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  • Logos and Psyche in the Phaedoby Jesse I. Bailey

    Lexington Books 2018; US$ 95.00

    This book offers a new interpretation of the Phaedo , arguing that the central issue of the dialogue is the relation between logos and the defining activity of the soul, which is gathering the multiplicity of phenomena into the intelligible wholes of experience in accord with logos . more...

  • Judgment and Strategyby Robin Holt

    OUP Oxford 2018; US$ 74.99

    This book re-orients our thinking about strategy away from its being a mode of control and towards its being one of self awareness. The author defines strategic inquiry as the undertaking of successive attempts to present an organization to itself and others. This, the book argues, is an activity of judgment, not decision. more...

  • Being Ecologicalby Timothy Morton

    Penguin Books Ltd 2018; US$ 12.68

    Why is everything we think we know about ecology wrong? Is there really any difference between 'humans' and 'nature'? Does this mean we even have a future? Don't care about ecology? This book is for you. Timothy Morton, who has been called 'Our most popular guide to the new epoch' ( Guardian ), sets out to show us that whether we know it or not,... more...

  • The Lion and the Unicornby George Orwell

    Penguin Books Ltd 2018; US$ 11.27

    George Orwell's moving reflections on the English character and his passionate belief in the need for political change. The Lion and the Unicorn was written in London during the worst period of the blitz. It is vintage Orwell, a dynamic outline of his belief in socialism, patriotism and an English revolution. His fullest political statement,... more...

  • Hermeneuticsby John D. Caputo

    Penguin Books Ltd 2018; US$ 12.68

    Is anything ever not an interpretation? Does interpretation go all the way down? Is there such a thing as a pure fact that is interpretation-free? If not, how are we supposed to know what to think and do? These tantalizing questions are tackled by renowned American thinker John D Caputo in this wide-reaching exploration of what the traditional... more...

  • The Hellenistic Reception of Classical Athenian Democracy and Political Thoughtby Mirko Canevaro; Benjamin Gray

    OUP Oxford 2018; US$ 89.99

    The Hellenistic reception of Classical Athenian democracy and politics is comprehensively explored in this collection of essays, which span historical, philosophical, and literary approaches to the various ways in which Classical Athenian civic life and thought were emphasized, challenged, blunted, or reshaped in the Hellenistic world. more...

  • Educational Goodsby Harry Brighouse; Helen F. Ladd; Susanna Loeb; Adam Swift

    University of Chicago Press 2018; US$ 27.50 US$ 23.38

    We spend a lot of time arguing about how schools might be improved. But we rarely take a step back to ask what we as a society should be looking for from education—what exactly should those who make decisions be trying to achieve?   In Educational Goods , two philosophers and two social scientists address this very question. They begin by broadening... more...

  • The Moral Conflict of Law and Neuroscienceby Peter A. Alces

    University of Chicago Press 2018; US$ 35.00 US$ 29.75

    Law relies on a conception of human agency, the idea that humans are capable of making their own choices and are morally responsible for the consequences. But what if that is not the case? Over the past half century, the story of the law has been one of increased acuity concerning the human condition, especially the workings of the brain. The law... more...

  • Praktisches Denken und Normativitätby Oliver Schott

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2018; US$ 48.28

    In diesem Buch diskutiert Oliver Schott verschiedene metaethische Ansätze ausgehend von der Kontroverse zwischen Internalismus und Externalismus bezüglich praktischer Gründe. Er entwickelt eine nichtkantianische Variante des Konstruktivismus, der sich sowohl phänomenologisch als auch hinsichtlich einer Grundlegung der Moralphilosophie als überzeugendste... more...

  • 12 Rules for Lifeby Jordan B. Peterson

    Random House of Canada 2018; US$ 25.95

    What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research. Humorous, surprising and informative, Dr. Peterson tells us why skateboarding boys... more...