Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts
1000 or more books in Philosophy

Subscribe to the Random House What's New Newsletter.

Your Email Address:

Subscribe to our RSS/XML feed with web-based news readers.
Click your choice:

RSS
RSS PDF
Atom Feed
Add to Google

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
Meditations
Meditations
Written by Marcus Aurelius, Translated by Gregory Hays
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812968255
Our Price: $10.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Meditations
A New Translation
Written by Marcus Aurelius
Translated by Gregory Hays


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2003
Price: $10.00

A new translation, with an Introduction, by Gregory Hays
 
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (a.d. 121–180) succeeded his adoptive father as emperor of Rome in a.d. 161—and Meditations remains one of the greatest works of spiritual and ethical reflection ever written. With a profound understanding of human behavior, Marcus provides insights, wisdom, and practical...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Black Swan: Second Edition
The Black Swan: Second Edition
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812973815
Our Price: $17.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Black Swan: Second Edition
The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: "On Robustness and Fragility"
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $17.00

The Black Swan is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, Antifragile, and The Bed of Procrustes.

A black swan is... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
The Righteous Mind
The Righteous Mind
Written by Jonathan Haidt
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307455772
Our Price: $16.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Righteous Mind
Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
Written by Jonathan Haidt


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $16.00

As America descends deeper into polarization and paralysis, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has done the seemingly impossible—challenged conventional thinking about morality, politics, and religion in a way that speaks to everyone on the political spectrum. Drawing on his twenty five years of groundbreaking research on moral psychology, he shows how moral...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind
Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind
Written by Shunryu Suzuki, Afterword by David Chadwick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590308493
Our Price: $15.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind

Written by Shunryu Suzuki
Afterword by David Chadwick


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: June 28, 2011
Price: $15.95

"In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's there are few."

So begins this most beloved of all American Zen books.  Seldom has such a small handful of words provided a teaching as rich as has this famous opening line.  In a single stroke, the simple sentence... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a hardcover.
The Cave and the Light
The Cave and the Light
Written by Arthur Herman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553385663
Our Price: $18.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Cave and the Light
Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization
Written by Arthur Herman


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $18.00

Arthur Herman has now written the definitive sequel to his New York Times bestseller, How the Scots Invented the Modern World, and extends the themes of the book—which sold half a million copies worldwide—back to the ancient Greeks and forward to the age of the Internet. The Cave and the Light... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
What We See When We Read
What We See When We Read
Written by Peter Mendelsund
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171632
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

What We See When We Read

Written by Peter Mendelsund


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

A gorgeously unique, fully illustrated exploration into the phenomenology of reading—how we visualize images from reading works of literature, from one of our very best book jacket designers, himself a passionate reader.

What do we see when we read? Did Tolstoy really describe Anna Karenina? Did Melville ever really tell us... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Grand Design
The Grand Design
Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553384666
Our Price: $18.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Grand Design

Written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $18.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? What is the nature of reality? Is the apparent “grand design” of our universe evidence of a benevolent creator who set things in motion—or does science offer another explanation? In this startling and lavishly illustrated book...

Read more >
Teaching Yoga
Teaching Yoga
Written by Mark Stephens, Foreword by Mariel Hemingway
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556438851
Our Price: $22.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Teaching Yoga
Essential Foundations and Techniques
Written by Mark Stephens
Foreword by Mariel Hemingway


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2010
Price: $22.95

Teaching Yoga is an essential resource for new and experienced teachers as well as a guide for all yoga students interested in refining their skills and knowledge. Addressing 100% of the teacher training curriculum standards set by Yoga Alliance, the world's leading registry and accreditation source for yoga teachers and schools... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Myth of Sisyphus
The Myth of Sisyphus
Written by Albert Camus
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679733737
Our Price: $14.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Myth of Sisyphus
And Other Essays
Written by Albert Camus


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: May 7, 1991
Price: $14.95

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Sunflower
The Sunflower
Written by Simon Wiesenthal
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780805210606
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The Sunflower
On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness
Written by Simon Wiesenthal


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 7, 1998
Price: $16.95

While imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp, Simon Wiesenthal was taken one day from his work detail to the bedside of a dying member of the SS. Haunted by the crimes in which he had participated, the soldier wanted to confess to--and obtain absolution from--a Jew. Faced with the choice between... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
View pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10
Page 2 of 100
View past category highlights: