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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

€ 10.99
€ 9.78

Paperback. The twentieth century triumph of the state-bureaucratic apparatus Series: Radical Thinkers. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 135 x 197 x 13. Weight in Grams: 200.
Publisher
Verso
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781680230
ISBN
9781781680230

€ 20.33

Paperback. Philosophy begins with questions about the nature of reality and how we should live. This book introduces the great thinkers in Western philosophy and explores their most compelling ideas about the world and how best to live in it. It takes us on a chronological tour of the major ideas in the history of philosophy. Num Pages: 288 pages, 42 black-&-white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPC; HPD; HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 138 x 212 x 23. Weight in Grams: 398.
Publisher
Yale University Press
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300187793
ISBN
9780300187793

€ 14.99
€ 12.40

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

€ 10.99
€ 9.04

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

€ 26.48

Hardcover. In Philosophy Bites Again, a brand new selection of interviews from the popular podcast, leading philosophers explore some of the major philosophical questions that affect us all. Both thought-provoking and engaging, the discussion ranges from pleasure, pain, and himour, to free will, the self, and the meaning of life. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 137 x 198 x 23. Weight in Grams: 436.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198702696
ISBN
9780198702696

€ 14.99
€ 12.26

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

€ 20.99
€ 16.67

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

€ 46.13

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

€ 16.99
€ 13.92

Paperback. Why do so many of us love or hate our work? How has it come to dominate our lives? And what should we do about it? What should I do with my life? What will I have achieved when I retire? This book explains why it is we do what we do all day, but its sympathy, humour and insight seeks to help us make the most of it. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: HPX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 20. Weight in Grams: 362.
Publisher
Penguin Books
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141027913
ISBN
9780141027913

€ 16.99
€ 13.12

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

€ 15.99
€ 12.36

Paperback. Middle age, for many, marks a key period for a radical reappraisal of one's life and way of living. This book explores the moods, emotions and experiences of middle age in the contemporary world, seeking to describe and analyze that period of life philosophically. It is suitable for those heading for a 'mid-life crisis'. Series: The Art of Living. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: HPX; JFSP3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 214 x 139 x 11. Weight in Grams: 194.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844651658
ISBN
9781844651658

€ 46.13

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

€ 21.99
€ 15.68

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

€ 21.99
€ 17.25

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

€ 10.99
€ 10.89

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

€ 33.85

Paperback. A self-confessed malcontent takes to the road and discovers the joy to be found in the simplest of pursuits Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1DB; HPX; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 16. .
Publisher
Oneworld Publications
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781786071057
ISBN
9781786071057

€ 11.99
€ 10.47

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

€ 22.08

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

€ 10.99
€ 9.78

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

€ 10.99
€ 9.78