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  • The Logic of Liberty

    The Logic of Liberty
    av G. Madison

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313250187

    Political liberalism has increasingly come under fire from both the right and the left, in politics as well as in philosophy. In this new study, G.B. Madison offers a systematic rebuttal to these contemporary critics, attempting to demonstrate that…

  • The Life and Death Debate

    The Life and Death Debate
    av Norman L. Geisler

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313275562

    This work is an introductory treatment of issues and options in social and bioethics which center on the end of life. Moreland and Geisler have attempted to simplify and summarize various end-of-life topics without being simplistic or caricaturing d…

  • Myths of Freedom

    Myths of Freedom
    av Stephen L. Gardner

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313307249

    The status of the modern age has long been debated, but since post-modernism, it has assumed centrality as if it were the issue of philosophy. Gardner brings a new approach to the problem of modernity, based on theories of Rene Girard and others. Wh…

  • Mind-Body

    Mind-Body
    av Adrian Moulyn

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313273513

    In this innovative work, Moulyn examines some of the most fundamental questions arising from human experience: Why do we feel and behave as if mind and body are separate entities? What is the actual relationship between them? Dissatisfied with the c…

  • Maurice Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Perception

    Maurice Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Perception
    av Haim Gordon

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313323720

    The past four decades have seen an increasing number of discussions by philosophers, environmentalists, scientists, politicians, and lay persons on the environmental damage done to the earth by human beings. Many of these thinkers and activists have…

  • Science, Animals, and Evolution

    Science, Animals, and Evolution
    av Catherin Roberts

    Inbunden - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313214790

  • Liberty

    Liberty
    av Mordecai Roshwald

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313312755

    The history of mankind is fraught with clashes in the quest for liberty-in the name of often contradictory ideals of freedom. Roshwald explores the diverse understandings of the term liberty and its spectrum of application, in order to achieve a coh…

  • Coercion and Autonomy

    Coercion and Autonomy
    av Allen Rosenbaum

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313228193

    Few subjects in contemporary philosophical and political debate are more cloaked in ambiguity than the issue of coercion -- whether on an individual or global scale or in areas as diverse as family relations, employment, and international finance. I…

  • Understanding

    Understanding
    av Gary Brent Madison

    Inbunden - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313224836

  • Estrangement

    Estrangement
    av Isidor Wallimann

    Inbunden - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313220968

  • The Adventure of Philosophy

    The Adventure of Philosophy
    av Luis Navia

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313309762

    Well-written and engaging, this volume explores the most important questions and issues that have absorbed philosophers over the past twenty-five centuries. The quest to define reality, the problem of the existence of God, the search for moral value…

  • Partial Reason

    Partial Reason
    av Sally E. Talbot

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313312731

    Traditionally the ethic of care has been associated with women while the ethic of justice has been associated with men. In recent years some feminist philosophers have turned their energies to developing theories of care and to exploring the epistem…

  • Unmixing the Intellect

    Unmixing the Intellect
    av Joseph Magee

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313323775

    In recent years the majority of scholarship on Aristotle's philosophy of mind has concentrated on his account of sensation and has generally sought to find in his ancient account insights applicable to contemporary materialistic explanations of ment…

  • Diogenes of Sinope

    Diogenes of Sinope
    av Luis Navia

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313306723

    The life and teachings of Diogenes of Sinope, the Greek philosopher who gave rise to classical Cynicism, deserve careful consideration because of their relevance to contemporary ethical issues. The task of reconstructing the philosopher's life, howe…

  • Insight-Imagination

    Insight-Imagination
    av Douglas Sloan

    Inbunden - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313239199

    Sloan argues that a fundamental transformation of our ideas about knowing, our selves, and our world is not only possible, but necessary. The key to this transformation lies in an understanding of insight-imagination--the involvement of the thinking…

  • Platonic Errors

    Platonic Errors
    av Gene Fendt

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313307652

    While the dramatic approach to Plato's dialogues has become popular over the last decade, little attention has been paid to the poetic quality of Plato's writing, and the received view of Platonic philosophy still depends on an unpoetic and largely…

  • Question-Reply Argumentation

    Question-Reply Argumentation
    av Douglas N. Walton

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313267895

    Walton's book is a study of several fallacies in informal logic. Focusing on question-answer dialogues, and committed to a pragmatic rather than a semantic approach, he attempts to generate criteria for evaluating good and bad questions and answers.…

  • Anglo-American Idealism, 1865-1927

    Anglo-American Idealism, 1865-1927
    av William Mander

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313311529

    At the turn of the century, philosophical thinking on both sides of the Atlantic was dominated by the idealist movement, a school of thought that influenced the rise of both pragmatism and analytic philosophy. The essays in this edited collection in…

  • Classical Cynicism

    Classical Cynicism
    av Luis Navia

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313300158

    More than a school of philosophy with a defined set of beliefs and convictions, classical Cynicism represents an unconventional sect of philosophers and a way of life. This is a complete account of classical Cynicism from its beginnings in the Socra…

