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What's new in October 2017

October 26, 2017

Six new books have been added to Very Short Introductions in October. Discover more below:

  • Critical Theory: A Very Short Introduction (new edition), by Stephen Eric Bronner, explores the concepts and themes that distinguished critical theory from its more traditional philosophical competitors.
     
  • Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction (new edition), by Susan Blackmore, clarifies some potentially confusing arguments, plus the major theories, of consciousness, whilst also outlining the amazing pace of neuroscience discoveries.
     
  • Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction, by Elizabeth Fisher, discusses the nature and practice of environmental law, and explores the role of lawmakers, courts, and regulators.
     
  • Logic: A Very Short Introduction (new edition), by Graham Priest, explores the philosophical roots of the subject, explaining how modern formal logic deals with issues ranging from the existence of God to paradoxes of probability.
     
  • Perception: A Very Short Introduction, by Brian Rogers, discusses the philosophical question of what it means to perceive, and describes how we are able to perceive the particular characteristics of objects and scenes.
     
  • Projects: A Very Short Introduction, by Andrew Davies, looks at how projects have developed since the industrial revolution to create the human-built world in which we live, work, and play.
     

Critical Theory: A Very Short Introduction       Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction       Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction       Logic: A Very Short Introduction       Perception: A Very Short Introduction      Projects: A Very Short Introduction


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