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  • An Introduction to Comparative Law

    An Introduction to Comparative Law
    av Konrad Zweigert

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198268598

    This third edition of the modern classic Zweigert & Koetz's Introduction to Comparative Law is fully revised and updated, but its familiar structure and easy style remain the same. The book first discusses the nature of Comparative Law, its function…

  • David Hume: An Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals

    David Hume: An Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199266333

    About HumeDavid Hume (1711-1776) is one of the greatest of philosophers. Today he probably ranks highest of all British philosophers in terms of influence and philosophical standing. His philosophical work ranges across morals, the mind, metaphysics…

  • Testimony

    Testimony
    av C. A. J. Coady

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198235514

    The role of testimony in the getting of reliable belief or knowledge is a central but neglected epistemological issue. Western philosophical tradition has paid scant attention to the individual thinker's reliance upon the word of others; yet we are…

  • Testimony

    Testimony
    av C. A. J. Coady

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198247869

    The role of testimony in the getting of reliable belief or knowledge is a central but neglected epistemological issue. Western philosophical tradition has paid scant attention to the individual thinker's reliance upon the word of others; yet we are…

  • Introduction to Special Relativity

    Introduction to Special Relativity
    av Wolfgang Rindler

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198539520

    This book is intended for undergraduates taking an introductory course on special relativity which is rather more conceptually and mathematically than experimentally orientated. A suitably prepared reader could use it for self-study. It assumes no p…

  • The Aesthetics of Music

    The Aesthetics of Music
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198167273

    Now available in paperback, this is perhaps the first comprehensive account of the nature and significance of music from the perspective of modern philosophy, and the only treatment of the subject which is properly illustrated with music examples. T…

  • The Elements of Theology

    The Elements of Theology
    av Proclus

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198140979

    Proclus' Elements of Theology is a concise summa of the Neoplatonic system in its fully developed form; and for the student of late Greek thought second in importance only to the Enneads of Plotinus. Professor Dodds has provided a critical text base…

  • Modern Theories of Drama

    Modern Theories of Drama

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198711407

    Modern Theories of Drama concentrates on the developments in dramatic theory over the last 150 years, providing a crucial resource for students of drama and theatre studies. From Aristotle's Poetics onwards, drama - especially 'serious' drama - has…

  • Modern Theories of Drama

    Modern Theories of Drama

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198711391

    This text focuses on developments in dramatic theory over the last 150 years. From Aristotle's "Poetics" onwards drama has been encased in a framework of theory, but theoretical questioning of the "rules" has grown in scope and strength. This centur…

  • Identity, Cause, and Mind

    Identity, Cause, and Mind
    av Sydney Shoemaker

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199264704

    This is an expanded edition of Sydney Shoemaker's seminal collection of his work on interrelated issues in the philosophy of mind and metaphysics. It reproduces all of the original papers, many of which are now regarded as classics, and includes fou…

  • Set Theory and its Philosophy

    Set Theory and its Philosophy
    av Michael Potter

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199270415

    Michael Potter presents a comprehensive new philosophical introduction to set theory. Anyone wishing to work on the logical foundations of mathematics must understand set theory, which lies at its heart.Potter offers a thorough account of cardinal a…

  • Set Theory and its Philosophy

    Set Theory and its Philosophy
    av Michael Potter

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199269730

    A comprehensive philosophical introduction to set theory. Anyone wishing to work on the logical foundations of mathematics must understand set theory, which lies at its heart. Potter offers a thorough account of cardinal and ordinal arithmetic, and…

  • Aristotle: De Anima

    Aristotle: De Anima
    av Aristotle

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199243457

    The Clarendon Aristotle Series is designed for both students and professionals. It provides accurate translations of selected Aristotelian texts, accompanied by incisive commentaries that focus on philosophical problems and issues, The volumes in th…

  • Aristotle: De Anima

    Aristotle: De Anima
    av Aristotle

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199243440

    The Clarendon Aristotle Series is designed for both students and professionals. It provides accurate translations of selected Aristotelian texts, accompanied by incisive commentaries that focus on philosophical problems and issues, The volumes in th…

  • Neural Networks for Pattern Recognition

    Neural Networks for Pattern Recognition
    av Christopher M. Bishop

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198538646

    This book provides the first comprehensive treatment of feed-forward neural networks from the perspective of statistical pattern recognition. After introducing the basic concepts of pattern recognition, the book describes techniques for modelling pr…

  • Natural Goodness

    Natural Goodness
    av Philippa Foot

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199265473

    Dissatisfied with both Kantian and utilitarian ethics, the author claims to have isolated a special form of evaluation that predicates goodness and defect only to living things considered as such: she finds this form of evaluation in moral judgement…

