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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; Advocate - 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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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; Advocate - Philosophy

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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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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 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; Advocate - Biography

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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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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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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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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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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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First published in Italy by Aldephi Edizioni SPA under the title L'ordine del tempo, 2017 --Copyright page. [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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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 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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Two titles bound together in which we are reminded again that it is Pooh's way of doing things which has made him the world's... [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 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 Fall of Language: Benjamin and Wittgenstein on Meaning

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The Fall of Language: Benjamin and Wittgenstein on Meaning

Alexander Stern

Philosophy of language; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Popular philosophy

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Known for his essays on culture, aesthetics, and literature, Walter Benjamin also wrote on the philosophy of language. For... [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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The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life

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The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life

David Brooks

Popular philosophy; Psychology; Self-help & personal development

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Are you on your first or second mountain? Is life about you - or others? About success - or something deeper?<br /><br... [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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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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Why Free Will Is Real

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Why Free Will Is Real

Christian List

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Philosophy of science

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Many scientists and scientifically-minded commentators are skeptical that free will exists. In clear, scientifically rigorous... [more]

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Not Working: Why We Have to Stop

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Not Working: Why We Have to Stop

Josh Cohen

Popular philosophy; Psychology; Popular psychology

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'To do nothing at all is the most difficult thing in the world.' Oscar Wilde... [more]

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Silence: In the Age of Noise

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Silence: In the Age of Noise

Erling Kagge

Memoirs; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Popular psychology

Paperback

This translation originally published: London: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd., 2017. [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

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

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The Death of the Gods: The New Global Power Grab

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The Death of the Gods: The New Global Power Grab

Carl Miller

Popular philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Political science & theory; Impact of science & technology on society

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From a cyber-crime raid in suburbia to the engine rooms of Silicon Valley, and from the digital soldiers of Berkshire to the... [more]

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Philosophy

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Philosophy

Jeremy Stangroom

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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From the classical thinkers to modern economic theories, and from the advances in psychology to the cutting-edge of postmodernist... [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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