Our minds have two ways of thinking: fast and intuitive, and slow and logical. This explains how we make decisions and how to use this knowledge to your advantage.
Deepak Chopra; Rudolph E. Tanzi
Shares an understanding of the brain and a prescriptive plan for how we can use it to achieve physical, mental and spiritual well-being. This title reveals 'the forgotten miracle' -...
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Covers the topics in the history of human thought - science, religion, and consciousness. This title challenges postmodern atheists who crusade against religion under the banner of science. It explores...
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A spectre is haunting Western thought, the specter of the Cartesian subject. This book unearths a subversive core to this elusive spectre.
'What is real?' has been one of the key questions of philosophy since its beginning in antiquity. But it is not just a question that philosophers ask. This Very Short...
Was love invented by European poets in the Middle Ages or is it part of human nature? Will winning the lottery really make you happy? Is it possible to build...
In this lively Very Short Introduction, Tim Bayne looks at the nature of thought. Exploring questions such as 'What are thoughts?' and 'How is thought realized in the brain?', he...
By defending the importance of individual reflection, this title celebrates the power and variety of human consciousness in the tradition of William James. It explores the nature of subjectivity and...
Foucault, Michel; Sheridan, Alan
Compelling and highly influential, Michel Foucault's Madness is an indispensable work for readers who wish to understand the intellectual evolution of one of the most...
Timothy O'Connor; Constantine Sandis
A Companion to the Philosophy of Action provides a comprehensive overview of the central issues and processes relating to human actions. Specially commissioned chapters from international experts...
Explores how sublime and miraculous can be found in a range of processes - from chemistry and biology to language and literature and social interactions - and how they loop...
Ian J. Deary
Attempts to take readers from no knowledge about the science of human intelligence to a stage where they are able to make judgements for themselves about some of the key...
Lexicon of the Mouth surveys the oral cavity as the central channel by which self and surrounding are brought into relation. Questions of embodiment and agency,...