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

    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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  • Canto Classics: Mortal Questions by Thomas Nagel
    Canto Classics: Mortal Questions (English, Paperback)

    Thomas Nagel's Mortal Questions explores some fundamental issues concerning the meaning, nature and value of human life. This original and illuminating book aims at a form of understanding that is both theoretical and personal in its lively engagement with what are literally issues of life and death.

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  • Mind and Cosmos by Thomas Nagel
    Mind and Cosmos (English, Hardback)

    The modern materialist approach to life has conspicuously failed to explain such central mind-related features of our world as consciousness, intentionality, meaning, and value. This failure to account for something so integral to nature as mind, argues philosopher Thomas Nagel, is a major problem, threatening to unravel the entire naturalistic world picture, extending to biology, evolutionary...

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  • Equality and Partiality by Thomas Nagel
    Equality and Partiality (English, Paperback)

    Based on the Locke Lectures that Nagel delivered at Oxford University in 1990, this collection of essays addresses the conflict between the claims of the group and those of the individual.

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

    Introducing the uninitiated to the world of philosophical inquiry, by examining nine philosophical problems fundamental to everyday living in a clear and easy to understand manner and without becoming embroiled in the history of thought. A suitable short introduction to the methods of philosophy for all those with a taste for abstract ideas and theoretical arguments.

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  • The Possibility of Altruism by Thomas Nagel
    The Possibility of Altruism (English, Paperback)

    Just as there are rational requirements on thought, there are rational requirements on action. This book defends a conception of ethics, and a related conception of human nature, according to which altruism is included among the basic rational requirements on desire and action.

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  • The View from Nowhere by Thomas Nagel
    The View from Nowhere (English, Paperback)

    Much philosophical debate has attempted to reconcile the human capacity to view the world both objectively and subjectively. Thomas Nagel's book tackles this fundamental issue, arguing that our divided nature is the root of a whole range of philosophical problems.

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  • Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical Processes in Fractured Porous Media: Modelling and Benchmarking by Olaf Kolditz
    Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical Processes in Fractured Porous Media: Modelling and Benchmarking (English, Paperback)

    The book comprises the 3rd collection of benchmarks and examples for porous and fractured media mechanics. The 3rd THMC benchmark book also introduces benchmark-based tutorials, therefore the subtitle is selected as "From Benchmarking to Tutoring".

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  • Concealment and Exposure by Thomas Nagel
    Concealment and Exposure (English, Paperback)

    Thomas Nagel is widely recognized as one of the top American philosophers working today. Reflecting the diversity of his many philosophical preoccupations, this volume is a collection of his most recent critical essays and reviews.

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  • The Last Word by Thomas Nagel
    The Last Word (English, Paperback)

    In The Last Word, leading philosopher Thomas Nagel presents a timely and vigorous defense of reason against the fashionable relativism that is all-too-pervasive in contemporary intellectual culture. His construction of a coherent framework beyond subjectivism is refreshing, erudite, and impressive, and should generate intense interest both within and without the philosophical community.

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  • Other Minds by Thomas Nagel
    Other Minds (English, Paperback)

    Since the early 1970s, Thomas Nagel has played a major role in the philosophico-biological debate on subjectivity and consciousness. This collection of published essays and reviews offers Nagel's opinionated views on the philosophy of mind, epistemology and political philosophy

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  • A Brief Inquiry into the Meaning of Sin and Faith by John Rawls
    A Brief Inquiry into the Meaning of Sin and Faith (English, Paperback)

    John Rawls never published anything about his own religious beliefs, but after his death two texts were discovered which shed light on the subject. The present volume includes these two texts, together with an Introduction that discusses their relation to Rawls's published work, and an essay that places them theological context.

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  • The Myth of Ownership by Liam Murphy
    The Myth of Ownership (English, Paperback)

    In a capitalist economy, taxes are the most important instrument by which the political system puts into practice a conception of economic and distributive justice. Taxes arouse strong passions, fueled not only by conflicts of economic self-interest, but by conflicting ideas of fairness.

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

    This introduction to philosophy argues that the best way to learn about the human condition is to tackle its problems head-on. The author demonstrates that philosophy is an indispensible key to understanding life and challenges readers to try out ideas and raise possible objections to them.

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  • Secular Philosophy and the Religious Temperament by Thomas Nagel
    Secular Philosophy and the Religious Temperament (English, Hardback)

    This volume collects recent essays and reviews by Thomas Nagel in three subject areas. The first section, including the title essay, is concerned with religious belief and some of the philosophical questions connected with it, such as the relation between religion and evolutionary theory, the question of why there is something rather than nothing, and the significance for human life of our place...

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  • A Brief Inquiry into the Meaning of Sin and Faith by John Rawls
    A Brief Inquiry into the Meaning of Sin and Faith (English, Hardback)

    The philosophical interest of John Rawls' defining intellectual quality and moral motivation are already visible in his defense of a conception of faith as membership with all other persons in a spiritual community with one another and with God.

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