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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 29.99
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 31.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
First published in 1984, this is a study of categorization practices: how people categorize each other and their actions; how they describe, infer, and judge. The book presents a sociological analysis and description of practical activities and makes a cogent contribution to the study of how the moral order actually works in practical communicative... more...
- Quercus 2013; US$ 12.99
50 Big Ideas You Really Need to Know is a concise, accessible and popular guide to the central tenets of Western thought. Every important principle of philosophy, religion, politics, economics, the arts and the sciences is profiled in a series of short illustrated essays, complemented by an informative array of timelines and box features. more...
- Quercus 2013; US$ 12.99
Bestselling author Simon Blackburn tackles the key questions in philosophy--and provides easy-to-understand and enlightening answers. In Big Questions: Philosophy , bestselling author Simon Blackburn addresses the 20 essential questions: What is the meaning of life? Am I free? Why is there something and not nothing? What do we really know? Is there... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 45.00
Drawing on previously unexplored sources, Kerry H. Whiteside presents the political theory of Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1908-1961), one of France's best-known twentieth-century philosophers. Whiteside argues that Merleau-Ponty's objective in his political writings was to make existentialism into the foundation for a philosophically consistent mode of... more...
Geschichte der Philosophie Bd. 11: Die Philosophie des ausgehenden 19. und des 20. Jahrhunderts 1: Pragmatismus und analytische PhilosophieC.H. Beck 2014; US$ 28.17
Der Band bietet eine einführende und zugleich kritische Darstellung zweier der lebendigsten philosophischen Strömungen des letzten Jahrhunderts, vor allem in dessen erster Hälfte: der analytischen Philosophie und des amerikanischen Pragmatismus. In Teil I werden Autoren wie Bolzano, Brentano oder Mach besprochen, bei denen Ansätze der analytischen... more...
- Philosophical Library/Open Road 2010; US$ 7.99
A leader of the transcendentalist movement?s revelations and discoveries through the simple life In excerpts collected here from his most important works, Henry David Thoreau documents his experiences in nature and the wisdom he finds in his explorations of sound, reading, solitude, and other aspects of leading a simple life at Walden. A... more...