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I Am Dynamite!: A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche

Paperback, 01/08/2019, £10.99

Six Secrets of Intelligence: What your education failed to teach you

Paperback, 05/09/2019, £14.99
Six ideas that reveal how to see through lies, deceptions and empty rhetoric, and a warning that we currently misunderstand both intelligence and education.

Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals

Paperback, 10/12/2019, £9.99
Immanuel Kant's Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals ranks alongside Plato's Republic and Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics as one of the most profound and influential works in moral philosophy ever written

School of Life: An Emotional Education

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £16.99

Fourth Education Revolution

Paperback, 30/04/2018, £14.99
There is no more important issue facing education, or humanity at large, than the fast approaching revolution in Artificial Intelligence or AI. This book is a call to educators everywhere to open their eyes to what is coming. If we do so, then the future will be shaped by us in the interests of humanity as a whole.

Outgrowing God: A Beginner's Guide

Hardback, 17/09/2019, £14.99
Should we believe in God?

Social Contract

Paperback, 02/09/2004, £4.99
Rousseau's explosive cry for human liberty helped to spark the French Revolution and has haunted our discussions of how we should rule one another ever since - seen as both a blue-print for political terror and as a fundamental statement of democracy.

Second Treatise of Government and A Letter Concerning Toleration

Paperback, 23/06/2016, £9.99
Locke's Second Treatise is a classic of political philosophy. It helped entrench ideas of a social contract, human rights, and consent as guiding principles for modern Western democracy. His Letter calls for religious tolerance and separation of church and state. This edition offers an essential guide to these two foundational works.


Paperback, 27/02/2003, £8.99
In the course of a lively drinking party, a group of Athenian intellectuals exchange views on eros, or desire. From their conversation emerge a series of subtle reflections on gender roles, sex in society and the sublimation of basic human instincts.

Selected Writings

Paperback, 25/08/1994, £9.99
Composed during a critical time in the evolution of European intellectual life, the works of Meister Eckhart, a selection of which are presented in this volume, are some of the most powerful medieval attempts at synthesizing ancient Greek thought and the Christian faith.

Conversations of Socrates

Paperback, 22/02/1990, £9.99
After the execution of Socrates in 399 BC, a number of his followers wrote dialogues featuring him as the protagonist and, in so doing, transformed the great philosopher into a legendary figure. This title offers insights into the Socratic world and into the intellectual atmosphere and life of ancient Greece. It reveals much about this man.

Remarkable Minds: A Celebration of the Reith Lectures

Hardback, 22/08/2019, £20.00
A beautiful collection of iconic talks by the world's most remarkable minds

In Praise of Shadows

Paperback, 07/11/2019, £9.99
Reading it, you will be led by Junichiro Tanizaki's light touch into a mysterious and tranquil world of darkness and shadows, where gold flashes in the gloom and a deep stillness reigns.

Galileo's Error: Foundations for a New Science of Consciousness

Paperback, 26/09/2019, £14.99
If we want a science of consciousness, we will have to rethink what 'science' is. In Galileo's Error, Professor Philip Goff proposes a third way, arguing both approaches are wrongheaded: we struggle to explain consciousness because physical science, as we currently conceive it, is not designed to deal with the issue.

Chinese Thought: From Confucius to Cook Ding

Paperback, 06/02/2020, £10.99


Hardback, 27/02/2020, £12.00

Hawaiki Rising: Hokule`a, Nainoa Thompson, and the Hawaiian Renaissance

Paperback, 30/11/2019, £20.95
In 1975, a replica of an ancient Hawaiian canoe - Hokule`a - was launched to sail the ancient star paths, and help Hawaiians reclaim pride in the accomplishments of their ancestors. Hawaiki Rising tells this story in the words of the men and women who created and sailed aboard Hokule`a.

Protestant Ethic and Other Writings

Paperback, 30/06/2005, £8.99
In this book, the author opposes the Marxist concept of dialectical materialism and relates the rise of the capitalist economy to the Calvinist belief in the moral value of hard work and the fulfillment of one's worldly duties.

Waking Up: Searching for Spirituality Without Religion

Paperback, 10/09/2015, £9.99
For the millions of people who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris's new book is a guide to meditation as a rational spiritual practice informed by neuroscience and psychology.

