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Two Fundamental Problems Of Ethics

Paperback, 13/05/2010, £9.99
Schopenhauer's two essays On the Freedom of the Will and On the Basis of Morals form his complete system of ethics. Their doctrines are here presented in more accessible, self-contained form than in his larger work, and in a new translation, introduced by Christopher Janaway, that preserves Schopenhauer's style in modern English.


Paperback, 17/04/2008, £7.99

Beyond Good and Evil

Paperback, 14/08/2008, £7.99
This superb new translation of Nietzsche's mature masterpiece, Beyond Good and Evil, offers the most comprehensively annotated text, complemented by a lucid introduction by one of the most eminent of Nietzsche scholars, Robert C. Holub.

On the Genealogy of Morals

Paperback, 14/08/2008, £7.99

Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Paperback, 14/08/2008, £8.99


Paperback, 11/09/2008, £8.99

Three Early Modern Utopias : Utopia, New Atlantis and the Isle of Pine

Paperback, 13/11/2008, £7.99
A unique edition of three early modern utopian texts, using a contemporary translation of More's Utopia and examining the Renaissance world view as shown by these writers. The edition includes the illustrative material that accompanied early editions of Utopia, full chronologies of the authors, notes, and glossary.

Rights of Man, Common Sense, and Other Political Writings

Paperback, 13/11/2008, £6.99
Thomas Paine was the first international revolutionary. His Common Sense was the most widely read pamphlet of the American Revolution, while his Rights of Man sent out a clarion call for revolution throughout the world. This collection brings together Paine's most powerful political writings in the first fully annotated edition of these works.

Dialogues and Natural History of Religion

Paperback, 11/12/2008, £7.99
Originally published: Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.


Paperback, 26/02/2009, £9.99


Paperback, 26/02/2009, £6.99

Discourse on the Method

Paperback, 17/04/2008, £6.99
Descartes's A Discourse on the Method of Correctly Conducting One's Reason and Seeking the Truth in the Sciences marks a watershed in European thought; in it, the author provides an informal intellectual autobiography in the vernacular for a non-specialist readership, sweeps away all previous philosophical traditions, and sets out in brief his radical new philosophy.

First Philosophers

Paperback, 26/03/2009, £9.99

Philosophy DeMYSTiFied

Paperback, 01/05/2011, £20.99
This easy-to-use self-study guide offers a clear introduction to philosophy, its sub-disciplines, and philosophers in a thorough, analytic, but also modern and fun way.

From Modernism to Postmodernism 2ed

Paperback, 16/01/2003, £30.25
This revised and expanded second edition of Cahoonea s classic anthology provides an unparalleled collection of the essential readings in modernism and postmodernism. * Places contemporary debate in the context of the criticism of modernity since the seventeenth century. * Chronologically and thematically arranged.

I Ching

Hardback, 07/05/2015, £25.00
The I Ching, or Book of Change, has been consulted through the ages, in both China and the West, for answers to fundamental questions about the world and our place in it. This translation is informed by various archaeological discoveries and features a gorgeously rendered codex of divination signs.


7, 27/10/2006, £20.99
Charles Darwin (1809-1882) is best known as a biologist and natural historian rather than a philosopher. This book shows how important Darwin is for philosophy and how his work has shaped and challenged the nature of the subject. It is aimed at those in the humanities, social sciences and sciences seeking a philosophical introduction to Darwin.

Critical Realism: A Brief Introduction

Paperback, 30/04/2011, £32.99

On Humanism

Paperback, 27/01/2012, £22.99

Reading Onora O'Neill

Paperback, 25/06/2013, £37.99

Philosophy: The Basics

Paperback, 31/10/2012, £17.99

Very Bad Wizard: Morality Behind the Curtain

Paperback, 09/06/2016, £26.99

Caliban's Reason: Introducing Afro-Caribbean Philosophy

Paperback, 13/04/2000, £32.99
An introductory guide to Afro-Caribbean philosophy, tracing the roots of Afro-Caribbean thought to traditional African philosophy and to the Christian and Enlightenment traditions of Western Europe.

Continental Ethics Reader

Paperback, 11/09/2003, £34.99
"The Continental Ethics Reader" is a comprehensive anthology of classic writings on ethics and moral philosophy from the major figures in Continental thought. All of the authors and their writings are introduced and placed in philosophical context by the editors.

Mind in the Cave: Consciousness and the Origins of Art

Paperback, 05/04/2004, £16.95
The author combines a lifetime of anthropological research with the most recent neurological insights in this text. Illuminating glimpses into the ancient mind are interwoven with the self-evolving story of modern-day cave discoveries and research.

Athanasius Kircher's Theatre of the World

Paperback, 09/02/2015, £29.95
Athanasius Kircher (1602-80) was acknowledged to be the most learned man of his age. By profession a Jesuit priest, he made himself an authority on every subject under (and above) the sun and published the results of his researches in over thirty illustrated volumes in Latin. This book deals with his work.

