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  • The Philosophy of Existentialismby Jean-Paul Sartre

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2012; US$ 9.99

    A collection of essays by Jean-Paul Sartre that touch upon the subject of existentialism by looking at aesthetics, emotions, writing, phenomenology, and perception The Philosophy of Existentialism collects representative essays on Jean-Paul Sartre?s pioneering subject: existentialism. Beginning with a thoughtful introduction by fellow French... more...

  • Essays in Humanismby Albert Einstein

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2011; US$ 14.99

    An inspiring collection of the great thinker?s views on a rapidly changing world   Nuclear proliferation, Zionism, and the global economy are just a few of the insightful and surprisingly prescient topics scientist Albert Einstein discusses in this volume of collected essays from between 1931 and 1950. Written with a clear voice and a thoughtful... more...

  • The Wisdom of Sartreby Philosophical Library

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2010; US$ 7.99

      An invaluable introduction to the leading French intellectual of the twentieth century   The Wisdom of Sartre offers key excerpts from the eloquent French writer, playwright, and philosopher?s masterpiece, Being and Nothingness . From this collection, readers will discover the strongest themes in his early philosophical work: an ontological... more...

  • Autumn Leavesby André Gide; Elsie Pell

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2012; US$ 14.99

    This collection of reflective essays forms a ?spiritual autobiography? of André Gide, a key figure of French letters   André Gide, a literary and intellectual giant of twentieth-century France, mines his memories and personal observations in this collection of essays. Gide?s reflections and commentary masterfully showcase his delicate writing... more...

  • To Have or To Be?by Erich Fromm

    Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99

    Erich Fromm?s groundbreaking examination of an age-old question, and a stunning look at how to pursue a life with purpose and meaning Life in the modern age began when people no longer lived at the mercy of nature and instead took control of it. We planted crops so we didn?t have to forage, and produced planes, trains, and cars for transport.... more...

  • Words of Wisdomby Gareth Southwell

    Quercus 2013; US$ 9.99

    Words of Wisdom brings together 360 of philosophy's most famous quotations, explaining their meaning and telling the stories behind them. Western philosophy may be said to have begun in ancient Greece, where, inscribed in his temple at Delphi, the words of the god Apollo commanded those who sought wisdom to first "know thyself." With the author's... more...

  • For Strasbourgby Jacques Derrida; Pascale-Anne Brault; Michael Naas

    Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 10.99

    For Strasbourg consists of a series of essays and interviews by French philosopher and literary theorist Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) about the city of Strasbourg and the philosophical friendships he developed there over a forty year period. Written just months before his death, the opening essay of the collection, "The place name(s): Strasbourg,"... more...

  • Richard J. Bernstein and the Pragmatist Turn in Contemporary Philosophyby Judith M. Green

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00

    Richard J. Bernstein, who has played a leading role in "the pragmatist turn" in contemporary philosophy, replies to twelve younger critics in a lively conversation about pragmatism's past, present, and future as a guiding paradigm for philosophy and related fields. more...

  • Critical Theory to Structuralismby David Ingram

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Philosophy in the middle of the 20th Century, between 1920 and 1968, responded to the cataclysmic events of the time. Thinkers on the Right turned to authoritarian forms of nationalism in search of stable forms of collective identity, will, and purpose. Thinkers on the Left promoted egalitarian forms of humanism under the banner of international communism.... more...

  • Poststructuralism and Critical Theory's Second Generationby Alan D. Schrift

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    "Poststructuralism and Critical Theory's Second Generation" analyses the major themes and developments in a period that brought continental philosophy to the forefront of scholarship in a variety of humanities and social science disciplines and that set the agenda for philosophical thought on the continent and elsewhere from the 1960s to the present.... more...