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- University of Virginia Press 2016; US$ 19.95
Undeniably iconoclastic, and doggedly practical where others were abstract, the late Richard Rorty was described by some as a philosopher with no philosophy. Rorty was skeptical of systems claiming to have answers, seeing scientific and aesthetic schools as vocabularies rather than as indispensable paths to truth. But his work displays a profound... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 29.99
Solomon Schimmel guides readers through the meanings of justice, forgiveness, repentance, and reconciliation. In doing so, he probes to the core of the human encounter with evil, drawing on religious traditions, psychology, philosophy, and the personal experiences of both perpetrators and of victims.the proper balance between justice, repentance, and... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2007; US$ 12.12
For centuries, readers have turned to the Bhagavad Gita for inspiration and guidance as they chart their own spiritual paths. As profound and powerful as this classic text has been for generations of seekers, integrating its lessons into the ordinary patterns of our lives can ultimately seem beyond our reach. Now, in a fascinating series of reflections,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2008; US$ 19.50
Few philosophers have devoted more than passing attention to similarities between the thought of SÃ¸ren Kierkegaard, a Danish Christian, and Emmanuel Levinas, a French Jew. Here, one of philosophy of religion's most distinctive voices offers a sustained comparison. Focusing on questions surrounding otherness,... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 151.00
Offers the latest discoveries and insights into the Manichaean religion from leading scholars in the field, including new reconstructions of literary and artistic sources and analyses of the religion's origins and development across North Africa and West, Central, and East Asia. more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 144.00
This study identifies a significant redactional tendency whereby the compilers of the "Kephalaia" sought to clarify ambiguities in a oecanonicala Manichaean tradition by means of five-part numerical series, thereby challenging the conventional wisdom of Manichaean scholarship about the consistency of Manichaean doctrine. more...
- Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 19.50
In his epistles, St. Paul sounded a universalism that has recently been taken up by secular philosophers who do not share his belief in Christ, but who regard his project as centrally important for contemporary political life. The Pauline project -- as they see it -- is the universality of truth, the... more...
- Indiana University Press 2008; US$ 21.20
Recent discussions in the philosophy of religion, ethics, and personal political philosophy have been deeply marked by the influence of two philosophers who are often thought to be in opposition to each other, SÃ¸ren Kierkegaard and Emmanuel Levinas. Devoted expressly to the relationship between Levinas... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 179.00
Offering a fresh assessment of the presence and function of paraenesis within Valentinianism, this book places Valentinian moral exhortation within the context of early Christian moral discourse. Like other Christians, Valentinians were not only interested in ethics, but used moral exhortation to discursively shape social identity. more...