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Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£7.99

Susan Blackmore

9780198794738
Paperback
September 2017

Very Short Introductions

Some of our most burning questions surround consciousness: What creates our identity? Do we really have free will? Is consciousness itself an illusion? The rapid rate of developments in brain science continues to open up debate on these issues. This book clarifies the complex arguments and illuminates the major theories on consciousness.

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The Multiple Realization Book

£19.99

Thomas W. Polger, Lawrence A. Shapiro

9780198779896
Paperback
July 2016

Thomas W. Polger and Lawrence A. Shapiro offer the first full investigation of multiple realization—the idea that minds can be realized in ways other than the human brain. They cast doubt on the hypothesis and offer an alternative framework for understanding explanations in the cognitive sciences, and in chemistry, biology, and related fields.

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The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics

£10.99

Roger Penrose

9780198784920
Paperback
April 2016

In his bestselling work of popular science, Sir Roger Penrose takes us on a fascinating tour through the basic principles of physics, cosmology, mathematics, and philosophy to show that human thinking can never be emulated by a machine.

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Knowledge: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Jennifer Nagel

9780199661268
Paperback
September 2014

Very Short Introductions

Human beings naturally desire knowledge. But what is knowledge? Is it the same as having an opinion? Highlighting the major developments in the theory of knowledge from Ancient Greece to the present day, Jennifer Nagel uses a number of simple everyday examples to explore the key themes and current debates of epistemology.

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The Oxford Handbook of the Self

£30.00

Shaun Gallagher

9780199679546
Paperback
September 2013

Oxford Handbooks

The Oxford Handbook of the Self explores a fascinating diversity of questions about our understanding of self from a variety of interdisciplinary perspectives, including philosophy, ethics, psychology, neuroscience, psychopathology, narrative, and postmodern theories.

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Mind, Brain, and Free Will

£24.49

Richard Swinburne

9780199662579
Paperback
January 2013

Richard Swinburne presents a powerful case for substance dualism and libertarian free will. He argues that pure mental and physical events are distinct, and defends an account of agent causation in which the soul can act independently of bodily causes. We are responsible for our actions, and the findings of neuroscience cannot prove otherwise.

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The Moral Psychology Handbook

£27.49

John M. Doris, The Moral Psychology Research Group

9780199655489
Paperback
June 2012

The Moral Psychology Handbook offers a comprehensive discussion of how the human mind influences, and is influenced by, human morality. Each chapter is a collaborative effort, covering major issues in moral psychology, written by leading researchers in both philosophy and psychology.

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The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Emotion

£35.00

Peter Goldie

9780199654376
Paperback
April 2012

Oxford Handbooks

This Handbook presents thirty-one state-of-the-art contributions from the most notable writers on philosophy of emotion today. Anyone working on the nature of emotion, its history, or its relation to reason, self, value, or art, whether at the level of research or advanced study, will find the book an unrivalled resource and a fascinating read.

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Reality: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Jan Westerhoff

9780199594412
Paperback
November 2011

Very Short Introductions

'What is real?' has been one of the key questions of philosophy since its beginning in antiquity. But it is not just a question that philosophers ask. 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.

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Consciousness and The Mind-Body Problem: A Reader

£28.99

Torin Alter, Robert J. Howell

9780199739240
Paperback
November 2011

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The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Mind

£35.00

Brian McLaughlin, Ansgar Beckermann, Sven Walter

9780199596317
Paperback
January 2011

Oxford Handbooks

This is the most authoritative and comprehensive guide ever published to the state of the art in philosophy of mind, a flourishing area of research. An outstanding team of contributors offer 45 new critical surveys of a wide range of topics.

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The Constitution of Agency: Essays on Practical Reason and Moral Psychology

£24.99

Christine M. Korsgaard

9780199552740
Paperback
October 2008

Christine M. Korsgaard is one of today's leading moral philosophers: this volume collects ten influential papers by her on practical reason and moral psychology. She draws on the work of such great philosophers as Plato, Aristotle, Kant, and Hume, showing how their ideas can inform the solution of contemporary and traditional problems.

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Philosophy of Mind: A Beginner's Guide

£28.99

Ian Ravenscroft

9780199252541
Paperback
March 2005

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Philosophy of Mind: A Guide and Anthology

£31.99

John Heil

9780199253838
Paperback
October 2003

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The Emotions: A Philosophical Exploration

£31.49

Peter Goldie

9780199253043
Paperback
August 2002

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