379 books (19 pages) in this category

Philosophy of Modern Music

by Theodor W. Adorno

In this classic work of music theory Adorno critiques two major composers, Arnold Schoenberg and Igor Stravinsky, who he presents as dialectically opposed to one another in terms of their musical styles, techniques and directions. Adorno's ...

ISBN: 9781474288866

Binding: Paperback

$32.99

Philosophy of Religion

A Very Short Introduction

by Tim Bayne

ISBN: 9780198754961

Binding: Paperback

$16.95

Philosophy of Science

A Very Short Introduction

by Samir Okasha

ISBN: 9780198745587

Binding: Paperback

$16.95

Philosophy of Walking

by Frederic Gros

In A Philosophy of Walking, Frederic Gros charts the many different ways we get from A to B--he proposed that this most mundane of daily chores is also one of the most profound. As he looks at the many ways we put one foot in front of the other,

ISBN: 9781781688373

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

Philosophy: All That Matters

by Julian Baggini

ISBN: 9781444155839

Binding: Paperback

$20.99

Philosophy: Theories and Great Thinkers

Great Thinkers and Great Theories

by David Papineau

<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">What does it mean for something to exist? What is truth? Are we free to choose how to think or act? What is consciousness? Is human cloning justifiable?</span><br></p><p>These are just some of the questions ...

ISBN: 9781627950466

Binding: Paperback

$27.99

Plato's Logic

by Tommi Hanhijarvi

ISBN: 9780761870890

Binding: Paperback

$54.99

Plato's Republic

A Ladybird Expert Book

by angie hobbes

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, <i>Plato's Republic</i> is an accessible, authoritative, and timely introduction to the influential dialogue that helped shape all Western literature and philosophy.<BR><BR>Written by distinguished ...

ISBN: 9780718188528

Binding: Hardback

$19.99

Pleasures And Sorrows Of Work, The

by Alain De Botton

Why do so many of us love or hate our work? How has it come to dominate our lives? And what should we do about it? Work makes us. Without it we are at a loss; in work we hope to have a measure of control over our lives. Yet for many of us, ...

ISBN: 9780141027913

Binding: Paperback

$27.99

Pocket Oracle And Art Of Prudence, The

by Balthasar Gracian

<b><i>'No one is born complete; perfect yourself and your activities day by day until you become a truly consummate being, your talents and your qualities all perfected'</i></b> Written over 350 years ago, The Pocket Oracle and Art of Prudence

ISBN: 9780141442457

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

Poetics

by Aristotle

In his near-contemporary account of classical Greek tragedy, Aristotle examines the dramatic elements of plot, character, language and spectacle that combine to produce pity and fear in the audience, and asks why we derive pleasure from this ...

ISBN: 9780140446364

Binding: Paperback

$16.99

Poetics (Janko Edition)

by Aristophanes

<p>Richard Janko’s acclaimed translation of Aristotle’s&nbsp;<em>Poetics</em>&nbsp;is accompanied by the most comprehensive commentary available in English that does not presume knowledge of the original Greek. Two other unique features are ...

ISBN: 9780872200333

Binding: Paperback

$24.95

Political Philosophy

The Essential Texts

by Steven Cahn

ISBN: 9780190201081

Binding: Paperback

$101.95

Ponderables, The Brain

An Illustrated History of Neuroscience

by Tom Jackson

<p>Here is the essential guide to the human brain, an authoritative reference book and timeline that&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.45em;">examines the one point four kilos of matter inside our heads that does all our thinking for ...

ISBN: 9780985323080

Binding: Hardback

$29.99

Prince and Other Writings

by Niccolo Machiavelli

&#8220;If an injury has to be done to a man, it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.&#8221;-Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince One of the foremost examples of modern philosophy, Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince is notorious ...

ISBN: 9781626860612

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

Prince, The

by Niccolo;Parks, Tim Machiavelli

Niccol Machiavelli's brutally uncompromising manual of statecraft, <i>The Prince</i> is translated and edited with an introduction by Tim Parks in Penguin Classics.As a diplomat in turbulent fifteenth-century Florence, Niccol Machiavelli knew ...

ISBN: 9780141395876

Binding: Hardback

$22.99

Prince, The

by Niccolo;Parks, Tim Machiavelli

<b><i>'If a ruler wants to survive, he must learn to stop being good'</i></b> As a diplomat in turbulent fifteenth-century Florence, Niccol&#242; Machiavelli (1469 - 1527) knew how quickly political fortunes could rise and fall. The ...

ISBN: 9780141442259

Binding: Paperback

$14.99

Reading Philosophy

Selected Texts with a Method for Beginners

by Samuel Guttenplan

This flexible introductory textbook explores several key themes in philosophy, and helps the reader learn to engage with the key arguments by introducing and analysing a selection of classic readings. <br /> <ul> <li style="list-style: none"><br

ISBN: 9780631234388

Binding: Paperback

$45.95

Reading Philosophy of Religion

by Graham Oppy

<i>Reading Philosophy of Religion</i> combines a diverse selection of classical and contemporary texts in philosophy of religion with insightful commentaries. <ul type="disc"> <li>Offers a unique presentation through a combination of text ...

ISBN: 9781405170819

Binding: Paperback

$52.95

Religion For Atheists

by Alain De Botton

All of us, whether religious, agnostic or atheist, are searching for meaning. And in this wise and life-affirming book, non-believer Alain de Botton both rejects the supernatural claims of religion and points out just how many good ideas they ...

ISBN: 9780141046310

Binding: Paperback

$27.99