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  • Inroads
    524 kr

    Inroads
    av Murray Miles

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802085313
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    This unique introduction to philosophy is designed as a companion volume to a number of classic philosophical texts widely used in first- and upper-year philosophy courses. While remaining clear and readable, Inroads provides detailed analyses of fu…

  • Inroads
    1.190 kr

    Inroads
    av Murray Miles

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802037442
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    This unique introduction to philosophy is designed as a companion volume to a number of classic philosophical texts widely used in first- and upper-year philosophy courses. While remaining clear and readable, Inroads provides detailed analyses of fu…

  • Beyond Experience
    667 kr

    Beyond Experience
    av Norman Swartz

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802068323
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    Shedding light on a subject that too often seems mysterious and remote, Norman Swartz puts a human face on the study of metaphysics. Far from being the exclusive handiwork of professional philosophers, Swartz argues, metaphysical theories lie just b…

  • The Self and its Body in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit
    388 kr

    The Self and its Body in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit
    av John Russon

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802084828
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    A major criticism of Hegel's philosophy is that it fails to comprehend the experience of the body. In this book, John Russon shows that there is in fact a philosophy of embodiment implicit in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit. Russon argues that Hegel…

  • The Self and its Body in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit
    846 kr

    The Self and its Body in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit
    av John Russon

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802009197
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    A major criticism of Hegel's philosophy is that it fails to comprehend the experience of the body. In this book, John Russon shows that there is in fact a philosophy of embodiment implicit in Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit. Russon argues that Hegel…

  • Argument Structure
    390 kr

    Argument Structure
    av Douglas N. Walton

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802071378
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  • Philosophy at the Edge of Chaos
    445 kr

    Philosophy at the Edge of Chaos
    av Jeffrey A. Bell

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802094094
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    From the early 1960s until his death, French philosopher Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995) wrote many influential works on philosophy, literature, film, and fine art. One of Deleuze's main philosophical projects was a systematic inversion of the traditiona…

  • Moral Objectives, Rules, and the Forms of Social Change
    350 kr

    Moral Objectives, Rules, and the Forms of Social Change
    av David Braybrooke

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802080318
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    Assorted fruit from forty years' writing, these essays by David Braybrooke discuss (in Part One of the book) a variety of concrete, practical topics that ethical concerns bring into politics: people's interests; their needs as well as their preferen…

  • Kant and the Scandal of Philosophy
    732 kr

    Kant and the Scandal of Philosophy
    av Luigi Caranti

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802091321
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    Kant considered it to be scandalous that philosophy still had not found a rational proof of the existence of the external world during his time. Arguably, the scandal continues today because scepticism remains a widely debated and extremely divisive…

  • On Preserving
    488 kr

    On Preserving
    av Peter Schotch

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802098382
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    Paraconsistent logic is a theory of reasoning in philosophy that studies inconsistent data. The discipline has several different schools of thought, including preservationism, which responds to the problems that arise when human beings continue to r…

  • The Hateful and the Obscene
    403 kr

    The Hateful and the Obscene
    av L. W. Sumner

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802080837
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    In a series of landmark decisions since 1990, Canadian courts have shaped a distinctive approach to the regulation of obscenity, hate literature, and child pornography. Missing from the debate, however, has been any attempt to determine whether the…

  • The Hateful and the Obscene
    755 kr

    The Hateful and the Obscene
    av L. W. Sumner

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802042392
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    In a series of landmark decisions since 1990, Canadian courts have shaped a distinctive approach to the regulation of obscenity, hate literature, and child pornography. Missing from the debate, however, has been any attempt to determine whether the…

  • The Logic and Methodology of Science in Early Modern Thought
    1.190 kr

    The Logic and Methodology of Science in Early Modern Thought
    av Fred Wilson

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802043566
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    During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Aristotelian notions of logic and causation came under serious attack. Traditional philosophy speaks of this period as marking a revolution in scientific thought. In this book Fred Wilson reinstates a…

  • Analytical Political Philosophy
    800 kr

    Analytical Political Philosophy
    av David Braybrooke

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802038678
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    The analytic movement has long been the dominant philosophical tradition in English-speaking countries. In Analytical Political Philosophy: From Discourse, Edification, distinguished Canadian philosopher David Braybrooke explores this movement by br…

  • A Measured Pace
    534 kr

    A Measured Pace
    av Francis Edward Sparshott

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802069467
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    Although the theoretical importance of dance has always been recognized, dance has been relatively neglected in the philosophy of art. In this sequel to Off the Ground, in which Professor Sparshott focused on the concept of dance in general, A Measu…

  • Insight and Inference
    1.487 kr

    Insight and Inference
    av Murray Miles

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802043153
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    In this major re-examination of Descartes's founding principle, cogito, ergo sum, Murray Miles presents a portrait of Descartes as the Father of Modern Philosophy that is very different from the standard one. Viewing Descartes in both a historical a…

