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Popular philosophy books

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Diet and the Disease of Civilization by Adrienne Rose Bitar Diet and the Disease of Civilization

Diet books typically don't just tell readers what to eat: they offer complete philosophies about who we are and how we all should live. Diet and the Disease of Civilization interrupts the predictable debate about eating right to ask a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/04/2018

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2018

CEO Society The Corporate Takeover of Everyday Life by Peter Bloom, Carl Rhodes CEO Society The Corporate Takeover of Everyday Life
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Why have CEOs become the cultural icons of the 21st century?
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018

Meltdown Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It by Christopher Clearfield, Andras Tilcsik Meltdown Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It
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A ground-breaking big-ideas book exploring failure in business, government, and life - from the winners of the 2015 Financial Times/McKinsey Bracken-Bower prize.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018

What Are You Doing With Your Life? by J. Krishnamurti What Are You Doing With Your Life?

`One of the greatest thinkers of the age' The Dalai Lama 'One of the five saints of the 20th century' - TIME magazine 'Krishnamurti influenced me profoundly' - Deepak Chopra Who are you?
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018

CEO Society The Corporate Takeover of Everyday Life by Peter Bloom, Carl Rhodes CEO Society The Corporate Takeover of Everyday Life
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Why have CEOs become the cultural icons of the 21st century?
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/04/2018

Questions for Deep Thinkers 200+ of the Most Challenging Questions You (Probably) Never Thought to Ask by Henry Kraemer, Brandon Marcus Questions for Deep Thinkers 200+ of the Most Challenging Questions You (Probably) Never Thought to Ask
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A collection of over two hundred questions that one may have never thought to ask.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018

More Dr. Seuss and Philosophy Additional Hunches in Bunches by Jacob M. Held More Dr. Seuss and Philosophy Additional Hunches in Bunches

Dr. Seuss and Philosophy delighted thousands of readers by demonstrating the insights of these children's classics through a playful engagement with the philosophical tradition. In More Dr. Seuss and Philosophy readers will be offered a vision of the good life...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/04/2018

The Policy Test Five Parameters for Evaluating Public Policy by Phil Hutchinson The Policy Test Five Parameters for Evaluating Public Policy

On what basis do we make policy decisions? And how should we assess the ones that have been made? In The Policy Test, philosophers Phil Hutchinson and Rupert Read argue that we need to move beyond mere evidence-based politics and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/03/2018

What Is Culture For? by The School of Life What Is Culture For?

An exploration of how the arts relate to our daily lives, and how we can draw on cultural masterpieces to find the answers to our personal dilemmas.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/03/2018

Coming Soon

Aristotle's Way How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life by Edith Hall Aristotle's Way How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

`Wonderful and timely ... Hugely recommended' STEPHEN FRY What do you and an ancient philosopher have in common? Aristotle's way is not to apply rules - it's about engaging with the texture of existence, and striding purposefully towards a life...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/05/2018

Think Differently: Open your mind. Philosophy for modern life 20 thought-provoking lessons (BUILD+BECOME) by Think Differently: Open your mind. Philosophy for modern life 20 thought-provoking lessons (BUILD+BECOME)

Philosophy is about our lives and how we live them. Using a unique, visual approach to explore philosophical concepts, Adam Ferner shows how philosophy is one of our best tools for responding to the challenges of the modern world. From...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/05/2018

Aristotle's Way How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life by Edith Hall Aristotle's Way How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

`Wonderful and timely ... Hugely recommended' STEPHEN FRYWhat do you and an ancient philosopher have in common? Aristotle's way is not to apply rules - it's about engaging with the texture of existence, and striding purposefully towards a life well...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/05/2018

The Anxious Mind An Investigation into the Varieties and Virtues of Anxiety by Charlie (Washington University in St. Louis) Kurth The Anxious Mind An Investigation into the Varieties and Virtues of Anxiety

An empirically informed, philosophical account of the nature of anxiety and its value for agency, virtue, and decision making. In The Anxious Mind, Charlie Kurth offers a philosophical account of anxiety in its various forms, investigating its nature and arguing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/05/2018

Diet and the Disease of Civilization by Adrienne Rose Bitar Diet and the Disease of Civilization

Diet books typically don't just tell readers what to eat: they offer complete philosophies about who we are and how we all should live. Diet and the Disease of Civilization interrupts the predictable debate about eating right to ask a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/05/2018

