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- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 33.00
These 2010 essays offer a plurality of critical approaches to Kierkegaard's fundamental text of existential philosophy and explore its contemporary relevance. more...
- Academia Verlag 2010; US$ 26.60
This volume of new essays by an international group of scholars examines the response of Hans-Georg Gadamer to Plato, especially to the Philebus . The book studies Gadamer?s interpretative approach to the dialogues and unwritten doctrines of Plato. It also shows how, for Gadamer, reading Plato was intimately interconnected with formulating his own... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99
?We should be grateful to Schopenhauer for managing to express the truth about life so beautifully.? ?Alain De Botton, author of The Consolations of Philosophy ?Schopenhauer?s philosophy has had a special attraction for those who wonder about life?s meaning, along with those engaged in music, literature, and the visual arts.? ? Stanford... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 158.49
Wittgenstein?s concept of a ?language game? brings out how knowledge and ability are interwoven. Human actions are distinguished by their entanglement in a language game ? they derive their horizon of meaning through the interplay of linguistic and non-linguistic activities. The present volume is dedicated to the work of Hans Julius Schneider... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 33.95
Bertrand Russell (1872?1970) was renowned as one of the founding figures of "analytic" philosophy, and for his lasting contributions to the study of logic, philosophy of language, philosophy of mathematics and epistemology. He was also famous for his popular works, where his humanism, ethics and antipathy towards religion came through in books such... more...
- Indiana University Press 1992; US$ 20.99
"Daimon Life is life-enchancing. To read it is to become richer in wor(l)d." ?John Llewelyn Disclosure of Martin Heidegger?s complicity with the National Socialist regime in 1933-34 has provoked virulent debate about the relationship between his politics and his philosophy. Did Heidegger?s philosophy exhibit a kind of organicism readily transformed... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 48.00
This study of Hegel and Nietzsche evaluates and compares their work through their common criticism of the metaphysics for operating with conceptual oppositions such as being/becoming and egoism/altruism. Dr Houlgate exposes Nietzsche's critique as employing the distinction of Life and Thought, which itself constitutes a metaphysical dualism of the... more...