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  • Capitalist Realism by Mark Fisher
    Capitalist Realism (English, Paperback) Mark Fisher

    A bestselling analysis of the ways in which capitalism has presented itself as the only realistic political-economic system.

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  • National Populism by Roger Eatwell
    National Populism (English, Paperback) Roger Eatwell, Matthew Goodwin

    A crucial new guide to one of the most urgent political phenomena of our time: the rise of national populism...

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  • Like A Thief In Broad Daylight by Slavoj Zizek
    Like A Thief In Broad Daylight (English, Hardback) Slavoj Zizek

    In recent years, techno-scientific progress has started to utterly transform our world - changing it almost beyond recognition. In this extraordinary new book, renowned philosopher Slavoj Zizek turns to look at the brave new world of Big Tech, revealing how, with each new wave of innovation, we find ourselves moving closer and closer to a bizarrely literal realisation of Marx's prediction that...

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  • Free Will by Sam Harris
    Free Will (English, Paperback) Sam Harris $9.25 $12.00
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  • Fools, Frauds and Firebrands by Roger Scruton
    Fools, Frauds and Firebrands (English, Paperback) Roger Scruton

    What does the Left look like today and how has it evolved? Is there any foundation for resistance to its agenda without religious faith?

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  • Back to Black by Kehinde Andrews
    Back to Black (English, Hardback) Kehinde Andrews

    One of Britain's most highly acclaimed Black educators presents the history of Black radicalism, reclaiming it for the twenty-first century.

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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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  • The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
    The Prince (Paperback) Niccolo Machiavelli

    HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.

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  • Just Giving by Rob Reich
    Just Giving (English, Hardback) Rob Reich

    The troubling ethics and politics of philanthropy...

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  • How Fascism Works by Jason Stanley
    How Fascism Works (English, Hardback) Jason Stanley

    The Yale philosopher reveals the fascist politics behind today's ethnic, racial, and religious divides, identifying ten key examples of fascist politics that are used by political leaders to hold onto power.

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  • "Utilitarianism" and "On Liberty": Utilitarianism and On Liberty Including "Essay on Bentham" and Selections from the Writings of Jeremy Bentham and John Austin by John Stuart Mill
    "Utilitarianism" and "On Liberty": Utilitarianism and On Liberty Including "Essay on Bentham" and Selections from the Writings of Jeremy Bentham and John Austin (English, Paperback) John Stuart Mill

    Including three of his most famous and important essays, Utilitarianism, On Liberty, and Essay on Bentham, along with formative selections from Jeremy Bentham and John Austin, this volume provides a uniquely perspicuous view of Mill's ethical and political thought.

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  • The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli
    The Prince (English, Hardback) Niccolo Machiavelli, Tim Parks

    How can a leader be strong and decisive, yet still inspire loyalty in his followers? When is it necessary to break the rules? Is it better to be feared than loved? Examining regimes and their rulers the world over and throughout history, from Roman Emperors to renaissance Popes, the author answers all these questions.

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  • How to be a conservative by Roger Scruton
    How to be a conservative (English, Paperback) Roger Scruton

    Renowned philosopher Roger Scruton draws on his own experience as a counter-culture presence in public life to explain conservatism in a skeptical age.

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  • Dialectic of Enlightenment by Theodor Adorno
    Dialectic of Enlightenment (Paperback) Theodor Adorno

    A classic of twentieth-century thought, charting how reason regressed back into myth and superstition

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  • Inventing the Future by Nick Srnicek
    Inventing the Future (English, Paperback) Nick Srnicek

    A major new manifesto for a high-tech future, free from work

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  • What Money Can't Buy by Michael Sandel
    What Money Can't Buy (English, Paperback) Michael Sandel

    Should we financially reward children for good marks? Is it ethical to pay people to donate organs? What about hiring mercenaries to fight our wars, outsourcing inmates to for-profit prisons or selling citizenship? In this title, the author asks: Isn't there something wrong with a world in which everything is for sale?

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  • Malign Velocities by Benjamin Noys
    Malign Velocities (English, Paperback) Benjamin Noys

    Against the need for speed, Malign Velocities tracks acceleration as the symptom of the ongoing crises of capitalism.

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  • A New Philosophy of Society by Manuel DeLanda
    A New Philosophy of Society (English, Paperback) Manuel DeLanda

    Offers a look at how the contemporary world is characterized by an extraordinary social complexity. This book takes the reader on a journey that starts with personal relations and climbs up one scale at a time to territorial states and beyond.

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  • Cambridge Companions to Philosophy: The Cambridge Companion to Isaiah Berlin by Joshua L. Cherniss
    Cambridge Companions to Philosophy: The Cambridge Companion to Isaiah Berlin (English, Paperback) Joshua L. Cherniss

    This volume highlights Berlin's significance to contemporary readers, regarding not only liberty and liberalism, the Enlightenment and Romanticism, and pluralism, but also political theory, history, and the social sciences. Berlin's writings remain indispensable for showing how great political and ethical ideas have shaped contemporary history.

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  • Man, the State, and War by Kenneth N. Waltz
    Man, the State, and War (English, Paperback) Kenneth N. Waltz

    What are the causes of war? To answer this question, Waltz examines the ideas of major thinkers throughout the history of Western civilization. He explores works both by classic political philosophers, such as St. Augustine, Hobbes, Kant, and Rousseau, and by modern psychologists and anthropologists to discover ideas intended to explain war among states and related prescriptions for peace.

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