373 books (19 pages) in this category



"All men by nature are actuated with the desire of knowledge," declared Aristotle. The philosopher's works are foundational to the history of science, and his treatise on metaphysics, or "first philosophy," is divided into sections of previous ...

ISBN: 9780486817491

Binding: Paperback



The Big Questions

by Peter van Inwagen

This extensively revised and expanded edition of van Inwagen and Zimmerman?s popular collection of readings in metaphysics now features twenty-two additional selections, new sections on existence and reality, and an updated editorial commentary.

ISBN: 9781405125864

Binding: Paperback


Metaphysics, The

by Aristotle

In <i>The Metaphysics</i>, Aristotle laid the foundations for one of the central branches of Western philosophy. Aristotle was always passionately interested in natural phenomena. Yet when he joined Plato's Academy as a 17-year-old in the ...

ISBN: 9780140446197

Binding: Paperback


Michel Foucault's Archaeology of Western Culture: Toward a New Science of History (POD)

by Pamela Major-Poetzl

ISBN: 9780807897195

Binding: Paperback



Your Consciousness is What and Where?

by Ted Honderich

<p>This important new book tackles the great problem of philosophy of mind. Honderich proposes to entirely replace all major competing general theories of consciousness with the theory of Actualism: a theory that rests on data that you share ...

ISBN: 9781780238210

Binding: Hardback


Modern Philosophy

An Anthology of Primary Sources

by Roger Ariew

The leading anthology of writings of the modern period, <i>Modern Philosophy</i> provides the key works of seven major philosophers, along with a rich selection of associated texts by other leading thinkers of the period, chosen to deepen the ...

ISBN: 9780872209787

Binding: Paperback


Modern Social Theory

An Introduction

by Austin Harrington

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the leading topics, theories, and debates in modern social theory. Fourteen chapters have been written by specialists in the field, providing up-to-date guidance on the full sweep of the modern ...

ISBN: 9780199255702

Binding: Paperback


Moral Tribes

Emotion, Reason and the Gap Between Us and Them

by Joshua Greene

'After two and a half millennia, it's rare to come across a genuinely new idea on the nature of morality, but in this book Josh Greene advances not one but several. <i>Moral Tribes</i> is a landmark in our understanding of morality and the moral

ISBN: 9781782393399

Binding: Paperback



An Essay on Love and Cruelty

by Jacqueline Rose

A daring and provocative book-length essay on the role of mothers in culture, history and the human heart. ...

ISBN: 9780571331444

Binding: Paperback


Naturally Late: Synchronization in Socially Constructed Times

by Will Johncock

ISBN: 9781786611932

Binding: Hardback


Nature Of Things, The

by Coralie Lucretius;Bickford-Smith

<b>One of a major new Classics series - books that have changed the history of thought, in sumptuous, clothbound hardbacks.</b>Lucretius' poem <i>On the Nature of Things</i> combines a scientific and philosophical treatise with some of the ...

ISBN: 9780141396903

Binding: Hardback


Nausea: Popular Penguins

by Jean-Paul Sartre

<i>Nausea</i> is both the story of the troubled life of a young writer, Antoine Roquentin, and an exposition of one of the most influential and significant philosophical attitudes of modern times - existentialism. The book chronicles his ...

ISBN: 9780141194844

Binding: Paperback


Nausea: With Introduction

by Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre's first published novel, <i>Nausea </i>is both an extended essay on existentialist ideals, and a profound fictional exploration of a man struggling to restore a sense of meaning to his life. This Penguin Modern Classics edition ...

ISBN: 9780141185491

Binding: Paperback



by Markus Gabriel

In this highly original book, Markus Gabriel offers an account of the human self that overcomes the deadlocks inherent in the standard positions of contemporary philosophy of mind. His view, Neo-Existentialism, is thoroughly anti-naturalist in ...

ISBN: 9781509532483

Binding: Paperback


News, The

by Alain De Botton

ISBN: 9780241972694

Binding: Paperback


Not Saved

Essays After Heidegger

by Peter Sloterdijk

<p>One can rightly say of Peter Sloterdijk that each of his essays and lectures is also an unwritten book. That is why the texts presented here, which sketch a philosophical physiognomy of Martin Heidegger, should also be characterized as a ...

ISBN: 9780745696997

Binding: Paperback


Not Working

Why We Have to Stop

by Josh Cohen

How inactivity works - and how it can be a necessary and creative condition for a life worth living. ...

ISBN: 9781783782055

Binding: Hardback


Now is the Time

170 Ways to Seize the Moment

by Patrick Lindsay

This collection of short reflections will remind you to live your passion, take time out, and expand your horizons. Each page suggests a way to be mindful ot the here and now, helping you to recall the value of taking action in the present-and ...

ISBN: 9781740666541

Binding: Hardback


Object-Oriented Ontology

by Graham Harman

What is reality, really?<br>Are humans more special or important than the non-human objects we perceive?<br>How does this change the way we understand the world?<br><br>We humans tend to believe that things are only real in as much as we ...

ISBN: 9780241269152

Binding: Paperback


Of The Social Contract And Other Political Writings

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Man was born free, and everywhere he is in chains.' These are the famous opening words of a treatise that has stirred vigorous debate ever since its first publication in 1762. Rejecting the view that anyone has a natural right to wield authority

ISBN: 9780141191751

Binding: Paperback