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  • The Social Construction of Realityby Peter L. Berger; Thomas Luckmann

    Open Road Media 2011; US$ 17.99

    The classic work that redefined the sociology of knowledge and has inspired a generation of philosophers and thinkers   In this seminal book, Peter L. Berger and Thomas Luckmann examine how knowledge forms and how it is preserved and altered within a society. Unlike earlier theorists and philosophers, Berger and Luckmann go beyond intellectual... more...

  • Liberation from Selfby Bernard Berofsky

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 37.00

    Professor Berofsky provides a detailed, sophisticated and comprehensive treatment of autonomy. more...

  • Theories of Human Natureby Joel J. Kupperman

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 14.95

    Questions for Further Consideration and Recommended Further Reading, which follow each relevant chapter, encourage readers to think further and to craft their own perspectives. more...

  • On the Meaning of Lifeby John Cottingham

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 26.95

    The question 'What is the meaning of life?' is one of the most fascinating, oldest and most difficult questions human beings have ever posed themselves. In an increasingly secularized culture, it remains a question to which we are ineluctably and powerfully drawn. Drawing skillfully on a wealth of thinkers, writers and scientists from Augustine, Descartes,... more...

  • The Body in Painby Elaine Scarry

    Oxford University Press 1985; US$ 12.99

    In this ground-breaking meditation on pain and the literary, philosophical, political, medical, and religious vocabularies used to describe it, Scarry analyzes physical pain within numerous contexts by examining a wide range of original sources ranging from court transcripts to Amnesty International testimony on the effects of torture. more...

  • Hume's 'A Treatise of Human Nature'by John P. Wright

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 31.00

    Examines the development of Hume's ideas and their relation to eighteenth-century theories of the imagination and passions. more...

  • Passions and Perceptionsby Jacques Brunschwig; Martha C. Nussbaum

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 46.00

    This volume considers the important contributions to philosophy made by the philosophers of the Hellenistic schools. more...

  • What Minds Can Doby Pierre Jacob

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 32.00

    This 1997 book explores the representational powers of a person's mind. more...

  • Understand Humanism: Teach Yourselfby Mark Vernon

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 13.99

    Understand Humanism is the definitive introduction to this diverse and increasingly prominent philosophy. This guide teaches you everything you need to know about humanism, from it's ancient origins and key figures, to humanist answers to pressing modern issues, like climate change and identity politics. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute... more...

  • New Scienceby Giambattista Vico; Anthony Grafton; David Marsh

    Penguin Books Ltd 1999; US$ 18.32

    Barely acknowledged in his lifetime, the New Science of Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) is an astonishingly perceptive and ambitious attempt to decipher the history, mythology and laws of the ancient world. Discarding the Renaissance notion of the classical as an idealised model for the modern, it argues that the key to true understanding of the past... more...