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Product Description: The Ultimate Game of Thrones and Philosophy treats fans to dozens of new essays by experts who examine philosophical questions raised by the Game of Thrones story. This ultimate analysis provides the most comprehensive discussion to date and engages the Game of Thrones universe through the end of Season Six of the HBO series...read more
By Robert Arp (editor) and Eric J. Silverman (editor)

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9780812699500 | Open Court Pub Co, November 15, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The Ultimate Game of Thrones and Philosophy treats fans to dozens of new essays by experts who examine philosophical questions raised by the Game of Thrones story.

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Product Description: An invaluable tool for public speaking, writing, and anyone wishing to make a memorable impact with or be inspired by words, this handsomely illustrated volume is conveniently organized to facilitate finding the perfect words for any occasion...read more

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9780789332530 | Universe Pub, October 4, 2016, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: An invaluable tool for public speaking, writing, and anyone wishing to make a memorable impact with or be inspired by words, this handsomely illustrated volume is conveniently organized to facilitate finding the perfect words for any occasion.

By Robert Arp (editor)

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9780470270301 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, June 16, 2008, cover price $19.95

Miscellaneous:

9780470532805 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, May 4, 2009, cover price N/A
9780470532775 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, April 27, 2009, cover price $17.95

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Product Description: Why doesn't Batman just kill the Joker and end everyone's misery? Can we hold the Joker morally responsible for his actions? Is Batman better than Superman? If everyone followed Batman's example, would Gotham be a better place? What is the Tao of the Bat?Batman is one of the most complex characters ever to appear in comic books, graphic novels, and on the big screen...read more
By Robert Arp (editor) and Mark D. White (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9781522698982 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 2, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Why doesn't Batman just kill the Joker and end everyone's misery?

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By Robert Arp (editor)

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9789004311572, titled "Revisiting Aquinas’ Proofs for the Existence of God." | Rodopi Bv Editions, February 11, 2016, cover price $89.00

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Critical Thinking: An Introduction to Reasoning Well provides a concise and accessible introduction to logic and critical reasoning. Designed specifically to meet the needs of undergraduate students encountering philosophical logic and critical thinking for the first time, this comprehensive textbook covers all the themes and topics typically covered in an introductory course. Topics covered include: •the structure, formation, analysis and recognition of arguments •deductive validity and soundness •inductive strength and cogency•inference to the best explanation •truth tables •tools for argument assessment•informal and formal fallacies Designed for classroom use, the book features a host of student-friendly exercises, examples, study questions, diagrams, and suggestions for further reading. Ideal for undergraduate students in philosophy and beyond, it also includes full coverage of the reasoning problems typically found on graduate school entrance exams. Guiding students to all the skills and tools necessary for effective critical thinking, the text is supplemented throughout with real life examples that highlight the immense value of thinking critically.

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9781472595676 | 2 edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 22, 2015), cover price $112.00
9780826424921 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 28, 2011, cover price $140.00

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9781472595683 | 2 edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 22, 2015), cover price $29.95
9780826439512 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 28, 2011, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: Critical Thinking: An Introduction to Reasoning Well provides a concise and accessible introduction to logic and critical reasoning.

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Product Description: In Downton Abbey and Philosophy, twenty-two professional thinkers uncover the deeper significance of this hugely popular TV saga. Millions of viewers throughout the world have been enthralled by this enactment of a vanished world of decorum and propriety, because it presents us with emotional and interpersonal problems that remain urgent for people in the twenty-first century...read more
By Robert Arp (editor)

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9780812699036 | Open Court Pub Co, October 20, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In Downton Abbey and Philosophy, twenty-two professional thinkers uncover the deeper significance of this hugely popular TV saga.

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Product Description: This collection brings together new papers addressing the philosophical challenges that the concept of a Devil presents, bringing philosophical rigor to treatments of the Devil. Contributors approach the idea of the Devil from a variety of philosophical traditions, methodologies, and styles, providing a comprehensive philosophical overview that contemplates the existence, nature, and purpose of the Devil...read more
By Robert Arp (editor)

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9781138933040 | Routledge, October 6, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This collection brings together new papers addressing the philosophical challenges that the concept of a Devil presents, bringing philosophical rigor to treatments of the Devil.

