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(Introducing) Semiotics: A Graphic Guide
178(Ht mm) 111(Wdt mm) 176

Why study signs? This perennial question of philosophy is answered by the science of semiotics. An animal's cry, poetry, the medical symptom, media messages, language disorders, architecture, marketing, body language -

Cobley, Paul and Jansz, Litza
$13.00

Adventures of Sir Thomas Browne in the 21st Century
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 352

A profound and delightful jeu d'esprit of a book, mixing biography, etymology, cultural history and quixotic scientific experiments. Aldersey-Williams pulls the unfairly neglected yet enormously influential writer Thom

Aldersey-Williams, Hugh
$25.00

Aesthetics and Politics
220 pages.

Presented here are they texts of the Marxist controversies over literature and art that involved Ernst Bloch, Georg Lukacs, Bertolt Brecht, Walter Benjamin and Theodor Adomo. No other country and no other period has produced a tradit

Bloch, Ernst, etc., et al
$18.00

Aesthetics: A Graphic Guide
178(Ht mm) 111(Wdt mm) 176

What is beauty, and what is truth? These are some of the questions which aesthetics tries to answer. In our everyday life, we talk about the 'aesthetics' of an artwork or a piece of design. But aesthetics goes beyond t

Kul-want, Christopher and Piero
$13.00

After the Future
illustrations 186

Beginning with the futurism of F.T. Marinetti and the worldwide race towards a new and highly mechanised society that defined the 'century of progress', highly respected media activist Franco Berardi traces the genesis of futur

Berardi, Franco
$24.00

Against Interpretation
200 x 130mm. 304

Sontag, Susan
$30.95

Agamben Effect
black & white illustrations 212

Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben - whose work has influenced intellectuals in political theory, political philosophy, legal theory, literature, and art - stands among the foremost thinkers of the modern era. En

Ross, Allison
$41.00

Age of Em
illustrations 448

Robots may one day rule the world, but what is a robot-ruled Earth like? Many think the first truly smart robots will be brain emulations or ems. Scan a human brain, then run a model with the same connections on a fast compute

Hanson, Robin
$49.95

Age of Genius
1 x 8pp colour plates 368

Grayling, A. C.
$28.00

Age of Reason
275

The Age of Reason is one of the most influential defences of Deism (the idea that God can be known without organized religion) ever written.

Paine, Thomas, Walters, Kerry
$25.95

Ajax Dilemma
272

We live in a world where CEOs give themselves million pound bonuses even as their companies go bankrupt and ordinary workers are laid off; where athletes make millions while teachers struggle to survive; a world, in short, where rewards are

Woodruff, Paul
$23.95

American Transcendentalism
black & white plates 365

"American Transcendentalism "is a sweeping narrative history of America's first group of public intellectuals, the men and women who defined American literature and indelibly marked American reform in the decades before

Gura, Philip F (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
$25.95

Analogical Turn
figures 240

In the face of the late modern crisis of Western science and culture, The Analogical Turn recovers Nicholas of Cusa's alternative vision of modernity and, in doing so, develops a fresh perspective on the challenges of our time.In con

Hoff, Johannes
$65.95

Ancient Philosophy
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 208

Philosophers didn't always busy themselves with life's big questions. The earliest ancient philosophers were primarily concerned with the world of nature, including phenomena such as earthquakes and eclipses. But one e

Prior, William J.
$22.00

Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia
illustrations 400

An "introduction to the nonfascist life" (Michel Foucault, from the Preface)
When it first appeared in France, "Anti-Oedipus" was hailed as a masterpiece by some and "a work of heretical madness" by others. In it, Gilles D

Deleuze, Professor Gilles, Guattari, Felix, Hurley, Robert, Seem, Mark, Lane, Helen R, Foucault, Michel
$43.00

Arcades Project
42 halftones 1088

This book is Benjamin's effort to represent and to critique the bourgeois experience of 19th century history, and, in so doing, to liberate the suppressed "true history" that underlay the ideological mask. In the bustling, clut

Benjamin, Walter, Tiedemann, Rolf, McLaughlin, Kevin, Eiland, Howard
$89.00

Architecture of Happiness
Hardback 280 pages.

Suggests that it is architecture's task to render vivid to us who we might ideally be. This book considers how our private homes and public edifices - from those of Christopher Wren to those of Le Corbusier and Norman Foster

de Botton Alain
$15.00

Art of Living
black & white illustrations 144

"An immense dose of Epictetus would do us all a great deal of good, and I am grateful (beyond irony) to Tom Wolfe for reviving Epictetus" - Harold Bloom. So what makes the writings of this former slave so powerful

Epictetus, Lebell, Sharon
$25.00

Art of Rhetoric
198 x 128mm. , Classics S., Art of Rhetoric 304

The classic guide to oratorical skill offers discussion of the methods of informal reasoning, an aesthetic evaluation of prose style, and observations on the emotions and character.

