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  • Inroads

    Inroads
    av Murray Miles

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802085313

    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

    Inroads
    av Murray Miles

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802037442

    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

    Beyond Experience
    av Norman Swartz

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802068323

    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

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

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802084828

    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

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

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802009197

    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

    Argument Structure
    av Douglas N. Walton

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802071378

  • Philosophy at the Edge of Chaos

    Philosophy at the Edge of Chaos
    av Jeffrey A. Bell

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802094094

    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

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

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802080318

    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

    Kant and the Scandal of Philosophy
    av Luigi Caranti

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802091321

    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

    On Preserving
    av Peter Schotch

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802098382

    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

    The Hateful and the Obscene
    av L. W. Sumner

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802080837

    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

    The Hateful and the Obscene
    av L. W. Sumner

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802042392

    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

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

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802043566

    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

    Analytical Political Philosophy
    av David Braybrooke

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802038678

    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

    A Measured Pace
    av F.E. Sparshott

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802069467

    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

    Insight and Inference
    av Murray Miles

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802043153

    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

    Moral Selfhood in the Liberal Tradition
    av Paul Fairfield

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802047366

    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…

  • The Rule of Reason

    The Rule of Reason
    av Heather M. A. Fraser

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802078193

    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

    The Sovereignty of Joy
    av Alex McIntyre

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802041104

    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

    The Sovereignty of Joy
    av Alex McIntyre

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442615014

    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

    Real Words
    av Jeffrey Reid

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802091727

    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

    Natural Law Modernized
    av David Braybrooke

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802035431

    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

    Natural Law Modernized
    av David Braybrooke

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802086440

    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

    The External World and Our Knowledge of It
    av Fred Wilson

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802097644

    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

    Kant's Intuitionism
    av Lorne Falkenstein

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802037749

    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

    Probability Theory and Probability Semantics
    av Hughes Leblanc

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802008077

    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

    Reality
    av Peter J. Loptson

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802048165

    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

    Law and Morality

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802094896

    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

    Philosophy and Freedom

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802036988

    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…

  • Fackenheim:German Philosophy & Jewish

    Fackenheim:German Philosophy & Jewish
    av Louis Greenspan

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802027634

    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

    The Problem of Difference
    av Jeffrey A. Bell

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802042538

    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

    Descartes's Legacy
    av David B. Hausman

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802079572

    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

    Bernard Bosanquet and the Legacy of British Idealism

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802089816

    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

    Philosophical Perspectives on Bioethics

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802071392

    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

    The God Within
    av Emil Fackenheim

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802006974

    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

    The Parmenides and Plato's Late Philosophy

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802042361

    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

    Picturing Knowledge

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802074393

    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

    Semantic Challenges to Realism
    av Mark Quentin Gardiner

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802047717

    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

    A Theory of Physical Probability
    av Richard Johns

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802036032

    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

    Hegel and the Tradition

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802009272

    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

    Puzzles for the Will
    av Jordan Howard Sobel

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802043269

    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

    The Future of Aesthetics
    av Francis Edward Sparshott

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802044266

    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

    The New Dialectic
    av Douglas Walton

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802079879

    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

    Transcendent Experiences
    av Louis P. Roy

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802035349

    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

    Utilitarianism
    av David Braybrooke

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802087324

    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

    Boyle on Atheism

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802090188

    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

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

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802035523

    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…