Founded in the mid-17th century, Rationalism was philosophy's first step into the modern era. This volume contains the essential statements of Rationalism's three greatest figures: Descartes, who began it; Spinoza, who epitomized it; and Leibniz, who gave it its last serious expression.
Emile or on Education
The first new English translation of Rousseau's eighteenth-century masterpiece on education in more than seventy years offers a prescription for the bringing up of autonomous, responsible, truly democratic human beings
On First Principles
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
An Inquiry into Values
While cycling through the western states, a disillusioned American questions the meaning of existence after confronting the ghost of his former, uninstitutionalized self
Book Club Edition.
A Study of the Play-Element in Culture
Presents an historical approach to the concept of play as a cultural phenomenon.
The Will to Believe and Other Essays in Popular Philosophy
Intellect, will, belief, chance, and free will are among the topics touched upon in two works by the American psychologist
Tragic Sense of Life
The Basque philosopher and poet meditates on man's quest for knowledge, love, immortality, and spiritual salvation.
Critique of Judgement
The Thirteen Books of the Elements
2nd Edition Paperback
Volume 1 of 3-volume set containing complete English text of all 13 books of the Elements plus critical analysis of each definition, postulate, and proposition. Vol. 1 includes Introduction, Books 1-2: Triangles, rectangles.
The Foucault Reader
Gathers selections from the writings of the modern French philosopher about truth, knowledge, madness, science, sexuality, politics, and ethics