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Toward a Rational Society; Student Protest, Science, and Politics.
Toward a Rational Society; Student Protest, Science, and Politics.
Paperback      ISBN: 0807041777
Student Protest, Science, and Politics Translated by Jeremy J. Shapiro
The Aesthetic Dimension: Toward a Critique of Marxist Aesthetics
The Aesthetic Dimension
Toward a Critique of Marxist Aesthetics
Paperback      ISBN: 0807015199
Scorning the debasement of art by an escapist elite in capitalist countries and the abuse of art to glorify the socialist state, the influential social theorist presents a dialectical aesthetic in which art functions as the conscience of society
Deconstruction and Philosophy: The Texts of Jacques Derrida
Deconstruction and Philosophy
The Texts of Jacques Derrida
Paperback      ISBN: 0226734390
This volume represents the first sustained effort to relate Derrida's work to the Western philosophical tradition from Plato to Heidegger. Bringing together twelve essays by twelve leading Derridean philosophers and an important paper by Derrida previously unpublished in English, the collection retrieves the significance of deconstruction for philosophy.
Ideas and Opinions
Ideas and Opinions
Hardcover      ISBN: 0517003937
A collection of Einstein's popular writings includes his thoughts on such subjects as relativity, war, peace, religion, science, human rights, economics, and government
Iamblichus' Life of Pythagoras, Or, Pythagoric Life: Accompanied by Fragments of the Ethical Writings of Certain Pythagoreans in the Doric Dialect A
Iamblichus' Life of Pythagoras, Or, Pythagoric Life
Accompanied by Fragments of the Ethical Writings of Certain Pythagoreans in the Doric Dialect A
Paperback      ISBN: 0892811528
Authentic memoirs of the life of Pythagoras the father of philosophy and the inventor of geometry hold great interest for every lover of wisdom. Iamblichus' biography is universally acknowledged as deriving from sources of the highest antiquity. Its classic translation by Thomas Taylor was first printed in 1818 and is once again brought to light in this edition.
Sense of Beauty: Being the Outline of Aesthetic Theory
Sense of Beauty
Being the Outline of Aesthetic Theory
Paperback      ISBN: 0486202380
Masterfully written discussion of the nature of beauty, form, expression; art, literature, and social sciences involved. Santayana covers the nature and materials of beauty, form, expression, and much more.
On Deconstruction: Theory and Criticism After Structuralism
On Deconstruction
Theory and Criticism After Structuralism
Paperback      ISBN: 0801492017
Leviathan
Leviathan
Paperback      ISBN: 0140431950
Presents the seventeenth century treatise on power and politics.
Ethics Without God
Ethics Without God
Paperback      ISBN: 0879755520
Argues that morality can exist without religion, suggests that values and principles of conduct emerge from life, and examines the consequences of moral absolutism
A Guide for the Perplexed
A Guide for the Perplexed
Paperback      ISBN: 0060906111
Maintains that man will understand the meaning of living only if he can fulfill his obligations to other people, himself, the earth, progress, and technology