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Philosophy

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The Habermas-Rawls Debate

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The Habermas-Rawls Debate

James Finlayson

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

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In the 1990s, Jurgen Habermas and John Rawls had a famous exchange in the Journal of Philosophy. In this book, James Gordon... [more]

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The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern Thought

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The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship...

Dennis C. Rasmussen

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Western philosophy: Enlightenment; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Economic history

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The story of the greatest of all philosophical friendships-and how it influenced modern thought David Hume is arguably... [more]

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Ethics into Action: Learning from a Tube of Toothpaste

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Ethics into Action: Learning from a Tube of Toothpaste

Peter Singer

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy

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More than twenty years after its publication, Peter Singer's Ethics into Action continues to inspire new activists through... [more]

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The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It

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The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It...

Yascha Mounk

21st century history: from c 2000 -; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Public administration; Political control & freedoms

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From India to Turkey, from Poland to the United States, authoritarian populists have seized power. Two core components of... [more]

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Of Time and Lamentation

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Of Time and Lamentation

Raymond Tallis

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

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A bold, original and thought-provoking exploration of the nature and meaning of time. Tallis, with characteristic fearlessness,... [more]

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The Science of Fate: Why Your Future is More Predictable Than You Think

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The Science of Fate: Why Your Future is More Predictable Than You Think...

Hannah Critchlow

Philosophy of mind; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Neurosciences

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Are we really the masters of our own destiny? Neuroscientist Hannah Critchlow shows how far our future is already hardwired... [more]

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Materialism: A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

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Materialism: A Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

Robin Gordon Brown, James Ladyman (University of Bristol, UK)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy of religion; Philosophy of science

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The doctrine of materialism is one of the most controversial in the history of ideas. For much of its history it has been... [more]

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Towards a New Manifesto

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Towards a New Manifesto

Theodor Adorno

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy

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A fascinating dialogue on a new Communist Manifesto from two giants of twentieth century philosophy. [more]

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Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher

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Socrates in Love: The Making of a Philosopher

Armand D'Angour

Biography: historical, political & military; Classical history & classical civilisation; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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An innovative and insightful exploration of the passionate early life of Socrates and the influences that led him to become... [more]

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The Hidden Half: How the World Conceals its Secrets

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The Hidden Half: How the World Conceals its Secrets

Michael Blastland

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Society & Social Sciences; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Popular science

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A revolutionary new book revealing why we should doubt experts - and question ourselves [more]

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The Relevance of the Communist Manifesto

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The Relevance of the Communist Manifesto

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Marxism & Communism; Political manifestos

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No other Marxist text has come close to achieving the fame of The Communist Manifesto. But is it still relevant? Slavoj Zizek... [more]

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Stop Being Reasonable

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Stop Being Reasonable

Eleanor Gordon-Smith

Philosophy; Society & Social Sciences

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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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When Einstein Walked with G del: Excursions to the Edge of Thought

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When Einstein Walked with G del: Excursions to the Edge of Thought

Jim Holt

Literary essays; Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics; Science: general issues; Cosmology & the universe

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A collection of essays on philosophy, mathematics, and science, and the people who pursue them -- [more]

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Brian's Autobiography and Featuring Some of His Great Achievements: The Wonder of What One Can Achieve When We Take the Time to Build on What We Can Do

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Brian's Autobiography and Featuring Some of His Great Achievements: The...

Brian Willetts

Biography; Biography: general; Philosophy; Self-help & personal development

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This book does not offer any miracles, although it does offer a better opportunity for someone to get results, for one who... [more]

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The Order of Time

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The Order of Time

Carlo Rovelli

Philosophy of mind; Popular philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astronomy, space & time; Physics

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Translation of: 'L'ordine del tempo'. First published in Italian in 2017. [more]

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The Seduction of Unreason: The Intellectual Romance with Fascism from Nietzsche to Postmodernism, Second Edition

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The Seduction of Unreason: The Intellectual Romance with Fascism from Nietzsche...

Richard Wolin

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Fascism & Nazism; Political structures: totalitarianism & dictatorship

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Ever since the shocking revelations of the fascist ties of Martin Heidegger and Paul de Man, postmodernism has been haunted... [more]

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Against Nature

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Against Nature

Lorraine Daston (Max Planck Institute for History of Science)

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; Bio-ethics

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A pithy work of philosophical anthropology that explores why humans find moral orders in natural orders. [more]

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What is Epistemology?

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What is Epistemology?

Stephen Hetherington

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge

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Epistemology is the philosophical study of knowledge. Epistemologists seek to understand knowledge's nature and availability.... [more]

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The Memorabilia

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The Memorabilia

Xenophon

Ethics & moral philosophy

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Composed many years after Socrates' death, these dialogues were assembled by one of the philosopher's former students and... [more]

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How Philosophy Works: The concepts visually explained

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How Philosophy Works: The concepts visually explained

DK

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; History of ideas

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Demystifying the key ideas of the world's greatest philosophers, and exploring all of the most important branches of thought... [more]

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High Heel

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High Heel

Summer Brennan (Freelance Writer, USA)

Philosophy: aesthetics; Material culture; Fashion & society; Media studies

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High Heel is a dive into the labyrinthine nature of modern womanhood and sexual politics, with the world's most provocative... [more]

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Maoism: A Global History

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Maoism: A Global History

Julia Lovell

History; General & world history; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory; Marxism & Communism; Political leaders & leadership

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Maoism was a crucial motor of the Cold War: it shaped the course of the Vietnam War (and the international youth rebellions... [more]

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Economy and Society: A New Translation

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Economy and Society: A New Translation

Max Weber

Social & political philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Social theory; Political science & theory; Political ideologies; Economic theory & philosophy

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Keith Tribe's new translation presents Economy and Society as it stood when Max Weber died. One of the world's leading experts... [more]

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Good Enough: The Tolerance for Mediocrity in Nature and Society

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Good Enough: The Tolerance for Mediocrity in Nature and Society

Daniel S. Milo

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Physical anthropology & ethnography; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Philosophy of science; Evolution

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Philosopher Daniel Milo offers a vigorous critique of the quasi-monopoly that Darwin's natural selection has on our idea of... [more]

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