Books in category Philosophy – Reference

  • The Squashed Philosophers

    The Squashed Philosophers
    Glyn Lloyd-Hughes

    So, here are the few most used, most quoted, the most given, sources of the West. The books that have defined the way the West thinks now, in their author's own words, but condensed and abridged into something readable. And there's more.

  • 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.

  • La búsqueda espiritual

    La búsqueda espiritual
    Robert M. Torrance

    La amplitud de la mirada de Robert M. Torrance determina la riqueza de este libro, convertido ya en un auténtico clásico en la materia y lleno de sugerencias tanto para especialistas de diversas disciplinas como para cualquier interesado …

  • Kant

    Josef Simon

    According to Kant, all thinking stays bound to the original subject of thinking and its possibilities.

  • The Question of Being

    The Question of Being
    Martin Heidegger

    A fantastic read for any scholar or student interested in philosophy, epistemology, or ontology.

  • Aspects of Metaphor

    Aspects of Metaphor
    Jaakko Hintikka

    In this volume, authors of some of the most important new approaches re-present their views or illustrate them by means of applications, thus allowing the reader to survey some of the prominent ongoing developments in this field.

  • Words to the Wise

    Words to the Wise
    Thomas Stephen Szasz

    In this book, Szasz tackles a problem intrinsic to the human condition. What problem? In the words of the American humorist Josh Billings: "The trouble with people is not what they don't know but that they know so much that ain't so.

  • On Awareness

    On Awareness
    Nicholas J. Pappas

    The reader of this book is invited to enjoy a tasty feast of bite-sized philosophical dialogues.

  • What is Life

    What is Life?
    Erwin Schrödinger

    They offer a fascinating fragmentary account of his life as a background to his scientific writings, making this volume a valuable additon to the shelves of scientist and layman alike.

  • Naturalism in the Philosophy of Health

    Naturalism in the Philosophy of Health
    Élodie Giroux

    Today, the predominant naturalist theory of health is still Boorse’s biostatistical theory. This volume offers the first comprehensive review and critical assessment of the nature and status of naturalism in the philosophy of health.

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