Books in category Philosophy – History & Surveys

  • Reexamining Berkeley s Philosophy

    Reexamining Berkeley’s Philosophy
    Stephen Hartley Daniel

    This collection confronts the question: how can we know anything about the world if all we know are our ideas?

  • Astronomicon Volume 2 Liber Secundus Volume 2

    Astronomicon: Volume 2, Liber Secundus, Volume 2
    M. Manilius, A. E. Housman

    This volume contains the Latin text of the second book of Manilius, first published in 1912 and then reissued in a second edition in 1937.

  • Bernhard Mandeville Vergleich zweier Interpreten

    Bernhard Mandeville – Vergleich zweier Interpreten
    Frank Huhndorf

    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2008 im Fachbereich Philosophie – Philosophie des 17. und 18.

  • The Poetics of Philosophical Language

    The Poetics of Philosophical Language
    Zacharoula Petraki

    This book argues that Plato smuggles poetic language into the Republic’s prose in order to characterize the deceitful coloration and polymorphy that accompanies the world of Becoming as opposed to the Real.

  • Western Historical Thinking

    Western Historical Thinking
    J©œrn R©ơsen, Universität Bielefeld. Forschungsgruppe Historische Sinnbildung

    Here a Western historian offers ten hypotheses that attempt to constitute specifically Western historical thinking, and Asian and African historians comment.

  • Lonergan on Philosophic Pluralism

    Lonergan on Philosophic Pluralism
    Gerard Walmsley

    Gerard Walmsley examines Lonergan's many discussions of the different forms of human consciousness, as well as his sustained responses to the problems raised by philosophical and cultural pluralism.

  • Plato s Theaetetus as a Second Apology

    Plato’s Theaetetus as a Second Apology
    Zina Giannopoulou

    Zina Giannopoulou offers a new reading of Theaetetus, Plato's most systematic examination of knowledge, alongside Apology, Socrates' speech in defence of his philosophical practice, and argues that the former text is a philosophical …

  • Theologico political Treatise

    Theologico-political Treatise
    Benedictus de Spinoza

    The theory put forward in the last chapter, of the universal rights of the sovereign power, and of the natural rights of the individual transferred thereto, though it corresponds in many respects with actual practice, and though practice …

  • Die Ethik bei Aquin und Ockham mit R cksicht auf Gl cksvorstellungen

    Die Ethik bei Aquin und Ockham mit Rücksicht auf Glücksvorstellungen
    Jasmin Weitzel

    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2004 im Fachbereich Philosophie – Philosophie der Neuzeit (ca. 1350-1600), Note: 1,7, Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen (Zentrum für Philosophie und Wissenschaft), Veranstaltung: Einführung in die …

  • Plato 5

    Plato. 5
    Plato, C. J. Emlyn-Jones, William Preddy

    Collects the first five books of Plato's entry into the classic philosophical canon.

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