Category: Philosophy

$26.99

Psychoanalysis and Transversality

Semiotext(e) | January 5, 2015 | 384 pages
Originally published in French in 1972, Psychoanalysis and Transversality gathers all the articles that Félix Guattari wrote between 1955 and 1971. It provides a fascinating account of his intellectual and political itinerary before Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia (1972), the... More Info
$32.99

Striking Beauty

June 14, 2015 | 288 pages
The first book to focus on the intersection of Western philosophy and the Asian martial arts, Striking Beauty collapses the boundaries between Eastern and Western thought, comparatively studying the historical and philosophical traditions of martial arts practice and their ethical value in the... More Info
$21.95

Practices of Selfhood

Polity | May 4, 2015 | 180 pages
Contemporary understanding of human subjectivity has come a long way since the Cartesian 'thinking thing' or Freud's view of the self struggling with its unconscious. We no longer think of ourselves as stable and indivisible units or combinations thereof - instead, we see the self as constantly... More Info
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The Existentialist Moment

John Wiley & Sons | August 10, 2015 | 240 pages
No summary available.
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The Triumph of Religion

By Lacan
John Wiley & Sons | July 17, 2015 | 96 pages
No summary available.
$24.95

Emotion

May 1, 2015 | 180 pages
Emotion is at the centre of our personal and social lives. To love or to hate, to be frightened or grateful is not just a matter of how we feel on the inside: our emotional responses direct our thoughts and actions, unleash our imaginations, and structure our relationships with others. Yet the role... More Info
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On Freedom, Love, and Power

University of Toronto Press | June 9, 2015 | 324 pages
One of the most important and original thinkers of the twentieth century, Jacques Ellul (1912-1994) was a noted sociologist, historian, law professor, and self-described "Christian anarchist." At the University of Bordeaux, Ellul taught and wrote extensively on the relationship between technology... More Info
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Layers in Husserl's Phenomenology

April 13, 2015 | 340 pages
Layers in Husserl's Phenomenology situates Husserl firmly within the trajectory of later Continental thought and contributes to the recent reconsideration of Husserl as a legitimate precursor to the thought of Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Emmanuel Levinas, and Jacques Derrida.  More Info
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Heidegger's Way of Being

July 10, 2015 |
In Heidegger's Way of Being, the follow-up to his 2010 book, Engaging Heidegger, Richard Capobianco makes the case clearly and compellingly that the core matter of Heidegger's lifetime of thought was Being as the temporal emergence of all beings and things.  More Info
$33.95

No Gods, No Masters, No Peripheries

PM Press | July 1, 2015 | 416 pages
Was anarchism in areas outside of Europe an import and a script to be mimicked? Was it perpetually at odds with other currents of the Left? The authors in this collection take up these questions of geographical and political peripheries. Building on recent research that has emphasized the plural... More Info
$11.95

Optimism Within

American Roots | May 31, 2015 | 32 pages
Rendered deaf and blind by scarlet fever at the age of a year and a half, Helen Keller, with the help of Anne Sullivan, other teachers, and her own determination, learned to read, write, and speak several languages. Keller became an advocate for people with disabilities and fought for human rights... More Info
$28.99

The Numberverse

Crown House Pub Limited | April 25, 2014 | 253 pages
A journey into the world of numbers, which are over our heads, under our feet, and all around us. The Numberverse is especially for people who don't like maths. If you're one of those people who find maths boring, hard, annoying or pointless then The Numberverse is for you to enjoy. First we'll... More Info

Provocations

Crown House Pub Limited | August 3, 2015 | 306 pages
Foreword by A.C Grayling. This book is ideal for teachers, whether they are P4C trained or just experimenting with philosophy. It will help teachers to present ideas and stimulate discussions which both accommodate and engage adolescent appetites. Are human beings flawed? Is murder an act of... More Info
$43.95

The Philosophy Shop

Crown House Publishing | August 3, 2015 | 320 pages
Contributors - Peter Adamson, Grant Bartely, Peter Cave, A.C.Grayling, Michael Hand, Angela Hobbs, Peter Worley, Amie Lynn Thomasson. A veritable emporium of philosophical puzzles and challenges to develop thinking in all classrooms.Imagine a one-stop shop stacked to the rafters with everything you... More Info
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The View of Life

University of Chicago Press | June 19, 2015 | 240 pages
Published in 1918, The View of Life is Georg Simmel’s final work. Famously deemed “the brightest man in Europe” by George Santayana, Simmel addressed diverse topics across his essayistic writings, which influenced scholars in aesthetics, epistemology, and sociology. Nevertheless, certain core... More Info

Why the World Does Not Exist

Polity | July 7, 2015 | 200 pages
Where do we come from? Are we merely a cluster of elementary particles in a gigantic world receptacle? And what does it all mean? In this highly original new book, the philosopher Markus Gabriel challenges our notion of what exists and what it means to exist. He questions the idea that there is a... More Info
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Phenomenology

