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  • Plato's Republic by Angie Hobbs
    Plato's Republic (English, Hardback) Angie Hobbs

    Part of the ALL-NEW LADYBIRD EXPERT SERIES...

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  • The Tacit Dimension by Michael Polanyi
    The Tacit Dimension (English, Paperback) Michael Polanyi

    Suitable for students and scholars, this title challenges the assumption that skepticism, rather than established belief, lies at the heart of scientific discovery.

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  • What Does It All Mean? by Thomas Nagel
    What Does It All Mean? (English, Paperback) Thomas Nagel

    In this cogent and accessible introduction to philosophy, the distinguished author of Mortal Questions and The View From Nowhere sets forth the central problems of philosophical inquiry for the beginning student.

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  • Technic and Magic by Federico Campagna
    Technic and Magic (English, Paperback) Federico Campagna

    Presents an alternative reality-system to the dominate, Western approach of technology, through an exploration of the notion of magic in the role of reality-engineering, drawing on Islamic and Hindu philosophies.

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  • Through Vegetal Being by Luce Irigaray
    Through Vegetal Being (English, Paperback) Luce Irigaray, Michael Marder

    A unique collaboration to map the ontology and epistemology of the human-plant relationship.

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  • Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant
    Critique of Pure Reason (English, Paperback) Immanuel Kant

    Offers a framework upon which the whole of modern philosophy is based. This book presents an investigation into the nature of human reason, its knowledge and illusions. It brings together the two opposing schools of philosophy: rationalism, which grounds our knowledge in reason, and empiricism, which traces our knowledge to experience.

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  • Epistemic Injustice by Miranda Fricker
    Epistemic Injustice (English, Paperback) Miranda Fricker

    Epistemology as it has traditionally been pursued has been impoverished by the lack of any theoretical framework conducive to revealing the ethical and political aspects of our epistemic conduct. Miranda Fricker shows that virtue epistemology provides a general epistemological idiom in which these issues can be fruitfully and forcefully discussed.

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  • Origin of the German Trauerspiel by Walter Benjamin
    Origin of the German Trauerspiel (English, Paperback) Walter Benjamin

    Focusing on the 17th-century play of mourning, Walter Benjamin identifies allegory as the constitutive trope of modernity, bespeaking a haunted, bedeviled world of mutability and eternal transience. In this rigorous elegant translation, history as trauerspiel is the condition as well as subject of modern allegory in its inscription of the abyssal.

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  • Know Thyself by Mitchell S. Green
    Know Thyself (English, Paperback) Mitchell S. Green

    Know Thyself: The Value and Limits of Self-Knowledge takes the reader on tour of the nature, value, and limits of self-knowledge. Mitchell S. Green calls on classical sources like Plato and Descartes, 20th-century thinkers like Freud, recent developments in neuroscience and experimental psychology, and even Buddhist philosophy to explore topics at the heart of who we are. The result is an...

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  • Cambridge Introductions to Key Philosophical Texts: Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason': An Introduction by Jill Vance Buroker
    Cambridge Introductions to Key Philosophical Texts: Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason': An Introduction (English, Paperback) Jill Vance Buroker

    This introductory textbook explains the role of the first Critique in Kant's philosophy and offers a line-by-line reading of the major arguments in the text. It is accessible to readers with little background in the history of philosophy and will also be a valuable resource for more advanced students.

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  • Unflattening by Nick Sousanis
    Unflattening (English, Paperback) Nick Sousanis

    The primacy of words over images has deep roots in Western culture. But what if the two are inextricably linked in meaning-making? In this experiment in visual thinking, drawn in comics, Nick Sousanis defies conventional discourse to offer readers a stunning work of graphic art and a serious inquiry into the ways humans construct knowledge.

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  • Action in Perception by Alva Noe
    Action in Perception (English, Paperback) Alva Noe, Ned Block

    An argument that perception is something we do, not something that happens to us: not a process in the brain, but a skillful bodily activity.

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  • Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction by Jennifer Nagel
    Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Jennifer Nagel

    Human beings naturally desire knowledge. But what is knowledge? Is it the same as having an opinion? Highlighting the major developments in the theory of knowledge from Ancient Greece to the present day, Jennifer Nagel uses a number of simple everyday examples to explore the key themes and current debates of epistemology.

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  • The Five Senses by Michel Serres
    The Five Senses (English, Paperback) Michel Serres

    Translation of: Les cinq sens / Michel Serres. paris: Grasset, c1985.

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  • Against Method by Paul K. Feyerabend
    Against Method (English, Paperback) Paul K. Feyerabend

    Contemporary philosophy of science has paid close attention to the understanding of scientific practice, in contrast to the previous focus on scientific method. This work shows the deficiencies of many widespread ideas about the nature of knowledge. It argues that the only feasible explanation of any scientific success is a historical account.

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  • Transformative Experience by L. A. Paul
    Transformative Experience (English, Paperback) L. A. Paul

    How should we make choices when we know so little about our futures? L. A. Paul argues that we must view life decisions as choices to make discoveries about the nature of experience. Her account of transformative experience holds that part of the value of living authentically is to experience our lives and preferences in whatever ways they evolve.

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  • Logic of Sense by Gilles Deleuze
    Logic of Sense (English, Paperback) Gilles Deleuze

    Logic of Sense is one of Deleuze's seminal works. First published in 1969, shortly after Difference and Repetition, it prefigures the hybrid style and methods he would use in his later writing with Felix Guattari. In an early review Michel Foucault wrote that Logic of Sense `should be read as the boldest and most insolent of metaphysical treatises'....

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  • Truth and Method by Hans-Georg Gadamer
    Truth and Method (English, Paperback) Hans-Georg Gadamer

    "Truth and Method is a landmark work of 20th century thought which established Hans Georg-Gadamer as one of the most important philosophical voices of the 20th Century. In this book, Gadamer established the field of 'philosophical hermeneutics': exploring the nature of knowledge, the book rejected traditional quasi-scientific approaches to establishing cultural meaning that were prevalent after...

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  • Objectivity by Lorraine J. Daston
    Objectivity (English, Paperback) Lorraine J. Daston, Peter Galison

    The emergence of objectivity in the mid-nineteenth-century sciences, as revealed through images in scientific atlases-a story of how lofty epistemic ideals fuse with workaday practices.

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  • Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy: Kant: Critique of Practical Reason by Andrews Reath
    Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy: Kant: Critique of Practical Reason (English, Paperback) Andrews Reath

    The Critique of Practical Reason is one of Kant's major works on moral theory, a seminal text in the history of ethics, and an important part of Kant's philosophical system. This edition is the authoritative translation, with a lucid critical introduction that provides a reader's guide to the work.

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