Vexed: Ethics Beyond Political Tribes

Hardback, 05/03/2020, £16.99

Radical Sacrifice

Paperback, 10/03/2020, £10.99
A trenchant analysis of sacrifice as the foundation of the modern, as well as the ancient, social order

Dominion: The Making of the Western Mind

Hardback, 05/09/2019, £25.00
A revisionist, controversial account of Western history, sure to be widely reviewed and debated.

Way Of Zen

Paperback, 26/01/1999, £11.99

Nicomachean Ethics

Paperback, 31/03/2020, £9.99

Ethics, Emotion and the Unity of the Self

Paperback, 06/12/2011, £37.99
Deals with the applicability of the artistic classifications of romanticism and classicism to philosophical doctrine. This title examines three particular theses associated with philosophical romanticism.

Tragedy, the Greeks and Us

Paperback, 05/03/2020, £9.99

Morality: Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times

Hardback, 13/06/2019, £20.00
Internationally acclaimed thought-leader Jonathan Sacks demonstrates how we can build a strong collective morality for the modern era.

Memory, History, Forgetting

Paperback, 13/10/2006, £24.00
Examines the reciprocal relationship between remembering and forgetting, revealing how this symbiosis influences both the perception of historical experience and the production of historical narrative.

Dance of Divine Love: India's Classic Sacred Love Story: The Rasa Lila of Krishna

Hardback, 22/02/2005, £52.00
Introduces the Rasa Lila, a dramatic love poem of exquisite poetry and profound theology to the Western world. This book explores the historical context and literary genre of the work and elucidates the aesthetic and emotional richness of the composition, highlighting poignant details of this drama of divine love.

Heaven and Hell: A History of the Afterlife

Hardback, 02/04/2020, £20.00
The bestselling historian of early Christianity takes on two of the most gripping questions of human existence - where did the ideas of heaven and hell come from, and why do they endure?

Heidegger's Phenomenology of Perception: An Introduction

Paperback, 21/10/2019, £29.95
This volume offers the first substantial study of Heidegger's phenomenology of perception, focusing on perception as capacities that can be developed in learning processes, notably in ways befitting ontological mindfulness. The author proposes new interpretations of Heidegger's five most important key words.

Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Merleau-Ponty and Phenomenology of Perception

Paperback, 30/07/2010, £21.99
Maurice Merleau-Ponty is increasingly hailed as one of the key philosophers of the Twentieth century. This book introduces and assesses Merleau-Ponty's life and the background to his philosophy, the key themes and arguments of Phenomenology of Perception, and the continuing importance of Merleau-Ponty's work to philosophy.

Phenomenology of Perception

Paperback, 09/08/2013, £23.99
First published in 1945, Maurice Merleau-Ponty's monumental book signalled the arrival of a major new philosophical and intellectual voice in post-war Europe. Breaking with the prevailing picture of existenialism and phenomenology at the time, it has become one of the landmark works of twentieth-century thought. -- Book Jacket.

Heidegger: A Critical Reader

Paperback, 09/04/1992, £34.25
This collection of essays assesses the influence of Heidegger on 20th-century western thought. They also seek to show how Heidegger approached the ideas of being, mind, action and language, and explore the ways in which his thought relates to current philosophical inquiry.

Humankind: A Hopeful History

Hardback, 19/05/2020, £14.00

Remarkable Minds: A Celebration of the Reith Lectures

Paperback, 14/05/2020, £9.99
A beautiful collection of iconic talks by the world's most remarkable minds

The Virus in the Age of Madness

Paperback, 28/07/2020, £10.99

First as Tragedy, Then as Farce

Paperback, 10/07/2018, £9.99
The leading philosopher of our time tackles the demise of liberalism, from the tragedy of 9/11 to the farce of the financial meltdown.

Aesthetics and Its Discontents

Paperback, 17/07/2009, £15.99
Aesthetics is not a politics by accident but in essence. But this politics operates in the unresolved tension between two opposed forms of politics: the first consists in transforming art into forms of collective life, the second in preserving from all forms of militant or commercial compromise the autonomy that makes it a promise of emancipation.

Emancipated Spectator

Paperback, 16/03/2021, £11.99
The foremost philosopher of art argues for a new politics of looking

It's the End of the World: But What Are We Really Afraid Of?

Hardback, 05/11/2020, £14.99
A trailblazing and highly topical look at how - and why - we imagine the world is going to end.

Lectures on the History of Political Philosophy

Paperback, 01/09/2008, £24.95
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.

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.
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