Philosophy: Introductory Philosophy

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    1st Edition

    By Julian Young

    Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) was one of the greatest writers and German philosophers of the nineteenth century. His work influenced figures as diverse as Wagner, Freud and Nietzsche. Best known as a pessimist, he was one of the few philosophers read and admired by Wittgenstein.In this…

    Paperback – 2005-04-18
    The Routledge Philosophers

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    1st Edition

    By E.J. Lowe

    John Locke (1632-1704) was one of the towering philosophers of the Enlightenment and arguably the greatest English philosopher. Many assumptions we now take for granted, about liberty, knowledge and government, come from Locke and his most influential works, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding…

    Paperback – 2005-04-18
    The Routledge Philosophers

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    The Shorter Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Edward Craig

    The Shorter REP presents the very best of the acclaimed ten volume Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy in a single volume. It makes a selection of the most important entries available for the first time and covers all you need to know about philosophy, from Aristotle to Wittgenstein and animals…

    Hardback – 2005-03-31

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    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By D.H. Mellor

    Probability: A Philosophical Introduction introduces and explains the principal concepts and applications of probability. It is intended for philosophers and others who want to understand probability as we all apply it in our working and everyday lives. The book is not a course in mathematical…

    Paperback – 2005-02-15

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    Philosophy: Basic Readings

    2nd Edition

    By Nigel Warburton

    Nigel Warburton brings philosophy to life with an imaginative selection of philosophical writings on key topics. Philosophy: Basic Readings is the ideal introduction to some of the most accessible and thought-provoking pieces in philosophy, both contemporary and classic. The second edition of…

    Paperback – 2004-12-02

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    The Concise Encyclopedia of Western Philosophy

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Rée, J.O. Urmson

    On its first appearance in 1960, the Concise Encyclopedia of Western Philosophy established itself as a classic; this third edition builds on its original strengths but brings it completely up to date. The Concise Encyclopedia offers a lively, readable, comprehensive and authoritative treatment of…

    Paperback – 2004-11-25

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    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

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    Philosophy: The Essential Study Guide

    1st Edition

    By Nigel Warburton

    Philosophy: The Essential Study Guide is a compact and straightforward guide to the skills needed to study philosophy, aimed at anyone coming to the subject for the first time or just looking to improve their performance. Nigel Warburton clarifies what is expected of students and offers strategies…

    Paperback – 2004-07-01

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    Philosophy for AS and A2

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Burns, Stephen Law

    Philosophy for AS and A2 is the definitive textbook for students of Advanced Subsidiary or Advanced Level philosophy courses, structured directly around the specification of the AQA. Following a lively foreword by Nigel Warburton, author of Philosophy: The Basics, a team of experienced teachers…

    Paperback – 2004-06-24

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    Feminism and Modern Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Andrea Nye

    A feminist approach to the history of modern philosophy reveals new insights into the lives and works of major figures such as Jean-Jacques Rousseau and David Hume, and is crucial to an appreciation of the advent of feminist philosophy. Feminism and Modern Philosophy introduces students to the main…

    Paperback – 2004-06-17
    Understanding Feminist Philosophy

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    The Myths We Live By

    1st Edition

    By Mary Midgley

    Mary Midgley argues in her powerful new book that far from being the opposite of science, myth is a central part of it. In brilliant prose, she claims that myths are neither lies nor mere stories but a network of powerful symbols that suggest particular ways of interpreting the world.…

    Paperback – 2004-06-10

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