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  • Entwurf der Methodeby René Descartes; Christian Wohlers; Christian Wohlers

    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...

  • If A, Then Bby Michael Shenefelt; Heidi White

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 31.99

    While logical principles seem timeless, placeless, and eternal, their discovery is a story of personal accidents, political tragedies, and broad social change. If A, Then B begins with logic?s emergence twenty-three centuries ago and tracks its expansion as a discipline ever since. It explores where our sense of logic comes from and what it really... more...

  • Pythagorasby Thomas Stanley; Henry L. Drake; James Wasserman

    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...

  • The Agony of the American Leftby Christopher Lasch

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 12.99

    Five long essays by an American historian, the author of The New Radicalism in America (1965). Under the rubric of "the collapse of mass-based radical movements," Lasch examines the decline of populism, the disintegration of the American socialist party, and the weaknesses of black nationalism. Also included is a history of the Congress for Cultural... more...

  • Mind, Reason, and Being-in-the-Worldby Joseph K. Schear

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • Meaning and Value in a Secular Ageby Nathan Bupp; Paul Kurtz

    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...

  • Hating Perfection (Revised Edition)by John F. Williams

    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...

  • Versuche über Husserlby Stefania Centrone

    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...

  • Existenzphilosophie und Ethikby Hans Feger; Manuela Hackel

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • Intersubjectivity and Objectivity in Adam Smith and Edmund Husserlby Christel Fricke; Dagfinn Føllesdal

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00

    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...