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- Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 44.99
Physical Relativity explores the nature of the distinction at the heart of Einstein's 1905 formulation of his special theory of relativity: that between kinematics and dynamics. Einstein himself became increasingly uncomfortable with this distinction, and with the limitations of what he called the 'principle theory' approach inspired by... more...
- Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 124.99
This book offers a completely new reading of Chaucer. While most critics have seen his work as essentially socially optimistic and congenial, Marion Turner argues that Chaucer was profoundly concerned with conflict and social antagonism. Chaucer's texts are examined alongside a wide variety of poetry and historical documents from the period. -... more...
- Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 49.99
Shirli Gilbert has produced the first large-scale, critical account of the role of music amongst communities imprisoned under Nazism. She documents a wide scope of musical activities in Nazi internment centres, and is also concerned with exploring the ways in which music - particularly the many songs that were preserved - contribute to our broader... more...
- Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 149.99
AntiFascism and Memory in East Germany sheds new light on the legacy of the Spanish Civil War, the way in which societies remember, and the nature of state socialism. It combines cultural, social, and political history to examine the ways in which the legacy of the International Brigades was commemorated in the German Democratic Republic. - ;AntiFascism... more...
- Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 49.99
Can God Be Free? is a penetrating study of a central problem in philosophy of religion: can it be right to regard God as free, and as praiseworthy for being perfectly good? Allowing that he has perfect knowledge and perfect goodness, if there is a best world for God to create he would have no choice other than to create it. But if God could not do... more...
- Clarendon Press 2002; US$ 119.99
Gonzalo Rodriguez-Pereyra offers a fresh philosophical account of properties. How is it that two different things (such as two red roses) can share the same property (redness)? According to resemblance nominalism, things have their properties in virtue of resembling other things. This unfashionable view is championed with clarity and rigour. - ;Gardeners,... more...
- Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 98.99
Eleven distinguished philosophers have contributed specially written essays on a set of topics much debated in recent years, including physicalism, qualia, semantic competence, conditionals, presuppositions, two-dimensional semantics, and the relation between logic and metaphysics. All these topics are prominent in the work of Robert Stalnaker, a major... more...
- Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 37.99
Tyler Burge presents a collection of his seminal essays on Gottlob Frege (1848-1925), who has a strong claim to be seen as the founder of modern analytic philosophy, and whose work remains at the centre of philosophical debate today. Truth, Thought, Reason gathers some of Burge's most influential work from the last twenty-five years, and also features... more...
- Clarendon Press 1999; US$ 94.99
Ernie O'Malley (1897-1957) was one of the most talented and colourful of modern Irish republicans. A leader in the 1916-1923 Revolution, and a contemporary of Michael Collins and Eamon de Valera, he subsequently penned two classic autobiographical accounts of the struggle in later years: On Another Man's Wound and The Singing Flame. He travelled... more...
- Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 74.99
This volume concludes Professor Lock's magisterial biography of Edmund Burke (1730-97), one of the most influential political philosophers in the Western tradition. Covering the most interesting years of Burke's life, the leading themes are India and the French Revolution. Burke was a key figure in shaping long-term British attitudes to both.... more...