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  • The principles of learning and behavior / Michael Domjan ; with neuroscience contributions by James W. Grau
    BF 319 D65 2015
    From habituation, classical conditioning, and instrumental conditioning to stimulus control, aversive control, and their applications to the study of cognition, this learning and behavior textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the elementary forms of learning that have been the focus of research for much of the 20th century. Applications boxes help you understand how findings from animal research relate to human learning and behavior, while neuroscience boxes offer you insights into the brain activity underlying learning.

  • The structure of behavior / translated by Alden L. Fisher
    BF 199 M413 2015
    At the time of his death in May 1961, Maurice Merleau-Ponty held the chair of Philosophy at the College de France. Together with Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, he was cofounder of the successful and influential review Les Temps Modernes. However, after Merleau-Ponty's two studies of Marxist theory and practice (Humanisme et Terreur and Les Aventures de la Dialectique), he alienated both orthodox Marxists and "mandarins of the left" such as Sartre and de Beauvoir. Perhaps his most lasting contribution to the interpretation of human existence was his formulation of a positive philosophical approach to psychology the foundations of which were clearly outlined in The Structure of Behavior and later more fully developed in Phenomenology of Perception.

  • Behavior mod and the managed society / Robert L. Geiser
    BF 319.5 O6G4

  • Oration on the dignity of man / Giovanni Pico della Mirandola ; translated by A. Robert Caponigri ; introduction by Russell Kirk
    B 785 P53D442
    An ardent treatise for the Dignity of Man, which elevates Humanism to a truly Christian level, making this writing as pertinent today as it was in the Fifteenth Century.

  • L' imitation chez l'enfant
    BF 723 I53 G8 1968

  • The occult movement in the nineteenth century and its relation to modern culture : ten lectures given in Dornach, 10th to 25th October, 1915 / Rudolf Steiner ; translated [from the German] by D.S. Osmond
    BF 1031 S76913
    Ways of thinking and the corresponding spiritual and social structures in any period of time are not accidental but are brought about by certain groups of human beings working systematically for good or evil. Steiner gives an account of the activity of these groups working behind the scenes in the 19th century and points out their effects even in our time.

  • Délivrance par la littérature
    BF 408 L8

  • Wittgenstein's logical atomism
    BC 135 W52 G7

  • Four philosophical problems : God, freedom, mind, and perception / by Leon Pearl
    BD 21 P32

  • Nostalgia : an existential exploration of longing and fulfilment in the modern age / Ralph Harper ; with a foreword by Richard A. Macksey
    B 819 H33 1966

  • The intelligent eye [by] R.L. Gregory
    BF 241 G73

  • Essays in neobehaviorism; a memorial volume to Kenneth W. Spence. Edited by Howard H. Kendler [and] Janet T. Spence
    BF 199 E86

  • Ethical philosophy : the complete texts of Grounding for the metaphysics of morals and Metaphysical principles of virtue (part II of The metaphysics of morals) / Immanuel Kant ; translated by James W. Ellington ; introduction by Warner A. Wick
    B 2766 E6 E44 1983

  • Blackwell handbook of childhood social development / edited by Peter K. Smith and Craig H. Hart
    BF 713 B565 2002
    This Handbook provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of research and theory about social development in children from pre-school age to the onset of adolescence. Forms part of a series of four Blackwell Handbooks in Developmental Psychology spanning infancy to adolescence. Contributors come from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, the UK and the US. Covers all the major topics in research and theory about childhood social development. Synthesises the latest research findings in an accessible manner. Now available in full text online via xreferplus, the award-winning reference library on the web from xrefer. For more information, visit www.xreferplus.com

  • Motivational interviewing and CBT : combining strategies for maximum effectiveness / Sylvie Naar, Steven A. Safren ; foreword by William R. Miller
    BF 637 I5 N2927 2017
    Providing tools to enhance treatment of any clinical problem, this book shows how integrating motivational interviewing (MI) and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) can lead to better client outcomes than using either approach on its own. The authors demonstrate that MI strategies are ideally suited to boost client motivation and strengthen the therapeutic relationship, whether used as a pretreatment intervention or throughout the course of CBT. User-friendly features include extensive sample dialogues, learning exercises for practitioners, and 35 reproducible client handouts. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

    This book is in the Applications of Motivational Interviewing series, edited by Stephen Rollnick, William R. Miller, and Theresa B. Moyers.