Aristotle, Lawson-Tancred, Hugh, Lawson-Tancred, Hugh
$25.00

Badiou's Deleuze
240

Badiou's Deleuze presents the first thorough analysis of one of the most significant encounters in contemporary thought: Alain Badiou's summary interpretation and rejection of the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze. Badiou's reading of Deleuze is

Roffe, Jon
$47.00

Basic Writings: Martin Heidegger
black & white illustrations 392

Few philosophers have had more influence on the shape of western philosophy after 1900 than Martin Heidegger. Basic Writings offers a full range of this profound and controversial thinker's writings in one volume,

Heidegger, Martin, Krell, David Farrell, Carman, Professor Taylor
$35.00

Bedside Book of Philosophy
210(Ht mm) 140(Wdt mm) 176

The Bedside Book of Philosophy is a fun and interactive introduction to philosophy and the ways in which it can be used to illuminate the world around us. The Bedside Book of Philosophy will expand your mind, pu

Picard,Michael
$25.00

Being a Beast
B&W integrated 256

Charles Foster wanted to know what it was like to be a beast: a badger, an otter, a deer, a fox, a swift. What it was really like. And through knowing what it was like he wanted to get down and grapple with the beast in us all

Foster, Charles
$35.00

Being a Beast
B&W integrated 256

Charles Foster wanted to know what it was like to be a beast: a badger, an otter, a deer, a fox, a swift. What it was really like. And through knowing what it was like he wanted to get down and grapple with the beast in us all

Foster, Charles
$23.00

Being and Nothingness
Routledge Classics S. 688

This monumental book, regarded by many as Sartre's greatest achievement, is one of the most influential philosophical works of the 20th century. In it Sartre set out his fundamental views on philosophy and laid the foun

Sartre, Jean-Paul
$40.00

Being and Time
500

A revised translation of Heidegger's most important work.

Heidegger, Martin, Stambaugh, Professor Joan, Schmidt, Dennis J
$39.95

Benjamin and Brecht
280

Germany in the mid 1920s, a place and time of looming turmoil, brought together Walter Benjamin-acclaimed critic and extraordinary literary theorist-and Bertolt Brecht, one of the twentieth century's most influential playwrights. It was a fr

Wizisla, Erdmut
$37.00

Bergson
Notes, short biography of Bergson, bibliography, glossary, index 125

Leszek Kolakowski shows how Henri Bergson sought to reconcile Darwin's theory with his own beliefs about the nature of the universe. Bergson believed that time could be though

Kolakowski, Leszek
$21.00

Beyond Good and Evil
notes, chronology 240

"Beyond Good and Evil" confirmed Nietzsche's position as the towering European philosopher of his age. The work dramatically rejects the tradition of Western thought with its notions of truth and God, good and evil. Nietzsc

Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, Tanner, Michael, Hollingdale, R.J.
$15.00

Birth of Territory
9 halftones, 6 line drawings 488

Territory is one of the central political concepts of the modern world and, indeed, functions as the primary way the world is divided and controlled politically. Yet territory has not received the critical attent

Elden, Stuart
$47.95

Birth of the Clinic
240

Foucalt, Michel
$34.00

Blackwell Dictionary of Western Philosophy
Paperback 776

The Blackwell Dictionary of Western Philosophy is a concise reference to the whole history of western philosophy, from ancient Greece to the present day. * Spans all the major branches of western philosophical inquiry, all of the k

Bunnin, Nicholas, Yu, Jiyuan
$39.95

Bloomsbury Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers
944

The Bloomsbury Dictionary of Eighteenth-Century German Philosophers is a landmark work. Covering one of the most innovative centuries for philosophical investigation, it features more than 650 entries on the eighteenth-century philosophers,

Klemme, Heiner F., Kuehn, Manfred
$90.00

Bubbles
143 b&w illus. 664

An epic project in both size and purview, Peter Sloterdijk's three-volume, 2,500-page Spheres is the late-twentieth-century bookend to Heidegger's Being and Time. Rejecting the century's predominant philosophical focus on temp

Sloterdijk, Peter, Hoban, Wieland
$47.95

Cambridge Companion to Frege
688

Gottlob Frege (1848-1925) was unquestionably one of the most important philosophers of all time. He trained as a mathematician, and his work in philosophy started as an attempt to provide an explanation of the truths of arithmetic, but in th

Ricketts, Tom, Potter, Michael
$49.95

Cambridge History of Nineteenth-century Political Thought
black & white illustrations 1162

This major work of academic reference provides the first comprehensive survey of political thought in Europe, North America and Asia in the century following the French Revolution. Written by a distinguished team

