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  • 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...

  • A Workbook for Argumentsby David R. Morrow; Anthony Weston

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 22.95

    Quite simply, one of the best critical-thinking texts I have read. --Chris Jackson, Philosophy and Religion Program, Mt. Hood Community College, in Teaching Philosophy more...

  • Life Learnings of a Life Coachby Heiner Karst

    Major Street Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    Elite sports people and business executives have coaches to help them perform at the highest level. The majority of coaches have themselves been leading athletes or top business people. The guidance and wisdom they impart fast-tracks the careers of those they work with. If coaching works in sport and in business - why not in everyday life? Author,... more...

  • A Rulebook for Argumentsby Anthony Weston

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2008; US$ 8.95

    A Rulebook for Arguments is a succinct introduction to the art of writing and assessing arguments, organized around specific rules, each illustrated and explained soundly but briefly. This widely popular primer?translated into eight languages?remains the first choice in all disciplines for writers who seek straightforward guidance about how to assess... more...

  • Klugeby Gary Marcus

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009; US$ 14.95

    How is it that we can recognize photos from our high school yearbook decades later, but cannot remember what we ate for breakfast yesterday? And why are we inclined to buy more cans of soup if the sign says "LIMIT 12 PER CUSTOMER" rather than "LIMIT 4 PER CUSTOMER?" In Kluge, Gary Marcus argues convincingly that our minds are not as elegantly designed... more...

  • Philosophy of Actionby Lilian O'Brien

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 28.00

    Accessible and wide-ranging, this introduction to contemporary Philosophy of Action guides the reader through the major views and arguments. The topics addressed include the nature of intentional action and its explanation, the nature of reasons, the role of desire and intention in action, the nature of autonomy and the possibility of group agents. more...

  • Indian Philosophyby Sue Hamilton

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 7.99

    This text emphasizes the diversity of Indian thought and is structured around six schools which have achieved classic status. It explores how traditions have attempted to understand the nature of reality in terms of a spiritual quest, and introduces distinctively Indian concepts such as rebirth. more...

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

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 6.50

    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 Trials of Socratesby Plato; Aristophanes; Xenophon; C. D. C. Reeve

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2002; US$ 11.50

    Lampooned in 406 B.C.E. in a blistering Aristophanic satire, Socrates was tried in 399 B.C.E. on a charge of corrupting the youth, convicted by a jury of about five hundred of his peers, and condemned to death. Glimpsed today through the extant writings of his contemporaries and near-contemporaries, he remains for us as compelling, enigmatic, and... more...

  • Perpetual Peace and Other Essaysby Immanuel Kant; Ted Humphrey

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1983; US$ 14.50

    TABLE OF CONTENTS: Introduction. Bibliography. A Note on the Text. 1. Idea for a Universal History with a Cosmopolitan Intent (1784) 2. An Answer to the Question: What Is Enlightenment? (1784) 3. Speculative Beginning of Human History (1786) 4. On the Proverb: That May Be True in Theory, but Is of No Practical Use (1793) 5. The End of All Things... more...