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How Desire Makes Us More and Less Than Human
by Dominic Pettman
<p>In an eminently approachable work of wide cultural reach and meticulous scholarship, Dominic Pettman undertakes an unprecedented examination of how animals shape the understanding and expression of love between people. He argues that in ...
by Gregory Bassham
by Immanuel Kant
by Immanuel Kant
In the <i>Critique of Pure Reason</i>, Immanuel Kant laid out a framework upon which the whole of modern philosophy is based. This Penguin Classics edition is translated from the German and edited with an introduction by Marcus Weigelt, based on
by Diogenes Of Sinope
<b><i>'Poverty does not consist in the want of money,' I answered, 'nor is begging to be deplored. Poverty consists in the desire to have everything, and through violent means if necessary'</i></b>From their founding in the fifth century BC and ...
<p>This richly annotated, scrupulously accurate, and consistent translation of Aristotle’s <i>De Anima</i> fits seamlessly with other volumes in the series. Sequentially numbered endnotes provide the information most needed at each juncture, ...
For the Pre-Socratic philosophers the soul was the source of movement and sensation, while for Plato it was the seat of being, metaphysically distinct from the body that it was forced temporarily to inhabit. Plato s student Aristotle was ...
by Ernest Becker
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by Bruno Munari
Bruno Munari was among the most inspirational designers of all time, described by Picasso as 'the new Leonardo'. Munari insisted that design be beautiful, functional and accessible, and this enlightening and highly entertaining book sets out his
by Michel Foucault
by Rene Descartes
Descartes' <i>Discourse on Method</i> has long been regarded as a seminal contribution to modern philosophy. We can now see that it is also one of the key texts in the 'scientific revolution' of the seventeenth century. Rene Descartes ...
by Rene Descartes
René Descartes was a central figure in the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century. In his Discourse on Method he outlined the contrast between mathematics and experimental sciences, and the extent to which each one can achieve ...
by Glenn Ward
How Philosophers Think
by Timothy Williamson
by Jonathan Barnes
Democritus' atomic theory of matter, Zeno's dazzling 'proofs' that motion is impossible, Pythagorean insights into mathematics, Heraclitus' haunting and enigmatic epigrams - all form part of a revolution in human thought which relied on ...
by Arne Naess
<b>'The smaller we come to feel ourselves compared with the mountain, the nearer we come to participating in its greatness.'</b><BR><b></b><BR>Philosopher, mountaineer, activist and visionary, Arne Naess's belief that all living things have ...
by Jurgen Neffe
Albert Einstein is an icon of the twentieth century. Born in Ulm, Germany, in 1879, he is most famous for his theory of relativity, which is considered the founding principle of modern physics. He also made enormous contributions to quantum ...
by Soren Kierkegaard
In Either/Or, using the voices of two characters - the aesthetic young man of part one, called simply 'A', and the ethical Judge Vilhelm of the second section - Kierkegaard reflects upon the search for a meaningful existence, contemplating ...
A Very Short Introduction
by Dylan Evans