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  • An Introduction to Comparative Law

    An Introduction to Comparative Law
    av Konrad Zweigert

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198268598

    This third edition of the modern classic Zweigert & Koetz's Introduction to Comparative Law is fully revised and updated, but its familiar structure and easy style remain the same. The book first discusses the nature of Comparative Law, its function…

  • Multicultural Citizenship

    Multicultural Citizenship
    av Will Kymlicka

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198290919

    The increasingly multicultural fabric of modern societies has given rise to many new issues and conflicts, as ethnic and national minorities demand recognition and support for their cultural identity. This book presents a new conception of the right…

  • Wills, Inheritance and Families

    Wills, Inheritance and Families
    av Janet Finch

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198258346

    The Issue of how assets are distributed after death is of increasing significance for larger numbers of people. In this original and path-breaking study, the authors examine the principle means through which people plan to dispose of their assets af…

  • Four-Dimensionalism

    Four-Dimensionalism
    av Theodore Sider

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199263523

    Four-Dimensionalism defends the thesis that the material world is composed of temporal as well as spatial parts. This defense includes a novel account of persistence over time, new arguments in favour of the four-dimensional ontology, and responses…

  • Four-Dimensionalism

    Four-Dimensionalism
    av Theodore Sider

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199244430

    Four-Dimensionalism defends the thesis that the material world is composed of temporal as well as spatial parts. This defense includes a novel account of persistence over time, new arguments in favour of the four-dimensional ontology, and responses…

  • Introduction to Special Relativity

    Introduction to Special Relativity
    av Wolfgang Rindler

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198539520

    This book is intended for undergraduates taking an introductory course on special relativity which is rather more conceptually and mathematically than experimentally orientated. A suitably prepared reader could use it for self-study. It assumes no p…

  • The Thought of Thomas Aquinas

    The Thought of Thomas Aquinas
    av Brian Davies

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198267539

    Thomas Aquinas was one of the greatest Western philosphers and one of the greatest theologians of the Christian church. In this book we at last have a modern, comprehensive presentation of the total thought of Aquinas. Books on Aquinas invariably de…

  • The Aesthetics of Music

    The Aesthetics of Music
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198167273

    Now available in paperback, this is perhaps the first comprehensive account of the nature and significance of music from the perspective of modern philosophy, and the only treatment of the subject which is properly illustrated with music examples. T…

  • The Elements of Theology

    The Elements of Theology
    av Proclus

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198140979

    Proclus' Elements of Theology is a concise summa of the Neoplatonic system in its fully developed form; and for the student of late Greek thought second in importance only to the Enneads of Plotinus. Professor Dodds has provided a critical text base…

  • How the Body Shapes the Mind

    How the Body Shapes the Mind
    av Shaun Gallagher

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199204168

    How the Body Shapes the Mind is an interdisciplinary work that addresses philosophical questions by appealing to evidence found in experimental psychology, neuroscience, studies of pathologies, and developmental psychology. There is a growing consen…

  • How the Body Shapes the Mind

    How the Body Shapes the Mind
    av Shaun Gallagher

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199271948

    How the Body Shapes the Mind is an interdisciplinary work that addresses philosophical questions by appealing to evidence found in experimental psychology, neuroscience, studies of pathologies, and developmental psychology. There is a growing consen…

  • The Philosophy of Schopenhauer

    The Philosophy of Schopenhauer
    av Bryan Magee

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198237228

    This is a revised and enlarged version of Bryan Magee's widely praised study of Schopenhauer, the most comprehensive book on this great philosopher. It contains a brief biography of Schopenhauer, a systematic exposition of his thought, and a critica…

  • The Philosophy of Schopenhauer

    The Philosophy of Schopenhauer
    av Bryan Magee

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198237235

    This is a revised and enlarged version of Bryan Magee's widely praised study of Schopenhauer, the most comprehensive book on this great philosopher. It contains a brief biography of Schopenhauer, a systematic exposition of his thought, and a critica…

