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The Rationalists: Descartes: Discourse on Method & Meditations; Spinoza: Ethics; Leibniz: Monadology & Discourse on Metaphysics
The Rationalists: Descartes: Discourse on Method & Meditations; Spinoza: Ethics; Leibniz: Monadology & Discourse on Metaphysics
by George Montgomery
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Founded in the mid-17th century, Rationalism was philosophy's first step into the modern era. This volume contains the essential statements of Rationalism's three greatest figures: Descartes, who began it; Spinoza, who epitomized it; and Leibniz, who... (read more)

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Examined Life: Excursions with Contemporary Thinkers
Examined Life: Excursions with Contemporary Thinkers
by Astra Taylor
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Examined Life boldly takes philosophy out of the dark corners of the academy and into the streets, reminding us that great ideas are born through profound engagement with the hustle and bustle of everyday life, not in isolation from it. A companion to... (read more)

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Greek Philosophy Thales To Aristotle 3RD Edition
Greek Philosophy Thales To Aristotle 3RD Edition
by Reginald E Allen
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Widely praised for its accessibility and its concentration on the metaphysical issues that are most central to the history of Greek philosophy, Greek Philosophy: Thales to Aristotle offers a valuable introduction to the works of the Presocratics, Plato,... (read more)

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Contingency, Hegemony, Universality: Contemporary Dialogues on the Left (Radical Thinkers)
Contingency, Hegemony, Universality: Contemporary Dialogues on the Left (Radical Thinkers)
by Judith Butler
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This shrinkwrapped set contains twelve Verso Radical Thinkers volumes at a discounted price: Machiavelli and Usby Louis Althusser Race, Nation, Class: Ambiguous Identitiesby Etienne Balibar and Immanuel WallersteinPasswordsby Jean Baudrillard The... (read more)

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The Empiricists: Locke: Concerning Human Understanding; Berkeley: Principles of Human Knowledge &3 Dialogues; Hume: Concerning Human Un
The Empiricists: Locke: Concerning Human Understanding; Berkeley: Principles of Human Knowledge &3 Dialogues; Hume: Concerning Human Un
by Richard Taylor
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Existentialism
Existentialism
by Walter Arnold (edt) Kaufmann
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This volume provides basic writings of Dostoevsky, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Rilke, Kafka, Ortega, Jaspers, Heidegger, Sartre, and Camus, including some not previously translated, along with an invaluable introductory essay by Walter Kaufmann.... (read more)

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Philosophy 1: A Guide Through the Subject
Philosophy 1: A Guide Through the Subject
by A C Grayling
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This is the best general book on philosophy for university students: not just an introduction, but a guide which will serve them throughout their studies. It is intended to orientate, assist, and stimulate the reader at every stage in the study of the... (read more)

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Central Issues of Philosophy
Central Issues of Philosophy
by John Shand
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This accessible and comprehensive introductory text provides a solid foundation for understanding the core topics at the heart of philosophical inquiry. Each of the 20 chapters focuses on a single philosophical issue - ranging from truth, knowledge,... (read more)

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Life and Meaning: A Philosophical Reader (Historical Association Studies)
Life and Meaning: A Philosophical Reader (Historical Association Studies)
by Oswald Hanfling
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Life and Meaning surveys a variety of Philosophical answers to the question, 'What makes life worth living?' By collecting readings from a wide range of philosophical history it gives the various perspectives on the value and meaning of life. Aspects of... (read more)

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Fifty Readings in Philosophy
Fifty Readings in Philosophy
by Donald C Abel
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DONALD C. ABEL is Professor of Philosophy at St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Gonzaga University, an M.A. in Philosophy from Tulane University, a Ph.L. in Philosophy from St. Michaels Institute, an M.Div. in... (read more)

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Ontology, Causality and Mind
Ontology, Causality and Mind
by John Bacon
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This collection of essays, all especially written for this volume, explore the many facets of Armstrong's work, concentrating on his more recent interests.... (read more)

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Critique and Power: Recasting the Foucault / Habermas Debate (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought)
Critique and Power: Recasting the Foucault / Habermas Debate (Studies in Contemporary German Social Thought)
by Michael Kelly
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Which paradigm of critique--Foucault's or Habermas's--is philosophically and practically superior, especially with regard to the nature and role of power in contemporary society? In shaping this collection, Michael Kelly has sought to address this... (read more)

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Modern Philosophy of Language
Modern Philosophy of Language
by Maria Baghramian
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Modern Philosophy of Language brings together the most significant writings on language in twentieth-century philosophy -- from the work of Gottlob Frege, Bertrand Russell, and the logical positivists to the contemporary contributions of W.V.O. Quine... (read more)

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Contemporary Materialism: A Reader
Contemporary Materialism: A Reader
by Paul K Moser
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"Contemporary Materialism" presents an important collection of recent work on materialism in connection with metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of mind and theories of value. This anthology charts the contemporary problems, positions and... (read more)

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American Continental Philosophy: A Reader (Studies in Continental Thought)
American Continental Philosophy: A Reader (Studies in Continental Thought)
by Walter Brogan
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American Continental Philosophy is the first anthology to gather a representative selection of the most important and original thinkers from the continental tradition in the U.S. The essays reflect the diverse directions and methodologies that have... (read more)

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Truth and Meaning: Essays in Semantics
Truth and Meaning: Essays in Semantics
by Gareth Evans
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Truth and Meaning is a classic collection of original essays on fundamental questions in the philosophy of language. It was first published in 1976, and has remained essential reading in this area ever since. The contributors include leading figures in... (read more)

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On Sense & Direct Ref
On Sense & Direct Ref
by Matthew Davidson
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On Sense and Direct Reference: Readings in the Philosophy of Language focuses on the debate between neo-Fregeans and neo-Russellians in philosophy of language. With a foreword by Nathan Salmon, the volume collects more than 40 of the most important... (read more)

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The Contents of Experience: Essays on Perception
The Contents of Experience: Essays on Perception
by Tim Crane
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The nature of perception has long been a central question in philosophy. It is of central importance not just for the philosophy of mind, but also for epistemology, metaphysics, aesthetics, and the philosophy of science. This volume represents the best... (read more)

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The Philosophers: Introducing Great Western Thinkers
The Philosophers: Introducing Great Western Thinkers
by Ted Honderich
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What better introduction to the world of philosophy than through the lives of its most prominent citizens. In The Philosophers, we are introduced to twenty-eight of the greatest thinkers in Western civilization, ranging from Aristotle and Plato to... (read more)

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From Modernism to Postmodernism: An Anthology
From Modernism to Postmodernism: An Anthology
by Lawrence E Cahoone
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From Modernism to Postmodernism is the most authoritative and comprehensive collection of the key classic and contemporary readings of postmodernity and modernity.... (read more)

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