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Animal Ethics and Philosophy: Questioning the Orthodoxy

by Elisa Aaltola & John Hadley

Bringing together new theory and critical perspectives on a broad range of topics in animal ethics, this book examines the implications of recent developments in the various fields that bear upon animal ethics....


Desire After Affect

by Marie-Luise Angerer & Nicholas Grindell

Desire After Affect offers a detailed analysis of the affective turn and its consequences for the humanities.


The Timespace of Human Activity: On Performance, Society, and History as Indeterminate Teleological Events

by Theodore R. Schatzki

This book develops an original Heideggerian account of the timespace and indeterminacy of human activity while describing insights that this account provides into the nature of activity, society and history....


Mindfulness and Letting Be: On Engaged Thinking and Acting

by Fred Dallmayr

Fred Dallmayr explores the benefits of mindfulness in respect to philosophy and theory, practical conduct, language use, art works, historical understanding, and cosmopolitanism. Students of continental, social,...


Naturalness: Is the "Natural" Preferable to the "Artificial"?

by Dieter Birnbacher & David Carus

Naturalness delves into a long withstanding argument of everyday life—the argument of naturalness. This book questions why what is natural has been seen in some ways as superior to what is artificial and discusses...


Your Simple Path: Find happiness in every step

The Heart of the Universe

by Mu Soeng

Form is emptiness; emptiness is form.

This is the bold and intriguing assertion of the Heart Sutra, a text of seminal importance to the Buddhist tradition made even more fascinating by its deep resonance with...


Original Perfection

by Keith Dowman & Pema Rigdzin

These early, foundational Dzogchen texts--clear, lyrical, and rich in metaphor--were smuggled into Tibet in the eighth century on white silk, written in goat-milk ink that would become visible only when exposed...


Abhidhamma Studies

by Nyanaponika & Bodhi

The Abhidhamma, the third great division of early Buddhist teaching, expounds a revolutionary system of philosophical psychology rooted in the twin Buddhist insights of selflessness and dependent origination....


Heartwood of the Bodhi Tree

by Buddhadasa, Dhammavicayo & Santikaro

Clear and simple teachings on voidness and living an ethical life.

In Heartwood of the Bodhi Tree, Buddhadasa Bhikkhu presents in simple language the philosophy of voidness, or sunnata, that lies at the heart...


Posthumanity: Thinking Philosophically About the Future

by Brian Cooney

By the end of the 21st century humans could have increasingly bionic bodies with greatly enhanced brains and sensory organs. They could be spending their abundant leisure in a variety of richly detailed, stimulating...


Natural Perfection

by Lonchen Rabjam, Keith Dowman & Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

Dzogchen, or the "Great Perfection," is considered by many to be the apex of Tibetan Buddhism, and Longchen Rabjam is the most celebrated of all the saints of this remarkable tradition. Natural Perfection presents...


MindScience

by Dalai Lama, Herbert Benson, Robert Thurman & Howard Gardner et al.

What is the subtle relationship between mind and body? What can today's scientists learn about this relationship from masters of Buddhist thought? Is it possible that by combining Western and Eastern approaches,...


Ecce Homo

by Friedrich Nietzsche & Anthony M. Ludovici

The philosopher's dramatically egotistical autobiography employs masterful language to convey ever-relevant ideas: the importance of questioning traditional morality, establishing autonomy, and making a commitment...


Experience and Nature

by John Dewey

Analysis and evaluation of problem of knowledge, other systems, formulation of law, role of language, social factors.


Matter and Memory

by Henri Bergson

one of the great inquiries into perception and memory, movement and time, matter and mind. Bergson surveys these independent but related spheres, exploring the connection of mind and body to individual freedom...


Philosophy's Role in Counseling and Psychotherapy

by Peter Raabe

In this book, Raabe argues that philosophy can effectively inform and improve conventional methods of treating mental illness. He presents clinical evidence showing that mild and so-called clinical mental illnesses...


Autonomy and the Situated Self: A Challenge to Bioethics

by Rachel Haliburton

Autonomy and the Situated Self offers a critique of contemporary mainstream bioethics and proposes an alternative framework for the exploration of bioethical issues.


Book of My Nights

by Li-Young Lee

The long-awaited new poetry collection from one of the world's most acclaimed young poets.


The Orchard

by Brigit Pegeen Kelly

An ambitious new collection by the Yale Younger Poets Prize and Lamont Poetry Award winner.