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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
Now emulated in several competing publications, but still unsurpassed in clarity and insight, Philosophy Goes to the Movies: An Introduction to Philosophy, Third Edition builds on the approach that made the two earlier editions so successful. Drawing on many popular and some lesser known films from around the world, Christopher Falzon introduces... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 15.77
1968: Der frische gebackene Doktor der Theologie Joachim Kahl tritt aus der Kirche aus und veröffentlicht im Rowohlt Verlag 'Das Elend des Christentums'. Das Buch des erst 27-jährigen erlebt einen beispiellosen Erfolg, verkauft sich in kürzester Zeit über 100.000-mal und wird in vier Sprachen übersetzt. Es liefert die religionskritische Begleitmusik... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 45.07
The contributions compiled in this volume comprise studies of Jewish texts ? biblical, rabbinic, medieval, and modern ?, as well as of patristic and medieval Christian texts, and in one case, a passage of the Muslim text par excellence, the Quran. The authors, scholars in the fields of Jewish Studies, Catholic and Protestant Theology, Islamic Studies,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
Peter Munz, a former student of both Popper and Wittgenstein, begins his comparison of the two great twentieth-century philosophers, by explaining that since the demise of positivism there have emerged, broadly speaking, two philosophical options: Wittgenstein, with the absolute relativism of his theory that meaning is a function of language games... more...
- 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...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 24.99
Considering a range of present-day phenomena, from the immediacy effects of literature to the impact of hypercommunication, globalization, and sports, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht notes an important shift in our relationship to history and the passage of time. Although we continue to use concepts inherited from a “historicist? viewpoint, a notion of time... more...