Philosophy: Introductory Philosophy

  • Metaphysics: The Basics book cover

    Metaphysics: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Michael Rea

    Metaphysics: The Basics is a concise and engaging introduction to the philosophical study of the world and universe in which we live. Concerned with questions about reality, existence, time, identity and change, metaphysics has long fascinated people but to the uninitiated some of the issues and…

    Paperback – 2014-03-26
    The Basics

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    2nd Edition

    By Paul Guyer

    In this updated edition of his outstanding introduction to Kant, Paul Guyer uses Kant’s central conception of autonomy as the key to his thought. Beginning with a helpful overview of Kant’s life and times, Guyer introduces Kant’s metaphysics and epistemology, carefully explaining his arguments…

    Paperback – 2014-02-25
    The Routledge Philosophers

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    Philosophy: The Classics

    4th Edition

    By Nigel Warburton

    Now in its fourth edition, Philosophy: The Classics is a brisk and invigorating tour through the great books of western philosophy. In his exemplary clear style, Nigel Warburton introduces and assesses thirty-two philosophical classics from Plato’s Republic to Rawls’ A Theory of Justice. The fourth…

    Paperback – 2014-01-30

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    2nd Edition

    By Christopher Shields

    In this extensively revised new edition of his excellent guidebook, Christopher Shields introduces the whole of Aristotle’s philosophy, showing how his powerful conception of human nature shaped much of his thinking on the nature of the soul and the mind, ethics, politics, and the arts. Beginning…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Why We Argue (And How We Should): A Guide to Political Disagreement book cover

    Why We Argue (And How We Should)

    A Guide to Political Disagreement, 1st Edition

    By Scott F. Aikin, Robert B. Talisse

    Why We Argue (And How We Should): A Guide to Political Disagreement presents an accessible and engaging introduction to the theory of argument, with special emphasis on the way argument works in public political debate.  The authors develop a view according to which proper argument is necessary for…

    Paperback – 2013-10-09

  • Goodman for Architects book cover

    Goodman for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Remei Capdevila-Werning

    American philosopher Nelson Goodman (1906-1998) was one of the foremost analytical thinkers of the twentieth century, with groundbreaking contributions in the fields of logic, philosophy of science, epistemology, and aesthetics. This book is an introduction to the aspects of Goodman’s philosophy…

    Paperback – 2013-10-04
    Thinkers for Architects

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    2nd Edition

    By David Woodruff Smith

    This second edition of David Woodruff Smith’s stimulating introduction to Husserl has been fully updated and includes a new ninth chapter featuring contemporary issues confronting Husserl’s phenomenology. It introduces the whole of Edmund Husserl’s thought, demonstrating his influence on philosophy…

    Paperback – 2013-06-28
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Aesthetics

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Berys Gaut, Dominic Lopes

    The third edition of the acclaimed Routledge Companion to Aesthetics contains over sixty chapters written by leading international scholars covering all aspects of aesthetics. This companion opens with an historical overview of aesthetics including entries on Plato, Aristotle, Kant, Nietzsche,…

    Paperback – 2013-04-04
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Gratuitous Suffering and the Problem of Evil: A Comprehensive Introduction book cover

    Gratuitous Suffering and the Problem of Evil

    A Comprehensive Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Bryan Frances

    Suffering that is not coupled with any redeeming good is one of our world’s more troubling, apparent glitches.  It is particularly vexing for any theist who believes that the world was created by a supremely morally good, knowledgeable, and powerful god. Gratuitous Suffering and the Problem of Evil…

    Paperback – 2013-03-26

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    101 Philosophy Problems

    4th Edition

    By Martin Cohen

    Does Farmer Field really know his prize cow, Daisy, is in the field? When is an unexpected exam not wholly unexpected? Are all bachelors (really) unmarried? Martin Cohen's 101 Philosophy Problems, Fourth Edition introduces philosophy in an entertaining but informative and stimulating way. Using…

    Paperback – 2013-02-19

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics book cover

    The Routledge Guidebook to Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Gerard J Hughes

    Written by one of the most important founding figures of Western philosophy, Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics represents a critical point in the study of ethics which has influenced the direction of modern philosophy. The Routledge Guidebook to Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics introduces the major…

    Paperback – 2013-01-31
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

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    The Routledge Guidebook to Heidegger's Being and Time

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Mulhall

    The Routledge Guidebook to Heidegger’s Being and Time examines the work of one of the most controversial thinkers of the twentieth century. Heidegger’s writings are notoriously difficult, requiring careful reading. This book analyses his first major publication, Being and Time, which to this day…

    Paperback – 2013-01-31
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

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