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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...


Pragmatist Variations on Ethical and Intercultural Life

by Lenart Skof

This is a book about pragmatism, intercultural philosophy, and ethics that attempts to bring to the fore the variations on the ethical and intercultural life of pragmatism, based on readings of William James,...


DARS magazine n° 217

by Dars

D’ARS Magazine è una collana in formato ePub che dal 2014 offre al pubblico una raccolta di articoli tratti da D’ARS - periodico di arti e culture contemporanee in due lingue (italiano e inglese). Diretto...


Think Like a Commoner: A Short Introduction to the Life of the Commons

by David Bollier

A new world based on fairness, participation, accountability is closer than you think…if you learn to think like a commoner


Religious and Ethical Perspectives on Global Migration

by Charles R. Strain, Elizabeth W. Collier, Frida Kerner Furman & Marianne Heimbach-Steins et al.

Religious and Ethical Perspectives on Global Migration examines the complicated social ethics of migration in today's world. Editors Elizabeth W. Collier and Charles R. Strain bring the perspectives of an international...


Darwin's Philosophical Legacy: The Good and the Not-So-Good

by Gerard M. Verschuuren

There is hardly any university, college, or even high school left where they do not teach Darwinism—and rightly so. Yet, most of these places do more preaching than teaching. They teach more than they should,...


Tocquevillian Ideas: Contemporary European Perspectives

by Zbigniew Rau & Marek Tracz-Tryniecki

This book presents Tocqueville’s vision of the European continent, exploring his ideas of liberty, virtue, religion, patriotism, civic participation and democracy. Although Tocqueville is often revered as...


Negotiating Capability and Diaspora: A Philosophical Politics

by Ashmita Khasnabish

Negotiating Capability and Diaspora examines Amartya Sen’s theory of capability in dialogue with the American philosopher John Rawls. Sen’s theory arose to show an oriental dimension of the critique of utilitarianism...


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...


Why are Animals Funny?: Everyday Analysis

by EDA Collective

Analyzing the signs of everyday life.


An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation

by Jeremy Bentham

A classic of both philosophy and jurisprudence, this 1789 work articulates an important statement of the foundations of utilitarian philosophy. It also represents a pioneering study of crime and punishment.


Utilitarianism

by John Stuart Mill

A landmark of moral philosophy and an ideal introduction to ethics, this famous work balances the claims of individuals and society, declaring that actions should produce the greatest happiness overall.


Trust, Our Second Nature: Crisis, Reconciliation, and the Personal

by Thomas O. Buford

This book is focused on what stabilizes and unifies our second nature, or that which we participants in a culture share in common. The claim is that in the triadic structure of the experience of all persons,...


The Performativity of Value: On the Citability of Cultural Commodities

by Steve Sherlock

Steve Sherlock’s The Performativity of Value: On the Citability of Cultural Commodities explores how social identity is increasingly constructed through the citation of cultural commodities—a process that...


Friendship in an Age of Economics: Resisting the Forces of Neoliberalism

by Todd May

This is the first book not only to detail the relationships neoliberalism encourages us to have but also to see how friendship can provide a bulwark of resistance to it. Written in an engaging style, it will...


The Generalist Approach to Conflict Resolution: A Guidebook

by Dr. Toran Hansen

This book provides a broad framework for scholar-practitioners to assist parties in conflict to collaboratively and comprehensively analyze and address diverse conflicts using all-manner of conflict interventions...


Hannah Arendt and Karl Marx: On Totalitarianism and the Tradition of Western Political Thought

by Tama Weisman

Hannah Arendt and Karl Marx examines Hannah Arendt’s unpublished writings on Marx as the unified project Arendt originally intended. This book traces and evaluates the development of Arendt’s thought on...


The Critical Theory of Axel Honneth

by Danielle Petherbridge

The Critical Theory of Axel Honneth provides a comprehensive study of the work of Axel Honneth, offering a critical reconstruction of his project in relation the themes of power, critique, and the intersubjective...


The New American Social Compact: Rights and Responsibilities in the Twenty-first Century

by Jane A. Grant

Jane Grant's book explores the need to redefine the social compact in twenty-first century America. It proposes a new compact that would honor the expansion of civil, political, and social rights in America,...


The Deliberative Impulse: Motivating Discourse in Divided Societies

by Andrew F. Smith

Andrew F. Smith argues that citizens of divided societies have three powerful incentives to engage in public deliberation_in free, open, and reasoned dialogue aimed at contributing to the establishment of well-developed...