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  • Thomas L. Cooksey boeken
    Thomas L. Cooksey - Plato's 'Symposium'

    Aimed at students reading the text for the first time (Zachte kaft)

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  • Kant's Philosophy of the Unconscious

    In the 20th century, the role of the unconscious in Kant's philosophy has been in great part neglected by Kant scholars. Nevertheless, the unconscious, the other of consciousness, is a key problem of the critical philosophy. The purpose of the volume is to… (Harde kaft)

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  • Understanding Schopenhauer through the Prism of Indian Culture

    Arthur Schopenhauer was the first Western thinker who incorporated thoughts of the Upanishads in his own philosophy. With the increasing interest in Schopenhauer serious work on the relationship between him and Indian philosophy becomes necessary. This book… (Harde kaft)

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  • Emotional Minds

    The thoroughly contemporary question of the relationship between emotion and reason was debated with such complexity by the philosophers of the 17th century that their concepts remain a source of inspiration for today's research about the emotionality of the… (Harde kaft)

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  • Christoph Helmig boeken
    Christoph Helmig - Forms and Concepts

    Forms and Concepts is the first comprehensive study of the central role of concepts and concept acquisition in the Platonic tradition. It sets up a stimulating dialogue between Plato's innatist approach and Aristotle's much more empirical response. The primary… (Harde kaft)

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  • Frank Schalow boeken
    Frank Schalow - Departures

    In this study, the author shows new entry points to the dialogue between Kant and Heidegger. Schalow takes up the question: "Why should a philosopher like Kant, for whom language seemed to be almost inconsequential, become the crucial counter point for a… (Harde kaft)

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  • John Stuart Mill boeken
    John Stuart Mill - Utilitarianism, Liberty & Representative Government

    John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) was a British philosopher, political economist, civil servant, and Member of Parliament. An advocate of utilitarianism, he was one of the most influential liberal thinkers of the 19th century. (Harde kaft)

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  • David Hume boeken
    David Hume - An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

    Classic from the year 2009 in the subject Philosophy - Philosophy of the 17th and 18th Centuries, , language: English, abstract: Sect. I. Of the different Species of Philosophy: Moral philosophy, or the science of human nature, may be treated after two… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Oliver Sensen boeken
    Oliver Sensen - Kant on Human Dignity

    Kant is often considered the source of the contemporary idea of human dignity, but his conception of human dignity and its relation to human value and the requirement to respect others have not been widely understood. Kant on Human Dignity offers the first… (Harde kaft)

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  • John P. Doyle boeken
    John P. Doyle - Ancient and Medieval Philosophy Series 1 On the borders of being and knowing

    Sylvester Mauro, S.J. (1619-1687) noted that human intellects can grasp what is,what is not, what can be, and what cannot be. The first principle, ¿it is not possible that the same thing simultaneously be and not be,' involves them all. The present volume… (Harde kaft)

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  • Gary Cox boeken
    Gary Cox - The Existentialist's Guide to Death, the Universe and Nothingness

    An entertaining philosophical guide to life, death, everything and nothing! (Harde kaft)

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  • The Philosophy of Human Rights

    The notion of "human rights" is widely used in political and moral debates. The core idea, that all human beings have some inalienable basic rights, is appealing and has an important practical function: It allows moral criticism of various wrongs and calls for… (Harde kaft)

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  • Robert Greenberg boeken
    Robert Greenberg - Real Existence, Ideal Necessity

    In his Critique of Pure Reason, Kant argues that we can know what the existing world must be like, but only if it is considered idealistically, which for Kant means relative to our senses.Analytic philosophy, however, tends to be skeptical that the world of… (Harde kaft)

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  • Infinitesimal Differences

    The development of the calculus during the 17th century was successful in mathematical practice, but raised questions about the nature of infinitesimals: were they real or rather fictitious? This collection of essays, by scholars from Canada, the US, Germany,… (Harde kaft)

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  • Freiheit / Freedom

    "Freiheit" ist das zentrale Thema der klassischen deutschen Philosophie. Kants Theorie der Freiheit als Autonomie hatte dem neuen, durch die Revolution in Frankreich politisch gewordenen Selbstverständnis zuerst einen theoretischen Ausdruck gegeben. Für die… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Imagination in Kant's Critical Philosophy

    Kant’s view of the imagination is surrounded by one of the most salient and obscure discussions on his critical philosophy. Due to revisions and emendations and a seeming change in doctrine from the first to the third Critique, Kant’s considered view of… (Harde kaft)

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  • 300 Jahre "Essais de Théodicée" - Rezeption und Transformation

    Warum das Böse? Mit keiner geringeren Frage als der Rechtfertigung eines Gott genannten allmächtigen, allwissenden und allgütigen Wesens angesichts der unbestreitbaren Existenz der Übel in der Welt setzten sich G. W. Leibnizens im Jahre 1700… (Harde kaft)

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  • Alexander Miller boeken
    Alexander Miller - Contemporary Metaethics

    This new edition of Alexander Miller’s highly readable introduction to contemporary metaethics provides a critical overview of the main arguments and themes in twentieth- and twenty-first-century contemporary metaethics. Miller traces the development of… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Knowledge, Language and Mind

    Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations is arguably one of the most influential books of the 20th century. It threw a new light on the workings of language and mind, contributing significantly to the understanding of human knowledge. Featuring essays by… (Harde kaft)

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  • Leibniz und die Ökumene

    Leibniz und die Ökumene umschreibt ein Thema, das in der Forschung zwar nicht unbeachtet blieb, in seinem Gewicht für beides, das Verständnis des Leibniz'schen Wirkens und die Geschichte der Ökumene - also des jahrhundertelangen Strebens nach Einigung… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Jean Baudrillard boeken
    Jean Baudrillard - The Intelligence of Evil

    This controversial contemporary thinker explores the rhetoric of the 'War on Terror' and the 'Clash of Civilizations' between East and West (Zachte kaft)

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  • Thinking - Resisting - Reading the Political

    This volume contrasts a number of recently suggested concepts of the political - each of which connects to certain instances of art and literature in its discourse - with questions concerning the rigidity of those connections: How strongly do such claims to… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Anthony Charles Cotter boeken
    Anthony Charles Cotter - The ABC of Scholastic Philosophy

    It is not a summary of philosophical problems, which the beginner cannot digest and which may engender in him a spirit of skepticism. For a like reason Cotter does not give an outline of the history of philosophy with the same problems arranged by periods.… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Thabit ibn Qurra

    Thabit ibn Qurra (826-901) was one of history's most original thinkers and displayed expertise in the most difficult disciplines of this time: geometry, number theory, and astronomy as well as ontology, physics, and metaphysics. Approximately a dozen of this… (Harde kaft)

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  • John Locke boeken
    John Locke - Ein Brief über Toleranz

    Der Staat wird von John Locke als eine Institution bestimmt, deren ausschließliche Aufgabe im Schutz von Leben, Besitz und Freiheiten der Bürger besteht. Die Handlungen der Bürger - insbesondere in Glaubensfragen - sind schutzwürdig, soweit sie dieser… (Zachte kaft)

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