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Euthanasia: Putting the Culture to Death?

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Euthanasia: Putting the Culture to Death?

Peter Kurti

Philosophy; Sociology: death & dying

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Mounting pressure to legalise assisted suicide and euthanasia is a one-way ratchet asserting the primacy of individual choice.... [more]

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In Praise of Disobedience: The Soul of Man Under Socialism and Other Writings

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In Praise of Disobedience: The Soul of Man Under Socialism and Other Writings...

Oscar Wilde

Literary essays; Philosophy: aesthetics

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Works of Wilde's annus mirabilis of 1891 in one volume, with an introduction by renowned British playwright. [more]

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Donna Haraway's A Cyborg Manifesto

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Donna Haraway's A Cyborg Manifesto

Rebecca Pohl

Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies, gender groups; Political science & theory

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Haraway's `A Cyborg Manifesto' is a key postmodern text and is widely taught in many disciplines as one of the first texts... [more]

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The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity

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The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity

Kwame Anthony Appiah

Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Society & Social Sciences

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From the bestselling author of Cosmopolitanism comes this revealing exploration of how the collective identities that shape... [more]

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The Little Book of Ikigai: The secret Japanese way to live a happy and long life

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The Little Book of Ikigai: The secret Japanese way to live a happy and long...

Ken Mogi

Non-Western philosophy; Psychology; Self-help & personal development; Mind, Body, Spirit

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Written by Japanese expert and bestselling writer Ken Mogi, The Little Book of Ikigai reveals all there is to know about... [more]

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What Is Philosophy for?

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What Is Philosophy for?

Mary Midgley

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy

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Why should anybody take an interest in philosophy? Is it just another detailed study like metallurgy? Or is it similar to... [more]

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Eastern Philosophy: The Basics

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Eastern Philosophy: The Basics

Victoria S. Harrison (University of Glasgow, UK)

Oriental & Indian philosophy; Religion & beliefs

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Eastern Philosophy: The Basics is an essential introduction to major Indian and Chinese philosophies, both past and present.... [more]

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American Enlightenments: Pursuing Happiness in the Age of Reason

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American Enlightenments: Pursuing Happiness in the Age of Reason

Caroline Winterer

History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & political philosophy

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A provocative reassessment of the concept of an American golden age of European-born reason and intellectual curiosity in... [more]

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A Secular Age

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A Secular Age

Charles Taylor (McGill University)

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Philosophy of religion

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Almost everyone would agree that the place of religion in our societies has changed profoundly over the years. This book takes... [more]

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Philosophy of Nature

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Philosophy of Nature

Paul K. Feyerabend

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

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Philosopher, physicist, and anarchist Paul Feyerabend was one of the most unconventional scholars of his time. His book Against... [more]

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Rhetoric

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Rhetoric

Aristotle, C. D. C. Reeve

Philosophy

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In this seminal work of Western philosophy, Aristotle focuses on the use of language in persuasive argument. He identifies... [more]

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Living in the End Times

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Living in the End Times

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Social forecasting, future studies

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Zizek analyzes the end of the world at the hands of the four riders of the apocalypse [more]

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First as Tragedy, Then as Farce

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First as Tragedy, Then as Farce

Slavoj Zizek

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Social & political philosophy; Social issues & processes

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The leading philosopher of our time tackles the demise of liberalism, from the tragedy of 9/11 to the farce of the financial... [more]

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Is Gender Fluid?: A primer for the 21st century

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Is Gender Fluid?: A primer for the 21st century

Sally Hines (University of Leeds UK)

History of Western philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies, gender groups; Gay & Lesbian studies

Paperback

One of four titles in Thames & Hudson's innovative new `Big Idea' series, this intelligent, stimulating book assesses the... [more]

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Is Democracy Failing?: A primer for the 21st century

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Is Democracy Failing?: A primer for the 21st century

Niheer Dasandi

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Central government

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One of four titles in Thames & Hudson's innovative new `Big Idea' series, this book explores and interrogates each form of... [more]

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Genetic Ethics: An Introduction

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Genetic Ethics: An Introduction

Colin Farrelly

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Genetics (non-medical)

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In this deftly written book, philosopher Colin Farrelly contemplates the various ethical and social quandaries raised by the... [more]

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Can Democracy Work?: A Short History of a Radical Idea, from Ancient Athens to Our World

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Can Democracy Work?: A Short History of a Radical Idea, from Ancient Athens...

Prof. James Miller (Professor of Economics and International Affairs, George Washington University)

Social & cultural history; Popular philosophy; History of ideas; Politics & government; Political structures: democracy

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Is democracy a force for good or something much more dangerous? [more]

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Philosophy

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Philosophy

Jeremy Stangroom

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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Gathers information on 50 of the greatest philosophical thinkers and 10 of the greatest theories. This title offers concepts... [more]

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Memento Mori: What the Romans Can Tell Us About Old Age and Death

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Memento Mori: What the Romans Can Tell Us About Old Age and Death

Peter Jones

History; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Psychology of ageing

Hardback

A revealing and entertaining guide to how the Romans confronted their own mortality and the problems of old age, from the... [more]

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Atheist Overreach: What Atheism Can't Deliver

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Atheist Overreach: What Atheism Can't Deliver

Christian Smith

Ethics & moral philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Religion: general; Agnosticism & atheism; Human rights

Hardback

In recent years atheism has become ever more visible, acceptable, and influential. Atheist apologists have become increasingly... [more]

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Midlife: A Philosophical Guide

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Midlife: A Philosophical Guide

Kieran Setiya

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy

Paperback

Philosophical wisdom and practical advice for overcoming the problems of... [more]

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The Ethics of Authenticity

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The Ethics of Authenticity

Charles Taylor

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

Paperback

Everywhere we hear of decline, of a world that was better before the influence of modernity. While some lament Western culture's... [more]

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Adorno and Existence

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Adorno and Existence

Peter E. Gordon

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism

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Adorno was forever returning to the philosophies of bourgeois interiority, seeking the paradoxical relation between their... [more]

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The Construction of Human Kinds

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The Construction of Human Kinds

Ron Mallon, Ph.D (Associate Professor & Director of the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program, Washington University, Saint Louis)

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Psychology; Philosophy of science

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Ron Mallon explores how thinking and talking about kinds of person can bring those kinds into being. He considers what normative... [more]

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Speculative Realism: An Introduction

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Speculative Realism: An Introduction

Graham Harman

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -

Paperback

On April 27, 2007, the first Speculative Realism (SR) workshop was held at Goldsmiths, University of London, featuring four... [more]

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