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Essays After Heidegger
by Peter Sloterdijk
<p>One can rightly say of Peter Sloterdijk that each of his essays and lectures is also an unwritten book. That is why the texts presented here, which sketch a philosophical physiognomy of Martin Heidegger, should also be characterized as a ...
Why We Have to Stop
by Josh Cohen
How inactivity works - and how it can be a necessary and creative condition for a life worth living. ...
170 Ways to Seize the Moment
by Patrick Lindsay
This collection of short reflections will remind you to live your passion, take time out, and expand your horizons. Each page suggests a way to be mindful ot the here and now, helping you to recall the value of taking action in the present-and ...
by Graham Harman
What is reality, really?<br>Are humans more special or important than the non-human objects we perceive?<br>How does this change the way we understand the world?<br><br>We humans tend to believe that things are only real in as much as we ...
by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Man was born free, and everywhere he is in chains.' These are the famous opening words of a treatise that has stirred vigorous debate ever since its first publication in 1762. Rejecting the view that anyone has a natural right to wield authority
by Nick Riggle
In this engaging, fun, and astute investigation of a thoroughly contemporary condition, philosopher and former pro skater Nick Riggle argues that our collective interest in being awesome (and not sucking) marks a new era in American culture, one
by Ludwig Wittgenstein
Written over the last 18 months of his life and inspired by his interest in G. E. Moore?s defence of common sense, this much discussed volume collects Wittgenstein?s reflections on knowledge and certainty, on what it is to know a proposition for
by Alexander Nehamas
by Martin Flanagan
If you're quiet enough, quiet as a tree, people will camp beneath your branches and tell you stories you would never otherwise hear. Martin Flanagan shares how listening has been an essential part of his life from when he started hitchhiking at ...
'They might as well take the sun from the heavens when they take friendship from life! The immortal gods have given us nothing better or more enjoyable than friendship' In the first century BC, Marcus Tullius Cicero, orator, statesman, ...
by Susan Sontag
<b>Susan Sontag's <i>On Photography</i> is a seminal and groundbreaking work on the subject.</b><b></b>Susan Sontag's groundbreaking critique of photography asks forceful questions about the moral and aesthetic issues surrounding this art form. ...
by Friedrich Schiller
<b>'Man defines himself by his deeds - and what kind of image of man do we see in the mirror of our present times?' </b><BR>The poet and dramatist Friedrich Schiller was also a profound philosopher, who described his work <i>On the Aesthetic ...
by David Lewis
This book is a defense of modal realism; the thesis that our world is but one of a plurality of worlds, and that the individuals that inhabit our world are only a few out of all the inhabitants of all the worlds. Lewis argues that the ...
by Derek Parfit
Derek Parfit presents the third volume of On What Matters, his landmark work of moral philosophy. Parfit develops further his influential treatment of reasons, normativity, the meaning of moral discourse, and the status of morality. He engages ...
by Peter Kivy
by Porter Elisabeth & Mundkur Anuradha
What is being done in conflict-affected countries to advance women's participation in peace processes and decision-making? In <i>Peace and Security- Implications for women </i>the authors combine a broad overview with specific local knowledge
by Hill Barry
by Friedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary thinkers in Western philosophy. Here he sets out his subversive views in a series of aphorisms on subjects ranging from art to arrogance, boredom to passion, science to vanity, rejecting ...
by Stephan Kaufer
<p>This comprehensive new book introduces the core history of phenomenology and assesses its relevance to contemporary psychology, philosophy of mind, and cognitive science. From critiques of artificial intelligence research programs to ...
by G. W. F. Hegel