The Amateur The Pleasures of Doing What You Love by Andy Merrifield The Amateur The Pleasures of Doing What You Love

A passionate manifesto for the liberated life, one that questions authority and reclaims the non-team player as a radical hero of our times
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/05/2018

The Existentialist's Survival Guide How to Live Authentically in an Inauthentic Age by Gordon Marino The Existentialist's Survival Guide How to Live Authentically in an Inauthentic Age

In The Existentialist's Survival Guide, Gordon Marino, director of the Hong Kierkegaard Library at St. Olaf College and boxing correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, recasts the practical takeaways existentialism offers for the twenty-first century.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/05/2018

Big Ideas: The Little Book of Philosophy by DK Big Ideas: The Little Book of Philosophy

Learn everything you need to know about the world of philosophy- from the key thinkers to modern concepts in a brand new portable size. To the complete novice learning about philosophy can be daunting - The Little Book of Philosophy...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2018

Picnic Comma Lightning In Search of the New Reality by Laurence Scott Picnic Comma Lightning In Search of the New Reality

In it, pioneering thinker and award-winning author Laurence Scott provides a lively and accessible new philosophy for this epoch in Western civilisation, one that will change the way you see the world, and your place within it.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/07/2018

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: Paperback - Released: 12/07/2018

Other books in this genre

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 Socrates * Plato * Diogenes * Aristotle * Seneca * Augustine * Montaigne * Descartes * Rousseau * Kant * Emerson * Nietzsche
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2018

The Art of Losing Control A Philosopher's Search for Ecstatic Experience by Jules Evans The Art of Losing Control A Philosopher's Search for Ecstatic Experience

A wise, witty and dynamic guide to the philosophy of human ecstasy from the leading expert in the modern science of ecstatic experience
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2018

Desert Conversation by Luke Goss Desert Conversation

After a year of cameras following him around for an in depth documentary about his Band BROS, Luke Goss retreats to the Joshua Tree desert, his book is to reach out and share a few thoughts and philosophies accompanied by...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/02/2018

Infinite Awareness The Awakening of a Scientific Mind by Marjorie Hines Woollacott, Pim van Lommel Infinite Awareness The Awakening of a Scientific Mind
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Infinite Awareness pairs Woollacott's research as a neuroscientist with her self-revelations about her mind's spiritual power. Between the scientific and spiritual worlds, she breaks open the definition of human consciousness to investigate the existence of a non-physical mind.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/02/2018

A Practical Guide to Philosophy for Everyday Life See the Bigger Picture by Trevor Curnow A Practical Guide to Philosophy for Everyday Life See the Bigger Picture

An Introducing Practical Guide to how philosophy can be used in everyday life
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/02/2018

Ted - Socrates' Dog How Dogs Interpret the World by Teresa Viarengo Ted - Socrates' Dog How Dogs Interpret the World

Socrates left no philosophical writings himself, but luckily he had a dog called Ted who faithfully learnt and interpreted his sayings. Through Ted and his canine friends, and with reference to famous philosophers, readers learn how dogs interpret the world.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

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

Oneness East Asian Conceptions of Virtue, Happiness, and How We Are All Connected by Philip J. (Chair, Professor of East Asian and Comparative Philosophy and Religion, and director of the Center for East Ivanhoe Oneness East Asian Conceptions of Virtue, Happiness, and How We Are All Connected
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This work concerns the oneness hypothesis-the view, found in different forms and across various disciplines, that we and our welfare are inextricably intertwined with other people, creatures, and things-and its implications for conceptions of the self, virtue, and human happiness.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/01/2018

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

Colin Wilson: Philosopher of Optimism by Brad Spurgeon Colin Wilson: Philosopher of Optimism


Format: Paperback - Released: 12/12/2017

American Horror Story and Philosophy Life Is but a Nightmare by Richard (Loyola University New Orleans) Greene American Horror Story and Philosophy Life Is but a Nightmare

Deep thinkers plumb the chilling depths of American horror
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/12/2017

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: 07/12/2017

The Philosophical Future Man's Psychic Journey: End or Beginning? by Charles R. Reid The Philosophical Future Man's Psychic Journey: End or Beginning?

This book surveys the breadth of mankind's post-modern malaise, which is achieved through a discussion of the major challenges, social and psychological, which every individual faces in the effort to live fully in the twenty-first century.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/11/2017

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

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

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