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Philosopher at Large: An Intellectual Autobiography

By: Adler, Mortimer J

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Ten Philosophical Mistakes

By: Adler, Mortimer J.

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Publisher: TOUCHSTONE PRESS: 12/19/2010

Seller ID: 9780684818689

ISBN: 068481868X

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Death of Socrates and the Life of Philosophy: An Interpretation of Plato's Phaed

By: Ahrensdorf, Peter

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Publisher: STATE UNIV OF NY PR:

Seller ID: 9780791426340

ISBN: 0791426343

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Age of Ideology

By: Aiken, Henry D

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Publisher: 6/22/2011

Seller ID: 9780452009653

ISBN: 0452009650

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Pure: Modernity, Philosophy, and the One

By: Anderson, Mark

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Publisher: SOPHIA PERENNIS ET UNIVERSALIS:

Seller ID: 9781597310949

ISBN: 1597310948

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Pure: Modernity, Philosophy, and the One is an experimental work of philosophy in which the author aspires to think his way back to a "premodern" worldview derived from the philosophical tradition of Platonism. To this end he attempts to identify and elucidate the fundamental intellectual assumptions of modernity and to subject these assumptions to a critical evaluation from the perspective of Platonic metaphysics. The author addresses a broad range of subjects - from ethics, politics, metaphysics, and science to the philosophies of Plato, Plotinus, Schopenhauer, and Nietzsche - without losing... View more info

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Essays on Anscombe’s Intention

By: Anscombe

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Publisher: HARVARD UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780674284265

ISBN: 0674284267

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G. E. M. Anscombe's "Intention," firmly established the philosophy of action as a distinctive field of inquiry. Donald Davidson called this 94-page book "the most important treatment of action since Aristotle." But until quite recently, few scholars recognized the magnitude of Anscombe's philosophical achievement. This collection of ten essays elucidates some of the more challenging aspects of Anscombe's work and affirms her reputation as one of our most original philosophers.Born in 1919, Anscombe studied at St. Hugh's College, Oxford, where she later held a research fellowship. In 1941... View more info

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Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers

By: Appiah, Kwame Anthony

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Publisher: 3/6/2010

Seller ID: 9780393061550

ISBN: 0393061558

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A moral manifesto that forces us to reconsider a world divided between the West and the Rest, Us and Them. We have grown accustomed in this anxious, post-9/11 era to constructing a world fissured by warring creeds and cultures. Much of humanity now seems separated by chasms of incomprehension. Kwame Anthony Appiah's landmark new work challenges the separatist doctrines espoused in books such as Samuel P. Huntington's "The Clash of Civilizations," Reviving the ancient philosophy of "Cosmopolitanism," a school of thought that dates to the Cynics of the fourth century bce, Appiah traces its i... View more info

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Cosmopolitanism

By: Appiah, Kwame Anthony

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Publisher: W W NORTON & CO INC:

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ISBN: 039332933X

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Kwame Anthony Appiah s landmark new work, featured on the cover of the "New York Times Magazine," challenges the separatist doctrines espoused in books like Samuel Huntington s "The Clash of Civilizations." Reviving the ancient philosophy of cosmopolitanism, a school of thought that dates to the Cynics of the fourth century BC, Appiah traces its influence on the ethical legacies of the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, and the UN s Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Raised in Ghana, educated in England, and now a distinguished professor in the United States, Appiah promises to create a... View more info

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On Law, Morality, and Politics

By: Aquinas, Thomas

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Publisher: 8/8/2013

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780872206632

ISBN: 0872206637

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Hannah Arendt, the recovery of the public world

By: Arendt, Hannah

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Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil

By: Arendt, Hannah

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Publisher: 3/9/2014

Seller ID: 9780140187656

ISBN: 0140187650

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Human Condition

By: Arendt, Hannah

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Publisher: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR: 1/8/2013

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780226025988

ISBN: 0226025985

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A work of striking originality bursting with unexpected insights, "The Human Condition" is in many respects more relevant now than when it first appeared in 1958. In her study of the state of modern humanity, Hannah Arendt considers humankind from the perspective of the actions of which it is capable. The problems Arendt identified then--diminishing human agency and political freedom, the paradox that as human powers increase through technological and humanistic inquiry, we are less equipped to control the consequences of our actions--continue to confront us today. This new edition, published ... View more info

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Readings in Modern Philosophy Volume !: Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz and Associat

By: Ariew, Roger

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Readings in Modern Philosophy Volume II: Locke, Berkeley, Hume and Associated Te

By: Ariew, Roger

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Rhetoric of Aristotle

By: Aristotle

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Publisher: PRENTICE HALL: 1/25/2010

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ISBN: 0137806922

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This translation of Aristotle's work is accompanied by an introduction, an analysis of the treatise, quotations from famous speeches illustrative of Aristotle's precepts, and a list of useful and handy reference books. View more info

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Ethics

By: Aristotle

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Publisher: 10/24/2014

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Politics and the Constitutuion of Athens

By: Aristotle

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Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR: 10/24/2014

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 0521484006

ISBN: 0521484006

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This new collection of Aristotle's political writings provides the student with all the necessary materials for a full understanding of his work as a political scientist. In addition to a revised and extended introduction, this expanded Cambridge Texts edition contains an extensive guide to further reading and an index of names with biographical notes. Presentation of The Politics and The Constitution of Athens in a single volume will make this the most attractive and convenient student edition of these seminal works currently available. View more info

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Poetics

By: Aristotle

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Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 4/9/2014

Seller ID: 9780140446364

ISBN: 0140446362

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'The plot is the source and the soul of tragedy'In his near-contemporary account of Greek tragedy, Aristotle examines the dramatic elements of plot, character, language and spectacle that combine to produce pity and fear in the audience, and asks why we derive pleasure from this apparently painful process. Taking examples from the plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, the Poetics introduces into literary criticism such central concepts as "mimesis" ('imitation'), "hamartia" ('error'), and "katharsis" ('purification'). Aristotle explains how the most effective tragedies rely on com... View more info

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Politics

By: Aristotle

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Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 4/9/2012

Seller ID: 9780486414249

ISBN: 0486414248

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Intellectually stimulating work describes the ideal state and ponders how it can bring about the most desirable life for its citizens. Both heavily influenced by and critical of Plato's "Republic" and "Laws," "Politics" is the distillation of a lifetime of thought and observation. The great Benjamin Jowett translation. View more info

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Poetics

By: Aristotle

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Publisher: FOCUS PUB/R PULLINS CO: 10/2/2013

Seller ID: 9781585101870

ISBN: 1585101877

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A complete translation of Aristotle's classic that is both faithful and readable, along with an introduction that provides the modern reader with a means of understanding this seminal work and its impact on our culture. In this volume, Joe Sachs (translator of Aristotle's "Physics, Metaphysics, " and the "Nicomachean Ethics ")also supplements his excellent translation with well-chosen notes and glossary of important terms.Focus Philosophical Library translations are close to and are non-interpretative of the original text, with the notes and a glossary intending to provide the reader wit... View more info