  • Natural Goodness

    Natural Goodness
    av Philippa Foot

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198235088

    Philippa Foot has for many years been one of the most distinctive and influential thinkers in moral philosophy. Long dissatisfied with the moral theories of her contemporaries, she has gradually evolved a theory of her own that is radically opposed…

  • Ancient Philosophy, Mystery, and Magic

    Ancient Philosophy, Mystery, and Magic
    av Peter Kingsley

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198150817

    Empedocles played a crucial role in the development of western culture; yet little is known or understood about this man, who lived in Sicily in the fifth-century BC. This is mainly becuase his teaching has been reconstructed by modern shcolars firs…

  • State Formation, Nation-Building, and Mass Politics in Europe

    State Formation, Nation-Building, and Mass Politics in Europe
    av Stein Rokkan

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198280323

    Stein Rokkan was one of the leading social scientists of the post-war world. He was a prolific writer, yet nowhere is his contribution to social science - the conceptual and developmental map of Europe - presented in an integrated and systematic way…

  • Inquiries into Truth and Interpretation

    Inquiries into Truth and Interpretation
    av Donald Davidson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199246298

    The central question which these essays address is what it is for words to mean what they do. Among the topics covered are the relation between theories of truth and theories of meaning, translation, quotation, belief, radical interpretation, refere…

  • Inquiries into Truth and Interpretation

    Inquiries into Truth and Interpretation
    av Donald Davidson

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199246281

    This book is intended for all philosophers, linguists, and psychologists interested in philosophy; anyone else interested in language and mind.

  • On Human Conduct

    On Human Conduct
    av Michael Oakeshott

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198277583

    On Human Conduct is composed of three connected essays. Each has its own concern: the first with theoretical understanding, and with human conduct in general; the second with an ideal mode of human relationship which the author has called civil asso…

  • Metaphor and Religious Language

    Metaphor and Religious Language
    av Janet Martin Soskice

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198249825

    `I have little but praise for this study. The crisp insights of the conclusion are symptomatic of its lucidity and sophistication.' British Journal of Aesthetics

  • A Theory of Sentience

    A Theory of Sentience
    av Austen Clark

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198238515

    Austen Clark offers a general account of the forms of mental representation that we call `sensory'. To sense something, one must have some capacity to discriminate among sensory qualities; but there are other requirements. What are they, and how can…

  • Sensory Qualities

    Sensory Qualities
    av Austen Clark

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198240013

    Many philosophers doubt that one can provide any successful explanation of sensory qualities - of how things look, feel or seem to a perceiving subject. To do so one would need to be able to explain qualitative facts in non-qualitative terms, and at…

  • Sensory Qualities

    Sensory Qualities
    av Austen Clark

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198236801

    Many philosophers doubt that one can provide any successful explanation of sensory qualities - of how things look, feel, or seem to a perceiving subject. To provide such an explanation, one would need to explain qualitative facts in non-qualitative…

  • Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert
    av Elizabeth Norman McKay

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198166818

    Franz Schubert (1797-1828) was born in Vienna of immigrant parents. During his short life he produced an astonishing amount of music. Symphonies, chamber music, opera, church music, and songs (more than 600 of them) poured forth in profusion. His 'T…

  • Seeing, Doing, and Knowing

    Seeing, Doing, and Knowing
    av Mohan Matthen

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199268504

    Seeing, Doing, and Knowing is an original and comprehensive philosophical treatment of sense perception as it is currently investigated by cognitive neuroscientists. Its central theme is the task-oriented specialization of sensory systems across the…

  • The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham: An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation

    The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham: An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation
    av Jeremy Bentham

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198205166

    The new critical edition of the works and correspondence of Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) is being prepared and published under the supervision of the Bentham Committee of University College London. In spite of his importance as jurist, philosopher, an…

  • Resources, Deprivation, and Poverty

    Resources, Deprivation, and Poverty
    av Brian Nolan

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198287858

    Poverty alleviation is a central aim of economic and social policy, and yet there is no consensus about what poverty means or how it is best measured. Often, the households below an income poverty line are counted as poor, but there may be no firm b…

  • The Architecture of the Mind

    The Architecture of the Mind
    av Peter Carruthers

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199207077

    This book is a comprehensive development and defense of one of the guiding assumptions of evolutionary psychology: that the human mind is composed of a large number of semi-independent modules. The Architecture of the Mind has three main goals. One…

  • The Roman Army at War 100 BC - AD 200

    The Roman Army at War 100 BC - AD 200
    av Adrian Keith Goldsworthy

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198150909

    This detailed examination of the way in which the Roman army operated during a war and how it fought a battle breaks away from existing studies, which mostly concentrate on the army in peacetime, and attempts to understand the army as an institution…