  • Freedom Over Servitude

    Freedom Over Servitude
    av David Lewis Schaefer

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313305276

    This volume contains five articles by prominent scholars of French literature and political philosophy that examine the relation between Montaigne's Essays, one of the classic works of the French philosophical and literary traditions, and the writin…

  • The Transient and the Absolute

    The Transient and the Absolute
    av Mordecai Roshwald

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313309366

    The two principles of the Transient and the Absolute are fundamental to man's self-perception. While we perceive ourselves as transient biological phenomena, with a limited span of existence, we also view ourselves as immaterial creatures whose pers…

  • The Structure and Confirmation of Evolutionary Theory

    The Structure and Confirmation of Evolutionary Theory
    av Elisabet Lloyd

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313255632

    Evolutionary theory has long been debated, not only on religious grounds, but in terms of its usefulness as a scientific model. A common objection is that the theory does not fit the hypothetical-deductive standard used in the physical sciences and…

  • Asian and Jungian Views of Ethics

    Asian and Jungian Views of Ethics
    av Carl B. Becker

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313304521

    More than fifty years ago, Tetsuhiko Uehiro looked down on the radioactive ashes of Hiroshima and dedicated his life to more ethical resolutions of human disagreements. He founded an association which attracted millions of Japanese people, to promot…

  • Bertrand Russell on Nuclear War, Peace, and Language

    Bertrand Russell on Nuclear War, Peace, and Language
    av Alan Schwerin

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313318719

    One of the most prominent philosophers and activists of the 20th century, Bertrand Russell is known not only for his fundamental contributions on the scope of human knowledge and on mathematical logic, but also for his often-controversial views on e…

  • Toward a Sound World Order

    Toward a Sound World Order
    av Donald Lee

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313279034

    Along with philosophers and psychologists from Plato through Maslow, Lee believes that humans progress through hierarchical stages of biological and moral development. Humans, according to the author, also live at different levels of being and parti…

  • Jose Ortega y Gasset

    Jose Ortega y Gasset
    av Nora De Marval-McNair

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313258961

    These essays examine the contribution of Ortega y Gasset, reflecting his own diversity of interests with topics on philosophy, history, literature, esthetics, language and art. The collection draws together scholars from a variety of disciplines in…

  • The Theory of Absence

    The Theory of Absence
    av Patrick Fuery

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313295881

    Fuery explores the relationship between post-structuralism and absence. In order to understand the psychoanalytic theory of Lacan (and Freud), the deconstructionalist methodology of Derrida, Foucault's studies of systems of thought, and Kristeva's s…

  • Diverse Perspectives on Marxist Philosophy

    Diverse Perspectives on Marxist Philosophy
    av Sara Luther

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313293962

    In the first dialogue of its kind after the abandonment of communism in Eastern Europe, philosophers from Russia, Hungary, Canada, and the United States engage in a timely and searching exchange of views. In a critical examination of Marxism's theor…

  • Dilthey Today

    Dilthey Today
    av H. Rickman

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313259333

    This volume provides a unique overview and analysis of the philosophy and thought of Wilhelm Dilthey, and examines his writings in terms of their contemporary relevance. Rickman contends that the hub of Dilthey's work was his philosophy of the human…

  • The Death and Resurrection of the Author?

    The Death and Resurrection of the Author?
    av William Irwin

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313322754

    Have the reports of the author's death been greatly exaggerated? When Roland Barthes famously announced the death of the author, he heralded a major new debate in modern literary criticism and aesthetics. This volume is a dialogical collection of ke…

  • The Death and Resurrection of the Author?

    The Death and Resurrection of the Author?
    av William Irwin

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313318702

    Have the reports of the author's death been greatly exaggerated? When Roland Barthes famously announced the death of the author, he heralded a major new debate in modern literary criticism and aesthetics. This volume is a dialogical collection of ke…

  • From Science to Subjectivity

    From Science to Subjectivity
    av Walter Soffer

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313255717

    One of the great debates in Cartesian scholarship rages over the sincerity or insincerity of Descartes' theological metaphysics. The majority opinion is that Descartes was sincere. Walter Soffer, however, champions the minority position in his From…

  • Alienation

    Alienation
    av Ignace Feuerlicht

    Inbunden - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313200557

    This work, the most comprehensive treatment of alienation ever published, deals with the philosophical, sociological, psychological, religious, political, and literary aspects of the problem. Among the topics discussed are the lost self, the fragmen…

  • The Heidegger-Buber Controversy

    The Heidegger-Buber Controversy
    av Haim Gordon

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313309175

    The I-Thou controversy between these two thinkers is a significant but often overlooked issue in philosophy and theology. In one of the first books to truly address the subject, Haim Gordon explores the arguments of both Martin Heidegger and Martin…

