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Art of Being Poetics of the Novel and Existentialist Philosophy
ISBN: HB: 9780674983656, Harvard University Press, December 2018
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 photo
"The Art of Being" is a powerful account of how the literary form of the novel reorients philosophy toward the meaning of existence. Yi-Ping Ong shows that for Kierkegaard, Sartre, and Beauvoir, the form of the novel in its classic phase yields the c...
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£32,00
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Thinking Off Your Feet How Empirical Psychology Vindicates Armchair Philosophy
ISBN: HB: 9780674986527, Harvard University Press, December 2018
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 illus.
Many philosophers believe they can gain knowledge about the world from the comfort of their armchairs, simply by reflecting on the nature of things. But how can the mind arrive at substantive knowledge of the world without seeking its input? Michael...
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Becoming Human A Theory of Ontogeny
ISBN: HB: 9780674980853, Harvard University Press, December 2018
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 illus., 1 table
A radical reconsideration of how we develop the qualities that make us human, based on decades of cutting-edge experimental work by the former director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. Virtually all theories of how humans h...
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Critique of Forms of Life
ISBN: HB: 9780674737754, Harvard University Press, December 2018
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 table
For many liberals, the question "Do others live rightly?" feels inappropriate. Liberalism seems to demand a follow-up question: "Who am I to judge?" Peaceful coexistence, in this view, is predicated on restraint from morally evaluating our peers. But...
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Reading Wittgenstein with Anscombe, Going On to Ethics
ISBN: HB: 9780674051683, Harvard University Press, December 2018
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In "Reading Wittgenstein with Anscombe, Going On to Ethics", Cora Diamond follows two major European philosophers as they think about thinking, as well as about our ability to respond to thinking that has miscarried or gone astray. Acting as both wit...
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Strangers in Our Midst The Political Philosophy of Immigration
ISBN: PB: 9780674986787, ISBN: HB: 9780674088900, Harvard University Press, November 2018
212 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
It is not unusual for people in countries with limited job opportunities and economic resources to want to seek a better life in different lands. This is especially so for those who come from countries where they are treated poorly, discriminated aga...
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Limits of Blame Rethinking Punishment and Responsibility
ISBN: HB: 9780674980778, Harvard University Press, November 2018
240 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 photo
Faith in the power and righteousness of retribution has taken over the American criminal justice system. Approaching punishment and responsibility from a philosophical perspective, Erin Kelly challenges the moralism behind harsh treatment of criminal...
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Prophecy without Contempt Religious Discourse in the Public Square
ISBN: PB: 9780674986879, ISBN: HB: 9780674495036, Harvard University Press, November 2018
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
American culture warriors have plenty to argue about, but battles over such issues as abortion and torture have as much to do with rhetorical style as moral substance. Cathleen Kaveny reframes the debate about religion in the public square by focusin...
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Aquinas and the Market Toward a Humane Economy
ISBN: HB: 9780674986404, Harvard University Press, November 2018
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 tables
Economists and theologians usually inhabit different intellectual worlds. Economists investigate the workings of markets and tend to set ethical questions aside. Theologians, anxious to take up concerns raised by market outcomes, often dismiss econom...
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Natural History of Human Morality
ISBN: PB: 9780674986824, ISBN: HB: 9780674088641, Harvard University Press, October 2018
208 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm, 6 line illus.
"A Natural History of Human Morality" offers the most detailed account to date of the evolution of human moral psychology. Based on extensive experimental data comparing great apes and human children, Michael Tomasello reconstructs how early humans g...
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£26,00
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