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Anti-Badiou: The Introduction of Maoism into Philosophy

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Anti-Badiou: The Introduction of Maoism into Philosophy

Francois Laruelle (Universite de Paris X, Nanterre, France)

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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A major new work by Francois Laruelle, in which he confronts another of the most radical thinkers at work in France today,... [more]

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From Communism to Capitalism: Theory of a Catastrophe

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From Communism to Capitalism: Theory of a Catastrophe

Michel Henry

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Social & political philosophy

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Both a unique witness of transformative events in the late 20th century, and a prescient analysis of our present economic... [more]

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Althusser's Lesson

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Althusser's Lesson

Jacques Ranciere

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Social & political philosophy

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Presents the foundations of the author's theoretical project. This title marks the moment at which he emerges from the tutelage... [more]

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Mathematics of the Transcendental

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Mathematics of the Transcendental

Alain Badiou

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy of mathematics

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In Mathematics of the Transcendental, Alain Badiou painstakingly works through the pertinent aspects of category theory, demonstrating... [more]

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Energy Dreams: Of Actuality

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Energy Dreams: Of Actuality

Michael Marder

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Deconstructionism, Structuralism, Post-structuralism; Philosophy of science

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Energy Dreams interrogates the ontology of energy from the first coinage of the word energeia by Aristotle to the current... [more]

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The Hegel Variations: On the Phenomenology of Spirit

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The Hegel Variations: On the Phenomenology of Spirit

Fredric Jameson

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism

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New in paperback: Master philosopher and cultural theorist tackles the founder of modern dialectics [more]

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Diogenes Laertius: Lives of Eminent Philosophers

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Diogenes Laertius: Lives of Eminent Philosophers

Tiziano Dorandi (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris)

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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A new critical edition of Diogenes Laertius' Lives of Eminent Philosophers, a unique work which has had a profound influence... [more]

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Can't We Make Moral Judgements?

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Can't We Make Moral Judgements?

Mary Midgley

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

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First published 1991 in the Mind Matters series by Bristol Classical Press --Title page verso. [more]

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Hypatia: The Life and Legend of an Ancient Philosopher

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Hypatia: The Life and Legend of an Ancient Philosopher

Edward J. Watts

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ancient religions & mythologies; Gender studies: women

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Hypatia: The Life and Legend of an Ancient Philosopher brings to life Hypatia's intellectual and political triumphs, uncovers... [more]

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Philosophy before the Greeks: The Pursuit of Truth in Ancient Babylonia

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Philosophy before the Greeks: The Pursuit of Truth in Ancient Babylonia...

Marc van de Mieroop

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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There is a growing recognition that philosophy isn't unique to the West, that it didn't begin only with the classical Greeks,... [more]

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The Essential Leviathan: A Modernized Edition

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The Essential Leviathan: A Modernized Edition

Thomas Hobbes

Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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At head of title: Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury LEVIATHAN 1651. [more]

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The Routledge Guidebook to Foucault's The History of Sexuality

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The Routledge Guidebook to Foucault's The History of Sexuality

Chloe Taylor (University of Alberta, Canada)

Philosophy; Deconstructionism, Structuralism, Post-structuralism

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Michel Foucault's The History of Sexuality is one of the most influential philosophical works of the twentieth century and... [more]

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Dialectic of Enlightenment

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Dialectic of Enlightenment

Theodor Adorno

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

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A classic of twentieth-century thought, charting how reason regressed back into myth and superstition [more]

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Freud: An Intellectual Biography

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Freud: An Intellectual Biography

Joel Whitebook (Columbia University, New York)

Biography; History of Western philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Popular philosophy; History of ideas; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology)

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Freud's enduring appeal, as a thinker and as an individual, extends to both general readers and professionals. This highly... [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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The Beginning of Knowledge

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The Beginning of Knowledge

Hans-Georg Gadamer (author of Truth and Method)

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Reminding us that philosophy for the Greeks was not just a question of metaphysics and epistemology but encompassed cosmology,... [more]

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Does Anything Really Matter?: Essays on Parfit on Objectivity

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Does Anything Really Matter?: Essays on Parfit on Objectivity

Peter Singer

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy

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In On What Matters Derek Parfit argues that there are objective moral truths, and other normative truths about what we have... [more]

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Early Greek Philosophy, Volume I: Beginnings and Early Ionian Thinkers

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Early Greek Philosophy, Volume I: Beginnings and Early Ionian Thinkers

Glenn W. Most, Andre Lacks

History; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Volume I of the four-volume Loeb edition of Early Greek Philosophy presents an introduction, preliminary chapters on ancient... [more]

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Early Greek Philosophy, Volume II: Western Greek Thinkers

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Early Greek Philosophy, Volume II: Western Greek Thinkers

Glenn W. Most, Andre Lacks

History; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Volume II of the four-volume Loeb edition of Early Greek Philosophy presents western Greek thinkers from the Pythagoreans... [more]

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Human Dignity: A Way of Living

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Human Dignity: A Way of Living

Peter Bieri

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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Dignity is humanity's most prized possession. We experience the loss of dignity as a terrible humiliation: when we lose our... [more]

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Treatise on Toleration

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Treatise on Toleration

Voltaire

Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy

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First published in French as Traitae sur la Tolaerance, A l'occasion de la mort de Jean Calas, 1763 --Title page verso. [more]

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On What Matters: Volume Three

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On What Matters: Volume Three

Derek Parfit (All Souls, University of Oxford)

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy

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Derek Parfit presents the third volume of On What Matters, his landmark work of moral philosophy. Parfit develops further... [more]

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Twelve Voices from Greece and Rome: Ancient Ideas for Modern Times

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Twelve Voices from Greece and Rome: Ancient Ideas for Modern Times

Christopher Pelling (Regius Professor of Greek, Oxford University), Maria Wyke (Professor of Latin, University College London)

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Twelve of the greatest voices from ancient Greece and Rome - and why they still inspire and affect us in the 21st century.... [more]

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Plato: Laws

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Plato: Laws

Plato

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

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Plato's Laws is one of the most important surviving works of ancient Greek political thought. This new translation into accessible... [more]

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How the French Think: An Affectionate Portrait of an Intellectual People

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How the French Think: An Affectionate Portrait of an Intellectual People...

Sudhir Hazareesingh

History; History of Western philosophy; History of ideas

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Explores the French commitment to rationalism and ideology, their belief in the State, their cult of heroes and their contempt... [more]

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