1033 books (52 pages) in this category
by A. C. Grayling
A. C. Grayling's lucid and stimulating books, based on the idea that philosophy should engage with the world and make itself useful, are immensely popular.<br><i>The Challenge of Things</i> joins earlier collections like <i>The Reason of ...
by Lisa Schwartzman
Language, Mind and Politics
by James McGilvray
Noam Chomsky has made major contributions to three fields: political history and analysis, linguistics, and the philosophies of mind, language, and human nature. In this thoroughly revised and updated volume, James McGilvray provides a critical ...
by Gilles Deleuze
Gilles Deleuze was one of the most influential figures in twentieth-century philosophy, well known for his works on the philosophy of art and for his master-works, Difference and Repetition and - with Felix Guattari - A Thousand Plateaus and ...
by Étienne Balibar
<p>If fundamental political categories were represented as geometric shapes, citizenship would be one of those rotating polyhedrons with reflective surfaces that together create effects of light and shade. With extraordinarily acute discernment,
by Mark Kingwell
A First Course
by Nelson P. Lande
<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">A rigorous yet accessible and engaging introduction to symbolic logic that covers all the standard topics and guides students with helpful suggestions for finding solutions to problems of proof using the ...
by Stephen Harris
by Michael L. Morgan
The fifth edition of Michael L. Morgan’s <i>Classics of Moral and Political Theory</i> broadens the scope and increases the versatility of this landmark anthology by offering new selections from Aristotle’s <i>Politics</i>, Aquinas’ <i>Disputed ...
HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics… Despite dating from the 4th century BC, The Art of Rhetoric continues to be regarded by many as the single most important work on the art of ...
by Gaita Raimond
Our sense of the preciousness of other people is connected with their power to affect us in ways we cannot fathom and in ways against which we can protect ourselves only at the cost of becoming shallow. There is nothing reasonable in the fact ...
by Paul Franco
by Avital Ronell
by Michel Montaigne
Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential figures of the Renaissance, singlehandedly responsible for popularising the essay as a literary form. This Penguin Classics edition of <i>The Complete Essays</i> is translated from the French ...
by Alain Badiou
Beginning with a sustained critique of the so-called 'end of philosophy', Badiou goes on to propose a new definition of philosophy, one that is tested with respect to both its origin, in Plato, and its contemporary state. The essays that follow ...
The Constitution of Emersonian Perfectionism
by Stanley Cavell
by Daniel Gardner
Thinking Activites for Students
by Clinton Golding
by Douglas Langston
by Alain De Botton
Alain de Botton, best-selling author of <i>How Proust can Change Your Life</i>, has set six of the finest minds in the history of philosophy to work on the problems of everyday life. Here then are Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne, ...