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- University of Queensland Press 2008; US$ 14.99
A humorous look at a usually lofty and intimidating topicthe meaning of lifethis book documents one man's uphill journey to enlightenment. Explaining the attractions (and pitfalls) of a pick-and-choose approach, the discussion covers Eastern and Western beliefs, all the while elucidating their practices through personal anecdotes. An attack of existentialism, a dogged... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 20.00
Pushing back against the contemporary myth that freedom from oppression is freedom of choice, Frank Ruda resuscitates a fundamental lesson from the history of philosophical rationalism: a proper concept of freedom can arise only from a defense of absolute necessity, utter determinism, and predestination. Abolishing Freedom demonstrates how the... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2016; US$ 7.99
Before Socrates, philosophers sought explanations for naturally-occurring phenomena from earthquakes and eclipses to the existence of the entire cosmos. But the Socratic era saw a great shift towards questions much closer to the human experience. Philosophers became concerned with life and how to live it, the nature of knowledge and reality, the soul... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00
The book aims to answer the question of why certain actions are carried out within specific forms of life. Every action is acquired by way of language games. With the aid of these language games the speaker introduces a regulatory scheme. This scheme can be analyzed by scrutinizing the grammar used in the language games. Language games follow specific... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00
Volume 11 of the International Yearbook of German Idealism is dedicated to the theme Consciousness. Although this theme has long been associated with the German Idealist tradition, it has in recent years been the subject of much renewed interest. The volume focusses on questions regarding the possibility, meaning and role of consciousness... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 38.99
Culture Control Critique is an attempt to address the current crisis in cultural critique, situate it in relation to what it sees as a powerful tendency toward political allegory in contemporary Anglo-American mainstream culture, and analyse how this tendency can be understood in relation to the totalizing tendencies of control society. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.95
The Immanent Word establishes that the philosophical study of language inaugurated in the 1759 works of Hamann and Lessing marks a paradigm shift in modern philosophy; it analyzes the transformation of that shift in works of Herder, Kant, Fichte, Novalis and Schlegel. It contends that recent studies of early linguistic philosophy obscure the most... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00
Reinhold?s Elementary Philosophy is the first system of transcendental philosophy after Kant. Recent scholarship has understood it as a model of Grundsatzphilosophie , as a defense of the concept of freedom, or as a shift from philosophy to history of philosophy. The present book, translated from Italian language, emphasizes another golden thread... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2009; US$ 75.00
Basing consideration upon a characterization of reason in its deductive, inductive, and ethical functioning, Goldstick asks what must hold good for reason so characterized to be a dependable guide to truth. more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2013; US$ 51.00
Von Hermann’s Hermeneutics and Reflection , translated here from the original German, represents the most fundamental and critical reflection in any language of the concept of phenomenology as it was used by Heidegger and by Husserl. more...