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  • Mindfulness and Letting Beby Fred Dallmayr

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 37.99

    Fred Dallmayr explores the benefits of mindfulness in respect to philosophy and theory, practical conduct, language use, art works, historical understanding, and cosmopolitanism. Students of continental, social, and political philosophy will benefit from Dallmayr’s engagement with, among others, Heidegger, Panikkar, Merleau-Ponty, and Derrida. more...

  • Carnap's Ideal of Explication and Naturalismby Pierre Wagner; Michael Beaney

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    The book consists of a series of chapters on Carnap's ideal of explication as an alternative to the naturalistic conceptions of science, setting it in its historical context, discussing specific cases of explications, and enriching the on-going debate on conceptual engineering and naturalism in analytic philosophy. more...

  • Deweyby David Hildebrand

    Oneworld Publications 2008; US$ 7.99

    An icon of philosophy and psychology during the first half of the 20th century, Dewey is known as the father of Functional Psychology and a pivotal figure of the Pragmatist movement as well as the progressive movement in education. This concise and critical look at Dewey’s work examines his discourse of "right" and "wrong," as well as political notions... more...

  • Time and Philosophyby John McCumber

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    "Time and Philosophy" presents a detailed survey of continental thought through an historical account of its key texts. The common theme taken up in each text is how philosophical thought should respond to time. Looking at the development of continental philosophy in both Europe and America, the philosophers discussed range from Hegel, Marx, Kierkegaard,... more...

  • Jacques Derridaby Claire Colebrook

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Jacques Derrida: Key Concepts presents a broad overview and engagement with the full range of Derrida's work - from the early phenomenological thinking to his preoccupations with key themes, such as technology, psychoanalysis, friendship, Marxism, racism and sexism, to his ethico-political writings and his deconstruction of democracy. Presenting... more...

  • The Minds of the Modernsby Janice Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    This is a comprehensive examination of the ideas of the early modern philosophers on the nature of mind. Taking Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Berkeley, and Hume in turn, Janice Thomas presents an authoritative and critical assessment of each of these canonical thinkers' views of the notion of mind. The book examines each philosopher's position... more...

  • Understanding Empiricismby Robert G. Meyers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    "Understanding Empiricism" is an introduction to empiricism and the empiricist tradition in philosophy. The book presents empiricism as a philosophical outlook that unites several philosophers and discusses the most important philosophical issues bearing on the subject, while maintaining enough distance from, say, the intricacies of Locke, Berkeley,... more...

  • Idealismby Jeremy Dunham; Iain Hamilton Grant; Sean Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Idealism is philosophy on a grand scale, combining micro and macroscopic problems into systematic accounts of everything from the nature of the universe to the particulars of human feeling. In consequence, it offers perspectives on everything from the natural to the social sciences, from ecology to critical theory. Heavily criticised by the dominant... more...

  • John Rawlsby Catherine Audard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    John Rawls (1921-2002) is one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century. Contemporary political philosophy has been reshaped by his seminal ideas and most current work in the discipline is a response to them. This book introduces his central ideas and examines their contribution to contemporary political thought. In the first part of... more...

  • Perceptionby Barry Maund

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The philosophical issues raised by perception make it one of the central topics in the philosophical tradition. Debate about the nature of perceptual knowledge and the objects of perception comprises a thread that runs through the history of philosophy. In some historical periods the major issues have been predominantly epistemological and related... more...