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Paperback. Around twenty years or so after his death, the fiery and interesting Jewish teacher Jesus of Nazareth was made into the personification of his own teaching, and given an exalted cosmic status. This book asks on the basis of reconstructions of his teaching, what was Jesus' moral philosophy? And, what was his world view? Num Pages: 130 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPX; HRCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 135 x 10. Weight in Grams: 156.
Publisher
SCM Press
Number of pages
130
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780334043386
ISBN
9780334043386
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 21.70

Paperback. Argues that religion is not a necessity for pursuing a spiritual life. This modern-day polemic outlines those ethics that the Dalai Lama believes should be central to our lives. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ; HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 13. Weight in Grams: 152.
Publisher
Rider
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846043109
ISBN
9781846043109
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.27

Paperback. In the spirit of the mega-selling 'On Bullshit', philosopher Aaron James presents a theory that is both intellectually provocative and existentially necessary. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ; HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 258.
Publisher
Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781857886108
ISBN
9781857886108
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.83

Paperback. Four people with radically different views meet on a train and talk about what they believe. Each starts off convinced that he or she is right; then doubts creep in. Timothy Williamson uses a fictional conversation to explore the philosophical debate over whether one point of view can be right and the other wrong. He invites the reader to decide. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: HPK; HPQ; HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 195 x 22. Weight in Grams: 154.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198777175
ISBN
9780198777175
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.89

Paperback. This book is a study of enjoyment and of the enjoyment of studying. It asks what enjoyment says about us and what we say about enjoyment, and why. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 218 x 140 x 9. Weight in Grams: 106.
Publisher
Zero Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785351556
ISBN
9781785351556
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.89

Paperback. Supernatural and Philosophy introduces fans of the show to the big philosophical topics relating to the long-running hit show Supernatural , covering thorny issues in a fun and accessible way. Even those unfamiliar with the show will find fascinating insights into Heaven, Hell, Angels, Demons, God, Lucifer, and Good and Evil. Editor(s): Foresman, Galen A. Series Editor(s): Irwin, William. Series: The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series. Num Pages: 216 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: APT; HPX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 153 x 10. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United States
Number of pages
216
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781118615959
ISBN
9781118615959
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 22.36

Paperback. A narration of a summer motorcycle trip undertaken by a father and his son, which becomes a personal and philosophical odyssey into fundamental questions of how to live. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HPX; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 143 x 28. Weight in Grams: 304.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
40th Anniversary edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099598169
ISBN
9780099598169
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.72

Paperback. Contends that our continuing faith in science in the face of its actual history is best understood as the secular residue of a religiously inspired belief in divine providence. Series: The Art of Living. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: HPX; PDZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 139 x 13. Weight in Grams: 234.
Publisher
Acumen Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844652044
ISBN
9781844652044
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 45.99
€ 44.05

Paperback. Translator(s): Stransky, Oonagh. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: HPX; HRA; HRAM1; HRC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. .
Publisher
Bluebird
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781509846511
ISBN
9781509846511
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.91

Hardcover. With an exploration of 2,500 years of Western philosophy. This title takes you from the origins of philosophy to the present day, from Plato to Popper and into the future. It includes thoughts on our modern society, exploring science and democracy, and posing the question: where do we go from here? Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: HPC; HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 206 x 241 x 23. Weight in Grams: 920.
Publisher
DK
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780241241264
ISBN
9780241241264
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 17.46

Paperback. The sacred consciousness that prevailed in antiquity is the key to unlocking our future. Num Pages: 320 pages, 111 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 154 x 20. Weight in Grams: 520. Essays on the History of Consciousness. 320 pages, 111 black and white ills. In The Future of the Ancient World Jeremy Naydler examines the evolution of human consciousness over the past five thousand years, revealing how we lost our ability to connect with the world of gods, spirits and ancestors, and how we can find our way back. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: HPX. Dimension: 231 x 154 x 20. Weight: 520.
Publisher
Inner Traditions
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781594772924
ISBN
9781594772924
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 17.46

