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ON THE EPISTEMOLOGY OF THE SENSES IN EARLY CHINESE THOUGHT (MONOGRAPHS OF T HE SOCIETY FOR ASIAN AND COMPARATIVE PHILOSOPHY, NO

By: Geaney, Jane

Price: ¥10,000.00

Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000045111

ISBN: 0824825578

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Sense perception, which is of enormous importance in Western philosophical traditions, has scarcely attracted the notice of scholars of early China. A s a result of little direct comment on the senses in the Chinese philosophi cal classics, sinologists have generally interpreted their occasional refer ences to sense functions in familiar Western philosophical terms. This orig inal work challenges this tradition, arguing that despite the scarcity of d ... View more info

THE IDEA OF A CRITICAL THEORY: HABERMAS AND THE FRANKFURT SCHOOL (MODERN EU ROPEAN PHILOSOPHY)

By: Geuss, Raymond

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1981

Seller ID: RWARE0000046435

ISBN: 0521284228

Condition: Very Good


Habermas and earlier members of the Frankfurt School have presented critica l theory as a radically new form of knowledge. It is differentiated from th e natural sciences as essentially 'reflective': the knowledge it provides g uides us towards enlightenment as to our true interests, and emancipation f rom often unsuspected forms of external and internal coercion. Its first pa radigms are in the writings of Marx and Freud. In this book Raymond Geuss s ets out these fundamental claims and asks whether they can be made good. Is a science which does not simply describe and explain social phenomen... View more info

GLOBAL MIND CHANGE: THE NEW AGE REVOLUTION IN THE WAY WE THINK

By: Harman, Willis

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000035493

ISBN: 0446391476

Condition: Very Good


In the tradition of the bestselling Aquarian Conspiracy comes the first sci entific basis for New Age thinking from one of the nation's most widely rec ognized thinkers, and the author of Higher Creativit and An Incomplete Guid eto the Future. View more info

INTRODUCING BAUDRILLARD

By: Horrocks, Chris

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Totem Books: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000045949

ISBN: 1874166366

Condition: Good


Did the Gulf War take place? Is it possible to fake a bank robbery? Was sex ual liberation a disaster? Strange questions? Nonsensical even? Yet these a re questions to which there are unexpected answers. Jean Baudrillard has be en hailed as one of France's most subtle yet powerful theorists. But his pr ovocative style and assaults on sociology, feminism and Marxism have result ed in accusations of his promoting a dangerous new orthodoxy - of being the "pimp" of postmodernism. This introduction presents Baudrillard's radical claims, including his work on obesity, pornography and terrori... View more info

MAN AND NATURE IN AMERICA (BISON BOOK)

By: Jr., Arthur A. Ekirch

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1973

Seller ID: RWARE0000032269

ISBN: 0803257856

Condition: Good


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AESTHETIC LEGACIES

By: Kurkiwski, Lucian

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Temple University Press: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000035425

ISBN: 0877229724

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

THE POSSIBLE AND THE ACTUAL: READINGS IN THE METAPHYSICS OF MODALITY / EDIT ION 1

By: Loux, Michael J.

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 1981

Seller ID: RWARE0000046072

ISBN: 0801491789

Condition: Very Good


This well-chosen collection of fifteen important essays in the fields of ph ilosophical logic and metaphysics addresses questions relating to the natur e and status of possible worlds. View more info

MIND AND MATERIALISM

By: Madell, Geoffrey

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Edinburgh Univ Pr: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000043887

ISBN: 0852246021

Condition: Good


This book deals with the materialist view of the nature of the mind. Geoffr ey Madell outlines past and current materialist views and the arguments whi ch have been put forward refuting these. He examines the four alleged "fail ures" in the materialist programme - the failure to make sense of intention ality of thought - the lack of a convincing explanation of the autonomy of psychology - the failure of materialism to take the essential subjectivity of experience into account - and the fact that materialism cannot account f or indexical thought - thoughts centring on words like "th... View more info

DEATH AND PHILOSOPHY

By: Malpas, J.E.

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Routledge: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000044673

ISBN: 0415191440

Condition: Very Good


Death and Philosophy brings a rich and diverse array of philosophical, lite rary and aesthetic perspectives to bear on the theme of death. View more info

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THE MIRACLE OF EXISTENCE

By: Margenau, Henry

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Shambhala: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000024041

ISBN: 0877734070

Condition: Very Good


A clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib book. View more info

SELF-DECEPTION AND MORALITY

By: Martin, Mike W.

