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Making Sense of Heidegger: A Paradigm Shift

by Thomas Sheehan Rowman & Littlefield International (November 06, 2014)

This important book opens a new path in Heidegger research that will stimulate dialogue within Heidegger studies, as well as with philosophers outside the phenomenological tradition and scholars in theology,...


Title and Deed / Oh, the Humanity and other good intentions

by Will Eno Theatre Communications Group (October 27, 2014)

A new collection by the author of Pulitzer Prize finalist Thom Pain (based on nothing).


Gadamer's Ethics of Play: Hermeneutics and the Other

by Monica Vilhauer Lexington Books (September 25, 2010)

Gadamer's Ethics of Play examines the ethical dimensions of understanding by focusing on the concept of dialogical 'play' in Hans-Georg Gadamer's Truth and Method. The book is accessible to an undergraduate...


Gnit

by Will Eno Theatre Communications Group (June 23, 2014)

An impish adaptation of Ibsen’s dramatic poem by one of contemporary theatre’s most original wordsmiths.


Finite Transcendence: Existential Exile and the Myth of Home

by Steven A. Burr Lexington Books (May 01, 2014)

Finite Transcendence: Existential Exile and the Myth of Home introduces and situates “existential exile” as an experience of the fundamental finitude of human existence and demonstrates how a particular...


The Existentialists: Critical Essays on Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Heidegger, and Sartre

by Charles B. Guignon Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 26, 2004)

This volume brings together for the first time some of the most helpful and insightful essays on the four most influential and discussed philosophers in the history of existentialism: Kierkegaard, Nietzsche,...


Heidegger's Being and Time: Critical Essays

by Richard Polt, Steven Crowell, Graeme Nicholson & Charles Guignon et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 15, 2005)

Heidegger's Being and Time: Critical Essays provides a variety of recent studies of Heidegger's most important work. Twelve prominent scholars, representing diverse nationalities, generations, and interpretive...


Encounters with Alphonso Lingis

by Alexander E. Hooke & Wolfgang W. Fuchs Lexington Books (September 22, 2003)

Encounters with Alphonso Lingis is the first extensive study of this American philosopher who is gaining an international reputation to augment his national one. The distinguished contributors to this volume...


Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morals: Critical Essays

by Christa Davis Acampora, Paul S. Loeb, Yirmiyahu Yovel & Keith Ansell Pearson et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 08, 2006)

In this astonishingly rich volume, experts in ethics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, political theory, aesthetics, history, critical theory, and hermeneutics bring to light the best philosophical scholarship...


Philosophy and Kafka

by Brendan Moran & Carlo Salzani Lexington Books (April 19, 2013)

Philosophy and Kafka is a collection of original essays interrogating the relationship of literature and philosophy. The essays either discuss specific philosophical commentaries on Kafka’s work, consider...


Revolutionary Hope: Essays in Honor of William L. McBride

by Nathan J. Jun & Shane Wahl Lexington Books (March 22, 2013)

Over the course of the last four decades, William Leon McBride has distinguished himself as one of the most esteemed and accomplished philosophers of his generation. This volume—which celebrates the occasion...


Historical Dictionary of Husserl's Philosophy

by John J. Drummond Scarecrow Press (December 20, 2007)

Edmund Husserl (1859-1938) is widely regarded as the founding figure of the philosophical movement of 'phenomenology.' Husserl's philosophical program was both embraced and rejected by many, but in either case,...


Becoming Nietzsche: Early Reflections on Democritus, Schopenhauer, and Kant

by Paul A. Swift Lexington Books (March 22, 2005)

Becoming Nietzsche is an essential book for understanding Nietzsche's philosophical genealogy from 1866D1868, a phase that is punctuated by the influence of Friedrich Lange and a surprising rejection of Schopenhauer's...


Plato's Laws: Force and Truth in Politics

by Edited by Gregory Recco and Eric Sanday Indiana University Press (February 18, 2013)

Readers of Plato have often neglected the Laws because of its length and density. In this set of interpretive essays, notable scholars of the Laws from the fields of classics, history, philosophy, and political...


Heidegger: An Introduction

by remy Jeremy Wisnewski Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2012)

Wisnewski provides a concise introduction to Heidegger’s work through the lens of his best-known book, Being and Time. This insightful, new text guides students through Heidegger’s challenging ideas to help...


The Event

by Martin Heidegger & Richard Rojcewicz Indiana University Press (December 27, 2012)

Martin Heidegger's The Event offers his most substantial self-critique of his Contributions to Philosophy: Of the Event and articulates what he means by the event itself. Richard Rojcewicz's elegant translation...


