The Waste Books
Authors: Georg Christoph Lichtenberg - Categories: Philosophy - Published: 2000-09-30
German scientist and man of letters Georg Christoph Lichtenberg was an 18th-century polymath: an experimental physicist, an astronomer, a mathematician, a practicing critic both of
Thus Spoke Zarathustra
Authors: Friedrich Nietzsche - Categories: Philosophy - Published: 1974-02-28
Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary and subversive thinkers in Western philosophy, and Thus Spoke Zarathustra remains his most famous and influential work. It
After Virtue
Authors: Alasdair MacIntyre - Categories: Philosophy - Published: 2013-10-21
Highly controversial when it was first published in 1981, Alasdair MacIntyre's After Virtue has since established itself as a landmark work in contemporary moral philosophy.
Books-In-Brief: Epistemological Bias in the Physical & Social Sciences (German Language)
Authors: Abdelwahab M. Elmessiri - Categories: Social Science - Published: 2014-05-12
The question of bias in methodology and terminology is a problem that faces researchers east, west, north and south; however, it faces Third World intellectuals
Philosophy in a Time of Terror
Authors: Jürgen Habermas, Jacques Derrida, Giovanna Borradori - Categories: History - Published: 2003-06-15
The idea for Philosophy in a Time of Terror was born hours after the attacks on 9/11 and was realized just weeks later when Giovanna
What Is Marriage?
Authors: Sherif Girgis, Robert George, Ryan Anderson - Categories: Philosophy - Published: 2012-02-28
Until just yesterday, no society--monogamous or polygamous—had defined marriage as anything other than a male-female union. With clear and cogent arguments, What Is Marriage? explains
Commentary on Hebrews
Authors: Thomas R. Schreiner - Categories: Religion - Published: 2015-02-01
The Biblical Theology for Christian Proclamation Commentary series explores the theology of the Bible in considerable depth, spanning both Testaments. Authors come from a variety
Erkenne die Welt
Authors: Richard David Precht - Categories: Philosophy - Published: 2015-10-12
Richard David Precht erklärt uns in vier Bänden die großen Fragen, die sich die Menschen durch die Jahrhunderte gestellt haben. Im ersten Teil seiner auf
Language, Truth and Logic
Authors: Alfred Jules Ayer - Categories: Philosophy - Published: 2012-04-18
"A delightful book … I should like to have written it myself." — Bertrand Russell First published in 1936, this first full-length presentation in English
The Construction of Social Reality
Authors: John R. Searle - Categories: Philosophy - Published: 2010-05-11
This short treatise looks at how we construct a social reality from our sense impressions; at how, for example, we construct a ‘five-pound note’ with
The Commentary of Al-Nayrizi on Books II-IV of Euclid's Elements of Geometry
Authors: Anaritius, Anthony Lo Bello - Categories: Philosophy - Published: 2009
The Commentary of al-Nayrizi (circa 920) on Euclid s "Elements of Geometry" occupies an important place both in the history of mathematics and of philosophy,
Discourse, Figure
Authors: Jean-François Lyotard - Categories: Art - Published: 2011
Antony Hudek is research fellow at Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts, London. --
God Is Not Great
Authors: Christopher Hitchens - Categories: Religion - Published: 2007-05-01
Whether you're a lifelong believer, a devout atheist, or someone who remains uncertain about the role of religion in our lives, this insightful manifesto will
Adorno
Authors: Stefan Muller-Doohm - Categories: Biography & Autobiography - Published: 2005
′Even the biographical individual is a social category′, wrote Adorno. ′It can only be defined in a living context together with others.′ In this major
Critique of Pure Reason
Authors: Immanuel Kant, J. M. D. Meiklejohn - Categories: Philosophy - Published: 1990
Metaphysicians have for centuries attempted to clarify the nature of the world and how rational human beings construct their ideas of it. Materialists believed that