Stedman Jones, Gareth, Claeys, Gregory
$84.95

Cambridge History of Philosophy 1870-1945
974

The Cambridge History of Philosophy 1870-1945 comprises over sixty specially commissioned essays by experts on the philosophy of this period and is designed to be accessible to non-specialists who have little previous familiarity with philos

Baldwin, Thomas
$81.95

Cambridge History of Twentieth-century Political Thought
black & white illustrations 768

This major work of academic reference provides a comprehensive overview of the development of political thought from the late nineteenth to the end of the twentieth century. Written by a distinguished team of inte

Ball, Terence, Bellamy, Professor Richard
$84.95

Capital
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 928

Acclaimed artist Kenneth Goldsmith s thousand-page homage to New York City Here is akaleidoscopic assemblage and poetic history of New York: an unparalleled and original homage to the city, composed entirely of quotati

Goldsmith, Kenneth
$41.95

Capital
illustrations 1152

One of the most notorious works of modern times, as well as one of the most influential, "Capital" is an incisive critique of private property and the social relations it generates. Living in exile in England, where this work

Marx, Karl, Mandel, Ernest, Fowkes, Ben
$34.95

Capital - abridged
544

A classic of early modernism, Capital combines vivid historical detail with economic analysis to produce a bitter denunciation of mid-Victorian capitalist society. It has also proved to be the most influential work in social science in the

Marx, Karl, McLellan, David
$22.95

Capital v.2
Penguin Classics S. 624

Marx's major work was the product of 30 years' close study of the most advanced industrial society of his day. "Capital: volume 2" is introduced here by Ernest Mandel, author of "Late Capitalism", which was an attempt to

Marx, Karl
$32.00

Captal v. 3
Penguin Classics S. 1088

Unfinished at the time of Karl Marx's death in 1883, this third volume of "Das Kapital" strove to combine the theories and concepts of the two previous volumes in order to prove conclusively that capitalism is inherently

Marx, Karl
$38.00

Case Against Perfection
176

Listen to a short interview with Michael Sandel. Host: Chris Gondek. Producer: Heron & Crane. Breakthroughs in genetics present us with a promise and a predicament. The promise is that we will soon be able to treat and prevent a host of debi

Sandel, Michael J.
$31.95

Cells to Civilizations
20 color illus. 81 halftones. 9 line illus. 336

Cells to Civilizations is the first unified account of how life transforms itself--from the production of bacteria to the emergence of complex civilizations. What are the connections between evolvi

Coen, Enrico
$39.95

Challenge of Things
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 320

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. The Challenge of Things joins earlier collections like The Rea

Grayling, A. C.
$22.00

Christianity, Truth, and Weakening Faith
136

The debate over the place of religion in secular, democratic societies dominates philosophical and intellectual discourse. These arguments often polarize around simplistic reductions, making efforts at reconciliation impossible. Yet more rat

Vattimo, Gianni, Girard, Rene, Antonello, Pierpaolo, McCuaig, William
$25.95

Comments on the Society of the Spectacle
94

First published in 1967, Guy Debord's stinging revolutionary critique of contemporary society, The Society of the Spectacle has since acquired a cult status. Credited by many as being the inspiration for the ideas generated by the events of M

Debord, Guy
$20.00

Companion to Ancient Philosophy
ill 832

A Companion to Ancient Philosophy provides a comprehensive and current overview of the history of ancient Greek and Roman philosophy from its origins until late antiquity. * Comprises an extensive collection of original essays, featuring

Gill, Mary Louise, Pellegrin, Pierre
$59.95

Conflict, Power, and Multitude in Machiavelli and Spinoza
black & white illustrations 216

Conflict, Power and Multitude in Machiavelli and Spinoza explores Spinoza's political philosophy by confronting it with that of Niccolo Machiavelli. Filippo Del Lucchese conducts a study of the relationship betwe

Del Lucchese, Filippo
$50.00

Conquest of Happiness
Routledge Classics S. 200

Leading the reader step by step through the causes of unhappiness and the personal choices, compromises and sacrifices that (may) lead to the final, affirmative conclusion of 'The Happy Man', this book is written by Ber

Russell, Bertrand
$24.95

Consciousness Explained
198 x 128mm. , Penguin science 528

This book revises the traditional view of consciousness by claiming that Cartesianism and Descartes' dualism of mind and body should be replaced with theories from the realms of neuroscience, psychology and ar

Dennett, Daniel C.
$25.00

Consolation of Philosophy
Penguin Classics S. ANTHONY SUGGESTS 192 pages.