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: University Press of Kansas: 1986

Seller ID: RWARE0000048309

ISBN: 0700603530

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This book systematically explores the moral issues surrounding self-decepti on. While many articles and books have been written on the concept of self- deception in recent years, Martin's gives much greater emphasis to self-dec eption as a significant topic for both ethical theory and applied ethics. "Self-deception is . . . perplexing from a moral point of view. It seems ta ilor-made to camouflage and foster immorality. . . . Does all self-decep... View more info

BASIC WRITINGS ON POLITICS AND PHILOSOPHY [BY] KARL MARX AND FRIEDRICH ENGE LS. EDITED BY LEWIS S. FEUER

By: Marx, Karl

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1959

Seller ID: RWARE0000046456

Condition: Good


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THE PROBLEM OF CONSCIOUSNESS: ESSAYS TOWARDS A RESOLUTION

By: McGinn, Colin

Price: ¥1,400.00

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000043795

ISBN: 0631188037

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Can consciousness be fitted into a naturalistic worldview or is it inherently mysterious? In virtue of what does a physical organism come to have an inner conscious life? This book argues that we are not equipped to understand the workings of conciousness, despite its objective naturalness. Introspection does not reveal the hiddent structure of consciousness and it is this that joins experience to the material world. View more info

SELF-DECEPTION UNMASKED

By: Mele, Alfred R.

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000048310

ISBN: 0691057451

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Self-deception raises complex questions about the nature of belief and the structure of the human mind. In this book, Alfred Mele addresses four of the most critical of these questions: What is it to deceive oneself? How do we deceive ourselves? Why do we deceive ourselves? Is self-deception really possible? Drawing on cutting-edge empirical research on everyday reasoning and biases, Mele takes issue with commonplace attempts to equate the processes o... View more info

HOW TO READ WITTGENSTEIN

By: monk-ray

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Granta Books: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000047795

ISBN: 186207724X

Condition: Very Good


Granta's new How to Read series is based on a very simple, but novel, idea. Most beginners' guides to great thinkers and writers offer either potted b iographies or condensed summaries of their major works. How to Read, by con trast, brings the reader face to face with the writing itself in the compan y of an expert guide. Its. View more info

WOMEN AND EVIL / EDITION 1

By: Noddings, Nel

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: University of California Pre: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000044681

ISBN: 0520074130

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Human beings love to fictionalize evil--to terrorize each other with storie s of defilement, horror, excruciating pain, and divine retribution. Beneath the surface of bewitchment and half-sick amusement, however, lies the real ization that evil is real and that people must find a way to face and overc ome it. What we require, Carl Jung suggested, is a morality of evil--a care fully thought out plan by which to manage the evil in ourselves, in others, ... View more info

SARTRE FOR BEGINNERS

By: Palmer, Donald D.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: For Beginners: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000037893

ISBN: 1934389153

Condition: As New


Sartre For Beginners is an accessible yet sophisticated introduction to the life and works of the famous French philosopher, Jean Paul Sartre. Sartre was a member of the French underground during WWII, a novelist, a playwrigh t, and a major influence in French political and intellectual life. The book opens with a biographical section, introducing the significant eve nts in the life of the man who coined the term "existentialism." Then it examines Sartre's early philosophical works. Ideas from Sartre's ot her fictional and dramatic works are discussed, but the greatest part is th e p... View more info

PERSONAL IDENTITY

By: Perry, John

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: University of California Pre: 1975

Seller ID: RWARE0000043802

ISBN: 0520029607

Condition: Good


This volume brings together the vital contributions of distinguished past a nd contemporary philosophers to the important topic of personal identity. T he first part sets forth the attempts by John Locke, Anthony Quinton, and H . P. Grice to analyze personal identity in terms of memory. The eleven othe r selections are largely critical of this approach and provide alternative perspectives. Part II contains classic contributions by Joseph Butler, Thomas Reid, and S ydney S. Shoemaker, and a new paper by John Perry-"Personal Identity, Memor y, and the Problem of Circularity"-in which he... View more info

HOW TO READ SADE

By: Phillips, John

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Granta Books: 2015

Seller ID: RWARE0000047796

ISBN: 1862077274

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. John Philips introduces the Marquis de Sade's highly original and thoroughly subversive depiction of human sexuality and the philosophical and political thinking that underpins it. He shows how, though Sade's work continues to shock, it can also be seen as the logical conclusion of eighteenth-century materialism. As the only writer of his time who dared to put the body at the centre of philosophy, Sade has a unique place in the history of modern thoug... View more info

THE WEST THE EAST THE UNIVERSAL = L¯OK TAWANTOK L¯OK TAWAN`¯¸OK L¯OK S¯AKON / CHAI NA POL A., `AKKHARA SUPPHAS¯ET

By: Phon., Chai Na

Price: ¥300.00

Publisher: Sathaban Wichai Tham Sakon: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000004393

ISBN: 9749114647

Condition: Good


In English and Thai. View more info