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- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 8.95
We have all wondered about the meaning of life. But is there an answer? And do we even really know what we're asking? Terry Eagleton takes a stimulating and quirky look at this most compelling of questions: at the answers explored in philosophy and literature; at the crisis of meaning in modern times; and suggests his own solution to how we might... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 17.99
For centuries, philosophers, theologians, moralists, and ordinary people have asked: How should we live? What makes for a good life? In The Best Things in Life, distinguished philosopher Thomas Hurka takes a fresh look at these perennial questions as they arise for us now in the 21st century. Should we value family over career? How do we balance self-interest... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95
Philosophy of mind is one of the most dynamic fields in philosophy, and one that invites debate around several key questions. There currently exist annotated tomes of primary sources, and a handful of single-authored introductions to the field, but there is no book that captures philosophy of mind?s recent dynamic exchanges for a student audience.... more...
- 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 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...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00
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 tothe theory of personal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95
In this outstanding introduction Brie Gertler assesses the leading theoretical approaches to self-knowledge, explaining the work of many of the key figures in the field: from Descartes and Kant, through to Bertrand Russell and Gareth Evans, as well as recent work by Tyler Burge, David Chalmers, William Lycan and Sydney Shoemaker. Essential reading... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
In this fascinating volume, English poet, philosopher and activist Edward Carpenter offers readers a sweeping theory of love and death that is informed by his knowledge of then-cutting-edge science. Drawing comparisons to the behaviors of simple organisms, animals, and past civilizations, Carpenter weaves a unified account of the meaning of life through... more...