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A Manifesto for Slow Science
by Isabelle Stengers
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 Gilles;Guattari, Felix Deleuze
The collaboration of the philosopher Gilles Deleuze and the psychoanalyst Felix Guattari has been one of the most profoundly influential partnerships in contemporary thought. Anti-Oedipus is the first part of their masterpiece, Capitalism and ...
by Simon Tormey
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 Edward Feser
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 Thomas Aquinas
<p> <p>Drawn from a wide range of writings and featuring state-of-the-art translations,<i> Basic Works</i> offers <span style="line-height: 1.45em;">convenient access to Thomas Aquinas’ most important discussions of nature, being and ...
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
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 ...
A Philosophical Introduction
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
by Sarah Bakewell
<b>Shortlisted for the PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize</b><b></b> <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 ...
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 Chris Sciabarra
Thinking Outside the Batter's Box
by Eric Bronson
<div>William Irwin has taken philosophy out of the academy and put it on the bestseller list. The series has been featured in The New York Times and People, and on NPR's All Things Considered. Now philosophy finds its real home — in the ...
The Dark Knight of the Soul
by William Irwin
Why doesn't Batman just kill the Joker and end everyone's misery?<br /> <br /> Can we hold the Joker morally responsible for his actions?<br /> <br /> Is Batman better than Superman?<br /> <br /> If everyone followed Batman's example,<br /> <br ...
Badass or Boyscout?
by Nicolas Michaud
<p>Batman or Superman? Which of these heroic figures is morally superior? Which is more dramatically effective? Which is more democratic? Which shows us the better way to fight crime? In <i>Batman, Superman, and Philosophy</i>, 26 ...
170 Ways to Transform Your Day
by Patrick Lindsay
Patrick Lindsay reminds us that all power is in the present moment. Even small changes today can have an immediate, transformative impact on your life - and you are the vehicle for this change. Be Happy draws together timeless wisdom and ...