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  • To Have or To Be?by Erich Fromm

    Open Road Media 2013; US$ 14.99

    From the author of The Art of Loving and Escape from Freedom : A stunning look at modern materialism and how to live a life of purpose and meaning.   Life in the modern age began when people no longer lived at the mercy of nature and instead took control of it. We planted crops so we didn?t have to forage, and produced planes, trains, and... more...

  • What's It All About?by Julian Baggini

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 8.99 US$ 7.73

    Is there an ultimate meaning to human existence? Julian Baggini argues in What's It All About that meaning can be found in a variety of ways. He succinctly breaks down six answers people commonly suggest when considering what life is all about--helping others, serving humanity, being happy, becoming successful, enjoying each day as if it were your... more...

  • The Spell of the Sensuousby David Abram

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.95

    Animal tracks, word magic, the speech of stones, the power of letters, and the taste of the wind all figure prominently in this intellectual tour de force that returns us to our senses and to the sensuous terrain that sustains us. This is a major work of ecological philosophy that startles the senses out of habitual ways of perception. more...

  • Was ist das für den Menschen Gute? / What is Good for a Human Being?by Jan Szaif; Matthias Lutz-Bachmann

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 145.96

    The current ethical challenges have shown the limits of the currently dominating types of ethics which are focused on rules and principles. Accordingly, approaches to an ethics based on the concepts of virtue and the good life have regained significance for the philosophical debate. There also has been a resurgence of the debate about... more...

  • Hume's 'A Treatise of Human Nature'by John P. Wright

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    Examines the development of Hume's ideas and their relation to eighteenth-century theories of the imagination and passions. more...

  • Passions and Perceptionsby Jacques Brunschwig; Martha C. Nussbaum

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    This volume considers the important contributions to philosophy made by the philosophers of the Hellenistic schools. more...

  • What Minds Can Doby Pierre Jacob

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    This 1997 book explores the representational powers of a person's mind. more...

  • Understand Humanism: Teach Yourselfby Mark Vernon

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 13.99

    Understand Humanism is the definitive introduction to this diverse and increasingly prominent philosophy. This guide teaches you everything you need to know about humanism, from it's ancient origins and key figures, to humanist answers to pressing modern issues, like climate change and identity politics. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute... more...

  • New Scienceby Giambattista Vico; Anthony Grafton; David Marsh

    Penguin Books Ltd 1999; US$ 18.32

    Barely acknowledged in his lifetime, the New Science of Giambattista Vico (1668-1744) is an astonishingly perceptive and ambitious attempt to decipher the history, mythology and laws of the ancient world. Discarding the Renaissance notion of the classical as an idealised model for the modern, it argues that the key to true understanding of the past... more...

  • Explore Humanismby Mark Vernon

    Hodder Education 2012; US$ 9.58

    Everything you need to get started. more...