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Agency, Freedom, and Moral Responsibility

by Andrei Buckareff, Carlos Moya & Sergi Rosell

<p>In recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in problems related to human agency and responsibility by philosophers and researchers in cognate disciplines. The present volume brings together original contributions by leading ...

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Agency, Freedom, and Moral Responsibility

by Dr Andrei Buckareff, Professor Carlos Moya & Dr Sergi Rosell

In recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in problems related to human agency and responsibility by philosophers and researchers in cognate disciplines. The present volume brings together original contributions by leading ...

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Agents and Goals in Evolution

by Samir Okasha

<p>Samir Okasha offers a philosophical perspective on evolutionary biology in Agents and Goals in Evolution. His focus is on &quot;agential thinking&quot;, which is a mode of thought commonly employed in evolutionary biology. The paradigm case ...

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Aging and the Art of Living

by Jan Baars

<p>In this deeply considered meditation on aging in Western culture, Jan Baars argues that, in today’s world, living longer does not necessarily mean living better. He contends that there has been an overall loss of respect for aging, to the ...

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Agitators and Promoters in the Age of Gladstone and Disraeli

A Biographical Dictionary of the Leaders of British Pressure Groups Founded Between 1865 and 1886

by Howard LeRoy Malchow

<p>Originally published in 1983, <em>Agitators and Promoters in the Age of Gladstone and Disraeli</em> brings together the lives of thousands of persons, some famous, most modest and obscure, who were joined a century ago in pursuit of causes ...

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Agnosticism

The Battle Against Shameless Ignorance

by James Kirk Wall

<p>Ask yourself the big questions, keep an open mind, and learn from some of the greatest thinkers of all time with <em>Agnosticism</em>.</p> <p>Famous martial artist Bruce Lee didnt believe that anyone should be indoctrinated into one specific

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Agnosticism: A Very Short Introduction

by Robin Le Poidevin

<p>What is agnosticism? Is it just the 'don't know' position on God, or is there more to it than this? Is it a belief, or merely the absence of belief? Who were the first to call themselves 'agnostics'? These are just some of the questions that ...

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Agonistes

Essays in Honour of Denis O'Brien

by Monique Dixsaut

<p>Agonistes comprises a collection of essays presented by his friends and colleagues to Denis O'Brien, former Directeur de recherché at the Centre Nationale de Recherché Scientifique, representing the full range of his scholarly interests in ...

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Agonistic Democracy

Constituent Power in the Era of Globalisation

by Mark Wenman

<p>This pioneering book delivers a systematic account of agonistic democracy, and a much-needed analysis of the core components of agonism: pluralism, tragedy, and the value of conflict. It also traces the history of these ideas, identifying the

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Agreements

A Philosophical and Legal Study

by Oliver Black

<p>Combining rigorous philosophical analysis with a deep knowledge of law, this study of agreements illuminates legal doctrine by philosophical theory and vice versa. Against the prevailing philosophical view of agreements, the book argues that ...

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Aha!

The Moments of Insight that Shape Our World

by William B. Irvine

<p>Great ideas often develop gradually after studying a problem at length--but not always. Sometimes, an insight hits like a bolt from the blue. For Archimedes, clarity struck while he was taking a bath. For Gustav Mahler, it came as the blades ...

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Alain Badiou: Live Theory

by Oliver Feltham

<p>Alain Badiou is undoubtedly the most exciting and influential voice in contemporary French philosophy and one of the most important theorists at work today. His impact on continental philosophy and the wider philosophy community, politics and

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Alan Turing's Electronic Brain

The Struggle to Build the ACE, the World's Fastest Computer

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<p>The mathematical genius Alan Turing, now well known for his crucial wartime role in breaking the ENIGMA code, was the first to conceive of the fundamental principle of the modern computer-the idea of controlling a computing machine's ...

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Alarms and Discursions

by G. K. Chesterton

<p>This early work by G. K. Chesterton was originally published in 1911. Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London in 1874. He studied at the Slade School of Art, and upon graduating began to work as a freelance journalist. Over the course of ...

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Alchemists of Human Nature

Psychological Utopianism in Gross, Jung, Reich and Fromm

by Petteri Pietikainen

<p>A study of Modernist utopias of the mind. This book examines the psychodynamic writings of Otto Gross, C G Jung, Wilhelm Reich and Erich Fromm. It argues, utopianism became increasingly important to the fundamental ambitions of all four ...

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Alchemy and Chemistry in the 16th and 17th Centuries

by Antonio Clericuzio & P. Rattansi

<p>The present volume owes its ongm to a Colloquium on &quot;Alchemy and Chemistry in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries&quot;, held at the Warburg Institute on 26th and 27th July 1989. The Colloquium focused on a number of selected themes ...

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Alchemy and Its Exponents

by Manly P. Hall

<p>Manly Palmer Hall (1901 – 1990) was a Canadian author which became sufficiently known and respected as a lecture and interpreter of the ancient writings.<br /> Alchemy was more than a powerful science which could help as it was supposed to ...

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Alchemy Rediscovered And Restored

by Archibald Cockren

<p>Alchemy Rediscovered And Restored<br> By Archibald Cockren</p> <p>According to practitioners and students of alchemy, the body's Vital Energy, or Quintessence, is best obtained from minerals and metals. Using everyday language and an ...

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Alcibiades (Annotated)

by Plato

<p>*This Book is annotated (it contains a detailed biography of the author).&nbsp;<br> *An active Table of Contents has been added by the publisher for a better customer experience.&nbsp;<br> *This book has been checked and corrected for ...

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Alcibiades I

by Plato

<p>Alcibiades was a notable figure in Ancient Greek history. Famed Athenian statesman, orator and general, he had a powerful impact on the political and military scene in Athens and Sparta, despite his difficult and tumultuous youth. Alcibiades ...

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