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  • Paradoxesby R. M. Sainsbury

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    This intriguing book is not only an explanation of paradoxes but also an excellent introduction to philosophical thinking. more...

  • The Philosophy of Logical Atomismby Bertrand Russell

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 26.95

    Logical Atomism is a philosophy that sought to account for the world in all its various aspects by relating it to the structure of the language in which we articulate information. In The Philosophy of Logical Atomism, Bertrand Russell, with input from his young student Ludwig Wittgenstein, developed the concept and argues for a reformed language... more...

  • The Reasons of Loveby Harry G. Frankfurt

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 22.95 US$ 20.88

    This beautifully written book by one of the world's leading moral philosophers argues that the key to a fulfilled life is to pursue wholeheartedly what one cares about, that love is the most authoritative form of caring, and that the purest form of love is, in a complicated way, self-love. Harry Frankfurt writes that it is through caring... more...

  • You've Got To Be Kidding!by John Capps; Donald Capps

    Wiley 2011; US$ 27.95 US$ 24.22

    You've Got to Be Kidding!: How Jokes Can Help You Think is a thoughtful and accessible analysis of the ways in which jokes illustrate how we think critically, and how the thinking process goes awry in everyday human situations Uses jokes to illustrate the various mistakes or fallacies that are typically identified and discussed in courses on... more...

  • More Kinds of Beingby E. J. Lowe

    Wiley 2009; US$ 127.95 US$ 110.89

    Taking into account significant developments in the metaphysical thinking of E. J. Lowe over the past 20 years, More Kinds of Being:A Further Study of Individuation, Identity, and the Logic of Sortal Terms presents a thorough reworking and expansion of the 1989 edition of Kinds of Being. Brings many of the original ideas and arguments put... more...

  • New Essays on the Knowability Paradoxby Joe Salerno

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 89.99

    The knowability paradox suggests that wherever there is empirical ignorance there is also logically unknowable truth. This volume presents the original papers in which this notorious problem was first set out, nineteen new papers seeking to resolve it, and a helpful introduction. It will be the definitive resource for study of the paradox. more...

  • Five Metaphysical Paradoxesby Howard P Kainz

    Marquette University Press 2006; US$ 15.00

    The Aquinas Lecture in Philosophy. Howard Kainz studied Greek, Latin, and Philosophy at the University of California and at Loyola University, Los Angeles (BA). After an MA in the History of Philosophy at St. Louis University, he finished his PhD at Duquesne University, specializing in 19th Century German Philosophy. He was an Assistant Professor at... more...

  • The Philosopher's Toolkitby Julian Baggini; Peter S. Fosl

    Wiley 2011; US$ 23.95 US$ 20.99

    The second edition of this popular compendium provides the necessary intellectual equipment to engage with and participate in effective philosophical argument, reading, and reflection Features significantly revised, updated and expanded entries, and an entirely new section drawn from methods in the history of philosophy This edition has a broad,... more...

  • Finding and Confirming Truthby John S. Pletz

    UPA 2010; US$ 34.99

    In this book, Pletz explains that truth is more than mere affirmation. It also is the conclusion reached when we have effectively confirmed that an assertion accurately depicts the facts that it describes. He also discusses the process used in identifying and verifying factual truth. more...

  • Essays on Definitionby Juan C. Sager; Alain Rey

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 158.00

    This collection of essays on definitions, from Plato and Aristotle to modern times, assembles interesting, sometimes less widely known and controversial texts. They examine the subject from the point of view of philosophy which is essential for a theory of terminology seeking to establish the relationship between concepts and terms. These essays deal... more...