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

Carolyn Swanson

Alexius Meinong claimed to uncover a brave new world of nonexistent objects. He contended that unreal objects, such as the golden mountain and the round square, genuinely had properties (such as nonexistence itself) and therefore, deserved a place in an all-inclusive science. Meinong’s notion of...
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9789042033641
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January 2011
€37,00
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Edited by Thorsten Botz-Bornstein

The impotency remedy Viagra is the fastest selling drug in history. It has grown beyond being simply a medical phenomenon, but has achieved the status of cultural icon, appearing on television as a pretext for jokes or even as a murder weapon. Viagra has socio-cultural implications that are not...
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230
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9789042033368
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January 2011
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Edited by Danielle Poe

This volume examines the many ways in which violence, domination, and oppression manifest themselves. This examination opens the way to creative suggestions for overcoming injustice. The authors in this volume also describe the features of a just community and inspire readers to implement...
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229
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9789042033351
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January 2011
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Edited by Rosa M. Calcaterra

The strong influence of pragmatism in the early 20th-century international debate, its subsequent and apparently inexorable decline, and its recent revival are intertwined with the fate of other currents of thought that have marked the development of contemporary philosophy. This volume clarifies...
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228
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9789042033214
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January 2011
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Sanya Osha

This book makes a bold announcement for the beginning of a postethnophilosophical phase in modern African thought. It re-considers the question: “What is African philosophy,” and introduces a strategy for setting a broad and productive agenda for contemporary African philosophical thought.
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227
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9789042033177
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January 2011
€67,00
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Edited by Leonidas Donskis

This volume is an attempt to rethink Niccolò Machiavelli, one of the most challenging political thinkers in the history of European political thought. In 2013, we will mark 500 years since Machiavelli wrote his puzzling letter to Lorenzo de’ Medici, Il Principe. This book is an endeavor to cover...
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226
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9789042032774
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January 2011
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Edited by Rob Gildert and Dennis Rothermel

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225
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9789042032651
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January 2011
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Hugh P. McDonald

This book presents a major new value theory, value as creative actualization. The book takes a radically new approach to values. All potential values, whether artistic, scientific, political, or economic must be creatively actualized in the world. The theory argues for an active view in which...
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224
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9789042032538
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January 2011
€109,00
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Edited by Larry A. Hickman, Matthew Caleb Flamm, Krzysztof Piotr Skowroński and Jennifer A. Rea

The present volume encapsulates the contemporary scholarship on John Dewey and shows the place of Dewey’s thought on the philosophical arena. The authors are among the leading specialists in the philosophy of John Dewey from universities across the US and in Europe.
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223
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9789042032323
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January 2011
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Introduction and Edition by Janice L. Schultz-Aldrich

This volume contains essays on an array of topics originally presented orally by a master teacher and scholar. With characteristic rhetorical elegance, Msgr. Synan, late professor at the Pontifical Institute in Toronto, delivered these papers in a variety of settings on issues relating to his...
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222
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9789042031548
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January 2010
€79,00
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