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Philosophy of Science: A New Introduction
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|July 30, 2013

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Offering an engaging and accessible portrait of the current state of the field, Philosophy of Science: A New Introduction shows students how to think philosophically about science and why it is both essential and fascinating to do so. Gillian Barker and Philip…
The Ethical Project
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|March 31, 2014

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Science, Truth, and Democracy
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|April 14, 2004

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Striving to boldly redirect the philosophy of science, this book by renowned philosopher Philip Kitcher examines the heated debate surrounding the role of science in shaping our lives. Kitcher explores the sharp divide between those who believe that the pursuit…
Deaths in Venice: The Cases of Gustav von Aschenbach
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|July 12, 2016

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Published in 1913, Thomas Mann's Death in Venic e is one of the most widely read novellas in any language. In the 1970s, Benjamin Britten adapted it into an opera, and Luchino Visconti turned it into a successful film. Reading these works from a philosophical…
Preludes to Pragmatism: Toward a Reconstruction of Philosophy

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Over the last two decades the distinguished philosopher Philip Kitcher has started to make a serious case for pragmatism as the source of a new life in contemporary philosophy. There are some, like Kitcher, who view today's analytic philosophy as mired in…
Science In A Democratic Society
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|August 23, 2011

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In this successor to his pioneering Science, Truth, and Democracy, the author revisits the topic explored in his previous work-namely, the challenges of integrating science, the most successful knowledge-generating system of all time, with the problems of…
Joyce's Ulysses: Philosophical Perspectives

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Though James Joyce was steeped in philosophy and humanism, he has received too little attention from contemporary philosophers in comparison to many of the other titans of modernist fiction. This book probes the possibilities for thinking philosophically about…
The Seasons Alter: How To Save Our Planet In Six Acts

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A landmark work of environmentalphilosophy that seeks to transform thedebate about climate change. As the icecaps melt and the sea levels rise around the globe—threatening human existence as we know it—climate change has become one of the…
Life After Faith: The Case For Secular Humanism

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A positive assessment of secularism and the possibilities it offers for a genuinely meaningful life without religion Although there is no shortage of recent books arguing against religion, few offer a positive alternative—how anyone might live a fulfilling…
Philip Kitcher
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|April 10, 2014

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The annual M nster Lectures in Philosophy, which started in 1997, have evolved as a highly renowned get-together of philosophers. The invited guest for the respective lecture gives a public talk and participates in a one- to two-day-colloquium with members of the…
Living with Darwin: Evolution, Design, and the Future of Faith

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Charles Darwin has been at the center of white-hot public debate for more than a century. In Living With Darwin, Philip Kitcher stokes the flames swirling around Darwin's theory, sifting through the scientific evidence for evolution, Creation Science, and…
Joyce's Kaleidoscope: An Invitation to Finnegans Wake

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James Joyce's Ulysses, once regarded as obscure and obscene, is now viewed as one of the masterpieces of world literature. Yet Joyce's final novel, Finnegans Wake, to which he devoted seventeen years, remains virtually unread, except by scholarly specialists.…
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