Study the works of some of history’s greatest thinkers and philosophers with the Folio Society’s collection of philosophy books. Each classic text includes beautiful illustrations or carefully researched photographs, as well as specially designed hardback covers. See below for the full list of Folio Philosophy books.

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The Art of War book

The Art of War


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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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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In Praise of Folly book

In Praise of Folly

Desiderius Erasmus

Erasmus’s biting and brilliant 16th-century satire is ingeniously re-imagined with illustrations by award-winning artist Matthew Richardson.

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Meditations and Other Writings book

Meditations and Other Writings

René Descartes

How do we know that what we think is true is actually true? Can we prove the existence of God? Descartes’ questions endure. The Folio edition of Meditations is wittily illustrated by Shout, with an introduction by psychologist Nicholas Humphrey.

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Thus Spoke Zarathustra book

Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Friedrich Nietzsche

One of the most explosive books ever published, filled with radical ideas and vivid imagery, it takes the form of a prose poem, recounting the story of a prophet, who descends from the mountains to preach to mankind.

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