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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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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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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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Infinite Resignation: On Pessimism

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Infinite Resignation: On Pessimism

Eugene Thacker

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Popular philosophy

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A collection of aphorisms, fragments, and observations on philosophy and pessimism. [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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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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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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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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Stoicism: A Very Short Introduction

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Stoicism: A Very Short Introduction

Brad Inwood (Professor of Philosophy and Classics, Yale University)

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy

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Stoicism is two things: a long past philosophical school of ancient Greece and Rome, and an enduring philosophical movement... [more]

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Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You

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Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Popular philosophy; Psychology; Self-help & personal development; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem; Gift books

Hardback

A beautifully-illustrated book of affirmations from the creator and star of Hamilton [more]

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I Think, Therefore I Draw: Understanding Philosophy through Cartoons

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I Think, Therefore I Draw: Understanding Philosophy through Cartoons

Daniel Klein, Thomas Cathcart

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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The great philosophers live among us, and they've got some great punchlines [more]

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Think Again: How to Reason and Argue

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Think Again: How to Reason and Argue

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

Philosophy; Philosophy: logic; Popular philosophy; Popular psychology

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Subtitle in pre-publication: How to reason and argue--and why. [more]

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Cricket Ball

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Cricket Ball

Gary Cox (University of Birmingham, UK)

Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Popular philosophy; Sports & outdoor recreation; Cricket

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No object encapsulates the subtle, mysterious richness of cricket as much as its most famous character, the cricket ball:... [more]

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Democracy and Its Crisis

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Democracy and Its Crisis

A. C. Grayling

Popular philosophy; Politics & government; Political structures: democracy

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An urgent exploration of the challenges facing democracy today [more]

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On Sheep: Diary of a Swedish Shepherd

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On Sheep: Diary of a Swedish Shepherd

Axel Linden

Biography; Autobiography: general; Popular philosophy; Animal husbandry

Hardback

Norwegian Wood meets The Tao of Pooh meets a flock of Swedish sheep in this playful, profound and philosophical diary written... [more]

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The Little Book of Philosophy

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The Little Book of Philosophy

DK

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

Paperback

Learn everything you need to know about the world of philosophy- from the key thinkers to modern concepts in a brand new portable... [more]

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In Praise of Idleness: A Timeless Essay

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In Praise of Idleness: A Timeless Essay

Bertrand Russell, Bradley Trevor Greive

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Popular philosophy; Self-help & personal development

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New York Times bestselling author Bradley Trevor Greive breathes new life into Bertrand Russell's classic work, In Praise... [more]

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Get Smart: Philosophy: The Big Ideas You Should Know

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Get Smart: Philosophy: The Big Ideas You Should Know

Marcus Weeks

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

Hardback

Can you master the ideas of Plato, Kant, Nietzsche and Sartre? [more]

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Meltdown: Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It

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Meltdown: Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It

Christopher Clearfield, Andras Tilcsik

Popular philosophy; Business & Economics; Business & management

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A ground-breaking big-ideas book exploring failure in business, government, and life - from the winners of the 2015 Financial... [more]

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