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    Duncker & Humblot 2008; US$ 100.53

    Hauptbeschreibung Johannes Hinderbach (1418 - 1486), Bischof von Trient, hat die Texte seiner umfangreichen Bibliothek mit Tausenden von Randglossen versehen. Sie bieten in Inhalt und Form Gelegenheit, seinen geistigen und emotionalen Horizont weitgehend zu rekonstruieren: das Rechtsstudium in Wien und Padua, die Karriere als Sekretär und Diplomat... more...

  • Taming Wild Thoughtsby Wilfred R. Bion

    Karnac Books 1997; US$ 21.95

    .Taming Wild Thoughts brings together previously unpublished works from two different periods of Bion's life which are linked, as Parthenope Bion Talamo says in her introduction, by the concept of classifying and conceptualizing thought. The first paper, "The Grid", dates from 1963 and is a discussion of great clarity about one of Bion's most widely-used... more...

  • Remembering Placesby Janet Donohoe

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    This study provides insight into the human desire to return to important places of our past and to establish places of memory. Drawing upon philosophers such as Husserl, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Gadamer, and Ricoeur, Janet Donohoe uses the idea of a palimpsest as a jumping-off point to explore how we make and preserve memories. more...

  • Timeby Eva Hoffman

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98

    Time has always been the great Given, a fact of existence which cannot be denied or wished away; but the character of lived time is changing dramatically. Medical advances extend our longevity, while digital devices compress time into ever briefer units. We can now exist in several time-zones simultaneously, but we suffer from endemic shortages of... more...

  • Driving With Platoby Robert Rowland Smith

    Profile Books 2011; US$ 11.98

    If life is meaningless as Sartre suggests, what is the point of being born? What does Freud have to say about losing one's virginity or Nietzsche about having a mid-life crisis? From birth to death (and beyond), the best brains in history have thought long and hard about the meaning behind the landmarks that shape our lives - and now acclaimed popular... more...

  • Metaphysikby Theophrast; Gregor Damschen; Dominic Kaegi; Enno Rudolph; Gregor Damschen; Dominic Kaegi; Enno Rudolph; Dominic Kaegi; Gregor Damschen; Enno Rudolph

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2012; US$ 37.13

    Hauptbeschreibung Die unter dem Titel "Metaphysik "überlieferte kleine Abhandlung des Aristotelesschülers Theophrast enthält eine ebenso kompakte wie kritische Rekonstruktion ungelöster systematischer Grundlagenprobleme der klassischen griechischen Philosophie, angefangen bei den Vorsokratikern über Platon und die Akademie bis hin zu Aristoteles.... more...

  • Die wunderbare Welt der Sektenby Gerald Willms

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 22.56

    Vom Urchristentum bis zu Scientology, von der Heiligen Römischen Kirche bis zur Kirche des Fliegenden Spaghettimonsters: Gerald Willms entfaltet das Panorama der 2000-jährigen Kultur- und Ideengeschichte der religiösen Bewegungen des Abendlandes. Beginnend mit der »Sekte des Nazareners« und ihres Aufstiegs zum religiösen Global Player, gilt das besondere... more...

  • Design, Mediation, and the Posthumanby Dennis M. Weiss; Amy D. Propen; Colbey Emmerson Reid; Kristie S. Fleckenstein; Brendan Keogh; Jonathan Rey Lee; Matthew A. Levy; Emily McArthur; Josh Mehler; Nicole M. Merola; Anthony Miccoli; Elise Takehana; John Tinnell; Yoni Van Den Eede

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 99.99

    Weiss, Propen, and Reid gather a diverse group of scholars to analyze the growing obsolescence of the human-object dichotomy in today's world. In doing so, Radical Interface brings together diverse disciplines to foster a dialog on significant technological issues pertinent to philosophy, rhetoric, aesthetics, and science. more...

  • Die Textur des Sozialenby Heinz-Gerd Schmitz

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 33.92

    Die Philosophie hat sich zwar immer die Frage gestellt, was es für den Menschen bedeutet, ein soziales Wesen zu sein. Aber die Antworten, die sich im Laufe der Zeit eingestellt haben, sind in hohem Maße disparat, wie auch die Disziplin der Sozialphilosophie selbst hinsichtlich ihrer Definition und Funktionsbestimmung umstritten ist. So ist nach neuen... more...

  • Eclipse of Manby Charles T. Rubin

    Encounter Books 2014; US$ 23.99

    Tomorrow has never looked better. Breakthroughs in fields like genetic engineering and nanotechnology promise to give us unprecedented power to redesign our bodies and our world. Futurists and activists tell us that we are drawing ever closer to a day when we will be as smart as computers, will be able to link our minds telepathically, and will live... more...