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Understanding "I"

by Jose Luis Bermudez

No words in English are shorter than "I" and few, if any, play a more fundamental role in language and thought. In Understanding "I": Thought and Language José Luis Bermúdez continues his longstanding work...


The Subject of Experience

by Galen Strawson

The Subject of Experience is about the self, the person. It takes the form of a series of essays which draw on literature and psychology as well as philosophy. Galen Strawson discusses the phenomenology or experience...


Depression: A Very Short Introduction

by Mary Jane Tacchi & Jan Scott

What is depression? What is bipolar disorder? How are they diagnosed and how are they treated? Can a small child be diagnosed with depression and treated with antidepressants - and should they be? Covering depression,...


The Golden Sayings of Epictetus

by Epictetus

Although he was born into slavery and endured a permanent physical disability, Epictetus (ca. 50–ca. 130 AD) maintained that all people are free to control their lives and to live in harmony with nature. We...


Plato Six Pack: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Phaedo, The Allegory of the Cave and Symposium

by Plato

Plato Six Pack represents the full-range of Plato’s philosophy. Included are six of his original works - Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Phaedo, The Allegory of the Cave and Symposium - and an image gallery featuring...


Bittersweet on the Autism Spectrum

by Dean Worton, Luke Beardon & Becky Heaver

In this rich and diverse collection, 28 writers describe what positive experiences they have had as an autistic person, and show how the most unexpected subject areas can be a source of the positive. They demonstrate...


Love, Partnership, or Singleton on the Autism Spectrum

by Dean Worton, Luke Beardon & Wenn Lawson

In an immensely varied and thoughtful collection of true life reflections on love, marriage and the single life, 26 authors with autism share their experiences and knowledge about successful (and unsuccessful)...


Language and Character in Euripides' Electra

by Evert van Emde Boas

This study of Euripides' Electra approaches the text through the lens of modern linguistics, marrying it with traditional literary criticism in order to provide new and informative means of analysing and interpreting...


Does Anything Really Matter?

by Peter Singer

In the first two volumes of On What Matters Derek Parfit argues that there are objective moral truths, and other normative truths about what we have reasons to believe, and to want, and to do. He thus challenges...


On What Matters

by Derek Parfit

Derek Parfit presents the third volume of On What Matters, his landmark work of moral philosophy. Parfit develops further his influential treatment of reasons, normativity, the meaning of moral discourse, and...


Values, Political Action, and Change in the Middle East and the Arab Spring

by Mansoor Moaddel & Michele J. Gelfand

Although many have tried, the spontaneity of the Arab Spring uprisings and the unpredictability of its diverse geographical outcomes have resisted explanation. For social scientists, part of the challenge has...


Is It All in Your Head?: True Stories of Imaginary Illness

by Suzanne O'Sullivan

A neurologist's insightful and compassionate look into the misunderstood world of psychosomatic disorders, told through individual case histories

 

It's happened to all of us: our cheeks flush red when we say...


Life and Narrative

by Brian Schiff, A. Elizabeth McKim & Sylvie Patron

The challenge of life and literary narrative is the central and perennial mystery of how people encounter, manage, and inhabit a self and a world of their own - and others' - creations. With a nod to the eminent...


Using Think-Aloud Interviews and Cognitive Labs in Educational Research

by Jacqueline P. Leighton

The field of education is rife with calls to action and for research to improve higher-level thinking and learning outcomes in primary, secondary, and tertiary education. With the No Child Left Behind Act and...


The Art of Being Free

by James Poulos

Most of us probably don’t learn about Alexis de Tocqueville in school anymore, but his masterpiece, Democracy in America, is still surprisingly resonant. When he came to America in 1831 to study our great...


Self-Preservation at the Centre of Personality: Superego and Ego Ideal in the Regulation of Safety

by Ralf-Peter Behrendt

The book discusses personality as a unified set of evolved and culturally developed structures that serves a single and definable purpose, to maintain the individual’s safety, in the context of dyadic relationships,...


The Science of Mind

by Ernest Shurtleff Holmes

Here is the complete first edition of The Science of Mind. For the careful practitioner this is the preferred edition, as later editions lacked the power and focus of this edition and were simply less readable....


The Science of Right

by Immanuel Kant

The theoretical knowledge of right and law in principle, as distinguished from positive laws and empirical cases, belongs to the pure science of right The science of right thus designates the philosophical and...


The Selected Writings of Friedrich Nietzsche: The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche; Thus Spake Zarathustra; Beyond Good and Evil; The Anti-Christ

by Friedrich Nietzsche

Collected here in this omnibus edition are three of Nietzsche's three most important books: The Anti-Christ, Beyond Good and Evil, and Thus Spake Zarathustra, as well as The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche...


Natural Awakening: An Advanced Guide for Sharing Nondual Awareness

by Peter G. Fenner

NATURAL AWAKENING goes behind the curtains of Dr. Peter Fenner's highly distinctive nondual teachings. It reveals in great detail and clarity all of the subtle and sometimes mysterious skillful methods he uses...