489 books (25 pages) in this category
by Roman Krznaric
Influential popular philosopher Roman Krznaric argues our brains are wired for social connection- empathy is at the heart of who we are. It's an essential, transforming quality we must develop for the 21st Century.<br> <br> Through encounters ...
by Patricia Molina
by Lisa Baraitser
The ways in which we imagine and experience time are changing dramatically. Climate change, unending violent conflict, fraying material infrastructures, permanent debt and widening social inequalities mean that we no longer live with an ...
by John Robertson
Abridged with an introduction by John Dillon ...
by Arthur Schopenhauer
One of the greatest philosophers of the nineteenth century, Schopenhauer (1788-1860) believed that human action is determined not by reason but by 'will' - the blind and irrational desire for physical existence. This selection of his writings on
by Arthur;Bickford-Smith, Cor Schopenhauer
Schopenhauer believed that human action is determined not by reason but by 'will' - the blind and irrational desire for physical existence. These writings depict individuals struggling in a Godless world, in which art, morality and ...
by Martin Heidegger
Martin Heidegger is one of the most important and influential philosophers of the 20th Century. A major figure in the development of phenomenology, his work also profoundly influenced many of the intellectual movements that followed in his wake,
by Andrew Linzey
by Benedict Spinoza
Published shortly after his death, the Ethics is undoubtedly Spinoza's greatest work - an elegant, fully cohesive philosophical system that strives to provide a coherent picture of reality, and to comprehend the meaning of an ethical life. ...
by Peter Singer
In this book of brief essays, Singer applies his controversial ways of thinking to issues like climate change, extreme poverty, animals, abortion, euthanasia, human genetic selection, sports doping, the sale of kidneys, the ethics of high-priced
by Robert Doran
In <i>The Ethics of Theory</i>, Robert Doran offers the first broad assessment of the ethical challenges of Critical Theory across the humanities and social sciences, calling into question the sharp dichotomy typically drawn between the ...
by Hagi Kenaan
by Henri Lefebvre
Henri Lefebvre was one of the most significant and influential social theorists of the 20th century. His impressive body of work crosses multiple disciplines including sociology, philosophy, economics, politics and cultural studies. In ...
by Rene Girard
<i>Evolution and Conversion</i> explores the main tenets of Rene Girard's thought in a series of dialogues. Here, Girard reflects on the evolution of his thought and offers striking new insights on topics such as violence, religion, desire and ...
by James Miller
Before the good life was reduced to a bottle of Prozac, it was philosophers who offered answers to the most fundamental questions about who we are and how to live well. In Examined Lives, James Miller returns to this vibrant tradition with short
by Dominic Smith
A discussion of the rapidly growing field, from a thinker at the forefront of research at the interface of technology and the humanities, this is a must-read for anyone interested in contemporary developments in Continental philosophy and ...
by Gary Cox