Philosophical Brain Games

Thinking can be fun

God and man, nature, space and time, insight and self-knowledge, society and the state, logic, ethics and morality-these are issues that have preoccupied people since time immemorial. Forays into philosophy can enhance our perspective on life's problems and ...

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Moral Tyranny

How "doing the right thing" obstructs our so

If you lie, cheat, defraud or generally step out of line, then trip up and get caught, you have to expect social disgrace to the point of ostracism - even if you happen to be part of the upper echelons. That wasn't always the case; there's a new breed of moral tyranny afoot.


Symbiosis: An Alliance For Life

"I'll be your bodyguard in exchange for sweets." This is how the arrangement between ant and greenfly could be described. The ant protects the greenfly from ladybirds and is rewarded with homemade syrup-a mutually beneficial pact: a symbiosis. Nature has endless ...


Arthur Schopenhauer

A cosmopolitan philosopher

An original thinker and a great teacher of wisdom

Arthur Schopenhauer (1788 -1860) was only 25 years old when he published his first major work, "The World as Will and Idea". He was a cosmopolitan thinker whose interests outside of philosophy included ...

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Banned - Ostracised - Banished

Women writers in resistance against the Nazis

No sooner had German-speaking women writers begun to make their mark on the literary scene at the start of the 20th century than their way was already being barred by the Nazis' cultural policy. As a result of their political convictions, their style of writing, the way they presented ...


The New User's Guide to Philosophy

A key to classic works of philosophy

Volume two of the internationally successful series!

They made history and their works can be found in bookcases the world over - although the majority will be unread: philosophical classics, from Aristotle's ›Metaphysics‹ all the way through to ›Dialectic Of Enlightenment‹ by ...

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A User's Guide to Philosophy

Weighty Books Lightly Packaged OR Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Categorical Imperative.

They made history and will be found in bookcases the world over - though largely unread: the classics of philosophy such as Kant's ›Critique of Pure ...
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dtv-Atlas Bible

Includes 115 coloured illustrations

The bible is not a book, it is a collection of books, which were written centuries ago by a range of different people, living in different times and writing with different aims in mind. And it is perhaps this complexity that has led to a degree of confusion over the ages . For ...
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Charlie – A School Bus Goes Haywire

Help! Our school bus is taking off - quite literally

Will can't believe his eyes when caretaker Freddie ploughs into the schoolyard with a bright yellow and very battered old schoolbus. Exhaust fumes mingle with the smell of adventure and so Will hops on the bus with a few more ...

Volume: 1

Charlie - A School Bus Takes a Dive

A rather wet adventure with beloved Charlie After Will and his friends return from their adventurous trip with Charlie, the magical school bus, they have to readjust to the boring everyday life of their boarding school. Charlie is hidden away, because the friends dream of flying off ...
Volume: 2

Socks and Sophie

How to Speak “Horse”

The Problem is Sitting in the Saddle

Socks, the pony was abused and has lost all faith in humans ever since. Sophie, however, is overjoyed when she is allowed to take Socks into her care. But her dream is quickly broken. Sophie is soon forced to admit that she and Socks simply ...

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Gigaguhl’s Gigantic Joy

Do you know Gigaguhl, the giant?

Despite his great size, Gigaguhl is extremely friendly. He especially loves animals. A family of bats sleeps under his arms. Goats hide among the hills of his neck. And a rare unicorn lives deep in his hair.
One evening, Gigaguhl feels very ...