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Aesthetics & Nature

7, 21/08/2008, £16.99
£15.29
Addresses various central issues in the aesthetics of nature. This book offers an introduction to the field of nature aesthetics. It situates nature aesthetics in relation to two principal influences: aesthetics' traditional project of understanding the value of art, and thought on the ethics of our relationship with nature.

Ethics A-Z

Paperback, 26/07/2005, £15.99
£14.39
This alphabetic guide introduces the main positions, key figures, basic approaches, and central problems in ethical theory. Thorough and up-to-date it is a uniquely concise but comprehensive philosophical reference work to the subject.

Philosophy of Science A-Z

Paperback, 27/03/2007, £12.99
£11.69
This book gives concise, accurate and illuminating accounts of key positions, concepts, arguments and figures in the philosophy of science. It aids understanding of current debates, explains their historical development and connects them with broader philosophical issues.

From Modernism to Postmodernism 2ed

Paperback, 16/01/2003, £28.99
£26.09
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
£22.50
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.

Theory of Justice

Paperback, 22/03/2005, £28.95
£26.06
Though the "Revised Edition of A Theory of Justice", published in 1999, is the definitive statement of Rawls's view, so much of the extensive literature on Rawls's theory refers to the first edition. This reissue makes the first edition once again available for scholars and serious students of Rawls's work.

Philosophy of Language A-Z

Paperback, 28/03/2007, £15.99
£14.39
Philosophy of Language A-Z offers a broad coverage of theories, debates, concepts, problems and philosophers in the philosophy of language. It consists of concise and accessible entries on each of the key terms and issues in this area of philosophy.

Aesthetics A-Z

Paperback, 01/10/2010, £16.99
£15.29
An ideal guide to aesthetics

Main Philosophical Writings and the Novel Allwill

Paperback, 25/03/2009, £29.99
£26.99
A key figure in the German Enlightenment, Jacobi had an enormous impact on philosophical thought in the later part of the eighteenth century, notably the way Kant was received and the early development of post-Kantian idealism. This is an English translation of Jacobi's major literary and philosophical classics.

Understanding Gregory Bateson

Paperback, 08/05/2008, £23.50
£21.15

Pataphysics: The Poetics of an Imaginary Science

Paperback, 31/08/2001, £22.50
£20.25
An exploration of 'pataphysics, or the science of imaginary solutions. It covers the tangled history of 'pataphysics, discussing the tension between science and poetics, in order to demonstrate that 'pataphysics constitutes an intrinsic, but neglected, cornerstone of postmodernity itself.

What Philosophy Is

Paperback, 10/03/2004, £14.99
£13.49
What do we mean when we talk about philosophy today? These contributions from contemporary philosophers offer a picture of the character and methods of philosophy; its possibilities and its limitations. It is philosophy in action, offering answers and prompting us to philosophis for ourselves.

Plato's Republic

Paperback, 05/10/2006, £9.99
£8.99
Offers an account of the key philosophical work. This book sets Plato's work in context, introduces the major themes and provides a discussion of the key sections and passages of the text. It explores some of the areas of thought that the Republic has impacted upon and provides useful information on further reading.

Marcus Aurelius: A Guide for the Perplexed

Paperback, 17/11/2011, £14.99
£13.49
Provides an introduction to the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus. This is a guide for understanding this Stoic author - the only philosopher who was also an emperor.

Vegetarianism: a Guide for the Perplexed

Paperback, 09/08/2012, £12.99
£11.69
Critically examines philosophical, ethical and religious arguments for and against vegetarianism. >

Beatles and Philosophy

Paperback, 25/10/2006, £12.99
£11.69

Roots for Radicals

Hardback, 01/07/2003, £17.99
£16.19
Presents a summary of the philosophy of the Industrial Arts Foundation by its current leader and an account of its extraordinary founder, Saul Alinsky.

Psychology from An Empirical Standpoint

Paperback, 09/09/2014, £19.99
£17.99
"Originally published in 1874 by Dunker & Humbolt, Leipzig, as Psychologie vom empirischen Standpunkte."

Introduction to Logic 14ed

Paperback, 31/07/2013, £52.99
£47.69

Ethics the Fundamentals

Paperback, 18/08/2006, £14.99
£13.49
Ethics: The Fundamentals explores core ideas and arguments in moral theory by introducing students to different philosophical approaches to ethics, including virtue ethics, Kantian ethics, divine command theory, and feminist ethics. * The first volume in the new Fundamentals of Philosophy series.

Western Philosophy: An Anthology

Paperback, 02/11/2007, £24.99
£22.49
Western Philosophy: An Anthology provides the most comprehensive and authoritative survey of the Western philosophical tradition from ancient Greece to the leading philosophers of today.

Story of Philosophy

Paperback, 01/04/2010, £15.99
£14.39
Guides us through the history of ideas and thinking, tracing over 2,500 years of Western philosophy from the Ancient Greeks to modern thinkers. This title helps to discover what philosophy is, how philosophers have questioned the fundamental principles underlying all knowledge and existence.

Evolutionary Mind: Conversations on Science, Imagination & Spirit

Paperback, 01/04/2005, £10.99
£9.89
Three acclaimed authors engage in conversation blending scientific observation, mythical imagination, and visionary speculation.

Acting on Principle: An Essay on Kantian Ethics

Paperback, 05/12/2013, £18.99
£17.09
A second edition of O'Neill's important account and defence of the Kantian ethical position, featuring a new introduction and bibliography.

