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Philosophy in Minutes

by Marcus Weeks Quercus (August 05, 2014)

Philosophy in Minutes distills 200 of the most important philosophical ideas into easily digestible, bite-sized sections.

The core information for every topic - including debates such as the role of philosophy...


Historical Dictionary of Wittgenstein's Philosophy

by Duncan Richter Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 04, 2014)

This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Wittgenstein's Philosophy covers the history of this philosophy through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section...


Thus Spake Zarathustra

by Friedrich Nietzsche Dover Publications (February 13, 2012)

This 19th-century literary and philosophical masterpiece introduces the controversial doctrine of the Übermensch, or "superman," a term later perverted by Nazi propagandists. A provocative work, designed to...


Historical Dictionary of Nietzscheanism

by Carol Diethe Scarecrow Press (December 19, 2013)

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Nietzscheanism covers the history of this philosophy through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section...


Mill's The Subjection of Women: Critical Essays

by Maria H. Morales, John Howes, Julia Annas & Susan Moller Okin et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 17, 2005)

The articles collected in this critical edition represent a variety of interpretations both of the kind of feminism Mill represents and of the specific arguments he offers in The Subjection of Women including...


Historical Dictionary of Kant and Kantianism

by Helmut Holzhey & Vilem Mudroch Scarecrow Press (June 22, 2005)

Immanuel Kant was one of the most significant philosophers of the modern age, many aspects of Kant's thoughts are not easy to understand and a guide like this Historical Dictionary of Kant and Kantianism should...


Historical Dictionary of Ancient Greek Philosophy

by Anthony Preus Scarecrow Press (July 25, 2007)

The ancient Greeks were not only the founders of western philosophy, but the actual term 'philosophy' is Greek in origin, most likely dating back to the late sixth century BC. Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Pythagoras,...


Historical Dictionary of Kierkegaard's Philosophy

by Julia Watkin Scarecrow Press (December 06, 2000)

This volume, which follows hard on the heels of publication of the final volume of the 26-volume set of Kierkegaard's writings (Princeton, 1980-2000), allows its readers 'to find their way quickly to relevant...


Historical Dictionary of Medieval Philosophy and Theology

by Stephen F. Brown & Juan Carlos Flores Scarecrow Press (March 16, 2007)

The Middle Ages is often viewed as a period of low intellectual achievement. The name itself refers to the time between the high philosophical and literary accomplishments of the Greco-Roman world and the technological...


Museum Philosophy for the Twenty-First Century

by Hugh H. Genoways, Suma Mallavarapu, David Carr & Christy S. Coleman et al. AltaMira Press (June 08, 2006)

Edited volume of reflections on museum philosophy for the 21st century from an international group of contributors.


Historical Dictionary of Nietzscheanism

by Carol Diethe Scarecrow Press (December 08, 2006)

'There cannot be a God because if there were one, I could not believe that I was not He.' _Friedrich Nietzsche Few philosophers have been as popular, prolific, and controversial as Friedrich Nietzsche, who has...


Historical Dictionary of Hegelian Philosophy

by John W. Burbidge Scarecrow Press (August 22, 2008)

The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Hegelian Philosophy covers all aspects of Hegel's thought. It discusses his students and colleagues, as well as key figures who either adopted (and adapted)...


Historical Dictionary of Schopenhauer's Philosophy

by David E. Cartwright Scarecrow Press (October 15, 2004)

Historical Dictionary of Schopenhauer's Philosophy presents a narrative that weaves the significant events of Arthur Schopenhauer's life within the greater fabric of his existence. The chronology lists these...


Historical Dictionary of Leibniz's Philosophy

by Stuart Brown & N. J. Fox Scarecrow Press (May 18, 2006)

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) was one of the first Modern philosophers, and as such, one of the most significant. His contributions were often pathbreaking and his imprint still remains on fields such...


Historical Dictionary of Hume's Philosophy

by Kenneth R. Merrill Scarecrow Press (August 22, 2008)

The Historical Dictionary of Hume's Philosophy is the only Hume dictionary in existence. The book provides a substantial account of David Hume's life and the times in which he lived, and it provides an overview...


Historical Dictionary of Husserl's Philosophy

by John J. Drummond Scarecrow Press (December 20, 2007)

Edmund Husserl (1859-1938) is widely regarded as the founding figure of the philosophical movement of 'phenomenology.' Husserl's philosophical program was both embraced and rejected by many, but in either case,...


