Introductory Philosophy Products

  • Core Questions in Philosophy

    7th Edition

    By Elliott Sober

    Writing in an engaging lecture-style format, Elliott Sober shows students how philosophy is best used to evaluate many different kinds of arguments and to construct sound theories. Well known historical texts are included, not as a means to honor the dead or merely to discuss what various…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Philosophy for Older Children

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Berys Gaut, Morag Gaut

    Co-written by a professor of philosophy and an experienced teacher, Philosophy for Older Children is a concise, practical guide which explains how to conduct philosophical enquiries with children from the age of nine upwards. This book contains detailed plans for conducting 24 philosophical…

    Paperback – 2020-02-18 
    David Fulton Publishers

  • Introduction to Philosophy

    A Handbook for Students of Psychology, Logic, Ethics, Aesthetics and General Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Oswald Külpe

    First published in 1927, this translation of Kulpe’s ‘Einleitung in die Philosophie’, 1895, covered psychology, logic, ethics, esthetics and general philosophy. The author adopted a uniform approach of positivity, interest and impartiality, aiming his work at a wider public than students of…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Smith's Wealth of Nations

    1st Edition

    By Maria Pia Paganelli

    Adam Smith (1723-1790) is famous around the world as the founding father of economics, and his ideas are regularly quoted and invoked by politicians, business leaders, economists and philosophers. However, considering his fame few people have actually read the whole of his magnum opus The Wealth of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Introduction to Logic

    15th Edition

    By Irving M. Copi, Carl Cohen, Victor Rodych

    For more than six decades, and for thousands of students, Introduction to Logic has been the gold standard in introductory logic texts. In this fifteenth edition, Carl Cohen and Victor Rodych update Irving M. Copi’s classic text, improving on its many strengths and introducing new and helpful…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Leibniz

    2nd Edition

    By Nicholas Jolley

    Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646–1716) was hailed by Bertrand Russell as ‘one of the supreme intellects of all time’. A towering figure in seventeenth-century philosophy, he was the author of a complex system of thought that has been championed and satirized in equal measure, most famously in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge
    The Routledge Philosophers

  • Critical Thinking

    A Concise Guide, 5th Edition

    By Tracy Bowell, Robert Cowan, Gary Kemp

    We are frequently confronted with arguments. Arguments are attempts to persuade us – to influence our beliefs and actions – by giving us reasons to believe this or that. Critical Thinking: A Concise Guide will equip students with the concepts and techniques used in the identification, analysis…

    Paperback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Public Policy

    A Philosophical Inquiry, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Wolff

    Ethics and Public Policy: A Philosophical Inquiry, second edition subjects important and controversial areas of public policy to philosophical scrutiny. Jonathan Wolff, a renowned philosopher and veteran of many public committees, introduces and assesses core problems and controversies in public…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19
    Routledge

  • Ethics and the Contemporary World

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Edmonds

    Arguments about ethics often centre on traditional questions of, for instance, euthanasia and abortion. Whilst these questions are still in the foreground, recent years have seen an explosion of new moral problems. Moral and political clashes are now as likely to be about sexuality and gender and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

  • Materialism

    A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    By Robin Gordon Brown, James Ladyman

    The doctrine of materialism is one of the most controversial in the history of ideas. For much of its history it has been aligned with toleration and enlightened thinking, but it has also aroused strong, often violent, passions amongst both its opponents and proponents. This book explores the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Rousseau and the Modern State

    1st Edition

    By Alfred Cobban

    First published in 1934, and revised and expanded in 1964, this book is the standard work on the political thought of Rousseau. It was acclaimed by English reviewers as ‘an excellently arranged, lucidly written, unbiased account of Rousseau’s political theory’, a ‘scholarly book, distinguished for…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Philosophy

  • Berkeley: The Philosophy of Immaterialism

    1st Edition

    By I.C. Tipton

    This book, first published in 1974, presents a critical examination of Berkeley’s immaterialism. It is based on a detailed study of his writings (in particular of his notebooks), and while it places his ideas against their eighteenth-century background it also takes into account the various…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 18th Century Philosophy

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