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- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 209.00
Historical inquiry and social science are examined in this unique monograph, to both assess and anticipate developments in public policy. A case study of the ratification of the 16 th Amendment is included to illustrate the concepts discussed. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 131.00
Is there any justification for Heidegger's famous 'violence' against Kant's philosophy? An independent assessment of the worth of Heidegger's argument is also made all the more pertinent by the evident misgivings Heidegger had about his interpretation of Kant. We must ask of Heidegger's interpretation of Kant: 1) Is this good Kant? and 2) Is this good... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 4.99
The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. Nietzsche Made Simple is a short, simple and to-the-point guide to Nietzsche. In just 96 pages, the reader will discover all his ideas, from the Superman to the Will to Power. Ideal... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 4.99
The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. Existentialism Made Easy is a short, simple and to-the-point guide to existentialism. In just 96 pages, the reader will discover all the key ideas, from altruism to utilitarianism.... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 13.99
Understand Humanism is the definitive introduction to this diverse and increasingly prominent philosophy. This guide teaches you everything you need to know about humanism, from it's ancient origins and key figures, to humanist answers to pressing modern issues, like climate change and identity politics. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 1999; US$ 18.32
Barely acknowledged in his lifetime, the New Science of Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) is an astonishingly perceptive and ambitious attempt to decipher the history, mythology and laws of the ancient world. Discarding the Renaissance notion of the classical as an idealised model for the modern, it argues that the key to true understanding of the past... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 14.09
One of the most important nineteenth-century schools of thought, Utilitarianism propounds the view that the value or rightness of an action rests in how well it promotes the welfare of those affected by it, aiming for 'the greatest happiness of the greatest number'. Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) was the movement's founder, as much a social reformer as... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 102.00
Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914) is een invloedrijke Amerikaanse wetenschapsfilosoof. Hij is de grondlegger het van semiotisch pragmatisme, een tegenhanger van het structuralisme van Ferdinand de Saussure.De filosofie van Peirce gaat er vanuit dat kennis over de werkelijkheid niet anders kan worden verkregen dan via tekens: de kenleer of semiotiek. Van... more...