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The Magic of Truth: A Reality to Remember

by Farah Dally

The Magic of Truth defends truth’s relativity by examining its role in the arts and sciences, as well as in our own lives and traditions. This book argues that no field of study can progress without calling...

Max Weber and Charles Peirce: At the Crossroads of Science, Philosophy, and Culture

by Basit Bilal Koshul

This book marks the first time that the leading European social scientist Max Weber has been brought into conversation with the leading American philosopher Charles Peirce. This conversation helps us to better...

In Praise of Doubt

by Peter Berger & Anton Zijderveld

“A book of great practical wisdom by authors who have profound insight into the intellectual dynamics governing contemporary life.”

—Dallas Willard, author of Knowing Christ Today


In In Praise of Doubt,...

True Freedom: Spinoza's Practical Philosophy

by Brent Adkins

True Freedom: Spinoza's Practical Philosophy focuses on the practicality of Spinoza's thought. This is revealed through the subsidiary themes of ethics as an experimentalism, Spinoza's conception of freedom,...

Politics of Practical Reasoning: Integrating Action, Discourse, and Argument

by Karlheinz Hülser, Ricca Edmondson, Richard Hull & Terry Eagleton et al.

This book treats practical and political reasoning as an active engagement with the world and other people; it cannot be understood as exclusively cognitive and this is seen as a virtue rather than a deficiency....

The Poetic Character of Human Activity: Collected Essays on the Thought of Michael Oakeshott

by Wendell John Coats Jr. & Chor-yung Cheung

The Poetic Character of Human Activity: Collected Essays on the Thought of Michael Oakshott is a collection of nine essays by two Oakeshott scholars, most of which explore the meaning of Oakeshott’s pregnant...

A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge

by George Berkeley

George Berkeley was an Irish Philosopher who is best known for putting forward the idea of subjective idealism. "A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge" is one of Berkeley's best known works...

The Republic

by Plato

The Republic of Plato is the longest of his works with the exception of the Laws, and is certainly the greatest of them. There are nearer approaches to modern metaphysics in the Philebus and in the Sophist;...

A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge [Halls of Wisdom]

by George Berkeley

What I here make public has, after a long and scrupulous inquiry, seemed to me evidently true and not unuseful to be known--particularly to those who are tainted with Scepticism, or want a demonstration of the...

Laozi's Daodejing--From Philosophical and Hermeneutical Perspectives

by Chen Lee Sun

Laozis Daodejing

The English and Chinese Translations Based on Laozis Original Daoism From Philosophical and Hermeneutical Perspectives

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Your work on Lao Tzu promises to be very interesting....


by Plato

The Phaedrus is closely connected with the Symposium, and may be regarded either as introducing or following it. The two Dialogues together contain the whole philosophy of Plato on the nature of love, which...

The Age of Reason

by Thomas Paine

"The Age of Reason" is an influential work by Thomas Paine that follows in the tradition of eighteenth-century British deism, and challenges institutionalized religion and the legitimacy of the Bible. It presents...

Common Sense

by Thomas Paine

Common Sense is the timeless classic that inspired the Thirteen Colonies to fight for and declare their independence from Great Britain in the summer of 1776. Written by famed political theorist Thomas Paine,...

The Oxford Handbook of Spinoza

by Michael Della Rocca

Until recently, Spinoza's standing in Anglophone studies of philosophy has been relatively low and has only seemed to confirm Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi's assessment of him as "a dead dog." However, an exuberant...

The Age of Reason

by Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine is a seminal figure in American History. An Englishman by birth, Paine immigrated to America in 1774 where he quickly took up the cause of the independence of the American colonies from England....

Reading Descartes Otherwise: Blind, Mad, Dreamy, and Bad

by Kyoo Lee

Focusing on the first four images of the other that mobilize René Descartes' Meditations, viz., the blind, the mad, the dreamy and the bad, Reading Descartes Otherwise spotlights the phenomenological shadows...

Challenging the Absolute

by Simon F. Oliai

Our contemporary world presents a seemingly inexplicable paradox. It is a world where interaction among societies of different cultural traditions has never been easier. A world in which modern technology has...

Rationality and Cultural Interpretivism

by Kei Yoshida

Rationality and Cultural Interpretivism: A Critical Assessment of Failed Solutions critically assesses cultural interpretivism by scrutinizing five different proponents of it and their solutions to the problem...

A Cultivated Reason

by Christopher Williams

As Plato’s tripartite division of the soul, Descartes’s criterion of clear and distinct ideas, and Kant’s notion of the categorical imperative attest, philosophy has traditionally been wedded to rationalism...

Aligning Values and Politics: Empowerment Versus Entitlement

by Michael Gendre & Nicolás Sánchez

This book argues that politics must align with the promotion of self-actualization. Combining private property rights with an ethics of responsibility and drawing from the ideas of Immanuel Kant, the book opens...