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  • On Libertyby John Stuart Mill; Elizabeth Rapaport

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1978; US$ 5.95

    Contents include a selected bibliography and an editor's Introduction broken into two sections. The first section provides a brief sketch of the historical, social, and biographical context in which Mill wrote and the second traces the central line of argument in the text to aid in the comprehension of the essay's structure, method, and major... more...

  • Works of Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzscheby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 5.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete essays complemented by author biography. Table of Contents. Homer and Classical Philology (1869). Birth of Tragedy Out of the Spirit of Music (1872). On Truth and Lies in a Nonmoral Sense (1873). We Philologists (1874). Human All-Too-Human, A Book For Free Spirits (1878-79). Thus Spake Zarathustra (1885).... more...

  • Fear and Tremblingby Soren Kierkegaard; Alastair Hannay; Alastair Hannay

    Penguin Books Ltd 1985; US$ 12.68

    Writing under the pseudonym of Johannes de silentio, Kierkegaard uses the form of a dialectical lyric to present his conception of faith. Abraham is portrayed as a great man, who chose to sacrifice his son, Isaac, in the face of conflicting expectations and in defiance of any conceivable ethical standard. The infamous and controversial 'teleological... more...

  • Leviathanby Thomas Hobbes; Edwin Curley

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 14.95

    Designed to meet the needs of both student and scholar, this edition of Leviathan offers a brilliant introduction by Edwin Curley, modernized spelling and punctuation of the text, and the inclusion, along with historical and interpretive notes, of the most significant variants between the English version of 1651 and the Latin version of 1668. A... more...

  • On the Genealogy of Moralityby Friedrich Nietzsche; Maudemarie Clark; Alan J. Swensen

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 14.95

    This new edition is the product of a collaboration between a Germanist and a philosopher who is also a Nietzsche scholar. The translation strives not only to communicate a sense of Nietzsche?s style but also to convey his meaning accurately?and thus to be an important advance on previous translations of this work. A superb set of notes ensures that... more...

  • Aristotle for Everybodyby Mortimer J. Adler

    Touchstone 1997; US$ 16.00

    Adler instructs the world in the "uncommon common sense" of Aristotelian logic, presenting Aristotle's understandings in a current, delightfully lucid way. Aristotle (384 - 322 B.C.) taught logic to Alexander the Great and, by virtue of his philosophical works, to every philosopher since, from Marcus Aurelius, to Thomas Aquinas, to Mortimer J. Adler.... more...

  • A Treatise of Human Natureby David Hume; Ernest Mossner

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 21.14

    One of the most significant works of Western philosophy, Hume's Treatise was published in 1739-40, before he was thirty years old. A pinnacle of English empiricism, it is a comprehensive attempt to apply scientific methods of observation to a study of human nature, and a vigorous attack upon the principles of traditional metaphysical thought. With... more...

  • Meditations and Other Metaphysical Writingsby Rene Descartes

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 14.09

    Of all the works of the man claimed by many as the father of modern philosophy, the MEDITATIONS, first published in 1641, must surely be Rene Descartes' masterpiece. This volume consists of not only a new translation of the original Latin text and the expanded objections and replies, but also includes selected correspondence and other metaphysical... more...

  • The Treatise on Human Natureby Thomas Aquinas; Robert Pasnau

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2002; US$ 18.95

    "Pasnau's fine translation renders Aquinas' Latin into contemporary English prose that avoids, as much as possible, scholastic as well as contemporary jargon. The translation is precise, but technical only when it has to be, and should give readers a very good sense for what Aquinas was trying to accomplish. The commentary will be exceptionally... more...

  • Thomas Aquinas on Human Natureby Robert Pasnau

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 52.00

    A major new study of Aquinas and his central project: the understanding of human nature. more...