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Order of Things

Paperback, 11/10/2001, £14.99
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, £17.99
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, £15.99
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, £15.99
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, £13.99
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, £14.99
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.

Understanding Media

Paperback, 18/05/2001, £15.99
Understanding Media: the most important book ever written on communication. Ignore its message at your peril.

Short History of Modern Philosophy

Paperback, 12/10/2001, £16.99
In this classic introductory work, Scruton takes us on us on a fascinating tour of the subject, from founding father Descartes to the most important and famous philosopher of the twentieth century, Ludwig Wittgenstein.

Sane Society

Paperback, 11/10/2001, £13.99
This critique of contemporary capitalism established Fromm as one of the most controversial political thinkers of his generation, and was originally published to wide acclaim and even wider disapproval.

Way of Man

Paperback, 04/04/2002, £7.99
Martin Buber presents the essential teachings of Hasidism, the mystical Jewish movement which swept Eastern Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Logic of Scientific Discovery

Paperback, 21/02/2002, £18.99
First published in English in 1959, Karl Popper's "The Logic of Scientific Discovery" revolutionized contemporary thinking about science and knowledge and is one of the most widely read books about science written in the 20th century.

Poverty of Historicism

Paperback, 21/02/2002, £13.99
"The Poverty of Historicism" is a devastating criticism of the idea that there are fixed laws in history and that human beings are able to predict them. Popper dedicated the book to all those "who fell victim to the fascist and communist belief in Inexorable Laws of Historical Destiny".

Being and Nothingness 2ed

Paperback, 28/08/2003, £20.99
This monumental book, regarded by many as Sartre's greatest achievement, is one of the most influential philosophical works of the 20th century. In it Sartre set out his fundamental views on philosophy and laid the foundations of existentialism.

Book of Nonsense

Paperback, 20/06/2002, £13.99
One of the world's most loved writers, Lear's verse has delighted whole generations of readers. Now A Book of Nonsense is available once again from his original publishers.

Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion

Paperback, 31/08/2011, £18.99

Signatures of the Visible

Paperback, 01/02/2007, £15.99
Written by the author of "Postmodernism: The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism", this book explores film and film culture through the relationship between the imaginative world on screen and the historical world onto which it is projected.

French Revolution: from Its Origins to 1793

Paperback, 18/05/2001, £12.99
Written by the greatest authority on the French Revolution, this masterly overview has taken its place as the definitive account.

Reel to Real

Paperback, 01/09/2008, £19.99
A collection of essays on film. It is suitable for those who believe that movies are worth arguing about.

Sex and Repression in Savage Society

Paperback, 17/05/2001, £12.99
In Sex and Repression in Savage Society Malinowski applies his experiences on the Trobriand Islands to the study of sexuality, and the attendant issues of eroticism, obscenity, incest, oppression, power and parenthood.

Great War: 1914-1918

Paperback, 12/10/2001, £12.99
In this, his most famous work, Marc Ferro looks at the realities faced by the millions who fought in the Great War and their families at home. In doing so, he presents us with one of the most significant reappraisals of the war ever written.

Dogma of Christ: And Other Essays on Religion, Psychology and Culture

Paperback, 29/07/2004, £12.99
When he was 26, the great psychoanalyst and philosopher Erich Fromm abandoned Judaism, though he himself was descended from a long line of rabbis and the product of a devout Jewish upbringing. This title contains essays that show a man who would eventually establish himself as a major thinker, producing some of that era's astute political works.

Language of Fiction: Essays in Criticism and Verbal Analysis of the English Novel

Paperback, 12/09/2002, £12.99
Now including a new introduction from the author, this major work from one of England's finest living writers is essential reading for all those who care about the creation and appreciation of literature.

Performance Theory

Paperback, 21/08/2003, £14.99
This cogent and provocative compilation of essays is now a classic text for students of the emergent discipline of performance studies.

In Other Worlds

Paperback, 01/05/2006, £14.99
Analyzes the relationship between language, women and culture in both Western and non-Western contexts. Developing an integration of ontemporary methodologies - deconstruction, Marxism and feminism, this work turns explains major debates in the study of literature and culture. It is a useful tool for studying our own and other worlds of culture.

Judgements on History and Historians

Paperback, 01/02/2007, £14.99
Ranging from the days of Ancient Egypt, through the Reformation to the time of Napoleon, this work presents a history of western civilisation. It was written during the time when the European empires spanned the globe, the modern age was being forged in the nationalist revolutions of 1848, and the western civilisation was in its pomp.


Paperback, 01/09/2009, £16.99
An autobiography of Russell that offers readers the story of his life - introducing the people, events and influences that shaped the man he was to become.

Content and Consciousness

Paperback, 12/03/2010, £14.99
Elucidates a problem integral to the history of Western philosophical thought - the relationship of the mind and body. This work develops a theory of the human mind and consciousness based on the advances in the field that came to be known as cognitive science.

Science, Order and Creativity

Paperback, 01/09/2010, £15.99
Tracing the history of science from Aristotle to Einstein, from the Pythagorean theorem to quantum mechanics, this title offers intriguing insights into how scientific theories come into being, how to eliminate blocks to creativity and how science can lead to an understanding of society, the human condition and the human mind itself.

From Solon to Socrates: Greek History and Civilization During the 6th and 5th Centuries BC

Paperback, 27/08/2010, £15.99
Stressing the unity of Greek history and the centrality of Athens, the author covers a rich and diverse range of political, economic, military and cultural issues in the Greek world, from the early history of the Greeks, including early Sparta and the wars with Persia, to the ascendancy of Athens and the Peloponnesian War.


Paperback, 07/04/2010, £20.99
Napoleon was originally published in 1935 by Presse Universitaires de Frances; this translation was first published in two volumes in 1969 by Routledge Kegan Paul, Ltd.

Open Society and Its Enemies

Paperback, 01/04/2011, £21.99

Feudal Society

Paperback, 04/04/2014, £19.99

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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

Principles of Literary Criticism

Paperback, 18/05/2001, £20.99

Impact of Science on Society

Paperback, 14/04/2016, £14.99
Previously published: New York: Simon and Schuster, 1953.

Human Society in Ethics and Politics

Paperback, 01/09/2009, £14.99
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, £14.99
Discusses war, pacifism, reason, impulse and personal liberty.

On Education

Paperback, 01/09/2009, £16.99
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, £19.99

Greek Philosophers

Paperback, 03/09/2012, £11.99

Outline of Philosophy

Paperback, 17/02/2009, £13.99
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.

Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy

Paperback, 12/03/2010, £18.99
A work of social theory. It contributes to the way for a balanced consideration of some of the most important social movements.

From the Gracchi to Nero

Paperback, 27/08/2010, £16.99
Presents the history of the Roman world from 133 BC to 68 AD. This book explores the decline and fall of the Roman Republic and the establishment of the Pax Romana under the early Principate.

Folk Devils and Moral Panics

Paperback, 01/04/2011, £19.99

After The Open Society

Paperback, 26/08/2011, £19.99



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