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Philosophy

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The Lives of Michel Foucault

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The Lives of Michel Foucault

David Macey

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

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The classic biography of the radical French philosopher [more]

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Risk assessment; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Macroeconomics; Management: leadership & motivation; Popular psychology

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Why should we never listen to people who explain rather than do? Why do companies go bust? How is it that we have more slaves... [more]

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The Handmaid's Tale and Philosophy: A Womb of One's Own

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The Handmaid's Tale and Philosophy: A Womb of One's Own

Rachel Robison-Greene

Television; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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Philosophers look beyond the sea of red dresses to reveal insights about gender inequality, religious oppression, power, and... [more]

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The Tao of Pooh

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The Tao of Pooh

Benjamin Hoff

Oriental & Indian philosophy; Popular philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Taoism; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

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Has become a philosophical study of Winnie-the-Pooh. [more]

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The Traveller's Guide to Classical Philosophy

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The Traveller's Guide to Classical Philosophy

John Gaskin

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; Travel tips & advice: general

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A primer for anyone interested in the foundation of Western thought and a companion for visitors to Greek and Roman sites.... [more]

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The Demons of Liberal Democracy

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The Demons of Liberal Democracy

Adrian Pabst

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

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In this book, Adrian Pabst contends that liberal democracy is undemocratic: intolerant about the values of ordinary people... [more]

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The Thinking Woman

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The Thinking Woman

Julienne Van Loon

Memoirs; Philosophy

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A memoir combined with rigorous thinking and analysis, a book that prompts insightful questions about how we live. One of... [more]

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Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault

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Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault...

Stephen Hicks

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy

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Tracing postmodernism from its roots in Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Immanuel Kant to their development in thinkers such as Michel... [more]

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Social Democracy in the Making: Political and Religious Roots of European Socialism

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Social Democracy in the Making: Political and Religious Roots of European...

Gary Dorrien

20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & political philosophy; Religion & politics; Politics & government; Marxism & Communism

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An expansive and ambitious intellectual history of democratic socialism from one of the world's leading intellectual historians... [more]

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Destined for the Stars: Faith, the Future, and America's Final Frontier

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Destined for the Stars: Faith, the Future, and America's Final Frontier...

Catherine L. Newell

History of the Americas; Philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Astronomy, space & time; Popular astronomy & space

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Where did humanity get the idea that outer space is a frontier waiting to be explored? Destined for the Stars considers the... [more]

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Brutal Reasoning: Animals, Rationality, and Humanity in Early Modern England

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Brutal Reasoning: Animals, Rationality, and Humanity in Early Modern England...

Erica Fudge

Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; Philosophy

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Brutal Reasoning looks at the ways in which humans were conceptualized, at what being human meant, and at how humans could... [more]

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The Joy of Missing Out

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The Joy of Missing Out

Svend Brinkmann

History of Western philosophy; Psychology; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

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`Because you're worth it', proclaims the classic cosmetics ad. `Just do it!' implores the global sports retailer. Everywhere... [more]

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Heidegger: A Very Short Introduction

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Heidegger: A Very Short Introduction

Michael Inwood (Emeritus Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford)

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy of mind

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Martin Heidegger is one of the twentieth century's greatest yet most enigmatic and divisive philosophers. Michael Inwood explores... [more]

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The Way of a Pilgrim: Candid Tales of a Wanderer to His Spiritual Father

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The Way of a Pilgrim: Candid Tales of a Wanderer to His Spiritual Father...

Andrew Louth

Popular philosophy; Christian prayer; Christian spirituality & religious experience; Folklore, myths & legends; Popular psychology

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'Here, see my belongings- a bag of dry crusts on my back and the Holy Bible in my breast pocket; that's it' In 1884 a slim... [more]

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A Brief History of Thought: A Philosophical Guide to Living

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A Brief History of Thought: A Philosophical Guide to Living

Luc Ferry

Philosophy

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The international bestseller; a smart, accessible history of philosophy to inspire readers, young and old [more]

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Martin Buber: A Life of Faith and Dissent

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Martin Buber: A Life of Faith and Dissent

Paul Mendes-Flohr

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: religious & spiritual; Philosophy; Philosophy of religion; Judaism

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The first major biography in English in over thirty years of the seminal modern Jewish thinker Martin Buber [more]

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John Rawls: The Path to a Theory of Justice

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John Rawls: The Path to a Theory of Justice

Andrius Galisanka

Biography: general; Philosophy; Analytical philosophy & Logical Positivism; Popular philosophy; Political science & theory; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies

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Critics have maintained that John Rawls's theory of justice is unrealistic and undemocratic. Andrius Galisanka's incisive... [more]

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The Collected Letters of Alan Watts

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The Collected Letters of Alan Watts

Alan Watts, Anne

Philosophy; Religion & beliefs

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The correspondence of a one-of-a-kind spiritual maverick who continues to influence thinkers of all stripes [more]

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Philosophy: Why It Matters

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Philosophy: Why It Matters

Helen Beebee, Michael Rush

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; Teaching of a specific subject

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Philosophy is a set of tools and techniques for clearly and systematically considering our arguments and uncovering our hidden... [more]

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Logics of Worlds: Being and Event II

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Logics of Worlds: Being and Event II

Alain Badiou

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: logic

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Long-awaited sequel to Badiou's best-selling masterpiece, Being and Event, now available in paperback. [more]

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Happy Ever After: Escaping The Myth of The Perfect Life

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Happy Ever After: Escaping The Myth of The Perfect Life

Paul Dolan

Popular philosophy; Psychology; Behavioural theory (Behaviourism); Psychology: emotions; Self-help & personal development; Popular psychology

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Get a good education, be successful, get married, have kids and look after your health. This is what we're told will make... [more]

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Philosophical Elements of a Theory of Society

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Philosophical Elements of a Theory of Society

Theodor W. Adorno

Philosophy; Sociology

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First published in German as Philosophische Elemente einer Theorie Der Gesellschaft, 1964. [more]

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Sartre: A Philosophical Biography

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Sartre: A Philosophical Biography

Thomas R. Flynn

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism

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This biography presents a conceptual genealogy of Sartre's philosophical thought, taking into account his imaginative literature,... [more]

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Thomas Aquinas: Basic Philosophical Writings: From the Summa Theologiae and The Principles of Nature (13th Century CE)

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Thomas Aquinas: Basic Philosophical Writings: From the Summa Theologiae...

Steven Baldner

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

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Contains new translations of the philosophical writings of Thomas Aquinas from the Summa Theologiae and The Principles of... [more]

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Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras' Challenge to Socrates

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Sophistry and Political Philosophy: Protagoras' Challenge to Socrates

Robert Bartlett

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

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One of the central challenges to contemporary political philosophy is the apparent impossibility of arriving at any commonly... [more]

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