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  • Descartes: A Very Short Introduction

    Descartes: A Very Short Introduction
    av Tom Sorell

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192854094

    René Descartes (1596-1650) had a remarkably short working life, and his output was small, yet his contributions to philosophy and science have endured to the present day. He is perhaps best known for his statement 'Cogito, ergo sum'. By a mixture of…

  • Scientism

    Scientism
    av Tom Sorell

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415107716

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Scientism

    Scientism
    av Tom Sorell

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138160934

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Insiders and Outsiders in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

    Insiders and Outsiders in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415806091

    Seventeenth-century philosophy scholars come together in this volume to address the Insiders--Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, and Hobbes--and Outsiders--Pierre Gassendi, Kenelm Digby, Theophilus Gale, Ralph Cudworth and Nicholas Malebranche--of…

  • Insiders and Outsiders in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

    Insiders and Outsiders in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415845120

    Seventeenth-century philosophy scholars come together in this volume to address the Insiders--Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, and Hobbes--and Outsiders--Pierre Gassendi, Kenelm Digby, Theophilus Gale, Ralph Cudworth and Nicholas Malebranche--of…

  • Moral Theory and Anomaly

    Moral Theory and Anomaly
    av Tom Sorell

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631218340

    Is the practice of moral theorizing inherently misguided? "Moral Theory and Anomaly" considers and rejects the claim that moral theory is too utopian to apply properly to worldly pursuits like political office holding and business, and too patriarch…

  • Moral Theory and Anomaly

    Moral Theory and Anomaly
    av Tom Sorell

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631218333

    Is the practice of moral theorizing inherently misguided? "Moral Theory and Anomaly" considers and rejects the claim that moral theory is too utopian to apply properly to worldly pursuits like political office holding and business, and too patriarch…

  • Hobbes-Arg Philosophers

    Hobbes-Arg Philosophers
    av Tom Sorell

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415203586

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • Security Ethics

    Security Ethics

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472439437

    Governments often act in the name of security to protect their citizenries. For example by legislation or by the recruitment and employment of large numbers of armed personnel to detect and prosecute violent crime, or via engagements in military int…

  • Descartes Reinvented

    Descartes Reinvented
    av Tom Sorell

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521851145

    In this study, Tom Sorell seeks to rehabilitate views that are often instantly dismissed in analytic philosophy. His book serves as a reinterpretation of Cartesianism and responds directly to the dislike of Descartes in contemporary philosophy. To i…

  • Moral Responsibility and the Financial Crisis

    Moral Responsibility and the Financial Crisis

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781119558194

    A look at an economic disaster from a philosophical perspectiveA decade after the financial crisis, this publication considered the event from the standpoint of philosophy. Moral Responsibility and the Financial Crisis is a Midwest Studies in Philos…

  • Business Ethics After the Global Financial Crisis

    Business Ethics After the Global Financial Crisis

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367786885

    The global financial crisis (GFC) that began in 2007 concentrated attention on the morality of banking and financial activities. Just as mainstream businesses became increasingly defined by their financial performance, banks, it seemed, got themselv…

  • Business Ethics After the Global Financial Crisis

    Business Ethics After the Global Financial Crisis

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138330504

    The global financial crisis (GFC) that began in 2007 concentrated attention on the morality of banking and financial activities. Just as mainstream businesses became increasingly defined by their financial performance, banks, it seemed, got themselv…

  • Health Care, Ethics and Insurance

    Health Care, Ethics and Insurance

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415162845

    This volume is an exploration of the ethical issues raised by health insurance, which is particularly timely in the light of recent advances in medical research and political economy. Focusing on a wide range of areas, such as AIDS, genetic engineer…

  • Health Care, Ethics and Insurance

    Health Care, Ethics and Insurance

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415162852

    This volume is an exploration of the ethical issues raised by health insurance, which is particularly timely in the light of recent advances in medical research and political economy. Focusing on a wide range of areas, such as AIDS, genetic engineer…

  • The Cambridge Companion to Hobbes

    The Cambridge Companion to Hobbes

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521422444

    It was as a political thinker that Thomas Hobbes first came to prominence, and it is as a political theorist that he is most studied today. Yet the range of his writings extends well beyond morals and politics. Hobbes had distinctive views in metaph…

  • The Cambridge Companion to Hobbes

    The Cambridge Companion to Hobbes

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521410199

    It was as a political thinker that Thomas Hobbes first came to prominence, and it is as a political theorist that he is most studied today. Yet the range of his writings extends well beyond morals and politics. Hobbes had distinctive views in metaph…

  • Leviathan after 350 Years

    Leviathan after 350 Years

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199264612

    Tom Sorell and Luc Foisneau bring together original essays by the world's leading Hobbes scholars to discuss Hobbes's masterpiece after three and a half centuries. The contributors address three different themes. The first is the place of Leviathan…

  • Moral Theory and Capital Punishment

    Moral Theory and Capital Punishment
    av Professor Tom Sorell

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780631153221

    This book concerns not only capital punishment but also the use of philosophical theories of right and wrong. The author argues that such theories are not to be regarded as giving expert knowledge of right and wrong, still less expert guidance in th…

  • Descartes' Meditations

    Descartes' Meditations

    Pocket - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521485791

    No single text could be considered more important in the history of philosophy than Descartes’ Meditations. This unique collection of background material to this magisterial philosophical text has been translated from the original French and L…

  • Descartes' Meditations

    Descartes' Meditations

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521481267

    No single text could be considered more important in the history of philosophy than Descartes' Meditations. This unique collection of background material to this magisterial philosophical text has been translated from the original French and Latin.…

  • The Rise of Modern Philosophy

    The Rise of Modern Philosophy

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198236054

    `Modern' philosophy in the West is said to have begun with Bacon and Descartes. Their methodological and metaphysical writings, in conjunction with the discoveries that marked the seventeenth-century scientific revolution, are supposed to have inter…

  • Scientia in Early Modern Philosophy

    Scientia in Early Modern Philosophy

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048130764

    Scientia is the term that early modern philosophers applied to a certain kind of demonstrative knowledge, the kind whose starting points were appropriate first principles. In pre-modern philosophy, too, scientia was the name for demonstrative knowle…

  • Scientia in Early Modern Philosophy

    Scientia in Early Modern Philosophy

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400730809

    Scientia is the term that early modern philosophers applied to a certain kind of demonstrative knowledge, the kind whose starting points were appropriate first principles. In pre-modern philosophy, too, scientia was the name for demonstrative knowle…

  • Microfinance, Rights and Global Justice

    Microfinance, Rights and Global Justice

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107110977

    Microfinance - the practice of providing small loans to promote entrepreneurial activity among those with few financial assets - is increasingly seen as a sustainable means of aiding the global poor. Perhaps its most influential advocate, Nobel Laur…

  • Emergencies and Politics

    Emergencies and Politics
    av Tom Sorell

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107044319

    In this book Tom Sorell argues that emergencies can justify types of action that would normally be regarded as wrong. Beginning with the ethics of emergencies facing individuals, he explores the range of effective and legitimate private emergency re…