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Product Description: Nicolò Machiavelli's The Prince remains controversial in its electrifying frankness as a practical guide to power. Is it a how-to manual for dictators, or a subtle analysis of successful government? Introducing Machiavelli traces the colorful life of this paradoxical realist whose clear-sighted patriotism made him the first truly modern political scientist...read more

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9781848311756, titled "Introducing Machiavelli: A Graphic Guide" | Icon Books, January 16, 2012, cover price $9.95 | also contains Introducing Machiavelli | About this edition: Nicolò Machiavelli's The Prince remains controversial in its electrifying frankness as a practical guide to power.
9781874166283 | Icon Books, May 1, 1996, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Traces the career of Machiavelli, discussing his political theories and his influence on political science

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Product Description: Bertrand Russell changed Western philosophy forever. He tackled many puzzles--how our minds work, how we experience the world, and what the true nature of meaning is. In "Introducing Bertrand Russell "we meet a passionate eccentric, active in world politics, who had outspoken views on sex, marriage, religion, and education...read more

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9781840463828 | Icon Books, September 1, 2002, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Bertrand Russell changed Western philosophy forever.

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Product Description: The epoch-making theories of linguist Noam Chomsky maintain that the human brain has an innate language faculty, and that part of this biological endowment is a universal grammar, a theory of principles common to all languages. Thus, all human languages and the ways in which children learn them are remarkably similar...read more

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9781840465891 | Icon Books, January 1, 2005, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: The epoch-making theories of linguist Noam Chomsky maintain that the human brain has an innate language faculty, and that part of this biological endowment is a universal grammar, a theory of principles common to all languages.
9781840461121 | 2 edition (Icon Books, April 1, 2001), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: This introduction traces Chomsky's understanding of the cognitive realities involved in the use of language and the technical apparatus needed to represent it.
9781874166429 | Icon Books, April 1, 1997, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Explains Chomsky's understanding of the realities involved in the use of language, and his radical critique of powerful institutions and means of oppression
9781874166429 | Icon Books, April 1, 1997, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Explains Chomsky's understanding of the realities involved in the use of language, and his radical critique of powerful institutions and means of oppression

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Product Description: "Introducing Rousseau" presents a maverick thinker whose ideas revolutionised our understanding of childhood, education, government, language and much else. What is the value of civilisation? Rousseau first posed this question. His answer - that civilisation corrupts natural goodness and increases inequality between humans - shocked his Enlightenment contemporaries and still challenges us today...read more

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9781840467895 | Ill edition (Icon Books, August 1, 2007), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: "Introducing Rousseau" presents a maverick thinker whose ideas revolutionised our understanding of childhood, education, government, language and much else.
9781840462326 | Reprint edition (Icon Books, May 1, 2001), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Looks at the life and ideas of the French philosopher.

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Product Description: This text traces the development of mathematics through some of its major turning points, occasions when counter-intuitive ideas such as the square root of minus one and space-filling curves, have forced themselves upon the attention of mathematicians, leading them to rethink their field...read more

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9781840460117 | Icon Books, April 1, 1999, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: This text traces the development of mathematics through some of its major turning points, occasions when counter-intuitive ideas such as the square root of minus one and space-filling curves, have forced themselves upon the attention of mathematicians, leading them to rethink their field.

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Product Description: One of modern philosophy’s most controversial and popular figures, this introduction presents Jean Baudrillard's radical thought, including his work on obesity, pornography, and terrorism, and his evolution from critic of mass consumption to prophet of the apocalypse...read more
By Chris Horrocks and Zoran Jevtic (illustrator)

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9781848312074, titled "Introducing Baudrillard: A Graphic Guide" | Icon Books, July 19, 2011, cover price $9.95 | also contains Introducing Baudrillard | About this edition: One of modern philosophy’s most controversial and popular figures, this introduction presents Jean Baudrillard's radical thought, including his work on obesity, pornography, and terrorism, and his evolution from critic of mass consumption to prophet of the apocalypse.
9781840460872 | 2 edition (Icon Books, September 1, 2001), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Cuts beneath the controversy of misunderstood intellect, Jean Baudrillard, to present his radical claims that reality has been replaced by a simulated world of images and events ranging from TV news to Disneyland.

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Product Description: One of modern philosophy’s most controversial and popular figures, this introduction presents Jean Baudrillard's radical thought, including his work on obesity, pornography, and terrorism, and his evolution from critic of mass consumption to prophet of the apocalypse...read more
By Chris Horrocks and Zoran Jevtic (illustrator)

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9781848312074, titled "Introducing Baudrillard: A Graphic Guide" | Icon Books, July 19, 2011, cover price $9.95 | also contains Introducing Baudrillard | About this edition: One of modern philosophy’s most controversial and popular figures, this introduction presents Jean Baudrillard's radical thought, including his work on obesity, pornography, and terrorism, and his evolution from critic of mass consumption to prophet of the apocalypse.
9781874166368 | Icon Books, September 1, 1996, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: This work traces the work of Jean Baudrillard, the postmodernist intellectual who has been hailed one of France's most powerful theorists.

