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  1. Shoutir Kishore Chatterjee (2003). Statistical Thought: A Perspective and History. OUP Oxford.
    In this unique monograph, based on years of extensive work, Chatterjee presents the historical evolution of statistical thought from the perspective of various approaches to statistical induction. Developments in statistical concepts and theories are discussed alongside philosophical ideas on the ways we learn from experience. -/- Suitable for researchers, lecturers and students in statistics and the history of science this book is aimed at those who have had some exposure to statistical theory. It is also useful to logicians and philosophers (...)
  2. Terence Irwin (1989). Classical Thought. Oxford University Press.
    Covering over 1000 years of classical philosophy from Homer to Saint Augustine, this accessible, comprehensive study details the major philosophies and philosophers of the period--the Pre-Socratics, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Stoicism, Epicureanism, and Neoplatonism. Though the emphasis is on questions of philosophical interest, particularly ethics, the theory of knowledge, philosophy of mind, and philosophical theology, Irwin includes discussions of the literary and historical background to classical philosophy as well as the work of other important thinkers--Greek tragedians, historians, medical writers, and early (...)
  3. Sarah Franklin, Celia Lury & Jackie Stacey (eds.) (1991). Off-Centre: Feminism and Cultural Studies. Harpercollins Academic.
    This indispensible collection brings together feminist theory and cultural studies, looking at issues such as pop culture and the media, science and technology, ...
  4. Jerome W. Elbert (2000). Are Souls Real? Prometheus Books.
  5. W. K. C. Guthrie (1950). The Greek Philosophers. London, Methuen.
  6. G. S. Kirk (1957). The Presocratic Philosophers. Cambridge [Eng.]University Press.
  7. John Budd (2008). Self-Examination: The Present and Future of Librarianship. Libraries Unlimited.
    Genealogy of the profession -- Place and identity -- Being informed about informing -- What's the right thing to do? -- In a democracy -- The information society -- Optimistic synthesis.
  8. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1974). Early Greek Philosophy & Other Essays. Gordon Press.
    The Greek State.--The Greek woman.--On music and words.--Homer's contest.--The relation of Schopenhauer's philosophy to a German culture.--Philosophy during the tragic age of the Greeks.--On truth and falsity in their ultramoral sense.
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  9. Bryan Jennett (2002). The Vegetative State: Medical Facts, Ethical and Legal Dilemmas. Cambridge University Press.
    A survey of the medical, ethical and legal issues that surround this controversial topic.
  10. Kathleen Freeman & Hermann Diels (eds.) (1948). Ancilla to the Pre-Socratic Philosophers. Cambridge, Harvard University Press.
    Gathers fragments of the writings of early Greek philosophers, including Hesiod, Anaximander, Pythagoras, and Zeno.
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  11. Sue Thornham (2000). Feminist Theory and Cultural Studies: Stories of Unsettled Relations. Arnold.
    Feminist theory is a central strand of cultural studies. This book explores the history of feminist cultural studies from the early work of Mary Wollstonecraft, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Virginia Woolf, Simone de Beauvoir, through the 1970s Women's Liberation Movement. It also provides a comprehensive introduction to the contemporary key approaches, theories and debates of feminist theory within cultural studies, offering a major re-mapping of the field. It will be an essential text for students taking courses within both cultural studies and (...)
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  12. Beverley Skeggs (ed.) (1995). Feminist Cultural Theory: Process and Production. Distributed Exclusively in the Usa and Canada by St. Martin's Press.
    Introduction BEVERLEY SKEGGS By asking a group of feminist cultural theorists who have produced exemplary interdisciplinary scholarship in the to reflect ...
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  13. Paul Harris (2000). The Work of the Imagination. Wiley-Blackwell.
    This book demonstrates how children's imagination makes a continuing contribution to their cognitive and emotional development.
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  14. Philip E. Devine (1996). Human Diversity and the Culture Wars: A Philosophical Perspective on Contemporary Cultural Conflict. Praeger.
  15. Eric Margolis & Stephen Laurence (eds.) (2007). Creations of the Mind: Theories of Artifacts and Their Representation. Oxford University Press.
