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Philosophy 2017

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2017 CATALOGUE

PHILOSOPHY

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CONTENTS

1 ETHICS & MORAL PHILOSOPHY
5 WESTERN PHILOSOPHY
14 NON-WESTERN PHILOSOPHY
16 SOCIAL & POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
20 PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION
24 PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
25 GENERAL

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1

ETHICS & MORAL PHILOSOPHY HIGHLIGHT

HIGHLIGHT WHAT IS
ETHICALLY
AT HOME IN THE DEMANDED?
WHEDONVERSE
K. E. Løgstrup’s
Essays on Domestic Philosophy of
Place, Space and Life Moral Life
Edited by Edited by Hans Fink &
Juliette C. Kitchens Robert Stern

Sep 2017 197pp Jan 2017 396pp
9781476667027 Paperback 9780268101855 Hardback
£36.95 / €43.00 £62.95 / €74.00

Joss Whedon’s work This collection of essays
collectively offers audiences by leading international philosophers considers central
the opportunity to themes in the ethics of Danish philosopher Knud Ejler
question the ways we relate to and inhabit homes. Løgstrup (1905-1981). Løgstrup was a Lutheran
Focusing on his television series, films and comics, this theologian much influenced by phenomenology and
collection of new essays explores the diversity of home by strong currents in Danish culture, to which he himself
spaces in Whedon’s many ‘verses, and the complexity made important contributions.
these spaces afford the narratives, characters, objects and University of Notre Dame Press
relationships within them.
McFarland Broadview Press

HIGHLIGHT BIOETHICS

THE UNHEEDED Legal and Clinical Case Studies
CRY Gary E. Jones & Joseph P. DeMarco

Animal Jun 2017 400pp
Consciousness, 9781554813575 Paperback £32.95 / €39.00
Animal Pain,
and Science, Offers a case-based introduction to ethical issues in health
Second Edition care. Through seventy-eight compelling scenarios, the
Bernard E. Rollin authors demonstrate the practical importance of ethics,
showing how the concerns at issue bear on the lives of
Jul 2017 348pp patients, health care providers, and others. Each chapter
9780826221261 Paperback includes a selection of important legal cases as well as clinical
£27.50 / €32.00 case studies for critical analysis.

How can science teach RETHINKING WILDERNESS
us that animals feel no pain when our common
sense observations tell us otherwise? Bernard Rollin Mark Woods
offers welcome insight into questions like this in his
groundbreaking account of the difficult and controversial Jul 2017 300pp
issues surrounding the use of animals. 9781551113487 Paperback £28.50 / €34.00
University of Missouri Press
The concept and values of wilderness have been under attack
for the past several decades. Mark Woods responds to seven
prominent anti-wilderness arguments. He offers a rethinking
of the received concept of wilderness, developing a positive
account of wilderness as a significant location for the
other-than-human value-adding properties of naturalness,
wildness, and freedom.

2 ETHICS & MORAL PHILOSOPHY

The University of Georgia Press THE ELUSIVE THOMAS JEFFERSON

CONSCIENTIOUS THINKING Essays on the Man Behind the Myths
Edited by M. Andrew Holowchak & Brian W. Dotts
Making Sense in an Age of Idiot Savants
David Bosworth Sep 2017 214pp
9781476669250 Paperback £52.50 / €61.00
Jan 2017 272pp
9780820350653 Hardback £28.95 / €34.00 Jefferson’s writings on morality and the moral sense have
Georgia Review Books Series typically been ignored by scholars. Why? His thoughts,
Cuts through all the noise of today’s political dysfunction and never fleshed out fully in any formal work, are said to be
cultural wars to sound the deeper causes of our discontent. unsystematic, inchoate, or confused. This volume argues
We are living, he argues, in a profoundly transitional era, that Jefferson was not confused and his moral thinking was
one in which the commonsense beliefs of the first truly systemic and consistent, not fluctuant.
modern society are being undermined by the still crude but
irreversible forces set loose by technology’s drastic revision of THE ETHICS OF POKER
our everyday lives.
Todd M. Furman
Marquette University Press Jun 2017 277pp
9781476664613 Paperback £31.50 / €37.00
SELF AND OPPOSITION
Is it morally permissible to plunder a drunken player’s riches
A Theory of Self at the poker table? Is it morally permissible for casinos to
Piotr Hoffman provide free alcoholic beverages to patrons while they
gamble? This book is the first text of its kind, asking and
May 2017 114pp answering the ethical questions related to playing poker for
9781626006102 Paperback £17.95 / €21.00 real money.
Marquette Studies in Philosophy, Vol. 90
Argues that the individual and continuing self emerges from University of Missouri Press
human interactions and that the interactions at issue are
the relations of opposition. The argument then proceeds to UNCOVERING THE CONSTITUTION’S
show how the same relations of opposition constitute the MORAL DESIGN
self as endowed with free will.
Paul R. DeHart
McFarland Jun 2017 312pp, 5 illustrations
9780826221308 Paperback £41.95 / €49.00
AT HOME IN THE WHEDONVERSE
The US Constitution provides a framework for US laws,
Essays on Domestic Place, Space and Life but what does it have to say about morality? Paul DeHart
Edited by Juliette C. Kitchens ferrets out that document’s implicit moral assumptions,
demonstrating that the Constitution presupposes a natural
Sep 2017 197pp law to which human law must conform. His argument works
9781476667027 Paperback £36.95 / €43.00 toward resolving current debates over the Constitution’s
For full details of this title, please see page 1. normative framework.

