Default welcome msg!

Philosophy

30-Second Philosophies: The 50 Most Thought-provoking Philosophies, Each Explained in Half a Minute

Cogito ergo sum. Cynicism. Dialectical Materialism. Existentialism. The Socratic Method. Deconstructionism. Everybody knows what they mean. Or thinks they know what they mean. At least you have probab..

$NZ 24.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 24.99

Antinomies of Antonio Gramsci, The

An explosive analysis of the central strategic concepts in Gramsci's thought, as revelatory today as on first publication in New Left Review in 1976. This landmark essay has been the subject of keen d..

$NZ 24.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 24.99

Arguing About Metaethics

"Arguing about Metaethics" collects together some of the most exciting contemporary work in metaethics in one handy volume. In it, many of the most influential philosophers in the field discuss key qu..

$NZ 82.50 $NZ 86.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 82.50

Art of Rhetoric, The

With the emergence of democracy in the city-state of Athens in the years around 460 BC, public speaking became an essential skill for politicians in the Assemblies and Councils - and even for or..

$NZ 22.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 22.99

Art of War

Here is a seminal work on the philosophy of successful leadership that is as applicable to contemporary business as it is to war. James Clavell has taken a 1910 translation and clarified it for the co..

$NZ 29.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 29.99

Art of War, The

In the words of Sun Tzu, "To win without fighting is best." This timeless Chinese classic captures the essence of military strategy used in ancient East Asia, with lessons on how to handle conflict co..

$NZ 27.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 27.99

Art of War: Illustrated Edition

A new illustrated edition of Sun Tzu's classic ancient Chinese meditation on military strategy and human psychology, with a new commentary that highlight its continued relevance for modern readers. ..

$NZ 32.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 32.99

Being Happy

Being Happy contains all of the extant writing by Epicurus - one of the most influential classical philosophers and the father of Epicureanism. He stresses the therapeutic impact of philosophy, and hi..

$NZ 12.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 12.99

Better Angels of Our Nature:  History of Violence & Humanity

This title is shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize 2012. This acclaimed book by Steven Pinker, author of "The Language Instinct" and "The Blank Slate", argues that, contrary to popular belief, hum..

$NZ 27.50 $NZ 30.00 Ex Tax: $NZ 27.50

Beyond Good & Evil

The controversial German philosopher of the nineteenth century elucidates his concept of the superman in this first systematic treatment of whole philosophy. ..

$NZ 29.50 $NZ 34.50 Ex Tax: $NZ 29.50

Birth of the Clinic, The

In this remarkable book Michel Foucault, one of the most influential thinkers of recent times, calls us to look critically at specific historical events in order to uncover new layers of significance...

$NZ 34.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 34.99

Brief Guide to Smart Thinking, A: From Zeno's Paradoxes to Freakonomics

Each book is summarised to convey a brief idea of what each one has to offer the interested reader, while a 'Speed Read' for each book delivers a quick sense of what each book is like to read and a hi..

$NZ 37.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 37.99

British Moralists : 1650-1800 (2 volume set)

The volumes that comprise this set are also available for purchase individually: please see their separate listings for further information. A reprint of the 1969 Oxford University Press edition...

$NZ 69.50 Ex Tax: $NZ 69.50

Classical Education:  Stuff You Wish You'd Been Taught at School

How many times have you wished that your history stretched all the way back to Greek and Roman myths and legends? Or that you'd been taught Latin at school? Or perhaps you wish you knew all about the ..

$NZ 12.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 12.99

Committed Writings

This volume contains some of Camus' most powerful political writing as he reflects on moral responsibility and the role of the artist in the world. 'Letters to a German Friend' was Camus' first wartim..

$NZ 27.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 27.99

Contemporary Metaethics: An Introduction

This new edition of Alexander Miller's highly readable introduction to contemporary metaethics provides a critical overview of the main arguments and themes in twentieth- and twenty-first-century co..

$NZ 41.50 $NZ 44.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 41.50

Crime & Punishment

A troubled young man commits the perfect crime - the murder of a vile pawnbroker whom no one will miss. Raskolnikov is desperate for money, but convinces himself that his motive for the murder is to b..