    This volume will be a fascinating resource for philosophers, cognitive scientists, and psychologists, and the starting point for future research in the study of ...
  16. Heinz-Dieter Ebbinghaus (1996). Mathematical Logic. Springer.
    This junior/senior level text is devoted to a study of first-order logic and its role in the foundations of mathematics: What is a proof? How can a proof be justified? To what extent can a proof be made a purely mechanical procedure? How much faith can we have in a proof that is so complex that no one can follow it through in a lifetime? The first substantial answers to these questions have only been obtained in this century. The most (...)
  17. Margaret Knight & Jim Herrick (eds.) (1995). Humanist Anthology: From Confucius to Attenborough. Prometheus Books.
  18. H. B. Gottschalk (1980). Heraclides of Pontus. Oxford University Press.
  19. Richard Brown & Kevin S. Decker (eds.) (2009). Terminator and Philosophy: I'll Be Back, Therefore I Am. John Wiley & Sons.
    Time travelers and battles between people and machines provoke old philosophical questions: Can the past really be changed? How do we differentiate ourselves from machines? Can machines have an inner life? Brown (philosophy & critical thinking, LaGuardia Community Coll.) and Decker (philosophy, Eastern Washington Univ.; coeditor, Star Wars and Philosophy ) collect 19 essays by primarily young academics who pursue these questions with entertaining verve and philosophical skill. The Terminator story is about something well intentioned—a defense project—going wrong, but none (...)
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  20. John S. Callender (2010). Free Will and Responsibility. A Guide for Practitioners. Oxford University Press.
    This book is aimed primarily at the practitioners of morals such as psychiatrists,lawyers and policy-makers. My professional background is clinical psychiatry It is divided into three parts. The first of these provides an overview of moral theory, morality in non-human species and recent developments in neuroscience that are of relevance to moral and legal responsibility. In the second part I offer a new paradigm of free action based on the overlaps between free will, moral value and art. In the overlap (...)
  21. Nel Noddings (1984). Caring: A Feminine Approach to Ethics and Moral Education. University of California Press.
    ACKNOWLEDGMENTS. Among Those Who helped greatly in the initial stages of this project by making constructive suggestions on my first "caring" papers are Nick Burbules, William Doll, Bruce Fuller, Brian Hill, William Pinar, Mary Anne ...
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  22. Elizabeth A. Wilson (1998). Neural Geographies: Feminism and the Microstructure of Cognition. Routledge.
    Neural Geographies draws together recent feminist and deconstructive theories, early Freudian neurology and contemporary connectionist theories of cognition. In this original work, Elizabeth A. Wilson explores the convergence between Derrida, Freud and recent cognitive theory to pursue two important issues: the nature of cognition and neurology, and the politics of feminist and critical interventions into contemporary scientific psychology. This book seeks to reorient the usual presumptions of critical studies of the sciences by addressing the divisions between the static and the (...)
  23. Imants Baruss (2003). Alterations of Consciousness: An Empirical Analysis for Social Scientists. American Psychological Association.
  24. Bertram Malle, L. J. Moses & Dare Baldwin (eds.) (2001). Intentions and Intentionality: Foundations of Social Cognition. MIT Press.
    Highlights the roles of intention and intentionality in social cognition.
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  25. Julie K. Ward (ed.) (1996). Feminism and Ancient Philosophy. Routledge.
    An important volume connecting classical studies with feminism, Feminism and Ancient Philosophy provides an even-handed assessment of the ancient philosophers' discussions of women and explains which ancient views can be fruitful for feminist theorizing today. The papers in this anthology range from classical Greek philosophy through the Hellenistic period, with the predominance of essays focusing on topics such as the relation of reason and the emotions, the nature of emotions and desire, and related issues in moral psychology. The volume contains (...)
  26. Geert Roskam (2009). Plutarch's Maxime Cum Principibus Philosopho Esse Disserendum: An Interpretation with Commentary. Leuven Up.
    This is illustrated, for instance, by one of Plutarchs short political works, in which he tries to demonstrate that the philosopher should especially associate ...
