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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.

The God Delusion

Paperback, 19/05/2016, €12.95
While Europe is becoming increasingly secularized, the rise of religious fundamentalism, whether in the Middle East or Middle America, is dramatically and dangerously dividing opinion around the world. In this book, the author attacks God in all his forms. He shows how religion fuels war, foments bigotry and abuses children.

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.

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.

What Would Freud Do?

Paperback, 01/06/2017, €17.55
Let the greatest minds of every generation advise you on the everyday problems in your life.

On the Shortness of Life

Paperback, 02/09/2004, €6.75
The Stoic writings of the philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into the art of living and the importance of reason and morality and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and timeless wisdom.

A Room of One's Own

Paperback, 02/09/2004, €6.75
Virginia Woolf's blazing polemic on female creativity, the role of writers and the silent fate of Shakespeare's imaginary sister remains a powerful reminder of a woman's need for financial independence and intellectual freedom.

Meditations

Hardback, 22/10/2014, €12.95
Written in Greek without any intention of publication, this book offers spiritual reflections and exercises developed by the author, as the leader who struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe. It covers topics such as: the question of virtue, human rationality, the nature of the gods, and Aurelius's own emotions.

A Short History of Truth: Consolations for a Post-Truth World

Paperback, 10/07/2018, €12.15
The thinking person's tonic for our troubling times