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South

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South

Merlin Coverley

Literary studies: general; Social & cultural history; History of Western philosophy; Travel & holiday; Classic travel writing

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The South has long since cast its spell on our collective imagination. Writers and artists, from Goethe and Poe, to Gauguin,... [more]

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Heidegger and the Jews: The Black Notebooks

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Heidegger and the Jews: The Black Notebooks

Donatella Di Cesare

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Jewish studies

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Philosophers have long struggled to reconcile Martin Heidegger's involvement in Nazism with his status as one of the greatest... [more]

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Cricket Ball

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Cricket Ball

Gary Cox (University of Birmingham, UK)

Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Popular philosophy; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

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No object encapsulates the subtle, mysterious richness of cricket as much as its most famous character, the cricket ball:... [more]

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Philosophy in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds: A history of philosophy without any gaps, Volume 2

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Philosophy in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds: A history of philosophy...

Peter Adamson (Professor of Late Ancient and Arabic Philosophy, Professor of Late Ancient and Arabic Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Munich)

General & world history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Peter Adamson offers an accessible, humorous tour through a period of eight hundred years when some of the most influential... [more]

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How to Be Free: An Ancient Guide to the Stoic Life

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How to Be Free: An Ancient Guide to the Stoic Life

Epictetus

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy

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A superb new edition of Epictetus's famed handbook on Stoicism-translated by one of the world's leading authorities on Stoic... [more]

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How to Be a Friend: An Ancient Guide to True Friendship

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How to Be a Friend: An Ancient Guide to True Friendship

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy

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Ancient wisdom for modern readers --Page facing title page. [more]

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Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli's Lifelong Quest for Freedom

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Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli's Lifelong Quest for Freedom

Erica Benner

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600; Social & political philosophy

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Was Niccolo Machiavelli really the cynical schemer of legend - or was he a profound ethical thinker, who tried to save the... [more]

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In Praise of Idleness: A Timeless Essay

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In Praise of Idleness: A Timeless Essay

Bertrand Russell, Bradley Trevor Greive

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Popular philosophy; Self-help & personal development

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New York Times bestselling author Bradley Trevor Greive breathes new life into Bertrand Russell's classic work, In Praise... [more]

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Forms of Enchantment: Writings on Art & Artists

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Forms of Enchantment: Writings on Art & Artists

Marina Warner

Art & Architecture; History of Art & Design Styles; Individual artists, art monographs; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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A series of enlightening perspectives on the art and visual culture of today's world from one of our pre-eminent writers.... [more]

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Elements in the Philosophy of Immanuel Kant: Kant's Power of Imagination

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Elements in the Philosophy of Immanuel Kant: Kant's Power of Imagination...

Rolf-Peter Horstmann (Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin)

Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Philosophy of mind

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This Element is a study of how the power of imagination is, according to Kant, supposed to contribute to cognition. It is... [more]

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Martin Buber's I and Thou

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Martin Buber's I and Thou

Simon Ravenscroft

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Religion: general

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Martin Buber's I and Thou argues that humans engage with the world in two ways. One is with the attitude of an `I' towards... [more]

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The Art of Rhetoric

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The Art of Rhetoric

Aristotle

Semantics; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory

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Aristotle's Art of Rhetoric is a treatise concerning the theory and practice of the most dynamic form of discourse in Classical... [more]

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Surfing with Sartre: An Aquatic Inquiry Into a Life of Meaning

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Surfing with Sartre: An Aquatic Inquiry Into a Life of Meaning

Aaron James (University of California, Irvine)

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy of mind; Surfing, windsurfing, water skiing

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Jean-Paul Sartre once declared waterskiing to be the ideal limit of aquatic sports. Aaron James, who is both an avid surfer... [more]

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Bourdieu: A Critical Introduction

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Bourdieu: A Critical Introduction

Tony Schirato, Mary Roberts

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Social theory

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Throughout his career, French philosopher Pierre Bourdieu sought to interrogate what he described as the 'social unconscious',... [more]

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Autobiography

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Autobiography

John Stuart Mill

Autobiography: literary; Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 ; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Social & political philosophy

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J. S. Mill was the greatest British philosopher of the nineteenth century. Mill's purpose in writing his Autobiography was... [more]

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Dying for Ideas: The Dangerous Lives of the Philosophers

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Dying for Ideas: The Dangerous Lives of the Philosophers

Costica Bradatan

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Sociology: death & dying

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What do Socrates, Hypatia, Giordano Bruno, Thomas More, and Jan Patocka have in common? First, they were all faced one day... [more]

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Being and Nothingness: An essay in phenomenological ontology

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Being and Nothingness: An essay in phenomenological ontology

Jean-Paul Sartre

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy of mind; Philosophy: aesthetics; Social theory

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A new trade edition of Sartre's magnum opus. First published in 1943, this masterpiece defines the modern condition and still... [more]

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The Spanish Armada: A Ladybird Expert Book

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The Spanish Armada: A Ladybird Expert Book

Sam Willis

History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Maritime history; Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

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Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, The Spanish Armada is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to King Philip... [more]

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Ancient Rhetoric: From Aristotle to Philostratus

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Ancient Rhetoric: From Aristotle to Philostratus

Thomas N. Habinek

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Classical rhetoric is one of the earliest versions of what is today known as media studies. It was absolutely crucial to life... [more]

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C. S. Lewis

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C. S. Lewis

Stewart Goetz

Biography; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Christian theology

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The definitive exploration of C.S. Lewis s philosophical thought, and its connection with his theological and literary work... [more]

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Canzoniere

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Canzoniere

Francesco Petrarca

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600; Languages & ESL

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The focus of this large collection is Petrarch's lifelong love for the mysterious Laura, but the themes he treats are many... [more]

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Reading Heidegger's Black Notebooks 1931-1941

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Reading Heidegger's Black Notebooks 1931-1941

Ingo Farin (Lecturer, Philosophy, University of Tasmania), Jeff Malpas (University of Tasmania)

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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Heidegger scholars consider the philosopher's recently published notebooks, including the issues of Heidegger's Nazism and... [more]

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Thomas Paine: Britain, America, and France in the Age of Enlightenment and Revolution

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Thomas Paine: Britain, America, and France in the Age of Enlightenment and...

J. C. D. Clark

History; Social & cultural history; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies

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J.C.D. Clark demythologizes the history of Thomas Paine, understanding the impact he has had on modern human rights, democracy,... [more]

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Kant's Philosophical Revolution: A Short Guide to the Critique of Pure Reason

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Kant's Philosophical Revolution: A Short Guide to the Critique of Pure Reason...

Yirmiyahu Yovel

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Social & political philosophy

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A short, clear, and authoritative guide to one of the most important and difficult works of modern philosophy Perhaps the... [more]

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A Brief History of Atlantis: Plato's Ideal State

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A Brief History of Atlantis: Plato's Ideal State

Stephen P. Kershaw

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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A new translation of two of Plato's dialogues, Timaios and Kritias, with commentary and critical discussion including an exploration... [more]

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