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  1. Howard Evans Kiefer & Milton Karl Munitz (eds.) (1970). Language, Belief, and Metaphysics. Albany,State University of New York Press.
  2. A. Pablo Iannone (2001). Dictionary of World Philosophy. Routledge.
    This is the first comprehensive reference to the vast field of world philosophy. The Dictionary covers all the major subfields of the discipline, with entries drawn from West African, Arabic, Chinese, Indian, Japanese, Jewish, Korean, Latin American, Maori, and Native American philosophy--including Nahua philosophy, a previously unexplored, but key instance of Pre-Hispanic thought. Entries include: * abazimu * abortion * Advaita * afrocentricity * age of the world * artificial life * baskets of knowledge * bhakti body *brotherhood * chain (...)
  3. Alasdair C. MacIntyre (1971). Against the Self-Images of the Age. New York,Schocken Books.
  4. Robert Audi (ed.) (1999). The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
    Widely acclaimed as the most authoritative and accessible one-volume dictionary available in English (and now with translations into Chinese, Korean, Russian, Italian, and Spanish underway) this second edition offers an even richer, more comprehensive, and more up-to-date survey of ideas and thinkers written by an international team of 436 contributors. Includes the most comprehensive entries on major philosophers, 400 new entries including over 50 on preeminent contemporary philosophers, extensive coverage of rapidly developing fields such as the philosophy of mind and (...)
  5. John Wisdom (1965). Paradox and Discovery. Berkeley,University of California Press.
  6. Adam Morton (1996). Philosophy in Practice: An Introduction to the Main Questions. Wiley-Blackwell.
    This is an introductory textbook of philosophy meant to enable group work in a large lecture. It has many questionnaires and materials for controlled discussions, to facilitate disgnoses of the reasons for disagreements about cases. contents: Certainty and doubt -- Sources of conviction -- Rationalism -- Rationalism versus relativism in morals -- Induction and deduction -- The retreat from certainty -- Utilitarianism -- Kantian ethics -- Empiricism -- Beyond empiricism -- Objectivity -- Materialism and dualism -- Morality for naturalists -- (...)
  7. Douglas H. Ruben (1985). Philosophy Journals and Serials: An Analytical Guide. Greenwood Press.
  8. Jenny Teichman & Graham White (eds.) (1995). An Introduction to Modern European Philosophy. St. Martin's Press.
    An Introduction to Modern European Philosophy , contains scholarly but accessible essays by nine British academics on Hegel, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, Marx, Nietzsche, Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Maritain, Hannah Arendt, Habermas, Foucault, and the 'Events' of 1968. Written for English-speaking readers, it describes the varied traditions within 19th- and 20th-century European philosophy, reflecting the dynamism and plurality within the European tradition and presenting opposing points of view. It deals with both French and German philosophers, plus Kierkegaard, and is not (...)
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  9. Phil Washburn (2007). Philosophical Dilemmas: A Pro and Con Introduction to the Major Questions. Oxford University Press.
    Philosophical Dilemmas: A Pro and Con Introduction to the Major Questions, 2/e, is a lucidly written and comprehensive introduction to philosophy featuring sixty brief essays arranged in pairs. Each pair answers one of the standard philosophical questions, such as "Does God exist?" or "Is morality relative?," with affirmative and negative responses. Each essay takes a definite stand and promotes it vigorously, creating a sharp contrast between the two positions and giving each abstract theory a more personal and believable "voice." While (...)
  10. Donald C. Abel (ed.) (2010). Fifty Readings Plus: An Introduction to Philosophy, 2nd Ed. Mcgraw-Hill.
    This textbook is a flexible and affordable collection of classic and contemporary primary sources in philosophy. The readings cover seven basic topics of Western Philosophy. The selections are long enough to present a self-contained argument but not so lengthy that students lose track of the main point. Each reading has an outline with study questions, questions for reflection and discussion, and an annotated bibliography. The book includes a glossary and an appendix on logic and argumentation.
  11. John Wood (ed.) (1998). The Virtual Embodied: Presence/Practice/Technology. Routledge.
    The Virtual Embodied is intended to inform and provoke. It juxtaposes cutting-edge theories, polemics, and creative practices to uncover ethical, aesthetic and ecological implications of why, how and in particular where, human actions, observations and insights take place. It refuses simply to hold a euphoric view of technology yet equally resists the apocalyptic scorn which surrounds the new. The contributors use a range of interdisciplinary strategies to point to a re-worked aesthetic for embodying knowledge and explore such areas as colonialism (...)
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  12. Donald C. Abel (ed.) (2004). Fifty Readings Plus: An Introduction to Philosophy. Mcgraw-Hill.
