Philosophy

Philosophy from Greece and Rome to medieval and modern thought.

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  1. Biopolitics: an Introduction

    Biopolitics: an Introduction: Power-Knowledge of Life and Government of Persons [Paperback]

    Ottavio Marzocca (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9788869771781
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Philosophy
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    Michel Foucault claimed that the term biopolitics can be fully understood only within the context of modern forms of governing society. From this perspective, the development of modern medical knowledge, the re-organization of the hospital as a he... .... Learn More
  2. Aesthetics, Literature, and Life

    Aesthetics, Literature, and Life: Essays in honor of Jean Pierre Cometti [Paperback]

    Jerrold Levinson (Editor); Carla Carmona (Editor)

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9788869771804
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Aesthetics
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    The fine line between life and the arts has always been a crucial topic in the philosophical discourse. The essays in this book discuss fundamental issues of modern and contemporary aesthetics, drawing upon the work of the French philosopher Jean-... .... Learn More
  3. Educational Atmospheres

    Educational Atmospheres: A Child’s experiences in social contexts [Paperback]

    Barbara Wolf (Author)

    £14.00

    ISBN: 9788869771729
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Atmospheric Spaces
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    Socialization in childhood and at a young age is marked, not only by measurable factors such as age, sex, ethnic group, religion or parents’ income, but also by variables such as depression, aggressiveness, inner calm or serenity. It makes all the... .... Learn More
  4. The Correspondence

    The Correspondence: Jean-Paul Sartre and Maurice Merleau-Ponty [Paperback]

    Daniela Calabrò (Author)

    £10.00

    ISBN: 9788869771675
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Shift/ Philosophical series
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    In April 1994, two as-yet-unreleased letters by Sartre and one by Merleau-Ponty were published in the "Magazine Littéraire". Their publication sparked new interpretative hypotheses on the political and philosophical motivations behind the break o... .... Learn More
  5. Crime Fiction in the Global Era

    Crime Fiction in the Global Era [Paperback]

    Christiana Gregoriou (Editor); Gigliola Sulis (Editor); David Platten (Editor)

    £10.00

    ISBN: 9788869771736
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
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    In recent decades crime fiction has enjoyed a creative boom. The genre has acquired a global reach, illuminating different corners of the world and spreading through the use of various cultural media. Crime fiction has thus become a vehicle for cu... .... Learn More
  6. The Phenomenology of Memory

    The Phenomenology of Memory [Paperback]

    Pio Colonnello (Author)

    £14.00

    ISBN: 9788869771750
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Philosophy
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    The notion of memory has always been a crucial topic in philosophical discourse. This book re-traces the thought of major philosophers such as Edmund Husserl, Paul Ricoeur, Hannah Arendt, Karl Jaspers, William James, José Luis Borges and Sigmund F... .... Learn More
  7. Althusser and Contingency

    Althusser and Contingency [Paperback]

    Stefano Pippa (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9788869771682
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Philosophy
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    The concept of contingency plays a central role in Althusser’s attempt to recast Marxist philosophy and to free the Marxist conception of history from notions such as teleology, necessity and origin. Drawing on a wealth of published and unpublishe... .... Learn More
  8. Pragmatism and Vagueness

    Pragmatism and Vagueness: The Venetian Lectures [Paperback]

    Claudine Tiercelin (Author); Giovanni Tuzet (Editor)

    £8.00

    ISBN: 9788869771767
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Philosophy
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    For most early pragmatists, including the founder C.S. Peirce and L. Wittgenstein, vagueness was a real and universal principle and not a mere defect of our knowledge or thought. This volume begins by exploring this pragmatist notion of vagueness ... .... Learn More
  9. The Divine Spark of Syracuse

    The Divine Spark of Syracuse [Hardback]

    Ingrid D. Rowland (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9781512603040
    Published by : Brandeis University Press
    Series: The Mandel Lectures in the Humanities
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    Focusing on the figures of Plato, Archimedes, and Caravaggio, The Divine Spark of Syracuse discloses the role that Syracuse, a Greek cultural outpost in Sicily, played in fueling creative energies. Among the topics this book explores are ... .... Learn More
  10. The Divine Spark of Syracuse

    The Divine Spark of Syracuse [Paperback]

    Ingrid D. Rowland (Author)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9781512603057
    Published by : Brandeis University Press
    Series: The Mandel Lectures in the Humanities
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    Focusing on the figures of Plato, Archimedes, and Caravaggio, The Divine Spark of Syracuse discloses the role that Syracuse, a Greek cultural outpost in Sicily, played in fueling creative energies. Among the topics this book explores are Plato and... .... Learn More

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