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  • 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
  • Stanley Cavell boeken
    Stanley Cavell - Little Did I Know

    Speaking to the American experience, this philosophical diary reflects on Cavell's journey from early childhood in Atlanta, through his musical studies at UC Berkeley and Julliard, to his subsequent veering off into philosophy at UCLA, his Ph.D. studies at… (Harde 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
  • Maurice Cranston boeken
    Maurice Cranston - The Solitary Self

    Provides details on the last years Rousseau spent in England while in exile, his secret return to France, and quarrel with David Hume (Zachte kaft)

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    27,95
  • Maurice Cranston boeken
    Maurice Cranston - The Noble Savage

    Traces the middle years of the influential French philosopher, discusses the major works he wrote during this period, and describes his connections with the Romantic movement (Zachte kaft)

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    41,95
  • Dick Van Dyke, Todd Gold boeken
    Dick Van Dyke, Todd Gold - Keep Moving

    A movie and TV star, as he approaches his 90th birthday, shares how to embrace old age with a positive attitude. By theNew York Times best-selling author of My Lucky Life. 100,000 first printing (Harde kaft)

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    27,95
  • Michael Perry boeken
    Michael Perry - Montaigne in Barn Boots

    The New York Times best-selling author of The Jesus Cow reflects on the lessons he has gleaned from French Renaissance philosopher Michel de Montaigne, contrasting his own life to that of the intellectual and explaining how de Montaigne's views shaped his… (Harde kaft)

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    27,95
  • Olivier Todd boeken
    Olivier Todd - Albert Camus

    Explores the life of internationally acclaimed author Albert Camus, drawing from sources including personal correspondence, notebooks, and public records, as well as interviews with Camus's family, friends, fellow workers, mentors, and lovers. Reprint. women,… (Zachte kaft)

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    26,95
  • Majid Fakhry boeken
    Majid Fakhry - Averroes

    An in-depth portrait of the great Muslim philosopher introduces readers to the fascinating and controversial ideas that landed Averroes in hot water on more than one occasion. Original . (Zachte kaft)

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    31,95
  • Edward Kanterian boeken
    Edward Kanterian - Ludwig Wittgenstein

    A new addition to Reaktion's highly successful and well-reviewed }Critical Lives{ series (Zachte kaft)

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    18,95
  • Marsilio Ficino

    "A selection of writings by the fifteenth-century philosopher and magus Marsilio Ficino, on the subject of astrology and natural magic. The editor's introduction provides a substantial historical and philosophical context for this figure and explains Ficino's… (Zachte kaft)

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    20,95
  • 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
  • Bryan Magee boeken
    Bryan Magee - Confessions of a Philosopher

    In a brilliant but accessible memoir written for a popular audience, a renowned English philosopher and scholar recounts his discovery of philosophy and illuminates its relevance to life, encompassing all of the great philosophers. Reprint. 15,000 first… (Zachte kaft)

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    19,95
  • Jesse Norman boeken
    Jesse Norman - Edmund Burke

    Examines the life of the great Irish philosopher, statesman and political thinker, who supported abolition, free markets, Catholic equality in Ireland in the eighteenth century while warning of ideological extremism and the dangers of a corporate state (Zachte kaft)

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    18,95
  • James Romm boeken
    James Romm - Dying Every Day

    Presents the life of the philosopher, the tutor of Nero, who writes about the philosophical issues and moral dilemmas of his day, as he witnesses Nero become unstable and unleash events which threaten everyone connected to the emperor (Zachte kaft)

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    19,95
  • 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
  • Erica Benner boeken
    Erica Benner - Be Like the Fox

    Dispels the notion that the famed author of The Prince was politically amoral and instead argues that he was a deeply ethical thinker who fought for the restoration of democratic freedoms in Florence, Italy (Harde kaft)

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    29,95
  • Joakim Garff boeken
    Joakim Garff - Kierkegaard's Muse

    Painting a portrait of a great literary muse, a first biography of literary inspiration and one-time fiancé of Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard, drawing on more than 100 previously unknown letters, tells the complete story of their mysterious relationship (Harde kaft)

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    34,95
  • Sarah Bakewell boeken
    19,95
  • Josef Pieper boeken
    Josef Pieper - Not Yet the Twilight

    "Volume 2 of Josef Pieper's three-part autobiography is here presented for the first time in English translation. The volume represents not just a simple continuation of a seamless story. The first volume dealt with Pieper's life from his birth in 1904 to the… (Zachte kaft)

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    21,95
  • Mark Williams boeken
    40,95
  • George Steiner boeken
    George Steiner - A Long Saturday

    Presents a series of conversations between the authors as they discuss a range of topics, including music, chess, psychoanalysis, and the place of Israel in Jewish life (Harde kaft)

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    23,95
  • Jeffrey R. Smitten boeken
    Jeffrey R. Smitten - The Life of William Robertson

    A prominent figure in the Scottish Enlightenment, William Robertson differed from his better-known contemporaries, such as Voltaire, Hume and Gibbon, because he used the critical tools of the Enlightenment not to attack religion but to strengthen it. As a… (Harde kaft)

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    121,95
  • Richard Wollheim boeken
    Richard Wollheim - Germs

    A personal account by the prestigious philosophy professor and author of On the Emotions describes his lonely youth in pre-World War II London, during which his impresario father and "Gaiety Girl" mother interacted with such figures as Diaghilev, Kurt Weill,… (Harde kaft)

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    25,95
  • Emily Wilson boeken
    Emily Wilson - The Greatest Empire

    "The life and works of Seneca pose a number of fascinating challenges. For one thing, how can we reconcile the bloody, passionate tragedies, with the prose works advocating a life of Stoic tranquility? An even more challenging question is, how are we to… (Harde kaft)

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    33,95