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Ethics and Archaeological Praxis (Paperback, 1st ed. 2015): Cristobal Gnecco, Dorothy Lippert Ethics and Archaeological Praxis (Paperback, 1st ed. 2015)
Cristobal Gnecco, Dorothy Lippert
R2,453 R2,241 Discovery Miles 22 410 Save R212 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Restoring the historicity and plurality of archaeological ethics is a task to which this book is devoted; its emphasis on praxis mends the historical condition of ethics. In doing so, it shows that nowadays a multicultural (sometimes also called "public") ethic looms large in the discipline. By engaging communities "differently," archaeology has explicitly adopted an ethical outlook, purportedly striving to overcome its colonial ontology and metaphysics. In this new scenario, respect for other historical systems/worldviews and social accountability appear to be prominent. Being ethical in archaeological terms in the multicultural context has become mandatory, so much that most professional, international and national archaeological associations have ethical principles as guiding forces behind their openness towards social sectors traditionally ignored or marginalized by their practices. This powerful new ethics-its newness is based, to a large extent, in that it is the first time that archaeological ethics is explicitly stated, as if it didn't exist before-emanates from metropolitan centers, only to be adopted elsewhere. In this regard, it is worth probing the very nature of the dominant multicultural ethics in disciplinary practices because (a) it is at least suspicious that at the same time archaeology has tuned up with postmodern capitalist/market needs, and (b) the discipline (along with its ethical principles) is contested worldwide by grass-roots organizations and social movements. Can archaeology have socially committed ethical principles at the same time that it strengthens its relationship with the market and capitalism? Is this coincidence just merely haphazard or does it obey more structural rules? The papers in this book try to answer these two questions by examining praxis-based contexts in which archaeological ethics unfolds.

After Ethics - Ancestral Voices and Post-Disciplinary Worlds in Archaeology (Paperback, 1st ed. 2015): Alejandro Haber, Nick... After Ethics - Ancestral Voices and Post-Disciplinary Worlds in Archaeology (Paperback, 1st ed. 2015)
Alejandro Haber, Nick Shepherd
R2,185 R1,988 Discovery Miles 19 880 Save R197 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

While books on archaeological and anthropological ethics have proliferated in recent years, few attempt to move beyond a conventional discourse on ethics to consider how a discussion of the social and political implications of archaeological practice might be conceptualized differently. The conceptual ideas about ethics posited in this volume make it of interest to readers outside of the discipline; in fact, to anyone interested in contemporary debates around the possibilities and limitations of a discourse on ethics. The authors in this volume set out to do three things. The first is to track the historical development of a discussion around ethics, in tandem with the development and "disciplining" of archaeology. The second is to examine the meanings, consequences and efficacies of a discourse on ethics in contemporary worlds of practice in archaeology. The third is to push beyond the language of ethics to consider other ways of framing a set of concerns around rights, accountabilities and meanings in relation to practitioners, descendent and affected communities, sites, material cultures, the ancestors and so on.

The Reasons of Love (Paperback): Harry G. Frankfurt The Reasons of Love (Paperback)
Harry G. Frankfurt
R379 R290 Discovery Miles 2 900 Save R89 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A clear, accessible exploration of how and why we love by prominent philosopher and bestselling author Harry Frankfurt In The Reasons of Love, leading moral philosopher and bestselling author Harry Frankfurt argues that the key to a fulfilled life is to pursue wholeheartedly what one cares about, that love is the most authoritative form of caring, and that the purest form of love is, in a complicated way, self-love. Through caring, we infuse the world with meaning. Caring provides us with stable ambitions and concerns; it shapes the framework of aims and interests within which we lead our lives. Frankfurt goes on to explain that the most important form of caring is love, a nonvoluntary, disinterested concern for the flourishing of what is loved. And he contends that the purest form of love is self-love. This sounds perverse, but self-love-as distinct from self-indulgence-is at heart a disinterested concern for whatever it is that the person loves. The most elementary form of self-love is nothing more than the desire of a person to love. Insofar as this is true, self-love is simply a commitment to finding meaning in our lives.

