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- 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...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 99.99
The collection presents a variety of promising new directions in Royce scholarship from an international group of scholars, including historical reinterpretations, explorations of Royce's ethics of loyalty and religious philosophy, and contemporary applications of his ideas in psychology, the problem of reference, neo-pragmatism, and literary aesthetics.... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 4.99
Simone de Beauvoir was among the 20th century's most influential thinkers. She was a philosopher at the forefront of existentialism, a pioneering thinker on women and feminism in ""The Second Sex"", the writer of prize-winning fiction, an autobiographical writer and a committed political activist. Introducing her life and work in a straightforward,... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 4.99
This informative text explores: Chomsky's linguistic theory from the groundbreaking Syntactic Structures to the present day; his ideas on child language acquisition and what they all mean to us; his theory of the mind and how it led us to see ourselves as thinking individuals; his fight for human rights; and more. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 170.49
Flashes of lightning, resounding thunder, enveloping fog, brilliant sunshine: these are the life manifestations of the skies. This book shows how human imagination is informed by the gloomy vapors, the glimmers of fleeting light, and the glory of the skies. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 24.00
This volume explains Husserl's diagnosis of threats to the West and his hope for a phenomenological response to renew humanity. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 33.99
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...