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by Theodor W. Adorno
<p>This volume comprises Adorno s first lectures specifically dedicated to the subject of the dialectic, a concept which has been key to philosophical debate since classical times. While discussing connections with Plato and Kant, Adorno ...
by Charles Landesman
This book is the ideal introduction to the fundamental problems and issues of epistemology. It assumes no prior knowledge of the subject and is valuable both as a core text for beginning students and as support material for more advanced courses.
by Sergio Sismondo
<i>An Introduction to Science and Technology Studies, Second Edition</i> reflects the latest advances in the field while continuing to provide students with a road map to the complex interdisciplinary terrain of science and technology studies. ...
by Dan O'Brien
<i>An Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge, 2nd Edition</i> guides the reader through the key issues and debates in contemporary epistemology. Lucid, comprehensive and accessible, it is an ideal textbook for students who are new to the ...
by Robert Nozick
Robert Nozick's <i>Anarchy, State, and Utopia</i> is a powerful, philosophical challenge to the most widely held political and social positions of our age -- liberal, socialist and conservative.<br /> <p>"Individuals have rights," Nozick writes ...
by Nick Smith
Part of <b>The Blackwell Readings in Philosophy Series,</b> this survey of ancient philosophy explores the scope of ancient philosophy, focusing on the key philosophers and their texts, examining how the foundations of philosophy as we know it ...
by William J. Prior
Before Socrates, philosophers sought explanations for naturally-occurring phenomena from earthquakes and eclipses to the existence of the entire cosmos. But the Socratic era saw a great shift towards questions much closer to the human ...
by thomas habinek
Classical rhetoric is one of the earliest versions of what is today known as media studies. It was absolutely crucial to life in the ancient world, whether in the courtroom, the legislature or on ceremonial occasions, and was described as either
Resentment, Generosity, and Justice
by Martha C. Nussbaum
The Autobiography of a Female Body
by Sara Pascoe
A funny, feminist exploration of the female body by Fosters Comedy Award-nominated comedian Sara Pascoe. ...
by Andrew Linzey
by Isabelle Stengers
by Francois Laruelle
This compelling and highly original book represents a confrontation between two of the most radical thinkers at work in France today- Alain Badiou and the author, Francois Laruelle.<br>At face value, the two have much in common- both espouse a ...
by Adrian Mulraney
Every aspect of the anti-capitalist world is covered in this helpful guide, from WOMBLES to Zapatistas, NGOs to environmentalism, Paris 1968 to Seattle, and beyond. Picking up where Naomi Klein left off, this is not so much a manifesto as a ...Audio Book
Philosophers and Food
by Michel Onfray
<p><i>Appetites for Thought</i> is <span style="line-height: 1.45em;">a quirky, off-beat take on philosophers and their palates, </span><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">tracing the food obsessions of philosophers from ...
by Adrian Mulraney
One of the most influential philosophers and theologians in the history of Western thought, St Thomas Aquinas established the foundations for much of modern philosophy of religion, and is famous for his arguments for the existence of God. In ...Audio Book
by Alain De Botton
In <i>The Architecture of Happiness</i>, bestselling author Alain de Botton explores one of our most intense but often hidden love affairs- with our houses and their furnishings. He asks- What makes a house truly beautiful? Why ...
1: Clouds, Wasps, Birds
<p><p><i>The Physics</i> is a foundational work of western philosophy, and the crucial one for understanding Aristotle’s views on matter, form, essence, causation, movement, space, and time. This richly annotated, scrupulously accurate, and