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  • Thomas Aquinas on Bodily Identityby Antonia Fitzpatrick

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 79.99

    Thomas Aquinas asked the essential philosophical question which continues to resound to the modern day: what constitutes a human being? This volume looks at Aquinas's views on bodily and spiritual identity through a lens of theological concerns, pagan and Arabic authoritative sources, and contemporary polemic with dualist heresy. more...

  • The Teleology of Action in Plato's Republicby Andrew Payne

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 59.99

    This book explores a variety of teleology present in Plato's Republic, in which actions are carried out for the sake of an end that is not the intended goal. Payne draws on examples from Republic to demonstrate that performing some actions can help produce unintended results, which qualify as ends or purposes of human action. more...

  • 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...

  • Irrepressible Truthby Adrian Johnston

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.48

    This book offers readers a uniquely detailed engagement with the ideas of legendary French psychoanalyst Jacques Laca n. The Freudian Thing  is one of Lacan’s most important texts, wherein he explains the significance and stakes of his “return to Freud” as a passionate defence of Freud’s disturbing, epoch-making discovery of the unconscious, against... more...

  • Pragmatism in Transitionby Peter Olen; Carl Sachs

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.58

    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...

  • Mortal and Divine in Early Greek Epistemologyby Shaul Tor

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 96.00

    This book rethinks the relations between reasoning and revelation and, therefore, the nature of philosophy and religion in archaic Greece. more...

  • Virtue and Law in Plato and Beyondby Julia Annas

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 44.99

    Julia Annas explores how Plato's account of the relation of virtue to law developed, and how his ideas were taken up by Cicero and by Philo of Alexandria. She shows that, rather than rejecting the account given in his Republic, Plato develops in the Laws a more careful and sophisticated version of that account. more...

  • Scriptural Authority and Biblical Criticism in the Dutch Golden Ageby Dirk van Miert; Henk Nellen; Piet Steenbakkers; Jetze Touber

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 109.99

    A collection of original essays on biblical criticism and the process of secularization in the Netherlands during the long seventeenth century, as advances in the field of philology drew into question the authority of Scripture. 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...