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Democracy: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Naomi Zack

9780192845061
Paperback
28 September 2023

Very Short Introductions

Democracy refers to both ideal and real forms of government. The concept of democracy means that those governed — the demos — have a say in government. But different conceptions of democracy have left many out. Here, Naomi Zack takes us through key conceptions of democracy, from ancient Athens to the modern world.

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Working as Equals: Relational Egalitarianism and the Workplace

£22.99

Julian David Jonker, Grant J. Rozeboom

9780197634301
Paperback
07 June 2023

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Democracy: A Guided Tour

£16.99

Jason Brennan

9780197558812
Hardback
07 May 2023

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Bentham's An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation: A Guide

£19.99

Steven Sverdlik

9780190089917
Paperback
06 March 2023

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Hannah Arendt: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Dana Villa

9780198806981
Paperback
26 January 2023

Very Short Introductions

An exploration of the life and political essays of 20th century philosopher, Hannah Arendt. Dana Villa analyses Arendt's pathbreaking studies on totalitarianism, power, evil, and political theory.

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Theodor W. Adorno: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Andrew Bowie

9780198833864
Paperback
26 May 2022

Very Short Introductions

Adorno was a German philosopher, and social and cultural theorist whose work is seen as increasingly relevant to understanding the pathologies of contemporary society. This book considers his life and work, from the philosophical tradition he worked from to his explorations of reason and social theory, and critical assessments of modern culture.

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Debating Multiculturalism: Should There be Minority Rights?

£16.99

Patti Tamara Lenard, Peter Balint

9780197528389
Paperback
29 April 2022

Debating Ethics

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John Stuart Mill: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Gregory Claeys

9780198749998
Paperback
24 February 2022

Very Short Introductions

John Stuart Mill (1806-73) is widely regarded as the leading liberal philosopher, economist, and political theorist of nineteenth century Britain. This book offers a brief survey of his life and ideas, highlighting the philosophical context for his work, exploring the key themes in his writings, and analysing their lasting influence.

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The Movement for Black Lives: Philosophical Perspectives

£22.99

Brandon Hogan, Michael Cholbi, Alex Madva, Benjamin S. Yost

9780197507780
Paperback
02 February 2022

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Debating Democracy: Do We Need More or Less?

£16.99

Jason Brennan, Hélène Landemore

9780197540824
Paperback
30 December 2021

Debating Ethics

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Elemental Difference and the Climate of the Body

£22.99

Emily Anne Parker

9780197575086
Paperback
12 October 2021

Studies in Feminist Philosophy

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Introducing Political Philosophy: A Policy-Driven Approach

£27.99

Andrew Walton, William Abel, Elizabeth Kahn, Tom Parr

9780198783275
Paperback
18 February 2021

Offering a uniquely policy-driven approach, Introducing Political Philosophy is the only text to showcase contemporary policy problems through the lens of key debates in political philosophy.

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Cicero: Political Philosophy

£21.99

Malcolm Schofield

9780199684922
Paperback
21 January 2021

Founders of Modern Political and Social Thought

This book offers an innovative account of Cicero's treatment of key political ideas: liberty and equality, government, law, cosmopolitanism and imperialism, republican virtues, and ethical decision-making in politics. Cicero (106-43 BC), a major figure in Roman politics, was the first to articulate a philosophical rationale for republicanism.

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John Rawls: Debating the Major Questions

£28.99

Jon Mandle, Sarah Roberts-Cady

9780190859206
Paperback
24 July 2020

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Debating Targeted Killing: Counter-Terrorism or Extrajudicial Execution?

£18.99

Tamar Meisels, Jeremy Waldron

9780190906924
Paperback
29 June 2020

Debating Ethics

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Scepticism: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Duncan Pritchard

9780198829164
Paperback
26 September 2019

Very Short Introductions

This book explores the nature of scepticism, asking when it is legitimate, for example as the driver of new ideas, and when it is problematic. It also tackles how scepticism is related to contemporary social and political phenomena, such as fake news, and examines a radical form of scepticism which maintains that knowledge is impossible.

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Emotion: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Dylan Evans

9780198834403
Paperback
26 September 2019

Very Short Introductions

Drawing on the latest scientific research, from anthropology and psychology to neuroscience and artificial intelligence, Evans takes the reader on a fascinating journey into the human heart, discussing the evolution of emotions and their biological basis, the science of happiness, and the role that emotions play in memory and decision making.

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Heidegger: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Michael Inwood

9780198828662
Paperback
24 January 2019

Very Short Introductions

Martin Heidegger is one of the twentieth century's greatest yet most enigmatic and divisive philosophers. Michael Inwood explores the major themes of Heidegger's seminal work, Being and Time, as well his later thought and association with Nazism.

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Stoicism: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Brad Inwood

9780198786665
Paperback
26 July 2018

Very Short Introductions

Stoicism is two things: a long past philosophical school of ancient Greece and Rome, and an enduring philosophical movement that still inspires people in the twenty-first century to re-think and re-organize their lives in order to achieve personal satisfaction. Brad Inwood presents the long history that connects these.

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Marx: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Peter Singer

9780198821076
Paperback
22 March 2018

Very Short Introductions

Marx is one of the most influential philosophers of all time, whose theories about society, economics, and politics have shaped and directed political and social thought for 150 years. In this new edition, Peter Singer discusses the legacy and impact of Marx's core theories, considering how they apply to twenty first century politics and society.

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