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Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion

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Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion

Paul Bloom

Ethics & moral philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Psychology: emotions; Popular science

Paperback

Guiding us expertly through the experiments, case studies and arguments on all sides, Paul Bloom ultimately shows that some... [more]

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What Are You Doing With Your Life?

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What Are You Doing With Your Life?

J. Krishnamurti

Oriental & Indian philosophy; Popular philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Spirituality & religious experience

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`One of the greatest thinkers of the age' The Dalai Lama 'One of the five saints of the 20th century' - TIME magazine 'Krishnamurti... [more]

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Why Marx Was Right

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Why Marx Was Right

Terry Eagleton

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Marxism & Communism

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Takes issue with the prejudice that Marxism is dead and done with. Taking ten of the common objections to Marxism - that it... [more]

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Liberalism: The Life of an Idea, Second Edition

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Liberalism: The Life of an Idea, Second Edition

Edmund Fawcett

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies

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Despite playing a decisive role in shaping the past two hundred years of American and European politics, liberalism is no... [more]

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Through a Glass Brightly: Using Science to See Our Species as We Really Are

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Through a Glass Brightly: Using Science to See Our Species as We Really...

David P. Barash

Philosophy; Philosophy of science; Popular science

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Human beings are important, especially to themselves! But as science advances, it has become increasingly clear that we are... [more]

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Picnic Comma Lightning: In Search of a New Reality

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Picnic Comma Lightning: In Search of a New Reality

Laurence Scott

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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In it, award-winning author Laurence Scott provides a lively and accessible new philosophy for this epoch in Western civilisation,... [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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Examined Lives: Twelve Great Thinkers and the Search for Wisdom, from Socrates to Nietzsche

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Examined Lives: Twelve Great Thinkers and the Search for Wisdom, from Socrates...

James Miller

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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Learn how to live from history's greatest thinkers Socrates * Plato * Diogenes * Aristotle * Seneca * Augustine * Montaigne... [more]

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The Philosopher and the Wolf: Lessons From the Wild on Love, Death and Happiness

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The Philosopher and the Wolf: Lessons From the Wild on Love, Death and Happiness...

Mark Rowlands

Memoirs; Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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'This moving account of the life [Rowlands] lived with an adopted wolf will be recognized as a seminal work of philosophy... [more]

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The Art of Losing Control: A Philosopher's Search for Ecstatic Experience

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The Art of Losing Control: A Philosopher's Search for Ecstatic Experience...

Jules Evans

Social & cultural history; Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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A wise, witty and dynamic guide to the philosophy of human ecstasy from the leading expert in the modern science of ecstatic... [more]

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What Would Marx Do?: How the greatest political theorists would solve your everyday problems

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What Would Marx Do?: How the greatest political theorists would solve your...

Gareth Southwell

Philosophy; Marxism & Communism

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Let the greatest political philosophers in history answer all your everyday questions and in doing so make even the most... [more]

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Agents and Goals in Evolution

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Agents and Goals in Evolution

Samir Okasha (Professor of Philosophy of Science, University of Bristol)

Philosophy of mind; Mathematics & Sciences; Philosophy of science; Evolution

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Samir Okasha offers a critical study of agential thinking in biology, where evolved organisms are seen as agents pursuing... [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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Ignorance: Everything You Need to Know about Not Knowing

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Ignorance: Everything You Need to Know about Not Knowing

Robert Graef

Philosophy; Philosophy: logic

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Sums up the many fields of study where ignorance can undermine our understanding, while showing how an awareness of ignorance... [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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Culture

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Culture

Terry Eagleton

Literary theory; Social & political philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies

Paperback

One of our most brilliant minds offers a sweeping intellectual history that argues for the reclamation of culture's value... [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

Hardback

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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Marx: A Very Short Introduction

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Marx: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Singer (Princeton University)

Philosophy; Marxism & Communism

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Marx is one of the most influential philosophers of all time, whose theories about society, economics, and politics have shaped... [more]

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Idleness: A Philosophical Essay

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Idleness: A Philosophical Essay

Brian O'Connor

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy

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The first book to challenge modern philosophy's case against idleness, revealing why the idle state is one of true freedom... [more]

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The Expulsion of the Other: Society, Perception and Communication Today

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The Expulsion of the Other: Society, Perception and Communication Today...

Byung-Chul Han

Philosophy; Cultural studies; Social theory; Social & cultural anthropology

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In this work, cultural theorist Byung-Chul Han looks at how we have exchanged variety with an age of sameness, not characterised... [more]

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In the Flow

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In the Flow

Boris Groys

Theory of art; Philosophy

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The leading art theorist takes on art in the age of the internet [more]

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More Than Happiness: Buddhist and Stoic Wisdom for a Sceptical Age

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More Than Happiness: Buddhist and Stoic Wisdom for a Sceptical Age

Antonia Macaro

Popular philosophy; Buddhism; Psychology; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

An inspiring, critical and practical look at what we can learn from ancient wisdom. [more]

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Object-Oriented Ontology: A New Theory of Everything

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Object-Oriented Ontology: A New Theory of Everything

Graham Harman

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Popular philosophy; Environmentalist thought & ideology

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What is reality, really?<br... [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

Paperback

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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The Old Social Classes and the Revolutionary Movement in Iraq (Macat Library)

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The Old Social Classes and the Revolutionary Movement in Iraq (Macat Library)...

Dale Stahl

Social & cultural history; Philosophy; Social classes; Revolutionary groups & movements

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How do you solve a problem like understanding Iraq? For Hanna Batatu, the solution to this conundrum lay in generating alternative... [more]

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