Books in category Philosophy – General

  • Metaphysics A Contemporary Introduction

    Metaphysics: A Contemporary Introduction
    Michael J. Loux

    Designed for students of philosophy who have already done an introductory course in the subject, this volume aims to introduce the main topics of metaphysics while avoiding jargon and technicalities.

  • Truth and History

    Truth and History
    Murray G. Murphey

    Addresses historical skepticism by presenting histories as testable theories of the past.

  • Newton and Newtonianism

    Newton and Newtonianism
    J.E. Force, S. Hutton

  • Wrong Doing Truth Telling

    Wrong-Doing, Truth-Telling
    Michel Foucault

    For Foucault, self-incrimination no longer did the work necessary to quell justice because, by the 19th century, we wanted to know more than just the fact of wrongdoing, we wanted to know who the criminal was: not just whether the accused …

  • Lifeworlds

    Michael Jackson

    4e de couv.: Michael Jackson's Lifeworlds is a masterful collection of essays, the culmination of a career of exploring the relationship between anthropology and philosophy.

  • Warum gibt es alles und nicht nichts

    Warum gibt es alles und nicht nichts?
    Richard David Precht

    Richard David Precht erklärt seinem Sohn Oskar die Welt Kinder, sagt man, sind die wahren Philosophen.

  • El cerebro √ tico

    El cerebro ético
    Michael S. Gazzaniga

    El cerebro ético es un análisis fascinante y provocador sobre los nuevos desafíos que plantea la intersección de la ciencia y la ética.

  • The Wisdom of the World

    The Wisdom of the World
    Rémi Brague

    Encyclopedic and yet intimate, The Wisdom of the World offers the best sort of history: broad, learned, and completely compelling. Brague opens a window onto systems of thought radically different from our own.

  • Moral Consciousness and Communicative Action

    Moral Consciousness and Communicative Action
    J√ľrgen Habermas

    Philosophy as Stand-In and Interpreter. Reconstruction and Interpretation in the Social Sciences. Discourse Ethics: Notes on a Program of Philosophical Justification. Moral Consciousness and Communicative Action.

  • An Aristotelian Realist Philosophy of Mathematics

    An Aristotelian Realist Philosophy of Mathematics
    J. Franklin

    The book develops a complete philosophy of mathematics that contrasts with the usual Platonist and nominalist options.

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