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- Philosophical Library/Open Road 2016; US$ 29.99
Understand the concepts that shaped twentieth-century philosophy, theology, psychology, and art, with works by Martin Heidegger, Simone de Beauvoir, and Jean-Paul Sartre. Existentialism was born in the nineteenth century and came of age in mid-twentieth-century France. Here, three major texts offer an introduction to the philosophy, which emphasizes... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 28.19
The author of the celebrated The Dream of Reason vividly explains the rise of modern thought from Descartes to Rousseau Western philosophy is now two and a half millennia old, but much of it came in just two staccato bursts, each lasting only about 150 years. In his landmark survey of Western philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance, The... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99
Ron Mallon explores how thinking and talking about kinds of person can bring those kinds into being. He considers what normative implications this social constructionism has for our understanding of our practices of representing human kinds, like race, gender, and sexual orientation, and for our own agency. more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99
In this book, Jason Kido Lopez argues that self-deception is a matter of intentionally using the strategies and methods of interpersonal deception on oneself. This conception demonstrates interesting connections between Sartre?s notion of bad faith, interpersonal deception and lying, pretense, wishful thinking, akrasia, and unintentional biases.... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2016; US$ 195.00
Die Philosophie des Barockscotismus war einerseits durch die rückwärtsgewandte Anknüpfung an den mittelalterlichen Denker Johannes Duns Scotus, andererseits durch die Anknüpfung an die Entwicklung in der zeitgenössischen Scholastik, vor allem der Jesuitenscholastik, geprägt. Welche Art von Metaphysik hat diese besondere philosophiehistorische Konstellation... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99
Making use of our prescientific understanding of things, as well as relevant scientific theories, this book presents original arguments for monism with respect to the concept of a natural kind, for essentialism with respect to the members of a natural kind, and for natural-kinds realism with respect to a few chemical, physical, and biological kinds.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available
Metaphysics and science have a long but troubled relationship. In the twentieth century the Logical Positivists argued metaphysics was irrelevant and that philosophy should be guided by science. However, metaphysics and science attempt to answer many of the same, fundamental questions: What are laws of nature? What is causation? What are natural kinds?... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69
Graham Priest presents an account of the semantics of intentional language, which proceeds in terms of objects that may be either existent or non-existent, at worlds that may be either possible or impossible. This updated second edition includes ten new chapters which develop the ideas of the first edition, explore new areas, and reply to critics. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99
This book articulates the theoretical outlines of a feminism developed from Aristotle?s metaphysics, making a new contribution to feminist theory. Readers will discover why Aristotle was not a feminist and how he might have become one, through an investigation of Aristotle and Aristotelian tradition. The author shows how Aristotle?s metaphysics can... more...