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The twenty chapters of the book are divided into three parts. Part One contains the leading essay in the book, ‘Metaphysical Imagination’, a study of two complex concepts that have been of great importance in our understanding of both science and philosophy, together with an essay on how the...
By Mel Thompson
Philosophy For Life is the definitive introduction to to the history of Western thought, covering all of the main thinkers and branches of philosophy, and providing a toolkit for using philosophy in your daily life.
This volume explores the way we can easily grow disenchanted with our immediate circumstances and pine for what is exotic, costly and out of reach - and it gently returns us to ourselves, full of new found wonder and gratitude.
By Damon Young
A beautiful celebratory tribute to the powers of one of our most undervalued skills - an ideal gift for the avid reader. 'What you are doing right now is, cosmically speaking, against the odds.' As young children, we are taught to read, but soon go on to forget just how...
An accessible introduction to the most important philosophical ideas through the lens of modern video games.
By Ian Gilbert
In The Compleat Thunks Book Ian Gilbert brings together classic Thunks from a number of his books, as well as hundreds of new ones, all designed to make your brain hurt as you think, question, debate and argue your way to a better understanding of how to survive in a...
'Although there is much in this world that is incomprehensible, you can nevertheless discover a meaning as long as you have managed to limit your field of search.' Fredrik Sjoeberg - collector, romantic, explorer - spends his life tracing the smallest details of the natural world. In these two beautifully...
By Marcus Weeks
Let the greatest minds of every generation advise you on the everyday problems in your life.