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Neuroglia

Edited by Helmut Kettenmann and Bruce R. Ransom.

October 2004; published online September 2013.

Book. Subjects: neuroscience. 624 pages.

Reflecting the dramatic advances in the field since the first edition was published 10 years ago, this resource is the only comprehensive reference on glial cells. The majority of...

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The Puzzle of Experience

J. J. Valberg.

November 1992; published online October 2011.

Book. Subjects: philosophy of mind. 240 pages.

If we reason in a certain way about our experience, we are driven to the conclusion that what is present to us — the object of our experience — is something that exists only in so far as it...

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Past, Present and Future

Arthur Prior.

May 1967; published online October 2011.

Book. Subjects: metaphysics. 228 pages.

This book is a sequel to Time and Modality. Many problems raised in that book have been resolved, and new ones have been raised in their turn. The author has recorded some of these...

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Aristotle's Two Systems

Daniel W. Graham.

October 1990; published online October 2011.

Book. Subjects: ancient philosophy. 376 pages.

This book addresses two major problems in interpreting Aristotle. Firstly, should we reconcile the apparent inconsistencies of the corpus by assuming an underlying unity of doctrine...

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Pleasure and Desire

J. C. B. Gosling.

September 1969; published online October 2011.

Book. Subjects: moral philosophy. 188 pages.

This book discusses and attempts to clarify the central terms that form the backbone of any hedonist position, with the purpose of seeing why such views are so persistently attractive. It...

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The Freedom of the Will

J. R. Lucas.

September 1970; published online October 2011.

Book. Subjects: metaphysics. 190 pages.

The three great problems of philosophy, according to Kant, are God, freedom, and immortality. Of these, freedom, that is, the Freedom of the Will, is the one most accessible to reason, and...

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Objects of Thought

A. N. Prior.

Edited by P. T. Geach and A. J. P. Kenny.

April 1971; published online October 2011.

Book. Subjects: philosophy of mathematics and logic. 186 pages.

This book is divided into two parts. The first concentrates on the logical properties of propositions, their relation to facts and sentences, and the parallel objects of commands and...

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Hegel's Development

H. S. Harris.

March 1971; published online October 2011.

Book. Subjects: history of Western philosophy. 606 pages.

This book describes the development of Hegel as a philosopher, using evidence from his own writings, relationships with other scholars, and world events that helped to shape his thoughts...

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Experiences

J. M. Hinton.

May 1973; published online March 2012.

Book. Subjects: philosophy of mind. 160 pages.

Someone who has more sympathy with traditional empiricism than with much of present-day philosophy may ask himself: ‘How do my experiences give rise to my beliefs about an external world,...

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Simplicity

Elliott Sober.

December 1975; published online October 2011.

Book. Subjects: philosophy of science. 200 pages.

The diversity of our intuitions about simplicity is matched only by the tenacity with which these intuitions refuse to yield to formal characterization. Our intuitions seem unanimous in...

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