"Arguing about Metaethics" collects together some of the most exciting contemporary work in metaethics in one handy volume. In it, many of the most influential philosophers in the field discuss key qu..
Bertrand Russell remains one of the greatest philosophers and most complex and controversial figures of the twentieth century. Here, in this frank, humorous and decidedly charming autobiography, Russe..
Few philosophers have had a more profound influence on the course of modern philosophy than Bertrand Russell. The Basic Writings of Bertrand Russell is a comprehensive anthology of Russell's most defi..
'Commit it then to the flames: for it can contain nothing but sophistry and illusion.' Thus ends David Hume's Enquiry concerning Human Understanding, the definitive statement of the greatest philosop..
The first comprehensive treatment of environmental philosophy, going beyond ethics to address the philosophical concepts that underlie environmental thinking and policy-making today * Encompasses all ..
This introduction to ethics judiciously combines moral theory with applied ethics to give an opportunity for students to develop acute thinking about ethical matters.;The author begins by motivating a..
This revised and considerably expanded 2nd edition, published in 2008, brings together a wide range of topics, including modal, tense, conditional, intuitionist, many-valued, paraconsistent, relevant,..
Logic is essential to correct reasoning and also has important theoretical applications in philosophy, computer science, linguistics, and mathematics. This book provides an exceptionally clear introdu..
This volume includes substantial selections from Hume's major works in moral thought and a number of peripheral works, which together provide an illuminating introduction to Hume's moral philosophy.
"Our Knowledge of the External World" is a compilation of lectures Bertrand Russell delivered in the US in which he questions the very relevance and legitimacy of philosophy. In it he investigates the..
This is a major, wide-ranging history of analytic philosophy since 1900, told by one of the tradition's leading contemporary figures. Despite its centrality to philosophy in the English-speaking world..
The Oxford Philosophical Texts series consists of authoritative teaching editions of canonical texts in the history of philosophy from the ancient world down to modern times. Each volume provides a cl..
Philosophy of Language provides a comprehensive, meticulous survey of twentieth-century and contemporary philosophical theories of meaning. Interweaving the historical development of the subject with ..
Well-being occupies a central role in ethics and political philosophy, including in major theories such as utilitarianism. It also extends far beyond philosophy: recent studies into the science and ps..
Originally entitled "Why Men Fight", this text is generally seen as the fullest expression of Russell's political philosophy. Russell argues that after the experience of the Great War the individualis..
The concept of well-being is one of the oldest and most important topics in philosophy and ethics, going back to ancient Greek philosophy. Following the boom in happiness studies in the last few years..
Bertrand Russell was one of the greatest philosophers of the twentieth century. Over his professional career of 45 years Russell left his mark and influence in many domains of intellectual inquiry. Th..
This text presents a comprehensive collection of Bertrand Russell's ethical writings, drawing on a range of his publications on ethical concerns, many of which have been difficult to access by student..
This anthology of the work of Baruch de Spinoza (1632-1677) presents the text of Spinoza's masterwork, the "Ethics", in what is now the standard translation by Edwin Curley. Also included are selectio..
This is Philosophy of Mind presents students of philosophy with an accessible introduction to the core issues related to the philosophy of mind. * Includes issues related to the mind-body problem, art..
The concept of well-being plays a central role in moral and political theory. Policies and actions are justified or criticized on the grounds that they make people better or worse off. But is there re..
A brand new edition of an internationally renowned science bestseller. Now well into its fourth decade, What is this thing called science? has become something of a classic the world over (it's availa..