  • Hegel's Philosophy of Nature

    Hegel's Philosophy of Nature

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199272679

    This is a much-needed reissue of the standard English translation of Hegel's Philosophy of Nature, originally published in 1970. The Philosophy of Nature is the second part of Hegel's Encyclopaedia of the Philosophical Sciences, all of which is now…

  • Aristotle Politica

    Aristotle Politica

    Inbunden - 1963 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198145158

    Aristotle Politica

  • Well-Being

    Well-Being
    av James Griffin

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198248439

    The author offers answers to three central questions about well-being: the best way to understand it; whether it can be measured; and where it should fit in moral and political thought.This is a paperback reissue of the title published in hardback i…

  • A Greek-English Lexicon

    A Greek-English Lexicon

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198642268

    Liddell & Scott's Greek-English Lexicon (9/e 1940) is the most comprehensive and up-to-date ancient Greek dictionary in the world. It is used by every student of ancient Greek in the English-speaking world, and is an essential library and scholarly…

  • Introducing Einstein's Relativity

    Introducing Einstein's Relativity
    av Ray D'Inverno

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198596868

    There is little doubt that Einstein's theory of relativity captures the imagination. Not only has it radically altered the way we view the universe, but the theory also has a considerable number of surprises in store. This is especially so in the th…

  • Introducing Einstein's Relativity

    Introducing Einstein's Relativity
    av Ray D'Inverno

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198596530

    There is little doubt that Einstein's theory of relativity captures the imagination. Not only has it radically altered the way we view the universe, but the theory also has a considerable number of surprises in store. This is especially so in the th…

  • The Existence of God

    The Existence of God
    av Richard Swinburne

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199271689

    Richard Swinburne presents a substantially rewritten and updated edition of his most celebrated book. No other work has made a more powerful case for the probability of the existence of God. Swinburne gives a rigorous and penetrating analysis of the…

  • The Existence of God

    The Existence of God
    av Richard Swinburne

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199271672

    Substantially re-written and updated, this edition of 'The Existence of God' presents arguments such as the existence of the laws of nature, 'fine-tuning' of the universe, moral awareness and evidence of miracles, to prove the case that there is a G…

  • Terence Comoediae

    Terence Comoediae

    Inbunden - 1963 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198146360

    Contents include: Andria, Heauton Timorumenos, Eunuchus, Phormio, Heyra, Adelphoe.

  • Ideologies and Political Theory

    Ideologies and Political Theory
    av Michael Freeden

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198294146

    Ideologies play a crucial role in the way we understand and shape the political world. But no one has yet satisfactorily explained the nature of ideologies themselves. In this important study, Michael Freeden offers a ground-breaking approach to the…

  • Ideologies and Political Theory

    Ideologies and Political Theory
    av Michael Freeden

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198275329

    Ideologies play a crucial role in the way we understand and shape the political world. But no one has yet satisfactorily explained the nature of ideologies themselves. Michael Freeden here offers a ground-breaking approach to the subject. Drawing on…

  • In Frankenstein's Shadow

    In Frankenstein's Shadow
    av Chris Baldick

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198122494

    This book surveys the early history of one of our most important modern myths: the story of Frankenstein and the monster he created from dismembered corpses, as it appeared in fictional and other writings before its translation to the cinema screen.…

  • Science and Practice of Liquid-Liquid Extraction: Volume 1

    Science and Practice of Liquid-Liquid Extraction: Volume 1

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198562368

    This work presents an up-to-date account of some of the fundamental aspects of liquid-liquid extraction technology together with an account of extraction processes in a number of important industries.The work is divided into two parts. This volume i…

  • The Essential Turing

    The Essential Turing

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198250807

    Alan Turing, pioneer of computing and WWII codebreaker, is one of the most important and influential thinkers of the twentieth century. In this volume for the first time his key writings are made available to a broad, non-specialist readership. They…

  • The Essential Turing

    The Essential Turing

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198250791

    Alan Turing was one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th cwentury. In 1935, aged 22, he developed the mathematicl theory which explained what computers would and would not be able to do. All subsequent computer design was modelled on this wo…

  • The Philosophy of Schopenhauer

    The Philosophy of Schopenhauer
    av Bryan Magee

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198237228

    This is a revised and enlarged version of Bryan Magee's widely praised study of Schopenhauer, the most comprehensive book on this great philosopher. It contains a brief biography of Schopenhauer, a systematic exposition of his thought, and a critica…

  • The Philosophy of Schopenhauer

    The Philosophy of Schopenhauer
    av Bryan Magee

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198237235

    This is a revised and enlarged version of Bryan Magee's widely praised study of Schopenhauer, the most comprehensive book on this great philosopher. It contains a brief biography of Schopenhauer, a systematic exposition of his thought, and a critica…

