373 books (19 pages) in this category
by Jean Baudrillard
What if the problems of modern society don't come from production, but rather consumption and the system of cultural signs? In this classic work from the defining intellectual of the postmodern, Jean Baudrillard, <i>For a Critique of the ...
Foucault on philosophy, power, and the sociology of knowledge: a concise introduction
by Paul Oliver
Food Ethics for Everyone
by Paul B. Thompson
Living Together in a World Transformed by Tech
by Jamie Susskind
Future Politics confronts one of the most important questions of our time: how will digital technology transform politics and society? Jamie Susskind argues that rapid and relentless innovation in a range of technologies - from artificial ...
Lessons in lasting happiness
by Anthony Gunn
The Big Ideas You Should Know
by Marcus Weeks
An Eternal Golden Braid
by Douglas Hofstadter
Keeping Religion Out of Ethics
by Richard Holloway
A fascinating exploration of human morality from the <i>Sunday Times</i> bestselling author of <i>Waiting for the Last Bus</i> and <i>Leaving Alexandria</i>. ...
Why Our Games Matter - And How Doping Undermines Them
by Thomas H. Murray
Why are fibreglass vaulting poles and hinged skates accepted in sport - while performance-enhancing drugs are forbidden? Are the rules that forbid them arbitrary? Should we level the playing field by allowing all competitors to use drugs that ...
by Plato .
Gorgias is about the struggle to overcome the temptations of worldly success and to concentrate on genuine morality. Platio attempts to establish that only morality can bring a person true happiness: this is one of his most widely read dialogues
by Stuart Jeffries
The Stoic writings of the philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into the art of living and the importance of reason and morality, and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and timeless wisdom. ...
Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They ...
by The School of Life
by Daniel Klein
Featuring Freud! Groucho Marx! Socrates! Lily Tomlin! Kierkegaard! Buddha! New Yorker cartoonists! Zombies! And of course, Heidegger! <br><br>Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein first made a name for themselves with the outrageously funny New York ...
by Antonio Cerella
by Mahon O'Brien
Together the poetry of Hesiod and Theognis offers a superb introduction to the life and thought of ancient Greece. Hesiod's Theogoney (c. 725 BCE) is a powerful creation myth- an epic, bloody tale of dark forces, sex and violence, tracing the ...
by Michel Foucault
Michel Foucault's <i>The Will to Knowledge</i> is the first part of his influential trilogy of books on the history of sexuality. He argues that the recent explosion of discussion about sex in the West means that, far from being liberated, we ...
by Johann Michel