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- Felix Meiner Verlag 2013; US$ 48.67
Der 'Discours de la Méthode', 1637 anonym publiziert, gilt als das erste und wirkmächtigste Manifest des neuzeitlichen Rationalismus und wissenschaftlichen Methodenbewusstseins. Beachtenswerter noch als die von Descartes angeführten vier Regeln selbst, die er als die Grundregeln für die methodische Erlangung wahrer Erkenntnis hervorhebt, erscheint... 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$ 42.95
John McDowell and Hubert L. Dreyfus are philosophers of world renown, whose work has decisively shaped the fields of analytic philosophy and phenomenology respectively. Mind, Reason, and Being-in-the-World: The McDowell-Dreyfus Debate opens with their debate over one of the most important and controversial subjects of philosophy: is human experience... 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...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2013; US$ 17.18
Der Band versammelt neue Beiträge namhafter Husserl-Forscher und eröffnet analytische und phänomenologische Interpretationsperspektiven auf Husserls Werk. Zugleich versuchen die Autoren, die Diskussionsgrundlagen zwischen Husserl und einigen seiner wichtigsten und einflußreichsten Gesprächspartner wiederherzustellen: Bernard Bolzano, Franz Brentano,... 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... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 137.00
Can we have objective knowledge of the world? Can we understand what is morally right or wrong? Yes, to some extent. This is the answer given by Adam Smith and Edmund Husserl. Both rejected David Hume?s skeptical account of what we can hope to understand. But they held his empirical method in high regard, inquiring into the way we perceive... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 119.00
Ludwig Wittgenstein?s writings inspired contemporary philosophical thinking and advanced many issues that had been addressed by traditional philosophy. The questions raised by the Viennese philosopher initiated debates on a reconsideration of philosophical terminology. This is especially true for a term that has generated at least three... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 119.00
Since Rescher?s earliest publication of the middle 1950?s in this field, the philosophy of science has constituted one focus of his interest and preoccupation. Some dozen of Rescher?s contributions to the field are published in the present volume, and they combine to convey his favored way of blending empirical data with philosophical... more...