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: 9781408893210
: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Rutger Bregman
: Paperback
: English
: 909.83
: 336
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Utopia for Realists
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Reason, we are told, is what makes us human, the source of our knowledge and wisdom. If reason is so useful, why didn't it also evolve in other animals? If reason is that reliable, why do we produce so much thoroughly reasoned nonsense? In th... read more

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: 9780241957851
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Penguin Books Ltd
: 198mm X 129mm
: United Kingdom
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: Dan Sperber
: Paperback
: 1
: English
: 121.3
: 416
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The Enigma of Reason: A New Theory of Human Understanding
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 Philosophy

Studies on contemporary art and culture by one of the most original, critical and analytical minds of this century.

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: 9780805202410
: Random House USA Inc
: Random House Inc
: 202mm X 135mm X 17mm
: United States
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: Walter Benjamin
: Paperback
: 169
: 809
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Illuminations
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How did we find ourselves in a "post-truth" world of "alternative facts"? And can we get out of it? A Short History of Truth sets out to answer these questions by looking at the complex history of truth and falsehood. It identifies ten ty... read more

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: 9781786488886
: Quercus
: Quercus
: 20.40 cmmm X 13.20 cmmm
: United Kingdom
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: Julian Baggini
: Hardback
: 1
: en
: 121.09
: 128
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A Short History of Truth: Consolations for a Post-Truth World
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Where do we go when we die? Or is there nowhere to go? Is death something we can do or is it just something that happens to us?Now in his ninth decade, former Bishop of Edinburgh Richard Holloway has spent a lifetime at the bedsides of the dyin... read more

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: 9781786890214
: Canongate Books
: Canongate Books
: 214mm X 135mm
: United Kingdom
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: Richard Holloway
: Hardback
: Main
: English
: 202.3
: 176
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Waiting for the Last Bus : Reflections on Life and Death
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We humans tend to believe that things are only real in as much as we perceive them, an idea reinforced by modern philosophy, which privileges us as special, radically different in kind from all other objects. But as Graham Harman, one of the theor... read more

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: 9780241269152
: Penguin Books Ltd
: Pelican
: 181mm X 111mm
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: Graham Harman
: Paperback
: English
: 110
: 336
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Object-oriented Ontology : A New Theory of Everything
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This illuminating study of Benjamin's final essay helps unlock the mystery of this great philosopher Revolutionary critic of the philosophy of progress, nostalgic of the past yet dreaming of the future, romantic partisan of materialism... read more

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: 9781784786410
: Verso Books
: Verso Books
: 21.00 cmmm X 15.00 cmmm X 2.20 cmmm
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: Michael Lowy
: en
: 148
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Fire Alarm Reading Walter Benjamin's 'on the Concept of History'
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This fascinating book charts the relationship between Mark Rowlands, a rootless philosopher, and Brenin, his extraordinarily well-travelled wolf. More than just an exotic pet, Brenin exerted an immense influence on Rowla... read more

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: 9781783784578
: Granta Books
: Granta Books
: 198mm X 129mm X 15mm
: United Kingdom
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: Mark Rowlands
: Paperback
: 2
: English
: 920
: 256
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The Philosopher and the Wolf : Lessons from the Wild on Love, Death and Happiness
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 Philosophy

'Wonderful and timely ... Hugely recommended' STEPHEN FRY
What do you and an ancient philosopher have in common? It turns out much more than you might think...
Aristotle was an extraordinary thinker, perhaps the greatest in history. Yet he was preoccupied by an ordina... read more

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: 9781847924087
: Random House Children's Books
: Bodley Head Childrens
: 2.1 Centimeters X 15.3 Centimeters X 23.4 Centimeters
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: Edith Hall
: Paperback
: English
: 158.1
: 272
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Aristotle's Way
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 Philosophy

Series:Penguin Great Ideas Ser.

Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives -... read more

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: 9780141023991
: Penguin Books, Limited
: Penguin Books, Limited
: 181mm X 111mm X 8mm
: United Kingdom
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: Albert Camus
: Paperback
: 2005
: English
: 194
: 144
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Myth of Sisyphus (Penguin Great Ideas)
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 Nature

Series:Posthumanities

Having set global warming in irreversible motion, we are facing the possibility of ecological catastrophe. But the environmental emergency is also a crisis for our philosophical habits of thought, confronting us with a problem that seems to... read more

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: 9780816689231
: University of Minnesota Press
: University of Minnesota Press
: 216mm X 140mm X 15mm
: United States
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: Timothy Morton
: Paperback
: 110
: 240
: 15 black and white illustrations and 8 color plates
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Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology After the End of the World
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 Philosophy

Modern history is haunted by the disasters of the century--world wars, concentration camps, Hiroshima, and the Holocaust--grief, anger, terror, and loss beyond words, but still close, still impending. How can we write or think about disaster when by its very nature it de... read more



“The disaster ruins everything, all the while leaving everything intact.” The Writing of the Disaster concerns the effect upon language, upon literature, so to call it, of what Blanchot, thinking of the Holocaust, calls the disaster: something beyond the reac... read more

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: 9780803261204
: University of Nebraska Press
: University of Nebraska Press
: 133mm X 203mm X 9mm
: United States
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: Maurice Blanchot
: Paperback
: New edition
: 843.914
: 153
: black & white illustrations
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The Writing of the Disaster
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