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  • The Infinite Tortoiseby Joel Levy

    Michael O'Mara 2016; US$ 9.99

    A clear, concise and fascinating guide to philosophical thought experiments and how they?ve shaped our understanding of the world.From Plato?s Cave to Descartes? Demon, and from Zeno?s paradoxes to Hilbert?s Hotel, great thinkers have used thought experiments and paradoxes to try and work out complex ideas in the simplest way possible.Perhaps the most... more...

  • Foucault lesenby Frieder Vogelmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 4.71

    Dieses essential  stellt einen systematischen und philosophischen Lektürevorschlag zur Diskussion: Systematisch werden Foucaults Schriften von seiner methodologischen Perspektive her als nihilistische, nominalistische und historizistische Analyse von Praktiken und den in ihnen produzierten Wirklichkeiten entlang der drei Achsen des Wissens,... more...

  • Toppling the Melting Potby José-Antonio Orosco

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 24.99

    The catalyst for much of classical pragmatist political thought was the great waves of migration to the United States in the early twentieth century. José-Antonio Orosco examines the work of several pragmatist social thinkers, including John Dewey, W. E. B. Du Bois, Josiah Royce, and Jane Addams, regarding the challenges large-scale immigration brings... more...

  • The Return of Natureby John Sallis

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 24.99

    John Sallis dismantles the traditional conception of nature in this book of imagination and the cosmos. In the thought of Emerson, Hegel, and Schelling, Sallis discerns the seeds of an understanding of nature that goes against the modern technological assault on natural things and opens a space for a revitalized approach to the world. He identifies... more...

  • Cultural Graphologyby Juliet Fleming

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 30.00

    ?Cultural Graphology? could be the name of a new human science: this was Derrida?s speculation when, in the late 1960s, he imagined a discipline that combined psychoanalysis, deconstruction, and a commitment to the topic of writing. He never undertook the project himself but did leave two brief sketches of how he thought cultural graphology might... more...

  • Die autopoietische Kulturindustrieby Tim Raupach

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 28.30

    Das Thema dieser Untersuchung ist das Verhältnis von Kultur und Industrie auf dem Weg ins 21. Jahrhundert. Im Zentrum steht die Frage nach dem Verhältnis der kritischen Theorie moderner Massenmedien und deren systemtheoretischer Rekonstruktion. more...

  • Tillich and the Abyssby Sigridur Gudmarsdottir

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.85

    This book examines Paul Tillich´s theological concept of the abyss by locating it within the context of current postmodern antifoundalist discussions and debates surrounding feminism, gender, and language. Sigridur Gudmarsdottir develops these tropes into a constructive theology, arguing that Tillich?s idea of the abyss can serve as a necessary means... more...

  • Psychoanalysis and the Human Sciencesby Louis Althusser; Steven Rendall; Pascale Gillot

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 24.99

    What can psychoanalysis, a psychological approach developed over a century ago, offer us in an age of rapidly evolving, hard-to-categorize ideas of sexuality and the self? Should we abandon Freud?s theories completely or adapt them to new findings and the new relationships taking shape in modern liberal societies? In a remarkably prescient series... more...

  • Essays in Metaphysicsby Martin Heidegger

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2016; US$ 9.99

    The two lectures translated here were published in 1957 under the title Identitat und Differenz . The sensitive and attentive reader will come away with a feeling that he now knows Heidegger, the man, the teacher, better. Heidegger provides illuminating insights and thoughts on many a vital issue?our technological age, religion, language, history,... more...

  • Broken Tabletsby Sarah Hammerschlag

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    Over a span of thirty years, twentieth-century French philosophers Emmanuel Levinas and Jacques Derrida held a conversation across texts. Sharing a Jewish heritage and a background in phenomenology, both came to situate their work at the margins of philosophy, articulating this placement through religion and literature. Chronicling the interactions... more...