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  • Soziologische Phantasieby C. Wright Mills

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    SoziologischePhantasie , die erstmals 1963 erschienene deutsche Übersetzung von C. WrightMills? The Sociological Imagination ,darf zurecht als Meilenstein wissenschaftlich-politischer Debatten in denVereinigten Staaten betrachtet werden und zählt auch heute noch zu einer derwichtigsten Selbstkritiken der Soziologie. Mills schlägt hier einen dritten... more...

  • Political Responsibilityby Antonio Y. Vázquez-Arroyo

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 64.99

    Scholars in the humanities and social sciences have turned to ethics to theorize politics in what seems to be an increasingly depoliticized age. Yet the move toward ethics has obscured the ongoing value of political responsibility and the vibrant life it represents as an effective response to power. Sounding the alarm for those who care about robust... more...

  • The Immanent Wordby Katie Terezakis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.95

    The Immanent Word establishes that the philosophical study of language inaugurated in the 1759 works of Hamann and Lessing marks a paradigm shift in modern philosophy; it analyzes the transformation of that shift in works of Herder, Kant, Fichte, Novalis and Schlegel. It contends that recent studies of early linguistic philosophy obscure the most... more...

  • Toward a Pragmatist Metaethicsby Diana Heney

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In our current social landscape, moral questions?about economic disparity, disadvantaging biases, and scarcity?are rightly receiving attention with a sense of urgency. This book argues that classical pragmatism offers a compelling and useful account of our engagement with moral life. The key arguments are first, that a broader reading of the pragmatist... more...

  • Recognition or Disagreementby Axel Honneth; Jacques Ranciere

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 29.99

    Axel Honneth is best known for his critique of modern society centered on a concept of recognition. Jacques Rancière has advanced an influential theory of modern politics based on disagreement. Underpinning their thought is a concern for the logics of exclusion and domination that structure contemporary societies. In a rare dialogue, these two philosophers... more...

  • Existential Mondayby Benjamin Fondane; Bruce Baugh

    New York Review Books 2016; US$ 15.95

    Benjamin Fondane?who was born and educated in Romania, moved as an adult to Paris, lived for a time in Buenos Aires, where he was close to Victoria Ocampo, Jorge Luis Borges?s friend and publisher, and died in Auschwitz?was an artist and thinker who found in every limit, in every border, ?a torture and a spur.? Poet, critic, man of the theater, movie... more...

  • Vivre : la vie en vaut-elle la peine ?by William Hurrell Mallock

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "La question que nous avons à traiter dans ce livre est peut-être de celles qui, pour un grand nombre d'hommes, ne paraissent pas à première vue avoir de signification sérieuse ; il se pourrait même qu'elle n'en eût aucune pour des intelligences saines et droites." À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARAN : Les éditions LIGARAN proposent des versions... more...

  • Opinions littéraires, philosophiques et industriellesby comte de de Rouvroy

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Tout le monde parle de la philosophie, chacun porte son jugement sur les travaux des philosophes, et cependant très peu de personnes conçoivent clairement les rapports existants entre les travaux philosophiques et les autres travaux intellectuels. Très peu de personnes se font une idée nette de la marche qui a été suivie, et de la manière... more...

  • Totemismby Claude Levi-Strauss

    Beacon Press 2016; US$ 18.99

    "Levi-Strauss continues his assault on the myth of the primitice as savage by turning to the phenomena of totemism an totoemix classification ... to show, contrary to this myth, that primitive thought rests upon a rich and complex conceptual structure." ?   Commentary more...