Comprehensive Commentary on Kant's Religion Within the Bound of Bare Reason

Hardback, 15/04/2015, £130.00
£117.00
Palmquist s Commentary provides the first definitive clarification on Kant s Philosophy of Religion in English; it includes the full text of Pluhar s translation, interspersed with explanations, providing both a detailed overview and an original interpretation of Kant s work.

Spinoza

Paperback, 07/06/2007, £14.99
£13.49
Benedict de Spinoza is a major philosopher of enduring influence and importance. This title offers an account and analysis of Spinoza's key works and overall philosophical project. It covers his "Ethics" and political treatises. It includes an assessment of Spinoza's influence and his relevance for contemporary philosophical debates and concerns.

Kierkegaard

Paperback, 09/11/2006, £14.99
£13.49
Soren Kierkegaard was the progenitor of existentialism, as well as a major literary figure and philosopher of ethics and religion. This work offers a comprehensive account of Kierkegaard's philosophy. It also covers the literary and philosophical challenges raised by Kierkegaard's 'direct' and 'indirect' forms of communication.

Absolute Recoil: Towards a New Foundation of Dialectical Mat

Hardback, 22/09/2014, £20.00
£18.00
Zizek's new philosophical masterwork.

Zara Yacob: Rationality of the Human Heart

Paperback, 04/01/2005, £17.99
£16.19

Anti-Education

Paperback, 14/01/2016, £8.99
£8.09

Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason and the Gap Between Us and Them

Hardback, 02/01/2014, £22.00
£19.80
'After two and a half millennia, it's rare to come across a genuinely new idea on the nature of morality, but in this book Josh Greene advances not one but several... Moral Tribes is a landmark in our understanding of morality and the moral sense.' Steven Pinker

Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap between Us and Them

Paperback, 05/03/2015, £10.99
£9.89
'After two and a half millennia, it's rare to come across a genuinely new idea on the nature of morality, but in this book Josh Greene advances not one but several... Moral Tribes is a landmark in our understanding of morality and the moral sense.' Steven Pinker

Plato at the Googleplex

Paperback, 06/08/2015, £12.99
£11.69
What would the ancient Greek philosopher make of the twenty-first-century Google headquarters? A dazzling exploration of the role of ancient philosophy in modern life from the acclaimed writer and thinker.

Unlearning with Hannah Arendt

Paperback, 06/08/2015, £9.99
£8.99

Absolute Recoil

Paperback, 23/09/2015, £12.99
£11.69
Zizek's philosophical masterwork, now out in paperback

Introducing Derrida

7, 01/09/2005, £9.99
£8.99
The Introducing series is renowned throughout the world for its ingenious combination of graphic illustration and intelligent, precise text by leading academics on some of the most challenging subjects around. This is an examination of one of the most famous philosophers of the 20th century.

Introducing Aristotle

Paperback, 03/08/2006, £9.99
£8.99

Introducing Rousseau

7, 03/05/2007, £9.99
£8.99
Introducing Rousseau presents a maverick thinker whose Enlightenment ideas revolutionized our understanding of childhood, education, government and language forever.Did Rousseau inspire the French Revolution? Can we trace Romanticism, psychoanalysis and Existentialism back to him? This great introduction charts Rousseau's turbulent life of lost innocence, persecution and paranoia.

Introducing Machiavelli

Paperback, 06/12/2007, £9.99
£8.99
'Machiavellian' is a popular byword for treachery and opportunism. This book traces the colourful life of this paradoxical realist whose clear-sighted patriotism made him the first truly modern political scientist. It brings the creative turbulence of Renaissance Italy to life.

Culture and Materialism

Paperback, 21/10/2005, £9.99
£8.99
A comprehensive introduction to the work of one of the outstanding intellectuals of the twentieth century.

Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism

Paperback, 29/01/2015, £9.99
£8.99
Asks us to rethink the evolution of the ideas on which modern societies and government are built, and argues that the core of what is now our system of beliefs emerged much earlier than we think.

Status Anxiety

Paperback, 13/01/2005, £8.99
£8.09
Looking at history, philosophy, economics, art and politics, this book reveals the many ingenious ways that great minds have overcome their worries.

Penguin Dictionary of Philosophy 2ed

7, 28/07/2005, £10.99
£9.89
What do philosophers mean by 'absolute' and 'akrasia'? What are 'Polish notation' and 'prime matter'? What contributions to human thought were made by Plato, Machiavelli, Kant and Derrida? This dictionary answers these and other questions.

On the Shortness of Life

Paperback, 02/09/2004, £4.99
£4.49
The Stoic writings of the philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into the art of living and the importance of reason and morality and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and timeless wisdom.

Nicomachean Ethics

Paperback, 29/01/2004, £8.99
£8.09
Addresses the question of how to live well, and originates the concept of cultivating a virtuous character as the basis of his ethical system. In this title, the author sets out to examine the nature of happiness. It discusses the nature of practical reasoning, the value and the objects of pleasure, and the different forms of friendship.

Art of War

Paperback, 30/04/2008, £6.99
£6.29
States that throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. This book presents works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

Man's Search for Meaning

Paperback, 06/05/2004, £7.99
£7.19
A prominent Viennese psychiatrist before the war, Viktor Frankl was uniquely able to observe the way that both he and others in Auschwitz coped with the experience. He noticed that it was the men who comforted others and who gave away their last piece of bread who survived the longest.

Puzzle of God

Paperback, 02/08/1999, £8.99
£8.09
Peter Vardy's much acclaimed introduction to the study of ideas about God - now revised and updated.

 

 

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