Philosophy: Introductory Philosophy

  • Philosophy: The Classics book cover

    Philosophy: The Classics

    2nd Edition

    By Nigel Warburton

    The second edition of this best-seller includes four entirely new chapters on classics by Boethius, Machiavelli, Spinoza and Rawls. In his inimitable style, Nigel Warburton takes us on a guided tour through philosophy's greatest works, from Plato's Republic to Wittgenstein's Philosophical…

    Paperback – 2001-03-01
    Routledge

  • A History of Western Thought: From Ancient Greece to the Twentieth Century book cover

    A History of Western Thought

    From Ancient Greece to the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Nils Gilje, Gunnar Skirbekk

    This is a comprehensive introduction to the history of Western Philosophy from the Pre-Socratics to Twentieth Century thought. In addition to all the key figures, the book covers figures whose contributions have so far been overlooked, such as Vico, Montesquieu, Durkheim and Weber. Along with…

    Paperback – 2001-01-18
    Routledge

  • Reading Political Philosophy: Machiavelli to Mill book cover

    Reading Political Philosophy

    Machiavelli to Mill, 1st Edition

    By Derek Matravers, Jonathan Pike, Nigel Warburton

    This clear and thorough introduction provides students with the skills necessary to understand the main thinkers, texts and arguments of political philosophy and thought. Each chapter comprises a brief overview of a major political thinker, followed by an introduction to one or more of their most…

    Paperback – 2000-12-14
    Routledge

  • Environmental Ethics: An Introduction with Readings book cover

    Environmental Ethics

    An Introduction with Readings, 1st Edition

    By John Benson

    Presupposing no prior knowledge of philosophy, John Benson introduces the fundamentals of environmental ethics by asking whether a concern with human well-being is an adequate basis for environmental ethics. He encourages the reader to explore this question, considering techniques used to value the…

    Paperback – 2000-12-07
    Routledge
    Philosophy and the Human Situation

  • Human Nature After Darwin: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    Human Nature After Darwin

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Janet Radcliffe Richards

    Human Nature After Darwin is an original investigation of the implications of Darwinism for our understanding of ourselves and our situation. It casts new light on current Darwinian controversies, also providing an introduction to philosophical reasoning and a range of philosophical problems.Janet…

    Paperback – 2000-11-16
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Berys Gaut, Dominic Lopes, Berys Gaut, Dominic Lopes

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2000-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Philosophy of Religion: An Introduction with Readings book cover

    Philosophy of Religion

    An Introduction with Readings, 1st Edition

    By Stuart Brown

    With the entry-level student in mind, Stuart Brown guides the reader through three main topics: whether or not there is life after death; whether or not there is a powerful, beneficent intelligence controlling the universe; and the nature and appropriate defence of religious belief or faith. Each…

    Paperback – 2000-09-28
    Routledge
    Philosophy and the Human Situation

  • Minds and Bodies: An Introduction with Readings book cover

    Minds and Bodies

    An Introduction with Readings, 1st Edition

    By Robert Wilkinson

    Minds and Bodies is a clear introduction to the mind-body problem. It requires no prior philosophical knowledge and is ideally suited to newcomers to philosophy and philosophy of mind. Robert Wilkinson carefully introduces the fundamental components of the philosophy of mind: Descartes's dualist…

    Paperback – 2000-09-28
    Routledge
    Philosophy and the Human Situation

  • Ethics, Humans and Other Animals: An Introduction with Readings book cover

    Ethics, Humans and Other Animals

    An Introduction with Readings, 1st Edition

    By Rosalind Hursthouse

    This introductory textbook is ideally suited to newcomers to philosophy and ethical problems.Rosalind Hursthouse carefully introduces the three standard approaches in current ethical theory: utilitarianism, rights, and virtue ethics. She links each chapter to readings from key exponents such as…

    Paperback – 2000-09-28
    Routledge
    Philosophy and the Human Situation

  • Freedom: An Introduction with Readings book cover

    Freedom

    An Introduction with Readings, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Warburton

    This introduction to the arguments about individual freedom is ideal for newcomers to philosophy or political thought. Each chapter considers a fundamental argument about the scope of individual freedom, including the concepts of negative and positive freedom, freedom of belief, the Harm Principle,…

    Paperback – 2000-09-14
    Routledge
    Philosophy and the Human Situation

  • Arguing Well book cover

    Arguing Well

    1st Edition

    By John Shand

    Arguing Well is a lucid introduction to the nature of good reasoning, how to test and construct successful arguments. It assumes no prior knowledge of logic or philosophy. The book includes an introduction to basic symbolic logic. Arguing Well introduces and explains: * The nature and importance of…

    Paperback – 2000-08-09
    Routledge

  • Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Leibniz and the Monadology book cover

    Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Leibniz and the Monadology

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Savile

    Leibniz is a major figure in western philosophy and, with Descartes and Spinoza, one of the most influential philosophers of the Rationalist School. The Monadology is his most famous work and one of the most important works of modern philosophy.Leibniz and the Monadology introduces and assesses:*…

    Paperback – 2000-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

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