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Ideas : a History from Fire to Freud

In this hugely ambitious and exciting book Peter Watson tells the history of ideas from prehistory to the present day, leading to a new way of telling the history of the world. The book begins over a ..

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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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In Praise of Shadows: Vintage Design Edition

A fully illustrated, beautifully produced edition of Junichiro Tanizaki's wise and evocative essay on Japanese culture. 'We find beauty not in the thing itself but in the patterns of shadows, the..

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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 Foucault: A Graphic Guide


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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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Key Terms in Philosophy of Mind

This is a concise, accessible, easy-to-navigate introduction to the key terms, concepts, thinkers and texts in philosophy of mind. "Key Terms in Philosophy of Mind" offers an introduction to a central..

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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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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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Limits to Capital, The

Now a classic of Marxian economics, The Limits to Capital provides one of the best theoretical guides to the history and geography of capitalist development. In this edition, Harvey updates his classi..

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Marx-Engels Reader, The

Compiles the significant writings of Marx and Engels in an attempt to trace the origins and meaning of classical Marxism ..

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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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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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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)
Metaethics: An Introduction

Do moral facts exist? What would they be like if they did? What does it mean to say that a moral claim is true? What is the link between moral judgement and motivation? Can we know whether something i..

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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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Nicomachean Ethics, The

'Right and wrong is a human thing' What does it mean to be a good person? Aristotle's famous series of lectures on ethical topics ranges over fundamental questions about good and bad character; p..

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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 the Shoulders of Giants

The final collection of essays from the internationally acclaimed and bestselling author of The Name of the Rose and The Prague Cemetery, on the subjects of art and culture. In this collection of..

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Open Society And Its Enemies   Vol 1


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Oscar Wilde : The Major Works: Oxford World's Classics

This authoritative edition was formerly published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series under the general editorship of Frank Kermode. It brings together a unique combination of Wilde's poetry and p..

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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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Philosophers: Their Lives and Works

From Confucius and Plato to Karl Marx and Noam Chomsky, this book brings together more than 100 illustrated biographies of the world's great philosophers. Introduced with a stunning portrait of..

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Philosophical Texts - Oxford Philosophical Texts

The Oxford Philosophical Texts series consists of authoritative teaching editions of canonical texts in the history of philosophy from the ancient world down to modern times. Each volume provides a cl..

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Philosophy Book

This is an innovative and accessible guide to more than 2,000 years of thought. To the complete novice learning about philosophy can be daunting - "The Philosophy Book" changes all that. With the use ..

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Philosophy in 100 Quotes

Newton's famous quote - "if I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants" - reveals a universal truth: that all discoveries and advances in knowledge are built on ea..

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Philosophy of Law: A Very Short Introduction

The concept of law lies at the heart of our social and political life. Legal philosophy, or jurisprudence, explores the notion of law and its role in society, illuminating its meaning and its relation..

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Philosophy: 50 ideas in 500 words

Philosophy : 50 in 500 unravels its most central concepts through five tightly focused chapters. From metaphysics to modern economic theories, from grou ndbreaking advances inspired in psychology t..

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