COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS
The Philosophical Disenfranchisement of Art (Feb., $24.50) by Arthur C. Danto explains how abstract expressionism emerged triumphant from the problematic history of painting in the U.S.
KREGEL ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL
Evil and the Cross: An Analytical Look at the Problem of Pain (Sept., $10.99) by Henri Blocher grapples with the problem of evil existing in a world that, from the Christian perspective, is ruled by an all-loving and all-powerful God.
MULTI-SCIENCE PUBLISHING (dist. by IPG)
Modern Biology & Visions of Humanity (Nov., $40) is an anthology of lectures given at the European Group on Life Sciences in March 2004 on ethical questions raised over current developments in biology.
Meditations of Walt Whitman: Earth, My Likeness (Sept., $11.95), edited by Chris Highland, contains 60 passages from Leaves of Grass, each paired with words of contemporary and historical thinkers, philosophers, teachers and spiritual leaders.