1033 books (52 pages) in this category
by David Brooks
<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">Four essays, three on the philosopher Jacques Derrida, </span><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">whose writings have so influenced our time (one on his </span><span style="line-height: ...
by Harry M Bracken
The father of modern philosophy, Descartes is still one of the most widely discussed philosophers today. Putting rationalism above all else, he sought to base all knowledge of the world on a single idea: ‘I think, therefore I am’. This ...Audio Book
by Bruno Munari
Bruno Munari was among the most inspirational designers of all time, described by Picasso as 'the new Leonardo'. Munari insisted that design be beautiful, functional and accessible, and this enlightening and highly entertaining book sets out his
by David Hildebrand
An icon of philosophy and psychology during the first half of the 20th century and the author of over forty books across a range of topics, Dewey is known as the father of functional psychology and a pivotal figure of the pragmatist movement, asAudio Book
by Davide Hildebrand
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by Gilles Deleuze
Since its publication in 1968, <i>Difference and Repetition</i>, an exposition of the critique of identity, has come to be considered a contemporary classic in philosophy and one of Gilles Deleuze's most important works. The text follows the ...
by Michel Foucault
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by Rene Descartes
Descartes' <i>Discourse on Method</i> has long been regarded as a seminal contribution to modern philosophy. We can now see that it is also one of the key texts in the 'scientific revolution' of the seventeenth century. Rene Descartes ...
by Rene Descartes
René Descartes was a central figure in the scientific revolution of the seventeenth century. In his Discourse on Method he outlined the contrast between mathematics and experimental sciences, and the extent to which each one can achieve ...
by Glenn Ward
Reality Is Not What It Seems
by Nicolas Michaud
<p><p>In Discworld, unlike our own frustrating Roundworld, everything makes sense. The world is held up by elephants <span style="line-height: 1.45em;">standing on the back of a swimming turtle who knows where he’s going, the sun goes round
by Slavoj Zizek
The concept of disparity has long been a topic of obsession and argument for philosophers but Slavoj Zizek would argue that what disparity and negativity could mean, might mean and should mean for us and our lives has never been more hotly ...
Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) is one of the best known 20th century philosophers and is regarded as the founder of the Deconstruction movement. His work continues to be hugely influential across the humanities and social sciences and his impact on
by Battista edited by Emiliano Battista
<i>Dissenting Words</i> is a lively and engaging collection of interviews that span the length of Jacques Ranci re 's trajectory, from the critique of Althusserian Marxism and the work on proletarian thinking in the nineteenth century to the ...
by Mari Ruti
Distilling into concise and focused formulations many of the main ideas that Mari Ruti has sought to articulate throughout her writing career, this book reflects on the general state of contemporary theory as it relates to posthumanist ethics, ...
The Factions of Life
by Courtland Lewis
<p>Courtland Lewis has scoured the planet to bring together the most talented faction members, factionless, and even a few from the Bureau to discuss the philosophy of <i>Divergent</i>.<br><br><i>Divergent and Philosophy</i> begins by ...
by Peter Dietsch
100 Ways of Spotting Spin and Nonsense from the Media, Celebrities and Politicians
by Julian Baggini
Banish bad arguments and woolly rhetoric! More addictive mental work-outs from the author of the bestselling The Pig that Wants to be Eaten. ...