Bestsellers in Philosophy – Winter 2011

Here’s a recent list of the top 20 bestsellers in philosophy.  It’s always fascinating to see which topics are attracting attention out there.  These are the top 10:

1) Justice for Hedgehogs
Dworkin, Ronald
Belknap: Harvard University Press
2011. ISBN 9780674046719. $35

2) The Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life
Hughes, Bettany
Alfred A. Knopf
2011. ISBN 9781400041794. $35

3) The Fair Society: The Science of Human Nature and the Pursuit of Social Justice
Corning, Peter
University of Chicago Press
2011. ISBN 9780226116273. $27.50

4) Examined Lives: From Socrates to Nietzsche
Miller, James
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2011. ISBN 9780374150853. $28

5) Practical Ethics
Singer, Peter
Cambridge University Press
2011. ISBN 9780521881418. $90

6) The Most Human Human: What Talking with Computers Teaches Us About What It Means To Be Alive
Christian, Brian
2011. ISBN 9780385533065. $27.95

7) Perplexities of Consciousness
Schwitzgebel, Eric
MIT Press
2011. ISBN 9780262014908. $27.95

8) Hegel on Self-Consciousness: Desire and Death in the Phenomenology of Spirit
Pippin, Robert B.
Princeton University Press
2011. ISBN 9780691148519. $29.95

9) Responsibility for Justice
Young, Iris Marion
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780195392388. $35

10) The Soul of the Greeks: An Inquiry
Davis, Michael
University of Chicago Press
2011. ISBN 9780226137964. $35

(See the rest here.)

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