Polity | July 13, 2015 | 224 pages
This comprehensive new book introduces the core history of phenomenology and assesses its relevance to contemporary psychology, philosophy of mind, and cognitive science. From critiques of artificial intelligence research programs to ongoing work on embodiment and enactivism, the authors trace how... More Info
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Freedom to fail

Polity | June 22, 2015 | 104 pages
Martin Heidegger is widely regarded as one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth-century, and his seminal text Being and Time is considered one of the most significant texts in contemporary philosophy. Yet his name has also been mired in controversy because of his affiliations with... More Info
$34.95

Punishment in Popular Culture

NYU Press | June 5, 2015 | 320 pages
The way a society punishes demonstrates its commitment to standards of judgment and justice, its distinctive views of blame and responsibility, and its particular way of responding to evil. Punishment in Popular Culture examines the cultural presuppositions that undergird America’s distinctive... More Info
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Richard Outram

Guernica Editions | August 3, 2015 | 218 pages
Something of a ?foreigner? in his own country, Richard Outram was uncommonly dedicated to living an "examined life" and to the act of creation for its own reward. This book represents a posthumous, introductory panorama of this late Canadian poet?s work, written by those who continue to admire his... More Info

Waking Up

Simon & Schuster | June 16, 2015 | 256 pages
For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris’s latest New York Times bestseller is a guide to meditation as a rational practice informed by neuroscience and psychology. From Sam Harris, neuroscientist and author of numerous New York Times bestselling books,... More Info
$34.00

The Road to Character

Random House | April 14, 2015 | 320 pages
Evaluates America's transition to a culture that values self-promotion over humility, explaining the importance of an engaged inner life in personal fulfillment.  More Info
$16.00

No-Nonsense Guide to Religion

New Internationalist | March 29, 2010 | 144 pages
"Religion" is a term that the media often use without any clarification. But it is a loaded word that encompasses hundreds of different beliefs. Religion can be seen as a source of war and peace, love and hate, dialogue and narrow-mindedness. The globalization of communications has raised awareness... More Info
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About Canada

Brunswick Books | January 1, 2010 | 190 pages
Casting a critical gaze over the exploitation of animals in agriculture, fashion, and entertainment, this manifesto investigates Canada's antiquated laws for such industries as the fur trade, seal hunting, the Calgary Stampede, puppy mills, horse slaughter, and the virtually unregulated vivisection... More Info
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10 Mindful Minutes

Perigee | June 2, 2015 | 224 pages
This journal provides prompts and exercises to guide you to a fuller practice of mindfulness no matter what your current level of experience. Inspired by Goldie’s 10 Mindful Minutes , which offered parents “simple and effective ways…to create calmer, kinder, happier families” (USA TODAY),... More Info
$33.00

Faith Versus Fact

Viking Adult | May 19, 2015 | 336 pages
The New York Times bestselling author explains why any attempt to make religion compatible with science is doomed to fail In his provocative new book, evolutionary biologist Jerry A. Coyne lays out in clear, dispassionate detail why the toolkit of science, based on reason and empirical study, is... More Info

How Not to Be Wrong

Penguin Books | May 26, 2015 | 480 pages
The Freakonomics of math—a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our hands The math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In How Not to Be Wrong, Jordan Ellenberg shows us how... More Info

The Man Who Counted

W. W. Norton | May 4, 2015 | 256 pages
A collection of famous mathematical puzzles, taken from a popular newspaper column, features the "writings" of the fictional author, Malba Tahan, who describes different mathematical puzzles and solutions applied to real situations. Simultaneous.  More Info

Stone

May 1, 2015 | 376 pages
Stone maps the force, vivacity, and stories within our most mundane matter, stone. For too long stone has served as an unexamined metaphor for the “really real”: blunt factuality, nature's curt rebuke. Yet, medieval writers knew that stones drop with fire from the sky, emerge through the... More Info
$35.95

Shadow Work

Counterpoint | May 12, 2015 | 304 pages
With the exception of sleep, humans spend more of their lifetimes on work than any other activity. It is central to our economy, society, and the family. It underpins our finances and our sense of meaning in life. Given the overriding importance of work, we need to recognize a profound... More Info
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Environmental Philosophy

Polity | April 27, 2015 | 240 pages
Climate change, habitat loss, rising extinction rates - such problems call for more than just new policies and practices. They raise fundamental questions about the world and our place in it. What, for instance, is the natural world? Do we humans belong to it? Which parts of it are we morally... More Info
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Islamic Political Thought

March 29, 2015 | 320 pages
In sixteen concise chapters on key topics, this book provides a rich, authoritative, and up-to-date introduction to Islamic political thought from the birth of Islam to today, presenting essential background and context for understanding contemporary politics in the Islamic world and beyond.... More Info
$27.50

Adventure Time and Philosophy

Open Court | February 1, 2015 | 288 pages
Adventure Time and Philosophy is a monster-beating, wild ride of philosophical mayhem. One of the deepest and most thoughtful television shows ever to assault human brain waves, Adventure Time shows us what the world could be like, challenging everything we know about life, meaning, heroism, and... More Info