The Concept of Anxiety - A Simple Psychologically Oriented Deliberation in View of the Dogmatic Problem of Hereditary Sin... The Concept of Anxiety - A Simple Psychologically Oriented Deliberation in View of the Dogmatic Problem of Hereditary Sin (Hardcover)
Soren Kierkegaard; Translated by Alastair Hannay
R539 Discovery Miles 5 390 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Although Soren Kierkegaard's death in the fall of 1855 foreshadowed a lasting split between conservative Christians and young contemporaries who saw him as a revolutionary thinker, it was not until the turn of the twentieth century and beyond the borders of his native Denmark that his lasting significance came to be felt. By transcending distinctions of genre, Kierkegaard brought traditionally separated disciplines to bear on deep human concerns and was able, through his profound self-insight, to uncover the strategies with which we try to deal with them. As a result, he is hailed today as no less than the father of modern psychology and existentialism.

While the majority of Kierkegaard's work leading up to The Concept of Anxiety dealt with the intersection of faith and knowledge, here the renowned Danish philosopher turns to the perennial question of sin and guilt. First published in 1844, this concise treatise identified long before Freud anxiety as a deep-seated human state, one that embodies the endless struggle with our own spiritual identities. Ably synthesizing human insights with Christian dogma, Kierkegaard's "psychological deliberation" suggests that our only hope in overcoming anxiety is not through powder and pills but by embracing it with open arms. Indeed, for Kierkegaard, it is only through our experiences with anxiety that we are able to become truly aware of ourselves and the freedoms and limitations of our own existence.

While Kierkegaard's Danish prose is surprisingly rich, previous translations the most recent in 1980 have tended either to deaden its impact by being excessively literal or to furnish it with a florid tone foreign to its original directness. In this new edition, Alastair Hannay re-creates its natural rhythm in a way that will finally allow this overlooked classic not only to become as celebrated as Fear and Trembling, The Sickness unto Death, and Either/Or but also to earn a place as the seminal work of existentialism and moral psychology that it is."

How to Run a Country - An Ancient Guide for Modern Leaders (Hardcover): Marcus Tullius Cicero How to Run a Country - An Ancient Guide for Modern Leaders (Hardcover)
Marcus Tullius Cicero; Translated by Philip Freeman
R303 R245 Discovery Miles 2 450 Save R58 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Marcus Cicero, Rome's greatest statesman and orator, was elected to the Roman Republic's highest office at a time when his beloved country was threatened by power-hungry politicians, dire economic troubles, foreign turmoil, and political parties that refused to work together. Sound familiar? Cicero's letters, speeches, and other writings are filled with timeless wisdom and practical insight about how to solve these and other problems of leadership and politics. How to Run a Country collects the best of these writings to provide an entertaining, common sense guide for modern leaders and citizens. This brief book, a sequel to "How to Win an Election," gathers Cicero's most perceptive thoughts on topics such as leadership, corruption, the balance of power, taxes, war, immigration, and the importance of compromise. These writings have influenced great leaders--including America's Founding Fathers--for two thousand years, and they are just as instructive today as when they were first written.

Organized by topic and featuring lively new translations, the book also includes an introduction, headnotes, a glossary, suggestions for further reading, and an appendix containing the original Latin texts. The result is an enlightening introduction to some of the most enduring political wisdom of all time.

The Fanaticism of the Apocalypse - Save the Earth, Punish Human Beings (Paperback): Pascal Bruckner The Fanaticism of the Apocalypse - Save the Earth, Punish Human Beings (Paperback)
Pascal Bruckner; Translated by Steven Rendall
R364 Discovery Miles 3 640 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The planet is sick. Human beings are guilty of damaging it. We have to pay. Today, that is the orthodoxy throughout the Western world. Distrust of progress and science, calls for individual and collective self-sacrifice to save the planet and cultivation of fear: behind the carbon commissars, a dangerous and counterproductive ecological catastrophism is gaining ground. Modern society s susceptibility to this kind of thinking derives from what Bruckner calls the seductive attraction of disaster, as exemplified by the popular appeal of disaster movies. But ecological catastrophism is harmful in that it draws attention away from other, more solvable problems and injustices in the world in order to focus on something that is portrayed as an Apocalypse. Rather than preaching catastrophe and pessimism, we need to develop a democratic and generous ecology that addresses specific problems in a practical way.

