379 books (19 pages) in this category
by Georg Hegel
No philosopher has held a higher opinion of art than Hegel, yet nor was any so profoundly pessimistic about its prospects - despite living in the German golden age of Goethe, Mozart and Schiller. For if the artists of classical Greece could find
by Daniel C. Dennett
Thinking is hard. A few of us may be natural geniuses; others are blessed with reserves of willpower. Then there are the rest of us- not prodigies and short on time, but still aspiring to understand the world. What can we do? Acclaimed ...
174 Simple Acts to Change Your Life
by Patrick Lindsay
It's never too late... To stop the world... To enjoy the rain...to be curious...to sing...to find peace. It's a much-proven adage that it's never too late to do all those things for ourselves that we keep meaning to do, but put off because of ...
by Theodore G. Ammon
<p>In his brief career Jimi Hendrix transformed rock music, established himself as the greatest guitarist of all time, and left a rich legacy of original songs and dazzling recordings. In <i>Jimi Hendrix and Philosophy</i>, philosophers come to ...
The complete guide to knots and their uses
The complete and definitive bible of knots for seafarers. Featuring all the knots, hitches, bends, splices, whipping and decorative knotwork that you would find on a boat, this comprehensive bible of knots will help those who go to sea master ...
Chronicling the life and death of the father of western philosophy, and charting his influence on the most influential ancient Greek philosophers, Plato's <i>The Last Days of Socrates </i>is translated from the Greek by Hugh Tredennick, revised ...
Euthyphro/Apology/Crito/Phaedro <b><i>'Consider just this, and give your minds to this alone- whether or not what I say is just'</i></b> Plato's account of Socrates' trial and death (399 BCE) is one of the most significant moments in western
by Michael Losier
101 Ways to Simplify Your Life
by Domonique Bertolucci
<DIV><B>Less Is More </B>is a collection of inspirational messages and advice that encourages the reader to enjoy life more by living a little more simply. Trying to do it all, be it all and have it all is exhausting – and all too often, ...
What Ancient Philosophers Teach Us about How to Live
by John Sellars
What aspects of your life do you really control? What do you do when you cannot guarantee that things will turn out in your favour? And what can Stoicism teach us about how to live together?<BR><BR>In the past few years, Stoicism has been making
by Coralie Seneca;Bickford-Smith
Selected from the <i>Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium</i>, Seneca's <i>Letters from a Stoic</i> are a set of 'essays in disguise' from one of the most insightful philosophers of the Silver Age of Roman literature. This Penguin Classics edition is ...
by THOMAS HOBBES
Written during a moment in English history when the political and social structures as well as methods of science were in flux and open to interpretation, Leviathan played an essential role in the development of the modern world. Thomas Hobbes, ...
The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace and Ultimate Freedom
by B.K.S. Iyengar
The Philosophy Behind the Matrix Trilogy
by Matt Lawrence
<i>Like a Splinter in Your Mind</i> leads readers through the myriad of philosophical themes within the Matrix trilogy, helping them to gain a better understanding of the films and of philosophy itself. <br /> <ul> <li style="list-style: ...
A Very Short Introduction
by Graham Priest
Logic is often perceived as having little to do with the rest of philosophy, and even less to do with real life. In this lively and accessible introduction, Graham Priest shows how wrong this conception is. He explores the philosophical roots of
by David Pike
A Very Short Introduction
by Peter Singer
by Ali Alizadeh
by Gill Hands
The quest to understand matter from Greek atoms to quantum fields
by Jim Baggott