$NZ 16.50 $NZ 17.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 16.50

Deep Thought: 42 Fantastic Quotes That Define Philosophy

Gary Cox guides us through 42 of the most misunderstood, misquoted, provocative and significant quotes in the history of philosophy providing a witty and compelling commentary along the way. This ente..

$NZ 22.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 22.99

Edward Said: His Thought as a Novel

In this personal portrait of Edward Said written by a close friend, Dominique Edde offers a fascinating and fresh presentation of his oeuvre from his earliest writings on Joseph Conrad to his most fam..

$NZ 37.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 37.99

Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, An

'Commit it then to the flames: for it can contain nothing but sophistry and illusion.' Thus ends David Hume's Enquiry concerning Human Understanding, the definitive statement of the greatest philosop..

$NZ 21.50 $NZ 24.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 21.50

Environmental Philosophy: From Theory to Practice

The first comprehensive treatment of environmental philosophy, going beyond ethics to address the philosophical concepts that underlie environmental thinking and policy-making today * Encompasses all ..

$NZ 66.50 $NZ 73.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 66.50

Ethics in the Real World: 87 Brief Essays on Things That Matter

In this book of brief essays, Singer applies his controversial ways of thinking to issues like climate change, extreme poverty, animals, abortion, euthanasia, human genetic selection, sports doping, t..

$NZ 29.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 29.99

Ethics: Subjectivity & Truth: Essential Works of Michel Foucault 1954-1984

Ethics is taken from the highly influential series of courses Foucault taught at the College de France from 1970 to 1982. This volume also includes a selection of engaging and unusually candid intervi..

$NZ 29.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 29.99

Fortunes of Feminism: From State-Managed Capitalism to Neoliberal Crisis

During the ferment of the New Left, "Second Wave" feminism emerged as a struggle for women's liberation and took its place alongside other radical movements that were questioning core features of capi..

$NZ 24.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 24.99

God is Dead. God Remains Dead. And We Have Killed Him.

Nietzsche's devastating demolition of religion would have seismic consequences for future generations. With God dead, he envisages a brilliant future for humanity- one in which individuals would at la..

$NZ 12.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 12.99

History of Sexuality Volume 1, The

Why has there been such an explosion of discussion about sex in the west since the 17th century? Here, one of France's greatest intellectuals explores the evolving social, economic and political force..

$NZ 29.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 29.99

Hobbit Virtues: Rediscovering Virtue Ethics Through J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings

A response to our fractured political discourse, Hobbit Virtues speaks to the importance of "virtue ethics" by examining the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien-with particular attention to his hobbits. ..

$NZ 47.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 47.99

How Philosophy Works: The concepts visually explained

Demystifying the key ideas of the world's greatest philosophers, and exploring all of the most important branches of thought including philosophy of science, philosophy of religion and feminist philos..

$NZ 39.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 39.99

How To Be a Stoic

How can we cope when life's events seem beyond our control? These words of consolation and inspiration from the three great Stoic philosophers - Epictetus, Seneca and Marcus Aurelius - offer ancient w..

$NZ 12.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 12.99

How to Teach Philosophy to Your Dog

We're doing philosophy now, and that means following the argument wherever it leads, like that time you chased a rabbit and ended up with your head stuck in a hole.' Monty was just like any other dog...

$NZ 24.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 24.99

How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius

How to Think Like a Roman Emperor takes readers on a transformative journey along with Marcus, following his progress from a young noble at the court of Hadrian - taken under the wing of some of the f..

$NZ 42.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 42.99

Humankind: A Hopeful History

INCLUDES THE STORY OF THE REAL-LIFE LORD OF THE FLIES 'It'd be no surprise if it proved to be the Sapiens of 2020' GUARDIAN 'A superb read - brisk, accessible and full of great stories' SUND..

$NZ 34.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 34.99

Imagined, the Imaginary and the Symbolic, The

Levi-Strauss held that "the real, the symbolic and the imaginary" are three separate orders. Maurice Godelier demonstrates the contrary: the real is not separate from the symbolic and the imaginary. G..

$NZ 42.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 42.99

Infinite Awareness: The Awakening of a Scientific Mind

Book Award of the Parapsychological Association, 2017 Winner of the Eric Hoffer Book Awards 2017 (Spiritual) First Place, Nautilus Book Awards 2017 (Science, Cosmology and Expanding Consciousness)..

