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  • The Mechanical Mindby Tim Crane

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 33.95

    A fascinating exploration of the theories and arguments surrounding the notions of thought and representation. Now in its 2nd edition, Cranes's classic text has introduced thousands to some of the most important ideas in philosophy of mind. more...

  • The Twilight Of Atheismby Alister McGrath

    Ebury Publishing 2008; US$ 13.07

    Atheism is one of the most important movements in modern Western culture. For the last two hundred years, it seemed to be on the verge of eliminating religion as an outmoded and dangerous superstition. Recent years, however, have witnessed the decline of disbelief and a rise in religious/spiritual devotion throughout the world. In this highly readable... more...

  • On Libertyby John Stuart Mill; Elizabeth Rapaport

    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...

  • Introductory Readingsby Aristotle; Terence Irwin; Gail Fine

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1996; US$ 11.50

    Drawn from the translations and editorial aids of Irwin and Fine's Aristotle, Selections (Hackett Publishing Co., 1995), this anthology will be most useful to instructors who must try to do justice to Aristotle in a semester-long ancient-philosophy survey, but it will also be appropriate for a variety of introductory-level courses. Introductory... more...

  • Introduction to the Philosophy of Historyby G. W. F. Hegel; Leo Rauch

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1998; US$ 8.95

    "An elegant and intelligent translation. The text provides a perfect solution to the problem of how to introduce students to Hegel in a survey course in the history of Western philosophy." —Graham Parkes, University of Hawaii more...

  • On Law, Morality, And Politicsby Thomas Aquinas; William P. Baumgarth; Richard J. Regan

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 13.50

    The second edition of Aquinas, On Law, Morality, and Politics retains the selection of texts presented in the first edition but offers them in new translations by Richard J. Regan?including that of his Aquinas, Treatise on Law (Hackett, 2000). A revised Introduction and glossary, an updated select bibliography, and the inclusion of summarizing headnotes... more...

  • Deep Playby Diane Ackerman

    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...

  • How To Read Descartesby John G. Cottingham

    Granta Publications 2014; US$ 9.32

    'I realized it was necessary to demolish everything and start again right from the foundations, if I wanted to establish anything in the sciences that was stable and likely to last.' Ren? DescartesRevered as the 'father of modern philosophy', Descartes is one of the most influential philosophers of all time, but his ideas are also highly controversial... more...

  • How To Read Beauvoirby Stella Sandford

    Granta Publications 2014; US$ 9.32

    'One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman' Simone de BeauvoirTo what extent does our social existence determine who we are? What is the meaning of sexuality for human existence? What is the meaning of 'old age'? What is a woman? And what, for that matter, is a man?Stella Sandford explores the philosophical basis of Beauvoir's reflections on these... more...

  • How To Read Ancient Philosophyby Miriam Leonard

    Granta Publications 2014; US$ 9.32

    Thinkers such as Aristotle, Plato and Parmenides have shaped the way we see the world, and it is their original conception of philosophy which has placed topics such as logic, metaphysics, ethics and ontology at the heart of philosophical debates for centuries.Miriam Leonard not only explores the central theories of their works, but also gives some... more...