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  • Understanding Poststructuralismby James Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    Understanding Poststructuralism presents a lucid guide to some of the most exciting and controversial ideas in contemporary thought. This is the first introduction to poststructuralism through its major theorists - Derrida, Deleuze, Foucault, Lyotard, Kristeva - and their central texts. Each chapter takes the reader through a key text, providing detailed... more...

  • Understanding Existentialismby Dr. Jack Reynolds

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95

    Understanding Existentialism provides an accessible introduction to existentialism by examining the major themes in the work of Heidegger, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty and de Beauvoir. Paying particular attention to the key texts, Being and Time, Being and Nothingness, Phenomenology of Perception, The Ethics of Ambiguity and The Second Sex, the book explores... more...

  • Wittgenstein's Novelsby Martin Klebes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Analyzing features of Wittgenstein's philosophical work and including in-depth textual analyses, this study investigates the impact of Ludwig Wittgenstein's work on contemporary German and French novelists. Drawing upon aesthetics, architectural history, philosophy of science, and photography, the book seeks to explain why references both to Wittgenstein... more...

  • Cloud of the Impossibleby Catherine Keller

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    What generates the cloud of the impossible is what becomes possible in the very face of what appears to be impossible, whether it be radical democracy or the reversal of climate change. The experience of the impossible peaked at the end of the last century—politically, sexually, economically, and ecologically. The dream of progress became the trauma... more...

  • Against Authenticityby Simon Feldman

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99

    Simon Feldman explores how the concept of authenticity has become an unrealistic ideal founded on metaphysically confused notions of the self. In Against Authenticity , Feldman argues for the validity and value of inauthenticity in our lives, providing an exciting challenge for studies of ethics, metaethics, metaphysics, and moral psychology.... more...

  • The Erich Fromm Readerby Erich Fromm; Rainer Funk; Joel Kovel

    Open Road Distribution 2014; US$ 11.99

    Fromm?s basic idea was to look at the individual as a social being and to look at society as an ensemble of many individuals who have not only common ideas and convictions based on a common practice of life but also a common psychic structure. With his concept of ?social character? he created a new interdisciplinary thinking presented in this reader.... more...

  • The Essential Frommby Erich Fromm; Rainer Funk

    Open Road Distribution 2014; US$ 11.99

    As Fromm points out, ours is ?a life  between  having and being??between mere  having  and healthy  being , between destructiveness and creativity, between narcissism and productive self-understanding, between passivity and the joy of positive activity.   The alternatives of  having  and  being  are basic orientations of our character and determine... more...

  • Talent Development in Sportby Kenneth Aggerholm

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

     'Why don?t young athletes in sport just quit?? Starting with this question and drawing on existential philosophy, phenomenology and hermeneutics, Talent Development, Existential Philosophy and Sport seeks a deeper understanding of the experience of being a talented young sportsperson striving to become an elite athlete. As an alternative... 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...