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A Philosophical Anthology
by Ian Carter
Edited by leading contributors to the literature, <i>Freedom: An Anthology</i> is the most complete anthology on social, political and economic freedom ever compiled.<br /> <ul> <li style="list-style: none"><br /> </li> <li>Offers a broad guide ...
The Possibility of Free Will
by Julian Baggini
A smart, engaging and thought-provoking exploration of the concept of free will, from one of Britain's most respected and popular philosophers. ...
by Peter Trawny
<p>Martin Heidegger is widely regarded as one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth-century, and his seminal text Being and Time is considered one of the most significant texts in contemporary philosophy. Yet his name has also ...
A Philosophical Dialogue
by John Lemos
John Lemos' <i>Freedom, Responsibility, and Determinism</i> offers an up-to-date introduction to free will (and associated) debates in an engaging, dialogic format that recommends it for use by beginning students in philosophy as well as by ...
by Joan Weiner
<div>What is the number one? Does 2 plus 2 always equal 4? These seemingly simple questions have perplexed philosophers for eons, but the ideas of German philosopher Gottlob Frege (1848–1925) transformed the discussion. Frege believed that
Both a unique witness of transformative events in the late 20th century, and a prescient analysis of our present economic crises from a major French philosopher, Michel Henry's<i> From Communism to Capitalism</i> adds an important economic ...
Food Ethics for Everyone
by Paul B. Thompson
An Anthology Expanded
by Lawrence E. Cahoone
This revised and expanded second edition of Cahoone's classic anthology provides an unparalleled collection of the essential readings in modernism and postmodernism.<br /> <ul> <li style="list-style: none"><br /> </li> <li>Places contemporary ...
Living Together in a World Transformed by Tech
by Jamie Susskind
Future Politics confronts one of the most important questions of our time: how will digital technology transform politics and society? Jamie Susskind argues that rapid and relentless innovation in a range of technologies - from artificial ...
Logic Cuts Deeper Than Swords
by William Irwin
<b>An in-depth look at the philosophical issues behind HBO's <i>Game of Thrones</i> television series and the books that inspired it</b> <p>George R.R. Martin's <i>New York Times</i> bestselling epic fantasy book series, A Song of Ice and Fire,
by Mahatma Gandhi
In this third installment of his classic 'Foundations' trilogy, Michel Serres takes on the history of geometry and mathematics. Even more broadly, Geometry is the beginnings of things and also how these beginnings have shaped how we continue to ...
One of the greatest poems of the classical world, Virgil's <i>Georgics</i> is a glorious celebration of the eternal beauty of the natural world, now brought vividly to life in a powerful new translation.'Georgic' means 'to work the earth', and ...
Lessons in lasting happiness
by Anthony Gunn
The Big Ideas You Should Know
by Marcus Weeks
by Paul Dicken
When Galileo dropped cannon-balls from the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, he did more than overturn centuries of scientific orthodoxy. At a stroke, he established a new conception of the scientific method based upon careful experimentation ...
Powers of the False
by Gregory Flaxman
A stunning and original contribution, Flaxman?s book restores the question of aesthetics to Deleuze?s thinking and writing. <i>Gilles Deleuze and the Fabulation of Philosophy</i> not only revitalizes our sense of the philosopher but revises the ...
by Reda Bensmaia
Does a philosopher have an 'identity'? What kind of 'identity' is mobilized when the work of a philosopher becomes a major reference for certain schools of thought, as in the case of Gilles Deleuze and postcolonial theory? Have the promoters of ...
An Extremely Short Introduction to Critical Thinking
by David R. Morrow
<p><i>Giving Reasons </i>prepares students to think independently, evaluate information, and reason clearly across disciplines. Accessible to students and effective for instructors, it provides plain-English exercises, helpful appendices, and a ...