Philosophy: Introductory Philosophy

  • The Fiction of Evil book cover

    The Fiction of Evil

    1st Edition

    By Peter Brian Barry

    What makes someone an evil person? How are evil people different from merely bad people? Do evil people really exist? Can we make sense of evil people if we mythologize them? Do evil people take pleasure in the suffering of others? Can evil people be redeemed?Peter Brian Barry answers these…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28
    Routledge

  • Freedom & Growth (Routledge Revivals): And Other Essays book cover

    Freedom & Growth (Routledge Revivals)

    And Other Essays, 1st Edition

    By Edmond Holmes

    First published in 1923, this book collects together sixteen essays written between 1912 and 1922 that reflect how the author's views on education became increasingly interwoven with their views on "things in general" — with half dealing with each subject. Reflecting this interweave, they are…

    Hardback – 2016-08-19
    Routledge

  • Philosophy for Everyone book cover

    Philosophy for Everyone

    2nd Edition

    By Matthew Chrisman, Duncan Pritchard, Guy Fletcher, Elinor Mason, Jane Suilin Lavelle, Michela Massimi, Alasdair Richmond, Dave Ward

    Philosophy for Everyone begins by explaining what philosophy is before exploring the questions and issues at the foundation of this important subject. Key topics in this new edition and their areas of focus include: Moral philosophy – the nature of our moral judgments and reactions, whether…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • Enlightened Common Sense: The Philosophy of Critical Realism book cover

    Enlightened Common Sense

    The Philosophy of Critical Realism, 1st Edition

    By Roy Bhaskar

    Edited by Mervyn Hartwig

    Since the 1970s, critical realism has grown to address a range of subjects, including economics, philosophy, science, and religion. It has become a complex and mature philosophy. Enlightened Common Sense: The Philosophy of Critical Realism looks back over this development in one concise and…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Philosophy for Graduate Students: Metaphysics and Epistemology book cover

    Philosophy for Graduate Students

    Metaphysics and Epistemology, 1st Edition

    By Alex Broadbent

    When graduate students start their studies, they usually have sound knowledge of some areas of philosophy, but the overall map of their knowledge is often patchy and disjointed. There are a number of topics that any contemporary philosopher working in any part of the analytic tradition (and in many…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge

  • What is this thing called Philosophy? book cover

    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
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    What is this thing called?

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Aquinas' Summa Theologiae book cover

    The Routledge Guidebook to Aquinas' Summa Theologiae

    1st Edition

    By Jason T Eberl

    The Routledge Guidebook to Aquinas' Summa Theologiae introduces readers to a work which represents the pinnacle of medieval Western scholarship and which has inspired numerous commentaries, imitators, and opposing views. Outlining the main arguments Aquinas utilizes to support his conclusions on…

    Paperback – 2015-11-17
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • How to get Philosophy Students Talking: An Instructor's Toolkit book cover

    How to get Philosophy Students Talking

    An Instructor's Toolkit, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Fisher, Jonathan Tallant

    Engaging undergraduate students and instigating debate within philosophy seminars is one of the greatest challenges faced by instructors on a daily basis. How to Get Philosophy Students Talking: An Instructor’s Toolkit is an innovative and original resource designed for use by academics looking to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-26
    Routledge

  • Applied Ethics: A Multicultural Approach book cover

    Applied Ethics

    A Multicultural Approach, 6th Edition

    Edited by Larry May, Jill B. Delston

    This best-selling text continues to fill an existing gap in the literature taught in applied ethics courses. As a growing number of courses that include the perspectives of diverse cultures are being added to the university curriculum, texts are needed that represent more multicultural and diverse…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
    Routledge

  • Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide book cover

    Critical Thinking

    A Concise Guide, 4th Edition

    By Tracy Bowell, Gary Kemp

    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 – 2015-09-04
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Mill's On Liberty book cover

    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

  • Animal Ethics: The Basics book cover

    Animal Ethics: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Tony Miligan

    Animal Ethics has long been a highly contested area with debates driven by unease about various forms of animal harm, from the use of animals in scientific research to the farming of animals for consumption. Animal Ethics: The Basics is an essential introduction to the key considerations…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    The Basics

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