Historical Dictionary of Bertrand Russell's Philosophy

by Rosalind Carey & John Ongley Scarecrow Press (March 02, 2009)

The Historical Dictionary of Bertrand Russell's Philosophy is the only dictionary to date of Bertrand Russell's ideas. It is a guide to the many elements of Russell's philosophy. A glimpse at Russell's work...


The Philosophy of William James: Radical Empiricism and Radical Materialism

by Donald A. Crosby Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 15, 2013)

This book focuses on William James' philosophy as it relates to his conceptions of ordinary experience, the respective natures of self and the world, and the interrelations of these three things.


How to Be an Epicurean

by Catherine Wilson Basic Books (September 23, 2019)

A leading philosopher shows that if the pursuit of happiness is the question, Epicureanism is the answer

Epicureanism has a reputation problem, bringing to mind gluttons with gout or an admonition to eat, drink,...


A Concise Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Religion

by Anthony C. Thiselton Oneworld Publications (October 01, 2014)

Covering thinkers from Plato to Freud, offering detailed explanations of key themes such as evil, and outlining clear definitions of complex ideas like‘the doctrine of analogy,’ this is a comprehensive reference...


Developing Moral Imagination: Case Studies in Practical Morality

by Edward Stevens Sheed & Ward (January 01, 1997)

The issues may change with the passing of the years, but the categories of concern change very little: sexuality and the sexes; medical decision-making; justice for the poor, the powerless, the underclass; reproductive...


Dostoevsky in 90 Minutes

by Paul Strathern & Simon Vance Blackstone Publishing (June 27, 2005)

Building on his enormously successful series of Philosophers in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern now applies his witty and incisive prose to brief biographical studies of the world's great writers. He brings their...


How to Be an Epicurean

by Catherine Wilson & Ana Clements Basic Books (September 24, 2019)

A leading philosopher shows that if the pursuit of happiness is the question, Epicureanism is the answer

Epicureanism has a reputation problem, bringing to mind gluttons with gout or an admonition to eat, drink,...


Philosophies of Love

by David L. Norton & Mary F. Kille Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 18, 1989)

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Historical Dictionary of Ethics

by Harry J. Gensler & Earl W. Spurgin Scarecrow Press (August 22, 2008)

This reference provides a complete overview of ethics through a detailed chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 200 cross-referenced dictionary entries, including bioethics, business ethics,...


Historical Dictionary of Metaphysics

by Gary Rosenkrantz & Joshua Hoffman Scarecrow Press (December 18, 2010)

Historical Dictionary of Metaphysics focuses on metaphysics in Western philosophy, the metaphysical tradition that developed under the influence of Greek philosophy, and especially Plato and Aristotle. It offers...


The Art of Controversy

by Arthur Schopenhauer & T. Bailey Saunders Alicia Éditions (August 07, 2018)

* This ebook has been aesthetically optimized for digital reading *

INCLUDED TRANSLATOR’S PREFACE.

Published posthumously, The Art of Controversy is one of the most popular books written by Arthur Schopenhauer....


Historical Dictionary of Hobbes's Philosophy

by Juhana Lemetti Scarecrow Press (December 16, 2011)

The Historical Dictionary of Hobbes's Philosophy offers a comprehensive guide to the many facets of Hobbes's work. Through its chronology, introductory essay, bibliography, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary...


Reason:

by John Hendry Melrose Books (January 19, 2017)

In this book by John Hendry the author explains in a straightforward way how reason works together with our other faculties. He explores what it can do for us in different fields of enquiry, how and where it...


Questions for Deep Thinkers

by Henry Kraemer & Brandon Marcus Adams Media (March 06, 2018)

Blending philosophy and humor, here are 250 thought-provoking, challenging, and strange questions--from the profound “what is the meaning of life?” to the playful “is a hotdog a sandwich?” and everything...


Vico's "New Science"

by Donald Phillip Verene Cornell University Press (January 05, 2016)

Giambattista Vico (1668–1744) is best remembered for his major work, the New Science (Scienza nuova), in which he sets forth the principles of humanity and gives an account of the stages common to the development...


The Handy Philosophy Answer Book

by Naomi Zack Visible Ink Press (September 01, 2009)

What is philosophy? Why do I need to know about such-and-such or so-and-so? And what about those famously odd philosophers? From the introduction: "In Greek, which was the first language of Western Philosophy,...


