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  • Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

    Ethics: A Very Short Introduction
    av Simon Blackburn

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192804426

    This introduction to ethics tackles the major moral questions surrounding birth, death, happiness, desire and freedom, showing us how we should think about the meaning of life, and how we should mistrust the soundbite-sized absolutes that often domi…

  • Think

    Think
    av Simon Blackburn

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192854254

    This is a book about the big questions in life: knowledge, consciousness, fate, God, truth, goodness, justice. It is for anyone who believes there are big questions out there, but does not know how to approach them. Think sets out to explain what th…

  • Think

    Think
    av Simon Blackburn

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192100245

    What am I? What is consciousness? What is the difference between past and future? Does the world presuppose a creator? Do we always act out of self-interest? This is a book about the big questions in life: knowledge, consciousness, fate, God, truth,…

  • Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

    Ethics: A Very Short Introduction
    av Simon Blackburn

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198868101

    Very Short Introductions: Brilliant, Sharp, InspiringOur self-image as moral, well-behaved creatures is dogged by scepticism, relativism, hypocrisy, and nihilism, and by the fear that in a Godless world science has unmasked us as creatures fated by…

  • The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

    The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy
    av Simon Blackburn

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198735304

    This bestselling dictionary is written by one of the leading philosophers of our time, and it is widely recognized as the best dictionary of its kind. Comprehensive and authoritative, it covers every aspect of philosophy from Aristotle to Zen. With…

  • 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…

  • Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy

    Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy
    av Simon Blackburn

    Övrigt - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781522670025

    This is an audiobook about the big questions in life: knowledge, consciousness, fate, God, truth, goodness, justice. It is for anyone who believes there are big questions out there, but does not know how to approach them. Think sets out to explain w…

  • Truth: A Guide for the Perplexed

    Truth: A Guide for the Perplexed
    av Simon Blackburn

    Storpocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141014258

    This important book is about truth, and the enemies of truth, and the wars that are fought between them. As Simon Blackburn says in his introduction, "the ground is complicated, strewn with abandoned fortresses and trenches, fought over by shifting…

  • On Truth

    On Truth
    av Simon Blackburn

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190867218

    Truth is not just a recent topic of contention. Arguments about it have gone on for centuries. Why is the truth important? Who decides what the truth is? Is there such a thing as objective, eternal truth, or is truth simply a matter of perspective,…

  • Truth

    Truth
    av Simon Blackburn

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195315806

    The author of the highly popular book Think, which Time magazine hailed as "the one book every smart person should read to understand, and even enjoy, the key questions of philosophy," Simon Blackburn is that rara avis-an eminent thinker who is able…

  • Meaning, Reference and Necessity

    Meaning, Reference and Necessity

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521113502

    A volume of studies in philosophical logic by a group of younger philosophers in the UK. There is a core of problems in the theory of meaning which have been accorded a central importance by philosophers, logicians and theoretical linguists, and whi…

  • Mirror, Mirror

    Mirror, Mirror
    av Simon Blackburn

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691169118

    Everyone deplores narcissism, especially in others. The vain are by turns annoying or absurd, offending us whether they are blissfully oblivious or proudly aware of their behavior. But are narcissism and vanity really as bad as they seem? Can we avo…

  • What Do We Really Know?

    What Do We Really Know?
    av Simon Blackburn

    Storpocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780875873

    In What Do We Really Know? Simon Blackburn addresses the twenty most-asked philosophical questions, including 'Can machines think?', 'What is the meaning of life?', 'Is death to be feared?', 'Why be good?', 'What am I?' and 'What do we really know?'…

  • Spreading the Word

    Spreading the Word
    av Simon Blackburn

    Häftad - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198246510

    Provides a comprehensive introduction to the major philosophical theories attempting to explain the workings of language.

