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  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Die beiden Diskurse zur Zivilisationskritikby

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00

    In diesem Band werden die beiden Diskurse zur Zivilisationskritik von Jean-Jacques Rousseau nah am Text und in einzelnen Schritten kommentiert. Rousseaus These lautet, dass sich der Mensch durch die technisch-wissenschaftlichen Fortschritte zunehmend von der eigenen Natur entfremdet und dadurch pervertiert. Das Beispiel dieses Autors zeigt, wie bereits... more...

  • Autobiographyby

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 119.00

    Nicholas Rescher was born in Germany in 1928 and emigrated to the United States shortly before the outbreak of World War II. After training in philosophy at Princeton University he embarked on a long and active career as professor, lecturer, and writer. His many books on a wide variety of philosophical topics have established him as one of the most... more...

  • Keeping Balanceby Diana Abad

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 119.00

    What is desert? The aim of this book is to give an analysis of this notion. Starting from Feinberg's seminal paper, the argument goes on to Chisholm, 18th-century British Rationalism, and Kant, who developed the concept of propriety that is the foundation of the concept of desert and the key to understanding it. Beyond the analysis, the concept of... more...

  • Charles Taylorby Ruth Abbey

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 26.00

    Taylor is beyond question one of the most distinctive figures in the landscape of contemporary philosophy. more...

  • 21 Speeches That Shaped Our Worldby Chris Abbott

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 14.76

    In this fascinating book, Chris Abbott, a leading political analyst, takes a close look at 21 key speeches which have shaped the world today. He examines the power of the arguments embedded in these speeches to inspire people to achieve great things, or do great harm. Abbott draws upon his political expertise to explain how our current... more...

  • Wild Rides and Wildflowersby Scott Abbott; Sam Rushforth

    Torrey House Press 2014; US$ 15.95

    Two guys on bikes offer often-humorous, sometimes poignant insights into the male psyche, botany, philosophy, and true friendship. more...

  • Transcendenceby Mitchell Aboulafia

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    Transcendence offers an original theory of self and society that reconciles philosophical and political commitments to self-determination, cultural pluralism, and cosmopolitanism. more...

  • Contemporary Pragmatism, 5:01 / June 2008by Mitchell Aboulafia; John R. Shook

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 49.00

    Table of ContentContemporary PragmatismVolume 5 Number 1 June 2008Catherine LEGG: Argument-Forms Which Turn Invalid Over Infinite Domains: Physicalism as Supertask?Joseph MARGOLIS: Wittgensteinzs Question and the Ubiquity of Cultural Space Jay SCHULKIN: Cognitive Adaptation: Insights from a Pragmatist PerspectiveJay SCHULKIN: Cephalic Organization:... more...

  • Contemporary Pragmatism, 6:01 / June 2009by Mitchell Aboulafia; John R. Shook

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 56.00

    Contents Symposium on Richard Rorty Kai NIELSEN: Pragmatism as Atheoreticism: Richard Rorty Chandra KUMAR: Foucault and Rorty on Truth and Ideology: A Pragmatist View from the Left Chase B. WRENN: Pragmatism, Inquiry, and Truth Christopher VOPARIL: On the Idea of Philosophy as Bildungsroman: Rorty and his Critics Articles Eugene HALTON: Peircean Animism... more...

  • Contemporary Pragmatism, 5:02 / December 2008by Mitchell Aboulafia; John R. Shook

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 47.60

    Contents Articles Sami Pihlström: Pragmatism and Naturalized Transcendental SubjectivityCarl Sachs: Natural Agents: A Transcendental Argument for Pragmatic NaturalismCharles A. Hobbs: Naturalism, Death, and Functional Immortality Andrew Wells Garnar: Must a Pragmatist Be a Historical Materialist? Tina Sikka: A Pragmatist Critique of Derridian... more...