A Philosophical Dictionary
Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide 2009
Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary, first published in 1764, is a series of short, radical essays - alphabetically arranged - that form a brilliant and bitter analysis of the social and religious conventions that then dominated eighteenth-century French thought. One of the masterpieces of the Enlightenment, enormously influential work of sardonic wit.
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by Wilhelm Ostwald - Henry Holt and Co.
This book is meant to serve as the first aid and guide in the acquisition of comprehensive notions of the external world and the inner life. It is meant to uphold the scientific method, which takes its problems from experience and for experience.
by John Stuart Mill - eBooks@Adelaide
The renowned and influential essay by the great English philosopher argues for equality in all legal, political, social and domestic relations between men and women. Carefully reasoned and clearly expressed with great logic and consistency ...
by Ingvar Johansson, Niels Lynoe - De Gruyter Open
This textbook introduces the reader to basic problems in the philosophy of science and ethics with examples from medicine. It is based on the conviction that philosophy, medical science, medical informatics and ethics are overlapping disciplines.
by Aristotle - The Internet Classics Archive
Metaphysics was regarded as 'the Queen of Sciences' even before the age of Aristotle. This multipart essay by the prominent philosopher examines the nature of existence, along with issues related to causation, form and matter, mathematics, and God.