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Spanning over 2500 years of humanity’s quest for understanding, “The Great Philosophers” explores the fundamental ideas that have changed our view of the world. Interesting biographical portraits, intellectual breakthroughs and a focused explanation of the grand ideas of 50 of the most influential minds ranging from Buddha, Plato Kierkegaard, Sartre and Nietzsche. Highly accessible and thought provoking it is the perfect introduction to philosophy.

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9781847240187 | Quercus, February 28, 2008, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Spanning over 2500 years of humanity’s quest for understanding, “The Great Philosophers” explores the fundamental ideas that have changed our view of the world.

Paperback:

9781780877471 | Quercus, July 26, 2016, cover price $13.99

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By Stephen Law (contributor) and Marcus Weeks

Hardcover:

9781465424488 | Dk Pub, October 20, 2014, cover price $15.99

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By Marc Aspinall (illustrator) and Stephen Law

Hardcover:

9780753432594, titled "Really Really Big Questions About Me" | Pan Macmillan, October 11, 2012, cover price $20.95

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Product Description: What am I made of? How do I know I'm real?Will I still be the same person at eighty?Following up on the success of Really, Really Big Questions, and Really, Really Big Questions About God, Faith, and Religion here comes an entertaining book that explores the important, weird, and sometimes metaphysical questions that children have about themselves...read more
By Marc Aspinall (illustrator) and Stephen Law

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9780753468920 | Kingfisher, October 2, 2012, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: What am I made of?

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Product Description: This book identifies eight key mechanisms that can transform a set of ideas into a psychological flytrap. The author suggests that, like the black holes of outer space, from which nothing, not even light, can escape, our contemporary cultural landscape contains numerous intellectual black-holes—belief systems constructed in such a way that unwary passers-by can similarly find themselves drawn in...read more

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9781616144111 | Prometheus Books, April 26, 2011, cover price $19.00 | About this edition: This book identifies eight key mechanisms that can transform a set of ideas into a psychological flytrap.

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Product Description: Religion is currently gaining a much higher profile. The number of faith schools is increasingly, and religious points of view are being aired more frequently in the media. As religion's profile rises, those who reject religion, including humanists, often find themselves misunderstood, and occasionally misrepresented...read more

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9780199553648 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 11, 2011, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Religion is currently gaining a much higher profile.

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Product Description: Really, Really Big Questions by Stephen LawHave you ever looked at your dog and wondered what it is really thinking? Or asked yourself if your entire life has been a dream? Prepare to exercise your mind as you investigate these big ideas and more on the roller-coaster ride of reason and ridiculous that is philosophy...read more
By Nishant Choksi (illustrator) and Stephen Law

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9780753463093 | Kingfisher, October 13, 2009, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Really, Really Big Questions by Stephen LawHave you ever looked at your dog and wondered what it is really thinking?

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9780753465004, titled "Really, Really Big Questions About Life, the Universe, and Everything" | Kingfisher, July 17, 2012, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Really, Really Big Questions by Stephen LawHave you ever looked at your dog and wondered what it is really thinking?

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Product Description: Extraordinarias ediciones de nivel internacional a cargo de profesionales expertos y equipos especializados en cada disciplina. Magnificas obras de referencia con amplios y detallados contenidos. Guias de consulta rapida para quien desea saber todo sobre estas apasionantes disciplinas...read more

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9789500203579 | Grupo Ilhsa S.A., June 30, 2009, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Extraordinarias ediciones de nivel internacional a cargo de profesionales expertos y equipos especializados en cada disciplina.

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Product Description: This extraordinary book brings together the thoughts of 15 pre-eminent philosophers on one of the most important political and cultural crises of our time. As we begin to realize the extent to which terrorism and the Israel/Palestine conflict―and the ways in which we handle them―are likely to determine the shaping of the West of the future, this short and accessible book introduces all the key issues from a philosophical perspective...read more
By Stephen Law (editor)

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9780826497932 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 8, 2008, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This extraordinary book brings together the thoughts of 15 pre-eminent philosophers on one of the most important political and cultural crises of our time.

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9780132204279, titled "Driving Tours: Germany" | Macmillan General Reference, September 1, 1992, cover price $19.00 | also contains Driving Tours: Germany | About this edition: A book with obvious wear.