Representing and Intervening: Introductory Topics in the Philosophy of Natural Science

Paperback, 20/10/1983, £32.99
An introduction to the philosophy of natural science, organized around the central theme of scientific realism, first published in 1983.

Locke: Two Treatises of Government Student Edition 3ed

Paperback, 28/10/1988, £13.99
A revised 1988 version of Peter Laslett's acclaimed Two Treatises of Government, widely recognised as a classic text in the history of ideas.

Objectivity, Relativism, and Truth: Philosophical Papers: v. 1

Paperback, 30/11/1990, £21.99
In this volume Richard Rorty offers a Deweyan account of objectivity as intersubjectivity.

Constructions of Reason: Explorations of Kant's Practical Philosophy

Paperback, 26/01/1990, £37.99
This book traces the alleged incoherences to attempts to assimilate Kant's ethical writings to modern conceptions of rationality, actions and rights.

Bounds of Justice

Paperback, 26/10/2000, £21.99
Argues for a concept of justice that takes account of boundaries, institutions and human diversity.

Ethics, Killing and War

Paperback, 09/02/1995, £32.99
Richard Norman looks at issues concerning the justification for war and thereby examines the possibility and nature of rational moral argument.

Plato: The Republic

Paperback, 25/09/2000, £12.99
This book, first published in 2000 is a vivid and accurate rendition of Plato's classic work of political thought.

Towards Justice and Virtue: A Constructive Account of Practical Reasoning

Paperback, 28/08/1996, £27.99
Constructs an account of the basic principles for moving towards just institutions and virtuous lives.

Question of Trust: The BBC Reith Lectures 2002

Paperback, 06/06/2002, £19.99
In this 2002 book, Onora O'Neill investigates sources of deception in our society and re-examines questions of press freedom.

Sources of Normativity

Paperback, 28/06/1996, £26.99
Korsgaard's discussion of the source of normativity is followed by commentary from four distinguished philosophers.

Autonomy and Trust in Bioethics

Paperback, 18/04/2002, £27.99
Argues against the conceptions of individual autonomy which are widely relied on in bioethics.

When I Am Playing With My Cat, How

Paperback, 05/01/2012, £10.99
In the year 1570, at the age of thirty-seven, Michel de Montaigne gave up his job as a magistrate and retired to his chateau to brood on his own private grief - the deaths of his best friends, his brother, and his first-born child. This title offers a celebration of perhaps one of the most joyful and yet profound of all Renaissance writers.

Being and Time

Paperback, 12/10/1978, £22.99
A knowledge of Heidegger's Sein und Zeit is essential for anyone who wishes to understand a great deal of recent continental work in theology as well as philosophy. Yet until this translation first appeared in 1962, this fundamental work of one of the most influential European thinkers of the century remained inaccessible to English readers.

African Philosophy: An Anthology

Paperback, 12/12/1997, £37.50
Bringing together canonical philosophical texts from African, African--American, Afro--Caribbean, and Black European thinkers, this major new anthology is designed to serve both as a textbook and as the authoritative reference volume in Africana philosophical and cultural studies.

Philosophy: A Beginner's Guide

Paperback, 23/09/1999, £26.00
This introduction to philosophy takes the reader through the most central and important questions of the subject, including the nature of existence, knowledge, freedom, feminism, God, morality, politics, science, reason, logic, and human purpose.

Ideas of Human Nature

Paperback, 12/09/1999, £26.00
Covers perennial philosophical problems such as the connection between mind and body; life after death; the role of reason; free will and determinism; the relationship between the individual and society; and the problem of relativism. This book is suitable for those interested in the theories that have affected the course of human history.

Figments of Reality

Paperback, 09/09/1999, £23.00
Popular science tour de force from bestselling authors, on evolution of intelligence, culture and mind.

Rethinking Informed Consent in Bioethics

Paperback, 29/03/2007, £27.99
A coherent, wide-ranging and practical account of the role of consent in biomedicine, first published in 2007.

Practical Ethics

Paperback, 21/02/2011, £26.99
The third edition of this classic textbook is completely revised and updated featuring a new chapter on climate change.

Cambridge Companion to Kant's Critique of Pure Reason

Paperback, 14/06/2010, £25.99
The first collective commentary in English on Kant's landmark 1871 publication.

Idea of a University

Paperback, 07/06/1996, £21.00
Originally published almost 150 years ago, five parts of "The Idea of a University" - "University Teaching" and four selections from "University Subjects" - are reproduced here, along with five essays by contemporary scholars exploring the present day relevance of Newman's themes.

Open Society and its Enemies Vol II

7, 11/07/2002, £15.99
First published in 1945 and never out of print, this is the second volume of one of the most famous and influential works of the twentieth century.
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