Books in category Philosophy – General

  • La fuga del no ser

    La fuga del no ser
    Rogelio Rovira

    Buenaventura de Bagnorea lo expresó bellamente: Dios, «el ser purísimo, no se presenta al entendimiento sino poniendo totalmente en fuga al no ser».

  • The 3M Model of Motivation and Personality

    The 3M Model of Motivation and Personality
    John C. Mowen

    Five surface traits are empirically investigated in the book: compulsive buying, sports participation, healthy diet lifestyles, proneness to bargaining, and a tendency to frugality.

  • Persons

    Warren Bourgeois

    The result is a living philosophy and an “introductory text with a difference.” While the ideas of the great philosophers cannot be meaningfully summarized in one introductory text, this book provides a comparison of what many of them …

  • The Universe As We Find It

    The Universe As We Find It
    John Heil

    What are the elements of being, reality's raw materials? John Heil offers stimulating answers to these questions framed in terms of a comprehensive metaphysics of substances and properties inspired by Descartes, Locke, and their successors.

  • Being Humanity and Understanding

    Being, Humanity, and Understanding
    Geoffrey Ernest Richard Lloyd

    Being, Humanity, and Understanding examines these questions cross-culturally and explores topics such as ontology, morality, nature, relativism, incommensurability, the philosophy of language, and the pragmatics of communication.

  • The Retrieval of Ethics

    The Retrieval of Ethics
    Talbot Brewer

    The first main theme of the book is that contemporary ethical theorists have focused too narrowly on actions and the discrete episodes of deliberation through which we choose them, and that the subject matter of the field looks quite …

  • Fairness

    Nicholas Rescher

    This is something quite different from subjective equity based on the personal evaluation of goods by those laying claim to them.

  • The Meaning of Relativity

    The Meaning of Relativity
    Albert Einstein

    The world would be a very different place if it were not for Albert Einstein.

  • Lenses and Waves

    Lenses and Waves
    Fokko Jan Dijksterhuis

    This book discusses the development of Huygens' wave theory, reconstructing the winding road that eventually led to Traité de la Lumière. For the first time, the full range of manuscript sources is taken into account.

  • Feminist Thought

    Feminist Thought
    Rosemarie Tong

    Now a classic and written by a prominent, authoritative, philosopher, this authored text surveys the major schools of feminist thought.

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