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The History of Philosophy

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The History of Philosophy

A. C. Grayling

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Non-Western philosophy; Popular philosophy

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The story of philosophy is an epic tale- an exploration of the ideas, views and teachings of some of the most creative minds... [more]

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Lessons in Stoicism: What Ancient Philosophers Teach Us about How to Live

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Lessons in Stoicism: What Ancient Philosophers Teach Us about How to Live...

John Sellars

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy; Self-help & personal development

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What aspects of your life do you really control? What do you do when you cannot guarantee that things will turn out in your... [more]

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

Jordan Peterson

Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Clinical psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology

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Jordan Peterson's work as a clinical psychologist has reshaped the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become... [more]

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The School of Life: An Emotional Education

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The School of Life: An Emotional Education

The School of Life

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; Family psychology; Self-help & personal development

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How to live wisely and well in the twenty-first century--an introduction to the modern art of emotional intelligence. [more]

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Nihilism

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Nihilism

Nolen Gertz (Assistant Professor of Applied Philosophy, University of Twente)

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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An examination of the meaning of meaninglessness: why it matters that nothing matters. [more]

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This Life: Why Mortality Makes Us Free

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This Life: Why Mortality Makes Us Free

Martin Hagglund

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; Advocate - Philosophy

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'It is always lucid, and is at its heart remarkably simple. You could extract its essence and offer it to thirsty young atheists.'... [more]

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Materialism

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Materialism

Terry Eagleton

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Popular philosophy

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A brilliant introduction to the philosophical concept of materialism and its relevance to contemporary science and culture... [more]

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How to Overcome Your Childhood

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How to Overcome Your Childhood

The School of Life

Popular philosophy; Psychology; Popular psychology

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This book is a guide to better understanding our younger selves in order to shape who we wish to be in the future. It explores... [more]

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Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace and Ultimate Freedom

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Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace and Ultimate Freedom...

B.K.S. Iyengar

Popular philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Fitness & diet; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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The world's most venerated yoga teacher sheds light on life through the prism of yoga. [more]

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The World in Thirty-Eight Chapters or Dr Johnson's Guide to Life

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The World in Thirty-Eight Chapters or Dr Johnson's Guide to Life

Henry Hitchings

Biography; Biography: literary; Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800; British & Irish history; Popular philosophy

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Part portrait of Britain's greatest man of letters, part guide to life, a witty and erudite re-evaluation of Dr Johnson's... [more]

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Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

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Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

Edith Hall

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Popular philosophy; Self-help & personal development

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`Wonderful and timely ... Hugely recommended' STEPHEN FRYWhat do you and an ancient philosopher have in common? In this handbook... [more]

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Buddhism for Meat Eaters: Simple Wisdom for a Kinder World

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Buddhism for Meat Eaters: Simple Wisdom for a Kinder World

Josephine Moon

Popular philosophy; Psychology

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For many years Josephine Moon struggled with the question of eating meat, fervently wishing to live as a vegetarian yet requiring... [more]

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Life Finds a Way: What Evolution Teaches Us About Creativity

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Life Finds a Way: What Evolution Teaches Us About Creativity

Andreas Wagner

Popular philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Evolution

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How can new insights into evolution help us solve problems in life, art, business and science? [more]

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Becoming Beauvoir: A Life

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Becoming Beauvoir: A Life

Kate Kirkpatrick (King's College London, UK)

Biography; Biography: literary; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Popular philosophy; Feminism & feminist theory

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One is not born a woman, but becomes one , Simone de Beauvoir A symbol of liberated womanhood, Simone de Beauvoir's unconventional... [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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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