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  • Aristotelische Diskurseby Thomas Gutschker

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2002; US$ 45.43

    Blick zurück auf die antike Polis. In diesem Buch wird erstmals im Zusammenhang untersucht, wie sich das politische Denken im 20. Jahrhundert im Rückgriff auf aristotelische Denkfiguren erneuert hat - von den frühen Vorlesungen Martin Heideggers über Eric Voegelin, Leo Strauss und Hannah Arendt, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Joachim Ritter und Dolf Sternberger... more...

  • Interpreting Heideggerby Daniel O. Dahlstrom

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 80.00

    Interprets themes of Heidegger's thought, and includes his interpretations of poets and philosophers, and influential critical interpretations of Heidegger's philosophy. more...

  • Fallen Nature, Fallen Selvesby Michael Moriarty

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 139.99

    From the late sixteenth to the late seventeenth centuries, French writing is especially concerned with analysing human nature. The ancient ethical vision of man's nature and goal (we achieve fulfilment by living our lives according to reason, the highest and noblest element of our nature) survives, even, to some extent, in Descartes. But it is... more...

  • Facing Deathby James Warren

    Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 49.99

    The ancient philosophical school of Epicureanism tried to argue that death is 'nothing to us'. Were they right? James Warren provides a comprehensive study and articulation of the interlocking arguments against the fear of death found not only in the writings of Epicurus himself, but also in Lucretius' poem De rerum natura and in Philodemus'... more...

  • Philosophy and Theology in the Long Middle Agesby Kent Emery; Russell Friedman; Andreas Speer

    BRILL 2011; US$ 340.00

    The title of this Festschrift to Stephen Brown points to the understanding of medieval philosophy and theology in the longue durée of their traditions and discourses. The 35 contributions are disposed in five parts: Metaphysics and Natural Philosophy, Epistemology and Ethics, Philosophy and Theology, Theological Questions, Text and Context. more...

  • Theophrastus of Eresus Commentary Volume 6.1by William Fortenbaugh; Dimitri Gutas

    BRILL 2010; US$ 278.00

    These volumes form part of the large international Theophrastus Project started by Brill in 1992 and edited by W. W. Fortenbaugh and others. Together with volumes comprising the texts and translations, the commentary volumes provide a new generation of classicists with an up-to-date collection of the fragments and testimonia relating to Theophrastus... more...

  • The Form of Thingsby A.C. Grayling

    Orion 2010; US$ 14.58

    The bestseller from our pre-eminent philosopher, A.C. Grayling 'Grief and loneliness, depression, despair and failure - those things are the common human lot at least at times in all our lives'. Yet it is philosophy which, while not providing an answer to these problems, can enable us to prepare for them, and create strategies with which... more...

  • Greek Philosophy - Simple Guidesby Sophia Macdonald

    Kuperard 2011; US$ 10.95

    THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU ? to appreciate the revolution in thinking brought about by the Ancient Greek philosophers, who sought to make sense of the world through analysis, reasoning and argument ? to recognize the key ideas of the most significant philosophers and their contribution to Western thought ? to learn about the philosophers? lives,... more...

  • The Heart of Thingsby A.C. Grayling

    Orion 2010; US$ 14.58

    The new bestseller from one of Britain's most pre-eminent philosophers and arguably the best known, A.C. Grayling Everyone wishes to live a life that is satisfying and fulfilling, in which there is achievement and pleasure, and which has the respect of people one, in turn, respects. And one of the fundamentals to living such a life is to reflect... more...

  • Philosophy Made Simple: Flashby Mel Thompson

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 6.33

    The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. Philosophy is a short, simple and to-the-point guide to philosophy. In just 96 pages, the reader will discover the ideas of all the key figures, from Socrates to Wittgenstein. Ideal... more...