Philosophy & Culture


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  • 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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    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!
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    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.

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