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

John G. McGraw

This interdisciplinary book concerns personality, especially intimacy, principally love, and its absence in states of aloneness, primarily loneliness. The author argues that normal and preeminently supranormal personalities are chiefly constituted by intimate connections. Correspondingly, he...
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221
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9789042031395
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January 2010
€128,00
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Edited by Roland Faber, Brian G. Henning, and Clinton Combs

Alfred North Whitehead’s interpreters usually pay less attention to his later monographs and essays. Process and Reality is taken to be the definitive center of the Whiteheadian universe and the later works, thereby, appear to many only as applications or elaborations of themes already introduced...
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220
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9789042031210
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January 2010
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Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo and Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo

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219
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9789042030244
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January 2010
€36,00
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Christopher Berry Gray

This book shows that Hauriou’s positivist and pragmatic jurisprudence and social theory, as well as their application to the study of institutions, is satisfactorily supported by his idealistic philosophy. The nine chapters first locate Hauriou’s influences, then situate his disciplinary...
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218
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9789042030077
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January 2010
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Edited by Andrew Fitz-Gibbon

Positive Peace is a scholarly and creative compilation of articles on peace education, nonviolence and social change. Arun Gandhi (grandson of Mahatma Gandhi) sets the scene in his introduction with the challenge that positive peace is both a resisting of the physical violence of war and the...
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217
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9789042029910
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January 2010
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Edited by James R. Watson

If philosophy addresses concrete ethical challenges, then what shifts in basic concepts must be made to the discipline in the darkness of our genocidal world? What anti-genocidal strains are in Western philosophy? Are we “really” rejects and/ or “still of intrinsic worth” when we fail our...
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216
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9789042028531
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January 2010
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Anders Nordgren

This book provides an overview of different ethical views on animal experimentation. Special attention is given to the production and experimental use of genetically modified animals. It proposes a middle course between those positions that are very critical and those very positive. This middle...
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215
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9789042028043
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January 2010
€56,00
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Edited by Matti Häyry, Tuija Takala, Peter Herissone-Kelly and Gardar Árnason

Is there any justification for the common practice of allocating expensive medical resources to rescue a few from rare diseases, when those resources could be used to treat devastating diseases that affect the many? Does the use of Prozac and other anti-depressants make us inauthentic beings? Is...
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214
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9789042028029
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January 2010
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Krzysztof Piotr Skowroński

This book shows how much and in what sense values are related to powers and powers are related to values in American pragmatism. The proposed re-reading of American pragmatism will facilitate a novel understanding of it as a philosophical movement and, by showing its truly humanistic, democratic,...
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213
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9789042027459
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January 2009
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Neena B. Schwartz

What was it like to be a woman scientist battling the “old boy’s” network during the 1960s and 1970s? Neena Schwartz, a prominent neuroendocrinologist at Northwestern University, tells all. She became a successful scientist and administrator at a time when few women entered science and fewer...
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212
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9789042027374
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January 2010
€33,00
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