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  • Poetics
    Poetics (English, Paperback) Aristotle

    A founding text of European aestheticism and literary criticism, Poetics underpins our moden understanding of imaginative writing. Anthony Kenny's new translation is accompanied by associated material from Plato, Sir Philip Sidney, P. B. Shelley, and Dorothy L. Sayers and a wide-ranging introduction.

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  • The Wittgenstein Reader
    The Wittgenstein Reader (English, Paperback) Sir Anthony Kenny

    New edition of this popular selection of Wittgenstein s key writings. Follows the evolution of Wittgenstein s philosophical thought from the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus through to the Philosophical Investigations.

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  • The Eudemian Ethics
    The Eudemian Ethics (English, Paperback) Aristotle

    The Eudemian Ethics is a major treatise on moral philosophy whose central concern is what makes life worth living. This is the first time it has been published in its entirety in any modern language. Anthony Kenny's fine translation is accompanied by a lucid introduction and explanatory notes.

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  • On Aquinas
    On Aquinas (English, Paperback) Herbert McCabe

    The revival of interest in Aquinas has run simultaneously with the rise of interest in Aristotle, on whose philosophy Aquinas based his own. This work brings Aquinas' thought to life and underlines the influence of Aquinas on our contemporary thought.

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  • Christianity in Review
    Christianity in Review (English, Hardback) Sir Anthony Kenny

    Sir Anthony Kenny is one of our most acclaimed living philosophers of religion....

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  • Philosophical Grammar
    Philosophical Grammar (English, Paperback) Ludwig Wittgenstein

    In 1933 Ludwig Wittgenstein revised a manuscript he had compiled from his 1930-1932 notebooks, but the work as a whole was not published until 1969, asPhilosophische Grammatik. This first English translation clearly reveals the central placePhilosophical Grammar occupies in Wittgenstein's thought and provides a link from his earlier philosophy to his later views.

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  • Aristotle's Ethics
    Aristotle's Ethics (English, Paperback) Aristotle

    Aristotle's moral philosophy is a pillar of Western ethical thought. It bequeathed to the world an emphasis on virtues and vices, happiness as well-being or a life well lived, and rationally motivated action as a mean between extremes. Its influence was felt well beyond antiquity into the Middle Ages, particularly through the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas. In the past century, with the rise of...

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  • The Philosophical Writings of Descartes: Volume 3, The Correspondence
    The Philosophical Writings of Descartes: Volume 3, The Correspondence (English, Paperback) Rene Descartes

    Contains 207 of Descartes' letters, including many translated here for the first time.

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  • Of Men and Manners
    Of Men and Manners (English, Hardback) Anthony Quinton

    This is a collection of elegant and learned writings by the late Lord Quinton, one of the most prominent men of letters of the late twentieth century. The first part ranges over the last 400 years of intellectual history; in the second he discusses freedom, morality, politics, language, culture, and the relation between humans and animals.

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  • Can Oxford be Improved?
    Can Oxford be Improved? (English, Paperback) Sir Anthony Kenny, Robert Kenny

    In December 2006, dons at Oxford University caused turmoil by rejecting a set of governance reforms that were championed by their own vice-chancellor. This book is a response to these events, addressed in large part to Oxford's funders - government...

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  • Aristotle on the Perfect Life
    Aristotle on the Perfect Life (Multiple languages, Paperback) Sir Anthony Kenny

    Aristotle's teaching on the subject of happiness is of vital importance to the question of the relevance of his ethics today. This treatise argues that philosophers should look to the "Eudemian Ethics" for a comprehensive account of the perfect life.

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  • Wittgenstein
    Wittgenstein (English, Paperback) Sir Anthony Kenny

    This revised edition of Sir Anthony Kenny's classic work on Wittgenstein contains a new introduction which covers developments in Wittgenstein scholarship since the book was first published. â Widely praised for providing a lucid and historically informed account of Wittgenstein's core philosophical concerns.

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  • Frege
    Frege (English, Paperback) Sir Anthony Kenny

    â Does not assume technical knowledge of contemporary logic and philosophy. â Illuminates a comprehensive selection of Frege's often technical and challenging work. â Includes an engaging biographical introduction, and a tribute to Frege's lasting achievements. Written by a well-respected philosopher.

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  • An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy
    An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy (English, Paperback) Sir Anthony Kenny

    "The 22 chapters of this history are lucidly written and with enough humour in them to cheer up the educated general reader even in the midst of the most arid of philosophical discussions.

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  • Descartes's "Meditations"
    Descartes's "Meditations" (English, Hardback) Vere Chappell

    This collection of recent articles by leading scholars is designed to illuminate one of the greatest and most influential philosophical books of all time. It includes incisive commentary on every major theme and argument in the Meditations, and will be valuable not only to philosophers but to historians, theologians, literary scholars, and interested general readers.

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  • Descartes
    Descartes (English, Paperback) Sir Anthony Kenny $26.09
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  • An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy
    An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy (English, Hardback) Sir Anthony Kenny

    "The 22 chapters of this history are lucidly written and with enough humour in them to cheer up the educated general reader even in the midst of the most arid of philosophical discussions.

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  • Aquinas on Mind
    Aquinas on Mind (English, Paperback) Sir Anthony Kenny

    Kenny reveals how the mature thought of Thomas Aquinas although conceived in the thirteenth century has much to offer our understanding of the relationship between intellect and will, body and soul today.

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  • Action, Emotion and Will
    Action, Emotion and Will (English, Hardback) Sir Anthony Kenny

    Almost forty years on from its original publication, Kenny's account of action and emotion is still essential reading. One of the first books to provoke serious interest in the emotions and philosophy of human action.

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  • Essays on the Aristotelian Tradition
    Essays on the Aristotelian Tradition (English, Hardback) Sir Anthony Kenny

    During most of the Christian millennia, Aristotle has been the most influential of all philosophers. This selection of essays by philosopher and Aristotle scholar, Anthony Kenny, traces this influence through the ages. Particular attention is given to Aristotle's ethics and philosophy of mind.

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