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- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99
Kei Yoshida critically assesses five different theoretical approaches to cultural interpretivism and conclusions on rationality. This book reveals the need for a cogent solution to the problem of rationality and urges social scientists to interpret symbolic systems' or agents? intentions as well as explain the consequences of human actions. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
While moral philosophy has traditionally been understood as an examination of the good life, this book argues that ethical inquiry should, rather, begin from an examination of evil and other 'negative' moral concepts, such as guilt and suffering. more...
- Quercus 2013; US$ 12.95
From philosophy?s founding fathers like Thales, Socrates, and Plato to great minds of the post-modern era like Sartre, Ayer, and Feyerabend, this essential guide distills the thoughts of the world?s most influential minds and explains their answers to some of philosophy?s key questions. Is there a Supreme Being? Who am I? What is truth? Do we have... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00
The idea that there is such a thing as a human right to health has become pervasive. It has not only been acknowledged by a variety of international law documents and thus entered the political realm but is also defended in academic circles. Yet, despite its prominence the human right to health remains something of a mystery - especially with respect... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 27.99
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$ 31.99
Philosophy's traditional 'man of reason'?independent, neutral, unemotional?is an illusion. That's because the 'man of reason' ignores one very important thing?the woman. Representing Reason: Feminist Theory and Formal Logic collects new and old essays that shed light on the underexplored intersection of logic and feminism. more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 5.99
This informative text explores: Chomsky's linguistic theory from the groundbreaking Syntactic Structures to the present day; his ideas on child language acquisition and what they all mean to us; his theory of the mind and how it led us to see ourselves as thinking individuals; his fight for human rights; and more. more...