Helps you examine the ideas and traditions of Western and Eastern thought. This work teaches you to understand the major issues, theories and problems at the heart of philosophy. It also addresses such questions as - Where do we come from? What is the perfect model for society? What is the meaning of life?

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9781405317634 | Gardners Books, April 5, 2007, cover price $25.40 | About this edition: Helps you examine the ideas and traditions of Western and Eastern thought.

Miscellaneous:

9780756647582 | 1 edition (Dk Pub, June 5, 2009), cover price $0.04

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Presenting a series of innovative visual manuals on a wide variety of popular subjects, these richly illustrated companions offer detailed cutaway views, maps, specially commissioned photographs, informative captions, biographical profiles, and a fact-filled text as they cover the basics of different topics of interest.

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9780756626259 | Dk Pub, April 2, 2007, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Presenting a series of innovative visual manuals on a wide variety of popular subjects, these richly illustrated companions offer detailed cutaway views, maps, specially commissioned photographs, informative captions, biographical profiles, and a fact-filled text as they cover the basics of different topics of interest.

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Product Description: How do we raise good children? How do we make good citizens? In defiant yet acute fashion, Stephen Law urges us to re-evaluate the liberal tradition of thinking about morality. Tackling authoritarian rhetoric head-on, he argues that children should learn about right and wrong, and respect for others, but that their education should be grounded in the hard-won values of the Enlightenment...read more

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9780415378550 | 1 edition (Routledge, August 4, 2006), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Behind headlines on the conflict in Iraq and global terrorism, a much deeper battle is raging over children and the values they should adopt.

Paperback:

9780415427685 | Routledge, July 22, 2007, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: How do we raise good children?

Miscellaneous:

9780203969427 | Routledge, July 24, 2006, cover price $22.95

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Product Description: As we stuff ourselves with plumped-up turkeys, unwrap the latest useless gadget, and gather round the family tree, what real relevance does the festive season have and why do we perpetuate it? The Xmas Files is designed to be a fun book, but one underpinned by an exploration of some real issues...read more

Hardcover:

9780297847229 | Orion Pub Co, October 1, 2003, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: In a secular society, does Christmas mean anything anymore?

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9780753817957 | Orion Pub Co, March 30, 2005, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: As we stuff ourselves with plumped-up turkeys, unwrap the latest useless gadget, and gather round the family tree, what real relevance does the festive season have and why do we perpetuate it?

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Product Description: Philosophy for AS and A2 is the definitive textbook for students of Advanced Subsidiary or Advanced Level philosophy courses, structured directly around the specification of the AQA. Following a lively foreword by Nigel Warburton, author of Philosophy: The Basics, a team of experienced teachers devote a chapter each to the six themes covered by the syllabus:Each of the chapters include helpful student-friendly features...read more
By Elizabeth Burns (editor) and Stephen Law (editor)

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9780415335621 | Routledge, August 1, 2004, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: Philosophy for AS and A2 is the definitive textbook for students of Advanced Subsidiary or Advanced Level philosophy courses, structured directly around the specification of the AQA.

Paperback:

9780415335638 | 1 edition (Routledge, August 1, 2004), cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Philosophy for AS and A2 is the definitive textbook for students of Advanced Subsidiary or Advanced Level philosophy courses, structured directly around the specification of the AQA.

Miscellaneous:

9780203420256 | Routledge, June 24, 2004, cover price $27.98

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A philosophical analysis of some of history's most pressing mental challenges covers a wide range of issues from the existence of God to the ethics of designer babies, illustrating each with a story and then posing arguments for both sides. 15,000 first printing.

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9780312314521 | 1 edition (Thomas Dunne Books, December 16, 2003), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: A philosophical analysis of some of history's most pressing mental challenges covers a range of issues, from the existence of God to the ethics of designer babies, illustrating each with a story and then posing arguments for both sides.

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Hilarious and informative, a brilliant new approach to philosophy introduces teens to Plato and existential thinking, addressing a wealth of provocative questions and the arguments that have overwhelmed philosophers throughout history. Original. (view table of contents)
By Stephen Law and Daniel Postgate (illustrator)

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9780786816996 | Hyperion, April 1, 2002, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Introduces the provocative questions and the arguments that philosophers throughout history have offered, from Plato to the twentieth century, including such issues as reality, ethics, and the existence of God.

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