  • Agency and Responsibility

    Agency and Responsibility
    av Jeanette Kennett

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199266302

    Is it ever possible for people to act freely and intentionally against their better judgement? Is it ever possible to act in opposition to one's strongest desire? If either of these questions are answered in the negative, the common-sense distinctio…

  • Kingdoms and Communities in Western Europe 900-1300

    Kingdoms and Communities in Western Europe 900-1300
    av Susan Reynolds

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198731474

    This study is an exploration of the collective values and activities of lay society in Western Europe between the tenth century and the thirteenth. Arguing that medieval attitudes and behaviour have too readily been defined in terms of hierarchical…

  • Early Modern European Witchcraft

    Early Modern European Witchcraft

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198203889

    The history of witchcraft and sorcery has attracted a great deal of interest and debate, but until now studies have been largely from the Anglo-Saxon perspective. This book shows how what has hitherto been seen as peculiar to Britain was in fact cha…

  • The St Albans Chronicle

    The St Albans Chronicle

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199253463

    Thomas Walsingham, a monk of St Albans, has been described as the last of the great medieval chroniclers. His major work, the Chronica maiora, covers the years 1376-1422, and is arguably the most important account of English history to be written in…

  • John Locke: Some Thoughts Concerning Education

    John Locke: Some Thoughts Concerning Education
    av John Locke

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198250166

    Some Thoughts concerning Education, originally published in 1693, is one of John Locke's major works, the culmination of a decade's writings on the subject. It mainly concerns moral education and its role in creating a responsible adult, and the imp…

  • The Uses of Discretion

    The Uses of Discretion

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198259503

    Discretion is a pervasive phenomenon in legal systems. It is of concern to lawyers because it can be a force for justice or injustice: at once a means of advancing the broad purposes of law and of subventing them. For social scientists the discretio…

  • Truth, Thought, Reason

    Truth, Thought, Reason
    av Tyler Burge

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199278534

    Tyler Burge presents a collection of his seminal essays on Gottlob Frege (1848-1925), who has a strong claim to be seen as the founder of modern analytic philosophy, and whose work remains at the centre of philosophical debate today. Truth, Thought,…

  • Truth, Thought, Reason

    Truth, Thought, Reason
    av Tyler Burge

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199278541

    Tyler Burge presents a collection of his seminal essays on Gottlob Frege (1848-1925), who has a strong claim to be seen as the founder of modern analytic philosophy, and whose work remains at the centre of philosophical debate today. Truth, Thought,…

  • 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…

  • Ideologies and Political Theory

    Ideologies and Political Theory
    av Michael Freeden

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198294146

    Ideologies play a crucial role in the way we understand and shape the political world. But no one has yet satisfactorily explained the nature of ideologies themselves. In this important study, Michael Freeden offers a ground-breaking approach to the…

  • Ideologies and Political Theory

    Ideologies and Political Theory
    av Michael Freeden

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198275329

    Ideologies play a crucial role in the way we understand and shape the political world. But no one has yet satisfactorily explained the nature of ideologies themselves. Michael Freeden here offers a ground-breaking approach to the subject. Drawing on…

  • Living and Dying in England 1100-1540

    Living and Dying in England 1100-1540
    av Barbara Harvey

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198204312

    This is an authoritative account of daily life in Westminster Abbey, one of medieval England's greatest monasteries. It is also a wide-ranging exploration of some major themes in the social history of the Middle Ages and early sixteenth century by a…

  • Ethics Without Principles

    Ethics Without Principles
    av Jonathan Dancy

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199297689

    Jonathan Dancy presents a long-awaited exposition and defence of particularism in ethics, a view with which he has been associated for twenty years. He argues that the traditional link between morality and principles, or between being moral and havi…

  • Ethics Without Principles

    Ethics Without Principles
    av Jonathan Dancy

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199270026

    Jonathan Dancy presents a long-awaited exposition and defence of particularism in ethics, a view with which he has been associated for twenty years. He argues that the traditional link between morality and principles, or between being moral and havi…

  • Editing Early Music

    Editing Early Music
    av John Caldwell

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198165446

    Designed as a guide for those editing music written from the Middle Ages to about 1830, this work has been revised to incorporate a number of corrections, an updated bibliography, and a new postscript on stemmatics and textual criticism.

