Love, Poetry, and Immortality: Luminous Insights of the World's Great Thinkers

William Gerber

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ISBN13: 
9789042003484
Publication Date: 
January 1998
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Paperback
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xi, 122 pp.
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0929-8436
Volume: 
63

Edited by Hanna Meretoja, Saija Isomaa, Pirjo Lyytikäinen, and Kristina Malmio

While scholars frequently discuss different types of value separately, this book approaches values of literature in the plural. It shows how and why the ethical, aesthetic, cognitive, affective, social, historical, and existential values of literature should be explored in connection with each...
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Volume: 
278
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042039230

Edited by Alexander N. Chumakov, Ivan I. Mazour and William C. Gay. With a Foreword by Mikhail Gorbachev

This book provides brief expositions of the central concepts in the field of Global Studies. Former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev says, “The book is intelligent, rich in content and, I believe, necessary in our complex, turbulent, and fragile world.” 300 authors from...
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Volume: 
276
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038554
Publication date: 
January 2014

Edited by Alexander N. Chumakov, Ivan I. Mazour and William C. Gay. With a Foreword by Mikhail Gorbachev

This book provides brief expositions of the central concepts in the field of Global Studies. Former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev says, “The book is intelligent, rich in content and, I believe, necessary in our complex, turbulent, and fragile world.” 300 authors from...
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Volume: 
276
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042038547
Publication date: 
January 2014

Edited by Wojciech Małecki

This is the first collection in English devoted exclusively to pragmatist aesthetics. Its main aim is to employ the resources of that rich and exciting tradition in studying artistic phenomena such as film, sculpture, bio-art, poetry, the novel, cuisine, and various body arts. But it also...
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Volume: 
275
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038363
Publication date: 
January 2014

Edited by Elena Namli, Jayne Svenungsson and Alana M. Vincent

In response to the grim realities of the present world Jewish thought has not tended to retreat into eschatological fantasy, but rather to project utopian visions precisely on to the present moment, envisioning redemptions that are concrete, immanent, and necessarily political in nature. In...
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Volume: 
274
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038332
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January 2014

Hugh P. McDonald

Environmental Philosophy: A Revaluation of Cosmopolitan Ethics from an Ecocentric Standpoint calls for a new approach to ethics. Starting from the necessity for all life of air, water, and food, the book revalues the relation of ethics and environmentalism. Using insights of the environmental...
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Volume: 
273
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042038318
Publication date: 
January 2014

Bartholomew Ryan

This book argues that a radical political gesture can be found in Søren Kierkegaard’s writings. The chapters navigate an interdisciplinary landscape by placing Kierkegaard’s passionate thought in conversation with the writings of Georg Lukács, Carl Schmitt, Walter Benjamin...
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Volume: 
269
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038134
Publication date: 
January 2014

Edited by Jakob Lothe and Jeremy Hawthorn

While Plato recommended expelling poets from the ideal society, W. H. Auden famously declared that poetry makes nothing happen. The 19 contributions to the present book avoid such polarized views and, responding in different ways to the “ethical turn” in narrative theory, explore the...
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Volume: 
267
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037281
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January 2013

Giorgio A. Pinton

In September of 1701, events transpired in Naples that, through frequent retellings, became popularly known as “the conspiracy of the Prince of Macchia.” Rapidly gaining fame, this apparently anonymous narrative was soon incorporated by different historians in their history of the...
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Volume: 
260
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ISBN: 
9789042036437
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January 2013

Raymond Angelo Belliotti

This book is an interdisciplinary work that weaves literary interpretation, legal theory, and philosophical doctrine about sex and love into a coherent mosaic in the context of two of Shakespeare’s plays: The Merchant of Venice and Measure for Measure. In the process, the work advances...
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Volume: 
256
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042035980
Publication date: 
January 2012

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