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Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World

By: Abram, David

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David Abram draws on sources as diverse as the philosophy of Merleau-Ponty, Balinese shamanism, Apache storytelling, and his own experience as an accomplished sleight-of-hand magician to reveal the subtle dependence of human cognition on the natural environment. He explores the character of perception and excavates the sensual foundations of language, which--even at its most abstract--echoes the calls and cries of the earth. On every page of this lyrical work, Abram weaves his arguments with passion and intellectual daring. " Long awaited, revolutionary...This book ponders the violent... View more info

Philosopher at Large: An Intellectual Autobiography

By: Adler, Mortimer J

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Philosopher at Large

By: Adler, Mortimer J.

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Ten Philosophical Mistakes

By: Adler, Mortimer J.

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Publisher: TOUCHSTONE PRESS: 12/19/2010

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ISBN: 068481868X

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Spiritual Friendship

By: Aelred of Rievaulx

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Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life

By: Agamben, Giorgio

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Publisher: STANFORD UNIV PR: 12/7/2013

Seller ID: 9780804732185

ISBN: 0804732183

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The work of Giorgio Agamben, one of Italy's most important and original philosophers, has been based on an uncommon erudition in classical traditions of philosophy and rhetoric, the grammarians of late antiquity, Christian theology, and modern philosophy. Recently, Agamben has begun to direct his thinking to the constitution of the social and to some concrete, ethico-political conclusions concerning the state of society today, and the place of the individual within it. In "Homo Sacer, " Agamben aims to connect the problem of pure possibility, potentiality, and power with the problem of pol... View more info

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Death of Socrates and the Life of Philosophy: An Interpretation of Plato's Phaed

By: Ahrensdorf, Peter

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Publisher: STATE UNIV OF NY PR:

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ISBN: 0791426343

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Age of Ideology

By: Aiken, Henry D

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Publisher: 6/22/2011

Seller ID: 9780452009653

ISBN: 0452009650

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Greek Philosophy Thales to Aristotle

By: Allen, Reginald E

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Publisher: 8/9/2016

Seller ID: 6610363

ISBN: 6610363

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This I Believe II

By: Allison, Jay Ed.

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Publisher: HENRY HOLT & CO: 5/17/2014

Seller ID: 9780805090895

ISBN: 0805090894

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The new paperback in the bestselling series of inspiring personal philosophiesThis collection of "This I Believe" essays gathers seventy-five essayists--ranging from famous to previously unknown--completing the thought that begins the book's title. With contributors who run the gamut from cellist Yo-Yo Ma, to professional skateboarder Tony Hawk, to ordinary folks like a diner waitress, an Iraq War veteran, a farmer, a new husband, and many others, "This I Believe II," like the first "New York Times" bestselling collection, showcases moving and irresistible essays.Included are Sister H... View more info

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Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments

By: Almossawi, Ali

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Publisher: EXPERIMENT: 3/31/2016

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Realism and Antirealism

By: Alston, William P

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Publisher: CORNELL UNIV PR:

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Throughout the past century, a debate has raged over the thesis of realism and its alternatives. Realism the seemingly commonsensical view that all or most of what we encounter in the world exists and is what it is independently of human thought has been vigorously denied by such prominent intellectuals as Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Richard Rorty, Thomas Kuhn, Hilary Putnam, and Nelson Goodman. The opponents of realism, among them historians and social scientists who support social constructionism, hold that all or most of reality depends on human conceptual schemes and beliefs. In this... View more info

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Essays on Anscombe’s Intention

By: Anscombe

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G. E. M. Anscombe's "Intention," firmly established the philosophy of action as a distinctive field of inquiry. Donald Davidson called this 94-page book "the most important treatment of action since Aristotle." But until quite recently, few scholars recognized the magnitude of Anscombe's philosophical achievement. This collection of ten essays elucidates some of the more challenging aspects of Anscombe's work and affirms her reputation as one of our most original philosophers.Born in 1919, Anscombe studied at St. Hugh's College, Oxford, where she later held a research fellowship. In 1941... View more info

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St. Anselm - Basic Writings

By: Anselm, St.

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Publisher: 10/19/2013

Edition: 2

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ISBN: 0875481094

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Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers

By: Appiah, Kwame Anthony

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Publisher: 3/6/2010

Seller ID: 9780393061550

ISBN: 0393061558

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A moral manifesto that forces us to reconsider a world divided between the West and the Rest, Us and Them. We have grown accustomed in this anxious, post-9/11 era to constructing a world fissured by warring creeds and cultures. Much of humanity now seems separated by chasms of incomprehension. Kwame Anthony Appiah's landmark new work challenges the separatist doctrines espoused in books such as Samuel P. Huntington's "The Clash of Civilizations," Reviving the ancient philosophy of "Cosmopolitanism," a school of thought that dates to the Cynics of the fourth century bce, Appiah traces its i... View more info

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Cosmopolitanism

By: Appiah, Kwame Anthony

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ISBN: 039332933X

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Kwame Anthony Appiah s landmark new work, featured on the cover of the "New York Times Magazine," challenges the separatist doctrines espoused in books like Samuel Huntington s "The Clash of Civilizations." Reviving the ancient philosophy of cosmopolitanism, a school of thought that dates to the Cynics of the fourth century BC, Appiah traces its influence on the ethical legacies of the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, and the UN s Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Raised in Ghana, educated in England, and now a distinguished professor in the United States, Appiah promises to create a... View more info

Treatise on Law

By: Aquinas, St. Thomas

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On Law, Morality, and Politics

By: Aquinas, Thomas

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Publisher: 8/8/2013

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780872206632

ISBN: 0872206637

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On Revolution

By: Arendt, Hannah

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Seller ID: 9780140184211

ISBN: 014018421X

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Readings in Modern Philosophy Volume !: Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz and Associat

By: Ariew, Roger

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