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- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 38.99
Renowned scholar Robert Adams explores the relation between religion and ethics through a comprehensive philosophical account of a theistically-based framework for ethics. Adams' framework begins with the good rather than the right, and with excellence rather than usefulness. He argues that loving the excellent, of which adoring God is a clear example,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 80.00
What is utopia? Why are communes created? Where are they, and what do they promote? The Palgrave Companion to North American Utopias is a fascinating virtual catalogue of utopian societies and communes from past to present. From the Shakers to the Mormons to the Raelians and the Hutterites, the quest for a utopian lifestyle has been a human endeavor... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00
A collection of essays by leading philosophers on the work of John Cottingham, focussing on his work in moral philosophy, discussing themes from his contributions to the debate on partiality and impartiality, the role of the emotions in the good life and the meaning of the worthwhile life. Including a 'replies' chapter by John Cottingham. more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 84.53
This study presents Nietzsche's knowledge of non-Christian religions and extra-European cultures acquired during his education, together with his early encounter with religious studies. The beginnings of his transcultural thinking can be perceived here. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
Religion, Culture, and Sacred Spaces is a comparative exploration into the nature of the human relationship to physical space advancing the startling thesis that the human capacity for narrative and identity imbues landscapes with meaning and sacredness. more...
- Indiana University Press 2008; US$ 19.50
Few philosophers have devoted more than passing attention to similarities between the thought of Søren Kierkegaard, a Danish Christian, and Emmanuel Levinas, a French Jew. Here, one of philosophy of religion's most distinctive voices offers a sustained comparison. Focusing on questions surrounding otherness,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 40.95
In this book Grace Jantzen constructs a Quaker spirituality of beauty as a theological-philosophical response to a world preoccupied with death and violence. Having mapped the foundations of western cultural violence in the Greco-Roman period and the Judea-Christian tradition in Foundations of Violence and Violence to Eternity , she now offers... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 204.00
By examining Ibn S?n??s critique of metaphysics, the present book provides the first systematic reconstruction of his new foundation of the First Philosophy and its transcendental reading based on the analysis of all the relevant texts within the Avicennian corpus. more...
- UPA 2009; US$ 30.99
This book examines the significance of balance between the opposites in order to understand God and the world. The author argues that opposites-the subject and object, mind and nature, good and evil, truth and falsehood-are not separated from each other but interdependent in the relational paradigm. more...