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THE ETHICS OF ARISTOTLE: THE NICOMACHEAN ETHICS (PENGUIN CLASSICS)

By: Aristotle

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: 1955

Seller ID: RWARE0000043658

ISBN: 0140440550

Condition: Good


A vigorous polemicist as well as a rational philosopher, Aristotle (384 - 3 22 BCE) has the task in his ethics of demonstrating how men become good and why happiness can, and should, be our goal. The success of Aristotle's end eavour may be measured by the enormous impact of his ethics on Western mora l philosophy through the centuries. Composed as mere lecture notes, it poss esses a startling boldness and represents an exacting, exciting challenge t o the reader. By con... View more info

MEDITATIONS

By: Aurelius, Marcus

Price: ¥7,000.00

Publisher: Empire Books:

Seller ID: RWARE0000040137

ISBN: 1619490188

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. One measure, perhaps, of a book's worth, is its intergenerational pliancy: do new readers acquire it and interpret it afresh down through the ages? The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, translated and introduced by Gregory Hays, by that standard, is very worthwhile, indeed. Hays suggests that its most recent incarnation--as a self... View more info

SAINT PAUL: THE FOUNDATION OF UNIVERSALISM

By: Badiou, Alain

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000043836

ISBN: 0804744718

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In this bold and provocative work, French philosopher Alain Badiou proposes a startling reinterpretation of St. Paul. For Badiou, Paul is neither the venerable saint embalmed by Christian tradition, nor the venomous priest execrated by philosophers like Nietzsche: he is instead a profoundly original and still revolutionary think... View more info

FREEDOM REGAINED: THE POSSIBILITY OF FREE WILL

By: Baggini, Julian

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Granta Books: 2016

Seller ID: RWARE0000042170

ISBN: 1847087183

Condition: Very Good


Do we have free will? It's a question that has puzzled philosophers and the ologians for centuries and feeds into numerous political, social, and perso nal concerns. Are we products of our culture, or free agents within it? How much responsibility should we take for our actions? Are our neural pathway s fixed early on by a mixture of nature and nurture, or is the possibility of comprehensive, intentional psychological change always open to us? What role does our brain pl... View more info

EGO TRICK: IN SEARCH OF THE SELF

By: Baggini, Julian

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Granta Books (UK): 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000043815

ISBN: 1847081924

Condition: Good


Are you still the person who lived 15, 10 or five years ago? 15, 10 or five minutes ago? Can you plan for your retirement if the you of 30 years hence is in some sense a different person? What and who is the real you? Does it remain constant over time and place, or is it something much more fragment ed and fluid? Is it known to you, or are you as much a mystery to yourself as others are to you?With his usual wit,infectious curiosity and bracing sc epticism, Julian Baggin... View more info

THE PHILOSOPHER'S TOOLKIT: A COMPENDIUM OF PHILOSOPHICAL CONCEPTS AND METHO DS

By: Baggini, Julian

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000043889

ISBN: 1405190183

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The second edition of this popular compendium provides the necessary intell ectual equipment to engage with and participate in effective philosophical argument, reading, and reflection Features significantly revised, updated and expanded entries, and an entire ly new section drawn from methods in the history of philosophy This... View more info

JUST THE ARGUMENTS: 100 OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ARGUMENTS IN WESTERN PHILOSOP HY

By: Barbone, Steven (Editor)

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000043801

ISBN: 144433638X

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Does the existence of evil call into doubt the existence of God? Show me th e argument. Philosophy starts with questions, but attempts at answers are j ust as important, and these answers require reasoned argument. Cutting thro ugh dense philosophical prose, 100 famous and influential arguments are pre sented in their essence, w... View more info

PERSONAL IDENTITY

By: Barresi, John (Editor)

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000043791

ISBN: 063123442X

Condition: Good


Personal Identity brings together the most important readings on personal i dentity theory. Brings together 13 of the most important readings on personal identity theo ry. Includes a detailed introductory historical essay, tracing the origins of p ersonal identity theory. Features essays by David Lewis, Bernard Williams, Derek Parfit, and Robert Nozick. Describes the revolutionary shift from the "internal relations" view of per sonal identity to the "ext... View more info

THE WANING OF MATERIALISM

By: Bealer, George (Editor)

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000042794

ISBN: 0199556199

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Twenty-three philosophers examine the doctrine of materialism find it wanting. The case against materialism comprises arguments from conscious experience, from the unity and identity of the person, from intentionality, mental causation, and knowledge. The contributors include leaders in the fields of philosophy of mind, metaphys... View more info

A TREATISE CONCERNING THE PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN KNOWLEDGE (COSIMO CLASSICS PH ILOSOPHY)

