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  • Kurt Smith boeken
    Kurt Smith - The Descartes Dictionary

    A fully cross-referenced A-Z guide to the ideas and works of René Descartes--heralded as the first modern philosopher of the Western world. (Zachte kaft)

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  • Douglas Burnham boeken
    Douglas Burnham - The Nietzsche Dictionary

    Nietzsche is not difficult to read, but he is famously difficult to understand. This is because of the bewildering array of words, phrases or metaphors that he uses. The Nietzsche Dictionary aims to help, by giving readers a road map to Nietzsche's language,… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Kafka und die Religion in der Moderne. Kafka, Religion, and Modernity

    Religion is once again a prominent theme in academic debates. Hence this collection of essays takes up the vexed question of Kafka's relation to religion and addresses it in new ways. The essays fall into three groups. The first group deals with discussions of… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Hans-Joachim Niemann boeken
    Hans-Joachim Niemann - Karl Popper and the Two New Secrets of Life

    Karl Popper's lecture A New Interpretation of Darwinism given at the Royal Society London in 1986 is here printed for the first time in the original. In it, Popper denies the creative power of blind chance and natural selection. Instead of these two Darwinian… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Rethinking Epistemology 2

    This volume contains contributions to the "systematic study of knowledge." They suggest both an extension and a new path for classical epistemology. The topics in the second volume are the following: variants of skepticism; knowledge of the first, second, and… (Harde kaft)

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  • Menschenbilder und Wissenschaftskulturen

    Die Fortschritte der biomedizinischen Wissenschaften stellen vielfach das tradierte Menschenbild in Frage, indem sie zentrale Aspekte wie Personalität, Subjektivität und Freiheit zunehmend auf genetische, neuronale, hormonelle oder vergleichbare biologische… (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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  • 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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  • Heidegger Studies / Heidegger Studien / Etudes Heideggeriennes

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

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  • As the Spider Spins

    Nietzsche's metaphor of the spider that spins its cobweb expresses his critique of the metaphysical use of language - but it also suggests that "we, spiders", are able to spin different, life-affirming, non-metaphysical cobwebs. This book focuses not only on… (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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  • Kant's "Tugendlehre"

    In recent years there has been renewed interest in the "Doctrine of Virtue" or "Tugendlehre", the ethical part of Kant's late systematic treatise on moral philosophy, the Metaphysics of Morals. The present volume responds to these demands. Following a series… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Cultivating Personhood: Kant and Asian Philosophy

    Authors from all over the world unite in an effort to cultivate dialogue between Asian and Western philosophy. The papers forge a new, East-West comparative path on the whole range of issues in Kant studies. The concept of personhood, crucial for both… (Harde kaft)

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  • Karl Leonhard Reinhold boeken
    Karl Leonhard Reinhold - New Theory of the Human Capacity for Representation

    In his own day, Karl Leonhard Reinhold was considered one of the major figures in philosophical thought of the late 18th and early 19th century. He was an important expositor of Kant's thought. He is also considered by many to have been the bridge between Kant… (Harde kaft)

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  • The Politics of Empathy

    This anthology explores the significance and role of empathy in the public sphere. It examines the use of empathy to establish trans -cultural solidarity as well as to motivate people for political action in our ever increasingly multicultural environment. On… (Zachte 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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  • 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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  • Body and Soul in Ancient Philosophy

    The problem of body and soul has a long history that can be traced back to the beginnings of Greek culture. The existential question of what happened to the soul at the moment of death, whether and in what form there is life after death, and of the exact… (Harde kaft)

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  • Karl R. Popper boeken
    Karl R. Popper - Conjectures and Refutations

    This classic remains one of Popper's most wide-ranging and popular works, notable not only for its acute insight into the way scientific knowledge grows, but also for applying those insights to politics and to history. (Zachte kaft)

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  • Bertrand Russell boeken
    Bertrand Russell - The Conquest of Happiness

    First published in 1930, this contains a recipe for good living which inspired the 2005 film }13 Conversations About One Thing{ (Zachte kaft)

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  • Nietzsche on Time and History

    Thiscollection of original essays investigates the correlation between Nietzsche's philosophy of time and his philosophy of history. Nietzsche's attempt to rethink time affects the task of recording history. History can no longer be a discipline that merely… (Harde kaft)

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  • Jessica Klein boeken
    Jessica Klein - Wanderer zwischen den Weltanschauungen: Johannes Maria Verweyen (1883-1945)

    an beschimpft ihn als Dilettanten, man verehrt ihn als Märtyrer: Die Bewertung Johannes Maria Verweyens kann widersprüchlicher kaum sein. Seine Zeitgenossen erlebten ihn als Katholiken, Philosophen, SPD-Anhänger, Professor, Freimaurer, Monisten, Theosophen,… (Zachte kaft)

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