    This textbook is a flexible and affordable collection of classic and contemporary primary sources in philosophy. The readings cover seven basic topics of Western Philosophy. The selections are long enough to present a self-contained argument but not so lengthy that students lose track of the main point. Each reading has an outline with study questions, questions for reflection and discussion, and an annotated bibliography. The book includes a glossary and an appendix on logic and argumentation.
  13. Leslie Burkholder (ed.) (1992). Philosophy and the Computer. Westview Press.
  14. Ernest Cashmore & Chris Rojek (eds.) (1999). Dictionary of Cultural Theorists. Oxford University Press.
    This essential reference is a handy guide to the often confusing world of cultural theory. Its entries provide accessible introductions to the key cultural theorists of the 19th and 20th centuries, their central concepts and main arguments, and their major works and formative influences. An extensive introduction sets these figures in their appropriate intellectual and historical contexts, and the explanation for each thinker offers links to other seminal minds in the study of culture, as well as a guide to further (...)
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  15. Richard T. Hull (ed.) (2005). Presidential Addresses of the American Philosophical Association, 1941-1950. Prometheus Books.
  16. Anthony Appiah (2003). Thinking It Through: An Introduction to Contemporary Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
    Here is a thorough, vividly written introduction to contemporary philosophy and some of the most crucial questions of human existence: the nature of mind and knowledge, the status of moral claims, the existence of God, the role of science, and the mysteries of language, among them. In Thinking It Through, esteemed philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah shows us what it means to "do" philosophy in our time and why it should matter to anyone who wishes to live a more thoughtful life. (...)
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  17. Jana Sawicki (1991). Disciplining Foucault: Feminism, Power, and the Body. Routledge.
  18. Joseph Grünfeld (1982). Method and Language. Grüner.
    INTRODUCTION The very idea of method has recently been under attack, but even if one agrees with Feyerabend that all methodologies have their limits, ...
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  19. Jean-Louis Chrétien (2004). The Call and the Response. Fordham University Press.
    In the aptly titled The Call and the Response, renowned philosopher and theologian Jean-Louis Chrétien revisits a favorite theme: how human life is shaped by the experience of call and response, explored using art as a context. For Chrétien, art is about acts in response to what the artist sees or hears and how these acts provoke responses from viewers. Deeply spiritual and intellectual without being academic, his arguments are unique, in both style and content.
  20. Howard Evans Kiefer & Milton Karl Munitz (eds.) (1970). Mind, Science, and History. Albany,State University of New York Press.
    THE LIMITS OF NATURALISM Brand Blanshard I The Issue The purpose of this paper is to consider whether science, as currently conceived, is adequate to the ...
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  21. Donald Palmer (2009). Looking at Philosophy: The Unbearable Heaviness of Philosophy Made Lighter. Mcgraw-Hill.
    Introduction -- The pre-socratic philosophers -- Sixth and fifth centuries B.C.E. -- Thales -- Anaximander -- Anaximenes -- Pythagoras -- Heraclitus -- Parmenides -- Zeno -- Empedocles -- Anaxagoras -- Leucippus and Democritus -- The Athenian period -- Fifth and fourth centuries B.C.E. -- The Sophists -- Protagoras -- Gorgias -- Thrasymachus -- Callicles and Critias -- Socrates -- Plato -- Aristotle -- The Hellenistic and Roman periods -- Fourth century B.C.E. through fourth century C.E. -- Epicureanism -- Stoicism -- (...)
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  22. Joel Feinberg (1971). Reason and Responsibility. Encino, Calif.,Dickenson Pub. Co..
    The book's clear organization structures selections so that readings complement each other guiding you through contrasting positions on key concepts in ...
  23. Anthony Kenny (ed.) (1997). The Oxford Illustrated History of Western Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
    Written by a team of distinguished scholars, this is an authoritative and comprehensive history of Western philosophy from its earliest beginnings to the present day. Illustrated with over 150 color and black-and-white pictures, chosen to illuminate and complement the text, this lively and readable work is an ideal introduction to philosophy for anyone interested in the history of ideas. From Plato's Republic and St. Augustine's Confessions through Marx's Capital and Sartre's Being and Nothingness, the extraordinary philosophical dialogue between great Western (...)
  24. Max Black (1990). Perplexities: Rational Choice, the Prisoner's Dilemma, Metaphor, Poetic Ambiguity, and Other Puzzles. Cornell University Press.
  25. Tamar Gendler, Susanna Siegel & Steven M. Cahn (eds.) (2008). The Elements of Philosophy: Readings From Past and Present. Oxford University Press.
    The Elements of Philosophy: Readings from Past and Present is a comprehensive collection of historical and contemporary readings across the major fields of philosophy. With depth and quality, this introductory anthology offers a selection of readings that is both extensive and expansive; the readings span twenty-five centuries. They are organized topically into five parts: Religion and Belief, Moral and Political Philosophy, Metaphysics and Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind and Language, and Life and Death. The product of the collaboration of three highly (...)
