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An Ethics of Interrogation

by Michael Skerker

<p> </p> <p>The act of interrogation, and the debate over its use, pervades our culture, whether through fictionalized depictions in movies and television or discussions of real-life interrogations on the news. But despite daily mentions of the

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An Existential Phenomenology of Law: Maurice Merleau-Ponty

by William S. Hamrick

<p>The following pages attempt to develop the main outlines of an existential phenomenology of law within the context of Maurice Merleau-Ponty's phe­ nomenology of the social world. In so doing, the essay addresses the rather narrow scholarly ...

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An Expressive Theory of Punishment

by William Wringe

<p>This book argues that punishment's function is to communicate a message about an offenders' wrongdoing to society at large. It discusses both 'paradigmatic' cases of punishment, where a state punishes its own citizens, and non-paradigmatic ...

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An Expressive Theory of Punishment

by Dr Bill Wringe

<p >In <span style="font-style:italic;" >An Expressive Theory of Punishment</span>, Wringe argues for a 'denunciatory' theory of punishment on which the function of punishment is to communicate a message about an offender's wrongdoing to society

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An Externalist Approach to Epistemic Responsibility

Intellectual Norms and their Application to Epistemic Peer Disagreement

by Andrea Robitzsch

<p>This monograph provides a novel reliabilist approach to epistemic responsibility assessment. The author presents unique arguments for the epistemic significance of belief-influencing actions and omissions. She grounds her proposal in indirect

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An Historical Introduction to the Philosophy of Mathematics: A Reader

by Russell Marcus & Mark McEvoy

<p>A comprehensive collection of historical readings in the philosophy of mathematics and a selection of influential contemporary work, this much-needed introduction reveals the rich history of the subject.</p> <p><em>An Historical Introduction

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An Ideal Husband

by Oscar Wilde

<p>*** Original and Unabridged Content. Made available by GOLDEN CLASSIC PRESS***</p> <p>Synopsis:</p> <p>This story opens at a fashionable dinner party in Sir Robert Chiltern's home in the heart of London's stylish Grosvenor Square. One of ...

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An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy, 20th Anniversary Edition

by Anthony Kenny

<p>In 1998, the first edition of Anthony Kenny's comprehensive history of Western philosophy was published, to be met with immediate praise and critical acclaim. As the first book since Bertrand Russell's 1945 <em>A History of Western ...

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An Indexed Synopsis of the "Grammar of Assent"

by John J. Toohey

<p>As far as is consistent with the scope of the book, Newman has been allowed to speak in his own words, without abridgment; for it was considered that those who should read this Synopsis would be much better satisfied, if Newman's thought was ...

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An Inquiry into the Original of Our Ideas of Beaty and Virtue, In Two Treatises

by Francis Hutcheson

ISBN: 1230000761918

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An Integrative Model of Moral Deliberation

by J. Jeffrey Tillman

<p><em>An Integrative Model of Moral Deliberation</em> maintains that current models of moral deliberation do not effectively deal with contemporary moral complexity because they are based on an inadequate theory of moral cognition. Drawing on ...

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An Intelligent Person's Guide to Ethics

by Mary Warnock

<p>Mary Warnock debates today’s most difficult moral issues, exploring the nature of ethics and the ways that we make moral decisions. She explains how to distinguish right from wrong in areas ranging from euthanasia and abortion, Down’s ...

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An Interpretation of Nietzsche's "On the Uses and Disadvantage of History for Life"

by Anthony K. Jensen

<p>With his <em>An Interpretation of Nietzsche’s &quot;On the Uses and Disadvantage of History for Life</em>&quot;, Anthony K. Jensen shows how 'timely' Nietzsche’s second &quot;Untimely Meditation&quot; really is. This comprehensive and ...

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An Introduction to Criminological Theory and the Problem of Causation

by Jason Warr

<p>This text offers a novel contribution to the literature on core criminological theory by introducing the complex issues relating to the structuring and analysing of causation. This text traces the paradigm shift, or drift, that has occurred ...

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An Introduction to Decision Theory

by Martin Peterson

This introduction to decision theory offers comprehensive and accessible discussions of decision-making under ignorance and risk, the foundations of utility theory, the debate over subjective and objective probability, Bayesianism, causal ...

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An Introduction to Design Arguments

by Benjamin C. Jantzen

<p>The history of design arguments stretches back to before Aquinas, who claimed that things which lack intelligence nevertheless act for an end to achieve the best result. Although science has advanced to discredit this claim, it remains true ...

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An Introduction to Dialectics

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 ...

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An Introduction to Ethics

by John Deigh

<p>This book examines the central questions of ethics through a study of theories of right and wrong that are found in the great ethical works of Western philosophy. It focuses on theories that continue to have a significant presence in the ...

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An Introduction to Feminism

by Lorna Finlayson

<p>As well as providing a clear and critical introduction to the theory, this refreshing overview focuses on the practice of feminism with coverage of actions and activism, bringing the subject to life for newcomers as well as offering fresh ...

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An Introduction to Fictional Worlds Theory

by Bohumil Fort

<p>The author extensively details, analyses and compares key concepts and strategies of fictional worlds theory: a theory which has, over recent years, developed rather rapidly and is connected with leading scholars in the area of literary ...

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