1131 books (57 pages) in this category
Grounds for Debate
by Fritz Allhoff
Offering philosophical insights into the popular morning brew, <i>Coffee -- Philosophy for Everyone</i> kick starts the day with an entertaining but critical discussion of the ethics, aesthetics, metaphysics, and culture of coffee. <ul> ...
Philosophers With Benefits
by Fritz Allhoff
Written with insight and humor, <i>College Sex - Philosophy for Everyone</i> investigates a broad array of philosophical issues relating to student sex. <ul type="disc"> <li>Examines the ethical issues of dating, cheating, courtship, homosexual
HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics… Despite dating from the 4th century BC, The Art of Rhetoric continues to be regarded by many as the single most important work on the art of ...
by Pierre, Laval, Christian Dardot
Around the globe, contemporary protest movements are contesting the oligarchic appropriation of natural resources, public services, and shared networks of knowledge and communication. These struggles raise the same fundamental demand and rest on
by Raimond Gaita
Our sense of the preciousness of other people is connected with their power to affect us in ways we cannot fathom and in ways against which we can protect ourselves only at the cost of becoming shallow. There is nothing reasonable in the fact ...
by Michel Montaigne
Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential figures of the Renaissance, singlehandedly responsible for popularising the essay as a literary form. This Penguin Classics edition of <i>The Complete Essays</i> is translated from the French ...
by Alain Badiou
Beginning with a sustained critique of the so-called 'end of philosophy', Badiou goes on to propose a new definition of philosophy, one that is tested with respect to both its origin, in Plato, and its contemporary state. The essays that follow ...
The Constitution of Emersonian Perfectionism
by Stanley Cavell
The second Hackett edition of the Sheed translation, a classic in its own right, offers a wealth of notes on philosophical, theological, historical, and liturgical issues raised by the <i>Confessions</i>, as well as paragraph numbers of the ...
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 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 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 the ...
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 Robert E. Goodin
This authoritative collection of the seminal texts in post-war political philosophy has now been updated and expanded. <br /> <ul> <li style="list-style: none"><br /> </li> <li>Reprints key articles, mainly unabridged, touching upon the nature ...