A Reader's Guides

Kant's "Critique of Judgment"
by Fiona Hughes ~ Paperback / softback

This offers a reader's guide to a key text in the history of philosophy and, more specifically, aesthetics - an essential addition to the series. "Kant's Critique of Judgment" is one of the most important works in the history of philosophy. It is a classic text, in which Kant elucidates his aestheti...

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Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby"
by Nicolas Tredell ~ Paperback / softback

"Reader's Guides" provide a comprehensive starting point for any advanced student, giving an overview of the context, criticism and influence of key works. Each guide also offers students fresh critical insights and provides a practical introduction to close reading and to analysing literary languag...

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$64.00
Mill's "On Liberty"
by Geoffrey Scarre ~ Hardback

Continuum's Reader's Guides are clear, concise and accessible introductions to classic works of philosophy. Each book explores the major themes, historical and philosophical context and key passages of a major philosophical text, guiding the reader toward a thorough understanding of often demanding...

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$275.00
James's "The Turn of the Screw"
by Leonard Orr ~ Hardback

This is a concise, authoritative but very readable guide to "The Turn of the Screw", offering students a guide to contexts, language, criticism and reading the text. Henry James's ghost story novella, "The Turn of the Screw" (1898) is a key gothic text and is one of the most popular James texts for ...

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Badiou's "Being and Event"
by Christopher Norris ~ Hardback

Badiou is with doubt the most influential philosopher working in Europe today - this book will provide the first detailed introduction to "Being and Event", a hugely important, but challenging book. Alain Badiou's "Being and Event" is the most original and significant work of French philosophy to ha...

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Berkeley's "Three Dialogues"
by Aaron Garrett ~ Hardback

Berkeley's Three Dialogues is a key text in the history of philosophy - the dialogues are, with the exception of Hume's, arguably the most important philosophical dialogues written in English. As such, this is a hugely exciting, yet challenging, piece of philosophical writing. In Berkeley's 'Three...

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$257.00
Mill's "On Liberty"
by Geoffrey Scarre ~ Paperback / softback

Continuum's "Reader's Guides" are clear, concise and accessible introductions to classic works of philosophy. Each book explores the major themes, historical and philosophical context and key passages of a major philosophical text, guiding the reader toward a thorough understanding of often demandin...

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$52.00
Derrida's "Writing and Difference"
by Sarah Wood ~ Paperback / softback

"Writing and Difference" is widely perceived to be an excellent starting place for those new to Derrida and this "Reader's Guide" is the perfect accompaniment to the study of one of the most important philosophical works of the 20th Century."Writing and Difference" is one of Jacques Derrida's most w...

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$72.00
Berkeley's "Principles of Human Knowledge"
by Alasdair Richmond ~ Paperback / softback

This titel offers an introduction to Berkeley's seminal text, a key text in the history of philosophy that is very widely studied at undergraduate level."Berkeley's Principles of Human Knowledge" is a key text in the history of British Empiricism and 18th - century thought. As a free-standing system...

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$73.00
Kant's Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals
by Paul Guyer ~ Hardback

Kant is probably the philosopher who best typifies the thought and ideals of the Enlightenment. He was influenced by the modern physics of Newton, the rationalist perfectionism of Leibniz and Wolff, the critical empiricism of Locke and Hume, and Rousseau's celebration of liberty and individualism, a...

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$329.00
Deleuze's "Difference and Repetition"
by Joe Hughes ~ Paperback / softback

This is a Reader's Guide to arguably Deleuze's most demanding work and a key text in modern European thought.Gilles Deleuze is without question one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century. "Difference and Repetition" is a classic work of contemporary philosophy and a key text in De...

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Salinger's "The Catcher in the Rye"
by Sarah Graham ~ Hardback

J. D. Salinger's 1951 novel, "The Catcher in the Rye", is the definitive coming-of-age novel and one of the most controversial, and successful, books of post-war America. Holden Caulfield remains one of the most famous characters in modern literature and has been a favourite for generations of stude...

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$307.00
Fowles's "The French Lieutenant's Woman"
by William Stephenson ~ Paperback / softback

John Fowles' 1969 novel "The French Lieutenant's Woman" has become a modern classic but it is a complex novel and can be daunting to study. This accessible guide offers detailed readings of the text as well as accounts of Fowles' influences and the context of the novel's composition. It also discuss...

