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  • Irony Through Psychoanalysisby Giorgio Sacerdoti

    Karnac Books 1992; US$ 37.95

    The title of this book, Irony Through Psychoanalysis, reveals its double register in which the psychoanalysis and irony are respectively the object and the means (or the viewpoint) or vice versa. Thus, the first chapter reviews the modern concepts of irony through the psychoanalytic lens, whilst the two central chapters examine clinical psychoanalysis... more...

  • Morals by Agreementby David Gauthier

    Clarendon Press 1987; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    In this book the author argues that moral principles are principles of rational choice. According to the usual view of choice, a rational person selects what is likely to give the greatest expectation of value or utility. But in many situations, if each person chooses in this way, everyone will be worse off than need be. Instead, Professor Gauthier... more...

  • Reasons and Personsby Derek Parfit

    OUP Oxford 1984; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    This book challenges, with several powerful arguments, some of our deepest beliefs about rationality, morality, and personal identity. The author claims that we have a false view of our own nature; that it is often rational to act against our own best interests; that most of us have moral views that are directly self-defeating; and that, when we consider... more...

  • Dietrich von Freibergby Karl-Hermann Kandler; Burkhard Mojsisch; Franz-Bernhard Stammkötter

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 173.00

    Spätestens seit dem Abschluß der kritischen Edition der Werke Dietrichs von Freiberg im Rahmen des ?Corpus Philosophorum Teutonicorum Medii Aevi? ist die philosophische Bedeutung seines Denkens offenkundig. Dietrichs Philosophie ist aus der Philosophiegeschichte des Mittelalters nicht mehr wegzudenken ? eine Tatsache, der über die Edition hinaus zahlreiche... more...

  • Key Research and Study Skills in Psychologyby Sieglinde McGee

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 29.00

    An indispensable guide to the key research and study skills that students need to develop, and then put into effective practice at all levels. more...

  • Kunst im Kern von Schulkulturby Saskia Bender

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 36.59

    Was bedeutet es für eine Regelschule in einem sozialen Brennpunktgebiet mit einem kunstbetonten Schulprofil zu arbeiten? Kann der programmatische Entwurf einer Integration vor allem der schulbildungsfernen Kinder über intensivierte künstlerische Tätigkeit in der Praxis aufrechterhalten werden? Diese Studie zeigt, dass es in der Institution Schule nicht... more...

  • Erinnerung - Reflexion - Geschichteby Margret Dörr; Heide von Felden; Regina Klein; Hildegard Macha; Winfried Marotzki

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 50.31

    Erinnerung ist ein Thema, das in vielfältiger Weise Theorie und Praxis der pädagogischen Disziplin durchzieht. Sie ist konstitutiv für Lebensgeschichten, Identitätsentwicklung und Bildungsprozesse Einzelner. Sie formt vergangene, gegenwärtige und zukünftige Entwürfe von Gesellschaften, Kulturen und Nationen. Erinnerung repräsentiert jedoch weder ein... more...

  • 40 Days to Discovering the Real Youby Cindy Trimm

    Destiny Image, Inc. 2011; US$ 15.99

    Get ready to experience the best 40 days of your life!   40 Days to Discovering the Real You: Learning to Live Authentically is an eight-week study of the life of the soul, the practice of fasting, and the process of living more authentically. It is a transformational expedition that will lead you on an inward journey to greater health,... more...

  • The Art of Confessionby Paul Wilkes

    Workman Publishing Company 2012; US$ 15.95

    Paul Wilkes has written an elegant, prescriptive, secular book?a spiritual gem?that reinvents the power of confession for a contemporary audience. Confession is the foundation of religion, the essence of mental health. It is listening to the voice within to follow the path to honest and conscious living. And for thousands of years people have used... more...

  • The Concept of the Beautifulby Agnes Heller; Marcia Morgan

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 82.99

    This book details the history of the concept of the beautiful, starting with a distinction between the 'warm' metaphysics of beauty and the 'cold' one modeled on Plato's Janus-faced relationship to beauty, and ending with a fragmented yet hopeful vision propagated by the likes of Nietzsche, Benjamin, and Adorno. The most important intellectual figures... more...