  27. Lionel Ignacius Cusack Pearson (1962). Popular Ethics in Ancient Greece. Stanford, Calif.,Stanford University Press.
    Library POPULAR ETHICS IN ANCIENT GREECE Lionel Pearson STANFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS STANFORD. ...
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  28. George G. M. James (1954/1989). Stolen Legacy: Greek Philosophy is Stolen Egyptian Philosophy. United Brothers Communications Systems.
  29. Mark C. Taylor (1994). Imagologies: Media Philosophy. Routledge.
    Imagologies: Media Philosophy is no ordinary book. Provocative, irritating and stimulating, this is a work to be engaged, questioned and pondered.
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  30. J. P. McEvoy (1997/1996). Introducing Quantum Theory. Totem Books Ltd..
    Quantum theory is one of science's most thrilling, challenging and even mysterious areas. Scientists such as Planck, Einstein, Bohr, Heisenberg and Schrödinger uncovered bizarre paradoxes in the early 20th century that seemed to destroy the fundamental assumptions of 'classical physics' - the basic laws we are taught in school. Notoriously difficult, quantum theory is nonetheless an amazing and inspiring intellectual adventure, explained here with patience, wit and clarity.
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  31. Morag Shiach (ed.) (1999). Feminism and Cultural Studies. Oxford University Press.
    This latest volume in the Oxford Readings in Feminism series consists of an exciting collection of articles addressing key questions for feminism and cultural studies. Encompassing both classic articles and challenging new work, Feminism and Cultural Studies is organized thematically and addresses commodification, women and labor, mass culture, fantasy and ideas of home.
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  32. Terence Irwin (ed.) (1999). Classical Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
    This Oxford Reader seeks to introduce some of the main philosophical questions raised by the Greek and Roman philosophers of classical antiquity. Selections from the writings of ancient philosophers are interspersed with Terence Irwin's incisive commentary, and sometimes with contributions from modern philosophers expounding relevant philosophical positions or discussing particular aspects of classical philosophy. The arrangement of the book is thematic, rather than chronological, allowing the reader to focus on philosophical problems and ideas, but a general introduction places philosophers and (...)
  33. Frances E. Mascia-Lees (2000). Taking a Stand in a Postfeminist World: Toward an Engaged Cultural Criticism. State University of New York Press.
    Taking a Stand in a Postfeminist World offers an engaged cultural criticism in a postfeminist context.
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  34. Pierre Hadot (2002). What is Ancient Philosophy? Harvard University Press.
    A magisterial mappa mundi of the terrain that Pierre Hadot has so productively worked for decades, this ambitious work revises our view of ancient philosophy- ...
  35. A. W. Price (1995). Mental Conflict. Routledge.
    This book presents the first detailed analysis of the way Greek philosophers treated mental conflict. The ancient Greeks considered mental conflict as the condition of a divided mind consciously torn between contrary desires or beliefs. Greek philosophers offered a variety of formulations for mental conflict, either as a reason that fails to be resolute or as a split soul that houses a play of forces. Studying the treatment of mental conflict by Socrates, Plato, Aristotle and the Stoics, A. W. Price (...)
  36. Ella Shohat (2006). Taboo Memories, Diasporic Voices. Duke University Press.
    Written between 1985 and 2005, the twelve essays in this collection include some of Shohat's best known pieces as well as one new essay.
  37. Dale B. Martin (2004). Inventing Superstition: From the Hippocratics to the Christians. Harvard University Press.
    Inventing Superstition weaves a powerfully coherent argument that will transform our understanding of religion in Greek and Roman culture and the wider ancient ...
  38. Friedrich Solmsen (1975). Intellectual Experiments of the Greek Enlightenment. Princeton University Press.
  39. Erwin Schrödinger (1951/1996). Nature and the Greeks. Cambridge University Press.
    Nobel laureate Erwin Schrödinger was one of the most distinguished scientists of the twentieth century; his lectures on the history and philosophy of science are legendary. 'Nature and the Greeks' and 'Science and Humanism' makes available for the first time in many years the text of two of Schrödinger's most famous lecture series. 'Nature and the Greeks' offers a comprehensive historical account of the twentieth-century scientific world picture, tracing modern science back to the earliest stages of Western philosophic thought. 'Science (...)
