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- Philosophical Library/Open Road 2016; US$ 0.99
An illuminating exploration of the nature of faith from one of history?s greatest thinkers Blaise Pascal was not a gambler, but he posited one of the most famous wagers of all time: Every man?s life is a bet against God. It is a wager that any man can win, however. Sacrifice earthly pleasures?drink, lust, sin, etc.?and a lifetime of happiness... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Spinoza is commonly perceived as the great metaphysician of coherence. The Euclidean manner in which he presented his philosophy in the Ethics has led readers to assume they are facing a strict and consistent philosophical system that necessarily follows from itself. As opposed to the prevailing understanding of Spinoza and his work, The Role... 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...
- Wisdom Publications 2016; US$ 22.95 US$ 15.99
All lineages of Tibetan Buddhism today claim allegiance to the philosophy of the Middle Way, the exposition of emptiness propounded by the second-century Indian master Nagarjuna. But not everyone interprets it the same way. A major faultline runs through Tibetan Buddhism around the interpretation of what are called the two truths--the deceptive truth... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
For more than 30 years, historians have rejected what they call the ?warfare thesis? ? the idea that there is an inevitable conflict between religion and science ? insisting that scientists and believers can live in harmony. This book disagrees. Taking as its starting point the most famous of all such conflicts, the Galileo affair, it argues that... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 182.00
Recent insights at the interface between neurobiology and philosophy suggest that the human mind is best understood as a dynamic form of physical being-in-the-world. This volume engages in a theological discourse with the philosophy of embodiment, seeking to go beyond theology?s chronic neglect of the body. The authors describe links back... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016; US$ 28.99
The Gateless Barrier is generally acknowledged to be the fundamental koan collection in the literature of Zen. Gathered together by Wu-men (Mumon), a thirteenth-century master of the Lin-chi (Rinzai) school, it is composed of forty-eight koans, or cases, each accompanied by a brief comment and poem by Wu-men. Robert Aitken, one of the premier... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "Il nous importe de préciser l'objet de notre entreprise. Un corps de doctrine est dit simplement logique si les jugements dont il est composé s'enchaînent par des raisonnements d'une justesse irréprochable, que d'ailleurs soient vraies ou fausses les données initiales (concrètes ou abstraites), point de départ des déductions et des inductions."... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 149.95
For much of the modern period, theologians and philosophers of religion have struggled with the problem of proving that it is rational to believe in God. Drawing on the thought of Thomas Aquinas, Theological Philosophy seeks to overturn the longstanding problem of proving faith's rationality and to establish instead that rationality requires to be... more...