poststructuralism: Transitions and Transformations" analyses the main developments in continental philosophy between 1980-1995, a time of great upheaval and profound social change. The volume ranges across the birth of postmodernism,... more...

  • The New Centuryby Keith Ansell-Pearson; Alan D. Schrift

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    This volume covers the period between the 1890s and 1930s, a period that witnessed revolutions in the arts and society which set the agenda for the rest of the century. In philosophy, the period saw the birth of analytic philosophy, the development of new programmes and new modes of inquiry, the emergence of phenomenology as a new rigorous science,... more...

  • Phenomenologyby Leonard Lawlor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    After Husserl, the study of phenomenology took off in different directions. The ambiguity inherent in phenomenology - between conscious experience and structural conditions - lent itself to a range of interpretations. Many existentialists developed phenomenology as conscious experience to analyse ethics and religion. Other phenomenologists developed... more...

  • Suárez?s Metaphysics in Its Historical and Systematic Contextby Luká? Novák

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Although the importance of Francisco Suárez has been generally recognized, the wider context of his thought remains largely unexplored. This collection of papers, aimed at puttinghisphilosophy into context, will be of value not just to Suárez scholars, but to anyone interested in the intricacies of metaphysical thought at the verge of modernity. more...

  • Epoche und Metapherby Benjamin Specht

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Epochs are constituted by their differentiated repertoires of knowledge and concepts, and also by distinctive metaphors. Metaphors shape the sensibility of an era and define its core ideas and style of thinking. This volume compiles essays from linguistics,literary studies, and philosophy in order to understand the genesis, structure, and function... more...

  • Der negative Selbstbezug des Absolutenby Max Rohstock

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Nicolas of Cusa?s notion of God as ?not-other? 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...

  • Causationby Douglas Kutach

    Wiley 2014; US$ 64.95

    In most academic and non-academic circles throughout history, the world and its operation have been viewed in terms of cause and effect. The principles of causation have been applied, fruitfully, across the sciences, law, medicine, and in everyday life, despite the lack of any agreed-upon framework for understanding what causation ultimately amounts... more...

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

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 168.00

    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 be a contribution... more...