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  • A Comment on the Commentaries and A Fragment on Governmentby J.H. Burns

    Clarendon Press 2008; US$ 204.99

    In the two related works in this volume, Bentham offers a detailed critique of William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765-9). He provides important refelctions on the nature of law, and more particularly on the nature of customary and statute law, and on judicial interpretation. - ;In the two related works in this volume, Bentham... more...

  • Kant's System of Nature and Freedomby Paul Guyer

    Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 59.99

    Paul Guyer is acknowledged as one of the world's foremost Kant specialists, and he collects here some of his most celebrated essays from the past decade and a half. The governing theme of the volume is the role of systematicity in Kant's theoretical and practical philosophy. Featuring two brand-new papers and an introduction to orient the reader,... more...

  • The Letters of Adam Marsh, 1by Hugh Lawrence

    Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 224.99

    This is a new critical edition of the letters of the Franciscan Adam Marsh, spiritual counsellor to many of the leading figures of his generation, in which the Latin text of the letters is for the first time accompanied by an English translation. Adam's correspondents include Robert Grosseteste, Simon de Montfort, and Queen Eleanor, making the... more...

  • The Canon of the New Testamentby Bruce M. Metzger

    Clarendon Press 1997; US$ 59.99

    How and why did the early Church come to regard certain gospels, epistles, and other books as authoritative Scripture? What considerations dictated the present sequence of the books in the New Testament? Dr Metzger takes up such questions and considers whether the canon is a collection of authoritative books or an authoritative collection of books.... more...

  • Music in the Holocaustby Shirli Gilbert

    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...

  • Moral Fictionalismby Mark Eli Kalderon

    Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 34.99

    Mark Eli Kalderon argues that morality is a fiction by means of which our emotional attitudes are conveyed. This is an improvement on the standard noncognitivist view, which denies that moral judgement is belief but claims instead that it is the expression of an emotional attitude. Noncognitivists tend to deny that moral sentences even purport to represent... more...

  • Antonin Artaud's Writing Bodiesby Adrian Morfee

    Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 134.99

    This book studies the development of Artaud's thinking throughout his career on such issues as the body, theology, language, and identity. His late poetry is discussed in depth and new attention is paid to the verbal details of his writing and to the way he builds up his ideas. Artaud emerges as a man of ideas performing disturbing conceptual work,... more...

  • Teleosemanticsby Graham Macdonald

    Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 34.99

    Teleosemantics seeks to explain meaning and other intentional phenomena in terms of their function in the life of the species. This volume of new essays from an impressive line-up of well-known contributors offers a valuable summary of the current state of the teleosemantics debate. - ;Teleosemantics seeks to explain meaning and other intentional phenomena... more...

  • Reading Senecaby Brad Inwood

    Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 44.99

    Brad Inwood presents a selection of his most influential essays on the philosophy of Seneca, the Roman Stoic thinker, statesman, and tragedian of the first century AD. Including two brand-new pieces, and a helpful introduction to orient the reader, this volume will be an essential guide for anyone seeking to understand Seneca's fertile, wide-ranging... more...

  • Arts and Mindsby Gregory Currie

    Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 59.99

    Gregory Currie presents a selection of his essays in an area to which he has been a leading contributor: philosophical aesthetics and its interface with cognitive science. He shows that philosophical questions about the arts go naturally with other kinds of questions about them. He offers illuminating discussions of such topics as meaning, interpretation,... more...