By: Berkeley, George

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Cosimo Classics: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000039121

ISBN: 1596052821

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. It is indeed an opinion strangely prevailing amongst men that houses, mountains, rivers, and, in a word, all sensible objects have an existence, natural or real, distinct from their being perceived by the understanding. -from "On the Principles of Human Knowledge" Forming a triangle of British empiricism with Locke and H... View more info

ON PHILOSOPHICAL STYLE (KEY TEXTS)

By: Blanshard, Brand

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: St. Augustines Press: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000043848

ISBN: 1890318531

Condition: Good


Originally given in 1953 as the Adamson Lecture at Manchester University, O n Philosophical Style has become the classic presentation of the thesis tha t profundity and clarity are not opposed philosophical virtues but rather r equired companions. Blanshard begins with the question: Why is it that phil osophers of great perception sometimes confess a failure to comprehend cert ain of their colleagues? He ends with the assertion "that the problem of st yle is not a pr... View more info

FIVE DAY COURSE IN THINKING (PELICAN S.)

By: Bono, Edward De

Price: ¥850.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd: 1969

Seller ID: RWARE0000004362

ISBN: 0140210148

Condition: Very Good


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LETTERS TO THINKERS: FURTHER THOUGHTS ON LATERAL THINKING (PELICAN S.)

By: Bono, Edward De

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000004361

ISBN: 0140228063

Condition: Near Fine


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ANTHROPIC BIAS: OBSERVATION SELECTION EFFECTS IN SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY

By: Bostrom, Nick

Price: ¥2,300.00

Publisher: Routledge: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000043793

ISBN: 0415883946

Condition: Very Good


Anthropic Bias explores how to reason when you suspect that your evidence i s biased by "observation selection effects"--that is, evidence that has bee n filtered by the precondition that there be some suitably positioned obser ver to "have" the evidence. This conundrum--sometimes alluded to as "the an thropic principle," "self-locating belief," or "indexical information"--tur ns out to be a surprisingly perplexing and intellectual... View more info

UNDOING GENDER

By: Butler, Judith

Price: ¥1,700.00

Publisher: Routledge: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000043850

ISBN: 0415969239

Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. Undoing Gender constitutes Judith Butler's recent reflections on gender and sexuality, focusing on new kinship, psychoanalysis and the incest taboo, transgender, intersex, diagnostic categories, social violence, and the tasks of social transformation. In terms that draw from feminist and queer theory, Butler considers the norms that govern--and fail to govern--... View more info

PAST, SPACE, AND SELF (REPRESENTATION AND MIND)

By: Campbell, John

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: A Bradford Book: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000043800

ISBN: 0262531313

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Humans were thought to be unique among the species in having minds, but recent results showing the richness and diversity in animal psychology makes this view untenable. Yet there remains the question of whether we can map the features of a particularly human psychology that are responsible for its overall structure. In this boo... View more info

JOHN SCOTTUS ERIUGENA

By: Carabine, Deirdre

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000042777

ISBN: 0195113624

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. John Scottus Eriugena, the ninth-century Irish philosopher and theologian, is known as the interpreter of Greek thought to the Latin West. He was perh aps the most important philosophical thinker to appear in Latin Christendom between Augustine in the fifth century and Anselm in the eleventh. In this volume, Deirdre Carabine pro... View more info

A KANT DICTIONARY

By: Caygill, Howard

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000043840

ISBN: 0631175350

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In this new lexical survey of Kant's works, Howard Caygill presents Kantian concepts and terminology in terms that will introduce and clarify his ideas for students and general readers alike. View more info

RIDDLES OF EXISTENCE: A GUIDED TOUR OF METAPHYSICS

By: Conee, Earl

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2015

Seller ID: RWARE0000043816

ISBN: 0198724047

Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. Now in its second edition, Riddles of Existence is the first book to make m etaphysics genuinely accessible and fun. Its lively, informal style brings metaphysical questions to life and shows how stimulating it can be to think about them. Earl Conee and Theodore Sider offer a lucid discussion of the major topics in metaphysics. What makes me the same person I ... View more info

HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY, VOL. 6: FROM THE FRENCH ENLIGHTENMENT TO KANT

By: Copleston, Frederick

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Image: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000043811

ISBN: 0385470436

Condition: Very Good


Conceived originally as a serious presentation of the development of philos ophy for Catholic seminary students, Frederick Copleston's nine-volume A Hi story Of Philosophy has journeyed far beyond the modest purpose of its auth or to universal acclaim as the best history of philosophy in English. Copleston, an Oxford Jesuit of immense erudition who once tangled with A.J. Ayer in a fabled debate about the exiatenceof God and the possibility of metaphysics, knew that semi... View more info