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  1. Vagueness

    By Timothy Williamson

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    If you keep removing single grains of sand from a heap, when is it no longer a heap? From discussions of the heap paradox in classical Greece, to modern formal approaches like fuzzy logic, Timothy Williamson traces the history of the problem of vagueness. He argues that standard logic and formal...

    Published March 20th 1996 by Routledge

  2. Democracy

    By Ross Harrison

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    Democracy surrounds us like the air we breath, and is normally taken very much for granted. Across the world democracy has become accepted as an unquestionably good thing. Yet upon further examination the merits of democracy are both paradoxical and problematic, and the treasured values of liberty...

    Published October 25th 1995 by Routledge

  3. The Mind and its World

    By Gregory McCulloch

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 24th 1995 by Routledge

  4. The Nature of God

    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion

    By Gerard Hughes

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 8th 1995 by Routledge

  5. Explaining Explanation

    By David-Hillel Ruben

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    This book introduces readers to the topic of explanation. The insights of Plato, Aristotle, J.S. Mill and Carl Hempel are examined, and are used to argue against the view that explanation is merely a problem for the philosophy of science. Having established its importance for understanding...

    Published November 11th 1992 by Routledge

  6. Naming and Reference

    The Link of Word to Object

    By R.J. Nelson

    Series: Problems of Philosophy

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 23rd 1992 by Routledge

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