Introductory Philosophy Products

  • Plotinus

    By Eyjólfur K. Emilsson

    Plotinus (205-270AD) was the founder of Neoplatonism, whose thought has had a profound influence on medieval philosophy, and on Western philosophy more broadly. In this engaging book, Eyjólfur K. Emilsson introduces and explains the full spectrum of Plotinus’s philosophy for those coming to his…

    Paperback – 2017-02-14 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Logic: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Jc Beall, Shay A. Logan

    Logic: the Basics is an accessible introduction to several core areas of logic. The first part of the book features a self-contained introduction to the standard topics in classical logic, such as: · mathematical preliminaries · propositional logic · quantified logic (first monadic, then polyadic)…

    Paperback – 2017-02-11 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Metaphysics

    A Contemporary Introduction, Fourth Edition

    By Michael J. Loux, Thomas M. Crisp

    Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction is for students who have already completed an introductory philosophy course and need a fresh look at the central topics in the core subject of metaphysics. It is essential reading for any student of the subject. This Fourth Edition is revised and updated…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • What is this thing called Metaphysics?

    3rd Edition

    By Brian Garrett

    How did our universe come to be? Does God exist? Does time flow? What are we? Do we have free will? What is truth? Metaphysics is concerned with the nature of ourselves and the world around us. This clear and accessible introduction covers the central topics in metaphysics in a concise but…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09 
    Routledge
    What is this thing called?

  • Critical Thinking: The Basics

    By Stuart Hanscomb

    Critical Thinking: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introduction to the field of critical thinking, drawing on philosophy, communication and psychology. Emphasising its relevance to decision making (in personal, professional and civic life), academic literacy and personal development, this…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Routledge Revivals: A Modern Elementary Logic (1952)

    By L. Susan Stebbing

    First published in 1943, and revised for this 1952 edition, this book was intended for use by students of philosophy and as such traditional and modern developments in logic have been combined in a unified treatment. The author envisaged this volume as filling a gap for a simple, introductory text…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Logic

    14th Edition

    By Irving M. Copi, Carl Cohen, Kenneth McMahon

    Introduction to Logic is a proven textbook that has been honed through the collaborative efforts of many scholars over the last five decades.  Its scrupulous attention to detail and precision in exposition and explanation is matched by the greatest accuracy in all associated detail.  In…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Man and Technics (1932)

    A Contribution to a Philosophy of Life

    By Oswald Spengler

    First published in 1932, this book, based on an address delivered in 1931, presents a concise and lucid summary of the philosophy of the author of The Decline of the West, Oswald Spengler. It was his conviction that the technical age — the culture of the machine age — which man had created in…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24
    Routledge

  • Playing Games

    An introduction to the philosophy of sport through dialogue

    By Randolph Feezell

    What is sport? Why does sport matter? How can we use philosophy to understand what sport means today? This engaging and highly original introduction to the philosophy of sport uses dialogue – a form of philosophical investigation – to address the fundamental questions in sport studies and to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge

  • Journey into Philosophy

    An Introduction with Classic and Contemporary Readings

    By Stan Baronett

    The overriding rationale behind this book is a desire to enrich the lives of college students by introducing them to the practice of philosophical thought in an accessible and engaging manner. The text has over one hundred classical and contemporary readings that facilitate studying each…

    Paperback – 2016-09-29
    Routledge

  • The Fiction of Evil

    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

    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

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