489 books (25 pages) in this category

Age of Genius: The Seventeenth Century and the Birth of the Modern Mind

by A. C. Grayling

What happened to the European mind between 1605, when an audience watching <i>Macbeth</i> at the Globe might believe that regicide was such an aberration of the natural order that ghosts could burst from the ground, and 1649, when a large crowd,

ISBN: 9781408870389

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Alice in Wonderland and Philosophy

Curiouser and Curiouser

by William Irwin

The perfect companion to Lewis Carroll's classic book and director Tim Burton's March 2010 remake of <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> <p><i>Alice?s Adventures in Wonderland</i> has fascinated children and adults alike for generations. Why does Lewis ...

ISBN: 9780470558362

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Althusser's Lesson

by Jacques Ranciere

Jacques Ranci re's first major work, <em>Althusser's Lesson</em> appeared in 1974, just as the energies of May 68 were losing ground to the calls for a return to order. Ranci re's analysis of Althusserian Marxism unfolds against this background-

ISBN: 9781350009110

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Among the Dead Cities: Is the Targeting of Civilians in War Ever Justified?

by A.C. Grayling

Is it ever right to target civilians in a time of war? Or do the ends sometimes justify the means? The twentieth century - the age of 'total war' - marked the first time that civilian populations came to be seen as legitimate military targets. ...

ISBN: 9781472526038

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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

by John Locke

ISBN: 9780872202160

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An Introduction To Business Ethics

by Joseph DesJardins

ISBN: 9780078038327

Binding: Paperback


An Introduction to Dialectics

by Theodor W. Adorno

<p>This volume comprises Adorno s first lectures specifically dedicated to the subject of the dialectic, a concept which has been key to philosophical debate since classical times. While discussing connections with Plato and Kant, Adorno ...

ISBN: 9780745679440

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Analects of Confucius

by Confucius

ISBN: 9780393316995

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Anarchy State and Utopia

by Robert Nozick

Robert Nozick's <i>Anarchy, State, and Utopia</i> is a powerful, philosophical challenge to the most widely held political and social positions of our age -- liberal, socialist and conservative.<br /> <p>"Individuals have rights," Nozick writes ...

ISBN: 9780631197805

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Ancient Philosophy - Essential Readings with Commentary

by Nick Smith

Part of <b>The Blackwell Readings in Philosophy Series,</b> this survey of ancient philosophy explores the scope of ancient philosophy, focusing on the key philosophers and their texts, examining how the foundations of philosophy as we know it ...

ISBN: 9781405135634

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Ancient Philosophy: A Beginner's Guide

by William J. Prior

Before Socrates, philosophers sought explanations for naturally-occurring phenomena from earthquakes and eclipses to the existence of the entire cosmos. But the Socratic era saw a great shift towards questions much closer to the human ...

ISBN: 9781780743417

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Ancient Rhetoric: From Aristotle to Philostratus

by thomas habinek

Classical rhetoric is one of the earliest versions of what is today known as media studies. It was absolutely crucial to life in the ancient world, whether in the courtroom, the legislature or on ceremonial occasions, and was described as either

ISBN: 9780141392646

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The Autobiography of a Female Body

by Sara Pascoe

A funny, feminist exploration of the female body by Fosters Comedy Award-nominated comedian Sara Pascoe. ...

ISBN: 9780571325245

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Animal Ethics for Veterinarians

by Andrew Linzey

ISBN: 9780252083198

Binding: Paperback


Anti-Badiou: The Introduction of Maoism into Philosophy

by Francois Laruelle

This compelling and highly original book represents a confrontation between two of the most radical thinkers at work in France today- Alain Badiou and the author, Francois Laruelle.<br>At face value, the two have much in common- both espouse a ...

ISBN: 9781350009080

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Architecture Of Happiness, The

by Alain De Botton

In <i>The Architecture of Happiness</i>, bestselling author Alain de Botton explores one of our most intense but often hidden love affairs- with our houses and their furnishings. He asks- What makes a house truly beautiful? Why ...

ISBN: 9780241970058

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Art and Objects

by Harman

ISBN: 9781509512676

Binding: Hardback


Art and Objects

by Harman

ISBN: 9781509512683

Binding: Paperback


Art of Reading, The

by Damon Young

"<p>We are not born readers, we learn to turn words into worlds. But why is fine writing lauded while excellent reading is ignored?</p><p>In <i>The Art of Reading</i>, philosopher Damon Young reveals the pleasures of this intimate pursuit ...

ISBN: 9780522867602

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Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Lo

by Elizabeth A. Johnson

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ISBN: 9781472924018

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