A philosopher's take on what makes the beautiful game
The ideas and principles of conservatism explored and explained by the world's leading thinker on the subject
An account of theories of everything in the past, present and future
One of the world's leading thinkers on truth explains what it is, the different ways of approaching and understanding it, and why it matters
World-renowned therapist Susie Orbach reveals what really goes on in therapy – as heard on Radio 4
The Just So stories retold in the light of evolution by France's brightest young natural scientist
An entertaining miscellany of logical curiosities – from anecdotes and proofs to puzzles and puns – found outside the classroom.
The essential anthology of writings by the world's leading Marxist thinker
Social theory lets us understand the full complexity of the world we live – this book explains how
A fresh look at the Middle East today, tomorrow and in the past: fifteen writers, with an introduction by Raja Shehadeh, author of the Orwell Prize-wi…
A thoughtful and thought-provoking journey into the everyday world of risk, exploring what it means to be 'risk wise'.
The most important book about the history and future of politics since The End of History
An accessible introduction to politics from David Runciman, Professor of Politics at Cambridge University. The first title in the IDEAS IN PROFILE ser…
Following on from The Enigma of Capital, the world's leading Marxist thinker explores the hidden workings of capital and reveals the forces that…
A unique insight into the index of social development that measures change in East and West – and that forms the core of the international bestseller.
A book about the resurgence of interest in the idea of reincarnation.
Why do we remember certain things but forget others?
An irreverent sleuth tackles the riddle of existence that has puzzled man since the dawn of time
Francis Fukuyama's most important book since the pathbreaking End of History