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200 Words to Help You Talk about Philosophy by Anja Steinbauer
If you have ever felt at a disadvantage when joining in a conversation on a subject that you aren't confident about, this new series is for you. Each book features definitions of two hundred words frequently used to describe and discuss a smart subject. Philosophy can be baffling, as well as fascinating ...Show more
Philosophy in 40 Ideas by The School The School of Life
Philosophy is a discipline committed to helping us live wiser and less sorrowful lives. This book artfully draws together 40 of the greatest and most useful ideas found in philosophy, taking us on a journey around key concepts from both Eastern and Western cultures.We are invited to sample the distincti ...Show more
The Godless Gospel - Was Jesus a Great Moral Teacher? by Julian Baggini
Do Jesus's teachings add up to a coherent moral system, still relevant today? From the Sunday Times bestselling author of How the World Thinks.
Big Ideas for Curious Minds by The School Of Life
Children are, in many ways, born philosophers. Without prompting, they ask some of the largest questions: about time, mortality, happiness and the meaning of it all. Yet sadly, too often, this inborn curiosity is not developed and with age the questions fall away. This is a book designed to harness chil ...Show more
Four Archetypes by Carl Gustav Jung
Extracted from Volume 9, Part I. Includes "Psychological Aspects of the Mother Archetype," "Concerning Rebirth," "The Phenomenology of the Spirit in Fairytales," and "On the Psychology of the Trickster-Figure."
Philosophy for Beginners by Max Charlesworth
Encourages discussions on fundamental questions of humanity with a clarify of thought and with a degree of open-mindedness allied with a desire to thin for oneself. By introducing the ideas of various philosophers throughout history the author demonstrates the living nature of philosophy.
The Art of War (Popular Penguin) by Sun-tzu
Written in China more than 2,000 years ago, Sun Tzu's classic The Art of War is the first known study of the planning and conduct of military operations. These terse, aphoristic essays are unsurpassed in comprehensiveness and depth of understanding, examining not only battlefield maneuvers, but also rel ...Show more
The Consolations of Philosophy (Popular Penguin) by Alain de Botton
Alain de Botton has performed a stunning feat: he has transformed arcane philosophy into something accessible and entertaining, useful and kind. Drawing on the work of six of the world's most brilliant thinkers, de Botton has arranged a panoply of wisdom to guide us through our most common problems. Fro ...Show more
The Undiscovered Self by C. G. Jung
Written three years before his death, The Undiscovered Self combines acuity with concision in masterly fashion and is Jung at his very best. Offering clear and crisp insights into some of his major theories, such as the duality of human nature, the unconscious, human instinct and spirituality, Jung warn ...Show more
When You Kant Figure It Out, Ask a Philosopher by Marie Robert
Category: Philosophy | Reading Level: 4 Non Fiction
How can Kant comfort you when you get dumped via text message? How can Aristotle cure your hangover? How can Heidegger make you feel better when your dog dies? When You Kant Figure It Out, Ask a Philosopher explains how pearls of wisdom from the greatest Western philosophers can help us face and make li ...Show more
50 Philosophy Ideas You Really Need To Know by Ben Dupre
Have you ever lain awake at night fretting over how we can be sure of the reality of the external world? Perhaps we are in fact disembodied brains, floating in vats at the whim of some deranged puppet-master? If so, you are not alone - and what's more, you are in exalted company. For this question and o ...Show more
A Companion to Philosophy in Australia & New Zealand by Graham Oppy and N N Trakakis
An updated and expanded edition which now includes Australian Aboriginal Philosophy, History and Philosophy of Science and The Oxbridge Connection.