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Art of Reading

Hardback, 10/08/2017, £9.99

Near-Death Experiences: Understanding Our Visions of the Afterlife

Hardback, 01/06/2016, £18.99
Near-Death Experiences gives an account of the profound meaning and striking transformative effects that near-death experiences engender. They argue that the integrity of scientific inquiry is compatible with genuine understanding of the significance of human spirituality.

End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason

Paperback, 06/02/2006, £9.99
Beautifully written, accessible and provocative, THE END OF FAITH is an impassioned plea for reason in a world divided by faith.

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morality

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £6.50
Written in 1887, when Nietzsche was at the height of his powers as a philosopher and writer, On the Genealogy of Morality criticizes the idea that there is just one acceptable moral code.

Plato's Symposium

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
More than 2,500 years after it was written, Symposium remains a key text for philosophers, historians, writers, artists and politicians. Plato imagines seven important historical figures, including the philosopher Socrates, debating eros (human love and desire).

Plato's The Republic

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £6.50
What is justice? How should an individual and a society behave justly? And how do they learn how to do so? These are just some of the core questions explored in The Republic, considered by many to be Plato's most important work.

Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £6.50
Aristotle, a student of Plato, wrote Nicomachean Ethics in 350 BCE, in a time of extraordinary intellectual development. Over two millennia later, his thorough exploration of virtue, reason, and the ultimate human good still forms the basis of the values at the heart of Western civilization.

Empathy: Why It Matters, And How To Get It

Paperback, 04/06/2015, £8.99
Argues that our brains are wired for social connection: empathy is at the heart of who we are. Through encounters with actors, activists, designers, undercover journalists, bankers and neuroscientists, the author sets out the six life-enhancing habits of highly empathic people, whose skills enable them to connect with others in extraordinary ways.

Philosophy of Mind: A Beginner's Guide

Paperback, 01/03/2005, £29.99
Philosophy of Mind: A Beginner's Guide is an introduction to the philosophy of mind. Specifically aimed at students with no background knowledge of the subject, Ravenscroft brings together the basic concepts and major theories of the subject.

Protagoras

Paperback, 25/06/2009, £6.99
In this dialogue Plato shows the pretensions of the leading sophist, Protagoras, challenged by the critical arguments of Socrates. The dialogue broadens out to consider the nature of the good life and the role of intellect and pleasure.

Ethics at 3:AM: Questions and Answers on How to Live Well

Hardback, 03/07/2017, £21.99
3AM magazine follows up their 2014 publication Philosophy at 3AM: Questions and Answers with a new collection interviews, this time focused on ethics. Interviewer Richard Marhsall presents 26 interviews, balanced both in terms of specialty, gender, and seniority, so that the result is a balanced and engaging portrait of the state of the art in ethics today.

When Doing the Right Thing Is Impossible

Hardback, 03/07/2017, £16.49
In this accessible yet throught-provoking work, Lisa Tessman takes us through gripping examples of the impossible demands of morality - some epic, and others quotidian - whose central predicament is: How do we make decisions when morality demands we do something that we cannot?

Art of War: The Ancient Classic

Hardback, 23/04/2010, £9.99
The original and bestselling leadership book! Sun Tzu's ideas on survival and success have been read across the world for centuries. Today they can still be applied to business, politics and life. The Art of War demonstrates how to win without conflict.

On Liberty and the Subjection of Women

Paperback, 31/08/2006, £6.99
Presents two works by the political and social radical English-speaking philosopher. One is regarded as a sacred text of liberalism. The other stresses the importance of equality for the sexes. These works provide a testimony to the hopes and anxieties of mid-Victorian England, and offer a consideration of what it truly means to be free.

Autobiography

Paperback, 23/11/1989, £11.99
An autobiography of John Stuart Mill (1806-73). This title describes the pressures placed on him by his childhood, the mental breakdown he suffered as a young man, his struggle to understand a world of feelings and emotions far removed from his father's strict didacticism, and the later development of his own radical beliefs.

Carpe Diem Regained: The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day

Paperback, 25/01/2018, £8.99
Existentialism is backCarpe diem - `seize the day' - is one of the oldest pieces of life advice in Western history. In Carpe Diem Regained, Roman Krznaric reinvents existentialism for our age of information and choice overload.

What Are You Doing With Your Life?

Paperback, 05/04/2018, £9.99
`One of the greatest thinkers of the age' The Dalai Lama 'One of the five saints of the 20th century' - TIME magazine 'Krishnamurti influenced me profoundly' - Deepak Chopra Who are you?

Call for Revolution

Paperback, 03/05/2018, £5.99
A rallying cry for the whole world, by one of the most respected leaders of our troubled times.This eloquent, impassioned manifesto is possibly the most important message The Dalai Lama can give us about the future of our world. It's his rallying cry, full of solutions for our chaotic, aggressive, divided times: no less than a call for revolution.