  • Towards self-meaning [by] Garrett Barden and Philip McShane
    BD 450 B3 1969

  • European Identity and the Representation of Islam in the Mainstream Press : Argumentation and Media Discourse / Salomi Boukala
    BP 65 A1 B68 2019eb

  • Comics memory : archives and styles / Maaheen Ahmed, Benoît Crucifix, editors
    BF 378 S65 C65 2018eb

  • Virtue ethics and professional journalism / Aaron Quinn

  • Description of situations : an essay in contextualist epistemology / Nuno Venturinha

  • Pope Francis and interreligious dialogue : religious thinkers engage with recent Papal initiatives / Harold Kasimow, Alan Race, editors

  • Situatedness and place : multidisciplinary perspectives on the spatio-temporal contingency of human life / Thomas Hünefeldt, Annika Schlitte, editors

  • American televangelism and participatory cultures : fans, brands, and play with religious fakes / Denis J. Bekkering

  • The philosophy of the Kyoto School / Masakatsu Fujita, editor ; translated by Robert Chapeskie and revised by John W. M. Krummel
    B5241 .P45 2018

  • Humanism and the challenge of difference / Anthony B. Pinn, editor
    B821 .H6585 2018

  • Believing in accordance with the evidence : new essays on evidentialism / Kevin McCain, editor
    BC173 .B45 2018

  • Masculinities in Play / editors, Nicholas Taylor and Gerald Voorhees

  • Looming vulnerability : theory, research and practice in anxiety / John H. Riskind and Neil A. Rector ; with contributions by Stephanie Cassin

  • Concept invention : foundations, implementation, social aspects and applications / Roberto Confalonieri ... [et al.], editors
    BF 443 C66 2018eb

  • The social life of memory : violence, trauma, and testimony in Lebanon and Morocco / Norman Saadi Nikro, Sonja Hegasy, editors

  • Stupid humanism : folly as competence in early modern and twenty-first-century culture / Christine Hoffmann
    BF 431 H553 2017eb

  • Toxic geek masculinity in media : sexism, trolling, and identity policing / Anastasia Salter, Bridget Blodgett
    BF 692.5 S25 2017eb

  • Memory and the management of change : repossessing the past / Emily Keightley, Michael Pickering

  • Christ vivant : essai sur la christologie du Nouveau Testament
    BT 198 L3

  • Christ, faith and history: Cambridge studies in Christology / edited by S.W. Sykes and J.P. Clayton
    BT 202 C5

  • Orthodox paradoxes : heterogeneities and complexities in contemporary Russian orthodoxy / edited by Katya Tolstaya
    BX 478 O78 2014eb
    This book focuses on "Orthodox paradoxes" created by the dynamic between tradition and innovation within the Russian Orthodox Church. Nineteen contributions from renowned specialists tackle societal and theological aspects and implications of these paradoxes.

  • Classics in logic; readings in epistemology, theory of knowledge and dialectics
    BC 6 R8

  • Multiple regression and the analysis of variance and covariance / Allen L. Edwards
    BF 39 E32

  • Wundt studies : a centennial collection / edited by Wolfgang G. Bringmann and Ryan D. Tweney ; with a foreword by Ernest R. Hilgard
    BF 109 W86 W86 1980

  • The church and the nineteenth century by Raymond Corrigan
    BX 1386 C6

  • Unity and reform : selected writings / of Nicholas De Cusa ; edited by John Patrick Dolan
    BX 890 N52

  • The origin of consciousness in the breakdown of the bicameral mind / Julian Jaynes
    BF 311 J36

  • The house of make-believe : children's play and the developing imagination / Dorothy G. Singer and Jerome L. Singer
    BF 717 S514 1990
    In the most thorough attempt to cover all aspects of children's make-believe, Dorothy and Jerome Singer examine how imaginative play begins and develops, from the infant's first smiles to the toddler's engagement in social pretend play. They provide intriguing examples and research evidence on the young child's invocation of imaginary friends, the adolescent's daring, rule-governed games, and the adult's private imagery and inner thought. In chapters that will be important to parents and policymakers, the authors discuss television and the imagination, the healing function of play, and the effects of playfulness and creativity throughout the life span.

