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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 4 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Zizek
    Zizek's Jokes (Did You Hear the One About Hegel and Negation?) - by Slavoj Žižek, edited by Audun Mortensen

    £12.95   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780262026710 | ISBN 10: 0262026716

    "A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes."(Ludwig Wittgenstein) The good news is that this book offers an entertaining but enlightening compilation of Žižekisms. Unlike any other book by Slavoj Žižek, th ... more

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  • Cover image of book What? Are These Really the Twenty Most Important Questions in Human History? by Mark Kurlansky
    What? Are These Really the Twenty Most Important Questions in Human History? - by Mark Kurlansky

    £9.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781408815755 | ISBN 10: 1408815753

    What is What? Could it be that noted author Mark Kurlansky has written a very short, terrifically witty, deeply thought-provoking book entirely in the form of questions? A book that draws on philosophy, religion, literature, policy – indeed, all of c ... more

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  • Cover image of book 42: Deep Thought on Life, the Universe, and Everything by Mark Vernon
    42: Deep Thought on Life, the Universe, and Everything - by Mark Vernon

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781851685608 | ISBN 10: 185168560x

    In The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, the supercomputer Deep Thought pronounces 42 as the answer to life, the Universe, and everything. Three decades after the publication of this iconic book, acclaimed philosopher Mark Vernon returns to the truth ... more

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  • Cover image of book Thesaurus Scienta Lancastriae by Williams, Robert; Aylward-Williams, Jack; Dion, Mark; Barrowclough, David; Morri
    Thesaurus Scienta Lancastriae - by Williams, Robert; Aylward-Williams, Jack; Dion, Mark; Barrowclough, David; Morri

    £14.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781869979195 | ISBN 10: 1869979192

    Thesaurus Scienta Lancastriae is a collaborative work between six-year old Jack Aylward-Williams and his father Robert Williams. In this book, Jack explains the world to his father, an artist and academic, who translates its cosmology to the reader. ... more

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