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Ponder the issues of life, existence and knowledge with classic books by some of the greatest thinkers in all history. Political theory, philosophical treaties from the ancient Greeks to the modern era and more are included in the Folio Society’s collection of beautiful books on Philosophy and Politics. Each title features carefully researched or original commissioned illustrations, and presented in specially designed hardback covers. See below for the full list of Folio Philosophy and Politics Books.

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The Art of War book

The Art of War

Sun-tzu

Written over 2,500 years ago, The Art of War remains the most famous military treatise of all time. Sun-tzu’s collection of precepts on strategic warfare has yet to be surpassed.

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The Book of Psalms: From the Authorised King James Version of the Bible book

The Book of Psalms: From the Authorised King James Version of the Bible

A jewel-like pocket edition of the monumental King James Version of the Book of Psalms, with exquisitely designed lettering by Jessica Hische and a new introduction by Valentine Cunningham.

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The Consolation of Philosophy book

The Consolation of Philosophy

Boethius

Boethius’ incredible presence of mind enabled him to produce this work of genius while he awaited execution on a false charge of treason. For many years the most popular book in Europe next to the Bible, its relevance endures.

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Fear and Trembling book

Fear and Trembling

Søren Kierkegaard

One of the world’s great philosophical texts, Kierkegaard’s masterpiece is presented in a magnificent new edition.

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The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion book

The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

Sir James George Frazer

James George Frazer's monumental classic, The Golden Bough – a subversive study of religion and folklore that scandalised its first readers – in a lavishly illustrated Folio edition.

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History of Western Philosophy book

History of Western Philosophy

Bertrand Russell

This essential introduction to philosophy is engaging, entertaining and filled with Russell’s passion for the subject.

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Leviathan book

Leviathan

Thomas Hobbes

The foundation stone of modern political philosophy, Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan is illustrated in this edition with ingenious images by Mike Wilks.

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Meditations book

Meditations

Marcus Aurelius

Introduced by translator Maxwell Staniforth, the private thoughts of this great emperor are a hymn to the philosophy of service and duty.

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The Qur'ân book

The Qur'ân

Few books in history are as important as the Qur’ân. Evoking devotion and passion amongst the faithful, this sacred book, composed in transcendentally beautiful language, is at the heart of one of the world’s great faiths.

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Symposium book

Symposium

Plato

Plato's meditation on love, with a new foreword by A. C. Grayling.

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