The Norton Introduction to Philosophy

Written By Gideon Rosen
The Norton Introduction to Philosophy
  • Publsiher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 14 January 2015
  • ISBN : 0393932206
  • Pages : 1137 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Norton Introduction to Philosophy

The Norton Introduction to Philosophy
  • Author : Gideon Rosen,Alex Byrne,Joshua Cohen,Seana Valentine Shiffrin
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2015-01-14
  • Total pages : 1137
  • ISBN : 0393932206
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Summary : Edited by a team of four leading philosophers, The Norton Introduction to Philosophy introduces students to contemporary perspectives on major philosophical issues and questions. This text features an impressive array of readings, including 25 specially-commissioned essays by prominent philosophers. A student-friendly presentation, a handy format, and a low price make The ...

The Norton Introduction to Philosophy

The Norton Introduction to Philosophy
  • Author : Alex Byrne,Gideon Rosen,Joshua Cohen,Seana Valentine Shiffrin,Elizabeth J. Harman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-06-11
  • Total pages : 1312
  • ISBN : 0393932206
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Summary : Philosophy made accessible for introductory students....

Transparency and Self Knowledge

Transparency and Self Knowledge
  • Author : Alex Byrne
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-19
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0393932206
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Summary : Alex Byrne sets out and defends a theory of self-knowledge-knowledge of one's mental states. Inspired by Gareth Evans' discussion of self-knowledge in his The Varieties of Reference, the basic idea is that one comes to know that one is in a mental state M by an inference from a worldly ...

An Introduction to Moral Philosophy

An Introduction to Moral Philosophy
  • Author : Jonathan Wolff
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2017-09-22
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0393932206
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Summary : Rather than telling students what to think about moral issues, this NEW text teaches students how to think for themselves. Using real-world examples and vivid illustrations drawn from other disciplines, it challenges preconceived notions about morality and demonstrates why ethics matters. A companion volume, Readings in Moral Philosophy, provides primary ...

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods
  • Author : Mike Allen
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2017-01-15
  • Total pages : 2064
  • ISBN : 0393932206
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Summary : Communication research is evolving and changing in a world of online journals, open-access, and new ways of obtaining data and conducting experiments via the Internet. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods contains entries that cover every step of the research process, accompanied by engaging examples from the literature of ...

Atomism in Philosophy

Atomism in Philosophy
  • Author : Ugo Zilioli
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-11-12
  • Total pages : 592
  • ISBN : 0393932206
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Summary : The nature of matter and the idea of indivisible parts has fascinated philosophers, historians, scientists and physicists from antiquity to the present day. This collection covers the richness of its history, starting with how the Ancient Greeks came to assume the existence of atoms and concluding with contemporary metaphysical debates ...

Ask a Philosopher

Ask a Philosopher
  • Author : Ian Olasov
  • Publisher : Thomas Dunne Books
  • Release Date : 2020-09-15
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 0393932206
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Summary : A collection of answers to the philosophical questions on people's minds—from the big to the personal to the ones you didn't know you needed answered. Based on real-life questions from his Ask a Philosopher series, Ian Olasov offers his answers to questions such as: - Are people innately good ...

What the Ancients Offer to Contemporary Epistemology

What the Ancients Offer to Contemporary Epistemology
  • Author : Stephen Hetherington,Nicholas D. Smith
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-10-10
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 0393932206
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Summary : This book encourages renewed attention by contemporary epistemologists to an area most of them overlook: ancient philosophy. Readers are invited to revisit writings by Plato, Aristotle, Pyrrho, and others, and to ask what new insights might be gained from those philosophical ancestors. Are there ideas, questions, or lines of thought ...

Current Controversies in Philosophy of Perception

Current Controversies in Philosophy of Perception
  • Author : Bence Nanay
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-05-08
  • Total pages : 202
  • ISBN : 0393932206
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Summary : This book provides an up-to-date and accessible overview of the hottest and most influential contemporary debates in philosophy of perception, written especially for this volume by many of the most important philosophers of the field. The book addresses the following key questions: Can perception be unconscious? What is the relation ...

An Introduction to Moral Philosophy

An Introduction to Moral Philosophy
  • Author : Jonathan Wolff
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0393932206
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Summary : Rather than telling students what to think about moral issues, this NEW text teaches students how to think for themselves. Using real-world examples and vivid illustrations drawn from other disciplines, it challenges preconceived notions about morality and demonstrates why ethics matters. A companion volume, Readings in Moral Philosophy, provides primary ...

Towards a Theory of Epistemically Significant Perception

Towards a Theory of Epistemically Significant Perception
  • Author : Nadja El Kassar
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2015-09-25
  • Total pages : 374
  • ISBN : 0393932206
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Summary : How does perceptual experience make us knowledgeable about the world? In this book Nadja El Kassar argues that an informed answer requires a novel theory of perception: perceptual experience involves conceptual capacities and consists in a relation between a perceiver and the world. Contemporary theories of perception disagree about the ...

Philosophy of Western Music

Philosophy of Western Music
  • Author : Andrew Kania
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-04-29
  • Total pages : 338
  • ISBN : 0393932206
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Summary : This is the first comprehensive book-length introduction to the philosophy of Western music that fully integrates consideration of popular music and hybrid musical forms, especially song. Its author, Andrew Kania, begins by asking whether Bob Dylan should even have been eligible for the Nobel Prize in Literature, given that he ...

Oxford Studies in Metaethics

Oxford Studies in Metaethics
  • Author : Russ Shafer-Landau
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2014-07-31
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0393932206
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Summary : Oxford Studies in Metaethics is the only publication devoted exclusively to original philosophical work in the foundations of ethics. It provides an annual selection of much of the best new scholarship being done in the field. Its broad purview includes work being done at the intersections of ethical theory with ...

Concepts in Thought Action and Emotion

Concepts in Thought  Action  and Emotion
  • Author : Christoph Demmerling,Dirk Schröder
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-12-30
  • Total pages : 316
  • ISBN : 0393932206
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Summary : In recent years, the idea of a concept has become increasingly central to different areas of philosophy. This collection of original essays presents philosophical perspectives on the link between concepts and language, concepts and experience, concepts and know-how, and concepts and emotion. The essays span a variety of interrelated philosophical ...

The Metaethics of Constitutional Adjudication

The Metaethics of Constitutional Adjudication
  • Author : Bosko Tripkovic
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-11
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 0393932206
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Summary : In this book Bosko Tripkovic develops a theory of value-based arguments in constitutional adjudication. In contrast to the standard question of constitutional theory that asks whether the courts get moral answers wrong, it asks a more fundamental question of whether the courts get the morality itself wrong. Tripkovic argues for ...