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Neo-Aristotelian Perspectives in Metaphysics

by Daniel D. Novotný & Lukáš| Novák

This volume re-examines some of the major themes at the intersection of traditional and contemporary metaphysics. The book uses as a point of departure Francisco Suárez's Metaphysical Disputations published...


Shadow Philosophy: Plato's Cave and Cinema

by Nathan Andersen

Shadow Philosophy: Plato's Cave and Cinema is an accessible and exciting new contribution to film-philosophy, which shows that to take film seriously is also to engage with the fundamental questions of philosophy....


Mircea Eliade: Myth, Religion, and History

by Nicolae Babuts

Mircea Eliade was one of the twentieth century’s foremost scholars of religion and cultural environments. This book examines the emergence, function, and value of religion and myth in Eliade’s work. Each...


Candide

by Voltaire

François-Marie Arouet wrote under the nom de plume of Voltaire, and produced works in almost every literary form, including plays, poems, novels, essays, and historical and scientific works. Candide, a pampered...


The Metaphysics of Night: Recovering Soul, Renewing Humanism

by Matthew Del Nevo

Arguing for strong aesthetic values, Matthew Del Nevo defends and explains soul and soulful experience, the creation of depth, the ineffable, real presence, beauty, and saving words, noting that the sources...


Zadig

by Voltaire

François-Marie Arouet wrote under the nom de plume of Voltaire, and produced works in almost every literary form, including plays, poems, novels, essays, and historical and scientific works. Zadig is a philosopher...


Nicholas and Helena Roerich: The Spiritual Journey of Two Great Artists and Peacemakers

by Ruth Abrams Drayer

In her latest title, Ruth Drayer provides a factual account of the two Russian visionaries who believed beauty could solve the world's problems and unify humanity. Partners in all things, charismatic Nicholas...


Aboutness

by Stephen Yablo

Aboutness has been studied from any number of angles. Brentano made it the defining feature of the mental. Phenomenologists try to pin down the aboutness-features of particular mental states. Materialists sometimes...


The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph

by Ryan Holiday

The Obstacle is the Way has become a cult classic, beloved by men and women around the world who apply its wisdom to become more successful at whatever they do.

Its many fans include a former governor and movie...


Ethics for Everyone: How to Increase Your Moral Intelligence

by Arthur Dobrin

Ethics for Everyone

Is it always wrong to lie? Is it always right to try to help another person? Are you bound to keep every promise you make? In Ethics for Everyone: How to Increase Your Moral Intelligence,...


Essays - Hilaire Belloc

by Hilaire Belloc

This early work by Hilaire Belloc was originally published in 1948 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Hilaire Belloc can only be described as prolific, he was famous in his...


The Heart Sutra: Becoming a Buddha through Meditation

by Osho & Osho International Foundation

The Heart Sutra, originally a very short set of verses, was given in privacy. It was a message to one of Buddha’s close disciples, Sariputra, and was specifically addressed to him. Over time, the Heart Sutra...


Aztec Philosophy: Understanding a World in Motion

by James Maffie

In Aztec Philosophy, James Maffie reveals a highly sophisticated and systematic Aztec philosophy worthy of consideration alongside European philosophies of their time. Bringing together the fields of comparative...


Moved by the Past: Discontinuity and Historical Mutation

by Eelco Runia

Historians go to great lengths to avoid confronting discontinuity, searching for explanations as to why such events as the fall of the Berlin Wall, George W. Bush’s invasion of Iraq, and the introduction of...


A Semite: A Memoir of Algeria

by Denis Guenoun, Ann Smock & Judith Butler

Denis Guénoun's father was an Algerian Jew who inherited French citizenship and revered the principles of the French Revolution. He taught science in a French lycée in Oran and belonged to the French Communist...


Religion and Ecology: Developing a Planetary Ethic

by Whitney A. Bauman

Moving beyond identity politics while continuing to respect diverse entities and concerns, Whitney A. Bauman builds a planetary politics that better responds to the realities of a pluralistic world. Calling...


Jacques Lacan, Past and Present: A Dialogue

by Alain BADIOU, Elisabeth Roudinesco & Jason E. Smith

Prompted by the thirtieth anniversary of the French philosopher Jacques Lacan’s death, this exchange between two prominent intellectuals is rich with surprising insights. Alain Badiou shares the clearest,...


Living Yogacara: An Introduction to Consciousness-Only Buddhism

by Tagawa Shun'ei & Charles Muller

Yogacara is an influential school of Buddhist philosophy and psychology that stems from the early Indian Mahayana Buddhist tradition. The Yogacara view is based on the fundamental truth that there is nothing...


The Door to Satisfaction: The Heart Advice of a Tibetan Buddhist Master

by Thubten Zopa

In Door to Satisfaction Lama Zopa Rinpoche reveals a text he discovered in a cave in the Himalayas that captures the essential point of Buddhist training. Rinpoche says, "Only when I read this text did I come...


Dignity and Discipline: Reviving Full Ordination for Buddhist Nuns

by Thea Mohr & Jampa Tsedroen

When the Buddha established his community over twenty-five centuries ago, he did so upon a foundation of radical equality among women and men. And indeed, the earliest Buddhist scriptures celebrate the teachings...