  • Plato Opera Volume I

    Plato Opera Volume I

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198145691

    Plato is one of the key ancient authors studied by both classicists and philosophers. This volume contains the first eight of Plato's works in the traditional order which appears in most of the manuscripts. The first four, Euthyphro, Apology, Crito,…

  • Four-Dimensionalism

    Four-Dimensionalism
    av Theodore Sider

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199263523

    Four-Dimensionalism defends the thesis that the material world is composed of temporal as well as spatial parts. This defense includes a novel account of persistence over time, new arguments in favour of the four-dimensional ontology, and responses…

  • Four-Dimensionalism

    Four-Dimensionalism
    av Theodore Sider

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199244430

    Four-Dimensionalism defends the thesis that the material world is composed of temporal as well as spatial parts. This defense includes a novel account of persistence over time, new arguments in favour of the four-dimensional ontology, and responses…

  • Theism, Atheism, and Big Bang Cosmology

    Theism, Atheism, and Big Bang Cosmology
    av William Lane Craig

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198263838

    Contemporary science presents us with the remarkable theory that the universe began to exist about fifteen billion years ago with a cataclysmic explosion called `the Big Bang'. The question of whether Big Bang cosmology supports theism or atheism ha…

  • The Principles of Quantum Mechanics

    The Principles of Quantum Mechanics
    av P. A. M. Dirac

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198520115

  • Gesualdo

    Gesualdo
    av Glenn Watkins

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198161974

    Carlo Gesualdo, Prince of Venosa, is equally celebrated as the composer of madrigals of great power and tortured complexity and as the murderer of his wife and her lover in flagrante delicto. His life and compositions are not unconnected. His neurot…

  • The Nature of Necessity

    The Nature of Necessity
    av Alvin Plantinga

    Häftad - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198244141

    This is a reissue of a book which is an exploration and defence of the notion of modality 'de re', the idea that objects have both essential and accidental properties. It is one of the first full-length studies of the modalities to emerge from the d…

  • Sampling Theory in Fourier and Signal Analysis: Foundations

    Sampling Theory in Fourier and Signal Analysis: Foundations
    av J. R. Higgins

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198596998

    Containing important new material unavailable previously in book form, this book covers a wide variety of topics which will be great interest to applied mathematicians and engineers. Introducing the main ideas, background material is provided on Fou…

  • The Language of Music

    The Language of Music
    av Deryck Cooke

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198161806

    This important and controversial book has come to be regarded as a modern classic. Originally published in 1959, it has exerted a profound influence on all subsequent discussion in the field of musical aesthetics. The author's thesis is that the mai…

  • World Without Design

    World Without Design
    av Michael C. Rea

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199247615

    Philosophical naturalism, according to which philosophy is continuous with the natural sciences, has dominated the Western academy for well over a century; but Michael Rea claims that it is without rational foundation, and that the costs of embracin…

  • World Without Design

    World Without Design
    av Michael C. Rea

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199247608

    Philosophical naturalism, according to which philosophy is continuous with the natural sciences, has dominated the Western academy for well over a century; but Michael Rea claims that it is without rational foundation, and that the costs of embracin…

  • Deeper than Reason

    Deeper than Reason
    av Jenefer Robinson

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199204267

    Deeper than Reason takes the insights of modern psychological and neuroscientific research on the emotions and brings them to bear on questions about our emotional involvement with the arts. Robinson begins by laying out a theory of emotion, one tha…

  • Deeper than Reason

    Deeper than Reason
    av Jenefer Robinson

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199263653

    Deeper than Reason takes the insights of modern psychological and neuroscientific research on the emotions and brings them to bear on questions about our emotional involvement with the arts. Robinson begins by laying out a theory of emotion, one tha…

  • About Law: An Introduction

    About Law: An Introduction
    av Tony Honore

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198763888

    This work provides a useful introduction for anyone wondering whether to study law or those who are simply curious to know more about it. It is not confined to English law, but deals with the Western tradition of law as a whole. It outlines the key…

  • Inward Bound

    Inward Bound
    av Abraham Pais

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198519973

    Details the history of the physics of matter and of physical forces since the discovery of x-rays, exploring the circumstances, significance, and impact of discoveries and developments

  • Problems of Rationality

    Problems of Rationality
    av Donald Davidson

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198237556

    Problems of Rationality is the eagerly awaited fourth volume of Donald Davidson's philosophical writings. From the 1960s until his death in August 2003 Davidson was perhaps the most influential figure in English-language philosophy, and his work has…

  • Problems of Rationality

    Problems of Rationality
    av Donald Davidson

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198237549

    Problems of Rationality is the eagerly awaited fourth volume of Donald Davidson's philosophical writings. From the 1960s until his death in August 2003 Davidson was perhaps the most influential figure in English-language philosophy, and his work has…