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  • 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…

  • 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 & Kötz'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 functions…

  • Newton's Principia for the Common Reader

    Newton's Principia for the Common Reader
    av S. Chandrasekhar

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198526759

    Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica provides a coherent and deductive presentation of his discovery of the universal law of gravitation. It is very much more than a demonstration that 'to us it is enough that gravity really does ex…

  • Newton's Principia for the Common Reader

    Newton's Principia for the Common Reader
    av S. Chandrasekhar

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198517443

    Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica provides a coherent and deductive presentation of his discovery of the universal law of gravity. The Principia is, in fact, a model for all mathematical physics. Representing a decade's work from…

  • Punishment and Modern Society

    Punishment and Modern Society
    av David Garland

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198762669

    Winner of the 1991 Distinguished Scholar Award from the American Sociological Association Winner of the Outstanding Scholarship Award of the Crime and Delinquency Division of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, USA The first comprehensive…

  • The Decline of Mortality in Europe

    The Decline of Mortality in Europe

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198283287

    This book examines the remarkable decline of mortality in Europe which began in the nineteenth century and continued in an uninterrupted fashion, into the early twentieth century. The transition of mortality between 1870 and 1920 had profound effect…

  • The Moral Demands of Affluence

    The Moral Demands of Affluence
    av Garrett Cullity

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199204151

    How much are we morally required to do to help people who are much worse off than us? On any credible moral outlook, other people's pressing need for assistance can ground moral requirements on us to help them—-requirements of beneficence. How…

  • The Moral Demands of Affluence

    The Moral Demands of Affluence
    av Garrett Cullity

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199258116

    How much are we morally required to do to help people who are much worse off than us? Philosophers have often raised this question in assessing the plausibility of particular moral theories. But it is a pressing question whatever one's moral outlook…

  • The Dutch Republic

    The Dutch Republic
    av Jonathan Israel

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198207344

    The Dutch Golden Age, the age of Grotius, Spinoza, Rembrandt, Vermeer, and a host of other renowned artists and writers was also remarkable for its immense impact in the spheres of commerce, finance, shipping, and technology. It was in fact one of t…

  • Multicultural Citizenship

    Multicultural Citizenship
    av Will Kymlicka

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198290919

    The increasingly multicultural fabric of modern societies has given rise to many new issues and conflicts, as ethnic and national minorities demand recognition and support for their cultural identity. This book presents a new conception of the right…

  • Kingdoms and Communities in Western Europe 900-1300

    Kingdoms and Communities in Western Europe 900-1300
    av Susan Reynolds

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198731474

    This study is an exploration of the collective values and activities of lay society in Western Europe between the tenth century and the thirteenth. Arguing that medieval attitudes and behaviour have too readily been defined in terms of hierarchical…

  • Hippolytos

    Hippolytos
    av Euripides

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198147497

    Euripides' Hippolytos tells of an honourable youth's tragic death, contrived by his father in the false belief that his son had seduced his new wife. This edition of the play is intended for students and scholars alike. The detailed commentary deals…

  • Legal Reasoning and Legal Theory

    Legal Reasoning and Legal Theory
    av Neil MacCormick

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198763840

    What makes an argument in a law case good or bad? Can legal decisions be justified by purely rational argument or are they ultimately determined by more subjective influences? These questions are central to the study of jurisprudence, and are thorou…

  • 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…

  • History as Re-enactment

    History as Re-enactment
    av William H. Dray

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198242932

    A central motif of R G Collingwood's philosophy of history is the idea that historical understanding requires a re-enactment of past experience. However, there have been sharp disagreements about the acceptability of this idea, and even its meaning.…

  • History as Re-enactment

    History as Re-enactment
    av William H. Dray

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198238812

    A central motif of R. G. Collingwood's philosophy of history is the idea that historical understanding requires a re-enactment of past experience. However, there have been sharp disagreements about the acceptability of this idea, and even its meanin…

