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Challenging the Modern Synthesis

by Philippe Huneman & Denis M. Walsh

Since its origin in the early 20th century, the Modern Synthesis theory of evolution has grown to become the orthodox view on the process of organic evolution. Its central defining feature is the prominence...

Brentano's Mind

by Mark Textor

Mark Textor presents a critical study of the work of Franz Brentano, one of the most important thinkers of the nineteenth century. His work has influenced analytic philosophers like Russell as well as phenomenologists...

The Woman Question in Plato's Republic

by Mary Townsend

In this book, Mary Townsend proposes that, contrary to the current scholarship on Plato's Republic, Socrates does not in fact set out to prove the weakness of women. Rather, she argues that close attention to...

The Republic

by Plato

The Republic is a dialogue by Plato in which the famous Athenian philosopher examines the nature of an ideal society. The insights are profound and timeless. A landmark of Western literature, The Republic is...

The Poetics Of Aristotle

by Aristotle

Among the most influential books in Western civilization, Aristotle's Poetics is really a treatise on fine art. In it are mentioned not only epic and dithyrambic poetry, but tragedy, comedy, and flute and lyre...

Aristotle on Practical Truth

by C. M. M. Olfert

Aristotle's theories of truth, practical reasoning, and action are some of the most influential theories in the history of philosophy. It is surprising, then, that so little attention has been given to his notion...

Desiring the Good

by Katja Maria Vogt

Desiring the Good defends a novel and distinctive approach in ethics that is inspired by ancient philosophy. Ethics, according to this approach, starts from one question and its most immediate answer: "what...

La Caverna di Platone

by Doug Allanson


The story of Plato’s Cave is an allegory in which he describes a gathering of people who have been chained to the wall of a cave all of their lives, facing a blank wall, watching shadows which are cast...

On ne naît pas femme : on le devient

by Bonnie Mann & Martina Ferrari

This collection of essays takes up the most famous feminist sentence ever written, Simone de Beauvoir's "On ne naît pas femme: on le devient," finding in it a flashpoint that galvanizes feminist thinking and...

The God Revolution

by Keith Hill

Our view of the universe has changed radically since the Renaissance. We no longer think, speak, live, or see the world as our forebears did. The Protestant Reformation, the replacing of feudal social hierarchies...

The Consolation of Philosophy

by Boethius & H. R. James (Translator)

The Consolation of Philosophy is a philosophical work by Boethius, written around the year 524. It has been described as the single most important and influential work in the West on Medieval and early Renaissance...

From Natural Character to Moral Virtue in Aristotle

by Mariska Leunissen

From Natural Character to Moral Virtue in Aristotle discusses Aristotle's biological views about character and the importance of what he calls 'natural character traits' for the development of moral virtue as...

Kant and the Philosophy of Mind

by Anil Gomes & Andrew Stephenson

The essays in this volume explore those aspects of Kant's writings which concern issues in the philosophy of mind. These issues are central to any understanding of Kant's critical philosophy and they bear upon...

Becoming Who We Are

by Andrew Norris

While much literature exists on the work of Stanley Cavell, this is the first monograph on his contribution to politics and practical philosophy. As Andrew Norris demonstrates, though skepticism is Cavell's...

Scientific Ontology

by Anjan Chakravartty

Both science and philosophy are interested in questions of ontology - questions about what exists and what these things are like. Science and philosophy, however, seem like very different ways of investigating...

The Problem of Universals in Early Modern Philosophy

by Stefano Di Bella & Tad M. Schmaltz

The ancient topic of universals was central to scholastic philosophy, which raised the question of whether universals exist as Platonic forms, as instantiated Aristotelian forms, as concepts abstracted from...

The Philosophy of Voltaire - Collected Works: Treatise On Tolerance, Philosophical Dictionary, Candide, Letters on England, Plato's Dream, Dialogues, The Study of Nature, Ancient Faith and Fable…

by Voltaire

This unique collection of Voltaire's most renowned philosophical books has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards. François-Marie Arouet (1694-1778), known by his nom de plume Voltaire,...

VOLTAIRE: 60+ Works in One Volume - Philosophical Writings, Novels, Historical Works, Poetry, Plays & Letters

by Voltaire, Adrien Moreau, Henry Corbould & Tobias Smollett et al.

Musaicum Books presents to you this carefully created collection of Voltaire's philosophical writings, novels, historical works, poetry, plays & letters. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest...

Voltaire: Collected Romances: 20+ Novels, Short Stories, Satires & Fables (Illustrated Edition)

by Voltaire, Adrien Moreau, Tobias Smollett & William F. Fleming et al.

This unique collection of Voltaire's most iconic romances has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards. François-Marie Arouet (1694-1778), known by his nom de plume Voltaire, was a French...

Voltaire: Treatise on Tolerance

by Voltaire & William F. Fleming

Treatise on Tolerance was Voltaire's first major philosophical work in his battle against the infamous. The text aims at the rehabilitation of Jean Calas, a Protestant falsely accused and executed for murdering...