Philosophy & Culture


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  • Cover scan of Hume
    Hume
    Harold W. Noonan - Paperback - Oneworld
    Each book in the 'Oneworld Thinkers' series introduces the life and works of a major intellectual figure, exploring their most influential ideas and their lasting legacy.
  • Cover scan of New Perspectives On Adam Smith's Theory Of Moral Sentiments
    New Perspectives On Adam Smith's Theory Of Moral Sentiments
    - Hardback - Edward Elgar
    'New Perspectives on Adam Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments' reflects the explosion of interest in Smith's ideas. It brings together themes and methodologies from a variety of disciplianry vantage points and includes contributions from the fields of sociology, evolutionary psychology, game theory, and intellectual history.
  • Cover scan of Philosophy And Love
    Philosophy And Love: From Plato To Popular Culture
    Linnell Secomb - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    'Philosophy and Love' introduces the history of philosophical reflections on love and courtly, rationalist, romantic, modern, postmodern and feminist conceptions. It explores what is meant by Plantonic love, discusses the influence of homoerotics, and raises the question of the 'other' in the love relation.
  • Cover scan of Haggis, Hogmanay And Halloween
    Haggis, Hogmanay And Halloween
    E. M. Kirkpatrick - Paperback - Crombie Jardine
    This is a handy, pocket-sized guide to the many varied Scottish celebrations and festivals, both famous and lesser-known, from the Orkneys in the north to the Scottish borders in the south. Read all about the weird and wacky customs that surround these festivals!
  • Cover scan of Hume
    Hume: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
    David Hume - Hardback - Cambridge University Press
    First published in 1748, this book gives a concise statement of David Hume's central philosophical positions. This volume, which presents a modified version of the definitive 1772 edition, offers helpful annotations for the student reader, together with an introduction that sets this influential work in its philosophical context.
  • Cover scan of Hume
    Hume: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
    David Hume - Paperback - Cambridge University Press
    First published in 1748, this book gives a concise statement of David Hume's central philosophical positions. This volume, which presents a modified version of the definitive 1772 edition, offers helpful annotations for the student reader, together with an introduction that sets this influential work in its philosophical context.
  • Cover scan of Devolution And Identity
    Devolution And Identity
    - Hardback - Ashgate
    Contributions include: 'Identity Categories in Use: Britishness, Devolution, and the Ulster Scots Identity in Northern Ireland', 'Art, Wales, Narrative and Devolution', 'Endangering Devolution' and 'Marketing Identities in Devolved Regions: The Role of Global Corporate Culture in Scotland and Wallonia'.
  • Cover scan of The Impartial Spectator
    The Impartial Spectator: Adam Smith's Moral Philosophy
    D. D. Raphael - Hardback - Clarendon
    The author examines the moral philosophy of Adam Smith, best known for his famous work on economics, 'The Wealth of Nations', and shows that his thought still has much to offer philosophers today. He gives particular attention to Smith's original theory of conscience, with its emphasis on the role of 'sympathy'.
  • Cover scan of Thomas Reid's Theory Of Perception
    Thomas Reid's Theory Of Perception
    Ryan Nichols - Hardback - Clarendon
    Offering an interpretation of the 18th century Scottish philosopher Thomas Reid's theory of perception, this work develops Reid's unheralded argument against a representational theory of thought, which the author applies to his discussion of the intentionality of perceptual states and Reid's appeal to 'signs'.
  • Cover scan of The Great Infidel
    The Great Infidel: A Life Of David Hume
    Roderick Graham - Paperback - Birlinn
    This is story of the life of David Hume, one of Scotland's greatest men. Using original sources, the text tells of Hume's disappointment with the reception of his 'Treatise of Human Nature', although it is now seen as a pivotal work in European thinking, and follow his adventures during a farcical invasion of France.

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