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www.eurospangroup.com/mailinglist Animal Consciousness, Animal Pain, and
Science, Second Edition
Bernard E. Rollin

Jul 2017 348pp
9780826221261 Paperback £27.50 / €32.00

For full details of this title, please see page 1.

ETHICS & MORAL PHILOSOPHY 3

Naval Institute Press WHAT IS ETHICALLY DEMANDED?

THE U.S. NAVAL INSTITUTE ON K. E. Løgstrup’s Philosophy of Moral Life
LEADERSHIP ETHICS Edited by Hans Fink & Robert Stern

U.S. Naval Institute Wheel Book Jan 2017 396pp
Edited by Timothy J. Demy 9780268101855 Hardback £62.95 / €74.00

Jun 2017 192pp For full details of this title, please see page 1.
9781682470060 Paperback £20.95 / €25.00
Wheel Book Northwestern University Press

Focuses on naval leadership and ethics with respect to the PERCEPTION IN
individual leader and how his or her values and actions affect ARISTOTLE’S
military cohesion, mission success, and the profession of ETHICS
arms. Moving beyond the “right and wrong”of personal
ethics to examine the broader field of professional military Eve Rabinoff
ethics, this collection recognises the range of experience, 2018 176pp
perspectives, and opinions that are found in the sea services. 9780810136427 Paperback
£36.95 / €43.00
University of Notre Dame Press 9780810136434 Hardback
£105.00 / €125.00
THE CHRISTIAN MORAL LIFE
Demonstrates that living an
Directions for the Journey to Happiness ethical life requires a mode of
John Rziha perception that is best called
ethical perception. Specifically,
Apr 2017 480pp, 8 tables drawing primarily on Aristotle’s accounts of perception and
9780268101824 Paperback £41.95 / €49.00 ethics in De anima and Nicomachean Ethics, Eve Rabinoff
9780268101817 Hardback £105.00 / €125.00 argues that the faculty of perception, which is often thought
to be an entirely physical phenomenon, is informed by
For full details of this title, please see page 20. intellect and has an ethical dimension.

MORAL DISCOURSE IN A PLURALISTIC University of Pittsburgh Press
WORLD
THE MATTER OF EMPIRE
Daniel Vokey
2016 384pp Metaphysics and Mining in Colonial Peru
9780268159986 Paperback £41.95 / €49.00 Orlando Bentancor

How shall we collectively confront the global problems we Mar 2017 448pp
face? In this work, Daniel Vokey argues that it is possible for 9780822944607 Hardback £57.50 / €68.00
people from very different religious, political, philosophical, Illuminations: Cultural Formations of the Americas
and cultural traditions to talk productively about the issues
that divide them. Examines the philosophical principles invoked by apologists
of the Spanish empire that laid the foundations for the
SPIRITUAL GUIDES material exploitation of the Andean region between
1520 and 1640. Orlando Bentancor’s study ties the
Pathfinders in the Desert colonizers’attempts to justify the abuses wrought upon
Fred Dallmayr the environment and the indigenous population to their
larger ideology concerning mining, science, and the empire’s
Dec 2017 176pp rightful place in the global sphere.
9780268102586 Hardback £47.50 / €55.00

Challenges the “desert character”of modern culture.
Political and economic corruption, incessant warmongering,
spoliation of natural resources, and, above all, mindless
consumerism and greedy self-satisfaction are all symptoms
of what Fred Dallmayr contends is an expanding wasteland
or desert where everything creative and nourishing decays
and withers.

