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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 41.95
Philosophical Propositions is a fresh, up to date, and reliable introduction to philosophical problems. It takes seriously the need for philosophy to deal with definitive and statable propositions, such as God, certainty, time, personal identity, the mind/body problem, free will and determinism, and the meaning of life. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 125.00
Despite the familiarity of hope in human experience, it is a phenomenon infrequently considered from a philosophical point of view. This book charts the centrality of hope in thought and action from first, second and third person perspectives. From everyday situations to extreme circumstances of trial and endings in life, the contours of hope are given... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.95
Having outlined a theory of bullshit and falsehood, Harry G. Frankfurt turns to what lies beyond them: the truth, a concept not as obvious as some might expect. Our culture's devotion to bullshit may seem much stronger than our apparently halfhearted attachment to truth. Some people (professional thinkers) won't even acknowledge "true" and "false"... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 83.56
Containing entries on historical and contemporary figures, this book explains the importance of the debates and how the field has been shaped. It includes a range of philosophy of mind, from Plato and Leibniz to externalism and the frame problem, from Husserl to neural Darwinism, and from mental causation to the problem of consciousness. more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 18.99
What is consciousness? How do physical processes in the brain give rise to the self-aware mind and to feelings as profoundly varied as love or hate, aesthetic pleasure or spiritual yearning? In 'The Conscious Mind', philosopher David J. Chalmers offers an analysis on these hotly debated issues, as he unveils a major new theory of consciousness. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 44.95
Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction is aimed at students of metaphysics who have already completed an introductory philosophy course. This third edition of the successful textbook provides a fresh look at key topics in metaphysics and includes two new chapters on time and causation. Wherever possible, Loux links contemporary views to their... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 350.00
This reference work offers a representative and reliable survey of classical, medieval, and modern history in regards to the philosophical term, ?truth?. Unrivalled, this all-encompassing study about the history of one of philosophy?s most central concepts is not only for academics in the field, but also for students of other faculties, as well as,... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 269.00
Comprises essays presented to Alvin Plantinga, a leading figures in Anglo-American metaphysics, epistemology and philosophy of religion, on the occasion of his 70th birthday. This collection ranges broadly over topics in metaphysics and epistemology, and is useful to metaphysicians, epistemologists, philosophers of religion and theologians. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1985; US$ 60.00
A comprehensive introductory study of the key concepts and problems in traditional and contemporary metaphysics. Aune presents and defends a point of view that is naturalistic, nominalistic and pragmatic-an approach that has the overall advantage of providing a coherent, structured view of the topics he discusses. more...