  • Statistical Data Analysis

    Statistical Data Analysis
    av Glen Cowan

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198501558

    This book is a guide to the practical application of statistics in data analysis as typically encountered in the physical sciences. It is primarily addressed at students and professionals who need to draw quantitative conclusions from experimental d…

  • Statistical Data Analysis

    Statistical Data Analysis
    av Glen Cowan

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198501565

    This book is a guide to the practical application of statistics in data analysis as typically encountered in the physical sciences. It is primarily addressed at students and professionals who need to draw quantitative conclusions from experimental d…

  • The Woman Reader 1837-1914

    The Woman Reader 1837-1914
    av Kate Flint

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198121855

    Why was the topic of women and reading so controversial for the Victorians and Edwardians? What was it assumed that women read, and what advice was given about where, when, and how to read?Kate Flint examines texts ranging from fiction, painting, an…

  • Legal Reasoning and Legal Theory

    Legal Reasoning and Legal Theory
    av Neil MacCormick

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198763840

    What makes an argument in a law case good or bad? Can legal decisions be justified by purely rational argument or are they ultimately determined by more subjective influences? These questions are central to the study of jurisprudence, and are thorou…

  • The Emergence of a Scientific Culture

    The Emergence of a Scientific Culture
    av Stephen Gaukroger

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199296446

    Why did science emerge in the West and how did scientific values come to be regarded as the yardstick for all other forms of knowledge? Stephen Gaukroger shows just how bitterly the cognitive and cultural standing of science was contested in its ear…

  • Posterior Analytics

    Posterior Analytics
    av Aristotle

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198240891

    The Posterior Analytics contains some of Aristotle's most influential thoughts in logic, epistemology, metaphysics, and the philosophy of science. The first book expounds and develops the notions of a demonstrative argument and of a formal, axiomati…

  • Statistical Physics of Spin Glasses and Information Processing

    Statistical Physics of Spin Glasses and Information Processing
    av Hidetoshi Nishimori

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198509417

    Spin glasses are magnetic materials. Statistical mechanics, a subfield of physics, has been a powerful tool to theoretically analyse various unique properties of spin glasses. A number of new analytical techniques have been developed to establish a…

  • Statistical Physics of Spin Glasses and Information Processing

    Statistical Physics of Spin Glasses and Information Processing
    av Hidetoshi Nishimori

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198509400

    Spin glasses are magnetic materials. Statistical mechanics, a subfield of physics, has been a powerful tool to theoretically analyse various unique properties of spin glasses. A number of new analytical techniques have been developed to establish a…

  • Pelagius' Commentary on St Paul's Epistle to the Romans

    Pelagius' Commentary on St Paul's Epistle to the Romans
    av Pelagius

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198269809

    The Pelagian controversy - whether man is saved through predestination or by his own free will - has proved one of the most enduring and fiercely contended issues of the Christian church, and has secured Pelagius, a British theologian and exegete wh…

  • Pelagius' Commentary on St Paul's Epistle to the Romans

    Pelagius' Commentary on St Paul's Epistle to the Romans
    av Pelagius

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198143994

    The Pelagian controversy has secured an enduring place for Pelagius in the history of western Christian thought. Few of Pelagius' writings, however, have been preserved, and until recently none was available in English translation. This volume prese…

  • Political Catholicism in Europe, 1918-1965

    Political Catholicism in Europe, 1918-1965

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198203193

    In the twentieth century, Catholics have been enthusiastic supporters of the dictatorships of Franco and Salazar, victims of Nazism in Germany, and advocates of Christian Democracy in post-war Europe. What unites these experiences? Focusing on the y…

