by Alphonso Lingis
Publisher: University of California Press 1994
Number of pages: 268
This book is at once a philosophical work and a travel documentary, compiled from a collection of letters the author wrote while traveling in Third World countries. It explores the fundamental principles of Continental philosophy, taking readers on a memorable journey, describing the histories of the cultures he visits, and the horrific conditions that some people in these cultures must endure.
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by Ben Blumson - Open Book Publishers
The strategy of the book is to argue that the apparently compelling objections raised against the platitude that depiction is mediated by resemblance are manifestations of more general problems, which are familiar from the philosophy of language.
by Edgar Saltus - Houghton Mifflin Company
This book is a refreshing, unique look at the nature of life, told from a Schopenhauerian perspective. Saltus makes the point that this is far from being the 'best of all possible worlds.' Rather, life is a grievous burden to be borne.
by Aristotle - Feedbooks
Aristotle was a Greek philosopher who changed the course of Western philosophy. He has gone down in history as one of the greatest philosophers of all time. This collection of works has been adapted from the collection of The University of Adelaide.
by Mark Pestana - InTech
This collection will give readers a sense of the type of metaphysical investigations that are now being carried out by thinkers in the Western nations. We also hope that the reader's curiosity will be peaked so that further inquiry will follow.