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Hegel's "Philosophy of Right"
by David Rose ~ Hardback

"Hegel's Philosophy of Right" is a classic text in the history of Western political thought and one with which all serious students of political philosophy must engage. While it is a hugely important and exciting piece of philosophical writing, Hegel's ideas and style are notoriously difficult to un...

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$275.00
Sartre's "Being and Nothingness": A Reader's Guide
by Sebastian Gardner ~ Paperback / softback

Sebastian Gardner competently tackles one of Sartre's more complex and challenging works in this new addition to the "Reader's Guides" series - Sartre's "Being and Nothingness". "A Reader's Guide" follows the successful format of "Continuum's Reader's Guides" ...

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$149.00
Kant's "Critique of Judgment"
by Fiona Hughes ~ Hardback

This offers a reader's guide to a key text in the history of philosophy and, more specifically, aesthetics - an essential addition to the series. "Kant's Critique of Judgment" is one of the most important works in the history of philosophy. It is a classic text, in which Kant elucidates his aestheti...

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$239.00
Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason'"
by James Luchte ~ Hardback

Continuum's Reader's Guides are clear, concise and accessible introductions to classic works of philosophy. Each book explores the major themes, historical and philosophical context and key passages of a major philosophical text, guiding the reader toward a thorough understanding of often demanding ...

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$213.00
Hobbes's "Leviathan"
by Laurie M Johnson Bagby ~ Paperback / softback

"Reader's Guides" are clear, concise and accessible introductions to classic works of philosophy. Each book explores the major themes, historical and philosophical context and key passages of a major philosophical text, guiding the reader toward a thorough understanding of often demanding material. ...

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$62.00
Eliot's "Middlemarch"
by Josie Billington ~ Hardback

"Middlemarch" is one of the great classic novels of the Victorian age and has also been seen as a key turning point in the history of the genre. George Eliot's novel is widely studied and this guide will provide an introduction to its context, language, themes, criticism and afterlife, leading stude...

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$257.00
Bram Stoker's "Dracula"
by William Hughes ~ Hardback

This is a concise, readable and comprehensive introduction to Bram Stoker's classic "Dracula" (1897) for undergraduates. "Dracula" (1897) is one of the most commonly studied gothic novels and has been hugely influential through adaptations in fiction, on stage and in cinema. Offering an authoritativ...

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$231.00
Deleuze and Guattari's "Anti-Oedipus"
by Ian Buchanan ~ Paperback / softback

Gilles Deleuze and Flix Guattaris Anti-Oedipus is the first part of a two volume project entitled Capitalism and Schizophrenia. Challenging the twin orthodoxies of Lacanian psychoanalysis and Althusserian Marxism, Anti-Oedipus is an important and exciting, yet challenging piece of philosophical writ...

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$97.00
Hardy's "Tess of the D'Urbervilles"
by Gregg A. Hecimovich ~ Hardback

"Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles" is a student-guide to Thomas Hardy's most enduring novel. "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" is one of the great classics of the British novel tradition and one of the most beloved works of the nineteenth century. This lively, informed, and insightful guide explores the ...

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$213.00
Mill's "Utilitarianism"
by Henry R. West ~ Hardback

Mill's "Utilitarianism" is one of the most important texts in the teaching of ethics. Utilitarianism as an ethical philosophy is one of the competing theories at the present time and Mill's "Utilitarianism" is the classic text in this area. As such, it is a hugely important and exciting, yet challen...

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$231.00
Borges' Short Stories
by Rex Butler ~ Hardback

The Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges is undoubtedly one of the defining voices of our age. Since the Second World War, his work has had an enormous impact on generations of writers, philosophers and literary theorists. This clear and accessibly written guide offers a close reading of ten of Borges...

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Aristotle's "Politics"
by Judith A. Swanson ~ Hardback

In the Politics, Aristotle sets out to discover what is the best form that the state can take. Similar to his mentor Plato, Aristotle considers the form that will produce justice and cultivate the highest human potential; however Aristotle takes a more empirical approach, examining the constitution ...

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Joyce's "Ulysses"
by Sean Sheehan ~ Hardback

This is a student-friendly guide enabling the new reader of "Ulysses" to understand, analyse and appreciate the most famous, and famously 'difficult', novel of the twentieth century. "Ulysses" remains less widely read than most texts boasting such a canonical status, largely due to misunderstanding ...

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$276.00
Hegel's "Philosophy of Right"
by David Rose ~ Paperback / softback

"Hegel's Philosophy of Right" is a classic text in the history of Western political thought and one with which all serious students of political philosophy must engage. While it is a hugely important and exciting piece of philosophical writing, Hegel's ideas and style are notoriously difficult to un...

