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Enlightenment East and West
Enlightenment East and West (September 1994)
Leonard Angel - Author

This book shows that mysticism is incomplete without scientific rationalism, and that our current social and political projects cannot be completed without assimilating the values and practices of mysticism. It discusses cross-cultural ethics, mysticism and value theory, mysticism and metaphysics, mysticism and the theory of knowledge, ethics and religion, parapsychology, patriarchy, and social and political history.

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Immanuel Kant
Immanuel Kant (September 1994)
Otfried Höffe - Author
Marshall Farrier - Translator

“This book is an excellent introduction to Kant, with lots of details that make it of interest and value even to specialists. It is written to answer a real need in the current literature, and it succeeds admirably.” — Karl Ameriks, University of Notre Dame
In this book, Hoffe gives a clear, understandable description of Kant's philosophical development and influence, and he sets forth Kant's main ideas from the Critique of Pure Reaso...(Read More)
 
 
Individuation and Identity in Early Modern Philosophy
Individuation and Identity in Early Modern Philosophy (July 1994)
Descartes to Kant
Kenneth F. Barber - Editor
Jorge J. E. Gracia - Editor

Philosophy in the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries has traditionally been characterized as being primarily concerned with epistemological issues. This book is not intended to overturn this characterization but rather to balance it through an examination of equally important metaphysical, or ontological, positions held, explicitly or implicitly, by philosophers in this period.

Major philosophers whose views are discusse...(Read More)
 
 
Individuation in Scholasticism
Individuation in Scholasticism (July 1994)
The Later Middle Ages and the Counter-Reformation, 1150-1650
Jorge J. E. Gracia - Editor

"This is one of the most extensive treatments of individuation in any language."--Robert J. Spitzer, Seattle University

"Gracia has assembled an impressive group of scholars to discuss the work of leading medieval figures on the problem of individuation. All sixteen contributors are seasoned scholars. They speak authoritatively in a field that requires considerable learning and linguistic ability. No major medieval philosoph...(Read More)
 
 
Heidegger's Ways
Heidegger's Ways (February 1994)
Hans-Georg Gadamer - Author
John W. Stanley - Translator
Dennis J. Schmidt - Introduction

"The volume brings together interpretations of Heidegger's thought by a sympathetic follower recognized as one of today's greatest living philosophers. Some of the fifteen essays, written over a period of about 25 years, look back to Gadamer's early days as a student under Heidegger. These are not abstruse musings over points of interest only to eidegger specialists, but are engaging accounts of what Heidegger was up to, where he was coming from, ...(Read More)
 
 
Engendering Origins
Engendering Origins (December 1993)
Critical Feminist Readings in Plato and Aristotle
Bat-Ami Bar On - Editor

"This book presents a lively sense of cutting-edge feminist dialogue on the canonical works. While gender is at the center, the issues range from class structure to dualism to science to morality to epistemology. The Western philosophical tradition, including foundations of dualism and assumptions about neglect of women, is given a thorough reworking here." -- Inez Alfors, State University of New York, College at Oswego

"This book tackles a...(Read More)
 
 
Modern Engendering
Modern Engendering (December 1993)
Critical Feminist Readings in Modern Western Philosophy
Bat-Ami Bar On - Editor

This book contains readings of canonical Western philosophical texts from the viewpoint of current feminist thinking. The contributorsspecifically on the ways in which modern Western philosophy constructs genders and analyzes gender relations. They provide a detailed analysis of modern philosophers' conceptions of masculinity and femininity and call attention to the intertwining of gender with conceptual schema and networks.

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Literature and Philosophy in Dialogue
Literature and Philosophy in Dialogue (December 1993)
Essays in German Literary Theory
Hans-Georg Gadamer - Author
Robert H. Paslick - Translation and introduction by

Hans-Georg Gadamer, the major proponent of philosophical hermeneutics, reveals himself here as a highly sensitive reader and critic of the German literary tradition. This is not the work of a specialist as narrowly defined in the typical literary study. Although he is a master of the techniques of criticism, Gadamer always sees the study of literature as a fundamentally human activity where human beings, generation after generation, pose their quest...(Read More)
 
 
Ideology and False Consciousness
Ideology and False Consciousness (July 1993)
Marx and His Historical Progenitors
Christopher L. Pines - Author

In this book Christopher Pines demonstrates that Karl Marx conceived of ideology as false consciousness. He shows how the different meanings of false consciousness found in the writings of Marx and Engels reflect the influence of the views of the Baconian-French Enlightenment and of Hegelian Feuerbachian philosophies. Pines argues that, for Marx, the diverse senses of false consciousness all generally denote a social consciousness that takes certa...(Read More)
 
 
Poetics, Speculation, and Judgment
Poetics, Speculation, and Judgment (July 1993)
The Shadow of the Work of Art from Kant to Phenomenology
Jacques Taminiaux - Author
Michael Gendre - Editor/translator

"Jacques Taminiaux has demonstrated his preeminence as a historian and philosopher of post-Kantian continental philosophy. In this book, he explicates the emergence of aesthetic judgment in Kant's thought, traces the theoretical provocation it provided for accounts in its wake in German Idealism, and finally, shows the effect of these considerations on developments in more recent accounts. To this end Taminiaux provides important readings of Schil...(Read More)
 
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