4 ETHICS & MORAL PHILOSOPHY

Southern Illinois University Press University of Notre Dame Press

LEVINAS’S RHETORICAL DEMAND AFTER VIRTUE

The Unending Obligation of Communication A Study in Moral Theory, Third Edition
Ethics Alasdair MacIntyre
Ronald C. Arnett
2007 312pp
Mar 2017 320pp 9780268035044 Paperback £30.50 / €36.00
9780809335695 Paperback £41.95 / €49.00
Examines the historical and conceptual roots of the idea of
Philosopher Emmanuel Levinas’s ethics as first philosophy virtue, diagnoses the reasons for its absence in personal and
explicates a human obligation and responsibility to public life, offering a tentative proposal for its recovery.
and for the Other that is an unending and an imperfect
commitment. In this work, Ronald C. Arnett underscores the BACK TO THE ROUGH GROUND
profundity of Levinas’s insights for communication ethics.
Phronesis and Techne in Modern Philosophy
ETHICS & MORAL PHILOSOPHY and in Aristotle, Second Edition
BESTSELLERS Joseph Dunne

Broadview Press 1998 512pp
9780268007058 Paperback £47.50 / €55.00
THE MORALITY OF WAR Revisions: A Series of Books on Ethics

Second Edition A philosophical investigation of practical knowledge, with
Brian Orend major import for professional practice and the ethical life in
modern society. It intends to clarify the kind of knowledge
2013 300pp that informs good practice in a range of disciplines such as
9781554810956 Paperback £32.95 / €39.00 education, psychotherapy, medicine, management, and law.

The first edition of The Morality of War was one of the most THE ETHICAL DEMAND
widely-read and successful books ever written on the topic.
This second edition builds on the strengths of the first, Knud Ejler Logstrup
adding important new material on cyber-warfare; drone 1997 344pp
attacks; the wrap-up of Iraq and Afghanistan; conflicts in 9780268009342 Paperback £41.95 / €49.00
Libya and Syria; and protracted struggles. Updated and
streamlined throughout, the book offers new research tools This text presents an alternative understanding of
and case studies, while keeping the blend of theory and interpersonal life, not only from utilitarianism and
history featured in the first edition. Kantianism, but also with Kierkegaard’s Christian
existentialism and forms of subjectivism. For Logstrup there
University of Massachusetts Press is no Christian or secular morality, only human morality.

TECHNOLOGIES OF THE SELF

A Seminar with Michel Foucault

1998 176pp
9780870235931 Paperback £24.50 / €28.00

Contains essays by Foucault-scholars and Foucault himself. It
concentrates on Foucault’s later works, where there is a shift
of focus from the power/knowledge axis to the axis of ethics.
This collection should be of interest to anyone interested in
Foucault’s work on ethics and subjectivity.

5

WESTERN PHILOSOPHY HIGHLIGHT

HIGHLIGHT IMPERIAL PLATO

HEIDEGGER’S Albinus, Maximus,
QUESTION OF Apuleisus
BEING Text and Translation,
with an Introduction and
Dasein, Truth, and Commentary
History Ryan C. Fowler
Edited by Holger
Zaborowski Jan 2017 376pp
9781930972872 Paperback
Oct 2017 277pp £71.50 / €84.00
9780813229546 Hardback
£78.50 / €92.00 Presents new translations
Studies in Philosophy and of three introductions
the History of Philosophy to Plato’s thought from
the second half of the second century CE. These three
The contributions to this volume, written by leading presentations of Plato’s ideas are examples by three
scholars in the field of Heidegger research, offer close distinct authors using divergent methods of the assorted
readings of Heidegger’s texts and provide sound ways in which Plato and Platonism were understood
orientation in the field of contemporary Heidegger and discussed during the revival of Hellenism and Greek
research. They show how the different trajectories of Philosophy, and the Second Sophistic period of the
Heidegger’s thought all converge at one point: the Roman Empire.
question of Being. Parmenides Publishing
The Catholic University of America Press
HIGHLIGHT
HIGHLIGHT
REASON AFTER
THE LOGIC OF ITS ECLIPSE
BEING
On Late Critical
Realism, Truth, and Theory
Time Martin Jay
Paul M. Livingston
Sep 2017 272pp
Jul 2017 280pp 9780299306540 Paperback
9780810135192 Paperback £22.95 / €27.00
£36.95 / €43.00 George L. Mosse Series in
9780810135208 Hardback Modern European Cultural
£105.00 / €125.00 and Intellectual History

Examines the relationship Tackles a question as old as
of truth and time from a Plato and still pressing today: what is reason, and what
perspective that draws on Martin Heidegger’s inquiry roles does and should it have in human endeavour?
into the question of being, as well as twentieth-century Applying the tools of intellectual history, Martin Jay
analytic philosophy of language and logic. Paul Livingston examines the overlapping, but not fully compatible,
extends his concept of “metaformal realism”into a meanings that have accrued to the term “reason”over
“temporal realism”that accounts for the reality of two millennia, homing in on moments of crisis, critique,
temporal change and becoming while also preserving and defense of reason.
realism about logic and truth. The University of Wisconsin Press
Northwestern University Press

