Philosophy

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By: Colin Koopman

Viewing Foucault in the light of work by Continental and American philosophers, most notably Nietzsche, Habermas, Deleuze, Richard Rorty, Bernard Williams, and Ian Hacking, Genealogy as Critique shows that philosophical genealogy involves not only...

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By: Richard Bach

In the cloud-washed airspace between the cornfields of Illinois and blue infinity, a man puts his faith in the propeller of his biplane. For disillusioned writer and itinerant barnstormer Richard Bach, belief is as real as a full tank of gas and s...

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By: William Watts Miller

Durkheim, in his very role as a 'founding father' of a new social science, sociology, has become like a figure in an old religious painting, enshrouded in myth and encrusted in layers of thick, impenetrable varnish. This book undertakes de...

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By: John P. Losee

This volume is a wide-ranging history of answers that have been given to questions of cause and effect, and their relationship to scientific understanding. Losee presents a number of theories of causality within a historical survey that emphasizes...

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By: Adrian M. Dupuis, Robin L. Gordon

This book focuses on major educational philosophies impacting Western education and makes sense of past and current trends placed in historical context. This third edition is updated with the swift changes taking place in education and looks at po...

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By: Steven Strong, Evan Strong

This book is third in a series dedicated to the first Homo sapiens: the Australian Aboriginal people. Steven and Evan Strong continue their investigation into the global impact of Aboriginal people, relaying that the First Australians are unique, ...

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This book contains essays of literary and philosophical accounts that explain who we are simply as persons, and essays that highlight who we are in light of communal ties. ACTC educators model the intellectual life for students and colleagues by s...

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By: Bertrand Russell

Russell reconciles the materialism of psychology with the antimaterialism of physics, drawing upon psychological writings to offer a comprehensive treatment of belief, desire, habit, memory, meaning, and causal law.

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By: Harry J. Gensler

The A to Z of Logic introduces the central concepts of the field in a series of brief, non-technical, cross-referenced dictionary entries. The 352 alphabetically arranged entries give a clear, basic introduction to a very broad range of logical to...

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One of the most influential contemporary philosophers, Hilary Putnam's involvement in philosophy spans philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, ontology and epistemology and logic.This specially commissioned collection discusses his contributio...