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Finding Our Sea-Legs: Ethics, Experience and the Ocean of Stories
(Kingston University Press, 2009)
When it comes to ethics, it seems that we are all at sea. Since the beginning, the philosophers have always dreamed of finally reaching solid ground, but their proofs and demonstrations and laws have failed to bring us ...
Introducing Happiness: A Practical Guide
(Icon Books / Totem Books, 2012)
A brief and breezy guide to the various philosophies of happiness—from Zhuangzi to the world of Positive Psychology and from Epicurus to the Buddha—packed with entertaining and fun exercises. Introducing Happiness is also ...
What the Snorgh Taught me about Emmanuel Levinas
(Interdisciplinary Humanities Spring Issue 2012: Children's Literature, 2012-05)
When thinking about the relationship between philosophy and children’s literature, it is often assumed that philosophy should have the last word. In this view, if children’s literature has any philosophical interest at ...
The Philosophy Book
(Dorling Kindersley, 2011)
Two chapters on The Modern World and Contemporary Philosophy (everything from Nietzsche to Žižek) written for those new to philosophy.
Levinas, Storytelling and Anti-storytelling
(Bloomsbury Academic, 2013-02)
The telling of tales is always a troubling business, and the way in which we tell stories about ourselves and about others always involves a degree of ethical risk. Levinas, Storytelling and Anti-Storytelling explores the ...
The Trouble with Happiness
(Five Leaves Press, 2012-09)
A creative non-fiction exploration of the trouble with happiness, by way of an encounter with a rum-drinking philosopher in inner-city Birmingham.
The Uncertainty Machine
(Aeon Magazine, 2013-10-11)
A popular article exploring divination and the Chinese Book of Changes as an "uncertainty machine".