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  • Poetics by Aristotle
    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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  • On Aquinas by Herbert McCabe
    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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  • Philosophical Grammar by Ludwig Wittgenstein
    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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  • The Eudemian Ethics by Aristotle
    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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  • The The Philosophical Writings of Descartes: The Philosophical Writings of Descartes: Volume 3, The Correspondence v. 3 by Rene Descartes
    The The Philosophical Writings of Descartes: The Philosophical Writings of Descartes: Volume 3, The Correspondence v. 3 (English, Paperback) Rene Descartes

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

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  • Aristotle on the Perfect Life by Sir Anthony Kenny
    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 by Sir Anthony Kenny
    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. Widely praised for providing a lucid and historically informed account of Wittgenstein's core philosophical concerns.

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  • An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy by Sir Anthony Kenny
    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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  • The Wittgenstein Reader by Sir Anthony Kenny
    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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  • Aristotle's Ethics by Aristotle
    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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