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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...

  • Volume 2by

    De Gruyter Open 2011; US$ 137.00

    Diagrams are an essential part of the most diverse processes of communication and cognition. Indeed, today the production of all kinds of text (including this one) is mediated by diagrammatic tools to be found on computer desktops. Not surprisingly, then, diagrams have become the object of much historical and theoretical work. This book--volume 2 of... more...

  • Volume 1by

    De Gruyter Open 2011; US$ 137.00

    What is an image? How can we describe the experience of looking at images, and how do they become meaningful to us? In what sense are images like or unlike propositions? Participants of the 33rd International Wittgenstein Symposium--philosophers as well as historians of art, science, and literature--provide many stimulating answers. Some of the contributions... 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...

  • What Does Europe Want?by Slavoj ?i?ek; Srecko Horvat

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 24.99

    Slavoj ?i?ek and Srecko Horvat combine their critical clout to emphasize the dangers of ignoring Europe?s growing wealth gap and the parallel rise in right-wing nationalism, which is directly tied to the fallout from the ongoing financial crisis and its prescription of imposed austerity. To general observers, the European Union?s economic woes appear... 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$ 13.65

    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...

  • Contemporary Pragmatism. Volume 10, Number 1, June 2013.by Mitchel Aboulafia; John R. Shook

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 47.60

    Contents Bryan G. Norton: Leopold, Hadley, and Darwin: Darwinian Epistemology, Truth, and Right Wouter de Been and Sanne Taekema: What Piece of Work is Man? Frans de Waal and Pragmatist Naturalism Nicholas Rescher: The Pragmatics of Betterment Claudio Marcelo Viale: Royce and Bernstein on Evil Barry Allen: Postmodern Pragmatism and Skeptical Hermeneutics:... more...