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Introduction to Philosophy

  • On Religion

    2nd Edition

    By John Caputo

    In a thoroughly updated second edition of his popular and engaging book, John D. Caputo revisits Augustine’s ancient question "what do I love when I love my God?" and presses it into service in the post-modern world. Accessible but without compromising the big ideas, he raises the question of what…

    Paperback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge

  • Logic: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Jc Beall, Shay Allen Logan

    Logic: The Basics is an accessible introduction to several core areas of logic. The first part of the book features a self-contained introduction to the standard topics in classical logic, such as: · mathematical preliminaries · propositional logic · quantified logic (first monadic, then polyadic)…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Journey into Philosophy

    An Introduction with Classic and Contemporary Readings, 1st Edition

    By Stan Baronett

    The overriding rationale behind this book is a desire to enrich the lives of college students by introducing them to the practice of philosophical thought in an accessible and engaging manner. The text has over one hundred classical and contemporary readings that facilitate studying each…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge

  • What is this thing called Philosophy?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Duncan Pritchard

    What is this thing called Philosophy? is the definitive textbook for all who want a thorough introduction to the field. It introduces philosophy using a question-led approach that reflects the discursive nature of the discipline. Edited by Duncan Pritchard, each section is written by a high-profile…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    What is this thing called?

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Mill's On Liberty

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Riley

    John Stuart Mill’s On Liberty is widely regarded as one of the most influential and stirring pieces of political philosophy ever written. Ever relevant in our increasingly surveillance dominated culture, the essay argues strongly in favour of the moral rights of individuality, including rights of…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Introducing Philosophy

    God, Mind, World, and Logic, 1st Edition

    By Neil Tennant

    Written for any readers interested in better harnessing philosophy’s real value, this book covers a broad range of fundamental philosophical problems and certain intellectual techniques for addressing those problems. In Introducing Philosophy: God, Mind, World, and Logic, Neil Tennant helps any…

    Paperback – 2015-01-13
    Routledge

  • Philosophy Goes to the Movies

    An Introduction to Philosophy, 3rd Edition

    By Christopher Falzon

    Now emulated in several competing publications, but still unsurpassed in clarity and insight, Philosophy Goes to the Movies: An Introduction to Philosophy, Third Edition builds on the approach that made the two earlier editions so successful. Drawing on many popular and some lesser known films from…

    Paperback – 2014-07-29
    Routledge

  • Philosophy through Film

    3rd Edition

    By Mary M. Litch, Amy Karofsky

    Many of the classic questions of philosophy have been raised, illuminated, and addressed in celluloid. In this Third Edition of Philosophy through Film, Mary M. Litch teams up with a new co-author, Amy Karofsky, to show readers how to watch films with a sharp eye for their philosophical content.…

    Paperback – 2014-07-11
    Routledge

  • Philosophy: The Classics

    4th Edition

    By Nigel Warburton

    Now in its fourth edition, Philosophy: The Classics is a brisk and invigorating tour through the great books of western philosophy. In his exemplary clear style, Nigel Warburton introduces and assesses thirty-two philosophical classics from Plato’s Republic to Rawls’ A Theory of Justice. The fourth…

    Paperback – 2014-01-30
    Routledge

  • American Philosophy: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Nancy Stanlick

    American Philosophy: The Basics introduces the history of American thought from early Calvinists to the New England Transcendentalists and from contract theory to contemporary African American philosophy. The key question it asks is: what it is that makes American Philosophy unique? This lively and…

    Paperback – 2012-11-23
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Philosophy: The Basics

    5th Edition

    By Nigel Warburton, Nigel Warburton

    ‘Philosophy: The Basics deservedly remains the most recommended introduction to philosophy on the market. Warburton is patient, accurate and, above all, clear. There is no better short introduction to philosophy.’ - Stephen Law, author of The Philosophy Gym Philosophy: The Basics gently eases the…

    Paperback – 2012-10-31
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Paradoxes from A to Z

    3rd Edition

    By Michael Clark

    Paradoxes from A to Z, Third edition is the essential guide to paradoxes, and takes the reader on a lively tour of puzzles that have taxed thinkers from Zeno to Galileo, and Lewis Carroll to Bertrand Russell. Michael Clark uncovers an array of conundrums, such as Achilles and the Tortoise, Theseus’…

    Paperback – 2012-09-20
    Routledge

  • Artificial Intelligence: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Warwick

    'if AI is outside your field, or you know something of the subject and would like to know more then Artificial Intelligence: The Basics is a brilliant primer.'  - Nick Smith, Engineering and Technology Magazine November 2011 Artificial Intelligence: The Basics is a concise and cutting-edge…

    Paperback – 2011-08-18
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Philosophy Through Video Games

    1st Edition

    By Jon Cogburn, Mark Silcox

    How can Wii Sports teach us about metaphysics?Can playing World of Warcraft lead to greater self-consciousness?How can we learn about aesthetics, ethics and divine attributes fromZork, Grand Theft Auto, and Civilization?A variety of increasingly sophisticated video games are rapidly overtaking…

    Paperback – 2008-12-23
    Routledge

  • Philosophy Through Science Fiction

    A Coursebook with Readings, 1st Edition

    By Ryan Nichols, Nicholas D. Smith, Fred Miller

    Philosophy Through Science Fiction offers a fun, challenging, and accessible way in to the issues of philosophy through the genre of science fiction. Tackling problems such as the possibility of time travel, or what makes someone the same person over time, the authors take a four-pronged approach…

    Paperback – 2008-09-19
    Routledge