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Adoption Matters
Philosophical and Feminist Essays
"As a social and legal institution of family formation, and as a personal experience of members of the adoption triad, adoption provides a fresh vantage point on an important set of philosophical and feminist issues. The family is often thought to be...



Albert Camus
Elements of a Life
Robert Zaretsky
Like many others of my generation, I first read Camus in high school. I carried him in my backpack while traveling across Europe, I carried him into (and out of) relationships, and I carried him into (and out of) difficult periods of my life. More...



The Analytic Imaginary
Marguerite Caze, Marguerite La Caze
The notion of the philosophical imaginary developed by Michéle Le Doeuff refers to the capacity to imagine as well as to the stock of images philosophers employ. Making use of this notion, Marguerite La Caze explores the idea of the imaginary...



Animal Minds and Human Morals
The Origins of the Western Debate
Richard Sorabji
Sorabji surveys a vast range of Greek philosophical texts and considers how classical discussions of animals' capacities intersect with central questions, not only in ethics but in the definition of human rationality as...



The Art of Humane Education
Donald Phillip Verene
In The Art of Humane Education, Donald Phillip Verene presents a new statement of the classical and humanist ideals that he believes should guide education in the liberal arts and sciences. These ideals are lost, he contends, in the...



Augustine and Academic Skepticism
A Philosophical Study
Blake D. Dutton
Augustine and Academic Skepticism is the first comprehensive treatment of Augustine's critique of Academic skepticism. In clear and accessible prose, Blake D. Dutton presents that critique as a serious work of philosophy and engages with it precisely as...



Averroes on Plato's "Republic"
Averroes
An indispensable primary source in medieval political philosophy is presented here in a fully annotated translation of the celebrated discussion of the Republic by the twelfth-century Andalusian Muslim philosopher.



Becomings
Explorations in Time, Memory, and Futures
With the advent of the new millennium, the notion of the future, and of time in general, has taken on greater significance in postmodern thought. Although the equally pervasive and abstract concept of space has generated a vast body of disciplines...



Beyond Conflict and Reduction
Between Philosophy, Science, and Religion
While much attention has been devoted to the conflicts between religion and science in the modern age, less rarely has sufficient attention been devoted to the complex interplay between religion, science and philosophy. This book offers a set of...



Blackness Visible
Essays on Philosophy and Race
Charles W. Mills
Charles Mills makes visible in the world of mainstream philosophy some of the crucial issues of the black experience.



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