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A Philosophy of Song and Singing

An Introduction

by Jeanette Bicknell

<p>In <em>Philosophy of Song and Singing: An Introduction</em>, Jeanette Bicknell explores key aesthetic, ethical, and other philosophical questions that have not yet been thoroughly researched by philosophers, musicologists, or scientists. ...

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A Philosophy of Sport

by Steven Connor

<p>While previous writing on the philosophy of sport has tended to see sport as a kind of testing ground for philosophical theories devised to deal with other kinds of problems—of ethics, aesthetics, or logical categorization—here Steven Connor ...

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A Philosophy of the Essay

Scepticism, Experience and Style

by Erin Plunkett

<p>Erin Plunkett draws from both analytic and continental sources to argue for the philosophical relevance of style, making the case that the essay form is uniquely suited to address the sceptical problem. The authors examined here-Montaigne, ...

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A Philosophy of Tragedy

by Christopher Hamilton

<p><em>A Philosophy of Tragedy</em> explores the tragic condition of man in modernity. Nietzsche knew it, but so have countless characters in literature: that the modern age places us squarely before the reflection of our own tragic condition, ...

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A Place for Consciousness

Probing the Deep Structure of the Natural World

by Gregg Rosenberg

<p>What place does consciousness have in the natural world? If we reject materialism, could there be a credible alternative? In one classic example, philosophers ask whether we can ever know what is it is like for bats to sense the world using ...

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A Plea for Philosophy

by John Williamson Nevin

<p>SOME will have it, that all philosophy is vain; and that the time bestowed upon it, in our colleges and elsewhere, is only wasted, or worse than wasted in the pursuit of a phantom that can never be reached, while it leads us away continually ...

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A Pluralistic Universe

by William James & Sheba Blake

<p>Craving an intellectually stimulating read? Dive into A Pluralistic Universe by William James, an influential thinker and psychologist who also happened to be the brother of acclaimed novelist Henry James. This lucid, gripping account ...

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A Pluralistic Universe

by William James

<p>Craving an intellectually stimulating read? Dive into A Pluralistic Universe by William James, an influential thinker and psychologist who also happened to be the brother of acclaimed novelist Henry James. This lucid, gripping account ...

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A Pluralistic Universe Hibbert Lectures at Manchester College, on the Present Situation in Philosophy

by William James

<p>Yet hea e writes of Kant: 'no one, after reading acts, etc., can be surprised to hear declaration by men of eminent abili.</p> ...

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A Political Philosophy

Arguments for Conservatism

by Roger Scruton

<p>Over the past twenty years, Roger Scruton has been developing a conservative view of human beings, society and culture. The tone of this book is positive and the arguments are recommendations with the aim of convincing the reader that rumours

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A Post-Colonial Enquiry into Europe’s Debt and Migration Crisis

by Ranabir Samaddar

<p>This important and topical volume is composed around the debt and migration crisis in Europe in 2015 (known as the Greece crisis), and written almost concurrently as the two crises developed in quick succession. The central argument here is ...

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A Postphenomenological Inquiry of Cell Phones

Genealogies, Meanings, and Becoming

by Galit Wellner

<p>Why does the announcement of a new cellphone model ignite excitement and passion? Why do most people return home when they forget their cellphones, while only few would return for their wallets? How did the cellphone technology become so ...

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A Poststructuralist Discourse Theory of Global Politics

by Dirk Nabers

This book develops a discourse theory of crisis and change in global politics. Crisis is conceptualized as structural dislocation, resting on difference and incompleteness. Change is seen as the continuous but ultimately futile effort to gain a ...

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A Pragmatic Approach to Libertarian Free Will

by John Lemos

<p><em>A Pragmatic Approach to Libertarian Free Will</em> argues that the kind of free will required for moral responsibility and just desert is libertarian free will. It is a source of great controversy whether such a libertarian view is ...

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A Preface to Logic (1946)

by Morris R. Cohen

<p>Published in 1946, this volume does not purpose to be a treatise on logic. The author’s contributions to the substance of logical doctrine have been made in his other works. What he has attempted in the studies that form this volume is an ...

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A Preface to Morals

by Bernard J. Paris

<p>After an eloquent and moving analysis of what he sees as the disillusion of themodern age, Lippmann posits as the central dilemma of liberalism its inability to find an appropriate substitute for the older forms of authority-- church, state, ...

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A Prescription For Peace

by Michael Douglas Carlin

<p>We can have peace in our lifetime if we all do our part.<br />This must be a partnership of every individual, non-profit organization, corporation, and government - all working together to bring the basic needs to all of humanity.<br />It is ...

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A Primer in Social Choice Theory

Revised Edition

by Wulf Gaertner

<p>Processes of collective decision making are seen throughout modern society. How does a government decide on an investment strategy within the health care and educational sectors? Should a government or a community introduce measures to combat

ISBN: 9780191609893

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A Primer on Moral Renewal in America

by T. L. Wiley

<p>We are seeing our country evolve from a democracy to an oligarchy and we have lost our moral compass. The purpose of this primer is to review those things that are critical for redefining the priorities of our country in the best interests of

ISBN: 9781506900834

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A problem in modern ethics. Being an inquiry into the phenomenon of sexual inversion addressed especially to medical psyhologist and jurists

by John Addington Symonds

<p>This essay was one of the first attempts of modern times to examine homosexuality, putting it in a medical, historical and legal context, and propose that civil rights should be extended to gay people. With Edward Carpenter and Walt Whitman, ...

ISBN: 9788831626736

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