Practicing Philosophy as Experiencing Life: Essays on American Pragmatism

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

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€61,00
$78.00
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9789004301986
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9789004301993
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September 2015
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xiv, 132 pp.
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287

Mikhail Sergeev, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia

In Theory of Religious Cycles: Tradition, Modernity and the Bahá’í Faith Mikhail Sergeev offers a new interpretation of the Soviet period of Russian history by developing a theory of religious cycles, which he applies to modernity and all major world religions.
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284
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9789004300033
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9789004301078
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September 2015
€57,00
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Robert C. Trundle, Adler-Aquinas Institute

Integrated Truth and Existential Phenomenology: A Thomistic Response to Iconic Anti-Realists in Science relates existential phenomenology to a modal reasoning for establishing a Thomistic integration of objective truths in science, theology, ethics, art and politics.
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283
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9789004299740
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9789004299757
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July 2015
€51,00
$64.00

Edited by Andrew Fiala, Fresno State University

The Peace of Nature and the Nature of Peace is a collection of philosophical essays that provides critical reflection on nonviolence, ecology, environmental ethics, and the philosophy of peace.
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282
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9789004299542
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9789004299597
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June 2015
€42,00
$53.00

Edited by Dimitri Ginev, Sofia University

In Debating Cognitive Existentialism the authors offer philosophical, cultural-theoretical, and sociological perspectives on the value of extending hermeneutic philosophy to the natural sciences. At stake is the universality of post-metaphysical hermeneutics.
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281
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9789004299184
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9789004299191
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May 2015
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Alejandro Bárcenas, Texas State University

In Machiavelli’s Art of Politics Alejandro Bárcenas offers a reexamination of Niccolò Machiavelli’s political thought in order to propose a concise and historically accurate portrayal of his ideas and intellectual context.
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280
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9789004298002
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9789004298026
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June 2015
€47,00
$59.00

Edited by Tove Pettersen, University of Oslo, and Annlaug Bjørsnøs, Norwegian University of Science and Technology. With a Guest Foreword by Margaret A. Simons

This book is a novel contribution to contemporary research on Simone de Beauvoir, and a defense of the importance of the humanities. It reveals previously unexplored dimensions of Beauvoir's work by exposing her as a significant and inspiring humanist thinker. These essays argue that her works...
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279
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9789004294400
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9789004294462
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March 2015
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Edited by Hanna Meretoja, University of Tampere, Saija Isomaa, University of Tampere, Pirjo Lyytikäinen, University of Helsinki, and Kristina Malmio, University of Helsinki

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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278
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9789042039230
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9789401212052
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March 2015
€51,00
$70.00

Edited by Leszek Koczanowicz and Katarzyna Liszka

This book addresses the interrelations between aesthetics, ethics, and politics in the framework of pragmatist aesthetics, offering a comprehensive panorama of the ways and fields in which pragmatist aesthetics ties in with vital social and ethical problems of modernity. Most of the contributors...
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277
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9789042038790
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January 2014
€48,00
$61.00

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 50...
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276
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Hardback
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9789042038547
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January 2014
€119,00
$147.00

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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275
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ISBN: 
9789042038363
Publication date: 
January 2014
€55,00
$68.00

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