  26. Donald C. Abel (ed.) (2008). Fifty Readings in Philosophy, 3rd Ed. McGraw-Hill.
    This textbook is a flexible and affordable collection of classic and contemporary primary sources in philosophy. The readings cover seven basic topics of Western Philosophy. The selections are long enough to present a self-contained argument but not so lengthy that students lose track of the main point. The book includes a glossary and an appendix on logic and argumentation.
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  27. Kathryn Pyne Addelson (1991). Impure Thoughts: Essays on Philosophy, Feminism, & Ethics. Temple University Press.
  28. Frits Staal & Dick van der Meij (eds.) (1997). India and Beyond: Aspects of Literature, Meaning, Ritual and Thought: Essays in Honour of Frits Staal. Distributed by Columbia University Press.
  29. İlham Dilman (ed.) (1984). Philosophy and Life: Essays on John Wisdom. Distributors for the U.S. And Canada, Kluwer Academics Publishers.
  30. Joel Feinberg (1975). Reason and Responsibility: Readings in Some Basic Problems of Philosophy. Dickenson Pub. Co..
  31. Samuel Enoch Stumpf (2003). Socrates to Sartre and Beyond: A History of Philosophy. Mcgraw-Hill.
    This comprehensive, historically organized introduction to philosophy communicates the richness of the discipline and provides the student with a working knowledge of the development of Western philosophy. New co-author James Fieser has brought this classic text up-to-date both chronologically and stylistically while preserving the thoughtful, conceptual characteristics that have made it so successful. The text covers all periods of philosophy, lists philosophers alphabetically and chronologically on the end-papers, and features an exceptional glossary of key concepts.
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  32. John Perry, Michael Bratman & John Martin Fischer (eds.) (2007). Introduction to Philosophy: Classical and Contemporary Readings. Oxford University Press.
    Introduction to Philosophy, Fourth Edition, is the most comprehensive topically organized collection of classical and contemporary philosophy available. Building on the exceptionally successful tradition of previous editions, this edition for the first time incorporates the insights of a new coeditor, John Martin Fischer, and has been updated and revised to make it more accessible. Ideal for introductory philosophy courses, the text includes sections on the meaning of life, God and evil, knowledge and reality, the philosophy of science, the mind/body problem, (...)
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  33. James Page (2008). Peace Education: Exploring Ethical and Philosophical Foundations. Information Age Publishing.
    Peace education is now well recognized within international legal instruments and within critical educational literature as an important aspect of education. Despite this, little attention has been given in the critical literature to the philosophical foundations for peace education and the rationale for peace education thus remains substantially an assumed one. This investigation explores some possible ethico-philosophical foundations for peace education, through an examination of five specific ethical traditions: 1) virtue ethics, whereby peace may be interpreted as a virtue, and/or (...)
  34. Nicholas Bunnin & E. P. Tsui-James (eds.) (2003). The Blackwell Companion to Philosophy. Blackwell Pub..
  35. Christopher Falzon (2007). Philosophy Goes to the Movies: An Introduction to Philosophy. Routledge.
    Philosophy Goes to the Movies is a new kind of introduction to philosophy that makes use of the movies to explore philosophical ideas and positions. From art-house movies like Cinema Paradiso to Hollywood blockbusters like The Matrix, the movies we have grown up with provide us with a world of memorable images, events and situations that can be used to illustrate, illuminate and provoke philosophical thought.
  36. Matthew Lipman (1988). Philosophy Goes to School. Temple University Press.
    Author note: Matthew Lipman, Professor of Philosophy at Montclair State College and Director of the Institute for the Advancement of Philosophy for Children, is ...
  37. Christopher Grau (ed.) (2005). Philosophers Explore the Matrix. Oxford University Press.
    The Matrix trilogy is unique among recent popular films in that it is constructed around important philosophical questions--classic questions which have fascinated philosophers and other thinkers for thousands of years. Editor Christopher Grau here presents a collection of new, intriguing essays about some of the powerful and ancient questions broached by The Matrix and its sequels, written by some of the most prominent and reputable philosophers working today. They provide intelligent, accessible, and thought-provoking examinations of the philosophical issues that support (...)
  38. Fernando Savater (2002). The Questions of Life: An Invitation to Philosophy. Blackwell.
    This book, by one of Spain's most eminent philosophers, provides a lively and very accessible introduction to philosophy.
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  39. Jorge J. E. Gracia, Gregory M. Reichberg & Bernard N. Schumacher (eds.) (2003). The Classics of Western Philosophy: A Reader's Guide. Blackwell Pub..
