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Arguing About Metaethics

"Arguing about Metaethics" collects together some of the most exciting contemporary work in metaethics in one handy volume. In it, many of the most influential philosophers in the field discuss key qu..

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Better Angels of Our Nature:  History of Violence & Humanity

This title is shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize 2012. This acclaimed book by Steven Pinker, author of "The Language Instinct" and "The Blank Slate", argues that, contrary to popular belief, hum..

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Beyond Good & Evil

The controversial German philosopher of the nineteenth century elucidates his concept of the superman in this first systematic treatment of whole philosophy. ..

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British Moralists : 1650-1800 (2 volume set)

The volumes that comprise this set are also available for purchase individually: please see their separate listings for further information. A reprint of the 1969 Oxford University Press edition...

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Companion to Ethics, A

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Contemporary Metaethics: An Introduction

This new edition of Alexander Miller's highly readable introduction to contemporary metaethics provides a critical overview of the main arguments and themes in twentieth- and twenty-first-century co..

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Crime & Punishment

A troubled young man commits the perfect crime - the murder of a vile pawnbroker whom no one will miss. Raskolnikov is desperate for money, but convinces himself that his motive for the murder is to b..

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Demons

From the award-winning translators of Crime and Punishment, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. Dostoevsky first conceived of this book as a 'novel-pamphlet' in which he intended to 'say ever..

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Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, An

'Commit it then to the flames: for it can contain nothing but sophistry and illusion.' Thus ends David Hume's Enquiry concerning Human Understanding, the definitive statement of the greatest philosop..

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Environmental Philosophy: From Theory to Practice

The first comprehensive treatment of environmental philosophy, going beyond ethics to address the philosophical concepts that underlie environmental thinking and policy-making today * Encompasses all ..

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Four Histories : Richard II / Henry IV Parts I and 2 / Henry V

This volume contains the tetralogy of plays - Richard II, Henry IV Parts I and 2 and Henry V - written by Shakespeare c. 1595 to c. 1599. Each play possesses its own distinctive mood, tone and st..

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History of Sexuality Volume 1, The

Why has there been such an explosion of discussion about sex in the west since the 17th century? Here, one of France's greatest intellectuals explores the evolving social, economic and political force..

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Introduction to Non-classical Logic : From If to is

This revised and considerably expanded 2nd edition, published in 2008, brings together a wide range of topics, including modal, tense, conditional, intuitionist, many-valued, paraconsistent, relevant,..

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Key Terms in Philosophy of Mind

This is a concise, accessible, easy-to-navigate introduction to the key terms, concepts, thinkers and texts in philosophy of mind. "Key Terms in Philosophy of Mind" offers an introduction to a central..

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Language, Truth & Logic

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Language, Truth & Logic

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Les Liaisons Dangereuses

## Please check price and availability before ordering, thank you ## The complex moral ambiguities of seduction and revenge make Les Liaisons dangereuses (1782) one of the most scandalous and con..

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Marx-Engels Reader, The

Compiles the significant writings of Marx and Engels in an attempt to trace the origins and meaning of classical Marxism ..

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Meditations on First Philosophy   With Selections From the Objections & Replies (2nd Revised edition)
Naming & Necessity

'Naming and Necessity' has had a great and increasing influence. It redirected philosophical attention to neglected questions of natural and metaphysical necessity and to the connections between these..

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Oscar Wilde : The Major Works: Oxford World's Classics

This authoritative edition was formerly published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series under the general editorship of Frank Kermode. It brings together a unique combination of Wilde's poetry and p..

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Our Knowledge of the External World [Routledge Classics]

"Our Knowledge of the External World" is a compilation of lectures Bertrand Russell delivered in the US in which he questions the very relevance and legitimacy of philosophy. In it he investigates the..

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Persuasion: Oxford World's Classics

'She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequel of an unnatural beginning.' Anne Elliot seems to have given up on present happiness and has ..

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Philosophical Texts - Oxford Philosophical Texts

The Oxford Philosophical Texts series consists of authoritative teaching editions of canonical texts in the history of philosophy from the ancient world down to modern times. Each volume provides a cl..

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Philosophy of Law: A Very Short Introduction

The concept of law lies at the heart of our social and political life. Legal philosophy, or jurisprudence, explores the notion of law and its role in society, illuminating its meaning and its relation..

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Plato : Gorgias, Menexenus, Protagoras

Presented in the popular Cambridge Texts format are three early Platonic dialogues in a new English translation by Tom Griffith that combines elegance, accuracy, freshness and fluency. Together they o..

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Prince, The : Oxford World's Classics

'A prince must not have any other object nor any other thought...but war, its institutions, and its discipline; because that is the only art befitting one who commands.' When Machiavelli's brief trea..

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Republic

This is an authoritative new translation of Plato's "The Republic" by Christopher Rowe, with notes and an introduction. 'We set about founding the best city we could, because we could be confident tha..

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Republic: Oxford World Classics

Republic is the central work of the Western world's most famous philosopher. Essentially an inquiry into morality, Republic also contains crucial arguments and insights into many other areas of philos..

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Russell on Ethics

This text presents a comprehensive collection of Bertrand Russell's ethical writings, drawing on a range of his publications on ethical concerns, many of which have been difficult to access by student..

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Spinoza Reader: The "Ethics" and Other Works

This anthology of the work of Baruch de Spinoza (1632-1677) presents the text of Spinoza's masterwork, the "Ethics", in what is now the standard translation by Edwin Curley. Also included are selectio..

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Theory of Moral Sentiments

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This is Philosophy of Mind: An Introduction

This is Philosophy of Mind presents students of philosophy with an accessible introduction to the core issues related to the philosophy of mind. * Includes issues related to the mind-body problem, art..

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Understanding the Political Philosophers: From Ancient to Modern Times

Understanding the Political Philosophers is an absorbing and accessible introduction to the major philosophers and core texts of western political philosophy. Organised historically - beginning with S..

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What Is Information?

In this wholly original addition to the quest to understand information, German philosopher Peter Janich argues that our understanding of information is based in the much broader history of scie..

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What is This Thing Called Philosophy?

What is this thing called Philosophy? is the definitive textbook for all who want a thorough introduction to the field. It introduces philosophy using a question-led approach that reflects the discurs..

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What is This Thing Called Science?

A brand new edition of an internationally renowned science bestseller. Now well into its fourth decade, What is this thing called science? has become something of a classic the world over (it's availa..

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Wittgenstein on Rules and Private Language

In this book Saul Kripke brings his powerful philosophical intelligence to bear on Wittgensteina s analysis of the notion of following a rule...

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