Boethius was an eminent public figure under the Gothic emperor Theodoric, and an exceptional Greek scholar. When he became involved in a conspiracy and was imprisoned in Pavia, it was to the G

Boethius Anicius Manlius Severinus
$20.00

Contract & Contagion
270

Contract and Contagion presents a theoretical approach for understanding the shifts of post-Fordism and neoliberalism by way of a critical reading of contracts, and through an exploration of the shifting politics of the household. In this bo

Mitropoulos, Angela
$34.95

Courage of Truth
384

The course given by Michel Foucault from February to March 1984, under the title The Courage of Truth, was his last at the College de France. His death shortly after, on June 25th, tempts us to detect a philosophical testament in these lectu

Foucault, Michel, Burchell, Graham, Davidson, Arnold I.
$49.95

Courage to be
232

Originally published more than fifty years ago, The Courage to Be has become a classic of twentieth-century religious and philosophical thought. The great Christian existentialist thinker Paul Tillich describes the dilemma of modern man and

Tillich, Paul, Cox, Harvey
$25.95

Crisis of European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology
446

"The Crisis of European Sciences and Transcendental Phenomenology, "Husserl's last great work, is important both for its content and for the influence it has had on other philosophers. In this book, which remained unfinished at his death, Hu

Husserl
$74.00

Critical Thinking
390

In this updated version of William Hughes' now classic text on critical thinking, Jonathan Lavery and Katheryn Doran preserve and improve upon the structure and strengths of the original volume with new material and examples geared more towa

Hughes, William, Lavery, Jonathan, Doran, Katheryn
$57.95

Critique of Pure Reason
Penguin Modern Classics 720 pages.

Immanuel Kant was one of the leading lights of 18th-century philosophy; his work provided the foundations for later revolutionary thinkers such as Hegel and Marx. This work contains the keystone of his critical

Kant, Immanuel
$28.00

Crossing and Dwelling
22 halftones, 2 line illustrations, 1 table 288

Beginning with a Cuban Catholic ritual in Miami, this book takes readers on a momentous theoretical journey toward a new understanding of religion. At this historical moment, when movement across b

Tweed, Thomas A.
$37.95

Curiosity
51 b/w illus. 392

Curiosity has been seen through the ages as the impulse that drives our knowledge forward and the temptation that leads us toward dangerous and forbidden waters. The question "Why?" has appeared under a multiplicity of guises a

Manguel, Alberto
$51.95

Curiosity of Doubts: Penguin Special
177(Ht mm) 111(Wdt mm) 80

"While society generally espouses the value of logic and certainty, we grow because we doubt. Humans have not spent millennia traversing oceans and experimenting with explosives because of confidence in their beliefs. C

Uglow, T. L.
$10.00

Daniel Defoe and the Bank of England
200

This little book tells the truthful story of how the Bank of England actually came into being. It is a story of pirates, treasure, random good fortune and sheer determination. This is an institution founded on risk, daring and imagination. T

Hamilton, Valerie, Parker, Martin
$29.00

Data Love
176

Intelligence services, government administrations, businesses, and a growing majority of the population are hooked on the idea that big data can reveal patterns and correlations in everyday life. Initiated by software engineers and carried o

Simanowski, Roberto, Pichon, Brigitte, Cayley, John, Rudnytsky, Dorian
$50.00

Dawn
456

"Dawn" is the most recent volume to appear in the first complete, critical, and annotated English edition of all of Nietzsche's work. The edition, organized originally by Ernst Behler and Bernd Magnus, is a translation of the celebrated "Kri

Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, Smith, Brittain
$36.00

Death Penalty
328

In this newest installment in Chicago's series of Jacques Derrida's seminars, the renowned philosopher attempts one of his most ambitious goals: the first truly philosophical argument against the death penalty. While much has been written ag

Derrida, Jacques, Kamuf, Peggy
$81.95

Demanding the Impossible
160

Where are we today and what is to be done? Slavoj Zizek ponders these questions in this unique and timely book. Based on live interviews, the book captures Zizek at his irrepressible best, elucidating such topics as the uprisings of the Arab

Zizek, Slavoj
$26.95

Descartes: Selected Philosophical Writings
272

This book is planned as the definitive one-volume reader for all English-speaking students of Descartes.

Descartes, Rene, Cottingham, John, Stoothoff, Robert, Murdoch, Dugald, Kenny, Anthony
$49.95

Dialectic of Enlightenment
230mm. , Verso Classics 284 pages.

