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  • Inroads

    Inroads
    av Murray Miles

    Pocket - 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

    Klotband - 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…

  • 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

    Pocket - 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

    Övrigt - 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

    Pocket - 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

    Pocket - 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

    Klotband - 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

    Klotband - 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

    Pocket - 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

    Klotband - 1999 - 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…

  • Insight and Inference

    Insight and Inference
    av Murray Miles

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442615021

    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 an…

  • Moral Selfhood in the Liberal Tradition

    Moral Selfhood in the Liberal Tradition
    av Paul Fairfield

    Övrigt - 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

    Pocket - 1997 - 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…

  • Rationality and Cognition

    Rationality and Cognition
    av Nenad Mis?c?evic´

    Pocket - 1900 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442657700

    Cognitive science has posed some radical challenges to philosophy in recent years, particularly in the study of the cognitive activities and capacities of individuals. Many philosophers have taken up the challenge, and one result has been the emerge…

  • The Sovereignty of Joy

    The Sovereignty of Joy
    av Alex McIntyre

    Klotband - 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 - 2007 - 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…

  • Taking Life Seriously

    Taking Life Seriously
    av F.E. Sparshott

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802071798

    This is the first book in modern times that makes sense of the Nicomachean Ethics in its entirety as an interesting philosophical argument, rather than as a compilation of relatively independent essays. In Taking Life Seriously Francis Sparshott exp…

  • 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

    Pocket - 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

    Övrigt - 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

    Övrigt - 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

    Pocket - 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

    Övrigt - 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…

  • Hegel and the Tradition

    Hegel and the Tradition

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442614895

    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…

  • God W/In

    God W/In
    av Emil Fackenheim

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487587215

    All the essays gathered here are concerned with the radical singularity of history and existence on the one hand and the demands of philosophical truth on the other.

  • Descartes's Legacy

    Descartes's Legacy
    av David B. Hausman

    Pocket - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802079572

    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…

  • Bernard Bosanquet and the Legacy of British Idealism

    Bernard Bosanquet and the Legacy of British Idealism

    Övrigt - 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

    Pocket - 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 Parmenides and Plato's Late Philosophy

    The Parmenides and Plato's Late Philosophy

    Övrigt - 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

    Pocket - 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…

  • Natural Law Modernized

    Natural Law Modernized
    av David Braybrooke

    Pocket - 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…

  • Semantic Challenges to Realism

    Semantic Challenges to Realism
    av Mark Quentin Gardiner

    Övrigt - 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…

  • Reading Bayle

    Reading Bayle
    av Thomas M. Lennon

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802082664

    Pierre Bayle (1647-1706) has been described by Richard Popkin as the key intellectual figure at the outset of the eighteenth century. Examinations of libraries from the period show him to have been by far the most successful author of the century, a…

  • A Theory of Physical Probability

    A Theory of Physical Probability
    av Richard Johns

    Övrigt - 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…

  • Puzzles for the Will

    Puzzles for the Will
    av Jordan Howard Sobel

    Klotband - 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 F.E. Sparshott

    Klotband - 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

    Pocket - 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…

  • Utilitarianism

    Utilitarianism
    av David Braybrooke

    Övrigt - 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…

  • Kant and the Scandal of Philosophy

    Kant and the Scandal of Philosophy
    av Luigi Caranti

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487525514

    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…

  • Boyle on Atheism

    Boyle on Atheism

    Övrigt - 2006 - 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

    Övrigt - 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…

  • Chasing Reality

    Chasing Reality
    av Mario Bunge

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781442628229

    Chasing Reality deals with the controversies over the reality of the external world. Distinguished philosopher Mario Bunge offers an extended defence of realism, a critique of various forms of contemporary anti-realism, and a sketch of his own versi…