Stop Being Reasonable - How We Really Change Our Minds (Hardcover): Eleanor Gordon-Smith Stop Being Reasonable - How We Really Change Our Minds (Hardcover)
Eleanor Gordon-Smith 1
R606 R482 Discovery Miles 4 820 Save R124 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Leviathan (Paperback, UK ed.): Thomas Hobbes Leviathan (Paperback, UK ed.)
Thomas Hobbes; Series edited by Tom Griffith
R133 R114 Discovery Miles 1 140 Save R19 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

With an Introduction by Dr Richard Serjeantson, Trinity College, Cambridge Since its first publication in 1651, Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan has been recognised as one of the most compelling, and most controversial, works of political philosophy written in English. Forged in the crucible of the civil and religious warfare of the mid-seventeenth century, it proposes a political theory that combines an unequivocal commitment to natural human liberty with the conviction that the sovereign power of government must be exercised absolutely. Leviathan begins from some shockingly naturalistic starting-points: an analysis of human nature as being motivated by vain-glory and pride, and a vision of religion as simply the fear of invisible powers made up by the mind. Yet from these deliberately unpromising elements, Hobbes constructs with unparalleled forcefulness an elaborate, systematic, and comprehensive account of how political society ought to be: ordered, law-bound, peaceful. In Leviathan, Hobbes presents us with a portrait of politics which depicts how a state that is made up of the unified body of all its citizens will be powerful, fruitful, protective of each of its members, and - above all - free from internal violence.

Immanuel Kant - Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals in Focus (Paperback): Lawrence Pasternack Immanuel Kant - Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals in Focus (Paperback)
Lawrence Pasternack
R750 Discovery Miles 7 500 Ships in 10 - 15 working days


The Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals^ is one of the most important works of moral philosophy ever written, and Kant's most widely read work. It attempts to demonstrate that morality has its foundation in reason and that our wills are free from both natural necessity and the power of desire. It is here that Kant sets out his famous and controversial 'categorical imperative', which forms the basis of his moral theory.
This book is an essential guide to the groundwork
and the many important and profound claims that Kant raises. The book combines an invaluable introduction to the work offering an exploration of these arguments and setting them in the context of Kant's thinking, along with the complete H.J Paton translation of the work, and a selection of six of the best contemporary commentaries. It is the ideal companion for all students of Kantian ethics and anyone interested in moral philosophy. _ _ _

Necropolitics (Paperback): Achille Mbembe Necropolitics (Paperback)
Achille Mbembe
R580 R515 Discovery Miles 5 150 Save R65 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In Necropolitics Achille Mbembe, a leader in the new wave of francophone critical theory, theorizes the genealogy of the contemporary world, a world plagued by ever-increasing inequality, militarization, enmity, and terror as well as by a resurgence of racist, fascist, and nationalist forces determined to exclude and kill. He outlines how democracy has begun to embrace its dark side---what he calls its "nocturnal body"---which is based on the desires, fears, affects, relations, and violence that drove colonialism. This shift has hollowed out democracy, thereby eroding the very values, rights, and freedoms liberal democracy routinely celebrates. As a result, war has become the sacrament of our times in a conception of sovereignty that operates by annihilating all those considered enemies of the state. Despite his dire diagnosis, Mbembe draws on post-Foucauldian debates on biopolitics, war, and race as well as Fanon's notion of care as a shared vulnerability to explore how new conceptions of the human that transcend humanism might come to pass. These new conceptions would allow us to encounter the Other not as a thing to exclude but as a person with whom to build a more just world.

Introduction to Metaphysics - From Parmenides to Levinas (Paperback): Jean Grondin Introduction to Metaphysics - From Parmenides to Levinas (Paperback)
Jean Grondin; Translated by Lukas Soderstrom
R826 R683 Discovery Miles 6 830 Save R143 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Most texts claiming to trace the evolution of metaphysics do so according to the analytical tradition, which understands metaphysics as a reflection of different categories of reality. Incorporating the perspectives of Continental theory does little to expand this history, as the Continental tradition remains largely hostile to such metaphysical claims. The first history of metaphysics to respect both the analytical and Continental schools while also transcending the theoretical limitations of each, this compelling overview restores the value of metaphysics to contemporary audiences.

