1143 books (58 pages) in this category

A New History of Western Philosophy

by Anthony Kenny

This book is no less than a guide to the whole of Western philosophy--the ideas that have undergirded our civilization for two-and-a-half thousand years. Anthony Kenny tells the story of philosophy from ancient Greece through the Middle Ages and

ISBN: 9780199656493

Binding: Paperback


A Philosophical Commentary on the Politics of Aristotle

by Peter L. Phillips Simpson

ISBN: 9780807853573

Binding: Paperback


A Philosophy for Europe

From the Outside

by Roberto Esposito

Amid a devastating economic crisis, two tragic events coming from the outside – the wave of immigration and Islamic terrorism – have radically changed the profile and significance of the space we call Europe. Given a paradigm leap of

ISBN: 9781509521067

Binding: Paperback


A Philosophy of Dirt

by Olli Lagerspetz

<p>What is dirt? What does it really mean to be dirty? Or clean? Dirt and cleaning are often associated with ideas of guilt, otherness, and social control, but also with living responsibly and in harmony with the environment. In this witty and ...

ISBN: 9781780239187

Binding: Hardback


A Philosophy of Emptiness

by Gay Watson

<p>In <i>A Philosophy of Emptiness</i>, Gay Watson reclaims&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.45em;">emptiness as a positive, empowering state, an antidote to the obsession&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">with substance and ...

ISBN: 9781780232850

Binding: Paperback


A Philosophy of Freedom

by Lars Svendsen

<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">What is human freedom, and what are the main threats to it today? These&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">questions and more are discussed in Lars Svendsen’s comprehensive&nbsp;</span><span ...

ISBN: 9781780233703

Binding: Hardback


A Philosophy of Loneliness

by Lars Svendsen

<p><p>Drawing on the latest research in the fields of philosophy, psychology and the social sciences, A Philosophy of Loneliness&nbsp; explores the different kinds of loneliness, the philosophy of emotions, why some people are lonelier than ...

ISBN: 9781780237473

Binding: Paperback


A Philosophy of Tragedy

by Christopher Hamilton

<i>A Philosophy of Tragedy</i> explores the tragic condition of humanity in the modern age. Christopher Hamilton draws as much on literature as he does on philosophy, including the tragic theatre, and does not simply propose an account of our ...

ISBN: 9781780235899

Binding: Hardback


A Plato Reader

Eight Essential Dialogues

by Plato

<i>A Plato Reader</i> offers eight of Plato’s best-known works—<i>Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo, Symposium, Phaedrus</i>, and <i>Republic</i>—unabridged, expertly introduced and annotated, and in widely admired translations by C. D. C.

ISBN: 9781603848114

Binding: Paperback


A Political Philosophy

by Roger Scruton

Over the past twenty years, Roger Scruton has been developing a conservative view of human beings, society and culture. The tone of this book is positive and the arguments are recommendations with the aim of convincing the reader that rumours of

ISBN: 9781472965226

Binding: Paperback


A Practical Guide to Critical Thinking

Deciding What to Do and Believe

by David A. Hunter

<p>A thoroughly updated introduction to the concepts, methods, and standards of critical thinking, <i>A Practical Guide to Critical Thinking: Deciding What to Do and Believe, Second Edition</i> is a unique presentation of the formal ...

ISBN: 9781118583081

Binding: Paperback


A Practical Guide to Ethics for Everyday Life

Be a Good Person

by Dave Robinson

Ethical philosophy has a long and distinguished history, but how can you apply it to your life? ...

ISBN: 9781785783302

Binding: Paperback


A Practical Guide to Philosophy for Everyday Life

See the Bigger Picture

by Trevor Curnow

An Introducing Practical Guide to how philosophy can be used in everyday life. ...

ISBN: 9781785783258

Binding: Paperback


A Short History of Truth

Consolations for a Post-Truth World

by Julian Baggini

ISBN: 9781786488893

Binding: Paperback


A Sneetch is a Sneetch and Other Philosophical Discoveries

Finding Wisdom in Children's Literature

by Thomas E. Wartenberg

<b>Taking Picture Books Seriously: What can we learn about philosophy through children's books?</b> <p>This warm and charming volume casts a spell on adult readers as it unveils the surprisingly profound philosophical wisdom contained in ...

ISBN: 9780470656839

Binding: Paperback


A Summer with Montaigne

Notes on a Man Without Prejudice

by Antoine Compagnon

<p>In his writing and his person, Michel de Montaigne embodied the Humanist ideal. He stands at the start of the French Renaissance in philosophy and literature. But what does Montaigne have to tell us about how to think and live today? In forty

ISBN: 9781609455309

Binding: Paperback


A Theory of Modernity

by Agnes Heller

Written by one of the most influential figures in post-World-War-II social thought, <i>A Theory of Modernity</i> is a comprehensive analysis of the main dynamics of modernity, which discusses the technological, social and political elements of ...

ISBN: 9780631216131

Binding: Paperback


A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

by Mary Wollstonecraft

<p>Written during a time of great political turmoil, social anxiety, and against the backdrop of the French Revolution, Wollstonecraft's argument continues to challenge and inspire. This revised and expanded <em>Third Edition</em> is again based

ISBN: 9780393929744

Binding: Paperback


A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Vintage Feminism Short Edition)

by Mary Wollstonecraft

<b>Vintage Feminism- classic feminist texts in short form</b>WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ZOE WILLIAMS<b> ...

ISBN: 9781784870393

Binding: Paperback


A Week At The Airport

A Heathrow Diary

by Alain de Botton

We all spend longer than we would like waiting around in airports, but we rarely discover anything about our fellow travellers or those who work there. In the summer of 2009, however, Alain de Botton was given unprecedented, unrestricted access

ISBN: 9781743153918

Binding: CD-Audio

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