Philosophy

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  • Ethical Theory: A Concise Anthology – Third Edition

    This concise anthology collects important historical and contemporary readings on the central ethical theories, including Divine Command Theory, Consequentialism, Deontology, Virtue Ethics, and Feminist Ethics.…

  • The Broadview Anthology of Social and Political Thought: From Machiavelli to Nietzsche

    This volume contains many of the most important texts in western political and social thought from the sixteenth to the end of the nineteenth century.…

  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Fundamental Political Writings

    This classroom edition includes On the Social Contract, the Discourse on the Sciences and the Arts, the Discourse on the Origins of Inequality, and the…

  • Tell Me Something I Don’t Know: Dialogues in Epistemology

    Tell Me Something I Don’t Know is a collection of original dialogues in epistemology, suitable for student readers but also of interest to experts. Familiar…

  • More Precisely: The Math You Need to Do Philosophy – Second Edition

    More Precisely is a rigorous and engaging introduction to the mathematics necessary to do philosophy. Eric Steinhart provides lucid explanations of many basic mathematical concepts…

  • Philosophical Problems

    Peter Alward’s rigorous introductory text functions as a roadmap for students, laying out the key issues, positions, and arguments of academic philosophy. The book covers…

  • Formal Logic

    Formal Logic is an undergraduate text suitable for introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses in symbolic logic. The book’s nine chapters offer thorough coverage of truth-functional…

  • Rethinking Wilderness

    The concept and values of wilderness, along with the practice of wilderness preservation, have been under attack for the past several decades. In Rethinking Wilderness,…

  • Bioethics: Legal and Clinical Case Studies

    Bioethics: Legal and Clinical Case Studies is a case-based introduction to ethical issues in health care. Through seventy-eight compelling scenarios, the authors demonstrate the practical…

  • Readings in the Philosophy of Law – Third Edition

    Readings in the Philosophy of Law brings together central texts on such topics as legal reasoning, the limits of individual liberty, responsibility and punishment, and…

  • Readings in the Philosophy of Religion – Third Edition

    This anthology contains the best of both classical and contemporary sources, offering a balanced historical approach to the philosophy of religion while reflecting the latest…

  • How to Be Good with Words

    In recent decades, the contested areas of English usage have grown both larger and more numerous. English speakers argue about whether we should say man…

  • Business in Ethical Focus: An Anthology – Second Edition

    Business in Ethical Focus is a compilation of classical and contemporary essays and case studies in business ethics. Readers will become acquainted with seminal ideas…

  • Being Ethical: Classic and New Voices on Contemporary Issues

    This anthology takes a broad approach to ethics, incorporating traditional topics and texts while bringing in voices and themes that are too often excluded. A…

  • Ethical Issues in Business – Second Edition

    Peg Tittle’s ambitious business ethics text brings together readings, cases, and the author’s own informed opinions. The second edition includes over a dozen new readings…

  • An Introduction to Logic – Second Edition

    In lively and readable prose, Arthur presents a new approach to the study of logic, one that seeks to integrate methods of argument analysis developed…

  • For the Sake of Argument

    Academic philosophy can be puzzling to newcomers. The conventions, terms, and expectations entrenched among philosophers aren’t always clear from the outside. Why are philosophers so…

  • Civil Disobedience

    In 1848, Henry David Thoreau twice delivered lectures in Concord, Massachusetts, on “the relationship of the individual to the state.” The essay now known as…

  • Bioethics in Context

    In Bioethics in Context, Gary Jones and Joseph DeMarco connect ethical theory, medicine, and the law, guiding readers toward a practical and legally grounded understanding…

  • Introducing Philosophy: Knowledge and Reality

    This book introduces the central issues of metaphysics and epistemology, from skepticism, justification, and perception to universals, personal identity, and free will. Though topically organized,…

  • Utilitarianism – Ed. Bailey

    Utilitarianism is a classic work of ethical theory, arguably the most persuasive and comprehensible presentation of this widely influential position. While he didn’t invent utilitarianism,…

  • Beyond the Binary: Thinking about Sex and Gender

    How many sexes are there? What is the relationship between sex and gender? Is gender a product of nature, or nurture, or both? In Beyond…

  • The Apology and Related Dialogues

    Socrates, one of the first of the great philosophers, left no written works. What survives of his thought are second-hand descriptions of his teachings and…

  • Oppositions and Paradoxes

    Since antiquity, opposed concepts such as the One and the Many, the Finite and the Infinite, and the Absolute and the Relative, have been a…