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The History of Philosophy

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The History of Philosophy

A. C. Grayling

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Non-Western philosophy; Popular philosophy; Advocate - Philosophy

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The story of philosophy is an epic tale- an exploration of the ideas, views and teachings of some of the most creative minds... [more]

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Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

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Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

Edith Hall

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Popular philosophy; Self-help & personal development; Advocate - Philosophy

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`Wonderful and timely ... Hugely recommended' STEPHEN FRYWhat do you and an ancient philosopher have in common? In this handbook... [more]

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Witcraft: The Invention of Philosophy in English

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Witcraft: The Invention of Philosophy in English

Jonathan Ree

Social & cultural history; Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; History of ideas

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An ambitious new history of philosophy in English that broadens the canon to include many lesser-known figures [more]

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

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Science: Antiquity and its Legacy

Philippa Lang

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; History of ideas; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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Modern science and its technology are the children of the seventeenth-century. Shedding fresh light on topics such as Euclid's... [more]

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The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern Thought

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The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship...

Dennis C. Rasmussen

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Western philosophy: Enlightenment; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Economic history

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The story of the greatest of all philosophical friendships-and how it influenced modern thought David Hume is arguably... [more]

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Cambridge Companions to Philosophy: The New Cambridge Companion to Nietzsche

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Cambridge Companions to...

Tom Stern

Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900

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Comprehensive, accessible and detailed, this volume will be important for students and teachers seeking to develop their understanding... [more]

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The Joy of Missing Out

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The Joy of Missing Out

Svend Brinkmann

History of Western philosophy; Psychology; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

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`Because you're worth it', proclaims the classic cosmetics ad. `Just do it!' implores the global sports retailer. Everywhere... [more]

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Existentialism and Excess: The Life and Times of Jean-Paul Sartre

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Existentialism and Excess: The Life and Times of Jean-Paul Sartre

Gary Cox

Biography; Biography: literary; Phenomenology & Existentialism

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Jean-Paul Sartre is an undisputed giant of twentieth-century philosophy. His intellectual writings popularizing existentialism... [more]

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The Habermas-Rawls Debate

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The Habermas-Rawls Debate

James Finlayson

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Social & political philosophy

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In the 1990s, Jurgen Habermas and John Rawls had a famous exchange in the Journal of Philosophy. In this book, James Gordon... [more]

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The Concept of Presocratic Philosophy: Its Origin, Development, and Significance

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The Concept of Presocratic Philosophy: Its Origin, Development, and Significance...

Andre Laks

Classical history & classical civilisation; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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When we talk about Presocratic philosophy, we are speaking about the origins of Greek philosophy and Western rationality itself.... [more]

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Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras' Challenge to Socrates

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Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras' Challenge to Socrates

Robert Bartlett

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory

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One of the central challenges to contemporary political philosophy is the apparent impossibility of arriving at any commonly... [more]

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Philebus

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Philebus

Plato

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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The only Platonic dialogue that takes as its central theme the fundamental Socratic question of the good, understood as that... [more]

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Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher

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Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher

Armand D'Angour

Biography: historical, political & military; Classical history & classical civilisation; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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An innovative and insightful exploration of the passionate early life of Socrates and the influences that led him to become... [more]

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Disparities

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Disparities

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Social & political philosophy

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The concept of disparity has long been a topic of obsession and argument for philosophers but Slavoj Zizek would argue that... [more]

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Frege: A Philosophical Biography

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Frege: A Philosophical Biography

Dale Jacquette

Biography: historical, political & military; Philosophy of language; Historical & comparative linguistics; Philosophy; Analytical philosophy & Logical Positivism; History of ideas

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Dale Jacquette's lively and incisive biography charts Frege's life from its beginnings in small-town north Germany, through... [more]

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Sartre: A Philosophical Biography

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Sartre: A Philosophical Biography

Thomas R. Flynn

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism

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This biography presents a conceptual genealogy of Sartre's philosophical thought, taking into account his imaginative literature,... [more]

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Heidegger: A Very Short Introduction

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Heidegger: A Very Short Introduction

Michael Inwood (Emeritus Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford)

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy of mind

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Martin Heidegger is one of the twentieth century's greatest yet most enigmatic and divisive philosophers. Michael Inwood explores... [more]

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Heidegger: A Critical Introduction

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Heidegger: A Critical Introduction

Peter Trawny

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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English translation of: Martin Heidegger: eine kritische Einf uhrung. [more]

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The Lives of Michel Foucault

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The Lives of Michel Foucault

David Macey

Biography: general; Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Social & political philosophy

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The classic biography of the radical French philosopher [more]

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The Fall of Language: Benjamin and Wittgenstein on Meaning

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The Fall of Language: Benjamin and Wittgenstein on Meaning

Alexander Stern

Philosophy of language; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Popular philosophy

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Known for his essays on culture, aesthetics, and literature, Walter Benjamin also wrote on the philosophy of language. For... [more]

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An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy, 20th Anniversary Edition

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An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy, 20th Anniversary Edition...

Anthony Kenny

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy

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An illustrated tour through the history of Western philosophy by renowned authority Anthony Kenny, newly revised and expanded... [more]

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Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Soren Kierkegaard

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Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Soren Kierkegaard

Clare Carlisle

Biography; Biography: literary; Biography: religious & spiritual; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy of religion

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Søren Kierkegaard is one of the most passionate and challenging of all modern philosophers, and is often regarded as... [more]

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How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius

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How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius...

Donald Robertson

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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The life-changing principles of Stoicism taught through the story of its most famous proponent. [more]

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Thomas Aquinas: Basic Philosophical Writings: From the Summa Theologiae and The Principles of Nature (13th Century CE)

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Thomas Aquinas: Basic Philosophical Writings: From the Summa Theologiae...

Steven Baldner

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600

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Contains new translations of the philosophical writings of Thomas Aquinas from the Summa Theologiae and The Principles of... [more]

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Hume: An Intellectual Biography

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Hume: An Intellectual Biography

James A. Harris (University of St Andrews, Scotland)

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; Western philosophy: Enlightenment

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This book will be read by all those interested in the life and writing of David Hume. This includes students (undergraduate... [more]

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