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Popular philosophy books

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Recently Published

My Notebook by Eric Cantona My Notebook

The Manchester United legend succinctly shares his view of life through his own drawings and captions, with characteristic wit and wordplay.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

American Horror Story and Philosophy by Richard Greene American Horror Story and Philosophy

Deep thinkers plumb the chilling depths of American horror
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/11/2017

What We Think About When We Think About Football by Simon Critchley What We Think About When We Think About Football

What do we think about when we think about football? Football is about so many things: memory, history, place, social class, gender (especially masculinity, but increasingly femininity too), family identity, tribal identity, national identity, the nature of groups. It is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

The Americans and Philosophy Reds in the Bed by Robert Arp The Americans and Philosophy Reds in the Bed

Philosophers probe the popular TV spy show.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/10/2017

The Kahlil Gibran Collection by Kahlil Gibran The Kahlil Gibran Collection


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Shanzhai Deconstruction in Chinese by Byung-Chul (Professor, Universitat der Kunste Berlin) Han Shanzhai Deconstruction in Chinese
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Tracing the thread of decreation in Chinese thought, from constantly changing classical masterpieces to fake cell phones that are better than the original. Shanzhai is a Chinese neologism that means fake, originally coined to describe knock-off cell phones marketed under...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2017

Positive Nihilism My Confrontation with Heidegger by Hartmut Lange Positive Nihilism My Confrontation with Heidegger

A German writer's aphoristic, poetic, and difficult reflections on Heidegger's Being and Time.There is a beyond of reason and unreason. It is the human psyche. -- Positive NihilismLike many German intellectuals, Hartmut Lange has long grappled with Heidegger. Positive Nihilism...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2017

Inconsistencies by Marcus Steinweg Inconsistencies

Meditations, aphorisms, maxims, notes, and comments construct a philosophy of thought congruent with the inconsistency of our reality.Those who continue to think never return to their point of departure. -- InconsistenciesThese 130 short texts -- aphoristic, interlacing, and sometimes perplexing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2017

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Analytic Philosophy: A Very Short introduction by Michael (Professor of History of Analytic Philosophy, Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin, and Professor of Philosophy, King Beaney Analytic Philosophy: A Very Short introduction
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Michael Beaney introduces analytic philosophy by exploring some of the key ideas of Gottlob Frege, Bertrand Russell, G. E. Moore, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and Susan Stebbing. He also considers how analytic philosophy has developed and spread to become the dominant philosophical...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/11/2017

The Courage To Be Disliked How to free yourself, change your life and achieve real happiness by Ichiro Kishimi, Fumitake Koga The Courage To Be Disliked How to free yourself, change your life and achieve real happiness
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The Japanese phenomenon that teaches us the simple yet profound lessons required to liberate our real selves and find lasting happiness.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/01/2018

Carpe Diem Regained The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day by Roman Krznaric Carpe Diem Regained The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day

Existentialism is backCarpe diem - `seize the day' - is one of the oldest pieces of life advice in Western history. In Carpe Diem Regained, Roman Krznaric reinvents existentialism for our age of information and choice overload.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

Examined Lives Twelve Great Thinkers and the Search for Wisdom, from Socrates to Nietzsche by Prof. James (Professor of Economics and International Affairs, George Washington University) Miller Examined Lives Twelve Great Thinkers and the Search for Wisdom, from Socrates to Nietzsche
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Learn how to live from history's greatest thinkers
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

The Adventure by Giorgio (Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio) Agamben The Adventure

Agamben charts a journey that ranges from poems of chivalry to philosophy, from Yvain to Hegel, from Beatrice to Heidegger.An ancient legend identifies Demon, Chance, Love, and Necessity as the four gods who preside over the birth of every human...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/02/2018

Other books in this genre

Philosophy for Life: Teach Yourself The Ideas That Shape Our World and How To Use Them by Mel Thompson Philosophy for Life: Teach Yourself The Ideas That Shape Our World and How To Use Them

Philosophy For Life is the definitive introduction to to the history of Western thought, covering all of the main thinkers and branches of philosophy, and providing a toolkit for using philosophy in your daily life.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

How To Think A Guide for the Perplexed by Alan Jacobs How To Think A Guide for the Perplexed

How to Think is a contrarian treatise on why we're not as good at thinking as we assume - but how recovering this lost art can rescue our inner lives from the chaos of modern life. Most of us don't...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Midlife A Philosophical Guide by Kieran Setiya Midlife A Philosophical Guide

Philosophical wisdom and practical advice for overcoming the problems of middle age How can you reconcile yourself with the lives you will never lead, with possibilities foreclosed, and with nostalgia for lost youth? How can you accept the failings of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

30-Second Philosophies The 50 Most Thought-provoking Philosophies, Each Explained in Half a Minute by Stephen Law, Julian Baggini 30-Second Philosophies The 50 Most Thought-provoking Philosophies, Each Explained in Half a Minute
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A full-colour illustrated tour through philosophy's most famous - and most mind-bending - ideas
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

Meditations on Self-Discipline and Failure by William Ferraiolo Meditations on Self-Discipline and Failure

A Stoic demonstrates exercises in self-governance and peace of mind through mental discipline.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Knowledge: The Root of All Happiness by Knowledge: The Root of All Happiness

This philosophy book deals with the fundamental principles of life in an accessible way. It is designed to be read by everyone regardless of religion, culture or scientific opinion. It cuts across religious and cultural beliefs and contemplates the truths...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

A Short History of Truth Consolations for a Post-Truth World by Julian Baggini A Short History of Truth Consolations for a Post-Truth World

The thinking person's tonic for our troubling times
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Why We Hate Cheap Things and Other Money-Related Essays by The School of Life Why We Hate Cheap Things and Other Money-Related Essays

This volume explores the way we can easily grow disenchanted with our immediate circumstances and pine for what is exotic, costly and out of reach - and it gently returns us to ourselves, full of new found wonder and gratitude.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

On Being Awesome A Unified Theory of How Not to Suck by Nick Riggle On Being Awesome A Unified Theory of How Not to Suck


Format: Hardback - Released: 19/09/2017

My Grandmother's Hands Racialized Trauma and the Pathways to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies by Resmaa (Resmaa Menakem) Menakem My Grandmother's Hands Racialized Trauma and the Pathways to Mending Our Hearts and Bodies


Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

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