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Simone de Beauvoir

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 ...

The Meaning of Travel : Philosophers Abroad

Emily Thomas Paperback 272 pages How can we think more deeply about travel?This was the thought that inspired Emily Thomas to journey into the philosophy of travel, to explore the places where ph...

Kate Collyns

Philosophy for Gardeners

Kate Collyns Hardback 144 pages, 60 black and white images Explore ideas, consider the big questions and learn life lessons in your garden. Gardening is an innately thoughtful as well as practica...

Love One's Enemy: A Tough Mind and a Tender Heart

PaperbackMartin Luther King Jr. 'Far from being the pious injunction of a Utopian dreamer, the command to love one's enemy is an absolute necessity for our survival'Advocating love as strength and no...

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 ...

What We Owe The Future : A Million-Year View

William MacAskill Hardback 352 pages Humanity is in its infancy. Our future could last for millions of years - or it could end tomorrow. Astonishing numbers of people could lead lives of great...

Ancient Greek Philosophers

Ken Mondschein (Introduction By) Edited by: Editors of Canterbury Classics Leather-bound Classics Hardback 992 pages "Philosophy begins in wonder." --Plato Have you ever wondered about the...

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 ...

Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism

Vladimir Lenin Paperback 176 pages Vladimir Lenin created this hugely significant Marxist text to explain fully the inevitable flaws and destructive power of Capitalism: that it would lead unavo...

Thomas More


Paperback 160 pages In Utopia Thomas More painted a fantastical picture of a distant island where society is perfected and people live in harmony, yet its title means 'no place', and More's hugely...

Thomas More


HardbackThomas More In Utopia, Thomas More gives us a traveller's account of a newly discovered island where the inhabitants enjoy a social order based on natural reason and justice, and human fulfil...

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...

Dressed : The Philosophy of Clothes

Dr Shahidha Bari Paperback 336 pages We are all dressed. But how often do we pause to think about the place of our clothes in our lives? What unconscious thoughts do we express when we dress eve...

The Stoic Path : The Golden Sayings

Epictetus Paperback 176 pages The Stoic Path is your essential guide to a better life. Countless leaders, athletes, and thinkers have been shaped by the tenants of Stoicism, with its rational ac...


The Republic

Plato Hardback 416 pages The unabridged version of this definitive work is now available in this highly designed jacketed hardcover with a new introduction by Odysseus Makridis. Published arou...

On Consolation : Finding Solace in Dark Times

Michael Ignatieff Hardback 304 pages When we lose someone we love, when we suffer loss or defeat, when catastrophe strikes - war, famine, pandemic - we go in search of consolation. Once the pro...

The School of Life

How to Survive the Modern World

HardbackThe School of Life A guide to modern times that explores the challenges living in the 21st century can pose to our mental wellbeing. The modern world has brought us a range of extraordinary b...

The Philosophy of an Explorer : 16 Life-lessons from Surviving the Extreme

PaperbackErling Kagge Surviving extreme conditions can teach us to lead a fulfilled life. No one knows this better than Erling Kagge, who was the first man in history to reach all of the Earth's pole...

100 philosopers the wisdom of the world's great thinkers

HardbackLesley Levene A definitive treasury of philosophers from around the world, from ancient times to the modern day. A must-read for anyone wanting answers to the most important questions, from 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...

Benjamin Moser

Sontag: Her Life

Softcover Benjamin Moser The definitive portrait of one of the twentieth century's most towering figures: her writing and her radical thought, her public activism and her private face Susan Sontag wa...

Albert Camus

Reflections on the Guillotine

PaperbackAlbert Camus 'When silence or tricks of language contribute to maintaining an abuse that must be reformed or a suffering that can be relieved, then there is no other solution but to speak ou...

Friedrich Nietzsche

God is Dead. God Remains Dead. And We Have Killed Him.

PaperbackFriedrich Nietzsche 'We have left dry land and put out to sea! We have burned the bridge behind us - what is more, we have burned the land behind us!'Nietzsche's devastating demolition of re...
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