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  • A.H. Huussen jr boeken
    21,95
  • Jesse Norman boeken
    Jesse Norman - Adam Smith

    A political philosopher offers an account of the life and times of a man thought of as the greatest economist, and a pioneering theorist, exploring his work as a whole and tracing his influence over two centuries to the present day. 15,000 first printing (Harde kaft)

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    33,95
  • George Prochnik boeken
    George Prochnik - Stranger in a Strange Land

    "Prochnik creates a nonfiction Bildungsroman of one of the twentieth century's most important humanist thinkers, while also telling an intimate story of his own youth, marriage and spiritual quest in Jerusalem. In Stranger in a Strange Land, Prochnik revisits… (Harde kaft)

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    29,95
  • Nicholas Phillipson boeken
    Nicholas Phillipson - David Hume

    This revised and updated edition of the 1989 classic reveals that one of the most important philosophers during the 18th-century Enlightenment was also a brilliant historian who applied his groundbreaking philosophical outlook on the world to Britain's history… (Zachte kaft)

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    18,95
  • Desmond M. Clarke boeken
    Desmond M. Clarke - Descartes

    Looks at the life and ideas of the seventeenth century French philosopher. (Harde kaft)

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    61,95
  • David Edmonds boeken
    David Edmonds - Rousseau's Dog

    The best-selling authors of Wittgenstein's Poker offer an in-depth analysis of the bitter quarrel between Jean-Jacques Rousseau and David Hume, the two most important and influential philosophers of intellectual Europe during the Age of Enlightenment. Reprint.… (Zachte kaft)

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    16,95
  • Ray Monk boeken
    Ray Monk - Ludwig Wittgenstein

    Wittgenstein possessed one of the most acute philosophical minds of the 20th century. In this incisive portrait, Monk offers a unique insight into the life and work of a modern genius who radically redirected philosophical thought in our time (Zachte kaft)

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    26,95
  • Robert Sullivan boeken
    Robert Sullivan - The Thoreau You Don't Know

    An alternate profile of the iconic American and environmental writer explores Thoreau's contributions as an activist, organizer, and adventurer who was more social than his reclusive persona suggested (Zachte kaft)

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    16,95
  • Hazel Rowley boeken
    Hazel Rowley - Tete-a-tete

    An intimate dual portrait discusses Sartre and de Beauvoir's Existentialist philosophies, their notorious open union, and the controversy surrounding their relationship that has endured throughout the past twenty-five years. Reader's Guide available. Reprint.… (Zachte kaft)

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    17,95
  • Sarah Bakewell boeken
    Sarah Bakewell - At the Existentialist Cafe

    The best-selling author of How to Live presents a spirited account of the Existentialist intellectual and philosophical movement of the 1930s while sharing insights into the contributions of key revolutionary thinkers and the movement's present-day legacy (Harde kaft)

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    26,95
  • Ann Ping Chin boeken
    Ann Ping Chin - The Authentic Confucius

    Documents the political life and intellectual development of the influential moral thinker, drawing on top-credited Chinese texts to separate historical from popularized facts to offer insight into Confucius's daily life, belief systems, and relationships with… (Harde kaft)

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    27,95
  • The Legacy of Leo Strauss

    Leo Strauss was a political philosopher who died in 1973 but came to prominent attention around the beginning of the war in Iraq. Charges began emerging that architects of the war had studied with, or been influenced by, Strauss' works. This volume explores… (Zachte kaft)

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    36,95
  • Ernst Glasersfeld boeken
    Ernst Glasersfeld - Partial Memories

    These autobiographical sketches by the esteemed philosopher and semioticist reveal a fascinating, eventful life spent pursuing knowledge (Zachte kaft)

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    36,95
  • Julia Kristeva boeken
    Julia Kristeva - Hannah Arendt

    Interlacing the life and work of this seminal 20th century philosopher, Kristeva provides an elegant, sophisticated biography replete with historical and philosophical insight. 4 illustrations (Zachte kaft)

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    29,95
  • Roger Woolhouse boeken
    Roger Woolhouse - Locke

    The first comprehensive biography of John Locke to be published in nearly half a century (Zachte kaft)

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    33,95
  • Ben Rogers boeken
    Ben Rogers - A.J. Ayer

    The first authorized biography of the great twentieth-century philosopher unravels the enigma surrounding this complicated man whose book Language, Truth and Logic rocked the world of philosophy. Reprint. (Zachte kaft)

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    19,95
  • Anne C. Heller boeken
    Anne C. Heller - Hannah Arendt

    Presents the life and accomplishments of the German-born political philosopher, detailing her early affair with Martin Heidegger, her escape from Nazi Germany, her political writings and controversial work on Adolf Eichman and the banality of evil (Harde kaft)

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    21,95
  • Carole Seymour-Jones boeken
    Carole Seymour-Jones - A Dangerous Liasion

    Traces the more than fifty-year friendship shared by the writing-philosophy duo, describing how their romance was shaped by evolving modes of thought and sexual experimentation as well as Sartre's alcoholism, DeBeauvoir's lesbianism, and their controversial… (Zachte kaft)

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    21,95
  • Sebastian de Grazia boeken
    Sebastian de Grazia - Machiavelli in Hell

    Offers a fresh look at the fifteenth century Florentine philosopher, recounts his life, and discusses his major work, "The Prince" (Zachte kaft)

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    20,95
  • Gyorgyi Szabo boeken
    Gyorgyi Szabo - The Laszlo Chronicle

    "Author gives the history of the work of Professor Ervin Laszlo, the philosopher, systems theorist, and integral theorist whose five decades of research and evolution of his thinking about consciousness and existence resulted in his formulation of what he… (Harde kaft)

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    24,95
  • Roger Woolhouse boeken
    Roger Woolhouse - Locke

    An interweaving of Locke's private history with an account of his ideas, based on many years of study (Harde kaft)

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    63,95
  • Michael White boeken
    Michael White - The Pope and the Heretic

    Profiles Catholic priest and natural philosopher Giordano Bruno, whose pursuit of an all-encompassing system of thought and radical theories earned him the patronage of powerful royals, inspired top thinkers throughout history, and caused him to be executed… (Zachte kaft)

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    16,95
  • Paul Johnson boeken
    Paul Johnson - Socrates

    Illuminates key tenets in the influential philosopher's beliefs through the story of his life, tracing his middle-class existence against a vibrant backdrop of fifth century B.C. Athens while sharing intimate analyses of specific aspects of his personality. By… (Zachte kaft)

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    18,95
  • Sarah Bakewell boeken
    Sarah Bakewell - How to Live

    Examines the essays of Michel de Montaigne that explored the search for the meaning of life, and profiles the philosopher using the questions he posed and the answers he explored (Zachte kaft)

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    18,95
  • Rudiger Safranski boeken
    Rudiger Safranski - Martin Heidegger

    Chronicles the German philosopher's life while exploring his education, schism with the Catholic Church, relationship with the National Socialist revolution, antisemitism, and life and teaching after World War II (Zachte kaft)

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    32,95