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  • The Consolations of Philosophyby Alain De Botton

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.95

    From the author of How Proust Can Change Your Life , a delightful, truly consoling work that proves that philosophy can be a supreme source of help for our most painful everyday problems. Perhaps only Alain de Botton could uncover practical wisdom in the writings of some of the greatest thinkers of all time. But uncover he does, and the result is... more...

  • Twilight of the Idolsby Friedrich Nietzsche; Richard Polt; Tracy Strong

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1997; US$ 10.95

    Twilight of the Idols presents a vivid, compressed overview of many of Nietzsche’s mature ideas, including his attack on Plato’s Socrates and on the Platonic legacy in Western philosophy and culture. Polt provides a trustworthy rendering of Nietzsche’s text in contemporary American English, complete with notes prepared by the translator and Tracy... more...

  • The Burnout Societyby Byung-Chul Han

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    Every epoch has its emblematic illnesses, this book argues, and our society is undergoing a silent paradigm shift that has led to the pathological exhaustion commonly referred to as "burnout." more...

  • Utopiaby Sir Thomas More

    The Floating Press 1901; US$ 3.95 US$ 3.44

    Sir Thomas More wrote Utopia in 1516 in Latin. His Utopia is a fictional island, whose society, religion and politics he explores. Critics do not believe that the island depicted More's idea of the perfect society, but rather that he hoped to throw the politics of his own time into a new light by contrasting them with his imagined island society.... more...

  • Hegel's Undiscovered Thesis-Antithesis-Synthesis Dialecticsby Leonard F. Wheat

    Prometheus Books 2012; US$ 14.99

    For over fifty years, Hegel interpreters have rejected the former belief that Hegel used thesis-antithesis-synthesis dialectics. In this incisive analysis of Hegel's philosophy, Leonard F. Wheat shows that the modern interpretation is false. Wheat rigorously demonstrates that there are in fact thirty-eight well-concealed dialectics in Hegel's two most... more...

  • Philip Kitcherby Marie I. Kaiser; Ansgar Seide

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 56.00

    The annual Münster Lectures in Philosophy, which started in 1997, have evolved as a highly renowned get-together of philosophers. The invited guest for the respective lecture gives a public talk and participates in a one- to two-day-colloquium with members of the Philosophical Seminar (staff and students) of the University of Münster.... more...

  • French Feminism Readerby Kelly Oliver

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 39.00

    French Feminism Reader is a collection of essays representing the authors and issues from French theory most influential in the American context. The book is designed for use in courses, and it includes illuminating introductions to the work of each author. These introductions include biographical information, influences and intellectual context, major... more...

  • Beauvoir and The Second Sexby Margaret A. Simons

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 33.99

    In a compelling chronicle of her search to understand Beauvoir's philosophy in The Second Sex, Margaret A. Simons offers a unique perspective on Beauvoir's wide-ranging contribution to twentieth-century thought. She details the discovery of the origins of Beauvoir's existential philosophy in her hand-written diary from 1927; uncovers evidence of the... more...

  • Taking Parenting Publicby Sylvia Ann Hewlett; Nancy Rankin; Cornel West; Enola G. Aird; Allan C. Carlson; David Elkind; William A. Galston; S Jody Heymann; Wade F. Horn; Bernice Kanner; Juliet B. Schor; Raymond Seidelman; Theda Skocpol; Ruy Teixeira; Cornel West; Peter Winn; Edward Wolff; Ruth A. Wooden

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 38.00

    Taking Parenting Public makes a compelling case that parenting has become dangerously undervalued in America today. It calls for a new investment—both personal and public—into the work of raising children and argues that we are all 'stockholders' in the next generation. With a foreword by Sylvia Ann Hewlett and Cornel West, Taking Parenting Public... more...

  • Sympathy and Solidarityby Sandra Lee Bartky

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 36.00

    In a rare full-length volume, renowned feminist thinker Sandra Lee Bartky brings together eight essays in one volume, Sympathy and Solidarity . A philosophical work accessible to an educated general audience, the essays reflect the intersection of the author's eye, work, and sometimes her politics. Two motifs connect the works: first, all deal with... more...