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  • Toleration Re-Examined

    Edited by Derek Edyvane, Matt Matravers

    The problem of how we are to live together in morally and culturally diverse democratic societies is central to modern life. Over the last thirty years, an extensive philosophical literature has developed around the idea of toleration as a way of engaging with that problem. However, recent years…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31

  • Figuring Out Figurative Art

    Contemporary Philosophers on Contemporary Paintings

    By Derek Matravers, Damien Freeman

    In 1797 Friedrich Schlegel wrote that "philosophy of art usually lacks one of two things: either the philosophy, or the art." This collection of essays contains both the philosophy and the art. It brings together an international team of leading philosophers to address diverse philosophical issues…

    Paperback – 2014-08-20

  • Introducing Philosophy of Art

    In Eight Case Studies

    By Derek Matravers

    Derek Matravers introduces students to the philosophy of art through a close examination of eight famous works of twentieth-century art. Each work has been selected in order to best illustrate and illuminate a particular problem in aesthetics. Each artwork forms a basis for a single chapter and…

    Paperback – 2012-11-01

  • Debates in Contemporary Political Philosophy

    An Anthology

    Edited by Derek Matravers, Jonathan Pike

    This textbook reflects the buoyant state of contemporary political philosophy, and the development of the subject in the past two decades. It includes seminal papers on fundamental philosophical issues such as:the nature of social explanationdistributive justice liberalism and…

    Paperback – 2002-12-12

  • Reading Political Philosophy

    Machiavelli to Mill

    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

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