Philosophy

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  • 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…

  • 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…