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  1. Watching Sport

    Aesthetics, Ethics and Emotion

    By Stephen Mumford

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Do we watch sport for pure dumb entertainment? While some people might do so, Stephen Mumford argues that it can be watched in other ways. Sport can be both a subject of high aesthetic values and a valid source for our moral education. The philosophy of sport has tended to focus on participation,...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. David Armstrong

    By Stephen Mumford

    David (D. M.) Armstrong is one of Australia's greatest philosophers. His chief philosophical achievement has been the development of a core metaphysical programme, embracing the topics of universals, laws, modality and facts: a naturalistic metaphysics, consistent with a scientific view of the...

    Published July 30th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Laws in Nature

    By Stephen Mumford

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

    Mumford outlines a major new theory of natural laws. His book begins with the question of whether there are any genuinely law-like phenomena in nature. The discussion addresses questions currently being debated by metaphysicians such as whether the laws of nature are necessary or contingent and...

    Published May 1st 2006 by Routledge

  4. Russell on Metaphysics

    Selections from the Writings of Bertrand Russell

    By Bertrand Russell

    Edited by Stephen Mumford

    Series: Russell on...

    Is the world of appearances the real world?Are there facts that exist independently of our minds?Are there vague objects?Russell on Metaphysics brings together for the first time a comprehensive selection of Russell's writing on metaphysics in one volume. Russell's major and lasting contribution to...

    Published February 13th 2003 by Routledge

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