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  • How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius by Donald Robertson

    How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius by Donald Robertson

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    How to Think Like a Roman Emperor takes readers on a transformative journey along with Marcus, following his progress from a young noble at the court of Hadrian - taken under the wing of some of the finest philosophers of his day - through to his reign...
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  • Meditations: The Philosophy Classic by Marcus Aurelius 9780857088468

    Meditations: The Philosophy Classic by Marcus Aurelius 9780857088468

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    A deluxe special edition of the ancient classic written by the Roman Emperor known as "The Philosopher" Meditations is a series of personal journals written by Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome from 169 to 180 AD. The last of the "Five Good Emperors," he...
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  • Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values by Robert M. Pirsig

    Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values by Robert M. Pirsig

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    An odyssey into life's challenging philosophical questions during an unforgettable summer motorcycle trip, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance transformed a generation and continues to inspire millions.One of the most influential books written in...
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  • Daily Rituals: How Great Minds Make Time, Find Inspiration, and Get to Work by Mason Currey

    Daily Rituals: How Great Minds Make Time, Find Inspiration, and Get to Work by Mason Currey

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    'Utterly fascinating' Daisy Goodwin, Sunday TimesBenjamin Franklin took daily naked air baths and Toulouse-Lautrec painted in brothels. Edith Sitwell worked in bed, and George Gershwin composed at the piano in pyjamas. Freud worked sixteen hours a day,...
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  • Memories, Dreams, Reflections: An Autobiography by Carl Jung

    Memories, Dreams, Reflections: An Autobiography by Carl Jung

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    'I can understand myself only in the light of inner happenings. It is these that make up the singularity of my life, and with these my autobiography deals' Carl Jung An eye-opening biography of one of the most...
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  • We Are Free to Change the World: Hannah Arendt’s Lessons in Love and Disobedience by Lyndsey Stonebridge 9781787332522

    We Are Free to Change the World: Hannah Arendt’s Lessons in Love and Disobedience by Lyndsey Stonebridge 9781787332522

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    This bold new take on the life and ideas of political philosopher Hannah Arendt explores her lessons for living in an age of uncertainty.'Compelling and original' OBSERVER'Invigorating and insightful' FINANCIAL TIMESBorn in the first decade of the last...
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  • Down and Out in Paris and London (Collins Classics) by George Orwell

    Down and Out in Paris and London (Collins Classics) by George Orwell

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    HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. Three francs will feed you till tomorrow, and you cannot think further than that... As a young man struggling to find his voice as a writer,...
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  • Under the Hornbeams: A true story of life in the open by Emma Tarlo 9780571379804

    Under the Hornbeams: A true story of life in the open by Emma Tarlo 9780571379804

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    'Reading it feels like slowing down to take a breath' - EVENING STANDARD'Open-air theatre between two covers, powered by strength of character and beautiful writing.' - NICHOLAS CRANE'A stunning book. Soulful and honest, it is a riveting, original story...
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  • Turning Over the Pebbles: A Life in Cricket and in the Mind by Mike Brearley

    Turning Over the Pebbles: A Life in Cricket and in the Mind by Mike Brearley

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    'If you carry on like this, you'll do nothing but play football and cricket all your life.'These were the exasperated words of Mike Brearley's mother, as he once again trod mud into the family home after a long day playing outdoors. They were also an...
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  • Plato: A Very Short Introduction by Julia Annas

    Plato: A Very Short Introduction by Julia Annas

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    This lively and accessible introduction to Plato focuses on the philosophy and argument of his writings, drawing the reader into Plato's way of doing philosophy, and the general themes of his thinking. This is not a book to leave the reader standing in...
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  • John Dee and the Empire of Angels: Enochian Magick and the Occult Roots of the Modern World by Jason Louv 9781620555897

    John Dee and the Empire of Angels: Enochian Magick and the Occult Roots of the Modern World by Jason Louv 9781620555897

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    A comprehensive look at the life and continuing influence of 16th-century scientific genius and occultist Dr. John Dee Dr. John Dee (1527-1608), Queen Elizabeth I's court advisor and astrologer, was the foremost scientific genius of the 16th century...
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  • Love's Work by Gillian Rose

    Love's Work by Gillian Rose

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781590173657Author Gillian RoseFormat PaperbackPage Count 176Imprint NYRB ClassicsPublisher The New York Review of Books, IncWeight(grams)...
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  • The Story of Philosophy by Will Durant 9780671739164

