Practicing Philosophy as Experiencing Life: Essays on American Pragmatism

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

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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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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
€60,00
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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
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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
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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
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$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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9789042038363
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January 2014
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Edited by Elena Namli, Jayne Svenungsson and Alana M. Vincent

The purpose of this book is to contribute to the deeper understanding of the relationship between Jewish thought, utopia, and revolution, by taking a fresh look at its historical and religious roots. It comprises aspects such as political messianism, religious renewal, Zionism, and different...
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274
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9789042038332
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January 2014
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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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273
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9789042038318
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January 2014
€122,00
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Edited by Brian G. Henning and David Kovacs

Since its founding in 1950, the Metaphysical Society of America has remained a pluralistic community dedicated to rigorous philosophical inquiry into the most basic metaphysical questions. At each year’s conference, the presidential address offers original insights into metaphysical questions....
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272
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9789042038288
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January 2014
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Piotr Nowak

The wars of generations, which Nowak explores in the works of Plato, Aristophanes and Shakespeare, pertain to the essence and meaning of time. They make up the dramatic tensions in the transgenerational dialogue between the old and the young.
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271
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9789042038202
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January 2014
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Edited by Patricia Hanna

More than being a volume about the philosophy of Bernard Harrison, this volume is about how Harrison conceptualizes the creation of the human world. One might be tempted to classify Harrison as a major voice in many diverse discussions—philosophy of literature, philosophy of language, philosophy...
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270
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038196
Publication date: 
January 2014
€70,00
$86.00

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