Philosophy

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  • Character, Virtue Theories, and the Vices

    This book argues that the question posed by virtue theories, namely, “what kind of person should I be?” provides a more promising approach to moral…

  • Art and Interpretation

    Art and Interpretation is a comprehensive anthology of readings on aesthetics. Its aim is to present fundamental philosophical issues in such a way as to…

  • A Feminist I

    Our universities are the locus of ongoing debates over the politics of gender, of class, of disadvantage and disability—and over the issue of “political correctness.”…

  • 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…

  • Socrates’ Children

    How do Humans Think? How should we think? Almost all of philosophy and a great deal else depends in large part on the answers that…

  • The Vindications: The Rights of Men and The Rights of Woman

    The works of Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) ranged from the early Thoughts on the Education of Daughters to The Female Reader, a selection of texts for…

  • Canadian Issues in Environmental Ethics

    Is it possible to design a forest policy that satisfies ethical and environmental concerns and is acceptable to business, labour and First Nations representatives? What…

  • Human Life and the Natural World

    Human concern over the urgency of current environmental issues increasingly entails wide-ranging discussions of how we may rethink the relationship between humans and the rest…

  • Scientific Thinking

    Scientific Thinking is a practical guide to inductive reasoning—the sort of reasoning that is commonly used in scientific activity, whether such activity is performed by…

  • Good Reasons for Better Arguments

    This text introduces university students to the philosophical ethos of critical thinking, as well as to the essential skills required to practice it. The authors…

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Language

    Philosophical theorizing about language now involves an increasing emphasis on empirical work and a renewed convergence with philosophy of mind, formal semantics and logic. This…

  • Her Kind

    Medea betrayed her father and left her homeland for the love of Jason. Then when he abandoned her, she murdered her children. But did she?…

  • God, the Devil and the Perfect Pizza

    Can God’s existence be proven by logic? Are computers smart enough to follow rules—or to cheat? What is an out-of-body experience? How can tables be…

  • Hegel In His Time

    Georg Wilhelm Freidrich Hegel is now recognized as one of the great philosophers; his concept of the dialectic profoundly influenced the course of Western thought,…

  • The Magic of Unknowing

    The Magic of Unknowing is a unique philosophical and literary work. Cast in the dialogue form, it unfolds in the mood of soliloquy. Mervyn Sprung…