Books in category Philosophy – Reference

  • Ethical Traceability and Communicating Food

    Ethical Traceability and Communicating Food
    Christian Coff, David Barling, Michiel Korthals, Thorkild Nielsen

    The theme of this book evolved from the idea of linking three concepts around food: traceability, ethics and informed choice.

  • The Question of Being

    The Question of Being
    Martin Heidegger

    A fantastic read for any scholar or student interested in philosophy, epistemology, or ontology.

  • The Darwinian Tradition in Context

    The Darwinian Tradition in Context
    Richard G. Delisle

    The main goal of this book is to put the Darwinian tradition in context by raising questions such as: How should it be defined? Did it interact with other research programs?

  • Aspects of Metaphor

    Aspects of Metaphor
    Jaakko Hintikka

    In this volume, authors of some of the most important new approaches re-present their views or illustrate them by means of applications, thus allowing the reader to survey some of the prominent ongoing developments in this field.

  • Words to the Wise

    Words to the Wise
    Thomas Stephen Szasz

    In this book, Szasz tackles a problem intrinsic to the human condition. What problem? In the words of the American humorist Josh Billings: "The trouble with people is not what they don't know but that they know so much that ain't so.

  • Philosophy of Science A Z

    Philosophy of Science A-Z
    Stathis Psillos

    Philosophy of Science A-Z gives you concise, accurate and illuminating accounts of key positions, concepts, arguments and figures in the philosophy of science.

  • On Awareness

    On Awareness
    Nicholas J. Pappas

    The reader of this book is invited to enjoy a tasty feast of bite-sized philosophical dialogues.

  • What is Life

    What is Life?
    Erwin Schrödinger

    They offer a fascinating fragmentary account of his life as a background to his scientific writings, making this volume a valuable additon to the shelves of scientist and layman alike.

  • Naturalism in the Philosophy of Health

    Naturalism in the Philosophy of Health
    Élodie Giroux

    Today, the predominant naturalist theory of health is still Boorse’s biostatistical theory. This volume offers the first comprehensive review and critical assessment of the nature and status of naturalism in the philosophy of health.

  • Spheres of Global Justice Volume 1 Global Challenges to Liberal Volume 1

    Spheres of Global Justice: Volume 1 Global Challenges to Liberal …, Volume 1
    Jean-Christophe Merle

    These essays also demonstrate that an ethical global approach has not only international or transnational, but also domestic, local and interpersonal dimensions.

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