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  • Beyond the Cyborgby Margret Grebowicz; Helen Merrick; Donna Haraway

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 26.99

    Feminist theorist and philosopher Donna Haraway has substantially impacted thought on science, cyberculture, the environment, animals, and social relations. This long-overdue volume explores her influence on feminist theory and philosophy, paying particular attention to her more recent work on companion species, rather than her “Manifesto for Cyborgs.?... more...

  • Sport und Spiel bei den Germanenby Matthias Teichert

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 182.00

    This book places the phenomenon of sports and games in its philological, archeological, and art historical context, and examines its connections to cultural and social history. The temporal scope extends from Tacitus' mention of dice games to courtly falconry and includes the culture of games among 17th century Swedish miners. The thematic spectrum... more...

  • The Unfinished Project: Toward a Postmetaphysical Humanismby Lorenzo C. Simpson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    As humanity becomes increasingly interconnected through globalization, the question of whether community is possible within culturally diverse societies has returned as a principal concern for contemporary thought. Lorenzo Simpson charges that the current discussion is stuck at an impasse-between postmodernism's fragmented notions of cultural difference... more...

  • The Dual Visionby Robert Gorman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    This study, originally published in 1977, focuses on a critical examination of the life-work of Alfred Schutz, the most important and influential ?father? of several recent schools of empirical social research. The author shows why Shutz and his followers fail in their attempts to ?humanize? empirical social science. The problems they encounter,... more...

  • The Study of Man: The Lindsay Memorial Lectures 1958by Michael Polanyi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 85.00

    Michael Polanyi (1891-1976) was an eminent theorist across the fields of philosophy, physical chemistry and economics. Elected to the Royal Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, his contributions to research in the social sciences, and his theories on positivism and knowledge, are of critical academic importance. The three lectures... more...

  • Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Psychologyby Malcolm Budd

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    First published in 1989, this book tackles a relatively little-explored area of Wittgenstein?s work, his philosophy of psychology, which played an important part in his late philosophy. Writing with clarity and insight, Budd traces the complexities of Wittgenstein?s thought, and provides a detailed picture of his views on psychological concepts. A... more...

  • On Libertyby John Stuart Mill

    HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 6.99

    On Liberty is an impassioned application of author John Stuart Mill?s philosophical theory of utilitarianism, which argues that the highest state of being is that which is most useful in maximizing happiness and diminishing suffering. In On Liberty , Mill famously stresses the importance of individuality and the need to limit the power of governments... more...

  • On Libertyby John Stuart Mill

    HarperCollins Canada 2013; Not Available

    On Liberty is an impassioned application of author John Stuart Mill?s philosophical theory of utilitarianism, which argues that the highest state of being is that which is most useful in maximizing happiness and diminishing suffering. In On Liberty , Mill famously stresses the importance of individuality and the need to limit the power of governments... more...

  • What Do Existentialists Believe?by Richard Appignanesi

    Granta Publications 2013; Not Available

    'Necessity makes existentialists of us all ... It is a map drawn truthfully to our likeness'Existentialism is not a unified doctrine or belief in any conventional sense. It breaks ranks with all previous philosophy, unsettles orthodox religion, and questions the supremacy of science. However, the question it poses is of fundamental importance to us... more...

  • Explore Humanism: Flashby Mark Vernon

    Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 5.99

    This new title in the popular 'Flash' series gets straight to the key facts about Humanism. In just 96 pacy, jargon-free pages, you will: - see why humanism matters - study its ancient roots - understand explore the enlightenment - discover contemporary humanism - learn where science fits in and much more besides! more...