Beginning with the Greeks and concluding with present day philosophers, Jean Grondin reviews seminal texts by the Presocratic Parmenides, Plato, Aristotle, Plotinus, and Augustine. He follows the theological turn in metaphysical thought during the middle ages and reads Avicenna, Anselm, Aquinas, and Duns Scot. Grondin revisits Descartes and the cogito; Spinoza and Leibniz's rationalist approaches; Kant's reclaiming of the metaphysical tradition; and postkantian practice up to Hegel. He engages with the twentieth-century innovations that shook the discipline, particularly Heidegger's notion of Being and the rediscovery of the metaphysics of existence (Sartre and the Existentialists), language (Gadamer and Derrida), and transcendence (Levinas). Metaphysics is often dismissed as a form or epoch of philosophy that must be overcome, yet a full understanding of its platform and processes reveal a cogent approach to reality, and its reasoning has been foundational to modern philosophy and science. Grondin reacquaints readers with the rich currents and countercurrents of metaphysical thinking and muses on where it may be headed in the twenty-first century.

Hermeneutics: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback): Jens Zimmermann Hermeneutics: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)
Jens Zimmermann
R248 R198 Discovery Miles 1 980 Save R50 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Hermeneutics is the branch of knowledge that deals with interpretation, a behaviour that is intrinsic to our daily lives. As humans, we decipher the meaning of newspaper articles, books, legal matters, religious texts, political speeches, emails, and even dinner conversations every day . But how is knowledge mediated through these forms? What constitutes the process of interpretation? And how do we draw meaning from the world around us so that we might understand our position in it? In this Very Short Introduction Jens Zimmermann traces the history of hermeneutic theory, setting out its key elements, and demonstrating how they can be applied to a broad range of disciplines: theology; literature; law; and natural and social sciences. Demonstrating the longstanding and wide-ranging necessity of interpretation, Zimmermann reveals its significance in our current social and political landscape. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

The Poverty of Historicism (Hardcover, 2nd): Karl Popper The Poverty of Historicism (Hardcover, 2nd)
Karl Popper
R2,119 Discovery Miles 21 190 Ships in 10 - 15 working days


On its publication in 1957, The Poverty of Historicism was hailed by Arthur Koestler as 'probably the only book published this year which will outlive the century.'
A devastating criticism of fixed and predictable laws in history, Popper dedicated the book to all those 'who fell victim to the fascist and communist belief in Inexorable Laws of Historical Destiny.' Short and beautifully written, it has inspired generations of readers, intellectuals and policy makers. One of the most important books on the social sciences since the Second World War, it is a searing insight into the ideas of this great thinker.

Cosmological and Psychological Time (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Yuval Dolev, Michael Roubach Cosmological and Psychological Time (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Yuval Dolev, Michael Roubach
R3,087 R2,504 Discovery Miles 25 040 Save R583 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book examines the many faces of philosophy of time, including the metaphysical aspects, natural science issues, and the consciousness of time. It brings together the different methodologies of investigating the philosophy of time. It does so to counter the growing fragmentation of the field with regard to discussions, and the existing cleavage between analytic and continental traditions in philosophy. The book's multidirectional approach to the notion of time contributes to a better understanding of time's metaphysical, physical and phenomenological aspects. It helps clarify the presuppositions underpinning the analytic and continental traditions in the philosophy of time and offers ways in which the differences between them can be bridged.

Democracy, If We Can Keep It - The Aclu's 100-Year Fight for Rights in America (Hardcover): Ellis Cose Democracy, If We Can Keep It - The Aclu's 100-Year Fight for Rights in America (Hardcover)
Ellis Cose
R724 R576 Discovery Miles 5 760 Save R148 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Published to coincide with the ACLU's centennial, a major new book by the nationally celebrated journalist and bestselling author For a century, the American Civil Liberties Union has fought to keep Americans in touch with the founding values of the Constitution. As its centennial approached, the organization invited Ellis Cose to become its first ever writer-in-residence, with complete editorial independence. The result is Cose's groundbreaking Democracy, If We Can Keep It: The ACLU's 100-Year Fight for Rights in America, the most authoritative account ever of America's premier defender of civil liberties. A vivid work of history and journalism, Democracy, If We Can Keep It is not just the definitive story of the ACLU but also an essential account of America's rediscovery of rights it had granted but long denied. Cose's narrative begins with World War I and brings us to today, chronicling the ACLU's role through the horrors of 9/11, the saga of Edward Snowden, and the phenomenon of Donald Trump. A chronicle of America's most difficult ethical quandaries from the Red Scare, the Scottsboro Boys' trials, Japanese American internment, McCarthyism, and Vietnam, Democracy, If We Can Keep It weaves these accounts into a deeper story of American freedom--one that is profoundly relevant to our present moment.

