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  • Sociology of Religion for Generations X and Y

    Sociology of Religion for Generations X and Y
    av Adam Possamai

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844657438

    Generations X and Y are plugged into the contemporary world of consumption, popular culture, and the internet. These generations treat knowledge and belief as a more flexible concept, often focusing on the practical rather than the theoretical and o…

  • Metaethics

    Metaethics
    av Andrew Fisher

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844652587

    Do moral facts exist? What would they be like if they did? What does it mean to say that a moral claim is true? What is the link between moral judgement and motivation? Can we know whether something is right and wrong? Is morality a fiction? Metaeth…

  • Metaethics

    Metaethics
    av Andrew Fisher

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844652570

    Do moral facts exist? What would they be like if they did? What does it mean to say that a moral claim is true? What is the link between moral judgement and motivation? Can we know whether something is right and wrong? Is morality a fiction? Metaeth…

  • Death

    Death
    av Todd May

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844651641

    The fact that we will die, and that our death can come at any time, pervades the entirety of our living. There are many ways to think about and deal with death. Among those ways, however, a good number of them are attempts to escape its grip. In thi…

  • Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morality

    Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morality
    av David Owen

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844651047

    A landmark work of western philosophy, "On the Genealogy of Morality" is a dazzling and brilliantly incisive attack on European "morality". Combining philosophical acuity with psychological insight in prose of remarkable rhetorical power, Nietzsche…

  • Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morality

    Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morality
    av David Owen

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844651030

    A landmark work of western philosophy, "On the Genealogy of Morality" is a dazzling and brilliantly incisive attack on European "morality". Combining philosophical acuity with psychological insight in prose of remarkable rhetorical power, Nietzsche…

  • The Philosophy of Heidegger

    The Philosophy of Heidegger
    av Michael Watts

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844652648

    "The Philosophy of Heidegger" is a readable and reliable overview of Heidegger's thought, suitable both for beginners and advanced students. A striking and refreshing feature of the work is how free it is from the jargon and standard idioms of acade…

  • The Philosophy of Heidegger

    The Philosophy of Heidegger
    av Michael Watts

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844652631

    "The Philosophy of Heidegger" is a readable and reliable overview of Heidegger's thought, suitable both for beginners and advanced students. A striking and refreshing feature of the work is how free it is from the jargon and standard idioms of acade…

  • Food, Sex and Strangers

    Food, Sex and Strangers
    av Graham Harvey

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844656929

    Religion is more than a matter of worshipping a deity or spirit. For many people, religion pervades every part of their lives and is not separated off into some purely private and personal realm. Religion is integral to many people's relationship wi…

  • Food, Sex and Strangers

    Food, Sex and Strangers
    av Graham Harvey

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844656936

    Religion is more than a matter of worshipping a deity or spirit. For many people, religion pervades every part of their lives and is not separated off into some purely private and personal realm. Religion is integral to many people's relationship wi…

  • Stoicism

    Stoicism
    av John Sellars

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844650538

    Stoicism was one of the most influential schools of philosophy in antiquity and its influence has persisted to the present day. Originating in Athens around 300 BCE, Stoicism flourished for some five hundred years and has remained a constant presenc…

  • Stoicism

    Stoicism
    av John Sellars

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844650521

    This is the first introduction to Stoic philosophy for 30 years. Aimed at readers new to Stoicism and to ancient philosophy, it outlines the central philosophical ideas of Stoicism and introduces the reader to the different ancient authors and sourc…

  • Lacan and Religion

    Lacan and Religion
    av Aron Dunlap

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844657049

    The French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan is one of the most influential intellectuals of the past century. His work is invoked by philosophers, film critics and feminist theorists, but religious scholars have tended to keep their distance. Whilst the…

  • Lacan and Religion

    Lacan and Religion
    av Aron Dunlap

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844657032

    The French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan is one of the most influential intellectuals of the past century. His work is invoked by philosophers, film critics and feminist theorists, but religious scholars have tended to keep their distance. Whilst the…

  • Martin Heidegger

    Martin Heidegger
    av Bret W. Davis

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844651993

    Heidegger's writings are among the most formidable in recent philosophy. The pivotal concepts of his thought are for many the source of both fascination and frustration. Yet any student of philosophy needs to become acquainted with Heidegger's thoug…

  • Martin Heidegger

    Martin Heidegger
    av Bret W. Davis

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844651986

    Heidegger's writings are among the most formidable in recent philosophy. The pivotal concepts of his thought are for many the source of both fascination and frustration. Yet any student of philosophy needs to become acquainted with Heidegger's thoug…

  • What is Religion?

