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Resentment, Generosity, and Justice
by Martha C. Nussbaum
The Autobiography of a Female Body
by Sara Pascoe
A funny, feminist exploration of the female body by Fosters Comedy Award-nominated comedian Sara Pascoe. ...
by Francois Laruelle
This compelling and highly original book represents a confrontation between two of the most radical thinkers at work in France today- Alain Badiou and the author, Francois Laruelle.<br>At face value, the two have much in common- both espouse a ...
by Adrian Mulraney
Every aspect of the anti-capitalist world is covered in this helpful guide, from WOMBLES to Zapatistas, NGOs to environmentalism, Paris 1968 to Seattle, and beyond. Picking up where Naomi Klein left off, this is not so much a manifesto as a ...Audio Book
by Raymond Tallis
In this brilliant critique Raymond Tallis dismantles "Neuromania", arising out of the idea that we are reducible to our brains and "Darwinitis" according to which, since the brain is an evolved organ, we are entirely explicable within an ...
Philosophers and Food
by Michel Onfray
<p><i>Appetites for Thought</i> is <span style="line-height: 1.45em;">a quirky, off-beat take on philosophers and their palates, </span><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">tracing the food obsessions of philosophers from ...
by Adrian Mulraney
One of the most influential philosophers and theologians in the history of Western thought, St Thomas Aquinas established the foundations for much of modern philosophy of religion, and is famous for his arguments for the existence of God. In ...Audio Book
by Alain de Botton
In <i>The Architecture of Happiness</i>, bestselling author Alain de Botton explores one of our most intense but often hidden love affairs- with our houses and their furnishings. He asks- What makes a house truly beautiful? Why ...
1: Clouds, Wasps, Birds
They've Made a Huge Mistake
by William Irwin
<b>A smart philosophical look at the cult hit television show, <i>Arrested Development</i></b> <p><i>Arrested Development</i> earned six Emmy awards, a Golden Globe award, critical acclaim, and a loyal cult following and then it was canceled. ...
by Damon Young
"<p>We are not born readers, we learn to turn words into worlds. But why is fine writing lauded while excellent reading is ignored?</p><p>In <i>The Art of Reading</i>, philosopher Damon Young reveals the pleasures of this intimate pursuit ...
by Tina Chanter
Even those who take themselves to be breaking from tradition from the metaphysical tradition of philosophy, from grand narratives, neoliberalism or Eurocentrism can remain blindly attached to them. <i>Art, Politics and Ranci re- Broken ...
by Jack Copeland
Presupposing no familiarity with the technical concepts of either philosophy or computing, this clear introduction reviews the progress made in AI since the inception of the field in 1956. Copeland goes on to analyze what those working in AI ...
by Aaron James
The defining question of modern times now answered!<br><br> ...
by Sarah Bakewell
<b>Paris, near the turn of 1932-3.</b> Three young friends meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the rue Montparnasse. They are Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir and their friend Raymond Aron, who opens their eyes to a radical ...
by Robin Lane Fox
by David Ashford
The philosophy of Ayn Rand has had a role equal or greater than that of Milton Friedman or F.A. Hayek in shaping the contemporary neo-liberal consensus. Its impact was powerful on architects of Reaganomics such as Alan Greenspan, former Director
by Martin Seligman
"From the author of the international bestseller, <i>Learned Optimism</i>, comes a ground-breaking look at the nature of happiness and how everyone has the power to inject real joy into their lives. Martin E. Seligman is the international ...
by William Watkin
The first critical work to attempt the mammoth undertaking of reading Badiou 's <i>Being and Event</i> as part of a sequence has often surprising, occasionally controversial results. <br>Looking back on its publication Badiou declared- I had