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  • Kant and the Laws of Natureby Michela Massimi; Angela Breitenbach

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This volume of new essays explores Kant's views on the laws of nature. more...

  • Selfhood and the Soulby Richard Seaford; John Wilkins; Matthew Wright

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 104.99

    Selfhood and the Soul is a collection of original essays in honour of Christopher Gill, Emeritus Professor of Ancient Thought at the University of Exeter. The contributions cover a wide range of approaches and topics, but all are committed to examining central issues about the experience of being a person and the question of how best to live. more...

  • The Art of Philosophyby Susanna Berger

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 65.00 US$ 59.15

    Delving into the intersections between artistic images and philosophical knowledge in Europe from the late sixteenth to the early eighteenth centuries, The Art of Philosophy shows that the making and study of visual art functioned as important methods of philosophical thinking and instruction. From frontispieces of books to monumental prints created... more...

  • Plotinusby Eyjˇlfur K. Emilsson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 35.95

    Plotinus (AD 205?270) was the founder of Neoplatonism, whose thought has had a profound influence on medieval philosophy, and on Western philosophy more broadly. In this engaging book, Eyjˇlfur K. Emilsson introduces and explains the full spectrum of Plotinus? philosophy for those coming to his work for the first time. Beginning with a chapter-length... more...

  • The Islamic Enlightenmentby Christopher de Bellaigue

    Random House 2017; US$ 36.65

    The Islamic Enlightenment: a contradiction in terms? The Muslim world has often been accused of a failure to modernise, reform and adapt. But, from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present day, Islamic society in its Middle Eastern heartlands has in fact been transformed by modern ideals and practices, including the adoption of modern... more...

  • Inventing the Individualby Larry Siedentop

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 28.19

    The new book from Larry Siedentop, acclaimed author of Democracy in Europe , Inventing the Individual is a highly original rethinking of how our moral beliefs were formed and their impact on western society today 'Magisterial, timeless, beautifully written ... Siedentop has achieved something quite extraordinary. He has explained us to ourselves'... more...

  • Hegel's ?Elements of the Philosophy of Right'by David James

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    A series of original essays exploring the key themes of Hegel's seminal work, Elements of the Philosophy of Right. more...

  • Pragmatism and Objectivityby Sami Pihlstr÷m

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Pragmatism and Objectivity illuminates the nature of contemporary pragmatism against the background of Rescher?s work, resulting in a stronger grasp of the prospects and promises of this philosophical movement. The central insight of pragmatism is that we must start from where we find ourselves and deflate metaphysical theories of truth in favor... more...

  • To Be Bornby Luce Irigaray

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 18.04

    ?According to the words of Phaedrus in the Symposium of Plato, Love, sometimes named Eros, has no parents, no age, no history, and its origin remains unknown to anyone. Love, whose destiny is said to be unique amongst the gods and humans, perhaps embodies desire for a conjunction always in search of its happening. Love would represent a dynamism longing... more...

  • God Created Humanismby Theo Hobson

    SPCK 2017; US$ 5.99

    Gloriously maddening though this book will be to those who want humanism to have no connection to religion whatever, its purpose is both generous and hopeful: to demonstrate, to both Christians and post-Christians alike, how much better we understand each other than we think we do.- Francis Spufford Theo Hobson is an exceptionally acute observer of... more...