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History of Western philosophy

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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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Barthes: A Biography

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Barthes: A Biography

Tiphaine Samoyault

Biography; Philosophy of language; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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Roland Barthes (1915-1980) was a central figure in the thought of his time, but he was also something of an outsider. [more]

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On Duties

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On Duties

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

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Benjamin Patrick Newton's translation of Cicero's On Duties is the most complete edition of a text that has been considered... [more]

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The Philosophy of Aquinas

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The Philosophy of Aquinas

Christopher Shields (Shuster Professor of Philosophy and Concurrent Professor of Classics, Shuster Professor of Philosophy and Concurrent Professor of Classics, University of Notre Dame), Robert Pasnau (Professor of Philosophy, Professor of Philosophy, University of Colorado, Boulder)

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

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Beginning with a brief overview of the life and works of Aquinas, the authors introduce his explanatory framework to provide... [more]

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The Forbidden Universe: The Occult Origins of Science and the Search for the Mind of God

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The Forbidden Universe: The Occult Origins of Science and the Search for...

Lynn Picknett (Author), Clive Prince

Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; History of Western philosophy; History of science; Geographical discovery & exploration

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The fascinating exploration of the Hermetic origins of modern science and the secret agenda behind the search for the truth... [more]

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How to Win an Argument: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion

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How to Win an Argument: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

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Timeless techniques of effective public speaking from ancient Rome s greatest orator. [more]

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Second Treatise of Government and A Letter Concerning Toleration

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Second Treatise of Government and A Letter Concerning Toleration

John Locke

Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Western philosophy: Enlightenment; Social & political philosophy

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Locke's Second Treatise is a classic of political philosophy. It helped entrench ideas of a social contract, human rights,... [more]

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One: Being an Investigation into the Unity of Reality and of its Parts, including the Singular Object which is Nothingness

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One: Being an Investigation into the Unity of Reality and of its Parts,...

Graham Priest

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Non-Western philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: logic

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Graham Priest presents an original exploration of questions concerning the one and the many. He covers a wide range of issues... [more]

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Selected Letters from Pliny the Younger's Epistulae: Commentary by Jacqueline Carlon

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Selected Letters from Pliny the Younger's Epistulae: Commentary by Jacqueline...

Jacqueline M. Carlon

History; Historiography; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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This anthology offers a comprehensive introduction to Pliny the Younger's Epistulae for intermediate and advanced Latin students,... [more]

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Seneca: A Life

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Seneca: A Life

Emily Wilson

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; Social & cultural history; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Philosopher, dramatist, rhetorician, Stoic and pragmatist, Seneca was one of the most contradictory figures in ancient Rome,... [more]

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Conversations with Roger Scruton

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Conversations with Roger Scruton

Mark Dooley, Roger Scruton

Memoirs; Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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A candid and personal insight into the life and work of the philosopher and writer Roger Scruton, by his intellectual biographer,... [more]

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Theoretical Writings

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Theoretical Writings

Alain Badiou

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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Presents a comprehensive overview of Alain Badiou's ambitious system. Beginning with Badiou's controversial assertion that... [more]

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The Passions of the Soul and Other Late Philosophical Writings

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The Passions of the Soul and Other Late Philosophical Writings

Rene Descartes

Western philosophy: Enlightenment; Ethics & moral philosophy

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The Passions of the Soul is Descartes's greatest contribution to the understanding of the union of mind and body. It discusses... [more]

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The Enlightenment: A Very Short Introduction

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The Enlightenment: A Very Short Introduction

John Robertson

History; Western philosophy: Enlightenment

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This Very Short Introduction explores the history of the 18th-century Enlightenment movement. Considering its intellectual... [more]

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The Stone Reader: Modern Philosophy in 133 Arguments

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The Stone Reader: Modern Philosophy in 133 Arguments

Peter Catapano (The New York Times), Simon Critchley (New School for Social Research)

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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A timeless volume to be read and treasured, The Stone Reader provides an unparalleled overview of contemporary philosophy.... [more]

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Montaigne

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Montaigne

Stefan Zweig (Author)

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

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Stefan Zweig: Montaigne Edition Holzinger. Taschenbuch Berliner Ausgabe, 2015 Vollstandiger, durchgesehener Neusatz bearbeitet... [more]

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The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science

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The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science

Armand Marie Leroi

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

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In the Eastern Aegean lies an island of forested hills and olive groves, with streams, marshes and a lagoon that nearly cuts... [more]

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Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Spinoza on Politics

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Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Spinoza on Politics

Daniel Frank (Purdue University, USA), Jason Waller (Eastern Illinois University, USA)

Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory

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Baruch Spinoza is one of the most influential and controversial political philosophers of the early modern period. Though... [more]

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On Liberty, Utilitarianism and Other Essays

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On Liberty, Utilitarianism and Other Essays

John Stuart Mill

Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Social & political philosophy; Political control & freedoms; Economic theory & philosophy

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The four essays in this volume examine the most central issues that face liberal democratic regimes. They tackle the protection... [more]

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Erasmus, Man of Letters: The Construction of Charisma in Print - Updated Edition

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Erasmus, Man of Letters: The Construction of Charisma in Print - Updated...

Lisa Jardine

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

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The name Erasmus of Rotterdam conjures up a golden age of scholarly integrity. However, as Lisa Jardine portrays him, Erasmus... [more]

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Phenomenology: An Introduction

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Phenomenology: An Introduction

Stephan Kaufer, Anthony Chemero

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism

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This comprehensive new book introduces the core history of phenomenology and assesses its relevance to contemporary psychology,... [more]

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Freedom to Fail: Heidegger's Anarchy

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Freedom to Fail: Heidegger's Anarchy

Peter Trawny

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism

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<p>Martin Heidegger is widely regarded as one of the mostinfluential philosophers of the twentieth-century and his seminaltext... [more]

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The Cambridge Companion to Hume's Treatise

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The Cambridge Companion to Hume's Treatise

Donald C. Ainslie (University of Toronto), Annemarie Butler (Iowa State University)

Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; History of ideas

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A valuable resource for students of Hume, British empiricism and modern philosophy, this Companion examines the arguments... [more]

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The Nature of Things

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The Nature of Things

Lucretius

Poetry by individual poets; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Combines a scientific and philosophical treatise with some of the greatest poetry. [more]

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