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What We Think About When We Think About Football

Simon Critchley

A philosopher's take on what makes the beautiful game

In Therapy

Susie Orbach

Invaluable

Conservatism: Ideas in Profile

Roger Scruton

The ideas and principles of conservatism explored and explained by the world's leading thinker on the subject

Theories of Everything: Ideas in Profile

Frank Close

An account of theories of everything in the past, present and future

Truth: Ideas in Profile

Simon Blackburn

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

In Therapy

Susie Orbach

World-renowned therapist Susie Orbach reveals what really goes on in therapy – as heard on Radio 4

How the Zebra Got its Stripes

Léo Grasset

The Just So stories retold in the light of evolution by France's brightest young natural scientist

A Cabinet of Philosophical Curiosities

Roy Sorensen

An entertaining miscellany of logical curiosities – from anecdotes and proofs to puzzles and puns – found outside the classroom.

The Ways of the World

David Harvey

The essential anthology of writings by the world's leading Marxist thinker

Social Theory: Ideas in Profile

William Outhwaite

Social theory lets us understand the full complexity of the world we live – this book explains how

Shifting Sands

Raja Shehadeh

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…

Risk Wise

Polly Morland

A thoughtful and thought-provoking journey into the everyday world of risk, exploring what it means to be 'risk wise'.

Political Order and Political Decay

Francis Fukuyama

The most important book about the history and future of politics since The End of History

Politics: Ideas in Profile

David Runciman

An accessible introduction to politics from David Runciman, Professor of Politics at Cambridge University. The first title in the IDEAS IN PROFILE ser…

Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism

David Harvey

Following on from The Enigma of Capital, the world's leading Marxist thinker explores the hidden workings of capital and reveals the forces that…

The Measure of Civilisation

Ian Morris

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.

Coming Back Alive

Joe Fisher

A book about the resurgence of interest in the idea of reincarnation.

Pieces of Light

Charles Fernyhough

Why do we remember certain things but forget others?

Why Does the World Exist?

Jim Holt

An irreverent sleuth tackles the riddle of existence that has puzzled man since the dawn of time

The Origins of Political Order

Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama's most important book since the pathbreaking End of History

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