Faculty Books

Scott Shapiro

The Oxford Handbook of Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law brings together specially commissioned essays by twenty-seven of the foremost legal theorists currently writing to provide a state of the art overview of jurisprudential scholarship. Each author presents an account of the contending views...
Stephen Darwall

Consequentialism collects classic articles by key figures such Jeremy Bentham, John Stuart Mill, Henry Sidgwick and G. E. Moore as well as recent reactions to this work by philosophers including Philip Pettit, Derek Parfit, Samuel Scheffler, Peter Railton, R. B. Brandt, J. C. Harsanyi, and Robert...
Stephen Darwall

This volume collects, for the first time, both major classical sources and central contemporary discussions of these important approaches to philosophical ethics. Edited and introduced by Stephen Darwall, these readings are essential for anyone interested in normative ethics. Includes classic...
Stephen Darwall

This volume brings together some of the most significant philosophical work on ethics, presenting canonical essays on core questions in moral philosophy. Edited and introduced by Stephen Darwall, these readings are essential for anyone interested in normative theory. Includes classic excerpts by...
Stephen Darwall

Virtue Ethics collects, for the first time, the main classical sources and the central contemporary expressions of virtue ethics approach to normative ethical theory. Includes classic essays by Aristotle, Francis Hutcheson and David Hume, and recent reactions to this work by philosophers including...
David Charles

Edited by David Charles and Michael Frede
Tamar Gendler

This book offers a novel analysis of the widely-used but ill-understood technique of thought experiment. The author argues that the powers and limits of this methodology can be traced to the fact that when the contemplation of an imaginary scenario brings us to new knowledge, it does so by forcing...
Zoltan Szabo

This book is a critical discussion of the principle of compositionality, the thesis that the meaning of a complex expression is fully determined by the meanings of its constituents and its structure. The aim of this book is to clarify what is meant by this principle, to show that its traditional...
Paul Franks

This volume brings together Rosenzweig's central essays on theology and philosophy, including two works available for the first time in English: the conclusion to Rosenzweig's book Hegel and the State, and Rosenweig's famous letter to Rudolph Ehrenberg known as the 'Urzelle of the Star of...
Gideon Yaffe

This is the first comprehensive interpretation of John Locke's solution to one of philosophy's most enduring problems: free will and the nature of human agency. Many assume that Locke defines freedom as merely the dependency of conduct on our wills. And much contemporary philosophical literature on...
Keith DeRose

The ancient philosophical topic of scepticism has been the subject of some of the best and most provocative work in philosophy by both epistemologists and also by the world's leading philosophers working in other areas of the discipline. This book collects the most important contributions to each...
Stephen Darwall

Why is ethics part of philosophy? Stephen Darwall s Philosophical Ethics introduces students to ethics from a distinctively philosophical perspective, one that weaves together central ethical questions such as What has value? and What are our moral obligations? with fundamental philosophical...
Karsten Harries

Winner of the 8th Annual AIA International Architecture Book Award for CriticismCan architecture help us find our place and way in today's complex world? Can it return individuals to a whole, to a world, to a community? Developing Giedion s claim that contemporary architecture's main task is to...

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