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How To Be You: Simone de Beauvoir And the Art of Authentic Living

Hardback 336 pages Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.'So said Simone de Beauvoir, one of the world's most influential philosophers, whose pioneering work asks how we can live our ...

How to Deal With Idiots : (and stop being one yourself)

Maxime Rovere Paperback 176 pages Idiocy is all around us, whether it's the uncle spouting conspiracy theories, the colleagues who repeat your point but louder, or the commuters who still don't ...

Discipline Is Destiny : The Power of Self-Control

Ryan Holiday Hardback 352 pages The inscription on the Oracle of Delphi says: 'Nothing in excess.' C.S. Lewis described temperance as going to the 'right length but no further.' Easy to say, har...

Alain de Botton

The School of Life

PaperbackAlain de Botton THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER The essential guide to how to live wisely and well in the twenty-first century - from Alain de Botton, the bestselling author of The Consolations ...

Marcus Aurelius

Meditations : The Philosophy Classic

Marcus Aurelius Hardback 192 pages A deluxe special edition of the ancient classic written by the Roman Emperor known as "The Philosopher" Meditations is a series of personal journals written by...

Karen Armstrong

Sacred Nature

Karen Armstrong Paperback 239 pages In this hugely powerful book, Karen Armstrong argues that if we want to avert environmental catastrophe, it is not enough to change our behaviour: we need to ...

Arthur Schopenhauer

The Horrors and Absurdities of Religion

Paperback 128 pages A fascinating examination of ethics, religion and psychology, this selection of Schopenhauer's works contains scathing attack on the nature and logic of religion, and an essay ...

Francis Fukuyama

The End of History and the Last Man

PaperbackFrancis Fukuyama A LANDMARK WORK OF POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY. A GLOBAL BESTSELLER. STILL AS RELEVANT TODAY. With the fall of Berlin Wall in 1989 the threat of the Cold War which had dominated t...


Letters from a Stoic

HardbackSeneca - Introduction by Robin Campbell Selected from the Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium, Seneca's Letters from a Stoic are a set of 'essays in disguise' from one of the most insightful philos...

The Daily Stoic

PaperbackRyan Holiday - Stephen Hanselman Daily doses of practical, uplifting philosophy from the bestselling author of The Obstacle is the WayWhere can you find joy? What's the true measure of succe...

Hannah Arendt

The Freedom to Be Free

SoftbackHannah Arendt 'People can only be free in relation to one another.' Three exhilarating and inspiring essays in which the great twentieth-century political philosopher argues that there can be...

Reality+ : Virtual Worlds and the Problems of Philosophy

David J. Chalmers Hardback 544 pages In the coming decades, the technology that enables virtual and augmented reality will improve beyond recognition. Within a century, world-renowned philosophe...

Fear and Trembling

Soren Kierkegaard Paperback 160 pages Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, w...


PaperbackEdward W. Said The seminal work that has redefined our understanding of colonialism and empire, with a preface by the author'Stimulating, elegant and pugnacious' Observer'Magisterial' Terry ...

Italo Calvino

The Narrative of Trajan's Column

PaperbackItalo Calvino 'When the last fire goes out, time too will be finished'Italo Calvino was one of the most joyful and imaginative writers of the twentieth century. Here he muses on what the thi...

Marcus Aurelius


SoftbackMarcus Aurelius The extraordinary writings of Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180), the only Roman emperor to have also been a stoic philosopher, have for centuries been praised for their wisdom, insi...

American Philosophy

PaperbackJohn Kaag The epic wisdom contained in a lost library helps the author turn his life around John Kaag is a dispirited young philosopher at sea in his marriage and his career when he stumbles...

Untimely Meditations

SoftbackFriedrich Nietzsche The four short works in Untimely Meditations were published by Nietzsche between 1873 and 1876.They deal with such broad topics as the relationship between popular and genu...

Maggie Nelson

On Freedom: Four Songs of Care and Constraint

Maggie Nelson Paperback 304 pages What can freedom really mean? In this invigorating, essential book, Maggie Nelson explores how we might think, experience or talk about the concept in ways tha...

Hannah Arendt

Eichmann in Jerusalem : A Report on the Banality of Evil

Paperback 336 pages The classic work on 'the banality of evil', and a journalistic masterpieceHannah Arendt's stunning and unnverving report on the trial of Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann first appear...

Steven Pinker

Rationality : What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters

Paperback 432 pages 'If you've ever considered taking drugs to make yourself smarter, read Rationality instead. It's cheaper, more entertaining, and more effective' Jonathan Haidt, author of The R...
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