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Philosophy

Man's Search for Meaning: The Classic Tribute to Hope from the Holocaust

Paperback, 06/05/2004, €10.80
A prominent Viennese psychiatrist before the war, Viktor Frankl was uniquely able to observe the way that both he and others in Auschwitz coped with the experience. He noticed that it was the men who comforted others and who gave away their last piece of bread who survived the longest.

Meditations

Paperback, 27/04/2006, €10.80
A series of reflections, strongly influenced by Epictetus, which represent a Stoic outlook on life. It offers a range of fascinating spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the leader struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe.

Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future Friedrich Nietzsche

Paperback, 27/02/2003, €12.15
Rejects the tradition of Western thought with its notions of truth and God, good and evil. This work demonstrates that the Christian world is steeped in a false piety and infected with a 'slave morality'. It promotes a philosophy that celebrates the present and demands that the individual imposes their own 'will to power' upon the world.

How to be a Stoic

Hardback, 04/05/2017, €17.55
Who am I? What am I doing? How ought I to live my life? Stoicism teaches us to acknowledge our emotions, reflect on what causes them and redirect them for our own good. Whenever we worry about how to be happy, we are worrying about how to lead a good life. No goal seems more elusive. This book deals with stoicism.

At the Existentialist Cafe: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails

Paperback, 27/02/2017, €12.95
Paris, near the turn of 1932-3. 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 Raymond Aron, who opens their eyes to a radical new way of thinking...

The Meaning of Things: Applying Philosophy to Life

Paperback, 04/07/2002, €12.15
A refreshing distillation of insights into the human condition, by one of the best-known and most popular philosophers in the UK.

Tao Te Ching: The Book of the Way

Paperback, 19/05/2011, €10.80
Applies wisdoms on themes as diverse as statesmanship, ecology and love, and intends to gives readers a serene and generous spirit. This book is the text of Taoism, the ancient Chinese school of thought.

The Republic

Paperback, 30/05/2007, €12.15
Presented in the form of a dialogue between Socrates and three different interlocutors, this book is an enquiry into the notion of a perfect community and the ideal individual within it. It addresses the purpose of education and the role of both women and men as 'guardians' of the people.

Beyond Good and Evil

Hardback, 22/10/2014, €12.95
One of the most iconoclastic philosophers of all time, the author dramatically rejected notions of good and evil, truth and God. With wit and subversive energy, he demands that the individual impose their own 'will to power' upon the world. This book demonstrates that the world is steeped in false piety and infected with a 'slave morality'.