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  • How Brains Thinkby William H Calvin

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 15.00

    This book tries to fathom how our inner life evolves from one topic to another, as we create and reject alternatives. Drawing on anthropology, evolutionary biology, linguistics, and the neurosciences, Calvin also considers how a more intelligent brain developed using slow biological improvements over the last few million years. more...

  • How Do You Feel?by A.D. (Bud) Craig

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.50

    How Do You Feel? brings together startling evidence from neuroscience, psychology, and psychiatry to present revolutionary new insights into how our brains enable us to experience the range of sensations and mental states known as feelings. Drawing on his own cutting-edge research, neurobiologist Bud Craig has identified an area deep inside the... more...

  • Philosophy and Philosophersby John Shand

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    This revised and updated edition of a standard work provides a clear and authoritative survey of the Western tradition in metaphysics and epistemology from the Presocratics to the present day. Aimed at the beginning student, it presents the ideas of the major philosophers and their schools of thought in a readable and engaging way, highlighting the... more...

  • Nelson Goodmanby Daniel Cohnitz; Marcus Rossberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Nelson Goodman's acceptance and critique of certain methods and tenets of positivism, his defence of nominalism and phenomenalism, his formulation of a new riddle of induction, his work on notational systems, and his analysis of the arts place him at the forefront of the history and development of American philosophy in the twentieth-century. However,... more...

  • Robert Brandomby Jeremy Wanderer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    "Robert Brandom" is one of the most significant philosophers writing today, yet paradoxically philosophers have found it difficult to get to grips with the details and implications of his work. This book aims to facilitate critical engagement with Brandom's ideas by providing an accessible overview of Brandom's project and the context for an initial... more...

  • Mind and Bodyby Robert Kirk

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    A great deal of work in philosophy today is concerned with some aspect of the complex tangle of problems and puzzles roughly labelled the mind-body problem. This book is an introduction to it. It is a readable, lucid and accessible guide that provides readers with authoritative exposition, and a solid and reliable framework which can be built on as... more...

  • Environmental Philosophyby Christopher Belshaw

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    This introduction to the philosophy of the environment examines current debates on how we should think about the natural world and our place within it. The subject is examined from a determinedly analytic philosophical perspective, focusing on questions of value, but taking in attendant issues in epistemology and metaphysics as well. The book begins... more...

  • The Lure of the Dark Sideby Christopher H. Partridge; Eric S. Christianson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Demons, devils, spirits and vampires are present throughout popular Western culture in film, music and literature. Their religious significance has only recently begun to be explored. 'The Lure of the Darkside' brings together the work of some of the most important and creative scholars in the field of Biblical and Religious Studies. The essays explore... more...

  • Rule-following and Meaningby Alexander Miller; Crispin Wright

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The rule-following debate, in its concern with the metaphysics and epistemology of linguistic meaning and mental content, goes to the heart of the most fundamental questions of contemporary philosophy of mind and language. This volume gathers together the most important contributions to the topic, including papers by Simon Blackburn, Paul Boghossian,... more...

  • Possible Worldsby Rod Girle

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Ever since Saul Kripke and others developed a semantic interpretation for modal logic, 'possible worlds' has been a much debated issue in contemporary metaphysics. To propose the idea of a possible world that differs in some way from our actual world - for example a world where the grass is red or where no people exist - can help us to analyse and... more...