  • Moral Selfhood in the Liberal Tradition
    778 kr

    Moral Selfhood in the Liberal Tradition
    av Paul Fairfield

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802047366
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    Recent critiques of the foundations of liberalism from communitarian, socialist, postmodern, and other philosophical circles have served to remind liberals of several problematic assumptions at the heart of liberal doctrine from its inception to the…

  • Design Works
    388 kr

    Design Works

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802078193
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    Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914), the founder of Pragmatism, was an American philosopher, logician, physicist, and mathematician. Since the publication of his collected papers in 1931, interest in Peirce has grown dramatically. His work has found…

  • The Sovereignty of Joy
    778 kr

    The Sovereignty of Joy
    av Alex McIntyre

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802041104
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    Nietzsche's philosophical effort is fundamentally a response to the political question of who should rule and upon what basis in the era following the death of God. Because Nietzsche's response to nihilism is so unique, scholars still debate the nat…

  • The Sovereignty of Joy
    251 kr

    The Sovereignty of Joy
    av Alex McIntyre

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442615014
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    Nietzsche's philosophical effort is fundamentally a response to the political question of who should rule and upon what basis in the era following the death of God. Because Nietzsche's response to nihilism is so unique, scholars still debate the nat…

  • Real Words
    488 kr

    Real Words
    av Jeffrey Reid

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802091727
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    There exists a very particular grasp of the relation between language and objectivity in the work of G.W.F. Hegel (1770-1831), one that rejects the idea of truth as the reflection between words and what they represent. Jeffrey Reid's Real Words is a…

  • Natural Law Modernized
    697 kr

    Natural Law Modernized
    av David Braybrooke

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802035431
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    Hobbes, Locke, Hume, and Rousseau are classic modern philosophers, widely consulted in matters of ethics and political theory. In this provocative study David Braybrooke challenges received scholarly opinion by arguing that these canonical theorists…

  • Natural Law Modernized
    419 kr

    Natural Law Modernized
    av David Braybrooke

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802086440
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    Hobbes, Locke, Hume, and Rousseau are classic modern philosophers, widely consulted in matters of ethics and political theory. In this provocative study David Braybrooke challenges received scholarly opinion by arguing that these canonical theorists…

  • The External World and Our Knowledge of  It
    1.366 kr

    The External World and Our Knowledge of It
    av Fred Wilson

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802097644
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    David Hume is often considered to have been a sceptic, particularly in his conception of the individual's knowledge of the external world. However, a closer examination of his works gives a much different impression of this aspect of Hume's philosop…

  • Kant's Intuitionism
    526 kr

    Kant's Intuitionism
    av Lorne Falkenstein

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802037749
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    Ever since the publication of his Critique of Pure Reason in 1781, Immanuel Kant has occupied a central position in the philosophical world. In Kant's Intuitionism - the most detailed study of Kant's views on the opening sections of the Critique sin…

  • Probability Theory and Probability Semantics
    846 kr

    Probability Theory and Probability Semantics
    av Hughes Leblanc

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802008077
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    As a survey of many technical results in probability theory and probability logic, this monograph by two widely respected scholars offers a valuable compendium of the principal aspects of the formal study of probability. Hugues Leblanc and Peter Roe…

  • Reality
    846 kr

    Reality
    av Peter Loptson

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802048165
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    In this compelling work, Peter Lopston provides an accessible exploration of the major topics in metaphysics. He considers problems such as essence, existence, substance, purpose, space, time, mind, causality, God, freedom and the possibilities of i…

  • Law and Morality
    675 kr

    Law and Morality

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802094896
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    Since its first publication in 1996, Law and Morality has filled a long-standing need for a contemporary Canadian textbook in the philosophy of law. Now in its third edition, this anthology has been thoroughly revised and updated, and includes new c…

  • Philosophy and Freedom
    1.412 kr

    Philosophy and Freedom

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802036988
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    James Doull's remarkable legacy as a teacher, scholar, and thinker has left behind a profound and challenging examination of the philosophical and historical roots of contemporary thought and politics. His life's work was devoted to a reflection on…

  • Descartes's Legacy
    560 kr

    Descartes's Legacy
    av David Hausman

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802009470
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    Debates current in the philosophy of mind regarding the gathering and processing of information, and the nature of perception and representation, also animated some of the most important figures in early modern philosophy, among them Descartes, Hume…

  • Fackenheim:German Philosophy & Jewish
    640 kr

    Fackenheim:German Philosophy & Jewish
    av Louis Greenspan

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802027634
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    Emil Fackenheim, now retired from the University of Toronto, is one of Canada's most influential and internationally recognized philosophers. Bringing together philosophy and Jewish studies, his writings are relevant to a number of philosophical inq…

  • The Problem of Difference
    675 kr

    The Problem of Difference
    av Jeffrey A. Bell

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802042538
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    Beginning with Plato and Aristotle, philosophers throughout history have built their theories around the problem of reconciling a fundamental distinction, as for example, Plato's distinction between knowledge (reality) and opinion (appearance), Desc…

