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  • Meditations on First Philosophyby René Descartes; Donald A. Cress

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 6.95

    Descartes's Meditations on First Philosophy , the fundamental and originating work of the modern era in Western philosophy, is presented here in Donald Cress's completely revised edition of his well-established translation, bringing this version even closer to Descartes's original, while maintaining its clear and accessible style. more...

  • The Trial and Death of Socratesby Plato; G. M. A. Grube; John M. Cooper

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2000; US$ 5.95

    The third edition of The Trial and Death of Socrates presents G. M. A. Grube's distinguished translations, as revised by John Cooper for Plato, Complete Works. A number of new or expanded footnotes are also included along with a Select Bibliography. more...

  • Readings in Classical Chinese Philosophyby Philip J. Ivanhoe; Bryan W. Van Norden

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2005; US$ 19.20

    This new edition offers expanded selections from the works of Kongzi (Confucius), Mengzi (Mencius), Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu), and Xunzi (Hsun Tzu); two new works, the dialogues Robber Zhi and White Horse ; a concise general introduction; brief introductions to, and selective bibliographies for, each work; and four appendices that shed light on important... more...

  • Steal Like an Artistby Austin Kleon

    Workman Publishing Company 2012; US$ 12.95

    Artist Austin Kleon?s beautifully illustrated bestseller teaches readers how to use their surroundings and their own creativity to discover their own artistic paths. Filled with clever infographics and words of wisdom from Kleon, and peppered with quotes from other successful artists, Steal Like an Artist , is an inspiration for both veteran and... more...

  • Choosing Not to Chooseby Cass R. Sunstein

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    Cass R. Sunstein is at the forefront of developing public policy to encourage people to make better decisions. In Choosing Not to Choose he presents his most complete argument for how we should understand the value of choice, and when and how we should enable people to choose not to choose. Confronting the challenging future of data-driven decision-making,... more...

  • Six Myths about the Good Lifeby Joel J. Kupperman

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 12.50

    Six Myths about the Good Life focuses on the values that are worth aiming for in our lives, a topic central to what has been called Philosophy of Life. We all have ideas about the good life. We think that pleasure makes life better. We want to be happy. We think that achievements make a difference. There is something to all these ideas, but if taken... more...

  • Readings from the Lu-Wang School of Neo-Confucianismby Philip J. Ivanhoe

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 15.50

    This volume provides selected translations from the writings of Lu Xiangshan; Wang Yangming; and the Platform Sutra, a work which had profound influence on neo-Confucian thought. Each of these three sections is preceded by an introduction that sketches important features of the history, biography, and philosophy of the author and explores some of the... more...

  • Discourse on Method and Meditations on First Philosophyby Rene Descartes; Donald A. Cress

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1999; US$ 9.95

    This edition contains Donald Cress's completely revised translation of the Meditations (from the corrected Latin edition) and recent corrections to Discourse on Method , bringing this version even closer to Descartes's original, while maintaining the clear and accessible style of a classic teaching edition. more...

  • Grounding for the Metaphysics of Moralsby Immanuel Kant; James W. Ellington

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 9.95

    This expanded edition of James Ellington?s preeminent translation includes Ellington?s new translation of Kant?s essay Of a Supposed Right to Lie Because of Philanthropic Concerns in which Kant replies to one of the standard objections to his moral theory as presented in the main text: that it requires us to tell the truth even in the face of disastrous... more...

  • Gorgiasby Donald J. Zeyl

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1986; US$ 7.95

    ?This is an excellent translation. It achieves a very high standard of accuracy and readability, two goals very difficult to attain in combination when it comes to such a master of prose and philosophical argument as Plato. Because of this the book is suitable for courses at all levels in philosophy, from introductory courses on Plato, or problems... more...