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  • Cover scan of A System Of Moral Philosophy
    A System Of Moral Philosophy: In Three Books
    Francis Hutcheson - Paperback - Cambridge University Press
    Francis Hutcheson was a key figure in the Scottish Enlightenment and one of the eighteenth century's most influential philosophers. This work is a comprehensive account of morality, including discussions of human nature, our duties to God, civil liberty, contracts, marriage and the laws of peace and war.
  • Cover scan of A System Of Moral Philosophy
    A System Of Moral Philosophy: In Three Books
    Francis Hutcheson - Paperback - Cambridge University Press
    Francis Hutcheson was a key figure in the Scottish Enlightenment and one of the eighteenth century's most influential philosophers. This work is a comprehensive account of morality, including discussions of human nature, our duties to God, civil liberty, contracts, marriage and the laws of peace and war.
  • Cover scan of A System Of Moral Philosophy
    A System Of Moral Philosophy: In Three Books
    Francis Hutcheson - Hardback - Cambridge University Press
    Francis Hutcheson was a key figure in the Scottish Enlightenment and one of the eighteenth century's most influential philosophers. This work is a comprehensive account of morality, including discussions of human nature, our duties to God, civil liberty, contracts, marriage and the laws of peace and war.
  • Cover scan of Self And Determination
    Self And Determination: An Inward Look At Collective Liberation
    Joshua Stephens - Paperback - AK Press
    'Self and Determination' examines the way selves are constructed through physical experiences, social forces and cultural meanings. This process determines the conditions and limitations of social transformation. Utilising cognitive science, political philosophy, Buddhism and practices of existing social movements, Stephens tackles 'the self' as a site of intervention and decolonisation, in the service of building stronger social movements.
  • Cover scan of The Scotch Metaphysics
    The Scotch Metaphysics: A Century Of Enlightenment In Scotland
    George Elder Davie - Paperback - Routledge
    Focusing on the debates about perception among Hume, Reid, Hamilton, Thomas Brown, Dugald Stewart and J.F. Ferrier, the author shows that it is a mistake to think Scots philosophy petered out after Reid.
  • Cover scan of Sonic Modernity
    Sonic Modernity: Representing Sound In Literature, Culture And The Arts
    Sam Halliday - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    Drawing on a wealth of primary and secondary source materials, this book describes the distinctive nature of modernity's sonic cultures, arguing controversially that they are not reducible to sound alone. In fact, they encompass representations of sound in 'other' media as well, particularly within literature yet also within cinema and painting.
  • Cover scan of Scottish Philosophy In America
    Scottish Philosophy In America
    - Paperback - Imprint Academic
    The Scottish Enlightenment provided the fledgling United States of America and its emerging universities with a philosophical orientation. This volume demonstrates the remarkable extent of this influence.
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    Spectres Of False Divinity: Hume's Moral Atheism
    Thomas Anand Holden - Paperback - Oxford University Press
    Thomas Holden presents a historical & critical interpretation of Hume's rejection of the existence of a deity with moral attributes. Hume's 'moral atheism' is a central plank both of his naturalistic agenda in metaphysics & his secularizing program in moral theory.
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    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.
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    Starting With Hume
    Charlotte Randall Brown - Paperback - Continuum
    'Starting With Hume' provides an accessible introduction to the ideas of this significant thinker. Clearly structured according to Hume's central ideas, the book leads the reader through a thorough review of the development of his thought, resulting in a better understanding of the roots of his philosophical concerns.

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