$NZ 44.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 44.99

Introducing Baudrillard: A Graphic Guide

Illustrated guide to the controversial sociologist Jean Baudrillard, who died in 2007. Did the Gulf War take place? Is it possible to fake a bank robbery? Was sexual liberation a disaster? Jean Baudri..

$NZ 17.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 17.99

Introducing Capitalism:  Graphic Guide

Capitalism now dominates the globe, both in economics and ideology, shapes every aspect of our world and influences everything from laws, wars and government to interpersonal relationships. "Introduci..

$NZ 17.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 17.99

Introducing Derrida: A Graphic Guide

Brilliant illustrated guide to the best-known and most controversial continental philosopher of the latter 20th century. Jacques Derrida is the most famous philosopher of the late 20th century. Yet De..

$NZ 17.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 17.99

Introducing Ethics: a Graphic Guide

..

$NZ 17.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 17.99

Introducing Foucault: A Graphic Guide

..

$NZ 17.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 17.99

Introducing Heidegger: Graphic Guide

..

$NZ 17.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 17.99

Introducing Jung: A Graphic Guide

Carl Gustav Jung was the enigmatic and controversial father of analytical psychology. This updated edition of Introducing Jung brilliantly explains the theories that underpin Jung's work, delves into ..

$NZ 17.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 17.99

Introducing Kant: A Graphic Guide

Illustrated INTRODUCING guide to the pre-eminent philosopher of the Enlightenment. Immanuel Kant laid the foundations of modern Western thought. Every subsequent major philosopher owes a profound debt..

$NZ 17.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 17.99

Introducing Marxism: A Graphic Guide

Was Marx himself a 'Marxist'? Was his visionary promise of socialism betrayed by Marxist dictatorship? Is Marxism inevitably totalitarian? What did Marx really say? "Introducing Marxism" provides a fu..

$NZ 17.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 17.99

Introducing Nietzsche: A Graphic Guide

Why must we believe that God is dead? Can we accept that traditional morality is just a 'useful mistake'? Did the principle of 'the will to power' lead to the Holocaust? What are the limitations of sc..

$NZ 17.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 17.99

Introducing Postmodernism: A Graphic Guide To Cutting-Edge Thinking

What connects Marliyn Monroe, Disneyworld, "The Satanic Verses" and cyber space? Answer: Postmodernism. But what exactly is postmodernism? This graphic guide explains clearly the maddeningly enigmatic..

$NZ 17.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 17.99

Introducing Sartre: A Graphic Guide

INTRODUCING guide to the father of existentialism and one of 20th century philosophy's most famous characters. Jean-Paul Sartre was once described as being, next to Charles de Gaulle, the most famous ..

$NZ 17.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 17.99

Introduction to Non-classical Logic : From If to is

This revised and considerably expanded 2nd edition, published in 2008, brings together a wide range of topics, including modal, tense, conditional, intuitionist, many-valued, paraconsistent, relevant,..

$NZ 62.50 Ex Tax: $NZ 62.50

Joyous Science, The

The Joyous Science is a liberating voyage of discovery as Nietzsche's realization that 'God is dead' and his critique of morality, the arts and modernity give way to an exhilarating doctrine of self-e..

$NZ 27.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 27.99

Knowledge in a Nutshell: Classical Philosophy: The complete guide to the founders of western philosophy, including Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, and Epi

From Socrates' fascinating discussions of morality and virtue to Pythagoras' attempts to understand the arrangement of the cosmos, the thinkers of the ancient world provided us with an astonishing arr..

$NZ 19.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 19.99

Knowledge in a Nutshell: Enlightenment Philosophy: The complete guide to the great revolutionary philosophers, including Rene Descartes, Jean-Jacques

"...there is nothing elementary about O'Grady's primer. She pulls off the feat of writing a reliable and accessible introduction to modern philosophy that is also a meaningful contribution to the subj..

$NZ 19.99 Ex Tax: $NZ 19.99

Language, Truth & Logic

..

$NZ 26.50 $NZ 30.00 Ex Tax: $NZ 26.50

Showing 1 to 51 of 100 (2 Pages)

Categories

Copyright © 2017 University Book Shop. All rights reserved.

Site by Myth