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Bertrand Russell's Best

Bertrand Russell's Best

by: Bertrand Russell

 

'The cream of the great man's satire, witty, pungent quotes from variety of his writings.'-Evening News 'Pungent quotations that underline russell's views on dogmatic authority as one of the greatest obstacles to human advancement.'- Times Educational Supplement. 'Contains the pick of his...


ISBN: 9780415094399

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Subject: Contemporary UK, Philosophy

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A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful

A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful

by: Edmund Burke

 

An eloquent and sometimes even erotic book, the Philosophical Enquiry was long dismissed as a piece of mere juvenilia. However, Burke's analysis of the relationship between emotion, beauty, and art form is now recognized as not only an important and influential work of aesthetic theory, but also...


ISBN: 9780192835802

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Subject: Contemporary UK, Philosophy

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Human Knowledge: Its Scope and Limits

Human Knowledge: Its Scope and Limits

by: Bertrand Russell

 

Russell's classic examination of the relation between individual experience and the general body of scientific knowledge. It is a rigorous examination of the problems of an empiricist epistemology.


ISBN: 9780415083027

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Subject: Contemporary UK, Philosophy

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Personal Identity

Personal Identity

by: Harold W. Noonan

 

Personal Identity is a comprehensive introduction to the nature of the self and its relation to the body. Harold Noonan places the problem of personal identity in the context of more general puzzles about identity, and discusses the major historical theories of Locke, Leibniz, Butler, Reid and...


ISBN: 9780415273169

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Subject: Contemporary UK, Philosophy

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Spiritual Intelligence: The Ultimate Intelligence

Spiritual Intelligence: The Ultimate Intelligence

by: Danah Zohar

 

At the beginning of the twentieth century, as psychologists discovered ways and means to measure intelligence, Aristotle's definition of man as "a rational animal" developed into an obsession with IQ. In the mid-1990s, Daniel Goleman popularized research into emotional intelligence, EQ, pointing...


ISBN: 9780747546764

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Subject: Contemporary UK, Philosophy

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On Life After Death

On Life After Death

by: Ross Elisabeth Kubler

 

‘The abstract will be added shortly’


ISBN: 9780890876534

Publisher: Celestial Arts

Subject: Contemporary UK, Philosophy

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The Essential Jung

The Essential Jung

by: Anthony Storr

 

A sparkling and up-to-date new cover for one of Fontana Press's strongest-selling titles. 'Jung was on a giant scale!he was a master physician of the soul in his insights, a profound sage in his conclusions. He is also one of Western Man's great liberators.' J. B. Priestly, Sunday Telegraph...


ISBN: 9780006530657

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Subject: Contemporary UK, Philosophy

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Ecological Ethics: An Introduction

Ecological Ethics: An Introduction

by: Patrick Curry

 

This book is a major new introduction to the field of ecological ethics. Taking issue with the common assumption that existing human ethics can be 'extended' to meet the demands of the ongoing ecological crisis, Patrick Curry shows that a new and truly ecological ethic is both possible and...


ISBN: 9780745629087

Publisher: Blackwell Publishers

Subject: Contemporary UK, Philosophy

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How to Read Nietzsche

How to Read Nietzsche

by: Keith Ansell-Pearson

 

Granta's new How to Read series is based on a very simple, but novel, idea. Most beginners' guides to great thinkers and writers offer either potted biographies or condensed summaries of their major works. How to Read, by contrast, brings the reader face to face with the writing itself in the...


ISBN: 9781862077294

Publisher: Granta Books

Subject: Contemporary UK, Philosophy

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An Intelligent Person's Guide to Religion

An Intelligent Person's Guide to Religion

by: John Haldane

 

We live, allegedly, in a 'post-modern' age: modernity cast aside the narrative fantasies of the pre-modern era, and now it has itself been exposed as a cruel illusion. Reason is a myth, and science is a threat. If post-modernity represents the final abandonment of all 'grand theories', how stands...


ISBN: 9780715628676

Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd

Subject: Contemporary UK, Philosophy

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