The Logic Manual (Paperback): Volker Halbach The Logic Manual (Paperback)
Volker Halbach
R316 Discovery Miles 3 160 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

An exceptionally clear, concise, and affordable introduction to logic, The Logic Manual carefully walks beginning philosophy students through the fundamentals, offering them a real understanding of how and why logic works. Author Volker Halbach presents essential concepts through examples, informal explanations, and abstract definitions. Topics covered include propositional and predicate logic (with and without identity) and an account of the semantics of these languages, including definitions of truth and satisfaction. In addition, natural deduction is used as a proof system.
Extensively class-tested, The Logic Manual provides the best introduction available to the general, abstract approach to thinking about language, logic, and semantics that is characteristic of contemporary philosophy. A Companion Website provides exercises, examples, and sample examination papers.

Higher RMPS: Morality & Belief: Second Edition (Paperback): Joe Walker Higher RMPS: Morality & Belief: Second Edition (Paperback)
Joe Walker
R772 Discovery Miles 7 720 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Exam Board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: RMPS First Teaching: August 2018 First Exam: June 2019 The only resource for RMPS at Higher level, by a bestselling author and expert in the field. Completely updated with the latest SQA assessment changes. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the updated Higher in Religious, Moral and Philosophical Studies, but is also ideal for students across Scotland studying key topic areas in Morality and Belief as part of the broad general education and the senior phase of RME. - Written in a lively, accessible and engaging style that reflects real-life situations and moral issues - Highlights the importance of dealing with varieties of belief within religious traditions - Deals with up-to-date contemporary and topical issues in a highly practical manner

The Methods of Bioethics - An Essay in Meta-Bioethics (Hardcover): John McMillan The Methods of Bioethics - An Essay in Meta-Bioethics (Hardcover)
John McMillan
R1,134 Discovery Miles 11 340 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This is the first book in bioethics that explains how it is that you actually go about doing good bioethics. Bioethics has made a mistake about its methods, and this has led not only to too much theorizing, but also fragmentation within bioethics. The unhelpful disputes between those who think bioethics needs to be more philosophical, more sociological, more clinical, or more empirical, continue. While each of these claims will have some point, they obscure what should be common to all instances of bioethics. Moreover, they provide another phantom that can lead newcomers to bioethics down blind alleyways stalked by bristling sociologists and philosophers. The method common to all bioethics is bringing moral reason to bear upon ethical issues, and it is more accurate and productive to clarify what this involves than to stake out a methodological patch that shows why one discipline is the most important. This book develops an account of the nature of bioethics and then explains how a number of methodological spectres have obstructed bioethics becoming what it should. In the final part, it explains how moral reason can be brought to bear upon practical issues via an 'empirical, Socratic' approach.

White People and Black Lives Matter - Ignorance, Empathy, and Justice (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019): Johanna C. Luttrell White People and Black Lives Matter - Ignorance, Empathy, and Justice (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019)
Johanna C. Luttrell
R1,479 R355 Discovery Miles 3 550 Save R1,124 (76%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book interrogates white responses to black-led movements for racial justice. It is a philosophical self-reflection on the ways in which 'white' reactions to Black Lives Matter stand in the way of the movement's important work. It probes reactions which often prevent white people from according to black activists the full range of human emotion and expression, including joy, anger, mourning, and political action. Johanna C. Luttrell encourages different conceptions of empathy and impartiality specific to social movements for racial justice, and addresses objections to identity politics.

Philosophy Bites (Paperback): David Edmonds, Nigel Warburton Philosophy Bites (Paperback)
David Edmonds, Nigel Warburton
R233 R191 Discovery Miles 1 910 Save R42 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Take 25 of the liveliest philosophers of our time. Talk to each about one of the most intriguing topics you can think of-from ethics to aesthetics to metaphysics. The result is a Philosophy Bite-a lively, informal conversation that brings the subject into focus. First made public on the enormously popular Philosophy Bites podcast, these entertaining, personal, and illuminating conversations are presented in print. The result is a book that is a taster for the whole enterprise of philosophy, and gives unexpected insights into hot topics spanning ethics, politics, metaphysics, aesthetics, and the meaning of life.