Adorno, Theodor W., Horkheimer, Max
$29.95

Dialectic of Romanticism
black & white illustrations 252

Dialectic of Romanticism presents a radical new assessment of the aesthetic and philosophical history and future of modernity. An exploration of the internal critique of modernism treats romanticism (later histori

Murphy, Peter, Roberts, David
$59.95

Dictatorship
288

Now available in English for the first time, Dictatorship is Carl Schmitt's most scholarly book and arguably a paradigm for his entire work. Written shortly after the Russian Revolution and the First World War, Schmitt analyses the problem

Schmitt, Carl
$34.95

Different Modes of Existence
235

What relation is there between the existence of a work of art and that of a living being? Between the existence of an atom and that of a value like solidarity? These questions become our own each time a reality whether it is a piece of music

Souriau, Etienne, Beranek, Erik, Howles, Tim
$40.00

Do Humankind's Best Days Lie Ahead?
178(Ht mm) 111(Wdt mm) 128

Four of the world's most renowned thinkers take on one of the biggest debates of the modern era. "It's just a brute fact that we don't throw virgins into volcanoes any more. We don't execute people for shoplifting a ca

Pinker, Steven, Ridley, Matt, de Botton, Alain, Gladwell, Malcolm
$17.00

Dream of Enlightenment
320

'Never has the story been told so well,' said the New York Review of Books of Anthony Gottlieb's The Dream of Reason, an 'endlessly entertaining and frequently instructive' (Times Literary Supplement) history of philosophy from the Greeks to

Gottlieb, Anthony
$50.00

Early Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy
264

Early Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy elaborates the basic project of contemporary continental philosophy, which culminates in a movement toward the outside. Leonard Lawlor interprets key texts by major figures in the continental tr

Lawlor, Leonard
$34.00

Early Writings
Penguin Classics S. ANTHONY SUGGESTS 464

Written in 1833-4, when Marx was barely twenty-five, this astonishingly rich body of works formed the cornerstone for his later political philosophy. In the Critique of Hegel's "Doctrine of the State",

Marx, Karl, Colletti, Lucio, Livingstone, Rodney, Benton, Gregor
$35.00

Edge of Reason
272

An urgent defense of reason, the essential method for resolving-or even discussing-divisive issues Reason, long held as the highest human achievement, is under siege. According to Aristotle, the capacity for reason sets us apart from other a

Baggini, Julian
$39.95

Edinburgh Dictionary of Continental Philosophy
640

The first ever dictionary of continental philosophy to be published. With over 450 clearly written definitions and articles by an international team of specialists, this authoritative dictionary covers the thinkers, topics and technical term

Protevi, John
$78.00

End of the World and Other Teachable Moments
240

The End of the World and Other Teachable Moments follows the remarkable itinerary of Jacques Derrida's final seminar, The Beast and the Sovereign (2001), as the explicit themes of the seminar namely, sovereignty and the question of the anima

Naas, Michael
$64.00

Enlightenment Interrupted
345

For most of the eighteenth century the best minds in Europe took up the task of providing a foundation for human life and human society in which individual fulfillment was to be achieved within a rational public order. When it became apparen

Steinberg, Michael
$49.95

Eric Voegelin
204

During his distinguished academic career, Eric Voegelin was described as the most important philosopher of history and consciousness since Toynbee; a political theorist of exceptional scope and erudition; a theologian with profound insights

Heilke, Thomas W.
$44.95

Essential Works Ethics
Paperback , 198 x 128mm. 384

Volume 1 in the ESSENTIAL WORKS OF FOUCAULT series and originally published by Allen Lane in 1997, a collection of articles, interviews and lectures on the subject of ethics, written by the twentieth century French p

Foucault, Michel
$35.00

Ethics
Penguin Classics S. 208

Published shortly after his death, the Ethics is undoubtedly Spinoza's greatest work - an elegant, fully cohesive philosophical system that strives to provide a coherent picture of reality, and to comprehend the meaning o

Spinoza, Benedictus de
$23.00

Event
336

Martin Heidegger's The Event offers his most substantial self-critique of his Contributions to Philosophy: Of the Event and articulates what he means by the event itself. Richard Rojcewicz's elegant translation offers the English-speaking re

Heidegger, Martin
$44.95

Every Time I Find the Meaning of Life, They Change It: Wisdom of the Great Philosophers on How to Live
224

A humorous and philosophical trip through life, from the acclaimed author of Travels with Epicurus. As a young college student studying philosophy, Daniel Klein filled a notebook with short quotes from the world's greatest thinkers, hoping t

Klein, Daniel
$23.00

Evil in Modern Thought
384

Evil threatens human reason, for it challenges our hope that the world makes sense. For eighteenth-century Europeans, the Lisbon earthquake was manifest evil. Today we view evil as a matter of human cruelty, and Auschwitz as its extreme inca

Neiman, Susan
$69.95

Evil in Modern Thought
392

Evil threatens human reason, for it challenges our hope that the world makes sense. For eighteenth-century Europeans, the Lisbon earthquake was manifest evil. Today we view evil as a matter of human cruelty, and Auschwitz as its extreme inca

