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,..
KIERKEGAARD AND THE EXISTENTIAL PHILOSOPHY sophie le nom d'existentielle; il sait certes aussi bien que tout le monde que du point de vue de la philosophie speculative, la philosophie existentielle est la pire des absurdites. Mais cela ne l'arrete pas, cela le ravit au contraire. C'est dans l'objectivisme de la philosophie speculative qu'il ..
LOGIC AND PHILOSOPHY: A MODERN INTRODUCTION e who desire a complete set of rules for first order predicate logic with identity; the text includes a solid range of additional material. Through all editions, the goal has been to make symbolic logic understandable for the typical student. Careful explanation and pedagogy make this the easiest te..
QUESTIONS OF TASTE: THE PHILOSOPHY OF WINE increased in recent years, with people far more sophisticated about wine than they used to be, and with more and more books being written about it, not to mention the success of films like Sideways. And, inevitably, those who take a serious interest in wine find themselves asking questions about it ..
BASIC CONCEPTS OF ARISTOTELIAN PHILOSOPHY s collected works presents his important 1924 Marburg lectures which anticipate much of the revolutionary thinking that he subsequently articulated in Being and Time. Here are the seeds of the ideas that would become Heidegger's unique phenomenology. Heidegger interprets Aristotle's Rhetoric and loo..
THE BLACKWELL GUIDE TO PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE ophy of Language" is a collection of twenty new essays in a cutting-edge and wide-ranging field.
Surveys central issues in contemporary philosophy of language while examining foundational topics
Provides pedagogical tools such as abstracts and suggestions for further readings
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AROUND THE CRAGGED HILL: A PERSONAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY igh ground,” writes George F. Kennan in the foreword to this illuminating work, "trying to stick to the broader dimensions of things—the ones that would still be visible and significant in future decades." Against the background of a century of wars, revolution, and uneasy peace, Mr. Kennan adva..