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The Life and Letters of Tofu Roshi
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ean: 9781570626814, isbn: 9781570626814,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 261 reviews
Tofu Roshi—the fictional ''Dear Abby'' of Zen Buddhism—counsels his readers about their spiritual problems in this hilarious spoof of America's search for enlightenment. Selections from his advice column alternate with commentary from narrator and disciple Ichi Su.Used Book in Good Condition.

Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius
By Penguin Books
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 172 reviews
''Great philosophical biographies can be counted on one hand. Monk's life of Wittgenstein is such a one.''—The Christian Science Monitor.Penguin Books.

Derrida: A Biography
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ean: 9780745656151, isbn: 9780745656151,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
This biography of Jacques Derrida (1930–2004) tells thestory of a Jewish boy from Algiers, excluded from school at the ageof twelve, who went on to become the most widely translated Frenchphilosopher in the world – a vulnerable, tormented man who,throughout his life, continued to see himself as unwelcome in theFrench university system. We are plunged into the different worldsin which Derrida lived and worked: pre-independence Algeria, themicrocosm of the École Normale Supérieure, the

Roger Cotes - Natural Philosopher (CSLI Lecture Notes)
By Cambridge University Press
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
Roger Cotes (1682-1716) was the first Plumian Professor of Astronomy and Experimental Philosophy, at Trinity College, Cambridge. One of the most distinguished, and certainly one of the most ardent, of the early Newtonians he did important work in mathematics and astronomy and edited the second edition of Newton's Principia. Cotes died young and published only one paper, the Logometria, during his lifetime; a translation of this paper is given in the Appendix. Most of Cotes's papers were

On the Trail to Wittgenstein's Hut: The Historical Background of the Tractatus Logico-Philosphicus
By Transaction Publishers
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
One of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and the roots of his monumental Tractatus are explored in this imaginative work. Oxaal picks up on themes developed in an earlier work of his on Jews, Anti-Semitism and Culture in Vienna, adding to it special issues concerning Wittgenstein's experiences in Norway in 1913-14, where he worked on ideas that were completed during the war. Oxaal situates the great philosopher in time, place, and attitude, showing

O. K. Bouwsma: A Philosopher’s Journey (American University Studies)
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 231 reviews
O. K. Bouwsma was, with J. L. Austin and J. O. Wisdom, the best known of the «Ordinary Language» philosophers of the mid-twentieth century. In 1950, he initiated the prestigious John Locke Lectures at Oxford as a representative of that school of philosophers, who developed the implications of Wittgenstein’s later philosophy. Bouwsma, a friend of Wittgenstein and oriented by the latter’s work, grasped its implications for his own work. Already possessing a keen sensitivity to ordinary

Quine in Dialogue
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 268 reviews
Over the course of his life, W. V. Quine, one of the twentieth century’s great philosophers, engaged and inspired, interviewed and critiqued countless scholars, critics, and students. The qualities that distinguished him in any discussion are on clear display in this volume, which features him in dialogue with his predecessors and peers, his critics and students. The volume begins with a number of interviews Quine gave about his perspectives on twentieth-century logic, science and philosophy,

Kafka (Grandes biografías series) (Spanish Edition)
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 199 reviews
Outstanding figures who have shaped the path of history are profiled in these handsome, reasonably-priced volumes. These biographies detail the subjects' childhood, motivation, accomplishments, and humanity, as well as their impact on history.Figuras destacadas que han protagonizado los hechos más importantes de la historia están retratados en estos bellos volúmenes económicos. Tan fascinante como los hechos que los hicieron famosos, estas biografías detallan los hechos conocidos acerca de

Philosophical Profiles in the Theory of Communication: With a Foreword by Richard J. Bernstein and an Afterword by John Durham Peters
By Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 169 reviews
Philosophical Profiles in the Theory of Communication is the first book to draw systematic attention to the theme of communication in twentieth-century academic philosophy. It covers a broad range of philosophical perspectives on communication, including those from analytic philosophy, pragmatism, critical theory, phenomenology, hermeneutics, feminism, psychoanalysis, systems theory, and more. What emerges is a vital, long-neglected story about the theme of communication in late modern academic

