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  1. Perception

    By Howard Robinson

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    Questions about perception remain some of the most difficult and insoluble in both epistemology and in the philosophy of mind. This controversial but highly accessible introduction to the area explores the philosophical importance of those questions by re-examining what had until recent times been...

    Published January 17th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Logic and Language

    Indian Philosophy

    Edited by Roy W. Perrett

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 26th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Other Minds

    By Anita Avramides

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    How do we know whether there are other minds besides our own? The problem of other minds raises many questions which are at the root of all philosophical investigations - how it is we know, what is the mind and can we be certain about any of our beliefs?In this compelling analysis of 'other minds'...

    Published December 13th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Free Speech

    By Alan Haworth

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    Free Speech is a philosophical treatment of a topic which is of immense importance to all of us.Writing with great clarity, wit, and genuine concern, Alan Haworth situates the main arguments for free speech by tracing their relationship to contemporary debates in politics and political philosophy,...

    Published September 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  5. Time

    By Phillip Turetzky

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    Time offers a comprehensive history of the philosophy of time in western philosophy from the Greeks through to the twentieth century.In the first half of the book, Philip Turetzky explores theories in ancient and modern philosophy chronologically: from Aristotle to Nietzsche. In the latter half,...

    Published June 24th 1998 by Routledge

  6. The Moral Self

    By Pauline Chazan

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    The Moral Self addresses the question of how morality enters into our lives. Pauline Chazan draws upon psychology, r ral philosophy and literary interpretation to rebut the view that morality's role is to limit desire and control self-love. Perserving the ancients' connection between what is good...

    Published April 8th 1998 by Routledge

  7. Social Reality

    By Finn Collin

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    Social reality is currently a hotly debated topic not only in social science, but also in philosophy and the other humanities. Finn Collin, in this concise guide, asks if social reality is created by the way social agents conceive of it? Is there a difference between the kind of existence...

    Published April 16th 1997 by Routledge

  8. Substance

    Its Nature and Existence

    By Joshua Hoffman, Gary Rosenkrantz

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    Substance has been a leading idea in the history of Western philosophy. Joshua Hoffman and Gary S. Rosenkrantz explain the nature and existence of individual substances, including both living things and inanimate objects. Specifically written for students new to this important and often complex...

    Published December 4th 1996 by Routledge

  9. Utilitarianism

    By Geoffrey Scarre

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    Surveying the historical development and the present condition of utilitarian ethics, Geoffrey Scarre examines the major philosophers from Lao Tzu in the fifth century BC to Richard Hare in the twentieth. Utilitarianism traces the 'doctrine of utility' from the moralists of the ancient world,...

    Published May 29th 1996 by Routledge

  10. Utilitarianism

    By Geoffrey Scarre

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    Surveying the historical development and the present condition of utilitarian ethics, Geoffrey Scarre examines the major philosophers from Lao Tzu in the fifth century BC to Richard Hare in the twentieth. Utilitarianism traces the 'doctrine of utility' from the moralists of the ancient world,...

    Published May 29th 1996 by Routledge

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