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How the World Thinks: A Global History of Philosophy

In this groundbreaking global overview of philosophy, Julian Baggini travels the world to provide a wide-ranging map of human thought. One of the great unexplained wonders of human history is tha..

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How to Be an Existentialist: 10th Anniversary Edition

The 10th anniversary edition of a witty classic about the philosophy of existentialism. It is also a genuine self-help book offering clear advice on how to live according to the principles of existent..

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How to be Good

What is goodness? Is goodness achievable, and if so, how? If being a good person is a matter of doing the right thing, then what is the right thing to do? Is it acting rationally, promoting happiness,..

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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...

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How to Think Politically: Sages, Scholars and Statesmen Whose Ideas Have Shaped the World

'A wonderful introduction to history's most influential scribblers' - Steven Pinker What is truly at stake in politics? Nothing less than how we should live, as individuals and as communities. Th..

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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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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..

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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)..

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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..

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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..

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Introducing Chomsky: A Graphic Guide

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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 Ethics: a Graphic Guide

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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 Heidegger: Graphic Guide

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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 ..

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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..

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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
Introducing Political Philosophy: A Graphic Guide

Essential illustrated guide to key ideas of political thought. Philosophers have always asked fundamental and disturbing questions about politics. Plato and Aristotle debated the merits of democracy...

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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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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..

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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..

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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..

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Labyrinth, The: An Existential Odyssey with Jean-Paul Sartre

As graduates embark on the next phase of their lives, what better way to get them accustomed to the rat race they are about to enter than by introducing them to the philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre? Cle..

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Language, Truth & Logic

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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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Lessons in Stoicism: What Ancient Philosophers Teach Us about How to Live

What aspects of your life do you really control? What do you do when you cannot guarantee that things will turn out in your favour? And what can Stoicism teach us about how to live together? In t..

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Letters from a Stoic: Epistulae Morales Ad Lucilium

A philosophy that saw self-possession as the key to an existence lived 'in accordance with nature', Stoicism called for restraint of animal instincts and severing of emotional ties. Seneca's contribut..

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Leviathan

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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Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity, The

We often think identity is personal. But the identities that shape the world, our struggles, and our hopes, are social ones, shared with countless others. Our sense of self is shaped by our family, bu..

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Little Book of Humanism, The: Universal lessons on finding purpose, meaning and joy

We all want to lead a happy life. Traditionally, when in need of guidance, comfort or inspiration, many people turn to religion. But there has been another way to learn how to live well - the humanist..

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Man's Search for Meaning

Psychiatrist Viktor Frankls memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945 Frankl labored in ..

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Marx: Towards the Centre of Possibility

Classic study of Marx by Japan's leading critical theorist Originally published in 1974, Kojin Karatani's Marx: Towards the Centre of Possibility has been amongst his most enduring and pioneering work..

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Meaning of the Body, The: Aesthetics of Human Understanding

In "The Meaning of the Body", Mark Johnson continues his pioneering work on the exciting connections between cognitive science, language, and meaning first begun in the classic "Metaphors We Live By"...

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Meditations

In Meditations, now available in a highly designed paperback with flaps, Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, who ruled from 161 to 180 AD, reflects on the philosophical idea of Stoicism, his day-to-day lif..

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Meditations

The Meditations are a set of personal reflections by Marcus Aurelius. He writes about the vicissitudes of his own life and explores how to live wisely and virtuously in an unpredictable world. P..

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Meditations

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Meditations

These spiritual reflections of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) show a leader trying to make sense of himself and the universe, and cover diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human..

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Meditations on First Philosophy   With Selections From the Objections & Replies (2nd Revised edition)
Minima Moralia: Reflections from Damaged Life

Written between 1944 and 1947, Minima Moralia is a collection of rich, lucid aphorisms and essays about life in modern capitalist society. From the books of Marcel Proust to interior design, sexuality..

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Naming & Necessity

'Naming and Necessity' has had a great and increasing influence. It redirected philosophical attention to neglected questions of natural and metaphysical necessity and to the connections between these..

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Obedience to Authority: An Experimental View

A part of Harper Perennial's special "Resistance Library" highlighting classic works that illuminate our times: A special edition reissue of Stanley Milgram's landmark examination of humanity's susce..

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On Genealogy of Morals

The companion book to Beyond Good and Evil, the three essays included here offer vital insights into Nietzsche's theories of morality and human psychology. Nietzsche claimed that the purpose of The Ge..

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On Ideology

The publication of For Marx and Reading Capital established Louis Althusser as one of the most influential figures in the Western Marxist tradition. On Ideology contains Althusser's most significant p..

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On The Shortness Of Life: Penguin Great Ideas #1

Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, out..

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