    What is Religion?
    av Jeppe Sinding Jensen

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844657582

    Religious belief is one of the most pervasive and ubiquitous characteristics of human society. Religion has shadowed and illuminated human lives since primitive times, shaping the world views of cultures from isolated tribes to vast empires. Startin…

  • What is Religion?

    What is Religion?
    av Jeppe Sinding Jensen

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844657599

    Religious belief is one of the most pervasive and ubiquitous characteristics of human society. Religion has shadowed and illuminated human lives since primitive times, shaping the world views of cultures from isolated tribes to vast empires. Startin…

  • Edith Stein and Regina Jonas

    Edith Stein and Regina Jonas
    av Emily Leah Silverman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844657193

    This ground-breaking book examines the lives of two extraordinary, religious women. Both Edith Stein and Regina Jonas were German Jewish women who demonstrated 'deviant' religious desires as they pursued their spiritual paths to serve their communit…

  • Edith Stein and Regina Jonas

    Edith Stein and Regina Jonas
    av Emily Leah Silverman

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844657186

    This ground-breaking book examines the lives of two extraordinary, religious women. Both Edith Stein and Regina Jonas were German Jewish women who demonstrated 'deviant' religious desires as they pursued their spiritual paths to serve their communit…

  • Ancient Logic

    Ancient Logic
    av Luca Castagnoli

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844655847

    This is a comprehensive introduction to the two great logical systems of antiquity, Aristotelian logic and Stoic logic. Although advanced undergraduate and graduate students are the intended primary readership, classical and philosophy scholars with…

  • Ancient Logic

    Ancient Logic
    av Luca Castagnoli

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844655854

    This is a comprehensive introduction to the two great logical systems of antiquity, Aristotelian logic and Stoic logic. Although advanced undergraduate and graduate students are the intended primary readership, classical and philosophy scholars with…

  • Introducing Philosophy of Art

    Introducing Philosophy of Art
    av Derek Matravers

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844655373

    Derek Matravers introduces students to the philosophy of art through a close examination of eight famous works of twentieth-century art. Each work has been selected in order to best illustrate and illuminate a particular problem in aesthetics. Each…

  • Introducing Philosophy of Art

    Introducing Philosophy of Art
    av Derek Matravers

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844655366

    Derek Matravers introduces students to the philosophy of art through a close examination of eight famous works of twentieth-century art. Each work has been selected in order to best illustrate and illuminate a particular problem in aesthetics. Each…

  • Understanding Nietzscheanism

    Understanding Nietzscheanism
    av Ashley Woodward

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844652938

    Nietzsche's critiques of traditional modes of thinking, valuing and living, as well as his radical proposals for new alternatives, have been vastly influential in a wide variety of areas, such that an understanding of his philosophy and its influenc…

  • Understanding Nietzscheanism

    Understanding Nietzscheanism
    av Ashley Woodward

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844652921

    Nietzsche's critiques of traditional modes of thinking, valuing and living, as well as his radical proposals for new alternatives, have been vastly influential in a wide variety of areas, such that an understanding of his philosophy and its influenc…

  • Bernard Williams

    Bernard Williams
    av Mark Jenkins

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781902683966

    From his earliest work on personal identity to his last on the value of truthfulness, the ideas and arguments of Bernard Williams - in the metaphysics of personhood, in the history of philosophy, but especially in ethics and moral psychology - have…

  • Bernard Williams

    Bernard Williams
    av Mark Jenkins

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781902683959

    From his earliest work on personal identity to his last on the value of truthfulness, the ideas and arguments of Bernard Williams - in the metaphysics of personhood, in the history of philosophy, but especially in ethics and moral psychology - have…

  • New Age Spirituality

    New Age Spirituality
    av Steven J. Sutcliffe

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844657148

    New Age and holistic beliefs and practices - sometimes called the "new spirituality" - are widely distributed across modern global society. The fluid and popular nature of new age makes these movements a very challenging field to understand using tr…

  • New Age Spirituality

    New Age Spirituality
    av Steven J. Sutcliffe

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844657131

    New Age and holistic beliefs and practices - sometimes called the "new spirituality" - are widely distributed across modern global society. The fluid and popular nature of new age makes these movements a very challenging field to understand using tr…