  • New pathways in psychology: Maslow and the post-Freudian revolution
    BF 38.5 W53

  • Objections to christian belief / D.M. Mackinnon [and others] ; with introduction by A.R. Vidler
    BT 1095 O2 1965

  • Homo viator : prolégomènes à une métaphysique de l'espérance / Gabriel Marcel
    B 2430 M253H6 1944

  • Beyond disruption : technology's challenge to governance / George P. Shultz, Jim Hoagland, and James Timbie, editors
    BJ 59 B49 2018
    In Beyond Disruption: Technology's Challenge to Governance , George P. Shultz, Jim Hoagland, and James Timbie present views from some of the country's top experts in the sciences, humanities, and military that scrutinize the rise of post-millennium technologies in today's global society. They contemplate both the benefits and peril carried by the unprecedented speed of these innovations--from genetic editing, which enables us new ways to control infectious diseases, to social media, whose ubiquitous global connections threaten the function of democracies across the world. Some techniques, like the advent of machine learning, have enabled engineers to create systems that will make us more productive. For example, self-driving vehicles promise to make trucking safer, faster, and cheaper. However, using big data and artificial intelligence to automate complex tasks also ends up threatening to disrupt both routine professions like taxi driving and cognitive work by accountants, radiologists, lawyers, and even computer programmers themselves.

  • Paul and politics : Ekklesia, Israel, imperium, interpretation : essays in honor of Krister Stendahl / edited by Richard A. Horsley
    BS 2655 P64 H67 2000
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  • Theological negotiations : proposals in soteriology and anthropology / Douglas Farrow
    BT 21.3 F37 2018eb
    One of today's leading theologians tackles some of the most significant themes in contemporary theology. Douglas Farrow explores key theological loci such as nature and grace and justification and sanctification; introduces theological giants such as Anselm, Aquinas, Luther, and Barth; and examines contemporary questions about sacraments and unity. Throughout his explorations, Farrow invites readers to consider how to negotiate controversy in Christian theology, especially between Catholics and Protestants, arguing that theology does its best work at the intersection of topics in dispute.

  • Queer theology : beyond apologetics / Linn Marie Tonstad.
    BT 83.65 T66 2018

  • Savages, Romans, and despots : thinking about others from Montaigne to Herder / Robert Launay
    BD 460 O74 L38 2018
    From the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, Europeans struggled to understand their identity in the same way we do as individuals: by comparing themselves to others. In Savages, Romans, and Despots , Robert Launay takes us on a fascinating tour of early modern and modern history in an attempt to untangle how various depictions of "foreign" cultures and civilizations saturated debates about religion, morality, politics, and art.

    Beginning with Mandeville and Montaigne, and working through Montesquieu, Diderot, Gibbon, Herder, and others, Launay traces how Europeans both admired and disdained unfamiliar societies in their attempts to work through the inner conflicts of their own social worlds. Some of these writers drew caricatures of "savages," "Oriental despots," and "ancient" Greeks and Romans. Others earnestly attempted to understand them. But, throughout this history, comparative thinking opened a space for critical reflection. At its worst, such space could give rise to a sense of European superiority. At its best, however, it could prompt awareness of the value of other ways of being in the world. Launay's masterful survey of some of the Western tradition's finest minds offers a keen exploration of the genesis of the notion of "civilization," as well as an engaging portrait of the promises and perils of cross-cultural comparison.

