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Paperback, 02/02/2004, £13.99
In this remarkable book, regarded by Russell as one of the most important of his career, he argues that power is man's ultimate goal and is, in its many guises, the single most important element in the development of any society.

Sovereignty of Good

Paperback, 18/05/2001, £11.99
Throughout her distinguished and prolific writing career, she explored questions of good and bad, myth and morality. The framework for Murdoch's questions - and her own conclusions - can be found in the Sovereignty of Good.

Medicine, Magic and Religion

Paperback, 17/05/2001, £10.99
In this classic work, the author introduced the then revolutionary idea that indigenous practices are indeed rational, when viewed in terms of religious beliefs.

What is Literature?

Paperback, 18/05/2001, £13.99
In What is Literature? sartre the novelist and Sartre the philosopher combine to address the phenomenon of literature, exploring why we read, and why we write.

Myth and Meaning

Paperback, 17/05/2001, £11.99
In addresses written for a wide general audience, one of the twentieth century's most prominent thinkers, Claude Levi-Strauss, here offers the insights of a lifetime on the crucial questions of human existence.

General Theory of Magic

Paperback, 18/05/2001, £11.99
Offers a fascinating snapshot of magic throughout various cultures as well as deep sociological and religious insights still very much relevant today.

Modern Man in Search of a Soul

Paperback, 17/05/2001, £15.99
Modern Man in Search of a Soul is the perfect introduction to the theories and concepts of one of the most original and influential religious thinkers of the twentieth century.

World of Perception

Paperback, 01/02/2008, £15.99
Central to Maurice Merleau-Ponty's thought was the idea that human understanding comes from our bodily experience of the world that we perceive. This title provides a guide to a whole universe of experience, from the pursuit of scientific knowledge, through the psychic life of animals to the glories of the art of Paul Cezanne.

Learning to Curse

Paperback, 01/02/2007, £17.99
Takes an approach - 'New Historicism' drew from history, anthropology, Marxist theory, post-structuralism, and psychoanalysis and in the process, blew apart the academic boundaries insulating literature from the world around it. This book charts the evolution of that approach and provides an exploration of a contradictory epoch.

Rule of Metaphor

Paperback, 21/08/2003, £16.99
Recognizing the fundamental power of language in constructing the world we perceive, Ricoeur reveals the processes by which linguistic imagination creates and recreates meaning through metaphor.

Man for Himself

Paperback, 24/04/2003, £13.99
In this book Fromm set out to identify 'what man is, how he ought to live, and how the tremendous energies within man can be released and used productively.' It makes for exciting, illuminating, even life-changing reading.
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