  • The Pursuit of Existentialism

    The Pursuit of Existentialism
    av Jones Irwin

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844655731

    The Pursuit of Existentialism explores how existentialism has survived and how its key themes and concerns remain integral to continental philosophy today. The Pursuit of Existentialism places the creation of existentialism - in the work of Sartre,…

  • The Pursuit of Existentialism

    The Pursuit of Existentialism
    av Jones Irwin

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844655724

    The Pursuit of Existentialism explores how existentialism has survived and how its key themes and concerns remain integral to continental philosophy today. The Pursuit of Existentialism places the creation of existentialism - in the work of Sartre,…

  • Wittgenstein on Certainty and Doubt

    Wittgenstein on Certainty and Doubt
    av Joachim Schulte

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844658282

    Wittgenstein's last work, On Certainty, is widely regarded as his third masterpiece of philosophy and one of his most enigmatic writings. On Certainty explores the ways in which claims of indisputable knowledge are expressed, and how language forms…

  • Wittgenstein on Certainty and Doubt

    Wittgenstein on Certainty and Doubt
    av Joachim Schulte

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844658299

    Wittgenstein's last work, 'On Certainty', is widely regarded as his third masterpiece of philosophy and one of his most enigmatic writings. 'On Certainty' explores the ways in which claims of indisputable knowledge are expressed, and how language fo…

  • Is This Not The Carpenter?

    Is This Not The Carpenter?

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844657292

    The historicity of Jesus is now widely accepted and hardly questioned by most scholars. But this assumption disarms biblical texts of much of their power by privileging an historical interpretation which effectively sweeps aside much theological spe…

  • Action

    Action
    av Rowland Stout

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781902683973

    The traditional focus of debate in philosophy of action has been the causal theory of action and metaphysical questions about the nature of actions as events. In this lucid and lively introduction to philosophy of action, Rowland Stout shows how the…

  • Action

    Action
    av Rowland Stout

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781902683980

    The traditional focus of debate in philosophy of action has been the causal theory of action and metaphysical questions about the nature of actions as events. In this lucid and lively introduction to philosophy of action, Rowland Stout shows how the…

  • Rights

    Rights
    av Duncan Ivison

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844650804

    The language of "rights" pervades modern social and political discourse - from prisoners' to unborn babies' - yet there is deep disagreement amongst citizens, politicians and philosophers about just what they mean. Who has them? Who should have them…

  • The Judaeo-Karaite Reception of the Hebrew Bible

    The Judaeo-Karaite Reception of the Hebrew Bible
    av Joshua Sabih

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844658336

    The Karaites emerged as a "school of thought" within Middle Eastern Judaism in the 8th century. The Karaites were a "reading community" whose intellectual activity and daily lives were based around the divine scriptures. Over time Karaism became one…

  • Ontology

    Ontology
    av Dale Jacquette

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781902683560

    The philosophical study of what exists and what it means for something to exist is one of the core concerns of metaphysics. This introduction to ontology provides readers with a comprehensive account of the central ideas of the subject of being. Thi…

  • Ontology

    Ontology
    av Dale Jacquette

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781902683553

    The philosophical study of what exists and what it means for something to exist is one of the core concerns of metaphysics. This introduction to ontology provides readers with a comprehensive account of the central ideas of the subject of being. Thi…

  • Charles Taylor

    Charles Taylor
    av Ruth Abbey

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781902683072

    Charles Taylor is one of the most influential and prolific philosophers in the English-speaking world today. The breadth of his writings is unique, ranging from reflections on artificial intelligence to analyses of contemporary multicultural societi…

  • Charles Taylor

    Charles Taylor
    av Ruth Abbey

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781902683065

    Charles Taylor is one of the most influential and prolific philosophers in the English-speaking world today. The breadth of his writings is unique, ranging from reflections on artificial intelligence to analyses of contemporary multicultural societi…

  • Epicureanism

    Epicureanism
    av Tim O'Keefe

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844651702

    The Epicurean school of philosophy was one of the dominant philosophies of the Hellenistic period. Founded by Epicurus of Samos (century 341-270 BCE), it was characterized by an empiricist epistemology and a hedonistic ethics. This new introduction…

  • Epicureanism

    Epicureanism
    av Tim O'Keefe

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844651696

    The Epicurean school of philosophy was one of the dominant philosophies of the Hellenistic period. Founded by Epicurus of Samos (century 341-270 BCE) it was characterized by an empiricist epistemology and a hedonistic ethics. This new introduction t…

