926 books (47 pages) in this category

A Kind Of Light

by Sheila Mitchell

Written in 1987 and recently discovered by his widow, H.R.F. Keating's A Kind of Light is an homage to Joseph Conrad, a writer he greatly admired. It is from that author's Heart of Darkness that the title is taken. Conrad's African jungle is the

ISBN: 9781489379825

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A New History of Western Philosophy

by Anthony Kenny

This book is no less than a guide to the whole of Western philosophy--the ideas that have undergirded our civilization for two-and-a-half thousand years. Anthony Kenny tells the story of philosophy from ancient Greece through the Middle Ages and

ISBN: 9780199656493

Binding: Paperback

$42.95

A Philosophy of Freedom

by Lars Svendsen

What is human freedom, and what are the main threats to it today? These questions and more are discussed in Lars Svendsens comprehensive investigation of the nature of freedom in contemporary society. Our behaviours, thoughts and ...

ISBN: 9781780233703

Binding: Hardback

$62.99

A Philosophy of Tragedy

by Christopher Hamilton

A Philosophy of Tragedy explores the tragic condition of humanity in the modern age. Christopher Hamilton draws as much on literature as he does on philosophy, including the tragic theatre, and does not simply propose an account of our tragic ...

ISBN: 9781780235899

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$37.99

A Practical Companion to Ethics

by Anthony Weston

ISBN: 9780199730582

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$30.95

A Sneetch Is a Sneetch and Other Philosophical Discoveries

Finding Wisdom in Children's Literature

by Thomas E. Wartenberg

Taking Picture Books Seriously: What can we learn about philosophy through children's books? This warm and charming volume casts a spell on adult readers as it unveils the surprisingly profound philosophical wisdom contained in children's ...

ISBN: 9780470656839

Binding: Paperback

$31.95

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Vintage Feminism Short Edition)

by Mary Wollstonecraft

"Vintage Feminism- classic feminist texts in short form WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ZOE WILLIAMS The term feminism did not yet exist when Mary Wollstonecraft wrote this book, but it was the first great piece of feminist writing. In these pages you ...

ISBN: 9781784870393

Binding: Paperback

$12.99

A Walk In The Woods

The World's Funniest Travel Writer Takes a Hike

by William Roberts

In the company of his friend Stephen Katz (last seen in the bestselling Neither Here nor There), Bill Bryson set off to hike the Appalachian Trail, the longest continuous footpath in the world. Ahead lay almost 2,200 miles of remote mountain ...

ISBN: 9781489360540

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A Walk In The Woods

The World's Funniest Travel Writer Takes a Hike

by William Roberts

In the company of his friend Stephen Katz (last seen in the bestselling Neither Here nor There), Bill Bryson set off to hike the Appalachian Trail, the longest continuous footpath in the world. Ahead lay almost 2,200 miles of remote mountain ...

ISBN: 9781489360557

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A Week At The Airport

A Heathrow Diary

by Nicholas Bell

We all spend longer than we would like waiting around in airports, but we rarely discover anything about our fellow travellers or those who work there. In the summer of 2009, however, Alain de Botton was given unprecedented, unrestricted access ...

ISBN: 9781743153918

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A Week At The Airport

A Heathrow Diary

by Nicholas Bell

We all spend longer than we would like waiting around in airports, but we rarely discover anything about our fellow travellers or those who work there. In the summer of 2009, however, Alain de Botton was given unprecedented, unrestricted access ...

ISBN: 9781743153925

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A Week at the Airport

A Heathrow Diary

by Alain de Botton

An uplifting and unique journey through the days and nights of the UK's largest airport. ...

ISBN: 9781846683596

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

A Workbook for Arguments, Second Edition

A Complete Course in Critical Thinking

by David R. Morrow

A Workbook for Arguments builds on Anthony Weston's A Rulebook for Arguments to provide a complete textbook for a course in critical thinking or informal logic. The second edition additions: Updated and improved homework exercises to ensure

ISBN: 9781624664274

Binding: Paperback

$47.00

Adorno and the Ends of Philosophy

by Andrew Bowie

Theodor Adorno’s reputation as a cultural critic has been well-established for some time, but his status as a philosopher remains unclear. In Adorno and the Ends of Philosophy Andrew Bowie seeks to establish what Adorno can contribute to ...

ISBN: 9780745671598

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$39.95

Aesthetic Theory

by Theodor W Adorno

Theodor Adorno (1903-69) was undoubtedly the foremost thinker of the Frankfurt School, the influential group of German thinkers that fled to the US in the 1930s, including such thinkers as Herbert Marcuse and Max Horkheimer. His work has proved ...

ISBN: 9781780936598

Binding: Paperback

$29.99

Aesthetics

by Andrea Powell

What is art? Why do we find some things beautiful but not others? Is it wrong to share MP3s? These are just some of the questions explored by aesthetics, the philosophy of art. In this sweeping introduction, Charles Taliaferro skilfully guides ...

ISBN: 9781743104422

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Aesthetics - a Comprehensive Anthology

by Steven M. Cahn

From Plato's Ion to works by contemporary philosophers, this anthology showcases classic texts to illuminate the development of philosophical thought about art and the aesthetic. This volume is the most comprehensive collection of readings on ...

ISBN: 9781405154352

Binding: Paperback

$64.95

After Virtue

by Alasdair MacIntyre

Highly controversial when it was first published in 1981, Alasdair MacIntyre's After Virtue has since established itself as a landmark work in contemporary moral philosophy. In this book, MacIntyre sought to address a crisis in moral language ...

ISBN: 9781780936253

Binding: Paperback

$29.99

Against Epistemology - a Metacritique

by Theodor W. Adorno

This classic book by Theodor W. Adorno anticipates many of the themes that have since become common in contemporary philosophy: the critique of foundationalism, the illusions of idealism and the end of epistemology. It also foreshadows many of ...

ISBN: 9780745665382

Binding: Paperback

$33.95

Agamben

by Claire Colebrook

Until recently, "continental" philosophy has been tied either to the German tradition of phenomenology or to French post-structuralist concerns with the conditions of language and textuality. Giorgio Agamben draws upon and departs from both ...

ISBN: 9780745653112

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$37.95