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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 4.45
This expanded edition of John Stuart Mill?s Utilitarianism includes the text of his 1868 speech to the British House of Commons defending the use of capital punishment in cases of aggravated murder. The speech is significant both because its topic remains timely and because its arguments illustrate the applicability of the principle of utility to questions... more...
- Penguin Group US 1993; US$ 21.00
This brilliantly conceived and organized book is based on a lecture course given by Dr. Leonard Peikoff in 1976, entitled "The Philosophy of Objectivism." The lectures were attended by Ayn Rand , who helped prepare them and also joined Peikoff in answering questions. Ayn Rand said of these lectures: "Until or unless I write a comprehensive treatise... more...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 8.99
This excellent introduction to Greek Philosophy has been specially formatted for today's e-readers. Containing chapters including those on Plato, Socrates and schools such as The Atomists and The Sophists, this book will appeal to students of philosophy and anyone interested in the basis of Western thinking. Written by philosophical history expert... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 14.95
This new edition is the product of a collaboration between a Germanist and a philosopher who is also a Nietzsche scholar. The translation strives not only to communicate a sense of Nietzsches style but also to convey his meaning accuratelyand thus to be an important advance on previous translations of this work. A superb set of notes ensures... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1980; US$ 6.50
- Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 15.95
"Hickman['s]... style of pragmatism provides us with flexible, philosophical 'tools' which can be used to analyze and penetrate various technology and technological cultural problems of the present. He, himself, uses this toolkit to make his analyses and succeeds very well indeed."... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1978; US$ 5.95
Contents include a selected bibliography and an editor's Introduction broken into two sections. The first section provides a brief sketch of the historical, social, and biographical context in which Mill wrote and the second traces the central line of argument in the text to aid in the comprehension of the essay's structure, method, and major... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
With A Natural History of the Senses , Diane Ackerman let her free-ranging intellect loose on the natural world. Now in Deep Play she tackles the realm of creativity, by exploring one of the most essential aspects of our characters: the abitlity to play. "Deep play" is that more intensified form of play that puts us in a rapturous mood and awakens... more...