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  • Wechselwirkungby Walter Hehl

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 39.99

    In Software gegossene Algorithmen, die Schachweltmeister besiegen oder bei Fragespielen erfolgreich gegen Menschen bestehen, zeigen die radikalen Änderungen in einer durch Software gtriebenen Welt, für deren Verständnis Brücken zwischen Informatikern sowie Technikern und Philosophen notwendig sind. In diesem Sinne argumentiert der Autor für... more...

  • Articulating the Worldby Joseph Rouse

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    Naturalism as a guiding philosophy for modern science both disavows any appeal to the supernatural or anything else transcendent to nature, and repudiates any philosophical or religious authority over the workings and conclusions of the sciences. A longstanding paradox within naturalism, however, has been the status of scientific knowledge itself,... more...

  • Infinite Awarenessby Marjorie Hines Woollacott; Pim van Lommel

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 37.99

    Infinite Awareness pairs Woollacott?s research as a neuroscientist with her self-revelations about the her mind?s spiritual power. Between the scientific and spiritual worlds, she breaks open the definition of human consciousness to investigate the existence of a non-physical mind. more...

  • Representing Humanity in the Age of Enlightenmentby Alexander Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    The Enlightenment era saw European thinkers increasingly concerned with what it meant to be human. This collection of essays traces the concept of ?humanity? through revolutionary politics, feminist biography, portraiture, explorer narratives, libertine and Orientalist fiction, the philosophy of conversation and musicology. more...

  • Knowing Nature in Early Modern Europeby David Beck

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Today we are used to clear divisions between science and the arts. But early modern thinkers had no such distinctions, with ?knowledge? being a truly interdisciplinary pursuit. Each chapter of this collection presents a case study from a different area of knowledge. more...

  • Time for Peaceby Luc Reychler

    University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 16.99

    For building sustainable peace and security, the time is always now. Violence in our world extends beyond armed conflicts: it exists in our social and economic structures, not to mention in our destruction of the environment. How can we build more sustainable development and peace? In this innovative, ambitious book, Dr Luc Reychler argues that we... more...

  • Thinking the body as a basis, provocation and burden of lifeby Gert Melville; Carlos Ruta

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    The body is at the same time a place where we express duration and/or discontinuity in history, a witness of radical social changes, and a factor of stabilization and transformation of human life - and therefore an eminent challenge for every human being. This book will contribute in an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural way to a better... more...

  • Hermeneutik / Peri hermeneiasby Aristoteles; Hermann Weidemann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00

    The work Peri hermeneias (On Interpretation) occupies an important place among Aristotle?s logical writings, but in many places, it is hard to understand. The aim of this bilingual edition is to facilitate understanding for a modern reader interested in Aristotelian philosophy and the history of logic through explanatory notes on the... more...

  • Autonomous Natureby Carolyn Merchant

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Autonomous Nature investigates the history of nature as an active, often unruly force in tension with nature as a rational, logical order from ancient times to the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century. Along with subsequent advances in mechanics, hydrodynamics, thermodynamics, and electromagnetism, nature came to be perceived as an orderly,... more...

  • Companion Animal Ethicsby Peter Sand?e; Sandra Corr; Clare Palmer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.99

    Companion Animal Ethics explores the important ethical questions and problems that arise as a result of humans keeping animals as companions. The first comprehensive book dedicated to ethical and welfare concerns surrounding companion animals Scholarly but still written in an accessible and engaging style Considers the idea of animal companionship... more...