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- Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 19.95
The short philosophic dialogues in this book were written both for the reader and for the author. Kept short so that busy people can ponder and enjoy a thoughtful morsel in the brief pockets of time they may have available, the dialogues explore many themes and many facets of human action and interaction. Like Nick's previous two books, the style... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
Classical Modern Philosophy introduces students to the key philosophers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and explores their most important works. Jeffrey Tlumak takes the reader on a chronological journey from Descartes to Kant, tracing the themes that run through the period and their interrelations. The main texts covered are: Descartes'... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Most philosophical writing is impersonal and argumentative, but many important philosophers have nevertheless written accounts of their own lives. Filling a gap in the market for a text focusing on autobiography as philosophy, this collection discusses several such autobiographies in the light of their authors' broader work, and considers whether... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 120.00
The Force of Reason and the Logic of Force investigates the concept of force through various 'episodes' in the history of philosophy. The author argues that force arises on the basis of the distinction of reality and mere appearance. The book looks at figures who reduce force to something other than itself as well as figures who develop a 'logic... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 27.99
This book offers a novel account of the relationship of experience to knowledge. The account builds on the intuitive idea that our ordinary perceptual judgments are not autonomous, that an interdependence obtains between our view of the world and our perceptual judgments. Anil Gupta shows in this important study that this interdependence is the key... more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 149.99
A collection of twelve essays by John Perry and two essays he co-authored, this book deals with various problems related to "self-locating beliefs": the sorts of beliefs one expresses with indexicals and demonstratives, like "I" and "this." Postscripts have been added to a number of the essays discussing criticisms by authors such as Gareth Evans... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 59.99
This is the one and only book by the pioneer of the identity theory of mind. The collection focuses on Place's philosophy of mind and his contributions to neighboring issues in metaphysics and epistemology. It includes an autobiographical essay as well as a recent paper on the function and neural location of consciousness. more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 25.95
Talks about one of the key concepts of modern life: mobility. Increasing mobility has been a constant throughout the modern era, evident in mass car ownership, plane travel, and the rise of the Internet. Through a series of historical episodes, this book shows how mobility and its regulation have been central to the experience of modernity. more...