Philosophy

Philosophy from Greece and Rome to medieval and modern thought.

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  1. The Atmospheric "We"

    The Atmospheric "We": Moods and Collective Feelings [Paperback]

    Tonino Griffero (Author)

    £26.99

    ISBN: 9788869773334
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Atmospheric Spaces
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    What contribution can the atmospherological approach make to the debate on collective feelings? In answering this question, the book provides a brief introduction to the so-called "atmospheric turn", examines the complex emotional "games" to which... .... Learn More
  2. Creativity from the Periphery

    Creativity from the Periphery: Trading Zones of Scientific Exchange in Colonial India [Hardback]

    Deepanwita Dasgupta (Author)

    £43.00

    ISBN: 9780822946564
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Science is usually known by its most successful figures and resource-rich institutions. In stark contrast, Creativity from the Periphery draws our attention to unknown figures in science - those who remain marginalized, even neglected, within its ... .... Learn More
  3. The Core of Learning

    The Core of Learning: N.F.S. Grundtvig's Philosophical Writings [Hardback]

    Edward Broadbridge (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9788772192376
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    The ground-breaking 6-volume series of Grundtvig's works translated into English has already seen the publication of Grundtvig's educational ideas in The School for Life (2011), his hymns, songs, and poems in Living Wellsprings (2015), his theolog... .... Learn More
  4. The Voice of Science, British Scientists on the Lecture Circuit in Gilded Age America

    The Voice of Science, British Scientists on the Lecture Circuit in Gilded Age America [Hardback]

    Diarmid A. Finnegan (Author)

    £43.50

    ISBN: 9780822946816
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century
    For many in the nineteenth century, the spoken word had a vivacity and power that exceeded other modes of communication. This conviction helped to sustain a diverse and dynamic lecture culture that provided a crucial vehicle for shaping and contes... .... Learn More
  5. The Earrings of God

    The Earrings of God: The Absurd Among Us [Hardback]

    Fortunato Pasqualino (Author); Gabriel Lahood (Author)

    £89.00

    ISBN: 9781463243593
    Published by : Gorgias Press
    Series: Perspectives on Philosophy and Religious Thought
    Volume: 20
    Life is full of absurdities, and human misperception of such absurdities leads to a state of unrest and fear that require meaning and direction for a happy life. F. Pasqualino addresses here samples of existential absurdities, and discusses soluti... .... Learn More
  6. The Phenomenology of Wind and Atmospheres

    The Phenomenology of Wind and Atmospheres [Paperback]

    Tadeshi Ogawa (Author); Lorenzo Marinucci (Editor)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9788869773112
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Atmospheric Spaces
    Tadashi Ogawa brings together the ancient East Asian idea of ki (
    face="MS Gothic">気) and standpoints of European philosophy. Wind, atmosphere and breathing are formless, invisible and impermanent – yet also constantly move be... .... Learn More
  7. Imaginaries in Geometry

    Imaginaries in Geometry [Paperback]

    Pavel Alexandrovich Florensky (Author)

    £9.99

    ISBN: 9788869773105
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Philosophy
    This is the first complete English translation of Pavel Florensky’s original and ambitious attempt to arrive at a geometric representation of imaginary numbers, in a context that had already captured the attention of other mathematicians, includin... .... Learn More
  8. Mythology and Nation Building

    Mythology and Nation Building: N.F.S. Grundtvig and his Contemporaries [Hardback]

    Pierre-Brice Stahl (Editor); Sophie Bønding (Editor)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9788771846263
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    This interdisciplinary anthology offers new perspectives on the role of pre-Christian mythologies in the formation of national communities in 19th Century Europe. Through a combination of theoretical articles and case studies, it provides new unde... .... Learn More
  9. Natural History Societies and Civic Culture in Victorian Scotland

    Natural History Societies and Civic Culture in Victorian Scotland [Paperback]

    Diarmid A. Finnegan (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780822966357
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century
    Winner of the Frank Watson Prize in Scottish History, 2011 The relationship between science and civil society is essential to our understanding of cultural change during the Victorian era. Science was frequently packaged as an appropriate form of ... .... Learn More
  10. The Making of British Anthropology, 1813-1871

    The Making of British Anthropology, 1813-1871 [Paperback]

    Efram Sera-Shriar (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780822966487
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Science and Culture in the Nineteenth Century
    Victorian anthropology has been derided as an "armchair practice," distinct from the scientific discipline of the twentieth century. But the observational practices that characterized the study of human diversity developed from the established sci... .... Learn More

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