6 WESTERN PHILOSOPHY

HIGHLIGHT The University of Georgia Press

KEY BESTSELLER THE FATE OF TRANSCENDENTALISM

SIMULACRA AND Secularity, Materiality, and Human
SIMULATION Flourishing
Bruce A. Ronda
Jean Baudrillard
1994 176pp Oct 2017 256pp
9780472065219 Paperback 9780820351247 Hardback £62.50 / €74.00
£18.95 / €22.00
The Body in Theory: Traces the persistence of transcendentalism in the work of
Histories of Cultural several representative twentieth- and twenty-first-century
Materialism figures, including Charles Ives, Joseph Cornell, Truman
Nelson, Annie Dillard, and Mary Oliver, and shows how this
Develops a theory of dialogue continues to inform important imaginative work
contemporary culture to this date.
that relies on displacing economic notions of cultural
production with notions of cultural expenditure. This Marquette University Press
book represents an effort to rethink cultural theory from
the perspective of a concept of cultural materialism, one UNSETTLED BOUNDARIES
that radically redefines postmodern formulations of the
body. Philosophy, Art, Ethics East/West
University of Michigan Press Edited by Curtis L. Carter

The Catholic University of America Press Jun 2017 179pp, illustrated throughout
9781626006089 Paperback £20.95 / €25.00
DEFINING PLATONISM Marquette Studies in Philosophy, Vol. 89

Essays on Plato, Middle and Neoplatonism, For full details of this title, please see page 15.
and Modern Platonism
John F. Finamore McFarland

Edited by Sarah Klitenic Wear MUSIC FOR THE
Jun 2017 277pp SUPERMAN
9780996930536 Hardback £67.95 / €80.00
Nietzsche and the
Surveys a wide range of methods of Platonic interpretation, Great Composers
ranging from the dialogues themselves, to Middle and David Huckvale
Neoplatonic interpretations of Plato’s writings, to modern
uses of Platonism. 2016 232pp, 32 illustrations
Franciscan University Press 9781476663401 Paperback
£41.95 / €49.00
THE VISION OF THE SOUL
Friedrich Nietzsche regarded
Truth, Beauty, and Goodness in the Western himself as the most musical
Tradition philosopher. Central to his life
James Matthew Wilson and his ideas was the music of
Richard Wagner. This book explores Nietzsche’s relationship
Jun 2017 277pp with Wagner, the influence of his writings on the music of
9780813229287 Paperback £31.50 / €37.00 Strauss, Mahler, Delius, Scriabin, Busoni and others, his place
in Thomas Mann’s critique of German Romantic music in
Ours is an age full of desires but impoverished in its Doctor Faustus and his impact on 20th-century popular
understanding of where those desires lead - an age that music.
claims mastery over the world but also claims to find the
world as a whole absurd or unintelligible. In this work, James
Matthew Wilson seeks to conserve the great insights of
the western tradition by giving us a new account of them
responsive to modern discontents.

WESTERN PHILOSOPHY 7

University of Missouri Press Northwestern University Press

THE ERIC VOEGELIN THE EMERGING GOOD IN
READER PLATO’S PHILEBUS

Politics, History, John V. Garner
Consciousness
Charles R. Embry & Hughes Jul 2017 192pp
Glenn 9780810135581 Paperback £36.95 / €43.00
9780810135598 Hardback £105.00 / €125.00
Sep 2017 416pp
9780826221346 Hardback Plato’s Philebus presents a fascinating dialogue between the
£52.50 / €61.00 life of the mind and the life of pleasure. This work argues that
the Socratic pleasures of learning emphasize, above all, the
A selection of representative importance of being open to change.
works of Voegelin, satisfying a
longstanding need for a single ESSENTIAL VULNERABILITIES
volume that can serve as a
general introduction to Voegelin’s philosophy. The collection Plato and Levinas on Relations to the Other
includes writings that demonstrate the range and creativity Deborah Achtenberg
of Voegelin’s thought as it developed from 1956 until his
death in 1985 in his search for the history of order in human Oct 2017 224pp
society. 9780810135635 Paperback £36.95 / €43.00

