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A Dialogue on Explanation

by C. Mantzavinos

<p>This book introduces a panorama of the philosophical theory of explanation. Written as a philosophical dialogue between two interlocutors, Philip and a student, it presents a defense of the position of explanatory pluralism. </p> <p>The ...

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A Dialogue on Opposing Worldviews

A Set of Powerful Sparring Matches Between Two Imaginary Philosophers

by Joseph Shrock

<p>This book comprises the fruits of much deep thinking for decades on the issues discussed. The book is very largely a summation of the author's philosophical reading, probing, analyzing, and creative thinking involved in critiquing much ...

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A Dictionary of Atheism

by Lois Lee & Stephen Bullivant

<p>This Dictionary of Atheism provides more than 150 definitions of terms related to the subject of atheism, ranging from those of historic importance, including the history of the term atheist itself, to crucial concepts in the contemporary ...

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A Dictionary of Critical Theory

by Ian Buchanan

<p>Containing over 750 in-depth entries, this is the most wide-ranging and up-to-date dictionary of critical theory available. This authoritative guide covers the whole range of critical theory, including the Frankfurt school, cultural ...

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A Dictionary of Logic

by Thomas Macaulay Ferguson & Graham Priest

<p>A Dictionary of Logic expands on Oxford's coverage of the topic in works such as The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics, and A Dictionary of Computer Science. Featuring more than 450 entries ...

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A Discourse Upon the Origin and the Foundation of the Inequality Among Mankind

by J. J. Rousseau

<p>Discourse on the Origin and Basis of Inequality Among Men was written in response to a competition run by the Academy of Dijon answering the prompt: What is the origin of inequality among men, and whether such inequality is authorized by ...

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A Disposable Guide For The Callithump

by John Parker

Do you believe our culture is inherently destructive? Do you think we should be left the hell alone to live our lives? Do you find yourself questioning the so-called facts of life? Do you believe in love? Do you long for peace? If you've ...

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A Disturbing Lack of Faith

by Damien Ba'al

<p>A Disturbing Lack of Faith is a short essay, which takes a critical look at the concepts of gods and faith. Argued from a position of skepticism, the flawed logic of these religious concepts fail with the application of reason. All the usual ...

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A Duty to Resist

When Disobedience Should Be Uncivil

by Candice Delmas

<p>What are our responsibilities in the face of injustice? How far should we go to fight it? Many would argue that as long as a state is nearly just, citizens have a moral duty to obey the law. Proponents of civil disobedience generally hold ...

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A Feminist Companion to the Posthumanities

by Rosi Braidotti & Cecilia Åsberg

<p>This companion is a cutting-edge primer to critical forms of the posthumanities and the feminist posthumanities, aimed at students and researchers who want to catch up with the recent theoretical developments in various fields in the ...

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A Few Impertinent Questions

About Autism, Freudianism and Materialism

by Berthajane Vandegrift

The Freudian view seemed to be that people consist of Ids, ego's and superego's. People are supposedly also inhabited by something called a subconscious, a mysterious entity with a tendency to think naughty thoughts and keep them a secret from ...

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A First Glance at St. Thomas Aquinas

A Handbook for Peeping Thomists

by Ralph McInerny

<p>Thomism is solidly based on the assumption that we know the world first through our senses and then through concepts formed on the basis of our sense experience. In this informally discursive introduction to St. Thomas Aquinas, Ralph McInerny

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A Fragile Life

Accepting Our Vulnerability

by Todd May

<p>It is perhaps our noblest cause, and certainly one of our oldest: to end suffering. Think of the Buddha, Chuang Tzu, or Marcus Aurelius: stoically composed figures impervious to the torments of the wider world, living their lives in complete ...

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A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis

by Sigmund Freud

Though it has now fallen out of favor among many practitioners and scholars, Freud's concept of psychoanalysis -- an approach that focuses primarily on adverse events in early childhood and irrational drives that are overcome via extended talk ...

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A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis

by Sigmund Freud

<p>Though it has now fallen out of favor among many practitioners and scholars, Freud's concept of psychoanalysis -- an approach that focuses primarily on adverse events in early childhood and irrational drives that are overcome via extended ...

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A General Theory of Domination and Justice

by Frank Lovett

<p>In all societies, past and present, many persons and groups have been subject to domination. Properly understood, domination is a great evil, the suffering of which ought to be minimized so far as possible. Surprisingly, however, political ...

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A General View of Positivism

by Auguste Comte & Standard eBooks

<p>Auguste Comte, considered by some to be the first “philosopher of science,” was perhaps most famous for founding the theory of Positivism: a framework of thinking and living meant to engdender unity across humanity, backed by love, science, ...

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A General View of Positivism

by Auguste Comte

<p>In Comte’s original work on positivism, he attempted to outline a general perception of positivism, how it can be applied to society and how society would work should positivism be applied. J.H. Bridges’ translation, originally published in ...

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A Good Life

Philosophy from Cradle to Grave

by Mark Rowlands

<p>Myshkin was born on a certain day and died on a certain day - and some things happened to him in between. These things presented him with ethical questions and this book is a record of his attempt to answer those questions. Discovered by his ...

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A Guide to Kant’s Psychologism

via Locke, Berkeley, Hume, and Wittgenstein

by Wayne Waxman

<p>This book presents an interpretation of Kant’s <em>Critique of Pure Reason</em> as a priori psychologism. It groups Kant’s philosophy together with those of the British empiricists—Locke, Berkeley, and Hume—in a single line of psychologistic ...

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