1131 books (57 pages) in this category
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 Christopher Zurn
<p>With his insightful and wide-ranging theory of recognition, Axel Honneth has decisively reshaped the Frankfurt School tradition of critical social theory. Combining insights from philosophy, sociology, psychology, history, political economy, ...
100 of the Most Important Fallacies in Western Philosophy
by Robert Arp
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 ...
Mission Accomplished or Mission Frakked Up?
by Josef Steiff
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 ...
Epigenesis and Rationality
by Catherine Malabou
Is contemporary continental philosophy making a break with Kant? The structures of knowledge, taken for granted since Kant s Critique of Pure Reason, are now being called into question: the finitude of the subject, the phenomenal given, a priori
by Lewis Vaughn
by Alain Badiou
Since the book's first publication in 1988, Alain Badiou's Being and Event has established itself of one of the most important and controversial works in contemporary philosophy and its author as one of the most influential thinkers of our time.
by Martin Heidegger
A knowledge of Heidegger's <i>Sein und Zeit</i> is essential for anyone who wishes to understand a great deal of recent continental work in theology as well as philosophy. Yet until this translation first appeared in 1962, this fundamental work ...
by Jacques Ranciere
<p><br>From "Almanac of Fall" (1984) to "The Turin Horse "(2011), renowned Hungarian filmmaker Bela Tarr has followed the collapse of the communist promise. The "time after" is the time when we are less interested in histories and their ...
by Daniel E. Flage
Irish philosopher George Bishop Berkeley was one of the greatest philosophers of the early modern period. Along with David Hume and John Locke he is considered one of the fathers of British Empiricism. Berkeley is a clear, concise, and ...
by Jürgen Habermas
Two countervailing trends mark the intellectual tenor of our age ? the spread of naturalistic worldviews and religious orthodoxies. Advances in biogenetics, brain research, and robotics are clearing the way for the penetration of an objective ...
by Holloway Richard
Provocative, wide-ranging and full of wisdom, <i>Between the Monster and the Saint</i> is a brilliant book about our place in the world. Being human isn't easy. We might think that consciousness and free will give us control over our lives but ...
by Hugh Mackay
<b>What do people actually mean when they say 'God'?</b> Around two-thirds of us say we believe in God or some 'higher power', but fewer than one in ten Australians attend church weekly. In <b><i>Beyond Belief</i></b>, Hugh Mackay presents this
by Vincent Ruggiero
by Friedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche's <i>Beyond Good and Evil </i>is translated from the German by R.J. Hollingdale with an introduction by Michael Tanner in Penguin Classics.<BR><i>Beyond Good and Evil</i> confirmed Nietzsche's position as the towering ...