379 books (19 pages) in this category
A History of Walking
by Rebecca Solnit
A profound and meandering modern classic about the historical, political and philosophical paths traced by walkers, their routes and the act of walking. ...
by John Berger
Based on the BBC television series, John Berger's <i>Ways of Seeing </i>is a unique look at the way we view art, published as part of the <i>Penguin on Design </i>series in Penguin Modern Classics.'Seeing comes before words. The child looks and ...
If You Go Looking for the Truth, Get the Whole Thing
by William Irwin
<p>“We can’t define consciousness because consciousness does not exist. Humans fancy that there’s something special about the way we perceive the world, and yet we live in loops as tight and as closed as the hosts do, seldom ...
by Simon Blackburn
by Stephen Hetherington
<p>Epistemology is the philosophical study of knowledge. Epistemologists seek to understand knowledge’s nature and availability. What is knowledge? There are competing theories. Can we really have knowledge? Challenges abound.</p> <p>In ...
The Search for the Best Way to Live
by A.C. Grayling
by Mary Midgley
Why should anybody take an interest in philosophy? Is it just another detailed study like metallurgy? Or is it similar to history, literature and even religion- a study meant to do some personal good and influence our lives?<br> <br>In her last ...
And What It Could Be
by Carrie Jenkins
How the greatest philosophers would solve your everyday problems
by Marcus Weeks
by Markus Gabriel
<p>Where do we come from? Are we merely a cluster of elementary particles in a gigantic world receptacle? And what does it all mean?</p> <p>In this highly original new book, the philosopher Markus Gabriel challenges our notion of what exists ...
Psychology in a Nutshell
by Joel Levy
<DIV><DIV><DIV><DIV><P>Can you really tell a criminal by the bumps on his head? What does a memory look like? Can a machine think? Why are some people shy? Is it better not to feel so much? These are some of the many questions that have troubled
Psychology in a Nutshell
by Alain Stephen
<DIV><DIV><DIV><DIV><P>Have you ever found yourself alone with your thoughts? Have you ever been asked if the glass is half full or half empty? Do you wonder what true happiness is or how to attain it? Or maybe nothing really matters if ...
The Ethics of Secrecy and Exposure
by Christian Cotton
<div>WikiLeaks is famous — or infamous — for publishing secret material, including classified government documents, confidential videos and emails, and information leaked by whistleblowers, some of them anonymous, others revealing their ...
by FREDERICH NIETZSCHE
Throughout his career, 19th-century philosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche explored the concept of the will to power, interpreting it variously as a psychological, biological, and metaphysical principle. This posthumously published volume ...
A History of Philosophy in English
by Jonathan Ree
In <i>Witcraft </i>Jonathan Ree offers compelling intellectual portraits of celebrated British and American philosophers such as Locke, Hume, Emerson, Mill and James. But he also does much more. He draws attention to the philosophical work of ...
The 20 Big Questions in Ethics
by Julian Baggini
by Alain Badiou; Bruno Bosteels
Alain Badiou takes on the standard bearer of the "linguistic turn" in modern philosophy, and anatomizes the "anti-philosophy" of Ludwig Wittgenstein, in his <i>Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus</i>. Addressing the crucial moment where Wittgenstein ...
by Mary Beard
Mary Beard's feminist manifesto. ...
An Introduction to the History and Philosophy of Science
by Richard DeWitt