On Human Worth and Excellence

Manetti, Giannozzo / Copenhaver, Brian P.


Giannozzo Manetti (1396-1459) was a celebrated diplomat, historian, philosopher, and humanist scholar of the early Renaissance who mastered ancient Greek and Hebrew as well as classical Latin. In this..

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780674984585 | 2019 | 416 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

The Fall of Language: Benjamin and Wittgenstein on Meaning

Stern, Alexander


In the most comprehensive account to date of Walter Benjamin?s philosophy of language, Alexander Stern explores the nature of meaning by putting Benjamin in dialogue with Wittgenstein.Known largely fo..

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780674980914 | 2019 | 400 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

Conscious Experience: A Logical Inquiry

Gupta, Anil


A distinguished philosopher offers a novel account of experience and reason, and develops our understanding of conscious experience and its relationship to thought: a new reformed empiricism.The role ..

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780674987784 | 440 Pág. | LIBRO

Converts to the Real: Catholicism and the Making of Continental Philosophy

Baring, Edward


In the most wide-ranging history of phenomenology since Herbert Spiegelberg?s The Phenomenological Movement over fifty years ago, Baring uncovers a new and unexpected force?Catholic intellectuals?be..

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780674988378 | 2019 | 504 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

A Spirit of Trust: A Reading of Hegel's Phenomenology

Brandom, Robert B.


Forty years in the making, this long-awaited reinterpretation of Hegel?s The Phenomenology of Spirit is a landmark contribution to philosophy by one of the world?s best-known and most influential ph..

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780674976818 | 2019 | 768 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

Good Enough: The Tolerance for Mediocrity in Nature and Society

Milo, Daniel S.


In this spirited and irreverent critique of Darwin?s long hold over our imagination, a distinguished philosopher of science makes the case that, in culture as well as nature, not only the fittest surv..

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780674504622 | 2019 | 288 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

The Emotional Mind: The Affective Roots of Culture and Cognition

Asma, Stephen T. / Gabriel, Rami


Tracing the leading role of emotions in the evolution of the mind, a philosopher and a psychologist pair up to reveal how thought and culture owe less to our faculty for reason than to our capacity to..

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780674980556 | 2019 | 448 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

Forget English!: Orientalisms and World Literatures

Mufti, Aamir R.


The idea of world literature has garnered much attention recently as a discipline that promises to move humanistic study beyond postcolonial theory and antiquated paradigms of ?national? literary trad..

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780674986893 | 2018 | 304 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO

Thinking Off Your Feet: How Empirical Psychology Vindicates Armchair Philosophy

Strevens, Michael


Many philosophers believe they can gain knowledge about the world from the comfort of their armchairs, simply by reflecting on the nature of things. But how can the mind arrive at substantive knowledg..

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780674986527 | 2019 | 330 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

Becoming Human: A Theory of Ontogeny

Tomasello, Michael


A radical reconsideration of how we develop the qualities that make us human, based on decades of cutting-edge experimental work by the former director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Ant..

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780674980853 | 2019 | 392 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

Tria Sunt: An Art of Poetry and Prose

Anónimo / Camargo, Martin


The Tria sunt, named for its opening words, was a widely used and highly ambitious book composed in England in the late fourteenth century during a revival of interest in the art of poetry and prose..

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780674987531 | 2019 | 544 Pág. | Tapa dura | inglés | LIBRO

The study of al-Andalus: the scholarship and legacy of James T. Monroe

Hamilton, Michelle M. / Wacks, David A.


The Study of al-Andalus is a collection of essays by students and colleagues of James T. Monroe, Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature and Arabic at the University of California, Berkeley, and..

HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS | 9780674984462 | 2018 | 260 Pág. | Paperback | inglés | LIBRO


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