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- University Press of America 2009; US$ 29.99
In this work, Sullivan analyzes the relationship between faith and reason in Kierkegaard's philosophy. Kierkegaard is widely considered to be an irrationalist. Sullivan argues that he views faith as reasonable in a distinct way that must be uncovered. In some of his pseudonymous works, Kierkegaard speaks of the movement of faith as paradoxical and... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 27.99
Charles Sanders Peirce complained that James allowed pragmatism to become 'infected' with 'seeds of death' like the idea that truth is mutable. The Truth is What Works is an attempt to defend James's pragmatic theory of truth from a wide range of critics including Peirce, Betrand Russell, Hilary Putnam, and Cornel West. Cormier runs the gauntlet of... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2009; US$ 30.03
Hvad vil det sige at eksistere - og at tænke over sin eksistens? Hvordan påvirker livet tænkningen - og tænkningen livet? Spørgsmål som disse, og med dem eksistentialismen, nød enorm popularitet i efterkrigstiden, hvor de blev hvermandseje. Men som årene gik, gik det populære hen og blev upopulært. Betegnelsen eksistentialisme, og dens navnebroder... more...
- Nicolas-Hays, Inc 2010; US$ 24.95
The timeless brilliance of this exhaustive survey of the best classical writers of antiquity on Pythagoras was first published in 1687 in Thomas Stanley?s massive tome, The History of Philosophy . It remains as contemporary today as it was over three hundred years ago. The text of the 1687 book has been reset and modernized to make it more accessible... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
The 14 specially commissioned chapters in this superb collection enrich McDowell and Dreyfus's debate over perceptual experience, rationality, reflectiveness, and perception. Mind, Reason and Being-in-the-World: The McDowell-Dreyfus Debate should be considered essential reading for both students and scholars of analytic philosophy and phenomenology.... more...
- Prometheus Books 2012; US$ 11.99
The secular age has confronted human beings with a fundamental challenge. While the naturalistic worldview rooted in science has persuasively shown that traditional religious conceptions of the universe are unsustainable, it has so far offered no compelling secular narratives to replace the religious narratives so entrenched in civilization. In the... more...
- Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99
The best heaven and the worst hell are the same place. Travel with author John F. Williams into the jungles of Laos and into a new understanding of existence. In lively short stories, Hating Perfection shows the everyday world as uncanny, equally strange as the imaginary worlds of Borges or Kafka. This engrossing, strikingly original book invites... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99
The A to Z of Descartes and Cartesian Philosophy includes a chronology, an introduction, a bibliography, and cross-reference dictionary entries Descartes's writings, concepts, and findings, as well as entries on those who supported him, those who criticized him, those who corrected him, and those who together formed one of the major movements in... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00
A longstanding controversy in philosophy concerns whether it is possible to develop an ethics on the basis of existential philosophy. The authors of this volume address contradictory claims regarding existential philosophy that either assert that it is closely bound to ethics or quite alien from ethics. They examine the approaches to ethics taken by... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 137.00
Why does something please us? Is there right and wrong in aesthetics? What is the value of art? What do philosophical and aesthetic problems have in common? Wittgenstein worked intensively on these and other questions and wrote of the ?strange resemblance? between aesthetics and philosophy. This study shows how Wittgenstein?s arguments have substantially... more...