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  • Susanne Moser boeken
    Susanne Moser - Freedom and Recognition in the Work of Simone de Beauvoir

    This book offers a detailed analysis of Beauvoir's concepts of freedom and recognition concerning their impact on a philosophy of gender. It demonstrates that Beauvoir is much more than a simple equality feminist and that she posed questions that are at the… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Wittgenstein-Jahrbuch 2003/2006

    The yearbook contains numerous contributions in English. Das Wittgenstein-Jahrbuch 2003/2006, herausgegeben von der Internationalen Ludwig Wittgenstein Gesellschaft e.V. (ILWG), beinhaltet Beiträge zu Leben und Werk Ludwig Wittgensteins. Es umfaßt… (Zachte kaft)

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    84,95
  • Jonas Hansson boeken
    Jonas Hansson - Ernst Cassirer: The Swedish Years

    Ernst Cassirer was professor in Göteborg from 1935 to 1941. This episode of his life is little known, even though the Swedish years were very important. During that time of political turmoil he wrote several books and most of the papers that are now being… (Zachte kaft)

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  • David VanDrunen boeken
    David VanDrunen - Law and Custom

    Throughout the long history of the Western legal tradition, custom and law have been integrally related in both theory and practice. Their relationship is embodied by the Anglo-American concept of the common law. Nevertheless, the twentieth century witnessed a… (Harde kaft)

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  • Ethical Liberalism in Contemporary Societies

    In July 2007 a conference entitled 'Ethical Liberalism in Contemporary Societies' was hosted by the Collegium Polonicum in Slubice, Poland. The conference was organised through collaboration between the Interdisciplinary Centre for Ethics at the European… (Harde kaft)

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  • Multicentrism as an Emerging Paradigm in Legal Theory

    The contemporary legal theory is gradually departing from traditional theory of the hierarchical legal system. Some authors announce the supposed death of the concept of law within the state. The so-called multicentrism might become an attractive alternative… (Harde kaft)

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    78,95
  • Ideal Constitutions in the Renaissance

    This volume contains nine papers on various texts and aspects concerning discussions of ideal constitutions in the renaissance, dealing with the various genres of texts used for these discussions, their contexts, and the themes and aspects these constitutions… (Harde kaft)

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    56,95
  • Stanislaw Czerniak boeken
    Stanislaw Czerniak - Philosophy as Critique of the Mind

    The authors trace the essential aspects of the evolution of critical theory from its classics Max Horkheimer and Theodor W. Adorno to its leading second- and third generation propagators Jürgen Habermas and Axel Honneth. They defend the thesis about the… (Harde kaft)

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    56,95
  • Andrzej Walicki boeken
    Andrzej Walicki - Encounters with Isaiah Berlin

    The volume contains Isaiah Berlin’s letters to his Polish friend, Andrzej Walicki, and Walicki’s detailed account of Berlin’s role in his life. Berlin actively promoted Walicki’s books on Russian intellectual history not only because of his own… (Harde kaft)

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    50,95
  • Cezary Wodzinski boeken
    Cezary Wodzinski - Heidegger and the Problem of Evil

    This book provides an encompassing and thorough study of Martin Heidegger's thought. It is not only a presentation but also a profound critique of the thinker's beliefs. In the context of Heidegger's cooperation with Nazism, the author reflects on the reasons… (Harde kaft)

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    66,95
  • Ketil Bonaunet boeken
    Ketil Bonaunet - Hermann Cohen's Kantian Philosophy of Religion

    This study examines the influence of Kant on Hermann Cohen's philosophy of religion. A basic tenet in Kantian philosophy of religion is that morality leads ineluctably to religion. But how does morality lead to religion? While Cohen rejected Kant's doctrine of… (Zachte kaft)

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    66,95
  • Bert Olivier boeken
    Bert Olivier - Philosophy and the Arts

    This collection of philosophical essays addresses important issues in the arts, encompassing painting, sculpture, photography, film and architecture. The author's point of departure is the conviction that art in all its manifestations is an extremely… (Zachte kaft)

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    55,95
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    Bert Olivier - Philosophy and Communication

