by Stephanie Dowrick
In this groundbreaking book Stephanie Dowrick reconsiders the six great humane virtues that can literally transform the way we see ourselves and others; the way we meet and move through difficulties or grief; the way that we can newly appreciate ...
Aristotle was a student of Plato and a teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings include philosophy, logic, rhetoric, government, biology and zoology. The Catagories explains how every object can be placed in one of the categories.eBook
by George Shaffner
Whether you realize it or not, numbers are everywhere--and integral to almost every facet of your life . . . from your next raise in pay to the inevitable rise of inflation, your weekly family budget to your end of the national debt.eBook
From Frankfurt and MacIntyre to Kierkegaard
by John J. Davenport
In the last two decades, interest in narrative conceptions of identity has grown exponentially, though there is little agreement about what a "life-narrative" might be. In connecting Kierkegaard with virtue ethics, several scholars have recently ...eBook
by Brown, James Robert
<P>This study addresses a central theme in current philosophy: Platonism vs Naturalism and provides accounts of both approaches to mathematics, crucially discussing Quine, Maddy, Kitcher, Lakoff, Colyvan, and many others. Beginning with accounts ...eBook
by Glover, T. D.
This contemporary account of male fertility provides a much needed bridge between those seeking to understand the subject from an evolutionary and biological perspective, and those with clinical responsibility for the investigation and treatment ...eBook
by Parrish,John M.
How do the hard facts of political responsibility shape and constrain the demands of ethical life? That question lies at the heart of the problem of ¿dirty hands in public life. Those who exercise political power often feel they must act in ways ...eBook
by Livingston, Paul
In this book, Livingston develops the political implications of formal results obtained over the course of the twentieth century in set theory, metalogic, and computational theory. He argues that the results achieved by thinkers such as Cantor, ...eBook
Philosophical Perspectives on Cognitive Neuroscience
by William Bechtel
<P>A variety of scientific disciplines have set as their task explaining mental activities, recognizing that in some way these activities depend upon our brain. But, until recently, the opportunities to conduct experiments directly on our brains ...eBook
Twelve Great Thinkers and the Search for Wisdom, from Socrates to Nietzsche
by James Miller
<p>Before the good life was reduced to ten easy steps, philosophers offered arresting answers to the most fundamental questions about who we are and what makes for a life worth living.</p> <p> In <i>The Philosophical Life</i>, James Miller ...eBook
by Crisp, Roger
John Stuart Mill's "Utilitarianism" is one of the most important philosophical works of the nineteenth century. Its advocacy of utilitarianism--the view that individual and political action should be directed at the "greatest happiness"--not only ...eBook