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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

Paperback

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

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Thinking Off Your Feet: How Empirical Psychology Vindicates Armchair Philosophy

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Thinking Off Your Feet: How Empirical Psychology Vindicates Armchair Philosophy...

Michael Strevens

Philosophy; Analytical philosophy & Logical Positivism; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy; Cognitivism, cognitive theory

Hardback

In an original defense of armchair philosophy, Michael Strevens seeks to restore philosophy to its traditional position as... [more]

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Understanding Ignorance: The Surprising Impact of What We Don't Know

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Understanding Ignorance: The Surprising Impact of What We Don't Know

Daniel R. DeNicola

Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Popular philosophy; Politics & government

Paperback

An exploration of what we can know about what we don't know: why ignorance is more than simply a lack of knowledge. [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

Paperback

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

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L'art de la Liste: Simplify, organise and enrich your life

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L'art de la Liste: Simplify, organise and enrich your life

Dominique Loreau

Popular philosophy; Psychology; Memory improvement & thinking techniques

Hardback

From the author of international bestseller L'art de la Simplicite, Dominique Loreau applies her methods to the art of... [more]

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Insomnia

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Insomnia

Marina Benjamin

Biography; Memoirs; Popular philosophy; Sleep & dreams; Sleep disorders & therapy

Hardback

Marina Benjamin's Insomnia is part memoir and part philosophical inquiry. An intense and lyrical personal narrative into a... [more]

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The Chinese Pleasure Book

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The Chinese Pleasure Book

Michael Nylan (Professor, University of California Berkeley)

History; Oriental & Indian philosophy; Popular philosophy

Hardback

An examination of pleasure-short-term delight and the cultivation of longer-term satisfaction-in early Chinese thought. [more]

$84.99

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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

Paperback

`Wonderful and timely ... Hugely recommended' STEPHEN FRY What do you and an ancient philosopher have in common? Aristotle's... [more]

$32.99

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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 B. Peterson

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

Paperback

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

$35.00

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Inconsistencies

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Inconsistencies

Marcus Steinweg

Theory of art; Philosophy; Popular philosophy

Paperback

Meditations, aphorisms, maxims, notes, and comments construct a philosophy of thought congruent with the inconsistency of... [more]

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How To Think: A Guide for the Perplexed

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How To Think: A Guide for the Perplexed

Alan Jacobs

Popular philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Cognition & cognitive psychology

Hardback

A contrarian treatise on why we're not as good at thinking as we assume - but how recovering this lost art can rescue our... [more]

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A Short History of Truth: Consolations for a Post-Truth World

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A Short History of Truth: Consolations for a Post-Truth World

Julian Baggini

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

Hardback

The thinking person's tonic for our troubling times [more]

$19.99

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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

Hardback

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

$34.99

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Truth: Ideas in Profile

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Truth: Ideas in Profile

Simon Blackburn

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy

Paperback

The world's leading thinker on truth explains what it is and why it matters in every important aspect of life [more]

$22.99

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The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living:  Featuring new translations of Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius

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The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of...

Ryan Holiday, Stephen Hanselman

Popular philosophy; Psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

Paperback

'No role is so well suited to philosophy as the one you happen to be in right now.' - Marcus Aurelius The Stoics' unique... [more]

$24.99

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Philosophy Bites Again

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Philosophy Bites Again

Nigel Warburton, David Edmonds

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Philosophy: aesthetics; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy

Paperback

In Philosophy Bites Again, a brand new selection of interviews from the popular podcast, leading philosophers explore some... [more]

$20.95

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The Story of Philosophy

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The Story of Philosophy

Bryan Magee

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Popular philosophy

Hardback

With an exploration of 2,500 years of Western philosophy. This title takes you from the origins of philosophy to the present... [more]

$41.95

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1001 Ideas That Changed the Way We Think

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1001 Ideas That Changed the Way We Think

Robert Arp

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; History of ideas

Paperback

Ranging from the ancient wisdom of Confucius and Plato to today's cutting-edge thinkers, 1001 Ideas That Changed The Way We... [more]

$39.99

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On Forgiveness: How Can We Forgive the Unforgivable?

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On Forgiveness: How Can We Forgive the Unforgivable?

Richard Holloway

Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy; Religion & beliefs

Paperback

'The book everyone needs to read' JEANETTE WINTERSON, The Times [more]

$22.99

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Humour: A Very Short Introduction

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Humour: A Very Short Introduction

Noel Carroll

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; Humour

Paperback

Humour is a universal feature of human life. In this Very Short Introduction Noel Carroll considers the nature and value of... [more]

$16.95

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Happiness: A Very Short Introduction

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Happiness: A Very Short Introduction

Daniel M. Haybron (Associate Professor of Philosophy, Philosophy Department at Saint Louis University, USA)

Popular philosophy; Cultural studies; Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Psychology: emotions

Paperback

Most of us spend our lives striving for happiness. But what is it? How important is it? How can we (and should we) pursue... [more]

$15.95

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Philosophy: A Beginner's Guide

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Philosophy: A Beginner's Guide

Peter Cave

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

Paperback

The most engaging introduction to the subject by one of Britain's best loved philosophers [more]

$19.99

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How to Stay Sane

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How to Stay Sane

Philippa Perry, The School of Life

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

Paperback

A handbook to console, nourish and gently lead us on the path to emotional balance. [more]

$19.99

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Straight and Crooked Thinking

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Straight and Crooked Thinking

Robert Henry Thouless

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

Paperback

A new edition of a much loved guide to how to think and reason your way logically through difficult and challenging arguments... [more]

$22.99

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Thinking of Answers: Questions in the Philosophy of Everyday Life

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Thinking of Answers: Questions in the Philosophy of Everyday Life

A. C. Grayling

Philosophy; Popular philosophy

Paperback

Thought-provoking short essays by Britain's leading public philosopher that show us how to discover our own answers to life's... [more]

$22.99

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