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A History of Freedom of Thought

by J.B. Bury

It is a common saying that thought is free. A man can never be hindered from thinking whatever he chooses so long as he conceals what he thinks. The working of his mind is limited only by the bounds of his experience...


The Essential Epicurus

by Epicurus

For Epicurus, the purpose of philosophy was to attain the happy, tranquil life, characterized by peace and freedom from fear, the absence of pain, and by living a self-sufficient life surrounded by friends....


Animal Ethics and Philosophy: Questioning the Orthodoxy

by Elisa Aaltola & John Hadley

Bringing together new theory and critical perspectives on a broad range of topics in animal ethics, this book examines the implications of recent developments in the various fields that bear upon animal ethics....


Desire After Affect

by Marie-Luise Angerer & Nicholas Grindell

Desire After Affect offers a detailed analysis of the affective turn and its consequences for the humanities.


The Timespace of Human Activity: On Performance, Society, and History as Indeterminate Teleological Events

by Theodore R. Schatzki

This book develops an original Heideggerian account of the timespace and indeterminacy of human activity while describing insights that this account provides into the nature of activity, society and history....


Mindfulness and Letting Be: On Engaged Thinking and Acting

by Fred Dallmayr

Fred Dallmayr explores the benefits of mindfulness in respect to philosophy and theory, practical conduct, language use, art works, historical understanding, and cosmopolitanism. Students of continental, social,...


Naturalness: Is the "Natural" Preferable to the "Artificial"?

by Dieter Birnbacher & David Carus

Naturalness delves into a long withstanding argument of everyday life—the argument of naturalness. This book questions why what is natural has been seen in some ways as superior to what is artificial and discusses...


Your Simple Path: Find happiness in every step

Rationalist Spirituality: An exploration of the meaning of life and existence informed by logic and science

by Bernardo Kastrup

Why does the universe exist and what are you supposed to do in it? This question has been addressed by religions since time immemorial, but popular answers often fail to account for obvious aspects of reality....


Fitlosophy 2: Expanding Perfection Against the Rise of Ooc

by Sharny Kieser & Julius Kieser

Following on from the worldwide smash hit "FITlosophy 1," this sequel goes deeper into the question: what is the potential for human performance? Hard hitting, courageous and in their customarily direct way,...


Why Materialism Is Baloney: How True Skeptics Know There Is No Death and Fathom Answers to life, the Universe, and Everything

by Bernardo Kastrup

A hard-nosed, logical, and skeptic non-materialist metaphysics according to which the body is in mind, not mind in the body.


Posthumanity: Thinking Philosophically About the Future

by Brian Cooney

By the end of the 21st century humans could have increasingly bionic bodies with greatly enhanced brains and sensory organs. They could be spending their abundant leisure in a variety of richly detailed, stimulating...


Ecce Homo

by Friedrich Nietzsche & Anthony M. Ludovici

The philosopher's dramatically egotistical autobiography employs masterful language to convey ever-relevant ideas: the importance of questioning traditional morality, establishing autonomy, and making a commitment...


Experience and Nature

by John Dewey

Analysis and evaluation of problem of knowledge, other systems, formulation of law, role of language, social factors.


Matter and Memory

by Henri Bergson

one of the great inquiries into perception and memory, movement and time, matter and mind. Bergson surveys these independent but related spheres, exploring the connection of mind and body to individual freedom...


Philosophy's Role in Counseling and Psychotherapy

by Peter Raabe

In this book, Raabe argues that philosophy can effectively inform and improve conventional methods of treating mental illness. He presents clinical evidence showing that mild and so-called clinical mental illnesses...


Autonomy and the Situated Self: A Challenge to Bioethics

by Rachel Haliburton

Autonomy and the Situated Self offers a critique of contemporary mainstream bioethics and proposes an alternative framework for the exploration of bioethical issues.


Book of My Nights

by Li-Young Lee

The long-awaited new poetry collection from one of the world's most acclaimed young poets.


The Orchard

by Brigit Pegeen Kelly

An ambitious new collection by the Yale Younger Poets Prize and Lamont Poetry Award winner.


Philosophical Issues in Counseling and Psychotherapy: Encounters with Four Questions about Knowing, Effectiveness, and Truth

by James T. Hansen

In Philosophical Issues in Counseling and Psychotherapy, James Hansen proposes resolutions to four fundamental philosophical questions about knowing, effectiveness, and truth. Presented within the context of...