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A New History of Western Philosophy

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A New History of Western Philosophy

Anthony Kenny (University of Oxford)

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Popular philosophy; Christian theology; History of ideas

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Sir Anthony Kenny unfolds a magisterial new history of Western philosophy. Specially written for a broad popular readership,... [more]

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Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

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Justice: What's the Right Thing to Do?

Michael J. Sandel

Popular philosophy

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Is it always wrong to lie? Should there be limits to personal freedom? Can killing sometimes be justified? Is the free market... [more]

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A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy

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A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy

William B. Irvine

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Popular philosophy

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Using the psychological insights and the practical techniques of the ancient Roman Stoics, Irvine offers a road map for anyone... [more]

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The Choice Of Hercules: Pleasure, Duty And The Good Life In The 21st Century

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The Choice Of Hercules: Pleasure, Duty And The Good Life In The 21st Century...

A. C. Grayling

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy

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Duty or Pleasure? The new bestseller from one of Britain's most pre-eminent philosophers. [more]

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The Mind of God: Science and the Search for Ultimate Meaning

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The Mind of God: Science and the Search for Ultimate Meaning

Paul Davies

Popular philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Is the universe - and our place in it - the result of random chance, or is there an ultimate meaning to existence? Where did... [more]

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The Consolations of Philosophy

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The Consolations of Philosophy

Alain de Botton

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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Sets six of the finest minds in the history of philosophy to work on the problems of everyday life. Here then are Socrates,... [more]

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Man's Search For Meaning: The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust

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Man's Search For Meaning: The classic tribute to hope from the Holocaust...

Viktor E. Frankl

Memoirs; The Holocaust; Popular philosophy; Psychology; Popular psychology

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Only those who allowed their inner hold on their moral and spiritual selves to subside eventually fell victim to the camp's... [more]

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The Road Less Travelled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth

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The Road Less Travelled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and...

M. Scott Peck

Popular philosophy; Psychology; Popular psychology; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

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Scott Peck, a psychiatrist, suggests ways in which facing our difficulties - and suffering through the changes - can enable... [more]

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Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values

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Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values

Robert M. Pirsig

Biography: general; Literary essays; Fiction & Literature; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Popular philosophy; Travel writing

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A book which speaks directly to the confusions and agonies of existence, detailing a personal, philosophical odyssey. [more]

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Meditations

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Meditations

Marcus Aurelius

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Popular philosophy; Nature & existence of God

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A series of reflections, strongly influenced by Epictetus, which represent a Stoic outlook on life. It offers a range of fascinating... [more]

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The Mystery of Things

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The Mystery of Things

A. C. Grayling

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

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Following the huge success of THE MEANING OF THINGS and THE REASON OF THINGS, a third collection of bestselling essays from... [more]

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The Road Less Travelled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth

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The Road Less Travelled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and...

M. Scott Peck

Popular philosophy; Psychology; Psychological theory & schools of thought; Popular psychology; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

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Scott Peck, a psychiatrist, suggests ways in which facing our difficulties - and suffering through the changes - can enable... [more]

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The Meaning of Things: Applying Philosophy to life

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The Meaning of Things: Applying Philosophy to life

A. C. Grayling

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

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A look at how best to approach life. [more]

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How Are We To Live?

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How Are We To Live?

Peter Singer

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy

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Singer suggests that people who take an ethical approach to life often find a deeper satisfaction in what they are doing.... [more]

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On Purpose

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On Purpose

Michael Ruse

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Popular philosophy; History of science

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An accessible history of the idea of purpose in Western thought, from ancient Greece to the present Can we live without... [more]

$39.99

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Chronosis (Urbanomic / K-Pulp) (GN)

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Chronosis (Urbanomic / K-Pulp) (GN)

Reza Negarestani, Keith Tilford

Graphic novels: literary & memoirs; Fiction-related items; Popular philosophy

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A unique fusion of comics culture and philosophical cogitation takes readers on a ride through time, space, and thought. [more]

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How the World Thinks: A Global History of Philosophy

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How the World Thinks: A Global History of Philosophy

Julian Baggini

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; History of ideas

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The first ever global overview of philosophy: how it developed around the world and impacted the cultures in which it flourished,... [more]

$24.99

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Blade Runner 2049 and Philosophy

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Blade Runner 2049 and Philosophy

Robin Bunce, Trip McCrossin

Films, movies & cinema; Fiction-related items; Philosophy; Popular philosophy

Paperback

A team of philosophers tackles the issues raised by the Blade Runner movies. [more]

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The Theology of Liberalism: Political Philosophy and the Justice of God

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The Theology of Liberalism: Political Philosophy and the Justice of God...

Eric Nelson

Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Politics & government; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies

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Modern liberal political philosophy is closely associated with post-1945 secularism. But Eric Nelson contends that the liberal... [more]

$58.99

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The World Philosophy Made: From Plato to the Digital Age

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The World Philosophy Made: From Plato to the Digital Age

Scott Soames

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Popular philosophy

Hardback

How philosophy transformed human knowledge and the world we live in Philosophical investigation is the root of all human... [more]

$69.99

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Dressed: The Secret Life of Clothes

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Dressed: The Secret Life of Clothes

Shahidha Bari

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Fashion & society

Hardback

We are all dressed. Ranging freely through literature, art, film and philosophy, Dressed tracks the hidden power of clothes... [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

Hardback

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

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Tragedy, the Greeks and Us

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Tragedy, the Greeks and Us

Simon Critchley

Literary studies: general; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Popular philosophy

Hardback

We might think we are through with the past, but the past isn't through with us. Tragedy permits us to come face to face with... [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

Paperback

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

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Adventures in Theory: A Compact Anthology

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Adventures in Theory: A Compact Anthology

Calvin Thomas (Georgia State University, USA)

Anthologies (non-poetry); Literary theory; Fiction & Literature; History of Western philosophy; Popular philosophy

Paperback

The purpose of art, according to the artist Banksy, is to comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable. The purpose of... [more]

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