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Philosophy

Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder

Paperback, 06/06/2013, €14.85
Why is the city-state better than the nation-state, and why is what we call "efficient" is not efficient at all? Why should you write your resignation letter before starting on the job? How did the sinking of the Titanic save lives? This title shows us that improbable and unpredictable events underlie everything about our world.

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.

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.

The Philosophy Book

Hardback, 31/01/2011, €24.35
A guide to more than 2,000 years of thought. It covers the topics ranging from moral ethics to philosophies of religion.

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.

The Happiness Hypothesis: Putting Ancient Wisdom to the Test of Modern Science

Paperback, 28/10/2006, €12.95
Drawing on the inspiration of both philosophy and science, this book exposes traditional wisdom to the scrutiny of modern science, delivering many insights. It tells that virtue is often not its own reward, why extroverts really are happier than introverts, and why conscious thought is not as important as we might like to think.

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.

Eichmann in Jerusalem

Paperback, 22/09/2006, €14.85
A report on the trial of German Nazi SS leader Adolf Eichmann that first appeared as a series of articles in "The New Yorker" in 1963. It includes material that came to light after the trial.

The Consolations of Philosophy

Paperback, 01/03/2001, €14.85
Features six of the finest minds in the history of philosophy to work on the problems of everyday life. This title features Socrates, Epicurus, Seneca, Montaigne, Schopenhauer and Nietsche on some of the things that bother us all: lack of money, the pain of love, inadequacy, anxiety; the fear of failure and the pressure to conform.

Conversations of Socrates

Paperback, 02/02/1990, €12.95
After the execution of Socrates in 399 BC, a number of his followers wrote dialogues featuring him as the protagonist and, in so doing, transformed the great philosopher into a legendary figure. This title offers insights into the Socratic world and into the intellectual atmosphere and life of ancient Greece. It reveals much about this man.