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$67.00
Berkeley's "Three Dialogues"
by Aaron Garrett ~ Paperback / softback

Berkeley's Three Dialogues is a key text in the history of philosophy - the dialogues are, with the exception of Hume's, arguably the most important philosophical dialogues written in English. As such, this is a hugely exciting, yet challenging, piece of philosophical writing. In Berkeley's 'Three ...

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$83.00
Woolf's "To the Lighthouse"
by Janet Winston ~ Paperback / softback

This is a concise and authoritative guide to Virginia Woolf's classic text "To the Lighthouse" (1927), including a brief plot summary and introduction to characters and a guide to critical reception. "To the Lighthouse" is one of Virginia Woolf's most widely read and commonly studied novels. Offerin...

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$64.00
Hobbes's "Leviathan"
by Laurie M Johnson Bagby ~ Hardback

Reader's Guides are clear, concise and accessible introductions to classic works of philosophy. Each book explores the major themes, historical and philosophical context and key passages of a major philosophical text, guiding the reader toward a thorough understanding of often demanding material. Id...

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$257.00
Derrida's "Writing and Difference"
by Sarah Wood ~ Hardback

"Writing and Difference" is widely perceived to be an excellent starting place for those new to Derrida and this "Reader's Guide" is the perfect accompaniment to the study of one of the most important philosophical works of the 20th Century."Writing and Difference" is one of Jacques Derrida's most w...

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$157.00
Deleuze's "Difference and Repetition"
by Joe Hughes ~ Hardback

This is a Reader's Guide to arguably Deleuze's most demanding work and a key text in modern European thought.Gilles Deleuze is without question one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century. "Difference and Repetition" is a classic work of contemporary philosophy and a key text in De...

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$272.00
Achebe's "Things Fall Apart"
by Ode Ogede ~ Paperback / softback

Reader's Guides provide a comprehensive starting point for any advanced student, giving an overview of the context, criticism and influence of key works. Each guide also offers students fresh critical insights and provides a practical introduction to close reading and to analysing literary language ...

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$62.00
Bronte's "Jane Eyre"
by Zoe Brennan ~ Hardback

This is an accessible guide to Jane Eyre that explores its literary and historical contexts and discusses its critical reception. Charlotte Bronte's "Jane Eyre" is one of the most famous literary works of the nineteenth century and has inspired generations of students. This concise but comprehensive...

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$213.00
Kant's Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals
by Paul Guyer ~ Paperback / softback

Kant is probably the philosopher who best typifies the thought and ideals of the Enlightenment. He was influenced by the modern physics of Newton, the rationalist perfectionism of Leibniz and Wolff, the critical empiricism of Locke and Hume, and Rousseau's celebration of liberty and individualism, a...

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$69.00
Berkeley's "Principles of Human Knowledge"
by Alasdair Richmond ~ Hardback

This title offers an introduction to Berkeley's seminal text, a key text in the history of philosophy that is very widely studied at undergraduate level."Berkeley's Principles of Human Knowledge" is a key text in the history of British Empiricism and 18th - century thought. As a free-standing system...

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$174.00
Kierkegaard's "Fear and Trembling"
by Clare Carlisle ~ Hardback

A concise and accessible introduction, this Reader's Guide takes students through Kierkegaard's most important work and a key nineteenth century philosophical text. Soren Kierkegaard was without question one of the most important and influential thinkers of the nineteenth century. "Fear and Tremblin...

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$255.00
William Blake's Poetry
by Jonathan Roberts ~ Hardback

"Reader's Guides" provide a comprehensive starting point for any advanced student, giving an overview of the context, criticism and influence of key works. Each guide also offers students fresh critical insights and provides a practical introduction to close reading and to analysing literary languag...

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$312.00
Locke's "Second Treatise of Government"
by Paul Kelly ~ Hardback

John Lockes Second Treatise of Government is one of the most influential texts in the history of political theory. It is a staple of undergraduate courses throughout the English-speaking world and continues to inspire and inform contemporary debates in political philosophy. As such, it is a hugely i...

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Spinoza's 'ethics'
by J.Thomas Cook ~ Paperback / softback

This is a comprehensive and thorough guide to Spinoza's masterpiece of Rationalist thought. "The Ethics" is one of the undisputed masterworks of early modern philosophy. In this single volume Spinoza offers the reader an unorthodox account of God, a novel version of the mind-body relation, a systema...

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$64.00