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- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 228.91
Wer sich mit Philosophie befasst, wird vor allem mit einem konfrontiert: mit Argumenten. Wie in keiner anderen Wissenschaft werden Thesen und Positionen strikt mit logischen Argumenten belegt und widerlegt. Es gehört daher für jeden (angehenden) Philosophen zu den Kernkompetenzen, Argumente klar und deutlich zu formulieren, sie auf Gültigkeit hin zu... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 19.99
In this, the paperback edition of the influential bestseller, Keith Ward dismantles the attacks on religion by scientists, sociologists, and psychologists, who claim that religion is nothing more than a host of naïve superstitions and delusions. Examining the work of thinkers from Sigmund Freud to Emile Durkheim, Ward offers an alternative view,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
From Nietzsche's pronouncement that "God is dead" to Camus' argument that suicide is the fundamental question of philosophy, the concept of death plays an important role in existential phenomenology, reaching from Kierkegaard to Heidegger and Marcel. This book explores the phenomenology of death and offers a unique way into the phenomenological... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
In this volume, Geoffrey Madell develops a revised account of the self, making a compelling case for why the "simple" or "anti-criterial" view of personal identity warrants a robust defense. Madell critiques recent discussions of the self for focusing on features which are common to all selves, and which therefore fail to capture the uniqueness of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95
What is death and why does it matter to us? How should the knowledge of our finitude affect the living of our lives and what are the virtues suitable to mortal beings? Does death destroy the meaningfulness of lives, or would lives that never ended be eternally and absurdly tedious? Should we reconcile ourselves to the fact of our forthcoming death,... more...
- Floris Books 2015; US$ 14.57
In the twenty-first century we are confronted with a rapidly changing world full of social, economic and environmental uncertainties. We are all inherently connected to this changing world and in order to create the best possible conditions for life to thrive, we must each develop an inner capacity to respond and adapt to life in new, creative and... more...
- Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 13.11
In this beautifully written personal meditation on life and living, Raymond Tallis reflects on the fundamental fact of existence: that it is finite. Inspired by E. M. Forster's thought that 'Death destroys a man but the idea of it saves him', Tallis invites readers to look back on their lives from a unique standpoint: one's own future corpse. From... more...
- Traugott Bautz 2011; US$ 24.81
Inhaltsverzeichnis Claudia Bickmann Vorwort: Einführung in die Thematik I. Zur Grundlegung des Verhältnisses von Absolutem und Kontingentem, Universalem und Relativem Claudia Bickmann Das Absolute: Grund der Möglichkeit des Kontingenten? Markus Wirtz Ist das Absolute kontingent oder das Kontingente absolut? Antwortversuche aus verschiedenen Denkkulturen... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 9.00
Life, Love, Lies is a collection of reflections on perhaps the two most mundane yet fundamental aspects of human existence: love and the concept of living. In between, are matters benign and not so benign ? on life ? amassed, experienced and/or lived, for well over half a century now; on everything from the tabula rasa of childhood to the flow of world... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 38.95
Fundamentals of Philosophy is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to philosophy. Based on the well-known series of the same name, this textbook brings together specially commissioned articles by leading philosophers of philosophy's key topics. Each chapter provides an authoritative overview of topics commonly taught at undergraduate level,... more...