  • 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…

  • Beyond the Limits of Thought

    Beyond the Limits of Thought
    av Graham Priest

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199244218

    Graham Priest presents a new, expanded edition of his highly original exploration of the nature and limits of thought. Drawing on recent developments in the field of logic, Priest shows that the description of such limits leads to contradiction, and…

  • The Principles of History

    The Principles of History
    av R. G. Collingwood

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199243150

    This work on the philosophy of history, by the Oxford philosopher, historian, and archaeologist R. G. Collingwood (1889-1943) also includes two conclusions written by Collingwood for lectures which were eventually revised and published as "The Idea…

  • The Principles of History

    The Principles of History
    av R. G. Collingwood

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198237037

    Published here for the first time is much of a final and long-anticipated work on philosophy of history by the great Oxford philosopher and historian R. G. Collingwood (1889-1943). The original text of this uncompleted work has only recently been di…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Understanding Consumption

    Understanding Consumption
    av Angus Deaton

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198288244

    This book provides an overview of the recent research on saving and consumption, a field in which substantial progress has been made over the last decade. Attempts by economists to understand saving and consumption patterns have generated some of th…

  • 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…

  • The Dissenters: Volume I: From the Reformation to the French Revolution

    The Dissenters: Volume I: From the Reformation to the French Revolution
    av Michael R. Watts

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198229568

    Religious dissent has been a persistent feature of English and Welsh history for over four hundred years, influencing the economic, cultural, and political history of the two nations as well as their religious life. The Dissenters is the first of a…

  • The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature

    The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature
    av Malcolm Budd

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199286997

    The aesthetics of nature has over the last few decades become an intense focus of philosophical reflection, as it has been ever more widely recognised that it is not a mere appendage to the aesthetics of art. Just as nature offers aesthetic experien…

  • The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature

    The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature
    av Malcolm Budd

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199259656

    Malcolm Budd presents four interlinked studies in the aesthetics of nature, approaching the subject from a variety of angles. As well as developing Budd's own original ideas, the book provides a comprehensive treatment of Kant's classic aesthetics o…

  • The Politics of Environmental Discourse

    The Politics of Environmental Discourse
    av Maarten A. Hajer

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198293330

    Dr Hajer's path-breaking study opens the way for a better understanding of the environmental conflict, showing how language can be seen to shape our view of what environmental politics is really about and how those perceptions can differ between cou…

  • The Politics of Environmental Discourse

    The Politics of Environmental Discourse
    av Maarten A. Hajer

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198279693

    This path-breaking study open the way for a better understanding of the environmental conflict, showing how language can be seen to shape our view of what environmental politics is really about and how those perceptions can differ between countries.…

  • The Thought of Thomas Aquinas

    The Thought of Thomas Aquinas
    av Brian Davies

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198267539

    Thomas Aquinas was one of the greatest Western philosphers and one of the greatest theologians of the Christian church. In this book we at last have a modern, comprehensive presentation of the total thought of Aquinas. Books on Aquinas invariably de…

  • 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…

  • Fair Opportunity and Responsibility

    Fair Opportunity and Responsibility
    av David O. Brink

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198859468

    Fair Opportunity and Responsibility lies at the intersection of moral psychology and criminal jurisprudence and analyzes responsibility and its relations to desert, culpability, excuse, blame, and punishment. It links responsibility with the reactiv…

  • Wills, Inheritance and Families

    Wills, Inheritance and Families
    av Janet Finch

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198258346

    The Issue of how assets are distributed after death is of increasing significance for larger numbers of people. In this original and path-breaking study, the authors examine the principle means through which people plan to dispose of their assets af…

  • The Uses of Discretion

    The Uses of Discretion

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198259503

    Discretion is a pervasive phenomenon in legal systems. It is of concern to lawyers because it can be a force for justice or injustice: at once a means of advancing the broad purposes of law and of subventing them. For social scientists the discretio…

