Value Inquiry Book Series

Edited by Leonidas Donskis, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania and J.D. Mininger, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

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Wojciech Chojna, Temple University

In Roman Ingarden’s Philosophy of Literature Wojciech Chojna makes Ingarden’s philosophy of literature more consistent with Husserl’s phenomenology and more immune to both absolutism and relativism. The latter is overcome not through falling back on essentialism but from within itself.
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313
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9789004357129
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December 2017
€49,00
$57.00

Vladislav Suvák, University of Prešov
Lívia Flachbartová, University of Prešov
Pavol Sucharek, University of Prešov

Care of the Self: Ancient Problematizations of Life and Contemporary Thought, by Lívia Flachbartová, Pavol Sucharek, and Vladislav Suvák, focus on different manifestations of “taking care of the self” present in ancient and contemporary thought.
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312
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9789004357075
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December 2017
€49,00
$57.00

Thorsten Botz-Bornstein, Gulf University
Giannis Stamatellos, The American College of Greece

Plotinus and the Moving Image offers the first philosophical discussion on Plotinus' philosophy and film. It discusses Plotinian concepts like “the One” and “the intelligible” in a cinematic context, relates Plotinus’ theory of time to the modern time-image, and finds Neoplatonic contemplation in...
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310
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9789004357037
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December 2017
€55,00
$64.00

Brian Kemple, University of St. Thomas

In Ens Primum Cognitum, Brian Kemple examines the meaning of Thomas Aquinas’ claim that “being” is the first object of the intellect and proposes an interpretation with dramatic consequences for Thomistic epistemology and metaphysics.
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309
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ISBN: 
9789004352391
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October 2017
€85,00
$99.00

Steven L. Bindeman, Strayer University

Silence in Philosophy, Literature, and Art demonstrates how silence as a form of indirect discourse provides us with access to hitherto inaccessible aspects of human experience.
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308
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9789004352575
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October 2017
€66,00
$77.00

Benjamin B. Olshin, University of Philadelphia

In Deciphering Reality: Simulations, Tests, and Designs, Benjamin B. Olshin offers a series of essays that examine the detection of computer simulations, challenge visual models of reality, explore Daoist conceptions of reality, and present possible future directions for deciphering reality.
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307
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9789004352599
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November 2017
€69,00
$80.00

Benjamin Bennett-Carpenter, Oakland University

In Death in Documentaries: The Memento Mori Experience, Benjamin Bennett-Carpenter suggests that documentaries are an especially apt form of contemporary memento mori; that is, documentaries offer transformative experiences for a viewer to renew one’s consciousness of mortality.
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306
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9789004356955
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December 2017
€65,00
$75.00

Martin Švantner, Charles University
Vít Gvoždiak, The Institute of Philosophy, the Czech Academy of Sciences

How to Make Our Signs Clear focuses on selected aspects of Peirce´s philosophy and semiotic, possible historical connections of his work and contemporary challenges to Peirce’s semiotic theories.
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305
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9789004347779
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November 2017
€49,00
$58.00

Jerry H. Gill, Duke University

A comparison of the views of Kierkegaard, Wittgenstein, and Kazantzakis on the topic of transcendence. A fresh model for understanding this important yet complex notion is offered by the author
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304
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9789004314061
Expected: 
August 2017
€49,00
$57.00

Prakash Mondal, Indian Institute of Technology

Natural Language and Possible Minds: How Language Uncovers the Cognitive Landscape of Nature examines the intrinsic connection between natural language and the nature of mentality, offering to show how language can shed light on the forms of other types of mentality in non-humans.
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303
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9789004316652
Expected: 
August 2017
€60,00
$70.00

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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 Vasil Gluchman, University of Prešov, Slovakia

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 Mikhail Sergeev, University of the Arts, Philadelphia

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

The series has been discontinued. 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

The series has been discontinued. 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 (ETP) 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...
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Edited by Peter A. Redpath, Holy Apostles College and Seminary

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 part of the...
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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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