Neiman, Susan
$54.95

Existentialism
Illustrationsstrations 176

Richard Appignanesi goes on a personal quest of Existentialism in its original state. He begins with Camus' question of suicide: 'Must life have a meaning to be lived?' Is absurdity at the heart of Existentialism? Or i

Zarate,Oscar and Appignanesi,Richard
$13.00

Existentialism and Excess: The Life and Times of Jean-Paul Sartre
352

Jean-Paul Sartre is an undisputed giant of twentieth-century philosophy. His intellectual writings popularizing existentialism combined with his creative and artistic flair have made him a legend of French thought. His tumultuous personal li

Cox, Gary
$34.00

Expressiveness of the Body and the Divergence of Greek and Chinese Medicine
26 256

At the heart of medical history is a deep enigma.The true structure and workings of the human body are, we casually assume, everywhere the same, a universal reality. But then we look into the past, and our sense of reality wavers: account

Kuriyama, Shigehisa
$39.95

Fashion - Philosophy for Everyone
232

If you just can't decide what to wear, this enlightening guide will lead you through the diverse and sometimes contradictory aspects of fashion in a series of lively, entertaining and thoughtful essays from prominent philosophers and writers

Kennett, Jeanette, Wolfendale, Jessica, Allhoff, Fritz, Baumgardner, Jennifer
$24.95

Fifty Key Postmodern Thinkers
138(Ht mm) 216(Wdt mm)

Sim, Stuart
$44.95

Fire Alarm
148

Revolutionary critic of the philosophy of progress, nostalgic of the past yet dreaming of the future, romantic partisan of materialism - Walter Benjamin is in every sense of the word an "unclassifiable" philosopher. His essay "On the Concept

Lowy, Michael
$27.00

First Philosophers
400

The first philosophers paved the way for the work of Plato and Aristotle - and hence for the whole of Western thought. Aristotle said that philosophy begins with wonder, and the first Western philosophers developed theories of the world whic

Waterfield, Robin
$18.95

Force of Law
256

Many legal theorists maintain that laws are effective because we internalize them, obeying even when not compelled to do so. In a comprehensive reassessment of the role of force in law, Frederick Schauer disagrees, demonstrating that coercio

Schauer, Frederick
$64.00

Foucault with Marx
1 index 288

With this timely commitment, Jacques Bidet unites the theories of arguably the world's two greatest emancipatory political thinkers. In this far-reaching and decisive text, Bidet examines Marxian and Foucauldian criticisms of capital

Bidet, Jacques, Corcoran, Steven
$36.95

Foucault's Last Decade
272

On 26 August 1974, Michel Foucault completed work on Discipline and Punish, and on that very same day began writing the first volume of The History of Sexuality. A little under ten years later, on 25 June 1984, shortly after the second and t

Elden, Stuart
$37.95

Four Elements, The
224

In "The Four Elements", poet and philosopher John O'Donohue draws upon his Celtic heritage and the love of his native landscape, the west of Ireland, to weave together a tapestry of beautifully evoked images of nature. As John explores a ran

O'Donohue, John
$24.95

Freedom as Marronage
1 halftone, 1 table 264

What is the opposite of freedom? In Freedom as Marronage, Neil Roberts answers this question with definitive force: slavery. From there he unveils powerful new insights on the human condition as it has been understood bet

Roberts, Neil
$59.95

Freedom Without Violence
288

There is a long tradition in western political thought suggesting that violence is necessary to defend freedom. But nonviolence and civil disobedience have played an equally long and critical role in establishing democratic institutions. Fre

Howes, Dustin Ells
$41.95

Fugitive Democracy
520

Sheldon Wolin was one of the most influential and original political thinkers of the past fifty years. Fugitive Democracy brings together his most important writings, from classic essays such as "Political Theory as a Vocation," written amid

Wolin, Sheldon S., Xenos, Nicholas
$79.00

Fundamental Concepts of Metaphysics
black & white illustrations 400

This book, the text of Martin Heidegger's lecture course of 1929/30, is crucial for an understanding of Heidegger's transition from the major work of his early years, Being and Time, to his later preoccupations wi

Heidegger, Martin, McNeill, William H., Walker, Nicholas
$56.00

Gilles Deleuze and Flix Guattari
672

In May 1968, Gilles Deleuze was an established philosopher teaching at the innovative Vincennes University, just outside of Paris. FA(c)lix Guattari was a political militant and the director of an unusual psychiatric clinic at La Borde. T

Dosse, Francois, Glassman, Deborah
$41.95

Givenness Of Things
No illustration 304

Robinson has plumbed the depths of the human spirit in her trilogy of novels - Pulitzer Prize-winning Gilead, Orange-Prize winning Home and National Book Critics Circle Award-winning Lila - and in her moving essay collection

