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Ontology, Including being, the soul, life, death

  • Representing Humanity in the Age of Enlightenmentby Alexander Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    The Enlightenment era saw European thinkers increasingly concerned with what it meant to be human. This collection of essays traces the concept of ?humanity? through revolutionary politics, feminist biography, portraiture, explorer narratives, libertine and Orientalist fiction, the philosophy of conversation and musicology. more...

  • Thinking the body as a basis, provocation and burden of lifeby Gert Melville; Carlos Ruta

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    The body is at the same time a place where we express duration and/or discontinuity in history, a witness of radical social changes, and a factor of stabilization and transformation of human life - and therefore an eminent challenge for every human being. This book will contribute in an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural way to a better... more...

  • Companion Animal Ethicsby Peter Sand?e; Sandra Corr; Clare Palmer

    Wiley 2015; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.66

    Companion Animal Ethics explores the important ethical questions and problems that arise as a result of humans keeping animals as companions. The first comprehensive book dedicated to ethical and welfare concerns surrounding companion animals Scholarly but still written in an accessible and engaging style Considers the idea of animal companionship... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Well-Beingby Guy Fletcher

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The concept of well-being is one of the oldest and most important topics in philosophy and ethics, going back to ancient Greek philosophy. Following the boom in happiness studies in the last few years it has moved to centre stage, grabbing media headlines and the attention of scientists, psychologists and economists. Yet little is actually known about... more...

  • I Willby Thom S. Rainer

    B&H Publishing Group 2015; US$ 7.99

    Now is the time to stand up and say, ?I Will!? more...

  • Everyday Lifeby Ágnes Heller

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    This book, first published in 1984, examines the politics and philosophy of ordinary men and women, and their ordinary transactions. It analyses the interaction between the individual and the social, both for the roots of everyday behaviour and for the means to change the social fabric. Using an approach that combines Marx, Husserl, Heidegger 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...

  • God, Truth, and other Enigmasby Miroslaw Szatkowski

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    The book God, Truth, and other Enigmas is a collection of eighteen essays that fall under four headings: (God's) Existence/Non-Existence, Omniscience, Truth, and Metaphysical Enigmas. The essays vary widely in topic and tone. They provide the reader with an overview of contemporary philosophical approaches to the subjects that are indicated... 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...

  • You're Going to Be Dead One Dayby David Horowitz

    Regnery Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99

    Continuing his acclaimed series of meditations on life and death, David Horowitz turns to the consolation that his marriage and family have brought him amid the trials of age and illness. You're Going to Be Dead One Day is a political warrior's reflection on the mysterious rejuvenating power of love, the bittersweet way in which our children reward... more...