  40. Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred Dycus Miller & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (1999). Human Flourishing. Cambridge University Press.
    The essays in this volume examine the nature of human flourishing and its relationship to a variety of other key concepts in moral theory. Some of them trace the link between flourishing and human nature, asking whether a theory of human nature can allow us to develop an objective list of goods that are of value to all agents, regardless of their individual purposes or aims. Some essays look at the role of friendships or parent-child relationships in a good life, (...)
  41. A. Berthoz (2012). Simplexity: Simplifying Principles for a Complex World. Yale University Press.
    "In this book a noted physiologist and neuroscientist introduces the concept of simplexity, the set of solutions living organisms find that enable them to deal with information and situations, while taking into account past experiences and ...
  42. Werner Wilhelm Jaeger (1947/1980). The Theology of the Early Greek Philosophers. Greenwood Press.
  43. Rory J. Conces (1997). Blurred Visions: Philosophy, Science, and Ideology in a Troubled World. Peter Lang.
  44. Werner Heisenberg (1958/1970). The Physicist's Conception of Nature. Westport, Conn.,Greenwood Press.
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  45. Plato (1956/2006). The Symposium. MacMillan Publishing Company.
    Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Christopher Gill.
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  46. Simon Critchley (2008/2009). The Book of Dead Philosophers. Granta.
    Pre-Socratics, physiologists, sages and sophists -- Platonists, Cyrenaics, Aristotelians and cynics -- Sceptics, stoics and epicureans -- Classical Chinese philosophers -- Romans (serious and ridiculous) and neoplatonists -- The deaths of Christian saints -- Medieval philosophers: Christian, Islamic, and Judaic -- Philosophy in the Latin Middle Ages -- Renaissance, Reformation and scientific revolution -- Rationalists (material and immaterial), empiricists and religious dissenters -- Philosophes, materialists and sentimentalists -- Many Germans and some non-Germans -- The masters of suspicion and some unsuspicious (...)
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  47. Plato (2006/2000). Laws. Dover Publications.
    A lively dialogue between a foreign philosopher and a powerful statesman, Plato's Laws reflects the essence of the philosopher's reasoning on political theory and practice. It also embodies his mature and more practical ideas about a utopian republic. Plato's discourse ranges from everyday issues of criminal and matrimonial law to wider considerations involving the existence of the gods, the nature of the soul, and the problem of evil. Translated by the distinguished scholar Benjamin Jowett, this edition is an authoritative choice (...)
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  48. Michael Davis (2011). The Soul of the Greeks: An Inquiry. University of Chicago Press.
    The soul of Achilles -- Aristotle -- The doubleness of soul -- Out of itself for the sake of itself -- Nutritive soul -- Sensing soul: vision -- Thinking soul. Sensation and imagination ; Passive and active mind ; Imagination and thought -- The soul as self and self-aware -- "The father of the Logos" -- "For the friend is another self" -- Herodotus: the rest and motion of soul -- Rest in motion: Herodotus's Egypt -- Motion at rest: Herodotus's (...)
  49. Richard Sorabji (1993). Animal Minds and Human Morals: The Origins of the Western Debate. Cornell University Press.
    Animal Minds and Human Morals sheds new light on traditional arguments surrounding the status of animals while pointing beyond them to current moral dilemmas.
  50. Aaron Allen Schiller (ed.) (2009). Stephen Colbert and Philosophy. Open Court.
    At the head of The Colbert Report, one of the most popular shows on television, Stephen Colbert is a pop culture phenomenon. More than one million people backed his fake candidacy in the 2008 U.S. presidential election on Facebook, a testament to the particularly rich set of issues and emotions Colbert brings to mind. Stephen Colbert and Philosophy is crammed with thoughtful and amusing chapters, each written by a philosopher and all focused on Colbert's inimitable reality — from his word (...)
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