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Ontology, Including being, the soul, life, death

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  • Values and Ontologyby Wolfgang Huemer; Beatrice Centi

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 137.00

    The articles in this volume discuss the relation between values and ontology, focusing on the significance of ontology for ethics and aesthetics, i.e., themes which due to the raising interest in ontology come to play a central role in contemporary philosophical debate. The contributors address the questions of whether and in which sense values can... more...

  • The Intellectual Powersby P. M. S. Hacker

    Wiley 2013; US$ 34.95

    The Intellectual Powers is a philosophical investigation into the cognitive and cogitative powers of mankind. It develops a connective analysis of our powers of consciousness, intentionality, mastery of language, knowledge, belief, certainty, sensation, perception, memory, thought, and imagination, by one of Britain’s leading philosophers.... more...

  • Questions about Life, Volume 1 (WeJIT Enhanced!)by John Alan Halloran

    Logogram 2013; US$ 6.75

    Questions About Life is a completely new type of book. It consists of 58 questions with 58 hyperlinked answers, where the writing is concise and to the point. At 75 pages, the book appears short, but the density and richness of the many concepts in the 58 answers will have you re-reading and pondering the book several times. more...

  • What I Believeby Bertrand Russell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 19.95

    Bertrand Russell is widely regarded as one of the greatest philosophers of the twentieth century and a brilliant writer and commentator on social and political affairs. What I Believe offers a lucid and concise insight into Russell?s thinking on issues that preoccupied him throughout his life: atheism, religious morality and the impact of science... more...

  • On Meaning in Lifeby Beatrix Himmelmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00

    The question of meaning in life is as relevant and central as ever - in spite of all attempts at declaring it senseless. It does not disappear. But how should we deal with this question today? The collection presents a wide range of approaches, discussing subjectivist and objectivist answers, confronting concepts of meaning with notions of happiness... more...

  • Exploring Personhoodby O.P. Joseph Torchia

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 31.99

    This book explores the metaphysical underpinnings of theories of human nature, personhood, and the self. The coverage of the work is broad in scope, moving from the Pre-Socratics to Postmodernism, critically assessing what transpired during the intervening 2500 year period, with a special focus on the contributions of the Aristotelian/Thomistic tradition... more...

  • Meister Eckhart - ein Wort im Wortby Sigrun Jäger

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 98.00

    Eckhart gehört zu den anziehendsten Gestalten christlicher Überlieferung. Er war Meister der Theologie und hat auf dieses Faktum Wert gelegt. Die Autorin deutet in ihrer Studie seine Texte daher sachgerecht aus der Sicht christlich-katholischer Theologie. Ziel ihres Kommentars ist es, unter ergänzender Einbeziehung des übrigen deutschen und lateinischen... more...

  • Love's Philosophyby Richard White

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 27.99

    Love comes in many forms. From friendship to parenthood, from the lover to the altruist, it touches all our lives. As time passes by this remains constant in the human experience. Love's Philosophy explores the basic expressions of love. In this book, White takes into account classical and historical perspecitives. His reflections explain the historical... more...

  • On Dialogueby Dmitri Nikulin

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 37.99

    Drawing from the works of Plato and more contemporary philosophers such as Bakhtin, Buber, Taylor, and Gadamer, On Dialogue explores the necessity of dialogue to being. Author Dmitri Nikulin argues that dialogue is not just a form of communication, but it is the very conditio humana. Nikulin provides a systematic account of dialogue and its role in... more...

  • Philosophie des Geistesby Albert Newen

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 9.32

    Hauptbeschreibung Lassen die modernen Neurowissenschaften von Begriffen wie Bewusstsein, Emotion und Handlungsfreiheit am Ende nichts mehr übrig? Was ist die Natur des Menschen? Wie frei sind wir? Albert Newen stellt systematisch dar, was wir über das Verhältnis von Körper und Geist wissen und umreißt die Fragestellungen einer modernen Philosophie... more...