The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham, Volume 2

by Jeremy Bentham, Professor Timothy L. S. Sprigge & Professor J.H. Burns UCL Press (June 07, 2017)

The first five volumes of the Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham contain over 1,300 letters written both to and from Bentham over a 50-year period, beginning in 1752 (aged three) with his earliest surviving letter...


The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham Volume 5

by Jeremy Bentham, Alexander Taylor Milne & Professor J.H. Burns UCL Press (June 07, 2017)

The first five volumes of the Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham contain over 1,300 letters written both to and from Bentham over a 50-year period, beginning in 1752 (aged three) with his earliest surviving letter...


The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham, Volume 4

by Jeremy Bentham, Alexander Taylor Milne & John R. Dinwiddy UCL Press (June 07, 2017)

The first five volumes of the Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham contain over 1,300 letters written both to and from Bentham over a 50-year period, beginning in 1752 (aged three) with his earliest surviving letter...


The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham, Volume 3

by Jeremy Bentham, Professor Ian R. Christie & Professor J.H. Burns UCL Press (June 07, 2017)

The first five volumes of the Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham contain over 1,300 letters written both to and from Bentham over a 50-year period, beginning in 1752 (aged three) with his earliest surviving letter...


The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham, Volume 1

by Jeremy Bentham, Professor Timothy L. S. Sprigge & Professor J.H. Burns UCL Press (June 07, 2017)

The first five volumes of the Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham contain over 1,300 letters written both to and from Bentham over a 50-year period, beginning in 1752 (aged three) with his earliest surviving letter...


The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus (Book Analysis)

by Bright Summaries BrightSummaries.com (February 25, 2016)

Unlock the more straightforward side of The Myth of Sisyphus with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!

This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus, a philosophical...


Individualism: The Cultural Logic of Modernity

by Zubin Meer, Lucy McNeece, James Cruise & Lisa Eck et al. Lexington Books (May 26, 2011)

Individualism: The Cultural Logic of Modernity is an edited collection of sixteen essays on the idea of the modern sovereign individual in the western cultural tradition. Reconsidering the eighteenth-century...


Three Rival Versions of Moral Enquiry: Encyclopaedia, Genealogy, and Tradition

by Alasdair MacIntyre University of Notre Dame Press (May 12, 1994)

MacIntyre's project, here as elsewhere, is to put up a fight against philosophical relativism. . . . The current form is the 'incommensurability,' so-called, of differing standpoints or conceptual schemes. Mr....


Words of Wisdom: A Philosophical Dictionary for the Perennial Tradition

by John W. Carlson University of Notre Dame Press (January 16, 2012)

Like their predecessors throughout the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI have emphasized the importance of philosophy in the Catholic intellectual tradition. In his...


Being in the World: A Quotable Maritain Reader

by Mario D'Souza, C.S.B. & Jonathan R. Seiling University of Notre Dame Press (October 15, 2014)

The work of the lay Catholic philosopher Jacques Maritain (1882-1973) continues to provoke and inspire readers to engage in a Thomistic approach to many of the questions facing the world today. Maritain's wide-ranging...


50 Philosophy Classics: Thinking, Being, Acting Seeing - Profound Insights and Powerful Thinking from Fifty Key Books

by Tom Butler-Bowdon Nicholas Brealey (March 14, 2013)

For over 2000 years, philosophy has been our best guide to the experience of being human, and the true nature of reality.

From Aristotle, Plato, Epicurus, Confucius, Cicero and Heraclitus in ancient times to...


The Evolution of God

by Robert Wright Little, Brown and Company (June 07, 2009)

In this sweeping narrative that takes us from the Stone Age to the Information Age, Robert Wright unveils an astonishing discovery: there is a hidden pattern that the great monotheistic faiths have followed...


Words of Wisdom

by Gareth Southwell Quercus (November 05, 2013)

Words of Wisdom brings together 360 of philosophy's most famous quotations, explaining their meaning and telling the stories behind them. Western philosophy may be said to have begun in ancient Greece, where,...


The Story of Philosophy

by James Garvey & Jeremy Stangroom Quercus (November 05, 2013)

The Story of Philosophy sees philosophy for what it is: a passionate, exhilarating quest for human understanding that cannot be reduced to dry categories or simple definitions. Accessible writing, brilliant...


How to Outwit Aristotle

by Peter Cave Quercus (November 05, 2013)

Everything you ever wanted to know about philosophy in 35 bite-size chapters: From the realm of the unconscious to the principles of logic, How to Outwit Aristotle will help you think like a philosopher. Witty...