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by Martin Seligman
"From the author of the international bestseller, <i>Learned Optimism</i>, comes a ground-breaking look at the nature of happiness and how everyone has the power to inject real joy into their lives. Martin E. Seligman is the international ...
by William Watkin
The first critical work to attempt the mammoth undertaking of reading Badiou 's <i>Being and Event</i> as part of a sequence has often surprising, occasionally controversial results. <br>Looking back on its publication Badiou declared- I had
The Dark Knight of the Soul
by William Irwin
Why doesn't Batman just kill the Joker and end everyone's misery?<br /> <br /> Can we hold the Joker morally responsible for his actions?<br /> <br /> Is Batman better than Superman?<br /> <br /> If everyone followed Batman's example,<br /> <br ...
by Kim Toffoletti
by Hans-Georg Gadamer
<i>The Beginning of Knowledge</i> brings together almost all of Gadamer's essays on the Presocratics. In each of the essays Gadamer discusses the origins of knowledge in the western philosophical tradition. Beginning with a hermeneutical and ...
by Alain Badiou
Since the book's first publication in 1988, Alain Badiou's Being and Event has established itself of one of the most important and controversial works in contemporary philosophy and its author as one of the most influential thinkers of our time.
by Martin Heidegger
A knowledge of Heidegger's <i>Sein und Zeit</i> is essential for anyone who wishes to understand a great deal of recent continental work in theology as well as philosophy. Yet until this translation first appeared in 1962, this fundamental work ...
by Vincent Ruggiero
by Friedrich Nietzsche
<i>Beyond Good and Evil</i> confirmed Nietzsche's position as the towering European philosopher of his age. The work dramatically rejects the traditional of Western thought with its notions of truth and God, good and evil. Nietzsche seeks to ...
by Erich Fromm
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by Peter Cave
Is it morally acceptable to kill one person to save five? How do we know the sun will rise tomorrow? Can a robot be human?<br>In philosophy, the questions range from the wonderful to the strange, and from the ridiculous to the very serious ...
by Alain Badiou
<p>Who hasn't had the frightening experience of stumbling around in the pitch dark? Alain Badiou experienced that primitive terror when he, with his young friends, made up a game called "The Stroke of Midnight." The furtive discovery of the ...
by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
<i>The Black Swan</i> is a concept that will change the way you look at the world. Black Swans underlie almost everything, from the rise of religions, to events in our own lives. A Black Swan is a highly improbable event with three principle ...
by Andrew Fiala
The Bloomsbury Companion to Political Philosophy is the definitive guide to contemporary political philosophy. The book covers all the most pressing and important themes and categories in the field - areas that have continued to attract interest
A critical introduction
by Tony Schirato
A systematic account of the full body of work of the French philosopher Pierre Bourdieu, one of the great thinkers of the 20th century. By showing the development of Bourdieu's thinking over his full career, Schirato and Roberts throw new light ...
by Mary Midgley
How many times do we hear the statement 'It's not for me to judge'? It conveys one of the most popular ideas of our time- that to make judgements of others is essentially wrong. In this classic text, the renowned moral philosopher Mary Midgely ...