Robinson, Marilynne
$45.00

God Argument
288

There has been a bad-tempered quarrel between defenders and critics of religion in recent years. Both sides have expressed themselves acerbically because there is a very great deal at stake in the debate. This book thoroughly and calmly e

Grayling, A. C.
$30.00

Good Book
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 624

The Good Book, A. C. Grayling's best-selling secular bible, is now published in b-format paperback for the first time. Drawing on the wisdom of 2,500 years of contemplative non-religious writing on all th

Grayling, A. C.
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I Speak, Therefore I am
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Introducing Nietzsche
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302

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Intuition of the Instant
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Ironic Life
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Is Shame Necessary?
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Jargon of Authenticity
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Just Freedom
288

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424

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Juvenescence
224

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Juvenescence
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Kingdom and the Glory
328

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Laughter of the Thracian Woman
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Less Than Nothing
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Liberty Before Liberalism
156

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Life After Faith
200

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432

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Logic
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Logos of Heraclitus
160

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Look, a White!
228

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Mainstreaming Torture
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Man's Search for Meaning
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Man, Play and Games
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Manhunts
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Marx's Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism
248

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Meaning of Things - Applying Philosophy to Life
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Meditations and Other Metaphysical Writings
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Meeting the Universe Halfway
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Metaphilosophy
384

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Mirage of a Space Between Nature and Nurture
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Modernity and its Discontents
416

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Morality of War
300

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Most Good You Can Do
256

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Must We Mean What We Say?
372

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Myth and Meaning
72

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Myths We Live By
296

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Natural Alien
172

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Nature, History, State
216

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Nietzsche
560

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Night Sky
8 page black and white photograph insert 624

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Nomads' Labyrinth
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On Identity
144

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On Manners
200

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392

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280

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236

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112

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256

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560

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Passions and the Interests
192

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8pp color plates, numerous halftones 496

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304

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592

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full colour photographs 528

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200 illustrations and diagrams 416

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180

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304

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176

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Plague of Fantasies
Essential Zizek 272

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206

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Poetry of Thought
223

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Political Emotions
465

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Pre-Platonic Philosophers
336

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Principles of Human Knowledge and Three Dialogues
288

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Productive Body
148

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Proper Study Of Mankind An Anthology of Essays
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Punitive Society
340

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Quantum Ontology
illustrations 232

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Qur'an: A Philosophical Guide
328

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Realism for the 21st Century
465

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Reason in a Dark Time
10 illus. 288

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Jamieson, Dale
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Republic
496

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Resilient Life
208

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Restless Clock
544

Today, a scientific explanation is not meant to ascribe agency to natural phenomena: we would not say a rock falls because it seeks the center of the earth. Even for living things, in the natural sciences and often in the social sciences, th

Riskin, Jessica
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Retrieving Realism
171

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Dreyfus, Hubert
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Revolutionary Ideas of Karl Marx
262

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Roald Dahl and Philosophy
2 black & white halftones 264

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Roland Barthes
black & white illustrations, frontispiece 186

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Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music
Illustrations 680

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Russian Cosmists
296

In the nineteenth and early twentieth century, a controversial school of Russian thinkers emerged, convinced that humanity was entering an advanced stage of evolution and must assume a new, active, managerial role in the cosmos. In the first

Young, George M.
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Sacrament of Language
128

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Agamben, Giorgio
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Sartre: A Graphic Guide
illustrations 176

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Thody, Philip, Read, Howard
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Second Sex - second translation
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Beauvoir, Simone de
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Secret History of Consciousness
black & white illustrations 280

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Selections from Protagoras, Republic, Phaedrus and Gorgias
Collector's Library 480

Plato, Griffith, Tom
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Self Awakened
288

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Unger, Roberto Mangabeira
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Sense for Humanity
200

Raimond Gaita was awarded the Doctor Honoris Causa from the University of Antwerp for his exceptional contribution to contemporary moral philosophy and for his singular contribution to the role of the intellectual in today's academic world,

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Sense of the World
208

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Severed Head
illustrations 176

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Sex and Death
16 halftones, 25 line drawings, further reading 416

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Sickness Unto Death
208

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Kierkegaard, Soren
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Slavoj Zizek : A Graphic Guide
illustrations 176

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Kul-Want, Christopher, Piero
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Soul Machine
44 illustrations 672

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Makari, George
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Soul of the Greeks
264

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Davis, Michael
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Soul of the World
5 halftones. 216

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Soul's Journey
black & white illustrations 164

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Geldard Phd, Richard G
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Specter of Capital
160

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Spectres of Marx
Routledge Classics 288

Prodigiously influential, Jacques Derrida gave rise to a comprehensive rethinking of the basic concepts and categories of Western philosophy in the latter part of the twentieth century, with writings central to our underst

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Speed Limits
24 b/w illus. 408

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Taylor, Mark C.
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State and Politics
312

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States of Shock
200

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Statues
2 illus 224

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Burks, Randolph, Serres, Michel
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Story of Philosophy
150 illustrations 384

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Garvey, James, Stangroom, Jeremy, Honderich, Ted
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Sublime Object of Ideology
196(Ht mm) 127(Wdt mm) 272

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Sunflower
304

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Super Natural
384

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Systems Theory of Religion
303

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Taming the Gods
142

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Tao of Pooh
The Wisdom of Pooh 176 pages.

