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Nigel Warburton
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Nigel Warburton is lecturer in Philosophy at the Open University.


FREE SPEECH: A VERY SHORT INTRODUCTION

OUP (Del 30 Mar 08)

An addition to OUP`s celebrated series of Very Short Introductions, which combine authoritative analysis, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make often challenging topics highly readable.


PHILOSOPHY: THE TEXTBOOK

ROUTLEDGE (31 Jan 07)

Destined to be the market leader for the next generation of philosophy students.


PHILOSOPHY: THE CLASSICS (3RD EDITION)

ROUTLEDGE (1 May 06)

Third edition of this guided tour through philosophy`s greatest works.

ISBN: 0 415 35629 6

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THE BASICS OF ESSAY WRITING

ROUTLEDGE (30 Mar 06)

Everything you need to know.


PHILOSOPHY: THE BASIC READINGS (2ND EDITION)

ROUTLEDGE (15 Oct 04)

Nigel Warburton brings philosophy to life with an imaginative selection of philosophical writings on key topics. PHILOSOPHY: BASIC READINGS includes short and accessible sections from classic works of philosophy, such as Descrates' MEDITATIONS and Hobbes' LEVIATHAN; contemporary thinkers such as Richard Dawkins and Daniel Dennett; and relevant works by figures outside philosophy such as Jorge Luis Borges and Martin Luther King Jr. The second edition has been revised and expanded to include nineteen new readings. The introductory chapter, What Is Philosophy?, has new selections from Thomas Nagel, Simon Blackburn, Edward Craig and Bryan Magee. Other new readings include: Jean-Paul Satre on nature; Hubert Dreyfus on the Internet; Ronald Dworkin on censorship; Bernard Williams on immortality; and Peter Singer on ethics.

Structured around the same key themes as its companion volume PHILOSOPHY: THE BASICS, PHILOSOPHY: BASIC READINGS is also ideal for independent use on any undergraduate introductory philosophy course.

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PHILOSOPHY: THE ESSENTIAL STUDY GUIDE

ROUTLEDGE (2 Jul 04)

PHILOSOPHY: THE ESSENTIAL STUDY GUIDE is a compact and straightforward guide to the skills needed to study philosophy, aimed at anyone coming to the subject for the first time or just looking to improve their performance.
Readers who put his principles into practice will improve their ability to:

* Read philosophy - both in-depth analysis of historical and contemporary work, understanding the examples and terminology used
* Listen to philosophy - formal lectures and informal classroom teaching, preparation, picking up on arguments used, note taking
* Discuss philosophy - arguing and exploring, asking questions, communicating in concise and understandable ways
* Write philosophy - planning and researching essays and other written tasks, thinking up original examples, avoiding plagiarism

Written in Nigel Warburton's customary student-friendly style and filled with sound advice and top tips, PHILOSOPHY: THE ESSENTIAL STUDY GUIDE is an indispensable guide for all students of the subject.

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PHILOSOPHY: THE BASICS (4TH EDITION)

ROUTLEDGE (7 May 04)

Now in its fourth edition, Nigel Warburton's best-selling book gently eases the reader into the world of philosophy. Each chapter considers a key area of philosophy, explaining and exploring the basic ideas and themes: What is philosophy? Can you prove God exists? Is there an afterlife? How do we know right from wrong? Should you ever break the law? Can you defend freedom of speech? Do you know how science works? Is your mind different from your body? Can you define art?

For the fourth edition, Warburton has now added new sections to several chapters, revised others and brought the further reading sections up to date. If you have ever wondered what philosophy is, or whether the world really is the way you think it is, then this is the book for you.

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ERNO GOLDFINGER

ROUTLEDGE (Nov 03)

This is the first biography of Erno Goldfinger (1902-1987), the leading modernist architect in Britain in the twentieth century. It is the fascinating story of a man and his struggle to build a modern style in Britain in the face of contemporary opposition. Today, opposition to his buildings, particularly Trellick Tower, is turning to admiration. 2 Willow Road, his own house, was recently acquired by the National Trust - its first modern property. A century after his birth his buildings are achieving heritage status. This book tells the story of Goldfinger`s life in architecture which raises profound questions about the role of architecture in British society and the political and moral values that buildings can embody. In writing this important new book, Nigel Warburton researched the extensive archive of Goldfinger`s writing, office papers and letters in the RIBA collection, the papers and photographs in the National Sound Archive`s `Architects` Lives` oral history recordings, and also interviewed people who knew and worked with him.

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THE ART QUESTION

ROUTLEDGE (19 Dec 02)

With the help of varied illustrations and photographs, from Cezanne and Francis Bacon to Andy Warhol and Damien Hirst, best-selling author Warburton brings a philosopher`s eye to art in a refreshing jargon-free style. With customary clarity, he explains art theories, that are much discussed but little understood, by thinkers such as Clive Bell, R.G. Collingwood and Wittgenstein. He illuminates other perplexing problems in art, such as the artist`s intention, representation and emotion. Drawing on photographs of Cindy Sherman and Tiananmen Square, Warburton show that, if we are ever to answer the art question, we must consider each work of art on its own terms.


THINKING FROM A TO Z

ROUTLEDGE (6 apr 00)

This brilliant book, now in its second edition, gives the reader the power to tell a good from a bad argument. Using witty and topical examples, Nigel Warburton provides the reader with the confidence to tell the difference between a Red Herring and a Straw Man. For everyone who wants to refine their arguments, THINKING FROM A TO Z is an indispensable reference tool, as well as being an irresistible guide to dip into. Honing your thinking skills might well help you win friends and influence people - it will certainly help you get your point across.

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PHILOSOPHY: THE BASICS (3RD EDITION)

ROUTLEDGE (27 Apr 99)


PHILOSOPHY: THE CLASSICS

ROUTLEDGE (2 Apr 99)

In this second edition of Nigel Warburton`s bestselling book, the author introduces philosophy by taking you on a tour through great philosophical works from Plato`s REPUBLIC to Rawls` A THEORY OF JUSTICE. Each chapter explains and explores a key philosophical classic. This edition of PHILOSOPHY: THE CLASSICS includes new chapters on Boethius, Machiavelli, Spinoza and Rawls


PHILOSOPHY: BASIC READINGS

ROUTLEDGE (25 Mar 99)