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WINNER OF THE GRAND PRIX DU LIVRE D'IDEES The French: serious and frivolous, charming and infuriating, rational and mystical, pessimistic, pleasure-loving - and perhaps more than any other people, intellectual. This original and entertaining book shows exactly what makes the French so ...French.

How the French Think
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Featuring Freud! Groucho Marx! Socrates! Lily Tomlin! Kierkegaard! Buddha! New Yorker cartoonists! Zombies! And of course, Heidegger! Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein first made a name for themselves with the outrageously funny New York Times... read more

Heidegger and a Hippo Walk Through Those Pearly Gates
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Of the myriad challenges we face, there is little doubt that the most urgent issue of our time is the destruction of Nature. What use are our gadgets if future generations can’t drink the water? What is the point of advances in medicine i... read more

New Philosopher Magazine #14 November 2016-January 2017
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Existentialism is backCarpe diem - 'seize the day' - is one of the oldest pieces of life advice in Western history. But its true spirit has been hijacked by ad men and self-help gurus, reduced to the instant hit of one-click online shoppin... read more

Carpe Diem Regained: The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day
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Do I buy eggs laid by free-range chooks or the cheaper ones from caged birds? Do I tell my best friend I saw her boyfriend kissing another girl? Do I lie to my mum by telling her I will wear the jumper she bought me, even though it's the ugliest jumper in the world? Every day our... read more

Nophoto
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The 15-Minute Philosopher introduces the reader to the main ideas of philosophy, showing how the subject has a clear practical purpose vital to our day-to-day lives and thinking. The subjects discussed here have been chosen to show that philosophy is by no means arid and a... read more

The 15-Minute Philosopher
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Worried that old age will inevitably mean losing your libido, your health, and possibly your marbles too? Well, Cicero has some good news for you. In How to Grow Old, the great Roman orator and statesman eloquently describes how y... read more

How to Grow Old: Ancient Wisdom for the Second Half of Life
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Looking to the future, one can’t help but wonder: Do we have another 50,000 years as a species? Or are we set to be the architects of our own demise?
Based on our current trajectory, the latter seems more likely: existential threats abound... read more

New Philosopher Magazine #15 February-April 2017
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Nophoto
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Since 2010, The Stone--the immensely popular, award-winning philosophy series in The New York Times--has revived and reinterpreted age-old inquires to speak to our modern condition. This new collection of essays from the series does for modern ethics what The Stone ... read more

Modern Ethics in 77 Arguments
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The News is Alain de Botton's witty and insightful exploration of our twenty-first century obsession with media.
Why do we keep checking the news?
Today, the news occupies the same dominant position in our lives as religion once did. But rarely do we consider... read more

The News A User's Manual
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'Required reading for anyone remotely curious about how they came to be remotely curious' Observer'Enthralling' Spectator What is human consciousness and how is it possible? These questions fascinate thinking people from poets and painters ... read more

From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds
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