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Product Description: Using cartoon imagery, key themes are explained in the concept of psychoanalysis. Despite anti-Freud literature, little is known about contemporary psychoanalysis and this book redresses that balance in both its theory and clinical practice.
By Richard Appignanesi (editor), Ivan Ward and Oscar Zarate (illustrator)

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9781840467567 | 1 edition (Icon Books, August 23, 2006), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Using cartoon imagery, key themes are explained in the concept of psychoanalysis.
9781840461763 | Icon Books, November 1, 2000, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: The ideas of psychoanalysis have permeated Western culture.

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Product Description: Jacques Derrida is the most famous philosopher of the late twentieth century. His philosophy is an array of rigorous tactics for destabilizing texts, meanings, and identities. Introducing Derrida introduces and explores his life and work and explains his influence within both philosophy and literature...read more
By Jeff Collins and Bill Mayblin (illustrator)

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9781848312050 | Icon Books, April 5, 2011, cover price $9.95 | also contains Introducing Derrida | About this edition: Jacques Derrida is the most famous philosopher of the late twentieth century.
9781840461183 | 2nd edition (Totem Books, June 1, 2001), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Jacques Derrida is one of the most influential figures in contemporary philosophy.

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Product Description: Between the end of World War II in 1945 and his death in 1980, Jean-Paul Sartre was the most famous French writer, as well as one of the best-known living philosophers. Introducing Sartre explains the basic ideas inspiring his world view, paying particular attention to his ideas on freedom, literature, Marxism, and inequality...read more
By Howard Read (illustrator) and Philip Thody

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9781848312111 | Reprint edition (Icon Books, May 17, 2011), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Between the end of World War II in 1945 and his death in 1980, Jean-Paul Sartre was the most famous French writer, as well as one of the best-known living philosophers.
9781840466720 | 3 new edition (Icon Books, April 30, 2006), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: The Introducing series is renowned throughout the world for its ingenious combination of graphic illustration and intelligent, precise text by leading academics on some of the most challenging subjects around.
9781840460667 | 2 edition (Icon Books, February 1, 2003), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: This text places Sartre's thinking in the context of the 20th century debate on the nature and function of literature, and especially the concept of politically "committed" literature which he so valued.
9781840460070 | Icon Books, October 1, 1998, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: This text places Sartre's thinking in the context of the 20th century debate on the nature and function of literature, and especially the concept of "politically-committed" literature which he so valued.

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Product Description: Immanuel Kant laid the foundations of modern Western thought with his attempts to delimit human reason as an object of philosophical inquiry. The book centers on his seminal critiques of pure reason, practical reason, and judgment; explores his ideas; and explains the reasons for his undiminished importance in contemporary debates...read more
By Andrzej Klimowski (illustrator)

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9781848312098 | Reprint edition (Icon Books, April 19, 2011), cover price $9.95 | also contains Introducing Kant | About this edition: Immanuel Kant laid the foundations of modern Western thought with his attempts to delimit human reason as an object of philosophical inquiry.
9781840460810 | 2 edition (Icon Books, July 1, 2001), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Focusing on Immanuel Kant's critiques of pure reason, practical reason and judgement, this text leads the reader through the main formal concepts with which Kant has become associated: the relation of mind to the senses, the question of freedom and the law, and the revaluation of metaphysics.

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Product Description: A comedy of mistaken identity and thwarted love, Twelfth Night is one of Shakespeare's most beloved plays and is frequently performed and studied across the country. When Viola finds herself shipwrecked, she pretends to be a male servant and falls in love with Duke Orsino...read more
By Richard Appignanesi (adapted by), Nana Li (illustrator) and William Shakespeare

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9780810997189 | Harry N Abrams Inc, March 1, 2011, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A comedy of mistaken identity and thwarted love, Twelfth Night is one of Shakespeare's most beloved plays and is frequently performed and studied across the country.

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Product Description: Brand NEW. We ship worldwide
By Richard Appignanesi, Leandro Wolfson (trans) and Oscar Zarate (illustrator)

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9789879065006 | Italian edition edition (Era Naciente, June 30, 2010), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Brand NEW.

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Part of 'What Do We Believe' series, this title looks at the history of an existential approach to the question of being, and traces it through the thought of major thinkers and writers such as Soren Kierkegaard, Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus.