Animal Experimentation - A Guide to the Issues (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Vaughan Monamy Animal Experimentation - A Guide to the Issues (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Vaughan Monamy
R496 Discovery Miles 4 960 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

An essential book for all those who conduct animal-based research or are involved in education and training, as well as regulators, supporters, and opponents alike. This fully updated third edition includes discussion of genetically altered animals and associated welfare and ethical issues that surround the breeding programmes in animal based research. The book discusses the origins of vivisection, the advances in human and non-human welfare made possible by animal experimentation, moral objections, and alternatives to the use of animals in research. It also examines the regulatory umbrella under which experiments are conducted in Europe, USA and Australasia. The author highlights the future responsibilities of researchers who will be working with animals, and offers practical advice on experimental design, literature search, consultation with colleagues, and the importance of the ongoing search for alternatives.

Reality: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback): Jan Westerhoff Reality: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)
Jan Westerhoff
R256 R176 Discovery Miles 1 760 Save R80 (31%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

'What is real?' has been one of the key questions of philosophy since its beginning in antiquity. It is a question that, due to such films as The Matrix, has also made its way into popular culture. But it is not just a question philosophers ask. It is also asked by scientists when they investigate whether the fundamental constituents of matter are actually 'out there' or just a mere abstraction from a successful theory. Cognitive scientists ask it when trying to find out which set of the bewildering array of data processed by our brain could constitute the basis for such supposedly fundamental entities like the free agent or the self. This Very Short Introduction discusses what reality is by looking at a variety of arguments, theories and thought-experiments from philosophy, physics, and cognitive science. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Theory of Value - Indian Philosophy (Hardcover): Roy W. Perrett Theory of Value - Indian Philosophy (Hardcover)
Roy W. Perrett
R3,354 Discovery Miles 33 540 Ships in 10 - 15 working days


Contents:
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van Buitenen, J A B, Dharma and Moksa, Philosophy East and West 7 [1957]
Ingalls, Daniel H H, Dharma and Moksa, Philosophy east and West 7 [1957]
Potter, Karl H Dharma and Moksa from a Conversational Point of View, Philosophy East and West 8 [1958]
Prasad, Rajendra, The Concept of Moksa, Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 31 [1971]
Chakrabarti, A Is Liberation (Moksa) Pleasant?, Philosophy East and West 33 [1983]
Ingalls, Daniel H H, Authority and Law in Ancient India, Journal of the American Oriental Society suppl. 7 [1954]
Prakash, Buddha, The Hindu Philosophy of History, Journal of the History of Ideas 16 [1955]
Taber, John, The Sugnificance of Kumarilas Philosophy, Eli Franco and Karin Preisendanz eds. Beyond Orientalism [Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1997]
Parekh, Bhikkhy, 'Theory of Non-Violence' Colonialism, Tradition and reform: AN Analysis of gandhi's Political Discourse [New Delhi:Sage, 1989]
Kupperman, Joel J, The Supra-Moral in Religous Ethics: The Case of Buddhism, Journal of Religous Ethics 1[1973]
Perrett, Roy W, Egoism, Altruism and Intentionalism in Buddhist ethics, Journal of Indian Philosophy 15 [1987]
Hiriyanna, M, Indian Aesthetics-1 and Art Experience-2, Art Experience [Mysorc: Kavyalaya Publishers, 1954]
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Chari, V K, Rasa: Poetry and the Emotions, Sanskrit Criticism [Honolulu: University of hawaii Press, 1990]
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Bake, A A, The Aesthetics of Indian Music, Britih Journal of Aesthetics 4 [1964]
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Environmental Ethics - An Introduction with Readings (Hardcover): John Benson Environmental Ethics - An Introduction with Readings (Hardcover)
John Benson
R2,602 Discovery Miles 26 020 Ships in 10 - 15 working days


Presupposing no prior knowledge of philosophy, John Benson introduces the fundamentals of environmental ethics by asking whether a concern with human well-being is an adequate basis for environmental ethics. He encourages the reader to explore this question, considering techniques used to value the environment and critically examining 'light green' to 'deep green' environmentalism. Each chapter is linked to a reading from a key thinker such as J.S. Mill and E.O. Wilson.
Key features include activities and exercises, enabling readers to monitor their progress throughout the book, chapter summaries and guides to further reading.

Walden (100 Copy Collector's Edition) (Hardcover): Henry David Thoreau Walden (100 Copy Collector's Edition) (Hardcover)
Henry David Thoreau
R1,341 Discovery Miles 13 410 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
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