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Ontology, Including being, the soul, life, death

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  • The Denial of Deathby Ernest Becker

    Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 21.86

    Winner of the 1974 Pulitzer Prize and the culmination of Ernest Becker?s life?s work, The Denial of Death is one of the twentieth-century?s great works. In it Ernest Becker?s passionately seeks to understand the basis of human existence. Addressing the fundamental fact of existence as man?s refusal to acknowledge his own mortality, Becker sheds new... more...

  • Life and Times of Davidby Charles Henry Mackintosh

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    A wise king and, by some accounts, a distant ancestor of Jesus, David is one of the most compelling figures depicted in the Bible. In this thoughtful and comprehensive volume, theologian Charles Henry Mackintosh provides rich historical context for gaining a deeper understanding of David and his important contributions to Christianity. more...

  • The Black Mirrorby Raymond Tallis

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2015; US$ 18.94

    Inspired by E. M. Forster's thought that 'Death destroys a man but the idea of it saves him', The Black Mirror takes death as an external viewpoint from which we may see our lives more clearly. Raymond Tallis looks back on his world from the standpoint of his future corpse. He reflects on the senses that opened up his late world, the elements... more...

  • Within You is the Powerby Henry Thomas Hamblin

    The Floating Press 1900; US$ 8.95

    THERE is a power lying hidden in man, by the use of which he can rise to higher and better things. There is in man a greater Self, that transcends the finite self of the sense-man, even as the mountain towers above the plain. The object of this little book is to help men and women to bring their inward powers of mind and spirit into expression, wisely... more...

  • Person sein und Geschichten erzählenby Tim Henning

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    People tell a story about their lives ? a thesis like this is popular in philosophy, cognitive psychology, and cultural studies. However, there has been no detailed argument for this thesis nor even an adaquate theory of narrative language. The present book offers to correct this. It is additionally an independent contribution to the theory... more...

  • Der Todby Gerhard Grubeck

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 39.14

    Uns Menschen sind zwei Ereignisse gemein: Wir werden geboren und wir müssen sterben. Mit der Geburt, die uns ungefragt ins Leben schickt, ist der Tod untrennbar verbunden. Die Geburt, so heißt es, ist ein Todesurteil mit Aufschub auf unbestimmte Zeit. Die moderne, schnelllebige, auf Profit und Gewinn orientierte Gesellschaft spart willkürlich oder... more...

  • Schul-Spurenby Stefan Rogal

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 39.14

    Durchgängig praxisnah und beispielorientiert werden konkrete Möglichkeiten und Schwierigkeiten Biographischen Lernens im Pädagogikunterricht beleuchtet. Biographisches Lernen gehört zu den großen Herausforderungen für die Fundierung ganzheitlicher Bildung im 21. Jahrhundert. Die der Lebenswirklichkeit junger Menschen verwandten pädagogischen Schlüsselprobleme... more...

  • Das Dumme am Leben ist, dass man eines Tages tot istby David Shields; Christoph Gutknecht

    C.H. Beck 2010; US$ 8.32

    Das Leben ist einfach, tragisch und schön», schreibt David Shields. Der Gedanke, dass alles, was lebt, vergänglich ist, kann auf eine seltsame Weise befreiend sein. Dieses Buch erzählt davon, wie alles auf den Tod zuläuft. Paradox ist, dass der Leser dabei geradezu in eine Leichtigkeit des Seins gerät.... more...

  • Schopenhauerby Otto A. Böhmer

    C.H. Beck 2010; US$ 8.79

    Arthur Schopenhauer (1788–1860), unter den großen Philosophen einer der sprachgewaltigsten, kann als der eigentliche Erfinder der Altersweisheit gelten. Er hat seine Anhänger, und es werden immer mehr. Von ihm lassen sich Einsichten beziehen, die nicht unbedingt glücklich machen, dafür jedoch beträchtliche... more...

  • Self-Knowledgeby Brie Gertler

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95

    How do you know your own thoughts and feelings? Do we have ?privileged access? to our own minds? Does introspection provide a grasp of a thinking self or ?I?? The problem of self-knowledge is one of the most fascinating in all of philosophy and has crucial significance for the philosophy of mind and epistemology. In this outstanding introduction... more...