  • Knowledge

    Knowledge
    av Michael Welbourne

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781902683386

    What is it about knowledge that makes us value it more highly than mere true belief? This question lies at the heart of epistemology and has challenged philosophers ever since it was first posed by Plato. Michael Welbourne's examination of the histo…

  • Knowledge

    Knowledge
    av Michael Welbourne

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781902683393

    What is it about knowledge that makes us value it more highly than mere true belief? This question lies at the heart of epistemology and has challenged philosophers ever since it was first posed by Plato. Michael Welbourne's examination of the histo…

  • The Knowledge Book

    The Knowledge Book
    av Steve Fuller

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844650972

    "The Knowledge Book" is a unique interdisciplinary reference work for students and researchers concerned with the nature of knowledge. It is the first work of its kind to be organized on the assumption that whatever else knowledge might be, it is in…

  • The Knowledge Book

    The Knowledge Book
    av Steve Fuller

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844650989

    "The Knowledge Book" is a unique interdisciplinary reference work for students and researchers concerned with the nature of knowledge. It is the first work of its kind to be organized on the assumption that whatever else knowledge might be, it is in…

  • How to Understand Language

    How to Understand Language
    av Bernhard Weiss

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844651962

    Why are philosophers, as opposed to, say, linguists and psychologists, puzzled by language? How should we attempt to shed philosophical light on the phenomenon of language? "How to Understand Language" frames its discussion by these two questions. T…

  • How to Understand Language

    How to Understand Language
    av Bernhard Weiss

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844651979

    Why are philosophers, as opposed to, say, linguists and psychologists, puzzled by language? How should we attempt to shed philosophical light on the phenomenon of language? "How to Understand Language" frames its discussion by these two questions. T…

  • Environmental Philosophy

    Environmental Philosophy
    av Christopher Belshaw

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781902683201

    This introduction to the philosophy of the environment examines current debates on how we should think about the natural world and our place within it. The subject is examined from a determinedly analytic philosophical perspective, focusing on quest…

  • Environmental Philosophy

    Environmental Philosophy
    av Christopher Belshaw

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781902683218

    This introduction to the philosophy of the environment examines current debates on how we should think about the natural world and our place within it. The subject is examined from a determinedly analytic philosophical perspective, focusing on quest…

  • Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

    Nineteenth-Century Philosophy
    av Alan D. Schrift

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844652129

    The second half of the 19th Century saw a revolution in both European politics and philosophy. Philosophical fervour reflected political fervour. Five great critics dominated the European intellectual scene: Ludwig Feuerbach, Karl Marx, Soren Kierke…

  • Nineteenth-Century Philosophy

    Nineteenth-Century Philosophy
    av Alan D. Schrift

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844656103

    The second half of the 19th Century saw a revolution in both European politics and philosophy. Philosophical fervour reflected political fervour. Five great critics dominated the European intellectual scene: Ludwig Feuerbach, Karl Marx, Soren Kierke…

  • Explaining Science's Success

    Explaining Science's Success
    av John Wright

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844655328

    Paul Feyeraband famously asked, what's so great about science? One answer is that it has been surprisingly successful in getting things right about the natural world, more successful than non-scientific or pre-scientific systems, religion or philoso…

  • The Handbook of Religions in Ancient Europe

    The Handbook of Religions in Ancient Europe
    av Lisbeth Bredholt Christensen

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844657094

    "The Handbook of Religions in Ancient Europe" surveys the major religious currents of Europe before Christianity - the first continental religion with hegemonic ambition - wiped out most local religions. The evidence - whether archaeological or writ…

  • Donald Davidson

    Donald Davidson
    av Marc Joseph

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781902683263

    Donald Davidson's work has been of seminal importance in the development of analytic philosophy and his views on the nature of language, mind and action remain the starting point for many of the central debates in the analytic tradition. His ideas,…

  • Donald Davidson

    Donald Davidson
    av Marc Joseph

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781902683270

    This introduction pulls together and examines Davidson's writings across the range of his journal and anthology publications and communicates clearly the challenge of Davidson's critique and how it deports from the analytic tradition.

