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Popular philosophy books

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Recently Published

Happiness A Philosopher's Guide by Frederic Lenoir Happiness A Philosopher's Guide


Format: Hardback - Released: 19/01/2018

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

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: 01/12/2017

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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We, Robots Staying Human in the Age of Big Data by Curtis White We, Robots Staying Human in the Age of Big Data


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/01/2018

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

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: 28/01/2018

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: 30/01/2018

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: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2018

A Practical Guide to Philosophy for Everyday Life by Trevor Curnow A Practical Guide to Philosophy for Everyday Life

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

50 Big Ideas You Really Need to Know by Ben Dupre 50 Big Ideas You Really Need to Know

Every important principle of philosophy, religion, politics, economics, the arts and the sciences you'll ever need to know
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/02/2018

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

The Human Predicament A Candid Guide to Life's Biggest Questions by David (University of Cape Town) Benatar The Human Predicament A Candid Guide to Life's Biggest Questions

Are our lives meaningless? Is death bad? Would immortality be better? Alternatively, should we hasten our deaths by acts of suicide? Many people are tempted to offer comforting optimistic answers to these big questions. The Human Predicament offers a less...
Format: Hardback - 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

Lost and Found Memory, Identity, and Who We Become When We're No Longer Ourselves by Dr Jules Montague Lost and Found Memory, Identity, and Who We Become When We're No Longer Ourselves

A fascinating and timely examination of happens to the person left behind when memories disappear.
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/03/2018

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: 16/03/2018

The Purpose of Culture by The School of Life The Purpose of Culture

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

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

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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Format: Paperback - Released: 05/04/2018

Other books in this genre

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: 26/10/2017

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: 26/10/2017

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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Translation of: Shanzhai: Dekonstruktion auf Chinesisch. Berlin: Merve Verlag, 2011.
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

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

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