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  • Isaiah Berlin and the Enlightenmentby Laurence Brockliss; Ritchie Robertson

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    Isaiah Berlin and the Enlightenment explores the development of Berlin's conception of the Enlightenment, noting its indebtedness to a specific German intellectual tradition. The book examines his comments on individual writers, arguing that some assigned to the Counter-Enlightenment have closer affinities to the Enlightenment than he recognized more...

  • Mimetic Contagionby Robert Germany

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 89.99 US$ 77.39

    This volume considers the phenomenon of mimetic contagion, whereby works of art draw viewers into direct imitation of themselves, and how it operates within specific historical contexts. Terence's Eunuch is used as a case study, situating the motif within the peculiarities of mid-second-century BC Rome and its anxieties about the power of art. more...

  • The Longman Standard History of Medieval Philosophyby Garrett Thomson; Daniel Kolak

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 114.95

    With selections of philosophers from Plotinus to Bruno, this new anthology provides significant learning support and historical context for the readings along with a wide variety of pedagogical assists. Featuring biographical headnotes, reading introductions, study questions, as well as special ?Prologues? and ?Philosophical Overviews,? this anthology... more...

  • Thomas Aquinas on War and Peaceby Gregory M. Reichberg

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    The first book-length study of Aquinas's teaching on just war, its antecedents, and its reception by subsequent thinkers. more...

  • A Post-Colonial Enquiry into Europe?s Debt and Migration Crisisby Ranabir Samaddar

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 87.09

    This important and topical volume is composed around the debt and migration crisis in Europe in 2015 (known as the Greece crisis), and written almost concurrently as the two crises developed in quick succession. The central argument here is that Europe?s present crisis suggests a post-colonial bind, or to put in stronger terms, a post-colonial destiny... more...

  • »Doch ist das Wirkliche auch vergessen, so ist es darum nicht getilgt«by Jörn Ahrens; Paul Fleming; Susanne Martin; Ulrike Vedder

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 42.99

    Siegfried Kracauers Werk in seiner Breite und Originalität steht im Zentrum dieses Bandes, der in internationaler und interdisziplinärer Perspektivierung eine Vielzahl der Themen, Denkfiguren und Schreibweisen des Autors analysiert. Kaum ein Intellektueller steht wohl so konsequent und facettenreich für das 20. Jahrhundert wie Siegfried Kracauer,... more...

  • ?Deutscher Empirismus?by Christian Damböck

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 64.04

    Ziel dieser Arbeit ist die Rehabilitierung einer vergessenen Tradition der deutschsprachigen Philosophie des Jahrhunderts von etwa 1830 bis 1930. Das Buch versteht sich als Beitrag zur Geschichte der Philosophie und der Wissenschaftstheorie im deutschsprachigen Raum im neunzehnten und frühen zwanzigsten Jahrhundert. Die hier ?deutscher Empirismus?... more...

  • Early Modern Cartesianismsby Tad M. Schmaltz

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    This new comparative study considers the impact of Descartes's thought on early modern philosophy, theology and science. This consideration reveals that competing Cartesianisms emerged in the Netherlands and France during a period dating from the last decades of Descartes's life to the century or so following his death in 1650. more...

  • Pride and Authenticityby Ulrich Steinvorth

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 87.09

    This book explores the morality of pride, a value that has been condemned through history and is still largely unwelcome in many societies. The author explores the nature of the self and free will, and how pride links to technology and rational theology. It refers to the work of Lionel Trilling, Allan Bloom, Charles Taylor and Heidegger on authenticity;... more...

  • Heidegger, Levinas, Derrida: The Question of Differenceby Lisa Foran; Rozemund Uljée

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 87.09

    This book explores the relation between Heidegger, Levinas and Derrida by means of a dialogue with experts on the work of these mutually influential thinkers. Each essay in this collection focuses on the relation between at least two of these three philosophers focusing on various themes, such as Alterity, Justice, Truth and Language. By contextualising... more...