PHILOSOPHY 100 ESSENTIAL THINKERS t does it mean to live a good life? Many of the fundamental questions of philosophy are questions that we begin to ask ourselves as young adults when we look at the world around us, at ourselves, and try to make sense of things.
This engaging and accessible book invites the reader to explore the..
NIGHT PASSAGES: PHILOSOPHY, LITERATURE AND FILM ..
THE WILL TO BELIEVE, HUMAN IMMORTALITY AND OTHER ESSAYS IN POPULAR PHILOSOPHY ributed greatly to the burgeoning fields of psychology, particularly in the areas of education, religion, mysticism and pragmatism. The brother of novelist Henry James and of diarist Alice James, William wrote several powerful essays expressing his ideas on the pragmatic theory of truth, sentience, ..
PLATO AND A PLATYPUS WALK INTO A BAR : UNDERSTANDING PHILOSOPHY THROUGH JOKES is the hilarious philosophy course everyone wishes they'd had in school
Outrageously funny, Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar has been a breakout bestseller ever since authorsand born vaudevilliansThomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein did their schtick on NPR's Weekend Edition. Lively, original,..
FUNDAMENTALS OF PHILOSOPHY beginning students of philosophy, this volume offers a range of selections as well as a narrative format that presents difficult issues and readings in a simplified manner...
PHILOSOPHY IN THE TRAGIC AGE OF THE GREEKS Tragedy was indeed a tragic age. He saw in it the rise and climax of values so dear to him that their subsequent drop into catastrophe (in the person of Socrates - Plato) was clearly foreshadowed as though these were events taking place in the theater.
And so in this work, unpublished in his own d..
ETHICS AND THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHY ..
PHILOSOPHY OF MIND AND COGNITION nition has been transformed by recent advances in what is loosely called cognitive science. This book is a thoroughly up-to-date introduction to and account of that transformation, in which the many strands in contemporary cognitive science are brought together into a coherent philosophical picture ..
FREGE: PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE ently in the study of German philosopher Gottlob Frege than Michael Dummett. This highly acclaimed book is a major contribution to the philosophy of language as well as a systematic interpretation of Frege, indisputably the father of analytic philosophy. Frege: Philosophy of Language remains indispe..
HALLUCINATION: PHILOSOPHY AND PSYCHOLOGY llucination has relevance for many traditional philosophical debates concerning the nature of the mind, perception, and our knowledge of the world. In recent years, neuroimaging techniques and scientific findings on the nature of hallucination, combined with interest in new philosophical theories of..