by Raymond Geuss
Wishful thinking is a deeply ingrained human trait that has had a long-term distorting effect on ethical thinking. Many influential ethical views depend on the optimistic assumption that, despite appearances to the contrary, the human and natural ...
by Daniel Flage
Essays on the American Whig Party
by Thomas Brown
Compiled by the foremost scholar of the holocaust in Hungary, this volume contains close to 1500 fully annotated bibliographical entries relating to the history of Hungarian Jewry in general and the Holocaust period in particular. Grouped under ...
Basic Minds without Content
by Daniel D. Hutto & Erik Myin
Most of what humans do and experience is best understood in terms of dynamically unfolding interactions with the environment. Many philosophers and cognitive scientists now acknowledge the critical importance of situated, environment-involving ...
by Michael E. Bratman
by Alain de Botton
Alain de Botton explores our relationship with 'the news' in this book full of his trademark wit and wisdom. Following on from his bestselling Religion for Atheists, Alain de Botton turns now to look at the manic and peculiar positions that 'the ...
by Roger Scruton
by J. M. Fritzman
GWF Hegel has long been considered one of the most influential and controversial thinkers of the nineteenth century, and his work continues to provoke debate in contemporary philosophy. This new book provides readers with an accessible ...
by A. J. Bartlett, Justin Clemens & Jon Roffe
This is a critical intervention into the key conceptual dissensions between contemporary Continental philosophy's three most influential thinkers. The writings of Lacan, Deleuze and Badiou stand at the heart of contemporary thought.
Sociocultural Grounds for Pretending and Imagining
by Radu J. Bogdan
The human mind has the capacity to vault over the realm of current perception, motivation, emotion, and action, to leap -- consciously and deliberately -- to past or future, possible or impossible, abstract or concrete scenarios and situations.
Ecotheory Beyond Green
by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen
On Neoliberal Society
by Pierre Dardot & Christian Laval
Exploring the genesis of neoliberalism, and the political and economic circumstances of its deployment, Pierre Dardot and Christian Laval dispel numerous common misconceptions. Neoliberalism is neither a return to classical liberalism nor the ...
by Sandra Laugier
Sandra Laugier has long been a key liaison between American and European philosophical thought, responsible for bringing American philosophers such as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, and Stanley Cavell to French readers - but until now ...
by Christa Davis Acampora
In this groundbreaking work, Christa Davis Acampora offers a profound rethinking of Friedrich Nietzsche's crucial notion of the agon. Analyzing an impressive array of primary and secondary sources and synthesizing decades of Nietzsche ...
by Matthew R. Dasti & Edwin F. Bryant
by Richard L Velkley
A Philosophical Study of Human Touch
by Matthew Fulkerson
It is through touch that we are able to interact directly with the world; it is our primary conduit of both pleasure and pain. Touch may be our most immediate and powerful sense -- "the first sense" because of the central role it plays in experience.
Essays in Critical Neurophilosophy
by Nicholas Rescher
This book by distinguished philosopher Nicholas Rescher seeks to clarify the idea of what a conditional says by elucidating the information that is normally transmitted by its utterance. The result is a unified treatment of conditionals based on ...