Hayek's Journey: The Mind of Friedrich Hayek
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 255 reviews
While Alan Ebenstein's biography of Friedrich Hayek was the first biography of this major twentieth century thinker, the book itself was not - per se - an intellectual biography. Hayek's Journey will be the follow-up volume that will give readers an in-depth look at the evolution of his thought, the influence of the Austrian School of Economics, the roles of Wittgenstein, Freud and Kant in his thinking; his relationship with Karl Popper, etc. This will become a classic of Hayek scholarship by

Letters to Sartre
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
Recently published for the first time in France, letters written by Simone de Beauvoir to one of the world's most acclaimed philosophers shed light on their relationship and her obsessive need to communicate with him.Used Book in Good Condition.

Noam Chomsky: A Life of Dissent
By The MIT Press
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 248 reviews
This biography describes the intellectual and political milieus that helped shape Noam Chomsky, a pivotal figure in contemporary linguistics, politics, cognitive psychology, and philosophy. It also presents an engaging political history of the last several decades, including such events as the Spanish Civil War, the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the march on the Pentagon to protest the Vietnam War. The book highlights Chomsky's views on the uses and misuses of the

The Spinozistic Ethics of Bertrand Russell
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 153 reviews
Bertrand Russell’s professional philosophical reputation rests mainly on his mathematical logic and theory of knowledge. In this study, first published in 1985, however, Kenneth Blackwell considers Russell’s writings on ethics and metaethics and uncovers the conceptual unity in Russell’s normative ethic. He traces that unity to the influence of Spinoza’s central ethical concept, the ‘intellectual love of God’, and then evaluates the ethic which he terms ‘impersonal

Bertrand Russell's America: His Transatlantic Travels and Writings. Volume One 1896-1945
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
Originally published in 1973, this volume documents Bertrand Russell’s travels in America covering the period 1896-1945. It is presented in two halves with the first a biographical account of Russell’s involvement with the United States, with special reference to the seven visits he made there during this time period. Throughout this section the most representative of Russell’s journalistic writings are highlighted and these are presented as full texts in the second half of the book. This

The Positive Philosophy of Auguste Comte
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 197 reviews
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed

Nicholas of Cusa: A Medieval Thinker for the Modern Age (Waseda/Curzon International Series)
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ean: 9780700716715, isbn: 0700716718,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 300 reviews
Nicholas of Cusa (1401 64), doctor of canon law, church politician and philosopher, was one of the most important thinkers of 15th century Europe. This year marks the sixth centenary of his birth. Scholars from round the globe gathered in Tokyo for the 19th Cusanus Congress last year; this volume makes their contributions more widely available. Major themes examined include tradition and innovation, religion, the relevance of Nicholas of Cusa's thought for today, the relationship between East

A Bibliography of the Works of Sir Isaac Newton: Together With a List of Books Illustrating His Works [ 1907 ]
By Cornell University Library
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ean: 9781112334825, isbn: 1112334823,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 234 reviews
Originally published in 1907. This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to JPG 2000 format by Kirtas Technologies. All titles scanned cover to cover and pages may include marks notations and other marginalia present in the original volume..

Bertrand Russell: A Life
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138008182, isbn: 1138008184,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 196 reviews
Bertrand Russell’s eminence of intellect and person has long been unassailable. Besides his distinction as mathematician and philosopher, and a vast output of books, articles, lectures and talks on most aspects of the human condition, there is his continuing concern for day-to-day political issues, his championing of individual freedom and his readiness to stand for a cause to the point of imprisonment. To have distilled the essence of his ninety-odd years into this little book is itself

Bertrand Russell: The Passionate Sceptic
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ean: 9781138008199, isbn: 1138008192,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 141 reviews
‘Fascinating’, ‘brilliant’, ‘oddly moving’, ‘a warm human picture’ – this biography was enthusiastically received when it came out in 1957. And no wonder. It is not only the lively story of a distinguished man but a lucid account of his work and its significance. The author, who was himself a philosopher and journalist, has followed the bright thread of Russell’s personality with affectionate insight, from the three-day-old baby who looked about him ‘in a very energetic

The Tragedie of Cymbeline: Reprinted from the First Folio, 1623
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 198 reviews
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