The University of North Carolina Press Contests Emmanuel Levinas’s idea that Plato is a philosopher
of freedom for whom thought is a return to the self. Instead,
PIERRE BAYLE AND SPAIN Plato, like Levinas, is a philosopher of the other. Nonetheless,
Deborah Achtenberg argues, Plato and Levinas are different.
Kenneth R. Scholberg Though they view human beings as essentially vulnerable
Feb 2017 48pp and in relation to others, they conceive human vulnerability
9780807890301 Paperback £31.50 / €37.00 and responsiveness differently.
North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and
Literatures HEGEL AND
SPINOZA
Pierre Bayle (1647-1706) was a French philosopher and
writer best known for his seminal work, the Historical Substance and
and Critical Dictionary. This brief book examines Bayle’s Negativity
writings about Spanish authors and their work, which Gregor Moder
Scholberg argues was influential on other French critics and
philosophers. Jul 2017 176pp, 27 images
9780810135413 Paperback
PLATONISM IN DESPORTES £36.95 / €43.00
9780810135420 Hardback
Robert Burgess £105.00 / €125.00
Feb 2017 212pp
9780807890226 Paperback £36.95 / €43.00 Diaeresis
North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and
Literatures Contemporary materialist
philosophy is either Spinozist or Hegelian. Hegel and Spinoza
Robert Burgess’s study of Platonism in Desportes’poetry both traces the historical elements of the alternatives
rounds out those of his predecessors in the 16th-century and explains contemporary discussions as its variation,
field, particularly Merrill, Kerr, and Lefrancz. persuasively demonstrating throughout that the best way to
read Hegel and Spinoza is not in opposition or contrast, but
together: as Hegel and Spinoza.

8 WESTERN PHILOSOPHY

KANT’S CONCEPTION OF PEDAGOGY METAPHYSICAL PERSPECTIVES

Toward Education for Freedom Nicholas Rescher
G. Felicitas Munzel Dec 2017 288pp
9780268102890 Hardback £47.50 / €55.00
Jul 2017 472pp
9780810135628 Paperback £41.95 / €49.00 Nicholas Rescher offers a grand vision of how to
Topics in Historical Philosophy conceptualize, and in some cases answer, some of the most
fundamental issues in metaphysics and value theory. He
Although he was involved in the education debates of engages issues across a wide range of metaphysical themes,
his time, it is widely held that in his mature philosophical from different world views and ultimate questions to
writings Immanuel Kant is silent on the subject. In this contingency and necessity, to empathy and other minds,
groundbreaking book, G. Felicitas Munzel finds extant in moral obligation, and philosophical methodology.
Kant’s writings the so-called missing critical treatise on
education; it appears in the “Doctrines of Method”with MICHAEL PSELLOS ON LITERATURE
which he concludes each of his major works. AND ART

KIERKEGAARD, LITERATURE, AND A Byzantine Perspective on Aesthetics
THE ARTS Michael Psellos

Eric Ziolkowski Edited by Charles Barber & Stratis Papaioannou
Jan 2018 280pp, 11 images Apr 2017 430pp
9780810135963 Paperback £41.95 / €49.00 9780268100490 Paperback £41.95 / €49.00
9780810135970 Hardback £105.00 / €125.00 9780268100483 Hardback £105.00 / €125.00
Michael Psellos in Translation
A collection of fourteen essays that illuminate the broad and
often underappreciated variety of the nineteenth-century Michael Psellos has long been known as a key figure in the
Danish thinker Søren Kierkegaard’s engagements with history of Byzantine literary and intellectual culture, but
literature and the arts. his theoretical and critical reflections on literature and art
are little known. The aim of this volume is to illustrate an
THE LOGIC OF BEING important chapter in the history of Greek literary and art
criticism and introduce precisely this aspect of Psellian writing
Realism, Truth, and Time to a wider public.
Paul Livingston
PIERS PLOWMAN AND THE POETICS
Jul 2017 280pp OF ENIGMA
9780810135192 Paperback £36.95 / €43.00
9780810135208 Hardback £105.00 / €125.00 Riddles, Rhetoric, and Theology
Curtis A. Gruenler
For full details of this title, please see page 5.
Jan 2017 636pp
University of Notre Dame Press 9780268101626 Hardback £78.50 / €92.00

MATHEMATICAL DISQUISITIONS For full details of this title, please see page 23.

The Booklet of Theses Immortalized by ROUSSEAU AND DIGNITY
Galileo
Christopher M. Graney Art Serving Humanity
Edited by Julia V. Douthwaite
Dec 2017 176pp, 37 halftones, 6 line drawings
9780268102425 Paperback £26.50 / €31.00 2016 280pp
9780268102418 Hardback £78.50 / €92.00 9780268100360 Hardback £52.50 / €61.00

Offers a new English translation of the 1614 Disquisitiones Shows why Rousseau’s moral philosophy is important for our
Mathematicae, which Johann Georg Locher wrote under time and argue for the importance of subjective art forms
the guidance of the German Jesuit astronomer Christoph such as photography, video letters, and autobiography.
Scheiner. The booklet, an anti-Copernican astronomical
work, is of interest in large part because Galileo Galilei
devoted numerous pages to ridiculing Disquisitiones.

