Philosophy

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  • Revolutions in Romantic Literature

    This concise Broadview anthology of primary source materials is unique in its focus on Romantic literature and the ways in which the period itself was…

  • The Aesthetics of Natural Environments

    The Aesthetics of Natural Environments is a collection of essays investigating philosophical and aesthetics issues that arise in our appreciation of natural environments. The introduction…

  • Nothing So Absurd

    Written in clear, non-technical language, Nothing So Absurd is a succinct and accessible introduction to topics in the history of Western philosophy. In seven concise…

  • On the Origin of Species

    Charles Darwin’s On The Origin of Species, in which he writes of his theories of evolution by natural selection, is one of the most important…

  • The Dimensions of Ethics

    The Dimensions of Ethics offers a concise but wide-ranging introduction to moral philosophy. In clear and engaging fashion, the author first examines the scope of…

  • Logicism and the Philosophy of Language

    Logicism and the Philosophy of Language brings together the core works by Gottlob Frege and Bertrand Russell on logic and language. In their separate efforts…

  • Blindsight and the Nature of Consciousness

    Ever since its discovery nearly thirty years ago, the phenomenon of blindsight—vision without visual consciousness—has been the source of great controversy in the philosophy of…

  • Lessons of Kosovo

    International law makes it explicit that states shall not intervene militarily of otherwise in the affairs of other states; it is a central principle of…

  • Humanitarian Intervention

    International law makes it explicit that states shall not intervene militarily or otherwise in the affairs of other states; it is a central principle of…

  • Philosophy and the Emotions

    While philosophical speculation into the nature and value of emotions is at least as old as the Pre-Socratics, William James’ “What is an emotion?” reinvigorated…

  • Mental Causation and the Metaphysics of Mind

    Since Descartes’s division of the human subject into mental and physical components in the seventeenth century, there has been a great deal of discussion about…

  • Deductive Logic in Natural Language

    This text offers an innovative approach to the teaching of logic, which is rigorous but entirely non-symbolic. By introducing students to deductive inferences in natural…

  • Logic With Added Reasoning

    This concise text treats logic as a tool, “generated so that half the work involved in thinking is done for you by somebody else (the…

  • Human Rights

    Winner: 2002 Choice Outstanding Academic Title Award What are human rights? What justifies us in believing we have them? What are rights-holders and duty-bearers? Who…

  • Knowledge and Inquiry

    This anthology focuses on three areas in the theory of knowledge: epistemic justification; analyses of knowledge and scepticism; and recent developments in epistemology. Each of…

  • The Philosopher’s Dictionary – Third Edition

    The central aim of The Philosopher’s Dictionary is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date guide of philosophical terms. Definitions are brief, clear, and user-friendly. Notes…

  • A Serious Proposal to the Ladies

    Mary Astell’s A Serious Proposal to the Ladies is one of the most important and neglected works advocating the establishment of women’s academies. Its reception…

  • Logical Options

    Logical Options introduces the extensions and alternatives to classical logic which are most discussed in the philosophical literature: many-sorted logic, second-order logic, modal logics, intuitionistic…

  • The Libertarian Idea

    Libertarianism is both a philosophy and a political view. The key concepts defining Libertarianism are: Individual Rights as inherent to human beings, not granted by…

  • Legal Reasoning

    In a book that is a blend of text and readings, Martin P. Golding explores legal reasoning from a variety of angles—including that of judicial…

  • The Long Revolution

    Raymond Williams, whose other works include Keywords, The Country and the City, Culture and Society, and Modern Tragedy, was one of the world’s foremost cultural…

  • Perspectives in the Philosophy of Language

    This concise and affordable anthology is designed for use as a textbook in both undergraduate and graduate courses in philosophy of language. It aims to…

  • The Subjection of Women

    This volume of The Subjection of Women provides a reliable text in an inexpensive edition, with explanatory notes but no additional editorial apparatus.

  • Moral Matters – Second Edition

    Moral Matters is a concise and accessible look at such ethical issues as euthanasia, animal rights, abortion, and pornography. It provides a focused set of…