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How the French Think: An Affectionate...
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Sudhir Hazareesingh
 
Explores the French commitment to rationalism and ideology, their belief in the State, their cult of heroes and their contempt for materialism. This book describes their fetishes, their fondness for...
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Wittgenstein's Anti-Philosophy
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Alain Badiou; Bruno Bosteels; Bruno...
 
Leading continental philosopher takes on the standard bearer of analytical philosophy.
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Greek and Roman Political Ideas: A...
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Where do our ideas about politics come from? What can we learn from the Greeks and Romans? How should we exercise power? This book deals with these questions.
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Why Grow Up?: Philosophy in Transit
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Susan Neiman
 
Explores the forces that are arrayed against maturity, and shows how philosophy can help us want to grow up. This title discusses childhood, adolescence, sex, and culture, and asks how...
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The Uses of Pessimism: and the Danger...
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Roger Scruton
 
In this provocative and passionately argued book, Roger Scruton proposes that the greatest harm and havoc has been wrought on the world by those who have presented themselves as optimists...
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The Patagonian Hare: A Memoir
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Claude Lanzmann; Adriana Hunter; ...
 
"The international bestseller: a cry of witness to the 20th century - the unforgettable memoir of 70 years of contemporary and personal history from the great French filmmaker, journalist and...
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Building: Letters 1960-1975
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Isaiah Berlin
 
A title covering the period (1960-75), wherein the author publishes some of his most important work, including "Four Essays on Liberty" - the key texts of his liberal pluralism -...
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Public Enemies
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Bernard Henri-Levy; Michel Houellebecq
 
Bestselling novelist Michel Houellebecq, and bestselling philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy ('BHL'), are two of the most celebrated and controversial intellectual figures in France today. In Public Enemies they clash head on...
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The Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and...
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Bettany Hughes
 
For seventy years Socrates was a vigorous citizen of Golden Age Athens, philosophising in the squares and public arenas rather than in the courts of kings, before his beloved city...
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French Philosophy Since 1945:...
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Etienne Balibar; John Rajchman; Anne...
 
The long-awaited final volume in The New Press Postwar French Thought Series, with excerpts from key works of the leading postwar French philosophers, from Sartre to Lacan.
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Pythagoras: His Lives and the Legacy...
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Kitty Ferguson
 
Einstein said that the most incredible thing about our universe was that it was comprehensible at all. This title explains, Pythagoras had much the same idea - but 2,500 years...
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The Antidote: Happiness for People ...
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Oliver Burkeman
 
Is our search for happiness futile? Or are we just going about it the wrong way? In this book, this book argues that 'positive thinking' and relentless optimism aren't the...
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The Quest for a Moral Compass: A...
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Kenan Malik
 
A history that has never been told before: the story of the global search for moral truth.
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Neither Sun Nor Death
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Peter Sloterdijk; Hans-Jurgen...
 
A series of dialogues with the most exciting and controversial German philosopher writing today.
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Freud, the Reluctant Philosopher
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Alfred I. Tauber
 
Recasting Freud as an inspired humanist and reconceiving psychoanalysis as a form of moral inquiry, this title argues that Freudianism offers a rich approach to self-inquiry, one that reaffirms the...
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The Politics of Life Itself:...
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Nikolas Rose
 
Examines the developments in life sciences and biomedicine that have led to the politicization of medicine, human life, and biotechnology. This book analyzes molecular biopolitics, examining developments in genomics, neuroscience...
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