Philosophy & Culture


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  • Cover scan of Scots We Ken
    Scots We Ken
    Julia Davidson - Hardback - Luath
    Natives know them and visitors soon get to know them. Some, like the golf club captain and the last real barman, have been part of the landscape for years; others - such as the rural commuter and the celebrity chieftain - are more recent types. 'Scots We Ken' looks at some of the country's most obvious stereotypes.
  • Cover scan of Scottish Philosophical Theology
    Scottish Philosophical Theology
    - Paperback - Imprint Academic
    This volume concentrates on the period from the beginning of the 18th century to the latter part of the 20th.
  • Cover scan of The Gift
    The Gift: How The Creative Spirit Transforms The World
    Lewis Hyde - Paperback - Canongate
    An examination of the 'gift economy', Hyde argues for the defence of the place of creativity in our increasingly market-orientated society.
  • Cover scan of Lovesongs To The Auld Enemy
    Lovesongs To The Auld Enemy: Essays On England By Scottish Writers
    - Paperback - Capercaillie
    Taking in a diverse selection of successful writers, academics, pop singers and politicians, this collection asks these Scottish contributors what they actually like about England and what part it plays in their imagination. Introduction by David Greig.
  • Cover scan of Scottish Customs
    Scottish Customs: From The Cradle To The Grave
    Margaret Bennett - Paperback - Birlinn
    In 'Scottish Customs', selected texts along with material from recorded interviews with tradition bearers give a detailed picture of social behaviour over four centuries in Scotland.
  • Cover scan of Islamic Philosophy A-Z
    Islamic Philosophy A-Z
    Peter S. Groff - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    Peter Groff presents a unique introductory guide to the rich, complex and diverse tradition of Islamic philosophy.
  • Cover scan of Oral Literature and Performance Culture
    Scottish Life And Society: Oral Literature and Performance Culture: A Compendium Of Scottish Ethnology
    - Hardback - John Donald
    Bringing together a series of essays by a diverse range of authors on the themes of oral literature and performance culture, this volume covers topics such as narrative collection and performance, music (traditional, folk and classical), Gaelic song and verse, ballads, bothy ballads, chapbooks, child lore, dance and theatre and drama.
  • Cover scan of Space, Time And Deity
    Space, Time And Deity: The Gifford Lectures At Glasgow, 1916-1918
    Samuel Alexander - Paperback - Kessinger
    These are the Gifford Lectures delivered at Glasgow, 1916-1918, in which Samuel Alexander moved away from idealism towards Darwinian evolutionism & expounded his 'emergent evolution' theory, whereby existence is hierarchically arranged & emerges in an ongoing evolutionary process.
  • Cover scan of Space, Time And Deity
    Space, Time And Deity: The Gifford Lectures At Glasgow, 1916-1918
    Samuel Alexander - Paperback - Kessinger
    These are the Gifford Lectures delivered at Glasgow, 1916-1918, in which Samuel Alexander moved away from idealism towards Darwinian evolutionism & expounded his 'emergent evolution' theory, whereby existence is hierarchically arranged & emerges in an ongoing evolutionary process.
  • Cover scan of The Last Duel
    The Last Duel
    Martyn Beardsley - Paperback - Barrington Stoke
    Martyn Beardsley tells the exciting history of duelling, and the last duel ever fought in Britain. Find out about the man who fought it, the nail-biting nerves, and who walked away alive.

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