Practicing Philosophy as Experiencing Life: Essays on American Pragmatism

Edited by Krzysztof (Chris) Piotr Skowroński, Opole University, Poland

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€61,00
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ISBN13: 
9789004301986
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9789004301993
Publication Date: 
September 2015
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xiv, 132 pp.
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287

Jerry H. Gill, Ph.D. Duke University, 1966

A comparison of the views of Kierkegaard, Wittgenstein, and Kazantzakis on the topic of transcendence. A fresh model for understanding this important yet complex notion is offered by the author
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304
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ISBN: 
9789004314061
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August 2017
€49,00
$57.00

Prakash Mondal, Indian Institute of Technology

Natural Language and Possible Minds: How Language Uncovers the Cognitive Landscape of Nature examines the intrinsic connection between natural language and the nature of mentality, offering to show how language can shed light on the forms of other types of mentality in non-humans.
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303
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ISBN: 
9789004316652
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August 2017
€60,00
$70.00

William H. Edmondson Ph.D. The University of Birmingham

In The Sequential Imperative William Edmondson describes the functional specification of the brain. This new approach to Cognitive Science depends on detailed understanding of speech, but the outcome is an understanding of the functionality of the brain in any species.
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301
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ISBN: 
9789004342897
Expected: 
August 2017
€59,00
$68.00

John H. McClendon III, Michigan State University.

African American theologians tend not to find philosophy as a meaningful tool to advance their theological positions. African Americans and Christianity offers an engaging and thorough bridge between African American theology and philosophy of religion.
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300
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ISBN: 
9789004308381
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July 2017
€72,00
$100.00

Dana Freibach-Heifetz (PhD)

In Secular Grace Dana Freibach-Heifetz addresses the crisis of modernity, proposing an ethic of love based on a new philosophical concept of “secular grace" as intersubjective relations.
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299
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ISBN: 
9789004332294
E-ISBN: 
9789004339842
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March 2017
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In Literature and the Encounter with Immanence Brynnar Swenson collects nine original essays that approach the relationship between literature and immanence through methodologies grounded in the philosophy of Spinoza.
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298
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ISBN: 
9789004311923
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July 2017
€49,00
$57.00

Edited by Carla Risseeuw (Leiden University) and Marlein van Raalte (Leiden University).

The volume “Conceptualizing Friendship in Time and Place” brings together reflections on the meaning and practice of friendship in a variety of social and cultural settings in history and in the present time, focusing on Asia and the Western world.
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297
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ISBN: 
9789004311787
Expected: 
July 2017
€69,00
$91.00

Carmelo Calì, University of Palermo

Phenomenology of Perception: Theories and Experimental Evidence presents an interpretation of phenomenology as a set of commitments to discover the immanent grammar of perception by reviewing arguments and experimental results that are still important today for psychology and the cognitive sciences.
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296
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004309357
E-ISBN: 
9789004332201
Publication date: 
March 2017
€69,00
$83.00

Daniel Brennan, Bond University, Australia

This book explores the influences on the thought of Václav Havel and how Havel develops a unique political philosophy from these. This is informed from the phenomenological tradition. The book situates this philosophy among current debates in liberalism and agonism.
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295
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004332188
E-ISBN: 
9789004332195
Publication date: 
October 2016
€59,00
$71.00

Scott DeShong, Quinebaug Valley Community College

In Encountering Ability, Scott DeShong considers the philosophical and political implications of how ability and its correlative, disability, come into being in thought, culture, and literature, revealing how the discourse of ability unsettles the very foundations of discourse and ability.
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Volume: 
294
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004323216
E-ISBN: 
9789004326538
Publication date: 
July 2016
€59,00
$71.00

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