  • Working with bereaved children and young people / Brenda Mallon
    BF 723 L68 M36 2011
    Working with Bereaved Children and Young People offers a fresh insight into working practices with children and young people who are experiencing the death of a family member, friend, school peer or in their social network. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, the book's practical skills focus is informed by the latest research findings on children and young people's experience of grief. The wide-ranging content includes: a comprehensive review of theoretical approaches to bereavementthe impact of different types of grief on childrenworking with children who have been bereaved in traumatic circumstances, such as through criminal behaviorskills developmentThe list of resources, case studies and exercises encourage critical engagement with the counselling theory and promote reflexive practice. Trainees in counselling, psychotherapy and social work, as well as teachers and mental health workers, will find this an invaluable resource for working with this vulnerable client group.

  • Who made early Christianity? : the Jewish lives of the Apostle Paul / John G. Gager
    BS 2506.3 G34 2015
    In this historical and theological study, John G. Gager undermines the myth of the Apostle Paul's rejection of Judaism, conversion to Christianity, and founding of Christian anti-Judaism. He finds that the rise of Christianity occurred well after Paul's death and attributes the distortion of the Apostle's views to early and later Christians.

    Though Christian clerical elites ascribed a rejection-replacement theology to Paul's legend, Gager shows that the Apostle was considered a loyal Jew by many of his Jesus-believing contemporaries and that later Jewish and Muslim thinkers held the same view. He holds that one of the earliest misinterpretations of Paul was to name him the founder of Christianity, and in recent times numerous Jewish and Christian readers of Paul have moved beyond this understanding.

    Gager also finds that Judaism did not fade away after Paul's death but continued to appeal to both Christians and pagans for centuries. Jewish synagogues remained important religious and social institutions throughout the Mediterranean world. Making use of all possible literary and archaeological sources, including Muslim texts, Gager helps recover the long pre-history of a Jewish Paul, obscured by recent, negative portrayals of the Apostle, and recognizes the enduring bond between Jews and Christians that has influenced all aspects of Christianity.

  • Reader, come home : the reading brain in a digital world / Maryanne Wolf ; illustrated by Catherine Stoodley
    BF 456 R2 W65 2018

    From the author of Proust and the Squid, a lively, ambitious, and deeply informative epistolary book that considers the future of the reading brain and our capacity for critical thinking, empathy, and reflection as we become increasingly dependent on digital technologies.

    A decade ago, Maryanne Wolf's Proust and the Squid revealed what we know about how the brain learns to read and how reading changes the way we think and feel. Since then, the ways we process written language have changed dramatically with many concerned about both their own changes and that of children. New research on the reading brain chronicles these changes in the brains of children and adults as they learn to read while immersed in a digitally dominated medium.

    Drawing deeply on this research, this book comprises a series of letters Wolf writes to us--her beloved readers--to describe her concerns and her hopes about what is happening to the reading brain as it unavoidably changes to adapt to digital mediums. Wolf raises difficult questions, including:

    Will children learn to incorporate the full range of "deep reading" processes that are at the core of the expert reading brain? Will the mix of a seemingly infinite set of distractions for children's attention and their quick access to immediate, voluminous information alter their ability to think for themselves? With information at their fingertips, will the next generation learn to build their own storehouse of knowledge, which could impede the ability to make analogies and draw inferences from what they know? Will all these influences, in turn, change the formation in children and the use in adults of "slower" cognitive processes like critical thinking, personal reflection, imagination, and empathy that comprise deep reading and that influence both how we think and how we live our lives? Will the chain of digital influences ultimately influence the use of the critical analytical and empathic capacities necessary for a democratic society? How can we preserve deep reading processes in future iterations of the reading brain? Who are the "good readers" of every epoch?

    Concerns about attention span, critical reasoning, and over-reliance on technology are never just about children--Wolf herself has found that, though she is a reading expert, her ability to read deeply has been impacted as she has become, inevitably, increasingly dependent on screens.

    Wolf draws on neuroscience, literature, education, technology, and philosophy and blends historical, literary, and scientific facts with down-to-earth examples and warm anecdotes to illuminate complex ideas that culminate in a proposal for a biliterate reading brain. Provocative and intriguing, Reader, Come Home is a roadmap that provides a cautionary but hopeful perspective on the impact of technology on our brains and our most essential intellectual capacities--and what this could mean for our future.

