Philosophy: Introductory Philosophy

  • Gratuitous Suffering and the Problem of Evil: A Comprehensive Introduction book cover

    Gratuitous Suffering and the Problem of Evil

    A Comprehensive Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Bryan Frances

    Suffering that is not coupled with any redeeming good is one of our world’s more troubling, apparent glitches.  It is particularly vexing for any theist who believes that the world was created by a supremely morally good, knowledgeable, and powerful god. Gratuitous Suffering and the Problem of Evil…

    Paperback – 2013-03-26

  • 101 Philosophy Problems book cover

    101 Philosophy Problems

    4th Edition

    By Martin Cohen

    Does Farmer Field really know his prize cow, Daisy, is in the field? When is an unexpected exam not wholly unexpected? Are all bachelors (really) unmarried? Martin Cohen's 101 Philosophy Problems, Fourth Edition introduces philosophy in an entertaining but informative and stimulating way. Using…

    Paperback – 2013-02-19

  • On Manners book cover

    On Manners

    1st Edition

    By Karen Stohr

    Many otherwise enlightened people often dismiss etiquette as a trivial subject or—worse yet—as nothing but a disguise for moral hypocrisy or unjust social hierarchies.  Such sentiments either mistakenly assume that most manners merely frame the “real issues” of any interpersonal exchange or…

    Paperback – 2011-11-11
    Thinking in Action

  • Thirty-Five Oriental Philosophers book cover

    Thirty-Five Oriental Philosophers

    1st Edition

    By Diané Collinson, Dr Robert Wilkinson, Robert Wilkinson

    These are questions to which oriental thinkers have given a wide range of philosophical answers that are intellectually and imaginatively stimulating. Thirty-Five Oriental Philosophers is a succinctly informative introduction to the thought of thirty-five important figures in the Chinese, Indian,…

    Paperback – 2011-11-11

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    On Courage

    1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Scarre

    What is courage and why is it one of the oldest and most universally admired virtues? How is it relevant in the world today, and what contemporary forms does it take? In this insightful and crisply written book, Geoffrey Scarre examines these questions and many more. He begins by defining courage,…

    Paperback – 2010-03-31
    Thinking in Action

  • 101 Ethical Dilemmas book cover

    101 Ethical Dilemmas

    2nd Edition

    By Martin Cohen

    Will meat eaters get into heaven? Do trees have rights? Is it ever right to design a baby? What would you do? Would you always do the right thing? Is there a right thing? In this second edition of his thought-provoking and highly engaging introduction to ethics, Martin Cohen brings us eleven…

    Paperback – 2007-02-06

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    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Catriona McKinnon

    Why should we be tolerant? What does it mean to ‘live and let live’? What ought to be tolerated and what not? Catriona McKinnon presents a comprehensive, yet accessible introduction to toleration in her new book. Divided into two parts, the first clearly introduces and assesses the major…

    Paperback – 2005-12-22
    Routledge Contemporary Political Philosophy

  • Is Nothing Sacred? book cover

    Is Nothing Sacred?

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Rogers

    We call many things sacred, from cows, churches and paintings to flags and burial grounds. Is it still meaningful to talk of things being sacred, or is the idea merely a relic of a bygone religious age? Does everything - and every life - have its price? Is Nothing Sacred? is a stimulating and…

    Paperback – 2004-08-20

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    1st Edition

    By Maria Baghramian

    'It's all relative'. In a world of increasing cultural diversity, it can seem that everything is indeed relative. But should we concede that there is no such thing as right and wrong, and no objective truth? Can we reconcile relativism and pluralism?Relativism surveys the different varieties of…

    Paperback – 2004-08-05
    Problems of Philosophy

  • Postmodernism in History: Fear or Freedom? book cover

    Postmodernism in History

    Fear or Freedom?, 1st Edition

    By Beverley Southgate

    This original and thought-provoking study looks at the context of postmodernist thought in general cultural terms as well as in relation to history. Postmodernism in History traces philosophical precursors of postmodernism and identifies the roots of current concerns. Beverley Southgate describes…

    Paperback – 2003-04-24

  • The Art Question book cover

    The Art Question

    1st Edition

    By Nigel Warburton

    If an artist sends a live peacock to an exhibition, is it art? 'What is art?' is a question many of us want answered but are too afraid to ask. It is the very question that Nigel Warburton demystifies in this brilliant and accessible little book. With the help of varied illustrations and…

    Paperback – 2002-12-19

  • Vertellingen book cover


    1st Edition

    By Richard Kearney

    Verhalen bieden ons bijzonder veelzijdige en duurzame inzichten in de menselijke conditie en hebben al sinds Aristoteles de aandacht van de filosofie getrokken.Het leidmotief van Vertellingen is dat dit digitale en naar verluidt 'postmoderne' tijdperk niet de ondergang van het verhaal aankondigt,…

    Paperback – 2002-12-05
    Routledge filosofie

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