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Product Description: Here, philosophers wittily and expertly uncover amazing philosophical insights from the endlessly fascinating TV show, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.Greg Littmann shows how the values of the gang are the same as those of Homeric heroes...read more
By Robert Arp (editor) and Roger Hunt (editor)

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9780812698916 | Open Court Pub Co, September 8, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Here, philosophers wittily and expertly uncover amazing philosophical insights from the endlessly fascinating TV show, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

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By Robert Arp (editor) and Rod Carveth (editor)

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9780812698763 | Open Court Pub Co, January 13, 2015, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: In Homeland and Philosophy, 23 philosophers tackle the issues that Showtime's award-winning show Homeland asks us to consider. The drama, which centers on Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody's release from an al-Qaeda prison, and CIA Agent Carrie Mathison's distrust of his intentions, asks questions of identity, what it means to be a terrorist, the conditions and effects of brainwashing, lying for the greater good, and whether or not courage is a virtue...read more
By Robert Arp (editor)

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9780812698572 | Open Court Pub Co, November 4, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In Homeland and Philosophy, 23 philosophers tackle the issues that Showtime's award-winning show Homeland asks us to consider.

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Product Description: In The Devil and Philosophy, 34 philosophers explore questions about one of the most recognizable and influential characters (villains?) of all time. From Roman Polanski's The Ninth Gate to J. R. R. Tolkien's The Silmarillion to Bram Stoker's Dracula to Darth Vader to Al Pacino's iconic performance in The Devil's Advocate, this book demonstrates that a little devil goes a long way...read more
By Robert Arp (editor)

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9780812698541 | Open Court Pub Co, August 19, 2014, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In The Devil and Philosophy, 34 philosophers explore questions about one of the most recognizable and influential characters (villains?

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By Robert Arp (editor)

Hardcover:

9780813145303 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, April 21, 2014, cover price $40.00

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Product Description: An elegant addition to the successful “1001” series—a comprehensive, chronological guide to the most important thoughts from the finest minds of the past 3,000 years.1001 Ideas That Changed the Way We Think is a comprehensive guide to the most interesting and imaginative thoughts from the finest minds in history...read more
By Robert Arp (editor)

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9781476705729 | Atria Books, October 29, 2013, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: An elegant addition to the successful “1001” series—a comprehensive, chronological guide to the most important thoughts from the finest minds of the past 3,000 years.

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By Robert Arp (editor) and Kevin S. Decker (editor)

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9781118386569 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, September 10, 2013, cover price $17.95

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Product Description: “I’m getting something,” says Shawn, assuming a look of intense concentration and pressing his fingertips to the sides of his head. Shawn Spencer uses lies, pretense, and distraction to get at the truth. But can pseudoscience and fakery really be so helpful? And if they can be, is it ethical to employ them? Psych and Philosophy takes an entertaining tour through the philosophical issues raised by a fake psychic...read more
By Robert Arp (editor)

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9780812698251 | Open Court Pub Co, August 6, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: “I’m getting something,” says Shawn, assuming a look of intense concentration and pressing his fingertips to the sides of his head.

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Product Description: In The Good Wife and Philosophy, fifteen philosophers look at the deeper issues raised by this stirring TV drama. The Good Wife gives us courtroom battles in the tradition of Perry Mason, with the added dimension of a political intrigue and a tormented personal story...read more
By Robert Arp (editor) and Kimberly Baltzer-jaray (editor)

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9780812698244 | Open Court Pub Co, July 30, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In The Good Wife and Philosophy, fifteen philosophers look at the deeper issues raised by this stirring TV drama.

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Contemporary Debates in Bioethics features a timelycollection of highly readable, debate-style arguments contributedby many of today’s top bioethics scholars, focusing on corebioethical concerns of the twenty-first century.Written in an engaging, debate-style format for accessibilityto non-specialistsFeatures general introductions to each topic that precedescholarly debatesPresents the latest, cutting-edge thoughts on relevantbioethics ideas, arguments, and debates
By Robert Arp (editor)

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9781444337136 | 1 edition (Blackwell Pub, September 10, 2013), cover price $102.95 | About this edition: Contemporary Debates in Bioethics features a timelycollection of highly readable, debate-style arguments contributedby many of today’s top bioethics scholars, focusing on corebioethical concerns of the twenty-first century.

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9781444337143 | Blackwell Pub, September 10, 2013, cover price $40.95

What's Good on TV? Understanding Ethics Through Television presents an introduction to the basic theories and concepts of moral philosophy using concrete examples from classic and contemporary television shows. Utilizes clear examples from popular contemporary and classic television shows, such as The Office, Law and Order, Star Trek and Family Guy, to illustrate complex philosophical concepts Designed to be used as a stand-alone or supplementary introductory ethics text Features case studies, study questions, and suggested readings Episodes mentioned are from a wide variety of television shows, and are easily accessible Offers a balanced treatment of a number of controversial ethical issues including environmental ethics, animal welfare, abortion, homosexuality, capital punishment, assisted suicide, censorship and the erosion of values Includes a companion website at http://whatsgoodontv.webs.com

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9781405194761 | Blackwell Pub, September 23, 2011, cover price $102.95 | About this edition: What's Good on TV?

