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Historical Dictionary of Wittgenstein's Philosophy

by Duncan Richter

This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Wittgenstein's Philosophy covers the history of this philosophy through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section...


Thus Spake Zarathustra

by Friedrich Nietzsche

This 19th-century literary and philosophical masterpiece introduces the controversial doctrine of the √úbermensch, or "superman," a term later perverted by Nazi propagandists. A provocative work, designed to...


Historical Dictionary of Nietzscheanism

by Carol Diethe

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Nietzscheanism covers the history of this philosophy through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section...


Mill's The Subjection of Women: Critical Essays

by Maria H. Morales, John Howes, Julia Annas & Susan Moller Okin et al.

The articles collected in this critical edition represent a variety of interpretations both of the kind of feminism Mill represents and of the specific arguments he offers in The Subjection of Women including...


Historical Dictionary of Kant and Kantianism

by Helmut Holzhey & Vilem Mudroch

Immanuel Kant was one of the most significant philosophers of the modern age, many aspects of Kant's thoughts are not easy to understand and a guide like this Historical Dictionary of Kant and Kantianism should...


Historical Dictionary of Ancient Greek Philosophy

by Anthony Preus

The ancient Greeks were not only the founders of western philosophy, but the actual term 'philosophy' is Greek in origin, most likely dating back to the late sixth century BC. Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Pythagoras,...


Historical Dictionary of Kierkegaard's Philosophy

by Julia Watkin

This volume, which follows hard on the heels of publication of the final volume of the 26-volume set of Kierkegaard's writings (Princeton, 1980-2000), allows its readers 'to find their way quickly to relevant...


Historical Dictionary of Medieval Philosophy and Theology

by Stephen F. Brown & Juan Carlos Flores

The Middle Ages is often viewed as a period of low intellectual achievement. The name itself refers to the time between the high philosophical and literary accomplishments of the Greco-Roman world and the technological...


Museum Philosophy for the Twenty-First Century

by Hugh H. Genoways, Suma Mallavarapu, David Carr & Christy S. Coleman et al.

Edited volume of reflections on museum philosophy for the 21st century from an international group of contributors.


Historical Dictionary of Nietzscheanism

by Carol Diethe

'There cannot be a God because if there were one, I could not believe that I was not He.' _Friedrich Nietzsche Few philosophers have been as popular, prolific, and controversial as Friedrich Nietzsche, who has...


Historical Dictionary of Hegelian Philosophy

by John W. Burbidge

The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Hegelian Philosophy covers all aspects of Hegel's thought. It discusses his students and colleagues, as well as key figures who either adopted (and adapted)...


Historical Dictionary of Schopenhauer's Philosophy

by David E. Cartwright

Historical Dictionary of Schopenhauer's Philosophy presents a narrative that weaves the significant events of Arthur Schopenhauer's life within the greater fabric of his existence. The chronology lists these...


Historical Dictionary of Leibniz's Philosophy

by Stuart Brown & N. J. Fox

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) was one of the first Modern philosophers, and as such, one of the most significant. His contributions were often pathbreaking and his imprint still remains on fields such...


Historical Dictionary of Hume's Philosophy

by Kenneth R. Merrill

The Historical Dictionary of Hume's Philosophy is the only Hume dictionary in existence. The book provides a substantial account of David Hume's life and the times in which he lived, and it provides an overview...


Historical Dictionary of Husserl's Philosophy

by John J. Drummond

Edmund Husserl (1859-1938) is widely regarded as the founding figure of the philosophical movement of 'phenomenology.' Husserl's philosophical program was both embraced and rejected by many, but in either case,...


Historical Dictionary of Bertrand Russell's Philosophy

by Rosalind Carey & John Ongley

The Historical Dictionary of Bertrand Russell's Philosophy is the only dictionary to date of Bertrand Russell's ideas. It is a guide to the many elements of Russell's philosophy. A glimpse at Russell's work...


The Philosophy of William James: Radical Empiricism and Radical Materialism

by Donald A. Crosby

This book focuses on William James' philosophy as it relates to his conceptions of ordinary experience, the respective natures of self and the world, and the interrelations of these three things.


Laughter

by Henri Bergson

What does laughter mean? What is the basal element in the laughable? What common ground can we find between the grimace of a merry-andrew, a play upon words, an equivocal situation in a burlesque and a scene...


Radical Empiricism

by William James

The present volume is an attempt to carry out a plan which William James is known to have formed several years before his death. In 1907 he collected reprints in an envelope which he inscribed with the title...


Seneca's Morals of a Happy Life, Benefits, Anger and Clemency

by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

It is, perhaps, one of the most pernicious errors of a rash and inconsiderate life, the common ignorance of the world in the matter of exchanging benefits . And this arises from a mistake, partly in the person...