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Why Music Moves Us

Surely you’ve experienced it before: you’re listening to a piece of music and all of a sudden you find a lump in your throat, a tear in your eye, or a chill...

"...and philosophically important book for anyone who has ever been moved by music.. "Combining philosophy..."

Jeanette Bicknell

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Philosophy: Key Texts

Designed for complete beginners, Philosophy: Key Texts is an introduction to philosophy and gives a clear, readable overview of five major texts by Aristotle,...

"...Designed for complete beginners, Philosophy: Key Texts is an introduction to philosophy and gives a clear, readable overview of five major texts by Aristotle,.... Designed for complete beginners, Philosophy: Key Texts is an introduction to philosophy and gives a clear, readable overview of five..."

Julian Baggini

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Philosophy: Key Themes

Philosophy: Key Themes is a beginner's guide to understanding and critiquing philosophical arguments. Each chapter introduces one of the five major themes...

"...Philosophy: Key Themes is a beginner's guide to understanding and critiquing philosophical arguments. Each chapter introduces one of the five major themes.... Philosophy: Key Themes is a beginner's..."

Julian Baggini

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Deleuze, Whitehead, Bergson

Rhizomatic Connections

Deleuze, Whitehead, Bergson: Rhizomatic Connections is the first book length collection of essays exploring the relations between the work of Gilles Deleuze,...

"...international scholars from cultural studies, philosophy and theology, Deleuze, Whitehead, Bergson examines the articulation between their concepts, methods and modes of doing philosophy and how..."

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The Danish philosopher Kierkegaard (1813-1855) is an enigmatic thinker whose works call out for interpretation. One of the most fascinating strands of this...

"...The Danish philosopher Kierkegaard (1813-1855) is an enigmatic thinker whose works call out for interpretation. One of the most fascinating strands of this.... The Danish philosopher Kierkegaard (1813-1855) is an enigmatic thinker whose works call out for interpretation. One of the most fascinating strands of this interpretation is in terms of Japanese thought. Kierkegaard himself knew nothing of Japanese philosophy, yet the links between his own ideas and Japanese philosophers are remar..."

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The volume advances research in the philosophy of technology by introducing contributors who have an acute sense of how to get beyond or reframe the epistemic,...

"...The volume advances research in the philosophy of technology by introducing contributors who have an acute sense of how to get beyond or reframe the epistemic,.... The volume advances research in the philosophy of technology by introducing contributors who have an acute sense of how to get beyond or reframe the epistemic, ontological and normative limitations that currently limit the fields of philosophy of technology and science and technology studies..."

By Jan Kyrre Berg Olsen, Evan Selinger and Søren Riis

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This collection of essays attempts something entirely novel: to provide a snapshot of the new work that is being conducted in political philosophy, written by...

"...This collection of essays attempts something entirely novel: to provide a snapshot of the new work that is being conducted in political philosophy, written by.... This collection of essays attempts something entirely novel: to provide a snapshot of the new work that is being conducted in political philosophy, written by up-and-coming figures in this area..."

By Boudewijn de Bruin and Christopher Zurn

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New Waves in Applied Ethics

This volume brings together work by the very best young academics working in applied ethics, providing a cutting-edge snapshot of the discipline.

By Jesper Ryberg, Thomas S. Petersen and Clark Wolf

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New Waves in Epistemology

In the past thirty years epistemology has been one of the fastest moving disciplines in philosophy. The reason for the rapid advancement is partly due to the...

"...In the past thirty years epistemology has been one of the fastest moving disciplines in philosophy. The reason for the rapid advancement is partly due to the.... In the past thirty years epistemology has been one of the fastest moving disciplines in philosophy. The reason for the rapid advancement is partly due to the fact that various schools and movements inside epistemology have developed different answers to classical epistemological problems, and partly due to the fact that f..."

By Vincent Hendricks and Duncan Pritchard

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The volume advances research in the philosophy of technology by introducing contributors who have an acute sense of how to get beyond or reframe the epistemic,...

"...The volume advances research in the philosophy of technology by introducing contributors who have an acute sense of how to get beyond or reframe the epistemic,.... The volume advances research in the philosophy of technology by introducing contributors who have an acute sense of how to get beyond or reframe the epistemic, ontological and normative limitations that currently limit the fields of philosophy of technology and science and technology studies..."

By Jan Kyrre Berg Olsen, Evan Selinger and Søren Riis

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New Waves in Aesthetics

Leading young scholars present a collection of wide-ranging essays covering central problems in meta-aesthetics and aesthetic issues in the philosophy of mind,...

"...Leading young scholars present a collection of wide-ranging essays covering central problems in meta-aesthetics and aesthetic issues in the philosophy of mind,.... Leading young scholars present a collection of wide-ranging essays covering central problems in meta-aesthetics and aesthetic issues in the philosophy of mind, as well as offering analyses of key aesthetic concepts, new perspectives on the history of aesthetics, and specialized ..."