  • Comparative studies in Asian and Latin American philosophies : cross-cultural theories and methodologies / edited by Stephanie Rivera Berruz and Leah Kalmanson
    B 799 C646 2018
    Comparative philosophy is an important site for the study of non-Western philosophical traditions, but it has long been associated with "East-West" dialogue. Comparative Studies in Asian and Latin American Philosophies shifts this trajectory to focus on cross-cultural conversations across Asia and Latin America.A team of international contributors discuss subjects ranging from Orientalism in early Latin American studies of Asian thought to liberatory politics in today's globalized world. They bring together resources including Latin American feminism, Aztec teachings on ethics, Buddhist critiques of essentialism, and Confucian morality. Chapters address topics such as educational reform, the social practices surrounding breastfeeding, martial arts as political resistance, and the construction of race and identity. Together the essays reflect the philosophical diversity of Asia and Latin America while foregrounding their shared concerns on issues of Eurocentrism and coloniality. By bringing these critical perspectives to bear on the theories and methods of cross-cultural philosophy, Comparative Studies in Asian and Latin American Philosophies offers new insights into the nature and practice of philosophical comparison.

  • The war of words / Kenneth Burke ; edited by Anthony Burke, Kyle Jensen, and Jack Selzer
    B 840 B87 2018

    When Kenneth Burke conceived his celebrated "Motivorum" project in the 1940s and 1950s, he envisioned it in three parts. Whereas the third part, A Symbolic of Motives , was never finished, A Grammar of Motives (1945) and A Rhetoric of Motives (1950) have become canonical theoretical documents.

    A Rhetoric of Motives was originally intended to be a two-part book. Here, at last, is the second volume , the until-now unpublished War of Words , where Burke brilliantly exposes the rhetorical devices that sponsor war in the name of peace. Discouraging militarism during the Cold War even as it catalogues belligerent persuasive strategies and tactics that remain in use today, The War of Words reveals how popular news media outlets can, wittingly or not, foment international tensions and armaments during tumultuous political periods. This authoritative edition includes an introduction from the editors explaining the compositional history and cultural contexts of both The War of Words and A Rhetoric of Motives. The War of Words illuminates the study of modern rhetoric even as it deepens our understanding of post-World War II politics .

  • Science and the good : the tragic quest for the foundations of morality / James Davison Hunter, Paul Nedelisky
    BJ 57 H86 2018
    Why efforts to create a scientific basis of morality are doomed to fail

    In this illuminating book, James Davison Hunter and Paul Nedelisky recount the centuries-long, passionate quest to discover a scientific foundation for morality. The "new moral science" led by such figures as E.O. Wilson, Patricia Churchland and Joshua Greene is only the newest manifestation of an effort that has failed repeatedly. Though claims for its accomplishments are often wildly exaggerated, this new iteration has been no more successful than its predecessors. Hunter and Nedelisky argue that in the end, science cannot tell us how we should live or why we should be good and not evil, and this is for both philosophical and scientific reasons.

    In the face of this failure, the new moral science has taken a surprising turn. Whereas earlier efforts sought to demonstrate what is right and wrong, the new moral scientists have concluded that right and wrong, because they are not amenable to scientific study, don't actually exist. Their (perhaps unwitting) moral nihilism turns the science of morality into a social engineering project. If there is nothing moral for science to discover, the science of morality becomes, at best, a program to achieve arbitrary societal goals.

    Concise and rigorously argued, Science and the Good is a major critique of a would-be science that has gained too much influence in today's public discourse, and an exposé of that project's darker turn.

  • Bedouin culture in the Bible / Clinton Bailey
    BS 1199 B43 B35 2018
    The first contemporary analysis of Bedouin and biblical cultures sheds new light on biblical laws, practices, and Bedouin history

    Written by one of the world's leading scholars of Bedouin culture, this groundbreaking book sheds new light on significant points of convergence between Bedouin and early Israelite cultures, as manifested in the Hebrew Bible. Bailey compares Bedouin and biblical sources, identifying overlaps in economic activity, material culture, social values, social organization, laws, religious practices, and oral traditions. He also examines the question of whether some early Israelites were indeed nomads as the Bible presents them, offering a new angle on the controversy over their identity as well as new cultural perspectives to scholars of the Bible and the Bedouin alike.

