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Philosophy Bites Back

Philosophy Bites Back

David Edmonds ,  Nigel Warburton

$15.95

Philosophy Bites Back is the second book to come out of the hugely successful podcast Philosophy Bites. It presents a selection of lively interviews with leading philosophers of our time, who discuss the ideas and works of some of the most important thinkers in history. From the ancient classics of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, to the groundbreaking modern thought of Wittgenstein, Rawls, and Derrida, this volume spans over two and a half millennia of western philosophy and illuminates its most fascinating ideas. Philosophy Bites was set up in 2007 by David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton. It has had over 12 million downloads, and is listened to all over the world.
The Cave and the Light: Plato versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization

The Cave and the Light: Plato versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization

Arthur Herman

$31.95

Arthur Herman has now written the definitive sequel to his New York Times bestseller, How the Scots Invented the Modern World, and extends the themes of the book - which sold half a million copies worldwide - back to the ancient Greeks and forward to the age of the Internet.

The Cave and the Light is a magisterial account of how the two greatest thinkers of the ancient world, Plato and Aristotle, laid the foundations of Western culture - and how their rivalry shaped the essential features of our culture down to the present day. From Martin Luther (who named Aristotle the third great enemy of true religion, after the devil and the Pope) to Karl Marx (whose utopian views rival Plato's), heroes and villains of history have been inspired and incensed by these two master philosophers - but never outside their influence.

Accessible, riveting, and eloquently written, this book provides a stunning new perspective on the Western world, certain to open eyes and stir debate.
Kant - A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself

Kant - A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself

Robert Wicks

$22.99

Written by Robert Wicks, a recognised Kant specialist who teaches at the University of Auckland, Kant: A Complete Introduction is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free English, and then providing added-value features like summaries of key books, and even lists of questions you might be asked in your seminar or exam. The book uses a structure that mirrors many university courses on Freud and psychoanalysis - explaining and contextualising Kant's theories, which have been among the most influential in Philosophy. The book starts by introducing Kant and his way of thinking and arguing, before looking at how Kant answered three key questions: What can I know? What should I do? What may I hope? In doing so, Professor Wicks introduces the reader to all of Kant's key work, including The Critique of Pure Reason. Teach Yourself titles employ the 'Breakthrough method', which is designed specifically to overcome problems that students face. - Problem: I find it difficult to remember what I've read. ; Solution: this book includes end-of-chapter questions and summaries, and flashcards of key points available on-line and as apps - Problem: Most books mention important other sources, but I can never find them in time. ; Solution: this book includes key texts and case studies are summarised, complete with fully referenced quotes ready to use in your essay or exam. - Problem: Lots of introductory books turn out to cover totally different topics than my course. ; Solution: this book is written by a current university lecturer who understands what students are expected to know.
Nietzsche - A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself

Nietzsche - A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself

Roy Jackson

$20.99

Are you studying Nietzsche but don't know where to start? Would you like a guide that will make Nietzsche's often complex thought easy to understand? Do you want to understand his philosophy and works? This title is a comprehensive guide to one of the most influential philosophers of modern times.

$19.99

How to Be Alone: The School of Life
Sara Maitland
Paperback

$19.99

How to Connect with Nature: The School of Life
Tristan Gooley
Paperback

$19.99

How to Develop Emotional Health: The School of Life
Oliver James
Paperback

$19.99

How to Age: The School of Life
Anne Karpf
Paperback

$19.99

How to Deal with Adversity: The School of Life
Christopher Hamilton
Paperback

$19.99

How to Think About Exercise: The School of Life
Damon Young
Paperback
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