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  • The Truth of the Technological Worldby Friedrich Kittler; Erik Butler

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    Friedrich Kittler (1943?2011) combined the study of literature, cinema, technology, and philosophy in a manner sufficiently novel to be recognized as a new field of academic endeavor in his native Germany. "Media studies," as Kittler conceived it, meant reflecting on how books operate as films, poetry as computer science, and music as military equipment.... more...

  • Nietzsche and Napoleonby Don Dombowsky

    University of Wales Press 2014; US$ 160.00

    This study demonstrates how Nietzsche’s political thought is an outgrowth of his reflections on Napoleon Bonaparte’s personality, political reign and method of governance. more...

  • Zur Bedeutung des Begriffs Ontologie bei Kantby Gabriel Rivero

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Kants Verwendung des Begriffs Ontologie ist eine doppelte: Meist bewertet er sie negativ, gelegentlich setzt er sie aber der Transzendentalphilosophie gleich. Rivero weist nach, dass beide Verwendungen nicht im Widerspruch stehen. more...

  • Johann Nikolaus Tetens (1736-1807)by Udo Thiel; Gideon Stiening

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Johann Nikolaus Tetens (1736?1807) was among the most influential figures of the European Enlightenment as a philosopher as well as scholar in disciplines such as mathematics and nature research. He systematically studied the philosophy of John Locke and David Hume, and made them accessible to the epistemological and moral philosophical discourses... more...

  • Philosophische Versuche über die menschliche Natur und ihre Entwickelungby Johann Nikolaus Tetens; Gideon Stiening; Udo Roth

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    Johann Nikolaus Tetens?s Philosophical inquiries into Human Nature and its Development (1777) is regarded as one of the most important philosophical works of the late Enlightenment. In 14 comprehensive essays, Tetens attempts to resolve the fundamental problems of Enlightenment philosophy. This is the first complete and annotated edition of this major... more...

  • Critical Theory to Structuralismby David Ingram

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Philosophy in the middle of the 20th Century, between 1920 and 1968, responded to the cataclysmic events of the time. Thinkers on the Right turned to authoritarian forms of nationalism in search of stable forms of collective identity, will, and purpose. Thinkers on the Left promoted egalitarian forms of humanism under the banner of international communism.... more...

  • Poststructuralism and Critical Theory's Second Generationby Alan D. Schrift

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    "Poststructuralism and Critical Theory's Second Generation" analyses the major themes and developments in a period that brought continental philosophy to the forefront of scholarship in a variety of humanities and social science disciplines and that set the agenda for philosophical thought on the continent and elsewhere from the 1960s to the present.... more...

  • After Poststructuralismby Rosi Braidotti

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The end of the Cold War revitalised continental philosophy and, more particularly, interest in it from outside philosophy. "After Poststructuralism: Transitions and Transformations" analyses the main developments in continental philosophy between 1980-1995, a time of great upheaval and profound social change. The volume ranges across the birth of postmodernism,... more...

  • Beauty, Responsibility, and Powerby Leszek Koczanowicz; Katarzyna Liszka

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 55.00

    This book addresses the interrelations between aesthetics, ethics, and politics in the framework of pragmatist aesthetics, offering a comprehensive panorama of the ways and fields in which pragmatist aesthetics ties in with vital social and ethical problems of modernity. Most of the contributors refer to the model propounded by Richard Shusterman.... more...

  • Zur Bedeutung des Begriffs Ontologie bei Kantby Gabriel Rivero

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Kant uses the term ontology in a doubled way. Most of the time, he attaches a negative valence to it, but occasionally he equates ontology to transcendental philosophy. Rivera demonstrates how these two ways of using the term are not contradictory. more...