  • Categories for the working philosopher / edited by Elaine Landry
    BC 172 C378 2017
    Often people have wondered why there is no introductory text on category theory aimed at philosophers working in related areas. The answer is simple: what makes categories interesting and significant is their specific use for specific purposes. These uses and purposes, however, vary over manyareas, both "pure", e.g., mathematical, foundational and logical, and "applied", e.g., applied to physics, biology and the nature and structure of mathematical models.Borrowing from the title of Saunders Mac Lane's seminal work "Categories for the Working Mathematician", this book aims to bring the concepts of category theory to philosophers working in areas ranging from mathematics to proof theory to computer science to ontology, from to physics to biology tocognition, from mathematical modeling to the structure of scientific theories to the structure of the world.Moreover, it aims to do this in a way that is accessible to non-specialists. Each chapter is written by either a category-theorist or a philosopher working in one of the represented areas, and in a way that builds on the concepts that are already familiar to philosophers working in theseareas.

  • Divine powers in Late Antiquity / edited by Anna Marmodoro and Irini-Fotini Viltanioti
    BL 473 D58 2017
    Is power the essence of divinity, or are divine powers distinct from divine essence? Are they divine hypostases or are they divine attributes? Are powers such as omnipotence, omniscience, etc. modes of divine activity? How do they manifest? In which way can we apprehend them? Is there amultiplicity of gods whose powers fill the cosmos or is there only one God from whom all power(s) derive(s) and whose power(s) permeate(s) everything? These are questions that become central to philosophical and theological debates in Late Antiquity (roughly corresponding to the period 2nd to the6th centuries). On the one hand, the Pagan Neoplatonic thinkers of this era postulate a complex hierarchy of gods, whose powers express the unlimited power of the ineffable One. On the other hand, Christians proclaim the existence of only one God, one divine power or one "Lord of all powers". Divided into two main sections, the first part of Divine Powers in Late Antiquity examines aspects of the notion of divine power as developed by the four major figures of Neoplatonism: Plotinus (c. 204-270), Porphyry (c. 234-305), Iamblichus (c.245-325), and Proclus (412-485). It focuses on anaspect of the notion of divine power that has been so far relatively neglected in the literature. Part two investigates the notion of divine power in early Christian authors, from the New Testament to the Alexandrian school (Clement of Alexandria, Origen, Athanasius the Great) and, further, to theCappadocian Fathers (Basil the Great, Gregory of Nyssa), as well as in some of these authors' sources (the Septuagint, Philo of Alexandria). The traditional view tends to overlook the fact that the Bible, particularly the New Testament, was at least as important as Platonic philosophical texts inthe shaping of the early Christian thinking about the Church's doctrines. Whilst challenging the received interpretation by redressing the balance between the Bible and Greek philosophical texts, the essays in the second section of this book nevertheless argue for the philosophical value of earlyChristian reflections on the notion of divine power. The two groups of thinkers that each of the sections deal with (the Platonic-Pagan and the Christian one) share largely the same intellectual and cultural heritage; they are concerned with the same fundamental questions; and they often engage inmore or less public philosophical and theological dialogue, directly influencing one another.

  • Consciousness and the philosophy of signs : how Peircean semiotics combines phenomenal qualia and practical effects / Marc Champagne
    B 805 C43 2018

    It is often thought that consciousness has a qualitative dimension that cannot be tracked by science. Recently, however, some philosophers have argued that this worry stems not from an elusive feature of the mind, but from the special nature of the concepts used to describe conscious states. Marc Champagne draws on the neglected branch of philosophy of signs or semiotics to develop a new take on this strategy.

