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  • Essays in Radical Empiricismby William James

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95

    These 12 pieces display the influential philosopher's preoccupation with ultimate reality and his turn toward a metaphysical system. Originally published in journals between 1904 and 1906, these essays argue in favor of a pluralistic universe. James denies that experience can be defined in terms of an absolute force determining the relationships between... more...

  • French Feminism Readerby Kelly Oliver

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 36.99

    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...

  • Get a Grip on Philosophyby Neil Turnbull

    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...

  • Health, Rights and Dignityby Christian Erk

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 168.00

    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... 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...

  • Human Knowledgeby Eino Kaila; George A. Reisch; Anssi Korhonen; Juha Manninen; Ilkka Niiniluoto

    Open Court 2014; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Liberal Socialismby Ian Hunt

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99

    Liberal Socialism exposes false ideas of justice behind neo-liberal capitalism and combines Rawls' ideas on justice and Marx's views on capitalism to make a plausible case for the alternative social ideal of liberal socialism. A fixed social structure gives equal weight to all competing claims for rights, liberties, and shares of the burdens and... more...

  • On the Difficulty of Living Togetherby Manuel Cruz; Richard Jacques

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 49.99

    Manuel Cruz launches a nuanced study of memory and forgetting, defining their forms and uses, political meanings, and social and historical implications. Memory is not an intrinsically positive phenomenon, he argues, but an impressionable and malleable one, used to advance a variety of agendas. Cruz focuses on five memory models: that which is inherently... more...

  • Phenomenology and Pedagogy in Physical Educationby Oyvind Standal

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Phenomenology is a philosophical approach to the study of consciousness and subjective experience. In recent years it has become a more prominent element of the social scientific study of sport and a core component of the important emergent concept of physical literacy. This book is the first to offer a philosophically-sound investigation of phenomenological... more...

  • Political Responsibilityby Antonio Y. Vázquez-Arroyo

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 64.99

    Scholars in the humanities and social sciences have turned to ethics to theorize politics in what seems to be an increasingly depoliticized age. Yet the move toward ethics has obscured the ongoing value of political responsibility and the vibrant life it represents as an effective response to power. Sounding the alarm for those who care about robust... more...