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Ontology, Including being, the soul, life, death

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  • Death: A Philosophical Inquiryby Paul Fairfield

    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...

  • The Essence of the Selfby Geoffrey Madell

    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...

  • Deathby Geoffrey Scarre

    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...

  • First Steps to Seeingby Emma Kidd

    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...

  • The Black Mirrorby Raymond Tallis

    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...

  • Absolutheit und Kontingenzby Claudia Bickmann; Markus Wirtz; Viktoria Burkert

    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...

  • Life, Love, Liesby Fonkeng E.f.

    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...

  • Fundamentals of Philosophyby John Shand

    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...

  • Self and Subjectivityby Kim Atkins

    Wiley 2008; US$ 48.95

    Self and Subjectivity is a collection of seminal essays with commentary that traces the development of conceptions of 'self' and 'subjectivity' in European and Anglo-American philosophical traditions, including feminist scholarship, from Descartes to the present. more...

  • The Self?by Galen Strawson

    Wiley 2009; US$ 41.95

    This collection of philosophical papers reflects on the existence and nature of the self. A collection of philosophical papers devoted to the subject of the self. Reflects on key questions about the existence and nature of the self. Comprises contributions from leading authorities in the field: Barry Dainton, Ingmar Persson, Marya... more...