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An Actor's Work

Paperback, 22/09/2016, £19.99

Singularity of Literature

Paperback, 20/04/2017, £15.99

Pursuit of Signs

Paperback, 18/05/2001, £11.99
Here this immensely influential 20 year old title is reissued due to its continuing relevance as a tool in understanding the literary movement that has dominated recent Anglo-American literary criticism.

Wheel of Fire

Paperback, 18/05/2001, £13.99
Originally published in 1930, The Wheel of Fire is the masterwork of the brilliant English scholar G. Wilson Knight, in which he founded a new and influential school of Shakespearean criticism.

The Course of German History: A Survey of the Development of German History Since 1815

Paperback, 18/05/2001, £13.99
One of the most famous and controversial works by possibly the highest profile historians of the twentieth century.

To Hell With Culture

Paperback, 05/09/2002, £11.99
A classic work that offers the reader an ideal overview of the ideas that marked out Read as a seminal and hugely influetial figure in the cultural life of the twentieth century.

Accumulation of Capital

Paperback, 23/01/2003, £11.99
This book remains one of the masterpieces of socialist literature. While many today believe there is no alternative to global capitalism, this book is a timely and forceful statement of an opposing view.

Birth of the Clinic: An Archaeology of Medical Perception

Paperback, 24/04/2003, £15.99
Foucault's classic study of the history of medicine.


Paperback, 18/01/2005, £14.99
Stigmata collects some of Helene Cixous' most intriguing meditations. A unique book, it is a testimony to an extraordinary writer.

Psychological Types

Paperback, 26/09/2016, £19.99
"First published by Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd in 1971."

Sanity, Madness and the Family

Paperback, 22/09/2016, £15.99

Crime Control As Industry: Towards Gulags, Western Style

Paperback, 28/09/2016, £17.99
"First published in English by Routledge 1993."

Four Archetypes

Paperback, 09/01/2003, £14.99
The concepts of the archetype is crucial to Jung's radical interpretation of the human mind. Here he considers the archetypes he considered fundamental to every living individual: mother, rebirth, spirit and trickster.

Rethinking History

Paperback, 06/02/2003, £11.99
The perfect introduction to the discipline of history. It guides the reader through the controversies and debates that surround historical thinking and offers readers the means to make their own discoveries.

Unended Quest: An Intellectual Autobiography

Paperback, 09/05/2002, £13.99
A brilliant account of the life of one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century. Popper also explains some of the central ideas in his work, making this ideal reading for anyone coming to his life and work for the first time.

Conjectures and Refutations

Paperback, 02/05/2002, £17.99
One of Karl Popper's most wide-ranging and popular works, it provides the clearest statement of the fundamental idea that guided his work: that our knowledge grows by an unending process of trial and error.

There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack

Paperback, 11/07/2002, £14.99
This classic book is a powerful indictment of contemporary attitudes to race, in which the author accuses British intellectuals and politicians on both sides of the political divide of refusing to take race seriously.

Collected Poems

Paperback, 11/07/2002, £13.99
This selection of Blake's work was commissioned in 1905 by the firm of George Routledge from W.B. Yeats. Yeats, one of the few poets comparable to Blake, prepared a unique selection of his poetic and prose writings.

Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo

Paperback, 12/09/2002, £15.99
In this classic work Mary Douglas identifies the concern for pirity as a key theme at the heart of every society. She reveals its wide-ranging impact on our attitudes tp society, values, cosmology and knowledge.

Gravity and Grace

Paperback, 12/09/2002, £15.99
On the fiftieth anniversary of the first English edition, this Routledge Classics edition offers the English reader the complete text of this landmark work for the first time ever.

Natural Symbols

Paperback, 14/08/2003, £13.99
Written against the backdrop of the student uprisings of the late 1960s, this text took seriously the revolutionary fervour of the times. Instead of seeking to destroy the rituals and symbols that can govern and oppress, the author claimed that if transformation were needed, it could only be made possible through better understanding.

Television: Technology and Cultural Form

Paperback, 21/08/2003, £13.99
This text was first published in 1974, long before the dawn of multi-channel TV, or the reality and celebrity shows that now pack the schedules. Yet Williams' analysis of television's history, its institutions, programmes and practices, and its future prospects, remains prescient.

History of Western Philosophy

Paperback, 02/02/2004, £20.99
History Of Western Philosophy was published in 1946. A dazzlingly ambitious project, it remains unchallenged to this day as the ultimate introduction to Western philosophy.

In Praise of Idleness

Paperback, 02/02/2004, £15.99
In this collection of essays, Russell surveys the social and political consequences of his beliefs with characteristic clarity and humour. In Praise of Idleness is a tour de force that only Bertrand Russell could perform.

Why I am Not a Christian

Paperback, 02/02/2004, £15.99
Why I am not a Christian is considered one of the most blasphemous philosophical documents ever written, and at a time when we have faith schools and wars over religious beliefs, its message today couldn't be more relevant.

