Philosophy: Introductory Philosophy

  • Feminism and Modern Philosophy book cover

    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
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    Understanding Feminist Philosophy

  • The Myths We Live By book cover

    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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  • Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Plato and the Trial of Socrates book cover

    Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Plato and the Trial of Socrates

    1st Edition

    By Thomas C. Brickhouse, Nicholas D. Smith

    Socrates is one of the most influential philosophers in western civilisation, and Plato his most famous pupil. The Euthyphro, Apology of Socrates, Crito and the death scene from the Phaedo are Plato's account of Socrates' trial and execution, and together they provide the most important depiction…

    Paperback – 2004-05-06
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  • Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Aristotle and the Metaphysics book cover

    Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Aristotle and the Metaphysics

    1st Edition

    By Vasilis Politis

    Aristotles' 'Metaphysics' is one of the most important texts in Ancient Philosophy. This GuideBook looks at the Metaphysics thematically and takes the student through the main arguments found in the text. The book introduces and assesses Aristotle's life and the background to the Metaphysics, the…

    Paperback – 2004-02-19
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  • Gender and Aesthetics: An Introduction book cover

    Gender and Aesthetics

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Carolyn Korsmeyer

    Feminist approaches to art are extremely influential and widely studied across a variety of disciplines, including art theory, cultural and visual studies, and philosophy. Gender and Aesthetics is an introduction to the major theories and thinkers within art and aesthetics from a philosophical…

    Paperback – 2004-02-12
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    Understanding Feminist Philosophy

  • The Non-Existence of God book cover

    The Non-Existence of God

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Everitt

    Is it possible to prove or disprove God's existence? Arguments for the existence of God have taken many different forms over the centuries: in The Non-Existence of God, Nicholas Everitt considers all of the arguments and examines the role that reason and knowledge play in the debate over God's…

    Paperback – 2003-11-27
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  • Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Rousseau and the Social Contract book cover

    Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Rousseau and the Social Contract

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Bertram

    Rousseau's Social Contract is a benchmark in political philosophy and has influenced moral and political thought since its publication. Rousseau and the Social Contract introduces and assesses:*Rousseau's life and the background of the Social Contract*The ideas and arguments of the Social Contract*…

    Paperback – 2003-09-04
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  • Fundamentals of Philosophy book cover

    Fundamentals of Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Shand

    Fundamentals of Philosophy is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to philosophy. Based on the well-known series of the same name, this textbook brings together specially commissioned articles by leading philosophers of philosophy's key topics.Each chapter provides an authoritative overview…

    Paperback – 2003-05-29
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Vertellingen book cover

    Vertellingen

    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
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  • Humor book cover

    Humor

    1st Edition

    By Simon Critchley

    Humor is een fascinerend, prachtig geschreven en komisch boek over wat homor ons kan vertellen over onze menselijke natuur.Van de oudheid tot aan de moderne tijd en puttend uit het werk van een breed scala aan auteurs, in het bijzonder Swift, Sterne, Shaftesbury, Bergson, Beckett en Freud, keert…

    Paperback – 2002-11-21
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