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  • Utilitarianismby John Stuart Mills

    Start Publishing LLC 2012; US$ 0.99

    Mill's Utilitarianism is one of the most important, controversial, and suggestive works of moral philosophy ever written. Mill defends the view that all human action should produce the greatest happiness overall, and that happiness itself is to be understood as consisting in "higher" and "lower" pleasures. more...

  • Prometheanismby Christopher John Müller

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 31.99

    A translation of the essay ?On Promethean Shame? by Günther Anders with a comprehensive introduction and analysis of his work. more...

  • The Infinite Tortoiseby Joel Levy

    Michael O'Mara 2016; US$ 9.99

    A clear, concise and fascinating guide to philosophical thought experiments and how they?ve shaped our understanding of the world.From Plato?s Cave to Descartes? Demon, and from Zeno?s paradoxes to Hilbert?s Hotel, great thinkers have used thought experiments and paradoxes to try and work out complex ideas in the simplest way possible.Perhaps the most... more...

  • Psychoanalysis and the Human Sciencesby Louis Althusser; Steven Rendall; Pascale Gillot

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 24.99

    What can psychoanalysis, a psychological approach developed over a century ago, offer us in an age of rapidly evolving, hard-to-categorize ideas of sexuality and the self? Should we abandon Freud?s theories completely or adapt them to new findings and the new relationships taking shape in modern liberal societies? In a remarkably prescient series... more...

  • Capitalism and Desireby Todd McGowan

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    Why is capitalism so resilient? Despite creating vast inequalities and propping up reactionary world regimes, capitalism has many passionate defenders. But Todd McGowan argues that capitalism does not thrive because of what it withholds from some and gives to others with power. Capitalism dominates because it mimics the structure of our desire while... more...

  • Johann Gottlieb Fichte: Grundlage des Naturrechtsby Jean-Christophe Merle

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 27.43

    Johann Gottlieb Fichte?s Foundations of Natural Right represents a turning point in the philosophy of law and the state. In 14 original essays, this volume compiles a collaborative commentary that offers a differentiated interpretation of this controversial classic in legal philosophy. Ideally suited for seminar courses. more...

  • Death and Masteryby Benjamin Y Fong

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 59.99

    The first philosophers of the Frankfurt School famously turned to the psychoanalytic theories of Sigmund Freud to supplement their Marxist analyses of ideological subjectification. Since the collapse of their proposed marriage of Marx and Freud,? psychology and social theory have grown increasingly apart to the impoverishment of both. Returning to... more...

  • Was ist das für den Menschen Gute? / What is Good for a Human Being?by Jan Szaif; Matthias Lutz-Bachmann

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 142.85

    The current ethical challenges have shown the limits of the currently dominating types of ethics which are focused on rules and principles. Accordingly, approaches to an ethics based on the concepts of virtue and the good life have regained significance for the philosophical debate. There also has been a resurgence of the debate about... more...

  • Husserl and the Promise of Timeby Nicolas de Warren

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 41.00 US$ 33.62

    This book examines Husserl's treatment of time-consciousness and its significance for his conception of subjectivity. more...

  • Moral Relativismby J. Kellenberger

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 16.99

    One in the series New Dialogues in Philosophy, edited by Dale Jacquette, J. Kellenberger brings together a group of hypothetical individuals from different backgrounds with real philosophical views to discuss their ideas on morality and moral relativism. The dialogues examine arguments for and against adopting a relativistic stance on morality. more...