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Very Short Introductions #26: Ancient Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction
Very Short Introductions #26: Ancient Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction
by Julia Annas
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The tradition of ancient philosophy is a long, rich and varied one, in which the notes of discussion and argument constantly resound. This book introduces ancient debates, engaging us with the ancient developments of their themes. Moving away from the... (read more)

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Very Short Introductions #55: Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction
Very Short Introductions #55: Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction
by Edward Craig
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How ought we to live? What really exists? How do we know? This book introduces important themes in ethics, knowledge, and the self, via readings from Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Hegel, Darwin, and Buddhist writers. It emphasizes throughout the point of... (read more)

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Aristotle : a Very Short Introduction (00 Edition)
Aristotle : a Very Short Introduction (00 Edition)
by Jonathan Barnes
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The influence of Aristotle, the prince of philosophers, on the intellectual history of the West is second to none. In this book, Jonathan Barnes examines Aristotle's scientific researches, his discoveries in logic and his metaphysical theories, his work... (read more)

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Habermas: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Habermas: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Gordon Finlayson
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Jürgen Habermas is the most renowned living German philosopher. This book aims to give a clear and readable overview of his philosophical work. It analyzes both the theoretical underpinnings of Habermas's social theory, and its more concrete... (read more)

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Very Short Introductions #31: Machiavelli: A Very Short Introduction
Very Short Introductions #31: Machiavelli: A Very Short Introduction
by Quentin Skinner
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Machiavelli taught that political leaders must be prepared to do evil that good may come of it. Offering the first brief introduction to Machiavelli's thought to appear in twenty-five years, Skinner focuses on his three major works, The Prince... (read more)

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Very Short Introductions #34: Nietzsche: A Very Short Introduction
Very Short Introductions #34: Nietzsche: A Very Short Introduction
by Michael Tanner
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"...I find Tanner's book enormously useful for introducing Nietzsche philosophically.... Tanner manages to be succinct without being boring or pedantic.... I think his succinct and highly critical readings encourage genuine philosophical grappling with... (read more)

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Very Short Introductions #74: Postmodernism
Very Short Introductions #74: Postmodernism
by Christopher Butler
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"A pre-eminently sane, lucid, and concise statement about the central issues, the key examples, and the notorious derilections of postmodernism. I feel a fresh wind blowing away the miasma coiling around the topic."--Ihab Hassan, University of Wisconsin,... (read more)

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Socrates : a Very Short Introduction (98 Edition)
Socrates : a Very Short Introduction (98 Edition)
by C.c.w. Taylor
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C.C.W. Taylor is Fellow at Corpus Christi College, Oxford University.... (read more)

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Continental Philosophy : a Very Short Introduction (01 Edition)
Continental Philosophy : a Very Short Introduction (01 Edition)
by Simon Critchley
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Simon Critchley is Hans Jonas Professor of Philosophy at the New School for Social Research, USA. He also teaches at Tilburg University and the European Graduate School. His many books include Very Little... Almost Nothing, Infinitely Demanding, The Book... (read more)

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Logic : a Very Short Introduction (00 Edition)
Logic : a Very Short Introduction (00 Edition)
by Graham Priest
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"This book is terrific... It covers a lot of ground, but in a wonderfully relaxed and interesting way."-Simon Blackburn, University of Cambridge and author of Think "This text is ideal for giving students a quick introduction to formal logic or for... (read more)

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Very Short Introductions #47: Indian Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction
Very Short Introductions #47: Indian Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction
by Sue Hamilton
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Sue Hamilton is a Professor of Religious Studies in the Department of Theology at King's College.... (read more)

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Very Short Introductions #50: Kant: A Very Short Introduction
Very Short Introductions #50: Kant: A Very Short Introduction
by Roger Scruton
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Immanuel Kant is arguably the most influential modern philosopher, but is also one of the most difficult. In this illuminating Very Short Introduction, Roger Scruton--a well-known and controversial philosopher in his own right--tackles his exceptionally... (read more)

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Locke: Very Short Intro. -updated ((Rev)03 Edition)
Locke: Very Short Intro. -updated ((Rev)03 Edition)
by Dunn
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John Dunn is a Fellow of King's College and Professor of Political Theory at the University of Cambridge. He is the author of The Political Thought of John Locke, Western Political Theory in the Face of the Future, Modern Revolutions, and The History of... (read more)

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Very Short Introductions #64: Hobbes
Very Short Introductions #64: Hobbes
by Richard Tuck
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Richard Tuck is Professor of Government at Harvard University. He is the author of Natural Rights Theories (1979) and Philosophy and Government 1572-1651 (1993), and has produced editions of Hobbes's Leviathan and (with Michael Silverthorne) De Cive.... (read more)

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Very Short Introductions #28: Marx: A Very Short Introduction
Very Short Introductions #28: Marx: A Very Short Introduction
by Peter Singer
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In Marx: A Very Short Introdution, Peter Singer identifies the central vision that unifies Marx's thought, enabling us to grasp Marx's views as a whole. He sees him as a philosopher primarily concerned with human freedom, rather than as an economist or a... (read more)

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Very Short Introductions #38: Augustine: A Very Short Introduction
Very Short Introductions #38: Augustine: A Very Short Introduction
by Henry Chadwick
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Henry Chadwick (1920-2008) enjoyed international renown as one of the leading church historians of the twentieth century. He held senior appointments at both Oxford and Cambridge Universities, latterly as Emeritus Regius Professor of Divinity, Cambridge.... (read more)

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Heidegger (97 Edition)
Heidegger (97 Edition)
by Michael Inwood
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Michael Inwood is a Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at Trinity College, University of Oxford... (read more)

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Existentialism (06 Edition)
Existentialism (06 Edition)
by Thomas R. Flynn
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Descartes (87 Edition)
Descartes (87 Edition)
by Tom Sorell
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Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by Susan J. Blackmore
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