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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 176.95
This best-selling text emphasizes that social and cultural changes are the pervasive realities of our era. One of the main themes of Contemporary Society is that the transition from an industrial to a post-industrial order in the modern world is fraught with difficulties, as was the transition from an agricultural to an industrial order in an earlier... more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 124.99
This is a collection of essays that discusses aspects of the author's views on the philosophy of language and the philosophy of mind. He discusses problems related to "self-locating beliefs" - the sorts of beliefs one expresses with indexicals and demonstratives like "I" and "this". more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1978; US$ 6.95
?Perry?s excellent dialogue makes a complicated topic stimulating and accessible without any sacrifice of scholarly accuracy or thoroughness. Professionals will appreciate the work?s command of the issues and depth of argument, while students will find that it excites interest and imagination.? ?David M. Rosenthal, CUNY, Lehman College more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2002; US$ 14.95
This volume collects a number of Perry's classic works on personal identity as well as four new pieces, "The Two Faces of Identity," "Persons and Information," "Self-Notions and The Self," and "The Sense of Identity." Perry's Introduction puts his own work and that of others on the issues of identity... more...
- Workman Publishing Company 2012; US$ 12.95
This is not a book for Bill Gates. Or Hillary Clinton, or Steven Spielberg. Clearly they have no trouble getting stuff done. For the great majority of us, though, what a comfort to discover that we?re not wastrels and slackers, but doers . . . in our own way. It may sound counterintuitive, but according to philosopher John Perry, you can accomplish... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 15.28
Are you someone who likes to put off until tomorrow what you could do today? Do you draw up to-do lists, only to get frustrated that you aren?t able to follow them through? This delightful book argues that procrastinators are often perfectionists, and structured procrastinating---doing one thing as a way of not doing something else---is sometimes extremely... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1999; US$ 7.95
John Perry--author of the acclaimed Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality (Hackett Publishing Co., 1978)--revisits Gretchen Weirob in this lively and absorbing dialogue on good, evil, and the existence of God. In the early part of the work, Gretchen and her friends consider whether evil provides a problem for those who believe in the perfection... more...