Hardcover. The perfect introduction to the central ideas of philosophy for the general reader. Series: 50 Ideas You Really Need to Know Series. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 208 x 172 x 20. Weight in Grams: 552.
Publisher
Quercus Publishing Plc
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848667358
ISBN
9781848667358
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.09

Paperback. A brain workout book for uncertain times. We are living in a world where facts don't count, certainty no longer exists and complexity means we never quite know what will happen next. Num Pages: 200 pages. BIC Classification: HPX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 198 x 130. .
Publisher
Independent Thinking Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781352724
ISBN
9781781352724
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.09

Paperback. What is a good life, and how is it related to a happy one? What are virtues, and how do they affect the nature of friendships? Ethicists Gregory Beabout and Mike Hannis describe various approaches, ancient and modern, to those timeless questions: "What kind of person am I?" and "What should I do?" Series: Wooden Books. Num Pages: 58 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ; HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 126 x 155 x 8. Weight in Grams: 82.
Publisher
Wooden Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781904263937
ISBN
9781904263937
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.23

Paperback. Explores the nature of our moral constitution to challenge the view that reduces human motivation to self-interest. This title argues that simple, one-sided accounts of human motives, such as the 'selfish gene' tendency in neo-Darwinian thought, may be illuminating but are always unrealistic. Series: Heretics. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: HPX; PDA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 132 x 12. Weight in Grams: 182. Darwin and the Selfish Gene. Series: Heretics. 176 pages. Explores the nature of our moral constitution to challenge the view that reduces human motivation to self-interest. This title argues that simple, one-sided accounts of human motives, such as the 'selfish gene' tendency in neo-Darwinian thought, may be illuminating but are always unrealistic. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: HPX; PDA. Dimension: 197 x 132 x 12. Weight: 160.
Publisher
Acumen Publishing
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844652532
ISBN
9781844652532
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 46.77

Paperback. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 202 x 131 x 15. Weight in Grams: 280.
Publisher
Schocken Books United States
Number of pages
280
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780805210941
ISBN
9780805210941
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 16.87

Paperback. The Philosophy Shop is a veritable emporium of philosophical puzzles and challenges to develop thinking in and out of the classroom. Editor(s): Worley, Peter. Num Pages: 344 pages. BIC Classification: HPX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 171 x 32. Weight in Grams: 692.
Publisher
Independent Thinking Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781352649
ISBN
9781781352649
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.83

Paperback. Aristotle's authority extended beyond his own lifetime to influence fundamentally Islamic philosophy and medieval scholasticism. This title takes the reader through various theories, ranging from the establishment of systematic logic to the earliest rules of science. Illustrator(s): Groves, Judy. Series: Introducing.. Num Pages: 176 pages, ill. BIC Classification: HPCA; HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 120 x 14. Weight in Grams: 156.
Publisher
Icon Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848311695
ISBN
9781848311695
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.89

Paperback. Genius is highly individual and unique yet it shares a compelling quality. In this intriguing introduction Andrew Robinson uses the life and work of familiar geniuses - and some less familiar - to consider what their achievements have in common; whether its heredity, education, hard work, intelligence or just plain luck. Series: Very Short Introductions. Num Pages: 152 pages, Approx 15 black and white pictures. BIC Classification: HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 179 x 114 x 9. Weight in Grams: 122.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
152
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199594405
ISBN
9780199594405
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.89

Paperback. Explains how ancient philosophy saved the author's life, and how we can all use it to become happier, wiser and more resilient. This title also explores how ancient philosophy is inspiring modern communities - Socratic cafes, Stoic armies, Platonic sects, Sceptic summer camps - and even whole nations in their quest for the good life. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 125 x 19. Weight in Grams: 218.
Publisher
Rider & Co
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
9/15/13
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846043215
ISBN
9781846043215
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.27

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