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Avebury Series in Philosophy

Avebury Series in Philosophy

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A long-established Avebury Series in Philosophy has built an international reputation for its cutting-edge research across the breadth of the discipline. The series includes new critical work from young scholars as well as leading research from established names worldwide.

  • Schopenhauer's Early Fourfold Root

    Translation and Commentary

    By F. C. White

    Schopenhauer’s Early Fourfold Root constitutes a landmark in Schopenhaurian scholarship. It is a translation with concise commentary of Schopenhauer’s doctoral thesis as submitted to the University of Jena and published at Rudolstadt in 1813. In spite of the great and increasing interest in the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Avebury Series in Philosophy

  • The Webbs, Fabianism and Feminism

    Fabianism and the Political Economy of Everyday Life

    By Peter Beilharz, Chris Nyland

    This book seeks to explore the understanding of Fabianism of both the Webbs and the Fabian Women’s Group and how this understanding shaped their views regarding such gender-centred issues as the family wage; protective labour law; and women’s place in the welfare state, the home and the labour…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Avebury Series in Philosophy

  • Historical Foundations of Informal Logic

    By Douglas Walton, Alan Brinton

    In just the last twenty years there has arisen a strong interest, especially among teachers of logic at the universities, in teaching techniques of applied logical reasoning and critical thinking. Many universities are now stressing these skills at an introductory level, and to meet the need,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Avebury Series in Philosophy

  • Trying Without Willing

    An Essay in the Philosophy of Mind

    Within the context of a critique of volitional accounts of action based on trying, Trying Without Willing articulates a conception of intentional action based on the notion of de re intention. A central theme is that volitional theories of action based on the concept of trying presuppose dubious…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Avebury Series in Philosophy

  • Reasoning in Ethics and Law

    The Role of Theory Principles and Facts

    By Albert W. Musschenga, Wim J. van der Steen

    Legal and moral reasoning share much methodology, and they address similar problems. This volume charts two shared problems: the relation between theory, principles and particular judgments; and the role of facts and factual assertions in normative settings. The relation between 'theory' and '…

    Hardback – 1999-10-28
    Routledge
    Avebury Series in Philosophy

  • The Answers Lie Within Us

    Towards a Science of the Human Spirit

    By Alistair Sinclair

    This book suggests that religion, in its usual sense, can be replaced by something better, that the human spirit or subjectivity can be the subject of scientific study and that lack of purpose or design in the universe is not a handicap but a positive opportunity for intelligent beings to make of…

    Hardback – 1998-08-17
    Routledge
    Avebury Series in Philosophy

  • Genetic Imaginations

    Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Human Genome Research

    By Peter Glasner, Harry Rothman

    The title of this book derives from C. Wright Mills’ classic The Sociological Imagination (Penguin, 1970), in which he sees the essential project of social science as the use of the imagination to 'grasp history and biography and the relations between the two in society'. This enables the social…

    Hardback – 1998-05-28
    Routledge
    Avebury Series in Philosophy

  • Mind, Self and Interiority

    By Thomas Duddy

    Contemporary philosophers of mind often raise serious questions around the concepts of self, subjectivity, and ’the inner life’ on the grounds that such concepts have their origin in a discredited Cartesian metaphysics. The contention of this book is that the rejection of ’interiority’ and…

    Hardback – 1995-10-24
    Routledge
    Avebury Series in Philosophy