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 ALAN MILCHMAN, ED., Foucault And Heidegger: Critical Encounters
ALAN MILCHMAN, ED.
Foucault And Heidegger: Critical Encounters
University Of Minnesota Press, 2003. First Edition, Softcover. Very Good Condition. 9780816633791 Some corner creasing to final pages of the index, otherwise in Like New condition, appears to be unread. Foucault and Heidegger stages a crucial critical encounter between these two thinkers; in doing so, it clarifies not only the complexities of the Heidegger-Foucault relationship, but also their relevance to questions about truth and nihilism, acquiescence and resistance, and technology and agency that are central to debates in contemporary thought. These essays examine topics ranging from Heidegger's and Foucault's intellectual forebears to their respective understanding of the Enlightenment, modernity, and technology, to their conceptions of power and the political. 376 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy; ISBN/EAN: 9780816633791. Inventory No: dscf8078.
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Keywords: BZDB229 Philosophy; Foucault And Heidegger Critical Encounters Alan Milchman ed

 
ANDERSON, MARGARET
The Unknowable Gurdjieff: G.I. Gurdjieff (Arkana)
Soft cover. Very Good. Title:The Unknowable Gurdjieff. Arkana, 1991. Paperback, 212 pages. Author:Margaret Anderson. Condition: VERY GOOD+. Flat, clean, and tight. No markings or creases. Excellent condition. About the book: "Provides a first hand account of the teachings of George Ivanovitch Gurdjieff, the Russian occultist. Gurdjieff used stylized dance to "free" people to develop their full capabilities and influenced the modern human-potential movement. All our books are securely packed, and dispatched without delay. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy; ISBN: 0140191399. ISBN/EAN: 9780140191394. Inventory No: JB-1634-886L.
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 CHUNG-YING CHENG, Contemporary Chinese Philosophy
CHUNG-YING CHENG
Contemporary Chinese Philosophy
John Wiley & Sons, 2002. First Edition, Softcover. Very Good Condition. 9780631217251 Clean bright pages, no highlighting or annotations. Contemporary Chinese Philosophy features discussion of sixteen major twentieth--century Chinese philosophers. Leading scholars in the field describe and critically assess the works of these significant figures. * Critically assesses the work of major comtemporary Chinese philosophers that have rarely been discussed in English. * Features essays by leading scholars in the field. * Includes a glossary of Chinese characters and definitions. 448 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy; ISBN/EAN: 9780631217251. Inventory No: dscf9269.
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Keywords: BZDB229 Philosophy; Contemporary Chinese Philosophy Chungying Cheng

 ROGER CRISP (EDITOR), Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics
ROGER CRISP (EDITOR)
Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics
Cambridge University Press, 2000. First Edition, Softcover. Very Good Condition. 9780521635462 Pencilled margin notes and underlining pp. 5-68, previous owner's initials on title page, light wear to covers. This accessible new translation of one of the most significant works in moral philosophy follows the Greek text closely and also provides a non-Greek-reader with the flavour of the original. The volume also includes a historical and philosophical introduction and notes on further reading. 258 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy; ISBN/EAN: 9780521635462. Inventory No: dscf7787.
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Keywords: BZDB229 Philosophy; Aristotle Nicomachean Ethics

 RENE DESCARTES, The Meditations and Selections from the Principles
RENE DESCARTES
The Meditations and Selections from the Principles
Open Court, 1988. Reprint, Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. 9780875480435 Light surface markings to covers, remainder mark to lower closed page block,clean and unmarked contents. Includes a preliminary essay by L. Levy-Bruhl. 248 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Philosophy; ISBN/EAN: 9780875480435. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: dscf5951.
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Keywords: BZDB229 Philosophy; The Meditations and Selections from the Principles

 TAMAR GENDLER (EDITOR), xford Studies in Epistemology: Volume 4
TAMAR GENDLER (EDITOR)
xford Studies in Epistemology: Volume 4
Oxford University Press, 2013. First Edition, Softcover. As New/No Dust Jacket. 9780199672714 Appears to be unread-no spine creasing, clean unmarked pages, very light cover wear. Oxford Studies in Epistemology is a biennial publication which offers a regular snapshot of state-of-the-art work in this important field. Under the guidance of a distinguished editorial board composed of leading philosophers in North America, Europe and Australasia, it publishes exemplary papers in epistemology, broadly construed 358 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy; ISBN/EAN: 9780199672714. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: dscf7090.
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 PAUL GUYER (EDITOR), The Cambridge Companion to Kant and Modern Philosophy
PAUL GUYER (EDITOR)
The Cambridge Companion to Kant and Modern Philosophy
Cambridge University Press , 2006. Softcover. Near Fine Condition. 9780521529952 A very clean bright copy, possibly unread (no spine creasing). The philosophy of Kant is the watershed moment of modern thought, irrevocably changing the landscape of the field and preparing the way for all the significant philosophical movements of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This 2006 volume provides the broadest and deepest introduction currently available on Kant and modern philosophy. 740 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy; ISBN/EAN: 9780521529952. Inventory No: dscf10155.
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Keywords: BZDB229 Philosophy; The Cambridge Companion to Kant and Modern Philosophy Paul Guyer Editor

