Philosophy: Introductory Philosophy

  • Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    Ethics and Public Policy

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Wolff

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Core Questions in Philosophy: A Text with Readings book cover

    Core Questions in Philosophy

    A Text with Readings, 7th Edition

    By Elliot Sober

    Writing in an engaging lecture-style format, Elliott Sober shows students how philosophy is best used to evaluate many different kinds of arguments and to construct sound theories. Well known historical texts are included, not as a means to honor the dead or merely to discuss what various…

    Paperback – 2019-07-21 
    Routledge

  • Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide book cover

    Critical Thinking

    A Concise Guide, 5th Edition

    By Tracy Bowell, Gary Kemp, Robert Cowan

    We are frequently confronted with arguments. Arguments are attempts to persuade us - to influence our beliefs and actions – by giving us reasons to believe this or that. Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide will equip students with the concepts and techniques used in the identification, analysis and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Logic book cover

    Introduction to Logic

    15th Edition

    By Irving M. Copi, Carl Cohen, Victor Rodych

    For more than six decades, and for thousands of students, Introduction to Logic has been the gold standard in introductory logic texts. In this fifteenth edition, Carl Cohen and Victor Rodych update Irving M. Copi’s classic text, improving on its many strengths and introducing new and helpful…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19 
    Routledge

  • Peirce for Architects book cover

    Peirce for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Richard Coyne

    Ideas gain legitimacy as they are put to some practical use. A study of Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) supports this pragmatism as a way of thinking about truth and meaning. Architecture has a strong pragmatic strand, not least as we think of building users, architecture as a practice, the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11 
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Film, Philosophy, and Reality: Ancient Greece to Godard book cover

    Film, Philosophy, and Reality

    Ancient Greece to Godard, 1st Edition

    By Nathan Andersen

    Film, Philosophy, and Reality: Ancient Greece to Godard is an original contribution to film-philosophy that shows how thinking about movies can lead us into a richer appreciation and understanding of both reality and the nature of human experience. Focused on the question of the relationship…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Berkeley’s Three Dialogues book cover

    The Routledge Guidebook to Berkeley’s Three Dialogues

    1st Edition

    By Stefan Storrie

    The Routledge Guidebook to Berkeley’s Three Dialogues is an engaging introduction to the last of a trio of works that cemented Berkeley’s position as one of the truly great philosophers of the western canon. Berkeley’s distinctive idealist philosophy has been a challenge and inspiration for…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Emotion: The Basics book cover

    Emotion: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Michael Brady

    While human beings might be rational animals, they are emotional animals as well. Emotions play a central role in all areas of our lives and if we are to have a proper understanding of human life and activity, we ought to have a good grasp of the emotions. Michael S. Brady structures Emotion: The…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Debating African Philosophy: Perspectives on Identity, Decolonial Ethics and Comparative Philosophy book cover

    Debating African Philosophy

    Perspectives on Identity, Decolonial Ethics and Comparative Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Hull

    In African countries there has been a surge of intellectual interest in foregrounding ideas and thinkers of African origin—in philosophy as in other disciplines—that have been unjustly ignored or marginalized. African scholars have demonstrated that precolonial African cultures generated ideas and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • On Religion book cover

    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

  • Why We Argue (And How We Should): A Guide to Political Disagreement in an Age of Unreason book cover

    Why We Argue (And How We Should)

    A Guide to Political Disagreement in an Age of Unreason, 2nd Edition

    By Scott F. Aikin, Robert B. Talisse

    Why We Argue (And How We Should): A Guide to Political Disagreement in an Age of Unreason presents an accessible and engaging introduction to the theory of argument, with special emphasis on the way argument works in public political debate. The authors develop a view according to which proper…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28
    Routledge

  • What is this thing called Knowledge? book cover

    What is this thing called Knowledge?

    4th Edition

    By Duncan Pritchard

    What is knowledge? Where does it come from? What kinds of knowledge are there? Can we know anything at all? What is the practical relevance of learning about epistemology? This lucid and engaging introduction grapples with these central questions in the theory of knowledge, offering a clear,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge
    What is this thing called?

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