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On the Origin of Stories: Evolution, Cognition, and Fiction

Paperback, 02/11/2010, £20.95
£18.86
Offers a comprehensive account of the evolutionary origins of art and storytelling. This title explains why we tell stories, how our minds are shaped to understand them, and what difference an evolutionary understanding of human nature makes to stories we love.

Air & Light & Time & Space: How Successful Academics Write

Hardback, 17/04/2017, £19.95
£17.96
From the author of Stylish Academic Writing comes an essential new guide for writers aspiring to become more productive and take greater pleasure in their craft. Helen Sword interviewed 100 academics worldwide about their writing background and practices and shows how they find or create the conditions to get their writing done.

Lectures on the History of Moral Philosophy

Paperback, 15/11/2000, £28.95
£26.06
A collection of the lectures on moral philosophy given by John Rawls over three decades of teaching at Harvard. This book looks at thinkers such as Leibniz, Hume and Kant, in their struggle to define the role of a moral conception in human life.

Lectures on the History of Political Philosophy

Paperback, 01/09/2008, £24.95
£22.46
Offers readers an account of the liberal political tradition from a scholar viewed by many as the greatest contemporary exponent of the philosophy behind that tradition.

Atlantic Crossings: Social Politics in a Progressive Age

Paperback, 25/04/2000, £35.95
£32.36
This text is an account of the vibrant international network that the American socio-political reformers constructed - so often obscured by notions of American exceptionalism - and of its profound impact on the USA from the 1870s through to 1945.

Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World

Hardback, 18/09/2017, £23.95
£21.56
During a 3-year 8-nation journey, Michael Ignatieff found that while human rights is the language of states and liberal elites, the moral language that resonates with most people is that of everyday virtues: tolerance, forgiveness, trust, and resilience. These ordinary virtues are the moral system of global cities and obscure shantytowns alike.

In a different voice : Psychological theory and women's development

Paperback, 01/07/1990, £17.95
£12.99
This edition contains a new preface by the author in which she reflects on the impact and implications of her findings since its publication in 1990.

Roman Triumph

Paperback, 05/05/2009, £20.95
£18.86
How can we re-create the ceremony as it was celebrated in Rome? How can we piece together its elusive traces in art and literature? This work addresses these questions, focusing on the intriguing process of sifting through and making sense of what constitutes 'history'.
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