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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287

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 and Theodor Adorno. At...
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269
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9789042038134
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January 2014
€67,00
$82.00

Edited by Greg Moses and Gail Presbey

This book argues that peace must be a public thing. Philosophers of peace have long worked for public results. Opposing nuclear weapons, organizing the disinherited, challenging violence in the status quo, such are the legacies of engaged philosophers. Our authors remember these examples as we...
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268
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9789042038059
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January 2014
€47,00
$57.00

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 varied ways...
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267
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9789042037281
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January 2013
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Edited by Vasil Gluchman

This book of essays focuses on the new approaches to moral issues from two perspectives. The first part, ‘Various Concepts of Morality’, analyses certain central approaches to moral study, and creates the methodological starting point for the more specific enquiries of the second part. ‘New...
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266
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9789042037274
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January 2013
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David C. Bellusci

Amor Dei, “love of God” raises three questions: How do we know God is love? How do we experience love of God? How free are we to love God? This book presents three kinds of love, worldly, spiritual, and divine to understand God’s love. The work begins with Augustine’s Confessions highlighting his...
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265
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9789042036864
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January 2013
€53,00
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Krzysztof Piotr Skowroński

The book presents five philosophical and axiological studies devoted to the relationship between aesthetics and politics. It shows this relationship throughout the works of some avant-gardists, pragmatists, and postmodernists. It is also a voice in the discussion about the meaning of the fine...
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264
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9789042036857
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January 2013
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Edited by Pekka Mäkelä and Cynthia Townley

“Whatever matters to human beings, trust is the atmosphere in which it thrives” writes Sissela Bok. Although trust is ubiquitous, understanding trust is a non-trivial challenge....
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263
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9789042036802
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January 2013
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Edited by Dorota Koczanowicz, Leszek Koczanowicz, and David Schauffler

Martin Jay is one of America's leading intellectual historians. His work spans almost all important questions concerning the subject of modernity. Outstanding Polish scholars engage in a dialogue with Jay’s work, discussing significant problems of modernity and postmodernity. The book offers a...
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262
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9789042036642
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January 2013
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Edited by Mechthild E. Nagel and Anthony J. Nocella II

This book brings together a collection of social justice scholars and activists who take Foucault’s concept of discipline and punishment to explain how prisons are constructed in society from nursing homes to zoos. This book expands the concept of prison to include any institution that dominates,...
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261
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9789042036567
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January 2013
€67,00
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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 transition...
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260
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ISBN: 
9789042036437
Publication date: 
January 2013
€96,00
$118.00

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