  • David Hume: An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding

    David Hume: An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199266340

    about Hume: David Hume (1711-1776) is one of the greatest of philosophers. Today he probably ranks highest of all British philosophers in terms of influence and philosophical standing. His philosophical work ranges across morals, the mind, metaphysi…

  • 'Gathered Under Apostles'

    'Gathered Under Apostles'
    av Columba Graham Flegg

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198263357

    This book presents the history and theology of a remarkable body of Christians, formed as a result of the revival of interest in the prophetic Scriptures stimulated by the events of the French Revolution. Here we have an example of a charismatic ren…

  • Morals by Agreement

    Morals by Agreement
    av David Gauthier

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198249924

    In this book the author argues that moral principles are principles of rational choice. According to the usual view of choice, a rational person selects what is likely to give the greatest expectation of value or utility. But in many situations, if…

  • Metaphor and Religious Language

    Metaphor and Religious Language
    av Janet Martin Soskice

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198249825

    `I have little but praise for this study. The crisp insights of the conclusion are symptomatic of its lucidity and sophistication.' British Journal of Aesthetics

  • Dalcroze Today

    Dalcroze Today
    av Marie-Laure Bachmann

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198164005

    This is an English translation of La Rhythmique Jaques-Dalcroze by Marie-Laure Bachmann, first published in Switzerland in 1984. The book was commissioned by the Institut Jaques-Dalcroze in Geneva and is the first to give a comprehensive account of…

  • The Dutch Republic

    The Dutch Republic
    av Jonathan Israel

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198207344

    The Dutch Golden Age, the age of Grotius, Spinoza, Rembrandt, Vermeer, and a host of other renowned artists and writers was also remarkable for its immense impact in the spheres of commerce, finance, shipping, and technology. It was in fact one of t…

  • Fiefs and Vassals

    Fiefs and Vassals
    av Susan Reynolds

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198206484

    Fiefs and Vassals has changed our view of the medieval world. It offers a fundamental challenge to orthodox conceptions of feudalism. Susan Reynolds argues that the concepts of the fief and of vassalage, as understood by historians of medieval Europ…

  • Rules and Regulators

    Rules and Regulators
    av Julia Black

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198262947

    Julia Black's book is the first authoritative study of rulemaking in one of the most important areas of economic life: financial services. The books has three main aims: first, to build a jurisprudential and linguistic analysis of rules and interpre…

  • Agency and Answerability

    Agency and Answerability
    av Gary Watson

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199272280

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  • Agency and Answerability

    Agency and Answerability
    av Gary Watson

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199272273

    Since the 1970s Gary Watson has published a series of brilliant and highly influential essays on human action, examining such questions as: in what ways are we free and not free, rational and irrational, responsible or not for what we do? Moral phil…

  • Introducing Einstein's Relativity

    Introducing Einstein's Relativity
    av Ray D'Inverno

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198596868

    There is little doubt that Einstein's theory of relativity captures the imagination. Not only has it radically altered the way we view the universe, but the theory also has a considerable number of surprises in store. This is especially so in the th…

  • Introducing Einstein's Relativity

    Introducing Einstein's Relativity
    av Ray D'Inverno

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198596530

    There is little doubt that Einstein's theory of relativity captures the imagination. Not only has it radically altered the way we view the universe, but the theory also has a considerable number of surprises in store. This is especially so in the th…

  • The Physics of Particle Accelerators

    The Physics of Particle Accelerators
    av Klaus Wille

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198505495

    The complex technology of particle accelerators is based upon a series of often rather simple physical concepts. This comprehensive introduction to the subject focuses on providing a deep physical understanding of these key ideas. The book surveys t…

  • The Physics of Particle Accelerators

    The Physics of Particle Accelerators
    av Klaus Wille

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198505501

    The complex technology of particle accelerators is based upon a series of often rather simple physical concepts. This comprehensive introduction to the subject focuses on providing a deep physical understanding of these key ideas. The book surveys t…

  • From Metaphysics to Ethics

    From Metaphysics to Ethics
    av Frank Jackson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198250616

