History of Western philosophy

    Phenomenology of Human Understanding

    By Brian Cronin

    Paperback £25.00

    Critical Practice

    By Martin McQuillan

    Paperback £18.95

    This book considers the relationship between theory and practice in creative acts. In particular it addresses the work of theorists who also create and makers who have an avowed relation to theory.

    Teleology in the Ancient World

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    Teleology is the study of ends or purposes. This collection of twelve essays examines ancient philosophical and medical approaches to a subject that has often been conflated with theological arguments advocated by proponents of creationism and intelligent design. In so doing, it will enable a better evaluation of teleological argumentation.

    From Natural Character to Moral Virtue in Aristotle

    By Mariska Leunissen

    Hardback £49.10

    This book discusses Aristotle's biological views about 'natural character traits' and their importance for moral development. It provides a new, comprehensive account of the physiological underpinnings of moral development and shows that the biological account of natural character provides the conceptual and ideological foundation for Aristotle's ethical views about habituation.

    Hume\'s True Scepticism

    By Donald C. Ainslie

    Paperback £21.81

    David Hume is famous as a sceptic but the nature of his scepticism is hard to pin down. Donald Ainslie provides the first sustained interpretation of Hume's deepest engagement with sceptical arguments, in his Treatise, which argues that, while reason shows that we ought not to believe the verdicts of...

    On ne nait pas femme: on le devient

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    This collection of essays takes up the most famous feminist sentence ever written, Simone de Beauvoir's

    Speculative Empiricism

    By Isabelle Stengers

    Paperback £14.45

    Didier Debaise focuses in on Whitehead s attempt to construct a metaphysical system of everything in the universe that exists whilst simultaneously claiming that it can account for every element of our experience, giving us a radically new way of conceiving the relations between experience and speculation.

    Kant and the Question of Theology

    Hardback £65.84

    This book engages new research into Kant and his philosophy of religion, addresses the lack of analytic voices in these discussions, and puts forward informed perspectives on the significance of Kant's claims about natural, philosophical, and revealed theology. Topics discussed include life after death, redemption, miracles, divine action, and God's...

    What IS Sex?

    By Alenka Zupancic

    Paperback £12.65

    Why sexuality is at the point of a "short circuit" between ontology and epistemology.

    Dissenting Words

    By Jacques Ranciere

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    Dissenting Words is a lively and engaging collection of interviews that span the length of Jacques Ranciere's trajectory, from the critique of Althusserian Marxism and the work on proletarian thinking in the nineteenth century to the more recent reflections on politics and aesthetics. Across these pages, Ranciere discusses the figures,...

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