    The essays assembled in this volume focus on philosophical questions regarding various aspects of communication. They are predicated on the author's conviction that communication between human beings, regardless of the many difficulties involved, is something… (Zachte kaft)

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    55,95
  • Elaine Riley-Taylor boeken
    Elaine Riley-Taylor - Ecology, Spirituality, and Education

    The overarching crisis of our times is a crisis of the way we think. There is an underlying separation - of mind from body, from emotions, from spirit - fundamental to many Westerners' ways of knowing the world, contributing to alienating beliefs and practices… (Zachte kaft)

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    28,95
  • Ann Scholl boeken
    Ann Scholl - Descartes's Dreams

    Ann Scholl revises the traditional understanding of the role of imagination and sensory perception in Descartes's Meditations. Traditionally, Cartesian scholars have focused primarily on sensory perception as the more significant of the two «special» modes… (Harde kaft)

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    70,95
  • Peter Jackson boeken
    Peter Jackson - Aristotle on the Meaning of Man

    Why was (and is) Aristotle «right» and why are we «wrong»? In other words, why are Aristotle's philosophical reflections on man and the world full, real, and convincing and why is so much of our modern philosophy partial and false? This work offers a… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Andrew Bowie boeken
    Andrew Bowie - Adorno and the Ends of Philosophy

    Theodor Adorno’s reputation as a cultural critic has been well-established for some time, but his status as a philosopher remains unclear. In Adorno and the Ends of Philosophy Andrew Bowie seeks to establish what Adorno can contribute to philosophy today. (Harde kaft)

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  • Nick Haverkamp boeken
    Nick Haverkamp - Intuitionism vs. Classicism

    In the early twentieth century, the Dutch mathematician L.E.J. Brouwer launched a powerful attack on the prevailing mathematical methods and theories. He developed a new kind of constructive mathematics, called intuitionism, which seems to allow for a rigorous… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Reading Kant's Lectures

    This collection of more than twenty original essays by prominent Kant scholars covers the various aspects of Kant's teaching in relation to his published works. It addresses every area of Kant's lecturing activity, from metaphysics, logic, mathematics, and… (Harde kaft)

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    160,95
  • Stephan Krämer boeken
    Stephan Krämer - On What There Is For Things To Be

    If Art is smart and Art is rich, then someone is both smart and rich - namely, Art. And if Art is smart and Bart is smart, then Art is something that Bart is, too - namely, smart. The first claim involves first-order quantification, a generalization concerning… (Zachte kaft)

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    37,95
  • Abraham Akkerman boeken
    Abraham Akkerman - Phenomenology of the Winter-City

    This book explores how the weather and city-form impact the mind, and how city-form and mind interact. It builds on Merleau-Ponty's contention that mind, the human body and the environment are intertwined in a singular composite, and on Walter Benjamin's… (Harde kaft)

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    114,95
  • Hegels Naturphilosophie in der Dritten Moderne

    Natur ist in den Naturwissenschaften selbst kein Thema - aber genau diese Natur gerät heute außer Fugen. In dieser Situation wird eine Philosophie, die unsere Sicht der Natur gerade auch vor dem Hintergrund der Entwicklung der Naturwissenschaft thematisiert,… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Handbook of Arthurian Romance

    The renowned and illustrious tales of King Arthur, his knights and the Round Table pervade all European vernaculars, as well as the Latin tradition. Arthurian narrative material, which had originally been transmitted in oral culture, began to be inscribed… (Harde kaft)

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    170,95
  • Cognitive Psychology in Early Jesuit Scholasticism

    Jesuit scholastic philosophy exemplified by the figure of Francisco Suárez (1548-1617) is at present a topic intensively studied worldwide. However, especially in the English speaking academic world, the immediate historical milieu of Suárez's philosophy and… (Harde kaft)

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  • Essays in Islamic Philology, History, and Philosophy

    This work treats in one volume the most important fields in Islamic studies: Persian literature and philology; Islamic history and historiography; Arabic literature and philology; and Islamic philosophy and jurisprudence. The essays are representative of the… (Harde kaft)

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