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Ontology, Including being, the soul, life, death

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  • 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 US$ 42.42

    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 US$ 36.36

    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...

  • Death and Lifeby Paul Fairfield

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 26.95

    This erudite reflection strikes home as baby-boomers watch their parents fade (leaving them next in line) and find it hard to go on ignoring the reality of death. It is within our human nature to turn our minds away from death: we focus on our life choic more...

  • Mindby John R. Searle

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 23.99

    "The philosophy of mind is unique among contemporary philosophical subjects," writes John Searle, "in that all of the most famous and influential theories are false." One of the world's most eminent thinkers, Searle dismantles these theories as he presents a vividly written, comprehensive introduction to the mind, covering such topics as materialism,... more...

  • Personal Identity, the Self, and Ethicsby Professor Ferdinand Santos; Santiago Sia

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    Going beyond the controversy surrounding personhood in non-philosophical contexts, this book defends the need for a credible philosophical conception of the person. Engaging with John Locke, Derek Parfit and P.F. Strawson, the authors develop an original philosophical anthropology based on the work of Charles Hartshorne and A.N. Whitehead. more...

  • Turning to One Anotherby Margaret J. Wheatley

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2009; US$ 17.95

    Bestselling author Margaret Wheatley (Leadership and the New Science, over 250,000 copies sold) proposes that we use the increasingly popular process of conversation and dialogue as the means to develop solutions for the societal changes that need to occur both locally and globally. more...

  • The Architectonic of Philosophyby Leslie Kavanaugh

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 42.00

    In the Architectonic of Philosophy Leslie Kavanaugh chose three 'architectonics', philosophical structures, to be examined more extensively. These are Plato's Chora, the continuum of Aristoteles and finally Leibniz's labyrinth. more...

  • The Nature of the Selfby Paul Gulian Cobben

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 147.75

    The human self is a free self that gets shape in a society in which it is both equal to the others (as the legal person who recognizes the others as free and equal) and unique (as the moral person who is not exchangeable to the others). Therefore, the modern debate on society is dominated by the determination of the relation between right... more...

  • Unity and Time in Metaphysicsby Ludger Honnefelder; Edmund Runggaldier SJ; Benedikt Schick

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 100.24

    Die Beiträge dieses Sammelbands beschäftigt das Grundproblem der Einheit, das im Hintergrund vieler aktueller Debatten eine oft nicht explizit wahrgenommene, gleichwohl entscheidende Rolle spielt. Aus verschiedenen Blickwinkeln wird beispielsweise die Frage diskutiert, ob es Einheiten geben kann, die durch die Zeit existierten ? etwa Personen,... more...