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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 ...
Learning to See
by George A. Dunn
<p>James Cameron?s critically acclaimed movie <i>Avatar</i> was nominated for nine Academy Awards and received countless accolades for its breath-taking visuals and use of 3D technology. But beyond its cinematic splendour, can <i>Avatar</i> also
by Christopher Zurn
<p>With his insightful and wide-ranging theory of recognition, Axel Honneth has decisively reshaped the Frankfurt School tradition of critical social theory. Combining insights from philosophy, sociology, psychology, history, political economy, ...
100 of the Most Important Fallacies in Western Philosophy
by Robert Arp
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
by Mark D. White
<p>Batman has been one of the world’s most beloved superheroes since his first appearance in <i>Detective Comics</i> #27 in 1939. Clad in his dark cowl and cape, he has captured the imagination of millions with his single-minded mission to
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 ...
Badass or Boyscout?
by Nicolas Michaud
<p>Batman or Superman? Which of these heroic figures is morally superior? Which is more dramatically effective? Which is more democratic? Which shows us the better way to fight crime? In <i>Batman, Superman, and Philosophy</i>, 26 ...
Mission Accomplished or Mission Frakked Up?
by Josef Steiff
170 Ways to Transform Your Day
by Patrick Lindsay
Patrick Lindsay reminds us that all power is in the present moment. Even small changes today can have an immediate, transformative impact on your life - and you are the vehicle for this change. Be Happy draws together timeless wisdom and ...
Epigenesis and Rationality
by Catherine Malabou
Is contemporary continental philosophy making a break with Kant? The structures of knowledge, taken for granted since Kant s Critique of Pure Reason, are now being called into question: the finitude of the subject, the phenomenal given, a priori
by Lewis Vaughn
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 Daniel E. Flage
Irish philosopher George Bishop Berkeley was one of the greatest philosophers of the early modern period. Along with David Hume and John Locke he is considered one of the fathers of British Empiricism. Berkeley is a clear, concise, and ...
by Jürgen Habermas
Two countervailing trends mark the intellectual tenor of our age ? the spread of naturalistic worldviews and religious orthodoxies. Advances in biogenetics, brain research, and robotics are clearing the way for the penetration of an objective ...
by Holloway Richard
Provocative, wide-ranging and full of wisdom, <i>Between the Monster and the Saint</i> is a brilliant book about our place in the world. Being human isn't easy. We might think that consciousness and free will give us control over our lives but ...
by Hugh Mackay
<b>What do people actually mean when they say 'God'?</b> Around two-thirds of us say we believe in God or some 'higher power', but fewer than one in ten Australians attend church weekly. In <b><i>Beyond Belief</i></b>, Hugh Mackay presents this
Prelude to A Philosophy of the Future
by Friedrich Nietzsche
Nietzsche's mature masterpiece, Beyond Good and Evil considers the origins and nature of Judeo-Christian morality; the end of philosophical dogmatism and beginning of perspectivism; the questionable virtues of science and scholarship; liberal ...
by Erich Fromm