Philosophy & Culture


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  • Cover scan of Symbols Of Eternity
    Symbols Of Eternity: Landmarks For A Soul Journey
    Malcolm Stewart - Paperback - Floris
    Symbols play an extraordinary role in human culture and belief around the world. This book explores the megaliths, the ancient stones of the Bible, the lingams on India and the Black Stone of Mecca. He goes on to consider questions of harmony and value in the Flower of Life, the Enneagram and the controversial area of the swastika.
  • Cover scan of The Tradition Of Scottish Philosophy
    The Tradition Of Scottish Philosophy: A New Perspective On The Enlightenment
    Alexander Broadie - Paperback - John Donald
    This study attempts to correct the bias in the history of Scottish thought by giving due attention to the earlier flowering of philosophy, as well as to the Enlightenment. Broadie looks at the evolution of philosophy from the beginning of the 15th century in Scotland.
  • Cover scan of Walter's Wiggles
    Walter's Wiggles: The Random Thoughts Of A Random Fellow
    Walter M. Stephen - Paperback - Luath
    The reader is taken on a series of quests to locations near and far, obscure and tourist-trodden. The author uses the locations as a backdrop to his impressions of art, music, literature, wildlife, science, history and sport.
  • Cover scan of An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
    An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
    David Hume - Paperback - Broadview
    David Hume (1711-1776) is thought to be one of the greatest philosophers. In this text, Hume gives an accessible presentation of strikingly original and challenging views concerning human understanding.
  • Cover scan of The Letters Of David Hume
    The Letters Of David Hume
    David Hume - Paperback - Oxford University Press
    This text presents the correspondence of one of the great thinkers of the 18th century, and offers a rich picture of the man and his age. This second volume contains David Hume's letters from 1766 to 1776. Hume's correspondents include such famous public figures as Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Adam Smith and Benjamin Franklin.
  • Cover scan of The Letters Of David Hume
    The Letters Of David Hume
    David Hume - Paperback - Oxford University Press
    This text presents the correspondence of one of the great thinkers of the 18th century, and offers a rich picture of the man and his age. This first volume contains David Hume's letters from 1727 to 1765. Hume's correspondents include such famous public figures as Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Adam Smith, James Boswell and Benjamin Franklin.
  • Cover scan of New Letters Of David Hume
    New Letters Of David Hume
    David Hume - Paperback - Oxford University Press
    This volume is one of three presenting the correspondence of David Hume. It collects letters from 1737 to 1776 which do not appear in J.Y.T. Greig's two volumes of 1932, and offers a rich picture of the man and his age. The correspondents include such famous thinkers as Adam Smith, James Boswell and Benjamin Franklin.
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    James Frederick Ferrier: Selected Writings
    James Frederick Ferrier - Paperback - Imprint Academic
    This volume contains selections from the philosophical writings of James Frederick Ferrier (1808-1864). Ferrier was the Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of St Andrews between 1845 and 1864 and he was one of the earliest post-Hegelian British idealists.
  • Cover scan of The Lyotard Dictionary
    The Lyotard Dictionary
    - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    Drawing on a multidisciplinary team of experts, 'The Lyotard Dictionary' provides a clear and accessible introduction to all of his main concepts, contextualising these within his work as a whole and relating him to his contemporaries.
  • Cover scan of Hume And The Enlightenment
    Hume And The Enlightenment
    - Hardback - Pickering & Chatto
    While Hume remains one of the most central figures in modern philosophy his place within Enlightenment thinking is much less clearly defined. Taking recent work on Hume as a starting point, this volume of original essays aims to re-examine and clarify Hume's influence on the thought and values of the Enlightenment.

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