WESTERN PHILOSOPHY 9

WHAT IS ETHICALLY DEMANDED? The University of South Carolina Press

K. E. Løgstrup’s Philosophy of Moral Life THE KEYS OF
Edited by Hans Fink & Robert Stern POWER

Jan 2017 396pp The Rhetoric
9780268101855 Hardback £62.95 / €74.00 and Politics of
Transcendentalism
For full details of this title, please see page 1. Nathan Crick

Parmenides Publishing Aug 2017 288pp
9781611177787 Hardback
IMPERIAL PLATO £52.50 / €61.00
Studies in Comparative
Albinus, Maximus, Apuleisus Religion
Text and Translation, with an Introduction and
Commentary A critical rhetorical history
Ryan C. Fowler of American Transcendentalists that interprets a selection
of major works between the years 1821 and 1852 as
Jan 2017 376pp political and ethical responses to the growing crises of
9781930972872 Paperback £71.50 / €84.00 their times. Nathan Crick argues that one of the legacies
of the Transcendentalist movement is the multifaceted
For full details of this title, please see page 5. understanding of transcendental eloquence as a distinct
rhetorical genre.
PLOTINUS ENNEAD II.9
LOGOS WITHOUT RHETORIC
Against the Gnostics
Translation, with an Introduction, and Commentary The Arts of Language before Plato
Sebastian Gertz Edited by Robin Reames

May 2017 377pp Jun 2017 208pp
9781930972377 Paperback £43.50 / €51.00 9781611177688 Hardback £52.50 / €61.00
The Enneads of Plotinus Studies in Rhetoric/Communication

How was the universe created, and what is our place within How did rhetoric begin and what was it before it was called
it? These are the questions at the heart of this book. For the “rhetoric”? Must art have a name to be considered art? What
Gnostics, the universe came into being as a result of the were the differences among poets, philosophers, sophists,
soul’s fall from intelligible reality - it is the evil outcome of a and rhetoricians before Plato emphasized their differences?
botched creation. Plotinus challenges this, and insists that Robin Reames attempts to intervene in these and other
the soul’s creation of the world is the necessary consequence questions by examining the status of rhetorical theory in
of its contemplation of the ideal forms. texts that predate Plato’s coining of the term “rhetoric”.

University of Pittsburgh Press The University of Wisconsin Press

HUMAN AND ANIMAL COGNITION IN REASON AFTER ITS ECLIPSE
EARLY MODERN PHILOSOPHY AND
MEDICINE On Late Critical Theory
Martin Jay
Edited by Stefanie Buchenau & Roberto Lo Presti
Jun 2017 408pp, 4 b&w illustrations Sep 2017 272pp
9780822944720 Hardback £57.50 / €68.00 9780299306540 Paperback £22.95 / €27.00
George L. Mosse Series in Modern European Cultural and
Focuses on medical and philosophical debates on human Intellectual History
intelligence and animal perception in the early modern
age, providing fresh insights into the influence of medical For full details of this title, please see page 5.
discourse on the rise of modern philosophical anthropology.

10 WESTERN PHILOSOPHY

WESTERN PHILOSOPHY University of Hawai’i Press
BESTSELLERS
A TREATISE ON EFFICACY
Broadview Press
Between Western and Chinese Thinking
CIVILIZATION AND ITS DISCONTENTS Francois Jullien

Sigmund Freud 2004 200pp
Edited by Todd Dufresne 9780824828301 Paperback £27.50 / €32.00
2015 205pp
9781554811403 Paperback £12.95 / €15.00 For full details of this title, please see page 16.

In Civilization and Its Discontents Freud extends and clarifies University of Massachusetts Press
his analysis of religion; analyses human unhappiness in
contemporary civilization; ratifies the critical importance of TECHNOLOGIES OF THE SELF
the death drive theory; and contemplates the significance
of guilt and conscience in everyday life. Todd Dufresne’s A Seminar with Michel Foucault
introduction expands on why psychoanalysis is the key to
understanding individual and collective realities. 1998 176pp
9780870235931 Paperback £24.50 / €28.00
UTILITARIANISM
For full details of this title, please see page 4.
John Stuart Mill
Edited by Colin Heydt University of Michigan Press
2011 204pp
9781551115016 Paperback COMMENTARY ON CICERO DE OFFICIIS
£13.95 / €16.00
Broadview Editions Andrew R. Dyck
1997 760pp
Provides a philosophical 9780472107193 Hardback £105.00 / €125.00
defense of utilitarianism, a
moral theory stating that right A work of major importance for classicists, philosophers, and
actions are those that tend to ancient historians, this Commentary will be an invaluable
promote overall happiness. companion to all readers of Cicero’s last philosophical work.
Utilitarianism contains Mill’s only sustained defence of the
theory. This edition provides a substantial introduction HISTORICAL COMMENTARY ON
that will enable readers to understand better the polemical THUCYDIDES
context for utilitarianism - a context hinted at in chapter one
but not made explicit. A Companion to Rex Warner’s Penguin
Translation
The Catholic University of America Press David Cartwright

THE METAPHYSICAL THOUGHT OF 1997 336pp
THOMAS AQUINAS 9780472084197 Paperback £35.50 / €41.00

From Finite Being to Uncreated Being Aims to guide the Greekless reader through Thucydides’
John F. Wippel fascinating yet demanding narrative. Cartwright’s is the only
such full-length, one-volume commentary and companion:
2000 704pp it is based on Rex Warner’s Penguin translation of
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Etienne Gilson
Jean Baudrillard 1990 490pp
1994 176pp 9780268017408 Paperback £30.50 / €36.00
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The Body in Theory: Histories of Cultural Materialism For full details of this title, please see page 24.