  • Figuring Out Figurative Art

    Figuring Out Figurative Art
    av Derek Matravers

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844658039

    In 1797 Friedrich Schlegel wrote that "philosophy of art usually lacks one of two things: either the philosophy, or the art." This collection of essays contains both the philosophy and the art. It brings together an international team of leading phi…

  • Figuring Out Figurative Art

    Figuring Out Figurative Art
    av Derek Matravers

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844658022

    In 1797 Friedrich Schlegel wrote that "philosophy of art usually lacks one of two things: either the philosophy, or the art." This collection of essays contains both the philosophy and the art. It brings together an international team of leading phi…

  • Plato

    Plato
    av Andrew Mason

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844651733

    Plato (c.428-347 BCE) stands at the beginning of many debates that have continued throughout the history of philosophy. His literary career spanned fifty years and the influence of his ideas and those of his followers pervaded philosophy throughout…

  • Plato

    Plato
    av Andrew Mason

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844651740

    Plato (c.428-347 BCE) stands at the beginning of many debates that have continued throughout the history of philosophy. His literary career spanned fifty years and the influence of his ideas and those of his followers pervaded philosophy throughout…

  • Understanding Phenomenology

    Understanding Phenomenology
    av David R. Cerbone

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844650545

    "Understanding Phenomenology" provides a guide to one of the most important schools of thought in modern philosophy. The book traces phenomenology's historical development, beginning with its founder, Edmund Husserl and his "pure" or "transcendental…

  • Understanding Phenomenology

    Understanding Phenomenology
    av David R. Cerbone

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844650552

    "Understanding Phenomenology" provides a guide to one of the most important schools of thought in modern philosophy. The book traces phenomenology's historical development, beginning with its founder, Edmund Husserl and his "pure" or "transcendental…

  • Intimacy

    Intimacy
    av Ziyad Marar

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844658220

    The hope for intimacy lies deep within us all. That moment of feeling uniquely understood, the antidote to isolation, is what gives us value, validation and self-belief. But as Ziyad Marar shows in this fascinating and engaging study, intimacy is a…

  • Intimacy

    Intimacy
    av Ziyad Marar

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844655274

    The hope for intimacy lies deep within us all. That moment of feeling uniquely understood, the antidote to isolation, is what gives us value, validation and self-belief. But as Ziyad Marar shows in this fascinating and engaging study, intimacy is a…

  • From the Socratics to the Socratic Schools

    From the Socratics to the Socratic Schools
    av Ugo Zilioli

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844658435

    In the two golden centuries that followed the death of Socrates, ancient philosophy underwent a tremendous transformation that culminated in the philosophical systematizations of Plato, Aristotle and the Hellenistic schools. Fundamental figures othe…

  • David Lewis

    David Lewis
    av Daniel Nolan

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844650026

    David Lewis's work is of fundamental importance in many areas of philosophical inquiry and there are few areas of Anglo-American philosophy where his impact has not been felt. Lewis's philosophy also has a rare unity: his views form a comprehensive…

  • David Lewis

    David Lewis
    av Daniel Nolan

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844650033

    David Lewis's work is of fundamental importance in many areas of philosophical inquiry and there are few areas of Anglo-American philosophy where his impact has not been felt. Lewis's philosophy also has a rare unity: his views form a comprehensive…

  • Introducing Philosophy of Mathematics

    Introducing Philosophy of Mathematics
    av Michele Friend

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844650613

    What is mathematics about? Does the subject-matter of mathematics exist independently of the mind or are they mental constructions? How do we know mathematics? Is mathematical knowledge logical knowledge? And how is mathematics applied to the materi…

  • Introducing Philosophy of Mathematics

    Introducing Philosophy of Mathematics
    av Michele Friend

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844650606

    What is mathematics about? Does the subject-matter of mathematics exist independently of the mind or are they mental constructions? How do we know mathematics? Is mathematical knowledge logical knowledge? And how is mathematics applied to the materi…

  • Historical Judgement

    Historical Judgement
    av Jonathan Gorman

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844651092

    The historical profession is not noted for examining its own methodologies. Indeed, most historians are averse to historical theory. In "Historical Judgement" Jonathan Gorman's response to this state of affairs is to argue that if we want to charact…

  • Wittgenstein

    Wittgenstein
    av Kelly Dean Jolley

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844651894

    Wittgenstein's complex and demanding work challenges much that is taken for granted in philosophical thinking as well as in the theorizing of art, theology, science and culture. Each essay in this collection explores a key concept involved in Wittge…

  • Wittgenstein

    Wittgenstein
    av Kelly Dean Jolley

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844651887

    Wittgenstein's complex and demanding work challenges much that is taken for granted in philosophical thinking as well as in the theorizing of art, theology, science and culture. Each essay in this collection explores a key concept involved in Wittge…