  • Being Good

    Being Good
    av Simon Blackburn

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192853776

    It is not only in our dark hours that scepticism, relativism, hypocrisy, and nihilism dog ethics. Whether it is a matter of giving to charity, or sticking to duty, or insisting on our rights, we can be confused, or be paralysed by the fear that our…

  • Essays in Quasi-Realism

    Essays in Quasi-Realism
    av Simon Blackburn

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195080414

    In these essays, Simon Blackburn explores one of the most profound and fertile of philosophical problems: the way in which our judgements relate to the world.This debate has centred on realism, or the view that what we say is validated by the way th…

  • Essays in Quasi-Realism

    Essays in Quasi-Realism
    av Simon Blackburn

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195082241

    This volume collects together some influential essays in which Simon Blackburn explores one of the most profound and fertile of philosophical problems: the way in which our judgements relate to the world. This debate has centered on realism, or the…

  • Practical Tortoise Raising

    Practical Tortoise Raising
    av Simon Blackburn

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199548057

    Simon Blackburn presents a selection of his philosophical essays from 1995 to 2010. He offers engaging and illuminating discussions of various problems which arise when such familiar notions as representation, truth, reason, and assertion are applie…

  • Mirror Mirror The Uses and Abuses of Self-Love

    Mirror Mirror The Uses and Abuses of Self-Love
    av Simon Blackburn

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691161426

    Everyone deplores narcissism, especially in others. The vain are by turns annoying or absurd, offending us whether they are blissfully oblivious or proudly aware of their behavior. But are narcissism and vanity really as bad as they seem? Can we avo…

  • Truth: Ideas in Profile

    Truth: Ideas in Profile
    av Simon Blackburn

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781257227

    Truth has always been a thorny topic. How does it work? Who decides what it is? And why is it seen as so important? In this lucid introduction to the topic, leading scholar Simon Blackburn describes the main approaches to the notion of truth and con…

  • Reason and Prediction

    Reason and Prediction
    av Simon Blackburn

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521108225

    An original study of the philosophical problems associated with inductive reasoning. Like most of the main questions in epistemology, the classical problem of induction arises from doubts about a mode of inference used to justify some of our most fa…

  • How To Read Hume

    How To Read Hume
    av Simon Blackburn

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847080332

    'Be a philosopher; but, amidst all your philosophy, be still a man.' David HumeDavid Hume is generally recognized as the United Kingdom's greatest philosopher, as well as a notable historian and essayist and a central figure of the Enlightenment. Ye…

  • A Little Book of Quotes from Karl Marx

    A Little Book of Quotes from Karl Marx
    av Simon Blackburn

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780993524202

  • What Philosophy Is

    What Philosophy Is
    av Havi Carel, David Gamez, Simon Blackburn

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826472410

    What do we mean when we talk about philosophy today? How does philosophy relate to science, to politics, to literature? What methods does the modern philosopher use, and how does philosophy progress? Does philosophy differ from place to place? What…

  • Truth

    Truth

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198752509

    The aim of the series is to bring together important recent writing in major areas of philosophical inquiry, selected from a variety of sources, mostly periodicals, which may not be conveniently available to the university student or the general rea…

  • Die Großen Fragen - Physik

    Die Großen Fragen - Physik
    av Michael Brooks

    Inbunden - 2011 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783827426215

    Die gro en Fragen behandeln grundlegende Probleme und Konzepte in Wissenschaft und Philosophie, die Forscher und Denker seit jeher umtreiben. Anspruch der ambitionierten Reihe ist es, die Antworten auf diese Fragen zu pr sentieren und damit die wich…

  • Enumeration of Finite Groups

    Enumeration of Finite Groups
    av Simon R. Blackburn

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521882170

    How many groups of order n are there? This is a natural question for anyone studying group theory, and this Tract provides an exhaustive and up-to-date account of research into this question spanning almost fifty years. The authors presuppose an und…

  • The Big Questions: Philosophy

    The Big Questions: Philosophy
    av Simon Blackburn

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849160001

    The Big Questions series is designed to let renowned experts confront the 20 most fundamental and frequently asked questions of a major branch of science or philosophy. Each 3000-word essay simply and concisely examines a question that has eternally…

  • Lust

    Lust
    av Simon Blackburn

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195162004

    Blackburn, author of such popular philosophy books as "Think" and "Being Good," here offers a sharp-edged probe into the heart of lust, blending together insight from some of the world's greatest thinkers on sex, human nature, and common cultural fo…