Philosophy: Introductory Philosophy

  • Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Wittgenstein and the Tractatus book cover

    Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Wittgenstein and the Tractatus

    1st Edition

    By Michael Morris

    Written by a leading expert, this is the ideal guide to the only book Wittgenstein published during his lifetime, the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. Michael Morris makes sense of Wittgenstein’s brief but often cryptic text, highlighting its key themes. He introduces and analyzes:…

    Paperback – 2008-10-17
    Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

  • Philosophy Through Science Fiction: A Coursebook with Readings book cover

    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

  • Philosophy for AS: 2008 AQA Syllabus book cover

    Philosophy for AS

    2008 AQA Syllabus, 1st Edition

    By Michael Lacewing

    Philosophy for AS is the definitive textbook for students of the current AQA Advanced Subsidiary Level. Structured closely around the examination specifications, it covers the two units of the AS Level in an exceptionally clear and student-friendly style. As an invitation to philosophy, the…

    Paperback – 2008-08-22

  • Spinoza book cover


    1st Edition

    By Michael Della Rocca

    Renowned for his metaphysics, Spinoza made significant contributions to understanding the human mind, the emotions, moral philosophy, and political philosophy.Beginning with an overview of Spinoza's life, Michael Della Rocca carefully unpacks and explains Spinoza's philosophy: his metaphysics…

    Paperback – 2008-06-25
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Philosophy of Biology: A Contemporary Introduction book cover

    Philosophy of Biology

    A Contemporary Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Alex Rosenberg, Daniel W. McShea

    Is life a purely physical process? What is human nature? Which of our traits is essential to us? In this volume, Daniel McShea and Alex Rosenberg – a biologist and a philosopher, respectively – join forces to create a new gateway to the philosophy of biology; making the major issues accessible and…

    Paperback – 2007-12-22
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • The British Empiricists book cover

    The British Empiricists

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen Priest

    The Empiricists represent the central tradition in British philosophy as well as some of the most important and influential thinkers in human history. Their ideas paved the way for modern thought from politics to science, ethics to religion. The British Empiricists is a wonderfully clear and…

    Paperback – 2007-09-21

  • Thinking from A to Z book cover

    Thinking from A to Z

    3rd Edition

    By Nigel Warburton

    What is ‘humpty-dumptying’? Do ‘arguments from analogy’ ever stand up? How do I know when someone is using ‘weasel words’? What’s the difference between a ‘red herring’ and a ‘straw man’? This superb book, now in its third edition, will help anyone who wants to argue well and think critically.…

    Paperback – 2007-06-27

  • Rawls book cover


    1st Edition

    By Samuel Freeman

    In this superb introduction, Samuel Freeman introduces and assesses the main topics of Rawls' philosophy. Starting with a brief biography and charting the influences on Rawls' early thinking, he goes on to discuss the heart of Rawls's philosophy: his principles of justice and their practical…

    Paperback – 2007-05-31
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Muirhead Library of Philosophy book cover

    Muirhead Library of Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Set up in 1890s by the philosopher, John Henry Muirhead, this series was originally published by Allen and Unwin and continued through to the 1970s.The Muirhead Library of Philosophy was a crucial landmark in the history of modern philosophy and represents a salutary example of commitment to the…

    Hardback – 2007-03-31

  • Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Kant on Judgment book cover

    Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Kant on Judgment

    1st Edition

    By Robert Wicks

    Kant’s Critique of Judgment is one of the most important texts in the history of modern aesthetics. This GuideBook discusses the Third Critique section by section, and introduces and assesses: Kant's life and the background of the Critique of Judgment the ideas and text of the Critique of Judgment…

    Paperback – 2007-02-21
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  • 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

  • Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Nietzsche on Art book cover

    Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Nietzsche on Art

    1st Edition

    By Aaron Ridley

    Nietzsche is one of the most important modern philosophers and his writings on the nature of art are amongst the most influential of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This GuideBook introduces and assesses: Nietzsche's life and the background to his writings on art the ideas and…

    Paperback – 2007-01-31
    Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

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