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Tao of Pooh & The Te of Piglet

Paperback, 05/09/2019, £10.99
£9.89
"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 animal that you will be useful in the adventure before us."

Frank Ramsey: A Sheer Excess of Powers

Hardback, 27/02/2020, £25.00
£22.50
Frank Ramsey was a brilliant Cambridge philosopher, mathematician, and economist who died in 1930 at 26 having made landmark contributions to decision theory, game theory, mathematics, logic, semantics, philosophy of science, and the theory of truth. This rich biography tells the story of his extraordinary life and intellectual achievement.

The Meaning of Travel: Philosophers Abroad

Hardback, 13/02/2020, £14.99
£13.49
The first ever history of the places where history and philosophy meet, from the Age of Discovery in the sixteenth century to contemplation of how space travel will affect our understanding of who we are in the twenty-first. This book will reshape your understanding of travel.

History and Truth

Paperback, 15/12/2006, £30.95
£27.86
Investigates the antinomy between history and truth, or between historicity and meaning. This book argues that history has meaning insofar as it approaches universality and system, but has no meaning insofar as this universality violates the singularity of individuals' lives.

The Third Unconscious

Paperback, 12/10/2021, £16.99
£15.29

Disobey!: A Philosophy of Resistance

Paperback, 04/05/2021, £9.99
£8.99
Following his best-selling A Philosophy of Walking Gros explores the philosophy of disobedience.

The Intellectual and His People: Staging the People Volume 2

Paperback, 16/03/2021, £11.99
£10.79
Rethinking the role of the radical public intellectual

On the Shores of Politics

Paperback, 16/03/2021, £11.99
£10.79
Returning politics to its original and necessary meaning: the organization of dissent

One-Way Street: And Other Writings

Paperback, 18/05/2021, £12.99
£11.69
Classic collection of Walter Benjamin's essay, including some of his most celebrated essays

The Destruction of Reason

Paperback, 20/07/2021, £30.00
£27.00
A classic work of Western Marxism, now back in print.

Utopia: The Influential Classic

Hardback, 11/02/2021, £9.99
£8.99

How to Think Like a Philosopher

Hardback, 18/02/2021, £12.99
£11.69
How to Think Like a Philosopher aims to introduce you to some of the great themes of philosophical thought and the ideas of the individuals who have molded them.

HOMER

Hardback, 22/09/2016, £10.99
£9.89
The Iliad and the Odyssey are the cornerstones of Western literature. Over the years they have inspired artists, writers, philosophers, musicians, playwrights, and film-makers. Barbara Graziosi introduces Homer's key works and discusses the main literary, historical, and archaeological issues at the heart of Homeric studies.

Humankind: A Hopeful History

Paperback, 13/05/2021, £9.99
£8.99

What Fanon Said: A Philosophical Introduction to His Life and Thought

Paperback, 17/08/2015, £14.95
£13.46
*A concise introduction to Fanon's thought that contextualises it within the world of philosophy.

Art of Reading

Hardback, 10/08/2017, £9.99
£8.99

Walden

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £6.99
£6.29
In 1845, the author went to live in the woods near his hometown of Concord, Massachusetts. In this book, he documents his passion for the landscape and wildlife of Walden Pond, and his philosophical and political motivations for rejecting the materialism.

Near-Death Experiences: Understanding Our Visions of the Afterlife

Hardback, 01/06/2016, £18.99
£17.09
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
£8.99
Beautifully written, accessible and provocative, THE END OF FAITH is an impassioned plea for reason in a world divided by faith.

Dignity: A History

Paperback, 03/07/2017, £26.99
£24.29
In everything from philosophical ethics to legal argument to public activism, it has become commonplace to appeal to human dignity. Dignity refers to the fundamental moral worth or status supposedly belonging to all persons equally. But this is relatively new. In this volume, leading scholars across a range of disciplines attempt to clarify the variegated and murky history of "dignity," and explain how it arrived it is current and historically unusual meaning.

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morality

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £6.50
£5.85
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.

John Stuart Mill's On Liberty

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £6.50
£5.85
One of the most significant works of political philosophy, John Stuart Mill's On Liberty (1859) defines and defends individual liberty, a cornerstone of classical liberal thinking.

Rene Descartes' Meditations

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £6.50
£5.85
Rene Descartes posed questions about the nature of knowledge and the nature of being that philosophers still debate today. In Meditations, Descartes expands on his most famous pronouncement, "I think, therefore I am," which first appeared in an earlier text.

Soren Kierkegaard's The Sickness Unto Death

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £6.50
£5.85
Considered the father of the philosophical movement known as Christian existentialism, which focuses on the living human being, Kierkegaard takes readers on a journey from the human self, its spirit, despair and sin, through to faith in this major 1849 work.

Plato's Symposium

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
£5.85
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).

Ludwig Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
£5.85
In Philosophical Investigations, Ludwig Wittgenstein presents a radical approach to the philosophy of language and the mind, setting out a startlingly fresh conception of philosophy itself. Wittgenstein begins from the insight that most philosophical problems trace back to incorrect assumptions about the nature of language.

Alasdair Macintyre's After Virtue

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
£5.85
One of the most vital and controversial works in twentieth-century world moral philosophy, After Virtue (1981) examines how we think about, talk about, and act out our moral views in the modern world.

Plato's The Republic

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £6.50
£5.85
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
£5.85
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.

Marcus Aurelius' Meditations

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
£5.85
Most likely written between 170 and 180, Meditations is a remarkable work, a unique insight into one of the most conscientious and able Roman emperors, Marcus Aurelius, who ruled at the apex of the empire's power.

Immanuel Kant's Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
£5.85
Do we need religion to be good people? When Immanuel Kant tackled this question in 1793, he produced a book that remains a key text in the shaping of Western religious thought.

Empathy: Why It Matters, And How To Get It

Paperback, 04/06/2015, £8.99
£8.09
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.

Wonderbox: Curious histories of how to live

Paperback, 01/11/2012, £8.99
£8.09
Showing the lessons that can be learned from the past, the author explores twelve universal topics, from work and love to money and creativity, and reveals the wisdom that we've been missing. It stepping into the territory of Alain de Botton and Theodore Zeldin, is 'practical history' - using the past to think about our day to day lives.

Friendship

Paperback, 01/07/2014, £8.99
£8.09
What is the nature of friendship, and what is its significance in our lives? The author tracks historical ideas of friendship, gathers a diversity of friendship stories from the annals of myth and literature, and provides unexpected insights into our friends, ourselves, and the role of friendships in an ethical life.

Good Book: A Secular Bible

Paperback, 10/03/2016, £12.99
£11.69

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.

Expulsion of the Triumphant Beast

Paperback, 01/06/1992, £15.99

CLIFF NOTES UTOPIA

Paperback, £4.50
£3.15

News from Somewhere: On Settling

7, 15/05/2005, £13.99
£9.79
News from Somewhere tells the story of a philosopher's attempt to settle in rural Wiltshire.

On Liberty and the Subjection of Women

Paperback, 31/08/2006, £6.99
£6.29
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
£10.79
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.

Liberty: Incorporating Four Essays on Liberty

Paperback, 07/03/2002, £28.99
£26.09
An edition of Isaiah Berlin's classic of liberalism, "Four Essays on Liberty", this book incorporates a fifth essay, and adds further pieces on the same topic, so that Berlin's principal statements on liberty are available together. This book throws biographical light on Berlin's preoccupation with liberty in appendices drawn from his writings.

The Agony of Eros

Paperback, 07/04/2017, £10.99
£9.89
An argument that love requires the courage to accept self-negation for the sake of discovering the Other.

 

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