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<p>'Williams's masterful translation satisfies (at last!) a long-standing need. There are lots of good translations of Augustine's great work, but until now we have been forced to choose between those that strive to replicate in English ...
by Daniel Gardner
Parallel Processing, Dynamics, and Evolution in Networks
by William Bechtel
<i>Connectionism and the Mind</i> provides a clear and balanced introduction to connectionist networks and explores theoretical and philosophical implications. Much of this discussion from the first edition has been updated, and three new ...
A Very Short Introduction
by Susan Blackmore
Consciousness, ‘the last great mystery for science’, remains a hot topic. How can a physical brain create our experience of the world? What creates our identity? Do we really have free will? Could consciousness itself be an illusion?Exciting new
by Richard Rorty
by Ancius Boethius
Boethius was an eminent public figure under the Gothic emperor Theodoric, and an exceptional Greek scholar. When he became involved in a conspiracy and was imprisoned in Pavia, it was to the Greek philosophers that he turned. THE CONSOLATION was
by Alain De Botton
Alain de Botton, best-selling author of <i>How Proust can Change Your Life</i>, has set six of the finest minds in the history of philosophy to work on the problems of everyday life. Here then are Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne, ...
by Alain De Botton
Alain de Botton's <i>The Consolations of Philosophy</i> takes the discipline of logic and the mind back to its roots. Drawing inspiration from six of the finest minds in history - Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche
by Arthur L. Caplan
<i>Contemporary Debates in Bioethics</i> features a timely collection of highly readable, debate-style arguments contributed by many of today?s top bioethics scholars, focusing on core bioethical concerns of the twenty-first century.<br /> <br ...
by Theodore Sider
In a series of thought-provoking and original essays, eighteen leading philosophers engage in head-to-head debates of nine of the most cutting edge topics in contemporary metaphysics. <br /> <ul> <li style="list-style: none"><br ...
by Alexander Miller
This new edition of Alexander Miller?s highly readable introduction to contemporary metaethics provides a critical overview of the main arguments and themes in twentieth- and twenty-first-century contemporary metaethics. Miller traces ...
by Will Kymlicka
This edition of Will Kymlicka's best selling critical introduction to contemporary political theory has been fully revised to include many of the most significant developments in Anglo-American political philosophy in the last 11 years, ...
by David West
This book is a fully updated and expanded new edition of <i>An Introduction to Continental Philosophy</i>, first published in 1996. It provides a clear, concise and readable introduction to philosophy in the continental tradition. It is a ...
Politics and Philosophy in our Time
by Alain Badiou
Alain Badiou was born in 1937 in Rabat and Jean-Claude Milner in 1941 in Paris. They were both involved in the "Red Years" at the end of the Sixties and both were Maoists, but while Badiou was focusing all his attention on China, Milner was ...
A Philosophical Study
by David Lewis
<p><i>Convention</i> was immediately recognized as a major contribution to the subject and its significance has remained undiminished since its first publication in 1969. Lewis analyzes social conventions as regularities in the resolution of ...
by Mark;Scruton, Roger Dooley
by Daniel Tatarsky
50 fun, simple and entertaining ways to improve your understanding of philosophy - for kids of all ages! Inside this philosophy-stuffed book are fifty fact-tastic ways to advance your thinking skills, so you'll never be scratching your head in ...
The Politics of Redemption
by Rosemary Cowan
In this new book Rosemary Cowan provides a clear and highly accessible introduction to the work of Cornel West, a provocative and eclectic thinker who has emerged as one of America's foremost public intellectuals. ...
by Eugene Thacker
"We're doomed." So begins the work of the philosopher whose unabashed and aphoristic indictments of the human condition have been cropping up recently in popular culture. Today we find ourselves in an increasingly inhospitable world that is, at ...