Stanford Series in Philosophy

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  1. Has Semantics Rested on a Mistake? And Other Essays
    The nature of reference, or the relation of a word to the object to which it refers, has been perhaps the dominant concern of twentieth-century analytic philosophy. Extremely influential arguments by Gottlob Frege around the turn... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 1995
    Paperback | £21.99
  2. The Metaphysics of Death
    This collection of seventeen essays deals with the metaphysical, as opposed to the moral issues pertaining to death. For example, the authors investigate (among other things) the issue of what makes death a bad thing for an individual,... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 1993
    Hardback | £99.00
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  3. A Communitarian Defense of Liberalism
    In this provocative and timely reading of Emile Durkheim the author isolates the merits and liabilities of both liberal and communitarian theories and demonstrates that we need not be in the position of having to choose between... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 1992
    Hardback | £86.00
  4. Ethics of an Artificial Person
    Artificial persons, as conceived by Hobbes, speak and act in the name of others, so that their actions become the actions of someone else, such as the lawyer who represents and acts for his or her client. In modern institutions... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 1992
    Hardback | £86.00
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  5. Sovereign Virtue
    The central subject of Aristotle's ethics is happiness or living well. Most people in his day (as in ours), eager to enjoy life, impressed by worldly success, and fearful of serious loss, believed that happiness depends mainly... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 1992
    Hardback | £60.00
  6. Has Semantics Rested on a Mistake? And Other Essays
    The nature of reference, or the relation of a word to the object to which it refers, has been perhaps the dominant concern of twentieth-century analytic philosophy. Extremely influential arguments by Gottlob Frege around the turn... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 1991
    Hardback | £82.00
  7. Human Interests
    Hardback | £47.00
  8. Reading Rawls
    First published in 1975, this collection includes many of the best critical responses to John Rawls' A Theory of Justice, and the editor has elected to reissue the book without making any substitutions. As he argues in his new... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1989
    Paperback | £28.99