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  • Moore's Paradoxby Mitchell S. Green; John N. Williams

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 99.99 US$ 85.99

    G. E. Moore observed that to assert, 'I went to the pictures last Tuesday but I don't believe that I did' would be 'absurd'. Over half a century later, such sayings continue to perplex philosophers. In the definitive treatment of the famous paradox, Green and Williams explain its history and relevance and present new essays by leading thinkers in the... more...

  • New Pragmatistsby Cheryl Misak

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09

    Pragmatism is the view that our philosophical concepts must be connected to our practices - philosophy must stay connected to first-order inquiry, to real examples, to real-life expertise. The classical pragmatists, Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, and John Dewey, put forward views of truth, rationality, and morality that they took to be connected... more...

  • Nietzsche and Moralityby Brian Leiter; Neil Sinhababu

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 41.99 US$ 36.11

    Nietzsche was surprisingly neglected by most English-language moral philosophers until recently. This volume capitalizes on a growth of interest in Nietzsche's work on morality from historians of philosophy and from ethical theorists. In eleven new essays, leading philosophers aim both to advance philosophical understanding of Nietzsche's ethical views... more...

  • Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy XXXIIby David Sedley

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 67.99 US$ 58.47

    Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy is a volume of original articles on all aspects of ancient philosophy. The articles may be of substantial length, and include critical notices of major books. OSAP is now published twice yearly, in both hardback and paperback.?The serial Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy (OSAP) is fairlyregarded as the leading... more...

  • Oxford Studies in Metaethicsby Russ Shafer-Landau

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 57.99 US$ 49.87

    Oxford Studies in Metaethics is the only periodical publication devoted exclusively to original philosophical work on the foundations of ethics. It provides an annual selection of much of the best new scholarship in the field. Its broad purview includes work at the intersections of ethical theory with metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of language,... more...

  • Personsby Peter van Inwagen; Dean Zimmerman

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 144.99 US$ 124.69

    The nature of persons is a perennial topic of debate in philosophy, currently enjoying something of a revival. In this volume for the first time metaphysical debates about the nature of human persons are brought together with related debates in philosophy of religion and theology. Fifteen specially written essays explore idealist, dualist, and materialist... more...

  • Philosophy and Conceptual Artby Peter Goldie; Elisabeth Schellekens

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83

    Fourteen prominent analytic philosophers engage with the philosophical puzzles raised by conceptual art: What kind of art is conceptual art? What follows from the fact that conceptual art does not aim to have aesthetic value? What knowledge or understanding can we gain from conceptual art? How ought we to appreciate conceptual art? more...

  • Powersby George Molnar; Stephen Mumford

    Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69

    George Molnar came to see that the solution to a number of the problems of contemporary philosophy lay in the development of an alternative to Hume's metaphysics. In this work, which was almost completed when its author died, he developed a thorough account of causal powers and succeeded in producing something both highly focused and at the same time... more...

  • Representation and Productive Ambiguity in Mathematics and the Sciencesby Emily R. Grosholz

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 109.99 US$ 94.59

    Emily Grosholz offers an original investigation of demonstration in mathematics and science, examining how it works and why it is persuasive. Focusing on geometrical demonstration, she shows the roles that representation and ambiguity play in mathematical discovery. She presents a wide range of case studies in mechanics, topology, algebra, logic, and... more...

  • Simone Weil's Apologetic Use of Literatureby Marie Cabaud Meaney

    Clarendon Press 2007; US$ 134.99 US$ 116.09

    After an unexpected mystical experience, the philosopher Simone Weil (1909-43) read the Greek classics from a Christian perspective, as this original study shows. To the intellectual agnostics of her day she wanted to show that the classics they loved could only be fully understood in light of Christ. To the Catholics she wanted to demonstrate that... more...