373 books (19 pages) in this category

An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy, 20th Anniversary Edition

by Anthony Kenny

<p>In 1998, the first edition of Anthony Kenny's comprehensive history of Western philosophy was published, to be met with immediate praise and critical acclaim. As the first book since Bertrand Russell's 1945 <i>A History of Western ...

ISBN: 9781119452799

Binding: Paperback


An Introduction to Dialectics

by Theodor W. Adorno

<p>This volume comprises Adorno's first lectures specifically dedicated to the subject of the dialectic, a concept which has been key to philosophical debate since classical times. While discussing connections with Plato and Kant, Adorno ...

ISBN: 9780745679440

Binding: Paperback


An Introduction to the Philosophy of Time

by Sam Baron

<p>Time is central to our lived experience of the world. Yet, as this book reveals, it is startlingly difficult to reconcile the way we seem to experience time with many of the theories presented to us in physics and metaphysics. </p> <p>This ...

ISBN: 9781509524525

Binding: Paperback


Anarchy State and Utopia

by Robert Nozick

Robert Nozick's <i>Anarchy, State, and Utopia</i> is a powerful, philosophical challenge to the most widely held political and social positions of our age -- liberal, socialist and conservative.<br /> <p>"Individuals have rights," Nozick writes ...

ISBN: 9780631197805

Binding: Paperback


Ancient Rhetoric: From Aristotle to Philostratus

by thomas habinek

Classical rhetoric is one of the earliest versions of what is today known as media studies. It was absolutely crucial to life in the ancient world, whether in the courtroom, the legislature or on ceremonial occasions, and was described as either

ISBN: 9780141392646

Binding: Paperback


Angels in Mourning

Sublime Madness, Ennui and Melancholy in Modern Thought

by Roger Bartra

<div>Sublime madness and ennui - melancholy, a condition of imbalance, chaotic and desolate, and a keystone of modern Western thought. In <i>Angels in Mourning</i>, Roger Bartra explores how three lucid European thinkers - Immanuel Kant, Max ...

ISBN: 9781780239729

Binding: Hardback


Anger and Forgiveness

Resentment, Generosity, Justice

by Martha C. Nussbaum

Anger is not just ubiquitous, it is also popular. Many people think it is impossible to care sufficiently for justice without anger at injustice. Many believe that it is impossible for individuals to vindicate their own self-respect or to move ...

ISBN: 9780190907266

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Anger and Forgiveness

Resentment, Generosity, and Justice

by Martha C. Nussbaum

ISBN: 9780199335879

Binding: Hardback



The Autobiography of a Female Body

by Sara Pascoe

A funny, feminist exploration of the female body by Fosters Comedy Award-nominated comedian Sara Pascoe. ...

ISBN: 9780571325245

Binding: Paperback




"In truth there was only one Christian, and he died on the cross," declares Friedrich Nietzsche in this famous attack on Christianity and organised religion. A deep exploration and repudiation of Christian symbolism and morality, The Antichrist ...

ISBN: 9780486826660

Binding: Paperback


Architecture Of Happiness, The

by Alain De Botton

In <i>The Architecture of Happiness</i>, bestselling author Alain de Botton explores one of our most intense but often hidden love affairs- with our houses and their furnishings. He asks- What makes a house truly beautiful? Why ...

ISBN: 9780241970058

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Are We Bodies or Souls?

by Richard Swinburne

What makes us human? Most contemporary philosophers and scientists hold that we are complicated machines, or animals different from other machines only by being conscious. In Are We Bodies or Souls? Richard Swinburne presents new philosophical ...

ISBN: 9780198831495

Binding: Hardback


Art of War


"There's not a dated maxim or vague prescription in it." - Newsweek Regarded as the world's oldest military treatise, this compact volume has instructed officers and tacticians for more than 2,000 years. From its origins in China, The Art of ...

ISBN: 9780486832944

Binding: Hardback


Artificial Intelligence

A Philosophical Introduction

by Jack Copeland

Presupposing no familiarity with the technical concepts of either philosophy or computing, this clear introduction reviews the progress made in AI since the inception of the field in 1956. Copeland goes on to analyze what those working in AI ...

ISBN: 9780631183853

Binding: Paperback



A Theory

by Aaron James

ISBN: 9781857886108

Binding: Paperback


Atheist Overreach

What Atheism Can't Deliver

by Christian Smith

In recent years atheism has become ever more visible, acceptable, and influential. Atheist apologists have become increasingly vociferous and confident in their claims: that a morality requiring benevolence towards all and universal human rights

ISBN: 9780190880927

Binding: Hardback


Authentic Happiness

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.<BR><BR>Martin E. Seligman is the international ...

ISBN: 9781740511087

Binding: Paperback


Bad Arguments

100 of the Most Important Fallacies in Western Philosophy

by Robert Arp

ISBN: 9781119167907

Binding: Paperback


Batman and Ethics

by Mark D. White

<p>Batman has been one of the world&rsquo;s most beloved superheroes since his first appearance in <i>Detective Comics</i> #27 in 1939. Clad in his dark cowl and cape, he has captured the imagination of millions with his single-minded mission to

ISBN: 9781119038023

Binding: Paperback


Being and 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 ...

ISBN: 9780631197706

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