    The Story of Philosophy by Will Durant 9780671739164

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    This brilliant and concise account of the lives and ideas of the world's great philosophers-Plato, Aristotle, Bacon, Spinoza, Voltaire, Kant, Schopenhauer, Spencer, Nietzsche, Bergson, Croce, Russell, Santayana, James, and Dewey-is "a delight" (The New...
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  • The Traitor by Andre Gorz

    The Traitor by Andre Gorz

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    Autobiography, philosophical inquiry, confession-The Traitor is an unclassifiable and unforgettable book from one of France's most inspiring social critics. Written when Andre Gorz was 32 and rising to prominence in the Parisian existentialist milieu,...
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  • How to Live: A Life of Montaigne in one question and twenty attempts at an answer by Sarah Bakewell

    How to Live: A Life of Montaigne in one question and twenty attempts at an answer by Sarah Bakewell

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    How to get on well with people, how to deal with violence, how to adjust to losing someone you love? How to live? This question obsessed Renaissance nobleman Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1533-92), who wrote free-roaming explorations of his thought and...
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  • Notes on Suicide by Simon Critchley

    Notes on Suicide by Simon Critchley

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    Suicide is everywhere. It haunts history and current events. It haunts our own networks of friends and family. The spectre of suicide looms large, but the topic is taboo because any meaningful discussion must at the very least consider that the answer to...
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  • The Last Days of Socrates by Plato

    The Last Days of Socrates by Plato

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    Euthyphro/Apology/Crito/Phaedo'Nothing can harm a good man either in life or after death'The trial and condemnation of Socrates on charges of heresy and corrupting young minds is a defining moment in the history of classical Athens. In tracing these...
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  • Spinoza, Life and Legacy by Prof Jonathan I. Israel 9780198857488

    Spinoza, Life and Legacy by Prof Jonathan I. Israel 9780198857488

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    A biography of the boldest and most unsettling of the early modern philosophers, Spinoza, which examines the man's life, relationships, writings, and career, while also forcing us to rethink how we previously understood Spinoza's reception in his own...
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  • At The Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails by Sarah Bakewell

    At The Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails by Sarah Bakewell

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    Shortlisted for the PEN Hessell-Tiltman PrizeParis, near the turn of 1932-3. Three young friends meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the rue Montparnasse. They are Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir and their friend Raymond Aron, who...
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  • Introducing Descartes: A Graphic Guide by Dave Robinson

    Introducing Descartes: A Graphic Guide by Dave Robinson

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    Rene Descartes is famous as the philosopher who was prepared to doubt everything- even his own physical existence. Most people know that he said 'I think, therefore I am', even if they are not always sure what he really meant by it. Introducing Descartes...
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  • City of the Beast: The London of Aleister Crowley by Phil Baker

    City of the Beast: The London of Aleister Crowley by Phil Baker

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781913689322Author Phil BakerFormat PaperbackPage Count 280Imprint Strange Attractor PressPublisher Strange Attractor Press
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  • Socrates: A Man for Our Times by Paul Johnson

    Socrates: A Man for Our Times by Paul Johnson

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780143122210Author Paul JohnsonFormat PaperbackPage Count 224Imprint Penguin USAPublisher Penguin Putnam IncWeight(grams) 167g
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  • Nietzsche: A Very Short Introduction by Michael Tanner

    Nietzsche: A Very Short Introduction by Michael Tanner

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    The philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) was almost wholly neglected during his sane life, which came to an abrupt end in 1889. Since then he has been appropriated as an icon by an astonishingly diverse spectrum of people, whose interpretations...
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  • Personal Writings by Albert Camus

    Personal Writings by Albert Camus

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    'It was the discovery of the essays celebrating his childhood and youth that altered my perception of Camus, from a thinker to a writer whose intellectual lucidity was a product of the wealth - the sensual immediacy and clarity - that had been heaped on...
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  • Conversations of Socrates by Xenophon

    Conversations of Socrates by Xenophon

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    After the execution of Socrates in 399 BC, a number of his followers wrote dialogues featuring him as the protagonist and, in so doing, transformed the great philosopher into a legendary figure. Xenophon's portrait is the only one other than Plato's to...
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  • Philosophers Who Changed History by DK 9780241656822

    Philosophers Who Changed History by DK 9780241656822

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    This visual celebration of the world's most celebrated thinkers tells the fascinating stories of their lives and pioneering ideas.Philosophers Who Changed History places well-known philosophers in their historical and cultural context, showing you how...
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  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius 9781529015027

    Meditations by Marcus Aurelius 9781529015027

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    A timely book for today's world, Marcus Aurelius's Meditations explores how to endure hardship, how to cope with change and how to find something positive out of adversity.Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series of stunning, clothbound,...
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  • Introducing Foucault: A Graphic Guide by Chris Horrocks 9781848310605

