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  • Art, Morality and Human Nature

    Writings by Richard W. Beardsmore
    John Haldane

    This collection brings together the text of the monograph Art and Morality by the philosopher Richard Beardsmore along with fourteen other essays (both published and previously unpublished) in which he explores further some of the themes of his seminal book.

  • The Moral Philosophy of Elizabeth Anscombe

    Luke Gormally

    In this collection of new essays deriving from a conference held in Oxford aspects of Elizabeth Anscombe's moral philosophy are examined. Anyone interested in Anscombe's work all want to read this volume.

  • Logic, Truth and Meaning

    Writings of G.E.M. Anscombe
    Mary Geach

    This fourth and final volume of writings by Elizabeth Anscombe reprints her Introduction to Wittgenstein's Tractatus, together with a number of later essays on thought and language in which she explores issues of reason, representation, truth and existence.

  • Social Radicalism and Liberal Education

    Lindsay Paterson

    The book examines why social radicals supported liberal education, why they have moved away from it, and what the implications are for the future of an intellectually stimulating and culturally literate education.

  • The Philosophy of Punishment

    Anthony Ellis

    In this volume, the author sets aside the usual division between theories of punishment that do or do not focus on retribution. In its place he proposes and explores the distinction between internalist and externalist theories.

  • Natural Law, Economics and the Common Good

    Samuel Gregg

    In the wake of the financial crisis of 2008 and ongoing debt-related troubles there have been widespread calls to put banking and economic activity on a secure ethical foundation, either by regulation or through voluntary reform. In this volume a...

  • From Plato to Wittgenstein

    Essays by G.E.M. Anscombe
    G.E.M. Anscombe

    More treasures from the archive of papers left by philosopher Elizabeth Anscombe, edited by her daughter and son-in-law, philosophers Mary Geach and Luke Gormally. This volume collects a number of published and unpublished papers by Elizabeth...

  • Understanding Teaching and Learning

    Classic Texts on Education by Augustine, Aquinas, Newman and Mill
    T. Brian Mooney

    Generous selections from these four seminal texts on the theory and practice of education have never before appeared together in a single volume.

  • Truth and Faith in Ethics

    Hayden Ramsay

    This addition to the St Andrews Studies series contains a wide-ranging collection of essays on all aspects of moral philosophy and its impact upon public life in the twent-first century.

  • Sensibility and Sense

    The Aesthetic Transformation of the Human World
    Arnold Berleant

    Sensibility and Sense offers a philosophically comprehensive account of humans' social and cultural embeddedness encountered, recognized, and fulfilled as an aesthetic mode of experience.

  • Profit, Prudence and Virtue

    Essays in Ethics, Business and Management
    Samuel Gregg

    Essays in the ethics of business and management.

  • Practical Philosophy

    Ethics, Society and Culture
    John Haldane

    In this wide ranging volume of philosophical essays John Haldane explores some central areas of social life and issues of intense academic and public debate.

  • Understanding Faith

    Religious Belief and Its Place in Society
    Stephen R.L. Clark

    A philosophical discussion of religion and its place in society. The book will examine the nature of faith and of the attacks upon it; considering both external and internal criticism - from non-believers and between believers.

  • Subjectivity and Being Somebody

    Human Identity and Neuroethics
    Grant Gillett

    This book uses a neo-Aristotelian framework to examine human subjectivity as an embodied being. It examines the varieties of reductionism that affect philosophical writing about human origins and identity.

  • Faith in a Hard Ground

    Essays on Religion, Philosophy and Ethics
    G.E.M. Anscombe

    Elizabeth Anscombe's forthright philosophy speaks directly to many religious and ethical issues of current concern.This collection of her essays forms a companion volume to the critically acclaimed Human Life, Action and Ethics published in...

  • Liberalism, Education and Schooling

    Essays by T.M. McLaughlin
    David Carr

    A tribute collection of essays edited by author's colleagues and friends.

  • The Landscape of Humanity

    Art, Culture and Society
    Anthony O'Hear

    The fourteen essays in this book develop a conception of human culture, which is humane and traditionalist. Focusing particularly on notions of beauty and the aesthetic, it sees within our culture intimations of the transcendent, and in two essays the...

  • Distributing Health Care

    Principles, Practices and Politics
    Niall Maclean

    How ought a society to distribute its publicly funded healthcare resources? Few questions are in more urgent need of an answer. This multidisciplinary investigation brings together the insights of philosophy, clinical science, health economics...

  • Institution of Intellectual Values

    Realism and Idealism in Higher Education
    Gordon Graham

    This is a revised and expanded version of the much praised short book Universities: The Recovery of An Idea. It contains chapters on the history of universities; the value of university education; the nature of research; the management and funding of...

  • Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Utility

    Happiness in Philosophical and Economic Thought
    Charles Kenny

    A volume on the nature, ingredients, causes and consequences of human happiness by the father and son team of Anthony and Charles Kenny.

  • Human Life, Action and Ethics

    Essays by G.E.M. Anscombe
    Mary Geach

    Presents a collection of essays by the celebrated philosopher Elizabeth Anscombe. This collection includes papers on human nature and practical philosophy, together with the classic 'Modern Moral...

  • Relativism and the Foundations of Liberalism

    Graham Long

    Moral relativism is often regarded as both fatally flawed and incompatible with liberalism. This book aims to show why such criticism is misconceived.

  • Values, Education and the Human World

    John Haldane

    The essays in this book consist of revised versions of Victor Cook Memorial Lectures.

  • Philosophy and Its Public Role

    John Haldane

    This brings together moral, social and political philosophers from Britain, Canada, New Zealand and the United States who explore a wide range of issues under the three headings of Philosophy, Society and Culture; Ethics, Economics and Justice; and Rights, Law and Punishment.