Discourse on Method

René Descartes

Descartes’ Discourse, presented here in an engaging new translation, is a perfect point of entry into early modern philosophical and scientific thought.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781554813179
  • Publication Date: Oct 2020
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The Broadview Anthology of Social and Political Thought

Andrew Bailey

This anthology offers a comprehensive and diverse collection of readings in political theory from the 16th to the 19th centuries.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781554814220
  • Publication Date: May 2018
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Civil Disobedience

Henry David Thoreau

Bob Pepperman Taylor’s new edition clarifies the specific political and philosophical contexts in which Thoreau composed Civil Disobedience.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781554813018
  • Publication Date: Nov 2016
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Utilitarianism (1871)

John Stuart Mill

One of the earliest and clearest articulations of what is now a fundamental theory of ethics.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781554813155
  • Publication Date: Aug 2016
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The Apology and Related Dialogues

Plato

Plato’s account of the last days of Socrates, presented in a lively new translation.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781554812585
  • Publication Date: Apr 2016
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The Description of a New World, Called the Blazing World

Margaret Cavendish

Blazing World is both a landmark of speculative fiction and an important work of early modern philosophy.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781554812424
  • Publication Date: Mar 2016
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On Perpetual Peace

Immanuel Kant

Kant’s essay remains an enduring antidote to the violence and cynicism that is all-too-often on display in international relations and foreign affairs. It is presented here in a new translation with contextual apparatus.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781554811939
  • Publication Date: Oct 2015
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On Liberty

John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill’s classic defense of individual liberty.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781554810444
  • Publication Date: Oct 2014
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Notes from the Underground

Fyodor Dostoevsky

This edition offers Notes from the Underground, newly translated into readable and idiomatic contemporary English, together with an introduction and contextual materials.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781554812219
  • Publication Date: Sep 2014
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Making Up Your Mind

Robert Mutti

Making Up Your Mind provides an argument outline, which can be used to organize virtually any ethical argument.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781554812233
  • Publication Date: Jan 2014
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Discourse on Metaphysics and Other Writings

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

The essentials of Leibniz’s metaphysical system are presented in this teaching edition containing Discourse on Metaphysics, The Principles of Nature and of Grace, the Monadology, and excerpts from Theodicy.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781554810116
  • Publication Date: Aug 2012
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An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding

David Hume

One of the great classics of philosophy, Hume’s Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is the definitive statement of his mature views on the sources and limits of knowledge; this edition presents the work in its historical context and it is based on the comparatively early 1758 edition.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781551118024
  • Publication Date: Sep 2011
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Leviathan

Thomas Hobbes

With the publication of Leviathan, in the midst of the English Civil War, Thomas Hobbes alienated himself from both sides of the war, by arguing against the divine right of kings (to the dismay of Royalists) but in favour of absolute monarchy (to the frustration of the Parliamentarians).

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781554810031
  • Publication Date: Aug 2011
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The Age of Reason

Thomas Paine

The Age of Reason is one of the most influential defences of Deism (the idea that God can be known without organized religion) ever written.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781554810451
  • Publication Date: Aug 2011
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Leviathan Parts I and II

Thomas Hobbes

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781554810406
  • Publication Date: Mar 2011
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Utilitarianism

John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill’s Utilitarianism is a classic philosophical defense of utilitarianism, a moral theory stating that right actions are those that tend to promote overall happiness.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781551115016
  • Publication Date: Jan 2011
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Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals

Immanuel Kant

“All in all, this volume is a brilliant introduction to one of the greatest works in the history of Western philosophy.” — Paul Guyer, University of Pennsylvania

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781551115399
  • Publication Date: Apr 2005
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A Brief Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind

Neil Campbell

This accessible introduction to the philosophy of mind covers all the major topics and can be paired with any anthology on the topic.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781551116174
  • Publication Date: Jan 2005
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The Vindications

Mary Wollstonecraft

The works of Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797) ranged from the early Thoughts on the Education of Daughters to The Female Reader, a selection of texts for girls, and included two novels.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781551110882
  • Publication Date: Jun 1997
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