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9781862078635 | Granta Books, September 1, 2009, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Part of 'What Do We Believe' series, this title looks at the history of an existential approach to the question of being, and traces it through the thought of major thinkers and writers such as Soren Kierkegaard, Jean-Paul Sartre and Albert Camus.

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Product Description: Combining manga and the timeless texts of Shakespeare’s plays, this series translates some of the greatest works of literature into a new format. In King Lear, the aging king—here a Native American—must decide how to split his kingdom among his daughters...read more
By Richard Appignanesi (adapted by) and Ilya (illustrator)

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9780810942226 | Harry N Abrams Inc, August 1, 2009, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Combining manga and the timeless texts of Shakespeare’s plays, this series translates some of the greatest works of literature into a new format.

By Richard Appignanesi (adapted by) and Chie Kutsuwada (illustrator)

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9780810983519 | Harry N Abrams Inc, March 1, 2009, cover price $10.95

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Product Description: Othello and As You Like It are the newest additions to the imaginative world of Manga Shakespeare. In the face of the false evidence produced by the conniving Iago, Othello cannot trust his wife, and his mistrust leads to the play’s tragic conclusion...read more
By Richard Appignanesi (adapted by) and Ryuta Osada (illustrator)

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9780810983502 | Harry N Abrams Inc, March 1, 2009, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Othello and As You Like It are the newest additions to the imaginative world of Manga Shakespeare.

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9781439576205 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Othello and As You Like It are the newest additions to the imaginative world of Manga Shakespeare.

Product Description: Othello and As You Like It are the newest additions to the imaginative world of Manga Shakespeare. In the face of the false evidence produced by the conniving Iago, Othellocannot trust his wife, and his mistrust leads to the play’s tragic conclusion...read more
By Richard Appignanesi (adapted by), Chie Kutsuwada (illustrator) and William Shakespeare

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9781439576199 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Othello and As You Like It are the newest additions to the imaginative world of Manga Shakespeare.

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Product Description: Praise for Manga Shakespeare ALA Best Book for Young Adults ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers   “Reluctant readers who appreciate manga and who would not think of picking up the work of Shakespeare are sure to gravitate toward these titles...read more
By Richard Appignanesi (adapted by), Robert Deas (illustrator) and William Shakespeare

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9780810970731, titled "Manga Shakespeare Macbeth" | Harry N Abrams Inc, August 1, 2008, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Praise for Manga Shakespeare ALA Best Book for Young Adults ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers   “Reluctant readers who appreciate manga and who would not think of picking up the work of Shakespeare are sure to gravitate toward these titles.

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Product Description: Now presenting Manga Shakespeare—the Bard’s greatest plays in an accessible, lively format for a new generation of readersRomeo and Juliet is ideally suited for the manga format—it has teenage heroes, scheming and villainous adults, heartbreaking tragedy, and the ultimate romantic plot about star-cross’d lovers...read more

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9781417810673 | Turtleback Books, April 1, 2007, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: Now presenting Manga Shakespeare—the Bard’s greatest plays in an accessible, lively format for a new generation of readersRomeo and Juliet is ideally suited for the manga format—it has teenage heroes, scheming and villainous adults, heartbreaking tragedy, and the ultimate romantic plot about star-cross’d lovers.

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Product Description: The philosopher Kierkegaard was an extremely radical thinker - an anti-philosopher - who insisted that philosophy was a waste of time unless it permanently changed people's lives.

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9781840467581 | Icon Books, October 30, 2006, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: The philosopher Kierkegaard was an extremely radical thinker - an anti-philosopher - who insisted that philosophy was a waste of time unless it permanently changed people's lives.
9781840464160 | Icon Books, February 1, 2003, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Cass Pennant was one of the best-known figures of the I.

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Product Description: This text provides resources and graphic details on Aristotle for students and uninitiated lay readers. This book asks the question of how scientific is Aristotle?

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9781840467598 | 1 edition (Icon Books, October 30, 2006), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: This text provides resources and graphic details on Aristotle for students and uninitiated lay readers.
9781840462333 | Icon Books, May 1, 2001, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Aristotle - the "master of those who know".

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Product Description: Einstein's theories of special and general relativity changed the course of the world and the way we view nature. This text plots an accessible and visual course through ideas and concepts that revolutionised modern physics.
By Richard Appignanesi (editor), Bruce Bassett and Ralph Edney (illustrator)

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9781840467574 | 1 edition (Icon Books, September 30, 2006), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Einstein's theories of special and general relativity changed the course of the world and the way we view nature.
9781840463729 | Icon Books, October 1, 2002, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Einstein's theories of Special and General Relativity changed the course of the world and the way we view nature.

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