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Shields, Christopher - The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy, ebook

The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy

Shields, Christopher


The Blackwell Guide to Ancient Philosophy provides a comprehensive treatment of the principal figures and movements of philosophy from its origins before Socrates, through the towering achievements of Plato and Aristotle, and into its final developments in late antiquity.
Provides a comprehensive

Nagao, Shinichi - Politics and Society in Scottish Thought, ebook

Politics and Society in Scottish Thought

Nagao, Shinichi


This volume illustrates the way political and social philosophers of 18th-century Scotland tried to answer the following question: 'What is, and what ought to be, the relationship between the modern market and stable, desirable social order?' The essays belong to the second half of the century and offer a snapshot of the

Bertolaso, Marta - The Hand, ebook

The Hand

Bertolaso, Marta


Current Achievements and Future Directions of Hand Prostheses Controlled via Peripheral Nervous System
Anna Lisa Ciancio, Francesca Cordella, Klaus-Peter Hoffmann, Andreas Schneider, Eugenio Guglielmelli, Loredana Zollo
Part II. The Hand, Human Identity and

Boehmer, Elleke - Nelson Mandela: A Very Short Introduction, ebook

Nelson Mandela: A Very Short Introduction

Boehmer, Elleke


Set within a biographical frame, this Very Short Introduction explores the reasons why his story is so important to us in the world at large today, and what his achievements signify. It shows how our picture of Mandela is a great deal more complicated than the legend

Soler, Léna - Characterizing the Robustness of Science, ebook

Characterizing the Robustness of Science

Soler, Léna


Introduction: The Solidity of Scientific Achievements: Structure of the Problem, Difficulties, Philosophical Implications
Léna Soler
2. Robustness, Reliability, and Overdetermination (1981)
William C. Wimsatt
3. Robustness: Material, and Inferential,

Fleurbaey, Marc - Fairness, Responsibility, and Welfare, ebook

Fairness, Responsibility, and Welfare

Fleurbaey, Marc


- ;What is a fair distribution of resources and other goods when individuals are partly responsible for their achievements? This book develops a theory of fairness incorporating a concern for personal responsibility, opportunities and freedom. With a critical perspective,

Dascal, Marcelo - Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, ebook

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

Dascal, Marcelo


The Achievements of Logic and Beyond
Marcelo Dascal
39. Pacts, Contracts, and Natural Law
Marcelo Dascal
40. Approaching the Church of England
Marcelo Dascal
41. Dialectic Principles and their Application
Marcelo Dascal
42. The History