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- University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 67.50
Marc Crépon pursues a path toward a cosmopolitics of mourning through readings of works by Freud, Heidegger, Sartre, Derrida, and Ric?ur, and others. The movement among these writers marks a way through?and against?twentieth-century interpretation to argue that no war, genocide, or neglect of people is possible without suspending how one relates... 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...