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  • Rhetoric and Philosophy in Renaissance Humanismby Jerrold E. Seigel

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 36.00 US$ 32.76

    The combination of rhetoric and philosophy appeared in the ancient world through Cicero, and revived as an ideal in the Renaissance. By a careful and precise analysis of the views of four major humanists-Petrarch, Salutati, Bruni, and Valla—Professor Seigel seeks to establish that they were first of all professional rhetoricians, completely committed... more...

  • A Person as a Lifetimeby Stephanie M. Semler

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 76.00

    This book is of interest to anyone reading Aristotle, from beginners to specialists, and also to all those who are interested in the set of metaphysical problems surrounding persons. more...

  • La Philosophie de Charles Renouvierby Gaston Milhaud; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "En 1836, Renouvier a soumis à l'Institut un mémoire sur le Cartésianisme. Ce mémoire complété devient le Manuel de Philosophie moderne, publié en 1842. C'est là un document fort précieux, qui nous permet de saisir chez Renouvier, au début de sa carrière philosophique, un certain nombre de tendances, dont les unes se transformeront, et dont... more...

  • CIFERAEby Tom Tyler

    University of Minnesota Press 2012; Not Available

    The Greek philosopher Protagoras, in the opening words of his lost book Truth , famously asserted, “Man is the measure of all things.” This contention—that humanity cannot know the world except by means of human aptitudes and abilities—has endured through the centuries in the work of diverse writers. In this bold and creative new investigation into... more...

  • Digital Mediaby Stacey O'Neal Irwin; Don Ihde

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 40.50

    Digital Media: Human–Technology Connection examines the technologically textured world through case studies that illustrate the way humans and technology connect with each other and the world. An interdisciplinary array of sources from philosophy, postphenomenology, philosophy of technology, media studies, media ecology, and film studies shows... more...

  • Essays in Metaphysicsby Martin Heidegger

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2016; US$ 9.99

    The two lectures translated here were published in 1957 under the title Identitat und Differenz . The sensitive and attentive reader will come away with a feeling that he now knows Heidegger, the man, the teacher, better. Heidegger provides illuminating insights and thoughts on many a vital issue—our technological age, religion, language, history,... more...

  • El enfoque humanista de la felicidad: Sabiduría prácticaby Jennifer Hancock; Karlos San Pedro Vitutia

    Jennifer Hancock 2017; US$ 5.00

    ¡Te sorprenderá lo fácil que es la vida cuando haces de la ética una prioridad! En este libro encontrarás básicamente lo que es la ética personal, el porqué de su importancia, cómo la puedes aplicar a tu vida diaria y por qué hacerlo te ayudará a vivir una vida más productiva y feliz. La vida no es fácil. Está llena de desafíos. La forma en que navegamos... more...

  • In Defense of Sentimentalityby Robert C. Solomon

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 124.99

    Philosophy has as much to do with feelings as it does with thoughts and thinking. Philosophy, accordingly, requires not only emotional sensitivity but an understanding of the emotions, not as curious but marginal psychological phenomena but as the very substance of life. In this, the second book in a series devoted to his work on the emotions, Robert... more...

  • A Discourse Upon the Origin and the Foundation of the Inequality Among Mankindby Jean Rousseau

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2009; US$ 2.99

    Jean Jacques Rousseau was born at Geneva, June 28, 1712, the son of a watchmaker of French origin. His education was irregular, and though he tried many professions—including engraving, music, and teaching—he found it difficult to support himself in any of them. The discovery of his talent as a writer came with the winning of a prize offered by the... more...

  • Was ist das für den Menschen Gute? / What is Good for a Human Being?by Jan Szaif; Matthias Lutz-Bachmann

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00

    Die ethischen Herausforderungen der Gegenwart haben die Grenzen der gegenwärtig dominierenden Regel- und Prinzipienethik gezeigt, weshalb Ansätze zu einer Ethik der Tugenden und des guten Lebens international wieder an Bedeutung gewonnen haben. Dadurch erlebt auch die Frage eine Renaissance, welche Rolle der Reflexion auf die menschliche... more...