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- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 35.00
This volume presents a theoretical defense of the potential of ordinary individuals to construct values and through them to become self-empowering, responsible participants in a democratic community. Rather than conceiving of power as domination, the author identifies true power as self-empowerment, a notion based on self-construction. He proposes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
Essentialism--roughly, the view that natural kinds have discrete essences, generating truths that are necessary but knowable only a posteriori--is an increasingly popular view in the metaphysics of science. At the same time, philosophers of language have been subjecting Kripke's views about the existence and scope of the necessary a posteriorito... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 67.20
Life and Death in Freud and Heidegger argues that mortality is a fundamental structuring element in human life. The ordinary view of life and death regards them as dichotomous and separate. This book explains why this view is unsatisfactory and presents a new model of the relationship between life and death that sees them as interlinked. Using Heideggers... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 9.99
Eternity and Me by Allan Kellehear is a work that stimulates one to take stock of one's life and reassess values and ideals. Kellehear is of the view that the opportunity to comprehend life from a new perspective and to weigh the past in a dispassionate manner is afforded as death draws near. The emotional turmoil at such a time can lead to self-discovery,... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 9.99
In Hungry for Love Dr Francis Macnab explores the psychological reasons behind the anxiety and unease prevalent in society today. He argues that the burning desire to find love and the frustration we ultimately feel can wreak great havov in us. Dr. Macnab discusses the dissatisfaction and anguish we experiences when our high expectations from relationships... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2007; US$ 15.00
Comment bel et bien vivre? Cette question interpelle tout être humain autant dans la légèreté que dans la lourdeur du quotidien. Tout au long de sa vie, il appartient à chacun d'y répondre le plus librement possible. Cet essai propose un certain nombre de réflexions sur l'existence humaine et sur les conditions... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 149.00
This book provides a thoroughly worked out and systematic presentation of an interpretivist position in the philosophy of mind, of the view that having mental properties is a matter of interpretation. Bruno Mölder elaborates and defends a particular version of interpretivism, the ascription theory, which explicates the possession of mental states with... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 173.00
What is it to have a concept? What is it to make an inference? What is it to be rational? On the basis of recent developments in semantics, a number of authors have embraced answers to these questions that have radically counterintuitive consequences, for example: ? One can rationally accept self-contradictory propositions (e.g. Smith is a composer... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 102.00
Which causal patterns are involved in mental processes? On what mechanisms does the self-organisation of cognitive structure rest? Can a naturalistic view account for the basic resources of intentionality, while avoiding the objections to reductive materialism? By considering the developmental, phenomenological and biological aspects linking mind and... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 102.00
Quantum Closures and Disclosures thinks together two seemingly irreconcilable discourses: An application of quantum field theory to brain functioning, called quantum brain dynamics, and the continental postphenomenological tradition, especially the work of Martin Heidegger and Jacques Derrida. Underlying both developments is a new ontology of nonCartesian... more...