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- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 37.50 US$ 34.13
Between Two Worlds is an authoritative commentary on--and powerful reinterpretation of--the founding work of modern philosophy, Descartes's Meditations . Philosophers have tended to read Descartes's seminal work in an occasional way, examining its treatment of individual topics while ignoring other parts of the text. In contrast, John Carriero... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 33.95
Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1908 ? 1961) is hailed as one of the key philosophers of the twentieth century. Phenomenology of Perception is his most famous and influential work, and an essential text for anyone seeking to understand phenomenology. In this GuideBook Komarine Romdenh-Romluc introduces and assesses: Merleau-Ponty?s life and the background... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 146.00
This work develops the ethical attitude of courageous vulnerability through the integration of the phenomenon of involuntary memory in Marcel Proust's work and a variety of closely related themes taken from the philosophies of Henri Bergson, William James, and Gabriel Marcel. more...
- Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 23.99
"... no other book undertakes to relate all these French philosophers to each other the way that [Lawlor] does, brilliantly." ?François Raffoul For many, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, and Gilles Deleuze represent one of the greatest movements in French philosophy. But these philosophers and their works did not materialize without a philosophical... more...
- Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 33.99
First published in German in 1995, volume 77 of Heidegger?s Complete Works consists of three imaginary conversations written as World War II was coming to an end. Composed at a crucial moment in history and in Heidegger's own thinking, these conversations present meditations on science and technology; the devastation of nature, the war, and evil;... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 13.12
In the year 1570, at the age of thirty-seven, Michel de Montaigne gave up his job as a magistrate and retired to his ch?teau to brood on his own private grief - the deaths of his best friends, his father, his brother, and most recently his first-born child. But finding his mind agitated rather than settled by this idleness, Montaigne began to write,... more...
- Open Court 2011; US$ 24.99
Since the 1930s, philosophy has been divided into two camps: the analytic tradition which prevails in the Anglophone world and the continental tradition which holds sway over the European continent. A Parting of the Ways looks at the origins of this split through the lens of one defining episode: the disputation in Davos, Switzerland, in 1929,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 141.19
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...