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Wittgenstein: Connections and Controversies

P. M. S Hacker.

November 2001; published online April 2005.

Book. 400 pages.

Consists of 13 thematically linked essays on different aspects of the philosophy of Wittgenstein, by one of the leading commentators on his work. After an opening overview of Wittgenstein’s...

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Aspects of Hobbes

Noel Malcolm.

November 2002; published online November 2003.

Book. 656 pages.

Presents a set of extended essays on a variety of aspects of the life and work of the philosopher Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679). Some have previously been published as journal articles, etc.,...

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Women and Citizenship

Edited by Marilyn Friedman.

August 2005; published online October 2005.

Book. 0 pages.

These studies explore a variety of ways in which citizenship has been politically and culturally differentiated by gender. Despite women’s political gains in the past century in many parts...

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Determinism and Freedom in Stoic Philosophy

Susanne Bobzien.

November 2001; published online November 2003.

Book. 454 pages.

This book is a comprehensive study of the Stoic theory of causal and teleological determinism. It identifies the main problems the Stoics addressed, reconstructs the theory, and explores...

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Knowledge by Agreement

Martin Kusch.

June 2002; published online January 2005.

Book. 318 pages.

Knowledge by Agreement defends the ideas that knowledge is a social status (like money, or marriage), and that knowledge is primarily the possession of groups rather than...

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From a Deflationary Point of View

Paul Horwich.

February 2005; published online April 2005.

Book. 184 pages.

This book features ten essays written by Paul Horwich in the 1980s and 1990s. They illustrate his deflationary perspective on the nature of truth, realism vs antirealism, the creation of...

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Facing Death

James Warren.

June 2004; published online August 2004.

Book. 250 pages.

A comprehensive study and articulation of the interlocking Epicurean arguments against the fear of death found not only in the writings of Epicurus himself but also in Lucretius' poem De...

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Evidentialism

Earl Conee and Richard Feldman.

April 2004; published online August 2004.

Book. 330 pages.

The essays in this book defend evidentialism. This is the view that whether a person is epistemically justified in believing a proposition is determined entirely by the person's evidence....

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The Four-Category Ontology

E. J. Lowe.

December 2005; published online May 2006.

Book. 240 pages.

The four-category ontology is a metaphysical system recognizing two fundamental categorial distinctions — these being between the particular and the universal, and between the substantial a...

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The Aesthetic Appreciation of Nature

Malcolm Budd.

January 2003; published online November 2003.

Book. 170 pages.

Consists of four self‐contained essays on the aesthetics of nature, which complement one another by exploring the subject from different points of view. The first is concerned with how the...

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