889 books (45 pages) in this category

Discourse on Method and Meditations on First Philosophy

by Rene Descartes

This edition contains Donald Cress’ completely revised translation of the <i>Meditations</i> (from the corrected Latin edition) and recent corrections to the <i>Discourse on Method</i>, bringing this version even closer to Descartes’ original, ...

ISBN: 9780872204201

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Discourse On Method And Related Writings

by Rene Descartes

Descartes' <i>Discourse on Method</i> has long been regarded as a seminal contribution to modern philosophy. We can now see that it is also one of the key texts in the 'scientific revolution' of the seventeenth century. Rene Descartes ...

ISBN: 9780140446999

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Discourse On Method And The Meditations

by Rene Descartes

Ren&#233; Descartes was a central figure in the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century. In his Discourse on Method he outlined the contrast between mathematics and experimental sciences, and the extent to which each one can achieve ...

ISBN: 9780140442069

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Discworld and Philosophy

Reality Is Not What It Seems

by Nicolas Michaud

<p><p>In Discworld, unlike our own frustrating Roundworld, everything makes sense. The world is held up by elephants&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.45em;">standing on the back of a swimming turtle who knows where he’s going, the sun goes round

ISBN: 9780812699197

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by Slavoj Zizek

The concept of disparity has long been a topic of obsession and argument for philosophers but Slavoj Zizek would argue that what disparity and negativity could mean, might mean and should mean for us and our lives has never been more hotly ...

ISBN: 9781474272704

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by Jacques;Johnson, Barbara Derrida

Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) is one of the best known 20th century philosophers and is regarded as the founder of the Deconstruction movement. His work continues to be hugely influential across the humanities and social sciences and his impact on

ISBN: 9781474243711

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Dissenting Words

by Jacques Ranciere

<i>Dissenting Words</i> is a lively and engaging collection of interviews that span the length of Jacques Ranci re 's trajectory, from the critique of Althusserian Marxism and the work on proletarian thinking in the nineteenth century to the ...

ISBN: 9781350024700

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Divergent and Philosophy

The Factions of Life

by Courtland Lewis

<p>Courtland Lewis has scoured the planet to bring together the most talented faction members, factionless, and even a few from the Bureau to discuss the philosophy of&nbsp;<i>Divergent</i>.<br><br><i>Divergent and Philosophy</i>&nbsp;begins by ...

ISBN: 9780812699029

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Do They Think You're Stupid?

100 Ways of Spotting Spin and Nonsense from the Media, Celebrities and Politicians

by Julian Baggini

Banish bad arguments and woolly rhetoric! More addictive mental work-outs from the author of the bestselling The Pig that Wants to be Eaten. ...

ISBN: 9781847080837

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Does Anything Really Matter?

Parfit on Objectivity

by Peter Singer

In the first two volumes of On What Matters Derek Parfit argues that there are objective moral truths, and other normative truths about what we have reasons to believe, and to want, and to do. In defending his view, Parfit argues that if there ...

ISBN: 9780199653836

Binding: Hardback


Doing Good Better

Effective Altruism and a Radical New Way to Make a Difference

by William MacAskill

A radical reassessment of how we can most effectively help others by a rising star of philosophy and leading social entrepreneur. ...

ISBN: 9781783350513

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Don't Get Fooled Again

The Sceptic's Guide to Life

by Richard Wilson

Turned off by pseudo-science, moral panics, conspiracy theories or 1,001 ways to discover the inner you? Richard Wilson offers a balm - sceptics of the world, unite! ...

ISBN: 9781848310148

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Draw Your Weapons

by Sarah Sentilles

In<i> Draw Your Weapons</i>, Sarah Sentilles offers an impassioned defence of life lived by peace and principle. Through a dazzling combination of memoir, history, reporting, visual culture, literature and theology, Sentilles tells the true ...

ISBN: 9781925498622

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Dream Of Enlightenment The

by Anthony Gottlieb

In a short period - from the early 1640s to the eve of the French Revolution - Descartes, Hobbes, Spinoza, Locke, Leibniz, and Hume all made their mark on Western thought. <i>The Dream of Enlightenment </i>tells their story and that of the birth

ISBN: 9780141000664

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Dream Of Enlightenment, The

by Anthony Gottlieb

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ISBN: 9780713995442

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Dream Of Reason, The

by Anthony Gottlieb

"The definitive introduction to early Western philosophy, now fully revised and updated. Already a classic, this landmark account of early Western thought now appears in a new edition with expanded coverage of the Middle Ages.<i>The Dream of ...

ISBN: 9780141983844

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Early Greek Philosophy

by Jonathan Barnes

Democritus' atomic theory of matter, Zeno's dazzling 'proofs' that motion is impossible, Pythagorean insights into mathematics, Heraclitus' haunting and enigmatic epigrams - all form part of a revolution in human thought which relied on ...

ISBN: 9780140448153

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Ecology Of Wisdom

by Arne Naess

"The smaller we come to feel ourselves compared with the mountain, the nearer we come to participating in its greatness' Philosopher, mountaineer, activist and visionary, Arne Naess's belief that all living things have value made him one of ...

ISBN: 9780241257197

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by Jurgen Neffe

Albert Einstein is an icon of the twentieth century. Born in Ulm, Germany, in 1879, he is most famous for his theory of relativity, which is considered the founding principle of modern physics. He also made enormous contributions to quantum ...

ISBN: 9780745642215

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by Soren Kierkegaard

In <i>Either/Or</i>, using the voices of two characters - the aesthetic young man of part one, called simply 'A', and the ethical Judge Vilhelm of the second section - Kierkegaard reflects upon the search for a meaningful existence, ...

ISBN: 9780140445770

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