Location of Culture

Paperback, 01/09/2004, £18.99
Homi Bhabha is one of that small group occupying the front ranks of cultural theoretical thought. Any serious discussion of post-colonial/postmodern scholarship is inconceivable without referencing Mr. Bhabha. - Toni Morrison

Vision and Difference

Paperback, 24/04/2003, £15.99
Chapters on the structures of art historical writing are complemented by studies of Elizabeth Siddall, Mary Cassatt and Berthe Morisot, which deal with themes of modernity, sexuality and repression.

Moral Law

Paperback, 18/01/2005, £11.99
A translation of Kant's classic statement of his moral philosophy with analysis and notes, Kant ranks with Plato and Aristotle as one of the most important philosophers of all time

Colonialism and Neocolonialism

Paperback, 01/02/2006, £13.99
Shows Sartre, a philosopher, passionately engaged in using philosophy as a force for change in the world. An important influence on postcolonial thought, this book takes on resonance in the light of the West's bout of interference in the non-Western world.

Conquest of Happiness

Paperback, 01/02/2006, £16.99
Leading the reader step by step through the causes of unhappiness and the personal choices, compromises and sacrifices that (may) lead to the final, affirmative conclusion of 'The Happy Man', this book is written by Bertrand Russell.

Specters of Marx

Paperback, 01/05/2006, £19.99
Presenting a rethinking of the basic concepts and categories of Western philosophy in the latter part of the twentieth century, this work contains writings central to our understanding of language, meaning, identity, ethics and values.

Outlaw Culture

Paperback, 01/05/2006, £15.99
Targeting cultural icons as diverse as Madonna and Spike Lee, this work presents a collection of feminist explorations.

Constitution of Liberty

Paperback, 04/09/2006, £19.99
Intended for those seeking to understand ideas that have become the orthodoxy in the age of the globalized economy.

Idea of a Social Science and Its Relation to Philosophy

Paperback, 03/09/2007, £13.99
Draws from the works of such thinkers as Ludwig Wittgenstein, JS Mill and Max Weber to make his case. The author addresses the possibility and practice of a comprehensive 'science of society'.

Fact and Fiction

Paperback, 01/09/2009, £16.99
Reflects on the books and writings that influenced the author's life, including fiction, essays on politics and education, divertissements and parables. This book offers insight into the range of interests and depth of conviction of one of the world's greatest philosophers.

Authority and the Individual

Paperback, 01/09/2009, £11.99
Examines Ancient Greek philosophy, the French Revolution and the modern welfare state.

Common Sense and Nuclear Warfare

Paperback, 01/09/2009, £11.99
Written at the height of the Cold War, the author argues that the only way to end the threat of nuclear war is to end war itself.

Education and the Social Order

Paperback, 01/09/2009, £14.99
Dissects the motives behind educational theory and practice, and presents original and engaging arguments for the reformation of the education of the individual.

Totem and Taboo

Paperback, 17/05/2001, £10.99
If you don't know your incest taboo from your Oedipal complex, and you want to understand more about the culture we're living in, then Totem and Taboo is the book to read.

Fear of Freedom

Paperback, 17/05/2001, £14.99
Fromm sees right to the heart of our contradictory needs for community and for freedom like no other writer before or since. In Fear of Freedom, Fromm warns that the price of community is indeed high, and it is the individual who pays.

Road to Serfdom

Paperback, 17/05/2001, £16.99
Addressing economics, fascism, history, socialism and the Holocaust, Hayek unwraps the trappings of socialist ideology. The Road to Serfdom remains one of the all-time classics of twentieth-century intellectual thought.

Writing and Difference

Paperback, 18/05/2001, £14.99
In the 1960s a radical concept emerged from the great French thinker Jacques Derrida. Read the book that changed the way we think; read Writing and Difference, the classic introduction.


Paperback, 18/05/2001, £13.99
In this famous short book Einstein explains clearly, using the minimum amount of mathematical terms, the basic ideas and principles of the theory which has shaped the world we live in today.

On the Nature of the Psyche

Paperback, 17/05/2001, £11.99
In On the Nature of the Psyche Jung presents a masterly overview of his theories of the unconscious, and its relation to the conscious mind.

Ecrits: A Selection

Paperback, 17/05/2001, £15.99
Ecrits is the essential source for anyone who seeks to understand this seminal thinker and his influence on contemporary thought and culture.

Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

Paperback, 17/05/2001, £17.99
Widely considered as the most informed work ever written on the social effects of advanced capitalism, this remarkable volume holds its own as one of the most significant books of the twentieth century.

Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

Paperback, 18/05/2001, £15.99
Perhaps the most important work of philosophy written in the twentieth century, this was the only philosophical work Wittgenstein published during his lifetime.

Occult Philosophy in the Elizabethan Age

Paperback, 18/05/2001, £13.99
Stunningly written and highly engaging, Yates' masterpiece is a must-read for anyone interested in the occult tradition.

Romantic Image

Paperback, 12/10/2001, £11.99
This classic work, back in print for the first time in over a decade, questions the public's harsh perception of the artist, while at the same time gently poking fun at the artists' own, often inflated self-image.


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