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Ontology, Including being, the soul, life, death

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  • Fundamentals of Philosophyby John Shand

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 38.95

    Fundamentals of Philosophy is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to philosophy. Based on the well-known series of the same name, this textbook brings together specially commissioned articles by leading philosophers of philosophy's key topics. Each chapter provides an authoritative overview of topics commonly taught at undergraduate level,... more...

  • Self and Subjectivityby Kim Atkins

    Wiley 2008; US$ 48.95 US$ 42.42

    Self and Subjectivity is a collection of seminal essays with commentary that traces the development of conceptions of 'self' and 'subjectivity' in European and Anglo-American philosophical traditions, including feminist scholarship, from Descartes to the present. more...

  • The Self?by Galen Strawson

    Wiley 2009; US$ 41.95 US$ 36.36

    This collection of philosophical papers reflects on the existence and nature of the self. A collection of philosophical papers devoted to the subject of the self. Reflects on key questions about the existence and nature of the self. Comprises contributions from leading authorities in the field: Barry Dainton, Ingmar Persson, Marya... more...

  • Death and Lifeby Paul Fairfield

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 26.95

    This erudite reflection strikes home as baby-boomers watch their parents fade (leaving them next in line) and find it hard to go on ignoring the reality of death. It is within our human nature to turn our minds away from death: we focus on our life choic more...

  • Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Mindby Brian P. McLaughlin; Jonathan Cohen

    Wiley 2009; US$ 127.95 US$ 110.89

    Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Mind showcases the leading contributors to the field, debating the major questions in philosophy of mind today. Comprises 20 newly commissioned essays on hotly debated issues in the philosophy of mind Written by a cast of leading experts in their fields, essays take opposing views on 10 central... more...

  • Mindby John R. Searle

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    "The philosophy of mind is unique among contemporary philosophical subjects," writes John Searle, "in that all of the most famous and influential theories are false." One of the world's most eminent thinkers, Searle dismantles these theories as he presents a vividly written, comprehensive introduction to the mind, covering such topics as materialism,... more...

  • The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Mindby Stephen P. Stich; Ted A. Warfield

    Wiley 2008; US$ 165.95 US$ 143.82

    Comprising a series of specially commissioned chapters by leading scholars, this comprehensive volume presents an up-to-date survey of the central themes in the philosophy of mind. It leads the reader through a broad range of topics, including Artificial Intelligence, Consciousness, Dualism, Emotions, Folk Psychology, Free Will, Individualism, Personal... more...

  • Personal Identity, the Self, and Ethicsby Professor Ferdinand Santos; Santiago Sia

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    Going beyond the controversy surrounding personhood in non-philosophical contexts, this book defends the need for a credible philosophical conception of the person. Engaging with John Locke, Derek Parfit and P.F. Strawson, the authors develop an original philosophical anthropology based on the work of Charles Hartshorne and A.N. Whitehead. more...

  • Turning to One Anotherby Margaret J. Wheatley

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2009; US$ 17.95

    Bestselling author Margaret Wheatley (Leadership and the New Science, over 250,000 copies sold) proposes that we use the increasingly popular process of conversation and dialogue as the means to develop solutions for the societal changes that need to occur both locally and globally. more...

  • The Architectonic of Philosophyby Leslie Kavanaugh

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 42.00

    In the Architectonic of Philosophy Leslie Kavanaugh chose three 'architectonics', philosophical structures, to be examined more extensively. These are Plato's Chora, the continuum of Aristoteles and finally Leibniz's labyrinth. more...