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Adventure of French Philosophy, The

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An Illustrated Book of Loaded Language: learn to hear what's left unsaid

The creators of An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments return at last with a desperately timely guide to rhetoric. Tens of thousands of demonstrators packed the city's streets on Friday. The act..

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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..

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Basic Writings of Bertrand Russell

Few philosophers have had a more profound influence on the course of modern philosophy than Bertrand Russell. The Basic Writings of Bertrand Russell is a comprehensive anthology of Russell's most defi..

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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..

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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..

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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. ..

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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...

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Can't We Make Moral Judgements?

How many times do we hear the statement 'It's not for me to judge'? It conveys one of the most popular ideas of our time: that to make judgements of others is essentially wrong. In this classic text, ..

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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..

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Crime and 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..

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Critique of Dialectical Reason: The Complete Edition

At the height of the Algerian war, Jean-Paul Sartre embarked on a fundamental reappraisal of his philosophical and political thought. The result was the Critique of Dialectical Reason, an intellectual..

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Design for Transformative Learning:  Practical Approach to Memory-Making and Perspective-Shifting

The creative strategies in Design for Transformative Learning offer a playful and practical approach to learning from and adapting to a rapidly changing world. Seeing continuous learning as more than ..

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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..

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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 ..

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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..

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For the Good of the World: Is Global Agreement on Global Challenges Possible?

Can we human beings agree on a set of values which will allow us to confront the numerous threats that we and our planet face? Or will we continue our disagreements, rivalries and antipathies,..

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Frontiers of Knowledge: What We Know About Science, History and The Mind

From the bestselling philosopher, a gripping history of science, thought, life on earth and the human mind - and what we might know in the future In very recent times humanity has learnt a vast a..

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Frontiers of Knowledge: What We Know About Science, History and The Mind

From the bestselling philosopher, an ambitious and gripping history of science, thought, life on earth and the human mind itself - and what we might know in the future What do we know, and how do..

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Glitter

Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. Glitter reveals the complexity of an object often dismissed as frivolous. Nicole Seymour..

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Heart of Things: An Anthology of Memory and Lament, The

Richard Holloway is one of our most beloved public thinkers. As Bishop of Edinburgh and Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church he put principle over Church policy to advocate for gay rights and women..

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Heaven in Disorder

As we emerge (though perhaps only temporarily) from the pandemic, other crises move center stage: outrageous inequality, climate disaster, desperate refugees, mounting tensions of a new cold war. The ..

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Homage to Political Philosophy: The Good Society from Plato to the Present

This book offers a model introduction to political philosophy, addressing philosophers from Plato to Rawls and Nozick, with each thinker treated as exploring perennial problems. These include ethical ..

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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..

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I Am Dynamite!: A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche

The Times Biography of the Year Longlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2019 'A strikingly original portrait of Nietzsche and beautifully written.' Antony Beevor 'Outstanding.' The Sun..

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Illustrated Walden: or, Life in the Woods

Henry David Thoreau built his small cabin on Walden Pond in 1845 and, for two years, lived there as simply as possible, eliminating the unnecessary material and spiritual details that intrude upon hum..

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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..

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Introducing Existentialism:  Graphic Guide

Richard Appignanesi goes on a personal quest of Existentialism in its original state. He begins with Camus' question of suicide: 'Must life have a meaning to be lived?' Is absurdity at the heart of Ex..

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Introducing Lacan: Graphic Guide

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Introducing Levi-Strauss: A Graphic Guide

Introducing Levi-Strauss is a guide to the work of the great French anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss (1908-2009). The book brilliantly traces the development and influence of Levi-Strauss' thought, ..

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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..

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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..

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Introducing Philosophy: A Graphic Guide To The History of Thinking

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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..

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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 ..

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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,..

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Language, Truth & Logic

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Les Liaisons Dangereuses

## Please check price and availability before ordering, thank you ## The complex moral ambiguities of seduction and revenge make Les Liaisons dangereuses (1782) one of the most scandalous and con..

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Leviathan (ed. Edwin Curley)

This new edition of Hobbe's masterpiece is uniquely suited to meet the needs of both student and scholar. It offers a brilliant introduction by Edwin Curley, modernised spelling and punctuation of the..

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Little Book of Big Ethical Questions

Should you read your teenager's diary? Would you return the extra change? What are the ethics of social media? Is buying organic food and products a more ethical choice? Tired of small talk..

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Lives of the Stoics:  Art of Living from Zeno to Marcus Aurelius

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'In story after page-turning story, Lives of the Stoics brings ancient philosophers to life.' - David Epstein, bestselling author of Range 'Wonderful' - Chris ..

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Lovers of Philosophy: How the Intimate Lives of Seven Philosophers Shaped Modern Thought

They were Europe's greatest thinkers, but what were they like at love? Lovers of Philosophy explores the love lives of seven philosophers, and how their most intimate experiences came to s..

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Meditations

The unabridged version of this definitive work is now available in a highly designed jacketed hardcover with a new introduction by philosophy scholar Pierre Baumann. The personal writings of the Roma..

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Meditations

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Meditations on First Philosophy   With Selections From the Objections & Replies (2nd Revised edition)
Metaphysical Animals: How Four Women Brought Philosophy Back to Life

A ground-breaking book that examines the place of women in twentieth-century philosophy and is a call to arms for the present day 'Philosophy in a world of women. I reflected, talking with Mary, ..

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Moral Philosophy

This volume includes substantial selections from Hume's major works in moral thought and a number of peripheral works, which together provide an illuminating introduction to Hume's moral philosophy. ..

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Nevertheless: Machiavelli, Pascal

Nevertheless comprises essays on Machiavelli and on Pascal. The ambivalent connection between the two parts is embodied by the comma (,) in the subtitle: Machiavelli, Pascal. Is this comma a conjuncti..

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On Freedom: Four Songs of Care and Constraint

An expansive, exhilarating work of nonfiction on freedom, by one of the most significant writers of our day *A GUARDIAN 'BOOKS OF 2021' PICK* 'One of the most electrifying writers at work ..

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Our Knowledge of the External World [Routledge Classics]

"Our Knowledge of the External World" is a compilation of lectures Bertrand Russell delivered in the US in which he questions the very relevance and legitimacy of philosophy. In it he investigates the..

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Persuasion: Oxford World's Classics

'She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older - the natural sequel of an unnatural beginning.' Anne Elliot seems to have given up on present happiness and has ..

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