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Arguing About Political Philosophy

Arguing About Political Philosophy

2nd Edition

Matt Zwolinski
May 07, 2014

This second edition of Arguing About Political Philosophy is the most complete, up-to-date, and interdisciplinary anthology of its kind. Its selections cover both classic philosophical sources such as Hobbes and Rousseau, and contemporary figures such as Robert Nozick and G.A. Cohen. But additional...

Arguing About Human Nature: Contemporary Debates

Arguing About Human Nature: Contemporary Debates

1st Edition

Stephen M. Downes, Edouard Machery
March 19, 2013

Arguing About Human Nature covers recent debates--arising from biology, philosophy, psychology, and physical anthropology--that together systematically examine what it means to be human.  Thirty-five essays--several of them appearing here for the first time in print--were carefully selected to...

Arguing About Science

Arguing About Science

1st Edition

Alexander Bird, James Ladyman
August 23, 2012

Arguing About Science is an outstanding, engaging introduction to the essential topics in philosophy of science, edited by two leading experts in the field. This exciting and innovative anthology contains a selection of classic and contemporary readings that examine a broad range of issues, from...

Arguing About Bioethics

Arguing About Bioethics

1st Edition

Stephen Holland
April 04, 2012

Arguing About Bioethics is a fresh and exciting collection of essential readings in bioethics, offering a comprehensive introduction to and overview of the field. Influential contributions from established philosophers and bioethicists, such as Peter Singer, Thomas Nagel, Judith Jarvis Thomson and...

Arguing About Language

Arguing About Language

1st Edition

Darragh Byrne, Max Kolbel
December 21, 2009

Arguing About Language presents a comprehensive selection of key readings on fundamental issues in the philosophy of language. It offers a fresh and exciting introduction to the subject, addressing both perennial problems and emerging topics. Classic readings from Frege, Russell, Kripke, Chomsky,...

Arguing About Religion

Arguing About Religion

1st Edition

Kevin Timpe
January 14, 2009

Arguing About Religion is an ideal collection for students interested in contemporary philosophy of religion and related disciplines. This volume brings together primary readings from over 40 of the world’s leading philosophers of religion, covering a broad range of issues. Set alongside these...

Arguing About Metaphysics

Arguing About Metaphysics

1st Edition

Michael C. Rea
January 06, 2009

Arguing about Metaphysics is a wide-ranging anthology that introduces students to one of the most fundamental areas of philosophy. It covers core topics in metaphysics such as personal identity, the nature of being, time, and the concept of freedom. The volume contains scholarly articles by Quine,...

Arguing About Law

Arguing About Law

1st Edition

Aileen Kavanagh, John Oberdiek
December 18, 2008

Arguing about Law introduces philosophy of law in an accessible and engaging way. The reader covers a wide range of topics, from general jurisprudence, law, the state and the individual, to topics in normative legal theory, as well as the theoretical foundations of public and private law. In...

Arguing About Knowledge

Arguing About Knowledge

1st Edition

Duncan Pritchard, Ram Neta
December 04, 2008

What is knowledge? What are the sources of knowledge? What is the value of knowledge? What can we know? Arguing About Knowledge offers a fresh and engaging perspective on the theory of knowledge. This comprehensive and imaginative selection of readings examines the subject in an unorthodox and...

Arguing About Art: Contemporary Philosophical Debates

Arguing About Art: Contemporary Philosophical Debates

3rd Edition

Alex Neill, Aaron Ridley
September 19, 2007

Offering a unique 'debate' format, the third edition of the bestselling Arguing About Art is ideal for newcomers to aesthetics or philosophy of art. This lively collection presents an extensive range of short, clear introductions to each of the discussions which include: sentimentality...

Arguing About the Mind

Arguing About the Mind

1st Edition

Brie Gertler, Lawrence Shapiro
May 14, 2007

Arguing About the Mind is an accessible, engaging introduction to the core questions in the philosophy of mind. This collection offers a selection of thought-provoking articles that examine a broad range of issues from the mind and body relation to animal and artificial intelligence. ...

Arguing about Metaethics

Arguing about Metaethics

1st Edition

Andrew Fisher, Simon Kirchin
July 10, 2006

Arguing about Metaethics collects together some of the most exciting contemporary work in metaethics in one handy volume. In it, many of the most influential philosophers in the field discuss key questions in metaethics: Do moral properties exist? If they do, how do they fit...

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