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Philosophy

Ancient Philosophy

Ancient Philosophy

ISBN:9780192853578

Authors:Julia Annas

Series:Very Short Introductions

Oct 2000

The tradition of ancient philosophy is a long, rich and varied one, in which a constant note is that of discussion and argument. This book aims to introduce readers to some ancient debates and to... Read more

Price(incl.tax) 1,080 yen

Angels

Angels

ISBN:9780199547302

Authors:David Albert Jones

Series:Very Short Introductions

Paperback    Sep 2011

What are angels? Where were they first encountered? Can we distinguish angels from gods, fairies, ghosts, and aliens? And why do they remain so popular? This Very Short Introduction outlines some... Read more

Price(incl.tax) 1,080 yen

Animal Rights

Animal Rights

ISBN:9780192853608

Authors:David DeGrazia

Series:Very Short Introductions

Feb 2002

Do animals have moral rights? If so, what does this mean? What sorts of mental lives do animals have, and how should we understand welfare? By presenting models for understanding animals' moral... Read more

Price(incl.tax) 1,080 yen

Aristotle

Aristotle

ISBN:9780192854087

Authors:Jonathan Barnes

Series:Very Short Introductions

Oct 2000

The influence of Aristotle, the prince of philosophers, on the intellectual history of the West is second to none. In this book Jonathan Barnes examines Aristotle's scientific researches, his... Read more

Price(incl.tax) 1,080 yen

Atheism

Atheism

ISBN:9780192804242

Authors:Julian Baggini

Series:Very Short Introductions

Jun 2003

Atheism is often considered to be a negative, dark, and pessimistic belief which is characterized by a rejection of values and purpose and a fierce opposition to religion. "Atheism: A Very Short... Read more

Price(incl.tax) 1,080 yen

Barthes

Barthes

ISBN:9780192801593

Authors:Jonathan Culler

Series:Very Short Introductions

Feb 2002

This acclaimed short study, originally published in 1983, and now thoroughly updated, elucidates the varied theoretical contributions of Roland Barthes (1915-80), the 'incomparable enlivener of the... Read more

Price(incl.tax) 1,080 yen

Beauty

Beauty

ISBN:9780199229758

Authors:Roger Scruton

Series:Very Short Introductions

Paperback    Feb 2011

Beauty can be consoling, disturbing, sacred, profane; it can be exhilarating, appealing, inspiring, chilling. It can affect us in an unlimited variety of ways. Yet it is never viewed with... Read more

Price(incl.tax) 1,080 yen

Causation

Causation

ISBN:9780199684434

Authors:Stephen Mumford; Rani Lill Anjum

Series:Very Short Introductions

Paperback    Nov 2013

Causation is the most fundamental connection in the universe. Without it, there would be no science or technology. There would be no moral responsibility either, as none of our thoughts would be... Read more

Price(incl.tax) 1,080 yen

Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction

Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction

ISBN:9780195398915

Authors:Daniel K. Gardner

Series:Very Short Introductions

Paperback   

To understand China, it is essential to understand Confucianism. First formulated in the sixth century BCE, the teachings of Confucius would come to dominate Chinese society, politics, economics,... Read more

Price(incl.tax) 1,080 yen

Conscience

Conscience

ISBN:9780199569694

Authors:Paul Strohm

Series:Very Short Introductions

Paperback    Jul 2011

Where does our conscience come from? How reliable is it? In the West conscience has been relied upon for two thousand years as a judgement that distinguishes right from wrong. It has effortlessly... Read more

Price(incl.tax) 1,080 yen

Continental Philosophy

Continental Philosophy

ISBN:9780192853592

Authors:Simon Critchley

Series:Very Short Introductions

Feb 2001

Simon Critchley's Very Short Introduction shows that Continental philosophy encompasses a distinct set of philosophical traditions and practices, with a compelling range of problems all too often... Read more

Price(incl.tax) 1,080 yen

Critical Theory

Critical Theory

ISBN:9780199730070

Authors:Stephen Eric Bronner

Series:Very Short Introductions

Paperback    May 2011

In its essence, Critical Theory is Western Marxist thought with the emphasis moved from the liberation of the working class to broader issues of individual agency. Critical Theory emerged in the... Read more

Price(incl.tax) 1,080 yen

Derrida

Derrida

ISBN:9780192803450

Authors:Simon Glendinning

Series:Very Short Introductions

Paperback    Aug 2011

Jacques Derrida, the French philosopher, developed his critical technique known as 'deconstruction'. His work is associated with ideas surrounding both post-structuralism and post-modern... Read more

Price(incl.tax) 1,080 yen

Descartes

Descartes

ISBN:9780192854094

Authors:Tom Sorell

Series:Very Short Introductions

Oct 2000

Rene Descartes (1596-1650) had a remarkably short working life, and his output was small, yet his contributions to philosophy and science have endured to the present day. He is perhaps best known... Read more

Price(incl.tax) 1,080 yen

Ethics

Ethics

ISBN:9780192804426

Authors:Simon Blackburn

Series:Very Short Introductions

May 2003

Our self-image as moral, well-behaved creatures is dogged by scepticism, relativism, hypocrisy, and nihilism, by the fear that in a Godless world science has unmasked us as creatures fated by our... Read more

Price(incl.tax) 1,080 yen

 
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