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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...

  • The Consolations of Philosophyby Alain De Botton

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.95

    From the author of How Proust Can Change Your Life , a delightful, truly consoling work that proves that philosophy can be a supreme source of help for our most painful everyday problems. Perhaps only Alain de Botton could uncover practical wisdom in the writings of some of the greatest thinkers of all time. But uncover he does, and the result is... more...

  • Kant's Transcendental Psychologyby Patricia Kitcher

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 57.99

    For the last 100 years historians have denigrated the psychology of the Critique of Pure Reason . In opposition, Patricia Kitcher argues that we can only understand the deduction of the categories in terms of Kant's attempt to fathom the psychological prerequisites of thought, and that this investigation illuminates thinking itself. Kant tried... more...

  • On Libertyby John Stuart Mill; Elizabeth Rapaport

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1978; US$ 5.95

    Contents include a selected bibliography and an editor's Introduction broken into two sections. The first section provides a brief sketch of the historical, social, and biographical context in which Mill wrote and the second traces the central line of argument in the text to aid in the comprehension of the essay's structure, method, and major... more...

  • Utopiaby Sir Thomas More

    The Floating Press 1901; US$ 3.95 US$ 3.44

    Sir Thomas More wrote Utopia in 1516 in Latin. His Utopia is a fictional island, whose society, religion and politics he explores. Critics do not believe that the island depicted More's idea of the perfect society, but rather that he hoped to throw the politics of his own time into a new light by contrasting them with his imagined island society.... more...

  • Hegel's Undiscovered Thesis-Antithesis-Synthesis Dialecticsby Leonard F. Wheat

    Prometheus Books 2012; US$ 14.99

    For over fifty years, Hegel interpreters have rejected the former belief that Hegel used thesis-antithesis-synthesis dialectics. In this incisive analysis of Hegel's philosophy, Leonard F. Wheat shows that the modern interpretation is false. Wheat rigorously demonstrates that there are in fact thirty-eight well-concealed dialectics in Hegel's two most... more...

  • French Feminism Readerby Kelly Oliver

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 39.50

    French Feminism Reader is a collection of essays representing the authors and issues from French theory most influential in the American context. The book is designed for use in courses, and it includes illuminating introductions to the work of each author. These introductions include biographical information, influences and intellectual context, major... more...

  • Beauvoir and The Second Sexby Margaret A. Simons

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 34.00

    In a compelling chronicle of her search to understand Beauvoir's philosophy in The Second Sex, Margaret A. Simons offers a unique perspective on Beauvoir's wide-ranging contribution to twentieth-century thought. She details the discovery of the origins of Beauvoir's existential philosophy in her hand-written diary from 1927; uncovers evidence of the... more...

  • Taking Parenting Publicby Sylvia Ann Hewlett; Nancy Rankin; Cornel West; Enola G. Aird; Allan C. Carlson; David Elkind; William A. Galston; S Jody Heymann; Wade F. Horn; Bernice Kanner; Juliet B. Schor; Raymond Seidelman; Theda Skocpol; Ruy Teixeira; Cornel West; Peter Winn; Edward Wolff; Ruth A. Wooden

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 38.00

    Taking Parenting Public makes a compelling case that parenting has become dangerously undervalued in America today. It calls for a new investment—both personal and public—into the work of raising children and argues that we are all 'stockholders' in the next generation. With a foreword by Sylvia Ann Hewlett and Cornel West, Taking Parenting Public... more...