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History of Western philosophy

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Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics: A Critical Guide

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Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics: A Critical Guide

Jon Miller (Queen's University, Ontario)

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

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Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics is one of the most important ethical treatises ever written, and has had a profound influence... [more]

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A Thousand Plateaus

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A Thousand Plateaus

Gilles Deleuze, Felix Guattari

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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This book has set the agenda for contemporary Continental philosophy, arguing for a new theory of radical democracy in politics... [more]

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Poetics

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Poetics

Aristotle

Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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A founding text of European aestheticism and literary criticism, Poetics underpins our moden understanding of imaginative... [more]

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Is God Happy?: Selected Essays

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Is God Happy?: Selected Essays

Leszek Kolakowski

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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Features essays about communism and socialism, the problem of evil, Erasmus and the reform of the Church, reason and truth,... [more]

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Of The Social Contract and Other Political Writings

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Of The Social Contract and Other Political Writings

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Western philosophy: Enlightenment; Social & political philosophy

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Considers the issues of liberty and law, freedom and justice, arriving at a view of society that has seemed to some a blueprint... [more]

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Utopia

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Utopia

Saint Thomas More

Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory

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Offers a traveller's account of a newly-discovered island (Utopia) where the inhabitants enjoy a social order based on natural... [more]

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Republic, Volume II: Books 6-10

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Republic, Volume II: Books 6-10

Plato

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

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Plato's Republic concerns righteousness both in individuals and in communities, and proposes an ideal state organized and... [more]

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A New History of Western Philosophy

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A New History of Western Philosophy

Anthony Kenny (University of Oxford)

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Christian theology; History of ideas

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Sir Anthony Kenny presents a fascinating and authoritative new history of Western philosophy. Specially written for a broad... [more]

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On Living and Dying Well

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On Living and Dying Well

Cicero

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Includes treatises on such diverse topics as friendship, religion, death, fate and scientific inquiry. [more]

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The Greek Philosophers: from Thales to Aristotle

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The Greek Philosophers: from Thales to Aristotle

W. K. C. Guthrie

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Originally published: London: Methuen, 1950. [more]

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The Cambridge History of Philosophy 1870-1945

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The Cambridge History of Philosophy 1870-1945

Thomas Baldwin (University of York)

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

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Specially commissioned essays tracing the remarkable flowering of philosophy in the 1870s, with the start of German neo-Kantianism,... [more]

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Sayings and Anecdotes: with Other Popular Moralists

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Sayings and Anecdotes: with Other Popular Moralists

Diogenes

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

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A unique edition of the sayings of Diogenes, whose biting wit and eccentricity inspired the anecdotes that express his Cynic... [more]

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Ideas: General Introduction to Pure Phenomenology

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Ideas: General Introduction to Pure Phenomenology

Edmund Husserl

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism

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First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. [more]

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Descartes: A Biography

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Descartes: A Biography

Desmond M. Clarke (University College Cork)

Biography: historical, political & military; Philosophy; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; History of ideas

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Descartes' main contribution was positing a philosophy that would be sympathetic to the key concepts of the Scientific Revolution.... [more]

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How to Win an Election: An Ancient Guide for Modern Politicians

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How to Win an Election: An Ancient Guide for Modern Politicians

Quintus Tullius Cicero

History; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Social & political philosophy; Elections & referenda

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A Roman guide for campaigning. It is suitable for politicians and those who enjoys watching them try to manipulate their way... [more]

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The Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life

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The Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life

Bettany Hughes

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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We think the way we do because Socrates thought the way he did. In The Hemlock Cup, acclaimed historian Bettany Hughes gives... [more]

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Ancient Greece: A Very Short Introduction

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Ancient Greece: A Very Short Introduction

Paul Cartledge (A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture, Cambridge University, and Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge)

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

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A highly stimulating Very Short Introduction to the history of Ancient Greek civilization, from the first documented use of... [more]

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The Roger Scruton Reader

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The Roger Scruton Reader

Mark Dooley

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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This is the first comprehensive collection of Scruton's writings, a mix of published and new essays spanning a period of thirty... [more]

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Meditations: with selected correspondence

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Meditations: with selected correspondence

Marcus Aurelius

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

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Marcus Aurelius' Meditations is a private notebook of philosophical reflections with universal significance. Drawing on Stoic... [more]

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Meditations: Popular Penguins

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Meditations: Popular Penguins

Marcus Aurelius

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Popular philosophy

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Features the spiritual reflections of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) that show a leader trying to make sense of... [more]

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A Pocket Philosophical Dictionary

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A Pocket Philosophical Dictionary

Voltaire

Western philosophy: Enlightenment; Comparative religion; Religion & politics

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Voltaire's Pocket Philosophical Dictionary is a major work of the European Enlightenment. It consists of a series of short... [more]

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Introducing Kant: A Graphic Guide

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Introducing Kant: A Graphic Guide

Christopher Kul-Want

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Enlightenment

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Illustrated INTRODUCING guide to the pre-eminent philosopher of the Enlightenment [more]

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Introducing Derrida: A Graphic Guide

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Introducing Derrida: A Graphic Guide

Jeff Collins

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

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Brilliant illustrated guide to the best-known and most controversial continental philosopher of the latter 20th century [more]

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The Open Society and Its Enemies

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The Open Society and Its Enemies

Sir Karl Popper

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

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Written in political exile in New Zealand during the Second World War and published in two volumes in 1945, The Open Society... [more]

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On What Matters: Volume One

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On What Matters: Volume One

Derek Parfit (All Souls, University of Oxford)

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

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This is the first volume of a major work in moral philosophy, the long-awaited follow-up to Parfit's classic Reasons and Persons,... [more]

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