For full details of this title, please see page 6. Purdue University Press

University of Notre Dame Press THE OPENING OF HEGEL’S LOGIC

BACK TO THE ROUGH GROUND From Being to Infinity
Stephen Houlgate
Phronesis and Techne in Modern Philosophy
and in Aristotle, Second Edition 2006 400pp
Joseph Dunne 9781557532572 Paperback £36.95 / €43.00

1998 512pp Hegel’s Science of Logic still remains for most philosophers
9780268007058 Paperback £47.50 / €55.00 (both figuratively and literally) a firmly closed book. The
Revisions: A Series of Books on Ethics purpose of this title is to dispel the myths that surround the
Logic and to show that Hegel’s unjustly neglected text is a
For full details of this title, please see page 4. work of extraordinary subtlety and insight.

LOGIC AND PHILOSOPHY University of Virginia Press

An Integrated Introduction PHILOSOPHY AS POETRY
William H. Brenner
Richard Rorty
1993 256pp 2016 96pp
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Page-Barbour Lectures
Examines a range of logical concepts and methods as they
relate to philosophical investigation in a larger context. This book makes an ideal starting place for anyone looking
Brenner aims to expose the depth of logic and its relevance for an introduction to Rorty’s thought and his contribution
to philosophy in general. He also discusses at length the work to our sense of an American pragmatism, as well as an
of Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Kant and Wittgenstein. understanding of his influence and the controversy that
attended his work.

SYSTEM OF TRANSCENDENTAL
IDEALISM

F.W.J. Schelling
1993 284pp
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An English translation of F.W.J. Schelling’s System of
Transcendental Idealism, probably his most important
philosophical work. A central text in the history of
German idealism, its original German publication was
in 1800. It contains his philosophy of art and influenced
Coleridge’s work.

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Having its roots in phenomenology and existentialism,the Studies in Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy series,
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translations of key international books and to publishing a new generation of thinkers.

Northwestern University Press

FEMINIST LAND AND THE GIVEN ECONOMY
EXPERIENCES
The Hermeneutics and Phenomenology of
Foucauldian and Dwelling
Phenomenological Todd S. Mei
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and mortals. Mitchell’s book is the first detailed exegesis of
this neglected aspect of Heidegger’s later thought. THE NATURAL WORLD AS A
PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEM
INCARNATION
Jan PatoČka
A Philosophy of Flesh
Michel Henry Edited by Ivan Chvatík & Lubica Ucník

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Michel Henry defends the illuminating thesis that Incarnation The first text to critically discuss Edmund Husserl’s concept
is not existence in a body, but existence in the flesh. It is not of the “life-world,”this work reflects Jan Patoka’s youthful
in a body that flesh appears originally, but being in the flesh conversations with the founder of phenomenology and two
that comes first. For only in flesh can one see or touch, feel of his closest disciples, Eugen Fink and Ludwig Landgrebe.
joy or sorrow, hunger or thirst–and undergo each of these
impressions as one’s own.

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A PROCESS MODEL FORMALISM IN ETHICS AND NON-
FORMAL ETHICS OF VALUES
Eugene Gendlin
Nov 2017 320pp A New Attempt toward the Foundation of an
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thinkers, this work demonstrates how human behaving,
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SAYING WHAT WE MEAN
THE GENESIS AND STRUCTURE OF
Implicit Precision and the Responsive Order HEGEL’S PHENOMENOLOGY OF SPIRIT
Eugene Gendlin
Edited by Edward S. Casey & Donata Schoeller Jean Hyppolite
1974 609pp
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Toward a Philosophical Biology
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1970 405pp THE VISIBLE AND THE INVISIBLE
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HIGHLIGHT CLEAR SERENITY, QUIET INSIGHT

LUMINOUS BLISS T’ien-t’ai Chih-i’s Mo-ho chih-kuan
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CONSTRUCTION OF PURE LAND
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THERAVADA TRADITIONS

Buddhist Ritual Cultures in Contemporary
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John Holt tries to ascertain how important changes, or shifts,
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impacted the character of religious cultures.

