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  • Gleichheitby

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 137.39

    Der Begriff der Gleichheit gehört spätestens seit der Französischen Revolution zum europäischen Grundvokabular. Formen des Gleichheitsgedankens finden sich bereits in der stoischen Philosophie oder dem christlichen Denken. Die Erklärung der Menschenrechte im 20. Jahrhundert unterstreicht die Bedeutung dieses Begriffs, der in der jüngeren Geistesgeschichte... more...

  • Mönche, Schreiber und Gelehrteby

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 45.79

    »Auch zu schreiben versuchte er und pflegte deswegen Wachstafel und Büchlein im Bett unter dem Kopfkissen bei sich zu führen, um in müßigen Stunden seine Hand an das Nachmachen von Buchstaben zu gewöhnen.« Diese Schilderung der Bemühung Karls des Großen um die Erweiterung der eigenen Bildung kann als der symbolische Beginn für die mittelalterliche... more...

  • Polemical Encountersby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 166.00

    In its historical development from late antiquity to the present, western esotericism has repeatedly been the issue of polemical discourse. This volume engages the polemical structures that underlie esoteric identities and the controversy about esoteric currents in European history. more...

  • Paracelsus (Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, 1493-1541)by

    BRILL 2007; US$ 319.00

    The daunting writings of Paracelsus-the second largest 16th-century body of writings in German after Luther's-contributed to medicine, natural science, alchemy, philosophy, theology, and esoteric tradition. This volume provides a critical edition of essential writings from the authoritative 1589 Huser Paracelsus alongside new English translations... more...

  • The Many Roots of Medieval Logicby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 95.00

    The specialized essays in this collection study whether non-Aristotelian traditions of ancient logic had a role for medieval logicians. Special attention is given to Stoic logic and semantics, and to Neoplatonism. more...

  • Body And Mindby Wilfrid Prest; Graeme Davison (eds); Pat Jalland (eds)

    Melbourne University Press 2009; US$ 36.35

    Body and Mind pays tribute to one of Australia's most outstanding and influential historians, F. B. (Barry) Smith. Barry has made pioneering contributions to the political, social and cultural histories of Britain and Australia, and these essays range across the fields he made his own, especially the interconnected histories of medicine (body) and... more...

  • The Struggle for Virtueby Archbishop Averky (Taushev)

    Holy Trinity Publications 2014; US$ 16.99

    Archbishop Averky is considered one of the great scholars of 20th-century Orthodoxy and this book brings to the English-speaking world his answer to the question ?What is asceticism?? A bearer of the saving doctrine of the Patristic teaching, he steadfastly defended traditional Orthodoxy and passed on this teaching through his commentaries on Scripture... more...

  • Public Emotionsby Perri 6; Dr Susannah Radstone; Corinne Squire; Amal Treacher

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 125.00

    Emotions are central to our practices and understanding of public life. This book examines the political, social and personal consequences of public emotions in relation to conflict, ritual, social classification, collective life, identity, memory and power and is a multidisciplinary collaboration showing the emotional character of public life. more...

  • Everything Coming Out of Nothing vs. A Finite, Open and Contingent Universeby Julio A. Gonzalo; Manuel Mª Carreira SJ

    Bentham Science Publishers 2012; US$ 24.00

    Very often, contemporary theoretical cosmologists ignore the crucial contributions made in Medieval Europe to the birth of modern physics. This book intends to bridge the gap in accessible language for the non specialist. This book puts in a proper historical perspective, that the universe is intelligible as attested by the monumental fact of modern... more...

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapyby Jacqueline A-Tjak; Francis De Groot

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2009; US$ 49.99

    Francis De Groot en Jacqueline A-Tjak Sinds enkele jaren is Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) aan een opmars bezig. ACT wordt inmiddels toegepast bij zeer uiteenlopende p- blemen, van angst, depressie, verslaving en pijn, psychose en autisme, tot epilepsie, diabetes, agressie en nog veel meer. Door de steile toename van effect- en procesonderzoek... more...