373 books (19 pages) in this category

On Being Awesome: A Unified Theory of How Not to Suck

by Nick Riggle

In this engaging, fun, and astute investigation of a thoroughly contemporary condition, philosopher and former pro skater Nick Riggle argues that our collective interest in being awesome (and not sucking) marks a new era in American culture, one

ISBN: 9780143130901

Binding: Hardback


On Certainty

by Ludwig Wittgenstein

Written over the last 18 months of his life and inspired by his interest in G. E. Moore?s defence of common sense, this much discussed volume collects Wittgenstein?s reflections on knowledge and certainty, on what it is to know a proposition for

ISBN: 9780631169406

Binding: Paperback


On Friendship

by Alexander Nehamas

ISBN: 9780465082926

Binding: Hardback


On Listening

by Martin Flanagan

If you're quiet enough, quiet as a tree, people will camp beneath your branches and tell you stories you would never otherwise hear. Martin Flanagan shares how listening has been an essential part of his life from when he started hitchhiking at ...

ISBN: 9780143782544

Binding: Paperback


On Living And Dying Well

by Cicero

'They might as well take the sun from the heavens when they take friendship from life! The immortal gods have given us nothing better or more enjoyable than friendship' In the first century BC, Marcus Tullius Cicero, orator, statesman, ...

ISBN: 9780140455564

Binding: Paperback


On Photography

by Susan Sontag

<b>Susan Sontag's <i>On Photography</i> is a seminal and groundbreaking work on the subject.</b><b></b>Susan Sontag's groundbreaking critique of photography asks forceful questions about the moral and aesthetic issues surrounding this art form. ...

ISBN: 9780141035789

Binding: Paperback


On The Aesthetic Education Of Man

by Friedrich Schiller

<b>'Man defines himself by his deeds - and what kind of image of man do we see in the mirror of our present times?' </b><BR>The poet and dramatist Friedrich Schiller was also a profound philosopher, who described his work <i>On the Aesthetic ...

ISBN: 9780141396965

Binding: Paperback


On the Plurality of Worlds

by David Lewis

This book is a defense of modal realism; the thesis that our world is but one of a plurality of worlds, and that the individuals that inhabit our world are only a few out of all the inhabitants of all the worlds. Lewis argues that the ...

ISBN: 9780631224266

Binding: Paperback


On What Matters

Volume Three

by Derek Parfit

Derek Parfit presents the third volume of On What Matters, his landmark work of moral philosophy. Parfit develops further his influential treatment of reasons, normativity, the meaning of moral discourse, and the status of morality. He engages ...

ISBN: 9780198778608

Binding: Hardback


Once Upon a Time: Essays in the Philosophy of Literature

by Peter Kivy

ISBN: 9781786607355

Binding: Paperback


Peace and Security: Implications for Women

by Porter Elisabeth & Mundkur Anuradha

What is being done in conflict-affected countries to advance women's participation in peace processes and decision-making? In <i>Peace and Security- Implications for women </i>the authors combine a broad overview with specific local knowledge

ISBN: 9780702249228

Binding: Paperback



by Hill Barry

ISBN: 9780702253256

Binding: Hardback


Penguin Books Great Ideas

by Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche was one of the most revolutionary thinkers in Western philosophy. Here he sets out his subversive views in a series of aphorisms on subjects ranging from art to arrogance, boredom to passion, science to vanity, rejecting ...

ISBN: 9780141036687

Binding: Paperback



An Introduction

by Stephan Kaufer

<p>This comprehensive new book introduces the core history of phenomenology and assesses its relevance to contemporary psychology, philosophy of mind, and cognitive science. From critiques of artificial intelligence research programs to ...

ISBN: 9780745651484

Binding: Paperback


Phenomenology of Spirit

by G. W. F. Hegel

ISBN: 9780198245971

Binding: Paperback


Philosopher of the Heart

The Restless Life of Soren Kierkegaard

by Clare Carlisle

S ren Kierkegaard is one of the most passionate and challenging of all modern philosophers, and is often regarded as the founder of existentialism. Over about a decade in the 1840s and 1850s, writings poured from his pen pursuing the question of

ISBN: 9780241283585

Binding: Hardback



Their Lives and Works

by DK

From Confucius and Plato to Karl Marx and Noam Chomsky, this book brings<BR>together more than 100 illustrated biographies of the world's great philosophers.<BR><BR>Introduced with a stunning portrait of each featured philosopher, the ...

ISBN: 9781465482037

Binding: Hardback


Philosophers Take On the World

by David Edmonds

Every day the news shows us provoking stories about what's going on in the world, about events which raise moral questions and problems. In Philosophers Take On the World a team of philosophers get to grips with a variety of these ...

ISBN: 9780198753728

Binding: Hardback


Philosophical Enquiry Into The Sublime And Beautiful, A

by Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke was one of the foremost philosophers of the eighteenth century and wrote widely on aesthetics, politics and society. In this landmark work, he propounds his theory that the sublime and the beautiful should be regarded as distinct ...

ISBN: 9780140436259

Binding: Paperback


Philosophical Introductions

Five Approaches to Communicative Reason

by Jürgen Habermas

<p>On the occasion of Habermas&rsquo;s 80th birthday, the German publisher Suhrkamp brought out five volumes of Habermas&rsquo;s papers that spanned the full range of his philosophical thought, from the theory of rationality to the critique of ...

ISBN: 9781509506712

Binding: Hardback