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Phenomenology

  • 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...

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

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.29

    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...

  • Hermeneutics of the Film Worldby Alberto Baracco

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.29

    This book identifies a new methodological strategy for the interpretation of film philosophizing. Many recent works in film philosophy, adopting the approach identified with the term film as philosophy , have considered film as capable of doing philosophy.  Focused on the basic relationship between film and filmgoer, the proposed method is founded... more...

  • Imagination and Social Perspectivesby Michela Summa; Thomas Fuchs; Luca Vanzago

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Our experience of other individuals as minded beings goes hand in hand with the awareness that they have a unique epistemic and emotional perspective on the experienced objects and situations. The same object can be seen from many different points of view, an event can awaken different emotional reactions in different individuals, and our position-takings... 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...

  • Phenomenology of Pluralityby Sophie Loidolt

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book develops a unique phenomenology of plurality by introducing Hannah Arendt’s work into current debates taking place in the phenomenological tradition. Loidolt offers a systematic treatment of plurality that unites the fields of phenomenology, political theory, social ontology, and Arendt studies to offer new perspectives on key concepts such... more...

  • Evil, Fallenness, and Finitudeby Bruce Ellis Benson; B. Keith Putt

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.39

    This collection addresses the perennial philosophical and theological issues of human finitude and the potentiality for evil. The contributors approach these issues from perspectives in Continental philosophy relating to phenomenology, philosophical hermeneutics, rabbinical traditions, drawing upon the work of Immanuel Kant, Søren Kierkegaard, and... more...

  • Empathyby Vanessa Lux; Sigrid Weigel

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 94.29

    This book digs into the complex archaeology of empathy illuminating controversies, epistemic problems and unanswered questions encapsulated within its cross-disciplinary history. The authors ask how a neutral innate capacity to directly understand the actions and feelings of others becomes charged with emotion and moral values associated with... more...

  • Phenomenology, Naturalism and Scienceby Jack Reynolds

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Arguing for the compatibility of phenomenology and naturalism, this book also refashions each. The opening chapters begin with a methodological focus, which seeks to curb the "over-bidding" characteristic of both traditional transcendental phenomenology and scientific naturalism. Having thus opened up the possibility that the twain might meet, it... more...

  • The Golden Age of Phenomenology at the New School for Social Research, 1954–1973by Lester Embree; Michael D. Barber

    Ohio University Press 2017; US$ 109.99

    These original essays focus on the introduction of phenomenology to the United States by the community of scholars who taught and studied at the New School for Social Research in New York City between 1954 and 1973. The collection powerfully traces the lineage and development of phenomenology in the North American context. more...