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  1. The Morality of Punishment (Routledge Revivals)

    With Some Suggestions for a General Theory of Ethics

    By Alfred C Ewing

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1929, this book explores the crucial, ethical question of the objects and the justification of punishment. Dr. A. C. Ewing considers both the retributive theory and the deterrent theory on the subject whilst remaining commendably unprejudiced. The book examines the views which...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Idealism (Routledge Revivals)

    A Critical Survey

    By Alfred C Ewing

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1934, this book evaluates the characteristic doctrines of the idealism which dominated philosophy during the last century. It seeks to combine realism, as to epistemology and physical objects, with a greater appreciation of views which emphasize the unity and rationality of the...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Fundamental Questions of Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Alfred C Ewing

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First Published in 1951, this outline work on the theory of knowledge and metaphysics in intended both for university students who have recently started on the subject and for any who, without having the advantage of studying it at University, wish by private reading to acquire a general idea...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Second Thoughts in Moral Philosophy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Alfred C Ewing

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1959, this volume follows on from Dr. A. C. Ewing’s earlier work, The Definition of Good. The book does not apologize or undermine Ewing’s previous publication but after further consideration on the topic, it explores the issues that were arguably overlooked in the original book....

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Definition of Good (Routledge Revivals)

    By Alfred C Ewing

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in Great Britain in 1948, this book examines the definition of goodness as being distinct from the question of What things are good? Although less immediately and obviously practical, Dr. Ewing argues that the former question is more fundamental since it raises the issue of whether...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Donald Davidson: Life and Words

    Edited by Maria Baghramian

    Donald Davidson (1917-2003) was one of the most prominent philosophers of the second half of the twentieth century. His thinking about language, mind, and epistemology has shaped the views of several generations of philosophers. This book brings together articles by a host of prominent philosophers...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Anatomy of Inquiry (Routledge Revivals)

    Philosophical Studies in the Theory of Science

    By Israel Scheffler

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1963, this title considers the philosophical problems encountered when attempting to provide a clear and general explanation of scientific principles, and the basic confrontation between such principles and experience. Beginning with a detailed introduction that considers various...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Reason and Teaching (Routledge Revivals)

    By Israel Scheffler

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This title, first published in 1973, brings together a variety of papers by Israel Scheffler, one of America’s leading educational philosophers. The essays each stress the importance of critical thought and independent judgement to the organization of educational activities. In the first section,...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Wittgenstein's Philosophy of Mathematics

    By Pasquale Frascolla

    Wittgenstein's role was vital in establishing mathematics as one of this century's principal areas of philosophic inquiry. In this book, the three phases of Wittgenstein's reflections on mathematics are viewed as a progressive whole, rather than as separate entities. Frascolla builds up a...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Concept of Prayer (Routledge Revivals)

    By D. Z. Phillips

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Many contemporary philosophers assume that, before one can discuss prayer, the question of whether there is a God or not must be settled. In this title, first published in 1965, D. Z. Phillips argues that to understand prayer is to understand what is meant by the reality of God. Beginning by...

    Published September 24th 2013 by Routledge