    Frank Jackson champions the cause of conceptual analysis as a basic method of philosophical inquiry. In recent years conceptual analysis has been undervalued and, Jackson suggests, widely misunderstood; he argues that there is nothing especially mys…

  • From Metaphysics to Ethics

    From Metaphysics to Ethics
    av Frank Jackson

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198236184

    Frank Jackson champions the cause of conceptual analysis as central to philosophical inquiry. In recent years conceptual analysis has been undervalued and, Jackson suggests, widely misunderstood; he argues that there is nothing especially mysterious…

  • David Hume: An Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals

    David Hume: An Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199266333

    About HumeDavid Hume (1711-1776) is one of the greatest of philosophers. Today he probably ranks highest of all British philosophers in terms of influence and philosophical standing. His philosophical work ranges across morals, the mind, metaphysics…

  • Public Services and Citizenship in European Law

    Public Services and Citizenship in European Law

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198265757

    The operation of public services at both domestic and European levels is becoming a subject of considerable interest to researchers and policy makers alike. This book examines the economic and political implications of public services alongside a de…

  • Natural Goodness

    Natural Goodness
    av Philippa Foot

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199265473

    Dissatisfied with both Kantian and utilitarian ethics, the author claims to have isolated a special form of evaluation that predicates goodness and defect only to living things considered as such: she finds this form of evaluation in moral judgement…

  • Natural Goodness

    Natural Goodness
    av Philippa Foot

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198235088

    Philippa Foot has for many years been one of the most distinctive and influential thinkers in moral philosophy. Long dissatisfied with the moral theories of her contemporaries, she has gradually evolved a theory of her own that is radically opposed…

  • Testimony

    Testimony
    av C. A. J. Coady

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198235514

    The role of testimony in the getting of reliable belief or knowledge is a central but neglected epistemological issue. Western philosophical tradition has paid scant attention to the individual thinker's reliance upon the word of others; yet we are…

  • Testimony

    Testimony
    av C. A. J. Coady

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198247869

    The role of testimony in the getting of reliable belief or knowledge is a central but neglected epistemological issue. Western philosophical tradition has paid scant attention to the individual thinker's reliance upon the word of others; yet we are…

  • Knowledge and the State of Nature

    Knowledge and the State of Nature
    av Edward Craig

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198238799

    The standard philosophical project of analysing the concept of knowledge has radical defects in its arbitrary restriction of the subject matter, and its risky theoretical presuppositions. Edward Craig suggests a more illuminating approach, akin to t…

  • Knowledge and the State of Nature

    Knowledge and the State of Nature
    av Edward Craig

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198242437

    The standard philosophical project of analysing the concept of knowledge has radical defects in its arbitrary restriction of the subject matter, and its risky theoretical presuppositions. Edward Craig suggests a more illuminating approach, akin to t…

  • Tacitus: Germania

    Tacitus: Germania
    av Tacitus

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199240005

    The Germania of Tacitus is the most extensive account of the ancient Germans written during the Roman period, but has been relatively neglected in the scholarship of the English-speaking world: the last commentary appeared in 1938, and only a handfu…

  • Tacitus: Germania

    Tacitus: Germania
    av Tacitus

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198150503

    The Germania of Tacitus is the most extensive account of the ancient Germans written during the Roman period, but has been relatively neglected in the scholarship of the English-speaking world: the last commentary appeared in 1938, and only a handfu…

  • Fair Opportunity and Responsibility

    Fair Opportunity and Responsibility
    av David O. Brink

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198859468

    Fair Opportunity and Responsibility lies at the intersection of moral psychology and criminal jurisprudence and analyzes responsibility and its relations to desert, culpability, excuse, blame, and punishment. It links responsibility with the reactiv…

  • Middle English Literature 1100-1400

    Middle English Literature 1100-1400
    av J. A. W. Bennett

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198122289

    The magisterial Oxford History of English Literature is here reissued in its entirety, so that readers can collect any volumes that they missed on first publication, and new purchasers can obtain all thirteen published volumes at once. For the purpo…