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Philosophical Essays

Author : Bertrand Russell
ISBN : 9781317835707
Genre : Philosophy
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First published in 1966. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Philosophical Essays

Author : A. J. Ayer
ISBN : 9781349001323
Genre : Philosophy
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Leibniz Philosophical Essays

Author : Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
ISBN : 9781603849586
Genre : Philosophy
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Although Leibniz's writing forms an enormous corpus, no single work stands as a canonical expression of his whole philosophy. In addition, the wide range of Leibniz's work--letters, published papers, and fragments on a variety of philosophical, religious, mathematical, and scientific questions over a fifty-year period--heightens the challenge of preparing an edition of his writings in English translation from the French and Latin.
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Philosophical Essays

Author : Surendranath Dasgupta
ISBN : 8120807502
Genre : Philosophy
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Philosophical Essays

Author : Dugald Stewart
ISBN : BL:A0023539317
Genre : Philosophy
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Author : Ruth Barcan Marcus
ISBN : 9780195096576
Genre : Philosophy
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These papers cover important themes such as extensionality, the necessity of identity, the conception of proper names as 'tags', essentialism, substitutional quantification, and possibilia and possible worlds. What emerges from them is a robust defence of quantified modal logic in the light of a host of objections, particularly from Quine.
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Selected Philosophical Essays

Author : Max Scheler
ISBN : 0810106191
Genre : Philosophy
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Included are essays in epistemology, metaphysics, and philosophical psychology by one of the most important twentieth-century continental philosophers.
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Philosophical Essays Volume 1

Author : Scott Soames
ISBN : 0691136815
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The two volumes of Philosophical Essays bring together the most important essays written by one of the world's foremost philosophers of language. Scott Soames has selected thirty-one essays spanning nearly three decades of thinking about linguistic meaning and the philosophical significance of language. A judicious collection of old and new, these volumes include sixteen essays published in the 1980s and 1990s, nine published since 2000, and six new essays. The essays in Volume 1 investigate what linguistic meaning is; how the meaning of a sentence is related to the use we make of it; what we should expect from empirical theories of the meaning of the languages we speak; and how a sound theoretical grasp of the intricate relationship between meaning and use can improve the interpretation of legal texts. The essays in Volume 2 illustrate the significance of linguistic concerns for a broad range of philosophical topics--including the relationship between language and thought; the objects of belief, assertion, and other propositional attitudes; the distinction between metaphysical and epistemic possibility; the nature of necessity, actuality, and possible worlds; the necessary a posteriori and the contingent a priori; truth, vagueness, and partial definition; and skepticism about meaning and mind. The two volumes of Philosophical Essays are essential for anyone working on the philosophy of language.
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Supervenience And Mind

Author : Jaegwon Kim
ISBN : 0521439965
Genre : Philosophy
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This collection of essays presents the core of the work of influential philosopher Jaegwon Kim.
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Aristotle S Rhetoric

Author : David J. Furley
ISBN : 9781400872879
Genre : Philosophy
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In the field of philosophy, Plato's view of rhetoric as a potentially treacherous craft has long overshadowed Aristotle's view, which focuses on rhetoric as an independent discipline that relates in complex ways to dialectic and logic and to ethics and moral psychology. This volume, composed of essays by internationally renowned philosophers and classicists, provides the first extensive examination of Aristotle's Rhetoric and its subject matter in many years. One aim is to locate both Aristotle's treatise and its subject within the more general context of his philosophical treatment of other disciplines, including moral and political theory as well as poetics. The contributors also seek to illuminate the structure of Aristotle's own conception of rhetoric as presented in his treatise. The first section of the book, which deals with the arguments of rhetoric, contains essays by M. F. Burnyeat and Jacques Brunschwig. A section treating the status of the art of rhetoric features pieces by Eckart Schütrumpf, Jürgen Sprute, M. M. McCabe, and Glenn W. Most. Essays by John M. Cooper, Stephen Halliwell, and Jean-Louis Labarrière address topics related to rhetoric, ethics, and politics. The final section, on rhetoric and literary art, comprises essays by Alexander Nehamas and André Laks. Originally published in 1994. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
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