  • Truth, Thought, Reason

    Truth, Thought, Reason
    av Tyler Burge

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199278534

    Tyler Burge presents a collection of his seminal essays on Gottlob Frege (1848-1925), who has a strong claim to be seen as the founder of modern analytic philosophy, and whose work remains at the centre of philosophical debate today. Truth, Thought,…

  • Truth, Thought, Reason

    Truth, Thought, Reason
    av Tyler Burge

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199278541

    Tyler Burge presents a collection of his seminal essays on Gottlob Frege (1848-1925), who has a strong claim to be seen as the founder of modern analytic philosophy, and whose work remains at the centre of philosophical debate today. Truth, Thought,…

  • John Locke: Some Thoughts Concerning Education

    John Locke: Some Thoughts Concerning Education
    av John Locke

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198250166

    Some Thoughts concerning Education, originally published in 1693, is one of John Locke's major works, the culmination of a decade's writings on the subject. It mainly concerns moral education and its role in creating a responsible adult, and the imp…

  • Agency and Responsibility

    Agency and Responsibility
    av Jeanette Kennett

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199266302

    Is it ever possible for people to act freely and intentionally against their better judgement? Is it ever possible to act in opposition to one's strongest desire? If either of these questions are answered in the negative, the common-sense distinctio…

  • 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 St Albans Chronicle

    The St Albans Chronicle

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199253463

    Thomas Walsingham, a monk of St Albans, has been described as the last of the great medieval chroniclers. His major work, the Chronica maiora, covers the years 1376-1422, and is arguably the most important account of English history to be written in…

  • Early Modern European Witchcraft

    Early Modern European Witchcraft

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198203889

    The history of witchcraft and sorcery has attracted a great deal of interest and debate, but until now studies have been largely from the Anglo-Saxon perspective. This book shows how what has hitherto been seen as peculiar to Britain was in fact cha…

  • How the Body Shapes the Mind

    How the Body Shapes the Mind
    av Shaun Gallagher

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199204168

    How the Body Shapes the Mind is an interdisciplinary work that addresses philosophical questions by appealing to evidence found in experimental psychology, neuroscience, studies of pathologies, and developmental psychology. There is a growing consen…

  • How the Body Shapes the Mind

    How the Body Shapes the Mind
    av Shaun Gallagher

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199271948

    How the Body Shapes the Mind is an interdisciplinary work that addresses philosophical questions by appealing to evidence found in experimental psychology, neuroscience, studies of pathologies, and developmental psychology. There is a growing consen…

  • 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…

  • Editing Early Music

    Editing Early Music
    av John Caldwell

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198165446

    Designed as a guide for those editing music written from the Middle Ages to about 1830, this work has been revised to incorporate a number of corrections, an updated bibliography, and a new postscript on stemmatics and textual criticism.

  • Morals by Agreement

    Morals by Agreement
    av David Gauthier

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198249924

    In this book the author argues that moral principles are principles of rational choice. According to the usual view of choice, a rational person selects what is likely to give the greatest expectation of value or utility. But in many situations, if…

  • Ethics Without Principles

    Ethics Without Principles
    av Jonathan Dancy

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199297689

    Jonathan Dancy presents a long-awaited exposition and defence of particularism in ethics, a view with which he has been associated for twenty years. He argues that the traditional link between morality and principles, or between being moral and havi…

  • Ethics Without Principles

    Ethics Without Principles
    av Jonathan Dancy

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199270026

    Jonathan Dancy presents a long-awaited exposition and defence of particularism in ethics, a view with which he has been associated for twenty years. He argues that the traditional link between morality and principles, or between being moral and havi…

  • Living and Dying in England 1100-1540

    Living and Dying in England 1100-1540
    av Barbara Harvey

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198204312

    This is an authoritative account of daily life in Westminster Abbey, one of medieval England's greatest monasteries. It is also a wide-ranging exploration of some major themes in the social history of the Middle Ages and early sixteenth century by a…

  • Statistical Physics of Spin Glasses and Information Processing

    Statistical Physics of Spin Glasses and Information Processing
    av Hidetoshi Nishimori

