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The Therapy of Desire: Theory and Practice in Hellenistic Ethics

by Martha C. Nussbaum

The Epicureans, Skeptics, and Stoics practiced philosophy not as a detached intellectual discipline, but as a worldly art of grappling with issues of daily and urgent human significance: the fear of death, love...


Natural Rights on the Threshold of the Scottish Enlightenment

by Gershom Carmichael

An important figure in the natural law tradition and in the Scottish Enlightenment, Gershom Carmichael defended a strong theory of rights and drew attention to Grotius, Pufendorf, and Locke.Gershom Carmichael...


A Philosophical Commentary on These Words of the Gospel

by Pierre Bayle

The topics of church and state, religious toleration, the legal enforcement of religious practices, and religiously motivated violence on the part of individuals have once again become burning issues. Pierre...


This is Philosophy of Mind: An Introduction

by Pete Mandik

This is Philosophy of Mind presents students of philosophy with an accessible introduction to the core issues related to the philosophy of mind.

  • Includes issues related to the mind-body problem, artificial intelligence,...


Against the Current: Essays in the History of Ideas (Second Edition)

by Isaiah Berlin, Henry Hardy & Mark Lilla

In this outstanding collection of essays, Isaiah Berlin, one of the great thinkers of the twentieth century, discusses the importance of dissenters in the history of ideas--among them Machiavelli, Vico, Montesquieu,...


The Crooked Timber of Humanity: Chapters in the History of Ideas (Second Edition)

by Isaiah Berlin, Henry Hardy & John Banville

"Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made."--Immanuel Kant

Isaiah Berlin was one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century--an activist of the intellect who marshaled...


The Roots of Romanticism (Second Edition)

by Isaiah Berlin, Henry Hardy & John Gray

In The Roots of Romanticism, one of the twentieth century's most influential philosophers dissects and assesses a movement that changed the course of history. Brilliant, fresh, immediate, and eloquent, these...


The Hedgehog and the Fox: An Essay on Tolstoy's View of History (Second Edition)

by Isaiah Berlin, Henry Hardy & Michael Ignatieff

"The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing." This ancient Greek aphorism, preserved in a fragment from the poet Archilochus, describes the central thesis of Isaiah Berlin's masterly essay...


Plato's Gods

by Gerd Van Riel

This book presents a comprehensive study into Plato's theological doctrines, offering an important re-valuation of the status of Plato's gods and the relation between metaphysics and theology according to Plato....


Madness Triumphant: A Reading of Lucan's Pharsalia

by Lee Fratantuono

Madness Triumphant: A Reading of Lucan’s Pharsalia offers the most detailed and comprehensive analysis of Lucan’s epic poem of the civil war between Caesar and Pompey to have appeared in English. In the...


Zizek Now: Current Perspectives in Zizek Studies

by Jamil Khader & Molly Anne Rothenberg

Arguably the most prolific and most widely read philosopher of our time, Slavoj Zizek has made indelible interventions into many disciplines of the so-called human sciences that have transformed the terms of...


Kristeva

by Stacey Keltner

Julia Kristeva is one of the most creative and prolific writers to address the personal, social, and political trials of our times. Linguist, psychoanalyst, social and cultural theorist, and novelist, Kristeva's...


Dummett: Philosophy of Language

by Karen Green

Michael Dummett stands out among his generation as the only British philosopher of language to rival in stature the Americans, Davidson and Quine. In conjunction with them he has been responsible for much of...


Badiou: A Philosophy of the New

by Ed Pluth

Alain Badiou is one of the leading philosophers in the world today. His ground-breaking philosophy is based on a creative reading of set theory, offering a new understanding of what it means to be human by promoting...


Wittgenstein and Other Minds: Rethinking Subjectivity and Intersubjectivity with Wittgenstein, Levinas, and Husserl

by Soren Overgaard

A compelling new approach to the problem that has haunted twentieth century philosophy in both its analytical and continental shapes. No other book addresses as thoroughly the parallels between Wittgenstein...


Plato's Republic

by Alain BADIOU

Plato's Republic is one of the most well-known and widely discussed texts in the history of philosophy, but how might we get to the heart of this work today, 2500 years after it was originally composed? Alain...


Persistence through Time in Spinoza

by Jason Waller

This book is the first book-length study of the nature of time and persistence in Spinoza. It will be of interest to anyone interested in Modern Philosophy or Metaphysics.


Approaching the Navel of the Darkened Soul

by Romano Màdera

In order to conduct a well-grounded search for meaning, this book wants to renew the ancient attempt to seek wisdom in everyday life, training ourselves to modify our own perceptions of the world in as authentic...


Wittgenstein and Heidegger

by David Egan, Stephen Reynolds & Aaron Wendland

Ludwig Wittgenstein and Martin Heidegger are arguably the two most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. Their work not only reshaped the philosophical landscape, but also left its mark on other...


The Crisis of the European Mind: 1680-1715

by Paul Hazard, J. Lewis May & Anthony Grafton

Paul Hazard’s magisterial, widely influential, and beloved  intellectual history offers an unforgettable account of the birth of the modern European mind in all its dynamic, inquiring, and uncertain glory....