Headscarves and Hymens

April 21, 2015 | 176 pages
Mona Eltahawy is an Egyptian woman who wrote an article for Foreign Policy entitled "Why Do They Hate Us?"; "they" being Muslim men, "us" being women. The piece sparked controversy, of course, making it clear that misogyny in the Arab world is something that engages and enrages the public. In... More Info

The Case for Intercultural Education in a Multicultural World

Mosaic Press (NY) | April 1, 2014 | 220 pages
This volume brings together many of Professor Gundara’s essays and contributions to the evolving international field of intercultural education. He has argued that within the field of education there is an urgent problem to address intercultural challenges in more and more complex multicultural... More Info

Ethics

Oneworld Publications Limited | November 1, 2014 | 224 pages
From Confucianism to Kant’s categorical imperative, from the Ancient Greeks to Amnesty International, This essential volume presents ethics through a fascinating global historical lens and relates it to everyday life and 21st-century politics. Peter Cave traces the development of this key branch... More Info

Concrete Reveries

Penguin Group Canada | June 2, 2009 | 288 pages
No summary available.

Introduction to Non-Marxism

Univocal Pub Llc | February 15, 2015 | 190 pages
Following the collapse of the communist states it was assumed that Marxist philosophy had collapsed with it. In Introduction to Non-Marxism, François Laruelle aims to recover Marxism along with its failure by asking the question "What is to be done with Marxism itself?" To answer, Laruelle resists... More Info
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How to Walk

May 12, 2015 | 120 pages
How to Walk is the fourth title in Parallax’s popular Mindfulness Essentials Series of how-to titles by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, introducing beginners and reminding seasoned practitioners of the essentials of mindfulness practice. Slow, concentrated walking while focusing on in- and... More Info
$25.95

Happiness, Democracy, and the Cooperative Movement

Suny Press | January 2, 2015 | 319 pages
Examines the political significance of ideas about happiness through the work of utilitarian philosophers William Thompson and Jeremy Bentham.  More Info

Environmental Philosophy in Asian Traditions of Thought

Suny Press | January 2, 2015 | 440 pages
Seminal essays on environmental philosophy from Indian, Chinese, and Japanese traditions of thought.  More Info

Philosophizing Ad Infinitum

Suny Press | January 2, 2015 | 218 pages
An original and insightful account of nature and our place in it from one of France's preeminent historians of philosophy.  More Info
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Reproduction, Race, and Gender in Philosophy and the Early Life Sciences

Suny Press | January 2, 2015 | 300 pages
Investigates the impact of theories of reproduction and heredity on the emerging concepts of race and gender at the end of the eighteenth and the beginning of the nineteenth centuries.  More Info
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Caught in the Pulpit

Pitchstone Llc | May 1, 2015 | 280 pages
What is it like to be a preacher or rabbi who no longer believes in God? In this expanded and updated edition of their groundbreaking study, Daniel C. Dennett and Linda LaScola comprehensively and sensitively expose an inconvenient truth that religious institutions face in the new transparency of... More Info
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Solidarity Unionism

PM Press | April 1, 2015 | 128 pages
Critical reading for all who care about the future of labor, Solidarity Unionism draws deeply on Staughton Lynd's experiences as a labor lawyer and activist in Youngstown, Ohio, and on his profound understanding of the history of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO). The book helps us... More Info
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Axel Honneth

Polity | March 2, 2015 | 240 pages
With his insightful and wide-ranging theory of recognition, Axel Honneth has decisively reshaped the Frankfurt School tradition of critical social theory. Combining insights from philosophy, sociology, psychology, history, political economy, and cultural critique, Honneth’s work proposes nothing... More Info

The Anti-Witch

March 15, 2015 | 232 pages
The anti-witch—first published in 2009 under the title Désorceler—is Jeanne Favret-Saada's third and concluding monograph on witchcraft in the Bocage (West France). This first English edition (translated by anthropologist Matthew Carey) presents a synthesis of ethnographic theory and... More Info
$30.99

Silence

HarperOne | January 27, 2015 | 208 pages
One of the world's most beloved teachers and Zen masters shares a profound, concise, and practical guide to understanding and developing our most powerful inner resource—silence—to help us find happiness, purpose, and peace. We spend a lot of our lives searching for happiness, running from one... More Info
$33.95

Conscience

March 1, 2015 | 240 pages
Many consider conscience to be one of the most important--if not the fundamental--quality that makes us human, distinguishing us from animals, on one hand, and machines on the other. But what is conscience, exactly? Is it a product of our biological roots, as Darwin thought, or is it a purely... More Info
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There Is Simply Too Much to Think About

Viking Press | March 31, 2015 | 544 pages
This collection of nonfiction work from the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Adventures of Augie March and Henderson the Rain King is arranged chronologically and includes his literary criticisms, interviews, speeches and insights and reflections.  More Info

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