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Life, Death, & Human Nature

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Beyond the Pleasure Principle

"Todd Dufresne's book sets a new standard for critical editions of Freud. ...The pleasures of the text are rich and complex; in it we see Freud, as Dufresne aptly notes, moving "beyond psychoanalysis, in philosophy" — a journey of joyful intellectual homecoming." - Mark Kingwell, University of ...

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Happy Lives, Good Lives: A Philosophical Examination

This book offers a thoughtful look at a variety of compelling answers to the question, “What does it mean to be happy?”

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On The Origin of Species

"Joseph Carroll makes the Darwinian revolution beautifully intelligible in this edition by providing both a fine introduction and an illuminating collection of historical materials." - Donald E. Brown, University of California, Santa Barbara  

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Philosophizing About Sex

Challenging questions about the nature and ethics of human sexuality are examined frankly and sensibly in Philosophizing About Sex .

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Philosophy and Death

Philosophy and Death is an intriguing anthology that includes key texts, both ancient and recent, on the philosophy of death.

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The Price of Compassion

Contemporary ethicists expound on the issue of euthanasia and assisted suicide and on one of the most compelling and widely used arguments against medically assisted death: the so-called "slippery slope" argument.

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Readings on Human Nature

This anthology brings together 45 selections by a wide range of philosophers and other thinkers, and provides a representative sampling of the approaches to the study of human nature that have been taken within the western tradition.

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"This is a philosophers' book, full of twists and turns and exhaustive examination of arguments on all sides of the issue. The book is remarkably sensible in its exploration of conceptual issues, with a good ear for inquiry." - Margaret Pabst Battin, University of Utah

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Theories of Human Nature

"Good philosophy isn't often as enjoyable to read as this is." - Terence Penelhum, University of Calgary

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