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Weltschmerz

God, Belief, and Perplexity

Fichte's Ethical Thought

The Philosopher: A History in Six Types

by Justin E. H. Smith

What would the global history of philosophy look like if it were told not as a story of ideas but as a series of job descriptions—ones that might have been used to fill the position of philosopher at different...


French Philosophy, 1572-1675

How Hume and Kant Reconstruct Natural Law

Melancholy

by László F. Földényi (Foldenyi), Tim Wilkinson & Alberto Manguel

Alberto Manguel praises the Hungarian writer L�szl� F�ld�nyi as "one of the most brilliant essayists of our time." �F�ld�nyi's extraordinary Melancholy, with its profusion of literary, ecclesiastical,...


The Will to Reason

The Philosophy of Aquinas

Plotinos: Complete Works

by Plotinos

The first possibility is that there is a cause both for the things that become, and those that are; the cause of the former being their becoming, and that of the latter, their existence. Again, neither of them...


Minding the Modern: Human Agency, Intellectual Traditions, and Responsible Knowledge

by Thomas Pfau

In this brilliant study, Thomas Pfau argues that the loss of foundational concepts in classical and medieval Aristotelian philosophy caused a fateful separation between reason and will in European thought. Pfau...


After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory, Third Edition

by Alasdair MacIntyre

When After Virtue first appeared in 1981, it was recognized as a significant and potentially controversial critique of contemporary moral philosophy. Newsweek called it "a stunning new study of ethics by one...


Reason, the Only Oracle of Man

by Ethan Allen

Ethan Allen (1738-1789) was a farmer, businessman, land speculator, philosopher, writer, lay theologian, and American Revolutionary War patriot, hero, and politician. He is best known as one of the founders...


God's Grace and Human Action: Merit' in the Theology of Thomas Aquinas

by Joseph P. Wawrykow

Offering a fresh approach to one significant aspect of the soteriology of Thomas Aquinas, God's Grace and Human Action brings new scholarship and insights to the issue of merit in Aquinas's theology. Through...


The Nietzschean Self

The Oxford Handbook of Hume

Hegel's Phenomenology and Foucault's Genealogy

by Evangelia Sembou

Previously considered two different strands within continental thought, this book compares and contrasts Hegel's 'phenomenology' and Foucault's 'genealogy', contending that in spite of their differences, these...


Where is Medieval Philosophy going?

by Alain de Libera

Where is medieval philosophy going? It is going to where philosophy is. And it is there where philosophy is going. It became medieval once the Middle Ages were over. It was only philosophy when the Middle Ages...


Renaissance Truths: Humanism, Scholasticism and the Search for the Perfect Language

by Alan R. Perreiah

Though they have long been portrayed as arch rivals, Alan Perreiah here argues that humanists and scholastics were in fact working in complementary ways toward some of the same goals. After locating the two...


Five Approaches To Philosophy: A Discerning Philosopher Philosophizes About The Philosophy Of Philosophy With Wisdom and Clarity

by Jamal Khwaja

This monograph attempts to describe different approaches to philosophy, their situational and conceptual fields, their inter-relations and limitations. The possibility of combining them into a multi-dimensional...