  • Beyond the Secular Mind

    Beyond the Secular Mind
    av Paul Eidelberg

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313266638

    Going beyond Allan Bloom's The Closing of the American Mind, Paul Eidelberg shows how the cardinal principles of democracy--freedom and equality--can be saved from the degradation of moral relativism by applying Jewish law to these principles. The a…

  • Einstein and the Humanities

    Einstein and the Humanities

    Inbunden - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313253805

    Albert Einstein's landmark theory of relativity, simplistically explained as all things are relative, sparked a revolution in thought affecting all fields. During the year of Einstein's 100th birthday, notable U.S. and international scholars gathere…

  • Soviet Marxism and Nuclear War

    Soviet Marxism and Nuclear War
    av Rose M. Somerville

    Inbunden - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313225314

    Prominent experts on Marxist ideology from the Soviet Union, East Germany, Poland, India, Japan, Mexico, Canada, and the United States exchange views on Soviet policies and attitudes toward the use of nuclear weapons.

  • Parmenides of Elea

    Parmenides of Elea
    av Martin J. Henn

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275979331

    Martin J. Henn's Parmenides of Elea offers to the reader a reinvigorating verse translation of the Diels and Kranz B-Fragments of Parmenides cast in rhyming couplet iambic pentameter. Placing Parmenides in his proper historical context by taking ser…

  • Nietzsche, Psychohistory, and the Birth of Christianity

    Nietzsche, Psychohistory, and the Birth of Christianity
    av Morgan Rempel

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313323225

    Despite characterizing himself as the antichrist, Nietzsche had great respect for Jesus and his message and often identified with his life. His opinion of early Christianity-and particularly of St. Paul, the single most hated figure in Nietzsche's p…

  • The Dynamics of Knowledge

    The Dynamics of Knowledge
    av David Rich

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313261022

    As scientific discoveries and technological advances continue to modify our perceptions of reality at an unprecedented rate, the traditional frameworks for understanding and organizing our experience of truth and Knowledge have become less and less…

  • Buddhist Epistemology

    Buddhist Epistemology
    av S. R. Bhatt

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313310874

    Knowledge plays a very significant role in Buddhism, as it is the gateway to enlightenment and nirvana. This volume provides a clear and exhaustive exposition of Buddhist epistemology and logic, based on the works of classical thinkers such as Vasub…

  • Panorama of Evil

    Panorama of Evil
    av Leonard W. Doob

    Inbunden - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313200304

  • The Philosophy of Human Rights

    The Philosophy of Human Rights
    av Allen Rosenbaum

    Inbunden - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313209857

  • Rewriting the History of Ancient Greek Philosophy

    Rewriting the History of Ancient Greek Philosophy
    av Victorino Tejera

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313303579

    This book examines what we can reliably know about Plato and the historical Socrates. It shows how pervasively the sources of information were biased by Pythagoreanism, Platonism, and Neoplatonism. It gives a source-critical account of how the clima…

  • Understanding Confucian Philosophy

    Understanding Confucian Philosophy
    av Shu-hsien Liu

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313301544

    Although Western interest in Chinese philosophy has been increasing in the last decade, the Confucian tradition is still often misunderstood. This volume offers the key to understanding Confucian philosophy by presenting a comprehensive account of i…

  • Understanding Confucian Philosophy

    Understanding Confucian Philosophy
    av Shu-hsien Liu

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275963170

    Although Western interest in Chinese philosophy has been increasing in the last decade, the Confucian tradition is still often misunderstood. This volume offers the key to understanding Confucian philosophy by presenting a comprehensive account of i…

  • Self-Construction and the Formation of Human Values

    Self-Construction and the Formation of Human Values
    av Teodros Kiros

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313308086

    This volume presents a theoretical defense of the potential of ordinary individuals to construct values and through them to become self-empowering, responsible participants in a democratic community. Rather than conceiving of power as domination, th…

  • Antisthenes of Athens

    Antisthenes of Athens
    av Luis Navia

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313316722

    Luis E. Navia provides a comprehensive examination of the ideas and contributions of a Greek philosopher who was influential in the development of classical Cynicism. Based on both primary and secondary sources as well as the findings of modern scho…

  • Ethics of Withdrawal of Life-Support Systems

    Ethics of Withdrawal of Life-Support Systems
    av Douglas N. Walton

    Inbunden - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313237522

  • The Meaning of Suffering

    The Meaning of Suffering
    av Adrian Moulyn

    Inbunden - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313222337

    Suffering is a fact of human existence. In his interdisciplinary investigation of the causes, types, value, and outcome of human suffering, Adrian C. Moulyn has discovered a purpose in it. In The Meaning of Suffering Moulyn presents his thesis, (Suf…

  • Persons

    Persons
    av F. F. Centore

    Inbunden - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313208171

  • Make Room for Dreams

    Make Room for Dreams
    av Haim Gordon

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313260544

    Make Room for Dreams examines Zionism from both a philosophical and practical point of view. This in-depth study reviews and evaluates the notion that Zionism has become a way of enlisting political or economic support for Israel and is no longer se…