 ROMAN KRZNARIC, Carpe Diem Regained: The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day. SIGNED
ROMAN KRZNARIC
Carpe Diem Regained: The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day. SIGNED
Unbound , 2017. First Edition, Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. 9781783523580 Signed by Author. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Crisp clean pages, firm binding; unclipped jacket with slight creasing along top of spine. Almost as new. The first ever cultural biography of carpe diem and a call to seize back the true meaning of ‘seize the day’. 304 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy; Signed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9781783523580. Inventory No: dscf8220.
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Keywords: BZDB229 Philosophy; Carpe Diem Regained The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day SIGNED

 LAWRENCE KRITZMAN , ED., Columbia History of Twentieth-Century French Thought
LAWRENCE KRITZMAN , ED.
Columbia History of Twentieth-Century French Thought
Columbia University Press , 2007. First Edition, Softcover. Very Good Condition. 9780231107907 Slight curling to cover edges, contents are clean and unmarked. With more than two hundred entries by leading intellectuals in the French- and English-speaking world, this new volume presents the authoritative guide to twentieth-century French thought. Unrivaled in its scope and depth, The Columbia History of Twentieth-Century French Thought covers and critiques the intellectual figures, movements, and publications that helped shape and define fields as diverse as history and historiography, psychoanalysis, film, literary theory, cognitive and life sciences, literary criticism, philosophy, and economics. The contributors also discuss developments in French thought on such subjects as pacifism, fashion, gastronomy, technology, and urbanism. 816 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy; ISBN/EAN: 9780231107907. Inventory No: dscf9163.
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Keywords: BZDB229 Philosophy; Columbia History of TwentiethCentury French Thought Lawrence Kritzman ed

 JAMIE LORENTZEN, Kierkegaard's Metaphors
JAMIE LORENTZEN
Kierkegaard's Metaphors
Mercer University Press, 2001. First Edition, Hardcover. Fine Condition/Very Good. 9780865547315 Clean, unmarked pages; light creasing to jacket edges. Discusses a most accessible way to approach Kierkegaard, that is, through his persistent use and treatment of metaphor. 224 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy; ISBN/EAN: 9780865547315. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: dscf6545.
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Keywords: BZDB229 Philosophy; Kierkegaards Metaphors

 VICTOR SEIDLER, Kant, Respect and Injustice: Limits of Liberal Moral Theory
VICTOR SEIDLER
Kant, Respect and Injustice: Limits of Liberal Moral Theory
Routledge, 1986. First Edition, Hardcover. Fine Condition/Near Fine. 9780710204264 Crisp, unmarked pages; light shelfwear to jacket edges. Victor Seidler explores the different notions of respect, equality and dependency in Kant’s moral writings. He illuminates central tensions and contradictions not only within Kant’s moral philosophy, but within the thinking and feeling about human dignity and social inequality which we take very much for granted within a liberal moral culture. 256 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy; ISBN/EAN: 9780710204264. Inventory No: dscf7346.
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Keywords: BZDB229 Philosophy; Kant Respect and Injustice Limits of Liberal Moral Theory

 BENEDICT DE SPINOZA, A  Spinoza Reader: The "Ethics" and Other Works
BENEDICT DE SPINOZA
A Spinoza Reader: The "Ethics" and Other Works
Princeton University Press, 1994. Softcover. Fine Condition. 9780691000671 Bright covers, clean unmarked pages. A well-kept copy. This anthology of the work of Baruch de Spinoza (1632-1677) presents the text of Spinoza's masterwork, the Ethics, in what is now the standard translation by Edwin Curley. Also included are selections from other works by Spinoza, chosen by Curley to make the Ethics easier to understand, and a substantial introduction that gives an overview of Spinoza's life and the main themes of his philosophy. Perfect for course use, the Spinoza Reader is a practical tool with which to approach one of the world's greatest but most difficult thinkers, a passionate seeker of the truth who has been viewed by some as an atheist and by others as a religious mystic. 320 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy; ISBN/EAN: 9780691000671. Inventory No: dscf10381.
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Keywords: BZDB229 Philosophy; A Spinoza Reader The Ethics and Other Works Benedict de Spinoza

 
ROGER WARD
Conversion in American Philosophy Exploring the Practice of Transformation
Hardcover. As New/As New. 9780823223138 Securely packaged, promptly dispatched from UK.Bright, uncreased jacket. Clean, crisp pages.Light handling marks to external text block. In this fresh, provocative account of the American philosophical tradition, Roger Ward explores the work of key thinkers through an innovative and counterintuitive lens: religious conversion. From Jonathan Edwards to Cornel West, Ward threads the history of American thought into an extended, multivalent encounter with the religious experience. Looking at Dewey, James, Peirce, Rorty, Corrington, and other thinkers, Ward demonstrates that religious themes have deeply influenced the development of American philosophy.This innovative reading of the American philosophical tradition will be welcomed not only by philosophers, but also by historians and other students of America's religious, intellectual, and cultural legacy. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy; ISBN: 0823223132. ISBN/EAN: 9780823223138. Inventory No: 50-1M9C-FOMX.
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