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Hoff, Benjamin
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Technologies of Life and Death
illustrations 272

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Oliver, Kelly
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Tentacles Longer Than Night
219

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Thacker, Eugene
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The Great Theologians
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McDermott, Gerald R
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Theory and Practice of Life
244

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Theory and Reality
6 line drawings 272

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Godfrey-Smith, Peter
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Things Hidden since the Foundation of the World
479

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This is Not a Pipe
Quantum Books 104

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Thumbelina
96

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Towards the Light
The Story of the Struggles for Liberty and Rights That Made the Modern West 352

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Treatise on Toleration
112

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Value in Marx
208

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View from Nowhere
254

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Vital Nourishment
170

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Waking, Dreaming, Being
496

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War and the Iliad
152

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We, Robots
280

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Western Illusion of Human Nature
224

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black & white illustrations 416

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What I Believe
80

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What is a People?
176

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What It Means To Be Human
Integrated: 20, int photos 480

In 1872, a woman known only as 'An Ernest Englishwoman' published an open letter entitled 'Are women animals?', in which she protested the fact that women were not treated as fully human. In reality, their status w

Bourke, Joanna
$25.00

What's the Use of Truth?
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What is truth? What value should we see in or attribute to it? The war over the meaning and utility of truth is at the center of contemporary philosophical debate, and its arguments have rocked the foundations of philosophical practice. In th

Rorty, Richard, Engel, Pascal, McCuaig, William
$34.95

Wholeness and the Implicate Order
Routledge Classics 304

In this classic work David Bohm, writing clearly and without technical jargon, develops a theory of quantum physics which treats the totality of existence as an unbroken whole.

Bohm, David
$30.00

Why is There Philosophy of Mathematics at All?
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This truly philosophical book takes us back to fundamentals - the sheer experience of proof, and the enigmatic relation of mathematics to nature. It asks unexpected questions, such as 'what makes mathematics mathematics?', 'where did proof c

Hacking, Ian
$49.95

Wisdom in the Ancient World
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'But where shall wisdom be found?' asked Job, and from across the ancient world came many different replies. Some conceived of wisdom in supernatural personified form and answered the question in appropriate terms. For others, wisdom wa

Curnow, Trevor
$43.00

Wittgenstein Reader
4 illustrations 304

This popular selection of Wittgenstein's key writings has now been updated to include new material relevant to recent debates about the philosopher. This title follows the evolution of Wittgenstein's philosophical thought fro

Kenny, Sir Anthony
$62.95

World Beyond Your Head
320

In the follow-up to his inspiring bestseller The Case for Working with Your Hands, Matthew Crawford examines daily life as a whole - doing the shopping, sharing a meal, going to the park. He asks: with ever-increasing demands on our attentio

Crawford, Matthew B.
$35.00

World of Parmenides
18 black & white line drawings 368

With a new foreword by Scott Austin 'I hope that these essays may illustrate the thesis that all history is or should be the history of problem situations, and that in following this principle we may further ou

Popper, Sir Karl R.
$39.95

World of Perception
black & white illustrations 104

'In simple prose Merleau-Ponty touches on his principle themes. He speaks about the body and the world, the coexistence of space and things, the unfortunate optimism of science - and also the insidious stickiness

Merleau-Ponty, Maurice
$30.00

Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance
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Acclaimed as one of the most exciting books in the history of American letters, this modern epic became an instant bestseller upon publication in 1974, transforming a generation and continuing to inspire millions. A narration of a summer mot

Pirsig, Robert
$20.00

Zizek and Communist Strategy
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This book deals with Zizek's communism: revolutionary terror or Utopian jouissance. Slavoj Zizek is one of the most well-known psychoanalysts and philosophers working today, publishing in newspapers like the Guardian and the New Statesman an

McMillan, Dr Chris
$48.00

Zizek and His Contemporaries
black & white illustrations 232

In recent years, the popularity of the inimitable Slavoj Zizek has perhaps cast a shadow over the collective influence exerted by Slovenian intellectuals on modern day philosophy. Yet despite his image as an isola

Motoh, Helena, Irwin, Jones
$45.00