Value Inquiry Book Series

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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
Expected: 
September 2015
€55,00
$71.00

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
Expected: 
August 2015
€49,00
$63.00

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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ISBN: 
9789004299184
Expected: 
August 2015
€49,00
$52.00

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
Expected: 
July 2015
€45,00
$58.00

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...
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279
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ISBN: 
9789004294400
Publication date: 
March 2015
€58,00
$75.00

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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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042039230
E-ISBN: 
9789401212052
Publication date: 
March 2015
€49,00
$69.00

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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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038790
Publication date: 
January 2014
€43,00
$60.00

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...
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Volume: 
276
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038554
Publication date: 
January 2014
€35,00
$49.00

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...
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276
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042038547
Publication date: 
January 2014
€108,00
$144.00

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
€50,00
$67.00

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Edited by J. Everet Green, Mercy College and John H. McClendon III, Michigan State University

African American Philosophy solicits manuscripts in all areas of philosophy within the African-American Experience and on emerging paradigms within the broader tradition of Africana Philosophy. These may be monographs or collective volumes. Monographs on past masters, pioneers and current...
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Edited by Emil Visnovský, Slovak Academy of Sciences

Central European Value Studies is a pluralistic project that makes available to the English-speaking world books in all areas of value inquiry that originate in Central Europe or that deal with its major philosophical traditions.
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Edited by Francesc Forn i Argimon

Cognitive Science provides an original corpus of scholarly work that makes explicit the import of cognitive-science research for philosophical analysis. Topics include the nature, structure, and justification of knowledge, cognitive architectures and development, brain-mind theories, and...
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Edited by Willam C. Gay, University of North Carolina

Contemporary Russian Philosophy explores a variety of perspectives in and on philosophy as it is currently being practiced in Russia. Co-sponsored by the Center for Professional and Applied Ethics at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, and by the Russian Philosophical Society, this...
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Edited by Roland Faber, Claremont School of Theology, and Brian G. Henning, Gonzaga University

Contemporary Whitehead Studies solicits manuscripts from scholars with contemporary and innovative approaches to Whitehead studies, that is, Whitehead’s philosophy and Whitehead's text (as a whole).
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Edited by George David Miller, Lewis University

Daisaku Ikeda Studies investigates the full range of philosophical thought of Daisaku Ikeda, philosopher, poet, photographer, peace advocate, and founder of educational and cultural centers around the world.
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Edited by Olli Loukola, University of Helsinki

Ethical Theory and Practice is dedicated to those works, which attempt to develop contemporary ethical thought through crossing the gap between ethical theory and practice. Thus it welcomes all critical and/or interdisciplinary works uniting the empirical, conceptual and normative endeavours of...
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Edited by Peter A. Redpath, St. John's University

Gilson Studies revisits Étienne Gilson’s prodigious scholarship to help keep it alive for future generations, familiarize readers with Gilsonian humanism, and foster among contemporary and future intellectuals a greater appreciation of the philosophical and Thomistic realism that was...
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Edited by C. Stephen Byrum and Rem B. Edwards

Hartman Institute Axiology Studies is a scholarly project of the R.S. Hartman Institute, which is devoted to the study, development, and application of the formal axiology initiated by Robert S. Hartman.
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Edited by Richard T. Hull, Professor Emeritus, State University of New York at Buffalo

Histories and Addresses of Philosophical Societies preserves the presidential and other major addresses of philosophical societies. The intellectual and biographical contexts of the documents are provided so that the volumes contribute to the vitality and continuity of thought as well as to its...
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