373 books (19 pages) in this category
by Joanna Walsh
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. <br>During the breakdown of an unhappy marriage, writer Joanna Walsh got a job as a hotel reviewer, and began to gravitate towards places ...
Demystifying the key ideas of the world's greatest philosophers, and exploring all of the most important branches of thought including philosophy of science, philosophy of religion and feminist philosophy in a uniquely visual way, this book is ...
A Global History of Philosophy
by Julian Baggini
The first ever global overview of philosophy: how it developed around the world and impacted the cultures in which it flourished. ...
by Sara Maitland
In <b><i>How to Be Alone</i></b>, Sara Maitland asks how we have arrived in a culture that values individualism, personal autonomy, independence and fulfilment higher than ever before in human history - but at the same time is terrified of ...
by Gary Cox
The 10th anniversary edition of a witty classic about the philosophy of existentialism. It is also a genuine self-help book offering clear advice on how to live according to the principles of existentialism formulated by Nietzsche, Sartre, ...
The Possibility of Moral Enhancement
by John Harris
'How to be Good?' is the pre-eminent question for ethics, although one that philosophers and ethicists seldom address head on. Knowing how to be good, or perhaps (more modestly and more accurately) knowing how to go about trying to be good, and ...
by Tristan Gooley
This book is designed to transform the way readers experience the natural world and to encourage a reconnection with our environment. Tristan Gooley strives to reawaken our senses to help us understand and deepen our personal experience of ...
by Oliver James
<b><i>How to Create Emotional Health</i></b> is a guide to leading a more enjoyable and fulfilling life. Rather than seeking to be happy, Oliver James encourages the idea of wellbeing - a state in which we are self-aware, authentic, adaptable, ...
The School of Life
by Philippa Perry
There is no simple set of instructions that can guarantee sanity, but if you want to overcome emotional difficulties and become happier, psychotherapist Philippa Perry argues that there are four cornerstones to sanity you can influence to bring ...Audio Book
by Alain De Botton
<p>View your sex life in a different light and learn how it can make you happier. </p><p>Sex is the most intimately human experience there is. It can also be the most confusing. Our desire to be together conflicts with our desire to avoid ...
by Tom Chatfield
<p>Over the last decade, through digital media, we have crossed a number of significant thresholds: the interconnection of over half of the world's adult population through mobile telephony and the internet and the devotion of more than half the
The Use and Abuse of Logic
by Madsen Pirie
In the second edition of this witty and infectious book, Madsen Pirie builds upon his guide to using - and indeed abusing - logic in order to win arguments. By including new chapters on how to win arguments in writing, in the pub, with a friend,
by Friedrich Nietzsche
Written after Nietzsche had ended his friendship with Richard Wagner and had been forced to leave academic life through ill health, Human, All Too Human (1878) can be read as a monument to his personal crisis. It also marks the point when he ...
Solidarity with Non-Human People
by Timothy Morton
What is it that makes humans human' As science and technology challenge the boundaries between life and non-life, between organic and inorganic, this ancient question is more timely than ever. Acclaimed Object-Oriented philosopher Timothy Morton
by JAMES LEGGE
One of the most important books in the history of Oriental culture, the I Ching is among the few divination manuals to survive into modern times. The ancient text comprises a history of more than two and half millennia of commentary and ...
by Alain Badiou
The history of humanity has only just begun. The Neolithic Revolution may have endowed us with unparalleled means of communication, subsistence, and knowledge acquisition. However, it is clear in today’s world that inequality, power ...
by Daniel Klein
What's the best way to answer some of the biggest questions in life-questions like- Does God exist? What is the meaning of life? Is there a basic principle for all moral decisions? What is the best way to organise society? How do we know what is
by Eileen Dombrowski
A Personal Guide for the 21st Century
by A.C. Grayling
The Soul of Man Under Socialism and Other Works
by Oscar Wilde
<i>In Praise of Disobedience </i>draw on works from a single miraculous year in which Oscar Wilde published the larger part of his greatest works in prose the year he came into maturity as an artist. Before the end of 1891, he had written ...