The Habermas-Rawls Debate

Gordon Finlayson, James


Jürgen Habermas and John Rawls are perhaps the two most renowned and influential figures in social and political philosophy of the second half of the twentieth century. In the 1990s, they had a famou..

COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS | 9780231164115 | 2019 | 312 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

The Gnostic New Age: How a Countercultural Spirituality Revolutionized Religion from Antiquity to Today

DeConick, April D.


Gnosticism is a countercultural spirituality that forever changed the practice of Christianity. Before it emerged in the second century, passage to the afterlife required obedience to God and king. Gn..

COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS | 9780231170772 | 2019 | 392 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Morphing Intelligence: From IQ Measurement to Artificial Brains

Malabou, Catherine


What is intelligence? The concept crosses and blurs the boundaries between natural and artificial, bridging the human brain and the cybernetic world of AI. In this book, the acclaimed philosopher Cath..

COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS | 9780231187367 | 2019 | 198 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

Pantheologies: Gods, worlds, monsters

Rubenstein, Mary-Jane


Pantheism is the idea that God and the world are identical?that the creator, sustainer, destroyer, and transformer of all things is the universe itself. From a monotheistic perspective, this notion is..

COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS | 9780231189460 | 2018 | 320 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

Evolving brains, emerging gods: early humans and the origins of Religion

Fuller Torrey, Edwin


Religions and mythologies from around the world teach that God or gods created humans. Atheist, humanist, and materialist critics, meanwhile, have attempted to turn theology on its head, claiming that..

COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS | 9780231183369 | 2017 | 291 Pág. | Rústica con solapas | inglés | LIBRO

Agents of Bioterrorism: Pathogens and Their Weaponization

Zubay, Geoffrey


COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS | 9780231133463 | 2005 | 364 Pág. | Cartone | inglés | LIBRO

Emancipation After Hegel: Achieving a Contradictory Revolution

McGowan, Todd


Hegel is making a comeback. After the decline of the Marxist Hegelianism that dominated the twentieth century, leading thinkers are rediscovering Hegel?s thought as a resource for contemporary politic..

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COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS | 9780231192705 | 2019 | 288 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

Contemporary Chinese Short-Short Stories: A Parallel Text


Recommended for upper level Chinese classes and for those already out of college who wish to retain their Chinese proficiency or to regain it after moving off for a while into other fields.--Carrie (R..

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COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS | 9780231181532 | 2017 | 528 Pág. | LIBRO

Avicenna and the Aristotelian Left

Bloch, Ernst / Goldman, Loren / Thompson, Peter


Ernst Bloch was one of the most significant twentieth-century German thinkers, yet he remains overshadowed by his Frankfurt School contemporaries. Known for his engagement with utopianism and religiou..

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COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS | 9780231175357 | 2018 | 176 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Reductionism in Art and Brain Science: Bridging the Two Cultures

Kandel, Eric R.


Are art and science separated by an unbridgeable divide? Can they find common ground? In this new book, neuroscientist Eric R. Kandel, whose remarkable scientific career and deep interest in art give ..

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COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS | 9780231179638 | 2018 | 226 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Neither ghost nor machine: the emergence and nature of selves

Sherman, Jeremy / Deacon, Terrence


If the universe is aimless, how do selves and aims emerge? Why do living beings have aims when inanimate things do not? Current science encourages us to reject the ghost-in-the-machine explanation—t..

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COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS | 9780231173339 | 2017 | 295 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Philosophies of happiness: A comparative introduction to the flourishing life

Lobel, Diana


What does it mean to be truly happy? In Philosophies of Happiness, Diana Lobel provides a rich spectrum of arguments for a theory of happiness as flourishing or well-being, offering a global, cross-c..

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COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS | 9780231184113 | 2017 | 385 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO


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