I and Thou, Trans. Kaufmann#ad - God's address to man penetrates the events in all our lives and all the events in the world around us, and turns it into instruction, everything biographical and everything historical, into demands for you and me. Throughout i and thou, buber argues for an ethic that does not use other people or books, or God, or trees, and does not consider them objects of one's own personal experience.
As something that occurs merely apart from or above the everyday, " Buber explains. One should beware altogether of understanding the conversation with God. Buber's dense arguments can be rough going at times, but Walter Kaufmann's definitive 1970 translation contains hundreds of helpful footnotes providing Buber's own explanations of the book's most difficult passages.
I and Thou, Trans. Kaufmann #ad - Before discussing that relationship, in the book's final chapter, Buber explains at length the range and ramifications of the ways people treat one another, and the ways they bear themselves in the natural world. Instead, buber writes, we must learn to consider everything around us as "You" speaking to "me, " and requiring a response.
Is my most essential concern, " Buber explains in the Afterword. I and thou, martin buber's classic philosophical work, is among the 20th century's foundational documents of religious ethics. The close association of the relation to God with the relation to one's fellow-men.
Rumi: Bridge to the Soul: Journeys into the Music and Silence of the HeartHarperOne #ad - 2007 is the "year of rumi, rumi's unlikely, who was recently awarded an honorary doctorate in persian language and literature by the University of Tehran for his thirty years of translating Rumi, " and who better than Coleman Barks, has collected and translated ninety new poems, to mark the milestone of this great poet's 800th birthday? Barks, supremely passionate ambassador, most of them never published before in any form.
Open this book and let rumi's poetry carry you into the interior silence and joy of the spirit, the place that unites conscious knowing with a deeper, more soulful understanding. The "soul bridge" also suggests Rumi himself, who crosses cultures and religions and brings us all together to listen to his words, regardless of origin or creed.
Rumi: Bridge to the Soul: Journeys into the Music and Silence of the Heart #ad - . The result is this beautiful edition titled Rumi: Bridge to the Soul. The "bridge" in the title is a reference to the khajou Bridge in Isphahan, Iran, which Barks visited with Robert Bly in May of 2006—a trip that in many ways prompted this book.
Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals: with On a Supposed Right to Lie because of Philanthropic Concerns Hackett ClassicsHackett Publishing Company, Inc. #ad - This expanded edition of james ellington’s preeminent translation includes ellington’s new translation of Kant’s essay Of a Supposed Right to Lie Because of Philanthropic Concerns in which Kant replies to one of the standard objections to his moral theory as presented in the main text: that it requires us to tell the truth even in the face of disastrous consequences.
Classic Illustrated Edition - SymposiumHeritage Illustrated Publishing #ad - Beautifully illustrated with atmospheric paintings by renowned artists, purpose and nature of love, Symposium concerns itself at one level with the genesis, and is the origin of the concept of Platonic love. Just as accessible and enjoyable for today's readers as it would have been when first published, the book is one of the great works of Greek philosophy and continues to be widely read throughout the world.
This meticulous digital edition from Heritage Illustrated Publishing is a faithful reproduction of the original text and is enhanced with images of classic works of art carefully selected by our team of professional editors.
The Penguin Freud Reader Penguin Modern ClassicsPenguin #ad - Here we can see freud's writings as readings and listenings, deciphering the secrets of the mind, finding words for desires that have never found expression. Here are the essential ideas of psychoanalytic theory, Ego and Super-Ego, including Freud's explanations of such concepts as the Id, the Death Instinct and Pleasure Principle, along with classic case studies like that of the Wolf Man.
Adam phillips's marvellous selection provides an ideal overview of Freud's thought in all its extraordinary ambition and variety. Psychoanalysis may be known as the 'talking cure', yet it is also and profoundly, a way of reading. Much more than this, the penguin freud reader presents a compelling reading of life as we experience it today, however, and a way in to the work of one of the most haunting writers of the modern age.
Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals Rethinking the Western TraditionYale University Press #ad - There are also four essays by well-known scholars that discuss Kant's views and the philosophical issues raised by the Groundwork. Schneewind defends the continuing interest in kantian ethics by examining its historical relation both to the ethical thought that preceded it and to its influence on the ethical theories that came after it; Marcia Baron sheds light on Kant's famous views about moral motivation; and Shelly Kagan and Allen W.
Wood advocate contrasting interpretations of Kantian ethics and its practical implications. Immanuel kant's groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals is one of the most important texts in the history of ethics. In it kant searches for the supreme principle of morality and argues for a conception of the moral life that has made this work a continuing source of controversy and an object of reinterpretation for over two centuries.
Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals Rethinking the Western Tradition #ad - This new edition of kant's work provides a fresh translation that is uniquely faithful to the German original and more fully annotated than any previous translation. J. B.
Symposium with Biographical IntroductionDigireads.com #ad - An intriguing dialogue, "Symposium", is a must read for any student of classical antiquity. One of the most famous works from classical antiquity is Plato's "Symposium". At this dinner-party several notable figures from classical antiquity, Aristophanes, Eryximachus, Pausanias, Agathon, including Phaedrus, and Socrates in turn give speeches in praise of the god of love.
The symposium of this work is more literally translated to mean a dinner-party. This edition includes the classic introduction and translation of Benjamin Jowett.
The Portable Nietzsche Portable LibraryPenguin Books #ad - As walter kaufmann, “few writers in any age were so full of ideas, notes in his introduction, one of the world’s leading authorities on Nietzsche, ” and few writers have been so consistently misinterpreted. In addition, notes, kaufmann brings together selections from his other books, and letters, versatility, to give a full picture of Nietzsche’s development, and inexhaustibility.
The portable nietzsche includes kaufmann’s definitive translations of the complete and unabridged texts of Nietzsche’s four major works: Twilight of the Idols, The Antichrist, Nietzsche Contra Wagner and Thus Spoke Zarathustra. In this volume, or any, one may very conveniently have a rich review of one of the most sensitive, and misunderstood writers in Western, passionate, literature.
The Portable Nietzsche Portable Library #ad - Newsweek. The works of friedrich nietzsche have fascinated readers around the world ever since the publication of his first book more than a hundred years ago.
Through Vegetal Being: Two Philosophical Perspectives Critical Life StudiesColumbia University Press #ad - Blossoming from a correspondence between luce irigaray and Michael Marder, Through Vegetal Being is an intense personal, our ways of thinking, and political meditation on the significance of the vegetal for our lives, philosophical, and our relations with human and nonhuman beings. Michael marder believes the same is true for vegetal difference.
Irigaray and marder consider how plants contribute to human development by sustaining our breathing, nourishing our senses, and keeping our bodies and minds alive. The vegetal world has the potential to rescue our planet and our species and offers us a way to abandon past metaphysics without falling into nihilism.
Through Vegetal Being: Two Philosophical Perspectives Critical Life Studies #ad - . This generative discussion points toward a more universal way of becoming human that is embedded in the vegetal world. As a result, we can reestablish roots when we are displaced and recover the vital energy we need to improve our sensibility and relation to others. They note the importance of returning to ancient Greek tradition and engaging with Eastern teachings to revive a culture closer to nature.
Luce irigaray has argued in her philosophical work that living and coexisting are deficient unless we recognize sexuate difference as a crucial dimension of our existence.