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  • Dee L. Clayman boeken
    Dee L. Clayman - Timon of Phlius

    Early Skepticism and its founder, Pyrrho of Elis, were introduced to the world by the poet and philosopher Timon of Phlius. This is the first book-length study of Timon's work in English, and includes a new reconstruction of his most influential poem Silloi .… (Harde kaft)

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  • Ernst Cassirer boeken
    Ernst Cassirer - Gesammelte Werke Bd. 25 Myth of the State

    Das Thema des in englischer Sprache verfaßten The Myth of the State - dem letzten Werk, das Cassirer vor seinem Tod im Manuskript zum Abschluß bringen konnte - ist die Wiederkehr des politischen Totalitarismus, dem er selbst nur durch Emigration entkam. Der… (Harde kaft)

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  • Lorraine Daston boeken
    Lorraine Daston - The Faces of Nature in Enlightenment Europe

    This volume documents two conferences held in Berlin and Bologna under the auspices of the European Science Foundation Project Concepts & Symbols of the Eighteenth Century in Europe / Concepts & Symboles du Dix-huitième Siècle Européen. The essays collected… (Harde kaft)

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  • David Weissman boeken
    David Weissman - Sensibility and the Sublime

    Philosophic attention shifted after Hegel from Kant's emphasis on sensibility to criticism and analyses of the fine arts. The arts themselves seemed as ample as nature; a disciplined science could devote as much energy to one as the other. But then the arts… (Harde kaft)

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  • Ethics, Society, Politics

    Taking a fresh view on Wittgenstein's apparent ethical skepticism, many contributions to this volume explore the reach of what can be said in ethical terms, while others provide critical discussions of what is being said in various fields of applied ethics and… (Harde kaft)

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  • Francisco Lisi boeken
    Francisco Lisi - Plato's Laws and its historical significance

    Of all of Plato's dialogues the Laws was the most related to the social and political circumstances of the time and was more influential as theoretical writing on the politics of every subsequent epoch than his other major work on the subject, the Republic.… (Harde kaft)

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  • Bogoljub Sijakovic boeken
    Bogoljub Sijakovic - Bibliographia Praesocratica

    Bibliographia Praesocratica differs from others with respect to the approach adopted, the kind and the quantity of the material collected and in respect to the way it was organized. This Bibliography encompasses a period spanning five and a half centuries… (Harde kaft)

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  • From Hegel to Windelband

    In the 19th century, the history of philosophy becomes the history of a particular science. Modern philosophical historiography is an ambivalent project. On the one hand, we find an affirmative concept of Bildung through tradition and historical insight; on… (Harde kaft)

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  • Sven Nyholm boeken
    Sven Nyholm - Revisiting Kant's Universal Law and Humanity Formulas

    Interest in Kant’s ethical theory has intensified in recent analytic philosophy. Yet, much of this work has mixed its enthusiasm with strong criticisms. This book investigates these recent engagements with Kant’s basic moral principles. It argues that most… (Harde kaft)

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  • Friedrich Stadler boeken
    Friedrich Stadler - The Vienna Circle. Sonderband

    This book offers a systematic, in-depth study of the Vienna Circle based on a new historiographical approach to the study of science. The author has unearthed previously unpublished archival material, which he uses together with recent literature, to refute a… (Harde kaft)

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  • Edmund Husserl boeken
    Edmund Husserl - Introduction to Logic and Theory of Knowledge

    This course on logic and theory of knowledge fell exactly midway between the publication of the Logical Investigations in 1900-01 and Ideas I in 1913. It constitutes a summation and consolidation of Husserl's logico-scientific, epistemological, and… (Harde kaft)

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  • Privata Luxuria

    Privacy is a widely debated concept today, and a paramount concern for modern societies: the ideas and prerogatives that it encapsulates are considered, nowadays, to be essential human rights and key issues when defining the mutual relationship between the… (Harde kaft)

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  • Maria Liatsi boeken
    Maria Liatsi - Interpretation der Antike

    Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) gilt als der bedeutendste Philosoph, den America hervorge-bracht hat. Seine Arbeiten im Bereich der Logik, Mathematik und Naturwissenschaft an der Wende zum 20. Jahrhundert haben das moderne Weltbild mitbegründet. Nahezu… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Nietzsche as Political Philosopher

    This volume establishes Nietzsche's importance as a political philosopher. The introduction and eighteen chapters cover Nietzsche's own political thought, its relation to ethics and morality, his methodology, the historical context, and his influence on… (Harde kaft)

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  • Wolfgang Carl boeken
    Wolfgang Carl - The First-Person Point of View

    Self-reference and self-knowledge are constitutive for being a person and presuppose the use of the first-person pronoun. The book gives an extensive account of the various uses of this word and argues for a new theory of the first-person point of view,… (Harde kaft)

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  • Nicholas Rescher boeken
    Nicholas Rescher - Philosophical Progress

    The nine original essays collected in this volume explore the themes of philosophical progress, ultimate explanation, the metaphysics of free will, and the relation of sciences and religion. These essays exemplify Nicholas Rescher's characteristic mode of… (Harde kaft)

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  • Reason and Rationality

    Reason and rationality represent crucial elements of the self-image of human beings and have unquestionably been among the most debated issues in Western philosophy, dating from ancient Greece, through the Middle Ages, and to the present day. Many words and… (Harde kaft)

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    Die Frage der Animalität ist keine Nebenfrage der Philosophie. Sie durchquert alle Formen der Selbstbestimmung des Menschen, insofern die Humanität des animal rationale oder zoon politikon von der ihr impliziten Animalität durchstimmt bleibt, wie immer man… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Kathrin Thiele boeken
    Kathrin Thiele - The Thought of Becoming

    A concern for this world lies at the heart of discussing the relation between philosophy and ethics. Kathrin Thiele elaborates in this book that in such endeavor one has to argue against two common misperceptions. Instead of understanding philosophy and ethics… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Heidegger Studies / Heidegger Studien / Etudes Heideggeriennes 30

    Heidegger Studies is an annual publication dedicated to promoting the understanding of Heidegger's thought through the interpretation of his writings. Heidegger Studies provides a forum for the thorough interpretation of the whole of Heidegger's work… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Spencer L. Allen boeken
    Spencer L. Allen - The Splintered Divine

    This book investigates the issue of the singularity versus the multiplicity of ancient Near Eastern deities who are known by a common first name but differentiated by their last names, or geographic epithets. It focuses primarily on the IStar divine names in… (Harde kaft)

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  • Daniel Greenspan boeken
    Daniel Greenspan - The Passion of Infinity

    The Passion of Infinity generates a historical narrative surrounding the concept of the irrational as a threat which rational culture has made a series of attempts to understand and relieve. It begins with Sophocles' Oedipus , inwhomhuman reason collides with… (Harde kaft)

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  • Richard A. H. King boeken
    Richard A. H. King - Aristotle and Plotinus on Memory

    Two treatises on memory which have come down to us from antiquity are Aristotle's On memory and recollectionand Plotinus' On perception and memory (IV 6); the latter also wrote at length about memory in his Problems connected with the soul (IV 3-4, esp. 3.25-4… (Harde kaft)

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  • Peter Bornedal boeken
    Peter Bornedal - The Surface and the Abyss

    Peter Bornedalprovides an interpretation of Nietzsche's philosophy as a whole in the context of 19th century philosophy of mind and cognition. Thestudy explains Nietzsche's notion of truth; his epistemology; his notions of the split and fragmented subject,… (Harde kaft)

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  • Fichte and the Phenomenological Tradition

    This volume is a collection of previously unpublished papers dealing with the neglected "phenomenological" dimension of the philosophy of Johann Gottlieb Fichte, which it compares and contrasts to the phenomenology of his contemporary Georg Wilhelm Friedrich… (Harde kaft)

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