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198509417

    Spin glasses are magnetic materials. Statistical mechanics, a subfield of physics, has been a powerful tool to theoretically analyse various unique properties of spin glasses. A number of new analytical techniques have been developed to establish a…

  • Statistical Physics of Spin Glasses and Information Processing

    Statistical Physics of Spin Glasses and Information Processing
    av Hidetoshi Nishimori

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198509400

    Spin glasses are magnetic materials. Statistical mechanics, a subfield of physics, has been a powerful tool to theoretically analyse various unique properties of spin glasses. A number of new analytical techniques have been developed to establish a…

  • The Woman Reader 1837-1914

    The Woman Reader 1837-1914
    av Kate Flint

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198121855

    Why was the topic of women and reading so controversial for the Victorians and Edwardians? What was it assumed that women read, and what advice was given about where, when, and how to read? Kate Flint examines texts ranging from fiction, painting, a…

  • From Metaphysics to Ethics

    From Metaphysics to Ethics
    av Frank Jackson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198250616

    Frank Jackson champions the cause of conceptual analysis as a basic method of philosophical inquiry. In recent years conceptual analysis has been undervalued and, Jackson suggests, widely misunderstood; he argues that there is nothing especially mys…

  • From Metaphysics to Ethics

    From Metaphysics to Ethics
    av Frank Jackson

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198236184

    Frank Jackson champions the cause of conceptual analysis as central to philosophical inquiry. In recent years conceptual analysis has been undervalued and, Jackson suggests, widely misunderstood; he argues that there is nothing especially mysterious…

  • Posterior Analytics

    Posterior Analytics
    av Aristotle

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198240891

    The Posterior Analytics contains some of Aristotle's most influential thoughts in logic, epistemology, metaphysics, and the philosophy of science. The first book expounds and develops the notions of a demonstrative argument and of a formal, axiomati…

  • Agency and Answerability

    Agency and Answerability
    av Gary Watson

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199272280

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  • Agency and Answerability

    Agency and Answerability
    av Gary Watson

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199272273

    Since the 1970s Gary Watson has published a series of brilliant and highly influential essays on human action, examining such questions as: in what ways are we free and not free, rational and irrational, responsible or not for what we do? Moral phil…

  • Fiefs and Vassals

    Fiefs and Vassals
    av Susan Reynolds

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198206484

    Fiefs and Vassals has changed our view of the medieval world. It offers a fundamental challenge to orthodox conceptions of feudalism. Susan Reynolds argues that the concepts of the fief and of vassalage, as understood by historians of medieval Europ…

  • Ruling Passions

    Ruling Passions
    av Simon Blackburn

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199241392

    Simon Blackburn puts forward a compelling original philosophy of human motivation and morality. He maintains that we cannot get clear about ethics until we get clear about human nature. So these are the sorts of questions he addresses: Why do we beh…

  • Ruling Passions

    Ruling Passions
    av Simon Blackburn

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198247852

    Simon Blackburn puts forward a compelling original philosophy of human motivation and morality. He maintains that we cannot get clear about ethics until we get clear about human nature. So these are the sorts of questions he addresses: Why do we beh…

  • Middle English Literature 1100-1400

    Middle English Literature 1100-1400
    av J. A. W. Bennett

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198122289

    The magisterial Oxford History of English Literature is here reissued in its entirety, so that readers can collect any volumes that they missed on first publication, and new purchasers can obtain all thirteen published volumes at once. For the purpo…

  • Continuo Playing According to Handel

    Continuo Playing According to Handel

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780193184336

    An edition with commentary of Handel's exercises for continuo playing which he wrote for the daughters of George II.

  • The Oxford Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

    The Oxford Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet
    av William Shakespeare

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198129370

    This edition of one of Shakespeare's most popular and attractive plays adopts a radically new approach to the text. It offers modernized texts not only of the 1599 'good' quarto, but also of the short, or 'bad' quarto of 1597, regarding each as an i…