    The term "semiotics" was introduced by John Locke in the modern period - its etymology is ancient Greek, and its theoretical underpinnings are medieval. Charles Sanders Peirce made major advances in semiotics, so he can act as a pipeline for these forgotten ideas. Most philosophers know Peirce as the founder of American pragmatism, but few know that he also coined the term "qualia," which is meant to capture the intrinsic feel of an experience. Since pragmatic verification and qualia are now seen as conflicting commitments, Champagne endeavors to understand how Peirce could (or thought he could) have it both ways. The key, he suggests, is to understand how humans can insert distinctions between features that are always bound.

    Recent attempts to take qualities seriously have resulted in versions of panpsychism, but Champagne outlines a more plausible way to achieve this. So, while semiotics has until now been the least known branch of philosophy ending in -ics, his book shows how a better understanding of that branch can move one of the liveliest debates in philosophy forward.

  • Evangéliser dans l'espace numérique? : théologies pratiques / sous la direction de Marie-Rose Tannous, Lorraine Ste-Marie, et Pierette Daviau
    BR 99.74 E946 2018

  • Thinking between Deleuze and Merleau-Ponty / Judith Wambacq
    B 2430 D454 W36 2017

    Thinking between Deleuze and Merleau-Ponty is the first book-length examination of the relation between these two major thinkers of the twentieth century. Questioning the dominant view that the two have little of substance in common, Judith Wambacq brings them into a compelling dialogue to reveal a shared, historically grounded concern with the transcendental conditions of thought. Both Merleau-Ponty and Deleuze propose an immanent ontology, differing more in style than in substance. Wambacq's synthetic treatment is nevertheless critical; she identifies the limitations of each thinker's approach to immanent transcendental philosophy and traces its implications--through their respective relationships with Bergson, Proust, Cézanne, and Saussure--for ontology, language, artistic expression, and the thinking of difference. Drawing on primary texts alongside current scholarship in both French and English, Thinking between Deleuze and Merleau-Ponty is comprehensive and rigorous while remaining clear, accessible, and lively. It is certain to become the standard text for future scholarly discussion of these two major influences on contemporary thought.

  • The structure of behavior / translated by Alden L. Fisher
    BF 199 M413 2008
    At the time of his death in May 1961, Maurice Merleau-Ponty held the chair of Philosophy at the College de France. Together with Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, he was cofounder of the successful and influential review Les Temps Modernes. However, after Merleau-Ponty's two studies of Marxist theory and practice (Humanisme et Terreur and Les Aventures de la Dialectique), he alienated both orthodox Marxists and "mandarins of the left" such as Sartre and de Beauvoir. Perhaps his most lasting contribution to the interpretation of human existence was his formulation of a positive philosophical approach to psychology the foundations of which were clearly outlined in The Structure of Behavior and later more fully developed in Phenomenology of Perception.

  • Genius and creativity : an essay in the history of ideas / by Milton C. Nahm
    BH 201 N32 1965

  • Old testament reading guide. [Editorial committee: W.G. Heidt and others]
    BS 1193 O4

  • Psalms / commentary by J.W. Rogerson and J.W. McKay
    BS 1430.3 R63
    This volume follows the general pattern of the series, opening with a discussion of content, of authorship, and of the way the collection came to be put together, followed by a psalm-by-psalm presentation of the NEB text with commentary. Dr Rogerson and Dr McKay stress the richness and variety of the material in the Psalms, and provide an analytical table of the predominant themes. They discuss the literary characteristics of Hebrew poetry with special reference to devices such as the acrostic, and examine the problems faced by the NEB translators. Over the years many different approaches have been made to the interoperation of the Psalms. The authors characterize these as the spiritual, the historical, the form-critical and the cultic approach, and their own commentary strikes an effective balance between them. One of their primary purposes is to bring out the religious teaching of permanent value within the Psalms.

  • Objections to Christian belief [By] D.M. MacKinnon [and others] With an introduction by A.R. Vidler
    BT 1095 O2 1963

  • Homo viator : introduction to a metaphysic of hope / Gabriel Marcel ; translated by Emma Craufurd
    B 2430 M253H6 1962
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