The Conscious Mind

by MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262527101

Binding: Paperback


Actual Consciousness

by Ted Honderich

What is it for you to be conscious? There is no agreement whatever in philosophy or science: it has remained a hard problem, a mystery. Is this partly or mainly owed to the existing theories not even having the same subject, not answering the ...

ISBN: 9780198714385

Binding: Hardback


Aesthetics and the Sciences of Mind

by Greg Currie, Matthew Kieran, Aaron Meskin & others

Through much of the twentieth century, philosophical thinking about works of art, design, and other aesthetic products has emphasized intuitive and reflective methods, often tied to the idea that philosophy's business is primarily to analyze ...

ISBN: 9780199669639

Binding: Hardback


Morality, Competition, and the Firm

by Oxford University Press USA

In this collection of provocative essays, Joseph Heath provides a compelling new framework for thinking about the moral obligations that private actors in a market economy have toward each other and to society. In a sharp break with traditional ...

ISBN: 9780199990481

Binding: Hardback


Nancy Now

by Verena Conley & Irving Goh

Jean-Luc Nancy stands as one of the great French theorists of "deconstruction." His writings on philosophy, politics, aesthetics, and religion have significantly contributed to the development of contemporary French thought and helped shape and ...

ISBN: 9780745661674

Binding: Paperback / softback


Interspecies Ethics

by Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231167765

Binding: Hardback


The Virtues of Happiness

by Paul Bloomfield

As children we learn life is unfair: bad things happen to good people and good things happen to bad people. So, it is natural to ask, "Why play fairly in an unfair world? If being immoral will get you what you want and you know you can't get ...

ISBN: 9780199827367

Binding: Hardback


Experience and History

by David Carr

David Carr outlines a distinctively phenomenological approach to history. Rather than asking what history is or how we know history, a phenomenology of history inquires into history as a phenomenon and into the experience of the historical.

ISBN: 9780199377657

Binding: Hardback


How Should We Live?: A Practical Approach to Everyday Morality

by University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226155654

Binding: Hardback


Being Amoral: Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity

by MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262027915

Binding: Hardback


Berkeley's Puzzle

by John Campbell & Quassim Cassam

John Campbell and Quassim Cassam debate two rival solutions to Berkeley's Puzzle: how our sensory experience of the world enables us to conceive of it as independent of the mind. For Campbell, sensory experience can be the basis of our knowledge ...

ISBN: 9780198716259

Binding: Hardback


Commonsense Consequentialism

by Oxford University Press USA

Commonsense Consequentialism is a book about morality, rationality, and the interconnections between the two. In it, Douglas W. Portmore defends a version of consequentialism that both comports with our commonsense moral intuitions and shares ...

ISBN: 9780199396450

Binding: Paperback


Debates in the Metaphysics of Time

by L. Nathan Oaklander

A core topic in metaphysics, time is also central to issues in the philosophy of science, the philosophy of mind and the philosophy of religion. Debates in the Metaphysics of Time explores these close philosophical connections and tackles the ...

ISBN: 9781780934907

Binding: Paperback


Ethics for Our Times Essays in Gandhian Perspective

by M V Nadkarni

Mahatma Gandhi holds an eminent position in the history of ethics and its application to contemporary concerns. This book brings together in one harmonious whole three systems of thoughts on ethics- the Indian, western and Gandhian.

ISBN: 9780199450534

Binding: Paperback


Modality and Explanatory Reasoning

by Boris Kment

Boris Kment takes a novel approach to the study of modality that places special emphasis on understanding the origin of modal notions in everyday thought. He argues that the concepts of necessity and possibility originate in a common type of ...

ISBN: 9780199604685

Binding: Hardback


The Divine Left: A Chronicle of the Years 1977-1984

by MIT Press

ISBN: 9781584351290

Binding: Paperback


A Critical Introduction to Testimony

by Axel Gelfert

The epistemology of testimony is a rapidly developing area in contemporary analytic philosophy. In this first thorough survey of the recent debate on the subject, Axel Gelfert provides an in-depth introduction to what has become one of the ...

ISBN: 9781441193506

Binding: Paperback / softback


Empathy and Morality

by Heidi L. Maibom

The relationship between empathy and morality has long been debated. Adam Smith and David Hume famously argued that our tendency to feel with our fellow human beings played a foundational role in morality. And while recent decades have seen a ...

ISBN: 9780199969470

Binding: Hardback


Avatar and Philosophy

Learning to See

by George A. Dunn & William Irwin

James Cameron’s critically acclaimed movie Avatar was nominated for nine Academy Awards and received countless accolades for its breath-taking visuals and use of 3D technology. But beyond its cinematic splendour, can Avatar also offer us ...

ISBN: 9780470940310

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Sonic Possible Worlds Hearing the Continuum of Sound

by Salome Voegelin

Inspired by its use in literary theory, film criticism and the discourse of games design, Salome Voegelin's dazzling new book adapts and develops possible world theory in relation to sound. David Lewis' Possible World is juxtaposed with ...

ISBN: 9781623565091

Binding: Paperback / softback