An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

Author: David Hume

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486113051

Category: Philosophy

Page: 112

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One of philosophy's most widely read books and the best introduction to Hume's other works, this 1748 treatise offers an accessible account of the author's provocative notions about the limitations of the mind.

The Principal Upanishads

Author: Swami Nikhilananda

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486427171

Category: Religion

Page: 388

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This volume comprises the major Upanishads, regarded as the basis of the Vedanta philosophy and the outstanding contribution of Hindu thinkers to the philosophical thought of the world. A comprehensive glossary addresses the Sanskrit terms contained in this volume — it provides a variety of meanings for each word.

Yoga

Its Scientific Basis

Author: Kovoor T. Behanan

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486148572

Category: Philosophy

Page: 294

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Clearly explains and evaluates fundamental concepts of Hindu thought; development of Hindu religious philosophy; detailed descriptions of the psychology and psychoanalysis of yoga, its postures and varieties of breathing, much more.

The Meaning of Truth

Author: William James

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486145883

Category: Philosophy

Page: 320

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The work of a leading figure in the transition from a predominantly European-centered 19th-century philosophy to a new American philosophy, this volume presents a full and definitive expression of the pragmatist epistemology.

Charles S. Peirce, Selected Writings

Author: Charles S. Peirce

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486122948

Category: Philosophy

Page: 480

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Science, material, idealism, pragmaticism, history of scientific thought. With Buchler's book, best way to approach notoriously cryptic philosopher. Features 24 selections including "The Place of Our Age in the History of Civilization."

The Saktas

An Introductory and Comparative Study

Author: Ernest A. Payne

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486149072

Category: Philosophy

Page: 480

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The Mystics of Spain

Author: E. Allison Peers

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048616473X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 128

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Groundbreaking study of the works and personalities of 15 mystical authors: Juan of Ávila, St. John of the Cross, St. Ignatius of Loyola, Alonso de Orozco, Luis de Granada, Diego de Estella, others.

Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein,Charles Kay Ogden

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486404455

Category: Philosophy

Page: 125

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In his proposal of the solution to most philosophic problems by means of a critical method of linguistic analysis, Wittgenstein sets the stage for the development of logical positivism. Introduction by Bertrand Russell.

Experience and Nature

Author: John Dewey

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486204710

Category: Philosophy

Page: 443

View: 5907

Here is an enlarged, revised edition of the Paul Carus lectures which Dewey delivered in 1925. It covers Dewey's basic formulation of the problems of knowledge, with both a full discussion of theories and resolutions propounded by other systems, and a detailing of Dewey's own concepts upon the relationship of the external world, the mind, and knowledge.