This book presents the fundamental principles of vacuum technology. It introduces the working principles and operating regimes of different vacuum pumps and vacuum sensors and discusses vacuum systems design concepts and trouble-shooting of vacuum problems. Demonstrating the wide range of vacuum...
To Be Published April 25th 2014 by Taylor & Francis
An Introduction to Moral Philosophy with a Selection of Classic Readings
Theories of Ethics offers a comprehensive survey of the major schools and figures in moral philosophy, from Socrates to the present day. Written entirely in non-technical language, it aims to be introductory without being elementary, so that readers may quickly engage with selected readings from...
Published December 19th 2010 by Routledge
An Introduction to Aesthetics, 3rd Edition
Philosophy of the Arts presents a comprehensive and accessible introduction to those coming to aesthetics and the philosophy of art for the first time. The third edition is greatly enhanced by new sections on art and beauty, modern art, Aristotle and katharsis, and Hegel. Each...
Published September 22nd 2005 by Routledge
Is it possible to study ethics objectively, or are moral judgements inevitably subjective? Are ancient theories of ethics of any contemporary relevance? Which ethical theory offers the most convincing explanation of how best to live one's life?Eight Theories of Ethics is a comprehensive...
Published April 21st 2004 by Routledge
An Introduction to Aesthetics
Philosophy of the Arts presents a comprehensive and accessible introduction to those coming to aesthetics and the philosophy of art for the first time. The third edition is greatly enhanced with new chapters on art and beauty, the performing arts and modern art, and there are new sections on...
Published August 31st 2003 by Routledge
'It's all in the genes'. Is this true, and if so, what is all in the genes? Genes: A Philosophical Inquiry is a crystal clear and highly informative guide to a debate none of us can afford to ignore.Beginning with a much-needed overview of the relationship between science and technology, Gordon...
Published August 11th 2002 by Routledge
An Introduction to Aesthetics, 2nd Edition
A new edition of this bestselling introduction to aesthetics and the philosophy of art. Includes new sections on digital music and environmental aesthetics. All other chapters have been thoroughly revised and updated....
Published July 19th 2000 by Routledge
A Philosophical Inquiry
The Internet: A Philosophical Inquiry develops many of the themes Gordon Graham presented in his highly successful radio series, The Silicon Society. Exploring the tensions between the warnings of the Neo-Luddites and the bright optimism of the Technophiles, Graham offers the first concise and...
Published August 31st 1999 by Routledge