PHILOSOPHY 100 ESSENTIAL THINKERS t does it mean to live a good life? Many of the fundamental questions of philosophy are questions that we begin to ask ourselves as young adults when we look at the world around us, at ourselves, and try to make sense of things.
This engaging and accessible book invites the reader to explore the..
NIGHT PASSAGES: PHILOSOPHY, LITERATURE AND FILM ..
THE WILL TO BELIEVE, HUMAN IMMORTALITY AND OTHER ESSAYS IN POPULAR PHILOSOPHY ributed greatly to the burgeoning fields of psychology, particularly in the areas of education, religion, mysticism and pragmatism. The brother of novelist Henry James and of diarist Alice James, William wrote several powerful essays expressing his ideas on the pragmatic theory of truth, sentience, ..
PLATO AND A PLATYPUS WALK INTO A BAR : UNDERSTANDING PHILOSOPHY THROUGH JOKES is the hilarious philosophy course everyone wishes they'd had in school
Outrageously funny, Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar has been a breakout bestseller ever since authorsand born vaudevilliansThomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein did their schtick on NPR's Weekend Edition. Lively, original,..
WITTGENSTEIN: PHILOSOPHY IN AN HOUR ad a succinct account of the philosophy of Wittgenstein in just one hour.Ludwig Wittgenstein saw himself as ‘the last philosopher’. In his view, philosophy in the traditional sense was finished. A superb logician, Wittgenstein distrusted language and sought to solve the problems of philosophy by..
THE PHILOSOPHY OF GIAMBATTISTA VICO merous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1913. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX III THE SOURCES OF VICO'S THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE' My statement, that the criterion of knowledge contained in Vico's form..
LITTLE BIG MINDS: SHARING PHILOSOPHY WITH KIDS ors to sharing the enduring ideas of the biggest minds throughout the centuries—from Plato to Jane Addams—with the "littlest" minds.
Children are no strangers to cruelty and courage, to love and to loss, and in this unique book teacher and educational consultant Marietta McCarty reveals that ..
THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE COSMOS IN RENAISSANCE PHILOSOPHY investigates how the Renaissance spirit fundamentally questioned and undermined medieval thought. Of value to students of literature, political theory, history of religious and Reformation thought, and the history of science. "Should be widely used by students of the various literature of political..
CULTURE AND HORTICULTURE: A PHILOSOPHY OF GARDENING rdening in its widest sense, setting horticulture in its historical, cultural and cosmological contexts. This book offers both a theoretical understanding of biodynamic gardening and useful tips on light and warmth, ground covers, composts, crop rotation and weeds...
THE PASSAGE WEST: PHILOSOPHY AFTER THE AGE OF THE NATION STATE o Marramao proposes a radical reconceptualization of the world system in our era of declining state sovereignty. He argues that globalization cannot be reduced to mere economics or summarized by phrases such as "the end of history" or the "westernization of the world". Instead, we find ourselves emb..