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  • The Enlightenmentby Anthony Kenny

    SPCK 2017; US$ 7.49

    Sir Anthony Kenny FBA was born in Liverpool in 1931, and was educated at Upholland College and the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. From 1963 to 1989 he was at Balliol College, Oxford, first as Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy, and then as Master. He later became Warden of Rhodes House, President of the British Academy and of the Royal Institute... more...

  • Pain, Pleasure, and the Greater Goodby Cathy Gere

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 18.00

    How should we weigh the costs and benefits of scientific research on humans? Is it right that a small group of people should suffer in order that a larger number can live better, healthier lives? Or is an individual truly sovereign, unable to be plotted as part of such a calculation?   These are questions that have bedeviled scientists, doctors,... more...

  • Sociology through Relationby Christian Papilloud

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.29

    This book delivers a top-down understanding of relation as a macro-phenomenon in society. This understanding rests on the reconstruction of an ongoing debate in the French tradition about the purpose of a relational perspective in sociology and the social sciences. Christian Papilloud analyzes the cardinal steps of this debate, which historically... more...

  • The Last Empiresby William Allan

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 117.75

    This book is a forthright and novel examination of efforts to improve global governance over the last forty years. It looks at the effects of governance changes on people that have been marginalized by industrial progress and international conflict and the inability of national governments to meet the needs of global society. Economics has long... more...

  • Pragmatism in Transitionby Peter Olen; Carl Sachs

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.29

    This collection is an attempt by a diverse range of authors to reignite interest in C.I. Lewis’s work within the pragmatist and analytic traditions. Although pragmatism has enjoyed a renewed popularity in the past thirty years, some influential pragmatists have been overlooked. C. I. Lewis is arguably the most important of overlooked pragmatists... more...

  • Subjectivity and the Politicalby Gavin Rae; Emma Ingala

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Despite, or quite possibly because of, the structuralist, post-structuralist, and deconstructionist critiques of subjectivity, master signifiers, and political foundations, contemporary philosophy has been marked by a resurgence in interest in questions of subjectivity and the political. Guided by the contention that different conceptions of the political... more...

  • The Palgrave Handbook of the Afterlifeby Yujin Nagasawa; Benjamin Matheson

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; Not Available

    This unique Handbook provides a sophisticated, scholarly overview of the most advanced thought regarding the idea of life after death. Its comprehensive coverage encompasses historical, religious, philosophical and scientific thinking. Starting with an overview of ancient thought on the topic,  The Palgrave Handbook of the Afterlife  examines... more...

  • Differencesby Emily Anne Parker; Anne van Leeuwen

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 34.99

    The essays in this volume seek to resituate the work of Simone de Beauvoir and Luce Irigaray both historically and in light of the demands of contemporary feminist theory by examining unexplored aspects of their thought. Authors also highlight the commonalties in thought between the two philosophers, articulating points of dialogue in logic, ethics,... more...

  • Toward a Phenomenology of Addiction: Embodiment, Technology, Transcendenceby Frank Schalow

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.19

    This book addresses an epidemic that has developed on a global scale, and, which under the heading of “addiction,” presents a new narrative about the travails of the human predicament. The book introduces phenomenological motifs, such as desire, embodiment, and temporality, to uncover the existential roots of addiction, and develops Martin Heidegger’s... more...

  • Lebensweltorientierung und Autismusby Jonas Kabsch

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 29.67

    Jonas Kabsch befasst sich mit Theorie und Praxis einer Lebensweltorientierten Sozialen Arbeit mit Menschen mit Autismus-Spektrum-Störungen. Eine ausführliche Darstellung der Diagnostik, Interventionen und Therapien sowie neurologischer und psychologischer Theorien des Autismus bildet dafür die Basis. Anschließend wird das Konzept Lebensweltorientierter... more...