1131 books (57 pages) in this category

Ancient Philosophy

Essential Readings with Commentary

by Nick Smith

Part of <b>The Blackwell Readings in Philosophy Series,</b> this survey of ancient philosophy explores the scope of ancient philosophy, focusing on the key philosophers and their texts, examining how the foundations of philosophy as we know it ...

ISBN: 9781405135634

Binding: Paperback


Ancient Philosophy: A Beginner's Guide

by William J. Prior

Before Socrates, philosophers sought explanations for naturally-occurring phenomena from earthquakes and eclipses to the existence of the entire cosmos. But the Socratic era saw a great shift towards questions much closer to the human ...

ISBN: 9781780743417

Binding: Paperback


Ancient Rhetoric: From Aristotle to Philostratus

by thomas habinek

Classical rhetoric is one of the earliest versions of what is today known as media studies. It was absolutely crucial to life in the ancient world, whether in the courtroom, the legislature or on ceremonial occasions, and was described as either

ISBN: 9780141392646

Binding: Paperback


Angels in Mourning

Sublime Madness, Ennui and Melancholy in Modern Thought

by Roger Bartra

<div>Sublime madness and ennui - melancholy, a condition of imbalance, chaotic and desolate, and a keystone of modern Western thought. In <i>Angels in Mourning</i>, Roger Bartra explores how three lucid European thinkers - Immanuel Kant, Max ...

ISBN: 9781780239729

Binding: Hardback


Anger and Forgiveness

Resentment, Generosity, and Justice

by Martha C. Nussbaum

ISBN: 9780199335879

Binding: Hardback



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. ...

ISBN: 9780571325245

Binding: Paperback


Another Science is Possible

A Manifesto for Slow Science

by Isabelle Stengers

ISBN: 9781509521814

Binding: Paperback


Anti-Badiou: The Introduction of Maoism into Philosophy

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 ...

ISBN: 9781350009080

Binding: Paperback



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 ...

ISBN: 9781743104460

Binding: CD-Extra

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"In truth there was only one Christian, and he died on the cross," declares Friedrich Nietzsche in this famous attack on Christianity and organised religion. A deep exploration and repudiation of Christian symbolism and morality, The Antichrist ...

ISBN: 9780486826660

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781743104477

Binding: CD-Extra

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Aquinas: Basic Works

Basic Works

by Thomas Aquinas

<p> <p>Drawn from a wide range of writings and featuring state-of-the-art translations,<i> Basic Works</i> offers&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.45em;">convenient access to Thomas Aquinas? most important discussions of nature, being and ...

ISBN: 9781624661242

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Architecture Of Happiness, The

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 ...

ISBN: 9780241970058

Binding: Paperback


Arduino For Dummies

by John Nussey

ISBN: 9781119489542

Binding: Paperback




by Aristotle

<p><p><i>The Physics</i>&nbsp;is a foundational work of western philosophy, and the crucial one for understanding Aristotle?s views on matter, form, essence, causation, movement, space, and time. This richly annotated, scrupulously accurate, and

ISBN: 9781624666919

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Art of Reading, The

by Damon Young

We are not born readers, we learn to turn words into worlds. But why is fine writing lauded while excellent reading is ignored?<br><br>In <i>The Art of Reading</i>, philosopher Damon Young reveals the pleasures of this intimate pursuit through a

ISBN: 9780522867602

Binding: Paperback


Arthur Schopenhauer

by Peter B. Lewis

Arthur Schopenhauer devoted his adult life to the articulation of a philosophy for the world, a philosophy that would benefit mankind by providing a solution to the riddle of existence. Often considered a thoroughgoing pessimist, Schopenhauer in

ISBN: 9781780230214

Binding: Paperback


Artificial Intelligence

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 ...

ISBN: 9780631183853

Binding: Paperback



A Theory

by Aaron James

ISBN: 9781857886108

Binding: Paperback


At The Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails

by Sarah Bakewell

<b>Shortlisted for the PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize</b><BR><b></b> <BR><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 ...

ISBN: 9780099554882

Binding: Paperback