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Product Description: The seven essays in this comprehensive volume address a broad and diverse range of topics including aesthetics, logic, philosophical psychology, philosophy of science, philosophy of law, metaphysics and epistemology. Despite its approach to a number of topics, Essays in Psychology and Epistemology has a pervasive theme...read more

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9780819199805 | Univ Pr of Amer, August 1, 1995, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: The seven essays in this comprehensive volume address a broad and diverse range of topics including aesthetics, logic, philosophical psychology, philosophy of science, philosophy of law, metaphysics and epistemology.

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Product Description: An introduction to the five fields of the social sciences from economics, psychology, and sociology to computer science and statistics. This text discusses topics such as economic concepts, computer concepts, elementary statistics and outlines in psychology and sociology.

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9780819199669 | Univ Pr of Amer, July 1, 1995, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: An introduction to the five fields of the social sciences from economics, psychology, and sociology to computer science and statistics.

Product Description: Controversial Issuses in Philosophy is intended for introductory undergraduate philosophy courses. The perspective is contemporary and topics range from religion to business ethics, computers, animal rights, education and music.

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9780819197962 | Univ Pr of Amer, June 1, 1995, cover price $37.99 | About this edition: Controversial Issuses in Philosophy is intended for introductory undergraduate philosophy courses.

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Product Description: Harry Settani's work explores psychic or paranormal phenomena from a uniquely philosophical perspective. Today's forms of science cannot accommodate the reality of the paranormal and therefore, Settanni proposes, the current view of reality must be changed in order to establish the real possibilities for such phenomena...read more

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9780819188670 | Univ Pr of Amer, October 1, 1992, cover price $32.99 | About this edition: Harry Settani's work explores psychic or paranormal phenomena from a uniquely philosophical perspective.

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Product Description: This book presents and defends the version of objectivistic ethics, and applies it to the areas of social justice and medical ethics. Contents: Moral Judgment: Knowledge or Opinion? Back to Basics; Materialism in Ethics; Sexuality; Pornography; The Family; Actions and Long-Range Consequences: The Aged and Elderly; Biomedical Research; Abortion, Sterilization, and Euthanasia; Lying: Never or Hardly Never? The Assumption and Society-at-Large: Equality of Opportunity...read more

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9780819186164 | Univ Pr of Amer, June 1, 1992, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: This book presents and defends the version of objectivistic ethics, and applies it to the areas of social justice and medical ethics.

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Product Description: This book defends the constructivist view of science, namely, the view that scientific theories are mental constructions in the mind of the scientist, rather than the realist view that scientific theories are accounts of what nature itself is like...read more

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9780819186737 | Univ Pr of Amer, June 1, 1992, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: This book defends the constructivist view of science, namely, the view that scientific theories are mental constructions in the mind of the scientist, rather than the realist view that scientific theories are accounts of what nature itself is like.

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Product Description: This book defends a particular theory of free choiceóincompatibilism, the belief that free will is not possible in a totally causal universe. The author attempts to prove this position throughout the work both by appealing to the almost universally accepted Copenhagen Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics and applying it in the rival theory of compatibilismóits failure to take free choice seriously...read more

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9780819186744 | Univ Pr of Amer, June 1, 1992, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: This book defends a particular theory of free choiceóincompatibilism, the belief that free will is not possible in a totally causal universe.

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Product Description: The book examines the life and times of five philosophers who were prominent in history: John Stuart Mill, Immanuel Kant, George Wilhelm Hegel, John Dewey, and Immanual Mournier. Contents: J.S. MILL: THE INFLUENCE OF FATHER AND WIFE: The Nineteenth Century; James Mill and Logic; Harriett Taylor Mill and Socialism; IMMANUAL KANT: THE RIFT BETWEEN RELIGION AND SCIENCE: The Pietistic Background; Age of Enlightenment; Kant's Synthesis; G...read more

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9780819186362 | Univ Pr of Amer, May 1, 1992, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The book examines the life and times of five philosophers who were prominent in history: John Stuart Mill, Immanuel Kant, George Wilhelm Hegel, John Dewey, and Immanual Mournier.

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Product Description: Dr. Settanni's fascinating study of John Stuart Mill's outlook on religion probes certain fundamental tensions and contradictions in his thinking. What is described herein is the history of one thinker who could not fully embrace the theism of orthodox religions and yet who could never be content with skepticism either...read more

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9780820415130 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, October 1, 1991, cover price $58.95 | About this edition: Dr.

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Product Description: What is Man? addresses itself to four perennial problems or questions concerning human nature. These are four questions which we will probably keep asking ourselves as long as the human race exists. They are: 1. Is man free or determined like a machine? 2...read more

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9780820414638 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, October 1, 1991, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: What is Man?

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Product Description: This book deals with the necessity for a revival of an ancient philosophical world-view, the world-view of holism, in order to solve current global problems. Today, worldwide problems such as the threat of nuclear war and environmental destruction, poverty, and drug-related crime demand a global approach...read more

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9780820411385 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, June 1, 1990, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: This book deals with the necessity for a revival of an ancient philosophical world-view, the world-view of holism, in order to solve current global problems.

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