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  1. The Myths We Live By

    By Mary Midgley

    Mary Midgley argues in her powerful new book that far from being the opposite of science, myth is a central part of it. In brilliant prose, she claims that myths are neither lies nor mere stories but a network of powerful symbols that suggest particular ways of interpreting the world....

    Published June 10th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Kant, Duty and Moral Worth

    By Philip Stratton-Lake

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Kant, Duty and Moral Worth is a fascinating and original examination of Kant's account of moral worth. The complex debate at the heart of Kant's philosophy is over whether Kant said moral actions have worth only if they are carried out from duty, or whether actions carried out from mixed motives...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Is Science Value Free?

    Values and Scientific Understanding

    By Hugh Lacey

    Series: Philosophical Issues in Science

    Exploring the role of values in scientific inquiry, Hugh Lacey examines the nature and meaning of values, and looks at challenges to the view, posed by postmodernists, feminists, radical ecologists, Third-World advocates and religious fundamentalists, that science is value free. He also focuses on...

    Published May 20th 2004 by Routledge

  4. The Philosopher's Dog

    By Raimond Gaita

    In this lyrical and beautifully written book, Raimond Gaita tells inspirational, poignant, sometimes funny but never sentimental stories of the dogs, cats and cockatoos that lived and died within his own family. The Philosopher's Dog is above all a book about our creatureliness and its place in the...

    Published April 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  5. The Ethics of Altruism

    Edited by Jonathan Seglow

    'The chief problem of human life', wrote Auguste Comte, 'is the subordination of egoism to altruism.' This collection examines the nature and value of altruism as a moral virtue, restoring it to its proper place at the centre of our moral and political thinking.The first five essays in the...

    Published February 19th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Karl Marx

    2nd Edition

    By Wood Allen

    Series: Arguments of the Philosophers

    This is one of the most respected books on Marx's philosophical thought. Wood explains Marx's views from a philosophical standpoint and defends Marx against common misunderstandings and criticisms of his views. All the major philosophical topics in Marx's work are considered: the central concept of...

    Published February 12th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Ethics: Contemporary Readings

    Edited by Harry Gensler, Earl Spurgin, James Swindal

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Readings in Philosophy

    Ethics: Contemporary Readings is designed to lead any student into the subject, through carefully selected classic and contemporary articles. The book includes articles by the leading figures in the field and provides an excellent entry to the topic. The book complements Harry Gensler's Ethics: A...

    Published November 27th 2003 by Routledge

  8. The Logic of Liberal Rights

    A Study in the Formal Analysis of Legal Discourse

    By Eric Heinze

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

    The Logic of Liberal Rights uses basic logic to develop a model of argument presupposed in all disputes about civil rights and liberties. No prior training in logic is required, as each step is explained. This analysis does not merely apply general logic to legal arguments but is also specifically...

    Published June 19th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Gaia's Gift

    Earth, Ourselves and God after Copernicus

    By Anne Primavesi

    Gaia's Gift, the second of Anne Primavesi's explorations of human relationships with the earth, asks that we complete the ideological revolution set in motion by Copernicus and Darwin concerning human importancene. They challenged the notion of our God-given centrality within the universe and...

    Published June 19th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Rousseau

    By Timothy O'Hagan

    Series: Arguments of the Philosophers

    Timothy O'Hagan investigates Jean-Jacques Rousseau's writings concerning the formation of humanity, of the individual and of the citizen in his three master works: the Discourse on the Origin of Inequality among Men, Emile and the Social Contract. He explores Rousseau's reflections on the sexes,...

    Published June 5th 2003 by Routledge