The most important book about the history and future of politics since The End of History
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…
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 thoughtful and thought-provoking journey into the everyday world of risk, exploring what it means to be 'risk wise'.
An accessible introduction to politics from David Runciman, Professor of Politics at Cambridge University. The first title in the IDEAS IN PROFILE ser…
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
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.
Francis Fukuyama's most important book since the pathbreaking End of History
The I Ching in a new translation and made more accessible to a contemporary reader.
The legendary debate between Noam Chomsky and Michel Foucault on the question of human nature
An account of an American journalist's meditation journey in a Buddhist temple in Thailand.
A radical exploration – are we coming to the end of time as we know it?
A brilliant study on the nature of choice, and how limitless freedom can lead to despair
A unique and quirky exploration of the stories and meanings behind the everyday objects that shape our lives.
Despite the global expansion of democracy, a looming threat has appeared in the countries that claim to love it most: declining electoral turnout, dim…
When Intellectual Impostures was published in France, it sent shock waves through the Left Bank establishment. When it was published in Britain, it pr…
Everyone holds beliefs. So what gives us the right to judge the behaviour of other people in a world where moralities are diverse and conflicting?
'Before the current global era it is impossible to imagine that comparable events [like September 11] could have occurred, reflecting as they do…