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Phenomenology

  • Becoming Animalby David Abram

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    David Abram’s first book, The Spell of the Sensuous  has become a classic of environmental literature. Now he returns with a startling exploration of our human entanglement with the rest of nature.   As the climate veers toward catastrophe, the innumerable losses cascading through the biosphere make vividly evident the need for a metamorphosis in... more...

  • The Spell of the Sensuousby David Abram

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.95

    Winner of the International Lannan Literary Award for Nonfiction Animal tracks, word magic, the speech of stones, the power of letters, and the taste of the wind all figure prominently in this intellectual tour de force that returns us to our senses and to the sensuous terrain that sustains us. This major work of ecological philosophy startles the... more...

  • Jan Patočka and the Heritage of Phenomenologyby Erika Abrams; Ivan Chvatík

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 153.54

    This book offers selected papers by scholars from around the world, from a conference commemorating the groundbreaking work of the philosopher and human rights crusader Jan Patocka, on the occasion of his 100th year and the 30th anniversary of his death. more...

  • Nietzsche’s Meta-Existentialismby Vinod Acharya

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00

    The series presents outstanding monographic interpretations of Nietzsche's work as a whole or of specific themes and aspects. These works are written mostly from a philosophical, literary, communication science, sociological or historical perspective. The publications reflect the current state of research on Nietzsche's philosophy, on... more...

  • A Concise Introduction to Existential Counsellingby Martin Adams

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 26.00

    'A concise introduction to existential counselling is a superb addition to the literature on existential counselling and psychotherapy. Martin Adams provides an excellent overview of the field for those who are new to it at the same time as distilling key features in a way which will be valuable for experienced practitioners' - Meg Barker, Senior Lecturer... more...

  • The Aesthetic Experience of Dyingby Veronica M. F. Adamson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 46.95

    Structured around a personal account of the illness and death of the author’s partner, Jane, this book explores how something hard to bear became a threshold to a world of insight and discovery. Drawing on German Idealism and Jane’s own research in the area, The Aesthetic Experience of Dying looks at the notion of life as a binary synthesis, or... more...

  • Global Perspectives on Orhan Pamukby M. Afridi; D. Buyze

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2012; US$ 92.39

    Explores existential and political themes in Orhan Pamuk's work and investigates the apparent contradictions in an arena where Islam and democracy are often seen as opposing and irreconcilable terms. Existential themes delve into literary nuances in Pamuk that discuss love, happiness, suffering, memory and death. more...

  • Phenomenology in Anthropologyby Afterword by Michael Jackson. Edited by Kalpana Ram and Christopher Houston

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    This volume explores what phenomenology adds to the enterprise of anthropology, drawing on and contributing to a burgeoning field of social science research inspired by the phenomenological tradition in philosophy. Essays by leading scholars ground their discussions of theory and method in richly detailed ethnographic case studies. The contributors... more...

  • What Is Philosophy?by Giorgio Agamben; Lorenzo Chiesa

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 18.95

    In attempting to answer the question posed by this book's title, Giorgio Agamben does not address the idea of philosophy itself. Rather, he turns to the apparently most insignificant of its components: the phonemes, letters, syllables, and words that come together to make up the phrases and ideas of philosophical discourse. A summa, of sorts, of Agamben's... more...

  • Empathy in the Context of Philosophyby L. Agosta

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2010; US$ 92.39

    Integrating continental and Anglo-American traditions, the author exposes empathy as the foundation of the being-with-one-another of human beings. The interpretation of empathy is applied to story telling, literature, and self psychology, rescuing empathy from the margins and revealing its role in the understanding of the other and human community. more...