  • Descartes's Legacy
    272 kr

    Descartes's Legacy
    av David B. Hausman

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802079572
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    Descartes's Legacy is a critical tour of some of the most important issues in the philosophy of mind and some of the most outstanding figures in early modern philosophy. The Hausmans wed an intentional theory of ideas with a modern information theor…

  • Bernard Bosanquet and the Legacy of British Idealism
    778 kr

    Bernard Bosanquet and the Legacy of British Idealism

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802089816
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    Bernard Bosanquet (1848-1923) was one of the leading figures of the idealist movement in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and in his obituary in the London Times, was described as having been 'the central figure of British philosop…

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Bioethics
    258 kr

    Philosophical Perspectives on Bioethics

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802071392
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    How should we attempt to resolve concrete bioethical problems? How are we to understand the role of bioethics in the health care system, government, and academe? This collection of original essays raises these and other questions about the nature of…

  • The God Within
    926 kr

    The God Within
    av Emil L. Fackenheim

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802006974
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    For nineteenth-century thinkers, the central problem of religious consciousness in the modern West was the tension between prevailing concepts of individual autonomy and the traditional Judaeo-Christian claim for divine revelation. The God Within br…

  • The Parmenides and Plato's Late Philosophy
    675 kr

    The Parmenides and Plato's Late Philosophy

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802042361
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    From antiquity, Plato's Parmenides has been considered an enigma. In this book Robert Turnbull offers a translation and explanation of the Parmenides, using his interpretation to illuminate Plato's major late dialogues. Turnbull claims that in the P…

  • Picturing Knowledge
    362 kr

    Picturing Knowledge

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802074393
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    The traditional concept of scientific knowledge places a premium on thinking, not visualizing. Scientific illustrations are still generally regarded as devices that serve as heuristic aids when reasoning breaks down. When scientific illustration is…

  • Semantic Challenges to Realism
    1.087 kr

    Semantic Challenges to Realism
    av Mark Quentin Gardiner

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802047717
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    Anti-realism entered the philosophical scene some twenty years ago, and has since become a widely accepted view. But although many philosophers espouse anti-realism, the only sustained arguments for the position are due to Michael Dummett and Hilary…

  • A Theory of Physical Probability
    1.087 kr

    A Theory of Physical Probability
    av Richard Johns

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802036032
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    In a random process, later events seem to be loosely attached to earlier ones; in other words, a substantial or tight relationship between the two is missing. This relationship is sometimes held to be the relation of cause and effect, so that random…

  • Hegel and the Tradition
    675 kr

    Hegel and the Tradition

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802009272
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    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831) is considered a philosopher of the Tradition, both in the sense that his work is rooted in the political, artistic, religious, and philosophical traditions of European culture and in the sense that he takes…

  • Puzzles for the Will
    743 kr

    Puzzles for the Will
    av Jordan Howard Sobel

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802043269
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    Issues of free will and determinism, with their far-reaching practical implications, hold a central place in the history of philosophy. In this book Jordan Howard Sobel looks at the many and varied approaches to this complex topic. The arguments ana…

  • The Future of Aesthetics
    491 kr

    The Future of Aesthetics
    av Francis Edward Sparshott

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802044266
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    Widely admired as one of Canada's leading philosophers, Francis Sparshott is a major figure in postwar philosophical aesthetics. In this book he presents an annotated version of the text of the four 1996 Ryle Lectures that he gave at Trent Universit…

  • The New Dialectic
    388 kr

    The New Dialectic
    av Douglas Walton

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802079879
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    Because developments in informal logic have been based, for the most part, on idealized and abstract models, the tools available for argument analysis are not easily adapted to the needs of everyday argumentation. In this book Douglas Walton propose…

  • Transcendent Experiences
    778 kr

    Transcendent Experiences
    av Louis Roy

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802035349
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    This book begins by drawing attention to the fact that many people acknowledge having had a transcendent experience, namely an event in which they had the impression that they were in contact with something boundless and limitless, which they could…

  • Utilitarianism
    709 kr

    Utilitarianism
    av David Braybrooke

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802087324
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    Utilitarianism, belaboured by repeated counterexamples, has fallen out of favour as an ethical theory. In Utilitarianism: Restorations; Repairs; Renovations, noted Canadian philosopher David Braybrooke revisits Jeremy Bentham's master idea that stat…

  • Boyle on Atheism
    1.158 kr

    Boyle on Atheism

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802090188
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    Opposition to atheism flourished in the seventeenth century, and famed scientist-philosopher Robert Boyle (1627-91) was so opposed to it that he had planned throughout his life to publish a work on his various objections, a project that never came t…

  • The Problem of Evil in Early Modern Philosophy
    778 kr

    The Problem of Evil in Early Modern Philosophy
    av Elmar J. Kremer

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802035523
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    Many distinct, controvertial issues are to be found within the labyrinthine twists and turns of the problem of evil. For philosophers of the seventeenth and early eighteenth centures, evil presented a challenge to the consistency and rationality of…