The Analects

by Confucius

ISBN: 9780393911954

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The Big Questions: Ethics

by Julian Baggini

The Big Questions series is designed to let renowned experts confront the 20 most fundamental and frequently asked questions of a major branch of science or philosophy.In The Big Questions: Ethics Julian Baggini, one of Britain's best-known ...

ISBN: 9781780870342

Binding: Hardback


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


Philosophy Bites Back

by David Edmonds & Nigel Warburton

Philosophy Bites Back is the second book to come out of the hugely successful podcast Philosophy Bites. It presents a selection of lively interviews with leading philosophers of our time, who discuss the ideas and works of some of the most ...

ISBN: 9780198705963

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The Great Philosophers

by Stephen Law

Since the beginning of time mankind has struggled with the big questions surrounding our existence. Whilst most people have heard of Socrates, Machiavelli and Nietzsche, many are less clear on their theories and key concepts.In The Great ...

ISBN: 9781780877471

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Nature's God the Heretical Origins of the American Republic

by Stewart

ISBN: 9780393064544

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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

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by Neera K. Badhwar

This book offers a new argument for the ancient claim that well-being as the highest prudential good -- eudaimonia -- consists of happiness in a virtuous life. The argument takes into account recent work on happiness, well-being, and virtue, and ...

ISBN: 9780195323276

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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

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The Escape of the Mind

by Howard Rachlin

The Escape of the Mind is part of a current movement in psychology and philosophy of mind that calls into question what is perhaps our most basic, most cherished, and universally accepted belief--that our minds are inside of our bodies.

ISBN: 9780199322350

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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

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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

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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

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Speculative Realism Problems and Prospects

by Peter Gratton

Speculative realism is one of the most talked-about movements in recent Continental philosophy. It has been discussed widely amongst the younger generation of Continental philosophers seeking new philosophical approaches and promises to form the ...

ISBN: 9781441174758

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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

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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

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All for Nothing: Hamlet's Negativity

by MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262526340

Binding: Paperback


On Reflection

by Hilary Kornblith

Hilary Kornblith presents a new account of mental reflection, and its importance for knowledge, reasoning, freedom, and normativity. He argues that reflection cannot solve the philosophical problems it has traditionally been thought to, and ...

ISBN: 9780198708681

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Unfit for the Future

by Ingmar Persson & Julian Savulescu

Unfit for the Future argues that the future of our species depends on radical enhancement of the moral aspects of our nature. Population growth and technological advances are threatening to undermine the conditions of worthwhile life on earth ...

ISBN: 9780198707929

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