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Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future
Friedrich Nietzsche
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Presents a refined version of the philosopher's previously expressed ideal of the superman, an examination of human values and morality.


A. S. Neill
Professor Richard Bailey
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A. S. Neill is one of the major thinkers in education. Richard Bailey's volume offers the most coherent account of Neill's educational thought.
This work covers:
Intellectual Biography
Critical Exposition of Neill's Work
The Reception and Influence of A. S. Neill's Work
The Relevance of A. S. Neill's ...


Starting with Berkeley
Nick Jones
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George Berkeley (1685-1753) was one of the most important and influential philosophers in the history of Western thought. This book provides a detailed overview of Berkeley's philosophy, an interpretation of his arguments, and the opportunity for the reader to critically engage with Berkeley's philosophical moves.


What Is History For?: Johann Gustav Droysen and the Functions of Historiography
Arthur Alfaix Assis
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A scholar of Hellenistic and Prussian history, Droysen developed a historical theory that at the time was unprecedented in range and depth, and which remains to the present day a valuable key for understanding history as both an idea and a professional practice.


Greed: From Gordon Gekko to David Hume
Stewart Sutherland
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In a riveting scene from the film Wall Street, Gordon Gekko proclaims that ?greed is good.? The great philosopher David Hume, on the other hand, describes greed as the most destructive of the vices. The recent banking debacle and continuing uproar about executive bonus pay has placed the controversial ...


The Private Life: Why We Remain in the Dark
Josh Cohen
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From a talented and original thinker comes this passionate critique of the intrusiveness of modern culture which advocates an exploration and cultivation of our unconscious - of who we really are - in a world where everything we do is deemed public knowledge


The Victory of Humanism
Thomas Martin
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Martin connects what Erik Rush calls "negrophilia" to an inversion of aesthetic sensibility that transformed Western culture over the past two centuries. His connecting of trends in fine painting, sculpture, literature, music, opera, drama, religion, even cinema, to U.S. race relations is spellbinding. ...


Miguel de Unamuno's Quest for Faith: A Kierkegaardian Understanding of Unamuno's Struggle to Believe
Jan E. Evans
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This book examines the life and work of Unamuno through the lens of his faith. Those who are not familiar with Unamuno will find here a clear exposition of the most important themes in the thinker's work along with a framework through which one can profitably begin to read the primary texts.


In the Spirit of Critique: Thinking Politically in the Dialectical Tradition
Andrew J. Douglas
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Offers a new perspective on the political significance of the Hegelian dialectical legacy. Focusing on the critical postures of Hegel, Marx, and a series of twentieth-century intellectuals, including Sartre, Adorno, and C. L. R. James, this book explores what dialectical thinking entails and how such ...


Leo Strauss and the Crisis of Rationalism: Another Reason, Another Enlightenment
Corine Pelluchon
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Examines the German and Jewish sources of Strauss’s thought and the extent to which his philosophy can shed light on the crisis of liberal democracy. How can Leo Strauss’s critique of modernity and his return to tradition, especially Maimonides, help us to save democracy from its inner dangers? In ...


Auden's O: The Loss of One's Sovereignty in the Making of Nothing
Andrew W. Hass
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Explores the rise of the idea of nothing in Western modernity and how its figuration is transforming and offering new possibilities. In this groundbreaking, interdisciplinary history of ideas, Andrew W. Hass explores the ascendency of the concept of nothing into late modernity. He argues that the rise ...


Destiny Domesticated: The Rebirth of Tragedy out of the Spirit of Technology
Jos de Mul
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"An analysis of contemporay technological society through the lens of Greek tragedy"--Provided by publisher.


Ultimates: Philosophical Theology, Volume One
Robert Cummings Neville
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"A new theology of ultimate reality and a new theory of religion to back it up addressed to believers and scholars of all traditions"--Provided by publisher.


On Aristotle ''Topics'': v. 1
of Aphrodisias Alexander
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This series translates the 15,000 pages of philosophical writings by the ancient Greek commentators on Aristotle, written mainly between 200 and 600 AD. Now translated into English, these works include introductions, notes and comprehensive indexes, filling a gap in the history of European thought.


Dramatic Experiments: Life according to Diderot
Eyal Peretz
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Hans Jonas's Ethic of Responsibility: From Ontology to Ecology
Theresa Morris
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Articulates the fundamental importance of ontology to Hans Jonas’s environmental ethics. Despite his tremendous impact on the German Green Party and the influence of his work on contemporary debates about stem cell research in the United States, Hans Jonas’s (1903–1993) philosophical contributions ...


Kristeva's Fiction
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"Psychoanalytic perspectives on Kristeva's fiction"--Provided by publisher.


Ontological Humility: Lord Voldemort and the Philosophers
Nancy J. Holland
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Explores ontological humility in the history of philosophy, from Descartes to contemporary gender and race theory.


Global Modernity: And Other Essays
Tom Rubens
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Saying Goodbye to Verena: What is Your Life Worth
Ivy Turow
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