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Illuminations
Illuminations Walter Benjamin
A now legendary collection of seminal essays by one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century.
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Friedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche Curtis Cate
A brilliant new biography of one of the world's greatest and most controversial philosophers.
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Modern Philosophy Roger Scruton
'Anyone interested in philosophy should read this book' Nicholas Bagnall, Sunday Telegraph
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Animal Liberation
Animal Liberation Peter Singer
'An extraordinary book which has had extraordinary effects... Widely known as the bible of the animal liberation movement' Independent on Sunday
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The Game Of War Andrew Hussey
The first full biography of Guy Debord - artist and revolutionary, charlatan and alcoholic, implicated in the events of May 1968 and European terrorism, influence on the Sex Pistols and Damien Hirst.
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Within Reason
Within Reason Margaret Gullan-Whur
The first biography in a generation of one of the most influential thinkers in the history of philosophy. Written with impressive skill and confidence. . . . Insight and scholarship give this biography an honoured place, if not eternity, than at least for several decades to come. - SUNDAY TELEGRAPH.
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The Closing Of The Western Mind Charles Freeman
'Entertaining... An excellent and readable account of the development of Christian doctrine' New York Times
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Uneasy Ethics Simon Lee
A Pimlico Original which explores the moral dimension of five key issues in the new millennium - by asking the reader 'what would you have done?'.
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Jesus A.N. Wilson
'A masterly work of demystifying iconoclasm.' Patrick Skene Catling, Spectator
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The Pimlico History Of Western Philosophy
The Pimlico History Of Western Philosophy RICHARD H. POPKIN
From Plato to Wittgenstein and from Aquinas to Heidegger, the volume provides lively, in-depth and up-to-date historical analysis of all the key figures, schools and movements of Western philosophy. Richard Popkin has assembled 63 leading scholars to forge a highly approachable chronological account of the development of Western philosophical traditions.
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Concepts and Categories
Concepts and Categories Isaiah Berlin
'The most imaginative, distinguished and erudite of historians of ideas in this country. ' Anthony Quinton, Spectator
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Personal Impressions
Personal Impressions Isaiah Berlin
The third, enlarged edition of Isaiah Berlin's remarkable series of character portraits, Personal Impressions
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Paul
Paul A.N. Wilson
Jesus was no Christian, and his friends made no effort to break away from Jesus's religion, Judaism. What we call Christianity began with a Jew from Eastern Turkey known to the world as Paul of Tarsus.
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The Passion Of The Western Mind
The Passion Of The Western Mind Richard Tarnas
The most lucid and concise presentation of Western thought. The writing is elegant and carries the reader with the momentum of a novel. 'It really is a noble performance.' - Joseph Campbell
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The Forty-Nine Steps Roberto Calasso
A unique and fascinating exploration of the essential thinkers of our time - by the author of the bestselling The Marriage of Cadmus and Harmony.
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AD 381
AD 381 Charles Freeman
A provoking - and timely - examination of one of the most important moments in Church history.
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On Truth
On Truth Harry G. Frankfurt
The author of ON BULLSHIT returns with a witty and insightful itty-bitty disquisition on the personal and societal importance of truth.
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Why Mrs Blake Cried
Why Mrs Blake Cried Marsha Keith Schuchard
A fascinating and new look at the hitherto unknown secret sexual practises of William Blake.
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Building
Building Isaiah Berlin
The third volume of Isaiah Berlin’s remarkable letters takes us from 1960 to 1975
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The Romans And Their Gods R M Ogilvie
A lucid and authoritative study of Roman religion that corrects the many misconceptions and prejudices held since the victory of Christianity in the fourth century AD.
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Affirming
Affirming Isaiah Berlin
The fourth and final volume of Isaiah Berlin’s much admired letters
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Apocalypses
Apocalypses Eugene Weber
'A brilliantly entertaining and profound study of apocalypses throughout history, written by one of the world's most eminent historians. Hugely entertaining...bristling with insight... A brilliant work' - Literary Review
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