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Disparities
Slavoj Zizek
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The concept of disparity has long been a topic of obsession and argument for philosophers but Slavoj Zizek would argue that what disparity and negativity could mean, might mean and should mean for us and our lives has never been more hotly debated.

Disparities explores contemporary 'negative' philosophies ...


The Pleasure Principle: Epicureanism: A Philosophy for Modern Living
Catherine Wilson
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In our troubled world, looking back to ancient wisdom can shed light on fresh solutions.


Art of War
Sun Tzu
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Existentialism: A Beginner's Guide
Thomas E. Wartenberg
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Suitable for both the everyday reader and the introductory student, this clear and enlightening guide introduces the elusive philosophical school of Existentialism.


The Political Thought of Jacques Rancière
Todd May
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This book examines the political perspective of French thinker and historian Jacques Rancière. Rancière argues that a democratic politics emerges out of people’s acting under the presupposition of their own equality with those better situated in the social hierarchy. Todd May examines and extends ...


Rousseau's Dog: A Tale of Two Philosophers
David Edmonds, John Eidinow
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau - philosopher, novelist, composer, educationist, political provocateur - was on the run.

In Rousseau's Dog, David Edmonds and John Eidinow bring their narrative verve to the bitter quarrel that turned these two Enlightenment giants into mortal foes.


Philosophy of Language: The Key Thinkers
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Playing a key role in our lives, as a vehicle for our thoughts and a powerful medium of communication, language is at the centre of philosophical investigation. The fifteen specially commissioned essays in this book introduce and explore the ideas of major philosophers who have shaped philosophical thinking ...


The Lost Thread: The Democracy of Modern Fiction
Jacques Ranciere
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In The Lost Thread, Ranciere debunks the notion of Flaubert, Baudelaire, Conrad, Woolf and Keats as reactionary producers of bourgeois mythologies, and instead foregrounds the egalitarian and democratic impulses of modernist literature. Contrary to the canonical interpretation of the relation between ...


The Philosophical Life: Twelve Great Thinkers and the Search for Wisdom, from Socrates to Nietzsche
Prof. James Miller
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Learn how to live from history's grweatest thinkers


What We Owe the Future: A Million-Year View
William MacAskill
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Introducing Capitalism: A Graphic Guide
Sharron Shatil, Dan Cryan
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The history, philosophy and politics of one of the biggest, most successful but most controversial ideas ever.


Introducing Critical Theory: A Graphic Guide
Professor Stuart Sim
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Offers a route through the tangled jungle of competing ideas and provides an essential historical context, situating these theories within tradition of critical analysis going back to the rise of Marxism. This book presents the essential methods and objectives of each theoretical school.


Introducing Existentialism: A Graphic Guide
Richard Appignanesi, Oscar Zarate
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An erudite investigation of the philosophical and cultural movement that prioritises individual experience.


Introducing Kant: A Graphic Guide
Christopher Kul-Want
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Illustrated INTRODUCING guide to the pre-eminent philosopher of the Enlightenment


Introducing Kierkegaard: A Graphic Guide
Dave Robinson
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Brilliantly written and illustrated Graphic Guide to proto-existentialist and Eeyore of philosophy, Danish writer Soren Kierkegaard


Introducing Machiavelli: A Graphic Guide
Patrick Curry
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Illustrated guide to the crucial Italian philosopher and author of The Prince


Introducing Mind and Brain: A Graphic Guide
Oscar Zarate, Angus Gellatly
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Explains what the sciences have to say about planning and action, language, memory, attention, emotions and vision. This book traces the historical development of ideas about the brain and its function from antiquity to the age of neuro-imaging.


Introducing Nietzsche: A Graphic Guide
Piero, Laurence Gane
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It is difficult to overestimate the importance of Friedrich Nietzsche for our epoch. This title serves as a guide to the philosopher.


Introducing Plato: A Graphic Guide
Dave Robinson
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Explains how philosophers like Socrates and Pythagoras influenced Plato's thought. This book provides an account of Plato's puzzling theory of knowledge, and explains how this theory then directed his provocative views on politics, ethics and individual liberty.


Introducing Slavoj Zizek: A Graphic Guide
Christopher Kul-Want
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Slovenian philosophy Slavoj Zizek inspires dramatic headlines. But what does he really think?

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