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- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00
This is a comprehensive, integrated account of eighteenth and early nineteenth century German figurative aesthetics. The author focuses on the theologically-minded discourse on the visual arts that unfolded in Germany, circa 1754-1828, to critique the assumption that German romanticism and idealism pursued a formalist worship of beauty and of unbridled... more...
- The Floating Press 1918; US$ 5.99
Tangle with one of the most astoundingly vexing minds that the Western philosophical canon has ever produced. In The Anti-Christ, Nietzsche first defined his concept of the will to power, the animating force that he sees as the motivation behind most human behavior. Whether you are a non-believer or a committed Christian, Nietzsche's detailed critique... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 23.98
An Apology for Raymond Sebond is widely regarded as the greatest of Montaigne's essays: a supremely eloquent expression of Christian scepticism. An empassioned defence of Sebond's fifteenth-century treatise on natural theology, it was inspired by the deep crisis of personal melancholy that followed the death of Montaigne's own father in 1568, and explores... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95
Well-documented study of the mutual influence of Arabic and Western worlds during the Middle Ages traces the transmission of Greek philosophy and science to the Islamic cultures. A fascinating portrait of medieval Muslim thought, it illustrates commonalities with Judaic and Christian teachings as well as points of divergence. more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Annie Besant was a fascinating figure who made a mark in a staggering number of fields and disciplines over the course of her career, ranging from making significant headway in the domain of women's reproductive rights to popularizing the esoteric spiritual system known as Theosophy in the West. The volume Avataras presents the text of a series... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
This book provides a reasoned, comprehensive understanding of what religion is as well as a clear and critical assessment of whether, in the light of modern developments in philosophy, contemporary thinking people can responsibly maintain religious belief in God. The book is divided into three major sections: the first deals with what all religions... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
In this broad historical and critical overview based on a lifetime of scholarship, James Alfred Martin, Jr., examines the development of the concepts of beauty and holiness as employed in theories of aesthetics and of religion. The injunction in the Book of Psalms to "worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness" addressed a tradition that has comprehended... more...
- UPA 2009; US$ 28.99
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...
- Profile Books 2016; US$ 17.31
Charles Foster wanted to know what it was like to be a beast: a badger, an otter, a deer, a fox, a swift. What it was really like. And through knowing what it was like he wanted to get down and grapple with the beast in us all. So he tried it out; he lived life as a badger for six weeks, sleeping in a dirt hole and eating earthworms, he came face... more...
- Michigan State University Press 2013; US$ 15.95
Jeremiah Alberg?s fascinating book explores a phenomenon almost every news reader has experienced: the curious tendency to skim over dispatches from war zones, political battlefields, and economic centers, only to be drawn in by headlines announcing a late-breaking scandal. Rationally we would agree that the former are of more significance and importance,... more...