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 Date: 02/23/18 02:40   in : E-Books & Audio Books 

Author of The Worldly Philosophers, a 3-million-copy seller, Robert Heilbroner offers here a compendium of readings from the "worldly philosophers" themselves. The selections range from the earliest economic thought to such towering volumes as Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nation...

 

Are intellectual property rights like other property rights? More and more of the world's knowledge and information is under the control of intellectual property owners. What are the justifications for this? What are the implications for power and for ...

 

This book discusses the relationship between the philosophy of science and philosophy of engineering, and demonstrates how philosophers of engineering design as well as design researchers can benefit from the conceptual toolkit that the philosophy of science has to offer. In this regard, it...

 

Do judges deduce their decisions from legal rules and principles, or do they decide cases based on what is fair given the facts at hand? The latter view, held by Legal Realists, serves as the starting point for Professor Stephen Mathis's eye-opening look at how judges reason. In this co...

 

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 Date: 12/23/17 02:39   in : E-Books & Audio Books 

Joel Marks, "It's Just a Feeling: The Philosophy of Desirism" 2013 | pages: 107 | ISBN: 1483947610 | EPUB | 0,2 mb Written in an engaging style for the general reader, It's Just a Feeling addresses the fundamental question of ethics: "How shall I live?" The answer it offers is: "In accordan...

 

A smart philosophical look at the cult hit television show Arrested Development.Arrested Development earned six Emmy awards, a Golden Globe award, critical acclaim, and a loyal cult following - and then it was canceled. Fortunately, this book steps into the void left by the show's prema...

 

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 Date: 12/21/17 02:39   in : E-Books & Audio Books 

The relationship between philosophy and theatre is a central theme in the writings of Plato and Aristotle and of dramatists from Aristophanes to Stoppard. Where Plato argued that playwrights and actors should be banished from the ideal city for ...

 

Scholars have often focused on understanding Aristotle's poetic theory, and particularly the concept of catharsis in the Poetics, as a response to Plato's critique of pity in the Republic. However, this book shows that, while Greek thinkers all acknowledge pity and some form of fear...

 

This book explores the politics of narco-killing and public attitudes to violence and death in the Mexican Drug War. It examines questions such as the culture of human sacrifice, the religious principles that sanction egregious violence and most importantly the society's complex response...

 

This landmark book shows how five African civilizations-Yoruba, Kongo, Ejagham, Mande and Cross River-have informed and are reflected in the aesthetic, social and metaphysical traditions (music, sculpture, textiles, architecture, religion, idiogrammatic writing) of black people in the Uni...

 

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 Date: 10/20/17 02:40   in : E-Books & Audio Books 

Hits: Philosophy in the Jukebox is an extraordinary foray into what Apple has convinced us is the soundtrack of our lives.How does music come to inhabit us, to possess and haunt us? What does it mean that a piece of music can insert itself-Szendy's term for this, borrowed from German,...

 

Howard Kreisel, "Judaism as Philosophy: Studies in Maimonides and the Medieval Jewish Philosophers of Provence" 2015 | ISBN-10: 1618111795 | 500 pages | PDF | 4 MB In this volume, Howard Kreisel revisits some of his most important essays, many of them appearing here in English for the fi...

 

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 Date: 10/06/17 02:40   in : E-Books & Audio Books 

Philosopher, physicist, and anarchist Paul Feyerabend was one of the most unconventional scholars of his time. His book Against Method has become a modern classic. Yet it is not well known that Feyerabend spent many years working on a philosophy of nature that was intended to comprise thr...

 

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 Date: 09/29/17 02:39   in : E-Books & Audio Books 

Antiochus of Ascalon was one of the seminal philosophers of ...

 

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 Date: 09/24/17 02:39   in : E-Books & Audio Books 

Nearly all philosophers have dealt with the outcomes of scientific research, and have overlooked its philosophical presuppositions, such as those of rationality and realism. Although these presuppositions are mostly tacit and thus easily overlooked, actually they are supremely important, ...

 

The major principles and systems of C. S. Peirce's ground-breaking theory of signs and signification are now generally well known. Less well known, however, is the fact that Peirce initially conceived these systems within a ...

 

In this excellent book Sebastien Gandon focuses mainly on Russell's two major texts, Principa Mathematica and Principle of Mathematics , meticulously unpicking the details of these texts and bringing a new interpretation of both the mathematical and the philosophical content. Winner o...

 

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 Date: 09/11/17 02:39   in : E-Books & Audio Books 

In recent years philosophers have produced important books on nearly all the major arts: the novel and painting, music and theatre, dance and architecture, conceptual art and even gardening. Poetry is ...

 

As important to Chinese civilization as the Bible is to Western culture, the I Ching or Book of Changes is one of the oldest treasures of world ...

 

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 Date: 09/10/17 02:39   in : E-Books & Audio Books 

In recent years numerous attempts have been made by analytic phi...

 

Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away [Audiobook] by Rebecca Newberger GoldsteinEnglish | April 1, 2014 | ASIN: B00JBEM1TO, ISBN: 1491583010 | 16 hrs 43 mins | 460 MBNarrator: Dennis Holland Is philosophy obsolete? Are the ancient questions still relevant in the age of cosm...

 

From one of America’s greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness. Robert Wright famously explained in The Moral Animal how evolution shaped the human brain. The mind is designed...

 

Bella and Edward, and their family and friends, have faced countless dangers and philosophical dilemmas in Stephenie Meyer's Twilight novels. This book is the first to explore them, drawing on the wisdom of philosophical heavyweights to answer essential questions such as: What do the ...

 

Awakening the Global Mind: A New Philosophy for Healing Ourselves and Our World [Audiobook] by Ashok GangadeanEnglish | October 6, 2015 | ASIN: B0167DB0BG, ISBN: 1591797985 | [email protected]/* */ kbps | 7 hrs 21 mins | 202 MBNarrator: Ashok Gangadean We have heard that the most pro...

 

Mr. Robot and Philosophy: Beyond Good and Evil Corp (Popular Culture and Philosophy) by Richard GreeneEnglish | 1 July 2017 | ASIN: B072FHFH2N | 288 Pages | AZW3 | 614.52 KBMr. Robot has been hailed, not only as one of the most haunting and unnerving dramas ever to appear on television, but also as...