Books in category Philosophy – History & Surveys

  • Studies in Greek Philosophy Socrates Plato and their tradition

    Studies in Greek Philosophy: Socrates, Plato, and their tradition
    Gregory Vlastos

    "This collection will be hailed as a significant event in the fields of classics and the history of philosophy. Many of the papers make lasting contributions and will continue to be treated as essential work for their new research.

  • The Legacy of Parmenides

    The Legacy of Parmenides
    Patricia Curd

    In this book, Patricia Curd argues that Parmenides sought to reform rather than to reject scientific inquiry and offers a more coherent account of his influence on the philosophers who came after him.

  • Reading Ranciere

    Reading Ranciere
    Paul Bowman, Richard Stamp

    Reading Rancière brings together leading international scholars in the first sustained critical exploration of Rancière's work on politics, aesthetics and philosophy in English.

  • An Outline of Philosophy

    An Outline of Philosophy
    Bertrand Russell

    Philosophy, Russell argues, is concerned with the universe as a whole. He reveals how the world in which we seem to live differs from reality and makes clear how scientific advance has transformed our concept of the world.

  • Commento alle Sentenze di Pietro Lombardo Volume 1

    Commento alle Sentenze di Pietro Lombardo, Volume 1
    Roberto Coggi

    Le Sentenze di Pietro Lombardo della metà del 1100, manuale di teologia adottato nelle facoltà universitarie fino al 1500, erano l'opera che gli assistenti dovevano commentare per accedere alla carriera di docente.

  • Selected Philosophical Papers of Robert Boyle

    Selected Philosophical Papers of Robert Boyle
    Robert Boyle, Michael Alexander Stewart

    The editor has shown excellent judgment in bringing together many of the most important works and printing them, for the most part, in unabridged form. The texts have been edited responsibly with emphasis on readability. . .

  • Living in Love

    Living in Love
    Alexandra Stoddard

    From moonlight dancing to sunrise swimming, this book explores the sensuous stories of love experienced by one woman during her twenty-three-year marriage while discussing how she has dealt with the occasional trials and tribulations within …

  • Se frem

    Se frem
    Tor Nørretranders

    Nu mangler vi bare at tage os selv alvorligt ved at se frem og løse klodens kriser så livet kan gives videre. Se frem spejler nutiden i oplysningstidens vision om at man hver især handler som man mener alle burde handle.

  • Ancient Greek Music

    Ancient Greek Music
    Stefan Hagel

    This book endeavours to pinpoint the relations between musical, and especially instrumental, practice and the evolving conceptions of pitch systems.

  • The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener

    The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener
    Martin Gardner

    The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener showcases Martin Gardner as the consummate philosopher, thinker, and great mathematician that he is.

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