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Plato : Gorgias, Menexenus, Protagoras

Presented in the popular Cambridge Texts format are three early Platonic dialogues in a new English translation by Tom Griffith that combines elegance, accuracy, freshness and fluency. Together they o..

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Pornographic Age, The

With The Pornographic Age, Alain Badiou offers a piercing indictment of what we have let ourselves become. This short, critical work, is a damning critique of the current age and of the democratic sy..

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Practical Ethics

For thirty years, Peter Singer's Practical Ethics has been the classic introduction to applied ethics. For this third edition, the author has revised and updated all the chapters and added a new chapt..

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As a diplomat in turbulent fifteenth-century Florence, Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) knew how quickly political fortunes could rise and fall. The Prince is his controversial handbook about the dynam..

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Prince and Other Writings

One of the foremost examples of modern philosophy, Niccolo Machiavelli's "The Prince" is notorious for the morality it expounds, often summarized by the phrase, "The end justifies the means." With "Th..

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Prince, The (Collins Classics)

HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. `We have declared before that it is not only expedient but necessary for a prince to take care his foun..

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Prince, The : Oxford World's Classics

'A prince must not have any other object nor any other thought...but war, its institutions, and its discipline; because that is the only art befitting one who commands.' When Machiavelli's brief trea..

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Religion, Philosophy and Knowledge

This book offers a philosophical approach to religion that acknowledges both the diversity of religions and the many and varied dimensions of the religious life. Rather than restricting itself to Chri..

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This is an authoritative new translation of Plato's "The Republic" by Christopher Rowe, with notes and an introduction. 'We set about founding the best city we could, because we could be confident tha..

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The unabridged version of this definitive work is now available as a highly designed paperback with flaps with a new introduction by Odysseus Makridis. Part of the Knickerbocker Classics series, a mod..

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Republic: Oxford World Classics

Republic is the central work of the Western world's most famous philosopher. Essentially an inquiry into morality, Republic also contains crucial arguments and insights into many other areas of philos..

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Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics & Religion

In "The Righteous Mind", psychologist Jonathan Haidt answers some of the most compelling questions about human relationships: Why can it sometimes feel as though half the population is living in a dif..

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Russell on Ethics

This text presents a comprehensive collection of Bertrand Russell's ethical writings, drawing on a range of his publications on ethical concerns, many of which have been difficult to access by student..

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Science of Logic

Science of Logic, first published between 1812 and 1816, is the work in which Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel outlined his vision of logic. Hegel's logic is a system of dialectics, i.e., a dialectical m..

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Security Principle: From Serenity to Regulation, The

The genealogy of the idea of security from ancient Greece to the war on terrorism In The Security Principle, French philosopher Fr d ric Gros takes a historical approach to the concept of "security," ..

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Seven Types of Atheism

'When you explore older atheisms, you will find some of your firmest convictions - secular or religious - are highly questionable. If this prospect disturbs you, what you are looking for may be freed..

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Sex & Death

An introduction to the philosophy of biology with a focus upon evolutionary theory. Sterelny (philosophy, Victoria U. of Wellington) and Griffiths (history and philosophy of science, U. of Sydney) set..

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Short History of Truth: Consolations for a Post-Truth World

How did we find ourselves in a "post-truth" world of "alternative facts"? And can we get out of it? A Short History of Truth sets out to answer these questions by looking at the complex history of tru..

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Slavoj Zizek: A Graphic Guide

Dubbed "The Elvis of Philosophy," Slavoj Zizeck is both a serious revolutionary and an absurdist prankster, published in academic journals and Abercrombie & Fitch catalogs. Besides his work on popu..

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Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher

An innovative and insightful exploration of the passionate early life of Socrates and the influences that led him to become the first and greatest of philosophers Socrates: the philosopher whose ..

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Spinoza Reader: The "Ethics" and Other Works

This anthology of the work of Baruch de Spinoza (1632-1677) presents the text of Spinoza's masterwork, the "Ethics", in what is now the standard translation by Edwin Curley. Also included are selectio..

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Status Anxiety

In Status Anxiety, bestselling author Alain de Botton sets out to understand our universal fear of failure - and how we might change. We all worry about what others think of us. We all long to succeed..