  • Philosophy of Music

    Philosophy of Music
    av R.A. Sharpe

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844650019

    Philosophy of Music is for anyone who has ever wondered whether or not music means anything or why some music is thought to be more significant than other music. It is a lively and lucid introduction to the aesthetics of music and to the issues that…

  • Philosophy of Music

    Philosophy of Music
    av R.A. Sharpe

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844650002

    This lively and lucid introduction to the philosophy of music concentrates on the issues that illuminate musical listening and practice. It examines the conceptual debates relevant to the understanding and performing of music and grounds the philoso…

  • Kant, Kantianism, and Idealism

    Kant, Kantianism, and Idealism
    av Thomas Nenon

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844652112

    "Kant, Kantianism and Idealism" presents an overview of German Idealism, the major movement in philosophy from the late 18th to the middle of the 19th Century. The period was dominated by Kant, Fichte, Schelling and Hegel, whose work influenced not…

  • Kant, Kantianism, and Idealism

    Kant, Kantianism, and Idealism
    av Thomas Nenon

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844656097

    "Kant, Kantianism and Idealism" presents an overview of German Idealism, the major movement in philosophy from the late 18th to the middle of the 19th Century. The period was dominated by Kant, Fichte, Schelling and Hegel, whose work influenced not…

  • Aleister Crowley and the Temptation of Politics

    Aleister Crowley and the Temptation of Politics
    av Marco Pasi

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844656967

    Aleister Crowley (1875-1947) is one of the most famous and significant authors in the history of western esotericism. Crowley has been long ignored by scholars of religion whilst the stories of magical and sexual practice which circulate about him c…

  • Aleister Crowley and the Temptation of Politics

    Aleister Crowley and the Temptation of Politics
    av Marco Pasi

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844656950

    Aleister Crowley (1875-1947) is one of the most famous and significant authors in the history of western esotericism. Crowley has been long ignored by scholars of religion whilst the stories of magical and sexual practice which circulate about him c…

  • Health, Illness and Disease

    Health, Illness and Disease
    av Havi Carel

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844655434

    What counts as health or ill health? How do we deal with the fallibility of our own bodies? Should illness and disease be considered simply in biological terms, or should considerations of its emotional impact dictate our treatment of it? Our unders…

  • Understanding Virtue Ethics

    Understanding Virtue Ethics
    av Stan van Hooft

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844650446

    More and more philosophers have advocated varieties of virtue-based ethics that challenge moral theory traditionally founded on moral obligation and the delineation of what is right or wrong in given situations. Virtue ethics, which focuses upon the…

  • Understanding Virtue Ethics

    Understanding Virtue Ethics
    av Stan van Hooft

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844650453

    More and more philosophers have advocated varieties of virtue-based ethics that challenge moral theory traditionally founded on moral obligation and the delineation of what is right or wrong in given situations. Virtue ethics, which focuses upon the…

  • Reinventing Religious Studies

    Reinventing Religious Studies
    av Scott S. Elliott

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844656561

    "Reinventing Religious Studies" offers readers an opportunity to trace the important trends and developments in Religious Studies over the last forty years. Over this time the study of religion has been transformed into a critical discipline informe…

  • Reinventing Religious Studies

    Reinventing Religious Studies
    av Scott S. Elliott

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844656554

    "Reinventing Religious Studies" offers readers an opportunity to trace the important trends and developments in Religious Studies over the last forty years. Over this time the study of religion has been transformed into a critical discipline informe…

  • Albert Camus

    Albert Camus
    av John Foley

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844651412

    Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, encompassing philosophy, literature, politics and history, John Foley examines the full breadth of Camus' ideas to provide a comprehensive and rigorous study of his political and philosophical thought and a si…

  • Albert Camus

    Albert Camus
    av John Foley

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844651405

    Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, encompassing philosophy, literature, politics and history, John Foley examines the full breadth of Camus' ideas to provide a comprehensive and rigorous study of his political and philosophical thought and a si…

  • Ethics and Experience

    Ethics and Experience
    av Tim Chappell

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844651467

    "Ethics and Experience" presents a wide-ranging and thought-provoking introduction to the question famously posed by Socrates: How is life to be lived? 'An excellent primer for any student taking a course on moral philosophy, the book introduces eth…

  • Ethics and Experience

    Ethics and Experience
    av Tim Chappell

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781844651474

    "Ethics and Experience" presents a wide-ranging and thought-provoking introduction to the question famously posed by Socrates: How is life to be lived? An excellent primer for any student taking a course on moral philosophy, the book introduces ethi…