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Philosophy and the Human Situation


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Understanding African Philosophy: A Cross-cultural Approach to Classical and Contemporary Issues

Understanding African Philosophy: A Cross-cultural Approach to Classical and Contemporary Issues

1st Edition

Richard H. Bell
April 03, 2002

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Environmental Ethics: An Introduction with Readings

Environmental Ethics: An Introduction with Readings

1st Edition

John Benson
December 07, 2000

Presupposing no prior knowledge of philosophy, John Benson introduces the fundamentals of environmental ethics by asking whether a concern with human well-being is an adequate basis for environmental ethics. He encourages the reader to explore this question, considering techniques used to value the...

Philosophy of Religion: An Introduction with Readings

Philosophy of Religion: An Introduction with Readings

1st Edition

Stuart Brown
September 28, 2000

With the entry-level student in mind, Stuart Brown guides the reader through three main topics: whether or not there is life after death; whether or not there is a powerful, beneficent intelligence controlling the universe; and the nature and appropriate defence of religious belief or faith. Each...

Minds and Bodies: An Introduction with Readings

Minds and Bodies: An Introduction with Readings

1st Edition

Robert Wilkinson
September 28, 2000

Minds and Bodies is a clear introduction to the mind-body problem. It requires no prior philosophical knowledge and is ideally suited to newcomers to philosophy and philosophy of mind. Robert Wilkinson carefully introduces the fundamental components of the philosophy of mind: Descartes's dualist...

Ethics, Humans and Other Animals: An Introduction with Readings

Ethics, Humans and Other Animals: An Introduction with Readings

1st Edition

Rosalind Hursthouse
September 28, 2000

This introductory textbook is ideally suited to newcomers to philosophy and ethical problems.Rosalind Hursthouse carefully introduces the three standard approaches in current ethical theory: utilitarianism, rights, and virtue ethics. She links each chapter to readings from key exponents such as...

Freedom: An Introduction with Readings

Freedom: An Introduction with Readings

1st Edition

Nigel Warburton
September 14, 2000

This introduction to the arguments about individual freedom is ideal for newcomers to philosophy or political thought. Each chapter considers a fundamental argument about the scope of individual freedom, including the concepts of negative and positive freedom, freedom of belief, the Harm Principle,...

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