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Call for Revolution

Paperback, 03/05/2018, £5.99
£5.39
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.

Toward a Philosophy of the Act

Paperback, 01/06/1993, £14.99
£13.49
The earliest major work of the great Russian philosopher M. M. Bakhtin

Fold

Paperback, 16/03/2006, £28.99
£26.09
Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995) is a key figure in poststructuralism, and one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. The author proposes a radical way of understanding philosophy and art. He develops the concept further to present a way of practising philosophy based upon the fold as the relationship of difference with itself.

Of Grammatology

Paperback, 04/01/2016, £26.00
£23.40
One of contemporary criticism's most indispensable works, Of Grammatology is made even more accessible and usable by this new release.

Big Ideas: The Little Book of Philosophy

Paperback, 07/06/2018, £8.99
£8.09

Living with the Gods

Hardback, 17/09/2018, £30.00
£27.00

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

Paperback, 05/05/2016, £8.99
£8.09
A humorous and philosophical trip through life from the Sunday Times bestselling author

I Am Dynamite!: A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche

Hardback, 04/10/2018, £25.00
£22.50

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

Paperback, 10/07/2018, £8.99
£8.09
The thinking person's tonic for our troubling times

How the World Thinks: A Global History of Philosophy

Hardback, 04/10/2018, £20.00
£18.00
The first ever global overview of philosophy: how it developed around the world and impacted the cultures in which it flourished

Philosopher's Toolkit: A Compendium of Philosophical Concepts and Methods

Paperback, 09/04/2010, £14.99
£14.00
Building a solid intellectual foundation is crucial if one wishes to effectively engage in the practice of philosophy.

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

Paperback, 04/03/2010, £8.99
£8.00
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.

Essence of Christianity

Paperback, 11/06/2008, £10.99
£9.89

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

Paperback, 02/10/2017, £9.99
£8.99
A full-colour illustrated tour through philosophy's most famous - and most mind-bending - ideas

Introducing Existentialism

Paperback, 04/05/2006, £9.99
£8.99
An erudite investigation of the philosophical and cultural movement that prioritises individual experience.

In Our Time: Celebrating Twenty Years of Essential Conversation

Hardback, 04/10/2018, £25.00
£22.50
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
£8.99
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, £14.00
£12.60
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.

Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge

Paperback, 09/08/1984, £14.99
£13.49
Many definitions of postmodernism focus on its nature as the aftermath of the modern industrial age when technology developed. This book extends that analysis to postmodernism by looking at the status of science, technology, and the arts, the significance of technocracy, and the way the flow of information is controlled in the Western world.

Crowd and the Mob: From Plato to Canetti

Paperback, 13/06/2011, £35.99
£32.39

Beginning Modernism

Paperback, 01/08/2010, £10.99
£9.89
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Modernism

Paperback, 27/09/2016, £17.99
£16.19

Vices of the Mind: From the Intellectual to the Political

Hardback, 14/02/2019, £25.00
£22.50
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.

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, £22.99
£20.69
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, £5.99
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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, £5.99
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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, £5.99
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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, £5.99
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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, £5.99
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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, £5.99
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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, £5.99
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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, £5.99
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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, £5.99
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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, £5.99
£5.39
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, £5.99
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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, £26.95
£24.26
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, £22.95
£20.66
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.

 

 

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