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- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 37.99
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 35.99
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...
- Open Court 2014; US$ 49.99
The Finnish philosopher Eino Kaila (1890-1958) wrote a classic statement of Logical Empiricism. He had experienced the foundational debates of the Vienna Circle, invited by Moritz Schlick, during the early summer of 1929. Kaila was a keen follower of the further developments of the Circle. His synoptic presentation and analysis of the basic themes,... more...
- SBPRA 2014; Not Available
Why Do We Live? A Simple Answer to a Complex Question is an analytical book that prompts readers to think about the realities of life. It was written to make us understand the complexities around us and to see through the complex behavior of different groups of people. Author B. P. Pai researched many different faiths, only to discover different answers... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 5.95
Is it possible to be certain of anything? If so, how? The father of modern philosophy and the founder of rational method in philosophical thought, René Descartes (1596?1650) sought the answers to these questions and in doing so, addressed the most important of methods of thinking and understanding truth. In Discourse on Method, he applies a scientific... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95
Don't know Socrates from Sartre? Can't handle Kant? This lively introduction traces the history of Western philosophy, from the works of Plato and Aristotle to those of Simone de Beauvoir and Michel Foucault. Easy-to-understand explanations cover all branches of philosophy, illustrating changing interpretations of the meaning of life and outlining... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95
The influential philosopher's preoccupation with ultimate reality and his turn toward a metaphysical system are the focus of these 12 essays. Systematic and compact, they form an indispensable key to understanding James' other works. more...
- Dover Publications 2015; US$ 19.95
Thirteen lectures by a celebrated American intellect elucidate the author's philosophical idealism and explore its historical framework. Includes readable discussions of works by Descartes, Spinoza, Kant, Hegel, and other important philosophers. more...
- Library of America 2015; US$ 12.95
"Emerson's prose is his triumph, both as eloquence and as insight. After Shakespeare, it matches anything else in the language." -Harold Bloom Here are Ralph Waldo Emerson's classic essays, including the exhortation to "Self-Reliance," the embattled realizations of "Circles" and "Experience," and the groundbreaking achievement of "Nature." Our... more...