The trial of Socrates is lovely work, which not only endorses the Athenian ideals but exemplifies them. Stone’s confident use of the sources, his moral certainly, and his Stalwart faith in the decency of a free populace serve him well as he seeks to grab the philosopher by the ankles and drag him down to earth, where life and treachery and politics are all played for keeps.
An introduction to bioethics
This fourth edition of An introduction to bioethics provides an introductory survey of various complex bio-ethical issues facing contemporary society. This book offers multiple perspectives on a wide range of areas from the beginning of life to the end of life, including such highly debated topic such as abortion, reproductive technology, stem cell research and other bio technologies, organ transplantation, human subject research, euthanasia, and a whole earth ethics.
In defense of philosophy
This book is an engagement between a great modern philosopher defending classical philosophy against an army of challengers to the very notion of philosophy as classically conceived. It is writing very much in the spirit of the scholastic disputations in the medieval universities, which produced the great summas: a mutual search for truth, a philosophical laboratory, a careful winnowing of each objection.
The philosophy of mind
In The philosophy of mind: The metal physics of consciousness Dale Jacquette provides students and professionals with a concise and accessible overview of this fascinating subject. The book covers all all the key topics and debates in philosophy of mind and introduces the full range of choices available in approaching the mind body problems.
English Composition – Words (Volume I)
Students of English language will welcome this comprehensive course which will help them express themselves intelligently and effectively in speech and writing. The difficulties experienced by students to grasp the niceties and finer points of “good English” have been taken into account. Valuable aids to accuracy and elegance in expression are offered. The author, an experienced Teacher of English, having studied under an outstanding Jesuit Teacher from England, brings the rich fund of his practical knowledge to bear on the problems that confront Indian students in mastering what to them is essentially a foreign language. The dry bones of words, phrases, idioms and grammatical usage have been clothed with “flesh and blood” and given life, in practical examples. This part will whet the appetite of students to know more about “WORDS” and help them write better and brighter English.