The Existentialist's Survival Guide

by Gordon Marino & Joe Knezevich HarperAudio (April 24, 2018)

Existentialism offers enduring lessons and insight on how to understand ourselves and improve our lives.

Your existence is not the result of a pre-determined set of events, it's the direct result of your thinking...


People of the Lie Vol. 1

by M. Scott Peck Simon & Schuster Audio (May 01, 1992)

Dr. M. Scott Peck has inspired millions by combining the deepest insights of psychiatry with those of religion. In this first of a three volume audio series based on his bestselling book People of the Lie, Dr....


People of the Lie Vol. 2

by M. Scott Peck Simon & Schuster Audio (August 01, 1992)

Dr. M. Scott Peck has inspired millions by combining the deepest insights of psychiatry with those of religion. In this second of a three volume audio series based on his best-selling book People of the Lie,...


People of the Lie Vol. 3

by M. Scott Peck Simon & Schuster Audio (November 01, 1992)

Dr. M. Scott Peck has inspired millions by combining the deepest insights of psychiatry with those of religion. In this final volume of his compelling audio series based on the bestselling book People of the...


Jean-Paul Sartre

by John Compton, Charlton Heston, John Lachs & Mike Hassell et al. Knowledge Products (January 30, 2006)

Jean-Paul Sartre, a French philosopher, is perhaps the best known advocate of existentialism. In this view, no external authority gives life meaning: mankind is radically free and responsible. In every moment...


Ecce Homo

by Friedrich Nietzsche, Stephen Van Doren & Anthony M. Ludovici Blackstone Publishing (July 23, 2009)

Ecce Homo, which is Latin for “behold the man,” is an autobiography like no other. Deliberately provocative, Nietzsche subverts the conventions of the genre and pushes his philosophical positions to combative...


Kierkegaard in 90 Minutes

by Paul Strathern & Simon Vance Blackstone Publishing (June 25, 2005)

Kierkegaard wasn't really a philosopher in the academic sense, yet he produced what many people expect of philosophy. He didn't write about the world, he wrote about life, about how we live, and how we choose...


Sartre in 90 Minutes

by Paul Strathern & Simon Vance Blackstone Publishing (June 25, 2005)

During his lifetime, Jean-Paul Sartre enjoyed unprecedented popularity for a philosopher, due partly to his role as a spokesman for existentialism—at the opportune moment when this set of ideas filled the...


Friedrich Nietzsche

by Richard Schacht, Charlton Heston, John Lachs & Mike Hassell et al. Knowledge Products (January 16, 2006)

Near the end of the nineteenth century, Friedrich Nietzsche boldly announced that God is dead. There are no absolute truths, he said; the only reality is this world of life and death, conflict and change, creation...


Theories of Hope

by Rochelle M. Green, Allison Merrick, Patrick Shade & Akiba Lerner et al. Lexington Books (December 12, 2018)

Theories of Hope: Exploring Affective Dimensions of Human Experience is a collection of essays dedicated to inquiring into the nature of hope in its multiple and varied guises. Looking specifically at the ways...


Entropic Affirmation

by Apple Zefelius Igrek Lexington Books (August 15, 2018)

How do we conceptualize death when its very nature implies absence and nothingness? It is difficult to put into words precisely because we want our words to help us delineate the world around us, whereas the...


An Anthropology of Nothing in Particular

by Martin Demant Frederiksen Zero Books (August 31, 2018)

There have been claims that meaninglessness has become epidemic in the contemporary world. One perceived consequence of this is that people increasingly turn against both society and the political establishment...


Existential Medicine

by Kevin Aho Rowman & Littlefield International (April 23, 2018)

Existential Medicine explores the recent impact that the philosophies of existentialism, phenomenology, and hermeneutics have had on the health care professions. A growing body of scholarship drawing primarily...


Situating Existentialism: Key Texts in Context

by Jonathan Judaken & Robert Bernasconi Columbia University Press (June 05, 2012)

Designed for undergraduate and graduate study, this anthology provides a history of the systemization and canonization of existentialism, a quintessentially antisystemic mode of thought. Situating existentialism...


Nothing & Everything

by Val N Tine Val N Tine (January 28, 2018)

You have been told that there is an objective morality to which you must submit. An objective reason to which you must conform. An objective reality to which you must yield. 

But if you are reading this...


Ecology and Existence

by Matthew C. Ally Lexington Books (July 20, 2017)

This study explores the increasingly troubled relationship between humankind and the Earth, with the help of a simple example and a complicated interlocutor. The example is a pond, which, it turns out, is not...


