929 books (47 pages) in this category

Aesthetics - a Comprehensive Anthology

by Steven M. Cahn

From Plato's <i>Ion</i> to works by contemporary philosophers, this anthology showcases classic texts to illuminate the development of philosophical thought about art and the aesthetic. This volume is the most comprehensive collection of ...

ISBN: 9781405154352

Binding: Paperback


Aesthetics of Ugliness

by Karl Rosenkranz

In this key text in the history of art and aesthetics, Karl Rosenkranz shows ugliness to be the negation of beauty without being reducible to evil, materiality, or other negative terms used it 's conventional condemnation. This insistence on ...

ISBN: 9781350022928

Binding: Paperback



by Nikki Gemmell

Nikki Gemmell’s world changed forever when the body of her elderly mother was found and it became clear she had decided to end her own life. After the immediate shock came the guilt and the horror, for Nikki, her family, relatives and friends. ...

ISBN: 9781460796283

Binding: CD-Audio

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Against Purity

Living Ethically in Compromised Times

by Assistant Professor Alexis Shotwell

<p>In <i>Against Purity</i>, Alexis Shotwell proposes a powerful new conception of social movements as custodians for the past and incubators for liberated futures. <i>Against Purity</i> undertakes an analysis that draws on theories of race, ...

ISBN: 9780816698646

Binding: Paperback



by Claire Colebrook

<p>Until recently, "continental" philosophy has been tied either to the German tradition of phenomenology or to French post-structuralist concerns with the conditions of language and textuality. Giorgio Agamben draws upon and departs from both ...

ISBN: 9780745653112

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Age of Absurdity: Why Modern Life makes it Hard to be Happy

by Michael Foley

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ISBN: 9781847396273

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Age of Genius: The Seventeenth Century and the Birth of the Modern Mind

by A. C. Grayling

What happened to the European mind between 1605, when an audience watching <i>Macbeth</i> at the Globe might believe that regicide was such an aberration of the natural order that ghosts could burst from the ground, and 1649, when a large crowd,

ISBN: 9781408870389

Binding: Paperback


Aging Thoughtfully

Conversations about Retirement, Romance, Wrinkles, and Regret

by Martha C. Nussbaum

We all age differently, but we can learn from shared experiences and insights. The conversations, or paired essays, in&nbsp;Aging Thoughtfully combine a philosopher's approach with a lawyer-economist's.Here are ideas about when to retire, how to

ISBN: 9780190600235

Binding: Hardback


Alice in Wonderland and Philosophy

Curiouser and Curiouser

by William Irwin

The perfect companion to Lewis Carroll's classic book and director Tim Burton's March 2010 remake of <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> <p><i>Alice?s Adventures in Wonderland</i> has fascinated children and adults alike for generations. Why does Lewis ...

ISBN: 9780470558362

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Alien and Philosophy - I Infest, Therefore I Am

by William Irwin

<p><i>Alien and Philosophy: I Infest, Therefore I Am </i>presents a philosophical exploration of the world of <i>Alien</i>, the simultaneously horrifying and thought-provoking sci-fi horror masterpiece, and the film franchise it spawned.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781119280811

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Althusser's Lesson

by Jacques Ranciere

Jacques Ranci re's first major work, <em>Althusser's Lesson</em> appeared in 1974, just as the energies of May 68 were losing ground to the calls for a return to order. Ranci re's analysis of Althusserian Marxism unfolds against this background-

ISBN: 9781350009110

Binding: Paperback



The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World

by Matthieu Ricard

The new bestseller from Matthieu Ricard is the result of a lifetime's thought. This inspirational book argues that by understanding kindness and developing it as a skill we can change the world. ...

ISBN: 9780857896995

Binding: Paperback


American Philosophy

A Love Story

by John Kaag

ISBN: 9780374537203

Binding: Paperback


Among the Dead Cities: Is the Targeting of Civilians in War Ever Justified?

by A.C. Grayling

Is it ever right to target civilians in a time of war? Or do the ends sometimes justify the means? The twentieth century - the age of 'total war' - marked the first time that civilian populations came to be seen as legitimate military targets. ...

ISBN: 9781472526038

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An Awareness of What Is Missing - Faith and Reasonin a Post-secular Age

by Jurgen Habermas

In his recent writings on religion and secularization, Habermas has challenged reason to clarify its relation to religious experience and to engage religions in a constructive dialogue. Given the global challenges facing humanity, nothing is ...

ISBN: 9780745647210

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An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

with Hume's Abstract of A Treatise of Human Nature and A Letter from a Gentleman to His Friend in Edinburgh

by David Hume

A landmark of Enlightenment thought, Hume’s <i> Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding</i>accompanied here by two shorter works that shed light on it: <i>A Letter from a Gentleman to His Friend in Edinburgh</i> and his <i>Abstract of A Treatise ...

ISBN: 9780872202290

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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

by John Locke

ISBN: 9780872202160

Binding: Paperback


An Eye for an I

Philosophies of Personal Power

by Robert Spillane

This book discusses ten philosophical perspectives, or worldviews, which present original ideas capable of evoking in us values that are guidelines for personal conduct. Harmonising knowledge, values and conduct maximises our personal power and ...

ISBN: 9781613397626

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An Introduction To Business Ethics

by Joseph DesJardins

ISBN: 9780078038327

Binding: Paperback


An Introduction to Dialectics

by Theodor W. Adorno

<p>This volume comprises Adorno s first lectures specifically dedicated to the subject of the dialectic, a concept which has been key to philosophical debate since classical times. While discussing connections with Plato and Kant, Adorno ...

ISBN: 9780745679440

Binding: Paperback