Big Ideas: The Little Book of Philosophy

Paperback, 07/06/2018, £8.99

Living with the Gods

Hardback, 17/09/2018, £30.00

Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, They Change It: Wisdom of the Great Philosophers on How to Live

Paperback, 05/05/2016, £9.99
A humorous and philosophical trip through life from the Sunday Times bestselling author

30-Second Philosophies: The 50 Most Thought-provoking Philosophies, Each Explained in Half a Minute

Paperback, 02/10/2017, £9.99
A full-colour illustrated tour through philosophy's most famous - and most mind-bending - ideas

Pig That Wants to Be Eaten: And Ninety-Nine Other Thought Experiments

Paperback, 04/03/2010, £8.99
Presents 100 thought experiments - short scenarios which pose a problem in a vivid and concrete way - and invites readers to think about possible answers for him/herself. This book includes experiments that cover identity, religion, art, ethics, language, knowledge and more.

In Our Time: Celebrating Twenty Years of Essential Conversation

Hardback, 04/10/2018, £25.00
A fascinating insight to a selection of the show's best episodes, published to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the popular Radio 4 programme.

More Than Happiness: Buddhist and Stoic Wisdom for a Sceptical Age

Paperback, 03/01/2019, £9.99
An inspiring, critical and practical look at what we can learn from ancient wisdom.

Fable of the Bees and Other Writings: Publick Benefits'

Paperback, 15/11/1997, £14.99
Published anonymously in 1723, "The Fable of the Bees" by Bernard Mandeville came to be regarded as the epitome of immorality. It is a naturalistic account of the mechanism of human desire. This abridged edition also includes "The Fable" and background readings from two sources.

Vices of the Mind: From the Intellectual to the Political

Hardback, 14/02/2019, £25.00
Quassim Cassam introduces the idea of epistemic vices, character traits that get in the way of knowledge, such as closed-mindedness, intellectual arrogance, wishful thinking, and prejudice. Using examples from politics to illustrate the vices at work, he considers whether we are responsible for such failings, and what we can do about them.

Beginning Modernism

Paperback, 01/08/2010, £10.99
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Modernism

Paperback, 27/09/2016, £17.99

Godless Morality: Keeping Religion Out of Ethics

Paperback, 04/04/2019, £9.99
A fascinating exploration of human morality from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Waiting for the Last Bus and Leaving Alexandria

Waiting for the Last Bus: Reflections on Life and Death

Paperback, 04/04/2019, £9.99
A Sunday Times bestseller, this is a moving and profound exploration of life's greatest mystery from one of the most revered religious figures of our time

Doubts and Loves: What is Left of Christianity

Paperback, 04/04/2019, £9.99
A re-examination of the state of Christianity from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Waiting for the Last Bus and Leaving Alexandria

Looking In the Distance: The Human Search for Meaning

Paperback, 04/04/2019, £9.99
An examination of spirituality, from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Leaving Alexandria

Timaeus and Critias

Paperback, 13/11/2008, £8.99
In Timaeus Plato attempts to describe and explain the structure of the universe: the creator god, the elements, the lower gods, the stars, and men. The companion piece, Critias, is the origin of the story of Atlantis, the lost empire defeated by ancient Athenians. This is the clearest translation yet of these crucial ancient texts.

Poetry from the Future: Why a Global Liberation Movement Is Our Civilisation's Last Chance

Hardback, 16/04/2019, £16.99
Place of publication taken from publisher's website.

Picnic Comma Lightning: In Search of a New Reality

Paperback, 13/06/2019, £9.99
**A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK** 'Laurence Scott ... writes beautifully about the experience of reality in the digital age, and about how grief changes our perceptions ... I'm besotted with Scott's writing.' Derren Brown, i paper 'Clever, funny and deeply moving...

History of Philosophy

Hardback, 20/06/2019, £26.00

Decolonizing Dialectics

Paperback, 03/02/2017, £20.99
George Ciccariello-Maher brings the work of Georges Sorel, Frantz Fanon, and Enrique Dussel together with contemporary Venezuelan politics to formulate a decolonized dialectics that is suited to the struggle against the legacies of slavery and colonialism while also breaking the impasse between dialectics and postcolonial theory.

Cambridge Introductions to Philosophy: An Introduction to Indian Philosophy

Paperback, 25/01/2016, £26.99
This introduction is thematically structured, wide-ranging and philosophically rigorous, providing the technical details of Indian philosophical arguments and their theoretical motivations, without being too technical for beginners. Including a glossary, guide to Sanskrit pronunciation and translated texts, it is an essential resource for beginners and advanced students of Indian philosophy.

Against Individualism: A Confucian Rethinking of the Foundations of Morality, Politics, Family, and Religion

Paperback, 08/11/2016, £31.95
This book is both a critique of the concept of the rights-holding, free, autonomous individual and attendant ideology dominant in the contemporary West, and an account of an alternative view, that of the role-bearing, interrelated responsible person of classical Confucianism, suitably modified for addressing the manifold problems of today.

What Am I Doing with My Life?: And other late night internet searches answered by the great philosophers

Hardback, 08/08/2019, £12.99
Responding to the biggest, existential questions asked online and using the wisdom of Plato, Kant, Kierkegaard and other philosophical greats philosopher, academic, and all-round polymath, Stephen Law, undertakes the challenge and explores our modern-day concerns with tongue-in-cheek sagacity.
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