What Kind Of Creatures Are We

What Kind of Creatures Are We?

by: Noam Chomsky

Category: Philosophy

Price: € 19,00

Noam Chomsky is widely known and deeply admired for being the founder of modern linguistics, one of the founders of the field of cognitive science, and perhaps the most avidly read political theorist and commentator of our time. In these lectures, he presents a lifetime of philosophical reflection on ...

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Religion For Atheists PB

Religion for Atheists

by: Alain de Botton

Category: Philosophy

Price: € 16,50

"A serious and optimistic set of practical ideas that could improve and alter the way we live" - Jeanette Winterson, Times

"A beautiful, inspiring book... offering a glimpse of a more enlightened path" - Sunday Telegraph

The boring debate between fundamentalist believers and non-believers is finally ...

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What Money

What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets

by: Michael J Sandel

Category: Philosophy

Price: € 14,85 >> € 13,50

Should we financially reward children for good marks? Is it ethical to pay people to donate organs? What about hiring mercenaries to fight our wars, outsourcing inmates to for-profit prisons or selling citizenship?

In recent decades, market values have impinged on almost every aspect of life - medicine, ...

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John GRay

The Silence of Animals

by: John Gray

Category: Philosophy

Price: € 31,35 >> € 28,50

This title is the powerful beautiful and chilling sequel to the bestselling "Straw Dogs". John Gray draws on an extraordinary array of memoirs, poems, fiction and philosophy to make us re-imagine our place in the world. Writers as varied as Ballard, Borges, Freud and Conrad are mesmerised by forms of ...

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Together: The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Cooperation

Together: The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Cooperation

by: Richard Sennett

Category: Philosophy

Price: € 41,25 >> € 30,00

Living with people who differ - racially, ethnically, religiously, or economically - is one of the most difficult challenges facing us today. Though our society is becoming ever more complicated materially, we tend to avoid engaging with people unlike ourselves. Modern politics emphasizes unity and similarity, ...

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The Swerve

The Swerve: How the World Became Modern

by: Stephen Greenblatt

Category: Philosophy

Price: € 28,05 >> € 20,00

One of the world's most celebrated scholars, Stephen Greenblatt has crafted both an innovative work of history and a thrilling story of discovery, in which one manuscript, plucked from a thousand years of neglect, changed the course of human thought and made possible the world as we know it. Nearly six ...

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Living in the end times

Living in the End Times

by: Slavoj Zizek

Category: Philosophy

Price: € 21,45

The underlying premise of the book is a simple one: the global capitalist system is approaching an apocalyptic zero-point. Its four riders of the apocalypse are the ecological crisis, the consequences of the biogenetic revolution, the imbalances within the system itself (problems with intellectual property, ...

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The New Religious Intolerance

The New Religious Intolerance

by: Martha Nussbaum

Category: Philosophy

Price: € 33,00 >> € 24,30

What impulse prompted some newspapers to attribute the murder of 77 Norwegians to Islamic extremists, until it became evident that a right-wing Norwegian terrorist was the perpetrator? Why did Switzerland, a country of four minarets, vote to ban those structures? How did a proposed Muslim cultural center ...

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