The Shape of Ancient Thought (Nov., $35) by Thomas McEvilley examines early Eastern and Western philosophy and universally challenges the philosophical foundations of Western art and civilization. Advertising.
Philosophical Investigations: 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition (Jan., $29.95) by Ludwig Wittgenstein presents the philosopher's distillation of two decades of work on the study of mind, language and meaning.
CAMBRIDGE UNIV. PRESS
Upheavals of Thought: The Intelligence of Emotions (Oct., $39.95) by Martha C. Nussbaum draws on philosophy, psychology, anthropology, music and literature to show how emotions influence the value that one puts on important goals. Author publicity. Ad/promo.
The Quantum and the Lotus: A Journey to the Frontiers Where Science and Buddhism Meet (Dec., $25) by Matthieu Ricard and Trinh Xuan Thuan explains the deep connection between the ancient teachings of Buddhism and the most penetrating ideas of contemporary science. 6-city author tour.
HARPER SAN FRANCISCO
The Best Possible Life (Feb., $22) by Sharon Lebell distills ancient Greek philosophies into understandable, practical wisdom that can be applied to modern life.
HARVARD UNIV. PRESS
Invariances: The Structure of the Objective World (Sept., $35) by Robert Nozick transforms the concepts of truth, objectivity, necessity, contingency, consciousness and ethics, in light of recent scientific advances.
Volume 248 Issue 33 08/13/2001
Fall 2001 Hardcovers: Philosophy