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  • Goodman for Architectsby Remei Capdevila-Werning

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 28.95

    American philosopher Nelson Goodman (1906-1998) was one of the foremost analytical thinkers of the twentieth century, with groundbreaking contributions in the fields of logic, philosophy of science, epistemology, and aesthetics. This book is an introduction to the aspects of Goodman?s philosophy which have been the most influential among architects... more...

  • From Socrates to Sartreby T.Z. Lavine

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 7.99

    A challenging new look at the great thinkers whose ides have shaped our civilization From Socrates to Sartre presents a rousing and readable introduction to the lives, and times of the great philosophers. This thought-provoking book takes us from the inception of Western society in Plato?s Athens to today when the commanding power of Marxism has... more...

  • Heidegger, Strauss, and the Premises of Philosophyby Richard L. Velkley

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 32.00

    In this groundbreaking work, Richard L. Velkley examines the complex philosophical relationship between Martin Heidegger and Leo Strauss. Velkley argues that both thinkers provide searching analyses of the philosophical tradition’s origins in radical questioning. For Heidegger and Strauss, the recovery of the original premises of philosophy... more...

  • The Minds of the Modernsby Janice Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    This is a comprehensive examination of the ideas of the early modern philosophers on the nature of mind. Taking Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Berkeley, and Hume in turn, Janice Thomas presents an authoritative and critical assessment of each of these canonical thinkers' views of the notion of mind. The book examines each philosopher's position... more...

  • John Rawlsby Catherine Audard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    John Rawls (1921-2002) is one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century. Contemporary political philosophy has been reshaped by his seminal ideas and most current work in the discipline is a response to them. This book introduces his central ideas and examines their contribution to contemporary political thought. In the first part of... 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...

  • The Life of Reasonby George Santayana

    The Floating Press 1906; US$ 6.99

    Philosopher George Santayana published The Life of Reason in five volumes between 1905 and 1906. Said to be the most fully-realized articulation of Santayana's moral philosophy, the volumes of this set are Reason in Common Sense, Reason in Society, Reason in Religion, Reason in Art, and Reason in Science; all contained in this edition. Considered... more...

  • The Will to Believeby William James

    The Floating Press 1912; US$ 4.99

    William James was an important American psychologist and philosopher. He was one of the early academics of psychology and his philosophy touched mainly on pragmatism and the religious or mystic experience. The Will to Believe is a lecture he delivered, which argues that personal belief is a valid basis for hypothesis, in the place of evidence. Following... more...