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Aquinas: A Guide for the Perplexed

by Peter S. Eardley & Carl N. Still

Thomas Aquinas is the most widely read and arguably most influential of the medieval philosophers. He is famous for his impressive and coherent synthesis of Greek Philosophy and Christian Theology and his magisterial...


The Hegel Dictionary

by Glenn Alexander Magee

The Hegel Dictionary is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the world of G.W.F. Hegel, one of the most important and influential thinkers in the history of philosophy. Meticulously researched and extensively...


Iron Man and Philosophy: Facing the Stark Reality

by William Irwin & Mark D. White

The first look at the philosophy behind the Iron Man comics and movies, timed for the release of Iron Man 2 in March 2010

On the surface, Iron Man appears to be a straightforward superhero, another rich guy fighting...


The OPA! Way: Finding Joy & Meaning in Everyday Life & Work

by Alex Pattakos & Elaine Dundon

In chasing “the good life,” many of us sacrifice our relationships, our health, and our sanity, but at the end of the day, we still find ourselves with lives and work that bring us little fulfillment. Life...


The Great Philosophers: The Lives and Ideas of History's Greatest Thinkers

by Stephen Law

Since the beginning of time mankind has struggled with the big questions surrounding our existence. Whilst most people have heard of Socrates, Machiavelli and Nietzsche, many are less clear on their theories...


The Philosopher's Plant: An Intellectual Herbarium

by Michael Marder & Mathilde Roussel

Despite their conceptual allergy to vegetal life, philosophers have used germination, growth, blossoming, fruition, reproduction, and decay as illustrations of abstract concepts; mentioned plants in passing...


Theoretical Models of Counseling and Psychotherapy

by Kevin A Fall & Jan Miner Holden

This text provides a comprehensive overview of a variety of major counseling theories and focuses on the integration of different theoretical models. Appropriate for advanced undergraduates and graduate students,...


You Kant Make It Up!: Strange Ideas from History's Great Philosophers

by Gary Hayden

Drawing on the writings of the great philosophers, You Kant Make it Up sends the reader on thrilling, non-stop tour of their most outrageous and counter-intuitive conclusions. Augustine said that babies deserve...


Plato's Podcasts: The Ancients' Guide to Modern Living

by Mark Vernon

Do you ever get the feeling that something went wrong? What with credit crunches, the war on terror, and unemployment, it is natural to hark back to less complicated times. In this witty and inspiring book,...


Modern French Philosophy: From Existentialism to Postmodernism

by Robert Wicks

This handy guide provides detailed coverage of all the key movements of the last 100 years of French though and gives short but readable accounts of the life, works and influence of famous philosophers and eccentric...


Medieval Philosophy: A Beginner's Guide

by Sharon M. Kaye

Why do good things happen to bad people? Can we prove whether God exists? What is the difference between right and wrong? Medieval Philosophers were centrally concerned with such questions: questions which are...


The Bloomsbury Companion to Locke

by S.-J. Savonius-Wroth, Paul Schuurman & Jonathan Walmsley

John Locke (1632-1704) was a leading seventeenth-century philosopher and widely considered to be the first of the British Empiricists. One of the most influential Enlightenment thinkers, his major works and...


Fanon for Beginners

by Deborah Baker Wyrick

Philosopher, psychoanalyst, politician, propagandist, prophet...although difficult to categorize, Frantz Fanon (1925–1961) is one of the most important thinkers of the 20th century and one of our most powerful...


The Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science

by Armand Marie Leroi

A brilliant study of Aristotle as biologist

The philosophical classics of Aristotle loom large over the history of Western thought, but the subject he most loved was biology. He wrote vast volumes about animals....


The Bloomsbury Companion to Leibniz

by Brandon C. Look

The Bloomsbury Companion to Leibniz presents a comprehensive and authoritative introduction to the life, thought and work of one of the great polymaths of the modern world, G.W. Leibniz.

This guide enriches the...


The Kant Dictionary

by Lucas Thorpe

The Kant Dictionary is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the world of Immanuel Kant, one of the most important and influential thinkers in the history of philosophy. Meticulously researched and extensively...


Kant's 'Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason': A Reader's Guide

by Eddis N. Miller

Immanuel Kant's Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason is a seminal text in modern philosophy, ethics, and the philosophy of religion. It is a complex and challenging work, which students and scholars...


A Godsend

by J. M. Dragunas

Join in the adventures of Cross as he travels through an untamed world. A world where nature has grown out of control and has reached its full, lethal, potential. A world whose only remaining humans are sacrificing...


Nothingness and the Meaning of Life: Philosophical Approaches to Ultimate Meaning Through Nothing and Reflexivity

by Nicholas Waghorn

What is the meaning of life? Does anything really matter? In the past few decades these questions, perennially associated with philosophy in the popular consciousness, have rightly retaken their place as central...


Zizek: A Guide for the Perplexed

by Sean Sheehan

One of the most widely-read thinkers writing today, Slavoj �i�ek's work can be both thrilling and perplexing in equal measure. �i�ek: A Guide for the Perplexed is the most up-to-date guide available...