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  • The Reason of Thingsby A.C. Grayling

    Orion 2010; US$ 14.66

    The follow-up to THE MEANING OF THINGS which continues A.C. Grayling's philosophical journey through life The most important question we can ask ourselves is: what kind of life is the best? This is the same as asking: How does one give meaning to one's life? How can one justify one's existence and make it worthwhile? How does one make experience... more...

  • Foucault - The Key Ideas: Teach Yourselfby Paul Oliver

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 14.66

    Foucault - The Key Ideas is a concise introduction to the life, works and ideas of this ground-breaking modern philosopher. This book will not only guide you through the events of Foucault's life and help you to understand his most complex ideas with ease; it will also demonstrate the practical impact of those ideas on life today. Covering everything... more...

  • The Form of Thingsby A.C. Grayling

    Orion 2010; US$ 14.66

    The bestseller from our pre-eminent philosopher, A.C. Grayling 'Grief and loneliness, depression, despair and failure - those things are the common human lot at least at times in all our lives'. Yet it is philosophy which, while not providing an answer to these problems, can enable us to prepare for them, and create strategies with which... more...

  • The Mystery of Thingsby A.C. Grayling

    Orion 2010; US$ 14.66

    Following the huge success of THE MEANING OF THINGS and THE REASON OF THINGS, a third collection of bestselling essays from Britain's top philosopher. 'Human genius has done much, and promises much, in the way of removing the mystery from many things in our world; at the same time it recognises and honours the mystery in things too.' In... more...

  • Plato on Pleasure and the Good Lifeby Daniel Russell

    Clarendon Press 2005; US$ 44.99

    Daniel Russell examines Plato's subtle and insightful analysis of pleasure and explores its intimate connections with his discussions of value and human psychology. Russell offers a fresh perspective on how good things bear on happiness in Plato's ethics, and shows that, for Plato, pleasure cannot determine happiness because pleasure lacks... more...

  • Learning from Six Philosophers, 2by Jonathan Bennett

    Clarendon Press 2001; US$ 64.99

    Jonathan Bennett engages with the thought of six great thinkers of the early modern period: Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Berkeley, Hume. While not neglecting the historical setting of each, his chief focus is on the words they wrote. What problem is being tackled? How exactly is the solution meant to work? Does it succeed? If not, why not? What... more...

  • Blanchot's Vigilanceby Dr Lars Iyer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    Of the many questions provoked by Blanchot's thought and writing, that of understanding its ethical and political significance is perhaps the most pressing. Spanning his literary critical and philosophical writings, and addressing such major concepts as the image and the neuter, Blanchot's Vigilance presents a sustained analysis of Blanchot's response... more...

  • Wittgenstein's Copernican Revolutionby Ilham Dilman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 139.00

    Wittgenstein's Copernican Revolution is concerned with how one is to conceive of the relation between language and reality without embracing Linguistic Realism and without courting any form of Linguistic Idealism either. It argues that this is precisely what Wittgenstein does and also examines some well known contemporary philosophers who have been... more...

  • Epistemic Justification and the Skeptical Challengeby Professor Hamid Vahid

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    This book explores the concept of epistemic justification and our understanding of the problem of skepticism. Providing critical examination of key responses to the skeptical challenge, Hamid Vahid presents a theory which is shown to work alongside the internalism/externalism issue and the thesis of semantic externalism, with a deontological conception... more...

  • A Commentary to Kant's Critique of Pure Reasonby Professor Norman Kemp Smith; Dr Sebastian Gardner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 75.00

    Of all the major philosophical works, Kant's Critique of Pure Reason is one of the most rewarding, yet one of the most difficult. Norman Kemp Smith's Commentary elucidates not only textural questions and minor issues, but also the central problems which arise, he contends, from the conflicting tendencies of Kant's own thinking. Kemp Smith's Commentary... more...