By Kathleen Stock and Katherine Thomson-Jones

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New Waves in Philosophy of Religion presents cutting-edge research by some of the best philosophers of religion of the new generation.

"...New Waves in Philosophy of Religion presents cutting-edge research by some of the best philosophers of religion of the new generation.. New Waves in Philosophy of Religion presents cutting-edge research by some of the best philosophers of religion of the new generation..."

By Yujin Nagasawa and Erik Wielenberg

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Politics Most Unusual

Violence, Sovereignty and Democracy in the `War on Terror'

A critical analysis of a new paradigm of politics that has started to come into focus in democratic societies since September 11, one that embodies greater...

By Saul Newman, Michael Levine and Damian Cox

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Philosophy

This is a clear, accessible introduction to the method and subject of philosophy. Written to meet the needs of students, at the end of each chapter there are...

"...This is a clear, accessible introduction to the method and subject of philosophy. Written to meet the needs of students, at the end of each chapter there are.... This is a clear, accessible introduction to the method and subject of philosophy. Written to meet the needs of students, at the end of each chapter there are clear note structures to help students use the ideas confidently..."

Bryan Greetham

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This collection brings together the latest work of some of the world’s leading Marxist philosophers and new young researchers. Based upon work presented at...

"...This collection brings together the latest work of some of the world’s leading Marxist philosophers and new young researchers. Based upon work presented at.... This collection brings together the latest work of some of the world’s leading Marxist philosophers and new young researchers. Based upon work presented at meetings of the Marx and Philosophy Society, it offers a unique snapshot of the best current scholarship on the philosophical aspects and implications of Marx's thought..."

By Andrew Chitty and Martin McIvor

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The author draws on lesser known archival materials, including Marx's notebooks on women and patriarchy and technology to offer a new interpretation of Marx's...

"...philosophy, philosophy of technology, and/or the critique of capitalism. Wendling demonstrates very..."

Amy Wendling

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Emotions and Understanding

Wittgensteinian Perspectives

This unique collection of articles on emotion by Wittgensteinian philosophers provides a fresh perspective on the questions framing the current philosophical...

By Ylva Gustafsson, Camilla Kronqvist and Michael McEachrane

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This volumes aim is to provide an introduction to Carnaps book from a historical and philosophical perspective, each chapter focusing on one specific issue....

"...This volumes aim is to provide an introduction to Carnaps book from a historical and philosophical perspective, each chapter focusing on one specific issue..... This volumes aim is to provide an introduction to Carnaps book from a historical and philosophical perspective, each chapter focusing on one specific issue. The book will be of interest not only to Carnap scholars but to all those interested in the history of analytical philosophy..."

Pierre Wagner

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Language, Reality and Mind

A Defense of Everyday Thought

The relation between common-sense belief and scientific theory is hotly debated in contemporary philosophy. The author gives an extended defense of ordinary...

"...The relation between common-sense belief and scientific theory is hotly debated in contemporary philosophy. The author gives an extended defense of ordinary.... The relation between common-sense belief and scientific theory is hotly debated in contemporary philosophy. The author gives an extended defense of ordinary belief and outlines its contents on the nature of reality, the soundness of ordinary language, and the existence of the mind and its relation to the body..."

Charles Crittenden

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Negativity and Revolution

Adorno and Political Activism

John Holloway et al explore solutions to postmodern political paralysis in the 'negative dialectics' of Theodor Adorno.

By John Holloway, Fernando Matamoros and Sergio Tischler

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Political Philosophy

From Plato to Mao

A revised and expanded edition of this accessible introduction to political philosophy. Very popular with undergraduates.

"...A revised and expanded edition of this accessible introduction to political philosophy. Very popular with undergraduates.. Guiding the reader through the key arguments of the classic figures of Western political philosophy, from Plato through to the modern era, this revised edition includes new essays on Aristotle's "Politics", Confucianism, Islamic social philosophy, and Nazism as well..."

Martin Cohen Martin Cohen

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This book analyzes for the first time in English the ethical theory that underpins Qur’anic legislation by providing a classification of specific verses...

M. A. Draz

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Felix Guattari

A Critical Introduction

This book offers a detailed look at Guattari's working methods in transdisciplinary experimentation from the time of his youth to his final years.His youthful...

"...of a-signifyng semiotics and minor cinema are explored in depth with reference to the political goals..."

Gary Genosko

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Kant's Critique of Pure Reason is one of the most rewarding, and difficult, of all philosophical works. The text followed is that of the second edition of...

By Immanuel Kant, Norman Kemp Smith, Howard Caygill and Gary Banham

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