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  • Matthias Unterhuber boeken
    Matthias Unterhuber - Possible Worlds Semantics for Indicative and Counterfactual Conditionals?

    Conditional structures lie at the heart of the sciences, humanities, and everyday reasoning. This is why conditional logics - logics specifically designed to account for natural language conditionals - are an active, interdisciplinary area. Discussing a wide… (Harde kaft)

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Karl-Theodor Zauzich boeken
    Karl-Theodor Zauzich - Conversations in the House of Life

    Conversations in the House of Life offers a new translation of a text first published as The Ancient Egyptian Book of Thoth (2005). The composition is a dialogue between a Master, perhaps the god Thoth himself, and a Disciple, named… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Aristotle boeken
    Aristotle - On Generation and Corruption

    OUR next task is to study coming-to-be and passing-away. We are to distinguish the causes, and to state the definitions, of these processes considered in general-as changes predicable uniformly of all the things that come-to-be and pass-away by nature.… (Zachte kaft)

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