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- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
Within intellectual paradigms that privilege mind over matter, dance has long appeared as a marginal, derivative, or primitive art. Drawing support from theorists and artists who embrace matter as dynamic and agential, this book offers a visionary definition of dance that illuminates its constitutive work in the ongoing evolution of human persons.... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 27.99
Abed Azzam offers a fresh interpretation of Nietzsche?s engagement with the work of Paul the Apostle, reorienting the relationship between the two thinkers while embedding modern philosophy within early Christian theology. Paying careful attention to Nietzsche?s dialectics, Azzam situates the philosopher?s thought within the history of Christianity,... more...
- Philosophical Library/Open Road 2015; US$ 0.99
Harvard philosopher William James?s compiled lectures on religion, considered to be among the most brilliant studies of mankind?s relation to the divine William James?s Varieties of Religious Experience brings together twenty lectures on the nature of religion, delivered at the University of Edinburgh between 1901 and 1902. Renowned at the time... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
The concept of the imaginary is pervasive within contemporary thought, yet can be a baffling and often controversial term. In Imagination and the Imaginary , Kathleen Lennon explores the links between imagination - regarded as the faculty of creating images or forms - and the imaginary, which links such imagery with affect or emotion and captures... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 182.00
This work argues that teleological motives lie at the heart of Kant?s critical philosophy and that a precise analysis of teleological structures can both illuminate the basic strategy of its fundamental arguments and provide a key to understanding its unity. It thus provides, through an examination of Kant?s major writings, a detailed... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
This interdisciplinary project is situated at the boundary between literary studies and philosophy. Its chief focus is on American Romanticism and it examines work by a number of prominent writers and philosophers, from Whitman and Thoreau to Barthes and Rorty. more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
Antoinette Fouque cofounded the Mouvement de Libération des Femmes (MLF) in France in 1968 and spearheaded its celebrated “Psychanalyse et Politique,? a research group that informed the cultural and intellectual heart of French feminism. Rather than reject Freud?s discoveries on the pretext of their phallocentrism, Fouque sought to enrich his thought... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
Connecting aesthetic experience with our experience of nature or with other cultural artifacts, Aesthetics as Phenomenology focuses on what art means for cognition, recognition, and affect?how art changes our everyday disposition or behavior. Günter Figal engages in a penetrating analysis of the moment at which, in our contemplation of a work of art,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 44.99
Observing that humans often deal with the past in problematic ways, Jerome Veith looks to philosopher Hans-Georg Gadamer and his hermeneutics to clarify these conceptions of history and to present ways to come to terms with them. Veith fully engages Truth and Method as well as Gadamer's entire work and relationships with other German philosophers,... more...