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A GUIDE TO ASIAN PHILOSOPHY SOCIAL & POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
CLASSICS
HIGHLIGHT
Puqun Li
2012 364pp ANIMALS AND
9781554810345 Paperback £32.50 / €38.00 WHY THEY
MATTER
Guides readers through ten classic works of Asian philosophy.
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JAPANESE PHILOSOPHY and reveals that the too-
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A Sourcebook related to such problems within the human community
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Maraldo The University of Georgia Press

2011 1360pp, 24 illustrations Broadview Press
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PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS
Presents in a single volume the richness and diversity of
Japanese philosophy as it has developed throughout history. An Introductory Text in Philosophy
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ZEN ACTION/ZEN PERSON

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Hoover Institution Press Northwestern University Press

RUGGED INDIVIDUALISM THE WORKER

Dead or Alive? Dominion and Form
David Davenport & Gordon Lloyd Ernst Jünger

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University of Pittsburgh Press SOCIAL & POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
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ESPIONAGE, STATECRAFT, AND
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A Philosophical Essay on Intelligence THE BROADVIEW ANTHOLOGY OF
Management SOCIAL AND POLITICAL THOUGHT
Nicholas Rescher
From Plato to Nietzsche
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figures, while also representing other currents of political
Rutgers University Press thought.

THE THREE AXIAL AGES ON PERPETUAL PEACE

Moral, Material, Mental Immanuel Kant
John Torpey
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How should we think about the “shape”of human history Kant’s landmark essay, On Perpetual Peace, is as timely,
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Torpey proposes that the “Axial Age”of the first millennium over 200 years ago. In it, we find a forward-looking vision
BCE, when some of the world’s major religious and of a world respectful of human rights, dominated by liberal
intellectual developments emerged, was only one of three democracies, and united in a cosmopolitan federation of
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book includes articles that apply theoretical principles to
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The University of Georgia Press University of Notre Dame Press

ANIMALS AND WHY THEY MATTER DEBATING MEDIEVAL NATURAL LAW

Mary Midgley A Survey
2006 160pp, illustrations Riccardo Saccenti
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2016 144pp
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LIFE’S PHILOSOPHY Examines and evaluates the major lines of interpretation
of the medieval concepts of natural rights and natural law
Reason and Feeling in a Deeper World within the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries and
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ius naturale and lex naturalis have changed. Riccardo Saccenti
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Offers a bold perspective on the power of feelings to University of Pittsburgh Press
move us away from ecological and cultural degradation
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acknowledges the powerlessness of the intellect without the HISTORY
heart, and, like Thoreau before him, he rejects the Cartesian
notion of mind-body separation. Susan Buck-Morss
2009 160pp, 23 illustrations
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Illuminations: Cultural Formations of the Americas
MIND AND NATURE
Historicizing the thought of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
A Necessary Unity and the actions taken in the Haitian Revolution, this work
Gregory Bateson examines the startling connections between the two and
challenges us to widen the boundaries of our historical
2002 220pp imagination.
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A re-issue of Gregory Bateson’s classic work. This edition
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PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION HIGHLIGHT

HIGHLIGHT WORK OF LOVE

THE CHRISTIAN A Theological
MORAL LIFE Reconstruction of
the Communion of
Directions for Saints
the Journey to Leonard J. DeLorenzo
Happiness
John Rziha Jan 2017 392pp
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A handbook for moral as they pray and struggle through the challenges of their
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moral methodology in the Bible, the book discusses the with the conviction that what makes the saints holy and
importance of participating in divine nature through what forms them into a communion is one and the same.
grace in order to attain eternal happiness. It further notes University of Notre Dame Press
the role of law, virtue, and the gifts of the Holy Spirit in
guiding and transforming humans into friends of God. Academic Studies Press
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MESSIANISM IN MEDIEVAL JEWISH
HIGHLIGHT THOUGHT

DISARMING Dov Schwartz
BEAUTY Feb 2017 288pp
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Essays on Faith, Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah
Truth, and Freedom
Julián Carrón How did medieval Jewish scholars, from Saadia Gaon to
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Catholic leaders and intellectuals in the world today.
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REFLECTIONS ON IDENTITY HELL AND THE MERCY OF GOD

The Jewish Case Adrian J. Reimers
Avi Sagi Jul 2017 277pp
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Deals with the meaning of identity in general and Jewish God be perfect in goodness, the eternal evil of hell seems to
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shows that the term Jewish identity denotes a field covering Mercy of God.
a broad range of options for Jewish existence. Common to all
is the affirmation of Jewish identity, but not necessarily one THE VISION OF THE SOUL
single approach as the sole possible course of Jewish life.
Truth, Beauty, and Goodness in the Western
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MULTICULTURALISM AND THE
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DEFINING PLATONISM Presents the latest scholarly research on the cultural,
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