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- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 64.00
"This is a significant major work for the science and religion dialogue. In seventeen concise and well-written chapters the author has summarized the history of the enlightenment which led to the practice of science. The major scientists involved come alive with anecdotes of their personal behaviors and interests. . . . This book is an excellent one... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; Not Available
Counted among his admirers are Jonas Salk, Aldous Huxley, David Hockney, and Van Morrison, along with countless other philosophers, artist, writers and students of the spiritual path. Now the trustees of Krishnamurti?s work have gathered his very best and most illuminating writings and talks to present in one volume the truly essential ideas of this... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1993; US$ 41.99
"...an attractive alternative to Victor Lowe's Understanding Whitehead , Ivor Leclerc's Whitehead's Metaphysics , and Donald Sherburne's A Key to Whitehead's Process and Reality ....Recommended for advanced undergraduates and beyond."-CHOICE more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 21.99
Recent inquiries into the concept of the gift have been largely male-dominated and thus have ignored important aspects of the gift from a woman?s point of view. In the light of philosophical work by Mauss, Lévi-Strauss, Derrida, and Bataille, Women and the Gift reflects how women respond to the notion of the gift and relationships of giving. This... more...
- Bastei Entertainment 2011; US$ 6.93
Egal ob das neueste Handy, die überfällige Beförderung oder die anstehende Urlaubsreise: Wir glauben stets, nur durch die Erfüllung unserer Wünsche glücklich sein zu können. Master Han Shan zeigt mithilfe buddhistischer Grundsätze, wie man aus dem Teufelskreis des Verlangens ausbricht. Wer seinem Prinzip des Loslassens folgt, befreit sich von Alltagsdruck,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
The enduring importance of his book The Golden Bough keeps J.G. Frazer's name prominent on the list of the most significant figures in modern religious studies. But by no means was Fraser the sole influence on the Cambridge-based school of thought-- myth-ritualism-- most often associated with him. In this intellectual history of the fellowship of... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2013; US$ 22.50
In Vigilant Faith: Passionate Agnosticism in a Secular World, Daniel Boscaljon takes up the contemporary challenges to faith by skepticism and secularism. He proposes a model of faith for believers and unbelievers alike?a passionate agnosticism?that is rooted in a skeptical consciousness. Skepticism and faith are structurally similar, he writes,... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2009; US$ 19.50
In Encountering the Secular, J. Heath Atchley proposes an alternative to the understanding of the secular as that which opposes the religious, and he turns to American and Continental philosophy to support his critique. Drawing from thinkers as disparate as Ralph Waldo Emerson and Gilles Deleuze, and engaging with contemporary literature and film,... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2012; US$ 16.50
The crime melodramas of the 1940s known now as film noir shared many formal and thematic elements, from unusual camera angles and lighting to moral ambiguity and femmes fatales. In this book Robert Pippin argues that many of these films also raise distinctly philosophical questions. Where most Hollywood films of that era featured reflective individuals... more...