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Stop Being Reasonable

What if you're not who you think you are? What if you don't really know the people closest to you? And what if your most deeply-held beliefs turn out to be...wrong? ..

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Summer With Montaigne

A few years ago, Antoine Compagnon was asked to host a radio broadcast, every day for an entire summer, on a formidable subject: Michel de Montaigne. From that experience came this engaging and entert..

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Tao of Pooh & The Te of Piglet, The

"It's hard to be brave,' said Piglet, sniffing slightly, "when you're only a Very Small Animal." Rabbit, who had begun to write very busily, looked up and said: "It is because you are a very small ..

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Theory of Moral Sentiments


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This is Philosophy of Mind: An Introduction

This is Philosophy of Mind presents students of philosophy with an accessible introduction to the core issues related to the philosophy of mind. * Includes issues related to the mind-body problem, art..

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This Life: Why Mortality Makes Us Free

'It is always lucid, and is at its heart remarkably simple. You could extract its essence and offer it to thirsty young atheists.' - New Yorker Would Heaven be boring? Do you want to live forever? ..

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Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for Everyone and No One

Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary and subversive thinkers in Western philosophy, and "Thus Spoke Zarathustra" remains his most famous and influential work. It describes how the ancient Persi..

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Towards a New Manifesto

Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer wrote the central text of "critical theory", Dialectic of Enlightenment, a measured critique of the Enlightenment reason that, they argued, had resulted in fascism an..

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Traveller's Guide to Classical Philosophy

In this clear and evocative account, John Gaskin unfolds the thinking about nature, life, death and other worlds that informed the culture and society of the Classical world, drawing out its interest ..

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True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements, The

A part of Harper Perennial's special "Resistance Library" highlighting classic works that illuminate the "Age of Trump": A boldly packaged reissue of the classic examination of dangerous nationalist p..

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Tu Arohae: Interdisciplinary Critical Thinking

Being able to describe, evaluate and generate reasoning and arguments effectively, appropriately and sympathetically is a key life, professional and academic skill. But there are hidden complexities i..

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Understanding the Political Philosophers: From Ancient to Modern Times

Understanding the Political Philosophers is an absorbing and accessible introduction to the major philosophers and core texts of western political philosophy. Organised historically - beginning with S..

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What Is Information?

In this wholly original addition to the quest to understand information, German philosopher Peter Janich argues that our understanding of information is based in the much broader history of scie..

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What is This Thing Called Philosophy?

What is this thing called Philosophy? is the definitive textbook for all who want a thorough introduction to the field. It introduces philosophy using a question-led approach that reflects the discurs..

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What is This Thing Called Science?

A brand new edition of an internationally renowned science bestseller. Now well into its fourth decade, What is this thing called science? has become something of a classic the world over (it's availa..

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What's the Use of Truth?

What is truth? What value should we see in or attribute to it? The war over the meaning and utility of truth is at the center of contemporary philosophical debate, and its arguments have rocked the fo..

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Why Marx Was Right

In this combative, controversial book, Terry Eagleton takes issue with the prejudice that Marxism is dead and done with. Taking ten of the most common objections to Marxism-that it leads to political ..

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Why Trust Science ?

Why the social character of scientific knowledge makes it trustworthy Do doctors really know what they are talking about when they tell us vaccines are safe? Should we take climate experts at the..

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Will to Power

New to Penguin Classics, The Will to Power contains some of Nietzsche's most fascinating and combative writings on nihilism, metaphysics and the future of Europe. Assembled by Nietzsche's sister afte..

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Wisdom of the Middle Ages

This engaging survey of important works from late antiquity to the beginning of the Renaissance reveals the depth of thought and the diversity of expression that characterized the Middle Ages. Michael..

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Wittgenstein on Rules and Private Language

In this book Saul Kripke brings his powerful philosophical intelligence to bear on Wittgensteina s analysis of the notion of following a rule...

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Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance

Acclaimed as one of the most exciting books in the history of American letters, this modern epic became an instant bestseller upon publication in 1974, transforming a generation and continuing to insp..

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