896 books (45 pages) in this category

A Good Life

Philosophy from Cradle to Grave

by Mark Rowlands

From the bestselling author of <i>The Philosopher and the Wolf</i> comes a gripping and provocative story of one man's life through a philosophical lens. ...

ISBN: 9781847089526

Binding: Paperback

$29.99

A History of Western Thought

by Stephen Trombley

Outlines the 2,500-year history of European ideas from the philosophers of Classical Antiquity to the thinkers of today. ...

ISBN: 9780857898746

Binding: Paperback

$22.99

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

$42.95

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

$62.99

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

$32.99

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

$37.99

A Practical Companion to Ethics

by Anthony Weston

ISBN: 9780199730582

Binding: Paperback

$30.95

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

$31.95

A Week At The Airport

A Heathrow Diary

by Nicholas Bell

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

Audio Book
$19.95

A Week At The Airport

A Heathrow Diary

by Nicholas Bell

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: 9781743153925

Binding: CD-Extra

Audio Book
$14.95

A Week at the Airport

A Heathrow Diary

by Alain de Botton

An uplifting and unique journey through the days and nights of the UK's largest airport. ...

ISBN: 9781846683596

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

Adorno and the Ends of Philosophy

by Andrew Bowie

Theodor Adorno&rsquo;s reputation as a cultural critic has been well-established for some time, but his status as a philosopher remains unclear. In <i>Adorno and the Ends of Philosophy</i> Andrew Bowie seeks to establish what Adorno can ...

ISBN: 9780745671598

Binding: Paperback

$39.95

Advances

by Jacques Derrida

<p>Originally published in 1995,&nbsp;<i>Advances</i>&nbsp;was written by Jacques Derrida as a long foreword to a book by one of his most promising former students, the philosopher Serge Margel’s&nbsp;<i>Le Tombeau du Dieu Artisan</i>&nbsp;(The ...

ISBN: 9781517904265

Binding: Paperback

$29.99

Aesthetics

by Theodor W. Adorno

<p>This volume of lectures on aesthetics, given by Adorno in the winter semester of 1958/59, formed the foundation for his later text <i>Aesthetic Theory</i>, widely regarded as one of Adorno&rsquo;s greatest works. <br /> <br /> The lectures ...

ISBN: 9780745679402

Binding: Paperback

$42.95

Aesthetics

by Andrea Powell

What is art? Why do we find some things beautiful but not others? Is it wrong to share MP3s? These are just some of the questions explored by aesthetics, the philosophy of art. In this sweeping introduction, Charles Taliaferro skilfully guides

ISBN: 9781743104422

Binding: CD-Extra

Audio Book
$24.95

Aesthetics - a Comprehensive Anthology

by Steven M. Cahn

From Plato's <i>Ion</i> to works by contemporary philosophers, this anthology showcases classic texts to illuminate the development of philosophical thought about art and the aesthetic. This volume is the most comprehensive collection of ...

ISBN: 9781405154352

Binding: Paperback

$64.95

Aesthetics of Ugliness

by Karl Rosenkranz

In this key text in the history of art and aesthetics, Karl Rosenkranz shows ugliness to be the negation of beauty without being reducible to evil, materiality, or other negative terms used it 's conventional condemnation. This insistence on ...

ISBN: 9781350022928

Binding: Paperback

$39.99

Agamben

by Claire Colebrook

<p>Until recently, "continental" philosophy has been tied either to the German tradition of phenomenology or to French post-structuralist concerns with the conditions of language and textuality. Giorgio Agamben draws upon and departs from both ...

ISBN: 9780745653112

Binding: Paperback

$37.95

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

Binding: Paperback

$27.99

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

Binding: Paperback

$26.95