Dancing-you

by Gisela Pereira Gisela Productions (December 15, 2017)

Dancing-you or Dançar-te is a passionate tale written in the shape of poems. Each poem is a moment of a story swaying through metaphors and literals of dance, myths, and philosophic thoughts. Bringing in...


Henry David Thoreau – Grasping the Community of the World

by Tadeusz Slawek Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (August 20, 2014)

This study takes up Thoreau’s work as an early and prophetic diagnosis of the modern crisis of relationships between the individual and society. Thus Adorno’s formulation of «a melancholy of science» finds...


Modeling Technoscience and Nanotechnology Assessment

by Tomasz Stepien & Ewa Binczyk Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (September 10, 2014)

This book is presented by two authors who worked in close cooperation. The first part is written by Ewa Binczyk and discusses various postulates that have been formulated in response to the problem of the unwanted...


Sartre

by Alfred Betschart, Marie Minot, Vincent von Wroblewsky & Manuela Hackel Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (September 23, 2014)

Die deutsche Sartre-Gesellschaft feierte 2013 ihr zwanzigjähriges Bestehen als ordentlich eingetragener, gemeinnützig anerkannter Verein und lud Sartre-Forscher und -Interessierte dazu ein, ihre aktuellen...


The Presocratics in the Thought of Martin Heidegger

by W. Julian Korab-Karpowicz Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 12, 2016)

The book focuses on Heidegger’s thoughtful repetition of early Greek thinking, and his receptive attention to the fragments of the Presocratics from our contemporary age. Their thought has a special value...


The Incurious Seeker’s Quest for Meaning

by Kevin Sludds Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (February 11, 2014)

The paradox within the title of this book refers to its principal theme, that of elucidating our innate capacity to transform/convert from an inauthentic everyday mode of being to an authentic one. This study...


The Point of Philosophy

by Ludo Abicht & Hendrik Opdebeeck Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (December 29, 2015)

The core questions of philosophy about the origin of the world and people, the distinction between good and evil, and the meaning of life – these questions keep us all busy. In this introduction to philosophy,...


A Curriculum of Wellness

by Michelle Kilborn Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (March 10, 2016)

A Curriculum of Wellness seeks to encourage a deeper discussion about teaching our children how to be healthy and live well. It makes a significant contribution to the field of education as it features influential...


Happiness, Hope, and Despair

by Peter Roberts Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (October 23, 2015)

In the Western world it is usually taken as given that we all want happiness, and our educational arrangements tacitly acknowledge this. Happiness, Hope, and Despair argues, however, that education has an important...


The Antiphilosophers

by Steven L. Bindeman Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (July 20, 2015)

In this volume, author Steven L. Bindeman presents a survey of the key figures in postmodern antiphilosophy. Noting that the main thrust of their work can be found in their need to respond to the threat of nihilism,...


The Phenomenology of Henry James

by Paul B. Armstrong The University of North Carolina Press (November 01, 2017)

Armstrong suggests that James's perspective is essentially phenomenological--that his understanding of the process of knowing, the art of fiction, and experience as a whole coincides in important ways with the...


Albert Camus

by Robert D. Zaretsky Cornell University Press

"Like many others of my generation, I first read Camus in high school. I carried him in my backpack while traveling across Europe, I carried him into (and out of) relationships, and I carried him into (and out...


Thus Spake Zarathustra

by Dr Friedrich Nietzsche Dancing Unicorn Books (May 28, 2017)

In this masterpiece of philosophical literature Friedrich Nietzsche utters the famous phrase "God is dead!" This powerful book spells out Nietzsche's belief in the will to power, and serves as an introduction...


That’s Your Lot

by Limmy HarperCollins (May 04, 2017)

This is Limmy’s second book.

It’s a whole load of new, odd, and hilariously grim short stories.

Tom is in a soft play with his daughters. He’s bored. He’s so bored he can move things with his mind.

A...


Heidegger, World, and Death

by j Raj Singh Lexington Books (November 27, 2012)

The book offers an elucidation of two of the most important themes in Martin Heidegger’s early as well as later philosophical writings. These perennial themes of his thought, namely, the concept of the world...


The Writings of Kierkegaard

by Soren Kierkegaard Dancing Unicorn Books (May 14, 2017)

Collected here in one volume are three of Søren Kierkegaard's most important works: Fear and Trembling, Purity of Heart Is to Will One Thing, and Sickness Unto Death. Fear and Trembling: In our time nobody...


The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (February 25, 2016)

Unlock the more straightforward side of The Myth of Sisyphus with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus, a philosophical...


Existentialism and Humanism by Jean-Paul Sartre (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (February 25, 2016)

Unlock the more straightforward side of Existentialism and Humanism with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of Existentialism and Humanism by Jean-Paul...