This book presents a concise and humorous introduction to existentialism aimed squarely at a general readership. It shows how existentialism can be an honest, positive and uplifting philosophy - and how it can be applied to our everyday lives. "How to Be an Existentialist" is a concise, witty and ente... read more

How to be an Existentialist: or How to Get Real, Get a Grip and Stop Making Excuses
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"The Atheist's Primer" examines arguments for belief in God and finds them all untenable. But there are many and diverse arguments for God's existence, and so atheists need to be as savvy as theists - hence the Primer. This little book lays down reasons for atheism. To the question, 'Does God exist?' ... read more

ATHEIST'S PRIMER
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Complaint can be a powerful political tool. Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King both used it to drive social change. So why do we moan about increasingly trivial things - like the weather or public transport? Do Brits complain less than Americans? Do men and women complain about different things? Wh... read more

Complaint : From minor moans to principled protests
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Big Ideas for Little Kids includes everything a teacher, a parent, or a college student needs to teach philosophy to elementary school children from picture books. Written in a clear and accessible style, the book explai... read more

Big Ideas for Little Kids: Teaching Philosophy Through Children's Literature
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What does it really mean to love another person? Is there such a thing as the 'perfect' partner? How does infatuation differ from the real thing? The need to love is central to our idea of happiness, yet it sometimes seems that the more we reflect on it the more elusive it becomes. In this lucid ... read more

Conditions of Love: The Philosophy of Intimacy
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This is the follow-up to international phenomenon "Breakfast with Socrates". It has everything you'll need to know about history's greatest thinkers and on life's big moments. If life is meaningless as Sartre suggests, what is the point of being born? What does Freud have to say about losing one's vir... read more

Driving with Plato: The Meaning of Life's Milestones
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The Unconscious Civilization
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How can suffering and injustice be reconciled with the idea that God is good, that he loves humans and is merciful to them? Job's question runs through the history of the three monotheistic religions. Time and again, philosophers, theologians, poets, prophets and laypersons have questioned their image... read more

The Terror of God: Attar, Job and the Metaphysical Revolt
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The good news is that the great thinkers from history have proposed the same strategies for happiness and fulfilment. The bad news is that these turn out to be the very things most discouraged by contemporary culture. This knotty dilemma is the subject of The Age of Absurdity - a wry and accessible in... read more

The Age of Absurdity : Why Modern Life Makes it Hard to be Happy
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Discover how great philosophers can help you live a more purposeful and peaceful life. This inspiring new book from the bestselling author of "Little Big Minds" reveals how the heartbeats of philosophy- clear thinking, quiet reflection, and good conversation- are essential ingredients in a well-lived... read more

How Philosophy Can Change Your Life: 10 Ideas That Matter Most
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AS READ ON BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK. Paris, near the turn of 1933. Three young friends meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the rue Montparnasse. They are Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir and their friend Raym... read more

At the Existentialist Cafe Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails
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This is a fun introduction to philosophy, ideal for general readers and first-year students coming to this fascinating subject for the first time.A to Z of Philosophy is a fun, concise and accessible introduction to a fascinating subject. Ideal for the general reader or first-year student, this A to Z... read more

A to Z of Philosophy
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