    _The Classics of Western Philosophy_ brings together 61 newly-commissioned essays on classic texts ranging from Ancient Greece to the twentieth century. Surveying the history of philosophy, the book focuses on historical texts rather than historical figures and covers the entire range of classics in a single volume. Provides 61 chapters written by leading experts on the classics of Western thought. Includes current references to the scholarly literature in addition to a select bibliography of major articles and books. Contributors include C.D.C. (...)
  40. Thomas Koenig (1985). Human Existence and Philosophical Experience: An Introduction to Philosophy. R.E. Krieger Pub. Co..
  41. J. O. Urmson (ed.) (1975). The Concise Encyclopedia of Western Philosophy and Philosophers. Hutchinson.
    On its first appearance in 1960, J.O. Urmson's Concise encyclopedia of Western philosophy and philosophers established itself as a classic. Its contributors included many of the leading philosophers of the English-speaking world: Ryle, Hare, Strawson, Ayer, Dummett, Williams and many others. They wrote with an authority and individuality which made the Encyclopedia into a lively and engaging introduction to philosophy as well as a convenient reference work. For this edition, supervised by Jonathan Rée, the original articles have been revised and (...)
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  42. Mary Midgley (1989). Wisdom, Information, and Wonder: What is Knowledge For? Routledge.
    InWisdom, Information and Wonder, Mary Midgley tackles the question at the root of our civilization: What is knowledge for?
  43. Ted Honderich (ed.) (2005). The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
    Offering clear and reliable guidance to the ideas of philosophers from antiquity to the present day and to the major philosophical systems around the globe, he Oxford Companion to Philosophy is the definitive philosophical reference work for readers at all levels. For ten years the original volume has served as a stimulating introduction for general readers and as an indispensable guide for students and scholars. A distinguished international assembly of 249 philosophers contributed almost 2,000 entries, and many of these have (...)
  44. Anton Charles Pegis & J. Reginald O'Donnell (eds.) (1974). Essays in Honour of Anton Charles Pegis. Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies.
    O'Donnell, J. R. Anton Charles Pegis on the occasion of his retirement.--Conlan, W. J. The definition of faith according to a question of MS. Assisi 138: study and edition of text.--Spade, P. V. Five logical tracts by Richard Lavenham.--Maurer, A. Henry of Harclay's disputed question on the plurality of forms.--Brown, V. Giovanni Argiropulo on the agent intellect: an edition of Ms. Magliabecchi V 42.--Synan, E. A. The Exortacio against Peter Abelard's Dialogus inter philosophum, Iudaeum et Christianum.--Fitzgerald, W. Nugae Hyginianae.--Sheehan, M. (...)
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  45. Christine Overall (2003). Aging, Death, and Human Longevity: A Philosophical Inquiry. University of California Press.
    This book explores the arguments for and against increasing the length of human life and proposes a progressive social policy for responding to a longer-lived ...
  46. Odo Marquard (1989). Farewell to Matters of Principle: Philosophical Studies. Oxford University Press.
    This book is the latest addition to the Odeon series, a multidisciplinary series devoted to original works and translations by European writers in the areas of literature, criticism, philosophy, history and politics. An English translation of the German best-seller Abschied vom Prinzipiellen, the book offers a series of essays that present a philosophy of human morality critical of philosophical utopianism. Marquard, widely considered the heir of Gadamer, Habermas, and Blumenberg, describes his role as "skeptical philosopher" and discusses the 18th-century formation (...)
  47. D. J. O'Connor, Indira Mahalingam & Brian Carr (eds.) (1991). Logical Foundations: Essays in Honor of D.J. O'connor. St. Martin's Press.
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  48. Mordecai Roshwald (1999). The Transient and the Absolute: An Interpretation of the Human Condition and of Human Endeavor. Greenwood Press.
    This volume offers a unifying view of the great diversity of human experience, based on the author's insight into man's self-perception.
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  49. Calvin O. Schrag (1994). Philosophical Papers: Betwixt and Between. State University of New York Press.
    Philosophical Papers is useful for readers interested in the story of twentieth century continental philosophy. The book leads the reader throughout the shifts and turns in the often serpentine development of the philosophical perspectives within continental thought that have now become the legacy of our time. The author carries on a conversation, which at times congeals into a confrontation, with the principal proponents of the various philosophical persuasions. They include Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, Levi-Strauss, Foucault, Ricoeur, Gadamer, Habermas, Derrida, Deleuze, (...)
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  50. Julian Baggini & Jeremy Stangroom (eds.) (2004). Great Thinkers a-Z. Continuum.
    Great Thinkers A-Z is the ideal book for anyone interested in the history of Western thought and a valuable reference resource for students of philosophy and related disciplines.
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