    Introducing Foucault: A Graphic Guide by Chris Horrocks 9781848310605

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    Michel Foucault's work was described at his death as 'the most important event of thought in our century'. As a philosopher, historian and political activist, he certainly left behind an enduring and influential body of work, but is this acclaim...
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  • This Book Will Make You Think: Philosophical Quotes and What They Mean by Alain Stephen

    This Book Will Make You Think: Philosophical Quotes and What They Mean by Alain Stephen

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    An informative and accessible guide to all of the great philosophers' best-known theories, explained through their most famous quotes.We may have heard of Socrates, Plato, Descartes and Nietzsche, but what did they believe? What were their famous...
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  • The Philosopher Queens: The lives and legacies of philosophy's unsung women by Rebecca Buxton

    The Philosopher Queens: The lives and legacies of philosophy's unsung women by Rebecca Buxton

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    'This is brilliant. A book about women in philosophy by women in philosophy - love it!' Elif ShafakWhere are the women philosophers? The answer is right here.The history of philosophy has not done women justice: you've probably heard the names Plato,...
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  • Being Ram Dass by Ram Dass 9781683646280

    Being Ram Dass by Ram Dass 9781683646280

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    Perhaps no other teacher has sparked the fires of as many spiritual seekers in the West as Ram Dass. While many know of his transformation from Harvard psychology professor Richard Alpert to psychedelic and spiritual icon, Ram Dass tells here for the...
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  • The Rigor of Angels: Borges, Heisenberg, Kant, and the Ultimate Nature of Reality by William Egginton

    The Rigor of Angels: Borges, Heisenberg, Kant, and the Ultimate Nature of Reality by William Egginton

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9780593316306Author William EggintonFormat HardbackPage Count 368Imprint Random House IncPublisher Random House USA Inc
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  • Confessions by Edmund Augustine 9780872208162

    Confessions by Edmund Augustine 9780872208162

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    Like the first Hackett edition of the Augustine's Confessions, the second edition features F. J. Sheed's remarkable translation of this classic spiritual autobiography with an Introduction by noted historian of late antiquity Peter Brown. New to this...
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  • I Am Dynamite!: A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche by Sue Prideaux

    I Am Dynamite!: A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche by Sue Prideaux

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    The Times Biography of the YearWinner of the Hawthornden Prize 2019Shortlisted for the HWA Non-Fiction Prize 2019Longlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2019Longlisted for the Cundhill History Prize 2019'Outstanding.' The Sunday Times 'A revelation.'...
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  • The Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life by Bettany Hughes

    The Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life by Bettany Hughes

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    We think the way we do because Socrates thought the way he did. His aphorism 'The unexamined life is not worth living' may have originated twenty-five centuries ago, but it is a founding principle of modern life. For seventy years Socrates was a vigorous...
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  • Introducing Plato: A Graphic Guide by Dave Robinson

    Introducing Plato: A Graphic Guide by Dave Robinson

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    "Introducing Plato" begins by explaining how philosophers like Socrates and Pythagoras influenced Plato's thought. It provides a clear account of Plato's puzzling theory of knowledge, and explains how this theory then directed his provocative views on...
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  • The Two Popes: Official Tie-in to Major New Film Starring Sir Anthony Hopkins by Anthony McCarten

    The Two Popes: Official Tie-in to Major New Film Starring Sir Anthony Hopkins by Anthony McCarten

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    From the prize-winning screenwriter of The Theory of Everything and Darkest Hour, The Two Popes is a fascinating, revealing and gripping tale of two very different men whose destinies converge with each other - they both live in the Vatican - and the...
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  • An Autobiography by Angela Y. Davis

    An Autobiography by Angela Y. Davis

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    'Riveting; as fresh and relevant today as it was almost 50 years ago. The words fire off the page with humour, anger and eloquence' GuardianA powerful and commanding account of the life of trailblazing political activist Angela DavisEdited by Toni...
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  • Why We Think the Things We Think: Philosophy in a Nutshell by Alain Stephen

    Why We Think the Things We Think: Philosophy in a Nutshell by Alain Stephen

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    Have you ever found yourself alone with your thoughts? Have you ever been asked if the glass is half full or half empty? Do you wonder what true happiness is or how to attain it? Or maybe nothing really matters if everything is just an illusion or a...
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  • Aquinas: A Beginner's Guide by Edward Feser 9781851686902

    Aquinas: A Beginner's Guide by Edward Feser 9781851686902

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    One of the most influential philosophers and theologians in the history of Western thought, St Thomas Aquinas established the foundations for much of modern philosophy of religion, and is infamous for his arguments for the existence of God. In this...
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