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- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 70.00
The fact of evil continues to raises questions questions about the relationship between God and evil but also questions about human involvement in it. At the beginning of the twenty-first century, it is now time to see the existence of evil not just as a problem for belief in God; it is a problem for belief in humanity itself as well. For human... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99
?By far the most profound thinker of the 19th century? ?Ludwig Wittgenstein ?Kierkegaard?s great contribution to Western philosophy was to assert, or to reassert with Romantic urgency, that, subjectively speaking, each existence is the center of the universe.? ?John Updike, The New Yorker Harper Perennial Modern Classics... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 192.00
Drawing on historical inisights, systematic reflections and empirical data, this book offers a substantive understanding of the complex relationship between religion and human rights and of the empirical impact of Christianity and Islam on the attitudes toward human rights, i.e. a human rights culture. more...
- Transworld 2010; US$ 12.68
Can we do without religion? Can we have ethics without God? Is there such thing as 'atheistic spirituality'? In this powerful book, the internationally bestselling author André Comte-Sponville presents a philosophical exploration of atheism - and reaches startling conclusions. Atheists, Comte-Sponville argues, are no less interested in a spiritual... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 1997; US$ 11.99
These essays make a single central claim: that human beings can still make sense of their lives and still have a humane morality, even if their worldview is utterly secular and even if they have lost the last vestige of belief in God. "Even in a self-consciously Godless world life can be fully meaningful," Nielsen contends. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 39.00
This is a collection of John Hick's essays on the understanding of the world's religions as different human responses to the same ultimate transcendent reality. He is in dialogue with contemporary philosophers (some of whom contribute new responses); with Evangelicals; with the Vatican and other both Catholic and Protestant theologians. more...
- Princeton University Press 1992; US$ 39.00
This volume centers on debates about how far moral judgments bind across traditions and epochs. Nowadays such debates appear especially volatile, both in popular culture and intellectual discourse: although there is increasing agreement that the moral and political criteria invoked in human rights documents possess cross-cultural force, many modern... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95
The last few years have seen a remarkable surge of popular interest in the topic of atheism. Books about atheism by writers like richard dawkins and Christopher Hitchens have figured prominently in bestseller lists and have attracted widespread discussion in the media. The ubiquity of public debates about atheism, especially in conscious opposition... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95
This is one of the first textbooks to try to set the entire discipline of Jewish philosophy in its proper cultural and historical contexts. In so doing, it introduces the vibrant Jewish philosophical tradition to students while also making a significant contribution to inter-religious dialogue. Victor J Seidler argues that the dominant Platonic tradition... more...
- Marquette University Press 2010; US$ 15.00
On the causes of the properties of the elements.Albertus. Trans. by Irven M. Resnick. (Mediaeval philosophical texts in translation; no.46)Resnick (Judaic studies, U. of Tennessee-Chattanooga) has translated several works by Saint Albertus Magnus (1193?-1280), and here presents Liber de causis proprietatum elementorum, a commentary on a work in Arabic... more...