Philosophy of the Encounter

Spanning this period, this fourth volume reveals his wrestling with a series of theoretical problems to produce some of his finest work.

Philosophy of the Encounter

In the late 1970s and 1980s, Louis Althusser endured a period of intense mental instability during which he murdered his wife and was committed to a psychiatric hospital. Spanning this period, this fourth volume reveals his wrestling with a series of theoretical problems to produce some of his finest work.

Solitude

This work draws upon the vast corpus of literary reflections on solitude, especially Lao Tze, Sappho, Plotinus, Augustine, Petrarch, Montaigne, Goethe, Shelley, Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman and Proust.

Solitude

In Koch's Solitude, both solitude and engagement emerge as primary modes of human experience, equally essential for human completion. This work draws upon the vast corpus of literary reflections on solitude, especially Lao Tze, Sappho, Plotinus, Augustine, Petrarch, Montaigne, Goethe, Shelley, Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman and Proust. "Koch uses the work of philosophers, historians, and writers, as well as texts such as the Bible, to show what solitude is and isn't, and what being alone can do to and for the individual. Interesting for its literary scope and its conclusions about all the good true solitude can bring us." —Booklist "Reading this book is like dipping into many minds, fierce and gentle. The author reveals his long study of great philosophers, and interprets their thoughts through the lens of his own experience with solitude. He traces our early brushes with solitude and the fear it can engender, then the craving for solitude that comes with full, adult lives." —NAPRA Review

The Missed Encounter of Radical Philosophy with Architecture

Providing the first platform for a debate between critics, architects and radical philosophers, this unique collection unties these two schools of thought.

The Missed Encounter of Radical Philosophy with Architecture

The Missed Encounter of Radical Philosophy with Architecture brings together a respected team of philosophers and architecture scholars to ask what impact architecture has over today's culture and society. For three decades critical philosophy has been in discourse with architecture. Yet following the recent radical turn in contemporary philosophy, architecture's role in contemporary culture is rarely addressed. In turn, the architecture discourse in academia has remained ignorant of recent developments in radical philosophy. Providing the first platform for a debate between critics, architects and radical philosophers, this unique collection unties these two schools of thought. Contributors reason for or against the claim of the "missed encounter" between architecture and radical philosophy. They discuss why our prominent critical philosophers devote stimulating writings to the ideological impact of arts on the contemporary culture - music, literature, cinema, opera, theatre - without attempting a similar comprehensive analysis of architecture. By critically evaluating recent philosophy in relation to contemporary architecture, The Missed Encounter of Radical Philosophy with Architecture presents a thorough understanding of the new relationship between architecture and radical philosophy.

Samuel Beckett and the Encounter of Philosophy and Literature

This title presents a collection of critical essays investigating the complex encounter between Beckett's works and the discourse of philosophy.

Samuel Beckett and the Encounter of Philosophy and Literature

This title presents a collection of critical essays investigating the complex encounter between Beckett's works and the discourse of philosophy.

Philosophy

Philosophy


Introfil

Introfil


Literature and the Encounter with Immanence

In Literature and the Encounter with Immanence Brynnar Swenson collects nine original essays that approach the relationship between literature and immanence through methodologies grounded in the philosophy of Spinoza.

Literature and the Encounter with Immanence

In Literature and the Encounter with Immanence Brynnar Swenson collects nine original essays that approach the relationship between literature and immanence through methodologies grounded in the philosophy of Spinoza.

Brief Encounters

. . Throughout his long and distinguished career, Sir Anthony Kenny has encountered some of the most notable and influential leaders of the post-war world.

Brief Encounters

Cardinals, directors, dissidents, dons, judges, novelists, philosophers, prime ministers, scientists, world statesmen. . . Throughout his long and distinguished career, Sir Anthony Kenny has encountered some of the most notable and influential leaders of the post-war world. In these brilliantly vivid vignettes Kenny offers telling and often unexpected insights into the achievements, flaws and foibles of sixty public figures - past and present - each of whom has contributed in decisive ways to our political, spiritual and cultural heritage.

The Sea

In exploring this most capricious of phenomena, David Farrell Krell engages the work of an array of thinkers and writers including, but not limited to, Homer, Thales, Anaximander, Heraclitus, Plato, Aristotle, Hölderlin, Melville, Woolf, ...

The Sea

Humankind has a profound and complex relationship with the sea, a relationship that is extensively reflected in biology, psychology, religion, literature and poetry. The sea cradles and soothes us, we visit it often for solace and inspiration, it is familiar, being the place where life ultimately began. Yet the sea is also dark and mysterious and often spells catastrophe and death. The sea is a set of contradictions: kind, cruel, indifferent. She is a blind will that will 'have her way'. In exploring this most capricious of phenomena, David Farrell Krell engages the work of an array of thinkers and writers including, but not limited to, Homer, Thales, Anaximander, Heraclitus, Plato, Aristotle, Hölderlin, Melville, Woolf, Whitman, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Schelling, Ferenczi, Rank and Freud. The Sea explores the significance in Western civilization of the catastrophic and generative power of the sea and what humankind's complex relationship with it reveals about the human condition, human consciousness, temporality, striving, anxiety, happiness and mortality.

Jewish Muslim Encounters

Editor Selengut (religious studies, Drew University) provides an introduction. There is no index. c. Book News Inc.

Jewish Muslim Encounters

Eleven contributions by Muslim and Jewish scholars--philosophers, historians, political scientists, and theologians--examine such topics as Moroccan saint veneration, nationalism and religion in Jewish and Muslim fundamentalism, the social psychology of religious disappointment, and Kabbalah and Sufism. Editor Selengut (religious studies, Drew University) provides an introduction. There is no index. c. Book News Inc.

Two Process Philosophers

Two Process Philosophers


Nietzsche as Affirmative Thinker

English and German. Includes index.

Nietzsche as Affirmative Thinker

English and German. Includes index.

The Religious Philosophy of Nishitani Keiji

A collection of essays by scholars, theologians, and students originating from a symposium held to discuss the religious philosophy of one of the great 20th century religious philosophers of Japan.

The Religious Philosophy of Nishitani Keiji

A collection of essays by scholars, theologians, and students originating from a symposium held to discuss the religious philosophy of one of the great 20th century religious philosophers of Japan. The topics cover the meaning of emptiness in relation to God, science, ethics and history.

Being Jewish reading Heidegger

This book investigates "Being Jewish" not as a sectarian religiosity but as a way of being-in-the-world peculiarly suited to understanding, and perhaps resolving, some of the more perplexing hermeneutical and theological complications of ...

Being Jewish reading Heidegger

This book investigates "Being Jewish" not as a sectarian religiosity but as a way of being-in-the-world peculiarly suited to understanding, and perhaps resolving, some of the more perplexing hermeneutical and theological complications of Heidegger's early phenomenology. At the core of "Being Jewish," the author argues is an intimate, long-term engagement with a sacred text, namely, the Torah, which grounds one's very being. Seen from this perspective, "Being Jewish" is a way of life constituted as a way of reading, which is then transmitted to succeeding generations as a passionate teaching.

Thinking in the Light of Time

Translated from the Dutch, this book offers a systematic interpretation of Heidegger's thought, focusing particularly on recently published works.

Thinking in the Light of Time

Translated from the Dutch, this book offers a systematic interpretation of Heidegger's thought, focusing particularly on recently published works.

Medianism distributionism

Medianism distributionism