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Singularity of Literature

Paperback, 20/04/2017, £15.99

Pursuit of Signs

Paperback, 18/05/2001, £9.99
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, £12.99
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, £12.99
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, £14.99
Foucault's classic study of the history of medicine.

An Actor's Work

Paperback, 22/09/2016, £19.99

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, £14.99


Paperback, 18/01/2005, £12.99
Stigmata collects some of Helene Cixous' most intriguing meditations. A unique book, it is a testimony to an extraordinary writer.

Crime Control As Industry: Towards Gulags, Western Style

Paperback, 28/09/2016, £16.99
"First published in English by Routledge 1993."

Four Archetypes

Paperback, 09/01/2003, £13.99
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.

Vision and Difference

Paperback, 24/04/2003, £14.99
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.

Natural Symbols

Paperback, 14/08/2003, £12.99
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, £12.99
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, £19.99
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, £14.99
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, £14.99
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, £17.99
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

Colonialism and Neocolonialism

Paperback, 01/02/2006, £12.99
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, £14.99
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, £12.99
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, £18.95
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, £12.99
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'.

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

Outline of Philosophy

Paperback, 17/02/2009, £12.99
Argues that humanity demands consideration solely as the instrument by which we acquire knowledge of the universe. From our inner-world to the outer-world, from our physical world to the universe, the author's argument separates modern scientific knowledge and our 'seeming' consciousness.

Human Society in Ethics and Politics

Paperback, 01/09/2009, £13.99
Ethics are necessary because of the conflict between intelligence and impulse - if one were without the other, there would be no place for ethics. This title offers an account of the author's political position and an absorbing exploration of the ways individuals become socially purposeful.

Why Men Fight

Paperback, 01/09/2009, £13.99
Discusses war, pacifism, reason, impulse and personal liberty.

On Education

Paperback, 01/09/2009, £15.99
Outlines the trans formative power of a progressive and thoughtful education - which for the author takes the form of education in knowledge.


Paperback, 26/04/2012, £19.99

Organs without Bodies

Paperback, 26/04/2012, £19.99

History of the Roman World

Paperback, 03/09/2012, £18.99

Greek Philosophers

Paperback, 03/09/2012, £11.99

Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

Paperback, 17/05/2001, £15.99
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, £14.99
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, £12.99
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.

Order of Things

Paperback, 11/10/2001, £13.99
Possibly one off the most significant yet most overlooked works of the twentieth century, it was The Order of Things that established Foucault's reputation as an intellectual giant.

Century of Revolution 1603-1714

Paperback, 12/10/2001, £12.99
Stimulating, vivid and provocative, Christopher Hill's graphic depiction of this turbulent era examines ordinary English men and women as well as kings and queens.


Paperback, 11/10/2001, £14.99
A comprehensive compilation of Jung's work on dreams, this book is without parallel and provides the perfect introduction to his concepts to those unfamiliar with Jung's work.

King Solomon's Ring

Paperback, 09/05/2002, £14.99
A delightful treasury of observations and insights into the lives of all sorts of creatures, from jackdaws and water-shrews to dogs, cats and even wolves. It is a wonderfully written introduction to the world of our furred and feathered friends!

Gift: The Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies

Paperback, 11/10/2001, £12.99
When first published, The Gift served as nothing less than an onslaught on contemporary political theory. This edition confirms the continuing relevance of Mauss's highly original perspective.

Language and Thought of the Child

Paperback, 11/10/2001, £13.99
When first published in 1923, this classic work took the psychological world by storm. Piaget's views expressed in this book, have continued to influence the world of developmental psychology to this day.

Writing and Difference

Paperback, 18/05/2001, £13.99
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.

Road to Serfdom

Paperback, 17/05/2001, £14.99
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.

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.


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