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  1. Property Rights (Routledge Revivals)

    Philosophic Foundations

    By Lawrence C. Becker

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Property Rights: Philosophic Foundations, first published in 1977, comprehensively examines the general justifications for systems of private property rights, and discusses with great clarity the major arguments as to the rights and responsibilities of property ownership. In particular, the...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. On Justifying Moral Judgements (Routledge Revivals)

    By Lawrence C. Becker

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Much discussion of morality presupposes that moral judgments are always, at bottom, arbitrary. Moral scepticism, or at least moral relativism, has become common currency among the liberally educated. This remains the case even while political crises become intractable, and it is increasingly...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Pluriverse (Routledge Revivals)

    An Essay in the Philosophy of Pluralism

    By Benjamin Paul Blood

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Pluriverse, the final work of the American poet and philosopher Benjamin Paul Blood, was published posthumously in 1920. After an experience of the anaesthetic nitrous oxide during a dental operation, Blood came to the conclusion that his mind had been opened, that he had undergone a mystical...

    Published December 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Kant's Treatment of Causality (Routledge Revivals)

    By Alfred C Ewing

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1924, this book examines one of the main philosophical debates of the period. Focusing on Kant’s proof of causality, A.C. Ewing promotes its validity not only for the physical but also for the "psychological" sphere. The subject is of importance, for the problem of causality for...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 18th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge