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Fundamentals of Philosophy


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Logic: An Introduction

Logic: An Introduction

1st Edition

Greg Restall
December 13, 2005

The methods of logic are essential to an understanding of philosophy and are crucial in the study of mathematics, computing, linguistics and many other subjects. Introducing the major concepts and techniques involved in the study of logic, this authoritative book explores both formal and...

Modern Philosophy: The Seventeenth And Eighteenth Centuries

Modern Philosophy: The Seventeenth And Eighteenth Centuries

1st Edition

Richard Francks
October 09, 2003

Modern Philosophy is an exploration of the ideas of six major thinkers from Descartes to Hume. It takes a fresh and engaging look at the common themes that dominate this period, as well as examining the differences in the work of the six philosophers.Through vivid and witty prose, Richard Francks...

Political Philosophy

Political Philosophy

1st Edition

Dudley Knowles
June 21, 2001

This comprehensive introduction to the major thinkers and topics in political philosophy explores the philosophical traditions which continue to inform our political judgements.Dudley Knowles introduces the ideas of key political thinkers including Hobbes, Locke, Marx and Mill and influential...

Philosophy Of Mind

Philosophy Of Mind

1st Edition

Paul Gilbert, Kathleen Lennon
December 15, 1998

A welcome introduction to one of the most intellectually demanding areas of the undergraduate philosophy curriculum. The authors provide a clear framework within which students can fit contemporary developments in the Anglo-American tradition which provide the core themes of philosophy of mind and...

Philosophy Of Science

Philosophy Of Science

1st Edition

Alexander Bird
May 11, 1998

An up-to-date, clear but rigorous introduction to the philosophy of science offering an indispensable grounding in the philosophical understanding of science and its problems. The book pays full heed to the neglected but vital conceptual issues such as the nature of scientific laws, while...

Philosophy Of Language

Philosophy Of Language

1st Edition

Alex Miller
January 16, 1998

This engaging and accessible introduction to the philosophy of language provides an important guide to one of the liveliest and most challenging areas of study in philosophy. Interweaving the historical development of the subject with a thematic overview of the different approaches to meaning, the...

Ethics

Ethics

1st Edition

Dr Piers Benn, Piers Benn
December 18, 1997

This introduction to ethics judiciously combines moral theory with applied ethics to give an opportunity for students to develop acute thinking About Ethical Matters.; The Author Begins Motivating A Concern For moral discourse by dispelling often met objections over relativism and subjectivity....

Aesthetics

Aesthetics

1st Edition

Dr Colin Lyas, Colin Lyas
May 28, 1997

This book presents an up-to-date introduction to the subject that captures the excitement and passion of art itself. It opens by exploring why art is important to us and goes on to grip the reader with a discussion of all of the areas central to aesthetics: aesthetic experience, representation,...

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