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  • What Is Philosophy for? by Mary Midgley
    What Is Philosophy for? (English, Paperback) Mary Midgley

    Why should anybody take an interest in philosophy? Is it just another detailed study like metallurgy? Or is it similar to history, literature and even religion: a study meant to do some personal good and influence our lives?...

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  • Creation Frequency by Michael Murphy
    Creation Frequency (English, Paperback) Michael Murphy

    The simple yet powerful seven-week program that took the author from poverty to prosperity

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  • Onto-Cartography by Levi R. Bryant
    Onto-Cartography (English, Paperback) Levi R. Bryant

    What sort of interaction is there between, for example, slow-moving objects like climate and comparatively fast-moving objects like governments? Using real-world examples, the author shows how a networked concept of space and time is at the heart of our central political concerns.

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  • Digital Consciousness by Jim Elvidge
    Digital Consciousness (English, Paperback) Jim Elvidge

    Explaining the world's greatest mysteries.

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  • Through Vegetal Being by Luce Irigaray
    Through Vegetal Being (English, Paperback) Luce Irigaray, Michael Marder

    A unique collaboration to map the ontology and epistemology of the human-plant relationship.

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  • Happiness by Alain Badiou
    Happiness (English, Paperback) Alain Badiou

    'All philosophy is a metaphysics of happiness?or it's not worth an hour of trouble' claims Alain Badiou in this lively intervention into one of the most persistent themes in philosophy: what is happiness? And what do I need to do to be happy? The desire to be happy is one of our most universal goals and yet there doesn't seem to be any easy answers or formulas for achieving happiness. And the...

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  • The Courage to Be by Paul Tillich
    The Courage to Be (English, Paperback) Paul Tillich

    Describes the dilemma of modern man and points a way to the conquest of the problem of anxiety. This title includes a foreword that situates the book within the theological conversation from which it emerged and conveys its continued relevance in the present century.

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  • The Body in Pain by Elaine Scarry
    The Body in Pain (English, Paperback) Elaine Scarry

    Part philosophical meditation, part cultural critique , this explores the nature of physical suffering.

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  • Sum by David Eagleman
    Sum (English, Paperback) David Eagleman

    What happens to us when we die? And what does that tell us about being human?

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  • Timaeus and Critias by Plato
    Timaeus and Critias (English, Paperback) Plato

    In Timaeus Plato attempts to describe and explain the structure of the universe: the creator god, the elements, the lower gods, the stars, and men. The companion piece, Critias, is the origin of the story of Atlantis, the lost empire defeated by ancient Athenians. This is the clearest translation yet of these crucial ancient texts.

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  • Dasein Disclosed by John Haugeland
    Dasein Disclosed (English, Hardback) John Haugeland

    At his death in 2010, the Anglo-American analytic philosopher John Haugeland left an unfinished manuscript summarizing his life-long engagement with Heidegger's Being and Time. As illuminating as it is iconoclastic, Dasein Disclosed is not just Haugeland's Heidegger-this sweeping reevaluation is a major contribution to philosophy in its own right.

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  • The Metaphysics by Aristotle
    The Metaphysics (English, Paperback) Aristotle

    The ancient Greek thinker refutes skepticism, demonstrates God's existence, compares metaphysics to the other sciences, elucidates the nature of the infinite, and explores other major philosophical issues.

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  • Whitehead'S Metaphysics of Power by Pierfrancesco Basile
    Whitehead'S Metaphysics of Power (English, Paperback) Pierfrancesco Basile

    Pierfrancesco Basile makes it possible to grasp the main concepts of Whitehead's process metaphysics especially the crucial notion that being and power are one and the same and appreciate the complex way this is rooted in the modern philosophical tradition.

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  • Against Continuity by Arjen Kleinherenbrink
    Against Continuity (English, Paperback) Arjen Kleinherenbrink

    Against Continuity' is the first book to demonstrate that the beating heart of Gilles Deleuze s philosophy is a systematic ontology of irreducible, singular entities. This requires a radical break with decades of Deleuzian orthodoxy, according to which Deleuze s metaphysics revolves around the dissolution of discrete entities into a continuous world of flows and events

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  • Ultimate Questions by Bryan Magee
    Ultimate Questions (English, Paperback) Bryan Magee

    We human beings had no say in existing?we just opened our eyes and found ourselves here. We have a fundamental need to understand who we are and the world we live in. Reason takes us a long way, but mystery remains. When our minds and senses are baffled, faith can seem justified?but faith is not knowledge. In Ultimate Questions, acclaimed philosopher Bryan Magee provocatively argues that we have...

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  • A Thousand Plateaus and Philosophy by Henry Somers-Hall
    A Thousand Plateaus and Philosophy (English, Paperback) Henry Somers-Hall

    This volume brings together a team of international specialists on Deleuze and Guattari to provide in-depth critical studies of each plateau of their major work, 'A Thousand Plateaus'. It combines an overview of the text with deep scholarship and brings a renewed focus on the philosophical significance of their project.

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  • Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Aristotle and the Metaphysics by Vasilis Politis
    Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Aristotle and the Metaphysics (English, Paperback) Vasilis Politis

    Aristotle's 'Metaphysics' is one of the most important texts in ancient philosophy. This guide provides a thematic study. It assesses Aristotle's life, the background to the 'Metaphysics' and Aristotle's legacy, as well as discussing the arguments in the text.

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  • A History of Light by Junko Theresa Mikuriya
    A History of Light (English, Paperback) Junko Theresa Mikuriya

    When was photography invented, in 1826 with the first permanent photograph? If we depart from the technologically oriented accounts and consider photography as a philosophical discourse an alternative history appears, one which examines the human impulse to reconstruct the photographic or ?the evoking of light?. It's significance throughout the history of ideas is explored via the Platonic...

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  • The Philosopher's Plant by Michael Marder
    The Philosopher's Plant (English, Paperback) Michael Marder, Mathilde Roussel

    A secret history of philosophy grafting theory onto science, combining art and storytelling to bring Western thought back to its roots.

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  • AQA A-level Philosophy Year 2 by Jeremy Hayward
    AQA A-level Philosophy Year 2 (English, Paperback) Jeremy Hayward, Gerald Jones

    Enable students to critically engage with the new 2017 AQA specifications with this accessible Student Book that covers the key concepts and philosophical arguments, offers stimulating activities, provides a key text anthology and assessment guidance

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