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9781405194754, titled "What's Good on TV?: Understanding Ethics Through Television" | Blackwell Pub, September 23, 2011, cover price $38.95

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9781444343007 | Blackwell Pub, July 26, 2012, cover price $89.95

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Product Description: Breaking Bad, hailed by Stephen King, Chuck Klosterman, and many others as the best of all TV dramas, tells the story of a man whose life changes because of the medical death sentence of an advanced cancer diagnosis. The show depicts his metamorphosis from inoffensive chemistry teacher to feared drug lord and remorseless killer...read more
By Robert Arp (editor) and David R. Koepsell (editor)

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9780812697643 | Open Court Pub Co, July 10, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Breaking Bad, hailed by Stephen King, Chuck Klosterman, and many others as the best of all TV dramas, tells the story of a man whose life changes because of the medical death sentence of an advanced cancer diagnosis.

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Product Description: Covering philosophical issues ranging from tattooed religious symbols to a feminist aesthetics of tattoo, Tattoos and Philosophy offers an enthusiastic analysis of inking that will lead readers to consider the nature of the tattooing arts in a new and profound way...read more
By Robert Arp (editor) and Rocky Rakovic (foreword by)

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9780470672068 | Blackwell Pub, May 8, 2012, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Covering philosophical issues ranging from tattooed religious symbols to a feminist aesthetics of tattoo, Tattoos and Philosophy offers an enthusiastic analysis of inking that will lead readers to consider the nature of the tattooing arts in a new and profound way.

By Robert Arp (editor)

Miscellaneous:

9781118252772 | Blackwell Pub, April 2, 2012, cover price $19.95
9781118252741 | Blackwell Pub, April 2, 2012, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: The informational nature of biological organization, at levels from the genetic and epigenetic to the cognitive and linguistic.Information shapes biological organization in fundamental ways and at every organizational level. Because organisms use information―including DNA codes, gene expression, and chemical signaling―to construct, maintain, repair, and replicate themselves, it would seem only natural to use information-related ideas in our attempts to understand the general nature of living systems, the causality by which they operate, the difference between living and inanimate matter, and the emergence, in some biological species, of cognition, emotion, and language...read more
By Robert Arp (editor)

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9780262201742 | Bradford Books, April 15, 2011, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The informational nature of biological organization, at levels from the genetic and epigenetic to the cognitive and linguistic.

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Product Description: This collection of specially commissioned essays puts top scholars head to head to debate the central issues in the lively and fast growing field of philosophy of biology Brings together original essays on ten of the most hotly debated questions in philosophy of biology Lively head-to-head debate format sharply defines the issues and paves the way for further discussion Includes coverage of the new and vital area of evolutionary developmental biology, as well as the concept of a unified species, the role of genes in selection, the differences between micro- and macro-evolution, and much more Each section features an introduction to the topic as well as suggestions for further reading Offers an accessible overview of this fast-growing and dynamic field, whilst also capturing the imagination of professional philosophers and biologists...read more
By Robert Arp (editor)

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9781405159982 | Blackwell Pub, December 14, 2009, cover price $115.95 | About this edition: This collection of specially commissioned essays puts top scholars head to head to debate the central issues in the lively and fast growing field of philosophy of biology Brings together original essays on ten of the most hotly debated questions in philosophy of biology Lively head-to-head debate format sharply defines the issues and paves the way for further discussion Includes coverage of the new and vital area of evolutionary developmental biology, as well as the concept of a unified species, the role of genes in selection, the differences between micro- and macro-evolution, and much more Each section features an introduction to the topic as well as suggestions for further reading Offers an accessible overview of this fast-growing and dynamic field, whilst also capturing the imagination of professional philosophers and biologists

Paperback:

9781405159999 | Blackwell Pub, December 15, 2009, cover price $50.95 | About this edition: This collection of specially commissioned essays puts top scholars head to head to debate the central issues in the lively and fast growing field of philosophy of biology Brings together original essays on ten of the most hotly debated questions in philosophy of biology Lively head-to-head debate format sharply defines the issues and paves the way for further discussion Includes coverage of the new and vital area of evolutionary developmental biology, as well as the concept of a unified species, the role of genes in selection, the differences between micro- and macro-evolution, and much more Each section features an introduction to the topic as well as suggestions for further reading Offers an accessible overview of this fast-growing and dynamic field, whilst also capturing the imagination of professional philosophers and biologists

Miscellaneous:

9781444314939 | Blackwell Pub, December 9, 2009, cover price $89.95

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